Keeping up-to-date with the latest beauty trends is essential when it comes to putting together the beauty pages in the UK’s best-selling monthly bridal magazine (and it’s a job I take very seriously). Each month I test brand new beauty products to find you the best ones for your bridal beauty bag. This month I’m trialing Iconic’s new brush, a hair serum from David Mallett and Pixi’s new eyeshadow palette.
Limited Edition Pro-Evo Buffer Brush, Iconic London £32.99
As a huge fan of legendary Evo brush set, I jumped at the chance to try one of the new Pro-Evo brushes. It’s safe to say it was love at first sight with this beauty – I knew I was on to a winner with the metallic rose gold finish and ultra-soft bristles. I used the brush with my favourite foundation (Estee Lauder Double Wear of course!) and it applied like a dream. The large surface of the brush head allows you to sweep on colour in seconds and the circular shape is great for buffing – hello flawless finish! This is my new go-to beauty tool and I’m sure it will continue to be for a very long time.
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Hair Serum, David Mallett £50
A hit with celebrities and models alike, David Mallett’s hair range has finally made it to the UK. Blow-drying and dying has taken its toll on my locks and my ends can be really dry and frizzy after washing, so I’ve turned to the luxury David Mallett serum for some TLC and taming. The first thing I noticed was the very lightweight formula that doesn’t feel greasy at all (big tick!). It took three or four pumps of the serum to cover the ends of my thick, long hair and my locks seemed to soak it up instantly – which was actually quite good as my hair wasn’t left feeling coated at all. I used it on both wet and dry hair and I found that the best results were achieved if used on wet hair, before blow-drying. If you’ve got the pennies to spare – give this wonder potion a go!
Limited Edition Mesmerizing Mineral Palette, Pixi £15
The warm, neutral colours drew me to this palette instantly and I was very intrigued as to how the matte finish would turn out. Some of the lighter shades didn’t show up that well on my skin initially, but I loved the mocha and terracotta ones. I was able to build up the colour and the matte finish is very chic. As well as the wearable shades, another big upside to this palette is its size – it’s very compact and slim, so it would be great for in your clutch on the day, or in your carry-on for your honeymoon. If you only buy one eyeshadow palette for your wedding, you won’t be disappointed with this one.
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