A Birthday Makeup Wishlist

So as it’s only a couple of weeks until my birthday (4th November if you was wondering ;)) so continuing mine and my boyfriends tradition of going away for our birthdays as they’re only a few days apart with our anniversary in between too, I’m going to be heading to Paris and spending some birthday money in Sephora (It’s my first time in Paris and first time going to Sephora!!) I’m so excited!!! So yeah, I thought I would share with you some makeup bits I have my eye on…

First of all the Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Palette, how gorgeous is this?! Yes I know I have enough eyeshadow palettes as it is, but can you really have too many? I feel like this one has some really unique shades though as well as different textures too and just all round beautiful. I also have my eye on the new Huda Beauty #FauxFilter foundation but I’m still not 100%. It looks gorgeous and sounds amazing but I’m weary now of foundations that are trying to be good for all skin types, so I’m not sure whether I’ll end up getting it straight away or wait for a few reviews to come out first. Also I have no idea how you’re supposed to determine your shade?

One thing I know I’m definitely going to pick up in Sephora (finally) are some of the Sephora own brand liquid lipsticks. There are so many beautiful shades and I’ve always heard such good things about them so I’ve wanted to get some for soooo long. I cannot wait to get swatching them and picking a few shades!

As Tarte is in Sephora I’m definitely going to be checking some of their products out too if they have them in. So far I’ve only ever tried the Shape Tape concealer, which if you’ve read my ‘3 Concealers You Need In Your Life‘ post, you’ll know I love it. But other than that, I’ve wanted the Tartelette In Bloom palette for the longest time, but have you seen the new Toasted palette?! It is ridiculously gorgeous. Again with the eyeshadow palettes? I know I know, but they’re the prettiest and I can’t help it! I’ve also really wanted to check out their blushes as they look so good too.

Now on to some things that aren’t in Sephora that I have my eye on…

I recently fell in love with all things Charlotte Tilbury so of course I already have my eye on some more bits! I love the blush I picked up in Love Glow so now I have my eye on First Love and also for bronzer the Filmstar Bronze and Glow palette which I think I might be a little late to the game one, but to be honest I was late to the game on Charlotte Tilbury all together really, just because of how expensive it is, but everything is so so beautiful.

Last but not least seen as Glossier has finally been released in the U.K. I thought I would give them a little mention too. I heard about Glossier on Instagram ages ago when a girl I followed was talking about the Cloud Paints on her story (I can’t remember who it was, sorry!). But basically I fell in love with the look of them ever since but knew I couldn’t get them in the U.K! So the two shades on my wishlist are Dusk and Puff. They’re basically cream blushers which you can use by themselves or mix them together to create another shade. They also do a deal so if you buy two you get them cheaper, which is ideal for me!

So there we have it, a little birthday makeup wishlist. I say little because, we all know our wishlists are as long as our arm but obviously I wasn’t gunna mention everything in here, just some of the bits I’ve been thinking about getting with my birthday money!

What have you guys been lusting after lately?

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  1. October 18, 2017 / 8:16 am

    I’m so excited for you you’re gonna have such an a amazing time! I think you should buy everything in this post and some more, it is your birthday after all 😉 The desert dusk palette is SO beautiful!! And the toasted palette is very you Ellie 😂 Clare xxx | Clayaa.com

    • ellieedx
      October 24, 2017 / 2:34 pm

      Yayyyy let’s all be excited I’m so excited!! I hope my trip to Sephora is successful although I don’t know how I’m gunna decide what lipsticks to get!! Haha I want them aaaaall. Isn’t it! And omg I know, I feel like they should rename it the Toasted Ellie palette… xx

  2. October 18, 2017 / 8:22 am

    How exciting to go to Paris! You’ll have so much fun and of course, Sephora…every make up junkies dream! You have some gorgeous inspo here. I’m currently lusting after Hourglass Dim Light most of CT!!

    Thanks for sharing lovely.

