Makeup Academy – The £1 makeup range launching at Superdrug

Posted by Lipglossiping On April - 16 - 2010

Touted as the best priced cosmetics collection available in the country, Makeup Academy is set to launch exclusively at Superdrug this month!

The range includes lipsticks, glosses, eyeshadows, mascaras, eye liners, blush, powder and nail polish in shades from neutrals to brights and every shade in between.

I’m really excited to head down to Superdrug and pick some bits up… anything in the promo images caught your eye?

17 Responses to “Makeup Academy – The £1 makeup range launching at Superdrug”

  1. liloo says:

    Ooo. Thanks for the heads up (sp?) My eye instantly got caught up by the purple tube (5th item from the left, on picture no.1) hoping this would be a bright purple gel eyeliner and I am already having high expectations of it. hahaha. And I also like the look of the same looking tube in light gold and dark gold. I hope this brand won’t finish like the playbox cosmetics rack at tj hughes (shambolic disgrace would be the word) but I can already predict this to be ravaged by teens and their hands full of fingers on them.

    On this topic, would love to hear everyone’s recommendations on which superdrug store tends to be better kept than others. I’ve found personally that the main superdrug in Preston is pretty much immaculately kept at all times. The one in Manchester Piccadilly, on the other hands has let me down countless times.

  2. caz says:

    I want whatever the shiney gold thing is in the centre o the 3rd picture! Mmmmmshiney

  3. Sarah says:

    the mother works at Superdrug and she just groaned and went ICK!

  4. Olivia says:

    I’m so intersted about this collection but I think there’s no way to purchase it for us italian customers :(

  5. Jane says:

    i think it’s good having super cheap things but the packaging just looks really horrible:( i care a lot about packaging:S

    think i’ll try some of the nail colours all the same though:) x

  6. Tali says:

    those two gold shimmer liner looking things at the center of the 3rd pic!! oooo

  7. muamontreal says:

    the taupish nail varnish in the neutral collection looks GOOD !

    Caro xxx

  8. KT says:

    Wow! This looks like a classier higher quality version of ELF. ope it works out well. Can’t wait to hear if its going to live up to my expectations!

  9. RaeRae says:

    I’m really excited to try this stuff out! I want to see how good the quality is for £1.

    I can finally add to my collection and not feel too guilty. Happy addict.

  10. Hendrix says:

    AHH, is that bright purple lipgloss? Alas, no Superdrugs in the States!

  11. Ashwini says:

    The two neutral e/s have caught my eye. This looks brilliant!

  12. Part of me wonders how it can possibly be any good at that price, but the magpie for bright colours that I am, and the budget I have to work on, I’m there already!!!

    What strikes me most of all is how much more attractive this range looks than the promo’s I’ve seen of the new Top Shop range.

  13. Holly says:

    The neutrals look lovely and some of the nail colours look interesting, But for £1 you can’t really go wrong! Will definitely be checking out the range!

  14. All the Brights. Now I’m feeling sad I’m not in the UK no easy access to the line. :-)

  15. Rebecca says:

    nail polish for £1!?! I may have to get a few 😀

  16. natalie says:

    does anyone know where i can get full range including display stands etc for my beauty salon… HELP.. i cant seem to find out anywhere!!! its excellent range

  17. Wordbird says:

    I’m loving the metallic green nail varnish and the single eyeshadows – I bought a black one and it’s an excellent eyeliner – very good pigment and not as much ‘drop’ as the sleek ones. So I’ve gone back for a dark purple and a dark green and they’re working well too. I find it good quality for the price.

Leave a Reply


9 things on this week's fabulosity list...

…totally random, unorganised and perhaps just a touch lame. But I’m having a good makeup week.  Does anyone else go through periods of delight in …

Liz Earle TV!

Following the British brand’s scoop of Best Online Shop at the 2011 Which? Awards, Liz Earle are further developing their popular website with a new …

Highlighter Series: St. Tropez Skin Illuminator in Rose

Whilst my inbox is currently being inundated with bronzing solutions for the current heatwave, I’m slathering on the SPF (broad spectrum of course) and shading …

NARS Mediteranee Eyeshadow Duo

I was reminded of my NARS Mediteranee (£23) duo yesterday when talking about neon orange eyeshadow.  This isn’t neon… but it is bright. Perfect for …

Quick Blog Sale Update

All item that were paid for last night went out by first class post this morning, thank you! I’ve lowered the prices on a couple …

Stargazer Eyeshadows

I liked all the products that I was sent from Stargazer thus far… infact, more than liked.  They’ve impressed me.  Factor in the price for …


My beautiful little girl Leila.  I’m in love! She arrived on Saturday 16th May at 6.22am weighing a lovely 7lb 6oz.  She entered the world …

Some PURSE-FRIENDLY alternatives to the CULT must-haves!

Every new month seems to bring with it innovations in cosmetic technology. Whether it be gadgets, formulations, application methods or even just the latest must-have …

Kjaer Weis Wisdom Eyeshadow (Modesty Brown made me do it)

I’ve had a ‘thing’ for this Kjaer Weis eyeshadow in Wisdom ever since reading Jane’s post about it over a year ago.  I already knew …

MAC Lightscapade Mineralize Skinfinish

Ha!  It feels kinda old-skool to be reviewing this on the blog no?  MAC isn’t the force in the blogging community that it once was.  …


CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads