Friday, 5 April 2013

Benefit Fake Up Concealer Review & Bloggers Event!


Last Thursday I went to the Benefit Fake Up bloggers event in Bristol! (I feel like I partly live in Bristol these days haha!) I had read a few event/product reviews of the new concealer on other blogs so was super excited to see they were having an event in the South West! There was only a small group of us beauty bloggers that went including my gal Vicki, so it was lovely to meet a few other bloggers like Georgia Poppy Male (who has a fab outfit instagram account, check her out @poppylovesfashion.)  I have always been a fan of Benefit products, I remember the Hollywood Glo, Dandelion Blush and High Beam being my personal faves from my teenage years! I mean the Benefit packaging is amaazzzinngg as it is so it's hard to say no when you visit the counter!



When we got there the two lovely Benebabes who hosted the event had prepared a table of goodies for us all with Benefit products dotted about, yummy party rings, wafers and cupcakes which or course are always welcome in my eyes! After telling us a bit about Fake Up they demonstrated the new concealer which is a pretty clever little product! As a hydrating concealer it gets rid of dark circles and adds a beautiful glow to the skin so it can easily be used as a great little contouring product too. The ladies were applying it not only below the eye but above the eyebrow too to add more definition to the eyebrows. After trailing it I can personally say I really loved it as because of the waxy outerlayer which hugs the concealer colour inside, its so easily applied with a smooth finish and has great coverage!





We also had a bit of a play around with the new primer 'Porefessional' which I have previously trailed with a tester from my local counter. We added the pore minimising primer to half a lemon to see the effects it would have on that and you could see a noticeable difference! The lemon surface was smoother, softer and had a more even appearance! So ladies if a lemon can feel the benefit you can imagine how it works on your skin! I've found if I'm in a rush I can wack a bit of it on and go foundation-less as it zaps such a fab glow to your skin! Win!



After a few fun games including a Bene-product test and a bit of hide and seek with a few of the products, we had a chance to have some brow mapping done by the lovely hosts. I currently use the MUA Brown Definer, but was really interested to see how 'Brow Zings' would work on my eyebrows. Bearing in mind my eyebrows are very much in need of a threading session I loved the look of them after they had been done! I don't think my eyebrows had ever looked so defined!

Vicki having her eyebrows mapped!


I had such a fab eve so a big thank you to the lovely Benefit Bristol ladies!!

 

8 comments :

  1. oooo this sounds like it was so much fun! Which one was your favourite product? I'm liking the sound of that pore minimising primer! xx

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    1. It was so fun tash! I think the fake up concealer was definitely my fave :) xx

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  2. Looks like you had a good time! I also bought the Fake Up concealer. It's fab!
    http://laurasmakeuptreasures.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Ah I haven't bought it yet but it is very much on my wishlist! I loved it! xx

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  3. I love Benefit Fake Up, my fave concealer at the mo! xx

    Julie
    www.rainingcake.com

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    1. It's such a good un isn't it! xx

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