Bloggers Secret Santa



Happy 2017 everyone!


2016 was a fun year in regards to blogging. It's been a year of attempting to take it more serious and actually post regular. I've met lots of lovely bloggers through Twitter so decided that it would be fun to take part in a Bloggers Secret Santa. I signed up to two separate ones, (one with an £8 limit & the other £20) so thought I would share the lovely gifts I received. 

Firstly, my gift from the beautiful Mia from www.thecsigirls.co.uk


Now, I don't know if it's because I live in a small corner of Wales but I have never seen this brand before so I was super excited when I opened the parcel. This is right up my street! I loooove nude lipsticks so this is perfect for me. There are 24 shades which you can mix together to create even more beautiful, subtle nude shades. I love it! Thank you so much to Mia.




Next, a box arrived at work for me from the gorgeous Maxine http://maxinewhitneyy.blogspot.co.uk with each gift wrapped separately which I thought was really nice - I loved unwrapping my gifts and was really overwhelmed with what I received.




It was so cool to receive more products from this brand as I was already in love with the nude lip palette I had received from Mia. The red lipstick shades are perfect for this time of year and I have lots to play with which will hopefully make me more adventurous with my makeup! The concealer palette I have used every day. There is such a wide range of shades from green - which is perfect for covering any blemishes and redness around the nose - to orange which works really well to cover dark circles. 




Next my absolute favourite product as you can probably tell from previous posts - the MUA velvet lip lacquers. This dark purple, vampy shade is beautiful! The colour enhancer is super cool aswell, I've never seen this in my local Superdrug so I was really intrigued. As you can see from the swatches above it slightly lightens the colour making the shade really pop! I also received an art therapy colouring book which I cant wait to get stuck in to, hopefully this will help me chill in the evenings. Thank you Maxine!



Jess xo

26 comments

  1. I'm obsessed with the MUA velvet lips!

    Terri x
    www.c0yoteugly.blogspot.com

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    1. lush arent they! thanks for commenting xXx

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  2. These look absolutely amazing! Would love to try MUA makeup someday soon haha :-)

    ~ Jasmin N
    littlethingswithjassy.blogspot.fi

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    1. Love MUA should def give them a try! thanks for commenting xxx

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  3. Oh wow, I love the look of the nude lipstick palette! I normally only ever use individual lipsticks so would love to know how these work out!

    www.ohsobecky.com

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    1. Its lovely! you should def give it a go :) thanks for commenting xXx


      http://www.jessicabkennedy.co.uk/

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  4. I love the look of those lipstick palettes; i think im gonna go check them out!

    Chloejaerobinson.co.uk

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    1. They are lovely! let me know what you think xXx

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  5. What lovely gifts! I only came across the Blogger secret Santa afterwards. I believe it's such a good idea! I will have to keep my eyes open for it this Christmas. I hope you have a lovely 2017.

    Gemma | www.anoceanglimmer.wordpress.com

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    1. its so fun! def keep an eye out next christmas. Thanks for commenting! xXx

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  6. Aww this is super cute and the colours look amazing! loved reading this post x

    possiblysami.com

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  7. I love the concealer set it looks amazing!! Loved this post also X

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    1. its great! highly recommend it :) Thanks for commenting xx

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  8. Loved this post! That lip palette is gorgeous!
    Kate Xx
    http://luxekate.blogspot.co.uk/?m=1

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  9. Oh I might have to give the concealer palette a go after this post!

    Aliyah x
    www.absolutelyaliyah.co.uk

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    1. Yayyy! let me know what you think :) xXx

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  10. They are such lovely gifts to get! The colours are so nice, the colour enhancer looks like something I need!
    Emily-May

    www.theaurasoflife.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. the colour enhancer is so cool! thank you for commenting lovely xXx

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  11. Beautiful set! These dark purple shades are amazing! x
    Trend-Mae

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    1. lovely arent they! thanks for commenting xXx

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  12. that's such a pretty palette!


    www.prettyinleather.net

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  13. What a cool product, I was curious :)
    You have a beautiful blog, I follow, can you follow back?
    Hugs!!!

    missweetie.blogspot.pt

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  14. nice post, like it :)
    Kisses :)

    http://itsmetijana.blogspot.rs/

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