My 7 deadly sins of beauty

We've all got bad habits. I like to think of mine as my 7 deadly beauty sins. None are actually deadly (or at least, I hope not!), but they're all things that I can't seem to stop myself doing, no matter what!

1. I try to make myself experiment with colour, but still have more neutral eye shadow palettes than is healthy, and the stash keeps growing!

2. Nude lipstick just doesn't do it for me. Bright lips or not at all. I can't get excited over the thought of a MAC Creme Cup.

3. I forget about the skin on my body. My face gets well treated for 15 mins, twice a day like clockwork, but the poor skin on my body is lucky if it gets moisturised and scrubbed once a week. Must try harder.

4. I only ever fake tan my legs. This can lead to interesting tan lines if you're ever expected to go swimming unexpectedly.

5. I have so many nail polishes, most only get used once. And then I buy another one. *shame face*

6. I spend so long swatching things in Superdrug and Boots I get followed by the staff who clearly think I'm a shoplifter.

7. The words 'limited edition' seem to turn my rational brain to mush, and flick a switch inside my head which means I MUST buy the product, regardless of if I have a need for it. I have justified many things this way, including MAC Archie's Girls products, Urban Decay Vice 2, and many, many more.

What are your beauty related bad habits?


  1. I do so many of these things! Especially the swatching in Boots haha :)
    Elise - www.elisedopson.com

  2. Totally agree with the Boots things too, they're so suspicious in there. I'm so indecisive that I pick lots of things, then put some back which makes them even more suspicious!


  3. Ditto almost all of these! Nice post!

  4. Haha can relate to so many of these - the Superdrug & Boots one made me giggle! ;)

    Nic x

  5. No.7 "Limited Edition" It creates a fear in me like nothing else!

    Cint @ Makeup and Messes X

  6. I was the same with body skin care too, but have resolved to change my ways, and have got much better recently. It was after seeing a stunning fresh faced lady, but with significantly aged arms, so I thought I better start!

    Absolutely the same with limited edition too, I genuinely get panicky at the thought of missing out!!
    Vanessa xx
    The Other VW

  7. Haha I so agree with all of these, especially 1, 3 and 7!! I'm the opposite with limited edition things though, I'm always too scared to buy them in case I love them and can never get hold of them again!!

    Claire | AgentSmyth

  8. you have perfectly described...me! I do the exact same things!! Haha and I'm a sucker for limited editions. and nail polishes I rarely use....*sigh*


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