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Beauty speed review #2

Quite a few new budget beauty bits have landed on my doorstep of late and so I thought it was time to bust out another speed review

The first speed review post seemed to go down quite well and lots of you seem to love quick, concise reviews just as much as me. So without further ado, here’s number two!

Rimmel Stay Blushed Liquid Cheek Tint I was really drawn to these because of the cute, handbag friendly packaging. When squeezed gently, the tube produces a very soft, borderline liquidy cream product which can then be applied directly on to the skin. I absolutely love using it as the texture is so nice and it’s seriously fuss/mess free. The colour payoff is extremely sheer however, with two or three layers needed to produce even a nice hint of colour. Available here from Boots.

Revlon PhotoReady BB Cream Initially very taken with this a week ago, I’m now very confused. I love the texture and I love the lightweight feel on the skin but then when I look in the mirror there’s practically nothing on my face. We’re talking sheer, sheer, sheer. Like, a mere hint of coverage. I’d describe it as a gorgeous, very light tinted moisturiser. See what I mean? Confused. Available here in three shades from Boots.

Revlon Colour Burst Matte Balm I’m not sure whether this is an entirely balanced viewpoint as I’m not keen on the particular colour I have at all (220 Showy Flamboyant). On the upside however, the texture is nice, light and it applies very smoothly. It’s immediately matte on the lips but doesn’t feel dry. Maybe the other colours are more pleasing? This one makes me look like a corpse. Available here in 9 other shades from Boots.

Revlon Colour Burst Lacquer Balm Oh my sweet god, these are sensational. Hands down, my new favourite lip product. Easy to apply, very long-lasting and incredibly pigmented plus they give the most amazing sheen. 135 Provocateur Femme Fatale (the bright red in the centre) is absolutely gorgeous and I have worn it for the last two days straight. Available here in 9 other shades from Boots (totally buying more!).

Rimmel Scandal Eyes Rockin Curves Mascara Probably the hugest mascara wand I have ever seen. I get that the curvy design is supposed to help curl lashes but honestly, it just feels like another bog standard mascara to me. Separates the lashes nicely and doesn’t clump but definitely no ‘Rockin Curves’. Available here from Boots.

Hope you enjoyed this! If you’re speed reviewing anything at the moment let me know, and keep your eyes peeled for number three! 🙂

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  • Reply Patricia

    what colour is the other Revlon Lacquer you got? Demure?

    May 12, 2014 at 3:45 pm
  • Reply Michelle - Butterfliesandlillies

    Ahhhh that is my absolute favourite Revlon Lip Balm … the colour is just amazing. I always get compliments whenever I wear it.
    Try the Matte balm in Unapologetic .. another gorgeous colour and won’t make you look so washed out as Showy.

    May 12, 2014 at 5:50 pm
  • Reply Michelle - Butterfliesandlillies

    Ahhhh … I just love this Revlon Lacquer balm … I’m wearing it everyday nearly. You can always try the matte balm in Unapologetic, it’s an amazing colour and won’t wash you out like Showy does.

    Michelle x

    May 12, 2014 at 8:18 pm
  • Reply Catherine

    Absolutely love the Revlon Lacquer balms too, Demure is gorgeous!

    Catherine, xo // Lady Liquor

    May 13, 2014 at 1:14 am
  • Reply fiona bradley

    Great reviews! I’ll be leaving that mascara alone so. Plenty of better options available 🙂


    May 13, 2014 at 11:27 am
  • Reply Zein

    Loving the speed reviews! I did one myself on the blog 😀 I visited Boots last week and saw the Revlon products, aren’t the balms a bit like the 1st version of the Just Bitten Kissable? xx

    May 13, 2014 at 12:16 pm
  • Reply Elisabeth

    I love your speed reviews…keep them coming! 🙂 x

    May 18, 2014 at 12:15 am
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