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Collective Beauty Haul!


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I know I did a ColourPop haul last month, but it feels like I haven’t shopped for new makeup for a while, so I decided to have a little shop around which resulted in going a little crazy. I ordered through Boots, TAM Beauty and Spectrum.

Spectrum| Pearly Queen – The Bombshell

I haven’t really treated myself to a brush collection that isn’t Real Techniques or Morphe. Spectrum brushes have been catching my eye for a while. This set stood out immediately, as I love the colour scheme. I’ve been after some new brushes for a while and this set contains everything you would ever need!

Boots | Estée Lauder Double Wear – Shade 1NR ECRU

I’ve seen this every where, some say it is the holy grail of all foundations, so I of course wanted to try this wonder product out for myself. Just a side note there’s a website called Findation which I used to find my colour match, it’s a website where you put in the name of foundations that you own and match your skin tone. Then a whole list of practically any foundation you can think of comes up in shades that should match you. I hope I’ve explained that well enough, and no this is not an AD, it’s just really helpful!
This foundation is supposed to resist transfer, as it claims to ‘stay in place’ all day. This foundation however is not the best for photos, as SPF does not agree with flash photography. In photos your face will look super white and most of the time a different colour to the rest of your body which is not on most people’s wish lists.

Boots | Barry M Matte Me Up Lip Kit – Pose and Go To

After seeing every man and his dog rave about these, I decided to try two of them out for myself. I bought the shades Pose and Go To. Pose is a beautiful light pink shade where as Go To is more nude. I have swatched these on my arms, so I can look at them whilst typing this up, and they have definitely dried a shade or two darker. These are supposed to be dupes for the Kylie lip kits, but I don’t actually own any of them, so I can’t help on that front!

Boots | Barry M Molten Metal Nail Paint – Bronze Bae 

This was available for free when you spent over a certain amount on Barry M products and the two lip kits covered it, so here it is. There’s not much to say about this other than it is a really pretty shimmery bronze which is a colour I don’t think I’ve ever tried before.

TAM Beauty | Makeup Revolution Ultra Pro Glow

I’ve not tried any highlights from Makeup Revolution or any brand from TAM Beauty apart from my Makeup Obsession palette , so I decided to try a few out and see how they compare to others in my collection. This stunning palette contains eight highlighters that are all equally stunning. There are two that I think I’ll struggle with and that is the bottom right one and the second one on the left on the bottom. All of the others look gorgeous!

TAM Beauty | Makeup Revolution Rose Lights

I will admit that I got this after seeing Sophdoesnails mention it in one of her videos, and I am not disappointed; it is a stunning palette that reminds me of the Laura Mercier highlights because of the swirling design. The one of the left is a little strange, as it isn’t as shimmery as the other two and is definitely a lot less strong.

TAM Beauty | I Heart Makeup Goddess of Faith Highlight

This was a bit of an impulse buy, as I didn’t look into the product before buying it. I saw it, liked the look of it, so I decided to get it. This is a triple baked highlight which sounds all kind of fancy. The packaging is extremely cute, as who doesn’t want a highlighter shaped like a heart? This does swatch extremely sheer, so I’m hoping that it builds nicely once applied.

TAM Beauty | I Heart Makeup Bronze and Glow

This was the cause for the order, I saw this on Instagram and I fell in love. The design is the same as the Kylie Jenner highlighters that I just can’t bring myself to purchase, so this will do just fine! The bronzer shade looks like such a good light shade that will really match my pale skin. The highlight looks just as pretty, as I love me some champagne toned highlights

TAM Beauty | Makeup Revolution Retro Luxe Matte Lip Kits

I’ve seen these floating around for a while. Liquid lipsticks aren’t usually my thing, but I couldn’t resist these. I got four shades in total: Echelon, Grandee, Noble and Reign. If you’d like to read more about these, then be sure to let me know.

