Monday, May 21, 2018

NEW SHADES in the Sally Hansen Color Therapy Range!*



Hi guys! Today I'll be featuring some of the exciting new shades that Sally Hansen have released in their Color Therapy range! I've been sent eight beautiful shades that range from nude to perfect-for-Autumn deep wine red, with a bit of sparkle thrown into the mix too! The Sally Hansen Color Therapy formula is billed as colour that 'cares while you wear', because it contains nourishing argan oil that moisturises so your nails can become healthier whilst still looking fabulous!

The new shades are:

~ 210 Re-Nude
~ 192 Sunrise Salutation
~ 150 Steely Serene
~ 194 Burnished Bronze
~ 142 In My Element
~ 370 Unwine'd
~ 402 Plum Euphoria
~ 372 Wine Therapy

Now I do love these nail polishes, from the formula to the colour range and even the design of the brush (nice and flat for ease of application) so much so that I included them in last year's Mother's Day Gift Guide. So far I've worn three shades out of this new lot; Sunrise Salutation, Burnished Bronze and my absolute favourite, Unwine'd. Let's take a look!

Sunrise Salutation
Burnished Bronze

Unwine'd



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Thursday, May 10, 2018

REVIEW/GIVEAWAY: 'The Busy Mum's Guide To Weight Loss' Book!




Hi guys! In exciting news, I'm running yet another Giveaway! I'm thrilled to be collaborating with The Healthy Mummy, because even though I am a Mummy, I'm not always terribly Healthy. Do you know what else I am? Busy! And I imagine a lot of you are also busy Mums who would love some help losing weight and becoming healthier, because we have a habit of putting ourselves last, which isn't good for anyone in the long run. Which brings me to 'The Busy Mum's Guide To Weight Loss', an inspirational and well-written book packed full of healthy recipes and featuring 'the ultimate 28 day plan' for weight loss.

This glossy cookbook contains over 100 simple and budget-friendly healthy recipes including options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks.

Breakfast options include Choc-Oat Granola, Salmon Rosti, Oat & Cinnamon Pancakes and Breakfast Quinoa Salad.

Lunch options include Easy Pizza Wraps, Autumn Minestrone and the Chargrilled Capsicum, Olive & Cheese Toasted Sandwich.

Dinner options include delicious recipes like Beef, Ginger & Miso Stir-Fry, Fish & Veggie Kebabs, Mexican Lasagne and Loaded Sweet Potato Fries.

Some Snacks to whip up include Spinach & Feta Puffs, Lemon & Coconut Bliss Balls, Peanut Butter & Chocolate Cookies and Carrot and Avocado Handrolls.

And there are yummy Drinks such as the Sneaky Snickers Smoothie, Mint Chocolate Sundae Smoothie and the Banana Boost Smoothie.

There's also an exercise section at the back which details easy exercises you can do at home. I love the appealing recipes in this book and when I flick through and look at the gorgeous food photos I just want to have a crack at all of them! There are weekly meal plans with shopping lists to make your weight loss journey super simple and there's a wide variety of dishes to suit all tastes. A lot of them don't even seem like you could lose weight eating them (hello Cherry Choc Slice and Choc Mint Creams!).

I made the BLT Pita Melts, check out how they turned out below! I can tell you they were delicious, and so easy to make, too!

BLT Pita Melts from The Busy Mum's Guide To Weight Loss book

I'd recommend The Busy Mum's Guide To Weight Loss to anyone looking to drop some kilos whilst still eating delicious meals that won't break the bank. And of course it's perfect for busy Mums who don't have the time to stuff around with complicated recipes, and just want a reliable, healthy eating plan and exercises they can do at home.

This book is available in-store at Big W, Target, Kmart and online at Dymocks, Booktopia, Amazon and QBD. Or you can WIN yourself a copy in my....

GIVEAWAY!!

WIN 'The Busy Mum's Guide To Weight Loss' Book!

And now for the exciting part! You can WIN your own copy of this beautiful book over on my foodie Instagram account @imhungrymax - entering couldn't be easier! Just follow I'm Hungry Max and The Healthy Mummy then tag a friend in the comments. That's it! Go forth to the Gram and enter now!

