Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Beauty Blogmas #20 || Currently Loving




Hello Everyone, 

So as you will have noticed many days have been skipped & there are many reasons for this. I will not bore you with this now. Instead I will create  a proper post where I will be telling you about it. Anyway Its 5 DAYS TO CHRISTMAS! WTF?? 

Lets get back to Blogmas!! Here is day 20!! Enjoy!!


Skincare


Pennys Lip Scrub

I mentioned this lip scrub in Blogmas #2 || Holiday Skin Saviours which you can check out by clicking here -> Full Post. I told you it was a recent purchase & I was enjoying it but I didn't like the thought of it having dead skin on it so I had to make sure it was clean everytime I finished using it. Although that fact still remains I really love this little product. It really does work and I love the way my lips feel after using it & applying a lip balm. I definitely recommend you give this little product a go if you are looking for a new lip scrub to try out!









W7 Lip Bomb


I got this Lip balm in a set of three which I have broken up so I have kept one & I will be adding the other two to the gifts of two of my friends. I love to do this with gifts as I think sometimes its nice to let everyone try the brand. Especially when a set consists of things like 3 lip balms. It takes a while to get through even one lip balm! I am very impressed with this one! I chose to keep the Raspberry flavour for myself & I am glad I picked them up. I am also now confident that they are a good addition to my friends gifts.






Garnier SkinActive Moisturise Bomb


This was a product that I had heard a lot about so when I was in need of a new moisturiser I decided to give it a whirl! This product was also mentioned in my post Blogmas #2 Holiday Skincare Saviours. Again that was a new enough product to me when I was writing the post. I have to say though from day one this product has impressed me! I love the consistency of it! Its like a thin gel formula that melts and feels like water when you apply it to the skin. My skin just loves this stuff especially now that the winter weather is upon us and has caused my skin to completely dry up!! I definitley recommend this!









Garnier SkinActive Moisture Bomb Tissue Masks 

These are another genius little product from the same range from Garnier! Garnier are showing they got game at the moment. Throwing out little wonder products left, right and center! When your skin feels dried up from the weather this is the perfect product to give it the boost it needs to spring back to life!! I think everyone can agree that I look extremely attractive in this picture & that my boyfriend is a very lucky guy!! haha









Pennys / Primark, PS... PRO Miracle Primer - Prep & Perfect


Pennys / Primark have brought their range of PRO Makeup this year including two new primers (I have only seen two anyway) I included both of them in my Beauty Blogmas #1 || Festive / Winter Makeup Essentials -> Full Post. This one is the PS... PRO Miracle Primer. When I first picked this up & tried it, the first thing it reminded me of was the Benefit Porefessional Primer! I was so excited to see how it compares & The result? In my eyes its a dupe, from the texture of it applying it, to the colour, to the way it applies & the way my skin feels after! I also think the staying power & performance is just as good. To be honest I think I will be purchasing this rather than the porefessional as it is a fraction of the price. 






  

Collection Precision Contouring Stick - Light 1


I've only had this product for about 3 maybe 4 months now and I love it. Its the perfect consistency, blendable without being too creamy or cakey. I feel like it gives me the perfect shadow under my cheek bones with minimal effort. I'm not sure if this shade would work for you if you were much darker than me (MAC NW 20) but I have seen that they have darker shades in the range so hopefully there will be one to suit you should you decide to try it out!







Essence Extreme Lasting Eye Pencil - Easy Glide & Waterproof


This is also a newer purchase. I used to use the regular Essence Kohl pencil but when I needed a new one I decided to pick up this one. It looks new but it might not be. Over the years I have tried out many a kohl liner believe me! It was one of the first makeup items I started using back in the day. I have quite watery eyes, nothing super crazy but generally eyeliners will bleed on me and it is something that I have noticed, been conscious of & just generally accepted was always going to be the case but with this one I have noticed that it doesn't bleed. I have been so impressed with this liner! I highly recommend it!!





