Max Factor, Influenster

Max Factor – My Influenster VoxBox

Before I start this post I have to point out that I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.

I joined Influesnter quite a few months ago and was hugely excited to learn that they were launching Voxbox campaigns in the UK!  For those who don’t know, Influenster is a site for discovering products and reading / writing reviews.  Voxbox campaigns are boxes sent out with products in for people to keep and review.

Back in May I received an email telling me I was shortlisted for the first UK voxbox campaign…oh my gosh….did I leap around???!!  In July I got another email saying I was in!  I was being sent a box of goodies to test and review!  Wow!

So….what did I get?

Max Factor, Influenster

Max Factor Colour Elixir Universal Lip Liner

Max Factor Colour Elixir Universal Lip Liner

A clear lipliner that can be used with any shade of lipstick, which is great!  Enriched with Jojoba Oil and Vitamin E, it offers moisturisation which is perfect for me given I do suffer with dry lips and some lipsticks make dry lips look even worse!  I have used this all over my lips rather than just as an outline (which I also did and it works fine!) and again it didn’t dry my lips out…other pencils have so this gets a definite thumbs up!

Max Factor Colour Elixir Lipstick – Shade 36, ‘Pearl Maron’

Max Factor Colour Elixir Lipstick

I absolutely LOVE this shade of lipstick!  I own quite a few lip products but sometimes struggle with loving lipsticks as many of them are quite drying or make dry lips more obvious!  This I found to be moisturising, have great pigment creating an even and bold colour and the best bit was the longevity.  This lip colour stayed put despite eating and drinking and lasted pretty much all day which again I was highly impressed with.

Max Factor Honey Lacquer – Shade ‘Honey Rose’ 

Max Factor Honey Lacquer

A very pretty pink/dusky rose shade which is lovely for summer.  I am not a huge fan of traditional lip glosses purely for the fact that they are so sticky so to impress me, that’s a big no-no!  I have to say, after testing this product….I am impressed and I want more shades!  It is super soft on the lips, almost feels like I am wearing a lip balm but has the finish of a lip gloss but without the sticky residue!  Great pigment again as with the lipstick so the colour is bold and lasts.  On it’s own this is a really cute, summer time colour but added on top of the Colour Elixir Lipstick and it gives another dimension to the look, makes the lipstick a bit of a softer hue if that’s the right way to describe it?  Have a look for yourself…although these were taken at different times, you can see the bold colour of the lipstick versus the pinky effect of the lacquer on the top.

Would I buy these?

Absolutely!  Without a doubt these products are some of my favourite lip products that I have used and definitely want to try some more shades!

Thank you InfluensterUK and Max Factor for including me in this UK first campaign!

Max Factor Honey Elixir

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Disclaimer:  These items were sent to me for review by Influenster.  All opinions expressed are my own and it was my choice to add links to any websites throughout this post.  Any website links included are not affiliate links and I will not earn commission through you using any link in this post. 

18 thoughts on “Max Factor – My Influenster VoxBox

  1. Samantha Abbott says:

    So jealous!! How fab to be included in this campaign, proud of you girl!!
    The lippy is a stunning shade, it looks so pristine for the pic. You must have been dying to use it! Also, the clear liner, is it waxy to help stop lippy feathering? I’m terrible with some glosses, if it’s windy I end up with hair stuck to my mouth! I’ll have to keep an eye out for these, have they hit the high street yet?

    Lovely detailed post as always. 🙌

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    • Beauty and The Ballroom says:

      Thank you!! I was so excited to get the emails saying I was in!! I was dying to just get using it but I was good and thought of Instagram first!! Hahaha!
      Yes the pencil is more of a waxy consistency than a normal pencil but does a good job. The gloss – I’m funny with them too….I hate sticky lip glosses so there’s loads I won’t even try! I really like this though. They’re in Boots I know that so yes they’ve been released. Thanks for reading lovely xxx


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