Popped in to Boots as my Boots card point balance have been quite healthy and decided to treat myself, having been so good during December and January :) I walked away with two bits from Max Factor. I must admit, I own very little from the brand anymore. Few blushes (Hourglass dupes) plus the new bits I just picked up makes it appalling for any self respected beauty addict lol. But when a brand launches Marilyn Monroe collection of lipsticks, how could I ever be expected to stay away? Boots had a buy 1 get 1 half price so I walked out with a mascara too, and why not? ;)I won't be reviewing these today. I'm testing them as we speak but my first impressions are so great I just had to show you my new additions very quickly.
Max Factor Marilyn Ruby Red 1 is directed at dark skin tones, well let me tell you - I am pale as a ghost and I adore the shade :) It's so yummy and makes my lips appear fuller and oh so kissable :) I am a self defined lipstick hoarder so not having at least one of these would be a crime really. I must say, I though of buying them all but only one has really stolen my heart so I exercised my newly found will and only bought one (Am I hearing whoop whoop? No? I should !!!). Line comes with 4 shades, all being directed at different skin tones: pale and dark and cool and warm. I think it's an awesome idea but ladies, don't be discouraged. If you like a shade and it's not supposed to suit you? Who cares - get it :)
My second item is a Max Factor Velvet Volume Mascara. This one is tricky as I hated it when first applied, the brush actually hurt my eyes, it's so spikey. I soldiered through and sat down the next day to apply again (all in the name of beauty blogging heaven I plan to go to one day lol) and my impressions changed. I still think it can actually be used as a weapon, but results are pretty great and mascara doesn't smudge or budge all day. I will be doing a full review once I'm 100% sure what I think about it lol
I am little in love with my mini Boots haul, what do you think ladies? Was I right in taking the plunge and spending some of my hard earned point on these two gems? Sound off in the comments below :)
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