What's New In My Makeup Collection

August 5, 2017

It's always exciting to add new products to the makeup collection. I'm not as huge of a makeup hoarder as I used to be back in the days (my wallet sure thanks me), but every once in a while, I like to treat myself to some new products to try out. This time, I decided to pick up some products that have been on my wishlist for a while, some even years.

I recently picked up a product that I haven't purchased in a while, which is a new primer. I felt like my primer drawer was getting a little lonely, so I wanted to invest in a new one. I've been a fan of Make Up For Evers primers ever since I got my first one back in 2015. Now I own three primers from their Step 1 Skin Equalizer series - the Smoothing Primer, Hydrating Primer, and the newly purchased Nourishing Primer. Make Up For Ever Nourishing Primer is supposed to instantly replenish dry and dehydrated skin while hydrating and reviving. I'm a huge fan of makeup products that hydrates, so I'm really excited to try this out.

Anastasia Beverly Hills is hands down my favorite brand when it comes to brow products. I recently ran out of my Brow Wiz and decided it was time to try out a new brow product from them. I picked up their Brow Definer on my last shopping trip, which I've been eyeing for months now. First impression wise, I really like this product. I was a little skeptic at first because of the product shape, but it's actually quite easy to use. The brush tip is rectangular, which can be used to create fine hair-like strokes, thicker strokes, or broad strokes. With this, you can achieve a natural or bold look, depending on how light handed you are, and how much product you use. The spoolie it comes with is bigger than the Brow Wiz one, and it does a good job at blending and distribute the product.

I've been trying to build up my custom made MAC palette for about a year now, and I finally got a new shade to put in it. This time I got the shade Swiss Chocolate, which to be honest, I've been wanting ever since I saw it on YouTube back in 2013. I have no idea why I didn't get it before now, but at least now I have it, and I think it's become one of my favorites already. Swiss Chocolate is described as a muted reddish brown, and has a matte finish. I feel like theres a lot of hit or miss when it comes to MAC eyeshadows, but this particular one is pigmented and easy to blend. 

When it comes to mascara, I'm very picky. I don't purchase high-end mascaras, simply because it's something I don't want to spend a lot of money on. When choosing a new mascara, I always look at the wand - I don't like big wands, and my favorites are the plastic ones. I wouldn't usually go for a wand like the Maybelline Colossal Big Shot Mascara has, but this mascara has got so many positive reviews, that I just had to try it out. I've been using this mascara every single day since I got it, and I really like it! The mascara gives a good amount of volume to my lashes, does not smudge, and it's very black. Exactly what I look for in a mascara! 


  1. I love the sound of this Make Up For Ever primer!

    Jasmine xx

    Jasmine Talks Beauty

    1. I've tried it a few times now, and it's great!
      It does a good job at hydrating and soothing the skin x



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