Saturday, 19 August 2017

Best Concealer EVER???

In recent years I have began to fall in love with Bobbi Brown makeup. Their beautiful bronzers to their oh so creamy & very dreamy lipstick, however one thing that I have always had a love with is their concealer. I absolutely adore the original concealer BB do but I have always longed for and wanted a concealer from them in a tube. FINALLY my concealer wardrobe is happy, as they have just done that. 

I am the shade porcelain as I’m very pale incase you hadn’t of noticed by now. The only way I can describe this concealer looks wise it’s very much reminds me of my beloved nars creamy concealer. This one is very moisturising and extremely brightening, I love the applicator on this as it’s a doe foot applicator, it’s not cakey and the smallest amount gives you the most fullest coverage so you really don’t need a lot.

Shade wise it’s bob-on, it’s not orangey or has a yellowy tint it’s true to colour and makes me look so much more wide eyed, one thing I particularly love is how good it covers my dark circles with or without a corrector underneath it just hides anything & everything. It gives a very dewy look to the skin instead of a matte like most concealers do. It's one concealer you don't need to set with powder. It’s awesome on spots too & gives very high coverage, claims to have a long-wear formula and is water, sweat & humidity resistant too. I haven’t tested the water, sweat & humidity resistance on this concealer but I really love how much coverage it gives you lasts all day and it doesn’t sit in creases. 

all in all I think I may have found my new favourite concealer.



Thursday, 17 August 2017

Two New From MAC

MAC is one brand that I don't want to love but can't help but.......I find there prices sometimes a bit on the expensive side but all of their products that I have ever tried have always been amazing quality, I particually love their Lipsticks, eyeshadows & of course a bit of their MSF in Soft & Gentle. 

On a recent trip to one of my favourite shopping centres Meadowhall I picked up two little yet expensive MAC products one is a lipstick because you just can't go to a MAC store without coming out with a lipstick, it's just not normal. I also bought a paint pot. The lipstick is Peach Blossom which has been on my makeup wishlist for a while now and I absolutely LOVE it, it's a creme sheen finish which is my favourite MAC formula of lipstick, it's this gorgeous cool nudey pink it's great against fair skin and looks stunning with a simple neutral eyeshadow look, I really love it. 

The Paintpot in Painterly is another great product for fair skin, I am loving using this at the moment for an eyeshadow base it's creamy and really easy to blend, I love this product because it hides any veins on my eyelids, I have a really old limited edition paint pot from MAC that I bought years ago so it was about time I bought another new less germ riddled one. Painterly is a very neutral nude beige it's so nice even on it's own.

Two very pretty yet very expensive makeup goodies we can agree right?!


Sunday, 13 August 2017

July Favourites | 2017

Another month has past and this month I have used a LOT & I mean a LOT of products and just general stuff that today I thought I’d share with you. There are quite a lot of things to get threw so I’m going to try and keep this short & sweet. 

Makeup Wise, there have been a LOT of new things that I’ve been trying out & have fallen in love with. First up the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder In Luminous Light is something I have used pretty much daily for the last month or so, I’m not going to talk to much about this one as I’ve already done a review on it here. It’s honestly the best powder I have ever used, sets my base makeup like a dream and adds a beautiful glow too. 

L’Oreal Paris Paradise Extatic is a new mascara for me that I’ve been trying out & again have fallen in love with it, it give you feathery fluttery lashes without a massive price tag, I’ve done a review of this one here too, honestly this mascara is fabulous & If you can get your hands on it then I suggest you do, because it’s another awesome drugstore mascara.

Lip wise I’m still wearing nude lipstick, I LOVE a good nude lipstick & the one that I’ve used a lot this month is the Chanel Rouge Coco Shine In 85 Secret, this is identical to my natural lip colour and It’s stunning, the formula of this lipstick puts YSL to shame, Instant colour, very creamy and SO moisturising, I also love that this lipstick lasts hours and doesn’t need to be topped up every five minutes. Yes very pricey but completely worth it.

When it comes to eyeshadow one brand sticks out in my mind & that is Urban Decay. Amazing eyeshadows that blend and create beautiful looks like a dream. This month I have been loving my Naked 3 Palette, I have received so many compliments about my eyes when I have worn this palette recently. My favourite look to create with these is Dust all over the lid, burnout semi-lid & slightly through the crease and then Limit & Mooner right through the crease. It’s just a stunning palette that is especially awesome for blue eyes.

Skincare wise nothing really has changed. However I have been trying out Lush’s new Jelly Facemask in Bunny Moon, When it comes to skincare treats Lush have got it spot on. I’m a massive fan of their Fresh Facemask but was intrigued to try their new Jelly Facemasks. Bunny Moon is designed for Dry Skin & and is really really moisturising, with honey, chamomile & marigold it’s a facemask that not only hydrates & brightens but it makes my skin feel wonderful. You simply pinch a bit of the jelly and massage on to your skin. I’ve really been loving this. One thing that I love about these facemasks is that they last 4 months instead of the one month that the fresh facemasks have. If you have any skin issues or want a simple skin treat then check these out.

(Excuse the dirty mirror, this girl hasn't got time to polish a mirror)

Clothing wise I have been constantly wearing this adorable Topshop Playsuit, it’s black and white & has a polkadot print. I picked this up last month & have worn it countless times already, It’s the perfect summery playsuit to wear. It’s off the shoulder and has slight frills I just love this, it’s really comfortable and it’s probably one of my favourite things I own. It’s perfect to wear any time in the year as it’s one of them items you can style so differently. You can't get it online but it is available in most Topshop stores.

Moving away from clothes & makeup I have been loving Primarks new Marble & Copper themed range, two things that I picked up recently are this mini fake succulent & little marble print vase that I can put a single flower in ect. I bought these as they are perfect for my bedroom & they are literally instagram worthy. 

That is pretty much everything I have been loving this past July. 

What are your July Favourites? 


Wednesday, 2 August 2017

L'Oreal Paris Paradise Extatic Mascara

Festival season & long summer days are well and truly here, which means my makeup bag has once again changed. For me my makeup needs to be even more long lasting and my mascara needs to be not running down my face by the end of a long old day. 

One new product from L’Oreal Paris that I’m currently loving is their Paradise Extatic Mascara in Black. When it comes to drugstore mascara I’m most certainly a L’Oreal or Maybelline kinda girl. This one is brand new & I’m already obsessed with it, It’s jet black in colour and really adds lots volume to my lashes, I literally apply a few coats and it’s done, it’s clump free and works great for my bottom lashes too. When it comes to mascara I like mine to be feathery and big, and this mascara really does do that. My eyes are pretty sensitive however this mascara is fine. It’s budget friendly and is just one of the best drugstore mascaras my eyelashes have ever had the pleasure of using. 

The formula is incredible & there is no smudging or clumping and certainly no flaking, If you are a massive fan of the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara then you will love this one as it's an amazing dupe for it. I bought this mascara for £9.99 in superdrug which compared to the Too Faced BTS coming in at £19.99 is a massive saving of £9.01. One huge thing that I love about this product is that it doesn’t give you panda eyes by 2pm which can sometimes happen with the BTS. 

To conclude this Mascara is fabulous and everything I want & look for in a mascara, I’d go as far as to say it’s one of the best highstreet mascara I’ve tried in a while, It’s even better then some highend ones I’ve tried.

You can get the L'Oreal Mascara at Superdrug which is currently on offer for £9.99 go on grab one.

What’s your favourite Mascara? 


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