Wednesday, 29 February 2012

SO LONG GOOGLE FRIEND CONNECT(GFC)?

Hey guys, another post today as I have just seen someone post that 'Google Friend Connect' where you all follow on won't be available no longer. This is the first I've heard of it but apparently it's starting tomorrow! Once GFC is gone, this means that you will no longer have updates on posts from the people you have followed and basically have no followers, even after the time and effort you and I have put in. 
So if you don't already follow me on  Bloglovin, please do. There is a link in the top left hand corner of my blog, click on it and it will send you to my Bloglovin profile. Thank you so much guys for subscribing! It means a lot, so I hope that you follow me via Bloglovin so that you don't miss out! 



CHLOE REVIEWS: CIATE LIPGLOSS

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Hey guys, long time no reviews! I'm back now though and I will be reviewing everything that I had planned for Bloguary. This was free with Marie Claire magazine last summer, but you can still get this on eBay!


What the website says:- Even though this is not on the Ciate website no more, I managed to find the blurb!
'An ultra-radiant gloss with unprecedented and multidimensional shine. Hydrating formula keeps lips from cracking or chapping….contains antioxidant Vitamin E.'


Texture and Pigmentation:- This applies nicely to your lips and does last a good 3/4 hours without applying again. If you apply too much to your lips it does get a little sticky. The pigmentation is amazing for a lipgloss, it's pretty much opaque! This shade is called 'Ibiza'.

Scent:- The lipgloss smells sweet, but not overly scented. It reminds me a little of candy floss.


Packaging and Price:- The packaging is a sleek tube, which is alright for what it is. The product makes up for the packaging but I don't have any faults with it. As I said earlier, this product isn't on the Ciate website no more, but I have found it eBay for you if you wanted to try it.

Hope you've enjoyed this long waited post! Have you tried this lipgloss?


Monday, 27 February 2012

WHERE HAVE I BEEN?

Hey guys, I'm sorry that I haven't posted in 5 days! I've been ill and very busy. As I have failed to Bloguary, I'm just going to carry on blogging as much as I can with the rest of the products I was going to review. I will then think of a new schedule after that. Sorry for not posting guys, but this shall change now :-) 


Wednesday, 22 February 2012

BLOGUARY - CHLOE REVIEWS:- NATURAL COLLECTION CREAM BLUSH - DAY 21!



Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary day 21! I'm sorry this post has gone up late today, I went back to college yesterday and had some work to do. But anyway, I've had this since Summer '11 and used it as an everyday blusher back then and loved it. So I thought I'd try it again for you guys to see if I loved it just as much!


What the website says:- This cream blush isn't on the boots website anymore. I'm not sure if this has been discontinued, but I do see this sometimes when I go into boots, so you might be lucky to get your hands on this.




Texture and Pigmentation:- The texture is very light on the skin and drys reasonably quick. I have oily skin and this doesn't seem to move around. The pigmentation is okay, which is what I like about this blush. I don't wear blush very often and when I do, I don't want it to be bright and in your face. I like it to be subtle and barely there, which is what this does. It gives you a slight hint of colour which balances and brightens your face. The colour is buildable though.


Scent:- This smells a little like foundation. It's not a strong overwhelming smell, I think it smells quite nice actually. The smell doesn't effect the product though.




Packaging and Price:- The packaging is a little tacky but you get what you pay for with the packaging. The product defiantly makes up for packaging. The price is £1.99 and you can get this from Boots.

Monday, 20 February 2012

BLOGUARY - CHLOE REVIEWS:- E.L.F SHIMMER EYELINER PENCILS - DAY 20!


Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary day 20! I had these for Christmas after eyeing them up for so long! And I haven't been let down by them :-)


What the website says:- ' Instantly brighten eyes with e.l.f.’s shimmering metallic liners that put the spotlight on eyes. The smooth formulation glides on effortlessly without tugging at the delicate eye area. Choose from an assortment of 9 delicious and essential shades designed to add depth, definition and a special sparkle to create a very glamorous look! Pencil includes a convenient sharpener cap for easy use!'



Texture and Pigmentation:- This liner goes on quite smoothly for a Drugstore product. It has good pigmentation and blends out nicely. Once blended there are little glitters in it which look really nice with a smokey eye.



