Rimmel Wake Me Up Wonder’full Mascara|Review and Comparison

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Rimmel Wake Me Up Wonder’full|Rimmel Wonder’full

Whilst strolling through the aisles of Boots I chanced upon a new offering from RimmelWake Me Up Wonder’full Mascara.

I ended up loving the Rimmel Wonder’full Mascara after it had dried up a little – the formula started out a little too wet for my liking, and I am a huge fan of their Wake Me Up Foundation so I couldn’t help but pick up a mascara that had the potential for greatness (possibly a little dramatic for a beauty product)

The Rimmel Wonder’full added a fullness to my lashes without clumping them but The Wake Me Up adds fullness and length without any clumping. The brushes are different; the Wake Me Up is a fibre wand whereas the original is a plastic comb wand however both separate the lashes and help reduce the clumping, the shape of the Wake Me Up means it grabs all the lashes to help give that wide awake look.

Although the Wake Me Up has the same slightly wet formula it doesn’t smudge as easily as the Wonder’full however I am sure as the formula dries I will love it even more.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

MAC Studio Fix|Review

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M.A.C Studio Fix Fluid£22.00

Things got a little bit pose central whilst taking blog photos but this foundation makes your skin look so flawless its hard not to give your best blue steel.

I used to be a huge fan of the full coverage foundation and although most of the time now i’m more of a natural finish some occasions call for some fake tan and a full coverage foundation which is when I reach for this beauty. It’s really easy to blend and instantly smoothes and perfects the skin without looking cakey, a great wear time and with the added bonus of SP15.

Now normally i’m not a big fan of M.A.C foundations as they don’t match my pale skin but when i’ve got a tan NW25 is perfect and doesn’t make me look like i’ve been tangoed.

Are you a M.A.C foundation fan?

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Winter Baby Colour Show|Review

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Maybelline Colour Show Nail Polish in Winter Baby£2.99

Now if you hadn’t already noticed I am a little bit in love with the white nail trend but I totally get that it’s not for everyone! Whilst browsing the aisles of Superdrug I picked up this offering from Maybelline hoping it would be an opaque white. It wasn’t but was more of a translucent milky white similar to my beloved Bourjois Coton Sur Ton, it’s a great colour for people who want to try the white nail trend but aren’t completely sure about it.

I use about three coats to get a good colour and it takes about four days before any chipping occurs.At only £2.99 its hard to say no.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Rimmel BB Cream Radiance|Review

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Rimmel BB Cream Radiance£6.99

I was looking for a lightweight base for my early starts that I could blend with my hands and then go so I went for a BB Cream. I love Rimmel bases and the word radiance drew me in and they come in the shade very light.

This claims to have 9 properties in one bottle however some of the properties are the same thing just worded differently. However the shade is a great match for my skin a super pale, cool toned foundation with what I would call a medium coverage. The formula is somewhere between a liquid and a mousse which isn’t great for dry skin girls like myself as it tends to cling.

I love Rimmel bases but this is not something I will repurchase.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Models Own Brush Kit|Review

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Models Own Travel Brush Kit£10.00

I am a sucker for a brush set and these hot pink Models Own ones really caught my eye. There are five brushes in the kit – I have lost one on a set somewhere. A powder brush, shading brush, lip brush, blending brush and angled brush. My favourites are the powder and blending brush.

Super soft and none of them shed these are great for either someone just starting out or a professional. These I think are only available at Boots in the UK but you might be able to find them online.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

M.A.C Vex|Review

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 M.A.C Shadow in Vex£13.00

As you may know I am not the biggest fan of M.A.C eye shadows I don’t like the price tag and there are so many dupes out there some which are better! However one shadow that I absolutely love mainly due to its beautiful duo chrome is Vex. It doesn’t photograph well but its a gorgeous grey based shadow with silver, green and pink running through it.

Not so stunning on its own but over a matte base shadow it creates instant glamour. I love pairing this with Maybelline Permanent Taupe. If you are a slightly ‘lazy’ make-up applier – read as you have better things to do with your time. Then this is a great swipe and go shadow.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

The Porcelain Girls Contour

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Inglot AMC Bronzing Powder|Soap&Glory Glow Job|Illamasqua Hollow.

As much as I love my pale skin it can be hard to find make-up products that suit it, especially contouring products. A lot of the highstreet brands are too orange, or muddy on my skin but I have three in my collection which are great for chiselling out the cheekbones.

Illamasqua Cream Pigment in Hollow£17.50

If I could only recommend one product it would be the Illamasqua Cream Pigment in Hollow, the main selling point of this is the colour, it’s a gorgeous taupe colour so creates the idea of a shadow on the face instead of a block of orange. It is super creamy and blends easily using either your fingers or a brush – I love applying this with my fingers as I can create a really natural contour.

Inglot AMC Bronzing Powder in 80£17.00

If you are more into a powder formula then I love the Inglot Bronzing Powder. It’s a collection of five different shades that can be used individually or altogether which is how I prefer to apply it. It has a very subtle glow to it but still works to contour with but what I love is how natural it looks once applied to the skin. Great pigmentation and lasting power.

Soap&Glory Glow Job£11.00

This is actually a facial fake tanner but works perfectly as a cream contour, the darkest out of my three choices its great for extreme contouring and warming up of the face. It applies as a white cream but as it is blended – this is best done with your fingers, the micro beads inside burst to change the colour of the product into a natural tan. It sounds very scientific but its an amazing product.

What are your favourite contour products?

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

M.A.C Blacktrack|Review

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MAC Fluidline Gel Liner in Blacktrack£15.50

I love gel liner, its got a much better lasting power than liquid or felt tip and its so much easier to apply but the high street offerings would just dry out so quickly! I was given the Fluidline in Blacktrack as part of my make-up kit and instantly fell in love and had to purchase one for myself.

It applies like a dream, gliding on to the lid with amazing pigmentation. Blackest black with a slight glossy finish. I’ve had this for at least five months and it hasn’t dried out one bit so would be perfect for someone who doesn’t always use gel liner. It’s also waterproof and smudge proof!

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

The Perfect Lip Duo

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M.A.C Whirl|Soap&Glory Naked Beige.

I never used to be a lip liner girl but I fell in love with Whirl by M.A.C and now I can’t stop using it! M.A.C liners are so creamy and don’t drag on the lips so it makes lining the lips really simple. Sometimes I just fill my entire lips in with Whirl but if I want something a bit glossier and moisturising then I love using Soap&Glory Sexy Mother Pucker Lipstick in Naked Beige.Packed full of Vitamin E and Shea Butter they make your lips feel amazing with the added plus of great pigmentation and a pretty good wear-ability. Naked Beige is a lovely pink toned nude with just a hint of brown making it the perfect 90’s nude – the above photo is making it look pinker than it is!

The perfect lip duo.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO