Tuesday, 24 April 2018

My Top 5 From Benefit

I've said it so many times, Benefit Cosmetics are by far one of my favourite makeup brands - there's so many of their products which I love. Trying to whittle my favourites down to 5 was actually very difficult! I think I've got a list which covers different areas of the face, so without further ado, sit back, grab some refreshments and enjoy!

The first Benefit product that I love is the Roller Lash mascara. I remember my excitement over this mascara when it was first released over three years ago. I fell in love with it instantly, and ever since, Roller Lash has remained a constant in my makeup routine. I just love the effect it has on my lashes, the formula's brilliant, and it's such as easy mascara to use. It's easy to get off, and it doesn't smudge. All round, it's just the perfect mascara in my opinion!

Another favourite of mine is the Goofproof eye brow pencil. I first discovered this product when a sample of this was in with a copy of Elle magazine nearly a couple of years ago now. This is another Benefit product that I fell in love with straight away. I love how easy it is to make my brows look 'on fleek' with Goofproof. Even though I use this product to fill my brows in, they still look natural which is amazing!

Last November, I received a sample of the Hoola bronzer in my Birchbox. At first I wasn't keen, however that was my fault, as I was originally picking up too much product on my brush - which made me look ever so slightly too orange! I have since realised the error of my ways, and now only use a tiny amount, and I love the colour, and contour that it gives me! I'll definitely be picking up a full size of this when the sample I have runs out.

There's only one primer that I have remained faithful to since I began wearing makeup many years ago, and that's Porefessional. This honestly makes my makeup stick to my face so well throughout the whole day - better than anything else that I've ever tried. I also love that there are now lots of variations of the Porefessional primer. I gave the Porefessional Pearl primer a go when it was first released a few months ago, and absolutely loved the glow it gave me.

Lastly in my top 5, is the Watts Up highlighter. This is such an easy highlighter to use. All I do is sweep this on the top of my cheek bones, and I have such a nice glow - a lovely champagne colour! You really don't need to use too much of this either, a little bit definitely goes a long way! It's really handy having a little sponge on the end of the applicator, although I don't really use it.

I really hope you enjoyed discovering what my top 5 favourite Benefit products are! Let me know which ones are your favourites - I'd love to know!

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CarrieFi x

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Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Birchbox x Cath Kidston April 2018 Unboxing

This month Birchbox have collaborated with Cath Kidston as part of Cath Kidston's 25th birthday celebrations. I'm not going to lie, I did let out a little squeal when I heard about this collaboration! The first thing I have to say is; how beautiful is the box?!

As always, Birchbox have a little motto behind each month's box. This month the motto is "Brighten Up Your Day". I can honestly say that so far, this box has certainly brightened up my day! I'm excited to discover what's in the box and start using the products!

The first product I've received is the ModelCo Baked Highlighter in the shade 'Moonshine'. I've always used creamy highlighters in the past, so this will be interesting to try! I love the shade. It's a golden colour, so it should be perfect in the summer to achieve a golden glow!

Next is the Beautaniq Beauty Fill + Tame Brow Gel in the shade 'Brunette'. This is a brand which I've not heard of before, but that's the beauty of subscribing to a subscription box such as Birchbox, discovering new brands! I'm very loyal to Benefit's Gimme Brow, but I'll definitely be trying this out soon!

As well as the gorgeous box, I've also received a Cath Kidston Hand Cream. Let me tell you, it smells divine! I can't say that I've ever purchased something through the Birchbox shop, but I will definitely be stocking up on this in the future! It has such a beautiful floral scent, but the cream itself is just so moisturising and makes my hands feel fabulous!

The Oribe Après Beach Wave & Shine Spray featured in my Birchbox this month. I really like the look of this product. This will be a great product to use after I put waves in my hair, perfect for when the warmer weather eventually rolls around!

Lastly, I received the Marsk Mineral Eyeshadow in the shade 'Fifty Shades'. I'll be honest, I'm not so keen on this product. I'm not a massive eyeshadow wearer as it is, but aside from that, the colour just isn't one that I would wear - it's too dark for me unfortunately. 

I hope you enjoyed unboxing my Birchbox with me!

CarrieFi x

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Product Empties 2018 #2

I can't believe I'm already writing another product empties post! I honestly didn't think I'd have another batch of empty products to go through with you all so soon after my last post. I have to admit though, I really enjoy sharing what I've been using with you all, I hope you're all enjoying these sorts of posts too!

