UK Drugstore Mail Beauty Haul 2016

 

Hi everyone!¬†And¬†today, I bringing you a beauty haul all the way from UK! And yes, they’re all drugstore makeup products, mind you. Make Up Revolution is a budget friendly and cruelty free brand based in the UK.

I don’t typically shop like this but once every¬†month is where I’ve gone bananas.

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Some of these products here are like blowing my mind! It’s like poof..poof.. ! I couldn’t think straight.¬†I’m super excited right now!

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Yes, I’m feeling it right now! Oh gosh!

After taking a few deep breath and did my happy dance, let’s focus on the things I got shall we?

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First thing first – I got three shades of the Makeup Revolution Ultra Face Base Foundation in FB 09, FB10 and FB12 or commonly known as BB cream.

It says on the packaging that it’s “blendable, buildable and creates a flawless complexion that’s suitable for all skin types.” I always love a good formulated BB cream.

And¬†the packaging, I really don’t have problem with a tube BB cream since you could actually squeeze out the remainder of the product better than in a bottle, in my opinion. So, yes, I’m quite excited to try them for you guys.

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Here is the sad products which I’ve tried and reviewed in my previous post which I’ll link it here for you. These are the foundations which I’m disappointed about. The formula was too runny and the color was … uhhh… I’m just to sad to talk about it.

Let’s go to something more cheerful like …

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Lip Amplification Lip Gloss. I got the shades High Voltage (fuchsia pink) and Full Throttle (fire engine red), each net wt for 0.23 fl oz.

I love love love lip cream but this lip gloss reminds me a lot of my favorite lip cream by Gerard Cosmetics. It really feels like a lip cream than a lip gloss, and let me tell you that the staying power is ridiculously long.

Okay, I cheated and try the full throttle and was amazed by the formula and the long-lasting effect. It survive all the way through after a very long day with snacks and drinks. It does leave a pretty lip stain at the end of the day, which I really like rather than a full bare lips.

Anyways, I’m going to continue to wear¬†them and I’m very excited to try the ¬†fuchsia pink next. I curious to see what this shade will look. So, stay tuned and don’t go away. Detailed review coming up pretty soon.

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Let’s talk¬†Blushing Hearts Triple Baked Blusher from the I Heart Makeup range from Make Up Revolution.¬†The packaging from the box it came in, to the packaging of the product is pretty. I definitely would be applying¬†it as a¬†highlighter.

Impressive! Very impressive. I fell in love with this blush on first sight. Oh my gosh! I just died when I saw how insanely pigmented this blush is.¬†These blushes look very similar to the Sweethearts Perfect Flush Blush by Too Faced. If you’re looking for a dupe, then¬†I would suggest the shade Peachy Keen Heart¬†look very much like the images of the Sweethearts blushes from Too Faced that I have seen online, but I don‚Äôt own the Too Faced blushes to do an exact comparison for you.

This frosty formula could be wore alone as a blush and it looked really pretty but I think many people would enjoy this as a highlighter more.

This I¬†Heart Makeup Triple Baked Blusher I got is in Peachy Pink Kisses. Just look at this awesomeness. I can’t wait to put them on.¬† This one has a great potential to be a perfect¬†highlighter¬†for summer glow?

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Since I’ve travel plan this week, I’m glad to get my hands on all these cutie brushes to bring along with me on my trip. Oh yes! I’m so excited to try them out. The bristles are so soft and they’re just the right size for my makeup bag.

L to R: Mini Eyeshadow Brush, Mini Angled Brush, Mini Foundation Brush and lastly the Mini Face Brush.

Note that these are made of dual fibre synthetic hair. I know there is a debate on whether to opt for natural animal hair or unnatural synthetic hair fibre but either way is a double-edged sword. You either support animal cruelty or the unnatural?¬†Well, I¬†don‚Äôt often do this, but I’m cheering for the synthetic.

I’ll have a separate post of the why. In case you want to know more, here is the link to¬†PETA¬†site. It’s¬†a great resource for help to find other companies that offer synthetic makeup brushes. Take that double-edged sword!

