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MAKEUP MUST-HAVES WITH THE BEST ILLAMASQUA PRODUCTS

MAKEUP MUST-HAVES WITH THE BEST ILLAMASQUA PRODUCTS

Professional makeup that you can actually wear every day can be pretty hard to come by, but the queens at Illamasqua have worked hard to make sure that you’ve got the performance you need with the versatility of pro products. Wanna know the products MUAs always add-to-bag? Get to know the best Illamasqua products your stash has been missing.

Who Are Illamasqua?

Illamasqua was founded in 2008 by Julian Kynaston to reflect his passion for all things subcultural. The name itself comes from the words illusion and masquerade, and the brand champion all things unique and individual.

Illamasqua are a brand with an opinion. They aren’t afraid to say it, and they don’t want you to be either! Their heritage is steeped in professional, theatrical artistry, and they provide the richest pigments and formulations to deliver makeup that is easy to use and for everyone.

“With an unsurpassed creative energy, we have grown into a fearless global brand that forever challenges the beauty industry.”

Illamasqua aims to arm people with the tools, expertise and confidence to create a world of limitless makeup looks. They want makeup to be accessible for all, no matter your age, race, gender or creed. Illamasqua believe that you are beauty, and stand by celebrating individuality and not dictating beauty, avoiding age boundaries and mainstream rules.

Best Illamasqua Products 2018

Best Illamasqua Makeup

  1. Illamasqua Skin Base Foundation
    £33.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Illamasqua Skin Base Foundation

    Illamasqua’s Skin Base Foundation is lightweight, yet high coverage with a natural looking finish. Its buildable streak free formula means you are able to go for a barely there look, or high coverage for a flawless photo ready finish.

    Continue Reading: our guide to the best foundation

    Buy now with free delivery
  2. Illamasqua Antimatter Lipstick - Bang
    £20.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Illamasqua Antimatter Lipstick - Bang

    This Illamasqua lipstick is a semi-matte finish, meaning you get longlasting results without the drying feeling that matte lipsticks often create. Highly pigmented, these are the perfect lip colour for anyone looking to make a statement without needing to reapply throughout the day

    Illamasqua Bang Lipstick is a cool-toned nude colour, perfect for wearing from day to play.

    Continue Reading: our guide to the best lipstick.

    Buy now with free delivery
  3. ILLAMASQUA HYDRA VEIL PRIMER
    £34.00 Buy now with HQhair

    ILLAMASQUA HYDRA VEIL PRIMER

    Next on our list of the best Illamasqua products is this cult fave, loved by both beauty journalists and pro MUAs alike. Prep your skin for makeup with this incredibly hydrating Hydra Veil formulation, which is enriched with a bespoke blend of vitamins to ensure a smooth application and longlasting nourishment.

    Continue Reading: our guide to the best primer.

    Buy now with free delivery
  4. Illamasqua Beyond Powder - Epic
    £34.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Illamasqua Beyond Powder - Epic

    Highlighters just got better. When it comes to the best Illamasqua makeup, their Beyond Powders will appear on every list. We love them as they subtly add a warm hue to your complexion for a natural, radiant glow. The lightweight texture glides onto skin effortlessly, whether you want to achieve an all over illuminating finish or simply highlight certain points.

    Top tip – apply wet for an intense metallic shine!

    Buy now with free delivery
  5. ILLAMASQUA RICH LIQUID FOUNDATION
    £37.38 Buy now with HQhair

    ILLAMASQUA RICH LIQUID FOUNDATION

    The second Illamasqua foundation to appear on our list, Rich Liquid is a much higher coverage option.

    This vegan foundation offers longwearing coverage with a semi-matte finish, making it a great option for those with oilier skin. Apply with a makeup brush for longer lasting results.

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  6. Illamasqua Colour Veil - Entice
    £20.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Illamasqua Colour Veil - Entice

    The first to market gel blush formula has quickly become one of our faves. Easily making its way onto the list of best Illamsaqua products, Colour Veil is a highly versatile gel pigment blusher which may be applied with either fingers or a brush to add colour to cheeks, or wear as an eyeshadow for a poppin’ look.

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  7. Illamasqua Powder Eye Shadow - Dæmon
    £17.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Illamasqua Powder Eye Shadow - Dæmon

    Add colour with Illamasqua eyeshadow. Incredibly highly pigmented, these silky powder eyeshadows are perfect for professionals and use at home alike, thanks to their high quality long-wearing formulas.

    However much we love the everyday browns and purples, we love the bright red Dæmon colour. Perfect for a statement red eye, also wear mixed in with a clear lip balm for a bespoke red lip colour.

    Buy now with free delivery
  8. Illamasqua Round Buffing Brush
    £26.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Illamasqua Round Buffing Brush

    The makeup brush that can do everything, it’s hardly surprising that the Round Buffing Brush finishes off our list of the best Illamasqua products.

    Using completely synthetic bristles, this cruelty-free makeup brush picks up cream, gel, liquid and powder formulations easily, helping to aid application.

    Continue Reading: our guide to the best makeup brushes.

    Buy now with free delivery
  9. Inspiring Iconic Chrome - (Bronze)
    £22.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Inspiring Iconic Chrome - (Bronze)

    You know we love a lil bit of glitter, so it’s no surprise this incredibly pigmented pot of sparkle made its way onto our list of the best Illamasqua makeup.

    It only launched recently as part of the Reign of Rock collection, but the Iconic Chrome is a cream-to-powder formula that creates a buildable base of glitter perfect for adding a lil glitz to a daytime makeup look, or can be used as a glitter eyeshadow for going out out.

    Buy now with free delivery
  10. Illamasqua Artistry Palette - Experimental
    £38.00 Buy now with HQhair

    Illamasqua Artistry Palette - Experimental

    Illamasqua eyeshadow is known in the industry for being some of the most highly pigmented and longwearing about, so imagine how thrilled we were to find out that their newest palette would contain twelve incredible bright shades that we can’t get enough of.

    We’ve written an entire Illamasqua review blog post to bring you up to speed on how we’d wear it, but if you want the full 411 in one sentence: these are bright colours you’d actually wear.

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Now you know the best Illamasqua products to top up your collection, it’s time to slay the game

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When in doubt: add glitter. I'm obsessed with shimmer eyeshadows and always layer up my highlighter.


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