Party season is here, we spend constantly throughout the year on our love for beauty and it makes no difference when special occasions arise, we seem to spend more. Party season is no different. I was set a challenge by Most Wanted - VoucherCodes, a website I'm a regular user of and I'm sure many of you are too, the challenge is to with £60 get the most out of the set amount. Eeek, savvy shopping is a must. Let's see what I picked out in my pack!
I decided to go for a Soap & Glory Bright and Bubbly Original Pink Gift Set, something for the ladies to relax and prep their skin for the night ahead. We all need to feel relaxed and pampered before we go out and with our skin on show, it needs to look at our best. Pick up a gift set which you can find plenty of during this time of year and use it only for your nights out.
Who wants a shiny face all night? Nobody! Using a foundation that's oil free and gives you a matte finish, for that flawless beat face is the first step such as the Barry M Flawless Matte Finish Oil Free Foundation
I decided on two palettes, it will give you ladies a chance to either use the Barry M Natural Glow Eye Shadow and Face Blusher Palette with red lips using the Sleek Lip 4 Lipstick Palette - Tease for a classic / modern pin up look or go sultry and eye appeasing with the Barry M Smokin Hot Eye Shadow and Face Blusher Palette with smoky eye and nude lips from the Sleek Lip 4 Lipstick Palette - Ballet. Both of these palettes have blushers in there as an option to complete the look.
I included the MUA Luxe Glitter Palette - Burlesque as when I think of this party season I think of glitter / sequins, something shiny and reflective, so you can play up the eyes even more with this by dabbing some glitter onto the lids once you've finished applying your shadows.
The reason I picked up the MUA Gel Eyeliner - Underground was because it can be used to line your waterline as well as your upper lash line. Sometimes I find gel lasts a lot longer than pencils on the waterline and they don't look as drying as liquid eyeliner.
Prep the eyelashes with the Sleek MakeUP Lethal Length Mascara before putting on one of my favourite lashes, the Ardell Fashion Lash Demi Wispies False Eyelashes, take off and clean your eyelashes right, they'll give you at least 4-5 uses, maybe more.
Finally find a party colour, I chose Barry M Nail Paint - Berry Cosmo it's such a gorgeous colour, I'm seriously in love, it's a nice deep purple that will go with just about any outfit you need this season.
Of course all colours & brands are optional, I decided to go British besides the lashes. I wanted to get my favourite Eylure Girls Aloud - Nicola lashes which of course would round it all off as an all Brits Beauty Preparation Pack!
Savvy Shopping Tip 1 : Shop where you can get 3 for 2 deals, Superdrug & Boots run these promotions very often across the beauty sections and it's a good way to get the shopping bill down and get more for the money. I'm always shopping for either or both 3 for 2 and discounts online & any that can be redeemed in stores.
Savvy Shopping Tip 2 : Loyalty point cards. If your a regular shopper & I mean very regular in those two above places throughout the year, look at the card as a piggy bank & save the points. Come to the party season late Nov - January, you can make your own Beauty Preparation Pack.
Savvy Shopping Tip 3 : Look for products where you can get more than one product from, as I have done above, the eyeshadow & blush palette, the lip 4 palettes you can mix your own shades, have more shades throughout the party season.
Savvy Shopping Tip 4 : Search online for voucher codes, vouchercodes.co.uk is one of my personal favourites that I use a lot. Look for discounts that can be used online or in-store. Any % off is better than full price!
Soon you'll be able to vote for your favourite #BeautyPrepPack via the Most Wanted online magazine, I will let you know more about this when it goes live, I hope you'll vote - I'd appreciate it.
What do you think? Do I have all your party beauty needs?
Love, LaaLaa xo
I was compensated for the products provided in this post for this Beauty Prep Pack