Drugstore Beauty Haul

Seeing as there are several new products that have graced our drugstores recently, I thought I would go and check them out for myself. There are also a few other things I picked up, that I was either repurchasing or that I just wanted to try that aren’t new releases.

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The first thing that I couldn’t wait to buy, was the Max Factor Voluptuous False Lash Effect Mascara. The wand “wonder brush”, on this mascara really intrigued me as it is very different to any of the other mascaras that I own. I was slightly reluctant as thicker wands, like the Maybelline Lash Sensational create clumpy looking lashes, which I’m not a huge fan of, so I tend to stick to thinner wands, like Benefit Roller Lash. However, I was SO wrong! I have been using this mascara for a few days now and it does not make my eyelashes clumpy looking at all. It gives my lashes length and volume, as well as combing and separating them, which I absolutely love!

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Something else I was super excited to try out was the Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lip Colours, and seeing as they were on a 3 for 2 at Boots, I couldn’t not buy them. I am trying to venture out of my comfort zone of nudes and dark berry toned lipsticks, so I bought a variation of shades; Seduction, Devotion and Passion. I am yet to find a matte, liquid lip colour that ticks all of the boxes so I am really interested to see the formulation of these products and how well they last on the lips – I’ll keep you posted!

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left to right; seduction, devotion, passion.

The next thing I picked up was the Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eye Pen in the shade 01 Blackest Black. I bought one of these months ago, used it a few times and then completely forgot about it! So, as I was rearranging and sorting through my makeup collection, I came across this and forgot how much I loved it! The one I had in my drawer had dried out so I went out and bought another one. Actually, Superdrug had a buy one get one half price, so I bought two – oops. This is the perfect product for creating a cat-eye flick, it is so quick and easy to use! I am forever buying and trying different liquid eyeliners and this one is definitely in my top three, along with the L’Oreal Superliner and the Soap and Glory Supercat.

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I headed over to the Rimmel stand as I wanted to repurchase the Rimmel Wake Me Up foundation in the shade True Ivory. This product gives the skin a healthy, radiant glow. I always use this during Spring and Summer as I don’t like to use anything too heavy as we head into the warmer months. This also has a really hydrating formula which is great if you have any dry areas as it doesn’t cling to them! I would really recommend this if you’re looking for a lightweight foundation to create a glowing complexion.

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As Rimmel was on a 3 for 2, I thought I’d try the Radiance BB Cream. It is in orange packaging too, so I am assuming it’s part of the same collection as the Wake Me Up foundation. In the Summer, or just when I don’t really feel like wearing foundation, I like to use a BB cream to even out my skin tone and to give it just a little bit of coverage. Also, if I want to give my complexion a particular finish, then I tend to mix a foundation with a BB cream as they tend to be a bit more hydrating and radiant. I am really looking forward to trying this out!

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The last thing that I picked up was the Rimmel Match Perfection 2-in-1 Illuminating Concealer in the shade Classic Beige. This is a product that I have never really noticed before, but I have seen several Bloggers and Youtubers talk about it recently, so I thought I would give it a go! I really struggle finding a concealer that does the job properly, without breaking me out, so fingers crossed this is the one!

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I hope you enjoyed this post! Let me know if you have tried any of the products before and what you think of them, or if you know any products that you think I should try! Also, I hope everybody had a lovely Easter!

Links and prices below;

Max Factor Voluptuous False Lash Effect Mascara – £9.99

Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lip Colour – £8.99

Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eye Pen – £6.99

Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation – £8.99

Rimmel Radiance BB Cream – £6.99

Rimmel Match Perfection Illuminating Concealer – £5.99

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