208 Eyebrow Brush
I know, £16.50 on an eyeshadow brush, what was I thinking?! I'm not even going to make excuses, I really needed a new one and as I was already planning a MAC order I decided to add one to my basket because I couldn't be bothered to order a cheaper alternative. I'm hoping that this will be something that will last and won't end up falling apart like my current ELF brush - so far the investment is proving to be worth it and my eyebrows do look a bit neater!
After spending months trying to decide on the final eyeshadow to fill my quad I chose Patina. I'm going to do a separate post on my neutral palette but so far i'm really loving this shade and I know it's one i'll use a lot. Patina is a golden brown with a little bit of shimmer that complements my green eyes and works perfectly with Woodwinked for an everyday neutral look.
One of the main reasons for my MAC order was to finally buy Soft & Gentle after reading so many good things about it. It's my first powder highlighter and initially I was a bit worried as it does appear to be really glittery when you first open it but once applied it looks so much nicer! At £24 it was definitely an investment but you only need to use a tiny bit so hopefully it will last a long time! I really like the new MAC packaging too - it feels a lot better quality and less brittle and I love that it fastens magnetically so my makeup bag won't be a glittery mess!
Zoom Fast Black Lash Mascara
This was a free sample with my order and i'm looking forward to trying it as i've never bought a high-end mascara. I love how tiny it is as it will be perfect for travelling as my makeup bag is always too full!
After my little splurge I feel like the risk of buying MAC products online has paid off as they've all turned out to be nice in real life! One day i'll brave the MAC counter but until then i'll rely on beauty blogs to persuade me - Milly's blog is perfect if you're looking for product photos :)