November beauty and the best

I cannot believe that Christmas is only couple of days away, where does the time go?

With a bit of delay here are my top products from past month.

  1. Kiehl’s PowerfulStrength Line Reducing EyeBrightening Concentrate

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The name is a bit of a mouthful, I agree 🙂 Anyway, this is the best eye cream that I have ever used. It has a light, a little jelly texture which totally absorbs into the eye area in few seconds leaving the skin moist and fresh looking within a blink of an eye. I actually noticed that my dark circles got a little bit brighter too (come on do not expect a miracle from an eye cream, you need to sleep too!) but it does work.  It is a bit pricey but definitely worth it.

2. Chanel Mat Lumiere Luminous Matte Powder Makeup

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This is my winter discovery. Not to mention that I do admire Chanel packaging, for its simplicity and elegance. The powder comes in a pretty velvety pouch which helps if you don’t always carry a make up bag with you. It is quite large in comparison to other pressed powders but I am sure every women would appreciate a large mirror, which comes really handy sometimes! Ok, now how it works? It is beautifully mattifying leaving the skin evenly toned and fresh looking. I got in in shade 40 Sable, which would be suitable for olive and yellow skin tones. Try it you will not regret buying this Chanel pressed powder. £40 is quite a lot, but this should last me good couple of months.

3. Tropical Wholefoods Sun Dried Banana Chewy Chips

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My this month’s favourite snack (suitable for vegans and vegetarians). Be careful, once opened it is hard to control yourself from eating them all. This is such a sweet, chewy and heathy snack. I found it in Holland & Barrett the other day and since then I do buy a pack a week and have it usually after the meal as a dessert. Tropical Wholefoods is a company started by a couple in Uganda which truly believes in fair-trading. These chips are made from the small sweet bananas; the types of Ndizi or Ladies Fingers bananas. Unlike most dried bananas they contain no added sugars and are 100% sulphur free and you would be surprised by their texture which is nothing like other bananas that you ever tried, I promise!

4. Pukka Three Ginger & Cleanse teas

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With the long, dark and gloomy winter weather I really enjoy a good cup of tea in the evenings. The above are my two recent favourites. Pukka Three ginger is such a warming and refreshing tea with an amazing gingerly taste, which isn’t too overwhelming but surprisingly subtle and delicate. The Pukka Cleanse tea has a slightly sweet taste I find, but I do like that. It contains some nettle, fennel and peppermint which are really friendly to the stomach. Another thing is that I adore their vibrant packaging and all tea bags are individually packed so I sometimes take them with me when travelling. Well done marketing team at Pukka teas. I haven’t yet tried other Pukka food products which are featured on their website, they do look tempting indeed. Pukka tea is my lifetime favourite, and I bet once you try and find the one that you like it will be your too 🙂 (they do produce so many different flavours!). Although quite expensive (usually around £2) they worth paying the price. Note, Holland & Barrett has ‚buy one get one half price’ offer at the moment 🙂

 

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