Star Wars-Inspired Lipsticks with Freedom Make-Up

Okay, I will admit I’ve jumped on the Star Wars bandwagon. I saw the movie over Christmas and was really impressed and with the slew of Star Wars-inspired lipsticks and make-up coming out I had to get my hands on some. You see, when you want to play with make-up and really bold, crazy colours of lipsticks sometimes you don’t want to spend a fortune. Because if you are like me, you can’t exactly rock a black, grey, white, purple or even white (yes there is a lipstick called Storm Trooper!) lip in the office (as much as I would like to).

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However, it doesn’t mean I can’t rock these kinds of lipsticks to parties, weekends or special occasions. So when I saw that recently launched Freedom Make-Up (creators of professional, affordable make-up from the same guys who make Make-Up Revolution) had an AMAZING range of lipsticks (including Star Wars-inspired colours) I had to get my hands on some of them. And let me tell you that these lipsticks only cost £1 pound each and come in a set of five. Yes, five full-size lipsticks for £5!

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I chose to try three Pro Lipstick Kits: The Vamp Collection (all dark reds, berry shades and even a black lipstick), the Pink Collection (pretty pink and rose shades) and Far Away Collection (inspired by Star Wars with a grey, white, purple, gold and dark navy blue). Each set comes with 5 lipsticks – amazing value.

My biggest lipstick inspiration is Rihanna. That girl can rock a purple lip, vampy black lip, orange lip or a blue lip. Seriously, that woman is my lipstick inspiration. But the problem I have always run into is where can you find these kind of crazy colours that are affordable? I’ve chosen a few of my favourites from the Freedom collection to show you…

First off is this gold colour – I mean who has gold lipstick? It’s amazing. It actually leaves a very nice metallic sheen on your lips and isn’t too overpowering. It’s called Space Luxe and I found you can even layer it over another colour for a lovely sheen.

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Next up is a purple in Far Away. I LOVE this colour – really unique and Rihanna-esque. I would totally wear this on the weekends or in the evenings.

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Next is a classic red in Pure Vamp – beautiful for everyday glamour!

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I LOVE the dark, vampy colour below in Intense Noir. It looks almost black when you see it but when you put it on it’s more of a very dark purple.

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From the pink collection I love the Candy Sweet – below. I actually used it with the Far Away lipstick to create almost an ombre lip (below).

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Besides lipsticks, Freedom has a range of strobing and contouring kits as well. I don’t think anything on the entire site is over £20. I’ve also got the Pro Contour Shaped Stick which has a highlighter on one end and a bronzer on the other. As you can see from the below image it is very easy to simply draw on the lines where you need them and then blend in.

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Freedom also makes a Strobe Cream which can be used under your make-up as an illuminator or over your make-up for extra highlighting. I tried both with this one and found I liked it over the make-up more (but can also be used as a primer).

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So all in all I would definitely recommend the lipsticks if you want to go crazy or keep it simple – either way you get super duper value with anything you buy!

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