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Hello lovelies, and thank you again for reading another one of my blog posts! I am back again with another review… this time the Morphe 15D Day Slayer palette caught my eye. One thing you should know about me is that I love morphe, the palettes are always stunning, extremely pigmented and really affordable!

About a week ago, I thought I would treat myself to the 15D palette, as the warm toned shades are right up my street! The palette is extremely affordable at only £15, and with a total of 15 shades, they are only £1 per eyeshadow!

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I absolutely LOVE the packaging of this palette. In the past, I have always thought the normal 35 morphe palettes have been quite bulky and plain (almost cheap looking), but this one feels much more luxurious! The packaging is the standard black with the Morphe logo, but has a much heavier feel to it and seems much more sturdy. One MASSIVE bonus with this palette in comparison to my other Morphe collections is that it has a really big mirror. This makes it so much easier to use and is perfect for travel… and with beautiful, wearable shades, this will definitely be my go to travel palette.

This palette has a total of 9 matte shades and 6 shimmer shades, meaning a wide variety of looks can be created with this one palette. I was particularly surprised by the matte shades, which were so pigmented and blended seamlessly and really were the stars of the show! I also loved the shimmer shades, which as always, I used with a setting spray to really make them pop. Bronzed Beauty in particular is gorgeous all over the lid! As a whole, the palette is very warmed toned which is perfect for my style. If you are a more of a cool toned kind of person, this one may not be the one for you!

Lets get into the shades!

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Row 1:

  • Natural – The perfect matte transition shade
  • Spark – A beautiful pale golden shimmer shade, great for an everyday glam look
  • In the crease – The clue is in the name, a lovely pale matte orange shade for defining the crease
  • Forever – A stunning dark matte orange shade
  • Bronzed Beauty – an extremely pigmented shimmering bronze shade for all over the lid

Row 2:

  • Upbeat – A beautiful matte yellow shade perfect for autumn
  • Glow – A shimmery dark orange shade, great for all year round
  • Editor – a matte light brown, works beautifully in the crease
  • Highlight – a shimmering brown toned orange
  • Define – a matte red-brown, perfect for autumn-winter and adds warmth to any look

Row 3:

  • Desert – a matte chocolate brown for adding smokiness to any look
  • Epic – a matte light brown for a subtle day look
  • Blend – my favourite shade! A shimmering rose shade, will work all year round
  • Just eyes – A shimmering purple toned brown for a smoky, sultry look
  • Sweet – A matte deep purple-brown shade for the perfect smoky eye

All of these shadows are really well made, extremely pigmented and blendable and great value for money! The only thing that is missing is a highlight shade, but other than that it is perfect. It has become my new favourite palette and I get so many compliments when I wear it. Well done Morphe!

Do you have this palette? What are your thoughts? Has this review tempted you to buy this palette?

I would love to know your thoughts, so leave a comment below! Thanks again for reading!

Chloe x

2017 was an amazing year for makeup, and with so many amazing products released my bank account was feeling pretty sorry for itself! With the new year now here, I thought I’d give you guys an overview of all of my favourite makeup items of 2017.

Primer: Before 2017, I had never really bothered with primers and didn’t understand the big hoo-haa about them. Last year I thought I’d finally see what the fuss was all about! The YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer was hands down my favourite. First of all, the packaging is absolutely GORGEOUS, I love how it is gold to match the actual product on the inside. The primer is so silky and smooth and makes my skin look flawless and my foundation to apply beautifully. It really does live up to the hype.

Foundation: I have tried SO many foundations this year to try and work with my combination skin and found that the Bourjois Healthy Mix anti-fatigue foundation was the true winner! I wear the shade ’52 vanilla’ and it is the perfect colour for my skin. I have always been self conscious about my skin and this foundation provides enough coverage to make my skin appear flawless without being too heavy. I also love the demi matte finish which is perfect for the winter months.

Concealer: There is only one concealer that I have repurchased time and time again and that is the Maybelline The eraser eye in the shade ‘light’. It is brightens the under eye and really erases my terrible dark circles… and the best part? It doesn’t crease on me!

Powder: I was very torn between my two favourite powders: The Laura Mercier Loose setting powder and the Rimmel Stay Matte. They are both amazing but the Rimmel powder just takes the lead because of how cheap it is! It keeps my shine at bay for a good 5-6 hours, and a top up doesn’t cause my foundation to look cakey… LOVE.