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The next item I got is the Shimmer Brick Eyeshadow in 5 shimmery metallic shadows. The color I got is in Rose Gold. Ridiculously pigmented shadows and all the colors are so so gorgeous. You got to get them to try it yourself. I know I’m jumping before the cart but that’s how excited I am with it.

I noticed that a little goes a long way for these shadows based on the formula and a quick swatch on my wrist. I’m really impressed with the color payoff. I think I’m going to love it.

On pan, I think it would be prefect for those who loves shimmery eyeshadows for instance. I love the color and the formula and can’t wait to try them out. I’ll be playing a little bit longer before I share my thoughts and opinion on this product.

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How can I forget to order my favorite eyeshadows right? Well, I didn’t. In fact, I not¬†only ordered one but three eyeshadow palettes. Insane? Guilty as charged. Some of you might already know if you’ve been following my blog that I can be so obsessed when it comes to eyeshadow palettes.

Can you see it? Can you see it?

So the next thing I got is the Makeup Revolution Fortune Favours The Brave that houses 30 eyeshadows in one palette. I wanted to try this palette for a long time and I’m glad to have my hand on them. It also comes with a double ended brush and a huge size mirror on the lid. I wear it once so I’m not going to judge this one yet. I’ll continue to try it and would report back later.

Moving on more …

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Is the Makeup Revolution Affirmation Ultra Eyeshadows that consists of 32 amazing color spectrum? I can see here a nice selection of finishing for matte, shimmery and satin. It’s the same size palette with the¬†Fortune Favours The Brave¬†palette except a missing¬†brush in this one. More detailed review will be posted once I’ve tried it out.

I’ll think I want to do a review on this after I’ve tried it for a while though. So ya! I’m so excited about this.

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The third eyeshadow palette I have is I Love Makeup 16 Eyeshadows by Black Velvet.

The packaging is cute with a heart jewel on the velvet front are in line with the palette theme. Another thing to point out is that,¬†I love it when brands go all the way out to name their shadows. Don’t you? Or is it just me?

This palette is predominantly a matte palette with 13 shades being matte formula and 3 selected shimmer. I get excited when I see so many matte shadows to play with. 

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I forgot to add this in the group picture. Opps! My bet! ¬†But here is a full size bottle of the Makeup Remover aka Facial Cleansing Water in 250ml net wt. It smells good and I don’t have anything bad to say about this product.

I’ve been trying for the past weeks and every single day.¬†So far,¬†I’m quite happy with it but I’d want to try it a little longer. In the meantime, I was hoping to¬†find something similar here at the drugstores.

So, overall, I’m quite satisfied with all these makeup goodies¬†from UK. I’m going to be busy trying out all of these goodies for the next few weeks or so.

Let me know some of your UK drugstore products you like to me try. Don’t forget to follow me on my blog. And if so, I hope to see you again on my next one.

Thanks to all for stopping by to read and comment. Until next time, keep been awesome.

♥Sharon xoxo

 

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Question Tuesday|Where Do You Blog

 

 

 

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This week’s¬†Question Tuesday is about you. I would like to hear where you¬†is your happy little place to blog.

Q: Where do you blog? Do you have your¬†favorite spot to write your blog?¬†Tell¬†us your work space and how¬†you create¬†inspiration? Ready, then let’s roll!

A. I have a portable laptop table where I can work on my bed or sitting on my back-joy posture chair. Just like an artist, I work only when inspiration hits [hehehe!]

or is this you.

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Thanks for taking the time to read and hope to see you on the next one!

Sharon xoxo

 

 

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I Am Glamm New Monthly Subscription Bag

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I’ve been approached by “IAMGLAMM”¬†a monthly beauty subscription company recently to try their IAMGLAMM BAG and to share my experience here in this¬†post. I received a black colored parcel¬†a couple of days ago from this company. Needless to say, I was¬†excited to unbagged and share¬†what’s in this bag. These are *free sample sent to me¬†from IAMGLAMM.

