Jeffree Star Bloodlust Review

Hi guys, I guess I haven’t done a written vlog in ages, right? Well I thought maybe its time to get back into it! Todays is going to be a review of the Bloodlust palette and gloss from Jeffree Stars Bloodlust collection- incase you couldn’t guess from the title 😉

I did actually upload a video review of this last night, so if you want to check that one out and see what look I created, i’ll leave it at the bottom of the page.

So started with the palette, let me tell you that I only bought it because people on my insta wanted me to review it. I didn’t think it would be my kind of palette at all! But, as always, I was completely wrong. The colour story is stunning, and obviously very purple, the formula is incredible and so pigmented. Blending out to seamlessly and blending with each other really well, I did find kickback with one of the shades more than the others but what’s a little kickback ay? Also, in this was the part that had me shoooook, the shimmer shades didn’t have much fall out at all! I was stunned, I always have fall out with shimmers, I expect it when trying out a new palette…but there was hardly any! Anyways, as you can see the palette is a big YAY from me, however do I think its pricey? Yes of course, no one REALLY wants to spend £54 on a palette…BUT the pan size is bigger than you’d get from any other brand, with the amount of pans there are as well (18) and really you’re more so paying for the fact its wrapped in velvet with a gold magnetic clasp. Lets face it, Jeffree keeps nothing basic!

Moving onto the lipgloss, so I got mine in the shade ‘Sorcery’ which is a peachy shade, with bluey/purpley reflects in it. Formula wise, I love it. it feels super nourishing on the lips and hasn’t got that typical tackiness to it that most lipglosses have. I don’t, however, like the colour. This is just a personal preference and doesn’t affect how I feel about the product in general. It’s just too, sort of galaxy for me. I imagine though that as the formula felt so nice on my lips, I’d like some of his other shades.

So to sum up the review, I really really love the collection, of course I only tried the palette and a gloms but to be fair thats probably all I would wear as I don’t wear lipstick often and find it hard to find brighter, more out-there, colours that look acceptable on me. My favourite is obviously the palette and I have use it many times since filming the video, even though I have many other palettes to choose from. I would definitely recommend it if you need a gift idea for a someone who enjoys playing with makeup or wearing bright colours.

For reference, I have dark brown eyes and fair/light skin, so these colours will work well on people with similar aspects.

If you enjoyed reading this and want me to review more stuff, please let me know now that I’m getting back into blogging! Also don’t forget to check out my channel and subscribe!

Sincerely, Soph x

MASSIVE Haul!! Makeup, clothes & More

So does anyone ever tell themselves that they’ll get something done and literally never get round to doing it? because that is pretty much what this haul is, a mixture of times when ive shopped and christmas presents all put into one massive haul because i simply put it off for too long.

don’t worry though, the last part of the JonBenet case will come soon.

My order from M.A.C was actually my first ever, i know right?! crazy. I actually spoke to an online MUA on their website, she was super helpful, i asked for product that are good for people with dry skin because i always struggle to find foundations that don’t show all your dry patches and she also recommended me a primer and moisturizer. I took the plunge and bought everything she recommended and i actually really love it all, however i feel like I’m a shade down from the one she suggested but that’s not the end of the world. So i got the Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15 foundation in the shade NW15, the studio moisture cream and the Prep + Prime Skin base Visage. i think i need to order the fix+ next!

Then from BeautyBay I ordered some bits in the sale they had on, I picked up a Jeffree Star liquid lipstick in the shade ‘Leo’ because that’s my star sign and its also almost my perfect nude brown shade, i love it. I also picked up the RCMA no colour setting powder, if seen so many people rave about this so i really wanted to try it for myself. On the boring side i wanted to try a new eyeshadow primer because i usually always use my Makeup Revolution one, so i picked the wet n wild long-lasting eyeshadow primer. And finally i chose theBalm’s Anti Orange bronzer in the shade ‘Oliver’ and some ABH mini matte lipsticks, i actually love the bronzer its such a good shade for my skin and also isn’t crazy pigmented that it messes your makeup up, and the lipstick feel so nice on the lips, not drying at all.

