August 2018 Favourites

August 2018 Favourites

Throughout the month of August I spent a lot of time just working with my basic everyday makeup products. I rarely ventured out into new products because I just didn’t want to spend more than 5 minutes on my makeup most days! But there was a few products that I managed to work into my routine and fall in love with.

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Maybelline – Shine Compulsion Lipstick in Spicy Mauve

I’ve only purchased one shade of this lipstick and I feel like I need to own them all! This has become my perfect lipstick to help me transition into fall. It’s such a comfortable formula and leaves my lips looking healthy and glossy. It’s a fairly opaque lipstick but still has a sheerness to it that makes such a deep shade super wearable on an everyday basis! It doesn’t last very long on the lips but it’s super easy to re-apply and I totally don’t mind reapplying a couple times throughout the day!

Essie – Treat Love and Color Nail Polish and Strengthener in Minimally Modest

Lately I’ve been treating my nails horribly. I’ve been picking them in any way that I can and it leaves my nails and cuticles looking ROUGH! But for the last month and a half I started using this Essie polish in between wearing my Jamberry nail wraps and I’ve noticed such a difference to how my nails look. They do feel like they are slowly starting to grow in stronger! I don’t know if that’s all in my head or if it’s actually making a difference but it does make my nails feel a lot better overall. I also love that it doesn’t need a base coat or a top coat and that it dries fairly quickly! I hate waiting around for my nails to dry and this doesn’t force me to be useless for like an hour while it’s drying.

Too Faced – Love Flush Blush in Baby Love

I think I’m slowly but surely becoming more of a blush addict. I used to hate blush but I think it’s because I was just wearing the wrong blush colours! I definitely am more into the peach tones and warmer pinks as well as colours that look close to a bronzer shade. This is the perfect light bronze/neutral shade for my skintone. I think it looks perfect for everyday and I’ve been dipping into this blush palette a lot over the month of August mainly to use the shade Baby Love.

 

Colourpop – Pressed Powder Eyeshadow in Mischief

I’ve written a full blog post about my love for this eyeshadow so I won’t go into too much detail here (you can find my thoughts on it here). It’s been the perfect summer eyeshadow for me and I don’t know why I’ve never thought of yellow eyeshadow as a potential option for me. It’s just such a random colour that I felt like it would never look right on my eyelids. But what a surprise for me to find out that it’s my new favourite colour to wear! I get a ton of compliments when I’m rocking this shade and it really boosts up my confidence!

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Boscia – Rosewater Mist with Witch Hazel

I’ve easily become obsessed with the facial spray. Over the last few weeks I’ve been so bad with my skincare because I just have no motivation at the end of the day to remove all my makeup. I really should be doing my skincare routine earlier in the evening but I just never feel like doing it. Since I’ve been so lazy my skin hasn’t been looking the greatest and it needs a little tlc. This isn’t a miracle potion but I do think it’s helped a bit with some of my acne flare ups and it’s super refreshing on a hot and humid day. It’s been a toasty couple weeks in Toronto and having this to spray in the morning, midday and evening has been great!

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What were your favourite beauty products during the month of August? I would love to hear about them in the comments below! I’m excited to start to transition into fall makeup and all the warm looks that come with that!

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