Favorites | Top 5 May 2017

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So it’s time for a favorites post again, and this time I struggled a bit actually finding products I’ve been loving, because yes I’ve been using all of these products consistently throughout the month, but some of them I’ve been using because I love the color, not so much because I love the formula.
Anyway, I will have link to full reviews at the end of the post like usual.

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My first favorite this month is the Loreal Botanics Rich Infusion Hair Masque.
I have the one for dry hair (even though my hair is normal), and this makes my hair so soft and smooth, and it also doesn’t get as ‘static’ when I use this which is great.
Now, the way I use this (and any other hairmask) is that I apply it to the lenghts of my hair after I washed it and then, after 3-5 minutes or so, I use a litte bit of shampoo in the roots of my hair while I rinse it out, this way my hair doesn’t get as heavy or oily (I have a lot of and quite long hair, so my hair will get quite ‘flat’ if I don’t wash/condition my hair like this), and since I do this 2-3 times a week, I have noticed that my hair stays softer for longer, so I’ve really been enjoying this mask (and technique).

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My second favorite this month is the Nails Inc nail polish in the shade ‘King William Walk’.
Now, this is more of a color favorite, because I don’t really love the formula, because it does crack after a day or two, but I love this color so much, because it is the perfect, soft nude for my skintone and this is the only shade I’ve been wearing for the last two months, so I had to mention it.
However, I have this gel transformer set that allows me to mix this polish with a gel, so it actually lasts (and dries under a LED light) like a gel polish, which is great because then I don’t really have to worry about it for a couple of weeks, making it a lot easier for me because I don’t have to re-apply it 3 times a week.
But nonetheless I do really love this color.

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Next I have the Maybelline Linerefine Expression Kajal in the shade ‘Brown’.
Now I’m not really one who uses liner on a daily basis, liquid or pencil, but this month I’ve been reaching for this one to darken up the outer part of my lash line for a little bit of definition and depth, and sometimes I’ve also smudged it across my whole lashline a couple of times and I do like it for that as well, depending on my mood of course, but it is easy to work with (it could be a little creamier) and it does last all day on my eyes, so I’ve been enjoying this a lot this month.

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Next I have the Revlon Insta-Blush in the shade ‘Berry Kiss’.
Now, I just recently did a review on this, and I said in that review that I didn’t really like these because they require a little bit too much work for my liking and they do fade away quite a bit throughout the day, and I have better cream blushes in my collection, but I don’t have a shade like this which is why I’ve been reaching for it so much this month.
Now if any of you know of a cream blush with a berry tone to it, I’d love to know about it, but for now this is what I’ve got and I do like the shade.

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And my last favorite this month is the bareMinerals BareSkin Sheer Sun Serum Bronzer.
Now I got this free sample with one of my orders ones, and I didn’t really want to try it, but I finally did and I love this so much.
This is such a beautiful bronzer, it’s so lightweight, it looks very soft and natural, and it’s very easy to work with as well.
Now, I do always set it with some sort of powder (sometimes a powder bronzer) so it does last on my skin, so I don’t know how it would last completly on it’s own, but it’s so beautiful that I think it’s worth it either way.

So that’s it for my top 5 this month.
Let me know of some of your favorites in the comments below.

Links:
Revlon Insta-Blush:
https://februaryglow.wordpress.com/2017/05/17/review-new-revlon-photoready-insta-blush/

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