NYX Lip Lingerie in Exotic
This shade is so on trend, it's a beautiful rose nude.. BUT.. I know there has to be a but. It's so incredibly drying
These do last ages, it's a mousse texture rather than the liquid lips which dry matte.
But your lips need major prep, lots of lip balm and god exfoliation, and it's still drying.
For the shade alone, it's worth wearing it anyway but I'd be hesitant to pick up any more...
Did some damage in Selfridges... but in my defence, for once in my life, this was needed !
Picked up the Urban Decay Chill Makeup Setting Spray, going off on a trip tomorrow and need my makeup to stay put in 35 degree heat !
And I've running out of my MAC Pro Longwear so finally trying NARS Creamy Concealer in shade Ginger.
I've heard so many good things and I really need a creamy full coverage Concealer for the bags that are currently residing under my eyes. I blame the busy job, and late night Instagram scrolling.
Some of my fave nude lip liners
Lip liners should be a staple in your makeup collection, they can increase longevity of lipsticks and change colour tones too. some favourites include KIKO, Rimmel and NYX, but I still think MAC makes some of the best lip liners around !
If I had to choose one nude lip liner forever though ? ... it would have to be Rimmel Spice
When I was growing up, I had bushy unruly eyebrows, and let's just say nothing much has changed ! Cept now thick eyebrows are considered a good thing, not a sign of laziness
ELF Eyebrow kit - firm fav, a pomade and a powder for under £3. Great for a heavier fill in if needed
Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil - I really like this, albeit it's a sample but it's so easy to fill in brows when im rushing in the morning after choosing to snooze my alarm
Benefit Ready Set Brow Gel- again a sample but I'm so impressed ! Keeps all my brows in place, way better than my usual Essence gel. Might need to splurge on the full size !
Archery Brow pencil Soap and Glory - I bought this after seeing the insta-hype, it has a felt tip end and a crayon end. Its good for lightly filling in brows but I'm not really a fan. Not a great product, wouldn't recommend it either.
Spoolie ! You need one, everyone does. I stole mine from Sephora. No shame there it was for testing mascara or something, but after spending more money than I want to admit, it was worth the sneaky pinch !
Anastasia Beverly Hills liquid Lip in the shade Heather
I can't lie, I love everything @anastasiabeverlyhills makes. They're super innovative and have started selling in the UK!
This shade is winter in a tube, a beautiful dark berry brown, pigmented and easy to build up.
It's perfectly matte, comfortable to wear and doesn't budge. I want more shades !
Back to loving macro shots again
Some current fave lip colours !
Revlon matte balms are so easy to apply and go, and they really do last ages
Sephora matte lip creams are a hidden treasure, affordable and great quality
ABH liquid lips in the shade Heather, if you want a statement Winter lip, then this is the one for you! But for the price it makes me weep, so one is all I own !
MAC lip liners, always a sure fire winner, great liners and worth the money
I'm over the cold now, I get it, it's frosty, now show me some warmth. Please.
Tarte Lip Facial
Received this in a tarte set I bought on Black Friday from Sephora. It's basically a lip scrub in crayon form which you rub into your lips to exfoliate them, then wipe away
It definitely does the trick ! Leaves behind super soft lips and tastes of mint, perfect for applying just before matte lip colours.
It's only a small sample but it also reminds me of the ELF Lip Exfoliator which is equally as good !
However, I won't be repurchasing.
Not that I don't love it, I really do ! But everyone has sugar in their home, so it's too easy to make your own lip scrub for pennies
So I'll save my monies for spending on more needed things, like mac lip liners
It's monday, it's cold, wet and no longer my birthday !
Also this lack of light is seriously messing with my photos ! Today's quick makeup, I don't usually wear primer day to day, can anyone recommend a good drugstore Primer ?
Some macro goodness for you Makeup Revolution Highlighter in Golden Lights ! Going to bed earlier because it's my birthday tomorrow and tomorrow will require extra highlighter obviously. @makeuprevolution
Trusty Base Favourites
Real Techniques make some of the best brushes and I love this buffing brush to blend in my tinted moisturiser !
I don't wear foundation, but I like having a bit of colour so this moisturiser is perfect, but I wouldn't repurchase and I'm sure I could find a good dupe in the drugstore
And this Primer is my current fave, I've only ever tried 2 primers so this doesn't have much to contend with.
It's hydrating, helps my Concealer blend and gives me a smooth base to work with, so it's a from me !