A Purple Beauty Edit

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Today I thought I would put together A Purple Beauty Edit, since the Pantone Colour of the Year 2018 is Ultra Violet. Purple is such a regal colour to me, and at one point when I was a kid my room was purple. But, I don’t think you came here to read about what a colour means to me, or the colour of my room, so let’s just get into it, shall we?

A Purple Beauty Edit

Let’s start with home and body!

This three-wick Baylis & Harding Wild Blackberry & Apple Candle really impressed me, it burns evenly without tunneling, fills the room with a cosy scent, and looks high-end too, and the best part is that it is actually affordable! There are quite a few other scents too, and I can’t wait to try them all.

Moving on to a scent that is so unique, that I can pick it up when someone is wearing it, Alien by Mugler. The *Alien Beautifying Body Cream compliments the fragrance perfectly, and leaves my skin soft and silky with a lingering scent. It has the exact same scent as the perfume, and when layered it will leave a subtle whiff of Alien wherever you go.

A Purple Beauty Edit

Onto skincare, the *SIX Age Reverse Cream comes in a gorgeous round bottle. The moisturiser itself is quite rich and is best for dry or ageing skin. It is enriched with Retinol, Vitamin C and Rose Hip Oil which are all skincare heavyweights, as well as Artichoke Leaf Peptide. It is soothing and hydrating, and doesn’t irritate my skin at all.

Six Age Reverse

And now for makeup!

I have already mentioned the amazing Physician’s Formula Youthful Wear Spotless Foundation in my March Favourites, that is  how impressed I am. It is so lightweight, while still offering coverage, and it DOES NOT SETTLE into my lines, which is something quite a few dropper foundations unfortunately do. It has a silky satin finish, with medium but buildable coverage, and I have been reaching for it quite often.

Next up I have one for eyes and one for nails. The Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Voodoo is a warm purple with a sparkle finish for when you need to draw some extra attention to your eyes. I absolutely love the formula of these liners, they are smooth and don’t tug at my skin, but they also last all day! For nails I have Dress Call, a perfect Spring shade, from my favourite polish range, essie Gel Couture. It is a stunning pastel purple, that is fully opaque in two coats and lasts about a week. You can check it out on my nails here.

tarte Blush Wheel

Lastly, a palette of dreams, ten tarte Amazonian Clay Blush shades. I love the tarte Amazonian Blush formula, they are pigmented and silky, but easy to blend and long lasting. They also don’t get patchy, and come in such a wide variety of shades. This palette has some neutral shades, some bright shades, as well as some highlighting shades, although I find myself drawn to the more neutral blush shades.

A Purple Beauty Edit

*Press Sample

 Do you have any favourite Purple Beauties?

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50 thoughts on “A Purple Beauty Edit

  1. My eyeballs are in heaven right now as purple is my fav colour! Fav purple beauty product has got to be Mac Smoked Purple lippie & if packaging is what we’re talking about then I love the perfume Alien bottle x

  2. shelley says:

    girl I love purple so much!

  3. Your photography is stunning in this post and I love the colour theme xx

  4. The Tarte Blush palette looks amazing! The colours in it are gorgeous 🙂 Xx

  5. Lauren says:

    I am obsessed with the cute purple packaging, especially the tarte palette. So pretty x

  6. I love the look of Dress Call!

    Corrie | Corrie Arnold

    1. admin says:

      It is a stunning shade, especially for Spring.

  7. Jade Wilson says:

    I love Baylis&Harding products and I love their candles! They have such beautiful scents.
    I have also heard a lot about the Alien scent!
    Thank you forms brilliant post! xx

    1. admin says:

      They do have great scents. Which others can you recommend?

  8. Alice Spake says:

    The Tarte palette is gorgeous, I still haven’t tried anything from them before. xx

    1. admin says:

      Oh their blush formula is amazing!

  9. Caitylis says:

    Some beautiful products! As always I love your photographs, the colours together always look so eye catching and so cleverly put together!
    Much love, Caitylis x x

    1. admin says:

      Thank you so much.

  10. bekylou says:

    I loved this post. your photos are beautiful as always

    1. admin says:

      Thank you so much

  11. Kelly-Anne says:

    Oh I love this colour, it was actually my wedding colour. Super pretty picks!

    1. admin says:

      Such a great colour pick, I am sure your wedding was stunning!

  12. Sharon says:

    I absolutely loved this post and your photos are beautiful!!

    1. admin says:

      Thanks so much for reading Sharon

  13. Mel says:

    Fab colours! Love the Tarte palette

  14. Erin says:

    That blush palette is beyond perfection! Such a stunning palette!

    Erin || MakeErinOver

    1. admin says:

      It is Erin, and I love the shade variation, and that there are ten!

  15. That Tarte palette is the thing of dreams – wow!! It’s so pretty and the detail on the powders is gorgeous too. Love your purple edit, babe.

    Sincerely, Sarah xx
    http://www.sincerelysarah.net

    1. admin says:

      Thanks Sarah. Yip the palette is absolutely stunning!

  16. Aleeha says:

    That tarte palette is absolutely beautiful! Those shadesss
    Aleeha xXx
    https://www.halesaaw.co.uk/

    1. admin says:

      It is stunning Aleeha. It has so many different shades too.

  17. Heather says:

    That tarte blush palette is so pretty x

    http://www.ofbeautyandnothingness.co.uk

  18. Maisie says:

    It all looks so dreamy! I love Alien! 💜

  19. Your photos for this blog post is stunning!

    1. admin says:

      Thanks so much Lizna!

  20. R Fourie says:

    Purple is my favourite colour 💜💜

    The Physician’s Foundation is on my wishlist !!

    1. admin says:

      It is stunning Reonette. I am gonna try the Catrice HD soon and see how it compares.

  21. So many beautiful stunning items, I might have to treat myself to some of these!

    Danielle xx
    https://www.fashionbeautyblog.co.uk/

  22. Lady Writes says:

    Who knew there were so many purple coloured beauty goodies around! x

    1. admin says:

      Haha, I know right!

  23. I’ve seen that Amazonian Clay blush palette and it is just so beautiful! The shades are so stunning!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

    1. admin says:

      It is stunning Amie, I think it would take me forever to finish it, haha!

  24. Beautylymin says:

    Gorgeous picks! I love purple eyeshadow – it works well with my green eyes! xx

    1. admin says:

      Thanks Siobhan. Oh I am sure it looks lovely with your eyes!

  25. Candice says:

    OMG that Tarte palette!😍

    Candice | NatalyaAmour.com

    1. admin says:

      It is amazing Candice. I doubt I will ever get through it though.

  26. I literally want it all 😫 looks amazing! X

  27. Rosie says:

    I looove alien!! I want it all! Your beauty picks are always so on point!

    1. admin says:

      Thanks Rosie!

  28. Sarah says:

    purple is such a lovely colour! i had Alien once, it was such a nice scent

    1. admin says:

      It is a lovely scent! It is so unique too

  29. Gemma says:

    My room was purple too when I was younger! I was obsessed with the colour haha!

    1. admin says:

      Haha, at least I am not alone!

  30. Cole says:

    I absolutely love Alien! One of my fave scents! xx

    1. admin says:

      It is a stunning scent!

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