MAY FAVOURITES

Thursday, June 02, 2016

In a blink of an eye, May has come to an end and it is now time to share with you my monthly favourites. I always love to dive into my makeup drawer and find all the products that I used frequently during the past month and these are the ones I gathered and surprise surprise, it is all makeup related. Oh well..

For the first time ever, I tried out the Benefit Porefessional Primer and I have to say that I fell in love with it. It erases any visible pores creating such a smooth base for your foundation. I really notice a massive difference on my makeup application when applying this primer. Now I know why everyone raves about it.
When this primer finished, I felt lost and really wanted to repurchase it but, honestly, it is worth £25 and I was not up to pay all that for it although I do think it is worth it. Little did I know that now Boots has a NYX counter and I have heard so many great things about the NYX Angel Veil Primer, specially by the beautiful Kathleen Lights that I had to buy it and try it out and I really fell in love with it. It leaves my skin really smooth and I notice that when I do long shifts that my makeup stays in place for much longer.

For me, spring requires a bright lipstick or pink nudes. Recently I have been loving a bright red lipstick with sort of orange undertones: the Maybelline Sirene in Scarlet. The KIKO Lip Pencil in the shade Strawberry Red is also beautiful, although a bit more orange then the lipstick itself. Love it anyways, specially in beautiful sunny days.

A blush with a bit of an highlight in the mix is something I have been adoring too and this L'oreal Paris Sculpt Blush Trio in Nude Beige is so, so beautiful! It has a mix of pink and peachy kind of blush with a lighter shade with gold undertones that is perfect for highlighter but I have just been swirling my blush brush mixing all the colors and it gives me a beautiful blush with a natural glow. Absolutely in love.

I have been looking for the perfect contour brush that is also affordable and there is no better brand than Morphe to find that. I found this Morphe MB35 brush on BeautyBay and it has been my go to contour brush. It is dense enough to apply a decent amount of product and also it blends the product really well. It is so soft and it has such great quality for the price that I can't tell you enough how much I really love it!

What have been your favourite beauty products this month?

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2 comments

  1. Amen girl, that benefit primer is the absolute shit! I've never looked back.

    My other top fave product this month is bare minerals powder foundations...so lightweight for summer and so fun to swirl onto your face.

    Katie.
    xx ♥ La Coco Noire

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  2. the contour brush sounds so good! i love your photos:)

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