•AUGUST FAVOURITES•

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Hey, guys, I am posting early as tomorrow I am heading off to Paris with my family!
I think most people are saying this, but how quickly is the year going! The fact it is already September is crazy, I mean I am not complaining since it is my favourite time of year.
I am pretty happy with my blog posts and how motivated I have been to upload each week so I can't believe its that time again to sit and write my monthly favourites!  


I am just gonna jump right in by saying my number one favourites this month has been The  Harry Potter franchise.  Since reading The Cursed Child I have been obsessed with everything Harry Potter, I have been watching the films and I am now starting the book series again. It brings back so many memories of when I first read it, making me feel like a child. I suppose I understand the books more now that I am older but fun facts about the films;
1. I had to leave the cinema before Prisoner Of Azkaban came on because the
 Dementors scared me so much, my little 8-year-old self couldn't handle it. LOL 
2. Goblet Of Fire is my favourite, (it may have something to do with Robert Pattinson) 
but I just love the whole concept of the games. 
and 3. Order Of The Phoenix is my least favourite, I think maybe because the
 book was so large but mostly due to the fact at this point the films became so dark :(
The whole thing makes me want to visit either HP Studios or Harry Potter World again!!!

To contrast my obsessed with the magical world, I have been loving 90210! Ever since I finished Gossip Girl, I was on the lookout for another series, I think I watched the first episode and gave up but I picked it up again and now I am hooked. So much has happened so far and I am only on season two so I cannot wait to see what continues to happen. At this point, I don't know who to feel sorrier for, Annie or Naomi.

Next up, has to be my Passionfruit Yankee Candle, I tend to just burn candles in the colder months but I found this and I thought I would give a go. It is very citrusy and has been giving my room a lovely summery scent.  It makes me excited about using candles all the time and I can't wait to get all the Christmassy/Autumn candles out.


Skincare favourites have been these two new products, Dermalogica 'Active Moist' and Liz Earle 'Instant Boost Skin Tonic'. After I was given a voucher for my birthday I thought I would nip into to Harvey Nics and pick-up a few more skincare products.  I have mentioned my love for Dermalogica before so it was must to see what other products they have. I picked up a set that contained 'Active Moist' as I have been looking for a new moisturiser for a while. It feels so light on my face  and gives my face such a refreshing feeling when I apply it.

I have also heard amazing things about Liz Earle but never thought to try anything, however, I have been loving this Skin Tonic I bought recently.  I apply this with a cotton pad after cleansing and I feel it just make my face feel that little bit cleaner. I know it is just another step in your skincare routine but honestly, it makes such a difference. It had given my a 'boost' and has helped tame my break-out.


Lastly, has to be my make-up favourites and that is these Nars Eye Shadow pencils, in the shades 'Hollywood Land' and 'Iraklion'. The shades are so pretty, the copper/gold eye will be perfect coming into Autumn. They glide easily onto the eye and with their creamy consistency makes them very blendable. I have been reaching for them when I am in a hurry or want a simple eye look, they are perfect.

Let me know what you have been loving this month, What is your favourite summer candle?
I really want to do some Autumn posts, let me know if you have any cool Autumn ideas!!
How have I done with my first flat-lay?
Have a fab day!
Love Emma
xox

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42 comments

  1. Oh I really want to read Harry Pottet again!!! Great post! X

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  2. I'm literally watching Order of the Phoenix as I read this! Wish I had time to read the books again. Really good post. I'm so excited to start burning my cinnamon candles again.

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    1. Try reading them, they are a easy read!! omg yess to cinnamon candles!!!

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  3. I will definitely be testing out those NARS eye shadow pencils!

    Abbie-xo
    Chasingmydesire.com

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  4. I absolutely loved reading The Cursed Child last month too! Definitely made me want to have a major harry potter marathon haha! X

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  5. I love the Liz Earle Skin Tonic! I've been looking at the NARS eyeshadow pencils for a while, you've convinced me to get some!!

    Amy | The Auburn Agenda
    http://theauburnagenda.com/

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  6. These NARS eyeshadow pencils look amazing! I'll have to give them a lil try X

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  7. I love Harry Potter too, reading the cursed child made me feel the same but I'm trying so hard to hold off till Christmas till I reread them!! the nars shadow sticks look so dreamy, definitely need to check them out x

    http://howlindycsit.co.uk

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    1. Totally agree HP is definitely for Christmas!! xox

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  8. The NARS shadow pencils are such a staple for me as well!! Always a favorite :) Great post!xx

    www.acrushonlife.com

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  9. I really agree with you on the Harry Potter thing! I've been binging on the films lately and I just wish they never stopped if I'm honest. I wanna start the books again but finding the time is hard. Great list of favourites!

    Jordanne || Thelifeofaglasgowgirl.co.uk

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    1. Definitely make time, it is so worth it!!! xox

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  10. Love the shade Hollywood Land, looks fab - May try it out myself! Great post, love all of your August faves, especially Harry Potter! Hope you have a fab time in Paris! x

    Small, Brown & Stylish | Thrifty Fashion & DIY Blog

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    1. It is a perfect shade for Autumn!!!! Thank you!!! xox

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  11. Harry Potter!! I love everything about Harry Potter haha - literally my childhood...and adulthood tbf!

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  12. Those eye pencils look amazing! Will definitely be trying some out X

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  13. I would love to know more about the Dermalogica products! I've had such a bad breakout recently and this sounds like it could be my sort of product!

    www.ohsobecky.com

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    1. ohhh check the out, they do different sets for different skin!! xox

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  14. Those Nars eyeshadow sticks look so beautiful! I recently finished Gossip Girl too and did the exact same with 90210 so maybe I'll try it again!
    ellieslittleeworld.wordpress.com

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    1. 90210 gets better so I would say watch it!! xox

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  15. Love Love Love the Harry Potter series but still haven't got my hands on The Cursed Child, must go and buy it! :D

    Anna | FarewellMay

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  16. Your really making me want to read all of the Harry Potter books! The Nars eyeshadow pencils look absolutely gorgeous and I love products that you can just put all over the lid. Lovely monthly favourites!

    Ashley
    ashmcc87.blogspot.co.uk

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  17. Love the colours on the Nars I need to get these xx Pixie www.pixieox.co

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  18. Passion fruit Yankee candles really remind me of Christmas and Autumn too.

    Gossip Girl and 90210 are two of my favourite series as well. When I finished them I was looking for more programmes like them all over again!

    Natasha x

    www.natashabolgermedia.com

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  19. The Nars eyeshadows look so pretty!
    And I'll definitely be checking out 90210! I also loved to death Gossip Girl so I'll definitely give it a shot xx

    Sofia | www.theglamchapter.blogspot.com

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  20. I'm reading the order of the phoenix at the moment and I have to say its taking awhile. I love Liz Earle I've never used the tonic I'm going to have to give it a go

    Tasha x

    http://itsatashathing.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Oh thats a big one so good luck!! Yes try it, it is so good!! xox

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  21. Ooooh those NARS shadows look incredible! I love pencils like that :) So easy to work with :) Oh and I LOVE harry potter too, so so good :) Loved the post lovely :)

    Erin || MakeErinOver

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  22. omg Harry Potter + Gossip Girl. Did you know it is my ongoing life's mission to compile a list of shows to watch after Gossip Girl? WORK IN PROGRESS: http://www.heroinetraining.com/what-to-watch-after-gossip-girl/

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