Sunday, 1 September 2013

Monthly Favourites | August


My view on August? I've been slacking! I feel as though I haven't had the time to give it my all and blog posts keep moving back- however this months favourites is on time and September better watch out. With that little announcement said and done I can move onto the beauty side of things- hoorah! I've been loving a lot this month from old and new purchases... and a gool ol' magazine freebie too. 

To kick things of is a new found love of mine, Perricone MD Photo Plasma Moisturiser* A pricey piece of skincare added to the stash which is now sure to be a staple for a while. An almost whipped texture, light pink colour and glowy finish-  an added SPF 30 too for good measure with the winning formula. Blog post pending. 

A product that was very recently reviewed on Crave More Beauty; Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in Bang a lipstick that has been gracing my lips frequently this month. I wont duplicate the past review but a bold colour, creamy texture and sleek packaging- what's not to love? 

Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation is a much beloved foundation in the blogging community and one that has now got me hooked. At first I didn't see all the fuss, but with my Estee Lauder being a bit too heavy for my skin these days I have turned to this. A medium coverage with a glowy finish, and it leaves my face "looking smooth"- quoted from the mother. 

The freebie of the month, Bumble and Bumble Thickening Hairspray all thanks to Ellle. I spritz this into my hair prior blow-drying with a bit of scalp massage action to get the product working and it leaves me with a good amount of volume boost which doesn't leave my hair feeling sticky or greasy. I can see a purchase of this happening. 

A skincare step that's really been making a difference is the Clarins Gentle Exfoliator Brightening Toner which has dried up any blemishes starting to appear and smoothing out my face. I feel I maybe need to bring down the number of times I use this a week but it's certainly a toner that does what it says on the tin bottle.

That's the fabulous five favourites for this month picked out and I'm sure I shall continue to love them throughout September. I think a favourite for this month may be purely the sight of Autumn- I do love the colder months. 

I have a post coming this week that is a bit different for me so look out for that, and maybe a few Lily Pebbles style WOMF posts! Have you been using any of my August favourites too or leave your links to your favourites and I'll be sure to have a snoop. 

20 comments:

  1. I absolutely love the Wake Me Up foundation! Xx

    thriftyskies | beauty and trends ♡

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  2. I haven't tried the Wake Me Up foundation yet, but it's on my list!

    Ivy xx
    Style Life Lovely

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  3. love the wake me up foundation! one of my favourites xx

    Martyna | NEON MIZZLE

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  4. The lipstick looks amazing, such a great shade! I also really love the foundation, it's awesome xx

    Justine | BRIGHTON DREAM

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  5. Wake me up foundations has always been one of my favorites and i have just discovered perricone MD and from the sample i have tried it is amazing!

    kirstylovesx.blogspot.co.uk

    xoxo

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  6. Great post lovely! I am very excited to try the Urban Decay Lipsticks, I've heard fantastic things about them and the shades are to die for :)

    Andrea | RosyChicc

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  7. The urban decay lipsticks are gorgeous! I can't get enough of the shade Streak x

    www.crazylins.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. I keep seeing this exfoliant everywhere! I must give it a go!

    BritishBeautyAddict

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  9. I loveeeeeeeee the Urban Decay Lipsticks, I want every single shade :D xx

    Gem │ ♥ │ Miss Makeup Magpie

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  10. The lipstick looks great :) x

    www.anacelinelabod.blogspot.de

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  11. I LOVE Rimmel wake me up, such a gorgeous glowy foundation!!

    beautyandtheb1.blogspot.co.uk

    B xx

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  12. Do you happen to know if the Rimmel Wake Me Up foundation is good on oily skin?

    Debra Bros Blog

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  13. The Rimmel Wake Me Up foundation is definitely one of my favourites!

    Jordan-Alice

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  14. Hi dear :) The photos you choose for your last post are so beautiful!!
    Need to say that your blog is a good inspiration :)
    Come to see my new post, ill delighted to know your opinion :)
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    1. Thank you, that's very sweet of you!

      I sure will xx

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  15. I really wanted to get Elle Magazine for the Bumble & Bumble product but forgot!

    I have the Wake Me Up Foundation & love it!

    New Follower ♥

    Stevie | Stevie Hearts Makeup
    xxx

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  16. I love the Wake Me Up foundation, gives such a nice glow to the skin! :) xx

    adaliascloset.blogspot.co.uk

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  17. Hi beautiful!! Thank you for stopping by, I really appreciate it like always :)
    Btw you look so stunning, that outfit is so stylish on you :)
    Come to see my new post at;
    http://peaceinmyshoes.blogspot.com.es

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  18. Great post! Love Rimmel Wake Me Up foundation! (:

    Kelly x

    http://thebellelavieproject.blogspot.com/

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