The first empty I have for you, is the Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Radiant Body Gel Oil. I bought this at the beginning of Autumn last year on a whim whilst shopping in Boots. I can tell you now, it has been an essential for me over the colder months! I suffer with quite dry skin, especially on my legs during the winter, and the Vaseline Gel Oil has made my skin feel so much better. I had been using this just after I had either bathed or showered when my skin was still damp.

Would I Repurchase? Absolutely!

The next empty I have is a sample sized Benefit The Porefessional. I've owned several tubes of this over the years in either sample sized or full sized versions, and to be honest, I just can't get enough of it! It's the only primer that I've used which I genuinely enjoy using, and the only one that I've tried which holds makeup really well on my face.

Would I Repurchase? Of course!

I've recently finished my little bottle of Lush's Snow Fairy Shower Gel. Unfortunately this is a seasonal product that is only available at Christmas, which is such a shame, because I probably could use this all year round if I could! However, it makes this shower gel more special that one time of the year! I have to admit, I didn't really like the scent of this product when I first used it, but it grew on me and now I absolutely love it!

Would I Repurchase? At Christmas, definitely!

I received the Lancome Hydra Zen Anti-Stress Moisturising Cream in a beauty advent calendar, and I've just finished up using the pot of it. I can't say I was a fan of it, it was okay, but I think I've probably used other moisturisers which are considerably cheaper that I've enjoyed using more.

Would I Repurchase? Probably Not.

I can't do a makeup look without my liquid eyeliner. My go to for creating a fierce cat eye is the L'Oreal Paris Perfect Slim by Superliner in Intense Black. I've been using this product for years, and constantly go back to it. I just find it so easy to create flicks with it!

Would I Repurchase? I definitely will!

Lastly, is the Soap & Glory Smoothie Star The Breakfast Scrub. This is another product which I've gone through multiple pots of. I absolutely love the scent of this product! It does smell a bit biscuity, but I really like that! It makes my skin feel absolutely amazing, and so smooth after I've used it!

Would I Repurchase? Yes!

That's it for another post in my Product Empties series, I hope you enjoyed!

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CarrieFi x

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

April Beauty Wishlist

Welcome to April! Hopefully now Spring will finally arrive? I'm so ready for Spring. As you can probably tell from the first glance of my April Wishlist, there's a lot of skincare on there. That's because Winter has absolutely ruined my skin! I definitely feel the need to rejuvenate my skin ready for the Spring/Summer months ahead!

First up on my Wishlist is from a brand that I absolutely adore, and is the Percy & Reed A Walk In The Rain Shine & Fragrance Mist. This product is a spray which not only adds fragrance to your hair, but also gives it shine too. Both of which are very important to me in a haircare product!

Next is the first of many skincare products within this post. It's the Rodial Vitamin C Brightening Pads. These pads can be used in the morning and evening, and the fruit acids contained within these exfoliate and renew the skin's surface. I've never tried any of Rodial's products before, but I have to say, I'm really impressed with what they have to offer.

I really got into wearing lipsticks last year, in particular, nude lipsticks. I just feel like it's such a versatile shade, and it can either be dressed up or dressed down. But it can also suit everyone, depending on what nude shade you pick. One that's recently caught my eye is the MAC Liptensity Lipstick in the shade Driftwood. I've never tried any of the Liptensity range, but I love the look of the formula of them, and the range of shades too.

While we're on the topic of nude shades, I also have a thing for nude nail shades too. For the same reason that I love nude lipsticks. Recently, I've really gotten into using my SensatioNail kit again after some time, and forgot how good the system is! I've put the SensatioNail Express Gel Polish in Taupe To Bottom onto my Wishlist. Mainly because I love the shade, but the Express Gel Polish has been designed so you don't have to use a base or top coat with the polish, making the process of doing your nails so much quicker!

Back to skincare, and I'm loving the look of the Rodial Dragon's Blood Eye Masks. I've never used an eye mask before, but I really want to start using them as they seem to give your under eye such a boost! I've also read some really good reviews on these particular eye masks too. 

My skin has been having such a hissy fit lately. I don't think all the months of freezing weather, snow, rain and central heating have helped to be honest. But I have been going through a faze of having such oily skin, and it feels horrible! I'm hoping that the NYX Professional Makeup Matte Blotting Paper will help me out! These papers will also come in handy in the warmer months too, when/if they arrive!