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Beauty Empties!




Hi guys! My empties (beauty products I've finished) have been building up and I want to throw them out, but obviously I can't until after I've blogged about them, so here goes!

Burt's Bees Pink Grapefruit Facial Cleansing Towelettes ~ or wipes as we call them in the real word! I quite enjoyed the pink grapefruit fragrance and would consider repurchasing these in the future.

The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin-Clearing Mattifying Toner ~ this was a tad harsh but I am addicted to tea tree products, especially toners (that smell!). The Lush one is gentler, I'd probably get that next.

Bobbi Brown EXTRA Lip Tint ~ this was nice, but the formula was a bit soft. As a result, I went through it quite quickly. I won it, so no plans to buy this in the future.

Lush Rose Jam Shower Gel ~ one of my all time favourite shower gels, I will always re-purchase this when it's available. You can't beat that delicious rosy aroma! I've reviewed it before here.

Oh Deer Sugar (Oh) Mango Sorbet Soda Pop Body Scrub ~ this was so enjoyable, from the fruity fragrance to the soft, creamy yet scrubby formula. My type of scrub, I'll definitely repurchase.

Korres Mango Lip Butter ~ another mango product! These Korres lip butters are delightful and I want to get more in the future, but I have way too many lip balms to get through right now.

Olay Total Effects 7 In 1 Day Cream ~ I used to purchase this over and over as I do love the results, but I've been using up moisturisers from my beauty cupboard lately. I'd love to get back to using this however!

Revlon Colorstay Makeup for Combination/Oily Skin in Ivory ~ A Holy Grail foundation for me, but then the formula seemed to change and I started using Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Liquid foundation instead and fell in love with it! I still  use Colorstay when I need a long-lasting face.




Bobbi Brown Corrector in Porcelain Bisque ~ another Holy Grail product, see my review here. The absolute best thing I've found for concealing dark under eye circles, I will repurchase again and again.

Lush FUN in Pink ~ this came in the Lush Think Pink Gift hubby bought me. It was extremely soft and creamy and smelled great, but I went through it way too quickly. Will give it a miss.

Carmex Moisturising Lip Balm ~ the best solution to dry, chapped lips, I talked about this in my April Beauty Faves last month. I was kindly sent the Limited Edition Sugar Plum flavour* which comes in Unicorn packaging, check that out here.

GUESS 1981 Fragrance* ~ this perfume has such a feminine, sexy scent that I adore and I'm really bummed I've finished it! I've got a lot of other fragrances to use up however, so I won't be getting a new bottle. I reviewed it here.

Neutrogena Wet Skin Kids Sunscreen Spray ~ My son and I loved this! The spray application meant it was so quick and easy to apply and it soaked in really quickly. No plans to repurchase currently though as we have a few other sunscreens to get through.

Antipodes Hosanna H2O Skin-Plumping Serum ~ I love this so much I featured it in my April Beauty Favourites. I'm currently using my second bottle and will repurchase when it's on sale!

Redken Beach Envy Volume Texturising Conditioner* ~ conditioner take me so long to get through as I can only uses a tiny amount or my hair will go flat (yes, even with a volume conditioner, lol). This was nice, but I've got others in the cupboard to use now.

Rimmel #Insta Fix & Matte Translucent Powder* ~ I love this stuff and have already bought another. I'm a recent convert to translucent powder and now I'm wondering why I didn't try it sooner. I've reviewed it here.



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Monday, April 30, 2018

GIVEAWAY: WIN 3 x Natura Siberica Mother's Day Packs!




Hi guys! You may have seen on my Instagram, but if not, here's the blog post to let you know: I'm having a Mother's Day Giveaway! Thanks to the lovely people at Natura Siberica, I'm giving away THREE Bath and Skincare Prize Packs, perfect for pampering Mum (or yourself!) this Mother's Day! This Giveaway is now open over on my Instagram page and it ends this Thursday the 3rd of May, so make sure you get your entry in toot sweet!

Here's what you could WIN!

