Laura Geller’s It’s a SHORE Thing ($45, QVC.com) makeup kit includes the most beautiful hues of the beach from a sunset blush to a deep cerulean eyeliner. The eyeliner acts as one bold hue to the softer tones of the blush and lip-gloss. Laura Geller sent over a sample for us to try and we found that it made for a lovely subtle and pretty look.
[caption id="attachment_17260" align="alignright" width="320"] The Aquamarine eyeliner has a velvet texture and becomes more vibrantly blue when smudged.[/caption] The I-Care Waterproof Eyeliner in Aquamarine is a strikingly dark blue that blurs into something more aquamarine in hue. It’s super pigmented, so when it’s not smudged, it’s a bit subtler of a blue — obviously not black, but not over-the-top. The Blush -N- Glow Tropic Hues/Tahitian Glow captures all the hues of a setting sun. Peach, rose, and delicate pink colors all marbled together make a gorgeous shimmering natural flush. The bronzer is earthier, less copper and more muted natural tan tones. Both show up well on skin with little building. The Lip Pops Waterproof Lip Gloss in Sunrise Rose is a dusty rose. It’s got a saturated color that, when built upon, is almost as pigmented as some cream lipsticks.
[caption id="attachment_17261" align="alignleft" width="407"] Peachy pink blush and earthy bronzer create a sun-kissed glow.[/caption] The I-Care Waterproof Eyeliner in Aquamarine has excellent sticking power — though this can make smudging a bit difficult. But it doesn’t fade or brush off easily through the day, so your eyeliner stays excellently. The Blush -N- Glow Tropic Hues/Tahitian Glow stays on pretty well. Of course it dulls a bit through the day, but overall, it holds up well for a powder blush. The Lip Pops Waterproof Lip Gloss in Sunrise Rose stays on very well. It’s quite thick, but it maintained its shine and integrity pretty well, sticking on through eating and drinking. You can feel that it has staying power when you put it on.
[caption id="attachment_17263" align="alignright" width="259"] Though it's a bit sticky, Laura Geller's lipstick is pigmented and stays well.[/caption] The I-Care Waterproof Eyeliner in Aquamarine has an almost velvety texture when applied, likely because it goes on so thick. It’s very smooth and applies easily to the eyes. The Blush -N- Glow Tropic Hues/Tahitian Glow has a gorgeous shimmering finish that’s subtle, but effective. It’s got a nice natural look to it because of the natural hues. The Lip Pops Waterproof Lip Gloss in Sunrise Rose isn’t a super high gloss lip product. It’s definitely shiny, but it’s not a gloss for someone who wants a shellacked look. It is a bit tacky, which isn’t exactly ideal, but may be the price of its staying power.
Laura Geller’s It’s a SHORE Thing makeup kit is great for creating a more subtle, but nonetheless, striking look. It’s a pretty complete look and the products are so well suited to be used together. The gloss is a bit tacky and does come off a little with eating and drinking, but sticks relatively well. Overall, this kit is an easy and lovely look that stays.