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NYX Stay Matte but not Flat foundation

Every so often a foundation comes along and takes you by surprise and considering this offering from NYX costs €8.50, I was really surprised by the quality, longevity and over all appearance of the foundation. I don’t know what has happened to me lately, but I am using more and more budget products!!!! Shade Range: There are 10 shades available in the Stay Matte but not Flat foundation. I have the shade nude, but personally it is a little too dark for my NC 25 skin tone and I have to mix it with my Body Shop lightening drops to get it to match my skin tone a little better. The…

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Affordable products for Flawless looking skin

When I asked readers what they would like to see more of on The Beautiful Truth, an overwhelming number of you wanted more budget product reviews. Well luckily enough over the past few months I have been trying and testing out a whole pile of products that will give you flawless looking skin without breaking the bank. Wet n Wild cover all primer Don’t you just love when you find a primer that not only works a treat but doesn’t break the bank? Well let me introduce you to the Wet n Wild cover All primer. Costing just €4.99, this primer works an absolute treat at keeping your makeup in…

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January Favourites

January was a mix of shopping my stash and buying a few inexpensive new pieces. Saving for a wedding is killing the growth of my makeup collection!! This month was all about the nude lip, killing my dark circles and falling back in love with some old favourites. Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette This palette just fills me with happiness. From the minute I open it in the morning, I am filled with joy. Yes, that sounds corny, but the smell of this palette is to die for.I have loved this palette for a long time, but this month I completely fell in love with it all over again.  The Chocolate…

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My top NYX picks and a chance to win €100 worth of NYX products

Last week I posted a picture of a mini NYX haul on Facebook and so many of you asked me to give a recommendation of my top products. It is overwhelming standing in front of a packed stand and not knowing what to buy. So here are my top picks from NYX, so you know exactly what to pick up on your next trip to a NYX stand Butter Gloss I have actually lost count at of how many of these I have.There are 12 different colours in this collection, with a colour to suit everyone and at this stage it could easily be 8 or 9 that I own.…

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Going nude and loving it

So here’s the thing. Never, ever, ever, go shopping with a beauty blogger. I mean ever!! Your bank balance won’t be the better for it. Last Saturday I went shopping with Kat from Sophistikat.ie and to say she was an enabler would be an understatement. However, I regret nothing!! Of course I need 5 nude lipsticks and a lip pencil. If they had of had the colours I wanted in stock,  there would have been even more in this haul. I have only recently gotten into the nude lipstick thing and before this haul I only owned 2 nude lipsticks. I mean that’s shameful for a beauty blogger. So when it boils…

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The NYX smokey eye look palettes review and tutorial

Who doesn’t love rocking a smokey eye on a night out, or even a bit of neutral smokiness during the day? Well NYX have got you covered with this little palettes of smoky goodness. NYX have released 3 palettes to help you reproduce the perfect smokey eye no matter what colours you are into. The first palette, The smokey look kit, is a cool toned silver , grey and black palette to help you perfect the ideal Kim Kardashian smoky eye. This palette contains 9 shimmery colours, to help you smoke out your eyes.  Of all three palettes, this is the one I reached for the least, not because of the…

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Stocking Filler gift guide

Every year when I ask my sister what does she want for Christmas, she always says “Little Bits. These are probably two of the worst words I can hear, because it means endless hours of trawling through the shops and websites looking for “little bits” to surprise her with on Christmas morning. This year I’ve decided to put together some of my top picks to help others in my position. Stuck for stocking fillers and “little bits”? Then look no further than The Beautiful Truth’s Stocking filler gift guide. NYX Smokey look kit Over the last few weeks I have been thoroughly enjoying the bronze smokey look kit from NYX.…

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Glam Party Makeup Tutorial

I don’t know about you guys, but when it comes to party season, I like to up my makeup game big time. I trawl through youtube looking for tutorials on the best party to have me looking like a hot rod heading out to all my different parties. When it comes to night time makeup, I really need something that is going to last. The last thing I want to do is cart around half my makeup bag for top ups throughout the night. For today’s tutorial I have put together a look that is perfect for a night out. It can be worn as I have worn it, or vamped…

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Products for contouring

Lately it seems the world and it’s Granny is contouring. Everyone wants cheekbones like Kim Kardashian et al, but finding the right product to achieve this look can be hard work and we can end up with more hits than misses. Every week I get emails from readers asking me to recommend products that they can use to achieve their sculpted goddess cheekbones. So today I have put together my favourite 6 contouring products, to have you looking like Kim in no time. Before I go into the details of each product, I want to talk contouring palettes. Everybody seems to want all their contouring products contained in one neat…

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Thrifty Tuesday: NYX Bronzer and Blusher combo

I’ve had this blusher and bronzer combo in my drawer for the last few months and it was only a few weeks ago, while shopping my stash, that I took it out to give it a go. Since my very first use, I was kicking myself that I hadn’t taken it out sooner to use as it is quite simply perfect. The bronzer and blusher are housed in a white plastic compact with a mirror inside. The compact is quite sturdy, as I have had it knocking about in my bag for the last two weeks and it’s still in perfect condition. The Bronzer and blusher combo comes in 5…

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Thrifty Tuesday: NYX blushers

In case you have been living under a rock for the last few weeks, NYX has launched in Ireland. Let’s all just knell down and offer thanks to the makeup gods above and the people at Market Match pr, for bringing this absolutely amazing brand to our shores. You have no idea how much I absolutely love this brand. I don’t think there is a product in this brand that I don’t love, and some are well up their as holy grail products. I mean their butter glosses are probably my most used makeup product. I always stock up when I go to the States, so the fact they are…

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NYX Butter Gloss

Those of you that follow me on Facebook and Twitter will already know that I am a huge fan of NYX cosmetics. So when I went to the States recently, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on some new products and when I saw the Butter Glosses, I knew I had to have them all. There are 12 different colours in this collection and I would own more than 4, only that they were sold out on nearly every NYX stand I found. A sign of just how popular these glosses are. The Butter glosses are the smoothest and most moisturising glosses I have tried. They are not sticky…