YSL Yves Saint Laurent, Gloss Volupte Lip Gloss Review!

The new YSL Gloss Volupte lip gloss line is one word; Stunning. The packaging, feel, sent and lasting colour is amazing.

I picked up the shade 209 Smoking at work while waiting for a friend to purchase a lip gloss herself, this was an impulse buy but it is one that certainly is worth the money.

The idea with 3 of the lip glosses are to use them as topcoats to change the look of your lips or lipstick, the others in the collection you can use as stand alone lip glosses with gold shimmers or use them to enhance your lipsticks.

There are 23 shades in the collection.

 

 

Price: RRP £21.

 

Time Trailed: 2 days, one while out in the night and throughout the following day.

 

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Boots premium beauty star offer: Nails Inc!

This set of Nails Inc Capsule Colours has been reduced to £25 from £57! It will be on sale until Thursday 12th December 2013 or until stock runs out. You get 8 4ml colours, perfect for trailing colours, as stocking fillers or as nail varnish to go, and a full size Kensington Caviar gel effect nail polish.
Grab it while you can!

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Illamasqua Eye Brow Cake Review!

As I misplaced my Browzingz I decided to take the plunge after admiring a colleagues eyebrows and purchased what she uses, including the matching brush.

I was quite excited to try something new eyebrow wise as I have been using Browzings for a while!

This eyebrow powder comes with a convenient little mirror in a compact case. Brush purchased separately.

Price: £15.50

Time Trialed: 1.3 week.

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Pixi Beauty holiday mini review!

I was so excited to see what Petra and the gang could conjure up this Christmas and I was thrilled they brought out a mixture of things to mix and match from.

 

For me the most striking items from the collection were the eyeliner and lipgloss set, I have many many manyyy Pixi glosses and seeing they have a new formula for these I had to pick one up, as well as their iridescent iris endless silky eye pen, which I’m never disappointed by as all the colours I’ve got from the endless silly eye pen line have stayed put all day.

 

I just bought the Pixi Eye Glow Cube, and to be honest I do love the colours in the larger pallet but it would just be greedy if i bought it as I have barely used the Eye Glow Cube.

 

Review to follow for the lipglosses and eye pencil!

Pixi Beauty Redness Reducing Primer Review!

When I first saw this I was super excited to see that Pixi had released a new primer, especially since I loved their poreless primer! Redness for me is a big issue so when I paid visit to the Pixi shop this month it was at the very top of my list!

 

Price: £20.50

Time trialed; 1.5 weeks.

MAC Divine Night Grooming Kit Review !

As I saw this in my email inbox advertising the new MAC christmas products I had to buy it as soon as it was released. I am forever losing my eyebrow combs and tweezers and considering the price is slashed for Christmas if you purchase in a kit. So today I went into the MAC Flagship store in Cardiff to pick it up.

The set includes a carry case to protect the grooming tools, an emery board, tweezers, eyebrow comb and a little mirror. This is the MAC Divine Night Grooming Kit.

It retails at £35, and is available online or in store at a MAC counter.

Now I’m not a massive fan of MAC as their base and face products don’t settle well with my skin but I do like their Viva Glam lipsticks as well as standard line lipsticks and eye shadows. That’s pretty much it.

I loved the retro style look of these cases and holders so I was slightly impressed with the presentation.

And when I opened the box to this I was shocked.

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POP Beauty Peak Performance Review!

After reading some disappointing reviews online about this mascara I wanted to see for myself if it was a good idea.

The applicator definitely got me to want to purchase this and i liked the fact you had to work it manually through the lashes. So when i visited the pixi storeI purchased  this myself!

 

Time trial: 2 Months.

 

Claims: A revolution in mascara application!

Mascara with advanced lash comb separates, coats, lifts & fans out every lash, resulting in immense lash volume & dramatically maximized eyes.

 

Lash-protecting formula conditions & nourishes lashes. Hygienic twist-up wand prevents bacteria build up & formula dry out, ensuring fresh new mascara every time.

 

W7 Brow Bar Review!

I’ve wanted to try W7 makeup for a while as I’ve heard their blushes are amazing dupes for Benefits Box blushes, although all I can usually find is their nail varnishes which I am a massive fan of.

 

W7’s Brow Bar contains 4 colours, 1 highlight and 4 colours ranging from a light brown to a black, and also contains 2 angled brushes, 1 brow Comb and 3 brow stencils.

 

Time trial; 2 weeks

Price paid ; £2.99

Claims: none on the box but you simply use the stencils and fill in with the powders.

 

 

Nails Inc Kensington Caviar Top and Basecoat Review!

After a bad experience overall with Nails Inc, ever since that point I’ve not bought anything from the brand, however before I used to purchase a few products here and there.

About 3 Months ago I decided to give the Kensington Caviar duo set a go, as in training they said it was a hero product (one that everyone should have and suits any skintone) boasted about it’s omega 3 properties from the caviar and fast drying time.

Time spent trialing: a little over 3 months. Price: £18

Claims:

Kensington caviar base coat helps to nourish nails whilst helping to prevent staining, smooth the surface and prolong the duration of your manicure.

Kensington caviar top coat provides a wet look professional finish that is touch dry in only 45 seconds.

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Too Faced Beauty Balm review!

 

Main properties and claims:

SPF of 20

Sheer coverage

Evens out skintone

The ‘multi benefit skin care makeup’

Hypo-allergenic

Moisturises with oil free hydration

Anti-aging, multi mineral complex primes & prevents damage

Light defusing pigments that tint and add radience

Primes, evens tone and is a lightweight foundation.

Time spent trialling: 1.5 Months

Shade chosen: Nude Glow