3 WINNERS will each win a pack containing:

~ Natura Siberica Oblepikha Bath Foam
~ Natura Siberica Oblepikha Foot Cream
~ Natura Siberica Active Organics Revitalizing Bath Salts




The Revitalizing Bath Salts (which I've reviewed before here) are my go-to when my muscles are sore or I'm stressed out, as they provide the most relaxing and beautifully fragranced bath! Once you open the container and the smell of these salts hits you, aaahh, it's heavenly.

Being from the Oblepikha family of products, the Foot Cream and Bath Foam have that familiar, delicious fruity aroma that's a favourite of mine. I've raved about the Oblepikha and Honey Body Scrub before here and the Oblepikha Shower Gel was in my Mother's Day Gift Guide a couple of years ago (see here) so I've been a fan of the range for years.

These prize packs would make ideal Mother's Day gifts, or would be great if you're in need of some relaxing 'me time' or just want to enjoy a weekend pampering session!


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3 Winners will be picked randomly and notified via DM and on the Instagram Giveaway post. This Giveaway is open to Australian residents and will run until 11:59pm AEST on 3 May. Prize packs will be sent directly from Natura Siberica. Please see the Instagram Giveaway post for further Terms & Conditions. GOOD LUCK!





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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Mecca Beauty Loop Level 1 Box!




Hi guys! Welcome to my super-quick post about the latest round of Mecca Beauty Loop Boxes. I was shocked to receive an email from Mecca recently saying my Level 1 box was ready to be picked up, because I didn't even know I'd qualified. I guess I'd forgotten about this little haul!

The last time I got a Beauty Loop box, I was on Level 2, and here's what was in that box for comparison. The Beauty Loop boxes are rewards based on your spending at Mecca and you can read all about that loyalty program on the Mecca website here.

Let's take a look at what's inside my Level 1 box!



LEVEL 1: Fresh Skin and Big Lashes

Eve Lom Cleanser
This sample consists of a 5ml sachet and an accompanying muslin cloth. You're meant to massage a small amount into dry skin to loosen makeup, dirt and excess oil. Then you dampen the muslin cloth and use a circular motion to remove traces of makeup residue and cleanser.

Grown Alchemist Age Repair Moisturiser
This is a 1.5ml sachet of Age Repair Moisturiser that contains phyto-peptide and white tea extract. It's supposed to noticeably restore cellular structure, boost radiance and visibly reduce the depth and appearance of wrinkles.

Mecca Max Pout Pop Lipstick
This is a mini-sized bullet of high pigment, creamy 'super-glam' lipstick from Mecca's own brand, Mecca Max. I got the pink shade Party Police, but I'm not sure if this colour is in every L1 box, or the shades are varied. Unlike the full-size version, these minis have a screw-top design instead of the pop-up packaging.

Urban Decay Troublemaker Mascara
This is a 2.5g mini-tube of TroubleMaker mascara from Urban Decay that promises 13.7 (lol, specific) times the lash volume and lashes that are super fat, super long and sex proof. Apparently it's meant to hold up in hot and heavy situations, which they 'tested themselves.' Many thanks for that visual, Urban Decay.


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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Lakes Bar Launch Party!




Hi guys! I was so thrilled to attend the Launch Party of the revamped Lakes Bar on Saturday night! It's located within the Lakes Hotel at West Lakes, right on the lakefront. The views across the water are stunning, and as the sun set, this was the place to be!



Hartway pumped out the tunes at just the right volume; no shouting to be heard or straining to hear conversations required. The live music really set the tone for an amazing evening filled with eats, drinks and beats!




I met the lovely ladies from Mercy Me Marketing who were so friendly and welcoming! I also met a few new folks and relished the opportunity to chat and get to know them.

Let's talk drinks! We were treated to an impressive array of alcoholic drinks on the night. There were beers, wines and gin cocktail/mixers (made from SA produced gins) to choose from. My recommendation if you're visiting Lakes Bar is to try their gin cocktails, you won't be disappointed! You can choose to mix and match from a list of garnishes or go with their recommended garnish combinations, it's up to you! Even though the bar area was quite full, I was always served quickly and with a friendly smile from the bar staff. You can't ask for more than that.





