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Saturday, 16 March 2013

Re-buy or Bye-bye??

Like every other girl, I love trying different types of make-up to see which suit my skin the most. Luckily I dont have sensitive skin but I am one of those people who stick to a certain product if I believe it works for me. I have run out of two of my favourite products so I thought I would review them and see if it worth me buying them again or trying something else. Hope this helps you too :) xoxo


1.ELF Tinted Moisturizer
Overview: I am a bit obsessed with the condition of my face and because of that I choose not to wear foundation during the day. But at the same time I wanted a mild cover-up I could wear during the day without looking overly made up. So I use tinted moisturisers as my base foundation and finish it off with a light powder. Tinted moisturisers are brilliant for that easy fresh light look and because it works primarily as a moisturiser with a hint of colour; its really good for your skin. I have tried several tinted moisturisers and they worked ok, but when I came across the ELF brand I decided to try their SPF 20 tinted moisturiser and I was  very happy with the product.
Pros and Cons: To be honest, I have nothing bad to say about this product. It was only £3.75 and has lasted nearly a year with use every day! A small amount covers my entire face, it has a lovely subtle smell and although the colour looked too light for my skin, it was the perfect shade. I felt protected from the sun due to its SPF 20, especially when I was on holiday. The Aloe, Cucumber and Vitamins A, C & E extracts were an added bonus to this product. With the combination of a good skin routine, my face never suffered using this product.
Verdict: I love this product, and I will be definitely be re-buying it!

2. Collection 2000 Pump Up the Volume Mascara
Waterproof Pump Up the Volume Mascara
Overview: Even though I have incredibly sensitive eyes; I love wearing mascara, and I tend to wear it pretty much everyday. Along with eye-liner, its the only eye make-up I put on. Mascara for me is a trial and era kinda thing and I constantly trying new ones to see which one I prefer and doesn't make my eyes itch. The Collection 2000 brand is my go to for eye make-up, so I was more than happy to try another of their mascara's and unsurprisingly I was pleased with the result.   
Pros and Cons: Yet again I have nothing bad to say about this product either. Its one of those products that does exactly what it says on the tin. It successfully volumises and extends my lashes for a flattering look. I use it both day and night and its lasts all day. For £4.99, its a reasonable price for what it does and considering I have used it for nearly 8 months its definitely value for money. Like I said before I have sensitive eyes, but with this mascara my eyes were fine and I never regretted buying it.
Verdict: A good buy and will definitely be purchasing it again.