Finding The Perfect Nude Lipstick | My Top 6 ❤

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'Nearly Nude' - 'Atomic Rose' - '113' - 'Asia' - 'Velvet Teddy' - 'Kinda Sexy'

Finding the perfect nude lipstick is definitely no easy task! There are so many different variety of nudes from brown toned nudes to pink toned nudes. I thought I'd share my top six nude lipsticks today which are all different variations of shades, brands and prices!


The most affordable nude colour in my collection. However I've just searched for it on the ELF website and it looks like they aren't selling which is very annoying. So many of my clients went out and bought this lip colour after I've used it on them which is a real shame if its discontinued! I'm sure they will be available on eBay and Amazon though. I really hope they restock this product!


Another favourite with many of my clients. If you're a regular reader of my blog you'll know how much I love the Rimmel Apocalips range. If you missed by review on them you can find that here. 'Atomic Rose' is a gorgeous peachy nude colour that would compliment a variety of skin tones. 


This shade is a true creamy nude colour. When I first picked up this lipstick I thought it was going to look like wearing foundation on the lips but it doesn't at all. It is definitely the most 'nude' out of these colours and is one of my favourite go to colours on an every day basis. This lipstick is a matte finish on the lips which makes it very long lasting.


The darkest nude shade in my top six. 'Asia' is a very dark, pink toned nude! I absolutely love the formula of the lasting finish lipsticks by Rimmel as they are very hydrating but pigmented at the same time.  I'd really recommend this shade if you prefer pink toned nudes over beige/browns.


The famous 'Velvet Teddy' made ridiculously popular by Kylie Jenner! I was so excited when I got my hands on this lipstick after it being sold out for so long. I think its still regularly out of stock on the MAC website still. This shade is a brown toned nude which would compliment pretty much every makeup look.


This lipstick is very similar to 'Velvet Teddy' although it has a much more peach undertone than brown. I'd highly recommend this shade if you want something similar to 'Velvet Teddy'. Both shades are a matte finish so they last for hours on the lips and I don't find the formula drying at all.

What are your favourite nude lipsticks? I'd love to know!

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MAC Pro Long Wear Concealer | Review ❤

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Recently I purchased MAC Pro Long Wear concealer after wanting a more full coverage look under my eyes. After researching good concealers on the internet this little product was highly recommended for creating that bright, highlighted under eye look.

I went for the shade NW15 as typically I wear NW20 and I wanted this concealer to highlight. The first thing I'll say about this concealer is the coverage is incredible! It is so, so pigmented and hides dark circles perfectly.

I apply the concealer in a triangle shape underneath my eyes and blend it out with a damp beauty blender. I find applying it this way still gives a full coverage look but it looks much more blended than just using a brush. The staying power of the product is also very impressive. I can apply this concealer at 7am and by 9/10pm at night it looks exactly the same with no creasing or fading so  it definitely lives up to its name of 'Pro Long Wear'.

I can see myself wearing this concealer for special occasions and events. For day to day concealing I swear by Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer which is only £4.19 from boots - I literally can't recommend this concealer enough.

Pro Long Wear retails for £17.00 on the MAC Cosmetics website which is more expensive that your standard drug store concealer but I'd highly recommend this concealer if your wanting something full coverage that lasts all day and all night! 

What's your favourite concealer?

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Benefit Roller Lash | First Impression ❤

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So if you haven't heard by now - Benefit has recently launched a brand new mascara called Roller Lash on the 1st of March this year. Over the years Benefit has been extremely successful with their mascara launches. First there was 'Bad Girl' and then the very popular 'They're Real'. My favourite of these two is definitely 'They're Real' which I tried when it was first released. Its a super lengthening mascara which I loved but it didn't provide any volume for me which is something I look for in a mascara. Another thing is it was so, so difficult to get off at the end of the day. I know recently they've brought out a 'They're Real' remover which I haven't personally tried.

Anyways enough rambling about their other mascaras. Over the past few months I've seen a lot of talk on YouTube, Blogs and Twitter about this mascara so of course I was desperate to try it out. I ordered mine from ASOS for £19.50.

The first thing I absolutely love is the retro packaging. Its so cute and the lid of the mascara resembles a 1950s roller! The mascara wand is curved and has been designed to grip onto your lashes and curl them upwards. One thing I really like about this mascara is that the wand has shorter bristles on one side making it really easy to quickly coat your bottom lashes.

So far I'm really impressed with this formula of this mascara. It lengthens, separates and provides volume. Not a huge amount of volume but enough  so that I was still happy with the appearance of my lashes. I absolutely love the length it gave me lashes - very similar to the length 'They're Real' gave me which is amazing.

Through out the day this mascara didn't smudge or flake and it was easy to get off at the end of the day. So I'm really impressed with this mascara and would definitely recommend it if you like big full lashes!

Have you tried this mascara out yet?

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Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara | Review ❤

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Hi everyone! I hope you all had a lovely weekend. Todays post is all about this hidden gem of a product which is Clinique's Bottom Lash Mascara. I've recently repurchased this mascara for the second time immediately after my first one ran out.

Before purchasing this mascara I always had a massive problem with my mascara smudging through out the day on my bottom lash line. This mascara wand is absolutely tiny so it gives you full control and allows you to reach your smallest lines in the corners. The formula is quite wet but I find it really coats the lashes well and stays in place all day which is the most important thing!

This mascara retails for £13.00 which is expensive for such a small product but I couldn't be without this product in my makeup bag! It makes applying mascara on your bottom lashes so easy and quick.

Have you tried this mascara out or one similar? I'd love to know if there is a cheaper drug store alternative that works just as well?

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Sephora Haul | Anastasia Beverly Hills & Makeup Forever ❤

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So if you saw one of my latest blog post you will already know that my lovely friend Emmie brought me back some goodies from Sephora when she went to Las Vegas! So I know this blog post is slightly late but here are the other bits she picked up for me..


I won't ramble on too much about this product as one of my last posts was a full review; so if you missed that you can find it here! I'd been desperate to get my hands on this kit for so long now but it was always sold out whenever I was in Sephora in the USA last summer. Its absolutely gorgeous and contains three highlight shades and three contour shades. Anastasia Beverly Hills are also set to release a cream contour kit very soon in the UK which is definitely on my wish list! 


Another product from Anastasia Beverly Hills - I just absolutely love this brand at the moment. Everything they bring out is just incredible, I just wish it was easier to buy in the UK. If your wondering where you can buy it in the UK, Cult Beauty sell it! I asked Emmie to pick me up these two shades as I'm slowly building my collection up for my clients. If you want to hear my first impression of this product and why I love it so much you can find that post right here!


Last but not least - Makeup For Ever HD Foundation. I've heard so so much about this foundation online that I really wanted to try it out! I used www.findation.com, which is a brilliant website that tells you which shade of foundation you'd need in other brands after you type in your current foundation shade from another brand. I'm a NW20 MAC and the website said I'd be N120 which is 'Soft Sand'. I'm happy to say that this foundation shade is a perfect match for my skin tone and I'm excited to try it out. I'll be doing a first impression post so watch out for that if you're interested!

I hope you've all had a lovely weekend!

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