The Beauty Bag: March

The first of the month has rolled around and that can only mean one thing – a look at what beauty fodder will be thrown into the seasonal mix this month. I’ll try to ignore the sweet, sweet pounding in my head and focus on all things beautiful as this bag had an almost ‘Shopping The Stash’ vibe while I was riffling through making my edit. I thought I’d take the opportunity to add some old favourites into my everyday box and address some mini speed reviews while I’m at it. Fresh, illuminating with a hint of perky pink – enter the March Beauty Bag…

March is the perfect time to embrace that dewy, ‘I’ve just been out for a big ol’ walk’ complexion, blah, blah, blah. But in all seriousness I’m planning to give a nod back to the lighter bases of last spring this month. I’ve given a fair amount of BB creams a go, but none have dazzled like the Revlon Photoready BB Cream. Colour range is classically limited but I do find the grey tinge melts away when blended into the skin and leaves the slightest amount of coverage. It may be shifting into tinted moisturiser territory but I like it. Another good’un is MAC Eyeshadow in All That Glitters. A quick slick over the lids equals champagne shimmer perfection; warning: layer over a primer as it does tend to crease. For lips I’m back on my drip feed of daily pinks, the L’Oreal Glam Shine Balmy Gloss in Lychee Lust for gloss & MAC Lipstick in All Fired Up for colour. And it’s a similar story with nails, it’s time to rid them off their nude stain and lacquer over the pinks – Chambor 451 and Colorbar Baby Peach.

Into the everyday mix they go so there’s no doubt what I’ll be reaching for this month. Fresh, flawless and flushed is on the menu for the next four weeks and I’m looking forward to getting stuck in. Digging into a bag of beauty treats – what better way to start the month, eh?