2016 Favourites

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In 2016 there were a lot of products I used again and again. Here are a few of my 2016 favourite products.

Spectrum Brushes:
During 2016 I bought quite a few Spectrum Brushes. They are not too expensive, they are very pretty looking, they are very soft and they don’t malt. The brushes are vegan and cruelty registered. I first heard of Spectrum Brushes on Twitter, I noticed a lot of beauty bloggers were using them and recommending them. I also saw celebrities were starting to review and advertise them. I bought my first set in the sale and I couldn’t stop using them. Recently my collection has grown and I now understand why they are always selling out. You can visit Spectrum brushes at: https://www.spectrumcollections.com/

MUA Highlighter:
I am obsessed with highlighters and I think it has to be my favourite make up product to apply. My friend recommended the MUA highlighter to me this year. It is only £3.00, is very pigmented and comes in a lovely pink or white shade. I highly recommend this highlighter because it is great value for money. http://www.superdrug.com/MUA/MUA-Undress-Your-Skin-Highlighting-Powder—Pink-Shimmer/p/633150

MAC Lipstick (Persistence):
I think everyone knows how much I love my MAC lipsticks! A shade I used a lot last year was ‘Persistence’. This is a matte shade and is a nude lipstick. This shade goes with a lot of make up looks and it is quite subtle.

Lazy Days Zoella Candle:
I love candles. I always have to light a candle whilst I am chilling in my room. When I heard that Zoella was bringing out a range of candles I was really excited. My boyfriend bought me ‘Lazy Days’ for our lazy Sundays. It is a calming scent and quite fresh. They are £10.00 from Superdrug.

Instax Mini 8:
I have had my Polaroid for a few years now and I still love it. The film is quite expensive but the Polaroid does capture the cute memories.

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NYX Liquid Lipsticks:
NYX came to my local boots store this year so I have been trying a few of their products. I have tried their liquid lipsticks and they are amazing! They stay on for a really long time, they have lots of different shades and they are only £6.50. They are light on the lips which is great because some liquid lipsticks are very thick.

MAC Air of Style:
I have never tried MAC perfume before but I love MAC Air of Style. It is quite a fruity scent and it stays on for a while. It’s a little pricey for just 30ml, but the smell is gorgeous!

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray:
Urban Decay setting spray is the best setting spray you can buy in my opinion. I just couldn’t believe how long my make up stayed on for – especially after a night out. It is about £22 but I do believe it is worth if. I bought mine from Debenhams!

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Sleek I Divine Palette Enchanted Forest:
I have bought from Sleek a highlighter, eyebrow and contour kit but I have never purchased their eyeshadow until last year. I loved the shades in this pallete and they blended nicely. The eyeshadow is pigmented and stays on. I love how I can pop this small pallete into my bag or take it on holiday. I bought mine from Boots: http://www.boots.com/en/Sleek-I-Divine-palette-Enchanted-Forest_1744236/

iPhone 6s:
Another thing I loved last year was my new iPhone 6S. I had the iPhone 5s before which I had for 3 years. It had been dropped a few times, was a little bit scratched, the silent button had broke and the screen didn’t always work. I bought my iPhone 6S in a rose gold because I thought it was so pretty. It is a lot better than my old phone, bigger screen, quicker and the camera is higher quality.

Disney:
There were some great new films which came out last  year. Finding Dory had to be my favourite, new 2016 film. The otters were SO CUTE! If you have watched Finding Dory you will know exactly what I am talking about. My boyfriend bought me baby Finding Dory because she is just adorable. I watched Big Hero 6 for the first time last year and I think it is my all time favourite disney film. It is quite emotional but I think everyone needs a Baymax in their life…and I now have one.

So they are just a few of my favourites from 2016. Please let me know what yours were! I’d love to discover some new products.

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Primark Haul

BeFunky_null_65Hey guys!

I hope you are all okay. So I went on a huge shopping spree the other day in Primark. I literally never shop in Primark because I never find anything I like…however I found a lot of stuff the other day when I went! So I thought I would talk to you guys through what I bought as there maybe a few things you would like to treat yourself to.

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So I will start from left to right. Due to me going to Barcelona soon I bought some little shampoo, conditioner and shower gel bottles as well as toothpaste. These were all about £1.00. I just thought I might as well get them now so I don’t leave it till last minute. Secondly I got myself some new pyjamas! I was quite gutted actually because for Christmas I usually get one pair of new pyjamas and then I always wear them on Christmas night, but this year I got none. So I got some blue and white checkered shorts and then a cute blue top to go with them. The bottoms were about £4.00 and the top was £3.50. I also got some long checkered pj bottoms as in the winter I get quite cold and they are nice to lounge around in the house. These ones were £6.00.

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Then I got some t-shirt bras. I found that I literally have no white bras that fit me. So when I wear white tops you can always see my bra through it which is quite annoying. So I got some comfy, t-shirt bras just for everyday use and to wear under my white tops. Both of the bra sets were £3.00 each.Then I saw this cute little make up bag…for only £3.00! It is my favourite colour, decent size and has a really cute bow on it. I thought it would be perfect to take to Barcelona with me as well. I also got some dark grey trackies for £6.00. I am starting to do a lot more exercise and keep fit so I thought they would be perfect to do jogs in and go to the gym when I have time. I got some cheap trainers! I literally have no running trainers what so ever so these will be good for what I need them for. These were only £12.00! Then lastly I got some pretty little ankle socks. In the summer I wear a lot of these types of socks with rolled up jeans and converse. The ankle socks were £1.50 however the ones in a pack were £2.00 and some were reduced to £1.00.

So I hope you find some bargains in Primark because I sure did.

Inspired Elegance xxx