Bloggers Made Me Buy It

Since blogging, I’ve accumulated quite a substantial amount of makeup. Well, its definitely not the biggest collection ever but you get what I mean haha. A lot of the makeup I’ve bought over the few years are blogger influenced, so here are a few bits that I bought purely because bloggers typed about them.

First up we have the Sleek Solstice Highlighter Palette. This is literally everything. With three powders and one cream, this little palette is perfect. I’m so glad I finally caved and bought this, but I don’t regret it one bit. For a drugstore highlight palette, its extremely pigmented and I’d say if you were to buy one thing from Boots this month, scrap that, this year, it should be this. Onto something a little more high end now, the Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette. I think I ended up buying this about a week after it was released because of the HUGE blogger hype over it. I previously had the Naked 3 palette which I loved, and didn’t have anything smoky, so this seemed perfect. I used it a fair bit in the first month or so of having it, but unfortunately its been pushed to the back of the pile. I don’t tend to do a smoky eye that often, but I do think this might need to be cracked out again for the festive season. 

The Urban Decay Makeup Setting Spray. Technically I wanted the UD All Nighter setting spray but it was out of stock basically everywhere (thanks bloggers haha). So I opted for the de-slick version instead. I decided to buy the travel size option first incase I didn’t like it, but I’m pleased to say I really do. Although I don’t use it on a daily basis, its so good for when you’ve done a full face of makeup for a night out. I always find looking for a foundation is such a chore, theres so many out there. I wanted a cheap(ish) one, and remembered so many bloggers rave about the L’Oreal True Match Foundation. I really love this foundation, it gives such a great coverage and the shade is perfect for my pale complexion. The only bad thing I have to say about this, is that it clings to dry patches quite badly. I’ve found this with most L’Oreal foundations I’ve tried, but apart from that I love it.

Onto some lip bits now. The NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams. How could I not mention these?! Every blogger and their dog has tried these I swear. I’m so glad I tried these out because I’m addicted and have quite a few in my collection. They have beautiful shades, they’re pigmented and are SO flipping comfortable on the lips, like nothing I’ve ever tried before. Everything about these are perfect, so I suggest trying them out if you haven’t already! Finally, the Rimmel Exaggerate Lip Liner in Eastend Snob. This lip product was all the range about a year ago now, it was the perfect nude pink shade. I really loved this lip liner, but soon got board and threw it to the back of the pile. As much as its a pretty colour, the stick always seems to snap which is really annoying because you end up wasting so much product! 

What products have you been influenced to buy through bloggers?

– Lucy