Month: June 2016

The Best of The Beauty Sales Summer 2016

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The summer sales have started! Surprisingly, I’ve found a few beauty bargains which seems to be more than usual. Even MAC are offering 30% some lines, so there’s definitely something for everyone here.
Space NK has several beauty items on sales, including the Jurlique Rose Moisture Cleanser at half price, the Ren Get Your Glow On Gift Set (I couldn’t resist this one – the Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask is £32 on its own, so this set for £16 is a huge saving!), and the Laura Mercier Sleek & Chic Eye Colour Palette which is half price.

Over at Feel Unique, their outlet has several savings, including 25% off the Burberry Wet & Dry Silk Eyeshadows, and 20% off the Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencils and Velvet Gloss Pencils

Beauty Bay is fast becoming one of my favourite online shops and they have a decent summer sale with the Laura Geller Baked Radiance Concealer and Paul & Joe Summer Palettes just two of the items on sale.

Debenhams have a great beauty sale with MAC and YSL Touche Eclat on offer with 30% off.

At Selfridges, you’ll find more MAC on sale, including MAC lipsticks, MAC All The Right Angles Contour Palette, MAC Huggable Lip Colour and MAC Beauty Powder  all with 30% off.

Have you found anything good in the summer sales?

Khloe Kardashians Favourite Budget Highlighter

Whether you’re a fan of the Kardashians or not, there’s no denying that their makeup always looks flawless. Contouring, matte lips, strobing; whichever trend they’re rocking, you’re sure to know about it. I personally love both Kim and Khloe Kardashians luminous looks – highlighter goals!  Recently, Khloe has been spotted using Makeup Revolutions Radiant Lights Powder in Breathe. At just £3, this product is a massive bargain and it’s one you definitely need in your makeup stash.

Khloe Kardashians Budget Highlighter

In fact, the whole range of highlighters is on fire. The Radiant Light powders are a good dupe for the Hourglass Ambient Lighting powders, though I recommend using Makeup Revolutions offering for strictly highlighting purposes, rather than as an overall powder.

Makeup Revolution Radiant Light

Makeup Revolutions Radiant Light Powders are available in three shades; breathe (champagne gold), exude (pale pink/white) and glow (tan/bronze).

Radiant Lights Highlighter

The formulation of these powders is insanely soft and smooth, encased in a black plastic compact with a mirror. All three shades are highly flattering. As I’m pale, I tend to opt for breathe and exude, however, glow looks amazing on tanned skin. The finely milled powder is designed to brighten and illuminate, giving a stunning luminous ‘lit from within look’  If you love subtle highlighters, rather than full on glitter, these will be perfect for you.

Radiant Lights Swatches

These beautiful highlighters are £3 each at Superdrug (£5 on the official Make Revolution site) or you can purchase the trio compact for £8.

Have you tried Makeup Revolution?

5 Awesome Soap & Glory Makeup Products

Soap & glory are currently celebrating their 10th birthday. Despite seeming like they’ve been around for much longer, I’ve become rather partial to their makeup line. Affordable, good quality and on trend, there’s little not to like about the ever expanding S&G cosmetics range.

If you’re heading to Boots this weekend, or planning a lil’ online shopping spree, these 5 products are highly recommended.

Soap & Glory Top 5

Sexy Mother Pucker

If you have an aversion to lip gloss then you may be thinking this won’t be for you, but hear me out. Sexy Mother Pucker boasts lip plumping technology that’ll give you Kylie Jenner-esque lips without forking out for surgery. This hydrating, smooth gloss has a hint of stickiness, but for an easy to wear lip colour, and a little tingle (seriously, you’ll feel the buzz on your lips with this one), it’s one of my preferred lip products.

Sexy Mother Pucker Gloss Crayon

For those who don’t like sticky or lip plumping gloss, these were the bomb! I say ‘were’ as these seem to have been replaced by the smaller gloss sticks – which I haven’t tried, but I’m guessing they’ll be similar. For £3.50, I’ll pick one up next time I’m in Boots (you can tell I didn’t do my research before taking this photograph!)

It’s All About Prime

Primers are really underrated! If you suffer from oily eyelids like I do, then a shadow primer is a must have! It’s All About Prime is available in two shades (and its currently just £2 – go, go, go!!!). I have the bright light primer, which is perfect if you suffer from redness or discolouration around your lids. While I don’t find this is the best for oily lids, I’d recommend it for anyone wanting crease free, smooth colour.

Supercat Liner

This fine pointed black liner pen is a great choice if you have unsteady hands or are a complete noob! For me, this rivals higher priced brands as it leaves precise, long lasting colour. You can achieve a very thin line or build up for a thicker wing. Either way, its a steal!

Peach Party

A multi-toned product, perfect for luminous skin, Peach Party is ideal for both highlighting and blush. I prefer to use this as a pretty highlighter due to its shimmer, which is a little intense for a natural look. However, the peach, gold and copper hues give a beautiful glow that’s highly flattering on a range of skin tones.

What are your favourite Soap & Glory products?