Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Nip and Fab Deep Cleansing Fix

For the past few months I've been determined to really make a difference to my skin and update my skincare routine. So far so good, and one of the products that has been high on my list of favourites is this cleanser from Nip and Fab.

I'm a little bit of a cleanser addict and always think that there is always a need for more than on the go. This particular one is not only my new favourite cleanser but it is a fantastic multi use product. As the name suggests this is a deep cleansing cream,  but it can also be used as an intensive face mask, blemish treatment and overnight mask. All of which I've tried and they all work wonderfully in their own way. 
The texture of this is a thick, yet light on the skin cream which is akin to a body butter. I like to take a tiny bit at a time and apply this in circular motions on my face until it is covered and then rinse of with a muslin cloth. As a face mask, I like to thickly apply this and leave on for 10 minutes, then rinse. This leaves my skin silky smooth and without a trace of the day left behind. 

I've certainly noticed an improvement in my skin since using this and the multi use factor is a huge bonus for me! It's also a bargain too at £7.95 for a 300ml tub, which should last me a while!

You can pick this up from your nearest Superdrug or from their website here.

Sunday, 5 April 2015

Makeup Revolution Iconic Pro 1 Palette

In a recent Makeup Revolution haul I went a little palette cray cray. I definitely think that Makeup Revolution are the best for palettes at the moment, as every single one that I have bought from them has been of exceptional quality. I've always wanted to Lorac Pro palette too so when I saw this palette had being released , I instantly ordered it.

The Iconic Pro 1 palette is a perfect mixture of matte and shimmer neutral shades which make the ideal everyday wear palette. I have been wearing mostly the matte shades for everything from shadow, to brows, to liner. It is so easy to do a barely there makeup look or a deep smokey eye with this palette, making it perfect for those desk to drinks looks. 

The formula is just lovely. Soft and buttery, easy to blend and long lasting. There is a tiny bit of fall out, especially from the darker shades but this wasn't too much of a big deal. Each shade is very pigmented, all performing as good as the last one. 

If you're thinking of making a Makeup Revolution order then make sure that you add this to your basket. I definitely think that this is a must have in any collection. You can find this on their website here for £6.99.

Saturday, 4 April 2015

March Favourites

It really is a blogger cliché to question how fast the months are going by, but seriously 201, d'ya fancy slowing down a bit?! How can it be April already? March was a very laid back month for me as I had annual leave which meant that I have enjoyed days out and shopping trips with friends and family. As a result of being off work, I have had a chance to buy and play around with more makeup,and my favourites are a nice mix of high street and high end...

Burberry isn't a brand I would necessarily turn to when it comes to fragrances. However, a friend of mine was wearing this and it smelt divine. As soon as she told me what it was I made an effort to try it for myself. Although it is quite a heavy being an EDP it isn't at all over powering with its floral and slightly fruity scent. With top nots of peach and freesia, these lift the base notes of amber, woody cashmere and musk. 

I got a miniature of this in a Christmas gift set and I loved it! I noticed that this rally made a difference in lifting the skin around my eyes and brightening my under eye area. I apply this morning and night, but it still lasts such a long time.

Now that Spring has sprung I have been favouring a soft and glowing look. However, due to my oily skin I have been wearing a completely matte foundation which can make me look a little flat. A quick dusting of this over the top and my skin has a lovely natural glow.

For the entirety of the month I have been wearing a deep brown smokey eye. I love dark bronze shades all year round and this is definitely my new favourite thing. This is ultra easy to wear on its own or under a powder shadow.

Dainty Doll Cream Shadow in Billion Dollar Babies
Unfortunately I couldn't find a link for this in the UK :( I have been using this taupe cream shade to add a very slight contour to my cheekbones. This has a grey undertone to it which makes it perfect for adding a shadow to the face. I like to blend this out with a touch of bronzer, and then it's hello cheekbones!

So those have been my favourites this month. I've recently bought some more makeup storage so I'm hoping this will encourage to use more products, so my April Favourites might be completely different to this month :)