May Favourites

It’s that time of the month again! We are literally in June, which is half way through the year. Half way! How did this happen?!

Anyway, May has had a few nice summery days but has overall been pretty miserable weather wise, although we have had two bank holiday weekends, so I can’t really complain!

May has been a month of trying some new makeup products as we are (supposedly) entering the more summery months and I can’t wait to show you what I’ve been loving.

May Favourites Sophie in Wonderland xo

First up is the gorgeous Primark Pure Glow Highlight Palette. This costs just £5. Yep you read that right, just 5 £1s and it is SO pigmented and beautiful. A full review of this will follow in the next week or so but to sum up – OMGosh you need this in your life, go to Primark rn and buy it. Like now!

Primark Pure Glow Highlight Palette

Next is my new baby the Too Faced Sweet Peach Eyeshadow Palette. Molly, from The Rose Beauty Files, and I did a palette swap to try before we bought and I borrowed this from her (she has my Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance FYI) to give it a go.

Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette

I loved the peachy shades SO much I went and purchased it myself with a voucher I had so it was even cheaper, winning! Again a full review will follow shortly, but I have reached for this every time I’ve applied eyeshadow this month.

Another firm favourite of mine this month has to be the ColourPop Ultra Matte Lip in Aquarius. This is their collab with Kathleen Lights and it’s the perfect nude and the perfect matte liquid lipstick formula. I picked this up in my ColourPop Haul which you can read here and I haven’t been able to put it down. Paired with eyes from the Sweet Peach Palette it’s a subtle yet gorgeous look and I’ve been loving it.

ColourPop Ultra Matte Lip Aquarius

Something else I’ve been reaching for loads recently is the newly acquired Narciso Rodriguez For Her Perfume that I won in the raffle at the House of Fraser Beauty Event which you can read about here.

Narciso Rodriquez For Her

I had never before heard of this brand or scent and I absolutely love it, it is strong enough that you can smell it when you move but not so strong as to be overpowering and I’ve been loving it for both night and day time.  It has  floral-fruity, amber and woody notes and it must be the mix of floral and fruity that I love as I am into these kind of notes in a perfume.

Finally, ever since I picked up MAC x Fleur De Force lipstick, it inspired me to read her book The Luxe Life. In this I found the section “5 Easy Up Do Hairstyles” and very quickly found my new go to hairstyle! In summer I hate blow drying my hair as it takes so long and makes me so hot and bothered especially when the weather is warm so I’m always looking for easy and nice ways to put my hair straight up with minimal effort.

Fleur De Force The Luxe Life

Enter the “milkmaid braids“. This is essentially pigtail plaits, which you pin up at the bottom of your hairline on top of one another. I’ve been reaching for this style so much this month and had loads of compliments for it! It’s super easy even if it does sometimes take a couple of attempts to hide the ends of your plaits!

Fleur De Force The Luxe Life Up Do

So that’s what I’ve been loving in the month of May! Did any of my faves make it into yours? Have you tried anything featured in my faves? I’d love to know in the comments below!

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25 year old beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger with an addiction to shopping for all things makeup, beauty, fashion and home!

21 thoughts on “May Favourites

  1. Great favourites! I reallllllyyyyyyy need to try the top faces peach palette, can’t believe I haven’t got myself one before! Also that colour pop lip matte cream looks like my FAVOURITE shade so I am for sure trying that out! The Luxe life book looks so pretty.. may have to check that out as I love braiding my hair! Xx

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    1. You really do its beautiful!! I have an unhealthy obsession with Colourpop i wish customs weren’t so expensive!! Thanks so much for reading sugar! xo

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  2. Amazing post! That Primark palette looks amazing too?! After falling in love with their strobe palette I have been checking everything out! Also, the Sweet Peach palette is gorgeous – I love the idea of trying it out, that is so cool xxx

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