Speaking of oily skin, another product I have added to my list is the Benefit Porefessional Licence To Blot Mattifier. I love the original, and Pearl Porefessional primers, but this is a oil blotting stick which can be used over makeup, designed to target oily parts such as the side of your nose, forehead, and chin.

Not too long ago, I was introduced to Glam Glow face masks, and I fell in love! It worked a treat on my skin, and made it look so much more glowy and better than before. I want to try more of their masks, and saw the Glam Glow Multi-Masking Kit. The kit has a selection of their brilliant masks, and will give me an opportunity to try these all out!

Lastly, I will admit that I have actually never used an SPF before. I know that's really terrible, made even worse when I've ended up with sunburn on my face multiple times over the last two summers, so this year I want to change my ways and start wearing SPF! I've been reading lots of reviews of different SPF's, and I saw amazing reviews of the Clinique Super City Block SPF40.

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CarrieFi x

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Tuesday, 27 March 2018

My Journey To Whiter Teeth With Janina

I'll admit, I do like to drink a cup of tea. In fact, some days I'll drink a few cups, and have the occasional coffee too. The result of this is that I have a fair bit of yellow staining on my teeth which I'd quite like to shift because let's be honest, who wants yellow teeth?

I was recently very kindly sent the Janina Maxiwhite Whitening Strips*, and the new Janina Ultra White 24K Gold Toothpaste* to try out and review. I was very excited to try these products out, I'd been looking around for ages to find some teeth whitening products and felt slightly overwhelmed at what was out there!

So, the first product which I tried out was the most recently released product from Janina, and is their Ultra White 24K Gold Toothpaste. What I loved about this toothpaste before I'd even tried it, was the fact that there are no harsh abrasives contained in the product. Instead, it includes Bromaine Complex, a combination of natural enzymes such as Pineapple and Papaya. There is also Colloidal Gold flecks (which are visible in the toothpaste) contained within the toothpaste, which is proven as an anti-inflammatory and aids regeneration.

Onto my actual use of the product, the instructions say to brush your teeth twice a day for at least 3 minutes a time, and not to rinse your mouth with water after. I'm not the best judge of time, so I set a timer for 3 minutes so I know when I've brushed enough! Now this may be a little TMI for you, but I have to admit, this toothpaste really gets rid of the dirt in your teeth - it kind of shocked me to see just how much it got rid of in the sink! My teeth have honestly never felt so clean since I've started using this product.

In terms of the whitening effect? I've been using the toothpaste for nearly 2 weeks, and whilst my teeth aren't completely white, they are definitely whiter than what they were before I started using the product. My teeth look, and feel a lot healthier too, which makes using this so worthwhile. I will continue to use the toothpaste, and will hopefully see the whitening effect continue to progress.

The other product I received was the Janina Ultra White Maxiwhite Whitening Strips. The strips can either be used twice a day over 7 days, or once a day for 14 days, for 30 minutes at a time. I haven't got round to using these strips yet, but what I plan to do is to write a mini review on my Instagram (Instagram.com/carriefi_) once I've used these, and let you know how I get on with them!

Overall, I've been thoroughly impressed with Janina. I hadn't heard of the brand before, but I'm definitely a convert to them, and will be purchasing some more of their products in the future!

Janina is available in Boots. The 24K Gold Ultra White Whitening Toothpaste retail at £19, and the Ultra White Maxiwhite Whitening Strips retail at £20.

CarrieFi x

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Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Benefit BADgal Bang Mascara Review

For me personally, mascara is essential in my makeup routine! I just feel that it finishes off a makeup look nicely. I'm also a big fan of trying out, and discovering new mascara's too. When I heard that Benefit Cosmetics were launching a new mascara at the beginning of this year, I was very excited to try it out.

The mascara in question was named 'BADGal Bang!', and is a relaunch of the original Benefit mascara 'BADGal Lash'. For the last three years, I've been incredibly loyal to one of Benefit's other mascaras, 'Roller Lash'. I love everything about 'Roller Lash' -  especially the lift it gives me, so 'BADGal Bang!' had a lot to live up to for me!

It's fair to say that 'BADGal Bang' has received some mixed reviews. Some people absolutely love it, and some people absolutely hate it. I have to admit, from what I read, I was a little put off by what some people were saying, but I wanted to go into trying this mascara with an open mind, as I do with every product that I try. 