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This is fairly a new beauty subscription company offering quite a similar business concept to Ipsy Glam Bag. Instead of paying $10.00 you’re only paying $8.99 to¬†your monthly subscription with free shipping to US and Canada. ¬†You can cancel your subscription anytime. There are 3 makeup¬†products plus 1 accessory¬†in your bag for less than $10.00 a month.

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For this month’s IAMGLAMM Bag, I received the following:

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Hard Candy Nail Polish in Gummy Green. Jammed packed¬†with¬†glitters with nice consistency. The formula¬†wasn’t too liquidy or thick and it goes on well. It’s a pale pastel green which would look pretty for¬†everyday wear.

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I personally like it with two coating. The formula is not opaque as you can see from the above picture. I’m happy with many Hard Candy products but this nail polish just didn’t cut it. My opinion is that the quality is “so-so”. Not quite impressed but as I mentioned earlier it’s not bad for everyday wear!

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False lashes with beads. Well, that’s some falsies you don’t see everyday. It’s unique and stylish and I’ll be trying to wear these for Halloween. If you love blings and glitter false eyelashes then don’t look far, this it made for you.

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Curious Perfume is a brand I’ve never heard of to be honest. It comes in a travelling tube packaging. I’m not a big fan of online perfume because I feel that perfume depends very much on personal taste. For me, I need to smell it to love it. So, this one is a miss for me. I can’t figured out the scents but not something I’d reach for.

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Lace Mask is good to wear if you’re invited to a “Masquerade”. Soft lace material and sexy. Oh … if you’re disguising as “Black¬†Moon Clan” inspired by Michelle Phan and youtube beauty gurus, this lace mask could come in handy. If you wear this, the Phantom of the Opera would be jealous too! haaaahhhhh! aaahhh!

Overall, I think this company has potential and I just wanted to help and support new companies by giving them a shout out. If you are a beginners to makeup and not wanting to spend a fortune on beauty products, this can be a good starting point. Interested, go and check them out.

What do you think of this beauty subscription bag? I love to hear your comments on the comment section below.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read.

Sharon xoxo

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Wordless Wednesday! Temporarily Out of Service :(

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Sorry guys! This week’s Wordless Wednesday is out of service. I haven’t been taking many interesting pictures to share here in my post with you guys due to my health. I’ll be back for more hopefully next week. I apologized for the inconvenience.

The Wednesday¬†Drugstore Beauty Epic Snag will be up as usual. Don’t forget to check it out.

Let me know what you like me to do for Wordless Wednesday. Any particular topic you like me to do by commenting below.

Thank you guys for stopping by.

Sharon xoxo

Question Tuesday|What’s Your Recent Must Have Eyeshadow Palette?

 

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Okay Beauties! Welcome back to an¬†exciting week of Question Tuesday. Did I hear a yay! Oh well … let’s get straight to the question:-

Q:¬†What’s Your Recent Must Have Eyeshadow Palette for Fall¬†Collection?

A: I’ll go with the New Anastasia Beverly Hills collection. How about you? I’m dying to know!

Let’s connect – you can leave your comments on the comment below or join me on my social media or you can share the highlights of your day with me?

Thank you very much for stopping by and comment.

Sharon xoxo

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Question Tuesday|Do Double Duty

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Q: What makeup products you reached for to do a double duty for you?

It could be anything you used frequently¬†or go-to products, for example: I’d use my shimmer bronzer on my crease as eyeshadow or a blusher and I’ve used lip liner for an eyeliner, lipstick for a cream blush etc. Let me know and share your comments down below which product work on¬†double duty.

Thank you so much for reading.

Sharon xoxo

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Wordless Wednesday|What are your favorite Instagram accounts?

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Did I see some positive reaction from you beauties like : “Ooohhhhh always looking for new accounts and I think I totally just found some here. Thanks for sharing!!!” ūüėÄ

You’re very welcome and here are 5 you should be following¬†:-

https://instagram.com/lauramazurek/

https://instagram.com/designlovefest/

https://instagram.com/blushingnoir/

https://instagram.com/anastasiabeverlyhills/

https://instagram.com/foodnetwork/

These instagrams are a mixed of beauty and design. Hope you ladies find it interesting to check them out.