Essence Velvet Stick - Matt Lip Colour - 02 Peony Star 


I hauled this a few months & I have included it in Blogmas # Festive / Winter Beauty Essentials. This month I have really been loving this product all over again! In Fact I'm going to have to pick another one as I am nearly out!! That's a positive review for the product in itself! 








These are the products I have been loving this month! I may have another currently loving next month as it is the season for beauty after all!! Let me know in the comments below what have been your beauty picks of the month or you can leave me links to your post if you have done it in blog post form. I'd love to know & I am always on the look out for new products to try out!! #beautyaddict

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Thursday, 8 December 2016

Beauty Blogmas #7 || Favourite Christmas Time Lippies || Drugstore Edition




Hey Everybody!



Welcome to DAY 7!!! Today I am sharing all my favourite lippies in my collection!!






Essence Lipsticks

I have spent a long time raving about the the Essence Lipstick Range Here are a few of my favourites from the Long Lasting for the season - 





Here are my two picks from the Matts Range






Maybelline

Maybelline is another brand I trust when I am in need of a good lippie!! Here are the two I will be wearing this season - 







Wet & Wild

I love the Wet & Wild Lipsticks. They are so affordable too & have a wide range of colours and finishes too!! These are my picks!






Sleek Cosmetics

Sleek produce some of my favourite bold lippies. They don't have a massive range of colours but they perform excellently on the lips. I love this shade of red for Christmas time! 






Essence Velvet Sticks

I hauled these a while back. They are the Matt Version Velvet Sticks. I have the glossy version too which I accidentally picked up but I much prefer the matt versions. I have been wearing them alot. Can you tell which one is my favourite of the two? 







Lip Liners

Lip liners are a newer addition to my routine in the last year. My drugstore favourites are the P.S range at Pennys/Primark & the Essence Lip Liner Range.









Here you have my top picks for drugstore lipsticks & liners. Please leave me a comment letting me know your favourite drugstore lipstick or liner. I love trying out new products!!

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Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Beauty Blogmas #6 || Festive Polish









Hello Hello,



Today I thought we would talk all about festive polish!! These are my top picks this year!!




Maybelline Super Stay 7 Days Gel Nail Colour

One of the things Maybelline do well is nail polish. My favourite December picks are Rose Veil (from the Metallic Silks range) & Extreme Blackcurrant and Devine Wine (From the Forever Strong Range) I love the formula of these!! 





Essence Cosmetics 

I have always been a huge fan of the nail polish lines produced by Essence. These are my picks for this time of year!!

 


In the photos they all look fairly similar but I promise you they are not (spoken like a true beauty addict!! haha). From left - right in the top photo - 114 Fame Fatal, 113 Do you speak love?, 10 True Love, 169 A Hint of Love. They the perfect shades for any red nail occasion!! 



They also have a range of other winter shades if red is not your thing! Again from left - right -102, Sparkling Water Lily, 53 Rock my World, 80 Jeans On!

Catrice Cosmetics 

We all need a bit of sparkle and metalic in our lives, Catrice does this well! Here are my two faves from my collection!




Here we have 62 Must Have STEELetto & C03 Metalight

Barry M

I love Barry M nail polishes!! I them all year round but I have picked two that I think will be nice this time of year if your are not feeling the bold, dark or glittery



From left - right -Rose Hip, Cardamom. (full review on Rose hip - Full Review Post)

P.S... Nail Polish Range

Pennys / Primark have really upped there game in the past year these are my picks for this season! And at E2 a pop not much room to complain! They now have shine finishes, metallics, mattes. The pink/nude shade is also a matte finish which I enjoy! The only thing I don't like is that there are not names so it's hard to identify them!



Wet & Wild Megalast Nail Polish

This is another formula that I recommend from the highstreet/drugstore. I love these polishes. These two are shades that I believe can carry you throughout the Autumn/Winter season. They are muted but dark at the same, perfect for if you want something a bit bolder but not too loud and in your face!




These are my recommendations! I love a good polish and I think they can tie your whole look together!! Leave me know in the comments what your favourite festive nail polishes are and any recommendations for me? 

