Wednesday, 5 June 2013

May Beauty Favourites

I don't care how many people have already said this at the start of their May Favourites posts but I am going to say it anyway - WHERE THE HELL HAS THIS YEAR WENT?! I can't believe time has flown past so quickly. Every year time seems to pass quicker and quicker. I don't like it! I don't want to grow up! I want to be a kid forever! That aside, here is my favourites for the quickest month on the history of Earth. Make sure to tell me if you have used any of these products in the comments section below and what you thought of them!

Tresemme 24 Hour Body Finishing Spray
I desperately needed a new hairspray earlier this month so I popped round to my local Asda and picked up this because it was on special offer (why would I ever pay full price for something, eh?). I didn't buy it because I had heard great things about it - to be honest I don't think I have personally read another blogger even mention it. Turns out I bloomin love it. As far as hairsprays go, it has a pleasant smell and doesn't give you that dreaded 'crispy' hair texture.

Soap & Glory Face Soap and Clarity
I have had this product for a little while now and after having a major clearout of my room (making space for new summer clothes of course) I found this little gem, along with piles and piles of other stuff that I forgot I even owned. It leaves your skin feeling squeaky clean, fresh and soft afterwards and smells delightful. I even think it has helped clear up my acne a little bit in the 2 weeks that I have been using it.

Soap & Glory Heel Genius
I have never really been one to use foot creams and whatnot but I got a big Soap & Glory gift set a while back and this was in it. I slap a ton of it all over my feet before going to bed and slip on a pair of socks to allow my skin to soak it in better and when I wake up in the morning, I have the softest feet in the world. With summer hopefully just around the corner in Scotland, I am mentally and physically preparing my body for the warmer weather. Wishful thinking, I know.

bareMinerals Matte SPF15 Foundation 'Medium Beige'
I bought this at the start of the month after using up all of my bareMinerals Original Foundation (review here), I decided to go for the matte version instead. Whilst it does not keep all of the shine at bay on my super duper oily face, it does look a lot better than the original one. I do still powder a tiny bit a couple of times a day but no where near as much as the original one. One thing, however, about this foundation compared to the original is it seems to be a little drier and is therefore a bit harder to buff into the skin.

bareMinerals SPF20 Concealer 'Summer Bisque'
This teams up perfectly with the foundation to cover any redness I have left over because my skin is so atrocious. The colour is absolutely perfect for me, which is surprising since it was a total guess from a picture on the internet. Good full coverage and SPF20 which makes it even better.

Maybelline The Rocket Volume Express mascara
I love love LOVE this mascara. I bought it on offer in Boots because my other everyday mascara had dried up and I genuinely believe that this is the best mascara I have ever owned. It lengthens, seperates and volumises - everything you could ever ask for. The big brush does make it a little tricky to apply - I have to carefully wipe my eyelids every day, trying not to touch my eyelashes and make them all clump together before it is dried. But apart from that... amazeballs.

Eyelash curlers
I also started properly using eyelash curlers everyday for the first time this month and have been seeing an incredible difference to how my eyelashes look. I have finally perfected the technique of doing it and it works brilliantly with the Maybelline mascara.

Revlon Lip Butter 'Berry Smoothie'
I don't think I am ever going to stop- loving this. The colour is gorgeous, the texture is gorgeous, the packaging is gorgeous and overall it is just a - that's it, you guessed it - gorgeous lip product.

Max Factor Max Effect Mono Eye Shadow '02 Creme Champagne'
This is just a perfect everyday colour for me. I don't tend to wear strong eyeshadow that often but I do like a little bit of something to stop creasing of any concealer or foundation occurring on my eyelids. This is very subtle but looks lovely all over the lid for a nice simple daytime look.


  1. I really want to try that mascara, everyone's talking about it :D

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