Review: One Direction Up All Night Beauty Collection

Monday, August 18, 2014


I have a confession to make - I really love pop music. Nestled in between artists like Pulp and New Order on my iTunes you will also find One Direction - because sometimes you really need to sing along to cute singing British boys to lift you up, you know? ;__;

So I was super happy to find out One Direction was coming out with makeup, and even happier to be offered the opportunity to review it!

In a pretty genius move, they created three different makeup sets based on their three different albums - "Take Me Home", "Midnight Memories", and "Up All Night". I was given the Up All Night collection to review - which just happened to be the one I wanted the most…!

The limited edition set came in a cute tin - inside you will find mascara, lip gloss, lipstick, an eyeshadow palatte, eyeliner, and face/body stencils. Here are my thoughts on each product!:

"Little Black Dress" Mascara
Coats your lashes in a very black, volumizing formula that keeps them soft to the touch.
4+1 Eyeshadow Palatte
With four shades cleverly named after song titles, this is a really cute little palatte! I would have liked to see more pigment in these shadows, but the turquoise shade "Save You Tonight" is a standout for it's pigmentation and soft texture.
"Taken" Lip Gloss
Usually I am not a huge lip gloss person, but I was utterly charmed by this one! It's a beautiful glittery blue based pink that glows neon under UV light - so apt for the "up all night" (partying) theme!
"I Should Have Kissed You" Lipstick
Described as a bubblegum pink lipstick, I was pretty impressed by the pigmentation and formula of this even though I'm not really a fan of blue pink lipsticks on me! Lip swatch examples.
"Stand Up" Blue Eyeliner
A chubby stick that can be used with the body stencils included, I liked the color on this but kind of wish it was thinner so I could have more control applying it!
"Na Na Na" Nail Varnish
Another standout in this kit - this metallic, aqua-blue nail polish is gorgeous and reminds me of mermaids! It took about three coats to reach it's full opacity but it's a gorgeous gorgeous, mermaidesque shade!

The nail polish, lip gloss, and turquoise eyeshadow really sold this set for me! Overall I think it's a pretty affordable, charming set and a definite must for a One Direction fan ❤️
Macy's - August 11th
Stage Stores – August 25th
Dillards – August 25th
Beauty Brands – August 25th
Lord and Taylor - August 25th
International release dates to come.

Keep up to date with news on availability at the Make-Up by One Direction Facebook Page. * Product samples were provided by BrandBacker.


  1. Pretty colors!


  2. These are gorgeous colours, looks brilliant on you :) x

  3. haha, the idea of One Direction makeup is so weird though...but the colors look pretty on you!

  4. not a fan of 1D but I do love the palette! vibrant colors! :)

    xoxo, rae

  5. I reviewed this same kit and I've been loving hearing others talk about it. I thought the nail polish was very mermaid-y, too! So perfect for you. :)

  6. These colors are great, the nail polish really is such a pretty color! And honestly, i think everyone (even if they don't want to admit it) has at least ONE One Direction song in their!


  7. Oo I like the look of the eye shadow palette! I love your eye make up, looks amazing!

    The Velvet Black // UK Style, Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

  8. I love the way you did your eyeshadow! It reminds me of Debbie Harry <3

  9. I love the look, but those colors are too adventurous for me haha!

  10. Hehe, I reviewed the same product! I loved it and it's so fun ^_^

  11. Kailey is an actual goddess <3 <3
    so much love

  12. Whilst I'm not a fan, I have to say I like their tin box design. I love anything that comes in a tin, like old lunch boxes or pretty biscuit tins.

  13. as much as I think it's cute, I couldn't bring myself to buy it! haha

  14. That packaging is amazing! And the colors look pretty sweet. My favorite color combo! :)

  15. OH MY GOD!! <3 I'm a big fan of 1D and knowing they will launch make up makes me go asdfghjkl but btw they come to good colors! Right now I'm wondering when they will be in Indonesia? Because I'm gonna buy them asap! <3

    Hanna from


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