Saturday, May 24, 2014
So, when Priceline had their last sale I went a little crazy and bought way too many things. One of them was this Face of Australia Lasting Looks Lip Creme in Love Berry.
The Lasting Looks Lip Cremes are bold colours that are supposed to be super intense and last for hours. They are enriched with Vitamin E and Jojoba Oil to keep lips soft and they dry to a semi-matte finish.
When I first swatched this lipstick I absolutely fell in love with how bright and vivid it was. I'm not usually brave enough to wear really bright lipsticks but this colour just seemed to sing out to me so I couldn't resist adding it to my basket.
The shade Love Berry is a super bright fuschia that is great for a bit of a pick-me-up on days when the rest of my make-up is fairly minimal. This lipstick definitely lasts and lasts and I've found I get a good 4-5 hours of wear before I need to touch up. It fades to a lovely pink stain too which is nice in itself.
I do find it a little bit drying when applied on its own but I am always a big fan of applying some lip balm underneath my lipsticks anyway. It has a very subtle vanilla taste and scent which is a lot more pleasant to me than their other Lip Quench lipsticks. I haven't noticed any bleeding into the lip lines with this lipstick and I must say I am actually a big lover of lipsticks that have a rounded bullet like this one rather than a pointed one. For some reason I find them easier to apply.
These lipsticks come in 7 different shades and I'm still tossing up which one I wish to add to my collection next as they are definitely a great buy at a RRP of $10.95.
Have you tried any of these Lip Cremes yet?
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
I would like you to meet my new best friend. Her name is the Simple Kind To Eyes Eye Make-Up Corrector Pen. I received this pen in a previous Bellabox and seriously don't know how I lived without it for so long!
The Simple Kind to Eyes Eye Make Up Corrector Pen apparently features the same formula as the Simple Kind to Eyes Eye Make Up remover. The pen precisely corrects any eye make-up mistakes and is so easy to use that I never have to worry about smudging my eye make-up again.
Here is a little bit of info from the Simple website:
Our special blend of Simple cleansing goodness containing Pro-Vitamin B5, helps to gently cleanse and remove eye make-up mistakes.
- No alcohol, no oil
- Non drying and non greasy
- No perfume, no colour
- No unnecessary ingredients so it won't upset your skin
As you can see in the above picture, the pen feature a very fine tip which makes it easy to precisely remove any mistakes around the eye area. My biggest problem is always getting mascara on my top and bottom lids (I leave my mascara to last and am usually rushing by this point) and this pen makes it so easy to dab onto the stray mascara spot and make it just disappear. Due to its point being so fine, if you happen to remove a bit of your eyeshadow or eyeliner with it, the spot is usually so small that it's very easy to blend it again and off you go!
The pen has no scent that I can determine and I have never noticed any irritation at all from using it around my eye area.
I've used mine for a few weeks now and it's not showing any signs of drying up yet. I'm very curious to see how long it actually does last.
Has anyone else tried this eye make-up corrector pen yet? Are there any other similar pens out there I should know about?