Monday, 31 December 2012

MAC's Blot Powder

Hey guys,

Today Im here with a review of MAC's Blot Powder which I've been using for a little while now and think I've been converted! I mean, I have two of these now (one for in the house, and one for in my bag) and have found it to be just what I was looking for.

MAC's Blot Powder is a face powder designed to absorb excess oils without adding colour or cakey-ness to your face and makeup. You can apply it at the beginning of the day to set your makeup and prevent it getting oily or you can apply it onto oily areas (mainly my nose and chin) to get rid of the shine. I have been loyal to my MAC MSFN for the past 2 and a half years already but it wasn't exactly touch-up material since it piles on the product more and makes me look cakey. I have used my Blot Powder for about a month now with a few different foundations and have found that it does a great job at setting it and doesn't change the colour at all which avoids the cakey, over-powdered look. I have also definitely noticed the reduction of shine in my t-zone area and only touch up the powder once during the day, brilliant!

I really like this powder and suggest it to anyone with oily/combination skin.

Have you used any MAC powders?

Leave me a comment,

Emily x


Sunday, 30 December 2012

MAC Girl About Town Lipstick Review

Hey guys,

Yep another MAC lipstick post! Whilst browsing my MAC store before Christmas I spotted Girl About Town and by magic it appeared in my stocking on Christmas Day, perfect!

It's an Amplified finish, so it's really bright and has a little sheen to it, but is essentially a creamy matte. It's incredibly long lasting, which is one of the main reasons I love MAC lipsticks, and I've received so many compliments since I've started wearing this! The formula feels light and doesn’t make my lips feel dry, so it can be worn without lip balm if you wanted.

As I mentioned it is very bright so it might not be suitable for everyday wear unless you are feeling confident - I personally love it for everyday! If you are experimental with bright colours, this one is a must have from MAC.

What do you think to Girl About Town?

If you have any recommendations for me about which MAC lipsticks to try next, leave it below! I'm always wanting to expand my collection, but I can't ever choose which ones to get!

Emily x


Friday, 28 December 2012

Christmas Haul

Hey guys,

I know I haven't posted in so long but today I'm back! And to start the proceedings I want to share with you what I got for Christmas, not because I'm trying to show off, but because I'm really nebby and love to see what you lovely people got!

I got some really lovely and personal things for Christmas, from my friends, family and boyfriend but I only wanted to show you cool things and the things relating to my blog, like makeup!

So here we go;

MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation in NC15
MAC Pro Longwear Concealer in NW15
MAC Pressed Blotting Powder in light
MAC Studio Fix Fluid in NC15
MAC Lipsticks in Russian Red, MAC Red and Girl About Town
Urban Decay Naked Basics pallet (I love you <3)
The Hobbit 
Beauty Bible - Beauty Steal
Hello Kitty mug 
Gorjuss calendar 
Gorjuss ID and card holder 
Love heart tea light holder 
Lush's The Comforter perfume
Lush's Creamy Candy perfume
Lush's Snowcake perfume 
Katy Perrys Meow perfume 

And lastly my 3 main presents; iPad mini, Clarisonic Mia and £50 MAC voucher with a makeup lesson included!!! I'm so excited for that! 

I'm incredibly lucky for what I have and appreciate everything I got/get, so I just wanted to say one last big thank you to all my friends and family for getting me these lovely things. 

So yes, if you've done a "what I got for Christmas" post leave it below! I want to read it <3 

Leave me a comment, 

Emily x