Thursday, April 12, 2012

March Favourites!!!

I know it's a tad late but thought you guys might like to see what I was loving in March. Half the month I spent on holiday in Geelong (click here to see what I was doing). I was wearing pretty much the same makeup look everyday and in doing so discovered some new favourites!

Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Gel Foundation No 52 - $32AUD

I love this foundation for two reasons - it's super easy to apply with my fingers and it looks really natural on the skin. Two things crucial when you're on holidays!

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eye Eraser Concealer 20 Light Pale - $18.95AUD

This is a great concealer, it matches me perfectly and it doesn't cake at all. The only thing I don't like about it is it seems a bit unhygienic not being able to wash the sponge applicator which you use to apply the product. Saying this I haven't had any troubles with my skin when I use this and I love that it can be to cover both my dark circles and any spots.

Eco Tools Bamboo Bronzer Brush - $17.95AUD

I have been umming and ahhing about buying Eco Tools brushes for the longest time and now that I own one I have no idea what took me so long. This has got to be the softest brush I've ever felt! My main reason for purchasing this was to use damp with my MAC mineralised skinfinish natural. It does an amazing job at applying the powder and buffing it into the skin while still looking very natural.

Bourjois Sculpting Duo Effect Blush 05 Warm Pink/Golden Skintone - $23AUD

I snapped this baby up at the Perth Online Beauty Blogger Meetup's swap. It's a gorgeous bronzy pink blush which I love using to contour my cheekbones. The highlight is also super pretty and the brush is perfect for applying both which is great when travelling. This became my everyday blush colour in Geelong as it can be used as a blush, contour and highlight all in the one compact. 

Urban Decay's Naked 2 Palette - Not available in Aus but $52USD

The colours in this palette are to die for. There are so many different combinations that can be used to create gorgeous day and night time looks. Everyone always talks about how having a matte black colour in a palette is essential and I never understood why until I actually had one haha I love using it as soft eyeliner and also at the corner lashes in the outer edge of the eye to create the impression of fuller lashes.
Some of my favourite colour combinations are;

Foxy, Bootycall & Tease;
Verve, Suspect & Pistol;
YDK, Tease & Busted;
Bootycall, Half Baked & Snakebite;
Foxy, Chopper & Bootycall

These are just a few but there are so many more great ones!

Essie Nail Polish in Lady Like (Mini from the Fall Collection) - $24.95AUD

While in Geelong I almost bought the full-sized version of the burnt orange colour (Very Structured) from Essie's Fall Collection. However when I looked up (duh) I saw they had a pack of four minis from the collection for only a few dollars more. Seeing as I never use up a full nail polish anyway I thought it was a great deal. Lucky I did as it turns out my favourite of the four was not the burnt orange as expected but this dusty pink with a tinge of lilac called Lady Like. 

I decided to wear this on my nails for the wedding and it definitely lived up to its name, I looked very lady like indeed. Its a gorgeous shade which applies nice and opaque. 

Calvin Klein Forbidden Euphoria Perfume 30mL (Gift)

I have loved this scent ever since receiving two samples of it in my first GlossyBox. Luckily I have a mum and a soon to be step dad that travel all the time...meaning duty-free!! Also luckily they were nice enough to buy it for me, thanks guys!! :)

What were you guys loving this March?? 

Hannah xox


Mum said...

And luckily I have a daughter - YOU - who loves make up and is way better at me when applying it so I am very happy you have agreed to do my wedding make up! xx

Michelle said...

I recently bought the Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum foundation at Target the other week when it was 40% off and I love it too! It's a really low coverage foundation but it's so natural, which I like. :) xx

Stacey said...

That Essie colour looks gorge - I always prefer buying the mini sets too :)

Priyanka said...

so many favs in common, Bourjois foundation is ahmazeballs!! and i have to get my hands on Lady like, it's been on my wishlist for ages:)

Vita said...

Eco Tools brushes are super soft. I always carry the retractable kabuki in my makeup bag :)

Hannah said...

Thanks mum!

@Michelle It's awesome!

@Stacey It really is gorgeous, my new have!

@Priyanka Yay :) Great minds think alike ;)

@Vita They are amazing, I just bought the angled liner brush and its awesome too!