Friday, 8 October 2010

This week I have a weakness for..


  • Chanel Soleil Tan de Chanel (Bronze Universel) I reach for this almost everyday and I am almost out, I will 100% repurchase.
  • Sigma F84 Angled Top Kabuki brush - This is what I have been using to apply the chanel bronzer, It doesn't shed, applies the correct amount of colour and blends easily.
  • Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer - (Sand) I use this under my eyes, although I am finding it sticky, I doubt I will repurchase as I find I now prefer water based concealers for under the eyes.
  • Origins Mega Mushroom Face Cream - I hated this at first as I used it with the serum, but I am now using it alone at night and I find my skin is glowing by the morning as it's a rich formula.
  • Mac Zoom Fast Black lash Mascara - Brilliant, lengthens and volumises whilst making your lashes uber black, I have been wearing it to work everyday and I have NO smudging.
  • Mac Patina Eyeshadow - I used this 5 days in a row, perfect for all over the lid for medium - tan skin tones.
  • Collection 2000 Perfecting Minerals - I purchased this on a whim at Superdug in the shade 'Biscuit', it's suitable for sensitive skin, UVA & UVB protection, no Bismuth Oxychloride & costs £4.99. It has good coverage and hasn't broken me out YET! I will see how I go, so far I have been applying it over my Mac Face & Body to set, I WILL try it on it's own and do an informed review.
  • Mac 242 Brush - This is my FAVOURITE eye brush for applying colour to my lid, it's flat and it packs on colour great, I wouldn't be without it.
  • Rimmel Eyebrow Pencil in 'Hazel' - Works great, no need to spend a fortune.
  • Mac 'Brave New Bronze' Lipstick - My perfect 'my lips but better' colour! When I don't know what lipstick to wear, I wear this!
  • Mac 'Lazy Day' - This goes with almost anything, I love the cool tones in this!
  • Rimmel 'Latino' lipstick - A recent purchase, it's a bright frosty Rosy pink that applies glossy. It's similar to Max Factor's 'English Rose' which I love but much much glossier. I do however hate the scent of this lipstick, ewww!

What have you been loving this week and what's your favourite mineral make up line?

Disclaimer: The Sigma brush, Mac mascara & Origins face cream was provided for consideration for review. I am not paid for this post and I am not affiliated with the brands. Honest opinion as ALWAYS!

28 comments:

Get Gawjus! said...

I love trying out eyebrow pencils and have been wanting to try the Rimmel one too but was confused as to the shades. Will get the hazel one now!

I got the NYC brow pencil instead a clear mascara to set it :) You're right, no need to spend a fortune!

polina_pm said...

I love Patina - I am NC 20 in MAC (light skin tone), I have blue eyes and it look so beautiful too (well, I think so at least)! :))

This week(s) I've been loving some Liz Earl products I've purchased (part of it thanks to your blog posts and the ones of lollipop too)! :) I've also been loving Bare Minerals foundation and Warmth bronzer! :)

p.s. can't wait to read what the cehap mineral foundation you're using now is :)

Muhsine said...

@Get Gawjus Yes hazel will suit all, you can press harder or lighter for the correct colour payoff to suit your brows. x

@Polina I'm sure it does, Patina is just beautiful, whenever I wear it, people ALWAYS ask "What's that?" The mineral founation I am using is the Collection 2000 one, I mentioned it in the post :) x

polina_pm said...

ops you did! I missed that sorry :)

socialitedreams said...

I am loving:
Korres thyme honey moisturizer
stila kajal eyeliner
l'oreal hip duos eyeshadow :)

fave mineral makeup line: big girl cosmetics

Beauty Bookworm said...

That Collection 2000 mineral make up is by far the best I've used (Laura Mercier is very close, but not a proper comparison when you think of the price). I have been through pot after pot of this stuff. Never irritates my skin, stays on all day and looks natural, but flawless. Can't fault it.

If you did want to try other brands, the Laura Mercier one is lovely, and so is Bare Escentuals. I'd avoid the L'Oreal and other drugstore ones though. Not worth it. Stick with Collection 2000! x

Tali said...

That angled sigma brush does look amazing!!
This week my mini mac angled brush is my little love! He even went to the gym with me today (lol i forgot to bring blush, powder or bronzer but I remembered him!) xx

Houda said...

