Friday 28 November 2014

Five Beauty Favourites: Dina

We all know what a beauty obsessive I am and I love nothing more than a rummage through a friends makeup bag but I really don't get to do it that often. I don't usually have much beauty chatter with my non-blogger friends so thought it'd be a little bit interesting to delve into their favourite beauty items to see what everyone is actually loving. I mean, I often have an idea but I thought it'd be interesting to make a few of my friends pick their top 5, so maybe we can all have a few more products to try out and maybe we'll all find a few new favourites too... So welcome to my new feature Five Beauty Favourites. 

First up, a fellow beauty lover and one of my closest friends and house mate, Dina. Another Liz Earle lover as you can probably tell... We just egg each other on. We do need the whole range, right? Now onto the good bit: the products. Ooh errr. 

MAC Lipstick in MAC Red

This is Dina's go-to red lip, and rightly so. It's perfect and she described it as a 'total classic and when in doubt you should just wear it.' The thing I love about lipsticks with me and Dina is that they look totally different on both of us. We used to both be obsessed with the Limited Edition Topshop Lipstick in Wicked and we'd wear it all the time but it looked like a totally different lipstick on both of us, the same with many others. I remember trying this lippy back in the day and now this has totally egged me on to add it into my collection. Well if it's good enough for Dina, right? 

MAC Prep + Prime

A new product to me personally, and one I haven't actually tried but Dina says that you just pop this on like a powder after you've applied your foundation and it just takes all of the shine away and makes your makeup last that bit longer - perfect!

Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish

Now we all know how much I love this product. I swear I mention it in every skincare post going, I just can't help it, it's amazing. I actually don't know anyone that hasn't tried this that hasn't loved it. Anyway, Dina agrees and says that 'everyone just needs it, it's a lifesaver!' and Amen to that. 

Liz Earle Orange Flower Botanical Body Wash

Dina says she loves this one because it smells amazing and it's a great every day shower gel. I've never tried it, but I gave it a quick sniff before photographing the products and I couldn't agree more. OH the smell! If you like the scent of the Limited Edition Cleanse and Polish in Orange Flower and Chamomile, then you're gonna love this. 

L'Oreal Elnett Satin Hairspray

I'm not usually one for hairspray so I was actually really excited to see this one in there. I always have issues with my hair staying like I want it to but usually find that hairsprays don't help... but I haven't tried this one yet so perhaps that's where I'm going wrong. Dina says that she loves this because she's recently started to learn to curl her hair and this does the job at setting the curl perfectly and making it last. My curls never last so I NEED this in my life. Excuse me while I pop to the shops to pick me up one of these babies... 

What's your favourite product shown here? I want to try them all!

Lorna x


  1. love elnett! but i prefer the unscented one (although the original doesn't bother me as much as it bothers most people, i keep a mini version of the original in my purse!)

    Stephanie's Look

  2. Mac lipsticks have always disappointed me. I hated how I never picked good ones. Now my skin has come out of the 'awkward teenage stage' I'd love to give the liz Earle cleanse and polish another go too. Lovely post x

  3. I don't usually see people list 'MAC Red' as one of their favourites, it's usually Diva or Russian Red! I think it's a gorgeous colour nevertheless!
    Miss Blue Eyes


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