Bronzer: Hands down, the Benefit Hoola bronzer is the best bronzer on the market. It is the perfect shade for my pale skin so I don’t look like I work with Willie Wonker and is quite cool toned and so is great for contouring! It lasts so long that after nearly two years (yes I know thats gross) I only now got one for Christmas!

Highlighter: Another Benefit win this year with the Dandelion twinkle highlighter. It gives just enough glow without being too blinding for every day wear. It is a beautiful pink shade and I always get compliments whenever i wear it.

Brows: This was a tricky one because I absolutely hate brow maintenance. I only bought this product recently but it is my new favourite and makes doing my brows much less of a chore. I use the colour ’04 Espresso’ which matches my hair brilliantly.

Mascara: Again another recent discovery is the Loreal Lash paradise mascara. It makes such a massive difference to my lashes that I have been asked if I’ve been wearing falsies when wearing it! This has finally knocked my Urban Decay Perversion mascara off the podium.

Eyes: Lastly, the Morphe Jaclyn Hill palette has to take the crown for the best eyeshadow palette I have purchased this year! I was really hesitant to buy this palette, thinking it was overhyped… but after BeautyBay restocked it, I gave in… I am SOOOOO glad I did! The shadows are so pigmented, blend effortlessly and look stunning on the eye! It is going to be a tough one to beat in 2018.

So, those are my favourite makeup items of 2017, comment below which your favourite product has been this year! Thankyou for reading ❤️

Chlo x

Well it is nearly a week after Christmas so I am very late to the party (But better late than never!) I was very torn about whether I was going to write this post today with being new to the blogging community and I didn’t want to appear that I was bragging. After a lot of thinking and seeing many similar posts I thought why not?! This post is to show my appreciation about the presents I received and to maybe give you guys some gift ideas in the future!

All things beauty!

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One thing you should know about me is that I love all things makeup… Hence the blog! So when my mum asked me what I wanted for Christmas, I couldn’t help but slip a few beauty items in there. One of the gifts I received was the Morphe 35F Fall into Frost Palette (£23 from BeautyBay) and it is BEAUTIFUL! The palette has lots of gorgeous autumnal metallic shades that are perfect for this time of year, along with a row of matte shades to finish off any look! I have only used this once so far but I cannot wait to play with it more. I also got the Benefit Hoola bronzer which is a personal favourite and something that i repurchase time and time again. I asked my mum for a liquid lipstick set but left it entirely up to her. I was so happy when I found out she had chosen the Stila Stay all day liquid lipsticks (I didn’t even know she knew the brand!) and they are gorgeous, I cannot wait to use them some more! I also got a Soap and Glory bath set, which smells BLOODY AMAZING, I am looking forward to having some relaxing baths in 2018. Lastly I got a French Connection make up set, this was a surprise as I didn’t know they did makeup. It came with a mascara, eyelash curlers, eyeliner, brow pencil and sharpener as well as the quad eyeshadow palette (shown in the picture). I am really interested to see how these perform.

Clothes:

Okay… So I say clothes but it is mainly cosy things that I got this Christmas (No complaints, I basically live in pajamas). I got a really fluffy white floor length dressing gown that is the snuggliest piece of clothing EVER and I have worn it to death already! I got some cute slippers that are in the style of an animal… Which animal it is? No idea… But they’re cute and comfy and thats all that matters! I also got some Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts socks which are the best socks I think I have ever received. I think the funniest thing(s) I got for Christmas this year were bras, seven to be exact… SEVEN! I told my mum I needed new bras but I think she went OTT this year, but they’re cute and hey it is one for every day of the week!

My favourite present I got this Christmas was a No7 mirror that lights up. I didn’t think I needed this but now I have one I don’t know how i survived without it! It is a beautiful rose gold colour and is double sided (one side has a 5x magnification) meaning doing my makeup is easier than ever. It gave me the inspiration to sort out my make up collection and storage so that it looks all pretty!

So that is what I got for Christmas this year and I am super grateful for all I received and I know how lucky I am. Leave a comment below letting me know what your favourite thing is that you got this year! Also let me know if you would like me to review any of the beauty products as I am really keen to try them out!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!

Chloe xxx