Still talking gin (lol, no I'm not obsessed), the drinks menu boasted the following options:

~ Ambra Lime Blush
~ 78 Degree, Peppercorn & Lemon
~ KI Wild Gin, Green Apple & Thyme




My absolute favourite was the Ambra Lime Blush gin cocktail, which citrus lovers will enjoy! It was pink, pretty, fruity and delicious, and I'll just say I had a few. If this is sounding a bit girly, don't worry. Lakes Bar has sport lovers covered with a giant 195 inch HD super screen, so you don't have to miss a minute of the footy action.




From the mini beetroot tarts, to delicious dumplings, tiny squares of juicy pork belly with crunchy crackling and cherry tomato & bocconcini skewers, the finger food was outstanding as well.








I had a wonderful night and will definitely be returning for another Ambra Lime Blush!

Lakes Bar and Hotel is at 141 Brebner Drive, West Lakes. You can follow their gin masterpieces on Instagram here



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Thursday, April 19, 2018

HAUL: Priceline 40% Off Makeup!


Hi guys! Another week, another haul it seems! And from Priceline again. Of course I'm referring to my last Priceline Haircare splurge, which you can read about in this post. I'm actually putting myself on a spending ban, because I also just dropped $100 on jewellery for an upcoming event, so I'm feeling a bit guilty. Anyhoo, let's see what I picked up in the recent makeup sale!




I picked up two Maybelline Masterliners (in black) as I use this eyeliner daily and go through them pretty quickly! I usually re-stock when they are half price, or 40% off in this case, which my maths-challenged brain pretty much equates to half price, because numbers.

Not pictured (oops!) is a Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Radiant Firming Makeup ~ this is my second bottle of this foundation, and obviously I love it or I wouldn't have repurchased! It looks really natural on, I love the finish and Creamy Ivory is such a good colour match for me.

I also picked up a Maybelline MasterCamo Color Correcting Pen in the shade Apricot, which is meant to hide dark circles.  I have yet to try this, but my fingers are crossed this will work well and not be drying under my eyes.

And now for the big one. I feel a bit weird that I bought the new Australis Kaleidoscope Eyeshadow Palette! God damn it, this just looked so fun. Don't judge me! I have not read a single review of this palette and I am a little scared to. Australis promise that these 12 shades, a combination of mattes and shimmers, provide great colour payoff and blend like a dream. We shall see!

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

April Beauty Favourites!




Hi guys! It's been a long, hot minute since I've shared my current beauty favourites with you, hasn't it? Well fear not, because today's post is resplendent with my most-loved products. It's a faves fest. It's literally (not literally) raining wonderful products, so throw away your umbrella and enjoy the downpour!






Revlon Ultra HD Matte LipColor in Seduction
I was lucky enough to win a set of these from Revlon a while back, and I've been meaning to swatch them ever since. It has now become a matter of urgency as I'm getting so much use out of my favourite shade Seduction that it's running low! I naturally made a bee-line for the nudes in the range, and Seduction definitely seduced me! Besides the my-lips-but-better flattering shade, the formula is unexpected for a matte. It actually doesn't fully dry down, so there's no uncomfortable dry feeling. This does appear matte, but it's easy to wear and feels smooth and somewhat creamy on the lips. So if  you're normally put off matte lip products because of that familiar 'dry' feeling, definitely give this range a go!





Antipodes Hosanna H2O Skin Plumping Serum
I'm onto my second mini bottle of this little gem after first discovering it in a Priceline Skincare Gift Bag (with purchase). Happily, they included two bottles, so I haven't needed to purchase the full size version yet. I love using this under my eyes to plump out the area, as sometimes it can appear hollowed out, especially if I'm not getting enough sleep (I'm blaming my March Movie Challenge and Netflix in general for that!). I have considered using this all over my face, but I've got a few other serums I'm also currently using, and besides, I like to get tricky and target specific serums to specific areas of my face, to treat that area's issues! I'll definitely be purchasing this Antipodes miracle-worker (only a slight exaggeration) once I've finished mini bottle #2.




