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. 


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

    Ivy xx
    Style Life Lovely

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

    Martyna | NEON MIZZLE

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

    Justine | BRIGHTON DREAM

  4. 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!


  5. 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

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

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


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

    Gem │ ♥ │ Miss Makeup Magpie

  9. The lipstick looks great :) x

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

    B xx

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

    Debra Bros Blog

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


  13. 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 :)

    1. Thank you, that's very sweet of you!

      I sure will xx

  14. 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

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

  16. 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 :)
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  17. Great post! Love Rimmel Wake Me Up foundation! (:

    Kelly x


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