November has just flown by, I can't quite believe it, I didn't even have time to buy an advent calendar! (that's saying something).
In these past months I have been up-ing hydrating, moisturising products and ditching the lightweight stuff - as winter is well and truly here my friends! So I thought I would jump in with my November Favourites.
Skin, Hair & Body Care.
Emma Hardie Cleansing Balm : after my Liz Earle Failure I swiftly moved straight onto this marvellous product. I've been using it around a month and a half now and I can't quite sing its praises loud enough. It - is - amazing, but a more in-depth review to come shortly! Just trust me when I say - you need this in your life.
Antipodes Vanilla Pod Hydrating Day Cream : again, this is a new product I bought during November but so far I am absolutely loving it. It's my first purchase from Antipodes and as it stands I am very impressed. This has such a lovely vanilla/deep honey scent and makes my skin feel incredibly soft. Once I've used it a bit more, I'll review it in full!
Lush's Snow Fairy : well, what can I say? Other than - why have I only just bought this this year, I feel like I have drastically been missing out! It's a pear drops & candy-floss infused sweet overload for your shower. It's pink, girly and even has some glitter in. It doesn't necessarily hydrate my skin more than any other body wash, but the novelty of something so wonderfully smelling hasn't worn off. I absolutely LOVE it! They also have smaller sizes, which would be great as stocking fillers.
Dove Nourishing Oil Shampoo : I'm not sure if including a shampoo is normal in these Favourite posts, but hey, here it is! I've never been head-over-heels for a shampoo before, but I am very impressed with this. Having very dry, very brittle, very over bleached hair I need all the moisture/smoothing properties I can get my mitts on when it comes to haircare and this does all of the above. It smooths, nourishes and generally does the best job I've ever known for a high-street shampoo and for half the price of salon brands I will definitely buy this again.
Maybelline The Falsies Mascara : I mentioned this in my last favourites, but I have just bought another tube and because of that - I think it deserves mentioning again. I never generally buy the same mascara twice, I liked to try different types as I was convinced the perfect mascara didn't exist, however after trying this I think I may have just struck lucky. It gives great length & curl, doesn't flake and lasts a long time, plus it is under £10 - so very affordable compared to many others. I think I will continue to buy this for a while!
NARS Sheerglow, Ceylan : my main foundation at the moment, I seem to be using this all the time recently, mainly for its great coverage! It matches my skin really well too, what more could you want?! Full review here.
Burts Bees Acai Berry Lip Balm : I've had this a while now but have been picking it up a lot more frequently in November. It has such a nice, sweet 'taste' and makes my lips feel nice and hydrated without feeling heavy. Perfect pocket size & always nice to have around when hit by the dreaded dry lip!
MAC Bare Again Sheen Supreme : I've had this for months now and I'm always surprised by how moisturising it is. For a nude winter lip, this is ideal. It has beautiful peach undertones and so perks up the colour in my face, it glides on so well & hydrates my lips unlike other normal MAC lipsticks. I seriously want to buy a lot more of these! They're perfect! Old, full review here!
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Favourite songs :
Need by Maverick Sabre
I Just Wanna Make Love To You by Etta James (oh yeah. try not strutting down the street to that).
The Zone by The Weeknd
Always by Submotion Orchestra
Tell Me How You Feel by Bonobo
Favourite Book : The Perks of Being a Wallflower by - Stephen Chbosky, currently reading this on my iPad and it's a great little book. I've never read it before but it seems to be one of those cult classics that nearly every man and his dog has read - so time I got on that bandwagon! So far, so lovely.
Favourite Food : Mince pies? Does that count? Well, I just wanted to add them in because it seems my diet is 90% fruit and pastry at the minute. Yay for December fatness!
What are your favourites this month? I love reading these posts, so link me up!