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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Beauty Blogmas #5 || Empties!!



Hello Hello,

Today I have another empties. I had to look back over my blog to find out that the last time I did one of these posts it was MARCH!! Crazy! Anyway I have quite alot to get through so I will split it up into different posts so you might see another one of these types of posts again in January! So here's what I gots for you today my loves!

If you would like to check out my other empties I will link them below! 

Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water

I think the picture says it all! 6 Full size bottles and one travel. I'm currently making my way through another one!! I have a full review here - Garnier Micellar Water - Full Review but I think you can already guess my thoughts on this product!




Batiste Dry Shampooo

Again you can see this is a much loved product. 5 empty cans! I love the brunette version as there is no white casting from it! Another highly recommended product!! 




P.S... Love This Make-up Brush Cleaner

Again I have been using this for over a year now and I couldn't recommend it enough for spot cleaning brushes. At E2.50 a pop you can't go wrong #winning




Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs - Medium

Yesterday we talked all about self tanning and I mention that I have been using this product for about 8 years now. It honestly is a #holygrail product and I don't take that term lightly! I have a full review on the range here - Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs - Full Review and you can also check out yesterdays post to find out more about how I use this & other tanning products! 




Soap & Glory Mist You Madly

I really liked the scent of this. I don't usually use body sprays, I much prefer Perfumes, but I love to spray this after getting out a shower. It has the lovely Soap & Glory clean smell. 




Loreal Paris Infallible Mattifying Base 

I really like this primer. I have a full review here if you would like to find out more - Loreal Infallible Mattifying Base - Full Review



This is my little empties I will have more on the way with more make-up bits. This has made my empties bin a little more spacious!! 

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Beauty Blogmas #4 || Winter Glow!



Hello Everyone!

Happy Blogmas Day #4! Today I want to talk all about winter tanning. So its cold and rainy and it doesn't even have to decency to show yet our towns and cities are a glow... so why can't be glowing too?? Today I'm going to tell you about the products I like to use to achieve that summer glow around the holiday season! ?

I like to use two different brands to achieve my perfect tan!! To achieve a long lasting tan I like to use the Coaca Brown 1 Hour Tan - Dark. I use to swear by the St Moriz Tan, However they have since changed the formula and something in doesn't seem to agree with my skin. I seem to get an allegeric reaction from it. I have since moved on to the Cocoa Brown & I have to say I love the results. 




Colour

This has colour immediately. It is a green/olive based tan which is my preferred colour. I love products like this that include a colour guard (how else are you supposed to know you haven't missed a spot! It gives you a light glow so you can wear it in public if you need to & it develops over the next few hours. It does say its a 1 hour tan, however the longer you leave it on to develop the dark it will get! I usually just treat it like any other developing tan & put it on before bed & wash it off in the morning. Sometimes if I want to be particularly dark I will apply it two days in a row and it works perfectly. 


Application

Application is simple! Its blends easy (just dont forget to prep your skin before hand!) It also dries quickly and I have never had a problem with transference onto clothes or bedding. 


Smell

I don't find it has a strong smell at all, although to be fair I actually like the smell of fake tan so I wouldn't be complaining too much anyway!


My recommendation

If you are looking for a new tan to try out I would recommend this one, easy to use, quick developing time and won't break the budget!! I'm loving the range at the moment! I also have the blending brushes and the Tough Stuff Scrub! Which I find super effective! If you want a winter glow, look no further!








If I am looking for an instant day tan I stick to my tried and true Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs - Medium. I prefer the lotion version, Its like makeup for your body. I have been using this product for easily about 8 years now and I have yet to find anything better! #holygrail. You can read my full review on the range here - Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs - Full Review Its from two years ago but my opinion on the products have not changed. So if you are thinking about trying it out that might help your decision!





These are my product recommendations on achieving a winter glow!! Let me know in the comments what your favourite tanning products are and why!? I'm always on the look out for a good tan!! 


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