TV, murder, skincare, and make up in one post? It must be Friday Faves time!
Let’s jump right in to Friday Faves because I’m seriously excited about my recommendations this week. There are some GEMS!
Mindhunter – Wait… a new Netflix series based on the history of the FBI and criminal profiling of serial killers? Directed by David Fincher? Have I died and gone to creepy, morbid heaven? Probably. If you’re interested in serial killers, psychology, and gritty crime dramas then this is so far up your street (also let’s become best friends). The soundtrack is also flipping great, as are the outfits of Wendy (the psychologist). BRB – buying turtlenecks, box pleat skirts, and a trench coat.
Another new TV recommendation is Scandal. I finished season 5 of Nashville (the last season available on Now TV) and needed something trashy and easy to watch to fill that gap. Scandal has always come up in recommendations so I thought I’d give it a go. Bad news: it’s not quite trashy enough. Good news: I’ve now started watching it with Aaron as it’s a genuinely good TV show. But please do let me know *actual* trashy programme recommendations: Nashville, Gossip Girl, Gilmore Girls, The OC, Glee… think that kind of genre. I don’t want to have to pay attention or engage my brain!
I am a big fan of hand cream, which is quite a boring topic… I know this. Hand cream is one of those things that I feel is a very standard product and should be simple, but so many brands get it wrong! So I love to find ones that really get the job done. The Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Concentrated Hand Cream* not only gets my seal of approval, but it also gets a (well-moisturised) thumbs up from my husband, who hates using any products that aren’t shampoo or shower gel! It’s a gel that sinks in quickly, isn’t greasy, smells pleasant but not overwhelming, and leaves the hands feeling lovely. PLUS at the moment it’s under £3 from Boots, bargain!
We all know that I’m a sucker for a red lipstick and this one is the perfect blue-based red: Smashbox Always On liquid lipstick in ‘Bawse’*. It’s very long-lasting, comfortable to wear, and is totally opaque in one swipe. Plus the applicator is pointed and firm, which gives a very precise lip line so no messy wobbly lines here. Love!
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You can't go wrong with red lipstick 😍 This was my make up from Saturday night: we met friends in Canary Wharf for food and booze and it was lovely (and ended in a very heated discussion about Hogwarts houses… 👀) I hope you had a lovely weekend and that Monday was kind to you. . BASE ✨ @itcosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream ✨ @baremineralsuk BareSkin concealer ✨ @toofaced Born This Way Ethereal Setting Powder ✨ @makeuprevolution The Matte blush 'Nude' ✨ @makeuprevolution Radiance highlighter palette ✨ @kikomilano Duo Bronzer '01 Bright Life' ✨ @toofaced Hangover 3-in-1 primer spray . BROWS ✨ @goshcopenhagenuk Brow Shape n Fill '002 Greybrown' ✨ @katetokyokanebo Brow pencil ✨ @benefitcosmeticsuk Ready, Set, Brow! gel . EYES ✨ @morphebrushes 35OM palette ✨ @kikomilano Metallic liquid liner '01 Future Is Gold' ✨ @maybelline Lash Sensational mascara . LIPS ✨ @smashboxcosmeticsuk Always On liquid lipstick 'Bawse'
I hope you enjoyed this week’s Friday Faves, as always I’d love to hear your recommendations for TV, films, books, make up, skincare, clothes, shops, places… anything! And take a peek at my previous Friday Faves for some more inspiration HERE.
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