Luckily, I received a sample of 'BADGal Bang' in my March Birchbox which I was very excited about, and it gave me a great opportunity to put this to the test before actually parting with any money on the full sized version. 

One of the points that many people raised about 'BADGal Bang' is that the consistency of the mascara is very wet. From my own experience having now used, and tested it out, I too found it to be a very wet consistency. That said, it didn't cause me any problems with applying the mascara. I was very careful when using it for that reason though. I also read that you shouldn't layer this mascara, however I've been layering my lashes with a few coats, and again, no problems.

What I really love about this mascara, is the wand! It's flexible, long, and thin, and really gets into my lashes to coat them with the mascara. I also love that the colour of the mascara is a deep jet black colour, and makes my eyes stand out even more. I do get a pretty good lift with this, and the mascara lasts on my lashes throughout the day so easily! Benefit have said that 'BADGal Bang!' lasts for 36 hours a time, however, I'm quite religious with making sure that I have all my makeup off before I go to sleep so I can't comment on that. But it's good to know that it will last if you need it to!

So, all in all I'm happy with Benefit's newest mascara! I ended up liking it a lot more than I was expecting to, although I'm still madly in love with 'Roller Lash'! But considering the mixed reviews I had heard before I had tried this, I personally had no need to be worried about trying it. What I would say is if you want to try it, go for it! If you don't want to commit to buying a full size, there is a mini version which is a perfect size to introduce yourself to the product. The full size is priced at £21.50, and the mini version is £10.50.

Have you tried 'BADGal Bang!'? What did you think?

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CarrieFi x

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Tuesday, 13 March 2018

March 2018 Birchbox Unboxing

March's Birchbox is focussing on something very important - self care. It's all about looking after yourself and indulging in some 'me-time'. Sounds perfect! I'm so impressed with the products I received this month, and I actually think it may be my favourite box yet...

The first product I received is the BLAQ Hydrogel Eye Mask. BLAQ is an Australian skincare brand, whose products I have only recently become aware of. Their products contain a core ingredient of Activated Charcoal and their packaging is very minimalistic. I've been wanting to try some eye masks for a while now, and I've also been wanting to try some BLAQ products - so this little discovery in my Birchbox is perfect!

The next product in my box is the much talked about, Benefit BADgal BANG! Volumising Mascara. This mascara is one of it's kind as it contains aero particles, and is said to deliver immense volume. I've heard lots and lots of mixed reviews on this mascara, some say it's amazing, some say it's too wet. I'm looking forward to giving this a go myself and seeing how I find it - I will of course be writing a review on this very soon!

Another product I was very excited to receive, is the GLAMGLOW SUPERMUD Clearing Mask Treatment. I've heard so many good things about GLAMGLOW's masks and the effect they have on other people's skin. I'm really looking forward to giving this a go, and seeing what effect this has on my skin!

Next is the Beauty Protector Protect & Volume. This is the second Beauty Protector product I've received from Birchbox, the other product being their detangling spray which was amazing! I love the scent of their products - it's a really sweet smell. This product is aimed at boosting the volume into your hair, I can't wait to try this out!

Lastly, I received the Nuxe Reve De Miel Body Scrub. I love Nuxe products, and I also love the fact that this body scrub is very gentle. The scent of the product is lovely! This is another product that I can't wait to try out.

CarrieFi x

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Product Empties #1 2018

Back in November 2017, I wrote my first product empties post. I really enjoyed letting you all know what products I had used up, and what I loved, and didn't like so much. I've decided that in 2018, I want to write more posts like these, so this will be an ongoing series - I hope you enjoy it!

The first empty I have is the Garnier Oil-Infused Micellar Water. I've been using the original Garnier Micellar Water for years - it's my ultimate lazy go to product. I love how effective this is at getting all my makeup off my face and getting it clean. Since releasing the original Micellar Water, Garnier have   added to the range - the oil-infused water being one of these. I really loved the scent of the oil, it got everything off of my face really well, and it left my skin feeling so soft. 

Would I re-purchase? Yes!

I've recently finished up using the Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Oil. I bought this after using, and falling in love with the Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm. I have to say in comparison with the balm, I didn't love the oil as much. The main reason being that it wasn't gentle on my eyes when I used it - it was absolutely fine to use on my face, but I just found that my eyes stung and felt very irritated after using it.

