2/16/2015

What I've Won #4






I'm sorry this post is up a little late, I have been at school all day rewriting my history controlled assessment, and as well as being brain dead, I think it is safe to say that I have lost all motivation to carry out even the simplest of tasks - moving is an example!

As mentioned in Sunday's post, I have won yet another giveaway! It just goes to show that it really is worth taking a few minutes to enter these things because someone has to win and it may just be you!

All of these beauty goodies come from the lovely Zee who blogs over at GlitZeeGlam. I have a picture of her business card above with all of her details so you can go and follow her blog and her social media.  We have been following each other on Instagram for a while and she is always leaving such lovely comments on my photos! She is such a lovely girl and her personality really shines through in her blog.

Starting off with primers, I received the sample sizes of both Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer and the Benefit Porefessional.  You have heard me endlessly singing the Porefessional's praises and it has been a staple product in my collection for a while.  I have gone through so many sample sizes and had actually ran out, so I was so glad to have this back in my life! As much as I love it, I'm still slightly reluctant to part with £24.50 for something that will last me all of 2 months (I have a serious pore issue and tend to be very liberal with makeup!). I am yet to try the smash box primer so I will have to report back on that one.  I also got the Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer which as you know, gained holy grail status upon first application.  I got the shade medium 3 which is way too dark for me at the moment, but works excellently as an eyeshadow primer and will be perfect when I fake tan in the summer.

For eyes, I received some of the Primark false lashes, which I haven't tried before so I was very excited to see how well these compared to my other bargain lashes from Wilkinsons that you probably saw me write about back in September. I also received 2 mascaras, Benefit They're Real and the Collection Super Size Fat Lash Mascara.  I have used They're real in the past and loved it, and I especially love it when layered with Roller Lash - they are a match made in heaven! I actually already own the collection one and I love how much volume it gives to me lashes and really does make them super size as the name would suggest.  This will be going into a big giveaway that I plan on doing towards the Summer and my 1 year blogiversary. I also received a Bareminerals Eyeshadow in the shade 'alive' which is a beautiful pinky mauvey colour, which could also double up as a blush if applied very lightly. The last eye product is The Body Shop Eye Definer in black, which is essentially just your run of the mill black kohl liner.  It seemed quite a hard texture when swatched and not massively pigmented, but I am yet to properly use this to see how it fairs.

For lips, I received the Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm in the shade Audacious and the Smashbox Be Legendary Lipgloss in the shade illume.  The Matte balm is a beautiful neon coral colour, perfect for the summer months to really brighten your complexion and enhance any bronzey tans that you may be sporting at that particular time. The lip gloss is a beautiful light brown nude, with subtle flecks of gold glitter which just add a lovely shine to your lips and is a perfect pick me up for a dull and tired complexion.  It really enhances your lips and allows them to appear a lot fuller without actually plumping them.

The last 2 things were a nail polish set from Primarks P.S Love range and a makeup bag. I seem to have lost my photo of the makeup bag which is slightly disheartening as it is beautiful! I haven't yet had a chance to try the nail polishes but I will definitely be reporting back, I think it is about time that I talked nails around these parts!

That is everything I won, another big thanks to Zee for all the lovely prizes and I hope my lucky streak encourages you all to enter as many things as you can! Someone has to win it and it may just be you!

Emily xx