Five Forgotten Favourites

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This week I decided to have a little look through my makeup stash. Every so often I like to do a rotation, so I bring out more season appropriate products and I often discover things I forgot that I had (which just shows how much makeup I have..). So I thought it would be good to talk you through some products that have slipped off my radar recently, but have been real favourites in the past.

First up is a true oldie, but it’s a real goodie – Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum. I think I actually included this in the first beauty haul I wrote about on my blog, and I quickly began to love it. The shade light vanilla is spot on for my skin, but the coverage is very light so I tend to only reach for this during Spring/Summer. It’s very natural and makes my skin look very healthy.
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I had to include a Benefit product, when I first got into more high end makeup Benefit was the first brand I experimented with. Benefit’s They’re Real Mascara was my gateway product into the joys of this brand. Although the brush on this mascara is a little scary it makes my lashes look amazing. I’ve been loving the lash primer from this range recently, so I’m going to try using the pair together.

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MAC Mineralise Skinfinish in Soft & Gentle is truly stunning, it’s a lovely champagne toned highlight. This has fallen to the bottom of my makeup bag in recent months as I have been trialling a variety of different highlights. I think I will always come back to this as it was the first real dramatic highlight I tried, and there is just something so unique about it.

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Now here is a truly special lipstick, which was actually the first nude lipstick I ever bought – Bourjois Rouge Edition in Beige Trench. This lipstick is so flattering and easy to wear. It’s creamy finish keeps lips feeling nourishes, and it’s actually a good dupe for MAC’s Blankety (which is also a real favourite of mine).

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I honestly can’t comprehend how I managed to forget about this gorgeous palette – the ZOEVA Cocoa Blend eye shadow palette. The shadows are very high quality considering it’s affordable price tag, and it contains a great mixture of shades. I particularly love the shades Pure Ganache, Sweeter End & Warm Notes. Since putting together this post I have been using this palette much more and I’ve really fallen in love all over again.

I hope this post may inspire you to search for some of your forgotten favourites too. What are some of your oldest favourite beauty products?

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25 thoughts on “Five Forgotten Favourites

  1. I’m using the healthy mix serum at the moment because they didn’t have the foundation…I think I prefer the foundation for the coverage it gives, but they are both such nice products. XX

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  2. So many of these are like my go-to products! I’ve been using the bourjois serum foundation all throughout this time of the year because of how natural it is! Mac Soft & Gentle to me is always my perfect “night-out” highlighter at the moment, it’s so stunning! I actually picked up the Zoeva cocoa blend palette a while ago and haven’t picked it up in a while so really need to! Thank you for reminding me! xx

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