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Oops, I do realise how late to the party I am with this post. I've been holding off doing it, because I wanted to post a video to go alongside the post, but I've had really poorly eyes for the past week, and I look a complete mess... definitely don't want to make my YouTube debut with puffy horrible eyes.
Next month's favourites will 100% have a video sidekick I promise!
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My favourite, favourite of the month is definitely my Palmers Natural Bronze body lotion. It's absolutely perfect for people as pale as me, who want a quick and easy hint of colour. I haven't had any problems with streaking or patching with this, and within a few hours it develops into a lovely bronzed glow. I've also found that applying it on a daily basis and building it up gives a really lovely tanned colour - no orange skin in sight! The best thing about it, is it also moisturises as you apply and of course it has the amazing cocoa butter smell. I'll be using this forever!
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I discovered a few new hair products throughout March too. A new scent of Batiste 'Lace'. For as long as I can remember, I've been using the brunette and XXL versions of Batiste, but after trying this one, I've found flaws with the other two. I'm definitely going to be using this one (and trying some other scented ones) from now on. I use Batiste on a daily basis, so its a good excuse for me to pick up a few varieties.
Neal & Wolf sponsored the first FABB Event and I received the Smoothing Blow-Dry Balm. I've been using it after every hair wash since I got it, and I've noticed a huge difference in the condition and appearance of my hair which must be down to this as I've used nothing else new. I apply it to the ends of my hair (the blonde bits basically) after towel drying, and the blow dry and brush it at the same time. I'm definitely going to try more from Neal & Wolf really soon, and I'm hoping all of the other products smell the same as this one - it has the perfect 'hair dressers' smell, the kind of smell which hits you when you walk into a hairdressers - I love it!
I'm also really loving my OSiS Dust It powder. I've never used a mattifying powder before, and now I really don't know how I've managed so long without one! This creates amazing texture and volume in the roots of my hair. (See my hair styled using this here.)
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I'm not a person who uses face wipes, but I was given these Health Point Limited / Derma V10 Tea Tree Cleansing Wipes at the FABB Leeds event, and I've been using them every night to remove the thick of my makeup before cleansing. They're not as moist as other wipes that I've tried before, but I love tea tree products... they always seem to agree with my sensitive skin, and these wipes have been working perfectly for the job I've given them. They retail at only £1 from the likes of Home Bargains and Poundland, so they're definitely a beauty bargain!
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I am a huge fan of Natural Collection lipsticks, they're really cheap and cheerful. I do find that I have to reapply quite often, but they come in the prettiest of colours and are really highly pigmented. I wear this colour for work on a regular basis, and I will repurchase it again and again. You can see it swatched below.
I think I've featured my Accessorize blusher in a favourites post before, but I've definitely fallen back in love with this one. It's the perfect combination of peach and pink, and it has such an amazing glow to it, it's almost a highlighter and blush in one. I've been wearing this practically every day throughout the month. You can see it swatched on my hand below.
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My last favourite of the month is a tiny sample of Daily Energizer Lotion which I received for free when I bought another Clarins product. As someone who suffers from very dry and sensitive skin, the lady on the makeup counter recommended I give this a go, and I am so happy that she did! It's really gentle and refreshing, and best of all - it doesn't irritate my skin at all. I'll definitely be buying a full size bottle of this when this one runs out.

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