*my beloved cat print dress from H&M
*Mustard Topshop Cardi
I've put on quite a bit of makeup too, featuring some new products and some old favourites.
*Mac blusher in 'Pinch Me'
*Mac mineralise skin finish powder
*Murad Skin Perfecting Primer
*Gosh eyebrow gel
*Natural Collections concealer in 'fair'
*Illuminating concealor (er, need to learn how to use this)
Maybelline Colour Tattoo in 'On and On Bronze' (a new favourite, stored upside down to keep in the moisture!)
*Avon Supershock gel eyeliner in 'Blackberry'
*Nars eyeshadow duo in 'Isolde'
*Carmex (to soothe my dry lips)
*Rimmel lipstick in 'Vintage Pink'
This is a lot more than I usually wear, on a day that I will probably not even be leaving the house, haha. Typical!
Th real star of the show at the moment though is my Avon Supershock Gel liner.
It is one of my staples, and even though I have lots of liner, it is the one I reach for everyday. So here's a little mini-review of my favourite eyeliner.
I know Avon has a bit of a bad press, being associated with older people, as an outdated make up brand etc, but they really do have some gems. This is definitely one of them. In my opinion the packaging is pretty simple and sleek, being black with silver writing with a useful tip which reveals the colour of the product. The eyeliner pencil itself is quite soft and I haven't tried sharpening it yet, but I imagine it would be a bit awkward. Or at least not as simple to sharpen as your average eyeliner penicl, which is the only hypothetical downside for me.
It is a beautiful deep brown colour. I find that dark brown liner flatters my pale complexion and blue eyes- black can look a little too heavy/goth sometimes. I do, however, like eyeliner to be visible and 'heavy' and it definitely still gives this look as it is very pigmented. Here it is on my lower lash line:
It lasts really well. Most days I put it on before work at 6ish and it is still visible when I get home at 7ish. Granted it is not as dark as when first applied, but it still gives a good look and hangs on it there. My make up wipe testifies to this fact!
So all in all I love this product. I have it in a lighter shade, but on a day to day basis I prefer a darker colour on the waterline. It was really cheap too. I think I'd give this product a 9/10 (only down is the sharpening issue).
Have you tried Avon products before? What do you think of them?
Have a good weekend people. I think I am going to exercise off some of this undirected frustration at the gym now! (with a sneaky stop off at Superdrug on the way). xx