I have been spending way too much money recently, but I couldn’t resist picking up a few more beauty bits. I swear us beauty addicts always find a way, or an excuse to buy more products, and I mean who has bills to pay or food in their cupboards anyway? Cereals or beans on toast for the rest of the month will suffice. Haha, just kidding! But yes, I have been telling myself those little white lies ‘I’ll just buy this and then I’ll be good for the rest of the month’ and treated myself to more makeup.
This is going to be a bold statement, but the YSL Youth Liberator Serum Foundation is by far my favourite foundation ever! I have previously owned this, finished it and just had to repurchase. If you’re a reader of my blog you will have seen that I recently bought the By Terry Terrybly Densiliss base, but my skin and my foundation stash were crying to have this YSL bottle back. The packaging isn’t the most practical to travel with, but it looks super sexy on my dressing table. Just like the By Terry foundation, this is a skincare-makeup hybrid - I seem to be into that - it helps with firming the skin and minimising the appearance of wrinkles. The consistency is quite thick and creamy, it almost feels like you’re applying moisturiser. At first it feels quite wet against the skin, however it dries down pretty quickly. It offers a medium to full coverage which helps with evening out the skin and hiding any imperfections. The finish is what I love the most, it leaves me with the most lustrous skin, like I’m glowing from within. It’s pretty much well-rested, perfect skin in a bottle. I’ve struggled to find this foundation in stores and not all the shades seem to be available online either, I pray to the makeup Gods that they're not discontinuing this.
MAC Spice and Stripdown lip liners have been on my wishlist for a while now, but they were sold out everywhere! I managed to get my hands on Spice a couple of days after I posted about it on my wishlist post. I went into the MAC store and they had so many, it was like Spice heaven. They must’ve gotten a delivery that day because honestly, there was Spice everywhere. Stripdown however seemed to have fallen off the face of the earth. I was at the duty free section at Dublin airport and couldn’t see it out on display, but I asked the sales assistant if they had any and turns out they had two left tucked away in one of their drawers! Felt like the luckiest girl in the world LOL. Stripdown is more of a beige-y brown and Spice is a dark brown with a hint of orange and red, it’s a hard colour to describe but it looks stunning underneath nude lipsticks.
Urban Decay Naked Skin concealer is something that has been raved about by everyone. I don’t usually give in to hypes, well actually I do, just very late down the line, but I’m running low on a couple of my favourites so I thought I’d give this a go. So far I have only used it once but was highly impressed. The amount of product on the doe foot applicator is enough to conceal under both eyes, it’s creamy, high coverage and highlights the under-eyes really well.
Last but definitely not least is the Tom Ford lipstick in Sable Smoke. I was at the Tom Ford counter swatching away nude lipsticks, but as soon as I came across this one I stopped. It was love at first swatch, it’s such a ‘me’ colour. There’s much more that I’d like to say about this but I love it to the point where I want to dedicate a whole post to it, so keep your eyes peeled.
What was your latest purchase?