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Harrods Beauty Haul

Harrods beauty haul

 

Harrods Beauty Hall is ACE for makeup shopping. Every brand going, well trained counter staff and plenty of places to stop for a refreshing break in the Food Hall. My only suggestion is that you make it a week day as I’m sure Saturday isn’t as serene as a Wednesday morning.

I was there a couple of weeks ago and had a mini kit/personal makeup bag splurge. Here’s what I bought:

1. Chanel Soleil Identité Face Tanner (pictured above)

It’s the best out there in my opinion and buying a replacement had been on my wish list for a while. It comes in two shades (I went for the lighter of the two) and it gives you a very natural warmth and sun kissed look that sits well with my freckles.

Available here for £30

2. Chanel Soleil Tan de Chanel

Keeping on the tanning (+ Chanel) flex I do love the magical Bronze Universal. It’s creamy texture and great tawny shade is fab for either using by itself if you’re loving your skin or buffing into your foundation in a vague contour-y way to give you some tan glow and definition. You get a very generous amount and I tend to apply using a large dense blusher brush.

Available here for £32

Soleil tan de chanel bronzing makeup base reviewSoleil tan de chanel bronzing makeup base swatch

3. Suqqu Eyebrow Pens

Meant for my kit but ending up in my personal makeup bag these waterproof pens are brilliant at creating natural brows. The shades are genius, a grey/green for blondes (so absolutely no red tones which I dislike in a brow) and a really neutral medium brown. The brush is very fine so you can draw in individual hairs, plus once they’re on they don’t budge.

Available here for £20

SUQQU eyebrow liquid pen
SUQQU eyebrow liquid pen swatch

4. Laura Mercier Caviar stick eye colour
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I hadn’t had these in my kit for a while and I couldn’t resist the mini pack of 4 on the Laura Mercier counter. They are cream eyeshadows, impressively long wear, I mean they literally don’t budge and an awesome selection of pretty, wearable shades and such a quick way of doing a smokey eye. Amethyst is a fave – particularly lovely with green eyes.

Available individually here for £22

Laura Mercier caviar stick eye colour
Laura Mercier caviar stick eye colour swatchesLaura Mercier caviar stick cocoa

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