Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Haul: False Lash and Budget Make up Loves

Yep, another one - I think I'm out of control at the moment, when it comes to shopping!

I'm a very lucky girl as I've been able to treat myself this month!!!

After a long long wait, that Estee Lauder lipstick is finally mine! Pure colour, sensuous Rouge!! Smells like White chocolate - it's divine!
I also decided that it's finally the time for me to invest in a Proper Foundation.

I've now moved from my trusty Maybelline Matte Mousse over to the dream that is Estee Lauder Double Wear!

*Cue heavenly music - AHHHHH*

Loving this in "bone". It's the perfect shade for my extremely pale skin and I love the full coverage! I'm not confident that it really lasts a full day, its had the ultimate test during a 16 hour working day... Definitely an improvement on the mousse though!

I've been coveting this lipstick for months and finally purchased as a 21st birthday present to myself (yay)! I'll be saving this baby for my night out in Cardiff on Saturday!

What do we have next... Oh, I went a bit mental on the false lash front - my collection has now reached (and passed) the 50 pair mark. I'm slightly ashamed to admit that!

I couldn't decide! So I got a day pair, evening pair and full on HUGE night out pair, which will also be saved for Saturday!

These are my favourites - I've never been interested in the Girls Aloud lashes until I spotted these! They look so natural and delicate.

(swatched - badly)

Next I made full use of my Boots £5 off No.7 voucher and grabbed this blusher in number 12 - Coral Flush.

I think it's beautiful, I only need to use the tiniest bit else I look like a clown... But it's wonderfully pigmented and I'm sure it'll last forever! Not bad for £4.00 eh?!

I think I went a bit overboard on the eye products this time... Meet my new 17 mascaras!
After reading a review by Fee over at Make Up Savvy, I knew I had to pick up one of these awesome leopard print mascaras!

I've not tried it yet as I've been completely obsessed with this pink beast!

Falsifeye by 17 is amazing! I love the chunky mascara brushes and this works like a dream - so impressed 17!!

Also an idea stolen from Fee - you can get this 17 palette FREE when you buy any two 17 products in Boots. Great deal!

Sorry for the lack of swatches of this one... I promise the eyeshadows at the top are beautiful - the pink one in particular is very similar to one from Sleek's "Oh so special" palette.

After using the sheer lipstick in this palette (bottom right) I HAD to buy the full size lippy!
It's the perfect colour (called Belle) and is almost the same as my lips - but better!

What a Dream - and for only a few pounds!!

(swatched - badly again, sorry!)

What else can I show you? Hmmmm...

I picked up these lipglosses...

The Maybelline Coloursensational Cremegloss is a dream - totally un-sticky and so shiny!!

The Barry M limited edition gloss was free in Boots when purchased with an Impulse body spray (not photographed, sorry) and it smells AMAZING!!! Like sweeties!

Not sure what this shade is called though, it doesn't seem to say - someone correct me please.


Just a couple more things.

To fuel my nail varnish addiction, a top coat by Nails Inc (did you know they stocked Nails Inc in Boots?!?! How fab!) which dries in 45 seconds - it actually works and for £6.50 I should think so too!

I picked up my favourite day perfume as another birthday treat to myself. The beautiful "sweetheart" by Ghost

And that's it!!!! I hope I've not bored you all too much - would you like to see more posts like this?

What's your favourite false eyelash retailer?!


  1. I love haul posts, and seeing swatches! I haven't used my double wear yet so you'll have to let us know how you get on x

    half the world away.

  2. Hi Helen, thanks for your lovely comment! Glad you enjoy the haul posts - I'll definitely post them more often :o)
    The Double Wear is great so far! Will be testing it out this weekend - a long night partying in Cardiff will be the ultimate test!!! X


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