Now, this week I took a little trip to Bluewater shopping centre in London for some retail therapy and i did manage to spoil myself. *THIS IS NOT A BRAGGING POST I AM SIMPLE SHARING THINGS THAT I HAVE BECAUSE I KNOW PEOPLE LIKE TO SEE THESE TYPES OF POST, INCLUDING MYSELF* I went into a LOT of shops and i mean a lot, my feet were so sore but it was worth it. They main thing i treated myself to was a Michael Kors bag, I’ve genuinely wanted one for so long so it felt good to be able to treat myself to it finally. PLUS they had a sale on so i got it a lot cheaper. The bag i chose was a smallish shoulder bag called ‘Selma’ in black. In boots i only picked up a few bits, a new lip plumper from soap and glory because mine was running low, i get the clear one, the Honey primer from NYX (tried this today and loved it) the NYX ‘Can’t Stop Wont Stop’ foundation  (again, tried it today and loved it) and a pencil eyeliner from NYX.

I was SO excited when I found out Bluewater had a Too Faced shop, so of course i went in there, i wanted most of the shop but managed to contain myself and only purchased a few things; the Better Than Sex mascara, White Peach eye palette and a melted matte lipstick in ‘Evil Twin’, I cant wait to try them out. As much as i hate going into Lush because of how they always want to talk to you and i have bad anxiety,  i really wanted to new bath and body bits so i went in and got two baths bombs; ‘Peachy’ and ‘Turtle Jelly’ and also the ‘Rose Jam’ shower gel and the shower scrub in ‘scrub scrub scrub’ which is a black scrub with charcoal etc in. Hopefully they do my skin wonders.

Victorias secret and their Pink store both had a 5 for £25 sale on their pants so i picked up some of those and i also found these jogger style lounge pants that were so incredibly soft that i HAD to try them. (see photo of gray and white trousers with rose on). I also went into new look to get a Teddy coat that i had been eyeing up for a while, i love it!

Last but not least, from the london trip, I went into paperchase. I have an obsession with buying notebooks to of course i picked up two and i also found some cool feminism badges and pins so picked those up as well.

Now finally for the christmas pressies, I was a little spoilt by various people around me, my boyfriend got me the Jeffree Star Liquid lipstick nudes 2 vault which i was SHOOK at, he also got me the beauty bay brushes, their Going Out palette and a graphics tablet! My mum then got me the Makeup Revolution  gift box set which had so many goodies in, im in love, a mug, some smellies for the shower, MORE makeup brushes and the newest Soph X Makeup Revolution  palette. I also got new GHDs from my boyfriends mum, i really did not expect to unwrap them and honestly almost cried!

SO that’s my big haul everyone, hope you all enjoyed it, let me know if you want reviews on anything!

P.S sorry it’s so long! I underestimated how much their was until i typed it up haha!

Sincerely,

-S x

Drugstore Beauty Haul!

Hello there my lovelies, long time no post right? Well I’m back and today I have a lovely haul for you all because these are my favourite posts to write and fave videos to watch on YouTube! I popped into Superdrug last week and picked up almost a full face of new products that I haven’t tried before! However my heart sunk when I got to the till thinking I don’t spent £50 and the cashier said £90. But at least if got plenty to blog about!!

First up I’ll do all the bits from Makeup Revolution because they’re the majority of this haul. I’ve been such a big fan of their products for so long now, at least 3 years! It’s so nice to watch them improve and grow, I have enough of their products to have my own pop up shop!

So I picked up the Revolution Pro full cover camouflage foundation in the shade F2, I’ve been keen to try this for a while now. I usually use the L’Oreal true match foundation but I found it quite drying and it tends to oxidise to a shade that’s not really my colour. I also picked up the Revolution Pro pressed powder, again I’ve been dying to try it out, I have a loose setting powder at the moment but I feel like the pressed powders are more travel friendly and convenient. Next i have the Revolution Pro Lip scrub, I love lip scrubs and I’m keen to see how this one works! I picked up the Makeup Revolution Ultra Pro HD Powder Contour kit, I was looking to get one because I’ve been using the Nip&Fab one but I find the colours a little to warm for my pale face. I got the Revolution Pro Illuminate which is a stunning highlight, I used it today and I’m in love!! I then picked up The Revolution Pro lipstick collection in The Matte Noire collection. I have to say I swatched these after I got home and the formula was not what I was hoping , which is unusual because their single lipsticks and liquid lipsticks are actually really good! I picked up the Revolution Pro Hydrating Primer and you guys, I was SO happy to see this because I have such dry skin and most primers don’t really tend to do anything and my foundation sticks to my dry patches but I’m really hoping this improves that! The last two things from Makeup Rev. Are the brow pomade in Blonde, and the duo brow definer because ive been trying to find different ways of doing my brows as I was getting annoyed with my brow powder. So that was the Makeup Rev. side of things now onto the rest.

