I didn’t really think I’d be the type of person to get “cosmetic enhancement” but for the past 12 or so months I’ve been thinking about getting my lips done. I like my natural lips but they aren’t really that full, they’re just a bit meh, and I’ve always found I overline them to make them appear bigger. So last week (Halloween to be exact) I finally bit the bullet and booked in to get lip fillers.
At the end of last month I was lucky enough to be invited to the Biome Eco Store at Hawthorne to check out their DIY Naked Beauty initiative. A bit of background about Biome – they’re an eco and environmentally conscious brand who seek to do no harm to animals or people through any of their business practices. And they follow through on their ethical stance recently removing all products with palm oil from all stores and online in a bid to protect the orangutans meaning they can no longer sell any liquid foundations or mascaras as well as dozens of other product lines. The brand also seeks to reduce, reuse and recycle selling products with minimal plastic packaging and naked, glass or paper packaging where possible. Which leads us to the advent of the DIY skincare range.
Skincare favourite Weleda has released a new range of tinted lip balms and sent me a couple to try! They are lovely and nourishing, perfect coming into the cooler months.
Ok it’s March and I’m only just getting around to doing a Favourites post – we’ll count this as my first quarter favourites and then maybe go back to monthly from here on out. I haven’t really been buying that many new makeup things lately but out of what new things I have bought most of them have quickly become part of my everyday routine.
Happy 2017! Hope you all had a lovely festive break, I’ve been struggling to get back into the work, blog, life routine. I don’t think I will be actually ready to face the year until the end of January so bear with me. I just had to write a post today though because I was lucky enough to receive a set of 10 rose gold oval brushes from Simple Glam Girls. I’ve used them a couple of times now and have a few thoughts – but I can definitely see why this style of brush is so popular at the moment.