1 Nov 2013

Monthly Favourites.


I was super forgetful when putting this post together, grabbing favourites and rushing to take my pictures before it got too dark, a 4pm sunset is NOT on. So I have forgotten one or two bits but I'm sure they'll make appearances in my next Loving Lately post.

First up we have the Balance Me Radiance Face Oil in the handy 10ml roller ball size, I've found this is the oil for treating and calming down breakouts, it really takes the redness away. I've been applying this at night on problem areas mostly and that's it, nothing else. I'm trying to let my skin breathe a little more at the moment as I often panic and apply as many treatments and creams as I can when my skin is worse for wear. I have no idea if it's working, my skin certainly isn't any worse... only time will tell. 

Next up is May Lindstrom's The Problem Solver mask, which for lack of more eloquent terms is simply amazing. I have this little sample bottle which I think will provide me with at least 2 or 3 more uses which I can spread out as the results are so potent. This is a dry clay mask that you mix with water to form a mousse like clay mix and smooth onto skin, it smells like cloves and a general warming/christmassy/chocolate smell (thanks to the raw cacao) mmm! As well as the cacao this mask contains bamboo charcoal, soil nutrients, salts and warming spices to detox, purify and heal skin. I wont go into too much detail as I only have a sample but man I wish I had £69 spare to buy the full size. Dreamy.

I am so happy to finally own a super luxe Butter London polish, the shade Black Knight is absolutely gorgeous, I could not stop staring at my nails when it was gracing my fingertips, so pretty. The only thing is you do need a super glossy topcoat to make the most of this as it's not all that glossy on it's own.
Another super luxe and new(ish) possession of mine that I am slightly in love with is the ILIA Tinted Lip Conditioner in the shade Arabian Knights. I'm not a fan of lipstick and this is the perfect stepping stone from lip balm to lipstick, a gorgeous nourishing berry balm that I've been wearing all day, everyday. It's quite pigmented so you can really get a lovely deep colour that fades to a stain after a few hours.

Lastly we have something I have raved about quite a few times before so I won't go into toooo much detail but not a day goes by that I don't use this powder. Of course it's the RMS 'Un' Powder. It just finishes everything off nicely and leaves my skin soft and shine free without being overly matte. An absolute essential.

Non-beauty favourite: The Office I've watched four seasons in the space of a week. Why did I not watch this show sooner?! I am completely addicted.

Have you tried any of my favourites this month?

15 comments

  1. Great post :) I have the Balance Me oil too and really like it, and I'm forever wanting something from RMS, so the powder looks like a good starting product :) Can't believe I haven't come across your blog before! (Just found you on twitter) x

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  2. Great post as usual.
    I love the sound of the Balance Me oil :)

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  3. I love the Black Knight! I just wish Butter London polishes weren't so chippy on me.

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  4. The ILA lip conditioner sounds interesting :)
    Roshni’s Journey

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  5. that nail polish looks gorgeous! xx

    Martyna | NEON MIZZLE

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  6. The Butter London polish looks gorgeous! Such a pretty shade x

    Jordan-Alice

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  7. The Black Knight is definitely one of my favourite black nail polishes, I worn it on New Years Eve last year and it lasted a whole week :)
    http://wwwclairabelle.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. loving the butter london polish. Looks like the perfect holiday color

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  9. That butter London polish really does look gorgeous! *Insert heart eyes emoji here*. I may have to pick it up next time I'm in Sephora.
    Amber
    Lovely Notions

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  10. Black Knight is SO gorgeous x

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  11. That nail polish may just be the most beautiful colour I've ever seen! <3

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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  12. That butter LONDON nail polish is amazing ... I have Wallis, another beautiful color! Black Knight may have to be my next purchase though :)

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  13. Lovely post, the balance Me oil is such a great product for this time of year. I have been using mine alot to keep my skin hydrated.
    The Butter London Polish is a beautiful shade
    http://www.letstalkbeauty.co.uk/

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