Sunday, 16 June 2013

Recent beauty buys

Hi everyone! I hope you are having a lovely Sunday! I love seeing what other people buy, so I decided to add another little haul post ... Oooops :) I can't stop buying beauty bits and I placed more online orders last night... I am super excited to get my Neom Travel Candle and  Kiko Makeup.  Here is what I bought recently:

Bourjois Healthy Mix Concealer £7.49
I adore this concealer and I usually mix it with Collection 2000 Lasting Perfection one. It is very hydrating and does a great job at covering dark circles. I also like mixing it with the Touche Healthy Mix Pen Concealer for a more radiant finish.

L'Oreal Infallible Eyeshadows £1.50 each from Fragrance Direct
I only had one of the infallible eyeshadows in my collection, but I really like the formula, so I decided to order more. They are a bargain! Khaki and Black are still available.

Une Brow Pencil (£1.49) & Une Skin-Glow Pencil (£1.99)
I love Une Skin Glow Pencils and I needed a new one. I use them in the waterline and they are amazing! They can also be used as a concealer or a highlighter. I got shade G02. Boots doesn't stock Une anymore, so I might stock up on these. I am addicted!

I also bought a brow pencil in shade B03 and it is a perfect colour. Most browns are too warm and look odd on me,but this one is just right. They also have a lighter shade available.

Face Front Cream Illuminators £2.00 each (sale price)
They are not available anymore, but you are not missing out on anything. I am a little bit disappointed with them, because they are hard to blend and not what I expected. I managed to make the middle shade (Rising Sun) work as a highlighter, and the dark shade (I need Fudge) as a contour colour, but they are very hard to work with.

I featured this in my recent favourites post. I received one to try out and I loved it that much, that I ordered another bottle from feelunique. It smells incredible and it is a summer must have! It is currently on sale (it normally costs £12.00 for 30ml)

Ciate Mini Caviar Manicure Set with MarieClaire £2.50
I like caviar manicure on the accent nail and the tiny  bottles were too cute to resist. It had to be done!

I got it in shade Bulletproof Beige and it is lovely! I use it allover the lid if I am in a hurry, or in the inner corners to brighten the eyes. I tried it in the waterline, but it feels a bit weird. I will keep using it on my eyelids :) haha

The last thing I bought is Allure Magazine. I got it from . It is described as the "modern woman's bible" :) I really enjoyed reading it and the beauty features are fantastic!
You can download a complimentary digital copy of this month's issue on your iPad HERE.
It is a great way to see if it is worth subscribing to. 

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  1. I've heard so much about Allure magazine - I'm dying to read it, is it expensive?

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  2. Really like the look of them UNE pencils, so glad fragrance direct have started doing UNE products :)



  3. ooh lovely picks! I'll be checking a few of these out! x

  4. Allure is so overpriced in the UK. Taking into account most products featured in it can only be bought in the USA i think it's daylight robbery. I bought mine in Sanford Airport on my way back from Orlando and it works out i only paid around £3 for mine.

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  5. I love the look of the loreal eyeshadows

  6. I love the Rimmel Eyeshadow sticks, Bulletproof Beige is such a lovely colour x

  7. The black L'oreal eyeshadow looks gorgeous! Can't knock Fragrance Direct :)

  8. I love the look of your une pencils too, i want to try a brow pencil to shape them rather than shadow (even though i love the shadow technique i use, it just takes too long sometimes. )

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  9. The gold nail polish looks amazing, can't wait to see how it looks on! x

  10. I'm a concealer freak, and that Bourjois one sounds gorgeous - I may have to try it out!


  11. I really want to try the Ciate caviar manicure! xx

  12. I LOVE the smell of orange so that oil looks so good. I've not used an oil as a perfume before, but looking at the price I would love to give this a try, such a bargain! I'd like to use a bit on my hair, I could imagine the smell would last ages!

    Lovely post :)


  13. I love the look of the L'Oreal Infalliable eyeshadows! Definitely making an order on Fragrance Direct now :D x

  14. Loved your picks! Rimmel pencil is great and L'oreal Infallible eyeshadows are on my list. xx

  15. Definitely need to try some Infallible eyeshadows!! And I love the ScandalEyes Shadow Sticks:) x

  16. Wow you have some great products!! I love the L'Oreal Infallible Eyeshadows!!



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