 

 

 

I then picked up a new bronzer and blush from MUA which I can’t wait to try the next time I do my full face!

Skincare and nails

I also decided I needed to expand my skincare range as I don’t tend to look after my face too much after taking makeup off etc. I found some bits that I’m praying do my skin some good. So I found these cleansing pads from the Vitamin C range in Superdrug and they’re actually really good! They smell amazing and feel really refreshing on the eyes and they’re much better for you skin than baby wipes. I recommend!! Then I discovered the Calm Skin range and HAD to try some bits so I picked up the Soothing Facial Cleanser, Refreshing Mist and the 2 in 1 serum and moisturiser. I haven’t tried them yet but I will be soon so if you’d like a review then comment below! Of course I had to pick up some sheet masks, I got the Garnier Moisture bomb mask and the Moisture Bomb Eye sheet mask which looks like a superhero’s mask (lowkey the reason I picked it up). I’ve tried the full face sheet mask before so I know it’s really good already but I’m hoping the eye one does wonders as most of my dry patches are on and around my eyes. And finally I picked up and new Barry M nail varnish in the shade “Black Cherry” (I think) because i felt like I needed a new colour.

 

So that’s my Superdrug haul I’ll be purchasing some bits on Friday so if you’d like another haul then let me know! If you’d like any reviews, tips or swatches for any of the products above then please feel free to comment below! I’d love to hear from you😌

Sincerely, S x

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Beauty Review : Urban Decay All Nighter setting spray

Hello my lovelies, hope everyone’s well! For today’s post I’ve decided to do a quick review on a product I’ve been using for a little while now.

This photo was taken from my insta story, sorry for the text.

Urban Decay All Nighter setting spray, after testing out all kinds of affordable drug store spray and starting to become sceptical as to whether they actually work or not I spotted a sale on in a department store (John Lewis or house of Fraser, I can’t quite remember) so I thought why not? Boy am I GLAD I picked it up, honestly my makeup doesn’t move an inch even if I cry or sweat, and it stays just as vibrant as it was when I first put it on! Plus it makes my face feel fresh which I love. Honestly I can’t fault it, it’s 100% worth the money, I only got it for £16 I think and it’s usually £26-29 depending on where you purchase it. I would recommend this to anyone struggling to find a decent setting spray to stick with.

Overall 10/10 from me!

Sincerely, S x

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Marc Jacobs Beauty X John Lewis Un-boxing and Review

Hey guys! Hope you’re all doing well and having a good start to the year. This post is very exciting to me because its a review on the Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Matte Gel Eyeliners. I was SO excited when i found out i was going to be receiving these in the post it was like Christmas all over again!

Marc Jacobs Highliners retail and £20 each but honestly i think they’re so worth it. There’s 12 shades all together, all amazing looking shades. I received the colours ‘Earthquake’ and ‘Pink of Me’ and both are so pigmented, Earthquake is slightly more pigmented as you can expect from the darker of the shades but both are still very pigmented. I am honestly in LOVE with these eyeliners, the formula is so creamy, they just glide on and they’re so long wearing once they set. You could literally cry all day and walk through a rainstorm and they wouldn’t budge and add such a nice pop off colour to your looks.

The only downside to these is that they’re twist up pencils so you cant really sharpen them, meaning that it’s harder to produce more precise looks like winged eyeliner when the tip becomes less pointed. Other than that pointer, these guys are flawless in my eyes and i am so so grateful and happy i got to try them out.

 

 

*Disclosure, I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes*

Hope you guys enjoyed this post and I’ll be back again soon!

 

Sincerely, S x

Ebay finds!

Hello everybody!

I haven’t done a beauty post for a while so i thought i’d do one today and since i purchase two items recently i thought it would be the perfect chance to do a post.

