23 January 2013

❄ An Early January Favourites ❄

It's nearly the end of the month and I decided to join the monthly favourites band waggon.  I have lots of new things from Christmas to talk about so this is the perfect time to start. Also can we all take a moment to appreciate the fact I am early with this. Early! I annoy all my friends because I'm so late so you should feel honoured.


Maybelline Baby Lips
I know you must be sick of my rambling on about these but they are just perfect. The three shades I have are Pink Punch, Cherry Me Red and Grape Vine. When I first applied the colour I was surprised at how noticeable the colour is and it lasts for a couple of hours too. They smell so good I have been shoving them in my friends face and getting them to smell it.

Naked 2 Palette
I bought this as a late Christmas present  for myself after lusting after it for so long. I've been using it every day for a month and it's still amazing with every use. Worth the hype and then some! All the colours are gorgeous but Half Baked, Verve and Snake Bite are my favourites.

Vera Wang Princess Eau De Toilette
I got this in the sale for £22 after loving a sample size. It is described as having waterlilly, apple, mandarin meringue (?!), golden apricot skin, dark chocolate, amber, musk and vanilla. What a list! I normally don't like musky scents but this has the perfect hint of musky-ness. It lasts a good few hours on the skin so it has become my new everyday perfume.

Soap and Glory Fab Pore Hot Cloth Cleanser
Skin care doesn't really float my boat. I  normally just can't get excited over moisturisers and cleansers but this is an exception. Since the first week of using it I noticed my skin looked so much brighter and it feels so soft. I have also noticed I've been getting less break outs and the break outs I have been getting are much smaller. The only thing not good about it is the herbal smell which I wasn't expecting from Soap and Glory. The benefits are so worth putting up with the smell for though.

Nivea Rich Regenerating Night Cream
Surprisingly another skin care item! As you may know I love the day cream version of this so as I was in desperate need of a new night cream I decided to give this a go. It has such a thick buttery texture which makes it feel luxurious to apply. It is seriously moisturising and makes my skin feel so soft. Best of all it doesn't cause me to break out! I've tried Simple, Organics, Superdrug Own and so many more night creams but Nivea night cream is the only one not to make my face look like a darts board. Everything about it is perfect and I highly recommend fellow dry skin suffers pick it up. The only thing I don't like about the brand is the fact everything comes in a cardboard box which is so wasteful.

Have you tried any of these? What have you been loving this month?

35 comments:

  1. Urban Decay Naked is amazing, I haven't tried 2 but I imagine it's as good as the first! :) I haven't tried the Maybeline Baby Lips but they look like something I'd try, I'm not one for bright lips. Vera Wang is such a lovely sweet scent :)

    http://lexiaa2202.blogspot.co.uk/

    x

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    1. I think all Urban Decay eye shadows are top notch. You'd love Baby lips then they're so easy x

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  2. Uhh the Soap&Glory Cleanser and the Vera Wang perfume sound amazing! They look very pretty as well. Especially the Vera Wang perfume bottle - it makes me feel like a little girl that wants to be a princess. :'D

    xx

    beckythewallflower.blogspot.com

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    1. I'd have loved that Princess bottle when I was little! Its so cute and girly x

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  3. Great post darling. I too bought myself the Naked Palette 2 as a Christmas present and love it just as much as the first one :D I love Nivea moisturisers, they are such good value xx

    OutsideBeautyInsideHealth

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    1. Luck you having both! Nivea moisturisers are perfect for me x

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  4. I reaaally want to try the baby lips, and everything else here x

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    1. Hopefully I'm going to America this year so I will definitely pick up lots for a give away if I do x

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  5. You have a lovely blog sweetie, I've just followed! I also love that S&G cleanser, i can't remember the name but they have a great mask too that's in similar packaging!

    www.absolutebeaut.com

    xx

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    1. Thank you! Ooh there is one in similar packaging I've been wanting forever x

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  6. The pore hot-cloth sounds AMAZING so I will definitely look for this next time in Boots- plus I am sooo desperate for the NAked2 palette that it actually hurts - kind of... ;)
    Lovely post by the way - I love seeing what people love because I end up wanting/loving them myself!! <3
    Lots of love from
    Annabelle
    TheCurleyGirl
    xoxoxoxoxoxoxox

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    1. It is! I really recommend picking it up & if you do let me know how you get on with it. Oh trust me the Naked 2 is worth every penny!x

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  7. I love Urban Decay's Naked 2 palette, I use mine way more then the original palette xx

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    1. Yeah I chose it because the colours are so much more wearable for every day x

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  8. the vera wang perfume smells SO good!!

    Karly.
    www.karlymichellem.blogspot.com

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    1. It does! Not sure it smells like meringues like it says in the description though x

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  9. I REALLY want to try the Maybelline Baby Lips, at first I didn't know they were so nicely pigmented but since I discovered that I've been after them. They're so cheap I don't know why I keep putting it off! Obviously the Naked 2 is an absolute dream of mine - one day she'll be mine haha xxx

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    1. Where can you get Baby Lips in the UK? Haha Naked 2 can be your goal to get x

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  10. I have been putting the Baby lips on religiously every night and have not have chapped lips for the first time! Amazing stuff. Vera Wang Princess is my favorite!

    katiechamel.blogspot.com

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  11. I've been meaning to get Vera Wang for a long time! & That Soap & Glory cleanser sounds so interesting!


    MissDelovelyCami.blogspot.com
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    HumanelyChic.blogspot.com

    <3

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  12. Love the maybelline babylips so much! xo

    http://prettypetticoats.blogspot.co.uk/

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  13. First of all, I am in love with your blog! It's amazing, so I followed you :) I have heard such amazing things about baby lips! I might have to try them, also I need to try the naked 2 palette:) I am in the search for a night cream, and I love nivea moisturizer and cleaner and eye make up remover, so I might as well add to the collection and buy this! Thank you for this fantastic blog post! It's inspired me :) xx

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    1. Aww that made me do a passive grin! Thanks so much. Haha so basically you want to buy most of the stuff I included :) x

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  14. I just popped over from the BlogHop :)
    I've been tempted by the Soap and Glory pore cleanser, I think I might give it a whirl xx

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    1. Its so worth treating yourself to it x

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  15. Hello! I just found you from the bblogger blog hop and decided to give you a follow! I love your blog name and I'm a huge fan of the Maybelline baby lips lip balms, such pretty colours! x

    http://melissaknowsbest.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thank you! Me too I want to get every colour x

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  16. i wish i could try all of these!
    i have sampled the princess perfum and fell inlove with it..
    but sadly its a little out of my price range and i have some i need to use up :(

    newest follower :)
    xoXo
    BreezeyBee Blog

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    1. It would have been out of my price range too if it wasn't in the sale. Maybe you could get it as a present x

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  17. I love babylips too! And I am always curious with the vera wang perfume because I love the bottle so much, but I haven't had the chance to sniff how the scent really smells like..


    YURI
    http://twothousandthings.blogspot.com

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    1. The smell is as gorgeous as the bottle. You should give it a wiff in the shop x

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  18. This perfume is one of my favs too. Found u on blog hoppers would be great if you could pop in and see my blog prettybugblog.blogspot.com. Xxx

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