4 Beauty Products I’m Diggin’ Right Now

Good morning Tuesday, how was everyone’s bank holiday weekend? Mine was, well, drunk. Is there a better way to spend a bank holiday though? I think not. It was my belated birthday celebrations actually, me and the gals painted the town red.

Today, I’m talking beauty. I’ve not done a beauty haul in like, forever! Over the past month, amongst my busy schedule, I’ve discovered some absolute must-have beauty revolutionary products and I thought I’d share them with you, because y’know I’m nice like that.

I have a random mix of products to share, but they’re all necessities from an effortless backcombing saviour to a time-saver mani. I’ve gotcha’ backs girls!

1. Hairshark Pro Backcomber (£24.99)

Here it is, I introduce you to a revolution in backcombing techniques! All hail Hairshark. I first found out at Hairshark on Channel 4’s brand new TV series Buy It Now a few weeks ago and knew I needed to try it for myself. This is an innovative haircare tool and the world’s first 2 in 1 backcombing design, with both negative and positively charged fins that work together to achieve maximum, long-lasting volume. This brush claims to ensure 24-hour volume, so I put it to the test! The brush is really easy to use and didn’t make my hair go all static when I was backcombing, it really creates texture to the hair. I was really impressed with the end result, not only did I have big hair, it lasted all night and didn’t fall flat. I’d really recommend this product for people with thin or flat hair!

2. MAC Eyelashes (£11.50)

I know, I know, a bit of splurge BUT these eyelashes are SO worth it. Not only are they so easy to apply, they last for ages. When I say they’re easy to apply I mean they shape to your eyelids really easily. They’re such good quality, I literally can’t fault them. I usually go for the no. 34’s, they look so natural yet have a dramatic effect once applied. I get up to 10 wears out of these babies, but I do look after them, even when I’m drunk!

3. MAC Retro Matte All Fired Up Lipstick (£17.50)

This lippie and the eyelashes were a birthday present from my girlfriends, they know me too well! Just look at this colour, how stunning? I’m a sucker for a red lipstick and do have a very large collection of different shades of reds but this one is beautiful. I always find MAC lipsticks are so heavily pigmented so the colour you see is the colour actually applied to the lips. I also think they’re really long lasting, perfect for a night out!

4. KISS Gel Fantasy Nails (£5.32)

I received an amazing package from the team at KISS last week! KISS have recently realised a fabulous new range of glue-on nails read for summer. I’ve always been a lover of KISS glue-on nails as they really help a gal in need when I’m due a new set of acrylics! The new range is stunning, my favourites are Fanciful set! I adore the glitter ombre effect. In each set, you receive 24 nails, 24 mega-adhesive tabs, pink gel glue plus a manicure stick and mini file. They’re an absolute bargain and really long lasting.

Have you got any beauty favourites?

*This is a collaborative post.

30 Comments

  • Reply Prettiful Blog May 8, 2018 at 7:20 am

    I love MAC half lashes! Your photos in this post are gorgeous!

    • Reply Alice May 8, 2018 at 8:11 am

      Thanks lovely!

  • Reply caitylis May 8, 2018 at 7:44 am

    That backcombing brush… I need it in my life. I remember being in school about 13/14 me and my friends used to backcomb our hair SO much. It was huge. They used to call us the care bears, because our hair was big? Didn’t make much sense but…! We would fill the girls bathroom with the smell of Got 2 Be hairspray as well!
    Much love, Caitylis x x

    • Reply Alice May 8, 2018 at 8:11 am

      It’s such a good brush! Haha, yes! I remember those days too, I love big hair! xx

  • Reply Sarah May 8, 2018 at 8:59 am

    I really need to invest in some mac lipsticks!

    • Reply Alice May 8, 2018 at 12:21 pm

      You seriously do!

  • Reply Miriam May 8, 2018 at 9:09 am

    I am loving that hair comb! I have got curly hair, but whenever I straighten it up it always flattens a lot. I will try that brush. Thanks for sharing!

    Miriam | http://www.theopiblog.com

    • Reply Alice May 8, 2018 at 12:21 pm

      Enjoy! 🙂

  • Reply Laura Kroczek May 8, 2018 at 4:47 pm

    Really love your pictures in this post! How stunning does the red lipstick look though, I really want to get it now Xx

    • Reply Alice May 9, 2018 at 10:07 am

      Thanks so much Laura xx

  • Reply Gemma Louise May 8, 2018 at 7:19 pm

    You cannot beat a new mac lipstick, I’ve recently got two! That shade looks stunning x

    • Reply Alice May 9, 2018 at 10:07 am

      Totally agree! x

  • Reply Maisie May 8, 2018 at 7:19 pm

    That backcomb brush looks amazing! 16 year old me would have killed for one haha!! I love Kiss nails too! So gorgeous and so easy to use right!

    • Reply Alice May 9, 2018 at 10:08 am

      I know I loved a big bush on my head when I was that age too! Haha! x

  • Reply Sarah Chappell May 9, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    These look so good; I love the look of the MAC lipstick – gorgeous X
    Sarah X

    • Reply Alice May 10, 2018 at 10:37 am

      Thanks Sarah! x

  • Reply Emma May 10, 2018 at 11:05 am

    I may have to invest in that backcombing brush!
    Emma | emmadrury.com

    • Reply Alice May 11, 2018 at 8:41 am

      It’s amazing!

  • Reply Kelly-Anne May 10, 2018 at 11:37 am

    Oh that brush looks like something I have never seen before but looks perfect for back combing. That red lip is super cute too and sooooo you!

    • Reply Alice May 11, 2018 at 8:41 am

      It’s amazing, love the colour too.

  • Reply Katie May 10, 2018 at 12:34 pm

    I love MAC matte lipstick and red is my all time favourite colour. Although I’ve not tired all fired up from them! Katie x

    • Reply Alice May 11, 2018 at 8:41 am

      You need all fired up! x

  • Reply Mel May 11, 2018 at 7:11 am

    I love the lashes and the lip colour. I have that shade and it’s one of my favourites.

    http://littlemissmelanie.com

    • Reply Alice May 11, 2018 at 8:42 am

      Me too!

  • Reply Katrina Frances May 11, 2018 at 7:25 am

    I need that backcombing brush! My hair is so flat, I never achieve any volume.
    Great post x

    • Reply Alice May 11, 2018 at 8:42 am

      Thanks Katrina! x

  • Reply Lisa May 14, 2018 at 8:33 pm

    That backcombing brush is giving me all sorts of life! My hair is the flattest thing on this planet never seen something like that before!

    • Reply Alice May 15, 2018 at 8:29 am

      You need it!

  • Reply Hayley Williams May 17, 2018 at 7:10 pm

    I really want to try the gel nails! They look so fab and would save me getting acrylics! Xxx

    • Reply Alice May 18, 2018 at 8:00 am

      You should try them, they’re great xxx

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