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Posted by on Jun 16, 2014 in Makeup | 1 comment

e.l.f. – Mineral Booster Natural Mineral Makeup in Sheer

e.l.f. – Mineral Booster Natural Mineral Makeup in Sheer

I’ve had this Mineral Booster powder from from budget New York make-up brand e.l.f. (stands for Eyes Lips Face) for quite a while now but I’ve only just got round to trying it. It’s part of e.l.f.’s mineral make-up range, made from 100% natural minerals with no chemical additives, dyes or parabens. I’ve already reviewed a few products from e.l.f. including their Mineral Lipstick in Runway Pink. The Mineral Booster is a loose powder that is packaged in a small tub with a ‘sieve-type’ shaker and a black lid. I have been using the Sheer shade which is a very pale creamy colour with a pink undertone, although I have to say when it is on the skin it is pretty much translucent. e.l.f. suggest that Mineral Booster powder can be used alone, or worn over foundation and concealer to give a matt effect. I wouldn’t really recommend using it on its own, the powder is so light and fluffy that it doesn’t really ‘grip’ to the skin and...

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Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Haircare | 0 comments

Add volume to your hair with John Frieda styling products

Add volume to your hair with John Frieda styling products

I was recently asked to try out Luxurious Volume Blow Dry Lotion Root Booster and Luxurious Volume Blow-Out Spray from John Frieda’s Luxurious Volume range. The aim of these products is to make hair look visibly fuller, lift the roots and give the look and feel of more hair. I already have quite thick hair, but I find it difficult to get much volume into it as I usually straighten it and this can make it go a bit limp, so I was hoping for great things from these products. Fine to Full Blow-Out Spray aims to create natural volume by plumping fine hair from the root to the tip. You just spray a fine mist of the product throughout towel-dried hair, then blow dry as usual. John Frieda Fine To Full Blow-Out Spray is priced at £6.99 for 125ml at Boots. Blow Dry Lotion Root Booster helps create the perfect lift at the crown of the head by boosting volume at the roots. This product should also be...

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