I’ve seen a lot of ebay find videos on youtube and they were quite popular, hopefully you guys enjoy my blog post! I purchased an eye shadow palette and four eye make up brushes, both of the products i am very pleased with. Anyways let’s get talking about them!

Okay, so the first item was this amazing 120 colour eye shadow palette. Now, unfortunately the postman did not read the fragile sign on the parcel and literally chucked the parcel through the letter box making two colours smash 😦 but i fixed them! I got the more neutral toned palette but you can get another, very vibrant version full of all the colours in the rainbow if you wish! This one was only £5.00 which i thought was amazing for the amount of colours you get, the quality is amazing too! All the colours are very pigmented and there’s both matte and shimmery colours! I’m really looking forward to see what looks i can create with this one!

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The other item i got was these beautiful rose gold eye brushes, with white and pink hair. I am in love with these brushes, i love rose gold things and these brushes are just so pretty! And for the cheap price of £1.58 too! i was amazed! They feel good quality too, they’re soft but not too soft, the small one are a bit tougher which is exactly how you’d expect them to be. I really can’t wait to use these to create some pretty eye looks. 

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Hope you guys enjoyed my post, if you want the links comment below and i will send them too you and if you know of any good ebay bargains on make up then feel free to comment the links to me! I’m looking for a set of matte liquid lipsticks next! 

Sincerely, S x

Guess Who’s Back?

HEY GUYS!

S here, ad after 3 looooong months of sorting myself out and getting my head in the right place i am back and ready to blog again!

Comment below any requests of posts you have! 

Until next time..

Sincerely, S xo

5 New Beauty Products I’d Like

Hiya! Yes it’s that time of the week again and this week I thought i’d do and sort of wish list of the newer Beauty Products from higher end brands that I’d like to try!

Too Faced Melted Chocolate– I haven’t actually tried the other melted products but from what i have heard they’re brilliant and i think that the chocolate collection coming with some really nice nude shades. There are 3 normal ones and 3 metallic ones. The shades include:

  • Chocolate Cherries (darkest shade)
  • Chocolate Milkshake
  • Chocolate Honey
  • Chocolate Diamonds (Metallic)
  • Frozen Hot Chocolate (Metallic)
  • Candy Bar (Metallic)

They all look lovely and i hope i manage to get my hands on them to do a review post!

These are £16 each and you can find them here https://www.toofaced.com/p/lipsticks/melted-chocolate/

Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Blush Palette- this palette is sooo pretty, and perfect for pale skinned girls as well as any others. Two pink shades and four nude shades. I really want to try this one out! This Palette is £35 and can be found at http://www.urbandecay.co.uk/collections/gwen-stefani-collection-2016/gwen-stefani-blush-palette

Tartelette in Bloom eyeshadow palette- oh my goodness, i need this palette, the colours are so me and i think they would work well with each other. Anyone could make some gorgeous looks with this! This palette is £33 and you can buy it here http://www.urbandecay.co.uk/collections/gwen-stefani-collection-2016/gwen-stefani-blush-palette

Too Faced Peanut butter and Jelly– Unfortunately this palette hasn’t come out yet(in the UK) but it looks great and has such nice, pigmented colours, definitely going to be great to play with if i ever manage to buy it! In the Uk this will be out on the 28th of February and is £23. You can check it out at https://www.toofaced.com/p/eye-shadow-palettes/peanut-butter-and-jelly-eye-shadow-collection/tf-inside

Finally The Gwen Stafani Eye Shadow palette from Urban Decay- this is my favourite product out of all the ones i’ve spoken about, i love the colours you could do so much with both the light and the dark shades. I also really like the different colours like the blue,gold and purple..they could be fun to play with! I think i will definitely try and get a hold of this soon so i can show you guys my opinion!

This one is £40 and can be found here – http://www.urbandecay.co.uk/collections/gwen-stefani-collection-2016/gwen-stefani-eyeshadow-palette

So these were the 5 products i’m really wanting at the moment, if you have any of them comment what you think of them! Hopefully i’ve giving you guys some beauty shopping influence!

Sincerely, S x

 

PLEASE NOTE: NONE OF THESE PHOTOS ARE MINE AS I OWN NONE OF THE PRODUCTS