Happy new year to you! I may do a look back on my 2015 in the next few days, but for now I’m just going to share a few of the presents I received for Christmas this year 🙂
Tanya Burr lipgloss, nail file and nail polish set in this adorable gingerbread house!
A few books that I am very excited to read. 30 books is my goal for 2016, only 9 more than I managed in 2015. Baby steps. Got to account for my procrastination… Before I read these I have to finish the books I got last Christmas so…yeah.
New watch! So pretty, and I needed a backup considering I’ve butchered the strap on my other one.
Is a (sideways) fox slipper sock. Enough said.
Aaaaand finally. My pride and joy. My baby. A Charlotte Tilbury matte lipstick. *drools*
And of course I got some socks and some pajamas because what is Christmas without new socks or new pajamas?!
That’s all from me now, expect more regular updates now the Christmas season is over and I’m not living at work and get some actual free time.
I’ve been on the hunt for a MAC Studio Fix replacement for ages now. I’ve started with high street brands, cause it would be nice to find a budget AND cruelty free alternative.
This is the first high street foundation that comes close to my actual skin tone. Usually they’re just too dark or too orange.
The texture is really thin (hence drops) which makes it quite greasy, so I definitely wouldn’t recommend it to someone with oily skin. For my combination skin though, it’s great once I’ve applied powder. It’s also not suitable to be applied with a stippler brush, I use a sponge.
The liquidyness also means coverage is buildable, though you would need to use quite a lot for full coverage.
It lasts really well, tried and tested on several shifts serving in a busy pub:
Before a seven hour shift…
After a seven hour shift. (See also: Tanya Burr lip gloss in Berry Picking, only reapplied after eating once. Also the colour is amazing).
I realise you can’t really tell because the pictures are rubbish but you get the idea. Also, disclaimer, I did use primer.
All in all I would give this foundation a 7/10. Very impressed. I’ll be testing out the GOSH Apricot primer next!