Scent:- As I always say with pencil liners, there is the wooden smell from the pencil but it doesn't transfer onto the product.




Packaging and Price:- The packaging is what you would expect for the price of the product. The lid is a sharpener which I think is very handy, so well done E.L.F! It also has little glitters in the paintwork on the pencil too! For the price of £1.50, you cannot go wrong! You can get this from E.L.F website.


I hope you enjoyed day 20 of Bloguary, see you tomorrow! Have you tried this E.L.F liner?



Sunday, 19 February 2012

BLOGUARY - WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE? - DAY 19!

Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary Day 19! 
So Bloguary is nearly over, and I have been thinking about what to do afterwards. I thought I would use today's posts as a way to ask you guys what would you like to see after Bloguary. Would you like more reviews? Tutorials? Chitty chat posts? Let me know what you think! :-)



Saturday, 18 February 2012

BLOGUARY - GET TO KNOW ME TAG - DAY 18!

Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary Day 18! Today is another TAG and I hope this helps you get to know me a little more :-)


1 - Is it cute when guys kiss you on your forehead? I don't see why it isn't! As long as it isn't all sloppy ;-)

2 - A big poofy dress or a short party dress? A short party dress.

3 - Are diamonds a girl's best friend? Um no, not really haha.

4 - Is your hair up or down today? It's down at the moment, I'm not sure what I want to do wit it yet!

5 - Do you straighten your hair? Sometimes, but normally I can never be bothered! Luckily for me, my hair looks alright when it's natural.

6 - Favorite mascara? I'm still looking for it :-(

7 - Do you get your nails done? I do every now and again.

8 - Small or large purses? Large, of course!

9 - Jeans or sweats? Jeans.

10 - Do you wear clothes/shoes/jewelry that's uncomfortable? I try not to haha. But it's something you love, then go for it ;-)

11 - Do you text message a lot? I do! I'm texting right now haha.

12 - Whats your favorite color? Red!

13 - Heels or flats? Flats! I have never worn heels in my life, I walk like a penguin in them!

14 - Would you ever leave the house without makeup on? No, call me shallow but I never could!

15 - Walmart or Target? Well as I don't live in America, I don't know. Whichever one sells the most makeup ;-)

16 - Do you think lip gloss is the best!? I like lipstick better!

17 - Do you own any big sunglasses? I do! Most of them being from Primark of course :-)

18 - How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? Depends where I am going really, but normally like 20/30 minutes.

19 - Gold or silver? This is a hard one! I really don't know :/

20 - Do you like to wear dresses? Yes, but it's a bit cold for them right now!

21 - In the last 48 hours have you hung out with a guy? Of course, my best friends are boys :-)

22 - Do you like to hold hands? Sure :-)

23 - What do you notice when you first meet a guy? Eyes, I guess. Oh and how funny they are!

24 - Do you like making eye contact? I don't know really. I think it's really awkward when you think about it while doing it haha.

25 - Would you kill for chocolate? Haha, no!

26 - On a scale from 1-10 how fun is shopping? 11 :-D

27 - Do you yell a lot? I do, I can't help it though!

28 - Do you wear sweatpants/pajamas to school/work? I can't say I ever have tbh.

29 - Have you ever dressed unlike yourself to impress a guy? Not that I remember?

30 - What makeup could you not live without? Even though I've never found my favorite, I always say mascara!

31 - Do you fall in love easily? Not now :-)

32 - Do you have cramps? I've had them a lot lately :-(

33 - Do you think you have the bestest friend ever? Not a best friend ever, but I do have a few best friends :-)

Hope you enjoyed reading day 18 of Bloguary. I tag you all, leave your link to the post below or comment if you don't have a blog :-)


Friday, 17 February 2012

BLOGUARY - CHLOE REVIEWS:- RIMMEL COLOUR MOUSSE 24HR - DAY 17!


Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary day 17! I've had this for a few years (sounds gross, I know) but never got much use out of it up until about 3 months ago. I really want more shades now!


