I recently shared the three Mary Kay Midnight Jewels Nail Lacquers* and today I’m back with a super long post and the rest of Mary Kay Limited Edition Midnight Jewels Collection*. That means two lipsticks, a lip gloss and two mini palettes. So yes, get ready to start scrolling.
Mary Kay Limited Edition Midnight Jewels Collection includes three products for your lips. Two of them are semi-matte, creamy lipsticks, and the final one is a very shimmery lip gloss. None of the shades are super-flattering on me, but the quality of all the products is very nice.
The lighter lipstick is Mary Kay Pink Moonstone and it’s a pale pink nude that doesn’t apply quite as evenly on my lips as I would like. However, I do appreciate the semi-matte finish as even this paler shade is much longer lasting than a regular lipstick while not being drying either.
The darker shade is Mary Kay Ruby Night and it is a brick red with a brownish tone to it. I also don’t find it flattering on my skintone but it applies more evenly than Pink Moonstone and has incredibly long wear without being drying either. It also leaves behind a faint stain. Both shades of lipstick in the Mary Kay Limited Edition Midnight Jewels Collection smell like vanilla.
Finally, there’s an incredibly shimmery gloss, or Mary Kay Lip Shimmer in Pearl Rose, which has very little pigment to it but a lot of sparkle. It doesn’t feel gritty and is easy to apply. It’s also non-stick and has a scent that makes me think strawberry-vanilla cupcake. It could be use to amp up the glitter on your favourite lipstick, but honestly that’s not something I’m in the mood to do very often.
Mary Kay Limited Edition Midnight Jewels Collection also includes two Mary Kay Eye Color Palettes, in the shades Emerald Noir and Sapphire Noir. Both palettes have five shades and come in plastic packaging, basically “pre-depotted” for you, just as the Mineral Eye Shadows were. You can purchase a compact to hold them as well (pictured) but it is sold separately. I still wish that Mary Kay sold their eyeshadow in packaging you could keep them in if you didn’t want to depot, but I will say that the quality of their eye shadows is very pigmented and creamy.
Mary Kay Emerald Noir is my easy favourite of the two palettes, because it includes a perfect mix of neutrals and more vivid shades. There’s a dark forest green with glitter that does have a bit of fall out, along with a creamy matte beige, a lovely shimmery seafoam, a buttery chocolate brown, and a shimmery champagne shade. You could easily get away with using just the neutrals for an every day look, and add the greens in the evening. I was really happy with the wear on these eyeshadows as they still looked great at the end of the day!
Although the formula on the Mary Kay Sapphire Noir palette is also incredibly buttery, the shadows themselves aren’t quite as impressive as the Emerald Noir palette. There is only one matte shade (the light grey) and two of the shades (the glittery blue and glittery black) have quite a bit of fall out). I will definitely get a lot more wear out of the green and brown palette, so I’ve put together a FOTD featuring it!
On my eyes I’m wearing four of the five shades from the Mary Kay Emerald Noir palette from the Mary Kay Limited Edition Midnight Jewels Collection. I used the light matte brown all over the lid, the shimmery champagne in the centre, and a mix of the darker matte brown and a touch of the dark green in the crease. I also used the dark shimmery green as liner and it did a great job, the only issue was fallout when applying. I think these shades are quite flattering on my hazel eyes, and the shadows themselves are very buttery and lovely to apply!
For the rest of my FOTD featuring the Mary Kay Limited Edition Midnight Jewels Collection, I went with a mix of the Pink Moonstone lipstick and the shimmer gloss on my lips, which I actually prefer together rather than on their own. For the rest of my face I’m wearing the Maybelline Dream Wonder Foundation*, Benefit Gimme Brow*, Lancome Grandiose Masacara* and Estee Lauder Pure Color Blush in Wild Sunset*. That’s it! I just love the way those shadows look…
All the products in the Mary Kay Limited Edition Midnight Jewels Collection are limited edition so they are definitely worth checking out if they interest you. My personal pick? It’s probably quite obvious by now but it’s definitely the Mary Kay Emerald Noir palette.
What do you think of this collection?