13 October 2015

Autumn 2015 Beauty Favourites

What's this a new post, I bet you guys are as shocked as I am haha. Well I figured it was about time I let you in on a few beauty gems that have been on my radar over the last few months. It's way too late to call this post "September Favourites" so lets just call it my Current Beauty Favourites shall we?

Tarte Bling It On Blush Palette 2015
NYX Butter Glosses
When it comes to nail polish top coats I have quite high standards, so when I found this one I thought I was set. Fast forward a few months and I may be eating my words, this cheap as chips offering from Sally Hansen has bowled me over. It's incredible, I can go over a week and my nails are still chip free. Not bad for a a fiver, right?

Essie Hide & Go Chic Nail Polish // Boots
I may be missing the warm weather but I couldn't wait to delve into my Autumn nail polishes, and this muted, dirty blue is absolutely stunning. I hardly ever re-paint my nails the same colour but with this one I couldn't help myself, it could quite possibly be one of my favourite Essie shades ever. Coming from this nail-aholic that is quite the statement!

I tend to be quite low maintenance with my hair and prefer to let it dry naturally, but when I do feel like using my hair dryer I always turn to some sort of spray to help amp up the volume. This particular thickening spray has been my most recent go-to, I've never heard of this brand before (it came in my Space NK GWP) but I can definitely understand why it's called "Dallas" it certainly gives you big "beauty queen" worthy hair.

Ok, so this one isn't a new discovery I rave about it all the time, I'm currently on my second tube for goodness sake, but it's actually the combination of this and the product below that make them a "re-discovered" favourite.

For the past few weeks I've been applying a bit of the Nars concealer on the back of my hand and mixing in a blob of this bb highlighter. Together they are the perfect under eye duo, offering coverage and brightening those dark circles all at the same time. I do have to set them with a power because my oily under eyes are no match for anyone, but I've been loving this combo.

Tarte Bling It On Blush Holiday Palette 2015
Tarte Bling It On Holiday 2015 Blush Palette // Sephora
This little beauty is why I shouldn't venture onto the Sephora website late at night (ahem). Despite the fact that we're going to Florida in November, I just couldn't wait and can you blame me? This palette has every shade you could need and the pigmentation is exceptional.

These eyeshadow sticks aren't exactly the cheapest option out there, but boy are they beautiful. This shade is "the" epitome of a one wash eyeshadow colour, it's a grey with a hint of purple and I can't get enough. It's super creamy and bends like a dream, I also love to pack Pewter from the Lorac Palette over the top to intensify the colour.

I know I mentioned one of these glosses in my last favourites post but seeing as they are now available online at Selfridges (hallelujah) I thought I would just reiterate why I love them. They have a glossy finish, give smooth application and have high pigmentation, oh and they're cheap too, what's not to love? If, even after all that you still need some convincing just look at the swatches below!

By Terry Ombre Blackstar in Misty Rock
As always let me know what products you've been loving over the last few months? Also leave me some tv recommendations!

XOXO Claire


  1. I knew by just looking at the packaging that red velvet was going to be a gorgeous colour! and that tarte palette! major want!xx

  2. Tell me about it, I'm obsessed! :)

  3. Fab post lovely! You've totally reminded me to try that Dallas spray, I forgot I had it!

    I've been loving the Estee Lauder BB Highlighter but never thought of mixing it with the NARS concealer. I'm definitely going to try that!

    I've been so tempted by that Tarte palette plus lots of other stuff on the Sephora site xx


  4. Aww thank you, I think I need to go to Sephora rehab haha, I spend way too much money on there. Though the Christmas sets and absolutely amazing, definitely worth it!

  5. Haha, I had to stop myself from buying on there as I spent over £1000 within about 6 months of them allowing UK orders! I tried the concealer combo this morning and it was amazing! :D xx

  6. I'm so obsessed with NYX products however I do tend to stay away from glosses and head towards the matte sections. Great swatches <3


  7. I love the combination too, they're so brightening together. My Sephora orders are definitely become a little bit of a problem (ahem) but I just think, I dont smoke or drink so beauty products are my vice.

  8. Thank you, I used to be the same but these definitely swayed me, though I do have my eye on their new Suede collection :)

  9. Absolutely love that nail polish colour, great post! Xx

    The Style Icon

  10. I'm obsessed with it, plus it's such an opaque formula :)

  11. That Tarte blush palette looks amazing! I have yet to pick up anything from By Terry because it's so expensive, but these eyeshadow sticks in particular are just so tempting!
    Caked To The Nines

  12. It's beautiful and the only blush I've used for the last few weeks, definitely one to pick up before they sell out! :)


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