Showing posts from April, 2016

Birchbox 3 Months On

Subscription boxes are a weird niche, they're a nice little pick me up each month tailored to you. For me, I've always wanted to try these and for the past three months, I've been subscribed to Birchbox. Each month I've received a bunch of products and I've given my verdict on them. I thought I would review the whole service after three months of purchasing and share my loves from the boxes and the ones you could definitely miss out on. 

The boxes overall have been good, there hasn't been any in which I haven't been disappointed. The service offers boxes tailored to you, after filling out a quick questionnaire it helps to tailor the products to you. What I've found throughout the boxes is it's normally 1 or 2 products that you will receive that might be different to what other people receive. This means there isn't that much personalisation around the box and what you get. 

However, I feel like the products in there, for the most part, are tailore…

You Should Be Adding This Contour Kit To Your Collection - Collection Contour Kit

I was never a true contour fan initially. After testing out the Maybelline contour kit the craze never really stuck with me. To this day I tend to just apply a bit of bronzer on my cheekbones and around my face to give it a bit of definition. But I wanted to start seeing what I could really do if I did contouring properly. I picked up the Collection Highlight and Sculpt contour palette. First off this kit gives you two massive amounts of highlight and contour powder in the packaging. It has a little mirror included at the top which I personally don't really see any use for as the mirror is so thin and tiny you can barely see your face through it. 

From looking at the kit I can already see how shimmery the highlight it. The pigmentation of this is beautiful, blending in smoothly almost like a dream highlighter. Until you've worn this product for a few hours. Now I don't know what happens to it. I have tried this with different bases and it does the same thing, after a f…