Bargain beauty week- MUA LUXE -Velvet lip lacquers

Hello loves,
This is my first instalment of bargain beauty. 
This is just a series of my most recent bargain purchases. All of which are readily available and under £10.
This is good if your not able to afford high end products or you just want to try out different brands and take a good look at the drugstore offerings.
I mean bargain beauty is always a good thing? Right?

I can't tell you how long I've been lusting after the lime crime velvetine lip colours. 
I was unsure if I would suit a Matte lip , and the mac matte lipsticks just dry my lips completely out :(.
So I didn't know if I wanted to fork out for  another matte lip product that I just didn't know if I would like. 
I was on a little shopping spree to my local SuperDrug and seen these little beauties on the MUA stand. MUA isn't normally a stand that I shop. I assume that the low prices must result in their products being of low quality.
I am happily mistaken, I spotted these velvet lip lacquers for only a mere £3 each. I was astounded and picked up the 2 colours that where left on the display. (MUA had hardly any products left on the stand) I know I would have picked up more if the full colour range was in stock.

In my Superdrug it was  a buy 2 MUA products and get a eyeshadow pencil free, but my stand surprisingly had none of these left which has left me a little disappointed I love a freebie. I did ask a member of staff but they said there wasn't any :( boo !!

Anywaaay, I picked up the shades reckless (red) and funk (pink) 

The red one reminds me so much of my MAC Russian red lipstick but without the drying.
Both of these colours are intense and the pigmentation is second to none.

I adore the packaging of these, it totally represents the product inside. 
The frosted packaging makes it look a lot more expensive than what it was and feel a lot more luxe as the name suggests.

I loved how it applied like a normal lipgloss so it was super easy to apply and yet neat so I made no mistakes, but then dried to a matte finish. 
This product didn't dry my lips out one bit and they lasted all day. So much so that it took quite a lot of work to get it off my lips when I was removing all my makeup. 

I've found that using an eye makeup remover does take this off the lips a lot more easily than my makeup remover. 

I can't believe how much I love these and now I'm waiting for my store to replenish their MUA stand so I can buy the rest of the shades.

Such an amazing lip formulation I give this a 10/10 , especially for the price and longevity. I will also be checking my local MUA stand more frequently and how to find more beauty bargains like this one.
If you don't already have these in your lipstick collection then I would add them pronto.

£3 from superdrug 

Thanks for reading 
Alexandra Elizabeth

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  1. These sound amazing! x

  2. Ooh, thank you for introducing me to these! They look wonderful!

    Lou x
    Bluebird | Beauty and life blog

    1. haha they are and they stay on all day with no transfer

  3. Wow! They look so pigmented. Fantastic recommendation and post! X

  4. Funk looks lovely. These have just gone on my wishlist! xx

  5. These are amazing! I bought one the other day and I sooo wanted to get the darker pink but there were none left, I was gutted!