2000 Calories without the Guilt

Maxfactor’s 2000 calorie mascara launched over two decades ago. It was the first mascara my mum bought me and I’ve been using it on and off for about 15 years. It’s very nostalgic for me to use it again and it shows how deep our relationship goes with certain brands. They become etched it our memories forever.

I was browsing the makeup counter the other day and there it was! All shiny and new. So I grabbed it and paid £6.99 for it. I even got a pound discount because of my Superdrug points. (Yeeeeesssssss!) I took it home, hastily unwrapped it and had a small panic when I saw the wand. It wasn’t quite the same. (Noooooooooooooooo!) The wand was now more curved, seemingly for a better root lift. I’m a big believer that the wand plays the most important role, even more so than the ingredients. It was then that I realised that I and bought the wrong one. I had in fact bought Maxfactor’s 2000 calorie volume and curl. A twist on their classic mascara. I decided to stop panicking. After all, there are bigger problems in the world and my cornish pasty in the microwave was nearly ready.

I applied a two of coats of mascara to each eye. Leaving at least 30 seconds between each coat before I applied another. Allowing the first coat to dry ever so slightly is a good way of getting sexy voluminous lashes. The verdict? All was right with the world. It’s still as great as it always was and I’m very glad it’s back in my makeup bag. Highly recommended.

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Valentine’s Makeup – Product List

Hi Chapettes,

Here is our product list for our Valentines look in case you feel the need for a little afternoon splurge!

Le Maquillage Palette from PAM – Lavender concealer

http://www.preciousaboutmakeup.com/makeup/multi-task-fard-creme-palette

Purple Shimmer Eyeshadow

http://www.maccosmetics.co.uk/product/shaded/154/781/Products/Eyes/Shadow/Mineralize-Eye-Shadow/index.tmpl

MAC Eyeshadow in Blackberry

http://www.maccosmetics.com/product/shaded/154/363/Eye-Shadow/index.tmpl

Clinique Eyeliner pencil – Intense Plum

http://www.clinique.co.uk/product/3659/12313/trends/Bright-Eyes/Quickliner-For-Eyes-Intense/index.tmpl

Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation Number 53

http://www.bourjois.co.uk/catalog/make_up/complexion/foundation/healthy_mix_foundation

Max Factor Clump Defy Mascara

http://www.boots.com/en/No7-Exquisite-Curl-Mascara_1273397/

Benefit Coralista Blusher

http://www.benefitcosmetics.co.uk/product/view/coralista

Shu Uemura H6 Hard Formula Eyebrow Pencil – # 02 Seal Brown

http://www.shuuemura-usa.com/_us/_en/makeup/brows.aspx

Clarins Instant Light Lip Perfector – Rose Shimmer

http://www.houseoffraser.co.uk/Clarins+Instant+Light+Natural+Lip+Perfector/D150548,default,pd.html

MAC Mineralise powder

http://www.maccosmetics.co.uk/product/shaded/159/1343/Products/Face/Powder/Mineralize-Skinfinish-Natural/index.tmpl

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