Popped into the shops for a peek at the weekend only to be suckered in my the various deals at Boots and Superdrug- before I knew it I had a lovely collection of new products escorting me home. Grabbed a few products that the blogging world is raving about and a few other pretty things that caught my eye.
First up, eye shadows, it was buy1get1half price on No7 so I picked up their Trio Eye Shadow Palette, Good Earth and the single Matte Maroon. It has been a while since I have used No7 and one of their eye shadow trios used to be a favourite so looking forward to playing with these. Nice neutral colours in the trio, one with a bit of shimmer, all compact together for easy travel if needed. Think adding the Matte Maroon with the trio will create a fab smokey eye.
Maybelline Color Tattoo in On & On Bronze: You will have no doubt read the countless reviews on this as well, figured I’d find out what all the fuss is about.
In terms of lips I picked up:
Maybelline Baby Lips in Peach Kiss: Another one I decided to jump on the bandwagon with. When I tried it out boyfriend said whooo peach, so the scent has received the kiss of approval.
Maybelline Colorsensational Shine Gloss in Berry, Not usually the colour I am drawn to but it swatched really nice and there was an offer on Maybelline products. Have been wearing it quite a bit since I bought it so will be a full review soon.
L’oreal Glam Shine Satin Splash: I have wanted to try these for a while, since a few folks suggested they were dupes for a similar YSL lip product. Went for quite a natural colour so can wear for work.
Finally, I got a free lipstick voucher through my Boots advantage card after my last purchase at Clinique so got the Long Last Lipstick in All heart, as I said don’t usually go for red lips so will be a bit different for me.
If you caught my last post you will know I love my RealTechniques Powder brush, so when I saw that Superdrug had the range at Buy1get1halfprice, I decided to add to my collection. Picked up the Shading brush and Blush brush. My first impression? They are both fab!
L’Oreal le blush in Sandalwood Rose; felt I should get a new blush to go with my new brush! Recommended for fair skin tones, this a lovely pink shade. Also, I have just discovered there is a wee compartment underneath the blush with a brush and more importantly a mirror- fab extra for make-up on the go
Maybelline Baby Skin, I know another hyped up product but all you bloggers made me buy it! I love my Benefit Porefessional, but a cheaper alternative would be good for my wallet so decided to give it a go. I will report back!
Botanics Hydrating Eye Cream– have been thinking that perhaps I should start worrying about taking better care of my eye areas, sooner I start operation no-wrinkles the better? This one promises a nourishing cream that hydrates and reduces the appearance of fine lines to reveal more radiant skin.
Finally, I picked up on nail polish Maybelline Color Show in Burgundy Kiss which is actually a gift for a friend. She is usually drawn to dark navy/blacks and I thought a dark maroon would be something a wee bit different but in keeping with what she likes
Let me know if you hit the shops this weekend, what was your top buy? Comment below or tweet me!
P.S If you need ideas of valentines, I have been pinning away cute things on my Pinterest board.
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