Monday, 20 May 2013

Products I've fallen back in love with.


Hey everyone, ahh Monday again.. Hopefully this week will go mega quick because I've got an exciting weekend planned! I'm off to Oxford on Friday and then London on Sunday for the day so I'll be making the most of London shopping hopefully if I get chance!

I thought I'd do a post today showing the products that I fell out of love with over the Winter season and have recently rediscovered. First up is Bourjois Healthy Mix, This was my first ever foundation which was only nearly 2 years ago (look at me now eh?!) and although I liked it, I found others and became bored quickly. Recently I've been quite attached to my beloved Xen Tan and all my other foundations look too pale so this one in 52, which is still quite pale, but is the darkest shade I own at the moment so I've been reaching for it more and more lately.

I got Benefit Dandelion Blush over a year ago at a blogging event and I loved it but it was quite pale for me and I didn't get it to show up very much, same applies for the Mac blush in Well Dressed. Lately I've been trying different brushes and using it when I've got more of a tan and I much prefer them. They're my go to daily blushers at the moment.


Mineral foundation is great for days I've got bad breakouts or just generally fancy a change. My favourite I've tried so far is by the brand Lily Lolo. This is actually a sample pot in shade Blondie and I love it. It makes my skin look flawless, I apply it with my Elf Mineral Foundation brush and buff it into my skin. It lasts all day and I don't have to worry about it being cakey. Will re-purchase the full size once I've ran down my stash a bit more!

Elf Matte Lip Colour was a purchase when Elf had a frequent 50% sale and I went mad. I bought this in the shade Tea Rose and really wasn't keen so threw it in my drawers until recently when I fancied going for a nude sort of shade which I never do and was pleasantly surprised. It's great for a toned down look for work and although it doesn't last long, it was around £2 so all isn't lost.



 Fashionista Custom palettes are amazing, they do eyeshadows, blushers and bronzers so it's great for on the go. They're £4 each from Superdrug and are usually 4 for £10 which is pretty good. Recently my larger Superdrug (damn you Superdrug) has completely pulled the stand and replaced with yet another nail stand. So now I'm unable to buy it anymore, except on Superdrug's website which is annoying when I like to swatch each shade but hey ho. The shades I picked that are currently in my palette are beyond messy but well used. The 2 blushers are very muted, although they look quite scary in the pan. The light eyeshadow is quite unloved recently but I should use it more often. The bronzer, well, it was dropped and smashed so I need to re-purchase it as I hate having it look like that, is it just me that would drive up the wall?!

Does anybody know if Fashionista are still in their local Superdrug stores and are still making their products?

Anyway enough of me ranting. What products have you fallen back in love with recently?

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10 comments:

  1. I love that foundation! The fashionista blushes look gorgeous too! X

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    1. I think it's a definite firm favourite! They are really pigmented, I love them x

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  2. I love all of the products in the first picture too!

    I've fallen back in love with Hue lipstick and Dollymix blush my Mac, both are great for spring. Ooh, and my Chanel nail polish in Paparazzi! It's incredible!
    Great post :)

    Emily x- prettypleaseprettyplease.blogspot.com

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    1. I need to try both Hue and Dollymix, ahh you enabler! I've never owned anything from Chanel...I think I need to change this soon! x

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  3. I keep seeing the Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum popping back up again. I am really tempted to try it but I haven't been wearing much foundation recently xx

    missdanielle.com

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    1. I'd describe it as a medium coverage but buildable. In warmer days I'd say it's a bit sticky but it's a good evening foundation as it has no SPF :) x

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  4. The Fashionista palette has always seemed so awesome xx

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    1. I need more in my life! I've been trying to ask if I can get hold of more but it seems they're only available on Superdrug.com :(

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  5. I have that ELF Tea Rose too, I love it although it can make my lips look a bit corpse-like if I'm not careful! I see such good things about those Fashionista palettes but I don't have a Superdrug in my town, gahh!

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    1. I agree about the corpse-like lips too! Or concealer lips as I like to call them haha. Aw I love Superdrug way more than Boots, it's the best! x

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