Recent Beauty Purchases

Hey guys!!

So I know yet again, I have been realllllllllllllly bad when it comes to blogging. I think I need to get organized and schedule and plan posts when I feel inspired. Anyways. I have bought a few things recently and I wanted to share!

Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Primer -
I haven't used a primer in years and when I did I think it was some cheap Gosh one that actually dried out my skin. I have heard a some really good things about Smashbox recently and was so excited when I saw they did a hydrating version of their primer. I have only tried this once of my face, and let me tell you it lives up to it's claims to be hydrating. Obviously I've only used it once and so I will probably do a review in the future.

Rimmel 25 Hour Foundation - 
I have been looking for an affordable long wearing foundation. This might have to be the best foundation from Boots I've tried since the Rimmel wake me up foundation. This is very long wearing and their lightest shade is perfect for me when I haven't fake tanned. Review should be coming soon !! :)

Mac Lipstick In Mehr - 
I have been looking for a wearable Kylie Jenner lip colour. I nearly went for Mac Velvet Teddy but I think it's way to much on the brown side for me. This lip colour has more pink in it, I just need to find a lip pencil to go with this shade. Anyone know a good match?

Rimmel Argan Oil Mascara -
I still haven't found my perfect mascara (sad beauty obsession) I was recommended this mascara by a friend, so far so good. This one doesn't seem to clump like other mascara's I've tried.

Vichy Aqualia Thermal Light - 
I decided to change up my daily moisturizer and saw this advertised. This is meant to keep your skin moisturized for 24 hours and to boost the water levels (or something like that) I have very dry skin and so anything that keeps my makeup looking fresh is a must. I think this will work well with the Smashbox primer,

What have you bought recently?

Love Laura xxx


  1. Ahh the shade of that MAC lipstick is gorgeous! Love it. x

    Amy | The Perks of Being Amy

  2. lovely purchases, especially the MAC lippy x
    Hannah | Heyitshannaah

  3. It's good to see another post from you - honestly I have been buying a lot of Lush things recently (I think I'm a bit obsessed). I really loved their Mother Superior Bubble Bar so it's worth a try if you're in to Lush!

  4. Love Mehr lipstick! I love haul posts like this :)

    xo, alison*elle

  5. Rimmel foundations are always fab x

  6. Mehr looks stunning! Especially for someone who doesn't like pink lipstick too much! :P
    Be sure to let me know how you get on with the Smashbox primer mind, I'm really trying to find a primer that is great! :D
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  7. That mascara is one of my favourites at the minute, along with 'lash accelerator', that's one worth a try if you haven't already! Excited to read your review of the lasting finish foundation - I just can't wear mine as I find it too heavy!

  8. Hey Laura! Welcome back!! So glad I helped to get you back into the blog world! :)
    OMG I love Vichy!!! Only moisturizer I would trust with my life... or is that a bit dramatic?? Hahaa
    I just wish Vichy wasn't so expensive. Some months I can't afford it and have to try out something cheaper - like for instance this month I'm using some Neutrogena cream but I must say it's actually really, really good!! I'll do a review on it when I get a chance :)

  9. Really gorgeous purchases Laura! You have such fab taste in MU. I know the MAC lipstick is gonna look stunning on you and I've heard the MAC lip pencil in "Soar" is a really stunning shade too. Smashbox products always look divine as well. Really want to try out some of their range sometime! <3

    Sophie | soinspo xo

  10. I need a new mascara, can't leave the house without it.


  11. The rimmel foundation and smashbox primer are two things I've been wanting to try so I'm glad you'll be reviewing them!

  12. I love this shade of MAC lipstick - it's one I haven't actually seen before so thanks for sharing it! Great haul of goodies, I'd happily try them all! Great review also :) xx

    Sophie Elizabeth

  13. i've never heard of mac mehr but it looks so pretty! i can't wait to visit a store to see what's new soon xx

    Natalie / Salt & Sail

  14. I have a bit of a mascara obsession too, it's really hard to find the perfect one. I'm curious if it moisturizes your eyelashes at all because of the argan oil?

    Feathers ||

  15. I've always wanted to try that primer! I think it's time. =)

  16. That Smashbox primer is great after a night out.

    Andrea x

  17. I suffer with dry skin too - Is the Vichy moisturiser worth it? I currently use Benefit's Total Moisture which I love but am always interested in trying something new?!
    Also that Mac lipstick is gorgeous!!


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