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The last time I did a makeup collection post I had about a third of the products I have now. Yikes. Also, I’ve just ordered another 9 lipsticks, a concealer, a mascara and 3 palettes. I think I have a problem.
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I’m currently saving for Alex drawers and a bigger dressing table from Ikea but until then I have a very temporary solution of plastic storage drawers, acrylic drawers and various plastic boxes.
Freedom Rock & Roll Palette, Huda Beauty Rose Gold Edition, MUR Flawless Matte, MUR Flawless 2
Technic Red Lipstick in Rouge, Colourpop Ultra Matte in Zipper
In my top drawer I have products I haven’t tried yet, or things I need to review. All my new stuff! I have a couple of lippies and a few palettes, like the Makeup Obsessions palettes that I am reviewing at the end of Feb and the I ❤ Makeup Peach palette I’m reviewing this month too!
Technic Soft Focus Powder, PS Loose Powder in Light, Rimmel Stay Matte Powder in Transparent, Maybelline Super Stay Powder in Ivory, Collection Primed and Ready Invisible Setting Powder
Nivea for Men Post Shave Balm, Illamasqua Hydra Veil, MUR Pro Base, Olay 2 in 1 Day Cream, W7 Porefection, PS Pro Mattifying Primer
W7 Get Set Eye Primer, W7 Go CC Concealer, W7 Go Concealer, PS CC Concealer, Freedom Eye Primer, ABH Eye Primer Pencil, Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer in Fair, Maybelline Eraser Eye Concealer in Light, MUA Cover & Conceal in 01, George Boost Concealer in 01, W7 Light Diffusing Concealer, Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in Fair
W7 Genius Foundation in 01, MUR The One Foundation in 01, PS Liquid Foundation in Porcelain, Collection BB Cream in Light, Stila Tinted Moisturiser, Rimmel Stay Matte Foundation in Light Porcelain, Max Factor Lasting Performance Foundation in Fair, PS Foundation Stick in Porcelain, L’Oreal True Match Foundation in 1N
The next drawer is my ‘base’ drawer. I’ve created sections with various containers! This drawer includes: eye primers, colour correctors, concealers, primers, foundations/BB creams and powders. My favourite primer at the moment is the Illamasqua Hydra Veil. It’s an amazing primer and needs the recognition it deserves. You can buy it *HERE*!
MUA Bronzed to Perfection Bronzer in Sunset Tan, Cargo Bronzer in Light, W7 Honolulu Bronzer
Yurily Contour Kit in Light, Max Factor Pan Stik in Copper, NYX Powder Blush in Taupe, PS Contour Kit, Morphe 06PC, Seventeen Define and Conquer Contour Kit
W7 Matte Me in Going Out, George Blush in Sorbet, W7 Double Bubble Blush in OMG, W7 Cheeky Chaps Blush in Popsicle, MUR Blush Goddess Palette, PS Blush and Highlight Kit, W7 Cheeky Trio Palette
W7 Glowcomotion, MUA Eyeshadow in Snow, MUR Viv Bakes Highlighters in Moon Glow Lights and Golden Lights, PS Strobe Crayons, Trifle Cosmetics Liquid Glow
The next drawer down is my ‘face’ drawer. It contains all my blushes, bronzers, contour products and highlighters. I probably have the least amount of face stuff out of everything. I need to expand my collection.
The bottom drawer has giveaway stuff and product boxes so I don’t need to show you that (yet) so let’s move onto the top of my desk! I have a skincare section first, with the items that aren’t currently in my daily routine but I still use from time-t0-time. I’m planning a separate post for my skincare, so keep an eye out for that. I also have some tools in there, like eyelashes curlers and tweezers from my January #LFBeautyBox (remember, you can get your LFBeautyBox from *HERE* and you can use my code HELEN-R5E to get some money off!)
My brushes are in this little cardboard box, but I will be doing my brush collection on my youtube channel tomorrow (if you’re reading this post the day it publishes) so you’ll have to watch that to see them! You can subscribe by clicking here.
