I always look at my makeup when I open up my ‘makeup draw‘ and just see a load of makeup that I have hardly ever used. I probably only use about 10% of my makeup collection. LEGIT. That is how bad it is! I even ‘cleared out‘ my makeup collection the other day getting rids of bits I don’t use… but if I really cleared out bits I don’t use then I would probably only need a makeup bag to store all my bits. BUT COME ON, is everyone else not the same?! I reckon you can think of at least 5 items that you know you need to through out but you still hold onto because you think ‘I-Might-Use-That-Someday’.
But not only am I going to spring clean this year #actuallyalreadyhalfdone I am going to take the makeup I kept but never used because it looked so pretty and start making an effort to use it. So here are some of the things I have chosen… I would have shown you all but because that equates to 90% of my makeup collection we would be here until next Spring!
I actually won this in a competition and you know when you enter something, think ‘I win never this’ and then forget about it?? Well I did that and I got a DM saying I had one! I never thought I would be able to own an ACTUAL Kylie Eyeshadow palette but I got my hands on one baby!! This palette has got some BOLD colours in it, which is why I sometimes don’t use it. I wouldn’t be able to get away with some of them on a daily basis, for example one is bright blue, but some of them are more natural and really spring like with peachy tones so it will be perfect for this time of the year. I also really dig the olivey green colour and I have actually used that a few times.
~~ L’Oreal Infallible Sculpt Palette ~~
I bought this on a wimp absolutely agesssss ago and I used it and was like o.h. I wasn’t the greatest fan of the highlighter, I thought it was very patchy and just rubbed my makeup off straight away when blending it, but the contour wasn’t as bad. I jsut never gave it a proper go I don’t think, and I was newer to makeup than I am now so knowing how to use it right might help… So as this is my only cream contour palette I am going to re-try it.
~~ Mac Dangerously Red Mini Lipstick ~~
This is actually a relatively new item to my makeup collection, as I got it for my birthday in a gift set from the Mac Christmas collection, and it came with two other little lipsticks. There are two REALLY GOOD reasons for me to wear this because 1) it’s a Mac Matte Lipstick which is my favourite ever formula for a lipstick and 2) because its such a gorgeous shade. It is just a bit out there. It’s not red, its more of a bright magenta but it is stunning nonetheless. I just need to pluck up the courage and go YES WEAR IT EMILY.
I received this product from 3INA (pronounced mee-na you are welcome) as they so kindly sent it to me back in the summer time. I have quite a few highlighters so I tend to have the worst habit and stick to my favourites, however I for some reason went and gave this highlighter a shot (CRAZY ADVENTUROUS I KNOW) and I loved how subtle it was and the dewy glow that it gave. It also has a really nice creamy formula to it so you don’t get a lot of fall out from the pan.
~~ Eyeliner In General ~~
We brushed past this in another one of my recent blog posts, and I all of a sudden have the craving to wear eyeliner. Not like thick, chunky, look-at-me-I-look-like-a-panda style but just a thin catflick with my eyeshadow. So I have bought some eyeliner of mine that had dried up, and I am going to perfect my wing…. One day I will I swear!
Have you got any products that you want to start using again??
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