Another month is over and we are only a few months away from a new year. It is crazy, can’t we just slow down the time and enjoy the summer more…? Let’s talk about my August favourites…

My August Favourites 2015

First let’s dig into skin care products. This is also an old favourite of mine. When I don’t feel like putting much makeup on, but want my skin to look good, then I use L’Oréal Paris Skin Perfection Day Moisturiser. My skin feels silky soft and it gives me radiant glow. It has silica in it, so if you don’t like the products with silica (silicon dioxide) in it, then you wouldn’t like this one. For a clean face before going to bed, I can say my favourite is Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water. It cleaned my makeup/skin well and my skin was so soft afterwards, what else can I ask for!

For makeup I only have two products. This month I mostly went for a natural look. Max Factor Cream Puff Blush in the shade of 15 Seductive Pink is so pretty and it gives really nice pinkie colour to my cheeks. I can wear it with or without foundation and it would still look nice. One of my August Favourites is Soap&Glory One Heck of a Blot. You can read more about this product in my post Let’s Talk Powder. I’ve used it a lot when I felt my skin was acting up and I needed to stop the shine. It really helped it.

Being a student for so long taught me to look for budget, but good products. You’d be surprised what you might find for really affordable prices. This is one of the items I came across so long ago that I keep buying it from time to time. It is a body scrub Treacle Moon, not only I really like the scents of their body products (I love strawberries and anything smells like strawberries), but also how soft it makes my skin. It leaves my skin really moisturised and scent stays for a while too. As far as I like Lush, Body Shop and Soap&Glory, this is one of the products that I like using especially when I have a limited budget.

My last August Favourite is Essence Effect Nail Polish. In August I kept adding some glitters to my nail polish routine and this one has such pretty glitters and tiny sparkling pieces. When I applied it on my nail polish it just looked so pretty.

These are my August Favourites… Have you used any of these products, if so what are your thoughts about it?

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  • Erin Russell

    I love the micellar water, use it daily, I have the green one at the moment, but not really noticing much difference from the pink, but either way they are good 🙂

    Been looking at the maybelline puff blushes for so long, every time I go into the boots I swatch it! Should maybe just buy it already! 🙂

    Love the post!

    • Micellar water is really good, I use it daily too and my skin is so soft and well cleaned. That blush is so pretty, I kept swatching it then ended up buying it. You should definitely go for it 🙂 xx

  • Love that micellar water and the powder, both great picks!

  • Gorgeous photo and this is a lovely round up of products!

  • I love the micellar water, but find I still need to wash my face afterwards either wise I feel sticky.

    Angie x | Chocolate & Lipstick || UK Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

    • Yeah I do that too, can’t do it without washing my face x

  • Honeypot Blogs

    Love the micellar water and very nearly bought that blusher in Seductive Pink but I opted for Lovely Pink instead!xx

    • It was a tough decision for me too. Swatch everything like many times before I made a decision, all the shades are so pretty xx

  • I love Garner Micellar water..maybe even more than is so cheap!

  • rae

    What is silica exactly, and why do some people not like it? Love the packaging though for this L’Oreal product – quite impressed, it looks very high end.

    Rae | Love from Berlin

    • Some people consider it dangerous even tho the one that’s used in cosmetic products are harmless. I don’t exactly know why tho. I like the packaging, it looks good x

  • ohhh loving the products you are using! I’ve never tried any of time but now I might have to make a run to sephora and try them out! Thanks for posting!

    • They are good and I like using them. You might like them too 🙂 xx

  • Love the sound of the Loreal product – it’s something that I’ve been wanting to buy but just haven’t gotten round to yet!

    Gorgeous photo as always – really lovely and vibrant! 🙂

    Layla xx

    • Thank you so much! This cream is really good, makes my skin so soft and well hydrated xx

  • I am always tempted by this product every time I am going to the supermarket, especially because it sounds like a good, affordable product, would you say it is more a moisturizer or a beautifier?

  • Swati Sharma

    great list dear…thanks for sharing….

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  • I really love essence nail polishes! They’re budget proof, so I can get a lot of them at once (without burning a hole in my wallet) and they have a bunch of cute ones!

    • Ha ha you’re so right! Instead I can spend that money on other goodies 🙂 x

  • I’ve actually never tried any of these, the max factor blush looks so nice! xx

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  • Nina

    This L’oreal moisturizer looks so cute. Great products.


  • Corinne C

    Ohh that blush looks lovely 🙂

    Corinne x

  • The blush and nail polish look so pretty! I love how all of the products have pink in them!

    Sarah |

    • I guess I had a bit of pink month 🙂 Blush and nail polish are so pretty, such nice shades of pink x

  • That blush looks nice , nice stuffs you have here.

