Reviewing my Sephora Beauty Pass Sale haul

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If you’re anything like me, you probably spent a little too much on last week’s Sephora Beauty Pass Sale.

Here are my first impressions on the things I bought, and whether I think they’re worth your money – with or without the 20 per cent off.

Ole Henriksen Pout Preserve Peptide Lip Treatment in ‘Strawberry Sorbet’

The Ole Henriksen Pout Preserve Peptide Lip Treatment is described as an advanced lip treatment that instantly plumps lip with hydration and smoothes lip lines.

With lip products all the rage at the moment, everyone is trying to find the best one, and I truly think this is a contender.

As far as texture goes, I think it’s fairly similar to the Lanolips Superbalms, however it’s not quite as thick and gloopy. In saying that, it’s also not as thin as the Summer Fridays ones, meaning it lasts longer, and you don’t have to reapply as frequently.

I haven’t purchased anything from Ole Henriksen before, so I likely wouldn’t have picked it up if I hadn’t seen it recommended on TikTok, but I’m so glad I did!

Fenty Beauty Demi’Glow Light-Diffusing Highlighter in ‘Pretty Purlz’

Fenty Beauty just released their range of Demi’Glow Light-Diffusing Highlighters, which are skin tone-based highlighters designed to flatter every tone for a low-key glow.

Being so fair, I’m always nervous about highlighters being too deep for my skin tone, but I was pleasantly surprised by the shade ‘Pretty Purlz’. I think it provides a natural ‘lit from within’ type of glow, which I would recommend to anyone looking to complement a no-makeup-makeup look.

Fenty Beauty Demi’Glow Light-Diffusing Highlighter in ‘Pretty Purlz’

Lanolips Lip Scrub Strawberry

The Lanolips Lip Scrub is a balm-based lip scrub made with gentle sugar and real, finely ground strawberry seed pieces to smooth away dead skin, whilst the 70 per cent lanolin deeply hydrates.

I generally lean towards more harsh sugar scrubs for the lips, so this product will definitely take some getting used to, but based on first impressions I do think it does a good job at both smoothening and hydrating the lips – especially given it’s only $15 full price.

Natasha Denona Hy-Per Natural Face Palette

The Hy-Per Natural Face Palette is a brand-new concept for Natasha Denona, featuring a combination of eyeshadow, blush, bronzer and contour shades.

The face shades have a natural matte finish, and are buildable in pigmentation. I do think the pan sizes might be an issue if you’re wanting to use a larger brush, however thankfully the shades don’t have too much fall out, so if you are careful, you don’t have to worry about picking up more than one by accident.

Of the eyeshadows, ‘Dreamy’ is by far my favourite, being the only true shimmer, whilst the others are more malleable formulas which could be satin or matte depending on how they’re applied.

At $112 full price, I do think you’d be better off finding something less expensive, as this is a lot of money to spend if you’re not completely obsessed with a product – I prefer my Hourglass palettes as another option at a similar price point.

Natasha Denona Hy-Per Natural Face Palette.

Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Luminous Powder Blush in ‘Love’

I picked this one up as I was looking for a red-toned powder blush to go over the top of a similar liquid shade I have already.

I think this one is really pretty, and thankfully nowhere near as glowy as it looks in the pan!

Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Luminous Powder Blush in ‘Love’

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