Kylie Lipkits in 22, Leo, Reign and Ginger, LA Splash Velvet Matte in Fantasty, NYX Lip Lingerie in #4 and #6, Max Factor Lipkit (unknown name!) in 108, Sleek Matte Me Lipsticks in Birthday Suit, Vino Tinto and Hollywood, LimeCrime Velvetines in Shroom, Pumpkin, Riot, Bleached, Wicked, Pink Velvet, Peacock and Cashmere, Unbranded Lipsticks in Dark Red and Dark Brown, PS Metal Matte Lipsticks in Goddess and Queen, PS Super Matte Lipstick in Kendall, LA Matte Lipstick in Bazaar, Dose Liquid Lipsticks in Brick and Coral Crush
PS Velvet Matte Lip Crayons in Midnight, Hustle and Brown, Bourjois Rouge Velvet Lipsticks in 11 and 15, Collection Cream Puff Lipstick in Fairy Cake, W7 Kissproof Lipstick in Can Can, W7 Mega Matte Lips in Hasta La Vista, Freedom Pro Butters in Cappuccino Lover, Rimmel Apocalips in Atomic Rose, NYC Lip Lacquer in Toffee, Technic Lipglosses in Light Pink and Dark Pink, Model Co Lipgloss in Morocco, BareMinerals ‘You Better Not Pout’ Lipstick Collection, Rimmel Kate Lipsticks in 12, 19, Red Nose Red and 30, Rimmel Lipstick in 006, Revlon Lipstick in Black Cherry, Aliexpress 16 lipstick collection (8 shown), MUR Lipsticks in Nude and Divine, Collection Lipsticks in 20 and 9, Maybelline Lipstick in 175, Mellow Lipstick in Madness, PS Lipliners in Vamp, Brown and Hot Gossip, Collection Lipliners in Paprika and Pink Heaven, PS Matte Lipstick in Obsessed
These acrylic cases were from eBay and are my fave things. On the top I have lipsticks and some items that didn’t fit in the drawers, like Benefit Ka-Brow, setting spray and a couple of mascaras. The lipsticks are separated into liquid lipsticks and ‘normal’ lipsticks/glosses.
Lipcote, Max Factor Longlast Topcoat, W7 Lip Legend, Eyelash Primer, Lash Glue, Duo Lash Glue, Fixing Gel, W7 Lash Fibres, W7 Keep Em Dry
In the top drawers I have ‘extras’ – topcoats, lash glue, and so on. Basically stuff that doesn’t really have a home. It’s a makeup orphanage!
Bourjois Mega Liner, Model Co Kohl Eyeliner, NYC Eyeliner in Snow, Rimmel Eyeliner in White, Maybelline Eyeliner in Silver, No7 Liquid Eyeliner in Black, Rimmel Eyeliner in Nude, Barry M Liquid Eyeliner in Silver, others are unbranded
The next drawer down has all of my eyeliners. I rarely use eyeliner so these are a bit neglected.
Colourpop Eyeshadow in Mooning, L’Oreal Singles in Smoky, Goldmine and Eternal Black, CC eyeshadow trio in Pinks, Technic Eyeshadow Trio in Purple Ombre, W7 Eye Cream in New Sensation and Gilded Cage, Glitters from ebay.
Below that is my single eyeshadows, mini eyeshadows and glitter. I tend to forget about this because of my eyeshadow palettes!
No7 Dramatic Lift Mini, PS Waterproof, W7 Lashtastic, Jelly Pong Pong Fairy Lashes, Freedom Curl, PS High Definition, Rimmel Volume Colourist, Rimmel Extra Super Lash, Covergirl Clump Crusher, Too Faced Better Than Sex, Maybelline Lash Sensational
These are my mascaras, including the random ones that were on the top. I think I need more space for them. I NEED my Alex drawers!
Music Flower Eyebrow Gel, Benefit Gimme Brow, Rimmel Eyebrow Pencil in Dark Brown and Light Brown, Exposed Auto Eyebrow pencil in Chocolate Brown, Benefit Kabrow in #4, Pixi Brow Tamer, PS Clear Brow Gel, PS Brown Brow Gel, Rimmel Brow Gel in Dark Brown
These are my brow products. I’ve been testing out different products recently as I’ve never had perfect brows and I want perfect brows. It’s been a long road of discovery and frustration.
This drawer is a bit random, but it’s some depotted eyeshadows, blushes and highlights. I took out the shades I used from the Revolution palette I reviewed way back when but they aren’t magnetic! So I’m trying to decide what to do next.
Morphe 35P, Morphe 35O
BH Cosmetics 180 colours
Lorac Mega Pro, Too Faced Chocolate Bar, Too Faced Sweet Peach
I Heart Makeup Chocolate Bar, Aliexpress 7 metallic glitters, LA Girl Inspiring, PS Stardust
W7 Midnight, W7 In The City, W7 Beat It
I Heart Makeup U R The Best Thing, MUR Newtrals vs Neutrals, MUR Light & Shade, MUR Iconic 3
Lastly, PALETTES. This is also temporary storage, obviously. I’m using a little inbox tray thing for now but I want a letter organiser and a small palette organiser as well. All of these are eyeshadow palettes and I love them all. I have so many. So. Many.
Look out for the youtube video version of this (link at the top or the bottom of this post)! This took me so long to do. The pictures and flatlays took forever, then I had to edit each picture, then do the writing AND do the captions for every product. Holy Moly!
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