Estée Lauder DayWear Foundation

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Just a quick review of the new Estée Lauder DayWear foundation sample that I got the other week from LatestinBeauty.

£34.00 50ml

£68.00 per 100ml

According to the Estée Lauder website:

‘DayWear B.B Anti-Oxidant Beauty Benefit Creme SPF 35.  All at once. Moisture, protection and flawless perfection.  Plus the most effective anti-oxidant power ever. This lightweight creme delivers:

  • An instant, even-toned, healthy look.
  • Powerful protection with our proven Super Anti-Oxidant Complex and SPF 35.
  • High-performance, oil-free hydration.
  • Helps to control excess surface oil.
  • Available in 2 shades to suit a wide range of skintones.

SGR Vintage Review:
And in reality it smells divine, goes on oh so smoothly and provided a reasonable, buildable coverage.
I usually suffer with dry skin and a lot foundations don’t usually last all that long before I start to see patches appearing but with the high moisture content of this foundation this was less of a problem.
But it only comes in two shades, I used shade 1 which matched my skin tone well but I question whether this would be the case for everyone, especially darker skin tones.
Would I get this for personal use?  Maybe, once I’ve finished my existing foundation.
Would I get this for my kit? No



March GlossyBox: Harrods Special Edition

I was very excited when my GlossyBox landed on my doorstep this morning as it was the arrival of The Harrods Edition full of samples from the harrods beauty hall.

As most of you are probably aware GlossyBox are a monthly subscription service where you sign up and get 5 new beauty samples every month at a cost of £10 + £2.95 p&p.

This month I received:

Fendi -Fan di Fendi eau de toilette
Ojon -Damage reverse instant restorative hair serum
Erno Laszlo -The hollywood collection: 5 piece cream sachets
Burberry Beauty – Miniature Lipcover Rosewood No4
Clarins – Extra-firming body cream

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I can’t wait to try them all out especially the teeny tiny burberry lipstick. I will let you all know how I get on with them all ….

What did you all get in yours?



Vintage Chic Wedding Fair

I’m going to be exhibiting at the Vintage Chic wedding fair on 22nd April 2012 in Birmingham.

Come and visit my stand. I’ll be running taster session and demonstrations throughout the day.

For tickets and further information please visit the Vintage Chic Wedding Fair website: www.vintagechicweddingfair.co.uk



Hello world!

Welcome to  SGR Vintage Hair and Makeup

My name is Sarah Russell and I started my career in hair and makeup for film and theatre, I now combine these skills with  my passion for vintage styling. So if you are looking to recreate the beauty and glamour of a bygone era you have come to the right place.  Whether you want a vintage do for for your wedding, hen-do or special night out I’m here to help you achieve the look you’re after.

Vintage events and services have included weddings, The Powder Room, numerous corporate and family events and the Goodwood Revival Festival.

Take a look around … I will blog about all things beauty and vintage, there will be tutorials, how-to video and much much more.