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REVIEW + SWATCHES | KIKO Rebel Romantic: Eye Products

I really have to say that Rebel Romantic, KIKO’s latest collection, seems like a good one. I visited a store last week and only after a great deal of perusing and swatching, I decided which products would make it home with me: the Metallic Shine Eyeshadow in 05 Charming Sage and the Color Definition Eyeliner and Kajal in 04 Amazon Blue.

Metallic Shine Eyeshadows are a hybrid between cream and powder: this means they have very little to no fallout, are extremely pigmented, easy to blend and super long-lasting. The shade I chose is a pretty olive green.

KIKO Rebel Romantic Swatches and LookColor Definitions are twist-up, matte pencil eyeliners that can be applied on both the lashline and the waterline. Amazon Blue is a gorgeous navy blue that I think pairs really nicely with my brown eyes. It goes on smoothly on the lashline, but waterline application is a little tricky: to build up the color, you need to put on one layer, let it dry, and then go in again with a second layer. If you do that, the pencil has good payoff and lasts well.

I decided to create a quick look to try these two products together and I quite like the result. I applied Charming Sage on my mobile lids and blended it out with Nudie, a light-medium taupe brown from Too Faced Natural Matte. Then I lined my waterlines with Amazon Blue and smudged it underneath.

[Check out my review of the Intensely Lavish Lip Pencils from the same collection!]

Have you tried any products from KIKO’s Rebel Romantic collection? Let me know your experience with them in the comments!

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19 Comments

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    LindaLibraLoca
    August 16, 2015 at 3:10 pm

    I instantly fell for the olive eyeshadow, but I know I would never wear it. Greens just don’t suit me! It has been ages since I visited KIKO the last time, I have to go back soon.

    Linda, Libra, Loca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

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      Carol in a
      August 16, 2015 at 5:30 pm

      I love wearing greens, but normally stick to emerald or teal… I’m glad I tried something different because I quite like it!

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    Chaicy
    August 16, 2015 at 3:58 pm

    I love how pigmented that colour is. Perfect blue tint for the eyes.

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      Carol in a
      August 16, 2015 at 5:32 pm

      Both the eyeshadow and the eyeliner are very pigmented, I was impressed!

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    Kiss & Make-up
    August 17, 2015 at 10:55 am

    Goooosh, these look SO pretty together, love the look!

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    Michèle
    August 17, 2015 at 11:02 am

    wow. I totally love that shade of green!

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      Carol in a
      August 17, 2015 at 1:20 pm

      The shade is super pretty and the formula is great!

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    Winfred
    August 17, 2015 at 4:33 pm

    ooo I really like it
    the colour and eyeliner suits you
    (you’re pretty by the way)

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    Ela
    August 17, 2015 at 10:32 pm

    That is such a pretty green eyeshadow. It looks really good combined with this blue liner. Pretty makeup xx

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