NOTD #3|Maybelline Colour Show Lavender Lies

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In the past few days it has started to feel a bit more like spring and the temperature has even hit double figures and this colour is the perfect way to welcome it! I bought this at the start of the month which you can read about here but I haven’t had the chance to wear it. It complements my pale skin tone really well without making them to look to washed out (can hands look washed out?). This glides on the nail without running to the cuticle or pooling into the sides, and one coat would be enough! I’m wearing two coats because I feel naked only wearing one! I’m not sure what the lasting power this has yet as I am only on day one of application, but I will update how they last on my instagram account (Find it here).

Are you embracing spring yet?

Amy x

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This Week… I got a Haircut and a New Foundation

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This week was half term which meant no 7am starts, no bus journeys and whilst I do have to go back to college tomorrow, I now have two weeks of work, so I have several post ideas that will heading your way in the next fortnight!

This week has been a time of trying new things, which for me is a big thing. It takes a lot to get me out of my comfort zone or even try a new foundation! But alas, that is exactly what I did. I recently invested in the Rimmel London Match Foundation in Ivory, I know, I’m two months late to the hype as usual, but I only tried this because I left my usual foundation at my boyfriend’s (who is still hobbling around due to his leg) flat so I had to use my sisters whilst home for a couple of days and this is what she was using. I only wish I had jumped on the band wagon and bought this when everyone else was discovering it! It promises ‘Light perfecting radiance foundation [which promises] traceless coverage for flawlessly skin under any light’ and lasts all day, it also has SPF 18. This is a pretty bold statement and all for a price tag of £6.99.

I was blown away by this foundation! It is bloody fantastic! I actually prefer this to my £25-a-pop Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Foundation. It has good coverage and a shine without making my skin look oily but rather fresh. The actual product has an almost gel-like texture but feels creamy on the skin and it lasts all day yet doesn’t look cake-y, which is useful when you have an 8 hour shift at McDonalds and don’t want your foundation to be dripping on the till or like you’ve applied your make-up with a trowel.  Overall, for the price, packaging and lasting power this is sure to be gracing my shopping basket again!

Have you made any changes to your life recently?

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