It’s time for another favourites post- I can hear your cheers whilst I write haha! These months are going by SO quickly as it feels like I’ve only just finished my August faves! ANYWAY, I do like September now that I’m not at school because it is no longer filled with fear for the upcoming academic year… well it is a bit for uni but it is not AS bad. I think September signals the turn of the seasons towards Christmas- it is coming everyone and I CANNOT wait, I’ve already watched Elf this month and I am not even feeling the slightest bit guilty. Right back to September, here are a few of the random mix of things I’ve been loving this month:
- Tanya Burr’s Chasing the Sun Peonies Illuminating Powder, £7.49: If you read my last haul post you’re probably thinking ‘you’ve only just bought it?!’ BUT I did buy it about a fortnight ago and have been using it pretty much every time I’ve worn make-up since. SO I think it’s worthy of being a favourite this month or at least my ‘favourite new discovery’. I haven’t used any of Tanya’s products before and VERY rarely buy any youtuber’s products BUT I thought this looked like a similar and cheaper product to Benefit’s Dandelion Twinkle. Obviously I cannot compare the two but they are both blush and highlighter combinations which was something I was intrigued to try as an alternative to a bronze glow. It is VERY pigmented and can look a little scary on swatches because it is SO sparkly pink but once on the cheeks it gives a lovely, rosy and healthy-looking glow
- Boot’s Tea Tree and Witch Hazel Spot Wand, £4.49: I was using this product for a while earlier in the year but recently this has REALLY proven its worth. I use it twice daily as it has a two ends- one for day and the other for night. Sometimes with spot treatments it can begin to work gradual and it would take time for noticeable results BUT with this I have seen direct, quick results. When I can feel one of those angry under-the-skin spots coming I put this on in the evening and by the following morning it literally has shrunk completely and doesn’t seem like it will come through at all now! It might not be a long-term solution but would definitely give it a go if you want a more targeted treatments to prevent spots really coming through!
- ‘History Is All You Left Me’ by Adam Silvera: I read this book whilst on holiday earlier in the month and absolutely loved it. I was initially a bit sceptical about another YA romance but this was very refreshing a gave me a new insight into relationships that are impacted by grief. Although the topic seems quite heavy the style and characters remained light which made it a lovely read and one that I would definitely recommend if you’re looking for books similar to John Green.
- ‘Celebs Go Dating’ on E4: If you’ve read any of my other monthly favourites posts you’ll know I’m REALLY into reality television- think Love Island, Celebrity Big Brother etc! The show takes single celebrities and sets them up on LOADS of different dates to try to find ‘the one’. It’s really funny and the dating agents really help make the show, along with Rob Beckett who sarcastically comments on the entire show! It will definitely fill the reality TV shape hole until ‘I’m a Celebrity’ starts again.
Hopefully you’ve enjoyed this post and it has given you some ideas for things to try out in the upcoming months. Let me know your favourite things about September below and what you’ve been enjoying this month!
Wishing you ALL the best for October,