Monday, 10 December 2012

10 MUST HAVE PRODUCTS WHEN STRANDED ON A DESERT ISLAND

I was reading Sam's Beauty Blog (VIEW HER BLOG) and i came across one of her posts which i found really interesting. It was talking about her chosen products if she was stranded on a island. Now, i just thought it would be some fun to do! I have chosen my products for a desert island, just because i am in cold England and thinking of a desert island seems like bliss at the moment!

  1. NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer (REVIEW HERE) - This is one of my all time favourite tinted moisturizers and has an added SPF. It's also forgiving in colour, so if i do tan i won't have to worry about matching it exactly to my skin!
  2. Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner (REVIEW HERE) - Ok, you all know how much i use the Bobbi Brown Gel Eyeliner! I can't live without it! Perfect for lining your upper lash line, as well as your waterline. I can also smoke up my eyes using this....you never know what hunk i might meet! ;)
  3. Benefit Cha Cha Tint (REVIEW HERE) - The ideal multi-use product that is perfect for hot or humid weather. The coral shade looks so beautiful against tanned skin tones.
  4. MAC Blot Powder - I need something for my shine! Plus it has a mirror!
  5. Bobbi Brown Face Palette (REVIEW HERE) - My concealer, corrector all in one place! Everyday i use Bobbi Brown Corrector in dark bisque, it covers my dark circles really well and brightens up my eye area.
  6. Benefit They're Real Mascara - I am obsessed with this mascara! Gives you the false lash look, without your lashes looking clumpy.
  7. Clinique Mild Facial Wash - My current everyday face wash.....thought it would double up as a body wash too!
  8. Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Lip Balm - If i am on a desert island i need SPF for my lips! Remember, you need to protect your lips just like the rest of your face and body.
  9. MAC 224 Brush - This is the only brush i would probably use. The bristles are very soft for applying concealor.
  10. MAC Ruby Woo Lipstick - You will always need one bold shade of lipstick and this was the first one i thought of! The perfect dark, red lipstick, that can also double up as a blusher!
I would love to hear what your MUST HAVE products would be!

6 comments:

  1. The link to your Bobbi Brown face palette goes to your NARS tinted moisturizer review :-)

    Posted by Sandra Satoko (can't get all the blog functions to work properly on my iPhone).

    My Top 10 would be as follows:

    1) Isomers One 3000 Complete Face Cream (killer moisturizer)

    2) Bobbi Brown Longwear Foundation (no powder needed, even on my oily skin)

    3) Bobbi Brown lipsticks palette

    4) theBalm Two-Timer mascara

    5) Noevir 99 foaming face cleanser (the most amazing cleanser ever) with the exfoliating pad

    6) Avon fat shadow stick in Plum (they work as a gorgeous smudge-able, waterproof liner as well as a great base under powder eyeshadows that never budge once they set)

    7) My angled liner brush of no particular brand

    8) My Z Palette full of Makeup Forever & Makeup Geek eyeshadow pans (28 to work with which can double as liners)

    9) My synthetic fiber blush brush

    10) My La Femme blush palette with a mix of 6 blushes & highlighters


    This actually has inspired me to pack only 15 products at most when I take my husband on his surprise Christmas trip this year. I normally need a separate suitcase for just my makeup, brushes & skin care. And it ain't no small suitcase! LOL

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    1. Thanks for telling me! I try so hard to pack light when i'm travelling as i know i will find little new finds when i'm on holiday!!! Ha ha i love that you have a separate case for your makeup! xx

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    2. My husband is not such a big fan of my suitcase full of cosmetics & skin care products. Not to mention my hoard of brushes! LOL

      Tomorrow in officially starting to pick the products & brushes for my 'going away' bag. I know my husband is going to be thinking in out of my mind, but he never says a word. Not even one complaint from the sweet guy :-)

      Good plan! I may find some new products I want to try on our trip, so I'll really scale it down this time. Then while he's sleeping in the hotel I'll go treat myself to some shopping LOL Seriously, I don't need anything! But makeup is something I just can't get enough of! I totally lose my mind when I see all the pretty colors haha :-) Thankfully I'm married to somebody who's extremely understanding & tolerant of my hobby :-)

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  2. I picked no skincare because it was so hard! I agree 224 is essential and ruby woo is one of my fav mac lipsticks xx

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    1. Lol I was literally thinking of me being on a desert island!! Loved your post and thank you for the idea! Xxx

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  3. I've been meaning to do this since Sam mentioned it on twitter. Better get on with it! You have some great picks x

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