Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Beauty Buys - July/August



I have put together some of my favourite products I have added to my beauty collection over the past month. I love anything to do with beauty and I'm always looking for new things to try out. I feel like you can never have too many nude lipsticks, and mermaid-inspired GHDs are always a winner in my book.
NYX


Last month, NYX finally came to Shrewsbury! This is very exciting as the closest place to get NYX makeup was Birmingham. I hadn't tried any of these products before, so I was really looking forward to getting some. I love the gorgeous colours and different variations NYX have, and their prices are really reasonable too.

I bought some lip products as I had heard really good reviews about them. I love nude/pink and very rarely deviate from this.

The retractable lip liner goes on beautifully, it doesn't feel too thick and lines the lip perfectly. Unfortunately, the colour I chose is too dark for me, but it's still a lovely product.


I really love the colours of the soft matte lip creams and I had heard/seen so much about them. I chose shade "Cairo" which is so beautiful. Oh, and did I mention they smell like vanilla?! They go on really nicely and then go matte. I usually don't like a matte finish as I find it dries my lips too much but I actually really liked this one.

Finally, the butter gloss is another lovely lip product. I haven't worn lip gloss in well over a year, but the likes of Kylie Jenner have meant that they are making a come back. Although I still don't really enjoy the stickiness of lip glosses, I do love the way they look and this colour is one of my favourites.

GHDs

I bought my new GHDs in World Duty Free at Birmingham airport. They are the new platinum stylers in the style "marine allure". My old GHDs were about 3 years old and would have kept going a lot longer but I just couldn't walk past these ones. The colour is amazing, and changes in the light.

These stylers are a lot better suited to me than my old ones. I find that I get a much smoother finish and they are also a lot easier to curl my hair with as they have a rounded edge. 



I have tried to find a link to these on the GHD website but can only see the white version. This colour may have been exclusive to airports or a limited edition. 

http://www.ghdhair.com/ghd-platinum/ghd-white-platinum-styler

Bondi Sands Tan

Anyone who knows me, knows I love a tan! I have tried so many fake tans over the past few years and there are only a few which I will use now. Bondi sands is a brand that never seems to let me down and gives me a golden, streak-free tan every time. I love fake tan but sometimes I just don't have time to apply it over night and I find it can dry out my skin. Bondi sands have created a tan that combats both these problems. Their new gradual, tanning foam body moisturiser is the dream! I can apply it in a morning, and it develops throughout the day. It also doesn't have that horrible biscuit smell! I would recommend this to anyone as an every day tanner to keep that golden glow all year round.


Threads Lashes

Finally I want to mention quickly that I was recently given three sets of these gorgeous lashes to review. They each have a different name; "Red Cherri", "Rock Chic" and "Emiloo". I will be doing a blog post with different make up looks soon, so please look out for that one!

What is your best beauty buy this month?
Thanks for reading!
Becci x



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4 comments

  1. I really wanna invest in some GHD's! I actually don't own any and never have! Are they as good as everyone says? I have quite damaged hair so I try to refrain from lots of heat styling but it's always nice to have a good hair straighteners/curlers on a night out!

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    1. They are the only straighteners I will use! They are the most powerful and I find that they give me the smoothest and long lasting finish! I would defo recommend these! :-)

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  2. Hey Becci, I'm loving your blog so much! Where did you get that thing that says 'beauty buys'? xx

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    1. Hi Rhianna! Thank you so much! It was from ASOS! This is the link.. http://www.asos.com/50fifty/50fifty-letter-light-box/prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=6607478&clr=Multi&SearchQuery=light+box&pgesize=4&pge=0&totalstyles=4&gridsize=3&gridrow=2&gridcolumn=1 xx

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