Saturday, October 20, 2018

Autumn Beauty Favourites

Yup that's right, I'm here finally with the Autumn beauty content and actually I'm finally here with blog content...It's been a while! I've been putting it off for a while now, and even though it still doesn't feel cold enough to be Autumn just yet, I'm fully fledged in the vampy lips. 

When it comes to Autumn I very swiftly move to coppers, burgundy's and berry's whereas Winter and Christmas is a bit more bright reds and golds. I thought I'd gather a couple of my Autumn beauty favourites which hopefully will get you in the mood for all things Autumnal. 

Firstly my flatmate got me this adorable travel sized BodyShop Vanilla Pumpkin Hand Cream. I've never really owned a beauty product with a pumpkin scent so didn't really know what to expect. To me this almost has a less spicey and sweeter version of gingerbread to me. I love Bodyshop handcreams, they're one of my favourites and this is now a permanent 'on the go' product in my handbag! 

Now I know I said Winter is more the season for a red lip but Mac Lipstick 'Chilli' to me just screams Autumn. What I love about this colour is that it isn't blue-toned and not quite a pure red, instead it's like a burnt orange. Sometimes I find it quite hard to pair makeup wise but I find with more of a matte brown eye look it brings out the orange base more. 

The Mac Extra Dimension Eyeshadows are some of my favourite eyeshadow formulas. I don't think Mac have particularly good normal eyeshadows, but the extra dimension range is definitely different, far creamier, longer lasting and far more pigmented. The shade that is "Autumn in a pot" has to be 'Amorous Alloy' I don't know if this shade is just sold out or discontinued but I have to say, it's one of my favourite singular eyeshadows I own. 

Lastly you just have to have a deep berry blush. This Sleek Blush 'Flushed' screams Autumn to me and I think Sleek produce some of the best drugstore blushes. The blush is very pigmented which does mean I have to be careful to use a light hand as usually berry toned blushers can look quite harsh on my skin as I do become paler in the Autumn/Winter time but I find these blend out so easily and so well. 

Essie 'Carry On' is one of my all time favourite Essie dark nail varnishes. I've had shellac nails on or the past two weeks whilst I was away on holiday and for work and am actually ecstatic to have them off as they were peachy pink and a bit too Summery so am thrilled to be back wearing vampy nails! Carry On is a dark burgundy grungy colour which steers more on the purple side than the red of burgundy which I quite like as it's something a bit different. I'm still not a massive fan of Essie formula as never find it lasts as long as my other polishes, but their colour range is just to die for!

Left to Right: Mac 'Chilli', Mac 'Amorous Alloy', Sleek 'Flushed' 


  1. That MAC eyeshadow is so stunning, perfect for this time of the year!

    Danielle xx

  2. That Chili lipstick by MAC looks stunning!

  3. The essie polish looks perfect for the autumn!

    Lucy | Forever September

  4. Ah I love Chili, need to start wearing it more!

    Zoey |

  5. I love the selection of products here! I have never seen that shade in the Sleek blushers before, so I am definitely going to keep an eye out for that!
    Grace xx

  6. That eyeshadow is a gorgeous colour! Love the nail polish too! xx


  7. That hand cream sounds like it'd be right up my street!! I normally never experience any kind of dryness to my skin, but this year, my hands are actually so dry & I definitely need to pick up a lotion that I can take with me everywhere I go xx

  8. Oh I love the dark nailpolish for fall :)

    x Lisa |

  9. I love the Vanilla Pumpkin range from the body shop it smells amazing and their hand creams are so good! Chilli looks like such a gorgeous colour too xx

    Hannah | luxuryblush

  10. Chilli is the most perfect autumnal red! I'm all about bronze and copper too at the minute, and I'm currently on the hunt for the perfect mustard colored eyeshadow. x

    Beatrice | Strawberry Makeup bag

  11. The sleek blush is so lovely!

    Arianna |

  12. Love the look of the MAC eyeshadow - such a pretty shade xx

    Gemma • Gemma Etc . ❤️

  13. Love love love the lipstick and eyeshadow shades! I need them!xo

    Char |

  14. The Body Shop hand cream sounds really good. I love their hand creams. the Essie nail polish looks lovely!xx

  15. Chili is an old favourite of mine :) love that Body Shop Vanilla Pumpkin scent too!

    Jasmine xx

    Jasmine Talks Beauty

  16. I got that hand cream the other day and I love it so much! That scent is just amazing, I wish it would stay around a bit longer...
    THe Mac eyeshadow looks so pretty, I hope it's not limited edition!

    Love, Charline | Charline Has a Blog


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