November Favourites 2018

November has been a whirlwind! I got offered a new job, began training for the new job whilst I was still working my old job and officially started my new job last week. I have been listening to music and singing most days which is still my most favourite thing to do and similar to last month, I haven’t read much during November. My mind feels very full with information and I’m already looking forward to the Christmas break to have a rest and wind down.

Onto this month’s favourites:

1. xoBeauty Radiant Glow Highlight Powder – Aurora – This is the most recent addition to my highlighter collection. (Post on my collection *HERE*). The powder is very finely milled and so soft and easy to apply. This is the most subtle of my highlighters and it can also double as an all over face powder. Applying with a big fluffy brush works best and allows the product to really be swept over the skin. I am considering picking up the other shade of this powder too which is more golden.

2. NARS Mini Orgasm Blush Highlight Duo – I don’t often wear blush and highlighter together but with this mini duo I can’t go wrong. Orgasm is a flattering shade for a lot of people and if you want a blush shade that is versatile and a little glam, you should try it! The highlight looks quite plain in the pan but once it’s on the face it gives a lovely glow. The highlighter is exclusive to this mini, it’s a special Orgasm highlighter which I’d class as a peachy-pink champagne shade.

3. The Body Shop Metal Lip Liquid 018 Plum Titanium – It’s common knowledge I’m not a fan of matte liquid lipsticks but this formula from The Body Shop is super comfortable and velvety smooth. The pigmentation is good, the colour lasts all day and the formula isn’t streaky to apply. This has a slight fruity scent that is nice and doesn’t linger if you’re not a fan of scented lip products. Plum Titanium is a gorgeous deep red, perfect for Christmas! It’s a wearable red that doesn’t look strictly metallic, making it a safe option all year round.

4. Andy Brown – Cedarmont – I feel a little naughty having a copy of this CD. I originally pre-ordered a signed copy from the artist’s official store but the album release got cancelled and my money was refunded. I caught wind Amazon US had copies available and one buyer left a review confirming the CD arrived and is genuine. I ordered a copy myself and it arrived less than two weeks later. In short, the album is really good and I have been playing it on repeat since it arrived! I have loved and listened to Andy’s voice for years (he’s also the frontman of British band Lawson) and this album further proves his talent. The lyrics are heartfelt, catchy and this album makes me happy when I listen to it. I hope it gets the proper release it deserves. Standout Tracks: Talk of the Town, Put That Record On, Hold On, Keeper and Breaking Your Heart.

November’s Spotify Playlist:


What were your favourite things in November?

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11 thoughts on “November Favourites 2018

  1. Nadine says:

    I really want to get my hands on some Nars products, they sound and look so beautiful! 😍 In my opinion, a peachy blush is always a winner! I have been obsessing over the Make-up Revolution Iconic Fever eyeshadow palette lately. I don’t wear eyeshadow that often but that one makes me want to wear it more often. 😀 Great post, Chanelle! Hope you are having a fantastic week. X

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  2. Rachael - Helpless Whilst Drying says:

    I love a peachy blush – the highlight that goes alongside the NARS sounds fab too! I’ll have to look it up online – I don’t think I’ve seen it around.
    I’m yet to try any of the Body Shop Liquid Lips but was just gifted one last week which I’ve not got around to trying, I think it was a metallic shade too – I’m excited to give it a go now!

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    • Chanelle says:

      Peachy blush is flattering on almost everybody. I hope you find the mini duo, the place I bought it from has now sold out.

      Ooh exciting, hope you got a good shade! There was a bright pink one I swatches on my hand but I reminded myself I have similar shades and went for tow others instead x

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  3. Hunida says:

    Ooo the Nars mini duo sounds amazing!! I’ve only tried their blushes but, the highlighter sounds pretty, too. So cool that it was made specifically for the blush only! & I’m def gonna check out TBS lippies next time I’m the mall now that you’ve confirmed they work well. 🙂

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