Tuesday, 21 September 2010


Firstly, aaaaagh! I just practically finished writing this out and then closed down the tab by mistake and lost it all, doh!

So, let me try again!


I just wanted to share my excitement with you all! I've just gone a bit mad shopping online, once I receive the products I will do a little review of them for you but for now I'll go through what I bought!
So as I say there were a few things but the main products I'm excited about are:

NYX Jumbo Eye Shadow Pencil in Milk

I bought this because I've seen it used in quite a few tutorials on You Tube and it looks great. I love the chunky look of the packaging too. From what I've seen of it it looks like a really versatile pure white pencil, great for highlighting the inner corner of the eye and using on the lid with other colours too.

Sigma Brushes

These were also a purchase done on the back of watching a lot of You Tube vids. A lot of people have them, mention them and use them in tutorials. I really want to start a good brush collection. At the moment I have one good brush which is by Victoria Jackson and is a short big fluffy brush (sorry, I don't know the name of it - it was a Christmas present from my sister), which is really soft and lovely. The other brushes I've got (which come to a grand total of about 5) are lame, I don't even know the brand. So, now I'm getting more into make up I felt the need to invest in some good brushes! Sigma seemed like a good place to start as they seem to have a good reputation and also appear to be less expensive than MAC or Bobbi Brown.

The brushes I got were;
F70 Concealer Brush (£5.99)
E05 Eye Liner Brush (£5.99)
F30 Large Powder Brush (£10.99)
E55 Eye Shading Brush (£7.99)

I also got some Michael Todd Gel Eye Liner in Black Ebony to try. 

I wanted a black as it's just really versatile, you can wear it dark and dramatic for a night out, or lighter and smudged for a daytime look. I've only ever used pencil liners and have heard good things about gel liner (specifically the Bobbi Brown one but they're a little out of my price range!) This was £9.50.

All the above products were from www.love-makeup.co.uk.

Last and not least is the Urban Decay EyeShadow Primer Potion. This was £11.50 from www.boots.com.

Again, I'm a sucker for a YouTube tutorial with this, and for pretty packaging. I bought a lot of primers in this splurge (face, mascara and eye) which I'll review once I've used them as I think a good base is key to good make-up so I've got high hopes for all of them!

So.... I am now broke but really looking forward to my deliveries!

Please comment if you have tried any of the above products and let me know what you think and I'll come back with reviews soon!



  1. Love the look of the Urban Decay product. Fan of the brand too as they're ethically sound (i.e. don't test on animals). Baryy M's another good one for that and they do fantastic colours - particularly love their nail varnishes and eye colours.

  2. Barry M, even.

  3. That is a definite bonus, I didn't know that. I love the Barry M nail varnishes and their Dazzle Dust for eyes, they're gorgeous.

  4. Hi Angie!! :) I found you through beautylish! :) Oh I want to try those nyx jumbo eye pencils one day!! Sigma brushes are really nice, the large powder brush is one of my favorites! :)

    Could you check out my blog too? :)