January was a pretty great month. I started off the month (and the year) in Paris, France with my husband so the rest of this year is going to have a hard time stacking up to January. I started getting into experimenting with makeup a bit more again, trying out a few different looks which I’ve posted here. It’s going to be a great year, I can just feel it! But, on that note, let’s take a look at which products were getting the most love in January!
Zoeva | Cocoa Blend
I picked up this palette from Sephora in Paris since I haven’t really seen it in Canada but I’ve seen it all over YouTube over the past few years. It is definitely more of a neutral palette, but what drew my eye to it was the purple shade, Delicate Acidity. I posted a look using the Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette last week mixing it’s warm and cool tones. I’ve been using it a lot this month and have been really enjoying it. I’ll be sure to dedicate a post to it and swatch it soon!
Tarte | Amazonian Clay Blush in Exposed
I’ve had Tarte’s Amazonian Clay Blush in Exposed for awhile now but it was one of my most used blushes this past month. I love this nude pink shade as it is so versatile but adds a nice touch of colour to my cheeks.
Tarte | Creamy Matte Lip Paint in Birthday Suit
I finally cracked opened this mini from last year’s Sephora Birthday gift and I have been wearing this so much! As the name suggests, Birthday Suit is a nude shade. It just adds a touch of colour to the lips when you want to leave them relatively understated. I’m going to have to pick up a full size of this beauty!
Urban Decay | Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner in Glamrock
I loooooove silver glitter so I had my eye on Urban Decay’s Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner in Glamrock. I finally purchased it in December and I’ve been experimenting with it a lot this month. I used it both in my Glitter Eye Makeup Look and Mixing Cool Tones and Warm Tones Makeup Look. It applies very smoothly to the lid and can be built up to get your desired level of glittery-ness.
Naked Kitty Naturals | Lip Balm in Peppermint
I always use a clear lip balm in the morning before I apply my lipstick so I was excited when my bestie gave me the Naked Kitty Naturals lip balm in the Peppermint. It applies smoothly to the lips and makes them feel nice and hydrated! I also have one of the tinted ones that I keep in my purse and apply regularly.
First Aid Beauty | Ultra Repair Cream
My hands have been SO dry lately, like SUPER dry. This hand cream has been giving my hands life. Just a small amount brings hydration back to my dry sore hands and it absorbs quite quickly as well!
I love mugs, I’ve accumulated quite a collection of them over the past couple of years. The mugs pictured above were all received as gifts for Christmas and I just love them! My favourite of course is the custom mug my parents got for me with my blog logo on it!
What were some of your favourites during the month of January? Let me know in the comments below!