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Max Factor Summer Set Gift & Competition Winners
As most of you are probably aware, Max Factor has an offer on at boots (online too) that is way too good to miss. As soon as I saw the advert I knew I had to get myself this amazing little box.
The offer was Spend £15 and receive the summer set free gift that includes, the Eye Luminizer, light/medium, the Colour Elixir Lip Gloss(£8.99) in glossy toffee and the Voluptuous False Lash Effect Mascara(£11.99) in black. So since I decided I had to have that box I had to choose some other products to spend £15. The products I chose were Colour Adapt Foundation (£9.99) and the Panstik Creamy Foundation (£7.99)
I’v been trying these out for a few days now and I wanted to let you know whether it was worth it, so here are my thoughts.
Voluptuous False Lash Effect Mascara – Of course I’ve got to start with the mascara. Wow I love it. Firstly, the wand is huge! but I really like that, I find it works so much better for me to coat my lashes perfectly & give them amazing volume. As always the product was a little too wet when I first used it, but it’s already started to dry up a little making it even better!
Colour Elixir Lip Gloss – Well I’m not a fan of glosses really, I can get a little lazy with them & the colour didn’t appeal to me much, but I gave it a go anyway and I quite liked it.The colour is actually very natural and so so pretty, very easy to wear. The gloss itself is a little sticky, but not too much, and it looks so nice!
Panstik – When I first picked this up I wasn’t too sure if I’d like it at all, but I wanted to give it a try because I’d never tried a foundation like this before.. I thought straight away that this would be hard to use, it does say it’s a creamy foundation but I assumed it would be quite stiff and hard to blend, but I couldn’t have been more wrong. I love love love it! I applied the tiniest amount around my face and spread it with a brush and it blended so so well! It has great coverage too and looks so natural and ‘glowy’.
Eye Luminizer – This one is something I’m really excited to talk about.. Honestly, I didn’t know what to do with this at first haha, especially when I opened it and saw how dark the colour was! But I thought okay lets try it anyway so I put a little under my eyes (after using the panstik) & I fell in love. The colour blended in so well & it added such a nice healthy glow to my skin even though it looked way too dark! It’s such an amazing little thing!
Colour Adapt Foundation – Personally, I didn’t like it.. But that’s only because it isn’t as high coverage as I like, I have a lot of redness on my cheeks, and this just didn’t cover it. But the product itself is really good. It’s easy to apply & blends so well and it definitely matched to the colour of my skin.
Overall, it was 100% worth it! & As usual sorry that I rambled a lot, I could have wrote more!
Have you picked this up yet? I’d love to know your thoughts? & have you tried any of these? Let me know in the comments!
And some of you may know, we held a competition over on Beauty Bloggers Corner, and here are the winners
Keeley Chivers 1st place
Felícia Ponácz 2nd place
Lisa Robinson 3rd place
Go and check out their blogs, they’re honestly amazing and definitely deserve some recognition, so go show ’em some love!
Beauty & Lifestyle Blogger - jessicajadebeauty.com