With beauty products taking up a vast amount of my storage space, I have found it extremely satisfying and rather detoxifying to finish up a handful of beauty products! I have been trying to make my way through my beauty stash and use up the products I already own, before going out and buying something else (as I will admit, I probably have enough body butter, shower gel and face masks for myself, sally, dolly, polly and molly!). So today I have a beauty product empties post for you! And now I can finally chuck away all of the above and start collecting what is effectively my rubbish all over again, for my next empties post!
Escentric Molecules 01 has to be one of the most talked about perfumes and one, which at the time, I had to have. I love perfume, in fact, I’m a bit of a perfume hoarder and like to keep the boxes and bottles after use... why you ask? Well, I’m not all that sure myself! And although Escentric Molecules 01 it’s a firm favourite of Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and Daisy Lowe, I must say it isn’t a favourite of mine.
The internet loves nail art. There are hundreds of Pinterest boards filled with the most incredible nail art designs, along with a handful of Intsagram accounts and not to mention my favourite nail art blog One Nail To Rule Them All, which is written by Alice and features some of the most pretty and creative designs. And although I’m a lover of nail art, I must admit I haven’t attempted it myself in a long time. But gone are the days of nail art being just for 9 year olds and the 90’s! So when I got contacted and asked if I would like to give the Rio Proffesional Nail Art Pens a go, the 9 year old in me couldn’t say no!
My hair care routine is pretty simple consisting of just shampoo and conditioner. But recently I have been loving the Charles Worthingtons Hair Healer leave in conditioner, from the moisture seal range. Firstly it smells pretty darn good, next time your in boots give it a sniff, I will be surprised if you don't like it! Charles Worthington products seem to smell intoxicating! But the product itself is great. It has a gel-cream formula and is enriched with argan oil. I like to apply it to towel dried hair, working a small amount though the mid length to the ends, avoiding the roots, as it can leave them looking a little greasy. And once my hair has dried, it is left feeling smooth, silky and very healthy looking (without any crunchy, solid chunks of hair, like I have got from using other leave in conditioners in the past!). It also makes more hair more manageable which is always a bonus!
With neutral palettes taking centre stage, it was only a matter of time before MAC came to their senses and released a couple of pre made palettes themselves. Earlier this year MAC released two pre filled neutral palettes consisting of 15 eyeshadows, 1 warm toned and 1 cool toned, both of which are permanent. When I saw that these palettes had been released online, I was excited. As a devotee of MAC eyeshadows there was no doubt in my mind that I had to get the warm neutral palette. I didn’t even question my need for any more eyeshadow (defiantly not necessary). I was sold. Sold not only because MAC eyeshadows are possibly the best of the best, but also the fact that in the palette, there are shades which, at this time, are exclusive to the palette. And I’ll admit now, that I’m that girl that likes to sit down and attempt to recreate eyeshadow looks as seen on youTube, Instagram, Pinterest and from my latest glossy magazine and layer shadows, create looks and get creative. So I parted with the £65 and bought it. And I will be honest and say I very rarely walk away from a MAC counter having spent less than that. And I don’t regret my purchase!
Let me start by saying that these polishes may look a little bland in the box, but they are actually very deceiving, as this OPI set doesn’t disappoint! This limited edition set is OPI’s latest celebrity collaboration with Gwen Stefani, which hit the shops back in January this year. OPI in my opinion is the Queen of nail polish. It is the one brand which I rate above Ciate and Essie polish, as it’s one of the only nail polish brands that I find doesn’t chip on me after a couple of days.