Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Beauty haul


L-R / Real Techniques core collection brushes, L'Oreal Rouge Caresse lipsticks, Vichy Normaderm deep cleansing purifying gel, Vichy Normaderm hydrating care, 17 powder brush, L’Oreal Youth Code luminize serum, Maybelline dream nude airfoam foundation, Rimmel Wake Me Up concealer, Model’s Own nail polish in Pink Fizz and Magenta Divine, Topshop nail polish in Flamingo Coral and Topshop crayon in Whisper.

These are all bits and pieces I picked up in London and after I came back. I have 6 of the L’Oreal Rouge Caresse lipsticks, my favourite is 03 Lovely Rose. I’m going to do a review on these separately because they are AMAZING.  I bought the Vichy Normaderm hydrating care cream after seeing an advert for it in Look magazine. It was £12 from Boots and you get the face wash free which is really good because it’s 100ml so is basically a full size free product. The cream is for blemishes, pores, shine, oily skin, imperfection marks and irregular complexion which is my skin summed up in 6 words. I’ll probably do a review of this when I’ve used it a bit more than I have as I’ve only had it since Tuesday. I tested out the Maybelline foundation yesterday and it’s pretty rubbish to be honest. I knew that because it’s a foam it’ll be a light coverage which is why I got it. I’m planning to use less foundation in the summer, or a tinted moisturizer, once my skin is better so I bought this hoping it’ll do the job with a little concealer. My only issue with it is that the colour is awful. I picked the lightest shade (I got Ivory) and when it comes out it’s basically orange and leaves a slight orange tint to my face. I can never get a foundation light enough to match to my skin tone, I’m currently using Maybelline 24h Superstay in Light Beige and although that sounds like it’ll be super dark, it’s actually the lightest shade and an ok colour match for me but not perfect. I’m considering buying the Dainty Doll liquid foundation but not sure about the £22 price tag. I’m pale but not uber pale so I think I’m going to go to Boots and test the samples out first! Has anyone ever tried the Dainty liquid foundation?

Katie xo

8 comments:

  1. Great haul :) I love the loreal caresse lipsticks too, and have one in daring coral. They are so lovely to wear! And the Topshop crayon is my holy grail eyeshadow- it lasts so long and looks gorgeous and shimmery xx

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    1. I have the coral one too, I've been after the perfect coral lippy for ages and this fits the bill! I love the Topshop crayon too! :) xx

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  2. awesome stuff! i love my RT set and vichy is a great brand. looking forward to the swatches of the lippies :)

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    1. I'll do the review soon! :) xx

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  3. I have trouble with foundation too! I have never once found a liquid one pale enough, but I use Maybelline Dream Matt Mousse in 'Ivory' in winter and 'Cameo' in summer. Love them.
    xx
    emsipop.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I used dream matte mousse for about 3/4 years until last year and I always used either ivory or cameo. I haven't used it for about a year now and I might go back to them because I did love them but I've got into liquid foundations now! xx

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  4. I would LOVE to try the Normaderm as it sounds perfect for me too. The core collection is on the top of my list to buy when I get paid and I really like the colour of the Topshop nail polish as coral is my fave at the minute. I'd love to see a review of the Wake Me Up concealer as I love the foundation (but it does give me spots) and also the Topshop crayon!
    Lovelovelove your blog!
    Rebecca-Louise
    autumnleaves-x.blogspot.com
    :)

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  5. I'll do a review of the concealer and crayon for you! I'm not sure whether to try the Wake Me Up foundation becuase I like the concealer but not sure if the foundation will be similar! Thank you for your comment, you're mega nice! :) xxx

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