Wednesday, 29 October 2014

October Favourites 2014

Funny that...I don't recall having a September favourites post. Perhaps I was just using some of my golden oldies and hadn't been loving anything new or that I hadn't mention a million times before. I'm quite excited about today's favourites as I've found some amazing things which I never in a million years thought would become staples in my every day beauty routine.

First up I want to talk about a product which has transformed my skin of late and that is the Clinique Clarifying Lotion, which I have in number 3: combination/oily skin. I remember using this when I was about 16 and constantly trying to keep the spots at bay and it definitely works. I think it gives my skin a lovely healthy glow and exfoliates away all the yucky dead skin. Second on the skin care hot list are the Eyeko London Mascara Off Wipes. I got these a while back in my Latest in Beauty Glamour Edit Box (review here), and instantly fell in love with how easy it became to remove eye make up. The downside is that for a fiver you only get 10 wipes which I think it a bit rubbish as I would literally go through them so quickly! I use these for quickness after late boozy nights when I want to get into bed as fast as possible, but I think these would be amazing for travelling

Onto make up, and its all looking rather high end for me at the minute! I remember hauling this Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer a while back and I just thought I'd let you all know that I've fallen completely in love with it all over again. I used to use this when I first started getting really serious about make up, but switched to drugstore concealers and decided I didn't need it in my life anymore. Oh how wrong was I? This stuff is beautiful! Like its counterpart foundation it is super long lasting and genuinely covers everything so so well! It also blends really well with foundation so much so as it becomes quite undetectable. Also making the cut this month is the Dolce & Gabbana White Eyeliner Pencil, which has completely taken me by surprise. I got this in a set I bought off Cohorted recently and was definitely expecting to be giving this away, however, it is the most pigmented and creamy soft white eyeliner I have ever owned. Also, why did no-one tell me how bright white eyeliner makes your eyes look!? This is definitely something I'll be rocking for a while.

Also in make up I've been wearing my Mac Lady Danger to death. Admittedly, this isn't an easy colour to pull off so if your are wary of colour you may wish to avoid this orangey red, but I honestly think it is such a quirky shade and makes any fashion ensemble just that bit more exciting! As its a Mac lippy its obviously super long lasting and creamy, but that just goes without saying! To add to the list I have something here which after a short break I've only just went back to. I thoroughly remember the day when Benefit Gimme Brow was released and the whole world went crazy for it, but after an initial period of using it constantly I decided I wasn't all that convinced. I picked this up again a month ago and I have to say I really like it just now. It gives a nice natural look, and it's pretty quick and easy to use too! 

Last but not least is my holy grail tanning product of the moment. I wrote about this not too long ago here, and I have to say I am still absolutely loving this. It is just so super easy to use and the fact it develops after just one hour makes it perfect for someone like me who never seems to remember to pop on my tan in advance of a party or night out. The Cocoa Brown One Hour Tan is also good if like me you tend to get things a bit streaky or miss patches as it comes out like shaving foam, which helps it to apply evenly and leave your legs silky soft to the touch! This is staying in my collection for a long time!

What have you been using constantly this month?



  1. I've heard a lot of good things about Clinique products lately but I've never actually tried them myself, I really should!

    1. They are so effective on my skin :) xxx

  2. I adore Cocoa Brown tan! So affordable too :)

    Sian | Siân Marie Beauty

    1. I know I used to pay a fortune for st tropez very week but this stuff is better :) xxxx

  3. These all look lovely! :)


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