Fearne Cotton has recently released another make up line at Boots after the success of her previous range.
Introduction & Trial
The current line which can be found in select stores and online, includes quite a lot of individual products such as eyeliners, lipglosses and nail polishes, however there are some quirky pieces like the Fearne’s Favourites Hat Box (£40) (main image). This includes a heart shaped make up bag, a 5 eye shadow compact, 2 eye shimmers, 2 eye pencils, a mini eye pencil with smudger, mascara, a cute animal print powder puff, 4 lip glosses and a lipstick. It will certainly look great on a dressing table! But are the products any good? I decided to give them a try.
The nail varnish comes in 17 different colours and some are really eye catching. My favourite was the coral. I applied two coats to give it a really strong colour and all in all I was impressed particularly with the £5.50 price tag.
In the rest of the range some of the colours are quite daring but trendy, particularly the turquoise eye shimmer, but used sparingly it looks great. The lip make-up was my least favourite; the lipgloss was a bit streaky and didn’t have much staying power, and it was the same story with the lipstick. I was impressed, however, by the eyeliner which gave a really strong, defined colour and went on really easily. The mascara, eyeshadows and powder puff were also lovely. I also like all the well-thought out chic and stylish packaging.
Colour: 6/10 (some of the colours are quite daring but there is a good selection to choose from)
Longevity: 7/10 (some of the products are better than others)
Quality: 8/10 (good for the price)
Overall score – 8/10
Overall, I did like the range but I did find it difficult to track down. I had to visit multiple larger Boots stores before I found it as personally I don’t make a habit of buying makeup online that I have never used before. Apart from that, the products are reasonably priced for the results they give, nicely packaged and presented, and the sets in particular would make great gifts.