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Saturday, 14 March 2015

Blogger's Favourites that Live up to the Hype.

I think it's fair to say most bloggers are guilty of giving into the hype when products are raved about in the blogesphere. I am certainly one of those that like to try out things that get great reviews, purely so I can give my own opinion. More often than not I'm disappointed and wish I hadn't bothered, but there are a few blogger-hyped products that completely live up to the rave reviews. Here's so of my favourites.

Co Lab Dry Shampoo - I didn't have high hopes for this purely because I'm obsessed with the Lush dry shampoo, but I thought I'd give it a go whilst it was on offer. I have to say, I'm pretty impressed. Not only does this smell incredible but it's also such a fine mist that it leaves no colour in the hair at all. Say goodbye to those annoying white roots and hello to squeaky clean hair with that worn-in look.

Nuxe Reve De Miel Lip Balm - I never thought I'd spend close to £10 on a lip balm, but when Escentual had 25% off I took the plunge. As I've mentioned before I suffer with perioral dermatitis around my mouth, which means I have constant dry lips. This stuff is like a miracle and completely soothes and protects them. I can see this will be a life long friend.

MAC Patisserie Lipstick - My all time favourite lippy. This is without a doubt the perfect 'your lips but better' shade and I think any skin tone could get away with it. I've gone on and on about this in the past so I won't bore you. But if you're looking for a perfect nude, this is it.

Real Techniques Buffing Brush - I picked up the core collection a while back and this brush is the only one that really stood out to me. Previously I'd been using the expert face brush which is great but a little to compact for my liking. The buffing brush has a bit more movement on the skin and really does give that airbrushed look. The only annoying thing is I don't think it's available on it's own. 

Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk - This is amazing. There is no other way to describe it. I am completely and utterly obsessed with this lip pencil. It glides on the lips and stays put. This not only looks great under a nude lippy but also looks fab all over the lips to give a gorgeous matte finish. You seriously need this in your life.

What products have bloggers influenced you to buy?

Katie xx

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14 comments:

  1. Some really good favourites ..
    I love co lab dry shampoo, its really good stuff. I also have a NUXE lip balm.
    I really want to try that MAC lipstick and pillow talk, heard so many good things about them

    Gemma
    GemmsBeauty

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  2. MAC Patisserie has been on my shopping list for so long, definitely need to buy it!

    alice x | beautybyalicee | bloglovin'

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  3. I love the NUXE lip balm too & a pot lasts me ages. Its thick without feeling heavy on my lips & is so nourishing. I need to get a can of the COLB dry shampoo.
    http://www.letstalkbeauty.co.uk/

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  4. Mac Patisserie is something I absolutely long for as is charlotte tilbury BUT lush do dry shampoo wtf?! I want to try that now instead first haha xxx

    Blonde Of Carbs

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  5. I really try to give in to hype if everyone is talking about it and I still haven't tried any of these but most hype products aren't available where I live. I did like the They're Real mascara though.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale | bloglovin' |

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  6. Hi Katie, I am forever enabled by bloggers!! I love the CT lip liner, I left mine in a bar and had to immediately buy two more (a back up obvs)!

    Stacey | Expat Make-Up Addict

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  7. I've just bought the Co Lab spray but have yet to try it, can't wait to though!

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  8. Pillow Talk is my life. I've just got Bitch Perfect lipstick as well and they are dreamy together. I need to swatch Patisserie but it's never instock in Selfridges. That can be my Katie Made Me Buy It purchase xx

    Anoushka xx www.Anoushkaloves.com

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  9. You've done a good round up of the things that us bloggers love, I want to ALL of these but my wishlist is already to long haha ^^

    zaras-bowsandpearls.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. Love the Real Techniques buffing brush, must try that Collab dry shampoo xx
    http://whattaylorbuys.blogspot.co.uk/

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  11. It’s a really great post! Thank you for sharing!
    Like your blog very much!)

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  12. I am so tempted by the CT lip liner, it sounds so beautiful! xo

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