September Favourites 2016!

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Hello everyone, 

I hope you are all well and have had a lovely weekend! I know I say this every month but I can’t believe how fast this year is flying by! I thought I was all prepared and then the next thing I know we are well into October! I have quite a few products that I’ve been enjoying throughout last month so I couldn’t not share them with you! So here it is, my very late September faves! I hope you enjoy lovelies…

Products I’ve Been Loving In September:

  1. Primark Copper Hanging Peg Board-£6.00
  2. Primark Copper and Marble Clip Set-£2.50 (not available online)
  3. Primark 20 Heart Wire Fairy Lights-£2.50
  4. Batiste Heavenly Volume Dry Shampoo-£3.23 was £6.49
    Schwartzkopf Supersoft Volume Boost Shampoo £3.91
  5. Seventeen Easy On The Eyes Palette in the shade ‘Birthday Suit’-£7.99
  6. Eco Tools Brow Shaping Set-£6.99
  7. Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara-£7.99
  8. Nyx Soft Matte Lip Cream in the shade ‘Stockholm’-£5.50
  9. Real Techniques Expert Face Brush-£8.99
  10. Seventeen Instant Glow Bronzing Powder £4.59

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Most of the products that I’m going to be talking about were featured in my previous post ‘Autumn Makeup Look 2016‘ if you’d like to have browse at that! I also did a ‘Primark Homeware Haul‘ a few weeks ago  if you would like a more detailed description of the homeware items that are mentioned! That post also might be helpful if you want to re-decorate your room or if you are looking for some homeware decorations on a budget!


To start off I’m going to talk about the homeware items…

1. I have finally got round to re-decorating my room recently which has been very exciting! I am going for a grey and pink theme with of course a bit of copper so when I saw these beauties in Primark for such an affordable price I couldn’t not add them to my basket! Over the past few months I have been increasingly falling in love with Primark! You can’t beat their prices for their products! This has made re-decorating my room so much easier and affordable! I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw the huge homeware selection that they had, even better what copper homeware they had! I couldn’t resist this gorgeous copper hanging peg board! Although the frame already came with cute photos, I can’t wait to hang some autumn themed photos on it! (Let me know if you would like to see a D.I.Y on this soon!?)

2. This brings me on to the next thing I was loving throughout last month! While I was browsing in Primark, I came across this copper and marble clip set which will be perfect for hanging more photos on the frame with! If you don’t already know, I am a stationary and copper obsessed freak so all of the different paper clips and pins will come in very handy!

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3. I also FINALLY got some fairy lights!! (whoop whoop) I have been on the lookout for some fairy lights for it must be getting on for a few months now as I just couldn’t find the right ones for a reasonable price to go in the background of my blog photos. As these little 20 wire copper heart-shaped ones were only £2.50, they were going in my basket! Who doesn’t love a bargain!? These have featured in my blog posts recently and I love them to pieces!


Moving onto the hair care items…

You may or may not know that I am a Batiste dry shampoo lover through and through! I know some people may not like this product but it works wonders for me if I’m in a hurry and it’s third day hair! While I was picking up another bottle of my favourite standard dry shampoo that they do in the scent ‘cherry’ which smells divine I might add, I came across this ‘heavenly volume dry shampoo‘ and thought I’d give it a try! I have thin flat hair so for me any volume I can get is fab! Two of my favourite things in one bottle combined eeek! Not only does this work as a normal dry shampoo it also adds volume which to me is amazing! Although I still love the original, if you have thin hair and need a bit of a boost, I’d give this a go instead of your standard dry shampoo!

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Another hair care product I was loving last month was this Schwarzkopf Supersoft Volume Boost Shampoo. As I mentioned I have thin hair so am always willing to try out new shampoos that will make my hair thicker! This claims to make your hair ‘super soft‘ giving it a ‘volume boost.’ I have definitely noticed that my hair has been thicker after using this shampoo and have really enjoyed using it recently so I had to mention it in my favourites! img_7386img_7481


Next I’m going to talk about the beauty items…

(All of these products were featured in my ‘Autumn Makeup Look‘ which you can see HERE.)

I have mentioned this Seventeen ‘easy on the eyes palette’ in the shade ‘birthday suit’ quite a lot on my blog recently as I just flipping love it! You can head over to my previous post if you would like to see the eye look that I have been wearing recently using this palette! One of the things I love about these palettes for me is the price as they are lovely and affordable for such high quality palettes so everyone can enjoy them without bursting the bank!

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The palette comes with 12 shades which range from mattes, shimmers and 3 metallic creams which means you have a wide range of finishes to work with all in one palette! It also comes with an eye primer with a dual ended application, mirror and get the look guide! How amazing!?? The thing I love most about this palette is the huge mirror and the fact that it includes a primer! What a marvellous invention! There is always a shade that I wouldn’t use in palettes but in this one all the shades are so me and wearable! Seventeen also do a more bolder palette ‘The Big Smoke‘ which is exactly the same as this one but with different shades if you prefer a more smokey evening look! (I did a post dedicated to these palettes HERE if you would like to see that also.)

