Make Up Geek (MUG) make-up line was launched back in 2012 by Marlena Stell, a former music teacher, who started a you-tube channel back in 2008 to share her passion for cosmetics and to help teach women about make-up.  The MUG brand has since grown into a blog and now a multi-million dollar cosmetics company.

Now MUG is a very social media orientated brand - I see it everywhere! Most of my fave bloggers/you-tubers have at least one Z Palette full of MUG eyeshadows and a blush or two! I had been putting it off for ages - convincing myself I don't need any new eyeshadows (I totally didn't!) but I succumbed to peer/social pressure and picked up a small Z Palette and 9 eyeshadows!

Top: Corrupt, Curfew, Roulette
Middle: Bitten, Blacklight, Beaches & Cream
Bottom: Secret Garden, Peach Smoothie, Petal Pusher

To be perfectly honest, I haven't even used them yet (except for Bitten - which I used under my eyes for Halloween). That is how many eyeshadows/palettes of eyeshadows I have lying around (see my eyeshadow palette collection here). But I am planing on doing my first ever Make-Up Look post for you guys very shortly using my MUG shadows.

MUG products are very affordable compare to say, MAC (from the US MAC website)

Eyeshadow Pans
MUG - $6 USD ($8.90 AUD) compared to MAC - $10 USD ($14.85 AUD)
Blush Pans
MUG - $9.99 USD ($14.85 AUD) compared to MAC - $17 USD ($25.25 AUD)

My Favourite Colours - Blacklight, Secret Garden and Roulette

The colours that I chose were:

Beaches & Cream, Bitten, Corrupt, Curfew, Peach Smoothie, Petal Pusher, Roulette and two Duochrome shadows in Blacklight and Secret Garden. I also grabbed a small rose gold chevron Z Palette (which is exclusive to MUG) to put them all in.

The total of my order came to $68.99 plus $11.99 shipping to Australia, so all up in total $80.98 (roughly $121 AUD).

I can't wait to finally have a play around with these beautiful shadows and show you what I come up with!

Have you tried Make Up Geek cosmetics yet? What are your favourite colours?
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  1. These all look gorgeous, I love the look of roulette!

    Rebecca Coco

    1. They do.. I can't even bring myself to use them.. hah
      Thank you for reading! x

  2. Those shades look stunning. I seriously need to stop procrastinating and make a large MUG order, i know i'm going to become rapidly addicted.


    1. Annd that is the precise reason I haven't touched them yet.. Because I may like them better than all of my other shadows and then I will have to buy more.. hehe
      Thanks for reading lovely! x

  3. Oh my gosh, the colours are STUNNING. I've never tried MUG products before even though they were recommended to me countless of times. Perhaps I will have to pick these up soon. GORGEOUS SHADES.

    xx Bash | H E Y   B A S H | bloglovin'

    1. Yes! Do it! haha they have such an amazing range of shades! And so well priced too!

  4. All these shades look so good!!! I actually have a large z palette that was only 7 shades away from being complete so I did a MUG order about a week ago and I'm planning on doing a full collection with swatches post.

    Trust me, as soon as you start using these you will love them! Awesome photos too by the way! x

    Sarah | Bows & Pleats

    1. Aww thank you lovely!! I'm scared to use them, and then I will fall in love.. and then I won't use anything else haha! Can't wait to see your post! xx


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