I'll admit it, I have a weakness for luxury makeup and my collection is steadily growing but until Emma From Ol' Green Eyes spoke about Pat McGrath makeup last year, it wasn't really on my radar. I knew that she had released some kits in the past that involved a lot of sequins and quirky packaging with a high price tag but it wasn't until Emma blogged about her lipstick that I actually paid attention and her products had been on my wishlist ever since! I was lucky enough to receive a lip liner and lipstick from the range for Christmas and I want to share my thoughts on them with you today!
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Wednesday, 31 January 2018
A luxe lip duo from Pat McGrath
Posted by Beautylymin at January 31, 2018 No comments
Monday, 29 January 2018
Review: Anastasia Beverly Hills Prism Palette
I'm not quite sure why I haven't reviewed Anastasia Beverly Hills Prism Palette before now because I bought it last October - I guess I thought that I thought that it would have sold out before now as it was a Christmas release but it's actually still available (and currently reduced) on BeautyBay. Because it's still available, I thought I should share my thoughts in case any of you are thinking about buying it.
Posted by Beautylymin at January 29, 2018 No comments
Labels: Anastasia Beverly Hills, Eyeshadow palette, Prism, review
Saturday, 27 January 2018
Brighten up January with Sol De Janeiro!
Although we can see the evenings stretching a little longer already, January has been a dull and quite dreary month so to inject some life, zest and colour into my life, I've been using some gorgeous Sol De Janeiro products! The bright packaging alone is enough to put a smile on my face!
Thursday, 25 January 2018
REVIEW: NARS Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation
I really didn't need another foundation and I'm supposed to be saving for my trip to New York but when I saw that Nars were releasing Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, I simply couldn't resist! I really like Sheer Glow, however it is neither sheer nor glowy in my opinion, so I always mixed it with a small amount of Armani Luminous Silk foundation to make it work perfectly for me - therefore, I wondered if this new foundation could replace both of those and if actually it would look natural and radiant?
Posted by Beautylymin at January 25, 2018 No comments
Labels: foundation, Nars, Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, review
Monday, 22 January 2018
My Top 5 Omorovicza products
Regular readers will know that I am a skincare obsessive and they will also know that one of my favourite skincare brands is Omorovicza. I did a Brand Focus post last year (here) but because there is free shipping (including internationally) on Cult Beauty on all Omorovicza products for the month of January, I wanted to share my top five with you. If you have never tried anything from the brand before, what you need to know is that the products are not harsh in any way but they are also very effective.
Saturday, 20 January 2018
REVIEW: Natasha Denona Lila Palette
Because I have green eyes, I love purple shadows but it is very difficult to find ones that tick all boxes - pigmented, don't fade when blended, long-lasting and not chalky. When I saw Natasha Denona's Lila palette, which was released last summer, I instantly wanted it but I just couldn't justify the price when I already had so many palettes. Luckily for me, I received it for Christmas and the person who gave it to my said they bought it during the Sephora sale, where they got 20% off the price so it is worth keeping your eye out for those sales that happen twice yearly as far as I'm aware because 20% certainly takes the sting out of any price tag.
Posted by Beautylymin at January 20, 2018 No comments
Labels: Eyeshadow palette, Lila Palette, Natasha Denona, review
Thursday, 18 January 2018
Full coverage foundations for dry skin
I used to be a fan of full coverage foundation but as the years have gone by, I sometimes think that the combination of full coverage and dry skin can be very ageing. Also, my taste has changed and I generally prefer a dewy/glowy look to my skin with light to medium coverage. That being said, foundations have also come a long way and full coverage doesn't have to equal flat, mask-like bases and I have three that I want to recommend to you that I reach for if I'm having a bad skin day or for a party/occasion when I want my base to last for hours on end without the need for any touch ups.
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
January pick me up products for the face & body featuring Peter Thomas Roth, Absolute Aromas, Clarins & more!
I know that January is traditionally a month where people begin punishing diets and routines after the excesses of the festive season but that is not how I am spending this month! I'm just getting over pneumonia so, for me, it's all about taking care of myself and my body in order to recuperate. That being said, these products will help combat the effects of excesses (food and drink for some, meds and illness for me!).
Posted by Beautylymin at January 16, 2018 No comments
Labels: Absolute Aromas, clarins, Detox, Estée Lauder, Flexitol, Glow Recipe Watermelon Mask, Grow Gorgeous, Jo Malone, L'occitane, Laneige, Peter Thomas Roth, Radical Skincare, skincare, Sond, This Works
Sunday, 14 January 2018
What I got for Christmas 2017 & first impressions!
I know that I'm quite late with this post but I thought some people might still be interested - I 'm nosy and love seeing what people receive for birthdays/Christmas! I was lucky enough to receive lots of gorgeous gifts but I haven't used everything yet because I was quite ill over Christmas and then got pneumonia at New Year so I definitely wasn't up for wearing makeup and I'm only just starting to feel back to myself! I know that not everyone likes these posts so feel free to skip and come back in a few days! Personally, I love them & I don't see them as bragging. I received lots of really lovely gifts and, as always, my favourites were the homemade cards from my nephews and nieces - there is nothing sweeter or more appreciated than those! Also, remember that I have a big family so I both give and receive a lot of gifts!
Posted by Beautylymin at January 14, 2018 No comments
Labels: Armani, Belif, Charlotte Tilbury, Christmas, Colour Pop, Eyeshadow palette, Gifts, Jo Malone, Pat McGrath, Peter Thomas Roth, skincare, Tiffany, Too Faced
Friday, 12 January 2018
Glowing, radiant skin with Laura Geller
Laura Geller is a brand that impresses me more and more with every product I use. It started with one of her Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminators then a primer and grew from there! Laura is often credited with introducing primers to our makeup bags but she is also synonymous with baked products. If you want to see Laura in action, she will be on QVC TV next month. I was recently sent some more products from her range and want to share my thoughts on them with you today!
Wednesday, 10 January 2018
REVIEW: Charlotte Tilbury Brightening Youth Glow Primer
It's pretty obvious that I'm a huge fan of Charlotte Tilbury makeup, so when I saw that she was releasing a new primer, I knew that I had to have it! I already own Wonderglow, which really does live up to the glow in its name so I was intrigued as to how different Brightening Youth Glow primer would be.
Posted by Beautylymin at January 10, 2018 No comments
Tuesday, 9 January 2018
L'Occitane and Rifle Paper Co. Limited Edition Products & how YOU can help to prevent childhood blindness
Rifle Paper Co has teamed up with L'Occitane to release special limited edition packaging of some of their best-selling products and I want to share them with you today. Keep reading until the end so you can find out how you could help to prevent childhood blindness for only €5 by buying another L'Occitane product.
Posted by Beautylymin at January 09, 2018 No comments
Labels: gift set, L'occitane, lip balm, review, Rifle Paper Co., Shea Hand Crea, Soap
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