Would I re-purchase? Sadly not.

In my December Birchbox, I received the Baija Gommage Festin Royal Miel Caramélisé. Baija Paris isn't a brand which I've ever heard of - but that's the beauty of Birchbox, trying new brands! This is a body scrub which contains Honey and Shea and contains 97% natural ingredients. The scent of this body scrub is amazing, and it was so gentle on my skin - I loved it!

Would I re-purchase? Yes!

Back in December 2016, I received the Lush Sugar Plum Fairy Lip Scrub in a gift set. Just before last Christmas, I finally used it all up! Before I had used this lip scrub, I had never used one - but it made such a difference to the condition and texture of my lips. The Winter is so harsh, and can make my lips so dry and leave patches of dry skin, so the lip scrub was amazing at getting rid of that.

Would I re-purchase? Yes!

In a beauty advent calendar I had over the Christmas period, one of the products that came in it was the Lancome Energie De Vie Liquid Moisturiser. I had never tried a liquid moisturiser before, but it was amazing! First of all, I loved the scent - it was so refreshing, but the way that the moisturiser made my skin feel was incredible. The thing that I liked the most however, was that it was such a light texture, so it didn't feel heavy on my skin at all.

Would I re-purchase? Yes!

Lastly, I have also finished using the Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturising Lotion +. I remember using this as a teenager when my hormonal skin really wasn't great, and it did a brilliant job of clearing up my skin and making it look so much better. I got another bottle of this last year, and again I was impressed with how my skin felt after using it - I consider this a bit of a miracle product!

Would I re-purchase? Yes!

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CarrieFi x

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

March Beauty Wishlist

Well here we are in March! A new month can only mean one thing on my blog - a new beauty Wishlist! Hopefully Spring and some warmer weather will be arriving soon? Saying that, there are some Spring themed products that have crept on my Wishlist this month!

I'm just going to jump straight into it, and the first item on my Wishlist is the OPI Go Nudes Set. This set is a Travel exclusive to World Duty Free, both online and in Airport Terminals. I love a nude nail polish, in fact it's the only shades I wear. I just love how versatile a nude nail is - it goes with anything. The great thing about this set is that there are a few shades of nude in here, but they're all really wearable.

The next item is the Benefit BADgal Bang Mascara. The most hyped mascara of the year! I love a Benefit mascara, in particular - Roller Lash. The BADgal Bang mascara has received somewhat mixed reviews so far, but I'm really looking forward to trying it myself and forming my own opinion, and of course I will be reviewing it!

The Nivea Soft Moisturiser is next. I absolutely love this moisturiser, it's so affordable but so effective at what it does. I'm not going to lie, Winter has not been kind to my skin - it's made it very dry and just really uncomfortable! The Nivea Soft Moisturiser always leaves my skin feeling supple, refreshed, and hydrated - and is a staple in my skincare routine.

The next item is something which is completely new on me. It's the Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Gentle Pads For Sensitive Skin. These pads resurface and cleanse pores but are very gentle on the skin, and contain glycolic, fruit and hyaluronic acids - I've never used acids on my skin before, but I'll be intrigued to see what effect they have on my skin. These pads have had great reviews from what I've seen online.

Glossier is brand that I'm so eager to try - their products look and sound amazing! The Birthday Balm Dotcom and the Priming Moisturiser are both on my Wishlist this month. These are both products that are raved about, and I can't wait to try them for myself.

Lastly, Lush have recently released their Easter range! I love a Lush seasonal range, and this Easter looks a good one! There's three bath bombs that have made its way onto my Wishlist; Free Rangers, Golden Egg, and Which Came First. They're all shaped like an egg which is just so cute!

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CarrieFi x

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Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Afterspa Amazing Makeup Remover Review

One of the products I received in my Birchbox in January was the Afterspa Amazing Makeup Remover. I was intrigued to find out that this is a 'magic makeup remover', and that all you need is some warm water and the cloth to remove all of your makeup.

I've never seen a product like this before, so I have to admit I was a little sceptical at first - how can a cloth and some warm water get everything off your face? I will also admit to being the most laziest person in the world when it comes to taking my makeup off at the end of the day, so something as simple as this really appeals to me.

The material which the cloth is made from is a woven polyester blend, and is free of chemicals so there's no need to worry about putting something nasty on your face! The description of the product says that this cloth will last up to 1000 washes in the washing machine, so essentially you can use this cloth to remove your makeup 1000 times - not bad! It's advised that you machine wash the cloth first before using.

