I have neglected my blog for a little while now, and that was down to the fact that I had a crazy summer and I started university in September, but seeing as my first term is over, and I have survived (just about) I have decided it was time to get back on here. I have SOOOO many new products to talk about, but I’m going to do start with some of my favourite products at the moment.
Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette:
I have had this palette for about 6 months now and I have to say this is now my go to palette for everyday or evening looks. It’s so easy to use and there’s enough shades to go for a casual nude look to a glittery night time look. I find that the pigmentation in these colours is just amazing and that they last all day/night. To pair with this I use the eyeshadow primer potion which works wonders on any eyeshadow. The coppery shades in this palette are definietly my favourites. Like all of Urban Decay Naked Palettes, this is £38.50
Urban Decay All Nighter Face Setting Spray:
Not only going out, but even going out during the day with my makeup sometimes leaves it going patchy if you’re going places that are rather warm. This setting spray is definitely something that helps keep your makeup on for longer and it doesn’t feel like you’re wearing anything over your makeup either. Although this doesn’t work wonders, it does help the staying power of your makeup a little bit and works better than some other setting sprays that I have tried in the past. This is £22 for a large bottle.
Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor:
I have this in the shade Seduction and it is such a nice nude colour. I struggle to find nude colours that I love but this is definitely one of those that you can wear for everyday and also has good staying power. The feel of it doesn’t feel too glossy, but I would argue that it isn’t actually a matte shade, as it does have a slight shine to it and never dries 100% matte. This product is £8.99
Revolution London Ultra Bronze Bronzer:
I bought this about a month ago and I cannot stop using it. I was looking for a bronzer that was similar to the Benefit Hoola which is one of my holy grails, but was a lighter shade as I have now entirely lost my tan from summer. This bronzer has slightly less of an orange undertone, which leaves a softer finish on the face. For only £4 I would recommend getting this any day over the £23.50 that you would pay for Hoola. For me, the application is even the same, and it’s even slightly velvety to the touch with high pigmentation. This actually seems like a bargain.
Benefit Fake it Up Concealer:
I have used Benefit Boi-ing concealer in the past, but I got bored of the application process as using a stick or pen type concealer is always so much easier to apply. I wear this in the shade 01, and it goes on so smoothly. The concealer itself even has a layer around it which moistorises and hydrates your undereyes, which is to stop the concealer going cakey throughout the day. This concealer is one of the best that I have ever tried, and it doesn’t crease throughout the day either. This product is £18.50 and only comes in three shades. I find that this isn’t enough to cover a diverse range of skin tones, but for me I find that it is a perfect match for a lighter undereye shade.
No7 Airbrush Away Pore Minimising Primer:
I don’t really have big pores that need minimising, but this primer definitely has the staying power to make your foundation last throughout the day. I use two different foundations, the No7 Essentially Natural Foundation and the Clinique Superbalanced Foundation. Both of these are very light weight with a light to medium coverage, and even though they are both by a different brand, the primer works the same with whichever one I use. This mixed with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray works wonders for staying power. It is also very light on the skin which makes it feel like you’re not actually wearing anything. This is great it you’re doing a full face of makeup and are using lots of different products. This is £16.50 and I’d say this is worth the price!
Let me know if you want me to create any looks using these products, do any further reviews on anything, or even if you just have any questions.