Loving in April

So, my blog has never really been about beauty. I’ve never posted a favourites before, but as I said in my first post after my hiatus I’m trying something new. There are so many things I’ve been loving over the last month, so thought I’d shout about it.

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Maybelline – SuperStay Better Skin (£8.99) : I find it really hard to find a good foundation. I really like the Nars Sheer Glow, but I get through it so quickly and it costs a fortune to keep buying. I knew I needed to find a good high street brand and this Maybelline one certainly does the trick. The staying power is good but more importantly it’s keeping my skin in tip top condition. I will be popping out to repurchase soon as I don’t think I can live with out this foundation.

Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm (£22) : I love this stuff. I’m a big fan of balms to take my make up off and this is not exception. It leaves me with really clean skin, leaving no remnants of make up which I love and you certainly want from a Take the Day Off balm!

Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief (£34) : I have very dehydrated skin, mainly because I don’t drink enough water through out the day, so I need a gentle helping hand to keep my skin hydrated. I love the formula and it leaves my skin, not only hydrated, but silky soft – a perfect base for make up!

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Primark Foundation Brush (£4.50) : Yes Primark!! I’ve never thought to buy any beauty products from Primark. Especially not make up brushes as I love my Zoeva Rose Gold brushes. But I have always wanted to try the Artis brushes, just minus the price tag, so when I saw that Primark do an affordable version I knew I had to get one. I love it!! It applies my foundation brilliantly, leaving me with an even finish.

Elizabeth Eight Hour Cream (£15) : Anyone and everyone raves about this stuff, so I knew I had to try it and see what all the hype was about. This stuff is heaven for your lips. It leaves my lips feeling soft, hydrated and I know I will be using this for years to come.

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette (No longer for sale) : Firstly, can we please just take a moment to admire the gorgeous packaging. I like a good product, but packaging is also key for me! This palette is pure perfection. This is the second palette I have had from Hourglass and they are by far the best, in my opinion. I use the Lighting Powder in Diffused Light and Lighting Blush in Luminous Flush in my everyday look and couldn’t be without it.

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