So, I did as instructed and filled up my sink with some warm water, and submerged the cloth. I then proceeded to use the cloth to wipe away my makeup - I personally found it very hard to wipe the cloth against my face. I found that I really had to drag it across my skin to get my makeup off, which I wasn't too keen on because I really don't want to be dragging things across my skin aggressively!

I will say that in the end I managed to get the large majority of my makeup off using just the cloth and warm water, however I wanted to feel like my skin was clean, and it didn't with this method. I have read some people's reviews of this cloth and they have said that they use both a cleanser and the cloth at the same time, I feel that for me that's what I will do in future. Don't get me wrong- I feel that it's great little cloth, but it really took a lot of scrubbing with the cloth to get my makeup off, and I really don't want to be pulling at my skin too much!

I was a bit sceptical before I had tried the cloth, and wasn't expecting a miracle from this cloth - I don't think it's a wasted product because you can still use it like a flannel, but I wanted to try it as it was intended and I'm glad I did- I always believe in trying things for yourself and forming your own opinions!

Let me know if you've ever tried a 'magic cloth' before? What did you think?

CarrieFi x

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

How I Clean My Makeup Brushes & Sponges

A little bit of a different post from me today, but I thought you all might like to know how I get my makeup brushes and sponges clean!

It's a chore that, if I'm honest, I absolutely hate and find so boring - but, it has to be done! And if you're going to do it, you have to do it properly don't you? I certainly don't want to be wiping manky makeup and bacteria on my face if I can help it!

To clean my makeup brushes I use a Real Techniques Brush Cleansing Palette, which has made cleaning my makeup brushes so easy! To actually clean the brushes I tend to use either washing up liquid or whatever shampoo I'm using, I then use the palette to really get in the nooks and crannies of the brushes and to make sure I get every last scrap of makeup out of them. I also fill up a sink of warm water to rinse out the shampoo/washing up liquid and then leave the brushes on the side overnight so that they're clean and dry to use the next day!

The method for cleaning my makeup sponges is a little bit different to cleaning the brushes, and is only a routine that I've discovered in the last couple of months. I get a cup and put in a little bit of vegetable oil and washing up liquid and then mix that with some warm water - I then place a makeup sponge in there for a minute or two and then rinse the sponge with clean warm water and then it's perfectly clean! Before I discovered this way of cleaning my sponges, I used to find it a nightmare getting them clean!

So, that's my super simple makeup brush/sponge cleaning routine! I can't stress enough how important it is to use clean makeup brushes - one, for hygiene, and two, I find that makeup applies so much better onto your face when you use a clean brush/sponge!

Let me know your tips for cleaning makeup brushes/sponges - I'd love to know!

CarrieFi x

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Birchbox February 2018 Unboxing

This month Birchbox are taking us back through the decades with their boxes - there's one for the 70's, 80's or 90's. I picked the 90's box because, well I'm a 90's baby, and I loved the design of the box! It was by far my favourite! 

Featured within my Birchbox this month, firstly was The Beauty Crop Eyeshadow Trio in the shade Love You So Latte. This is a brown toned mini eyeshadow palette which can be used for a smokey eye or just to give a bit of definition to the eyes. Luckily I'm more likely to wear brown eyeshadows if I do wear them, so this should come in handy!

Next up is the ModelCo Green Concealer. The idea of green concealer is to counteract any redness that may appear on your face, and you apply it to the redness on your skin before apply any foundation or concealer. I've never used a green concealer before, so I'm looking forward to seeing what effects it has on my skin!

There's also a product from one of my favourite brands in this month's Birchbox too - the Percy and Reed Flawless Finishing Polish. Once you've done your hair up, you just apply a little bit of this product to finish it off nicely!

Another hair product that has featured in my Birchbox in February is the Luseta Coconut Milk Hair Mask. This smells amazing! The idea is to apply it to your hair after shampooing and leaving it in for 5 minutes before washing it out. This will leave your hair feeling soft and silky.

Lastly, I received the the Marcelle Gentle Makeup Remover. I'm looking forward to giving this is a go and seeing if my sensitive skin gets on okay with it! It says it's gentle but effective so it should be perfect for my skin!

I have to say, I absolutely love the actual box that the products came in this month - I'll be definitely keeping it!

CarrieFi x
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