  • Georgia

    Lovely the picks, the glittery nail varnish is so pretty! xx

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  • Emma Murphy

    I always walk past the Garnier Micellar cleansing water in Boots, I will have to pick it up sometime as I don’t always want to spend ages with my skin care in the evening:) xx

  • Soap & Glory One Heck of a Blot seems like something I should try! Thanks for sharing!


  • Karina Guimarães Ribeiro

    I can’t find this products here in Brazil, but they semms very nice!

  • I heard so much about the Garnier micellar water!!! It looks so nice hehe, I definitely want to try it!

  • I haven’t used any of these, but I’d like to try Max Factor’s blush and Garnier’s micellar water!

  • Charlotte

    I can’t tell whether the micellar water is breaking me out or not arghhh! Lovely photo!
    Charlotte // xx

    • Hmm you shouldn’t use it for awhile and see if it is that, hope not. Thank you xx

  • Samileen

    I’m tempted to buy that Max factor blush, but I have too many blushes for my own good.

    Sam || Beautydetour

    • Aww… just give it a time and see if you still want it, if yes then go for it 🙂 xx

  • I am so interested in micellar water! Also, I love the max factor blush and the packaging of L’oreals moisturizer


    • Micellar water is really good, not disappointed at all. x

  • Getting curious on that Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water a lot bloggers have that as their favorite and recommended product…

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  • I actually haven’t tried any of these products but they all look good, the sparkly nail varnish is really catching my eye though! nice post 🙂


    • Thank you so much 🙂 That nail varnish is so pretty, looks really good xx

  • $128132333

    I love love love these Max Factor blushes, they’re amazing! I definitely need to try out this shade 🙂

  • I’m using the micellar water by Garnier now, it’s so good & cheap!! (:
    Nati xx

  • Danielle

    I have not tried any of these products yet. Thanks for sharing!

  • Creme Rose

    Great favorites, I really want to try the Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water!
    Thanks for sharing! 🙂
    x Arwa

  • I definitely believe that you can never go wrong with glittery nail polish!

    XO Amanda | Sans Scrubs

  • Love the sound of this body scrub. I do like a good exfoliator and the smell sounds lovely xx

    • It is a good and cheap one. I like the smell of strawberry 🙂 xx

  • I’m with you: would love to slow down time so that I can enjoy summer more!

    I haven’t tried any of these, but I’ve heard great things about the Garnier micellar water and Soap & Glory powder! While I probably have enough powder to last me till kingdom come, that micellar water is definitely on my to-try list when I run out of my stock!

    • Good old summer days…
      Garnier Micellar water is a good one, it removes the makeup well and doesn’t dry out my skin which I really like about.

  • paula
  • Thanks for your reviews! I’ve been wanting to try that micellulat water.

    Wishes & Reality

  • Emily Valentine Parr

    love the garnier miceller water. Is that a mini i spy as well? I may need that for my upcoming travels!

    • It is a travel one as I didn’t want to get the full size and end up not liking it. It is so handy x

  • Gorgeous favourites, I love Seductive Pink I have to agree the colour is so pretty and just lifts your complexion 🙂 I do love the Garnier Micellar water but since trying the Bioderma I have made the switch haha.

    Charlee XO | CharmedCharlee

    • I haven’t had a chance to try Bioderma yet but heard great things about it. I will definitely give it a try :)xx

  • I used to love the L’Oreal Skin Perfection range a few years back, it always left my skin feeling lovely. Garnier Micellar Water is my all time favourite makeup remover before going in with a cleanser x

    Beauty with charm

    • I keep repurchasing this cream, it just gives really soft finish. It feels like a primer. Garnier is great, glad that I gave it a try 🙂 x

  • Chloe Barnes

    must try some of those products! they all sound so good!!<3 great post, cant believe august is over though!! 🙁

    Chloe xx

    • Definitely… Already 3 days in September! I like all these products, they are really good 🙂 xx

  • Esther Collins

    I love micellar water!

  • Micellar water is EVERYTHING for me! I love the way it removes my makeup, but still keeps my face feeling moisturized.

    Connie | Sponsored by Coffee | Etsy

    • Definitely agree with you! Cleans well and leaves a super soft skin 🙂 x

  • Beautiful selection of favorites.

    ~xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

  • lovee…def gonna try this

  • Little Miss Fashion Queen

    Gotta try these!

    God bless,

    XO, Claire

  • Love the Garnier Micellar cleansing water!!! It’s such a good product! 🙂 xx

  • Love the Micellar water! I’ve heard great reviews of the L’oreal cream too xx

    Glossy Boutique

    • It is a good one, I like the soft feeling it gives 🙂 xx