January Favourites

Last month was all about getting back to the basics. I really focused in on becoming comfortable wearing little to no makeup and improving my skin. Two products that really stood out in the skincare department were Lush's Grease Lightning and the Glamglow Youthmud Treatment. Grease Lightning is an old favourite that I've just been reaching for every night before bed. I love that it has tea tree oil in it and it really just never disappoints. As for my Glamglow Mud Spot Treatment, I've been wanting to do a more in depth post about this little guy but for now let's just say it's a miracle worker. 

January was also the month for trying out some new foundation base products and the Kat Von Dee Lock It Tattoo Concealer really just impressed me time and time again. I can even just use a tiny dollop of this and leave the house feeling confident and controlled with my skin. I've also began venturing into the cream contour side of makeup and a perfect starter trio for cream contouring is Smashbox's new Contour Sticks. These chubby sticks are so ideal for getting that beautiful natural contour and they're so easy I can't believe I've gone so long without them. Lastly, an old faithful was reintroduced into my everyday routine - Mac's Copperplate is probably the most versatile eyeshadow shade I've ever owned. It's a beautiful shadowy grey colour that is actually what I use to fill in my brows. This shade just works so well with my brow routine and as I've gotten back into using powders to fill in my sparse hairs I've really fallen back in love with this shade. It's also a gorgeous all around lid colour for green eyes and can even be an incredible transition shade for neutral to smokey looks. It's beautiful and probably my most used eyeshadow of all time. 

That's about it for the products I've really been loving this past month. It's official February which is a month of excitement for me as big things are coming this month. I'm also turning twenty at the end of the month which is insane and a few days ago actually marked my one year point of being back in the states. I'm feeling a lot more positive lately and cannot wait to see what this month has in store for me. I hope you guys had a nice jump start to the year and here's to many more adventures to come. 


  1. I need to try out more Lush skincare and I can't wait to read your review about the Glamglow mud spot treatment :) x

    Beyond The Velvet | Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

  2. I definitely want to try the Kat Von D Concealer, it sounds fab!
    xxx Claire

  3. I love Glamglow, it does wonders for my skin!

    Stacey | Expat Make-Up Addict

  4. I have never tried glamglow, purely because it's far TOO expensive for me to justify a purchase. I have heard though from almost everyone who has it that it is a "miracle worker" just as you write. Perhaps I'll have to change my mind!! I actually just found a DIY "recipe" for it on Pinterest, I'm wondering how that holds up to the real stuff..! Thanks for sharing your favorites!!

    Much Love,
    -Stephanie Eva

  5. I love Grease Lightning, it's definitely one of the best spot treatments I've ever tried. I've had little samples of Glamglow before and I'd love to buy a full size, just wish it wasn't so bloomin' pricey!

    Catherine, xo || Lady Liquor

  6. All I ever hear is amazing things about Glamglow. I'm so curious about it! One day I definitely have to pick some up.

    xo, Michelle
    Neon Rattail

  7. I've been hearing such great stuff about Grease Lightning - think I should definitely give it a go!

    Rachel | www.beautyandthebird.co.uk

  8. Great picks! I have been in love with Grease Lightning throughout January x


  9. Can't wait to try that glamglow mask, have you tried the one of the blue tub too? x


  10. I definitely need to go to Lush soon and try some more products out as I've only tried a solid stick perfume and the dark angel scrub.


  11. I will definitely try Lush, I never did before! :)

    Great post!!!

    Nikoleta, xoxo.


  12. I really want to try out the glam glow mask..They look so good but quite pricey ^_^


  13. I've heard good things about the Grease Lightening, I'll be getting it to try next payday :)

    rebeccamariee.blogspot.com xx

  14. thanks for sharing these products, those countour sticks sound amazing!


  15. Great favourites, I love Grease Lightening too always good to have on hand in my skincare basket. I can't wait for your review on Glam Glow I hear such mixed reviews lots of people seem to love it but I've heard it dries out quickly for the price I'm not sure eep will wait for your review :D xx


  16. These all look lovely, especially the eyeshadow. It's wonderful that you had a good month ♥
    Amy xx

    Perfect Imperfections

  17. I really want to try the glamglow mask, it sounds amazing.

    P.S I have just come across your blog, love the name and your photos are awesome.

    `Zeynab x

    The Beauty Load

  18. I can't wait to hear more about Glamglow, I'm so intrigued by it! Thanks for sharing:)


  19. I've never tried a Lush Cleanser before so am intrigued to try this one... there's something about tea tree that leaves your skin feeling so clean! Would love to hear more about the Glamglow, its been causing quite a stir amongst beauty fans hasn't it? xx


  20. LOVE your blog name. I really like that you can see that you USE these products. Hate when bloggers write up a product and you can tell they barely use it.


  21. Glamglow masks are my all time favorite. They worth every penny. Have you tried the Thirsty Mud and Super Mud?

  22. I will try that one, and i hope i will be more beautiful..:D
    janine xx |
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