i'm craving.. somewhat essential makeup

25 April 2011

This doesn't happen all that often as I seem to be surrounded by too much makeup that I do not use. I am however in need of a few new things and some of your advice too.




lipstick | my mac vv innocence beware is ruuning dangerously low so it's time for me to purchase a new mac nude lippie.. IB is the only mac nude I have owned to date so i'm wondering what on earth to buy to replace it. Currently oggling over creme d'nude which sounds boring but I really like it. What's your favourite mac nude? Preferably a cremesheen..

blush brush | currently using the sigma angled brush as my blush brush but it's dying on me. I love angled brushes for my blusher as the seem to get my desired result every time. Can any of you recommend any other than sigma and possibly not mac either as i'm not flush with cash at the moment. I really like the idea of this elf brush but i'm not sure on the quality. If any of you have any of the elf bamboo brushes or even the angled specifically i'd love to know what you think of it.

contour brush | beauty bloggers you may laugh at this one.. I currently contour with a powder brush. The sigma f20 to be precise. It's just not good for what I want it for and i'm ending up with the dirty face look almost every other day, I need help. This one i'm willing to spend out for so mac is acceptable.. any recommendations or advice?

opi oplishes | ski teal we drop is a necessity yes.. I've been craving it since the witch skincare event and still haven't got my hands on it! This amongst a number of other opi polishes on my wishlist but is definitely right at the top.

eyeko graffiti liner | my navy liner is drying out so plain and simply it's time to buy replace it. I may buy a couple of other things whilst on the eyeko site so is there anything that jumps out at you at the moment that I should definitely try?


Okay so that's a lot of questions directed out at you guys.. I'd love to get some product feedback and know what you love or deem as must haves at the moment!

Hope you have all had a fantastic sunny long weekend! :) Oh and that you like the further changes to the blog!

♥ abby

14 comments:

  1. I'd try the MAC 109 for contour, or the 168. But I'd look at the Sigma dupes first!

    xx

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  2. I havent used elf brushes for contouring, but i can vouch for their quality!
    They're better than some expensive brushed i've used in the past, especially the studio range x x

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  3. I have the bamboo angled blush brush by elf an it's really good quality for the price. I also use the normal studio line powder brush to apply my blush x

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  4. That nail varnish is a BEAUTIFUL color! I've been craving one of their matte nail polishes in a color like that. I want it so badly!

    x

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  5. By the way, your blog looks great! I love the background design of the sidebar!

    x

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  6. I have the E.L.F Angled Blush Brush&It is great:), I love it!
    I wouldn't have any other blush brush;D

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  7. I couldn't recommend Hue and Plink more for nude MAC lippies (: I'm after the new Viva Glam Gaga too but debating whether I can afford to splurge on yet another nude haha. As for Eyeko products, I'd recommend their Liptastiks (bright but so pretty) and definitely their bronzers! Love the new sidebar Abby! xx

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  8. Have you looked at Sleek for nudies? I've just got 'barely there' and really love it! From Mac I use 'bombshell' which is a really gorgeous nude pink. I'm not MASSIVE on nudes though so I don't really have many!

    For contouring I use essence of beauty. I think they're from an american chemist but that and the foundation brush are the best EVER! :D

    xxx

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  9. You can't really go wrong with ELF, but I would stick to their studio/bamboo brushes! I have nearly all of them :)

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  10. mac hue is pretty similar to innocence beware

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  11. i really like mac's hue lipstick. i dont have creme d'nude though so i cant compare for you! for a contour brush try mac 109...its more expensive but i think you will be able to use it for a long time so it will be worth it.

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  12. Creme d'Nude just didn't work for me....waste of money, it looks really frosty and pearlescent on my lips. I've heard lots of people suffer with it pretty much melting too! Go for Viva Glam Gaga II or even Rimmel's Nude Delight. Nude Delight looks lovely worn over the top of Snob as well...double use!

    T x

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  13. Check out Mac Hug me, hue, pattissiere, Blankety. Some of my fave nudes :)x

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  14. Some awesome advice girls!! Thank you sooo much :) I'm on it :) xx

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