Lovely post muhsine I think you should try the By Terry concealer its a amazing Im sooo fussy with concealers but I can definately say that it works so weel and looks really natural doesnt cake and doesnt crease as much I alsp feel good using it since cream concealers seem to be heavy on me and my under eyes are very sensitive AND it doesnt dry them out phew! pk im done lol xxxxx oh that reminds me that the by terry concealer review is still pending oops!

Justine @ Productrater said...

I'd love to see better pictures of the Sigma f84... your the first person I've seen that has that brush.

dani@callitbeauty said...

i'm with you on the mega mushroom moisturizer!

i used it when my face was uber dry and sensitive and it was much too greasy. all it did was sit on top of my skin!

but now that my face is back to normal, it's absolutely PERFECT!

Marta on cocogroove said...

Maybe I should try the Chanel Bronze universel :) I am currently amazed with Miranda Kerr's Rosehip oil which I am thinking of making soon a review on that. Have a lovely weekend!

fantastic said...

Favorite mineral line is Jane Iredale..it's the only one I haven't disliked, & was used directly after a facial with no poor reaction. Wow, you've really gone through the bronzer! I love the look of something well loved :) x

lo said...

great products :) xx

Catanya said...

Hello sweetheart! This week I have been loving my Too Faced Teddy Bear Kabuki Brush, Biotherm Light foundation and the MAC MSF in By Candlelight! I have also been rocking on with MAC Lazy Day although I consider it suits me better when I have a little tan in the summer than now...
As regards Minerals, I have only tried the Mineral Foundation by Clinique and I loved it. I have also read great opinions about th eone Vichy launched like a year ago or so.
Have a great weekend, dear!
XOXO
Catanya

rasha said...

hi! i luv ur blog soooo much :*
i have a question dear if u dont mind?
i have several mac msf and i noticed that the product it self i mean the powder not stuck properly on the pan it moves when i touch it the powder not brokrn but the base of the powder not attached to the pan is it weird! did u face that probblem with ur msf ? sorry for my bad english) thnx alot xo

MsEclectic said...

Im loving this week:

}Estee Lauder Daywear Plus
}Vex eyeshadow
}MAC 252 Brush
}MAC Coppertone Blush
}Valentino Rock and Rose perfume
}Waterfall/draped cardigans (loving DP or H&M for them)
}Mean and Green nail lacquer - even if ive had it only for 2 days, im in love with it!!

Mrs. Official Superficial said...

Being Weak never looked so good :)

Holly said...

Great post, love the pic tres arty!! Love Patina and Mega mushroom too :) xxx

hannah said...

great selections!! will have to pick up a few (:

xoxo,

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Computergirl said...

I am loving my origins cleanser, Ambr Diamond, Or pigment and my jemma kidd lipgloss this week. :) Have a great weekend! Emma xx

Ansa said...

I love all the Origins Mega Mashroom line. I use the oil free mouisterizer though but love it. Love Patina too. Beatiful color.

That Girl said...

Which water based concealer would you recommend?

Rubinha said...

ooooh, great selection! this week i've been loving my new Rimmel lipstick in "airy fairy" :) xx

Zoƫ (ROMEO AND THE LONELY GIRL) said...

I'm desperate for a brush like your MAC 242, I need one that packs on colour so I think I'll be buying this next!

This week I am loving (as with every week!) my Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish, it is by far the best cleanser I've ever had and without it, my skin goes haywire. I've also been loving MAC eyeshadows in Phloof!, Print and Woodwinked.

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Muhsine said...

@Beauty Bookworm - That's great to know thank you :)

@Tali lol :)

@Houda I shall swatch it next time thanks x

@Rasha I don't have that problem, I would say take it back to the mac store if they are new. x

David said...

I am loving:

Clinique's City Block Sheer SPF 25
ELF's Studio Flat top powder brush
Paula's Choice BHA Gel


I agree with you totally on Zoom Lash- it's probably one of my favorite mascaras to use out there right now

Shameera@MyFrostedWorld said...

I really want to try out Patina, but it reminds me a bit of Satin Taupe...Are they similar?

Muhsine said...

@Shameera They are not similar, scroll down my posts, I have swatches of them next to eachother. x