I did a full face of Home Bargains makeup and a 99p product blew me away – Emily Sleight

Makeup could be costly, which is why I’m all the time searching for top quality cheaper options that gained’t break the financial institution. A visit to Home Bargains for me normally includes a vary of totally different random cleansing merchandise and lots of snacks, however just lately, I was intrigued by their makeup part. The Olivia Hale makeup assortment has been given 5 stars by customers raving concerning the price range model, so I needed to attempt it out. I’ve used makeup merchandise from Poundland earlier than, and was extremely impressed with the standard and worth, so I was intrigued to see how good Home Bargains makeup could be. I spent £12.92 in whole for six merchandise, which is lower than I’d normally spend one one product (because of the insane Charlotte Tilbury costs!) READ MORE:We tried sheet masks from Boots, Amazon, Oliver Bonas, Superdrug and one acquired rid of spots fully In phrases of aesthetics, the very first thing I seen was the packaging, notably for the eyeshadow palette. The palette resembled Morphe in design and had comparable shades, however wouldn’t it be comparable in high quality? Here’s how the expertise went: Olivia Hale BB Cream I had excessive hopes for this BB cream however I was extraordinarily disillusioned. The shade was fully flawed for my face, and I ended up wanting ridiculous. I selected a medium, this was partly as a result of there wasn’t a gentle out there at my native retailer, and I had a bit of faux tan on my face from a few days in the past. Let’s simply say I made a enormous mistake selecting a medium, I ended up wanting like an Oompa Loompa.

I could not imagine how darkish and thick the medium shade was
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The BB cream was far too darkish for my face, and virtually had an orange tinge to it. It was so thick, which I really didn’t thoughts, however for individuals who need a lighter protection this BB cream feels extra like a basis on the face. I ended up rubbing all of it off (after some vigorous scrubbing) and persevering with the makeup look with my very own trusty L’Oreal True Match basis. Such a disgrace. Rating: 1/5 Price: £1.49 Olivia Hale Eyeshadow palette For £1.49, this eyeshadow was extremely pigmented and it’s protected to say I was impressed. I actually favored the vary of colors and it blended rather well.

The palette resembled Morphe in look
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Aesthetically it regarded actually just like Morphe in design and I actually favored the nice and cozy shade vary. My solely criticism could be, put together for fall out, as I utilized it onto my eyelid a lot of it did fall onto my face. Rating: 4/5 Price: £1.49 Olivia Hale Eyeliner This was by far my favorite product out of all of them! I completely beloved the form of the pen and the actual fact it was sturdy to assist make my eyeliner further regular. The shade was a good robust black and it was actually fairly daring as soon as utilized to the lid. The better part? It didn’t smudge in any respect, and really ended up lasting for hours. Considering I pay £6 for my regular Maybelline Master Ink eyeliner , I’m positively going to be swapping to this one to save lots of myself some money. The reality this product was 99p completely blew my thoughts. Rating: 5/5 Price: 99p Olivia Hale Highlighter It’s been a whereas since I’ve worn highlighter, however this Home Bargains Olivia Hale highlighter made me realise how a lot I’ve missed it. The highlighter stick comes with two ends, one with the highlighter itself, the opposite with a small sponge to mix.

The highlighter had a beautiful shimmer
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It left a very nice delicate glimmer on my cheek and didn’t depart a stripe like some highlighters do, it blended fantastically. For 99p, I was actually impressed with the pigment of the product. Olivia Hale Mascara I could be very choosy with mascara, so I was uncertain whether or not this one would make the reduce. I was a little confused with the packaging because the mascara wand got here individually, however I didn’t let that change my opinion. The mascara itself was okay at finest, it did add quantity to my lashes but it surely didn’t give me the thick voluminous lashes I like. It appeared fairly weak, but it surely positively wasn’t the worst mascara I’ve ever used. Rating: 3/5 Price: £1.49 Olivia Hale Translucent Powder I love utilizing translucent powder, I by no means normally splash out with a powder as a result of I really feel like all of them sort of do the identical job. I used the Olivia Hale powder beneath my eyes and throughout my face to set my basis and it labored a deal with. It actually smoothed out my face and gave me a lovely matte look and it positively brightened up my beneath-eye space with very minimal effort. I was very impressed. Rating: 5/5 Price: £1.49 Get the highest tales straight to your inbox by signing up for one of our free newsletters
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