Thursday, 21 July 2016

Natural Collection Highlighting Sticks

Here on my blog I never really shy away from budget beauty brands with some of the lower priced things often making their way into my most favourite products and I have to say drugstore brands are really stepping up their game these days. They seem to be coming up with more and more innovative products and completely nailing packaging and as a drugstore girl at heart I'm all for it so its not hard to see why I've fallen fast and hard for something new at the Natural Collection Stand...

Megan from Thumbelina Lillie who is one of my favourite blogging gals/blogs and just an all round sweetheart to be honest recently took part in a few campaigns for NC (link) so whilst I was going about my business in Boots I couldn't help but take a wander over there to check out her pictures and of course it wasn't long before something caught my eye. I'm a complete sucker for anything cute and gimmicky and when I saw these Natural Collection Highlighting Sticks I just had to have them. At only £1.99 a pop they didn't set me back much at all and I picked up the two shades that I thought sounded quite fun and summery which are coral glow and copper glow. Oh and for anyone interested they also do a rose glow shade but unfortunately they had none left or I would definitely have bought all three.

As you can imagine these are teeny tiny little blush/highlighter sticks completely perfect of course for carrying around the summer festivals in your handbag and are also seriously easy to apply with your fingers again making them ridiculously festival friendly. I'm actually not going to be attending any festivals this year or at least I don't plan to but I mainly bought these as I couldn't help but imagine they would look amazing as a way to add a bit of a glow to my tan on holiday. They are quite shimmery and as much as you might want to apply them onto your face directly from the stick it is a bad idea and one that will leave you looking patchy and uneven (I found out the hard way).

In terms of pigment they do pack a punch but I actually think they are far nicer blended out on the cheekbones with a good old blending brush. They also make quite a good base for your powder highlighter to stick to if highlighter is your thing, and lets be honest if it isn't then what are you even doing reading beauty blogs? Unfortunately the longevity of these isn't as good as more expensive products of this kind but they are still small enough to pop in your handbag to carry around for a top up so I suppose on this occasion I can turn a blind eye!

What are your thoughts on Natural Collection? Do you have any products you think I should try next? 

Lisa x


  1. Oh these look so good! I feel like NC have definitely upped their game recently, these look right up my street! Love your blog and photos :D xx

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  2. These sound nice! Sucks they don't last well but it's true, their size could mean easy top up... Great post :)

    xx SofiaaDot


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