July 2017 Favourites

It’s monthly favourites time! I always get to near the end of the month and have a wee panic over what I’ve been loving over the past month (because I’m pretty forgetful). I don’t know whether it’s worth continuing doing monthly favourites, because they always seem to get good views and interactions, but I’m scared they get a bit too repetitive. Most things in my makeup routine stay the same, so sometimes I feel like it can be difficult to come up with new favourites every month. Give me your opinion, do you like writing/reading monthly favourites every month, or is it better maybe every few months?

Makeup

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First makeup favourite of the month this month is the Urban Decay Naked Skin foundation. I mentioned this in a post not long ago, and it has been my go-to foundation for the past month. I’ve been loving a lighter coverage on my skin, mostly because I don’t think that my skin needs a lot of product on it and in the warmer weather it just feels so much nicer and less uncomfortable having tonnes of makeup on. My skin feels like actual skin!

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Most of my makeup has been packed away so I tended to use the same sorts of stuff. My next favourite has to be the Laura Mercier Loose Powder. I have preferred to reach for this over the RCMA No Colour Powder because it has a tint to it and it doesn’t leave a noticeable cast on the face. This is my perfect loose setting powder and will hold the number one place for quite a while I reckon!

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My last favourite of the month is the Kiko Extra Sculpt mascara. I’ve mentioned this a few times before but I haven’t talked about it recently. The wand of this mascara is a strange one, but it is so effective. I like volume and length, and this gives both. You do have to be careful because it can become clumpy very easily, but in general this is a great all rounder.

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Surprisingly for me, I would have to include the Rimmel Duo Contour Stick in my favourites for the month! It is on the warm side for a contour in my opinion, but it is super easy to draw where you want the contour and blend it out. I didn’t expect to enjoy this as much as I do, because I am pretty loyal to a powder, but this is a lovely alternative if you want something more natural.

Fashion 

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I want to give a shoutout to my Vans again, because they just make any outfit a little bit cooler. Long gone are the days when I struggle to find shoes to go with an outfit. It doesn’t matter what I’m wearing, whether it’s super girly or not, I will always reach for my Vans because they are both stylish and comfortable. I have considered buying another pair because I wear mine all the time, but I don’t think I would wear other colours as much as I would the black ones.

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I have to talk about my shiny trousers again. They have an elasticated waist and have been my go-to to shove on when I want to be comfy. It’s just a plus that they look pretty. A culotte length isn’t flattering on my height, but I wear it anyway because they look so effortless! These ones are from River Island, and they did do them in a lot of different colours, but I’m not sure which ones are available now.

Following along the metallic theme, my next favourite is this bag that I picked up in the New Look sale. Down from £20, I got this for £6. I love a backpack and use my black one for everything, but this just adds something to an outfit without being too in your face. You can’t complain at £6 either!

Random

First random favourite has to be Rick & Morty! I didn’t get into this programme until after the second season had finished, so I didn’t have to wait the full year and a half until the third season came around. Having said that, I have been impatiently waiting for the third season to come around and it’s finally here! I am beyond excited that the episodes will air on UK Netflix at the same time as in the US, but I wish it was the right episode! We will still be a week behind, and that annoys me a lot, but it’s better than nothing I suppose.

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I’ve been really loving the Tangle Teezer I blogged about last week. I love the colour, because it’s difficult to lose, but it’s also super effective at detangling. I don’t think I’ll go back to a normal brush in a long time!

That’s all my favourites for the month, so please do give me some suggestions or let me know what your favourites have been!

Taylor xo

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One thought on “July 2017 Favourites

  1. This was a great favourites posts to read! I really need to try that mascara as it sounds great and I’ve seen so many people using it! Love the vans, definitely my style of shoe! Great post lovely! x

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