October Favorites

Hey loves!
Yes, I am still alive! If you're my friend on Twitter, then you know this if not then you're about to find out. I've been in Istanbul for the past two weeks hence the hiatus. Time seems to fly much faster here, I feel like everyday I wake up, it's already time for bed again! I missed blogging (and tweeting!) too much so I'm back to blogosphere now, expect more posts from me :) 

I picked up a few new products in October and have been loving those a lot. My favorite purchase this month has to be Chanel Taupe Grise - definitely HG status.



NARS Lovejoy
Lovejoy is one of my favorite fall blushes, it seems to go with every kind of makeup I do. I also find it to be wearable both for day and nighttime looks.

theBalm Cabana Boy
Cabana Boy quickly became one of my favorite blushes and is also perfect for fall. It's a mauve/dusty rose with a little shimmer. I think it makes a great everyday blush for fall; looks pretty with neutral looks - that's how I usually wear it.

Hard Candy Glamoflauge Concealer
I have picked up the glamoflauge concealer specifically for my under eye area. I bought both Fair and Tan; fair for days I want a lighter under eye area that helps me look more awake and Tan for when I am darker. I love that this concealer lasts all day, covers everything and you only need a tiny bit of it. It's very affordable - $6.99 at Walmart!

Julep Pippa
Pippa was one of my first Julep nail polishes and since then it's been a go-to shade for me. It's the perfect nude for any occasion and is almost identical to Essie's Topless & Barefoot. Except with Pippa, you only need one coat for perfect opacity and drying time is cut in half if not more.


MAC Paint Pots in Nubile & Vintage Selection

I think I wore Nubile every single day since buying it this month. It's a matte, light pink/nude that wears well alone or as a base. I usually wear it paired with black winged out eyeliner. Vintage Selection is a shimmery nude, that needs a little bit of layering to get the color to show up more opaque. I find Nubile and Vintage Selection to look very pretty together. 

Chanel Eyeshadow in Taupe Grise

My favorite purchase of October! I have wanted this beautiful eyeshadow for a very long time and finally decided to check it off my list. It's a shimmery, dark taupe with a hint of purple. It looks absolutely gorgeous on the crease with a neutral lid, like a very light peach or beige. Taupe Grise is highly pigmented and is buildable. Definitely recommend it if you've been dreaming about it, it's worth every penny!

Korres Black Eyeliner

I have actually bought this Korres eyeliner a long time ago but just got around to using it recently. I think it's a great eyeliner that lasts for many hours. It's not as soft as say Urban Decay 24/7 liner or Milani Liquif'eye liners but nonetheless goes on smoothly and is easily blended.

I wish everyone a wonderful November, it's one of my favorite times of the year! :)

21 comments:

  1. I need to try this Hard Candy concealer. I love taupe eyeshadow too!

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  2. I'm seriously dying to see Taupe Grise in action! Love the Mac paintpots too, though I wish there were more shades in the permanent range... xx

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  3. Awesome faves! Also, you've just sold me on those paint pots. If only my local store still carried them.

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  4. oh i definitely have had taupe grise on my list. glad to hear you love it. and now i have to add lovejoy to my wishlist....glad to see a blog post from you :) hope you are still having fun in istanbul!

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  5. I've always wanted to try theBalm blushes. Cabana boy looks like a great shade for Fall!

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  6. Great Faves! I've had Chanel Taupe Grise on my list forever but it never ends up coming home with me for some reason :-( I LOVE vintage selection!!!

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  7. Great stuff here! :) I love that The Balm blush. :)

    xoxo,
    LoveSkinBest

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  8. All you eye picks this month is stunning!!!! I have yet to try Korres liners but I heard they are great, thank you for the comparison! I just purchased the UD naked eye pencil set so maybe in the loooooooong future Ill try the Korres but the Paint Pots and Chanel Taupe Gris *swoon*Ah LoveJoy is missing from my NARS collection, always looked like a bit too much for my skin in the pan, but i always swatch it. Heard u got Gilda ;)

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  9. Hi Ebru! Missed your great photos and suggestions!

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  10. I love the glamouflage concealer as well. Its one of the best on the market i believe.

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  11. I love your paint pots!

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  12. If you like the Glamoflauge from Hard Candy, I def recommend the one by Kat Von D. The formula is creamier and the not as sticky as the hard candy one. Ilove it, but it is a lot pricier.

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  13. Ohh NARS Lovejoy looks very pretty. Cabana Boy is such a staple for me. It is so easy to wear. I will definitely be swatching Taupe Gris when I visit Chanel tomorrow. I hadn't really thought about the shade too much because it seemed darker than what I would normally reach for, but if you love it than it must be worth checking out! ;)

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  14. Great favourites dear! You always have such great makeup items to share. :)

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  15. I've just discovered your blog and i like it really :) thank you

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  16. Rites of Beauty BloggerNovember 12, 2011 at 12:25 PM

    That Julep polish looks lovely. I haven't seen it in any stores. Any idea about where it's sold?

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  17. Thanks so much! :)

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  18. Aww that's so sweet, it's been kind of hard to blog while being away...I will do my best to blog more :)

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  19. I have bought mine from their website (julep.com) and as far as I know they're available for sale only on their website.

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