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Posted by on Jan 10, 2015 in Makeup | 1 comment

Miners – Eye Make-Up Selection

Miners – Eye Make-Up Selection

A few weeks ago I was sent this eye make-up selection from budget make-up brand Miners, but given the excitement of Christmas and New Year it’s taken me a while to get around to reviewing them. When I think of the brand Miners it reminds me of the very first eyeshadow palette I had as a little girl (a cast-off from my Mum!), it was a pale blue duo and I used it when I was dressing up. I’d forgotten about the brand to be honest, as I’d not seen anything from them for years, but 2014 was the year I was to rediscover Miners and their new, modern cosmetics. This is Define & Line Liquid Eyeliner, the shade is called Blue but to be honest it’s very dark – more of a navy. The applicator is a hard wand which makes it quite easy to apply an even straight line along the lashes. The product is fairly liquid, I thought it was quite watery at first, but the colour is...

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Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Makeup | 1 comment

Miners – Moisture Effect Lipstick in Kiss Me Quick

Miners – Moisture Effect Lipstick in Kiss Me Quick

When I think of the brand Miners it reminds me of the very first eyeshadow palette I had as a little girl (a cast-off from my Mum!), it was a pale blue duo and I used it when I was dressing up. Fast forward several years and Miners is making a comeback! This is Moisture Effect Lipstick in Kiss Me Quick. There are currently only 3 different shades of Moisture Effect Lipstick available, all fairly bright shades, and they’re priced at just £3.99 each. Kiss Me Quick is a bright corally red shade with a creamy texture. It looks quite a matt texture in the tube, but once you apply it it’s quite creamy and it has a lovely fruity strawberry flavour. You can see from the image above that Moisture Effect Lipstick in Kiss Me Quick is very vibrant. It’s not the sort of colour I would normally choose, and I’ve had mixed reactions from people while I’ve been wearing it – a couple of friends said it...

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Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Makeup, Skincare | 4 comments

Miners – Tin O’Tint Strawberry

Miners – Tin O’Tint Strawberry

When I think of the brand Miners it reminds me of the very first eyeshadow palette I had as a little girl (a cast-off from my Mum!), it was a pale blue duo and I used it when I was dressing up. Fast forward many years and I had pretty much forgotten about the brand, but they’re starting to make a come back. I was sent this cute little Miners Tin O’Tint Strawberry* to try out, it’s a tinted lip balm and I just love the little round tin and it will be great for keeping earrings in when the lip balm is finished. The first thing that struck me with this product is the lovely strong strawberry scent (I’m a sucker for anything fruity). This Miners Tin O’Tint does have quite a strong red tint which is great, I often find that other tinted lip balms don’t actually have much colour to them. You can build up the colour on your lips by applying more of the lip...

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