Tuesday, 26 August 2014

The Cosmetic Company Outlet Cheshire Oaks ft Bobbi Brown & MAC

I Went on a little mission to discover this cosmetics store at Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village. 
Didn't realise that there was a cosmetics company store not too far from me. 
How did I not know?!

The cosmetics company store cheshire oaks outlet

Has discounted products from these brands:

MAC, Estee Lauder, Clinique, Origins, Smashbox, Bobbi Brown

Pleasant make-up and skincare store, it doesn't carry the full range of products... just a select few with great discounts. Also has a few previous MAC limited editions!

After browsing the shop, I did a lap of the store twice!

I decided I needed the Bobbi Brown Brightening Finishing powder. 
This being the 1st make-up product I have owned from Bobbi Brown (not including the book, of course!) I was very excited!
Over on the MAC section I picked up a MAC mineralize lipstick.

Bobbi Brown Brightening Finishing Powder
'Porcelain Pearl'
Bobbi brown brightening finishing powder porcelain pearl compact

Gorgeous mixture of lilac, blue, pink, yellow, green and a silky white powder. 

All in neat compartmented squares, housed in a silver compact. 

You could use a specific colour or could swirl them all with a powder brush to mix it up.
Adds an all over healthy glow to the face. 
Brightens as-well as illuminates!

Bobbi brown brightening finishing powder porcelain pearl compact swatch

Lilac - Brightens sallow or dull skin
Blue - Helps to cancel dark circles
Pink - Adds a healthy flush
Yellow - Helps to disguise redness
Green - Like the yellow helps to neutralise redness in the skin
White - Highlights and illuminates. Can also be used to highlight under brow bone as well as inner corners of eyes. A cheekbone highlighter too!

Has a very useful mirror inside the compact and comes with a material case to carry it in.
This reminds me of a compact version a little similar to the Guerlain meteorites pearles. 
Much easier to pop in your handbag for touch-ups throughout the day.

A lovely subtle brightening powder so great to finish off your make-up look with, to add a healthy sheen and to help neutralise discolouration, redness and sallow dull skin.

MAC Mineralize Rich Lipstick in 'Divine Choice'

Not tried any of the mac mineralize lipsticks before. I love the magnetic closure!
It means the lid is less likely to come off in my make-up bag also fun to use! 

MAC mineralize lipstick divine choice review swatchMAC mineralize lipstick divine choice review swatch beauty blogMAC mineralize lipstick divine choice review swatch beauty blog

MAC describe this as a 'mid tonal cool pink cream' and I agree it is a medium creamy pink shade with a slight glossy sheen to it.

MAC mineralize lipstick divine choice review swatch beauty blog

A pretty pink, that's lovely and silky to apply. Still has MAC's signature Vanilla scent.
77 Mineral rich formula lipstick that nourishes your lips and gives a lightweight non sticky creamy finish.

MAC mineralize lipstick divine choice review swatch beauty blog

So that's what I picked up from the Cosmetics Company Store in Cheshire Oaks.

Is there one near you? 

Take time for you. Take care and look after yourself.
Thanks for popping by luv acesparklestar xoxo

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