February Beauty Favourites 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Another month, another favourites post! This month I have discovered some amazing new products that I have kindly been sent, products I've bought myself and some re-discoveries. My February favourites are a mixture of makeup, tools, skincare, body care and deodorants. 

Makeup: First up, an unusual product, the Smashbox Primer Water which I have been testing for a few weeks. It is the only primer that has ever wowed me! It you have dry, combination or dull skin then you definitely need to give this primer/setting spray a try. Another makeup favourite is my new Kiko Cosmetics Clic Eyeshadow Palette which I made myself and the palette and shadows were all on sale! Kiko eyeshadows are so pigmented, smooth and easy to blend with minimal fall down. I will have a full review of the palette on my blog soon. My final makeup favourite is a re-discovery, the Loreal Brow Artist Pencil which I already have in a lighter/warmer shade but I received the Dark Brunette shade in February's My Little Box and I LOVE it. 

Beauty tools: Now onto beauty tools, two of which are from one of my favourite brow brands, Tweezerman. The Tweezerman Eyelash Curlers are in my opinion, so much better than the Shu Uemura ones that I have. The Tweezerman Curler fits my eye shape so well, reaching all of the lashes from the inner to the outer corner easily without pinching the skin - amazing! I've also been loving the Tweezerman Tweezers which I've been a fan of for years, they are just so effective. The last beauty tool favourite is the Crown Brushes SS021 which is perfect for blending eyeshadow or concealer - I just wish the numbers were printed into the handles!

Body + Skincare: I have two body care product favourites this month, the first is a re-discovery, the Thea Super Nourish Body Butter which is so moisturising but it doesn't irritate my skin at all and it absorbs very quickly - I definitely want to try more of their body products. The second body product is rather expensive, it is the La Vanilla Vanilla Lemon Deodorant which is £10...yes, and I have bought another since! They are all natural, they smell incredible and they don't contain aluminium which is the main reason I wanted to switch to natural deodorants. As they are an American product they are expensive and until now they haven't been available at all in the UK - they are sold on Net-A-Porter. 

Onto skincare, a new product I have been testing out is the Antipodes Hosanna Serum which I have completely fallen in love with; it is so hydrating and plumping! Full review, here. My penultimate favourite is the Elemental Herbology Cell Plumping Hydrator SPF8 which I have had in my skincare drawer for a while but I have only just started using it - it leaves my skin hydrated and so glowing! Last but not least a new mask, the Aromatherapy Associates Hydrating Rose Face Mask which is only a magazine sample but I have managed to get five full uses out of it. It is so hydrating, my skin drinks this mask up so quickly and it doesn't irritate my skin. 

I also have a couple of honourable mentions such as the Yes! Nurse Hand Cream which I am still loving along with the FAME Vanilla and Coffee scrub - I'm using it so much, it is wearing down quite quickly. There are all of my favourites and honourable mentions for February!

What have been your favourite beauty products for February?


  1. I saw the primer water advertised on the smashbox website and was so intrigued. It sounds like something I would like to use x


  2. I'm terrified of eyelash curlers haha! So scared i'll rip my whole face off x
    Love Vicki | victoriajanex.co.uk

    1. I was initially but the Tweezerman ones are great, they haven't ever pinched the skin or pulled my lashes x

  3. Lovely favourites, I really want to try the Smashbox water primer it sounds amazing. It's on the wish list. Just come across your blog... I love it xx
    Danielle ||Miss Sunshine & Sparkle

  4. I'm looking forward to your review on the Kiko eyeshadow palette! I absolutely love Kiko products, I also own a couple of click eyeshadows. Great favourites. :-)


    1. The review should be live next week or the week after x

  5. That Kiko palette looks gorgeous! Really want to try the Antipodes serum too :) x

    Evelyn @ We Were Raised By Wolves

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    1. Kiko is such a great brand, I've loved it for years x

  7. Such a pretty blog and some amazing products in this post!

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  8. great post :)


  9. Lovely products, these all sound great - thanks for sharing! <3

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  10. The Kiko palette looks lovelty, look forward to the review. xx


  11. I am going to purchase that coffee and vanilla scrub after reading your post the other day and I actually really like thea skincare, espesh mint chocolate body cream ;) xx

    Blonde Of Carbs

  12. I have seen the Smashbox Primer Water all over Youtube videos - looks great and people are really raving about it! I recently filled a Kiko Clic palette whilst I was in venice and I adore it :) x

    Brenda BusyBee | Bella & Bear Pro Makeup Brush Set Giveaway

  13. Great picks, the Smashbox primer sounds really interesting :) I love the look of the Kiko eyeshadow palette - you picked up some lovely shades :) The Tweezerman eyelash curlers look gorgeous - then again I love anything rose gold :P Definitely be tempted to pick these up :)

    Charlee XO | CharmedCharlee

  14. I love the shades you've picked for your Kiko pallet they look gorgeous! Antipodes is a brand I am really wanting to try I may have to start with this serum!


  15. I love KIKO and this is tempting me to make a custom palette...xx

    Magpie Jasmine


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