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Did you know George at Asda had a makeup range? I didn't.

I rarely pay to makeup displays in supermarkets because they usually stock the same old brands who I rarely wear and could probably cheaper elsewhere. I got the absolute shock of my life when I saw, abandoned on a shelf in the veg aisle, a bottle of George at Asda foundation. I was even more shocked when I saw the size of the range! There are at least 4 different foundations, all of the powder, contour/highlight, Nail, lip and eye products you can think of. They've even gone down the Makeup Revolution road and stuck in some unashamed dupes/copies. I bought one that you see swatched below. 


Their highlight & define is a an obvious rip off of Benefit High Beam and it does contain a really nice shimmer which lasts well. I also bought the Get Set mineral setting powder and The Tamer 2 in 1 lash and brow definer, both of which saw me through an all day wedding with minimal need for touch ups. Cant be bad to that for the £2 or £3 price tag! 


Another thing that caught my eye, although they didn't have my shades, was their version of the Bourgois fruit infused Healthy Mix which they call Super Boost. Given that I'm currently retrying Healthy Mix I might, if I like it, give the supermarket version a go!

So what do you think?
If you've tried the range already and have any suggestions please let me know your thoughts! 

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