So there are some products that you guys all seem to love and rave about, and I seem to see all over Instagram, editorial content from the likes of Stylist Magazine and just everywhere I look! And, for one reason or another, I’m just not going to buy them! And sometimes I think it’s ok not to jump onto every single bandwagon, it’s important to remember what you think will work for you and not just to buy things for the sake of buying things!
So thought it was worth pulling together a list of hyped products that I’m not buying, with reasons, just so you know why they won’t be on my blog!
All of Colourpop
Not only are they quite difficult to get in the UK, but I really don’t agree with their ethics of mass releasing 100 different products every month and then not keeping the core collection in stock. It feels like the makeup equivalent of fast fashion, but on speed! And, while I see many reviews of their eyeshadow products and lipsticks and hear nothing but good things on the formula, I just don’t really think they’re for me. And, this is not to say, if I ever visit the US I probably won’t end up picking something up from Colourpop, but just right now, I think I’m going to leave them alone!
The ever famous Micellar Water. Honestly, the reason why I’m not going to try it is that I just really get on with the Garnier Micellar Water, and that stuff is like £3.
I’ve had a few dipbrow like products in the past, and I just can’t get on with them. Whether it’s the fact I haven’t got a good enough eyebrow brush, or maybe I’m just useless at using brow pomades. But, whatever the reason is, I can’t justify spending this much on a product I don’t get on with
Philip Kingsley Elasticizer
I’ve mentioned this a few times over the years, but my hair doesn’t seem to react to Philip Kingsley. Not that it does anything bad, just I don’t really see anything amazingly good. And I feel like everyone raves about this product, and I’ve only ever had a sample size and I’m not entirely sure it did anything…
Charlotte Tilbury Charlotte’s Magic Cream
Honestly? £75? For a face cream? What? No?
Urban Decay Wild West Palette
I have a few UD palettes and the formula is really nice, but there is just something about this colour layout that feels a little… random. Plus, I have pretty much every single one of these shades in another palette somewhere
Freck Faux Freckle
I’m naturally gifted with freckles, and while they hide during the winter, they’re all there in the Summer and just get more and darker the more I tan. I have a number of base products that will allow my natural freckles to shine through when the time comes and they’re back, but also have base products that can hide them for those days I don’t want them. However, because I have them on and off throughout the year, I really don’t see the point in buying a faux freckle pen
Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb
We all know I’m not a massive lip gloss person, and while I hear nothing but good things about these lip glosses, and a small part of me wants to buy them to see if it’s just the formula of lip glosses I’ve tried… I just don’t think I’d use it enough to warrant the price tag.
Hollywood Contour Wand
There is something about these sponge tip applicator cream products that make me feel a little weird. Plus, I’m not a massive cream bronzer person at the best of times!
What’s that one hyped product that people love that you’re not going to buy?