March has been an insanely busy month, but also filled with some fantastic and fun moments. It feels as if my February favourites were only a few days ago, but the time has come around again to share with you some of the things I've been loving this month!
I couldn't resist buying one of the L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Exclusive Reds in 'Blake' at the beginning of the month after reading a few reviews on various blogs, as I have a tiny bit of a thing for red lipsticks. It's a very true red colour, and a lot brighter than many of my reds. It's perfect for transitioning my make-up into spring as it still gives you a bold red lip without being too dark.
I may or may not have accidentally bought a couple of things in elf, but how can I not when their only store is in my home city? I absolutely adore their baked eyeshadows, and I picked up the colour Enchanted. It is a gorgeous champagne/pink, perfect as a base or on it's own if you prefer a natural look.
I have had the Rimmel Scandaleyes Eyeshadow Paint in Rich Russet for a while, but during March I have really been loving it. Unfortunately it has been discontinued but you can still get it on Amazon for an amazing price! I love how easy it is to apply, it's perfect if I'm in a rush as I can just swipe it on, blend it in a little and I'm good to go. The shade is lovely to bring out blue eyes, too!
Also on my elf shopping trip, I picked up their Zit Zapping Concealer purely out of curiosity. I'm very particular about face make up but the shade was light enough for my skin and it doesn't break me out which is a plus! I'm not so keen on the applicator but overall I do like it and have been reaching for it a lot.
I was a little sneaky and put a Nivea Lip Butter in Caramel Cream into my family shop on Ocado. I'm a bit of a lip balm addict and usually swear by Vaseline but have been loving this due to the amazing smell! It always leaves my lips feeling hydrated, but leaves a little bit of residue so I tend to use it overnight.
I have been trying to get back into reading for pleasure this month, after refraining for a while due to studying English Literature! I read The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood and was completely engrossed right from the start, so much so that it only took me a few days to finish! I felt as if the ending was a little rushed and it tailed off a bit, but I loved the plot nonetheless and thought it was very different from anything I had read before. If you like books such as 1984, A Brave New World and Fahrenheit 451, then I would really recommend this as it is also dystopian, and very well written.
I picked up my black & white checkered cape when I was cutting through Primark as a short-cut to St David's 2 in Cardiff. I've had my eye open for something like this for a while, so at £9 I couldn't really go wrong! I'm thinking of doing a "how to style" post for capes so if you'd be interested in that please leave a comment below!
On Mother's Day, I went to a garden centre with my mum, dad & brother. While they looked at plants for our garden I smelt every candle in the shop and also got a cute cactus for my room!
Last but not least, I thought I'd mention a competition I took part in with a team from my college as it probably was one of my favourite things to happen in March! It was called the Global Entrepreneurship Challenge (GEC) and the task was to come up with a product/service to increase Welsh tourism for the domestic market. Despite only having 24 hours to do this and therefore very little sleep, I had a fantastic time - it was such a good experience to be working under so much pressure and to a deadline, as well as having a laugh with my team (You may have seen some of our Team #Banterprise selfies on my Instagram!) We also made some good friends and met some really inspirational entrepreneurs.
|My college's team for the Global Entrepreneurship Challenge|
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