Lust List – Beautiful New Things

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 I love searching the internet for whats new out in beauty & I love to share it with you. This isn’t everything that’s out new but the things that interest m the most. The products that when I can afford them will look at buying them myself.

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Nudes – New To The Drugstores

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I do love to look at the new make-up that’s appearing on the shelves of the drugstore especially the nudes that everyone can get behind. Although some of them are a little odd but I’ll talk about that below. If you’re more into Bright shades then see yesterdays post on Bold Brights – New To The Drugstores. All shade names are left to right.

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Bold Brights – New To The Drugstores

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I love finding out whats new in make-up especially if its in the more budget friendly variety at the drugstore. I haven’t put every new release just the ones I thought you gals might be interested in. Spring has finally popped it’s head up & the sun has been out so brighten your mood with this bold beautiful bright set of shades. I have created a nudes set too for all you neutral shades lovers that will follow tomorrow All the shades below with the names are listed from Left To Right.

Polyvore – A Blogger + Shoperholics Dream

While blogging I’ve got more into websites that aim to organise all my beauty & skin care thoughts. One of the more obvious ones is Evernote a way of sharing notes between my PC and Htc One. I think I prefer having a visual aesthetic which appeals to me being able to decide what I would like or what items I can introduce to my wardrobe for the coming season. I do love Pintrest which allows me to save multiple ides and store them in one space & over multiple interests. What I was looking for was a way to gather thoughts or see all the things I’ve wanted. This way I could also see what I would prefer more.


Polyvore – Whats The Point?

Be warned when you sign up to Polyvore you open yourself up to not just seeing your own wish lists but that of everybody elses too. It’s similar to Pinterest in the way you can view Peoples boards. They don’t seem individually but as a collection made up by whoever wanted to display it. As you can see above it can include new trends, favorite beauty items & what you might like to pick up next! I can get lost on this website looking at all the collages of beauty bits but there are also sections devoted to home & fashion which are just as addictive. All you have to do is add a Clip button to your bookmarks at the top of your webpage . When you like something simply click the Clip To Polyvore button & add tags if you wish, check the price is right for the item then save.

Whys it Good?

Wish Lists – As you search the internet for that holy grail foundation or just need another fall nail varnish this is where you can piece together what you’d like. Wether you’re a blogger or a shopaholic a like you can get a clear view of what your interested in & next to the other items what you want more.

Stick To A Budget – When your out shopping remembering how much cash you can spend is useful. Make a list of everything you’d like then you can see if it’s within your means.

Those Boots You Have To Own! – So you’ve fallen in love with them but are still undecided. On Polyvore you can pair up those boots into an image along with available images of clothes you already own. See if you’ll get at much use out of them as you think before you blow this weeks food budget on your feet.

Dream On & On & On – Let’s just say said blogger had a love for Marc Jacobs bags but can’t afford that price range yet. Why not have a gander at all the bags & work out if you won the lottery which one you or all of them you’d buy. Dreaming of the things you would like in life gives you goals to work towards, it’s a good thing.

These are just a few of the sets I've created on Polyvore myself.
These are just a few of the sets I’ve created on Polyvore myself.

Sales – So you really need that dress but have absolutely no way to buy it. Clip it to Polyvore in whichever collection you want. If it comes up on sale at the place you clipped it from Polyvore will email you with this information including the new lower price.

WordPress + Blogger – When you’ve done with you collection & are ready to share it with the rest of us then you can publish your set. You can then share it as a draft directly to you blog account. The only pants bit is it converts prices to dollars so you have to go back and alter if you’re in the UK.

Sharing In The Fun – You can also share with social media, not just your sets & collections but even individual items. Showing what your into at that very moment with just as few clicks.

Make It Mobile – Polyvore is also available as an app on your phone. I’m on android so not sure about iPhone users but it’s great for checking in on what you’ve got your eye on while on the go. You can add items in your set & others already on the site but no way of sharing new items on the go yet…

Any Downsides?

Not really but I will explain that the point of Polyvore is to get us to buy stuff. In all likely hood they will receive money for click-through to the other websites. What we can do is make use of it in many more ways to make us savvy shoppers. Polyvore is useful for us as much as it is for them when it comes to the best buys.



The Balm – Will It Be All Over The UK In Stores?

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The Balm - Superdrug

 The company’s wearable colors and fantastic formulas allow women to release their inner artist so they can look and feel fabulous. In 2004, Marissa Shipman, founder of theBalm, realized there were a few simple products she needed to help her look and feel glam all the time-and if she needed them, other women did too… Marissa decided to indulge her cosmetic curiosities and went to Amazon where she bought 11 books on how to make makeup and started mixing in her kitchen. – The Balm

The Balm

I’m really excited to show you what Superdrug will be having on their website hopefully very soon. It’s on their but no stock is available yet. We’ve all heard about Mary and Cindy Luminiser and the Nude Tude Palette from a lot of bloggers. The Balm can be go online from other retailers but the hope is that it will eventually be in store too. I hate buying online, especially makeup and would be happy to be able to swatch this in store. If The Balm did go into stores it would be the most expensive brand that Superdrug offer as far as I know. I know I can’t wait to know more but when I do I’ll let you know.

Bahama mama Bronzer
£14 –

Hot Mama Shadow and Blush
£14 –

Instain Blush Toile
£19 –

Put a lid on It, eye lid primer
£15 –

The Balm Instain Blush Hounstooth
£19 –

BalmGirls Lipstick Anita BoyToy
£12 –

DownBoy Shadow/ Blush

£15 –

Betty Lou Manizer Bronzer/shadow
£16 –

BalmGirls Lipstick Foxxy Pout
£12 –

Schwing Black liquid eyeliner
£12 –