July 11, 2012

Anastasia See And Be Seen Make-Up Kit

I keep being surprised by Anastasia Beverly Hills products every time! Today, I have the super gorgeous and totally summery See and Be Seen makeup kit to show you, which includes four fabulous products.

The products that instantly caught my eyes are the two new HydraFull Gloss in the shades Heiress and Plastic - aren't they simply stunning? These limited edition colors were created specifically for the See and Be Seen makeup kit and are not available anywhere except in the kit.

L - R: Plastic and Heiress

I love that these subtly vanilla scented lipglosses contain lip tint to maintain longer lasting color even when the gloss comes off, while maximizing lip hydration and fullness. I'm happy to report that my lips were not left dry at all and due to the super juicy and almost plastic-y finish of the glosses, yes, they do look a bit bigger.

I was surprised by the applicator - I have never seen something like this before! It seems to be made of bendy plastic and it's flat, but it does take a few tries to get it to apply the right quantity of product exactly where you want it.

I have never tried a brow gel from Anastasia before and I must say I tend to be quite lazy with my eyebrows - I really have a love-hate relationship with them, and most of the time, I just leave them alone. At first glance, I was certain that the new Tinted Brow Gel in Caramel would not suit my eyebrows because it just looked so sparkly on the wand, and I was right - it does turn my brows golden... and sparkly! It's subtle, but it still bugs me enough to prevent me from going out in public with this product on.

I must admit that this brow gel does keep my eyebrows in place all day though, so I might have a look at the other shades they offer.

The soft pink/champagne and golden/copper hues of the ILLUMIN8 Eyeshadow Duo in On Set are designed to illuminate, firm, and smooth the appearance of skin while also soothing, softening and hydrating. The packaging is very sleek - except for the fingerprints that are easily printed on it - I love its compact size and also, it has a cute mirror.

Both eyeshadows are insanely pigmented, buttery and velvety and they last quite a while without creasing - no use for primer if you don't have oily lids! Despite their amazing quality, I must say I'm a little disappointed with these shades though because after seeing the beautiful HydraFull Gloss limited edition shades, I could not help but expect something more unique. Also, once applied on the lids, both colors look really similar. Still a great product if you can't get enough of neutral shades though!

L - R: On Set, Plastic, Heiress and Caramel  

Anastasia See and Be Seen kit ($44.00) will only be available in stores for the next few days so if you were planning on getting your hands on it, hurry up!

Disclaimer: One or more products were sent to me for consideration to review. I am not affiliated with this company and the fact that the products were free absolutely does not influence my opinion.


  1. love this makeup kit <3

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  2. lovely products, love the lip swatches:)
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  3. Oooh I love a good pout plomper! These are such pretty colours, thanks for sharing :)

  4. Wow those lip colors are gorgeous!!

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  6. Ooh, thanks for the heads-up that this is going away soon, I'd hoped to get it! I love this brow gel, it's my go-to shade; it helps match my natural eyebrow color with my red hair. I tend to transfer it to a clean spoolie from the wand it comes with so I don't deposit too much on my brows and become a sparkly mess!

  7. Aren't the lip glosses gorgeous! I love my kit! XOXO

  8. I love this kit and think it's fabulous! The lip glosses and shadows look fabulous on you!

  9. OHHH i love it! gabys you got some luscious lips! The eyeshadow you did is gorgeous. very beachy!

  10. I've never heard of this brand before.Where do you buy them?? They have some very nice colors :)

  11. I've never heard of this brand before.Where do you buy them?? They have some very nice colors :)

  12. I've never heard of this brand before.Where do you buy them?? They have some very nice colors :)

  13. Holy cow!

    Look at those lips - just gorgeous! I will check out this line!


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  14. I love those brow gels! :)

    I shall check their products soon!

  15. @Sarah: Oh really? Well I'm glad it's working well for someone at least! It's just too gold for my eyebrows ):

    @Donna Dell: Aww thanks hun!

    @KatXoXo: At Sephora or online: http://www.anastasia.net/see-and-be-seen.html (:

  16. Hi Gaby! The Anastasia Kit looks amazing! I love the packaging and the products come out so pigmented. Plastic and Heiress are gorgeous lipgloss colours on you by the way ;)

  17. Everything looks gorgeous. The lip gloss is just shine shine shine. I am very excited about trying these.

  18. I like this kit on you too :)

  19. I don't really like the eyeshadows, but the glosses are really gorgeous!

  20. Ohmygosh, those lip glosses look absolutely amazing! And your lips are gorgeous by the way, my swatches always come out terrible. x