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December Monthly Favourites ft. LUSH, DIOR and Maybelline!

The last Favourites instalment of 2017 has come late but it is here! Not too many favourites for this month which I know is a bit strange because it’s supposed to be all festive and fancy but honestly, I was very au naturel throughout the month. I also didn’t try anything majorly new but I’ll be sure to have some new things to show you next month. 🙂 Featured in this post: LUSH Pink Peppermint Foot Lotion LUSH Oaty Creamy Dreamy Shower Cream DIOR Miss Dior Eau de Parfum Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer in ‘Light’ Because This Is my First Life (K-drama) Feet is weird to talk about but let’s do it: I know. How is it that I’m talking about a foot lotion on my blog? Why can’t I just use regular lotion for my feet? (Damn you marketing.) I bought LUSH Pink Peppermint Foot Lotion along with a foot mask at a time when my feet were really dry of which, if you have ever experienced this, it can be quite an uncomfortable experience and …

The Beauty Clean-Up #8 (empties) + Year-End Total

It’s my last Empties post of the year so let’s make it count! + Would repurchase – Will not bother again = Neutral/Indifferent + The Body Shop Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter + Bioderma Sebium H2O Micellar Water = Clinique Pep-Start Eye Cream (sample) – It’s Skin Collagen Nutrition Eye Cream (didn’t finish) + Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ (sample) + Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturising Milk + Innisfree Sebum and Trouble Zero Lotion | Forest for Men (sample) –  A’Pieu Essential Source Hyaluronic Acid Moisture Essence (sample) = Vichy Liftactiv Supreme (sample) + The Ordinary Salicylic Acid + The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% = The Body Shop Blue Corn 3-in-1 Deep Purifying Scrub Mask (discont.) + The Body Shop Mineral & Ginger Warming Massage Clay Mask – LUSH Happy Hippy Shower Gel + L’Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Oils Shampoo – Avalon Organics Strengthening Peppermint Shampoo (didn’t finish) – Avalon Organics Strengthening Peppermint Conditioner (didn’t finish) + Dove Purely Pampering Body Lotion + LUSH Dream Cream (Self-Preserving version) + Cien Cotton Buds Skincare and Samples + The Body Shop Camomile Sumptuous …

November Monthly Favourites/Current Winter Staple Kit

How it is even the last month of the year now is beyond me. But I do love this coat season and the opportunity to pull the scarves and layers out. Are you hyped for Christmas? I am so-so but gift-wrapping a couple of presents over the weekend has got me in the spirit a bit! 🙂 This month’s favourites is a bit of a 2-in-1 post as it features products that have been saving my face, body and hair this winter! Are you ready for it? It is my current winter staple kit. Featured in this post: Nivea Creme Soft Shower Cream Dove Purely Pampering Body Lotion L’Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Oils Shampoo Simple Soothing Toner Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask Benefit Porefessional PRO Balm Primer New shower favourite and now I have back-ups:  I tried a LUSH shower gel some time ago (that will be in my Empties post soon) and honestly, I was sad to have spent money on that because I felt nothing special. (In case you didn’t know, LUSH is …

6 Months After Using More The Ordinary Skincare

I haven’t talked about The Ordinary in a couple of months (with the exception of favourites and empties post) so I thought now would be the perfect time to update you all on my continued experience since my last post. So far, I’ve been mostly impressed and it gives me joy that word has gotten around about this amazing brand. I’m almost sure that it needs no introduction now because it’s really taken the industry by storm. ‘Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself’, they say. That sums up The Ordinary’s situation; just that it may have happened much sooner than anticipated! They have done the unthinkable. Featured in this post: Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA Buffet Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12% Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate 10% 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2% Advanced Retinoid 2% Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% I will say though – the ONE product that I haven’t continued use with is the Vitamin C Suspension …

October Monthly Favourites ft. Naruko, Bare Minerals + NYX

I’ve told you time and time again that Favourites are my favourite to write (along with my Empties post) and somehow, if it were possible, this is the most exciting one I have to share with you! Perhaps it’s due to the fact that this month, it’s much more makeup-heavy than usual (I tend to be more skincare-heavy) and so I’m exploring new heights. I’ve been so excited for autumn/winter and for once in my life, I’m incredibly into makeup. I mean, I’ve been on a makeup frenzy. I’m generally quite simple with my makeup but a few Mondays ago, I just went for it. I felt like getting a whole load of nude lip colours and I’ve been exploring eyeshadow more too. Don’t hesitate to check out my beauty haul to see what else I got! 🙂 Featured in this post: Naruko Rose & Botanic HA Aqua Cubic Hydrating Mask EX Bare Minerals Bare Pro Liquid Foundation in ‘Warm Natural 12’ Maybelline Color Tattoo in ‘On and On Bronze’ NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in ‘Cannes’ …