Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Mini Bourjouis Haul
When buying the little bits for my current giveaway, I couldn't resist taking advantage of the Superdrug 3 for 2 offer on Bourjouis products and, having been accepted into university that morning, decided I could justify treating myself a little. The 3 for 2 offer also included a free pair of gorgeous sunglasses which I'd really been hoping to pick up too but my local store had absolutely none left so if you see them in store, grab them whilst you can!
Rouge Edition Velvet, Shade Ole Flamingo
This is a product that has made quite an impact on the blogging scene and is something I'm sure you're all very tired of reading about but I have to tell you - it really does live up to the hype! I've had this product on my mental wish list for a while now and immediately made a bee-line for the testers once in store. I tried every single colour on the back of my hand and really wish I could have got them all as the shades are all very beautiful and I adore a matte lip. As for the 24 hour claim, I'd say this was an understatement as the swatches on my hand were still visible after two days and a shower!
Delice de Poudre Bronzing Powder, Shade 51
This bronzer is another product I'd had in mind to buy for a while, having read that it is a rather good dupe for Benefit Hoola - a bronzer I've been lusting after but unfortunately cannot justify. Although I cannot speak for whether it is indeed a decent dupe, I have found this to be perfect for contouring on a pale skin tone like my own yet buildable for those with a darker complexion (which was my also my reason for wanting Hoola).
Instant Dry Nail Drops
This wasn't something I had in mind to purchase as my third and free item but was rather a bit of an impulsive buy. Having heard people rave about Sally Hansen Insta Dri (which this product seems to be a copying) and being someone that is rather impatient when it comes to waiting for my nails to try, I thought this could be something I'd find pretty invaluable. I've used it a couple times and must admit I'm a little dubious as to whether it has made a difference but will carry on using it until it runs out nonetheless. One thing that did impress me was how little was needed (one drop) and how easy it was to use - if only you could simply drop nail polish on too rather than painting it on!