New Products I'm Trialling: September 2014 + Would you be interested in seeing FOTD posts?

Wednesday 3 September 2014

Being out of the blogging game meant that there were many missed opportunities to blog about some amazing products that I've bought or was sent by PR companies.

Some of these products have been out for a while, while others have only been released in the last month. 

To make up for missing out, I'm using September as a fun trial month where every day there will be something new to try. 

Today I'm trialling the new Max Factor Skin Luminizer Foundation, theBalm Instain blush, and Covergirl Bombshell ShineShadow. While tomorrow I'll be testing out one of the Colour Theory Duo eyeshadows along with the Natio Blush & Bronze Palette, Max Factor Xperience Sheer Gloss Balm and Max Factor 2000 Calorie Waterproof Mascara. 

Would you like to see Face Of The Day posts featured regularly on the blog? Let me know in the comments :)

Here's what will be on my face, hair and body this month...

Max Factor Colour Elixir Lipstick*
Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet (2 are PR samples, 2 I bought with my own money)
Mary Kay Mary Kay Lip Liner*
ELES Pr Lip Primer*
Max Factor Xperience Sheer Gloss Balm*
Mary Kay True Dimensions Lipstick*
Mary Kay NouriShine Plus Lip Gloss*

Max Factor 2000 Calorie Waterproof Mascara*
Colour Theory Eyeshadow Duo*
Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigments
Napoleon The One Concealer*
Covergirl Bombshell ShineShadow by LashBlast
Benefit They're Real Push Up Liner*

Mary Kay Highlighting Powder*
Mary Kay Bronzing Powder*
Natio Blush & Bronze Palette in "Rosy Glow"*
theBalm Instain*

Max Factor Skin Luminizer Foundation*

Rae Morris Brushes

Radiance Brush (no 27)
Square Kabuki (no 4)
Crème Shadow Shader (no 8.5)
Brow Brush (no 18)
Medium Oval Shadow (no 11)
Medium Point Shader (no 8)
Mineral Buffer (no 21)
The Rae Plate (magnetic plate)

Eleven Australia Keep My Colour Blonde Treatment*
Pevonia Dry Oil Body Moisturiser*
Eleven Australia Me All Over Hand & Body Wash*
Indeed Labs Exfoliator
Olay Luminous Tone Perfecting Treatment*
Olay Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream*
Burt's Bees Radiance Eye Cream*
Burt's Bees Radiance Serum*
Antipodes Kiwi Seed Oil Eye Cream 

Models Prefer Nude 10 Shades Eyeshadow Palette
Face Of Australia Dark Side Nail Polishes
Rimmel Colour Rush Long Lasting Intense Colour Balms*
Rimmel Rita Ora Collection Nail polishes*
Sally Hansen Miracle Gel in Wine Stock (480) with the Miracle Gel Top Coat

Is there anything in particular that you've loved and would recommend me try first? Or are there any products that you want to see a review on?
Amy, XO 

PS I hope this doesn't come across as a braging post!! I'd love to hear if you're interested in seeing a post like this monthly (normally there would be less products but since I'm 3 months behind on blogging there's a lot of products I haven't tried) or if you would prefer a post at the end of the month with the products that I've tried and my thoughts (both good or bad) on them.

*I was kindly sent this for consideration. All thoughts and views are completely my own, and are always 100% honest. See my disclosure policy here.

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  1. What an awesome selection of products Amy. I would love to see some face of the day's with the makeup that you have received please as I always love to see it on someone's face. Have fun x

    1. Thanks Kate :) I normally don't do FOTDs as I'm usually busy trying to get Adeline ready, but I love reading them.

  2. I'm curious as to how the Natio Palette and the Covergirl liquid shadows perform. I've found the Rimmel Colour Rush to be among the nicest of the plethora of lip crayons that are out at the moment. I've been using their Keep Mauving as a 'nude' to balance out while I try out some darker and brighter eye colours than usual. Looking forward to seeing what you think!

    1. I've used the original Natio palette and it's GORGEOUS. This one is more cool toned and is more pink so I think it will be even better since it suits my skin rather than warm tones.

  3. I would love to see your thoughts on the brushes and also Blonde Treatment! Can't wait to see your features using all these goodies Amy. So glad you're back blogging xx

    Sarah | More Than Adored

    1. Thanks Sarah :)

      I'm going to be doing a couple of posts on the Rae Morris brushes. They're expensive and I did a lot of research before buying them so I hope to include everything that I wish I knew all in one place :)

  4. Seems like a lot of products to trial. I am looking forward to the review of the Rae Morris brushes :)

    1. I'm being a bit over ambitious, right!!! hahaha I know it's a bit hard to trial everything but some products have multiple colours, so even if I can just try one colour I'll be able to try out a LOT of things :)

  5. Wow that's some great set of products. Would love to see some Mary Kay and Max Factor lip products being featured.

    1. I'm trialling the Mary Kay lipgloss today and it's beautiful :) Max Factor lipsticks will be next week.

  6. Oooh I would love to see a review on the Bourjois products :) x

  7. Goodness, so many gorgeous products!! You are going to be so busy, looks like a lot of fun to be had!! :)
    Looking forward to your reviews and makeup/nail looks. I have that same The Balm Blush and a little goes a very long way, so watch that, it's very easy to over do it, beautiful shade though! xx

    1. Hahaha yes, a LOT of fun :) Thanks for the blush tip. It's a gorgeous blush and a little bit goes such a long way.


    LOL, okay now that I've calmed down somewhat from my high, I would LOVE to see your thoughts on the brushes, and I'd also love to hear what you think of those Max Factor Colour Elixir Lipsticks!

    I have the Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet lipstick, which I picked up overseas earlier in the year, and it's fantastic! Love the colours you chose.

    I'd love to see FOTD posts! I like looking at people's makeup. :)

    1. Hahahaha I had the same response when the post man dropped them off. They're soooo beautiful.

      I'll be doing a 2 part on the Rae Brushes in the next week.

      I can't wait to try out the Bourjois lippies. I've had them for so long, but was sick and didn't even open them once.