Mini Superdrug Haul

By andhonestly - Wednesday, November 02, 2016

In my quest for lovely, but cheap, beauty items, I decided to set myself a little challenge and see just how much stuff I could get for £10.00 from Superdrug. Why a tenner, you ask? Because that's how much it costs for free shipping 😂

I knew that I wanted an eyeliner felt pen, some translucent face powder and a lipstick, but as they had a 3 for 2 on cosmetics offer on, I wasn't sure what else to get. This is what I ended up with:

Superdrug Haul

Forgot to move the coffee 🙄

Total: £10.68

First off, can we talk about how gorgeous this Freedom Highlight is? I'm not usually one for highlight but as soon as I saw it, I had to have it.

Freedom Highlight in Diffused
Freedom Highlight in Diffused
Freedom Highlight in Diffused

I'm also looking forward to trying the powder. The Rimmel one I usually use is running low and I wanted to try something loose so I could *attempt* to bake my face. That should be hilarious. I originally wanted the NYC one but Superdrug doesn't seem to stock much of that brand anymore. Bit of a shame.

Collection Sheer Loose Powder in Translucent
Collection Sheer Loose Powder in Translucent

I've never worn fake lashes before and finally I've put aside my insane fear of them sticking to my eyeballs to give them a go. I got the most natural looking ones I could find to start with. I figured that if I liked them, I could try something a bit more glamorous on special occasions. Maybe. I like that they're multi-toned as I'm a ginger and thick black lashes would just look ridiculous.

Eylure Lashes Natural No15
Eylure Lashes Natural No15

I really want to keep trying with liquid liner and I've heard really good things about the Miss Sporty Miaoww Liner. If its rubbish, it was only a few pounds, but if it's great then I might incorporate it into my makeup routine!

Miss Sporty Miaoww Liner

Encore wasn't a colour I was exactly excited about. The photos make it look a lot lighter than it is. It's a deep pink colour that I wanted to try, but wasn't sure that I would like. I also discovered, that the bottom pots are removable and you get extra lipstick in there!

Makeup Revolution Lipstick in EncoreMakeup Revolution Lipstick in Encore

When I put it on, I loved it! It was much more sheer than I expected and gave my lips a natural looking glossy tint.

I've been looking to build my nude lipstick collection and when I saw The One, I thought it would be the perfect daily nude to add to my makeup drawer.

Makeup Revolution Lipstick in The One
Makeup Revolution Lipstick in The One

On, it was much paler than I expected but I still really like it. I love my matte lipsticks but there's something about a satin nude that makes me feel so put together.

Lastly, I bought Rebel With Cause which was the product I was most looking forward to. I am in love with deep berry, vampy shades and for £1, it seemed too good to be true.

Makeup Revolution Lipstick in Rebel With Cause
Makeup Revolution Lipstick in Rebel With Cause

It isn't. I'm in love with it.
It's not too opaque but it's buildable and creamy without feathering around my mouth. I also discovered that it's a great dupe for Soap and Glory Matte 3D Lipstick in Wild Berry. Whilst neither are exactly costly, if you can't get hold of one you can get the other!

Makeup Revolution vs Soap & Glory
Top: Rebel With Cause, Bottom: Soap and Glory in Wild Berry.

Makeup Revolution £1 Lipsticks
Swatches: Diffused, Miaoww liner and the lipsticks (top to bottom) are The One, Encore and Rebel with Cause.

I can't wait to start trying all these pretty things!

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  1. I keep passing by the Freedom stand but I might have to make some purchases soon! xo

  2. The highlight is glorious. Gonna review it properly next week!