Monthly Favourites | May

Monthly Favourites | May

Monthly Favourites post seem to come around so quick, its insane to think that its June tomorrow and we are half way through the year already, where has the time gone? I have a lot of make-up favourites this month, after my splurge in Rome and the lovely beauty swap i received last month I've been trying out a variety of new products.

Tango Invigorating Shower Gel in Cherry
As soon as i saw these Tango shower gels in the shop i was smelling them all to see which was best and it was a hard choice but this Cherry one was the best. I love using this in the shower; aside from the obvious of it making my clean, it lathers up nicely and the scent lingers on the skin which i really like.

V05 Refresh Me Quick Dry Shampoo
I'm pretty sure this has been in my favourites before or at least I've mentioned it on my blog at some point. Since having a fringe put it I've been using this a lot more especially on days when i can't be bothered washing my hair because lets face it there is nothing worse than a greasy looking fringe. It smells really nice and it does its job well. It can leave a white/grey look to the hair but it's easily solved.

Kiko Ultra Glossy Stylo Lipstick in 803 (Pink Flamingo)
I have nothing but good things to say about them. They're like lip butters; they have the pigmentation of a lipstick, the shine from a gloss and the moisture of a lip balm and i bloody love these. This shade is my favourite out of the two i have and the one I've found myself wearing the most, its just the perfect everyday shade.

Elemis Fresh Skin Skinglow Exfoliating Face Wash
This is a really gentle exfoliator and i really love using it on my face. It leaves me skin feeling really cleansed and refreshed and i like to use this mostly when I'm having bad skin days as i feel like it makes a difference to it.

Nyx Blush in Summer Peach
This was one of the things i got in my US beauty swap and i really like this, its a gorgeous pinky colour with a hint of gold shimmer to it - its such a pretty shade, the shimmer doesn't really transfer too much so there isn't a chance of being a glitter ball it applies the right amount. It's really pigmented and I've been reaching for this a lot lately.

Manshiu Longlasting Eyelash Extension Volume Length Curling Mascara
Firstly, the packaging of this won me over it so cute! I wasn't expecting this to be as good as it is, I'm so impressed! Id definitely say its on par with Benefit They're Real Mascara, it makes my lashes so long, adds volume ands i can't not say enough good things about it.

YSL Touche Eclat Radiant Touch
When i got my Benefit Fake Up Concealer i thought that id reached holy grail status and nothing was going to out do - but then i made an impulse purchase on the plane and bought the YSL Touche Eclat and oh my it's amazing. Whilst i still love the Benefit Fake Up I'm currently smitten with my Touche Eclat, it's retailed as a highlighter but it does cover up my dark circles and brighten up under my eyes really well. Love it.

Sephora Contour Eye Pencil 12hr Wear in Tiramisu
I hadn't used eyeliner to tightline or to line my lower lash line for ages, up until buying this.. Tiramisu is a deep brown shade, Ive been wearing this almost daily and it creates a really nice smokey kind of look - some days i don't even pair my felt tip liner with it because i also love how it looks alone. It glides on really nicely and it barely smudges on my like other eyeliners do. It lasts ages on the eyes too, I'm not sure if its the full 12hrs it claims but its definitely longer than some others I've tried.

Kiko Super Gloss in 109 (Mat Pink)
When I've not been wearing my Ultra Glossy Stylo lipstick, I've been wearing this. I'm quite fussy with lip glosses - i can't stand it when they feel thick on the lips and they're really sticky and i just don't like it. This, however is nothing like that, it's creamy and feels comfortable to wear and it doesn't make my lips stick together either. It's a winner in my books - i love the colour of this too, it's a nice nude pink, my favourite!

Les Miserables
I watched this at the cinemas twice in three days when this was released earlier this year and loved it, i preordered the dvd back in April and I'm so happy to have it. I love the story, the music, the actors just everything about it. I wished I'd gotten to know the story of Les Miserables earlier than this film but better late then never eh! I love it, and would recommend anyone who hasn't seen it already to go and do so!

& my last favourite... is finishing university.
I handed my work in on the 10th May and it's been so nice not having to spend all day everyday doing my work and stressing out over it all. All i need to do now is graduate and it's officially done.

What's some of your monthly favourites?
Natalie xx


  1. I absolutely love Les Mis, I never thought I would do, but it's such a brilliant film, I even have the soundtrack

    1. Me too :D haha, i love it so much and dont stop singing it!
      Natalie xx

  2. I want that mascara so much, the packaging is beyond cute x

    1. It's really good, id highly recommend it :)
      Natalie xx

  3. I have to get my hands on one of those Tango shower gels, I didn't even know they existed?!

    Maxine, xx

    1. I only came across this by chance, it was in Poundland - hope you manage to find one too.
      Natalie xx


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