Colour Pop Haul and First Impression

colourpop cosmetics

Sometime last year I started seeing the company Colour Pop showing up all over the internet. Blog posts, YouTube videos, Instagram pictures, it was everywhere! When I looked it up I was AMAZED by the prices. $5 for an eyeshadow? $5 for a lipstick? How could it be! I assumed they weren’t the best quality, but then I started seeing swatches. I finally placed an order, picking out a few of their different products to test out. I’ve only been using them for 2 weeks or so, but I thought I’d put out a post with a quick overview of my thoughts!

 colour pop birthday suit


Blush in Birthday Suit ($8.00)

There were SO many blushes to choose from, but I was in the market for something with a berry or rose under tone, since I have to many pinks. It’s hard to tell what the shades REALLY look like online, but I am SO happy with Birthday Suit, it’s exactly what I was looking for. I’ve been using a stippling brush to apply which allows me to control how much gets onto the cheeks.

Bronzer in  Bon Voyage ($8.00)

For the winter, I really needed a lighter colored bronzer. I’d been using The Body Shop Honey Bronzer, but it’s starting to dry out so I need something new. I went with Bon Voyage because it looked like a neutral shade, not too orange, and wasn’t too dark. The color is perfect, but I’m having trouble figuring out how to apply it. The creamy formula doesn’t really work with my preferred bronzer brush and my stippling brush is too big.

colour pop weenie, colour pop bill


Weenie ($5.00)

The eyeshadow section of the Colour Pop is a little overwhelming. Shadows come in every color and finish imaginable. I figured I’d pick out two shades to compare. After looking at some swatches on the internet, I picked Weenie. Weenie is the most metallic coppery shade I’ve ever seen. It’s easy to wear sheered out, or layer up to be super pigmented. I really love a sparkly eye!

Bill ($5.00)

For the second shade I went with something completely different. Bill is a matte taupe with a pink undertone. The pigmentation is just as awesome as Weenie. This is a great everyday shade, and paired with some black eyeliner is the perfect look. The creamy consistency make it easy to apply quick when I’m in a rush in the morning. colour pop julep, colour pop frida


Lippie Stix in Julep ($5.00)

When I first applied the shade Julep I was a little shocked how bright it was, but it’s so dang pretty. I love the size of the stick and angled bullet. Application is a breeze, and I don’t need to worry about sharpening. I wore this on a night out, lots of eating and drinking, and was surprised how well it stood up. The formula is a bit sticky, but that helps it really adhere to the lips. It wore off evenly, and left a slight stain on the lips.

Lippie Pencil in Friday ($5.00)

The Lippie Pencils come in the same shade as the Lippie Stix so you can match easily. I went with a different shade for the pencil because I really love using lip pencils all over the lip. Frida came up a lot in my google searches as a popular shade. It’s an everyday pinky nude. The pictures on the website I thought were misleading, I thought this was going to be chubbier, but I’m actually fine with the thin pencil. It’s matte and adheres to the lip. I wore this for a whole work day and only touched up a few times, but didn’t need too much work!colour pop swatches

Left to Right: Bronzer in Bon Voyage, Blush in Birthday Suit, Shadow in Weenie, Shadow in Bill, Lippie Stix in Julep, Lippie Pencil in Frida

colour pop haul

Overall, I’m really happy with my Colour Pop haul, and can’t wait to try even more items! I was amazed at the pigmentation and creaminess of the products considering the cheap price. I had a little trouble figuring out the best mode of application for a few items, but think I just need a few more make up brushes!


32 thoughts on “Colour Pop Haul and First Impression

  1. I loved seeing your swatches because I was having a hard time deciding on which shades to go with. I have a number of the Super Shock shadows, and I love them but I need to pick out some mattes and colors other than gold and bronze, lol. I bought the LippieStix Frida, and I love the shade but on me it’s drying so I don’t wear it as much as I thought I would. Maybe I’ll try the Frida pencil next time.

  2. Wow, that bronzer in Bon Voyage looks beautiful (and I love the name). Let us know when you figure out how best to apply it! Frida is also a super lovely color. I’ve seen Colour Pop all over the place, but haven’t made the leap myself yet.

  3. …I need to stop reading everyone else’s Colourpop posts because my list just keeps growing! I haven’t tried a blush from them yet and Birthday Suit looks like a mustttttt! Loved the review!!

  4. You picked some beautiful colors! I find their website totally overwhelming too. There is way too much to choose from!!

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