Monday, 31 March 2014

March Favourites!

Its that time again, I cant believe we are almost another month through the year already time seems to be going so quickly! Like usual here are my favourite and most loved beauty, skincare and lifestyle products throughout march.

My skincare routine has changed dramatically this month not only have I been trying out TONS of new products I have found some absolute stars which has fixed a firm place in my routine for the foreseeable future. The first game changer has been this Bioderma lookalike by Garnier called the Micellar Cleansing Water. Gone are the days of removing my makeup with a baby wipe this liquid magic is efficient, soothing and is such a bargain. You see my full review here!

With spring arriving and the whether warming up I have been grabbing products which are more likely to help with that spring glow. The nspa illuminating beauty serum has been my go to morning moisturiser it is another great budget beauty buy available from most Asda stores which helps your skin look extra glowing from underneath your make up.

I cant live without a bottle of Batiste in my bathroom cabinet and this time I went for a different scent then usual going for one called 'Blush' which is a pretty floral scent great for spring which leaves me sniffing my hair all day.

Talking of pretty scents this limited edition Molton Brown Rhubarb and Rose hand cream actually smells of sweets, its also nicely hydrating without leaving your hands sticky or greasy its one I may have to repurchase after my sample has run out.

I have been sporting pretty pastel nails throughout most of March and so far Essie 'full steam ahead' has been my favourite. A soft sheer lilac shade which seems to go with most outfits its long wearing and easy to apply although takes about 3 coats to be completely opaque even better I got it in a boots sale for only £1.50!

For make up these are the products I haven't been able to live without this month! Im really starting to appreciate the stunning finish of L'Oreal True Match foundation, at first I was a little unsure as I was used to something dewier but now together with a good primer this foundation gives a great flawless looking base although I sometimes still mix it with a little of my Rimmel Wake Me Up foundation.

Benefits 'Gimme Brow' has been a complete winner for me since its release, adding a little tin and volume to my brows really enhances a make up look and frames my face nicely making me look so different. Its the perfect product for any brow primping newbie like myself and I cant see myself using anything else.

I've liked adding a little glow both under and over my make up applying a little of Benefits High Beam just to the tops of my cheek bones to give a nice natural looking highlight. I've also been loving a nude lip and especially mixing these two lip crayons firstly applying a layer of Cliniques 'curviest caramel' chubby stick which is the perfect my lips but better shade and then a little of Revlon Colourburst Matt Balm in 'elusive' a neutral dusky pink over the top. I've been trying to wear a very natural make up look so far this spring and all these products help me do just that.

Next is a fashion favourite, I've been wearing these boots almost everyday since I picked them up at the beginning of the month. They were £29.99 from H&M and they go with absolutely everything, they are a very low ankle boot and I love the buckle detail. They are such a versatile spring wardrobe essential which can be worn with jeans, dresses, shorts...practically anything.

And Lastly for lifestyle I have been really loving the music of the band Foxes and will possibly be seeing them in Brighton in May which I am very much looking forward to. I also have rekindled my love for herbal tea my favourite right now being Twinings gingerbread green tea.

Thank you for reading!


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