Products I’m loving – December 2009

Posted by Lipglossiping On December - 27 - 2009

Shampoo: Mark Hill Gorgeous Brunette Shine Reflective Shampoo
Conditioner: Mark Hill Gorgeous Brunette Shine Reflective Conditioner
Styling products: Kevin Murphy Damage Manager
Shower Gel: Dove Go Fresh Energise Body Wash
Body moisturiser: The Sanctuary Body Moisture Spray
Deodorant: Some Dove Roll on
Fake Tan: Xen Tan Transform LUXE Gradual Tan (review coming soon!)
Cleanser: Rediscovering the awesome gentleness of Cetaphil whilst my skin is dry
Exfoliator: Queen Helene Mint Julep Natural Facial Scrub & Nirvana Spa Salt Scrub
Primer: None, none, none…. annoyed at the non-effectiveness of all primers I’ve tried
Foundation brush: Pout Airbrush & Rediscovering my Body Shop Foundation Brush
Concealer: Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit (amazing for those under eye circles!)
Powder: ELF HD Powder (love it, love it, love it!)
Blusher: NARS Orgasm (boring, I know!)
Bronzer: Illamasqua Powder Blusher in Rumour
Highlighter: NARS Albatross
Eyeshadow base: ELF Mineral Eyeshadow Primer
Eyeshadows: The She Space Mineral Pigments
Eyeliner: Gosh Velvet Touch on the lower waterline and Shu Uemura Painting Liner on the lashline
Curler: ELF Eyelash Curler *blush*
Mascara: Embarrassed to admit I’m revisiting Bourjois 1001 Cils, I think an updated eat my words review may be in order.
Lipstick: MAC Speed Dial and NYX Paris
Lipgloss: MAC Dazzleglass Date Night
Nail Colour: Too many to mention, notable favs: Asda Indigo Dazzle, OPI Shim-mery Chic, Barielle Polished Princess


11 Responses to “Products I’m loving – December 2009”

  1. Tali says:

    amen to the primer thing.. all rubbish! Moisturizer will do! 😛

    Am curious about your shampoo and conditioner.. do you reccomend/??

  2. Lina says:

    I think primers are meant for people with oily skin, as it keeps their make-up from slipping. I’m a dry skinned gal too and have never found a primer that is better than moisturiser alone. xx

  3. ndoodles says:

    I am so sad that the Mineral eye primer is out of stock at ELF! SO SAD! I was waiting for the powder brush to come back… and now that is back… I’m waiting for the eye primer!

  4. @Tali – High Five “team primers are a load of old rubbish!” – I think I do recommend yeah, my scalp is quite sensitive and I’ve had no irritation with them and my hair does seem pretty shiny at the mo. The shampoo and conditioner are brown coloured though, so you gotta be careful not to flick it all round the shower!

    @Lina – In the summer I consider my skin to be quite oily and I still don’t get any benefits from them :( I’ve got the Korres one to try. Really holding out hope that I’m gonna find one that works a charm!

    @Ndoodles – I’m not sure how I feel about the primer, it’s quite greasy feeling… I’m gonna have to do a side by side comparison with UDPP!

  5. Rosa says:

    i love mark hill shampoos too! :)

    x

  6. jojoba says:

    wow you have tons of things! i love the way you list your items. i only do top 10 list thing once a year. come to think of it, i probably need to do that already!

    thanks for sharing!

  7. Dv says:

    I love the Bobbi Brown concealer kit, it’s so creamy and delicious! Ahh, I just love it SO much – I try to use as little as possible so I don’t run out! Haha! 😉

    Golly, you use a lot! Well, actually, I’m saying that compared to me so… I’ll just shut up now… :/

    :)

  8. Jo says:

    Im gunna nick this and do it on my blog.. hehe.

    xxxx

  9. @Rosa – This is the first time I’ve tried them, so far so good though! x

    @Jojoba – I wanted to do it every month (I’m such a fickle consumer!) but I think I’ve only managed it about 4 times this year! Yes, please do yours – I’ll be hugely excited to see!

    @Dv – Haha, use sparingly! I’m like that with a couple of things, especially LE items than I’m nearing hitting pan on! Hey, I don’t use all that every day! I haven’t warn any makeup since Christmas Day actually… that’s 3 whole days, my skin will think my foundation stash has been robbed! xx

    @Jo – Yay, looking forward to reading it xx

  10. Henessy says:

    I’m also LOVIN Speed Dial by MAC too, its such a great colour

  11. @Henessy – isn’t it? Love wearing it!

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