Vamp lips with Annabelle #AnnabelleXElleCan

I received an unexpected package from Annabelle (thank you, thank you, thank you!) with a bunch of makeup goodies in preparation for the holidays.

Goodies I received from Annabelle:

- Kohl eyeliner in black
- CC colour control instant perfecting base
- Smoothie eye pencil in blubomb
- Le bigshow mascara
- Twist up retractable lipstick crayon in vamp
- Eyeshadow quad in haute mer
- Eyelink liquid eyeliner in black

I've never tried Annabelle's eyeshadow quads and this colour palette isn't something I would particularly get for myself. However, the eyeshadows are surprisingly pigmented. The only eyeshadow that is somewhat chalky is the white matte colour where the other three glide on very smooth.

I would personally use the first three neutral colours on my eyelids and the blue on my bottom lash line. I'm not a fan of wearing blue eyeshadow (bad experience), so I tend to stray away from this colour.

I wrote a blog post about the Instant Perfecting Base which you can find here! :)

L-R: Kohl eyeliner in black, Eyelink liquid eyeliner in black, Smoothie eye pencil in blue, Mascara

The eye khol isn't very long wearing, but the pigmentation and the smoothness of the formula is incredible. I wouldn't wear the product by itself unless I needed to quickly go out and run some errands since it would smudge very easily. Setting this with an eyeshadow would be ideal.

As for the liquid eyeliner, I am in LOVE. I had no idea Annabelle had a liquid eyeliner pen. The tip isn't felt but a sponge to help create that perfect cat eye (picture of me wearing the eyeliner below!)

I wrote a blog post about the smoothie eye pencils and the mascara here and here! :)

This was the first time I've tried the TwistUp line and I'm soooo disappointed in the fact that I wasn't able to purchase the entire set for $24!! If you didn't know, Annabelle had a limited time promotion to purchase all of the colours for $24 however, their website couldn't handle the traffic and I kept receiving errors. If I had to pick three makeup products I couldn't live without, it would be: foundation, eyebrows, and lipstick.

The pigmentation is absolutely amazing. It glides on soo smooth on the lips and the fact that it's a crayon makes application a breeze. The colour I received was "Vamp" which is what I'm wearing below. The longevity of the formula is pretty impressive as well since I pretty much had to scrub the lipstick off my lips to get it all off.

I'm buying more colours!

Wearing Eyelink liquid eyeliner and Twistup Vamp lipstick crayon.


  1. love the lipstick colour on you! if only those twist up lipsticks were available in australia :(

    ♥ M&L twoplicates

    1. if only!! it's a Canadian brand!

  2. I love the lip shade :)

  3. I love lip colour:) perfect for cold season :)

  4. there eye shadows are my favorite drug store

  5. gorgeous!! love this look you created :) YAY for canadian brands!

    xoxo, charlene

    1. thank you charlene! Yes Canadian brands are soo underrated!!

  6. the lipstick crayon is gorgeous! we've never seen it before, but we think it's perfect for the festive season


    1. it definitely is! thank you <3

  7. Oooo IM usually scared of vampy lips because I think it's too difficult to pull off, but you did it flawlessly!! I've just followed you on GFC, looking forward to your next post love!!

    xoxo, Mango ❤
    MangoRabbitRabbit's Blog | Winter warmth: PomPoms & Legwarmers

    1. aww thank you mango <3 I think everyone can pull off a vamp lip!

  8. Your make up looks flawless!


  9. That is sexy make up cute girl!! Loving your blog!
    Kat | www.poshbykat.com


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