Have you tried any of the lip kits?
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  1. 22nd March 2017 / 4:10 pm

    Omg you’ve picked up so many lovely bits! You’re gonna have such fun playing with it all haha. So many gorgeous highlighters. X

    Kate// itskaterose.com

    • 22nd March 2017 / 5:29 pm

      Thank you! I’ve managed to have a try of some and they’re so good!xx

  2. Katie
    22nd March 2017 / 6:50 pm

    Thanks for the tip about Findation, I’ve never heard of it but I do a ton of online shopping! Looks like you got some great stuff, I love all the Kylie dupes x

    Beauty From Katie

    • 23rd March 2017 / 1:04 am

      No problem, it is such a useful site! Can’t wait to try them!xx

  3. 23rd March 2017 / 6:13 am

    Nice picks! I’ve always wanted to try Makeup Revolution products but I haven’t had the chance to yet x

    Erin x | Erin Azmir Blog

    • 24th March 2017 / 3:24 pm

      I’ve not really tried them before, but after trying a few of these I can say that their highlights are amazing!xx

    • 25th March 2017 / 6:23 pm

      Really? That’s so good, I’d seen that a few people had! That’s no good though! x

  4. Yiota
    23rd March 2017 / 11:00 am

    I was just browsing the tam website and I found some lovely products, I don’t need any new items since I have been purchasing a lot lately but these are so pretty not to order. The bronze and glow is so pretty!


    • 25th March 2017 / 6:26 pm

      They have some really lovely bits, such good prices too! That’s what gets you with makeup revolution, you don’t need it, but they’re so pretty!xx

  5. 23rd March 2017 / 11:31 am

    I really want to try the Barry M Lip kits and now you’ve got me lusting over everything else in your post! Hehe, lovely haul, let us know how you get on with everything!
    Elle du Jour xxx

    • 25th March 2017 / 6:27 pm

      I’ve had a little try and they are so nice! haha sorry about that! Thank you, and I will!xx

  6. 23rd March 2017 / 11:51 am

    So many lovely things!!! 🙂 I’ve never heard of Findation before so thank you for that! I wear 1N2 Ecru of the EL Double Wear foundation 🙂 I do love it! X

    Victoria | VictoriaaHelenn

    • 25th March 2017 / 6:27 pm

      No problem! It’s a really helpful site! Thank God for that haha!xx

    • 25th March 2017 / 6:28 pm

      Heard so many good things about the brand!xx

  7. Alice
    26th March 2017 / 12:07 pm

    You picked up so many lovely products, makeup revolution are killing it at the minute!

    Alice | alicemaysnell

    • 26th March 2017 / 4:52 pm

      Thank you! They really are, all of their products look amazing!xx

  8. 26th March 2017 / 6:28 pm

    I keep seeing reviews about the Barry M lip kit and really wana try it! I love their lipsticks in general, the colour selection is always so unique and amazing, I have tried double wear before but I personally didn’t like it, I use Armani luminous silk which I highly recommend x


    • 28th March 2017 / 3:36 pm

      I’ve had a little try of them and they’re really good! They dry down really matte! I’ve not tried Barry M lipsticks before, I’ll have to give them a go! I’ll have to look into that one, thank you!xx

  9. Bernadette
    27th March 2017 / 5:12 am

    I’m way over due for another makeup revolution order. They have launched so many new goodies and I definitely need to buy a lot of stuff.


    • 28th March 2017 / 3:37 pm

      They have so many gorgeous products, it’s so hard not to order haha!xx

  10. 27th March 2017 / 8:01 am

    You’ve got a fab haul here need to try a few of these things 💗💞

  11. Dena Jayne
    28th March 2017 / 1:15 pm

    Girl, you have picked up some lovely bits! I am dying to get my hands on that Pro Glow palette, it’s beautiful. Also the Estee Lauder foundation is one of my favourites and I NEED to repurchase.



    • 28th March 2017 / 6:53 pm

      Thank you lovely! All of the colours are so pretty, and it’s so pigmented too! Ah, so glad you like it!xx

  12. 29th March 2017 / 8:40 am

    tam beauty looks amazing and i love me some good makeup revolution. the estée lauder double wear is so high on my wish list. everyone seems to love it lately.


    • 29th March 2017 / 2:26 pm

      TAM Beauty have some really great bits all of their brands are incredible! Everyone raves about it don’t they?!xx

  13. Ronnie
    20th June 2017 / 5:11 am

    I really like Spectrum brushes they are so super soft! the Makeup Revolution is really stunning and I would buy it if I wasn’t so pale!


    • 20th June 2017 / 1:39 pm

      They really are, they’re such good brushes! I’m pale myself and find it works okay!xx

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