Bio-Oil*
I was sent a bunch of Bio-Oil* products many months ago, and I hadn't got around to singing their praises until now! It's basically a versatile, multi-tasking product that contains PurCellin Oil, which happens to smell ah-mazing. I have been using Bio-Oil liberally on my arms and legs, and this super-fast absorbing oil has been keeping my skin soft, smooth, supple and moisturised throughout the changing seasons. It's a great alternative for someone like me who dislikes rich moisturisers that take forever to sink in, or worse yet, leave a film on the surface of the skin. Bio-Oil is specialist skincare that treats scars, stretch marks, uneven skin tone, ageing and dehydrated skin and is said to be a favourite for pregnant women wishing to improve the appearance of stretch marks. I love the light, non-greasy formula and the way it makes my skin feel after application.




Carmex Moisturising Lip Balm
As a beauty lover, I own a lot of different lip balms. Tinted, plain, flavoured, scented, stick form, pot form, with shimmer and without... you get the idea. However, when my lips are seriously chapped, dry or peeling, there's one I always reach for; my Carmex Moisturising Lip Balm. Aah that familiar fragrance (which some people are not fond of apparently!). It's like smelling your favourite meal cooking (in a completely non-edible, opposite of food type way). Comfort! And that's exactly what this hardworking baby provides for damaged lips. Comfort, nourishment and moisture. This little tub of goodness heals my lips quicker than anything else I've tried. I would have to say this is my Holy Grail lip balm. It's not the most exciting by any means, but when my pucker is being a right fucker, I'll whack on some Carmex because I know it works.




Skin Physics Advance Superlift Face Treatment Cream
After using this, I'm kicking myself for leaving it unopened in my beauty cupboard for so long. What else have I got in there? This cream is a delight from start to finish. It's a lightweight, luxurious-feeling, easily absorbed formula that feels amazing going on. It sits well under makeup (you do have to wait a few minutes for better results), so you can use it each morning, which is a big plus for me. And the results are excellent! My skin immediately looks plumper, younger, firmer and virtually line-free. It also seems to reduce pores, because when I wear makeup over this, my complexion appears more flawless and 'together' (if that makes sense) than when I wear another moisturiser underneath. If you're at all concerned with sagging skin, pores or fine lines/wrinkles, give this one a go!



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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Max Eats: Get Drooling With I'm Hungry Max!


Hi guys! I've been quite busy lately, going out nearly every day, and consequently we've been eating out a fair bit! Just in case you're not following my foodie Instagram account @imhungrymax I thought it would be fun to share photos of some of the delicious food we've been devouring lately. Let me know your favourite type of food in the comments, and I'd also love to know if you've eaten at any of these places!


Panacea Marion: San Jose Chorizo & Spiced Chicken Paella

Eros Kafe: Anamikto Piato

Level One Restaurant at Electra House: Strawberry Choux

The Rustic Fig Cafe: Falafel Platter and Chicken Kafta

Level One Restaurant at Electra House: Salt Bush Lamb Rump

The Yoghurt Shop: Banana Caramel yoghurt

The Flagstaff Hotel: Onion Rings and a Pint of Beer!

Nando's: 1/2 Chicken, Peri-Peri Chips and Garlic Bread

Dolcetti Espresso Bar: Mint Choc Chip/Strawberry Sorbet, Lemon Cheesecake/Wild Berry Yoghurt Gelati

The Goody: Lamb Skewers with Sweet Potato Chips


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Monday, April 2, 2018

HAUL: Priceline 50% Off Haircare!


Hi guys! I haven't blogged in nearly two weeks but I'm back! Truth be told, my March Movie Challenge damn near killed me! It took up so much time and I was sleep deprived to the max during March. Blog post on my results to come, but for now I want to share my haircare haul from last week's Priceline 50% off sale. I went in for one thing, dry shampoo, and came out with a bunch more! But when the total is only $29 and I saved myself a heap on products I'll definitely use, I'm not bothered. Let's see what I got!





Batiste Stylist XXL Volume Spray
I am so on the fence about this product! Batiste recently discontinued my favourite dry shampoo, their XXL Volume one, and replaced it with this. I really need a dry shampoo that will give my fine hair maximum volume; this does give great volume, but it's not a dry shampoo. It's apparently a 'backcomb spray' designed to 'oomph your locks'. However, the build-up from this spray is an absolute Bitch, and as a result I bought the....

