Friday, 15 March 2013

Spring Make-Up Essentials

It is officially finally Spring although the weather isn't really showing it yet! Like any beauty addict a new season is the perfect excuse to give your collection a bit of a shake up and dig out some old favourites. Theses are some of the products I know I will be reaching for in the next few months. 
First up is bases, my favourite moisturiser at the moment is the Origins VitaZing SPF 15 (review). This is a light moisturiser with a tint to help your skin look glowing, it also has SPF 15 which is perfect for this time of year. Next is my favourite base at the moment, the Dr Jart Regenerating BB Cream (review), this feels light on the skin but has a good coverage and an SPF 30. I love this so much and would definitely recommend it. For foundation the Revlon Nearly Naked foundation (review) is a perfect glowing, light to medium with an SPF 20 for good measure. 
A highlighter which has had my cheeks glowing recently is the MUA Undress Your Skin Shimmer Highlighter, this is like Benefit High Beam in a powder and gives a lovely subtle shimmer to the cheeks. A product i'm a little obsessed with at the moment is the Topshop Head Over Heels blush (review), this is a cream to powder finish and gives an amazing glow and warmth to the skin. A great bargain product is the Collection Shimmer Shade in Blushalicious (review), rubbish name but great product. It has four well pigmented shades, and the coral shade is a firm favourite of mine this time of year.
Carrying the shimmery theme to the eyes the MAC Paint Pot in Bare Study (review) is the perfect champagne base for any eyeshadow look. A great bargain and a Naked 2 dupe is the MUA Undress Me Too palette packed full of neutral shades. Another favourite of mine is the Wet N Wild Trio in Walking On Eggshells (review), the bottom shade is one of my favourite eyeshadows ever!
Finally three lovely lip products, first being the L'oreal Caresse in Aphrodite Scarlett, a lovely bright pink shade that is very wearable and feels lovely on the lips. An old favourite of mine is the Miners The Matte Factor in Peach (review), the perfect peachy stain to the lips that isn't drying. Last but not least is the Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain in Darling (review), a sheer lilac colour which when mixed with your natural lip colour makes the perfect pinky, purple hybrid which just screams Spring to me. 
So those are some of the products I will be reaching for this Spring, what will you be loving this Spring?  


  1. Great picks. i bought the mua highlighter recently & its gorgeous. x

  2. The MUA highlighter looks so brilliant, I love my Walking On Eggshells palette too x

  3. I swear every single thing you post about I end up wanting! I have a paint pot in Painterly and now really want to try out a few other ones they're perfect to just sweep across the lid. also I'm not sure why but I've been drawn to the Collection blush for a while now I think it's going to be a nice little pick-me-up when I'm next in Boots :-) xxx

    1. Haha sorry! I love MAC Paint Pots so much! Definitely would recommend the Collection blush, such a good bargain :)


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