Wednesday 13 January 2016

Some Mid-January favourites

I know its only the 13th, but after the influx of new products following Christmas, of COURSE I was bound to have some favourites! January may be a drag for a lot of reasons (the nagging feeling to go to the gym that you blatantly ignore, the end of the festivities etc etc etc), but for me one of the best things about it is getting to try out all the gifts you received and finding firm favourites.
The first thing I've been absolutely adoring (not even kidding I won't let it out of my sight), is the Yankee Candle in the scent 'Honey Glow'. Its a sweet, fresh smell, and since I'm rubbish at describing things, I'll just say that it really reminds me of a lovely masculine scent. Like a nice aftershave, you know? I want to live in this Honey Glow existence forever, its the BEST candle I've ever owned.

I also got a set of French Connection lip products in December, and I've been using the push up lipglosses a lot in the past couple of weeks. They remind me of the Stila Lip Glazes, but much less sticky - I got a girly pink and a bright red in the set, but since they're only glosses the actual colour is a little less intense than it looks on the photos. I've never tried anything from this brand before, but its a win in my opinion!
In my Benefit advent calendar last December I got a mini version of the Bad Gal Lash Mascara, and it is by far one of the best mascaras I've ever tried (sorry Maybelline). The wand is so beautiful and dramatic, and it creates this volumised lash look that I've never been able to get before without using some actual falsies. When I'm a little less broke after Amsterdam, I might purchase a large version of this product, because I know it will become a firm favourite in my make up bag. 2016 has barely just begun, but I already know that this little star will be making it into my favourite finds of the year. 

I know what your eyes were first drawn to in that photo - the cuties at the top, am I right? These super snuggly polar bear fuzzy socks are from Next, and I'm so attached to these guys! It's the ears, I can't get over them. Everyone needs a good pair of slipper socks in their life, and I'm lucky enough to have found this adorable pair this month.
I may have already mentioned my faux fur obsession on my blog, but if you haven't read that post, then you know, I do love a good faux fur accessory in my collection. I bought these hair ties from New Look and love incorporating them into my hairstyles, particularly high ponytails. You get one heather grey and one baby pink (two of the prettiest colours in my opinion) in the set, and surprisingly, these hair ties go with a whole load of outfit combinations. 

My last favourite for this post is this beautiful pair of earrings from Urban Outfitters. I never usually purchase any accessories in UO because of the steep prices, but I couldn't tear myself from this pair of earrings once I'd picked them up. I'm going through a phase at the moment of neglecting my second and third lobe piercings, instead preferring to keep a small stud in my helix and then a statement pair in my first lobe piercing. This turquoise, gold and black marbled pair is right up my alley, and I've worn them almost every single day since I got them a couple of weeks back. Urban Outfitters have some right gems hidden in their jewellery section, let me tell you.
What have you been loving lately?


  1. I didn't realize that was a candle, at first I thought it was like a color tattoo haha! Those slipper socks look so cosy!
    Charlotte //

    1. Haha I see what you mean - and honestly they're the COSIEST.
      Em xo


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