Feature Favourites: February

February has been a good month. It started well with my trip to Leeds with my sister, where I spent the majority of my wages on all things make up related. Since then I’ve been at work, caught up with friends and had myself some chill time too. I also got my hair done again, nothing as drastic as last month, just my roots topped up and a slightly different cut, look out for a picture on Instagram!

I can’t believe how fast time flies. It’s so true what people say,  time goes quicker the older you get. The school holidays seemed to last forever when I was younger (I’m sure it felt like forever for my parents and grandparents!) Now the weeks zoom by. I am so happy it’s nearly spring, I love seeing all the flowers sprouting up and driving home from work whilst it’s still light!

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Enough of my ramblings, let us get down to business. Here are my favourites and where I got them:

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Umbrella Notebook: TK Maxx
This little leather bound gem was all alone on the shelf in TK Maxx. I don’t know why, because I loved it straight away. Maybe people didn’t like the price tag? I think the fact it’s lovely soft leather makes it even more appealing. Anyways,  I shall be getting lots of use out of it!

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Pixi by Petra Book of Beauty – Contour Creator: Marks and Spencer
Whilst in Leeds I picked up this stunning little contour palette. I had been looking for one but hadn’t expected to find this beauty! At £24 it wasn’t cheap, but considering you get 6 pans in it, that only works out at £4 each, which is fab. I use all the colour, 3 different contours, a pinky highlight, a white highlight which is ideal for blending out your contour, and finally a yellowy powder which is good to set your undereye. I definitely recommend this palette!

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Osprey Leather Purse: TK Maxx
The RRP tag said £85, and this was in the reduced section for a mere £18. It is safe to say it hopped into my basket fairly swiftly. I am really picky with purses and bags, but I loved this one straight away, plus who doesn’t like a bargain?!

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Bodyshop Colour Crush Eyeshadow in Oh, Honey: Bodyshop
I recently got to pick some freebies from Bodyshop and I needed a good base eyeshadow in a neutral colour. After a fair bit of deliberation, I chose this one. I have used it a few times now and love it! It lasts all day, doesn’t crease and is well pigmented and shimmery. Thumbs up from me.

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L’Oréal Infallible Mattfying Primer: Boots
I don’t know what their magic formula has that other primers doesn’t. But man, do L’Oréal know how to make a mattifying primer! I get no shine, my foundation glides on like a dream and it moisturises my skin! Cannot recommend it enough if you struggle with shine.

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Cluse Watch: Cluse website
I came across an advertisement whilst browsing and loved this watch straight away. It is similar to Daniel Wellington watches but is a much more reasonable price. The strap is grey leather and is interchangeable if you fancy a different colour! After not wearing a watch for years, I feel a little lost without it now!

Thanks for reading my February Favourites, hope you enjoyed it 🙂

Have you tried any of my favourites? What have been your go-to items this February?

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