Five Favorite Beauty Buys: March 2019

March 22

Fragrance: Maison Lancome Santal Kardamom
I rarely ever fall in love with unisex fragrances, but I loved this the moment I smelt it on my friend, Mr Moudz. An Eau de Parfum, it’s a woody spicy fragrance I like to layer on as the base on pulse points. Top notes include bergamot, mandarin orange and pink pepper, middle notes of cardamom, neroli and orange blossom. To finish off, base notes of sandalwood, leather, patchouli and vanilla.

Tinted moisturizer: Dolce & Gabbana Millennial skin
Unless I’m going on a long night out, I’ve started to avoid foundations as much as I can and tend to stick to tinted moisturizers and bb creams during the day. I use this one by Dolce & Gabbana beauty on nights out too. Super lightweight and hydrating, it gives off the most gorgeous dewy finish.

Range: my Clarins by Clarins
Clarins recently launched a range targeted at millennials, which I was intrigued to try. The whole range is quite gentle, lightly scented – using ingredients that are gentle on the skin like coconut water, fig extract, and flower water to name a few. My personal favorites from the range are the spot cream (which is still quite gentle so it doesn’t dry up the skin, and the hydrating beauty mist, which is super hydrating.

Palette: Benefit Cheerleader Bronze squad
I love efficient palettes, because I tend to change from my car during the day, and travel quite often. In love with the new Cheekleader bronze squad palette from Benefit, which comes with a couple of their best sellers – Hoola and Hoola Caramel to contour and bronze, coralista for a subtle blush and to illuminate using Gold Rush and cookie.

Illuminator: Becca x Khloe Kardashian + Malika Glow letters
I was pretty excited for this collaboration, was mostly excited to try out the illuminators because Becca make some of the best illuminators on the market. Even though this didn’t seem to be the most popular product from the range, I loved the glow letters because of the mix of the gold and bronze letters, which gives me the most natural glow. I also did love the palettes from the range.
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