What the website says:- 
' - Contains 5ml.
 - Give your eyes the perfect look and stand out from the crowd.
 - Comes in 4 different shades.
 - Mousse eyeshadow.'
I think that there are a few more than 4 shades now though! Sometimes I see this in shops, but it isn't on the Rimmel website.. #confusing!


Texture and Pigmentation:- This mousse eye shadow is creamy but dries quickly, so you have to work fast with it. I used this as a base before I applied my eye shadows. If you have oily lids like me, use a primer underneath. If not, then your good to go. You can also use this on it's own and even make it look like you've got more than just this on! All you have to do is apply it all over the lid, and then in the crease apply a bit more, making your eye looked defined. The pigmentation is great and long lasting.

Scent:- I think this smells a little like liquid liner, I have no idea why though. The product doesn't smell once applied to the lid.


Packaging and Price:- The packaging reminds me a little of M.A.C paint pots, but clearly a drugstore version. Once you open the lid, there's another little lid inside which stops the product from drying. Like I said you can get this in some shops but I don't know the price. I have also found them on Amazon and eBay.

Thank you for reading day 17 of Bloguary, have you tried this product?


Thursday, 16 February 2012

BLOGUARY - CHLOE REVIEWS:- REVLON COLORSTAY MINERAL FOUNDATION - DAY 16!



Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary day 16! I got this mineral foundation sometime last year from TK Maxx and has been discontinued. You can still get it online though!


What the website says:- 'Loose powder foundation that combines pure, lightweight minerals that are good for your skin and ColorStayTM longwear technology that lasts for up to 16 hours. This medium coverage foundation provides a color that won't fade all day making your skin look both healthy and flawless, no matter how long your day is. Makeup is oil-free, fragrance free and non-irritating. SPF 10.'




Texture and Coverage:- This mineral foundation sits well on the skin. I think it gives a light coverage but is buildable without it looking cakey. I put a primer underneath this as I have oily skin and my makeup tends to move a bit without a primer of some sort underneath. I think this would be good for any skin type if you use the right primer.

Scent:- I think it smells okay, but smells like talc and a little chalky. Nothing too bad, and doesn't smell on your face either.


Packaging and Price:- I really do like the packaging on this product, though it did take me a while to figure it out. You unscrew the lid and the twist the top to make the brush bigger to apply to your face. I think this is quite a messy product, but anything mineral is with me! Like I said, I got mine from TK Maxx, but I have found it on Amazon and eBay.

I hope you all enjoyed today's post, have you tried this foundation out?



Wednesday, 15 February 2012

BLOGUARY - CHLOE REVIEWS:- BARRY M GLITTER NAIL PAINT - DAY 15!



Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary day 15! This Limited Edition Polish came out at Christmas I think, but obviously you can't get it in shops no more, so this review is going to be on all the glitter polishes from Barry M I have tried rather than just this polish itself.. I hope that made sence?


What the website says:- ' Glitzy Glam! Be extreme.
These are ideal to be the knockout party disco diva, whatever your age!Bright shades bursting with minute particles, you’ll certainly get noticed with these enamels wherever you go to party. '





Texture and Pigmentation:- The texture of the polish because of the glitter isn't completely smooth, but it doesn't flake or anything like that. When pairing it with a colour nail polish, I only use 1 coat, but if you wanted to wear it on it's own, then I think it you would need about 2 coats. Don't apply too thickly because the polish will then peel.


Scent:- The scent is the same as every other nail polish really.




Packaging and Price:- The packaging isn't anything great or tacky, because it is only a nail polish at the end of the day. As long as it stops the polish from drying inside and you can see the colour of the polish through the packaging, that's good enough packaging for me. You can pick these polishes up from the Barry M website or in Superdrug fro £2.99.


I hope you've enjoyed Day 15 of Bloguary! Have you tried out any of these glitter paints yet?



Tuesday, 14 February 2012

BLOGUARY - CHLOE REVIEWS:- INIKA CERTIFIED ORGANIC EYE LINER - DAY 14!

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Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary Day 14! This eye liner came free with a magazine a few months back and it's the first time I had heard of the brand but they seem to quite a popular. The colour I have is 05 Graphite.

