13 Aug 2013

Can't Live Without...


We all have products we love so much we could never part with them.. sure switching it up is a tonne of fun (and highly addicting) but there are a few things that will never change. 

First up is my love for the Real Techniques Buffing Brush (from the Core Collection), we're nearly in our second year of this relationship and still going steady... ha! I've tried the expert face brush, but it's just too firm (and there's one stray spiky hair that pokes me every time!!) for easy blending and I find it takes me so much longer to apply my foundation. The Buffing Brush is soft, flexible and I've also found really good for stippling the foundation into areas that need more coverage while still being ever so flawless, this brush can do no wrong! 

The NUDE Purify Cleansing Wash is the perfect morning face wash & I'm onto my second tube now, thankfully it does seem to last forever, even longer when chopping and changing cleansers so often. I love how soft this leaves my skin, it's creamy & doesn't leave it feeling tight in the least to say it's purifying, just balanced. You can read my full rave review here, but maybe you should just buy it and see for yourself ;)

I know where my love for eyeliner started, I can remember exactly, I was in highschool & trying to copy my best friend at the time who's eye's were never without a black line around them. My obsession grew from there & I don't think there's been a day since that I've not drawn a black line on my waterline. It just makes me look human. My favourite is always going to be Urban Decay but I'm also fond of Barry M & Inika. As long as they're soft and black, we get on. I'm not as clever with liquid liner but felt tips are easiest for me to use, I struggle because I kiiind of need my glasses to see but have to take them off to apply the liner.. oh the dilemma!

Next is the Bumble & Bumble Tonic Lotion, a detangling, frizz fighting, smoothing, nourishing, shine enhancing, odor banishing wonder spray. I use this to detangle after every hair wash battle and also on dry hair to tame flyaways and frizz. It makes such a difference to my hair, it really calms it's crazyness down and I'm getting anxious lately because it's nearly run out! It's incredibly light and doesn't weigh down hair, you can't tell it's there at all. I don't know what makes it so special but damn! it's amazing.

Lastly is hand sanitizer gel which lives in my bag, currently using the Soap & Glory Hand Maid but it's a little too strong smelling in my opinion, it's all you can smell for hours! I have a habit of touching my face a lot and even though I try not too it's just comfy to sit with my hand rested on my face. So I try and keep my hands as clean as humanly possible to avoid spots, simples. If you have any recommendations for less nose offensive hand gel, please tell me! ;)

What products can't you live without?

22 comments

  1. That nude cleanser sounds lovely! You made me want it now! ;) x

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  2. I love Nude, anything by them is a winner with me! I couldn't be without my Buffing Brush either. The Bumble and Bumble tonic sounds good, might have to add that to my wishlist! Great post :)

    Claire | AgentSmyth

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  3. I have a Jurlique hand sanitiser that is lurrrrvly, but it's been in my bag for over a year now so I think it's probably time to repurchase... xx

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  4. The Carex hand sanitisers are quite nice I find, cheap enough too :) Champneys do one but I haven't tried that.

    The Nude Cleansing wash sounds lovely, I really look forward to trying that brand in the future.

    Amy x
    -A Little Boat Sailing-

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  5. The BB tonic sounds amazing- I love their products but am always put off by the price tag!

    I also touch my face a lot throughout the day- it's such a hard habit to shift!

    Rosie x
    http://itsalljustrosie.blogspot.co.uk/

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  6. That brush looks really great :) I can't live without good old fashioned E45 cream :)

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  7. I have to get my hands on the UD eyeliners. They're everyone's favorite!

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  8. I'm obsessed with the tonic lotion! It's definitely a hair saver, like you said. :D

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  9. First you made me want the Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine and NOW you make me want the Tonic Lotion! Hello, Bumble and Bumble enabler!

    xo Lillian from parisiantobe.com

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  10. I love s&g hand gel i do admit sometimes it is a bit too much, really want to try the nude cleanser it sounds lovely xx

    ~ VISUALCANDY INC

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  11. Ooh the Bumble and Bumble tonic sounds amazing, I'm going to check that out now! x

    Alavish.blogspot.co.uk

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  12. Love the sound of the bumble and bumble product. I'm finally dipping my toe in the BB water thanks to Elle magazine this month as the freebie is a thickening spray!


    Leanne @ Leanne-Marie | Beauty, fashion & lifestyle. x x

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  13. Urban Decay pencil is super small like that now too. I love it, need to repurchase. UD makes amazing eyeliners x

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  14. This is me with They're Real! mascara. I might use others but this is my all time favorite! Great Post xx Rena Kiss and Make Up

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  15. I'm looking for a new, lighter morning cleanser so I'll check out the Nude one :) Couldn't live without my armani master corrector!

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  16. I have a mini bottle of the BB Tonic sad some where but I never used it because I wasn't sure what it was meant to do. I'm definitely going to fish it out now, thanks for reminding me :-)
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  17. Really keen on trying the BB tonic lotion after reading this! I did a 'Forever Repurchase' series on my blog and BB were featured heavily, I love their products so much x

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  18. I've added the Bumble and Bumble Tonic Lotion to my wishlist. My hair needs a bit of help when it's dry because it tends to be a bit frizzy in the morning.
    I can't live without my RT Buffing Brush either although I've been eyeing up the Expert Face Brush too.
    xx
    Celina | The Celution | Bloglovin’

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  19. ahh i really want the real techniques expert face brush, but now i'm wondering if i should just get the core collection... all of them look so lovely!!

    xx
    Natalie | Salt & Sail

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  20. The BB Tonic lotion sounds great, definitely adding that to my wishlist x

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  21. Oh, bummer! I saw the Soap & Glory hand sanitizer and got really excited to try it... until reading your post LOL. I love ALL their scents so I thought this would be wonderful.. now I'm not that sure!

    sugarspicepositivity.blogspot.com

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  22. Love these kinds of post, I like to see what other bloggers actually swear by and repurchase. Totally agree on the love of the buffing brush, and now quite convinced I need to get my hands on the bumble & bumble tonic!

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