You can check my insta handle at https://instagram.com/sharonbeautyprime/

Did I mention that you can leave me your¬†insta handle on the comment section below! ūüôā

Thank you for taking the time to read and check them out.

Sharon xoxo

Post A Quote Challenge (Day 3)

 

Happy Monday Gorgeous!¬†¬†It’s the 3rd Day of the Quote Challenge. I want to thank Katie from Plus+Beauty for tagging me¬†and if you have not check on her blog, head¬†over once you’ve finished reading the Day 3¬†quote. ūüėÄ

So, here is what I got to do for this tag –

Rules of the challenge…

1. Post one quotation a day for three days. (They can be from other sources or one of your own.)

2. Nominate 3 other bloggers to participate per post.

3. Thank the blogger who nominated you.

It’s Monday, so let’s start with¬†this last day quote already:-

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Here are my 3 nominees (in no particular order) :-

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chocolatefrosst 

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Yes, I tag you and would love that you do this fun Quote Challenge. But if don’t feel like doing it, that’s fine with me too. No pressure!

What do you think of today’s quote? How many feels inspired? Leave your comment below.

Thank you for stopping by ūüôā

Sharon xoxo

 

Post A Quote Challenge (Day 2)

 

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Today is a Day 2 Quote Challenge. I was tagged by Katie from Plus+Beauty to do this tag and if you have not check on her blog, do hop over once you’ve finished reading today quote. ūüėÄ

I’m sharing with you here a quote from a beautiful young woman¬†who I’m sure everyone has heard of her “Marilyn Monroe”.

So, here is what I got to do for this tag –

Rules of the challenge…

1. Post one quotation a day for three days. (They can be from other sources or one of your own.)

2. Nominate 3 other bloggers to participate per post.

3. Thank the blogger who nominated you.

Without further ado, let’s jump into this quote:-

Quote by Marilyn Monroe
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Here are my 3 nominees (in no particular order) :-

Pores For Thought

In the Beauty Box 

What Laura Loves 

Yes, I tag you and would love that you do this fun Quote Challenge. But if don’t feel like doing it, that’s fine with me too. No pressure!

One last Quote Challenge Day 3 will be on tomorrow. So, don’t forget to check back. Until then, stay¬†gorgeous everyday!

Sharon xoxo

 

Post A Quote Challenge (Day 1)

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I was inspired by¬†Katie¬†after reading her post on A¬†Quote Challenge just recently and it looked like a fun tag to do. So,¬†she tagged me on her Day 2 Quote Challenge! I’m excited to do this tag because I love reading quotes and sharing them with all my friends from near and far. Oh yes, please also check out Katie‚Äôs wonderful blog over at Plus+ Beauty¬†if you haven‚Äôt and be sure to give her a follow. She is amazing and a good friend ūüôā

So, here is what I got to do for this tag –

Rules of the challenge…

1. Post one quotation a day for three days. (They can be from other sources or one of your own.)

2. Nominate 3 other bloggers to participate per post.

3. Thank the blogger who nominated you.

I love the quote by Theodore Lesieg aka Dr Seuss

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Here are my 3 nominees (in no particular order) :-

Ingrid from curly spring blossom

Stash Matters

Tee Joe from Beauty and the blog

Yes, I tag you and would love that you do this fun Quote Challenge. But if don’t feel like doing it, that’s fine with me too. No pressure!

Yay! I’m done with my Day 1 Quote Challenge and see you all again tomorrow for another Quote. I bet you’ll like it as much as this one!

Sorry, I cheated but I couldn’t end my blog without quoting this …

“Today was good, Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one” (by Dr SEUSS).

Sharon xoxo

7 Beauty Sins Tag

Hey Beauties! It’s been a minute since I talked about a beauty product on my blog despite having a little shopping spree just recently like two days ago and getting some new goodies. And here I am doing a 7 Beauty Sins Tag. Never heard of, right! Then continue reading …

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1. GREED: Most expensive/inexpensive make up product you own. 