What the website says:- ' A striking charcoal grey, with a hint of silver.
INIKA Certified Organic eyeliners have a rich and creamy consistency unparalleled in the world of natural liners.
Formulated to glide on easily, they deliver even depth of colour and real stay-ability. The colour pigments work in harmony with INIKA eyeshadows to create dramatic and iridescent effects. This organic formula is perfect for the most sensitive eyes.
Each INIKA Eye Liner comes with a complimentary sharpener lid.



Texture and Pigmentation:- This eye liner guilds on your eyes really lovely. The texture is very soft and blend-able, but you have to work quite fast with it. The pigmentation is great. Once you blend it out, you will see slight subtle shimmers in the liner which give it a nice touch.


Scent:- The only scent on this liner is the smell of the wood of the pencil when you smell it. This smell doesn't transfer onto the liner itself.




Packaging and Price:- The packaging isn't too fancy but isn't tacky looking either. I think it's a good thing that there isn't any beautiful design on the pencil because then I wouldn't want to sharpen it and ruin it. You can get this from INIKA for £11.75 and I also think you can get them from John Lewis too.


Hope you enjoyed day 14 of Bloguary! It's actually up on time today ;-) Have you tried this eyeliner?



BLOGUARY - CHLOE REVIEWS:- E.L.F EYE CREASE BRUSH - DAY 13!


Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary Day 13! Once again, I'm very sorry it's late again. I'm hoping the rest of the weeks post will go up at the right time, so bare with me guys :-)

What the website says:- 'Blends and contours in the crease and corners of the eye. This dome shaped bristle brush picks up a lot of eye colour and sweeps it onto the eyelid to create bold definition. Great for smudging shadow into the lash line for a smoky effect.
This brush has been designed and tested by our professional team of makeup artists. The brush has been ergonomically designed to fit perfectly into your hand and facilitates a flawless finish with every application.'


Texture and Quality:- This brush is quite soft, but sometimes I can feel a few little rough hairs in it. The brush is amazing quality for the price. You get a lot more than what you pay for with it.

Packaging and Price:- The packaging is good for the price. The barrel of the brush seems pretty durable but be careful when washing, like with most brushes, to not get any water into the barrel. You can find this brush on the E.L.F website for £1.50.


I hope you all enjoyed Bloguary Day 13! Have you tried this brush?



Monday, 13 February 2012

BLOGUARY - MY TOP TEN MOST WANTED BEAUTY ITEMS - DAY 12!

Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary day 12! I'm sorry this post is going up very late, but I have only just got in! On with the blog otherwise it'll be up even later.

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Beauty Item #1 - Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette.
I've been wanted this since the day it came out, but at the price of £36.00 it looks like I won't be getting this for a while :-( you can get this from Debenhams.

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Beauty Item #2 - Real Techniques Starter Kit.
I've hardly got any makeup brushes, which is why I can't do tutorials yet, so I really do need to invest in some and I would love all of the brushes from this range. For now, I need to concentrate on getting some eye brushes for tutorials. You can get these for £21.99 from Love Makeup and in Boots sometime this month.

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Beauty Item #3 - Bourjois Volumizer Mascara.
I've seen a lot of Beauty Guru's on YouTube talking about this mascara and I really do like the look of it. You can get this from Boots for £10.49 or at Superdrug.

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Beauty Item #4 - NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk and Purple.
Ever since I've properly started getting into makeup I've wanted to try these, but never got my hands on any. At the price of £4.50, it is really quite a bargin! You can get these from NYX UK.

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Beauty Item #5 - L'Oreal Paris Superliner Carbon Gloss.
This eyeliner seems to have been talked about a lot on YouTube. I use liquid/gel liner everyday so I'm always on the look out for the 'perfect' liner. You can get this from Boots for £6.49 or at Superdrug for £5.49.

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Beauty Item #6 - Sleek 'Oh So Special' Palette.
I've never been a person for pink eyeshadow but watching some videos on YouTube made me realize how flattering it looks on your eyes! You can get this palette for £6.49 from Sleek or Superdrug.

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Beauty Item #7 - M.A.C 'Please Me' Lipstick.
This looks like a 'my lips but better' shade of lipstick, which is what I really need in my lipstick collection! You can get this from M.A.C for £13.50.

