Wednesday, 30 April 2014

April Beauty Favourites!

Even though I feel like i've spent most of the month indoors, not wearing makeup writing my dissertation, i've still managed to pick up a few new favourites. Most of this months favourite are actually fairly new products which have just been ticking all the boxes.
Firstly a few skincare favourites. The first being the Soap & Glory Puffy Eye Attack. This is a really light gel texture that i've been using in the morning as it is perfect to wear under makeup. The next product is the Origins High Potency Night A Mins Moisturiser. This is a fairly thick cream but doesn't feel heavy on the skin. It packs some serious moisture and my skin always feels so lovely in the morning if i've used this the night before. The final product is The Body Shop Vitamin E Face Mist. This feel so refreshing yet hydrating. A few spritz really wake up the skin. I've been using this morning and night and can't get enough of it. 
Some new base product favourites. First being the L'oreal True Match Foundation. This has a good amount of coverage, the shade range is really good and it wears well on my combo skin without feeling heavy. The other being the Maybelline Anti Age Eraser Eye, this has really good coverage yet doesn't feel heavy under the eyes. It also is surprisingly brightening. I like this best paired with a light base to add some coverage around the eye area.
A new product which I haven't stop using since I got it is The Body Shop Honey Bronzer, this is completely matte and finely milled so looks natural on the skin. It isn't orange toned either. To add some glow i've been loving the No7 Instant Radiance Highlighter (review), this is subtle and doesn't have any chunky glitter in it so looks natural on the skin. The stick formula makes it so easy to apply. A new cream blush favourite has been the Max Factor Miracle Touch Blush in Soft Pink, this is the perfect natural pink colour which really lifts the face by adding some subtle colour. It is also super easy to apply, I just use my fingers in a tapping motion. It also looks lovely when worn on the lips. 
I tracked down the new pastel shades of the Barry M Gelly Hi Shine Nail Paints. Sugar Apple is a lovely pastel mint shade which i've had on my nails most of the month. A perfect Spring shade which I will be getting a lot of wear out of. 
Finally i've been loving the Eco Tools Skin Perfecting Brush which is designed to be used with BB Creams. It is really good at blending out lighter coverage base products but you can also use a stippling motion to build up more coverage where needed. 

So those are this months beauty favourites. A surprising amount of new products this month. What have been some of your favourites this month?


  1. I have the vitamin E night cream from the body shop and it breaks me out! :( I want to try the mist but I'm afraid I'll break out too

  2. I've been loving the Max Factor blush too, it's just the perfect colour for a natural flush! xx


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