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Beauty Blush Blusher & Highlighter

Live Love London || MakeUp Obsession London

15/09/2017
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Everyone loves a good bit of blusher, right?

Well, I must admit that with blusher I did what I always do and tried to fit in with the crowd. I wasn’t a huge fan of blusher for many years, but it seemed to be necessary to finish a make up look, so I sucked it up and tried to love it!

Over the years I’ve tried many, but today we are talking about the Live Love London blush palette. I love me a good palette, so I was attracted to it straight away. I’m always drawn in by packaging and surprise surprise this time was no different. It has a sleek black casing with iridescent text. Inside, I was pleased to find a MASSIVE good quality mirror, six decent sized products, four blush shades, and two highlighter shades.

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There was one colour that stood out and blinded me really, it was the brown one. I’d used something similar before and loved it so I was distracted and didn’t take much notice of the fact that all the other colours were very bright and pink, lots of pink. The whole palette has a pink undertone actually, which for me is very unfortunate because pink is NOT my colour.

Even though the colour selection isn’t for me the product itself is quite nice. Not amazing quality but for the price (About £7) it’s not bad. They are a bit chalky, but if you tap your brush off you can achieve a nice subtle buildable colour.

The highlighters are really nice too but again not my colour. If you like a strong highlight in a pink tone they are going to be right up your street!   

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Unfortunately, due to the colour selection I wont be purchasing this product again, but I’d be really interested to know what Live Love London products you’ve used and what you thought.

Till next week.

Sarah xo

Barry M Blusher & Highlighter Drugstore

Get Up & Glow Palette || Barry M

09/06/2017
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I’ve really got into Palettes over the past while! Don’t get me wrong I still like singles, but I think for me palettes is the way forward. Over the past year I’ve been using, and loving, the Barry M Get Up & Glow Bronzer, Blusher & Highlighter Palette.

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Like most palettes you will use, there will be things you will use more than others, sorry to tell you but that’s just how it goes with things like this. I’ve hit the pan in three sections and the other two look untouched to be honest.

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The palette is made up of a very light weight cardboard with five pans set it. Not the most luxe, but fine in my opinion.

If you’re like me and often carry around the kitchen sink this can be a plus as its super light and compact. Also might be a good one to consider for the jet setters among you! Once you open it, inside you have five sections, a larger section for bronzer, and four equal sized sections for blusher and highlight. Three of these being blusher, and one of those being highlight. There’s also a large mirror, its not great quality, but fine if you’re just touching up. Smell wise its not great, doesn’t smell of much really other then cardboard.

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As you can see I shied away from the brighter blush and mainly used the very light pastel pink shade. I did use the others a bit but more often than not I tended to mix them with the lighter shade to soften them out.

The colour options are nice, just not for me. I tend to go for more of a mauve type shade or really soft peachy pinks, these are just a bit too bright for me nowadays. The bronzer and highlight got the most use, although I will mention that tapping off and dabbing off excess product is essential with this palette as the powder is quite a chalky  and the pigmentation is high. It’s easy to blend it you take this step, otherwise it could be a bit tricky.

Overall I enjoyed the palette and would recommend it if you are looking for something that does what is says on the tin and is cheap and cheerful. If I had my way and the palette could be remade I think I would have the bronzer and highlight in the big size and just offer two blusher option. 

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