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Beauty Item #8 - Barry M Nail Paint in Red Black.
This is a very unusual colour and I haven't seen anything like it! I think that's why I like it so much :-) You can get this from Barry M for £2.99 or from Superdrug.


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Beauty Item #9 - Topshop Blush in 'Head Over Heels'.
I've been really trying to get back into blush lately, but I don't have the colour I'm looking for in my collection. I think this would fit in just well though! You can get this from Topshop for £6.00.

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Beauty Item #10 - Topshop Lipstick in Innocent.
I've been interested in all of Topshop's makeup but it's not in the store closest to me, which is a pain. I really love the look of this lipstick too! You can get this from Topshop for £8.00.


I hope you've enjoyed Day 12 of Bloguary! Once again, I'm sorry for uploading this post late. What's your top ten beauty items?



Saturday, 11 February 2012

WHAT WOULD YOU GUYS LIKE TO SEE?

Hey guys, I'm having trouble with coming up with something for Sunday's (tomorrow) post, what you guys like to see? I'll then make it the 'Sunday Thing' until the end of Bloguary :-) Comment below with what you think please? 


BLOGUARY - THIS OR THAT BEAUTY TAG - DAY 11!

Hey guys, another beauty tag today! Please leave links to your blog below if you have already done this tag or your doing now because I tag you all! :-)

Tag Questions


Makeup:-
Blush or bronzer - Blush
Lip gloss or lipstick - Lipstick
Eye liner or mascara - Mascara
Foundation or concealer - Foundation
Neutral or color eye shadow - Neutral
Pressed or loose eye shadows - Pressed
Brushes or sponges - Brushes

Nails:-
OPI or china glaze - I haven't tried any but I prefer the shades of OPI
Long or short - Short
Acrylic or natural - Both ;-)
Brights or darks - Both ;-)
Flower or no flower - What does that even mean? haha

Body:-
Perfume or body splash - Perfume
Lotion or body butter - Lotion
Body wash or soap - Body wash
Lush or other bath company  - Lush most defiantly!

Fashion:-
Jeans or sweat pants - Jeans
Long sleeve or short - Long Sleeves
Dresses or skirts - Dresses
Stripes or plaid  - Plaid
Flip flops or sandals - Sandals
Scarves or hats - Snoods? ;-)
Studs or dangly earrings - None because I have my ears stretched :-)
Necklaces or bracelets - Bracelets
Heels or flats - Flats
Cowboy boots or riding boots - None
Jacket or hoodie - Hoodie
Forever 21 or charlotte russe - Don't shop there
Abercombie or Hollister - Or here haha
Saks 5th or nordstrom - Or here lmao

Hair:-
Curly or straight - Curly
Bun or ponytail - Bun
Bobby pins or butterfly clips - Bobby pins
Hair spray or gel - Hair spray
Long or short - Short
Light or dark - Light
Side sweep bangs or full bangs - Side sweep bangs
Up or down - Both ;-)

Random:-
Rain or shine - Shine
Summer or winter - Summer
Fall or spring - Autumn ;-)
Chocolate or vanilla - Vanilla
East coast or west coast - None haha

Friday, 10 February 2012

BLOGUARY - CHLOE REVIEWS:- MUA LIPSTICK - DAY 10!


Hey guys, welcome to Bloguary day 10! I've had these for a while so I've made sure I tested them out enough before I reviewed them for you all!


What the website says:- 'Make a statement with our show stopping lip stick, available in 16 shades. Make Up Academy provides trend shades on a budget, allowing you to achieve the latest looks without breaking the bank!'




Texture and Pigmentation:- I find that these lipsticks are very moisturizing which I think is amazing, especially at this price and from the drugstore! The pigmentation is different for each lipstick I think. My red one is very pigmented, moisturizing and long wearing. The pink one isn't so pigmented or long wearing, but it is just as moisturizing if not a little more. 


Scent:- There isn't really a scent to these lipstick. This is a good thing as I hate the old smelling lipsticks that were around years ago!




Packaging and Price:- The packaging is good for the price. I think that it has got some elegance to it and it isn't bulky. You can pick these up from the MUA website or at Superdrug for £1.00.


I hope you've enjoy Bloguary day 10, have you tried these lipsticks? :-)