    Samantha x


    • ellieedx
      October 24, 2017 / 2:35 pm

      I know I can’t believe it, it was so last minute and I’m so excited but also doesn’t feel like I’m really going! I’m so excited for Sephora too, it’s going to be like a dream come true haha I just hope my trip is successful! xx

  3. October 18, 2017 / 10:44 am

    Amazing wishlist! The Huda Beauty Desert Dusk and the Tarte Toasted palette are gorgeous! I’m going to buy the Desert Dusk next year for sure. I want some Glossier products too but unfortunately they don’t ship to Portugal, how sad! Oh and you will love the Sephora Cream Lip Stains, I have 16 of them!! The formula is amazing, I absolutely love them – they are my favorite liquid lipstick formula ever! xx

    Carolina’s Makeup Life

    • ellieedx
      October 25, 2017 / 2:49 pm

      They’re sooooo pretty aren’t they! Brands need to stop bringing out new palettes I can’t cope! I don’t know how I’m going to decide which lip stains to get! I’ve heard so many good things about them xx

  4. October 18, 2017 / 11:04 am

    Ah I have so many of these on my wish list too! I hope you have an amazing time in Paris. That must be so exciting right now. You’ll have to show us what you get up to and manage to purchase!xx

    Lauren | itslaurenvictoria.blogspot.co.uk

    • ellieedx
      October 25, 2017 / 2:51 pm

      If everyone could just stop bringing new pretty things out that would be great as I need to stop buying things haha! Aw thank you I’m so excited! I definitely will! xx

  5. Amber Atlanta
    October 18, 2017 / 2:11 pm

    Such a good wishlist – and no, you can definitely, never, have too many eyeshadow palettes! The shades in the new Huda Beauty palette look gorgeous.

    • ellieedx
      October 25, 2017 / 2:52 pm

      Definitely not although I wish new ones would stop coming out so my wishlist would stop growing! Don’t they, they look so unique! x

  6. October 19, 2017 / 5:44 am

    I love a wishlist post! That huda palette looks so good! Also I really want to try shape tape, I’ve heard such good things and you can never go wrong with a good concealer 🙈☺️X

    • ellieedx
      October 25, 2017 / 2:52 pm

      I never usually do them but I think I want to start doing them more now! Ooo you would love Shape Tape! x

  7. October 19, 2017 / 4:48 pm

    The First Love blush is so stunning, I absolutely love mine! I’d also really love to get the Bronze and Glow, and the Toasted palette looks insane!!

    • ellieedx
      October 25, 2017 / 2:53 pm

      I want it so bad! I always hear amazing things about Bronze & Glow too! Omg yes it does, I neeeeed it! x

    • ellieedx
      October 25, 2017 / 2:54 pm

      I’ve heard amazing things about Sephora own brand! I can’t wait to go to Sephora! x

    • ellieedx
      October 25, 2017 / 2:54 pm

      It’s just forever growing isn’t it! Aw thank you! x

  8. October 20, 2017 / 8:17 pm

    Fab wishlist! I’m sure you’ll have an amazing time, Paris is gorgeous and Sephora is so much fun! Definitely treat yourself! I’ve got my eye on the Huda and Tarte palettes too…

    xo, Nai

    • ellieedx
      October 25, 2017 / 2:56 pm

      Thank you! I can’t wait for Paris and Sephora is going to be amazing too! Those palettes look gorgeous don’t they! xx

  9. charlotteannelane103
    October 25, 2017 / 12:34 pm

    Ooh I hope you have the best time in Paris for your birthday!! That Tarte Toasted Palette is absolutely beautiful and I also can’t wait to get my hands on some bits from Glossier xo

    Char | http://www.charslittleblog.co.uk

    • ellieedx
      October 25, 2017 / 2:58 pm

      Aw thank you so much I’m so excited! It really is isn’t it! Trying to avoid the Glossier hype just yet haha xx

    • ellieedx
      November 2, 2017 / 2:35 pm

      Aw thank you, I can’t wait! It’s such a gorgeous palette isn’t it! xx

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