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Tuesday 2 September 2014

August Favourites

August is gone and so is Summer. Even though I'll miss the heat and sunshine, I'm excited about Autumn clothes and switching to darker nails and makeup. 

Here are my favourite things from August. 


Revlon Highlighting Powder in Bronze Glow.
I've been wearing it so much recently. Even though it's called highlighting powder, in my opinion it's more a mix of bronzer and blush in one and it's gorgeous!

Rimmel Apocalips Lip Lacquer in Celestial. I know I'm very late to the party. I had tried the nude shade ages ago but didn't quite like the colour and stopped there. Around July I decided to give it a second chance and bought Celestial, which is a beautiful deep pink/mauve shade. I featured it in my "what's in my travel makeup bag" (here) because I couldn't stop wearing it all month and had to take it on holiday with me. Lovely shade for summer and autumn as well. 

Bourjois Contour Clubbing Eyeliner in Up and Brown. When it comes to soft eyeliners I'm loyal to Rimmel Scandaleyes and Urban Decay 24/7 glide on pencils. But I decided to give Bourjois a go and I'm really glad I did. It's waterproof, therefore very long lasting. It's the same quality as the UD liners, only at a fraction of the price. Love it!

Max Factor Clump Defy Extensions Mascara. This is not a mascara for those after a dramatic look, but I really like how it adds a bit of volume, length and keeps my lashes looking natural without clumps.  

Sanctuary Spa Leave On Exfoliating Cream. This cream is a chemical exfoliator that I leave on over night, nearly every night. It makes me wake up with much newer, brighter skin. It's seriously good! Check out my full review here.

H&M Loafers. These were only £9.99!! It took me a couple of weeks to adjust to them, but once I broke them in, wow! These loafers are seriously comfy and I've been wearing them everywhere, non stop.  

Wunderlist. This is a recent discovery and I'm addicted. I love being organised and having lists for everything. OCD much? *lol* I can now create as many lists as I like and tick off the tasks, as I complete them. And I can also share them with others. It's made my life so much easier and it's FREE. It doesn't get better than that, does it? ;-)

Orange Is The New Black. This is a TV Series exclusive to Netflix. It's about a woman who was convicted to 15 months in prison for transporting money for her drug dealing girlfriend. The story doesn't sound appealing? Watch a couple episodes and I'm sure you'll be hooked. I probably watched both seasons in August. Just couldn't turn the TV off.  

What have been your favourites recently? 
x R x

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  1. I have some shoes like that from Primark and they are falling apart because I've loved them so much. May have to invest in the H&M version to see if they're a bit sturdier!
    Francine from The Graduate Goddess xx

  2. Nice post, I love your loafers, I am looking for work shoes just like this! They'd be perfect! Going on H&M now :)


    1. They are great for work! Let me know if you find anything in h&m. :)

  3. Orange is the new black is a favourite of time too!

    Hannah Heartss x

  4. Love the shoes so simple yet chic, and you can't beat the price! The Sanctuary Spa Exfoliating Cream sounds like something my skin would benefit from :) x

    Beauty with charm

    1. The Sanctuary cream is great for busy weeks, when we don't have much time for masks. Wearing it now for bed. It's really good. :) x

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  6. I love the Rimmel Apocaips too and 'celestial' is one of my favourite shades! :) I keep on meaning to watch Orange is the New Black, I've heard that it's really good :)

    Style Sunrise☀


    1. You should definitely watch it! Netflix always has free 1 month trial. X

  7. The only thing I've tried from your list is actually the Apocalips. I think I'm the only one who didn't like them! The mascara sounds like a nice everyday option ;) Love this post! xx

    Gyudy’s Notes Of Beauty

    1. As I said, I wasn't very keen at first either. But since I bought Celestial I'm really enjoying it. Beautiful colour! Xx

  8. I just posted my august favorites on my blog! Maybe some of these will pop up in my September favorites! Love it! xx

  9. Really cute loafers! And I LOVE Orange is the New Black, can't believe we have to wait a year for season 3!

    1. I know!! So gutted the season is over. Trying to find other good TV series to watch. Any recommendation? X


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