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Lily Lolo: Eyeshadow, Concealer, Blush, Brow Duo + Discount Code

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I was first introduced to Lily Lolo by Katie Vibes in the Christmas Beauty Swap. She sent me their eyeshadow in Moonlight and I loved it! So after that experience I wanted to know more about the brand and purchased the concealer, blush and brow powder from White Apothecary. Now that I’ve used all these products for a while, I thought it was time for a product review.


Eyeshadow in Moonlight

Ingredients: mica (CI 77019), titanium dioxide (CI 77891), iron oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), chromium oxide (CI 77288), ferric ferricyanide (CI 77510), ultramarine blue (CI 77007).

Moonlight is mix of brown and purple with some gold coloured flecks. As a loose mineral powder eyeshadow it has incredible pigment and great colour payoff. With that in mind, a little goes a long way. Using my makeup brush I will tap a little bit onto the cap and swirl my eyeshadow brush in it. I like to use this shade as my eyeliner in the day time. In the night time this would be a great shade to create a smokey eye look. It lasts all day long without creasing so it still looks great from the time I first put it on, till when I wash it off at the end of the day. I’m really liking this eyeshadow and it makes me wonder what their pressed eyeshadows are like. I would repurchase this once I run out.

Cost: $15.00 CAD, 1.3 g/ 0.05 oz
Available at: White Apothecary, Lily Lolo UK, Lily Lolo USA, Naturismo
Rating: 5/5

Concealer in Caramel

Ingredients: kaolin, titanium dioxide, CI 77891, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499.

I tried swatching this concealer. If you look at the picture above you’ll see the blush swatch, the eyebrow duo swatch and below that is the concealer. It’s really hard to see because it’s pretty close to my natural skin tone. It’s only a shade lighter than my skin so it’s perfect as a concealer. When I use this, it looks like I’m literally erasing my blemishes and pigmentation spots. Yet at the same time it manages to feel very light and look natural on my skin. It doesn’t feel like I’m wearing any concealer. This is the best powder concealer I’ve tried so far in my green beauty journey. If this concealer matched my skin perfectly I would use only this instead of layering my Haut Bio-Mineral Foundation on top. I hope someday Lily Lolo comes out with more shades for this concealer. The only slightly strange thing about this concealer: it leaves an oily residue on the glass bowl I use to apply my makeup. It’s not a big deal for me though. I will most definitely repurchase this once I run out.

Cost: $21.00 CAD, 4.5 g/ 0.2 oz
Available at: White Apothecary, Lily Lolo UK, Lily Lolo USA, Naturismo
Rating: 4/5

Blush in The Pink

Ingredients: mica, Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, Argania spinosa (argan) kernel oil, Punica granatum (pomegranate) seed oil, Leptospermum scoparium (manuka) oil, sodium hyaluronate, eryngiu, maritimum callus culture filtrate [+/- silica, tin oxide, CI 77891 (titanium dioxide), CI 77491 (iron oxide), CI 77492 (iron oxide), CI 77499 (iron oxide), CI 77742 (manganese violet), CI 75470 (carmine), CI 77007 (ultramarines), CI 77510 (ferric ferrocyanide), CI 77288 (chromium oxide), CI 75470 (carmine)]

Oh no, I confess I didn’t realize there was carmine in this blush. I try to stay away from products with animal by-products but this one slipped through my radar. It’s too bad because I really like this blush. It lends a natural pink flush to my cheeks. It’s sheer and light but totally buildable for a more dramatic look. I like to keep it sheer and natural-looking for my daytime makeup since I work in an office. It wouldn’t do to walk around looking like Raggedy Ann. It has good staying power as well and doesn’t crease or change colour on my face as some blushes have done in the past. Well I’m going to have to knock this rating down a notch because of the carmine. If Lily Lolo ever reformulates without carmine I would repurchase this.

Cost: $22.00 CAD, 4 g/ 0.2 oz
Available at: White Apothecary, Lily Lolo UK, Lily Lolo USA, Naturismo
Rating: 3/5

Brow Powder in Dark

Ingredients: WAX – kaolin, Ricinus communis seed oil, Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, Cera alba (beeswax), Candelilla cera, zinc stearate, hydrogenated castor oil, Copernicia cerifera cera, CI 77891(titanium dioxide), CI 77491 (iron oxide), CI 77492 (iron oxide). POWDER – kaolin, Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, zinc stearate, [+/- CI 77891 (titanium dioxide), CI 77491 (iron oxide), CI 77492 (iron oxide), CI 77499 (iron oxide)

I’m wondering now if I should have gotten this brow powder in medium. The dark is a bit too dark for me, even though I have very dark hair. I didn’t like the texture of this product and it didn’t go on naturally though I tried different applications. I also didn’t like the wax as it felt too heavy. I’m liking the Lavera brow gel better for keeping my brows in place. This just didn’t work for me.

Cost: $18.00 CAD, 2 g/ 0.1 oz
Available at: White Apothecary, Lily Lolo UK, Lily Lolo USA, Naturismo
Rating: 2/5

Have you ever tried Lily Lolo?

Get 15% off Lily Lolo with my discount code: EESPRING2015 at White Apothecary. Code is valid from May 1st to May 31st.

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Author: Hazel

Unrepentant blogger of eco beauty, fashion and info living in Toronto, Canada. Blogging and reviews about eco-friendly organic brands, beauty, fashion, cosmetics, skincare, haircare, body care, DIY recipes, home, wellness, and lifestyle products that are available in Canada.

2 thoughts on “Lily Lolo: Eyeshadow, Concealer, Blush, Brow Duo + Discount Code

  1. I’m really glad that you have enjoyed the eyeshadow. Unfortunately I have since made the decision to stop purchasing from Lily Lolo until they cease their use of carmine. Fingers crossed they take note as I also really like their foundation!

    • Hi Katie, It is strange that they are using carmine. I won’t be repurchasing the blush because of that. I will have to consider if I want to repurchase their concealer as I really like it.

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