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If you’re reading this review, chances are you enjoy beauty products so you may understand the importance of our brows and how they frame our faces. Up until around a year ago, I was never fussed on filling in my eyebrows until I started using Benefit’s Brow Zings which I love. My Brow Zings has sadly come to the end of its life and retailing at £23.50, I was hoping to find a cheaper alternative. Enter HD Eye & Brow Kit. I had heard and read great reviews of both the products and treatments, so I was keen to try it out for myself. it must have been my lucky day when I decided to check it out further as HD Brows official website were offering 10% off all products and free delivery so it seemed the perfect time to give it a try.
The Eye and Brow kit is available in three different shades. ‘Bombshell’ is best for fair hair and skin. ‘Foxy’ is best for medium and hair and skin whilst ‘Vamp’ being the darkest shades are best for dark hair and skin. Being a brunette, it appeared that ‘Foxy’ would be the best suited shade for my hair and skin tone for myself. The kits packaging is kept simple yet sophisticated with its black outer colouring and their traditional HD Brows logo embedded on the cover. Inside the kit you will find a built in compact mirror, four different shades and a double sided versatile brush. The four anti-smudge powders are each matte finishes and double up as eye shadows as well brow colours. The four shades include ‘Nude’, ‘Warm Brown’, ‘Dark Brown’ and ‘Carbon’. ‘Nude’ can be used as a highlighter under your brows or to create a neutral eye shade. I have personally found that ‘Dark Brown’ suits my brows the best, whereas on days where I want a lighter shade I will use ‘Warm Brown’ as an alternative. ‘Carbon’ is a shade too dark for my brows so I do tend to neglect this shade. The beauty of this palette is you can also double up with the shades and create the perfect smoky eye. The quality of the powders are excellent and I really long lasting. A usual makeup day I am more concerned about the longevity of my foundation and luckily enough the HD Eye & Brow Kit means I don’t have to worry about my brows at all. It stays perfectly in place throughout the day and I can highly recommend this palette. The kit has become an everyday favourite in my makeup routine and it’s now a step that I don’t miss out on. If I could make one adjustment, I’d love to be able to buy the shades alone as I get the most use out of ‘Warm Brown’ it would make sense for me to be able to buy this particular shade alone. It does seem pretty pricey, with the palette retailing at £19.95, but with four shades which are completely versatile, you definitely get your moneys worth.
Seeing as it’s Easter Sunday just next week, I thought I’d pop up my Easter themed wish list to get us in the mood! I have fond memories of Easter due to the annual Easter Egg Hunt at my grandparents house. As you know I can’t resist making my wish lists, so for today’s I’ve put together pretty much anything you need to have a happy Easter – chocolate first of course, followed by decorations, pastel nails, candles and bunny shaped crumpets. Yes, bunny shaped crumpets. Consider yourself pre-warned to get yours in time for Sunday, although of course you may have to consume before then, just for testing purposes!
If you’re like most people, you’re probably wondering how you can get freebies and more freebies. Well, the best way to get a bunch of freebies the size of Mt. Everest is to spend websites that are dedicated to giving away free stuff on the Internet.
Or you could also sign up with websites that find all the free offers found on the Internet and publish them on their website. We’re talking about websites like Free Stuff World like others. These websites don’t just offer free stuff, they also offer free samples, competitions and so much more. You should search for these websites and check out the homepage for all the newest stuff that is free.
If there’s a freebie you like, apply to receive. Get all of the complimentary stuff and have them delivered to your own door. If you’re like more people, you’re probably wondering, “Why do businesses like to give away free stuff?”
Giving away free samples and freebies is a business tactic that actually attracts more and more customers, contributing to the bottom line of the business that’s giving them away. But really now, who does not want freebies? Everyone loves free stuff, and businesses know that giving you a taste of their goods will make you go for their product.
Occasionally, freebie campaigns last awhile, but the entire duration really depends on the number of free samples they’re giving away. I you want to use free these free websites, you need to sign up with them. Don’t worry about your privacy, your details won’t ever be passed onto another company or any other person.
Because your email might be flooded with many, many offers, consider creating another email account for freebies and other offers. This can keep your main inbox clear, and you also will be able to instantly see the companies that are giving away freebies and making new offers.
Keep a watch on the Terms and Conditions and consider checking and unchecking some options.
Most of the websites that offer freebies haven’t been around long. Most of them were established in May 2010. But these websites have been good enough to gather all the freebies available on the Internet. While most of the freebies are for consumer goods, you can actually get free travel, free accommodations, and other free things. Here’s how you can get them.
Defeat the tax increase by travelling by automobile, and prevent extortionate train fares. Road trips are enjoyable but you can travel the road for free by signing up with websites like Liftshare.com and FreeWheelerscom. Some people to will ask you to chip in for petrol but will offer you a spare seat in the vehicle.
Budget not enough for a vacation? Get home accommodations free of charge by swapping your house with another family. Love House Swap and Homelink International provide you with the possibility to search through properties and swap your house for another – wherever you may be on the planet.
‘bourjoisuk’ – Last but not least, it’s Bourjois. There’s lots of Bourjois products that I’d love to try and they’re showcasing some cute pastels ready for spring! I love keeping up to date with their products and with over 50,000 followers it looks like it’s not just me!
Do you have any favourite Instagram accounts?
Firstly, what an amazing name for a bag! I’m a fan of the The Big Bang Theory show (though not quite as big a fan as my sister -or my dad actually who may be reading this) so I think Joules have done really well with coming up with such a quirky title. I’ve never tried anything from Joules before, even though i have admired the brand, so I was really excited to try this out. As you can see, the bag itself is a hold all bag which is pretty massive and can pretty much fit anything into! If you’ve got any clutter around the house you could pop your books and magazines in here and it would still look gorgeous thanks to the stunning design of the bag! It’s really up to you what you use the bag for, i think I’ll use it as a shopper as it’s really sturdy and won’t break in my hand like those pesky cheap carriers. Plus, this is much more stylish!
The design of the bag is called ‘Sky Blue Peony’ and it’s just my type. I love the pastel blue shade, with the pretty floral patterns along with a simple pink handle, finished off with the Joules logo. The bag is available in three other designs of ‘Spring Green Dash’, ‘Pink Wildflower’ and ‘Blue Zig Zag’ but this pattern is definitely my favorite.
KISS THE MOON
Fancy winning a massive range of Kiss The Moon products? It’s full of pampering essentials such as bath and face oils. All you need to do is enter your details!
DKNY DELICIOUS DELIGHTS
Have you been eyeing up the new spring DKNY fragrances? I know I have! To win all three fragrances, you need to follow @ukglam on Instagram and tag a picture that makes you happy using the hashtag #DKNYDELIGHTS. Don’t forget to tag them too.
MAYBELLINE LASH SENSATIONAL
Yours are giving away a massive beauty bundle including this mascara as well as a Charlotte Tilbury palette and brands such as MAC, Philosophy, Chanel and Bourjois. Simply enter your details.
You’ve seen the hype of Rollerlash, so why not try and win yourself your own full sized mascara?
CHLOE LOVE STORY
Another massive beauty bundle is up for grabs thanks to Tatler’s Beauty Awards. As well as Chloe’s Love Story perfume, you can win lots of other high end treats.
LOOK FANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX SUBSCRIPTION
To win a year’s subscription to Look Fantastic’s beauty box, simply enter your details.
MAC CINDERELLA LIPSTICK
I don’t tend to include blogger giveaways here but this one is too good to miss! Stephanie is giving away a MAC Royal Ball Cinderella lipstick over on her blog.