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I have been using my eco tools brow brush to fill in my brows recently which I have been loving. I never thought I’d say this as you all know how much I’m a Real Techniques fan but I think I actually prefer this brush to my Real Techniques brow brush! Another brush I have been loving recently is my Real Techniques ‘expert face brush’ which is perfect for contouring as it’s an angled brush! I never really got into the whole contouring craze until a few weeks ago when Seventeen very kindly sent me their ‘instant glow bronzing powder.’ It’s amazing how just one product can transform the whole makeup look! I love the fact that this product is very buildable and gives you such a lovely natural bronze without being to harsh. I also love the imprinted pattern on the bronzer!

A few weeks ago I repurchased the classic ‘Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara.‘ I stopped using it for a while but since repurchasing it I can’t understand why I stopped using it! It’s just an all-round great mascara that I am obsessed with since re discovering it! If you haven’t yet tried it out, I would definitely recommend it!

Finally my last favourite from last month was this ‘Nyx Soft Matte Lip Cream‘ in the shade ‘Stockholm.‘ No words can describe how much I love these lippies! I went into town and picked up this shade and I have been wearing it none stop since! As I only own their brighter shades of these I was after a more nude shade for Autumn. I was torn between this and ‘Abu Dhabi’ as they were both very similar but I decided to go for this one! It is such a lovely, wearable nude shade for this season!


That bring me to the end of my very long September Favourites 2016! Thankyou so much for reading as always and I hope you enjoyed this post! Let me know in the comments what products you have been loving recently and I’ll see you in my next post,

Much Love, Amelia xx

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32 Comments

  1. October 15, 2016 / 3:14 pm

    Your pictures are AMAZING!!! What camera do you use?

    • October 15, 2016 / 3:16 pm

      Aw thank you so much lovely, you’ve made my day! I use the Canon EOS 600D xx 🙂

  2. October 15, 2016 / 3:20 pm

    Ola Girl!
    Great Products! Especially the palette!
    It was fun to read!
    ThnQ for Sharing Girl!😉

    Hugz, Miss B💋

    • October 15, 2016 / 4:33 pm

      Aw thank you so much! I really appreciate it Hun xx

    • October 15, 2016 / 6:55 pm

      Aw haha thank you so much lovely! Thanks for reading also xx

  3. October 15, 2016 / 5:32 pm

    The Primark near me isn’t very big so I’ll have to keep an eye out for the fairy lights as I really want to get them. Loved the post x

    • October 15, 2016 / 6:57 pm

      Aw yes I’d definitely recommend them if you can get hold of them! I’m so pleased with them! For £2.50 you can’t go wrong! Thankyouu Hun and thanks for always reading and leaving lovely comments, I really appreciate it xx

  4. October 15, 2016 / 6:25 pm

    Lovely post as always! Primark is​ doing the best homeware ever right now! As I’m moving house soon, I’m planning to get everything from there haha! xx

    • October 15, 2016 / 6:58 pm

      Awh thank you so much my lovely! Yess aren’t they just!! Ooh how exciting! I don’t blame you because I am filling my room with Primark’s homeware! They have some lovely bits and pieces for such reasonable prices xx

  5. October 15, 2016 / 7:08 pm

    I literally love your posts they’re so aesthetic and put together.

    • October 15, 2016 / 9:11 pm

      Aw thank you so much! You’ve made my day! Thanks for taking the time to read Hun, glad you enjoyed it xx

      • October 15, 2016 / 9:15 pm

        Aww I’m so glad I could, honestly your posts are amazing! As are you 💕

        • October 16, 2016 / 9:05 am

          Awh thank you lovely, you’re too kind! I really appreciate it xx

  6. Sania Abbas
    October 15, 2016 / 9:13 pm

    Great post Xxx

  7. October 16, 2016 / 5:05 am

    Lovely! I have been wanting that real techniques face brush!

    • October 16, 2016 / 9:11 am

      Thankyouu! Aw yes, I’d definitely recommend it! I got mine in their ‘ultimate base set’ but you can buy it singularly which is cheaper! Thanks for reading Hun xx

  8. October 16, 2016 / 7:47 am

    I need to get my hands on that copper hanging peg board! Great post xx

    • October 16, 2016 / 9:13 am

      Thankyouu! Haha yess! I’m obsessed with it! I can’t wait to start hanging some of my own photos on it! Thanks for reading lovely xx

  9. October 16, 2016 / 7:31 pm

    I absolutely loved that matte lip cream! The colours are lovely!
    Great post

    • October 16, 2016 / 8:03 pm

      Aw thank you so much! I’m so pleased that I picked it up because the shade is the perfect nude that I’ve been wearing a LOT recently! I’d definitely recommend it xx

  10. October 21, 2016 / 1:02 am

    I really loved this post!! Copper and Marble is my weakness haha I can never not buy something if its copper or marble 🙂 xx

    • October 21, 2016 / 4:14 pm

      Aw thankyou so much Hun! Yess they are definitely mine too!! I’m glad I’ve found someone who has the same obsession for all things copper and marble as me haha! xx 🙂

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