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
- 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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