Here’s something I’ve been meaning to buy for a while – the Kat Von D Everlasting Lip Liners! These have been so hyped, I’ve wanted to pick up two to match my favourite liquid lipstick shades so I can see if they’re worth it. Even though you can over line with the liquid lipsticks pretty easily, I prefer the texture and control you get with a pencil.
These are £14.50 each, which makes them quite high up there in price point. The product itself is brilliant – pigmented, creamy, they don’t drag or smudge easily – but the fact that all the lids are black bothers me. It cheapens them somehow for me. Kat Von D if you’re listening, make the lids match the rest of the pencil.
IT Cosmetics seems to be one of those brands that I’ve heard loads about – especially on Youtube – but have never decided to buy from. Mainly because I didn’t know where to get it from unless I ordered it from the US and I am too lazy to pay customs and shipping to buy base products I can buy from other brands.
Well, I can’t use that excuse any longer as IT Cosmetics have just launched their UK website.
To celebrate, they’re offering 10% off deluxe samples like the ones below and free delivery when you sign up to the newsletter.
I’m going to write about these because you do get enough product in the deluxe samples to make your mind up on something. BUT as a first impression, I really enjoy the Bye Bye Undereye and the CC+. The finish of both of these product is lovely and my skin looks amazing in them. Keep an eye out for a more in depth post about these two!
Shock horror I’VE CHANGED HOW I DO MY BROWS. In all honesty I felt like it was time for a change of routine and products. Sometimes my brows would just look way too harsh for my face, especially if I was going for a more natural makeup look or my hair was starting to fade.
I’ve been lazy about finding new products (do you expect any less from me?) then the Armani Beauty team slid in my DMs and my brow game was changed forever.
So before we get going – yes these products were sent to me for free and no I’m not just ass licking for more stuff – I genuinely like these products and I’m hella picky about what I use in my brows. Now that’s out of the way, if you have invisibrows like me and you’re looking for a new way to fluff them up, keep on reading.
For ages I thought of eye cream as another faff, another way to get people to buy more things. Like when you see people using 5 different products to get the same result as just using one or two, but you can tell they’re doing it for the up sell.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned recently, it’s that with skin care it can sometimes do you could to buy in to – at least a few of – the products people are recommending. It started with my obsession with Pixi products, leading me to buying a couple of oils, the sleep mask and the infamous Glow Tonic. I noticed a huge improvement in the texture of my skin, so I finally decided that if I like serums and different products for night and day, maybe, just maybe, it was time to give eye creams a go again.
Now me and eye creams don’t really get along. I’ve always found they don’t really seem to make much of a difference in how that area looks or how my makeup applies. I can hear the screams of skin care enthusiasts right now. But no need to worry, the Embryolisse Eye Smoothing Contour Care* has changed me.