Cover FX Cream Concealer

Cream Concealer

After being seriously wowed by the Cover FX Total Cover Cream Foundation both in terms of formula and shade match, I was eager to try some of their other base products, and the next product I got was the Cover FX Cream Concealer £23. When it comes to concealer, I am not particularly loyal like I am with foundation and I chop and change my concealer quite frequently but I like my concealer that I use for covering blemishes and imperfections to have good coverage and for it to be relatively dewy so it doesn’t cling to any dry skin surrounding blemishes. The Cover FX Cream Concealer is suitable for all skin types and is described as being a full coverage liquid concealer designed to conceal imperfections for a flawless finish. I was impressed that this concealer can be used both under the eyes and for hiding discolouration, dark tones and imperfections as usually with concealer, they excel at one or the other and not both.

The Cover FX Cream Concealer is rich in emollients so that it blends into the skin effortlessly to instantly erase the appearance of under eye circles, redness, dark spots, sun damage, blemishes, moles, tattoos, birthmarks and visible signs of fatigue. The concealer is packaged within a 10ml grey plastic squeeze tube, with a fine nozzle which I really like as I can squeeze out as much or as little as I need, and it’s a lot more hygienic than a doe foot applicator especially when covering blemishes and breakouts. Just like the foundation, the Cream Concealer is divided into three shade ranges to suit pink, neutral and golden undertones. I opted for the shade P Light, as I have a strong pink undertone and it’s the palest shade within the P Category. There are twelve shades in total to choose from which is pretty impressive, so I’d imagine there’d be a shade for most skin tones including those with medium to deep skintones.

Shade wise, P Light is a pretty good match for my skintone. In the swatches above, it does look a little too dark for me but the skin on my face is a touch darker than the skin on my hands so it does match me a lot better. The coverage of the concealer is amazing.. it really is a very high coverage concealer, with these swatches being only a pin head sized amount of product, so you only need the tiniest amount as it goes such a long way. For a concealer with coverage as full as this, I was really surprised by how easy to blend it was and it wasn’t at all dry or chalky like some full coverage concealers can be. Once blended into the skin, it has a subtle dewy finish which I really like, and it manages to look natural on the skin.

I do prefer this concealer for covering blemishes and imperfections, than I do for concealing under my eyes but that’s only because I don’t need a full coverage concealer under my eyes just yet as I only have a little darkness which a light coverage concealer covers up absolutely fine. As an imperfection concealer, it’s just perfect. It covers up any blemishes or acne scarring amazingly well, and it even covers my freckles so I imagine it’d be excellent at covering up any pigmentation issues. I’ve never tried a concealer with coverage as full as this before, and somehow it doesn’t look at all cakey on my skin like I’d expect a super full coverage concealer to be – it really is an amazing concealer, and I love that it’s free from gluten, mineral oil, fragrance, parabens and talc too.

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Charlotte Tilbury Dreamy Look in a Clutch Kit

Charlotte Tilbury Dreamy Look in a Clutch Kit

I’ll confess to a teeny, tiny beauty secret, I love simplicity; anything that allows me on occasion – okay everyday – to sleep a few minutes longer, is always going to reign supreme within my beauty routine. Charlotte Tilbury is Queen of the make-up wardrobe, with no less than 11 pre-made looks, that are both easy to use and wear, as well as being entirely universal and inclusive. Especially created with the festive period in mind (a fact you need to ignore, as it isn’t at all relevant to the contents inside the jazzy presentation box), Charlotte Tilbury launched the Dreamy Look in a Clutch Kit which offers a glamorous yet understated, complete look, in as little as five quick steps.

Charlotte Tilbury Dreamy Look in a Clutch Kit

As I’ve mentioned above you should look entirely past the speciality packaging – yes the novelty, clutch-style box was implemented to ensure that if the Charlotte Tilbury Dreamy Look in a Clutch Kit was gifted around the festive period, it would indeed be a little more special than normal. Who say’s that a limited edition and frankly spectacular gift box, can’t be enjoyed all year around; even if said person you happen to bestow it upon is yourself – just remember to act surprised when the mail man arrives. Oh you shouldn’t have…

Charlotte Tilbury Dreamy Look in a Clutch Kit
Charlotte Tilbury Dreamy Look in a Clutch Kit

The great thing about all of the Charlotte Tilbury range is that the products work as well together as they do alone; think of each kit as pre-curated, selection of classic beauty products, that you can and will constantly reach for. The Charlotte Tilbury Dreamy Look in a Clutch Kit is currently the only way you can lay your hands on the new, limited edition and now sold out (as an individual product) Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Eyeshadow Palette in Legendary Muse. If you enjoy warm, neutral eyeshadows – and who doesn’t? – with a splash of rose gold, this is the one palette you will not want to miss out on. As with all Charlotte Tilbury eyeshadow palettes you have a medley of formulations and textures: from delicate shimmer enriched shades to a show-stopping yet refined, glitter packed old-gold hue. The good news is that despite four brand new shade options, you will be pleased to know that the overall eyeshadow formula remains tried and tested – soft, well pigmented and long wearing, not to mention entirely flattering.
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What’s in my Handbag?

whats in my bag

Nosey parkers take note: I’m on What’s In My Handbag, which is a brilliant website that delves into people’s bags to see what kind of stuff they have floating about. WIMH.com ticks far too many enjoyment boxes for me to handle – it’s like a kind of Room 101 but with beauty products and snippets of information about people. And there’s something incredibly satisfying about poking around in someone else’s things, even if it is only virtually! Maybe that’s why I’m so obsessed with TV series like Location Location Location and Property Ladder; I love being able to see inside unfamiliar houses and look at what they’ve done with their kitchen extension or loft conversion.

Anyway, you can go and see What’s In My Handbag if you click here or on the picture above – the lovely team there wrote me such a nice introduction, I was very touched. And just in case you’re wondering, the scarf in the picture is from Hush, the bag is Mulberry and that little Chanel not-a-lipstick thing at the bottom of the picture is a USB stick! Literally the best USB ever invented, they should sell them…

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