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December Favourites

Can you believe it’s 2018!? It feels so strange to look back at the things I loved most last month because Christmas already feels so far away! December is always one of the busiest months and one full of spending, gifts, and food, so I have a few favourites to share with you here!

Beauty

Charlotte Tilbury
Film Star Bronze and Glow
The Luxury Palette, Dolce Vita

If you read my What I Got For Christmas post you’ll know that these products were on my Christmas list and I was gifted them both by my wonderful partner. I’ve lusted after these for a while now but just couldn’t justify spending that kind of money on myself (given the amount of beauty products I already have). I was applying these products a mere half an hour after unwrapping them, and have been in love ever since. The bronze and glow is the most subtle yet effective contour product I’ve ever used and is worth every penny.

What I got For Christmas

Stila Warm and Fuzzy Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick Set

Another Christmas gift, this set contains shades; Splendore Shimmer, Beso, and Caramello. Beso being my favourite (worn below) is the most perfect, foolproof true red colour. These last amazingly through eating, drinking and anything else you may do on a day to day basis. They are quite drying so I usually remove it myself after around 5 hours (when I find that it starts to become uncomfortable).

MEMI December Favourites

MEMI *
Millenial Palette
& Climax Satin Luxe Lipstick 

I hadn’t heard of MEMI until recently when I was sent a couple of their products to try, but it was love at first sight. The Millennial palette contains the most gorgeous shades and hosts a perfect mixture of both mattes and shimmers, and the lipstick is nude which works well with pretty much any make up look! Another bonus is the packaging which has a really high end feel to it, I particularly love that the palette features a lovely big mirror which is just the right size to actually be able to utilise (unlike most palette mirrors I own).

MEMI December Favourites

LUSH Butterbear Bath Bomb

Whenever the cold Winter weather hits, I love treating myself to a bath and pamper evening. I’ve loved using Butterbear recently because its just so simple and faff free! Theres no dramatically coloured water or glitter floating around you, but this bath bomb contains cocoa butter so not only does it smell delicious, but it also leaves your skin feeling super soft (which is always handy at this time of year).

LushDecember Favourites

Lifestyle

M&S Stuffing

Sage and Onion Stuffing is literally my favourite part of a Christmas dinner. I’m obsessed with the stuff and M&S or Waitrose definitely do it best.

Terry’s Chocolate Orange

The original Terry’s Chocolate Orange are basically a Christmas tradition in our house. Its not Christmas without (at least) one.

Winter Wonderland & London Trip

There is a more in depth post on this too, but I had the best and most festive day so had to include it! I loved wandering around looking at all of the beautiful Christmas decorations decking the streets of London. Covent Garden had to be the most beautiful. As you can see looking at the sky, we chose the most perfect day to go, of course it was cold, but it was also sunny and fresh!

December Favourites

I hope you had the best Christmas and I wish you the happiest 2018!

* This post contains PR Samples which I have been sent to review and give my honest opinion about. All words, images and opinions are my own. Please read my full disclaimer for more information.

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49 Comments

  • Reply Thediaryofellie

    The Charlotte Tilbury packaging is so beautiful!

    January 7, 2018 at 1:10 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      Its gorgeous isn’t it! I love their stuff x

      January 7, 2018 at 2:47 pm
      • Reply Thediaryofellie

        I got the magic foundation for christmas and love it so much!

        January 7, 2018 at 3:40 pm
  • Reply elssthinks

    A lovely monthly favourites! I am also a massive fan of the butterbear bath bomb, it’s so simply and effective. You take some really lovely photos as well! X

    elise // elssthinks.blogspot.co.uk

    January 7, 2018 at 3:07 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      Aw thank you! Butterbear is gorgeous isn’t it! x

      January 7, 2018 at 3:09 pm
  • Reply randomtangentblog

    Love this. The Millenial Palate looks so nice! I’ll have to look into treating myself to it.

    Stuffing is one of my favourite parts of a Christmas dinner aswell; glad it’s not just me.
    I think cranberry sauce is underrated too, it’s delicious! x

    C | http://www.randomtangentblog.wordpress.com

    January 7, 2018 at 7:39 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      It has some gorgeous colour options! omg I’m obsessed with stuffing haha!x

      January 7, 2018 at 8:28 pm
  • Reply Jordanne | Thelifeofaglasgowgirl

    What a fab bunch of favourites you have here, I really love the lush butter bear bath bomb, it’s simple yet effective. Also the Charlotte tilbury stuff is so beautifully packaged!

    Jordanne || Thelifeofaglasgowgirl.co.uk I

    January 7, 2018 at 8:59 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      Thanks lovely! I know right, its almost too beautiful to use!x

      January 8, 2018 at 8:41 am
  • Reply chloeinside

    Very pretty love the lip color! Great favorites!

