Friday, 15 July 2016

Top 5 budget beauty buys

Collection 2000 Concealer
When it comes to concealer, the main thing I look for is something that is going to make me less resemble a zombie when I wake up in the morning. If I've not had enough sleep I tend to develop eye bags the size of bin liners under my eyes, so anything that can brighten that up is a god send. For the price, this concealer is fab. It's really bright and lasts all day long. That's a winning recipe to me.

L'Oreal Liquid Liner
I think every girl can understand the struggle of a winged liner. You always get one eye looking 'on fleek' and the other one letting you down. Plus, there is nothing worse that doing amazing eyeshadow and then the fear of going in on top with the liner that could ruin all the perfect work you have done so far. That's why I love this product. The 'nib' is so thin that it means you can draw a really thin line and then build it up as thick as you want. I've never been an expert at liner, but with this lil' diamond it's made it a whole lot easier.

Sleek Pallets
Who doesn't love a pallet? Lots of pretty colours in one place. I own so many, from high end pallets like the Naked ones to drug store ones like this. I can honestly say that I use this one just as much if not more than I use my high end ones. Sleek also have such a great collection of different shades in their pallets, and again, for the price, they're so good. They are really pigmented, easy to blend and the combination of shades are a mixture of shimmer and matte. Perfection.

BarryM Lip Liners
I'd been so brand loyal to MAC for so long, but the fact that I lose everything meant I was forking out £15 every couple of weeks for replacements. This made me go on the hunt for some cheaper alternatives. I can honestly say that the BarryM ones are up there! The consistency of them is really soft like the MAC ones, they are long wearing and come in some really nice and versatile shades. They're now my new go to lip liners!

Soap & Glory Pillow Plump XXL
I know I've recently done a post just about this, but I couldn't miss it off the list, because it is one of my favourite most recent budget beauty purchases. It really does what it says on the tin, makes your lips bigger, and I love subtle nude colour that it leaves on my lips. You can read the full review of this here.

I absolutely love finding new beauty products from drugstores, I mean, who doesn't love a bargain? So if you do have any suggestions, please let me know in the comments below.


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Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer
LO'real Paris Super Liner Perfect Slim
Sleek Eyeshadow Pallet
Barry M Lip Liner
Soap & Glory Pillow Plump XXL



  1. I haven't tried any of these surprisingly! I find Sleek palettes really pretty though. Great post! :)

    Nicole | In The Life of NM // Enter My Giveaway!

    1. Give some of them a go they are amazing! X

  2. sleek palettes are my absolute fave! never tried barry m liners but i'd love to :)

    xo Sarah
    Absolutely Sarah | Bloglovin


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