Thursday, 27 June 2013
I really enjoy doing monthly favourites. I love sitting down and sorting through products that I have loved through out the month and sharing them with you.
So this month seems to have been a brilliant month for all things beauty related, not so much for my bank balance however! I've been overwhelmed with the amount of things catching my eye.
First of all I will start with Bourjois healthy mix serum in the shade 52 vanilla. Now I know this foundation has been talked into the ground so I will keep it short and sweet. But I just wanted to comment as I have a very dry skin type I like foundations to be light weight and feel hydrating. This appears to tick all the boxes, leaving a radiant dewy finish on the skin and it smells lovely too.
The Revlon Super Lustrous Lip Glosses in Kiss Me Coral and Pinkissimo! For the longest time I have sworn I am not a lipgloss person so to have two in my monthly favourites is quite a big thing for me haha! But I absolutely love the formula to these! When I think of gloss I immediately think of walking along on a windy day having to drag my hair away from my lips urgh* I hate stickiness!! But these Revlon glosses are so soft on the lips they're not sticky at all. I've been wearing them over the tops of some of my favourite lipsticks but alone they're so pigmented and leave such a beautiful finish.
On to skin care I have chosen the No7 beautiful skin hot cloth cleanser for all skin types. I have used the Liz Earle hot cloth cleanser previously and loved it but as there is not a store near me that stocks Liz' miracle cleanser some times you can't wait for online delivery!! I have been reaching for the No7 alternative and I must admit I have found a use for the numerous No7 £5 vouchers that accumulate at the bottom of my handbag. It's a really gentle cleanser that does a a pretty fab job of getting off all my makeup! All I do is pump about two pumps worth on to the back of my hand and then massage all over my face and eyes. Then remove with a warm flannel and jobs a good'n you're done! :)
Next up is Clarins Gentle Exfoliator Brightening Toner I purchased this probably about a month ago now and have been using it continuously since. I have sensitive skin and have found this really lovely to use, it's gentle but really helps to leave the skin looking bright and since using this the condition of my skin has been clearer and smoother. It contains an alpha hydroxy acid and I was a little dubious at first to whether or not my skin would react badly with the intensity of the product but it has been absolutely fine!
Lastly is a palette that I have lusted after for a while now. I purposely have brought this for my holidays later on in the year as I think from a traveling aspect this will be perfect because its so compact with pretty much all you'll need. It's the Early Bird Palette from Pixi. It contains 3 blushers 2 bronzers a highlight powder 4 eye base powders and 16 colour shadows all for just £16 :) bargain! & it folds down so tiny! All the powders are so pigmented and the colour choice is brilliant being able to create just about any look you'll desire after! I'd really recommend it if any of you are off on your jollies :)
Have you tried anything from my favourites? I'd love to read about yours so leave a link :) xxx