Wednesday, 21 January 2015

New in: Green People instant definition lip crayons and make up look


Today I am taking a look at some new make up products from Green People, the brand has released three new lip crayons and an illuminating eye duo. I already own and love a lot of Green People make up and it is without a doubt one of my favourite brands. The lip pencils come in three shades: Praline is a matte brown shade which is surprisingly flattering, Blossom is a light pink which has a sheen to it and Sangria is a burnished red.

From top to bottom: Green People Instant definition Lip crayons* (£12.95 each) Praline, Blossom and Sangria




    All three lip pencils are very comfortable to wear, blossom feels a little more moisturising than the darker shades but none of them make my lips feel dry at all. If you suffer from dry lips Green People has also released a new primer/lip balm to use with these. The lasting power is very good 4-6 hours without needing to reapply, if you are eating and drinking a lot during the day then you may well need to reapply a little sooner. These contain some beautiful botanicals such as baobab and Shea butter and are carmine free although not vegan as they do contain beeswax. 


 Wearing the instant definition lip crayon in Praline

Wearing the instant definition lip crayon in Blossom

    The simple daytime make up looks above were created using only Green People make up:


    For foundation I used the Pressed powder foundation in Caramel light which has a SPF of 15 and offers good coverage without being cakey, I apply it with a large kabuki brush and then using a concealer brush use the powder to conceal under the eyes and on any blemishes. For the eyes I used the Night Forest eye duo, the shade Tawny owl all over the lid and using Mink brown on the outer corners and crease. Using slate grey from the City sky* duo as a soft liner and finishing off with the Volumising mascara in Black*. I finished the skin off by using the Pressed powder in Caramel medium as a bronzer and added a little of the illuminating eye duo* on the brow bone and cheek bone. Finishing the whole look with the lip crayons. I was really pleased with the finish. The powders do need to be applied to well moisturised skin but the finish is very nice and the pigmentation is very good. I didn't use an primer for the eye shadows but if you do it makes the colours pop a little more, these are the only eye shadows that don't crease on me without a primer so I am thrilled to have found them. 




    The Illuminating eye duo* (£17.50) contains two light shimmer shades which are great for highlighting the eyes and cheeks. Pearl is a silver shimmer and satin is a warmer shade, both are very pretty, flattering and easy to wear. Just like all of the Green People powders they are soft and buttery, if you are not careful they can create some fallout but I find gently tapping the brush in to the products helps with that. The powders are talc free and enriched with jojoba and sunflower oil. 

    I am very impressed with Green People's new releases and I wanted to show that organic make up really has come a long way, so much so that not only can you have an all organic look but a one brand look too. 

Ana x 

*Indicates a PR sample, all thoughts, opinions and beauty musings my own. 
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23 comments

  1. Green People sounds lovely and is definitely on my radar. I love the look of the Sangria lip crayon, City Sky eye duo, and I have been running low on my mascara so I'll be taking a look at the Volumising mascara from them.

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    1. Hope you enjoy as much as me! :) Xx

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  2. You so pretty<3 Have to try some products from Green People, I don't know what I'm waiting for! :) xx

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    1. Your too sweet! Yes you should give them a try for sure Xx

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    1. It's a great daytime colour, very easy to wear :) Xx

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  4. Nice colours and they look great on you! x

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    1. Thank you, it's a nice selection I hope they will release more in the future Xx

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  5. Looking lovely as always! I love these from Green People, especially Sangria :) x

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    1. Thanks sweety, Sangria looks awesome on you Xx

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  6. Que bonita la coleccion :) me encanta! los labiales se ven preciosos :D

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    1. Lo reccomiendo todo, los ingredientes son buenisimos! Besos guapa Xx

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  7. I love the look of Blossom! I really must try some Green People products soon. xxx
    www.justemma.co.uk

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    1. Blossom is very pretty, I really recommend the brand for both skincare and make up Xx

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  8. I'm still re-purchasing their pressed powder but I've never really gone and looked through the rest of their makeup range online. The products you used look great xx

    Ramblings of a Beauty Bird | Beauty Blog

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    1. I am so happy you still love the powder, I think the blossom lip crayon would look really pretty on you! Xx

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    1. Thank you so much my lovely! :) Xx

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  10. These look so pretty on you! I'm impressed with Green People's new releases too - they're really stepping things up! x

    Evelyn @ We Were Raised By Wolves

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    1. I agree for a while now they have been really working hard on these formulas and it is paying off! Xx

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  11. I've never heard of this brand before. Good to know! Love the Sangria lip colour looks gorgeous on you!

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  12. I love Green People! They make the best conditioners for thick, wavy hair. Great post. xx

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  13. Looking great Ana! I really like the idea of lip crayons, as long as they're as moisturizing as lipsticks/balms. x

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