Now, as some of you may know I frequently up
sticks and head off to Edinburgh for a week every now and then. Tomorrow just
happens to be one of those occasions, therefore I’ll be heading up north after
my morning lecture in order to see my boyfriend, I cannot wait! It has been two
whole months and one week since I last saw him, it is looooooong overdue.
Anyway, I have wanted to do a post like this for
a while however I just have never ended up getting around to it but today I was
prepared! I took some photos of my make up that I plan to take away with on my Edinburgh trip whilst on my two hour break from my dissertation, it was nice to do something
else let me assure you! It has felt like ages since I sat down and took some
pictures for my blog. After banging out just short of 2,000 words in one day
yesterday I was feeling pretty positive today.
So, here is the make up that will be accompanying
me to snowy Edinburgh tomorrow.
In the background is my amazingly cute Joules make up bag, which can fit all
of that in surprisingly well!
So, first up is my Bourjois 123 Perfect Foundation which I do like quite a
bit however I have to say my heart is still with the Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum.
I’m very close to running out of that though hence using something else for
now. My shade is 51 and I must say it has been the best match I have found for
my skin tone so far. I also have the Healthy Mix Concealer here which I prefer
to the Collection 2000 one….you all know which one.
I’m also taking the Soap and Glory Thick and Fast High Definition Collagen
Coat Mascara…what a mouth full! I’ve had this a few months now and
considering it is now my only mascara I own I’m stuck with it, however luckily
enough for me I do like it even though the smell is a bit strong for my liking.
I’m also packing the Dainty Doll blush that I picked up from Fragrance
Direct the other week, this is in the shade ‘Money Talks’ whereby I use this
for contouring, I say that like I’m a pro haha but I’m such a novice at it.
Along with this I’m taking the new Sleek Blusher from the Aqua Collection,
which I’ve fallen in love with; think rose gold similarity but pink. Stay tuned
for a review on this next week as I’m scheduling a post dedicated on it.
For my highlight I have decided to take the Topshop Crescent Moon as it is
rather darn good.
My Maybelline Colour Tattoo is one of my most favourite products as it is
just so easy to use! Of course it is in the shade ‘On and On Bronze’ as this is
my favourite and the most practical out of the entire range. To go along with
this I’m pairing it up with the Soap and Glory Smoulder Kohl Pencil in Cocoa
Bean (see a swatch of this here) as together these look really nice! I’m also
trying brown eyeliners out at the moment as a bit of an experiment for a softer
look. The last item for my eyes is the Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Eye Pencil
in ‘nude’; this really makes my eyes look much more awake.
Last but not least my two lip products of choice for my stay up north are
both by Revlon, of which the Lip Butter ‘Peach Parfait’ makes an appearance
along with a new product (I think) the Colourstay Ultimate Suede Lipstick in
I hope I haven’t forgotten anything!