Blogmas: Festive Make Up Haul.

If Christmas isn’t a good enough excuse to splash out on a few new make up products, what is? Festive gatherings and Christmas parties can only mean one thing – glitz and glam – so it was only right I got some make up to wear to them!


MUA Single Eyeshadows

Do you know one thing I do love about hauls? When the cheapest item turns out to be your favourite item. And in this case, I got three!

I’ve always been a palette girl when it comes to eyeshadows but when I got recommended these a few weeks ago, I thought I might as well give them a try. I didn’t think much of them when I saw them online but as soon as I saw them in the shop, I was amazed. They are so pigmented! I got three of their glitter based ones as I thought they would be perfect for my work’s Christmas party next week.

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(Platinum, Chamois and Onyx)

They have a gorgeous range of shades – a little samey with colours but matte and glitter of most of their range. And for only a £1, I wish they would do a few more colours so I can expand my collection.


MUA Shimmer Highlighter

Christmas without highlighter is like Mary without Joseph, Mistletoe without wine.. It just doesn’t feel right. I have plenty of highlighters as it is but as soon as I saw this one on the MUA counter, I thought I’d give it a go. It’s just such a pretty highlight shade and perfect for Christmas. Cheekbones gonna be shining more than the Star of Bethlehem this holiday.

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Collection Illuminating Touch Foundation

Whenever I buy a new foundation these days, I always seem to go for a matte finish but since the winter months are upon us, I thought I might as well go for a dewy illuminating finish instead to give my skin a much more healthy, radiating glow. I love Collection’s Lasting Perfection concealer almost as much as I love Harry Styles, almost, so I thought I’d give this a go. I’ve only used it on a couple of occasions since buying it and I can easily say I love it. It reminds me a lot like the Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat foundation – just cheaper. I find it has medium coverage and feels really light when you’re wearing it.

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Laura Mercier Crème Smooth Lip Colour in Audrey

Wintery months are the perfect time for reds when it comes to lip colours so I obviously had to upgrade my lip collection and treat myself to a new lipstick. I’ve never tried a Laura Mercier lipstick but after trying this, I will definitely be purchasing a few more shades. It is such a creamy formula that leaves your lips feeling moisturised and looking fabulous. I’d go as much as saying I prefer Laura Mercier lipsticks to Mac lipsticks.. did I just say that out loud?

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette

I’ve been wanting this palette ever since it’s release was announced. And yeah, I might be like a year late to the party but I thought what better occasion to buy it than Christmas? To me, the palette is the ultimate Christmas eyeshadow palette. It’s full of warm browns and vibrant reds – perfect for adding a bit of glamour to the festive season. My favourite shades that I can’t wait to try out are: vermeer, antique bronze and love letter.

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