It’s October already and that means time for my favourites products of the month! If you follow me on instagram you’ll know I took part in the Supergorgeoussept picture a day beauty challenge. If you don’t, you must take a look here, showing my favourite lipstick, best blusher, night time routine and basically an image relating to beauty for every day of the month, including a fair amount of selfies! I really enjoyed it and will definitely take part in another one very soon ♥
This month there have been quite a few new purchases and trying out new products, some of which I can’t believe I have waited this long for, which brings me nicely to my first product or should I say ‘tool’. As you know I love make-up brushes and recently I have become a bit addicted to real techniques. Before buying their brushes I do watch the pixiwoo tutorials so I know exactly what I am getting. I absolutely love the expert face brush, it is so great for blending in cream based or liquid based foundations for a medium to heavy coverage. I haven’t actually tried it on a powder foundation yet but I’m sure it would still be great. The bristles are so soft and give you a flawless finish. I have seen others use it for cream blushers which I’m sure works great too but I like to keep mine for foundation.
I have been so obsessed with mac lipsticks for such a long time that I have not tried other lipsticks at all! I really wanted to try the berry stained lips look that is such a huge trend right now so I thought I would try a cheaper alternative first and then go to mac to officially purchase the infamous rubywoo. I bought shade 107 from the Kate Moss lasting finish lipstick range and O.M.G I can’t believe how amazing these lipsticks are! I will be doing a full review very soon as they are just so great. On a night out I didn’t need to re-apply at all as it really did last! I also love the smell of the lipstick, it was a great buy and I have gone back to Boots since to try some more shades.
A couple of months back I did a review on the new Illamasqua range, since then I have become a little addicted to my velvet cream blush (peaked) I use my real techniques stippling brush to press it on and it gives a great natural finish. You can build up the colour for a more dramatic look too.
In my last month’s Glossybox (full review for the London Edition box coming up!) I received this great and very easy to use bombshell eyeliner pen. Since I tried it for the first time it has very swiftly made it’s way into my every day make-up bag. I love how easy it is to use and control the thickness of your liner and also how dramatic you want it to look. For the day I use it right on the tip to create a very fine line, close to my lashline and then if I’m going out I can just extend the line and thicken it. It is long lasting and water resistant so I love it!
Ok, so my last item, I haven’t just started brushing my teeth in the last month! I actually use an electric toothbrush for my teeth but for this next tip any cheap toothbrush will do. I came across a video on youtube by one of my favourite beauty bloggers, Huda. She shows you how to backcomb/tease your hair with a toothbrush. As toothbrushes are so cheap and even free on planes and in hotels, I gave it a try. Ladies…it works like a pro! It’s a great little tool to wisp away those little baby hairs that stick up after blow drying too.
As it’s been the month of fashion weeks from New York to London to Milan and just ended with Paris, I am a bit behind on my reviews but I promise a glossybox review for the September ‘London Edition’ will be up very soon ♥
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