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Trying Pink Colorista Washout On Dark Hair

Last week, l’Oréal invited me to the Dutch launch of their new Colorista range: a set of hair dyes, temporary hair dyes, and coloured hair sprays to easily give hair a fun colour at home. I love this concept and I think they’re right on time with launching this: fun, unnatural hair colours are very fashionable at the moment! I’m happy to see them so easily accessible in drugstores.

They gave me a few items from the Colorista range to try out, among which was this Colorista Washout temporary hair dye in the colour Dirty Pink. I was specifically given a goodie bag for dark hair so even though the packaging says this colour is meant for blondes, I was curious to see whether it would maybe work on my dark hair, even just a little. I decided to hold off trying the bright turquoise dye they also gave me a little longer and start by giving the more subtle Dirty Pink a try. Not just to see how it would show up on my hair, but also to try the dying process with a colour that can’t go horribly wrong. Alright, let’s go!

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MUA Undress Me Too Palette

A few days ago I was buying some hair pins at my local drug store, when I ran into a display with MUA eyeshadow palettes on sale. They instantly caught my eye and as I’d never tried anything from Makeup Academy before, I decided to pick one up and try it out. I chose a white palette called MUA Undress Me Too. Let’s see what I think of it!

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Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge

Since I became interested in makeup, I’ve seen a multitude of foundation application techniques come and go. The flat foundation brush, the stippling brush, airbrushing, dense flat-top brushes, and lastly the egg-shaped sponge. We’re branching out to other odd foundation application tools (sillicone in all shapes and sizes) but so far, the egg-shaped sponge is holding its own really well. I know I’m certainly still hooked on mine! I’ve been using the Ebelin make-up sponge, which is a very close Beauty Blender dupe, for a year with pleasure. I bought a pair of Ebelin sponges for my good friend a while back, and as we started talking about how it compared to other brands, I mentioned I’d never used the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge before. It’s a very popular sponge and she wanted me to try it out, so she gifted me one to test. Let’s see what I think of it!

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Artdeco Magic Fix Lipstick Sealer

Along with the lipstick and lipliner, there was one more lip product in the package I received from Artdeco. The one product I was most excited to try: the Magic Fix! This little bottle of liquid promises to seal your lipstick and make it longlasting, while also protecting it from bleeding,fading and transfering. I couldn’t wait to put it to the test, so let’s take a look at how it performs!

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Batiste XXL Volume Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoo has become a complete staple in my life, I always have at least one can in my hair drawer and I love trying out new kinds. So far, Batiste dry shampoo is my favourite. I love that their basic dry shampoo does what is expected of it, nothing more and nothing less. It removes the greasy look of hair that could use a wash, but never gets sticky or crunchy or “dirty-feeling”, like some other brands do. I recently got sent a can of the new and improved Batiste XXL Volume dry shampoo, and as I love my hair big of course I had to give it a try and let you know what my thoughts are.

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