I have lots of inexpensive products which can’t beat this Bonne Bell set. So, I got to put this up to share with you guys. It’s my most recent acquired Bonne Bell 3 in one products in a purse. I paid $3 for three makeup items with a cute purse¬†at my local Dollar Store. Yipee!!!

While I’ve a fair share of expensive products to mention but I’ll just going to pick one item and it’s the Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palettes 1,2 & 3.

2. WRATH: what products do you have a love/hate relationship with? What product has been the hardest to get?

Hmm… my love and hate relationship product will have to be the

3. GLUTTONY: What are your most delicious beauty products?

Hahaha! I’m going to say eos lip balm. It has delicious flavor. Its 100% natural and organic. Yum!

4. SLOTH: What beauty product so you neglect due to laziness?

One of my New Year resolution is to curl my eyelashes which I have been slacking recently.

5. PRIDE: what beauty product gives you the most self confidence?

I would have to say my lips. A good lip color will definitely boost up my self confidence to the max.

6. LUST: What attributes do you find most attractive in the opposite sex?

Mens shaving cream – I love the smell and it attracts me, hahaha! Oh gosh … this is embarrassing ūüėõ

7. ENVY: What item would you most like to receive as a gift?

I’m obsessed with eyeshadow palettes and¬†wouldn’t mind to receive them as a gift ‚̧

There you have it, my 7 beauty sins tag which I enjoy doing. I’m not good in tagging but if you are reading this post and feel like confessing your 7 beauty sins, I suggest you don’t suppress it. Confess it! ūüôā

Do you have a beauty sin that you like to share in the comment section below?

Thank you for visiting.

Sharon xoxo

The Holy Grail Tag

 

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Hey lovelies! First thing first, I usually¬†spend my evening unwind by reading other bloggers posts and giving comments. Last Sunday evening, as I¬†was¬†doing my usual¬†reading¬†ritual, I so happened to read a tag post by my a blogger friend¬†Sarah from alternativealluring. I enjoyed reading her tag and¬†I thought it will be fun for me to do the tag today. Sarah talks about many interesting topics on lifestyle, beauty and fashion ¬†After you have read this tag, please visit Sarah and give her a follow if you haven’t.

  1. Holy grail foundation – Well, I’ve used many different foundations and it’s very hard for me to decide. But if I have to choose, I’ll go with the Laura Mercier for high-end and Bourjois Healthy Mix for drugstore brand accompany by Revlon
  2. Which eyeshadow or palette do you always go back too? Uh… Naked Palette 1,3 by Urban Decay and Lorac Unzipped Palette
  3. Which of these is your staple; Blusher or Bronzer? Which one? Blusher by Mac definitely and Milani Baked blush
  4. Gloss or lipstick? Which one do you always turn to? Lipstick please. NYX butter lipstick is my new love that I’ve been clinging to
  5. You’re having a bad skin day, which product do you instantly reach for? Aveeno cleanser
  6. You want sexy lashes today; which mascara can you always rely on? I love Covergirl lashblast definitely
  7. Which brand of brushes are your favourite? I’ve been using e.l.f. brushes and real technique’s not too long ago.
  8. Which is your everyday perfume/body spray? I have tons but I love my Versace Blue Jeans and Ralph Lauren
  9. Which is your signature makeup look? Bold red kissable lips ‚̧
  10. Finally, which cosmetics brand overall is your most collected? Revlon, NYX and Maybelline are the stars of my drugstore brand while¬†Urban Decay is my expensive stash. I have them because of the exceptional quality each brand has to¬†offer ūüôā

Okay, I’ve done my holy grail tag and now is your turn to do it. It’s a fun tag that you will enjoy. I’m not tagging anyone in particular but as I have mentioned earlier, feel free to do this tag. All I’m saying is that, don’t miss out the fun!

As usual, thanks for taking the time to read.

Sharon xoxo