Saturday, 9 May 2015

MAC Harmony Blush Review

I have been meaning to get my hands on this product for a while,and I finally did after my Auntie managed to pick this Beauty up from Madrid after weeks of it being sold out in the Uk.

This Mac Blush is so versatile as you can use it as a contouring face bronzer or a warming blush or even an eye crease color to give depth to your different looks.It is fantastic for all Skins Tones from pale to medium.

This Muted rosy beige could almost pass for a brown,

This is a favorite of mine as i am able to use it for the purpose of contouring my face along side with the Mac Mineralize skin soft and gentle to add a Highlight.

I also find this to be the perfect blush for contouring because of its soft matte powder finish. If you have ever had trouble with bronzers having orange undertones before then Harmony is the blush for you! It adds warmth without the orange undertones.

The warmth will not interfere with the rest of your makeup,their is no shimmer in the blush so it can easily be worn everyday just to give your skin abit of color. This blush will compliment almost any makeup look to create the perfect finish.

I have worn this blush alot and have had lots of compliments on the way it looks on my skin.
I would recommend if your skin is between NC30-NC45 this blush will look gorgeous on you.

So if you are looking for the perfect contouring blush this may be the one for you?

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Cocoa Brown Fake Tan Vs Sunkissed Rapid Tan Review

Hey Ladies, with summer on the cards its time to top up your tan! I have picked out two of my top favourite 60 Minute fake tans to review for you all so you can all gain the desired sun kissed glow this summer.

Cocoa Brown 1 Hour Tan Mousse £7.99 

Cocoa Brown is made for beautifully bronzed, radiant skin in just one hour!
The first thing that caught my eye about the product was its girly packaging I mean what girl don't like a pink bottle of fake tan.

The Tan is created by the flawless Marissa Carter her love for being tanned, lead her to create the Cocoa Brown Formula which has already took Ireland by a storm and has now became available in the UK.

The Product itself is exactly the same layout as the Sunkissed 1 hour tan with a tradition mousse pump which makes your application simple and easy. The Cocoa Brown mousse is very light which makes it easy as a little goes along way!

When I was applying the fake tan I found it to glide effortlessly across my skin with a beautiful watermelon scent. The perfect thing about this tan is that it is made for every skin type and tone.
In its one shade the tan develops to your own taste in a matter of hours.

Wait one hour for a light glow, 2 hours for a medium tan and 3 hours for a dark deeper tan.
I would advise to the wash it of in the shower. I left my tan for 3hours and then took a shower and I gained the desired glow i was hoping for.

The tan lasted for around 5 to 7 days on my skin and it didn't leave me in a patchy mess like other tans i have tried. The tan fades naturally leaving no streaks on my skin.

Overall I am really impressed with the product and I will defiantly be purchasing it again.

SUNKISSED Rapid Tan 1 Hour Mousse £4.99

Like all sun kissed products the rapid tan mousse is kind to your skin. The lightweight mousse tan develops in just one hour to achieve a long lasting natural tan. Although like the Cocoa Brown 1 hour tan I tried the Mousse dries very quickly this i great for when you want to quickly throw on your clothes to leave the house!

The formula itself contains Vitamin E & Aloe Vera along with no Parabens.

When using fake tan I like to achieve a natural bronzed glow and this Mousse turned me beautifully bronzed in 60 minutes. I tried the Medium shade and in my opinion I would say this is quite dark.

Similar to other sun kissed products I have tried this mousse has a 'Holiday in a Bottle' fruity scent. which is great as I did not experience any burnt biscuit smells.

After the one hour wait I rinsed the tan and I was left with a deep bronzed glow which lasted for around a week and fades nicely without and patchiness.

All in all I was impressed with the results if you are looking for a fruity smelling bronzed glow than this fake tan is for you!

My Conclusion 

After trying both of the 1 hour Mousse I have to say my best pick out of the two is most defiantly Cocoa Brown 1 Hour Tan. The sun kissed tan gave me great results and i cannot fault it for its price, but I preferred the intense colour Cocoa Brown left me with.

I hope you found this review useful, thank you for reading xo

What is your favourite Fake Tan?

Sunday, 3 May 2015

My Quick Smokey Eye Tutorial

Hey guys so today I decided to have a play around with a few palettes to create a desired smokey eye look. A Smokey eye is perfect if you want a dramatic look and this works well on all eye colours Brown Hazel Green or Blue.
I have listed below my step by step tutorial on how to achieve my finished look and the products I have used.
I hope you find this useful!

Products I used to achieve-

Mac Paint Pot in Painterly
NYX Love in Paris Palette
Mac Warm Neutral Palette
Bourjois Paris Bronzing Powder
Soap and Glory Eyeliner
Mac Mineralise skin finish in soft and gentle.
False Lash Effect Mascara Primark

How to achieve this-

I began by applying my Mac Paint Pot all over the eyelids as a base.
I then took my bourjois paris bronzer and applied it threw the crease of the eyelids to add warmth to the Eye using a blending brush.
I then began to build up the colour by applying a black eyeshadow from my NYX love in paris palette all over the eyelid.
I then applied a shimmer to the outer half of the eyelid to soften any harsh edges.
To blend out the eyeshadow I then again used the bourjois brozing powder for the ultra smokey look.
Finishing of my eyeshadow I applied the Mac Mineralise Powder to Highlight the Browbone.
I finished my look by applying a Black Liquid eyeliner and a touch of mascara to my bottom and top lashes.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial,thank you for reading let me know if you try it out
Love Aimee xo