Tuesday, 7 October 2014

A New Love - KEVYN AUCOIN Creamy Glow in ISADORE

On a recent visit to Space NK I picked up a few bits, splurge items to say the least.  It's so nice to give yourself a treat now and again so I decided it was time for me to have a treat - I deserve a treat from time to time..... Did you not say that last time? I hear the sensible me screaming...I ignored that part of me for now, heh heh.

I always look to Cream Blush in the Autumn and Winter time when skin is parched dry, dehydrated and all those horrible things we don't want our skin to be.  I find a cream works better with my skin and looks smooth and soft, that natural lit from within look... you know that one, that one I had this summer, cream blush, highlighter and glowy skin....no that doesn't always happen in the Autumn and Winter for me, I have dry skin come the winter time.  I have already noticed the chill in the air.

But onto the Kevyn Aucoin Creamy Glow - Isadore £21.00 - oh my, what is not to adore...heh heh. This just glides on beautiful, smooth to the touch like texture, not wet like some cream blushes can be, just a dream to apply, the shade Isadore has a pinky light glow effect, like you have been for a run kind of glow, natural flushed cheek look.

If you only try one thing from the Kevyn Aucion range make it this baby.

Have you splurged and any make-up items lately?

Thursday, 18 September 2014

TK Maxx Beauty Finds

TK Maxx can be hit or miss when it comes to clothes and beauty! Sometimes I go in and I find nothing that takes my fancy, other times I can go in and I pick up amazing bits - I do love the Homeware section where I have most my kitchen stuff from.

Today's post is just to share some amazing beauty finds!

TK Maxx Cosmetics

First up Mac Lipglass - Yes Mac, I am unsure how Mac turned up at TK Maxx but there it was in the beauty section staring at me to pick it up.

Mac Lipglass in Check This Out -RRP:£14.50 -TM:£9.99 Great for over lipstick for a slight sheen or alone for a cute wash on the lips.

Buxom full-bodied lip gloss  - Shade: Sha-Bang - RRP: £16.00 - TM: £5.99 I have not seen this here in the uk so I was pleased to get my hands on one - This leaves a tingling sensation on the lips, it is meant to give you fuller plumped up lips - they looked slightly fuller but i'm not too sure how I feel about the tingling bit yet.

Next up and my favourite from all three - Rodial Glamstick in Wet - RRP:£25.00 TM: £12.99 this feels like butter on the lips, non-greasy, lovely tint/sheen without dryness, great for no-make-up days.

There may be some at your local TK Maxx in-store it's worth a look.  Happy shopping!

Have you found any beauty bargains lately?

Friday, 5 September 2014

Concealer Haul

If you're like me you will forever be looking for that next best concealer - I have purchased a few to keep me going for a while.

Too Faced - Absolutely Flawless Concealer - link here
Laura Mercier - Secret Concealer - link here 
Dermablend Corrective Stick - link here
Revlon Colorstay Concealer - link here
Wild about Beauty Smooth Cover Concealer Kit - link here 
Jemma Kidd -Colour match Concealer Duo- discontinued but grabbed on Ebay 
CK Endless Light Brightening Concealer  - also on Ebay

My favs so far!

The Revlon Colorstay Concealer was of course a Lily Pebbles enable, as she reviewed this on her blog so I had to check it out - so far I love it.

Too Faced - Absolutely flawless concealer, really creamy, can be thick so be careful, only a tiny amount needed - do add a powder to set.

Dermablend Corrective Stick - Can be tricky at first but I do love the cover on this one.

Jemma Kidd Colour Match Concealer Duo, such a shame this is discontinued, but I picked up mine from Ebay at £4 with postage link here.  I will be picking up backups for sure.

If you would like a review on any of the above please let me know in the comments.

Have you picked up any of these?

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