A Few New Additions

May 7, 2013 § 1 Comment

Here’s what I recently picked up while at the shops. 🙂

Essence Powder Brush

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I have been buying on Essence brush a month now, as they are very cheap (at around R30 a brush), beautiful, and good quality. I haven’t experienced any loss of bristles or streaky application – these brushes are an awesome set for a beginner or just as an extra. I personally believe that you can never have enough make-up brushes. 😉 Next month I buy the blush brush, and then my collection is complete.

Softlips Lip Protectant In Peach and Mango

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Well, this smells absolutely amazing, makes my lips feel soft and smooth, and has SPF 20. What’s not to like?

Essence Fix & Matte Loose Translucent Powder


I have been using this for a few months now, to set and touch up my foundation. It’s finely-milled and truly translucent, and works just as well as some of the more expensive powders. A true bargain, like most Essence products.

Max Factor Lipfinity Lasting Lip Tint in 06

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I picked this up at the Clicks sale table for a lower than usual price, and so far I really like it. The shade is a bit intense so I don’t apply a thick layer to my lips but rather dab it on with a finger, and it still lasts for ages. I like applying a lip gloss over it as well, to tone down the colour and add some shine. I like the felt tip applicator but I have read a few reviews saying that it dries out very quickly, so, we’ll see. 🙂

Yardley Stayfast Nail Polish in Ocean Potion


Another sale table find, just because I can’t afford fancy nail polish at the usual price. VERY dark blue which is nice for winter. 🙂


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