Birthday Haul

Birthday HaulBirthday HaulSo you guys know I love a good haul. Well I certainly went a little crazy for my birthday, I know but most of these were bargains – so that’s okay right? I think every girl likes to treat herself with their birthday money, so this is what I picked up in Newcastle and recent orders from Feel Unique and Superdrug.

For body, I absolutely LOVE the Body Shop‘s new virgin Mojito collection, and I can’t stop using their sorbet since I purchased it. I got £5 off with it being my birthday and I swear this is a little beauty! It even soothes after sun too as well as leaving your skin smelling delicious. I also had a gander in the Lush store and picked up the Godmother soap and another tub of the Rub Rub Rub scrub. I was after trying soap from lush, and the Godmother smells exactly like Snow Fairy so I cannot wait to try it!

After asking on the #bbloggers chat what sea spray to take on holiday, my fellow beauty bloggers recommended I get Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray! So I picked it up in my Feel Unique order, I haven’t used it yet, but from what I’ve heard it will give all the care and style I need whilst on holiday next month! I also bought my first ever Tangle Teezer brush. So glad I’ve finally got my hands on one, it’s taking a bit of getting used to but I think I will prefer it than an ordinary brush.

For face I picked up two BB creams for holiday, I know I couldn’t resist! The Urban Decay‘s Naked Skin Bronzing balm is a medium light coverage foundation with spf 20 that perfects your skin. L’Oreal Nude Maguique cream is very similar too in its qualities! This applies as a light cream but once blended it becomes a light/medium foundation – almost fitting your own skintone.

I went a little crazy on the blushers and bronzers! After finishing my first palette, I picked up another Urban Decay Naked Flushed in ‘Strip’. I absolutely love this little contour palette, the highlighter is amazing! Makeup Revolution blushes are incredible for the price. I picked up a mini one in ‘treat’ and their I Heart Makeup Blushing Hearts in ‘Peachy pink kisses’. This is a stunning light pink blush that personally I think I’ll use more like a highlighter! Their vivid baked blushes are also that perfect little blush to keep in your bag, I picked up ‘All I think about is you’ which is a dreamy baby pink! And finally for bronzer, I picked up Superdrug’s own brand Solait Maxi Bronzer. This has golden orange and dark beige tones to it; it’s quite dark so only a tiny little is needed for your face and body for that summer glow.

For eyes I finally picked up Benefit‘s new They’re Real Push Up Liner in ‘Beyond Brown’. It took my forever to decide on the colour but I went for brown as it flattered my eye colour. I really did have my eyes on the purple so I think I may have to get that next (If you pick one up now, you get a free mini They’re Real remover)! I couldn’t resist going to the MAC Cosmetics counter. Their Le Disko collection came out on my birthday so I picked up a stunning pink eyeshadow with blue sparkles – ‘Boom Boom Room’. I found two Barry M eyeshadow palettes in Tkmaxx so I had to get them. The Summer Love palette contains light sparkly shadows with a creamy highlighter. Starry Eyed palette contains darker shimmer shadows with a golden blush! You can never have enough brow kits can you? L’Oreal Brow Artist kit is so small and cute with tweezers, applicator and spooley brush as well as a gel and powder – this could be my new fave!

And finally, I’m actually shocked I only picked up one lip product, but the I Heart Makeup by Makeup Revolution Lip Lava in ‘Unleash’ is a stunning coral pink! This is my first lip lava and I can tell I’m going to love it already. It’s a lot less liquid-y than I thought it was going to be. It’s true it is a liquid lipstick than a lip gloss. Perfect.

What do you think of my birthday haul?

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16 Comments

  1. 8 July 2015 / 11:37 am

    This is such a great haul! So many fantastic products – I love my tangle teezer and have been wanting to try the lip lava & blushing hearts x

    • 8 July 2015 / 11:50 am

      Aw thankyou!! Oh you need to try the Lip Lava – it’s amazing for £2.99! x

    • 8 July 2015 / 1:36 pm

      Oh really, ah I can’t wait to use it! I’m going to sunny beach, Bulgaria! x

  2. 8 July 2015 / 1:48 pm

    Happy belated birthday! I love Makeup Revolutions products. I even picked up a few things for an upcoming giveaway but I’m tempted to keep the lip lava for myself after reading this…
    Lisa
    Life of Lala

    • 8 July 2015 / 3:10 pm

      Aw thankyou 😀 Ooh I’ll be entering that when it’s up. Haha I don’t blame you – it’s fab

  3. Lauren
    8 July 2015 / 2:49 pm

    Everything looks amazing! I am yet to try the Bumble and Bumble spray but I definitely need to soon… Everyone says it is amazing xx

    Great post 🙂

    Lauren

    • 8 July 2015 / 3:15 pm

      I know that’s why I just had to get it! I’ll probably do a review on it when I’ve used it on holiday 🙂 xx

  4. 8 July 2015 / 2:16 pm

    so many lovely things , and if it is your birthday you just have to treat yourself. I love the look of tangle teazers and think i will have to get a one as i get so many tats when i wear my hair down as its so long x

    • 8 July 2015 / 3:14 pm

      Exactly! Only turn 20 once haha. Aw you should, it’s helped my long locks too x

  5. Sinead Gaffney
    11 July 2015 / 11:18 pm

    Love your birthday haul, It was recently my birthday too!
    Great Blog <3

  6. 13 July 2015 / 12:18 pm

    Happy belated birthday first of all. And then, wow, your beauty haul is amazing!

    • 13 July 2015 / 3:19 pm

      Aw thankyou! Haha I went a little crazy x

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