Sunday, 19 January 2014

My Faves Lately!

Today I thought I would ease myself back into blogging with a post about some of my favourite cosmetics of late. Since being back at school mornings have been a bit of a rush as usual, so I've been sticking to the same range of products that I know work for me. For my 'base' I've either been using Maybelline Dream Pure BB Cream for oily skin in Light or Seventeen Stay Time foundation in the shade Porcelain. The BB cream is great for when I'm really short on time as I can just rub it in really quickly without being too careful. The shade is a good match for me and whilst it doesn't cover everything, once I've applied some powder the coverage is decent enough. For bad skin days, or when I have a little bit more time, I'll use the Seventeen foundation. I'm very  impressed with this foundation as the shade Porcelain is just perfect for me and it really does last the day. It doesn't feel heavy on my skin and it applies really well with my beauty blender type sponge ( I use the Cosmopolitan one). I've tried applying it with my fingers but it tends to dry a bit too quickly. With the damp sponge I can make a little go a long way as well as a more even coverage. If you're looking for a long lasting high coverage foundation then I'd really recommend this!
As you can see the powder I've been using is the much loved Rimmel Stay Matte one. I've 'hit pan' on this majorly! Not a lot to say about this- it just does the job at a good price!
My favourite blush at the moment is definitely the Seventeen blush in Plum Puff. I don't think I've used another one since I bought this before Christmas! I love the shade as it's perfect for Winter and again a little goes a long way as its highly pigmented. I also think it suits both fair and darker skin tones alike so worth checking out.
On my lids I've been using the bloggers fave Maybelline Colour Tattoo in On and On Bronze. I forgot I had this for a while but I'm glad I've been reunited with it- it's great for a simple wash of  shimmery colour. I've been using the same mascara for a while now- Seventeen's Doll'd Up mascara. It builds up really well and adds volume and curl. Just a great one for everyday use. Under my eyes I have been using Collection Illuminating Touch Brightening Concealer. I don't really get dark cirlces but it does seem to help me look a little more awake when I've not had enough sleep! The peachy colour blends in really well and effectively covers up any darkness-all for a great price!
My most favourite product of late though has to be my Soap & Glory Sexy Mother Pucker Gloss Stick in Plum Jam. The shade compliments my blush nicely and has a gorgeous smooth texture and delicious scent. Even when my lips are a bit on the scaly side it looks great! I got this in a set in the sales so it was a bargain and I can't wait to try the other 2 shades that came with it!

Plum Jam Glossy Stick, Illuminating Touch Brightening Concealer, On and On Bronze, Dream Pure BB Cream, Stay Time foundation, Plum Puff blush

It would seem I'm a big fan of Seventeen products! Do we share any of the same favourites? 

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