21 April 2014

A Topcoat for your Face?


When it comes to painting my nails, no application is fully complete without a final slick of topcoat; it seals things in, provides a high shine and equals long-time lasting lacquer. But a topcoat for your face? Now this is different. Of course, I'd expect no less from eye-centric cosmetic brand Anastasia - Lash Genius is a saviour for my streamy peepers, transforming my non-waterproof mascara into waterproof version of itself, essentially preventing the dreaded 'panda eye'. But in times of swimming, sweating and sobbing the latest innovention to hit the line has got lips, brows and lids covered, literally...

Beauty Genius Clear Waterproof Topcoat is a clear glossy gel which your turns your lippy and liner totally smudge-proof when coated on top. Now it doesn't stop there, it'll seal powder make up and loose shadow so it can be glided it through brows and over eyes for a stay put look, mix it up with pigments and glitter as a bonding agent to muster up your own creation, and as it's see-through it won't mess with your colours, in fact, I'd go as far as saying it enhances them. Sidenote: I'll pop a dollop on the back of my hand with the plastic applicator and apply where necessary with a pat of my ring finger, otherwise things are going to get funky gunky like those clear brow gels that don't end up so clear, you get me? Or I'll use the ol' hand palette trick to blend products together with a brush into a paste ready for application. I've been putting this to the test and although swimming is out of the question until my summer hols, I can say that it's survived downpours when I've been sans umbrella, serious sweating (yack!) and my constant teary eyes. Put it this way, only waterproof makeup remover will budge this stuff. Utter. Utter. Genius.

15 comments:

  1. oh gawd I may need this. No mascara has ever stopped me from going panda in a few short hours. pray this works! Thanks for the post!

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  2. It's fab stuff ;-)

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  3. You and me both Mai-anne! But if it's for waterproofing your mascara in particular, go for the Lash Genius by Anastasia - much easier to apply as it's a wand ;-)

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  4. Now this sounds too good to be true! wow! Anything that seals my brows is god-sent for me!

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  5. Hi, have you tried the Diorshow mascara? Its great at giving naturally full fat lashes without clumps and I am never going back to any other Mascara!

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  6. It's awesome stuff Divya - I highly rec :-)

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  7. Wow I have never heard of anything like this, it is such a good idea!


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    xx

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  8. It really is genius stuff Alice - name says it all ;-)

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  9. It really is - not to mention Anastasia herself ;-)

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  10. This product never crossed my mind but it's seriously such a great idea!

    Kate xo // www.beautybabbles.com

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  11. Ah isn't it just - you can always rely on Anastasia to bring something genius to the table ;-)

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  12. I need this, this is cool.

    Emily | PENNY RUGBURN

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