Hair Recipe Strawberry & Mint Cleanse Shampoo
I put a call out on my Insta Stories for a great clarifying shampoo to combat product build up, and one helpful person (I can't recall who) suggested this fruity sounding baby. This is meant to 'detox your scalp and hair for a fresh clean feel' and I seriously hope it manages to get all the product out of my tresses, because it sucks to get out of the shower then notice your hair isn't properly clean. It was quite expensive, so I'm glad it was half price!

Schwarzkopf Extra Care Super Styling Lacquer
I love this stuff and buy it all the time! It's my go-to hairspray and basically never lets me down!


I've nearly finished this Hask Coconut Oil tube

Hask Argan Oil Healing Shine Hair Treatment
I was a bit bummed that Priceline had such a limited range of these little tubes of wonder to be honest! I've nearly finished my Coconut Oil one (pictured above) and really wanted to try a few different oils from the range, but had to settle on the Argan Oil variety. I'll see how I go with it!

Garnier Fructis Full & Luscious Shampoo
This contains volumising Fibra-cylane and Pomegranate and promises to thicken hair. I've been using shampoo and conditioner from my beauty cupboard for what seems like years, and haven't had to actually buy any new products, so I've actually forgotten which volumising shampoos I like! I'm going to have to start all over again trying them out lol. Fun times!

Dominate Fiber
This is a styling paste that gives a high hold textured look and thickens with caffeine and yes, it's for men! I didn't see that until I got home, as I was rushing in-store because the husband was waiting for me. I basically saw that this purports to provide a thickening boost, and would be ideal for scrunching a small amount into either the length of my hair or ponytail to hold a volumised wave style in place for longer. I've already tried this out and like it!


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Monday, March 19, 2018

GIVEAWAY/REVIEW: WIN Rimmel Trio Palettes!




Hi guys! Today I am so excited to tell you about some brand new Rimmel x Kate Moss makeup releases, and give you a chance to WIN your own set! There will be two lucky Winners, who will each receive a set of Trio Palettes; that's the Bronzing, Highlighting and the Blush palettes! This Giveaway will run over on my Instagram page, but first let's look at what you could win!

Kate Moss has collaborated with Rimmel to create three new trio palettes. I was so happy when I saw this new release, because I've completely finished the blush and well on my way to panning the contour shade out of the original Rimmel Sculpting palette. So these have come out at the perfect time!

The idea behind the three-shade palettes is that they'll suit every skin tone, whether you are fair, mid-toned or an exotic beauty. I'm fair to ghost (lol) and find myself reaching for the top, lightest shade in every palette.

Bronzing Palette
Designed for a sun-kissed look, you can define and contour your cheek bones and face with a selection of three warm bronze shades. This ultra-fine powder can be applied on bare skin or over foundation, to warm up your complexion. I love using the top shade just under my cheek bones to contour and along my jawline to contour and define. I also use a small amount down the sides of my nose as a contour. Remember to blend well!

Blush Palette
This is such a gorgeous blush palette that's both versatile and flattering. The finishes range from shimmer to lustre with a rosy pink at the top, a golden orangey shade in the middle that reminds me of NARS Orgasm and a deep shimmery plum hue at the bottom of the palette. The shades are really pigmented, so a little bit goes a long way. I recommend applying this sparingly and building it up to avoid any #makeupfails.

Highlighting Palette
Highlighting is probably the thing I'm worst at when it comes to doing my face, so I've used this palette the least out of the three. I've given the top two shades a go, and as with the Blushes, a light hand is needed. I went a bit OTT (or maybe didn't blend enough?) the first time and boy did my highlight pack a punch! The trio palette holds a combination of tones which delivers a glow and highlight, adding warmth and depth to the face.




WIN!
These palettes retail for $16.95 each. In conjunction with Rimmel London, I'm giving away SIX of them! That's right, TWO lucky Winners will win a set of 3 Bronzing, Blush and Highlighting Palettes each!

TWO WINNERS will receive:
~ 1 x Bronzing palette, 1 x Blush palette + 1 x Highlighting palette (valued at $50.85)
~ total prize value is $101.70
Click here to be taken to the Giveaway.
~ entry is easy. Good Luck!




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Have you tried these new Rimmel trio palettes? What are your thoughts on them?