I’ve been struggling the past couple of weeks with writer’s block. It also doesn’t help that I’ve been rather busy with a few events and this weekend I went to see Craig David. I thought doing a march beauty favourites post would help me get back in the swing of things. It’s been quite a while since my last favourites and there have been a few new additions to my make up bag which I have been loving.
It’s quite rare that I try out new foundations as I usually stick to what I know. The L.A. Girl Illuminating Foundation* has blown me away and I’m super impressed with this. At £10.99, it’s quite an affordable product but I’ve found that it has great coverage and leaves my skin with a dewy and glowy finish. I’ve also tried the L.A. Girl HD concealer* and I’ve found that it’s great for hiding dark circles. The applicator isn’t the best thing in the world though!
My brow product of choice at the moment is the Make Up Forever Pro Sculpting Brow Palette. For £29.99, it is slightly on the pricey side but it’s a great little kit. The palette includes three different brow shades, a highlighter and a brow wax. The palette also comes in two different shades, I’ve got the brunette one but there’s a blonde one with lighter shades available. If you are looking for something a little cheaper, the Seventeen Brow Kit is pretty similar.
Brave is a recent addition to my MAC Lipstick Collection which I picked up in Manchester Airport. It’s become an instant favourite of mine. Brave has been on my MAC wishlist for a while and whilst it’s very similar to Mehr (which is a matte), it’s got a very creamy finish and slightly lighter pink tone to it.
At Christmas, I received a couple of Sleek Giftsets which included the Matte Me lipsticks. I’ve been super impressed with these liquid matte lipsticks and I’m very attatched to the shade Birthday Suit which is such a beautiful nude shade. These lipsticks aren’t drying it all but have a lovely matte finish, I’m very tempted to try out a couple more shades.
I picked up the Benefit Cheekathon Palette in the Boxing Day sales from House of Fraser. It was around £34.95 which is an amazing deal considering the palette includes 5 full size products (worth arounf £25 each!). At the moment, I’m seriously obsessing over the Coralista blush, it’s such an amazing shade for my skintone. I don’t think this palette is actually sold anymore but you can pick up the Cheek Parade Palette for £49.95, which is still an amazing deal and includes the new GALafornia blush!
My perfume of the moment is YSL Black Opium Floral Shock. I’ve been wanting to try Black Opium for such a long time and this new addition of the scent has more floral and fresh accents. I have to say that this perfumes lasting power is amazing. Next time you are in Boots, give it a sniff!
I’ve also got a cheeky fashion favourite which is my new Victoria Beckham Arizona Sunglasses* from Smart Buy Glasses. The excitment levels were at all an all time high when I got this delivery, they are amazing. I have to admit these shades are a little on the large size but they certainly make a statement. These sunglasses are going to be permanently on me for the rest of the Summer. Keep your eyes peeled for a full review on these very soon!
I’ve also got back on the YouTube wagon this week and filmed a couple of videos. I did film my March Beauty Favourites too so you can check out more details on each product above. I’d really appreciate any comments or likes and feel free to subscribe! There is going to be more videos coming your way – I promise!
Have you tried any of these products? What have you been loving lately?