7 weeks to go before the final verdict!
Monday, 31 August 2009
7 weeks to go before the final verdict!
Saturday, 29 August 2009
This has only just come out in the USA so I was expecting it to be a month or so before it would be out here but on Thursday night I nipped into Debenhams on Oxford Street and they had it! The MA said it was a debenhams exclusive for a little while and then will be available elsewhere.This is such a gorgeous palette and I have to say I think I like this one more than the original and I love that one too! There are 8 new/exclusive shades and 8 best selling shades. 2 mini liners in Zero & Bourbon and a mini Primer Potion (With the new wand!) it costs £27 which I think is really reasonable for the amount you get!
Thursday, 27 August 2009
Liner Sealer: I absolutely love this product, its basically a mixing medium to use shadows/pigments wet or as a liner. I had a similar product about a year ago from Urban Decay which was about £12 and does exactly the same job! What I like to do with this is take out the brush and tap the bottle until a drop or two comes out in to a little pot and then mix it with my pigment, i find this works better than trying to mix it with the brush provided. I have been using this with my Barry M pigments and using them as liners and they are gorgeous! Below are swatches of Barry M Khaki with the liner sealer on left and dry on the right
Also for anyone that has been looking at the US website I contacted Elf about the other products to find out if they are coming out here, the single blushes/eyeshadows should be available here in October and the Concealer Palette and other items will be available but no date has been set yet!
Tuesday, 25 August 2009
Mac MSF Natural Light
Sunday, 23 August 2009
Now onto the review, I know that Nails Inc gets mixed reviews, some people love it and some hate it. Personally I love them, they can be a bit hard to work with as the formulas are pretty thick and they dry really quickly but the colours are gorgeous. Most only need 2 coats and they last about a week before they start chipping. I took these pictures 8 days after I put this colour on, I am not kind to my nails, my job is office based so I spend all day typing so no matter what polish I use the tips always go first!
Saturday, 22 August 2009
I went out for dinner with my family this evening and this was the make up I decided on! I used Mac Style Snob eyeshadow again, I honestly love this colour, its just gorgeous, if you like brown shades I highly recommend getting this one before its gone!
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
Shampoo: Aussie luscious long hair
Conditioner: Aussie luscious long hair
Styling products: Unberto Giannini Scrunching Jelly & Bed head After Party
Shower Gel: Soap & Glory Clean On Me
Body moisturiser: Soap & Glory The righteous butter
Deodorant: Random Sure one at the mo!
Fake Tan: Don’t use
Cleanser: Lush Baby Face
Exfoliator: St Ives Apricot Scrub Blemish Control, I actually prefer the original one but want to use this one up!
Primer: Smashbox Photo Finish
Foundation brush: Sonia Kashuk Beauty Blender dupe
Concealer: Barbara Daly For Tesco
Powder: Mac MSF Natural or Mac Transparent Powder
Blusher: Nars Orgasm or Illamasqua Rude Cream Blush
Bronzer: Nars Laguna
Highlighter: Mac Redhead MSF
Eyeshadow base: Urban Decay Primer Potion
Eyeshadows: Mac Smoke & Diamonds & Style Snob or Vex & Shale
Eyeliner: Bourjois glitter fizz & Mac Black Russian
Curler: Boots No7
Mascara: Mac Mascara X, my friend picked this up for me from a CCO and I actually really like it!
Lipstick: Mac Up the amp & Illamasqua Wanton
Lipgloss: Barry M Lipgloss wand in Toffee & Mac Dazzleglass Date Night
Nail Colour: Nails Inc Kensington Palace, it's still going strong without any chips from Saturday!
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Sunday, 16 August 2009
She is going to use the mascara everyday and I will take a picture at the end of each week so we can see if it is actually doing anything! The claims are a bit ambiguous as it says that it boosts the "Appearance" of lashes by 2.5x in 30 days but it doesn't specifically say it will encourage growth so we shall see!
Saturday, 15 August 2009
So here are my nails for this week (I know I have missed a couple of weeks) this is Nails Inc Kensington Palace, its a gorgeous Green/Grey that has very subtle shimmer in it that is only really noticable in the sunlight so I have taken the picture outside! I didn't order this colour originally, I had picked a discontinued shade that was in the sale but it had already sold out so Nails Inc said I could pick any other colour for the same price! This is one of the shades from their new collection and I really do like it! This is two coats with Albert Bridge top coat.
Hope everyone is having a great weekend! There are only 2 days left to enter my giveaway, so if you haven't entered yet please click here to do so!
Friday, 14 August 2009
Just a quick post to let you know about Superdrugs current online promotion, you may have seen this already as I think quite a few people have been sent the press release!
Tuesday, 11 August 2009
Anyway on with the EOTD, I am having a bad hair today so no head shots!
I took the inspiration for this from DRBrooklyn730 video on youtube, I used Shroom on the inner corner & brow bone, Fashion on the lid, Strike A Pose in the crease, outer corner and under lower lashes and Fly by blu liner. I am shocked by how green my eyes look, I swear they change colour between blue, grey & green!
This picture is just showing my love for Nars orgasm blush, it gives such a nice glow! It is shimmery but if you tap the brush off and then really buff it in then I don't think its too over the noticable.
I am loving these starflash eyeshadows, they are so creamy and blend together so well, MAC really should make this formula permanent!
Monday, 10 August 2009
Hope averyone has had a great weekend! It has been so hot this weekend in London that i really wasn't wearing much make up but I wanted to do a look with my new starflash shadows, so here is my eye of the day!
Thursday, 6 August 2009
Swatches with flash, left to right
Wednesday, 5 August 2009
Truthfully this is the first collection I have been looking forward to this much since Hello Kitty! I only want to pick up the two things, I have just been going mad lately and I honestly can't justify buying anymore eyeshadow but I will make the exception for S&D, although knowing me I will probably come home with one or two more things!
So anyone else looking forward to this collection?? Would love to hear what you plan to get!!
PS: Don't forget to enter my contest!!
Monday, 3 August 2009
Here is a list of the lovely things she sent!
Modelista Dual Eyeliner Gift Set - There are 6 dual ended pencils in this set, they are all really pigmented and creamy! Can't wait to use them!
Modelista Lip Plumper in Mega Kiss - This is a gorgeous pink gloss!
Chi Chi Eye Palette - There are 6 gorgeous colours in this palette, I especially love the sparkly green!
Chi Chi Sheer Colour Cream in She Bangs & Love You Long Time - I have tried these as blushes and they are gorgeous!
Chi Chi 5 Star Lip Luxury Palettes in Red Carpet & Chauffeured Limousine - These are gorgeous, can't wait to use them!
Chi Chi Lip Gloss - This is a lovely milky pink colour!
Australis Powder Puff Blush in Flirtatious - This is a beauftiful pink colour and I love the applicator!
Sugar Baby Lip Gloss Palette - This has 4 really pretty colours, I especially love the bottom red sparkly colour!
Sportsgirl Cheek Mate Shimmer Stick - This is such a lovely highlighter and it smells like watermelon!
Eye Like Eyeshadow Palette - This has 5 great colours, they are really pigmented and super soft, look forward to using these!
4 Glitter Liners - These are really nice colours, especially the green!
She also sent me a bloom palette in Natural Nudes which I love and a juicy-esque little make up bag which is so cute, its in my bag now! Plus some australian chocolate! There were 3 of them but one got eaten before I could take the picture!!
So thanks again Em, I absolutely love everything you sent me!!