Tuesday, 2 September 2014

August Favourites


Another month down and a wave goodbye to summer. Here are the products that I have really been enjoying using in the month of August.

Magnitone Lucid
I wont speak too much on this gem, as I did fully review it here, the Magnitone lucid is an electric facial brush and is just amazing it has totally transformed my skin, by improving skin-tone and helping keep break outs at bay.
This just had to be included in my monthly favourites!.

£49.99


Neal's Yard Remedies - White Tea Facial Mist
This is literally like a breath of fresh air! I have been using this morning and night after cleansing in place for my usual toner - I even use it to just refresh my skin when it feels like it needs a little perk up over makeup.
When you spritz this on its goes on as a fine lovely mist that wont leave your face drenched - its just perfectly cooling and refreshing. The scent is just amazing and super calming , I now feel like I need to own more products with this essential oils fragrance to it - so I may be popping on to Neal's Yard website soon to see what else they have to offer.
The White Tea Facial mist is said to calm and re-hydrate all skin types - and that it really does. I'm half way through this and I will most certainly re-purchasing this without a doubt, just look at their packaging too.. its beautiful.

£11.00 45ml


The Bathory - Soothe Bath Soak
I shall be doing a full review of this product soon but this made its way into my favourites easily. This brand has such a brilliant concept to it, you need to check out their site for yourself but in a nut shell you can create your own bath experience by choosing one of three options - Detox, Soothe and Bask then you pick 3 essential oils to go inside from a choice of 10. Its just so much fun and would make a great gift as its packaged beautifully. As you can probably tell from the Neal's Yard above, I seem to have really gotten into my aromatherapy/ essential oil scents..i just find it so relaxing and comforting.
I chose Soothe from their selection which is packed with hydrating Oatmeal, Honey and Buttermilk - how amazing does that sound!? The three essential oils I chose where Bergamot, Camomile and Lavender.
It smells amazing and is just the ticket before bed with a nice candle and face mask for a good nights sleep.
My skin feels upper soft once I get out too. I am planning to make another one, but mainly for my other half because he has a stinker of a cold at the moment bless him, so I thought it would be nice to make him one that would help his muscles with some eucalyptus essential oil in there.

P.S even their site has a relaxing ambience about it!

£18.00 200g

Charlotte Tilbury - Dolce Vita Palette & Colour Chameleon in Bronzed Garnet
I have been lusting over Charlotte Tilbury's products for ages now until two naughty bloggers Sarah and Aimee gave me the nudge I needed to go ahead and make the purchase.. and boy I'm so glad I did!- although it seems to have sparked a little obsession now.....oh dear!.
The Dolce Vita palette is just absolutely stunning and screams luxury, this deserves a post of its own so I can show you all the true beauty - it consists of 4 shades, to prime, enhance, smoke and pop. The shades have a burnished hue to them but are so wearable and very warm toned. I have been using this loads and I can see it being perfect for A/W being pared with either a vampy or nude lip.
The colour chameleon in bronzed garnet is a colour morphing eye shadow pencil (for green eyes- mine are hazel and it works just fine). Its a beautiful red toned coppery brown with slight gold sparkle to it, this pencil glides on like butter its so easy to use and blend. I have been reaching this on those days where I want some quickness in the mornings but still want to look done.

Charlotte Tilbury Colour Chameleon £19   Charlotte Tilbury Dolce Vita Palette £38

The Body Shop - Wild Argan Oil, The Radiant Oil for Body and Hair
This seems to be everywhere right now doesn't it? and I'm seeing Argan oil popped in almost everything these days, not just your typical hair oils.
I have always been a fan of The Body Shop.. and Argan oil for that matter, so it made sense to give it a go really didn't it? - This non sticky and quickly absorbing oil spray can be used for both hair and body. I only use it on my body simply because I have so many hair oils I don't need to use another.
It gives my skin such a healthy sheen and smells delish, slightly musky/nutty and feminine at the same time (I'm really pants at describing scents haha). I also love how its a spray bottle so you don't get in such a mess with it, I also bought the lotion and that just as good.

