Friday, 7 March 2014

Real Techniques Silicone Eyeliner Brush

I have an obsession with makeup brushes and can often be found have a good feel of brushes at beauty shows and at makeup counters. I have way too many of them ranging from goat hair to synthetic.The latest addition to the family is the Real Techniques Silicone Eyeliner Brush (€7.50), sent to me courtesy of my favourite online shop Cloud 10 Beauty

I was immediately curious on how a silicone brush would work and was a little sceptical that it would do the same as my trusty traditional eyeliner brush. Real Techniques say the silicone top is flexible enough to provide definition and glide on smoothly.

At first, I found it a little weird getting used to a silicone brush at first but after a couple of practices I found it really easy to get the eyeliner look that I like. I used the brush with an eyeliner gel and found they worked a treat together. What I really like is the smooth effect I archived. Sometimes I find my traditional brush is prone to a stray hair,which can mess up the final look.

I'm really loving this little brush and automatically grab it from my makeup brush holder now.

The Real Tecdhniques Silicone Eyeliner Brush is one of the latest editions to the Real Techniques range, along with a retractable lip brush, retractable kabuki brush and retractable bronzing brush.All of which, I plan on picking up over the next while

Have you tried this lovely or anything else from the Real Techniques range?

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Roger and Gallet Gingembre Rouge

Every once in a while a brand comes along that you fall in love with.  Roger and Gallet is one of those brands for me.I really like most of the fragrances apart from Gingembre.  Its a nice scent,dont get me wrong, it just does nothing for me.When I heard the brand were releasing a new fragrance called Gingembre Rouge, I was immediately intrigued.

The fragrance is housed in the gorgeous classic Roger and Gallet bottle. I've quite a nice little collection of the bottles on my dressing table. They are so pretty.

At first, I was unsure whether I would like the fragrance but on first smell it was love.I'm useless at describing fragrances but to me, the scent is slightly sweet and slightly spicy.I can definitely smell pomegranate in there and ginger. A slightly strong scent but not too overpowering. I've shown this lovely to the mammy and aunty, both of which were in firm agreement that it was heavenly.

I'm a massive lover of Fleur de Figuier (on my 3rd bottle) but I'd happily wear Gingembre Rouge and give my beloved Figuier the occasional break.

Hitting stockists this month at €39.75 for 100ml,I think this will be another fast seller for the brand.

Will you give Gingembre Rouge a spray? Are there any other fragrances from Roger and Gallet you love?

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Competition Time

Hi Lovelies.

I am now back blogging on a regular basis. The last few months have been manic but everything has quietened down now. To celebrate my return to blogging I am holding a competition for the month of March.

The Prize

A mystery beauty bundle featuring a custom made Precious Polish, NYC, La Roche Posay and other lovelies from brands I am a big fan of.

How To Enter (1 entry for each of the following)
  •  Like Anitas Beauty Blog and Precious Polish on Facebook
  • Follow Anitas Beauty Blog and Precious Polish on Twitter
  • Tweet/Facebook I've entered @anitabeautyblog return to blogging competition to win a mystery beauty bundle.
  • Leave me a comment with which of the above you have done and if there is anything new you would like to see on the blog.

The competition will stay open until 31st March,where a winner will be picked at random. Will post this prize internationally.