BEAUTY HAUL + REVIEW

Haul means shopping and shopping means fun so let’s get started! I can’t resist going into Boots or Superdrug once in a while and picking up some new goodies. I mostly only buy stuff because I didn’t pack it with me or I ran out.Let me know if you have tried these products as well and what you think! All links to products will be listed at the bottom if you’re interested.

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I saw LustreLux on YouTube raving about these brushes and they just looked so cool, I had to buy them. I’m a fan of Real Technique brushes and these did not let me down! I use the middle one to apply highlight, the small one for blending and the big on to apply bronzer (for a natural look). I also needed another blending sponge and this one is great for blending under-eye concealer.

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I’ve been dying to buy something from Tanya Burr’s cosmetics line, I either wanted an eyeshadow palette or a lip gloss. I’ve heard nothing but great things about the line and felt that getting this nude gloss (called ‘Lunch Date’) would be a great first buy. The gloss is really pigmented so I can wear it on it’s own or overtop another nude lipstick. ALSO, the smell, omg, it smells so amazing, sort of fruity but like, a mature fruity smell. Next thing to buy is definitely some nail polish because every colour was amazing.

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These two Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal liners from Rimmel are amazing. They glide on so smoothly and don’t budge throughout the day. I use the colour 005 nude on my lower, inner lash-line to brighten my eyes (helps with those days I got 5 hours of sleep) and the colour 001 black on my upper lash-line or to smudge on the outer edge of my eye.

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Every Fall, I always wear a dark burgundy nail for a while because I feel that’s the only colour of the season that matches any outfit I wear (besides black). This is the colour ‘burgundy kiss’ from Maybelline, it doesn’t chip that fast but I also don’t have a top coat here so adding a top coat will make it last a lot longer, for sure.

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I finally got a Kylie Jenner lip colour!! AKA, brown lipstick, I love this one from L’oreal (703, oud obsession), it has a hint of shine to it but just gives off a really pretty brown colour with a tint of red.

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Usually, I fill in my brows with a mousse or powder, but I have always wanted to explore using a pencil. Must I say, it is so much easier and quicker to use then a brush and powder. As long as it’s sharpened, I get just the right amount of colour and fullness. I can still even create a point at the end of my brows with this pencil. I definitely recommend this one from Maybelline called Mastershape brow pencil, I use the colour soft brown.

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I ran out of my foundation and I’ve heard a lot of good things about the two foundations Bourjois carries. I decided to try the Healthy Mix one in the colour Vanilla. It leaves quite a dewy finish, so I need to set with powder or I’ll be shining by 2 pm. Otherwise, it covers what I want but still looks natural, again with the scent, it smells great and refreshing.

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Since the above foundation is dewy, I wanted to try a mattifying primer. I did some research on this one by L’oreal and most people said that it prolonged the wear while keeping shine down. I would have to agree, I starting getting shiny later in the day then when I normally would. It’s a silicone base so it smoothes into the skin quite easily. Similar to the Smashbox photo ready primer.

Brushes | Sponge | Lipgloss | Eyeliners | Nail Polish | Lipstick | Brow Pencil | Foundation | Primer

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