    January 7, 2018 at 9:37 pm
  • Reply kristennevanss

    Heard tons of amazing things about the Charlotte Tilbury product! I have to try it now! Great post!

    January 7, 2018 at 11:40 pm
  • Reply Siyana

    Your photography is so stunning! And I can’t wait to try something from CT, everyone’s been raving about it!

    January 8, 2018 at 11:39 am
  • Reply blacktulipbeauty

    Oh my gosh girl you look stunning in that photo! The quad is absolutely gorgeous and I think the Memi palette kind of has a Tarte vibe to it?! I really like it! Can’t go wrong with a good Terrys Chocolate Orange either, they are definitely in my top 3 favourite chocolates!
    Alice Xx
    http://www.blacktulipbeauty.co.uk

    January 8, 2018 at 5:37 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      Aw thats too kind thanks so much! Yeah I get where you’re coming from on that one, its got some lovely shades!x

      January 8, 2018 at 8:32 pm
  • Reply Sian

    You look amazing and I loved reading your post

    January 10, 2018 at 7:11 pm
  • Reply hebahpervaiz

    Terry’s chocolate orange is the absolute best! Your Christmas sounds like such fun -glad you had a good time x

    https://www.hebahpervaiz.co.uk

    January 10, 2018 at 8:18 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      They’re sooo good aren’t they! Thanks lovely x

      January 10, 2018 at 8:55 pm
  • Reply thecurlyspirit

    Great post! I love the Lush bath bomb too and years ago I used to work at Winter Wonderland – it was the most fun job I’ve ever had honestly!

    I’m not big on makeup, but I just want to say your pictures look amazing ?

    Sil x

    January 10, 2018 at 8:31 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      Oooh really? I bet it was so fun and nice to see so many happy festive people! Thanks so much lovely!x

      January 10, 2018 at 8:56 pm
  • Reply connxvi

    Butterbear bath bomb is so nice right!!! I have to say tho my favourite still has to be ‘shoot for the stars’ it makes my bath look like an actual galaxy! love it!

    January 10, 2018 at 8:35 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      Its sooo good! Oooh thanks for the recommendation, I haven’t tried that one so will have to see if I can track it down!x

      January 10, 2018 at 8:59 pm
  • Reply bostonbookreader

    That eye shadow palatte it stunning!!! Great choices!

    January 10, 2018 at 10:53 pm
  • Reply simplyshaiz

    I absolutely love the colours from the memi pallete!!

    January 10, 2018 at 11:15 pm
  • Reply Castanislawski

    I really want to try the bath bomb! It looks amazing ?

    January 11, 2018 at 12:06 am
  • Reply ly

    I’m loving all things Charlotte tilbury at the moment.

    http://www.somethinginthewayshemoves.me

    January 11, 2018 at 1:30 am
  • Reply caitlincx

    I really want some Charlotte tilbury palettes!! & that lush bath bomb is soooo cute ???

    January 11, 2018 at 7:13 am
  • Reply kindcultureuk

    The makeup palettes look lovely, I’ve never heard of Memi but the packaging looks great, might have to check them out soon ☺️ xx

    January 11, 2018 at 2:54 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      I hadn’t until recently, but they have some great things!x

      January 12, 2018 at 9:16 pm
  • Reply Judanna

    I’ve always wanted to try filmstar bronze and glow!! It looks so nice! Also, that Memi palette looks lovely xx

    January 11, 2018 at 9:09 pm
  • Reply Emily Isobelle Jane

    I love the look of the CT palettes, and the memi palette looks amazing too! I also love your jumper in the pic! London was one of my faves in December too-its so festive at christmas!

    Emily xx

    http://www.isobellejane.com

    January 12, 2018 at 7:25 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      Thank you lovely! London is just the prettiest place at Christmas isn’t it!x

      January 12, 2018 at 9:35 pm
  • Reply kaylaloves

    All that makeup looks so pretty!!!

    January 13, 2018 at 12:12 am
  • Reply PAE Reviews

    Charlotte Tilbury always has such gorgeous packaging.

    January 13, 2018 at 1:03 am
  • Reply RafstheticallyPleasing

    these photos are stunning! the Charlotte tilbury makeup looks gorgeous? you’ve just gained a new follower – hopefully you can check out my blog !

    January 14, 2018 at 12:43 pm
  • Reply Sophie

    I’ve been considering that charlotte tilbury palette, but admit the price put me off! After reading this though, i may put it on a sneaky wishlist for when I need a dose of self-care. 😛 I’m with you on the terry’s although now I don’t have dairy Hotel chocolate has become my own tradition!

    Bumble and Be

    February 5, 2018 at 9:45 pm
    • Reply sophieheartsnet

      I was initially put off the price but its honestly 1000x better than any other contour palette I’ve ever tried!

      February 6, 2018 at 7:28 pm

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