Beauty | Hollow by Illamasqua.

13.10.14








It's not too often that I buy products based purely on YouTuber reviews, but when the Pixiwoo girls mentioned a cream pigment by Illamasqua called Hollow, it went straight on my 'must by immediately' list.

Having used Illamasqua's pure pigments before I expected only the best from this. And I was not disappointed. It's described as an 'intensely colour-rich, matte and crease resistant formula designed for use on the face' - and this hits the nail on the head. It is a brilliant contour colour for us pale girls, and because it's a cream it's really build-able without looking 'cakey', something I stuggle with after endless, moisturisers and primers galore!

This subtle toffee shade is gorgeous in the hollow (ahem) of the cheekbones and down the sides of my nose. It's a lot less obvious than a powder contour and makes a welcome change. At £17.50 it is quite pricey but I don't regret buying it as when it's on I know it ain't budging all day! I haven't tried this on my eyes yet, I'm not a huge fan of creams on my eye-lids as I'm paranoid about creasing. But maybe some day I'll put it to the test!

What are your favourite cream-based products? Do you dare use them on your lids? xo

(Apologies - As I went to take these photos I nicked the lid onto the product, distraught!)

6 comments:

  1. Oh, that looks good! I think it's hard to find just the right contour shade as a pale girl as some colours tend to look quite orange! Thanks for the review!
    Elina, Miss Blue Eyes

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  2. I'm loving all these cream contour products, they feel much easier to control than powders x

    Cream Tea And Rose Jam // Pretty Honest Giveaway

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  3. This looks so beautiful, and now I'm instantly in love because you said it's a good contour for pale skin! Eeep! <3 I've actually only used powders for contouring before, so I'd love to have a go at this. I wouldnt mind paying more for it if it's a good product, so I might have to give this a whirl! :)

    Fab post lovely!
    Jemma xx
    www.dorkface.co.uk

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  4. You said you use this as a contour, but this looks like a good enough dupe for my foundation! Haha. Very cool. Will definitely check this out next time I'm out shopping for base!

    Tiff | AMtoPM

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  5. Hollow is one of my all time favourite contour products, I love it on the eyes too! Their duo in Helopolis and Lumos is fantastic as well.

    Eloise x
    mallowbeauty.co.uk

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