November Favourites

I have a lot of beauty products I’ve been loving this month so I’m going to keep it as short and sweet as possible for you!

First is the Wonderland Studio Finish Primer (£15) which I was recently sent to review and I absolutely love it – so much that I’ve often been wearing it alone on days where I don’t have makeup on – it makes my skin have an even, non-oily finish! Definitely a dupe for another high-end primer.

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I’ve been loving two foundations this month – one for when I’m tanned and one for my natural skin colour – we all know the drill! Estee Lauders’ Double Wear (£32.50) is one of the most popular foundations around and it’s clear to see why – the matte formula is super full coverage and literally lasts FOREVER. It does take some elbow grease to get off (particularly after a night out) but the results you get are totally worth it.

The Nars All Day Luminous Foundation (£34) is another cult favourite! Again, with a natural looking but full coverage finish, this foundation gives your skin a healthy glow as well as covering any imperfections flawlessly. It’s also practically weightless and super comfortable on the skin.

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I’m surprised the brushes on these mascaras haven’t worn down yet the amount I’ve been using them! The travel-size Bobbi Brown Smokey Eye Mascara (£11) is my absolute favourite and I will 100% repurchase the full-size one! It doesn’t smudge and it holds the curl in my lashes all day.

Maybelline’s Colossal Big Shot Mascara (£7.99) is especially good if you’re going for a more dramatic eye look as it thickens as well as lengthens your lashes without making them look clumpy!

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The blusher I use every single time I wear makeup is Max Factor’s Creme Puff Blush in the shade Nude Mauve Pink (£8.99). It’s shimmery but it gives you more of a glow than a highlight! I love the shade of this as it’s quite muted so when it’s dusted lightly over your cheeks it gives you a really natural finish.

I’m in love with the Bella Pierre Banana Setting Powder (£22.50) – the most important reason being is that it doesn’t have flashback which is insanely annoying in photos! I use it under my eyes and on my nose to prevent creasing and oiliness and it works a treat! If you don’t know what banana powder is, there’s a good article about it here.

Next is another holy-grail for a lot of people – The Balm Mary-Loumanizer Highlighter (£20) I’ve used this on my eyes, my cheekbones and even a light dust all over my face and I love the way it looks every single time! It really is a staple in my makeup bag.

The Zoeva Brow Spectrum Palette (£20) is something you need if you love a natural but sharp looking brow. The powder isn’t too harsh so you end up with an everyday, subtle look! There are 6 brow shades and 3 highlighting shades in this palette so your brows will be looking fleeky day in, day out!

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Out of the many, many, many lipsticks I own, I always find myself going back to MAC’s ‘Persistence’ (£16.50) which is described as a ‘peachy cinnamon’ shade with a matte finish (the best kind of finish in my opinion). It isn’t drying and it lasts a pretty long time even after eating and drinking!

Of course, no favourites would be a real favourites post if it didn’t include the Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer (£4.19). It’s pigmented, creamy and easy to blend – what more could you want from a concealer?!

Sorry for the lengthy post! I’m going to make a conscious effort to try to get this kind of post up monthly, as it’s one of my favourites to read!

What beauty products have you been loving this month?

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14 thoughts on “November Favourites

  1. theplacebeyond says:

    I’ve really wanted to try The Balm Highlighter, but when I tested it in store it was quite powdery and hardly any shine:( hopefully that was just a bad tester though, love the post and the golden leaf in your pictures!🌟

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  2. Fanna says:

    Hail the NARS Luminous Foundation, it’s the perfect way to get a flawless skin without much effort! Also, Maybelline’s the best when it comes to mascaras so it didn’t come to me as a surprise when this was included in your fav list ❤ I've yet to try the Balm-Mary Luminizer highlighter; I've heard such good things about it but haven't come about to trying it out. Loved your favorites and seems like November was a great month for you in terms of beauty products 😀

    P.S. I love lengthy posts and this one was perfect!

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