How Much Is My Face Worth? // PROM EDITION

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Hello Everyone!
As I'm sure you all know by now since I've made about 243984 posts about it - it was my prom last week. 
A while back now I made a post called 'How Much Is My Face Worth?' where I basically told you what makeup I was wearing, then totalled up the costs. It showed me how awful I am at spending money on makeup! So I thought I'd do another one of these - prom style. 

Benefit Porefessional - £24.50
Smashbox Photo Finish Primer - £25
MAC Studio Fix Fluid - £21.50
MAC Mineralise Concealer - £16.50
Rimmel Stay Matte Translucent Powder - £4
Seventeen Brow Pencil - £2.89
Benefit Stay Don't Stray - £20.50
MUA Undress Me Pallette - £4
Seventeen Eyeliner Pen - £4
Eyelure Katy Perry Lashes in Lovely Lolita - £5.95
MAC Strobe Cream - £12 (Sized to go)
Benefit High Beam - £19.50
Estee Lauder Lipstick in Stay Magnolia - £20

Total = £180.64

That seems like a really high price, but it's actually less than I expected! There is a whole face full of quality makeup for under £200 - which is a bargain when it comes to it as makeup is expensive! 
Not too bad, I wonder how much a mainly drugstore version would cost!

Lizzie x 

The Wonder Product ; MAC Strobe Cream


Have you ever bought a product that you just thought was the most wonderful product in the whole wide world? For me, it was MAC's Strobe Cream. 

I picked this up on a whim from the 'Sized to Go' section of Nottingham's MAC store a few months back, as I was upset that I'd only be leaving with a concealer and I hardly ever go for shopping trips. But when I got it home I was a little confused... What even is this product? Is it a moisturiser? Is it a highlighter? What do I do with it? I scoured the internet and everyone had different uses for it, so I gave them all a go. 

First I tried mixing it in with foundation, but it changed the consistency of my foundation to one that didn't glide across my skin very well and left my foundation brush a little sticky and gross. 

I also tried using this as a moisturiser and it wasn't that bad in all honesty, it makes your skin glow amazingly! But I'd definitely recommend covering it over with foundation to create a subtle glow otherwise you just look overly shiny. 

What I really love this product as is a highlighter. I've been a fan of Benefit's High Beam for so long, but that has a pink tinge and I don't always want a pink cheeked look. This has more of a transparent almost white tinge, it just makes you look more glowy and contoured when applied on the cheekbones, down the nose and under the eyebrows. I also sometimes apply this to my collarbones when I'm wearing a strapless top as they look so much better when highlighted. 

This product just makes a face of makeup look ten times better. I picked this up for only £12.50 for 30ml, whereas a full sized bottle gives you 50ml for £23.50. The sized to go tube is actually better value for money! 

Do you have this product? What do you think of it?
Lizzie x