A very overlooked product from Catrice’s current spring/ summer range are their lip pencils. I haven’t heard anyone talk about these yet and to be quite honest I had all but forgotten about them. When I first spotted these, I was intrigued by their neutral tones. There are two types: lip foundation and velvet matt lip pencils. I tried some from each line.
Catrice Lip Foundation Caramel Blonde to Go
Catrice Velvet Matt Lip Pencil Mauve Me Tender
Catrice Velvet Matt Lip Pencil From Rags to Roses
Make Up Geek is a brand I had been curious about for some time now. When I spotted the full range on BeautyBay, I bought a few and reviewed them for you. I fell in love and decided to fill up the rest of my palette. Now, a few months later, I thought it would be fun to tell you about how I built my palette and show you swatches of all these beauties.
I love a good leave-in conditioner. My hair is dry and brittle and I simply cannot go without a good hair conditioner. It prevents my hair from looking like a Poodle just had a blow out. For yonks I used the Gliss Kur Oil Nutrive Serum spray. But then I ran out one day and decided to try this: Dove Advanced Hair Series Ultime Nourishment Supreme Creme Serum. Quite the mouthful, but I received it in a goodie bag and thought: why not?!
Dove Advanced Hair Series Ultime Nourishment Supreme Creme Serum
The days where I would be tempted to buy a full range of a limited edition OPI nail polish collection are long gone. However, that doesn’t mean that I don’t still love the brand. I simply own a lot of nail polish (in fact, it is in a desperate need of a declutter) which means not that many shades of nail polish excite me anymore. So when I first spotted the spring 2017 nail polish collection I wasn’t too hyped for it. Until I saw ‘I Can Never Hut Up’ in real life and knew that this would be a great addition to the collection.
OPI I Can Never Hut Up (Fuji Limited Edition)
Peachy blush tones for spring are some of my favorites. Where I wear little to no peach blushes in the winter time and opt for dusty pinks instead, I bust out the peach blush in full throttle every year come spring time. Whether I opt for Milani Luminoso, MAC’s Fresh Honey, or my Kiko Apricot blush, peach is where it is at. When I spotted Catrice doing a stunning peach shade too, I picked it up and tried it out.
Catrice Light and Shadow Contouring blush 020 A Flamingo in Santo Domingo
For spring 2017 Essence did not only renew its standard line, but they also released a brand new limited edition. When I spotted it in store, I figured it would be nice to try some products out. My interest was piqued mostly by the nail effect pigments, which can transform your average polish into a (duo)chrome extravaganza. However, I of course cannot say no to a rainbow highlighter and a pretty eyeshadow palette either. This is the review.
Essence Blossom Dreams eyeshadow palette 01 Spring is in the Air
Essence Blossom Dreams rainbow highlight 01 Prism of Light
Essence Blossom Dreams waterbased top coat
Essence Blossom Dreams iridescent effect nail pigment 01 Rosy Reflections
Essence Blossom Dreams mirror effect nail pigment 01 Mirror, Mirror on my nails
Etos has renewed their body range and the minute I saw these, I knew I wanted to try some. The new products are an extension to their hand and body range and are to be used for quick spruce me up moments when you have little time or for those longer pampering sessions. There are 12 products in total ranging from body lotions and creams to hand cream and skin oils. I was lucky to receive some of the products as a press sample and today I’m reviewing them for you.
Etos Body Care:
Lotus Flower body lotion
Lotus Flower body cream
Gallica Rose body lotion
Almond & Jojoba skin oil