Last week, I spent some time browsing the make-up counters in Boots as I really fancied checking out the new Spring time offerings. Boots had a ‘3 for 2’ deal on and I ended up picking up various new make-up items. I got some products from ranges I have tried before and other items which are new to me.
I am planning on writing more detailed posts on each of these items in the coming weeks once I have had a chance to try them out. Look out for posts coming soon!
In January, I was doing some intensive lecturing work and as part of that, I wanted my make-up to last well across the day. I found some products within my existing make-up collection – and some new products – to be extremely long wearing. Some of them also enabled me to skip parts of my usual make-up routine. I thought it would be fun to put together a post on these products. I might also try and do some more detailed posts on each product as well so let me know if that is something you would like to see!
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Debenhams recently launched the Too Faced Chocolate Gold Eyeshadow Palette online and I just couldn’t resist getting it. I don’t have any of the other Too Faced Chocolate Bar palettes but this one really appealed to me. The palette is filled with a mixture of brightly coloured and neutral metallic eyeshadows, as well as some matte shades for blending. It just looks soooo beautiful and it smells incredible too!
Looking for combination ideas using the Too Faced Chocolate Gold Eyeshadow Palette? Clickhere to see posts on the site using this palette!
One of my favourite plum lipsticks (MAC Craving) finished a while ago (sob!) and so there was a wee plum coloured gap in my lipstick collection. Rather than buying the same shade again, I really wanted to try out a similar shade from another brand. There is something really fun about trying out a similar shade from another brand, particularly one that I haven’t tried before. Enter Smashbox ‘Be Legendary Lipstick’ in ‘My Digits’!
Kiko recently launched their Holiday 2017 Collection, titled ‘Arctic Holiday’ and includes three baked blushes. I couldn’t resist picking up two of the blushes as they were soooo pretty. The products themselves, the packaging and the outer box are so beautifully presented and look lovely. I think these blushes would make wonderful gifts for any make-up lover or as a special treat for yourself.
Around Autumn last year, Kiko launched their new range of lip glosses: the Hydra Lip Gloss, touted as a ‘softening lipgloss for shiny, plumped lips’. I purchased shade 26 Sparkling Hibiscus Pink to try when they came out and love the glossiness, pigment and non-sticky nature of the formula. I recently purchased shade 16 Iridescent Ruby and love it just as much (let me know if you would like to see a post on this shade too). It’s been a while since I have written a Kiko post so I thought it was time to put a post together on this fabulous product!
Interested in reading more posts on Kiko make-up? Click here to read about other products I have tried out and love from the brand.
I have been looking for ideas for new posts and found this make-up tag on a beauty and lifestyle blog I came across recently (everythingmeli.com). I really enjoy reading this type of posts on other sites so I thought ‘why not post something like this here’? So here are my answers to the ‘Just for fun’ make-up tag questions. Hope you enjoy reading the post!
I’ve pasted the questions at the end of the post, so feel free to let me know your answers in the comments section below. I always love finding out about other people’s favourite products :o).
I mentioned in my recent post on the Maybelline Color Drama Intense Lip Paints (you can see the posthere) that they are very comparable to the Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipsticks. I thought it would be helpful to write a post comparing these two products to help you choose which might best fit your needs.