Tuesday, 27 September 2011

September 2011 Favourites...

Hi Guys,

I cannot believe it's the end of September already, eeeek! Back to Uni next week for my final year- that is  so scary! However this month I have been loving the simple side to make up, maybe a bold lip if I am being a bit extrovert ;)  I have made a lot of purchases recently which I am loving but obviously they cannot make my favourites! I will do a haul post later in the week :) Anyhow here are this months favourites...

If you follow me on twitter you will know I am loving Instagram at the moment ;)

Bourjois- Healthy Mix Foundation in shade 56. I have always liked this foundation, however for some reason I have being reaching for this more than my Chanel Vitalumier- which is so weird as my skin has actually been really good recently and I am not needing the extra coverage that this provides. However it is a firm favourite and I am really enjoying it at the moment. 

Chanel - Bronze Universal paired with Sigma F84. I love this product, it is something that not only bronzes my skin but also offers a bit more coverage when I need it. For me, as my skin is a little olive toned, it will not just be a summer product but something I can use all year round. I love the texture the smell, and the Sigma F84 angled top kabuki is perfect to apply. I like that its dense unlike the MAC angled brush which I found left it looking very patchy! All in all its a fab product and a make-up bag must have for me.

MAC Mineralize Skin Finish in Soft and Gentle.  I picked this up from Charlotte's Blog sale, after much agro on the post office's part I finally got my hands on it and I can say I am well and truly in love. I use it as a highlight on my cheeks, eyebrow bone and cupids bow. I love using as a base eye-shadow with something darker in the crease on a natural day but also as a blusher if I am using heavy contouring. Love this product and cannot understand why I never bought it earlier.

Prestige- My Blackest Lashes. I love Michele1218 on Youtube, I trust her opinion and her honesty and if I can I will try and try and product she raves about and this is one of them. This is so much better than any other drug store mascara and even maybe top 3 ever! Length? check. Volume? check. Blacker than Black lashes? check. A must have girls go buy now now now ! 

Mac Lipstick in Shy Girl. After Creme d'nude looked  too 'concealer lips' on me I stayed well away from Shy Girl, until I was at the counter looking for a new nude, looking more towards Hue, however the assistant suggested straight away, with hesitation I agreed to try and fell in love instantly, the Cremesheen formula finish really helps too! It's great for change in seasons too!

Oilatum- Natural Repair Face Cream. Cult product shown to the community by Pixiwoo, it not only leaves my skin moisturised and soft but balances out my oily areas - namely my t-zone. Great as a primer under make-up and I use it day and night to ensure my skin stays soft.

Hair Doughnut in Blonde. I am loving wearing my hair up in the doughnut, winged eyeliner and a bold lip. I am really enjoying this look as its simple and easy, but effective. I would recommend picking one up, they are currently £1.00 in Primark and come in different sizes depending on your hair length- this is how I wear mine

What are your top products this month?


Laura xox


  1. Ive just picked up Shy Girl and Soft & Gentle MSF from a blog sale, cant wait to get them in the post!

    I swear time is going too quickly, we'll all be posting what we got for christmas next! lol


  2. Glad you are showing the Msf some love x

  3. @Leanne Marie - I know, I cannot wait for Winter Make-up SO excited!

    @Charlotte I am loving it- so versitile, really cannot believe it was not in my collection before!


  4. I absolutely love MAC's Shy Girl. And I really need to try that Prestige mascara, I love Michelle's videos as well! xx

  5. @Lauren- Seriously you should get it- will be the best £7 you will ever spend :) xxx

  6. Great picks. I love to wear my hair in a donut too. Perfect hairstyle for Summer and yet so classy. =D

  7. @ShangJ Awh! Thank you, yeah i love it - solves any bad hair day! xxx

  8. Fab favourites! I realllly want to try the Chanel "Bronze Universal" it look/sounds amazing. I've put that mascara on my to-get list as it sounds great and I'm also loving Bourjois "Healthy Mix" at the mo, such a nice foundation! xx