March Beauty Favourites

It's time for this month's beauty favourites! I have a mix of makeup, skin and hair care products to talk about! I've found some new products and re-discovered some old ones!

First up is the Nuxe multi-purpose dry oil for face, body and hair. I got this last year for my hair but wasn't that impressed, I think my hair is just too thick for this thin oil. Earlier this month I was looking at oily skin care tips and read that you should fight oily skin with oil. I thought this sounded strange but as so many websites were saying this and they recommended using a dry oil I thought I would reach back for my Nuxe oil that had been sat in a drawer for months.
So far I'm very impressed! It does a very good job at keeping the oil at bay and as it's packed with plant oils and vitamins my skin has become a bit more clear, on top of that it smells amazing! The down side is that it's expensive- £28 for 100ml at M&S, however I haven't been using it for long and I don't need to use much so I'm hoping it lasts a while!

Next is the Umberto Giannini Frizzi hair mask. I have naturally thick and curly hair which unfortunately means it's also naturally prone to hair and this mask is great at adding some moisture and shine back into my hair! I've found after using this for a few months my hair has become a lot more manageable. Umberto Giannini seems to be a band that really understands curly hair!

I've not done much fake tanning in the past because I hate the smell that can be left on the skin from some products. However I felt like giving tan another go but I wanted it to look as natural as possible so I went to my local Boots and found the No.7 Naturally Sunkissed Gradual Tan.
The main reason I love this is because it does not have that fake tan smell! The bottle says there is no need to exfoliate but I feel after a couple of applications it got a bit patchy so exfoliation is needed. The cream leaves the skin feeling soft and gives a very natural looking tan.

LancĂ´me's Hypnose Precious Cells mascara was another re-discovery for me this month. It's a little pricey but it's great at separating and thickening lashes to leave a fluttery look. It's perfect for more natural make up looks.

I'm sure all of you are aware of the the Kylie Jenner lip craze which has left all MAC counters completely out of the Velvet Teddy lipstick. As I was browsing my local Kiko store I came across their Velvet mat-satin lipstick in 613 Pink Carnation which is a great dupe for Velvet Teddy! It's a fraction of the price at £6.70 and has great pigmentation, it's quite moisturising but it's not as long lasting as MAC's lipsticks. The last thing I love about this lipstick is the sleek looking packaging!
What have your beauty favourites been this month? Let me know!
Steph xox


  1. I like the sound of that self tanning lotion. I can only trust myself with gradual tanners haha. Love the shade of that lipstick too

    1. haha yeah same I wont go near instant tanners :)

  2. Great review.

  3. I need that velvet teddy dupe! Great post
    Rebecca // Rebecca Marie | UK Lifestyle Blog xxx

  4. love the lipstick shade and I will def try hair mask out! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Nice products !

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  6. Love hearing about new beauty products! Thanks for sharing!

    Shae @ Current Habits

  7. I've heard so much about Nuxe products and I had a little browse at their section in M&S and their so many I want to try, unfortunatley the prices probably mean I'm only going to give one product a go at a time!


  8. The products look amazing and the photos are very beautiful! <3 I´m following you on bloglovin and I would be so happy if you could do the same :) xx

  9. You are definitely right, that lipstick shade looks so similar to Velvet teddy.

    Jessica xo
    the way to my Hart

  10. Thank you for these new product ideas!!

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  11. i love this post :) i hope you're having an amazing day!


  12. Really liking this blog hun! What camera do you use?! Your pictures are of great quality! If you could let me no by commenting back on my blog id appreciate that thanks hun x

    Jess x

  13. Love this post!!!

  14. Love this post..stunning photography <3
    Chloe xx

  15. Lovely favorites! You took some stunning photographs! Love these kind of posts! <3

    Kisses from Budapest xoxo

  16. I've wanted to try the nuxe dry oil for so long! Think I'm seriously going to consider getting it!! Lovely favourites!

    G.J - A Personal Style, Beauty & Lifestyle blog.

  17. I love the colour of that lipstick! Great post!
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  18. I also have naturally curled and frizzy hair! That hairmask sounds soooo gorgeous!!!
    Wonderful post honey!

    xoxo Colli // my beautyblog - tobeyoutiful

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