£14.00 125ml

Have you tried any of these products? What have you been loving in August? I would love to hear from you.

Thanks for reading,
Love Zoe x
 

30 comments:

  1. I'm dying to try something from Charlotte Tilbury, that palette looks gorgeous! And the body shop oil is next on my list, is it like the beautifying oils they do?
    Amber / Tootsbeauty x

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  2. Oh my the CT items are gorgeous. I don't think I can resist much longer I need to have them soon!

    Sian | Siân Marie Beauty
    xo

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  3. I love that Charlotte Tilbury quad. All those shadows are beautiful and so pigmented.


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  4. I still need to try that brush!! But I love the look of that Charlotte Tilbury quad x

    tmzn loves x

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  5. They almost look to nice too use haha! I think you do .. Trust me when I say - worth every penny ! Xx

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  6. Beautiful isn't it! The shades and pigment are the best I've come across xx

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  7. It's awesome ! Awhh the CT is amazing, everyone needs some of her range in their life xx

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  8. That Charlotte Tilbury palette! GORGEOUS!

    xprincessjas | x

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  9. Lusting over the Charlotte Tilbury palette

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  10. Sooo jel of the Dolce Vita! It's just stunning!

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  11. I love the Neal's Yard facial mist too, so refreshing! :)


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    x

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  12. Isn't it just! I am in awe of it .. Thanks lovely xx

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  13. It's a thing of beauty! I've wanted it for ages I'm so glad I went for it.. You should treat yourself ;) xx

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  14. Ooh it's beautiful isn't it I love it xx

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  15. Haha, might be one for the Christmas list ;) I'd love to get the entire Dolce Vita Look!

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  16. Oh yes!! The sets are a great idea, I can't wait to see what christmas collections she'll have... Some will be going on my list to Santa haha xx

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  17. Oh my gosh that quad is what dreams are made of! What an absolute stunner xx

    Gemma | missmakeupmagpie.com

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  18. I think you might have just convinced me to buy the dolce vita quad... Been eyeing it up for so long! And the colour chameleons - they just look so good, and haven't read anything negative anywhere. Damn you enabler ;)

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  19. abeautifuldelight7 September 2014 at 19:32

    Fab post hunni, there are some dreamy products in your stash right now! I love NYR and seriously need some of their stuff in my life, the bath salts sound heavenly and I need to check out the Charlotte Tilbury range, great picks xx

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  20. Ohh that CT palette. You always make me jealous whenever I see it on your blog or your instagram. hehe Her makeup line is so pretty! I wish I could buy everything! X

    speakingbeautyuk.blogspot.co.uk

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  21. These sound great! Love the look of those Tilbury products, the day I spend my fortune there will come, ahah! That facial mist seems particularly interesting! ;) xx

    Gyudy’s Notes Of Beauty

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  22. Oh my.. Charlotte Tilbury palettes are in my wish list for such a long time - but they don't ship to my country, but I want one so badly, they look INCREDIBLE :) xx

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  23. I love the Colour Chameleon shadow pencil, I have Dark Pearl. I am so tempted by the palettes, but have yet to take the plunge. I'm even more tempted now though!

    Carrie | What I Love Today x

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  24. Omg Gemma you must give it a go you will absolutely love it xx

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  25. DO ITTT!!! haha, you'll be so happy you did I swear, it's the most perfect palette and the colour chameleons are all stunning . Hhaha sorry Hun :) xx

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  26. Thanks so much lovely! I deffo need to try some more NYR I'm loving their products . Yes deffo check out CT but warning it's dangerous haha as you've probably guessed x

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  27. They are beauty's ! I think you definitely need to give them a go .. You'll be so happy you did, the facial mist is just beautiful x

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  28. Awh oh no do they not, where are you from? That's such a shame i hate it when I can't get hold of bits because only a certain place has them ;( xx

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  29. That shade looks lovely too! Honestly the palettes are all so beautiful you need to give one a try some time ;) x

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  30. I think I will after pay day haha!

    xo

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