Illamasqua Envy 2013 Collection–Review & Swatches!

When the Envy collection from Illamasqua landed on my doorstep in December it felt like Christmas had come early.  Since then I have loved and cherished each product from this collection and so wanted to share them with you.


Fatale Palette £34 – Containing 4 powder shadows, this is Christmas in a palette. The deep cranberry, purple shades work stunningly with the golden and brown to create the most intense winter smokey eye. These shadows are intensely pigmented and great quality as all Illamasqua shadows are!

Nail Varnish in Blizzard £14.50 – I’ve worn this multiple times already since getting it, layering it atop of other darker polishes (I paired it with a classic red for Christmas day!) and it’s really pretty.  It’s a clear base which contains small freckles of creamy white specs which resembles snow on the nails.

Sculpting Powder Duo £26 – As soon as I opened the box this went straight into my makeup bag. The blush duo contains two shades; a neutral brown shade for contouring and sculpting and a neutral golden for adding a bit of highlight and definition. These powders are very finely milled and pigmented meaning the tinest bit of product gives you gorgeous definition.  I can not get enough of this product – it’s my favourite of the range, compliments my pale skin perfectly and makes me cheekbones look amazing!

Intense Lipgloss in Maiden £14.50 – You guys know I’m not one for nail polishes but this shade is utterly perfect.  It’s a creamy, peach toned pink nude which looks lovely and natural over any lipstick or on it’s own.

From what I can see, the range is still available in stores and on the Illamasqua website: LINK!  Do let me know if you have any of these products and how you like to use them!

Are you an Illamasqua fan?  What are your favourite products of theirs?




  1. January 18, 2014 / 2:44 pm

    This collection looks so nice, love the nail varnish and lip gloss! x


  2. January 18, 2014 / 2:56 pm

    The nail varnish in Blizzard is absolutely gorgeous, I so want to try it!!
    Becca xx

  3. January 18, 2014 / 2:58 pm

    Wow. Those eyeshadows look gorgeous.
    Miss Bows

  4. January 18, 2014 / 3:17 pm

    I never tried anything from Illamasqua, but my wishlist is so long and now it's even longer!! 😀
    I am very curious about their lipsticks and eyeshadow quads:D

  5. January 18, 2014 / 3:24 pm

    I've had my eye on the quad for a good few months now because the shades are just stunning. I might just treat myself for having been so good with money all month :o) Xx

    Makeup by Candlelight

  6. January 18, 2014 / 3:41 pm

    those lashes look amazing!

  7. January 18, 2014 / 4:01 pm

    I've never tried anything from this brand but it looks so lovely!

  8. January 18, 2014 / 4:34 pm

    wow, wow, wow. It all looks beyond beautiful! I love the look of the blush palette and the polish!

    Jamie-Lee | Glitter Infatuation | Beauty & Lifestyle Blog!

  9. January 18, 2014 / 5:09 pm

    The eyeshadow palette looks really pretty.


  10. January 18, 2014 / 5:12 pm

    I love the look of the sculpting powder, the highlight colour is beautiful! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD

  11. January 18, 2014 / 5:56 pm

    Those eyeshadows look gorgeous! x

  12. January 18, 2014 / 6:05 pm

    beautiful review, need to get my hands on it as well

  13. January 18, 2014 / 6:13 pm

    Love the look of the sculpting powder. Anything to do with contouring is a sure winner with me haha! xx

  14. January 18, 2014 / 7:48 pm

    Unbelievably interested in the sculpting duo! Looks gorgeous!


  15. January 18, 2014 / 10:38 pm

    Never tried Illamasqua but this blog makes me want to. Great photos.

  16. January 19, 2014 / 1:58 am

    I really love the look of those false lashes, I'd love to see them on xxx

    Verity | Life of Verity

  17. January 19, 2014 / 2:41 am

    What a brilliant post! Love it!
    Dying to try illamasqua products!!
    If you're interested please check out my blog! <3

    Gemma x

  18. January 19, 2014 / 5:15 am

    That duo looks amazing! I'm still getting the hang of contour but that seems like one of the more flattering shades to wear. Thanks for reviewing these products Katie!
    Lovely Notions

  19. January 19, 2014 / 5:28 am

    Gorgeous collection. Everything is so pretty.

  20. January 19, 2014 / 10:12 am

    The colours looks lovely

  21. January 19, 2014 / 10:30 am

    This is beautiful! I love the sculpting duo!

    Stephanie (@hopefreedomlove)

  22. January 19, 2014 / 3:21 pm

    Lucky girly!

    Georgina at

  23. January 19, 2014 / 4:37 pm

    love those lashes!

  24. January 19, 2014 / 8:52 pm

    What a lovely collection. The eyeshadow quad is just stunning, the shades are pigmented and I love the sheen they have

  25. January 19, 2014 / 9:00 pm

    It looks so pretty especially the eyeshadows

  26. January 19, 2014 / 10:43 pm

    I love the eyelashes!! what a really pretty collection! I have a lipgloss a similar color to that one too! I will have to do a blog post on my lipgloss that is similar so you can see what one I have!:-) love Connie xox

  27. January 20, 2014 / 12:41 am

    I'm not so much a fan of this collection as I have been of others but the eyeshadow palette is gorgeous and the sculpting powder duo is one of my favourite additions to my kit of late!
    Raffles Bizarre Blog

  28. January 20, 2014 / 2:27 am

    I am quite smitten with the Sculpting Powder Duo. I will be lurking at the nearest counter for that I think. I am un-naturally pale; I think could be workable even with my skin tone. Thank you for the blog.

  29. January 20, 2014 / 10:30 am

    I like the look of pretty much everything in this collection. Bit too expensive for me though 🙁

    Angels of Arcadia

  30. January 20, 2014 / 1:16 pm

    Great collections you have. And I'm so impressed with those swatches you provided for us. And I love the false eyelashes too!

  31. January 20, 2014 / 5:13 pm

    The nail polish looks gorgeous really excited to buy it! Lovely collection 🙂

  32. January 20, 2014 / 10:54 pm

    These products look so pretty… the pigmentation os so good!

  33. January 21, 2014 / 4:19 pm

    I am definitely fan, which is why it really sucks that I can't easily get my hands on their products!

  34. January 22, 2014 / 7:32 am

    Great post and welcome to my side

  35. Anonymous
    January 25, 2014 / 1:23 am

    Great post

  36. January 25, 2014 / 12:31 pm

    Great post! check out my first blog post about beauty products, 🙂 x

  37. January 27, 2014 / 12:38 pm

    That collection is freaking gorgeous.

  38. February 6, 2014 / 8:39 pm

    I love it all!

  39. February 26, 2014 / 4:01 pm

    I love your style! Both fasion & decorating..
    Lethbridge women expo

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