Spectrum Collections | Event

Last week I was invited to Cardiff, to the first Spectrum Collections event, in Wales! If any of you don’t know, Spectrum Collections is a Welsh based brand, created by the lovely Sophie and Hannah Pycroft and it was great for them to have an event in their home country.

The evening began with pink prosecco, sweeties from candy kittens and mingling with all the bloggers. The room looked amazing, decorated with beautiful flower arrangements from Urban Flower Studio.

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The event mainly consisted of us sat watching a live makeup demo. The tutorial was to show case Spectrum’s new 35 piece brush set. For me personally, the tutorial took too long and when sat far away we couldn’t actually see what was going on. It would have helped if it was also shown on the big screen behind them. The makeup demo itself was good and from the questions asked, some interesting beauty information was gained.

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The rest of the evening consisted of a vegan buffet from Milgi and unicorn cocktails from Dirty Martini.

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Look how pretty their brushes are!

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A huge thank to Spectrum Collections for hosting the event!

 

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Current beauty favourites

Since being on Roaccutane, I have found it difficult to wear makeup as my skin has been so sensitive and irritable, anything can set it off. Recently my skin has been better and I have been able to wear makeup a couple of times a week.

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My current favourites are; Benefit Sugarbomb Blusher, RealTechniques 101 Triangle Foundation Brush, Eyeko Liquid Black Eyeliner and Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation.

untitledMy makeup has been very basic but pretty, with natural rosy cheeks and a classic feline flick. It has made me feel like me again as I love playing around with different products.

What have you been loving recently?

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Over the past two months, I have had a nightmare with my skin. I can honestly say, I don’t wish this upon anyone but my skin was so dry and sensitive. My skin was dry, patchy and flaky, especially around my nose, chin and forehead. Though my lips were the worst. They were cracking and peeling and kept bleeding all the time. They were so sore, my lips constantly felt like they were on fire; they were burning.

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Boots kindly invited me to attend their Swansea opening event and have a look around the emporium. I decided to take my mum with me and have a girly mother and daughter evening.

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