Monday, September 14, 2015

August 2015 Favorites

Well well well, I'm back.  I took an unexpected break, which probably should've been expected.  Last week I started my Sophomore year, so I'm just getting situated with the new school year.  Also, this weekend I was booked with events with my boyfriend.  I'm very happy to be back and should be posting more frequently! 

Although we are already halfway through September, I've decided that I couldn't miss the last favorites of the Summer.  August was definitely a fun filled month, so I have a lot of favorites to discuss with you! 

Legend by Marie Lu - Of course during the Summer schools just can't give students a break, so they make us read books and write reports.  Luckily for me, this is a good excuse to find some new great reads.  One of the books I read was Legend, which is a dystopian novel set in the future.  I love this genre, so I knew instantly this is right up my alley.  I loved how the book switched between point of views and how the author could really capture the characters' personalities.  Each chapter has a huge cliffhanger and kept my attention nicely!  I highly suggest this book to anyone who likes the concept of dystopian societies.

Sephora Smoky Cream Liner in Statue Bronze - Funny story: when I got this product I used it as a cream eyeshadow and always wondered why it was so hard to blend and take of haha!  Oh 13 year old Jess was so ignorant.  Anyway, now that I actually know how to use this product, I love it.  It is such a pretty color when I'm going for more of a natural and neutral look.  It stays on all day and is super creamy and smooth.  I guess it lives up to its name!

Mascara Combo : Top L'oreal Voluminous Butterfly Intenza Mascara Bottom L'oreal Telescopic Mascara - I cannot stand the Telescopic Mascara on it's own, but when a pair it with a drier mascara that curls, I love the results.  The mascara really lengthens the lashes and the Butterfly Intenza builds up volume.

Yankee Candle Sugar & Spice Fragrance Spheres - If you've read my blog before you obviously know I'm obsessed with these.  I  can't have actual candles so these are the next best thing.  The smell of this candle completely like fall, which I am so ready for.   I'll be collecting these for a long time. 

Some quick other favorites that I don't have pictures of are:
  • America's Book of Secrets
  • matte nails
  • gold nails
  • Bridezillas
  • twitter
  • John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16
I hope you enjoyed my post!  I'm happy to be back in the swing of things.  
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  1. Oooh the book sounds amazing! I'm a huge book worm, so thanks for posting!! The candle sounds gorgeous too!!
    Becky Shannon xx - Life-by-Becky

    1. Tell me what you think of it if you read it! xx