August Beauty Favourites

So August has come and gone. This month has been quite the exciting one, as we got to enjoy the last days of summer, while also getting excited for autumn to come. For me August included a weekend at the cottage, my very first wedding shoot and plenty of autumn shopping. That said, I didn’t actually try that many new things this month, but mostly stuck to my trusted beauty bits. So my August beauty favourites is looking a bit less beefy than usual, but there’s still a few makeup bits that made it to my love list this month.


August Beauty Favourites | Shakespeare & Sparkle

Sleek Makeup I-Divine Eyeshadow Palette | A New Day

Last month we finally got Sleek in Finland, and although I was really lusting after their blushes, I had to settle for this eyeshadow palette instead. But it’s actually quickly become my daily go-to for an easy neutral eye. It has six matte shades and six shimmers, ranging from a light beige to a deep brown. My favourites have been the two lightest mattes called Feelin’ Good and Be Happy.

August Beauty Favourites | Shakespeare & Sparkle

The shadows have a great quality for the price and the packaging is also quite sleek and sturdy. The only downside is that the shade names aren’t actually on the packaging, but printed on a flimsy piece of plastic that comes inside.


Charlotte Tilbury Cheek to Chic | Love Glow

I feel like I probably could’ve mentioned this blush already last month, but I didn’t truly fall in love with it until this month. So it had to be in my August beauty favourites. It’s not overly pigmented, looks really natural and lasts all day long. And the shade is a beautiful glowy pink that I’ve been wearing on my cheeks non-stop.

Savon de Marseille | Coco

The amazingness of marseille soap is well known in the beauty world. So when I spotted these soaps at the international market I just had to buy one. They’re a 100 % natural French beauty secret made from vegetable oils, and can be used for pretty much everything. I however, use mine to wash my makeup brushes. It leaves my brushes super soft and smelling subtly of coconut. Plus, it just doesn’t seem to melt at all no matter how much I use it.

August Beauty Favourites | Shakespeare & Sparkle
MAC | Faux

I’ve had this lipstick on my wish list probably since last fall. But thanks to a huge Finnish blogger mentioning it, it’s been constantly sold out. Until the last time I popped into my MAC counter and actually got lucky. It’s a gorgeous mauve nude that’s fast become one of my perfect my lips but better shades. The satin finish also makes it comfy enough to wear every single day.

What we some of your August beauty favourites?


CHECK OUT: July Beauty Favourites & Last Year’s August Faves.


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  1. jasna 31 August, 2016 at 15:05

    Some of these products sound amazing, must try 🙂

    1. Jenni 31 August, 2016 at 17:32

      That’s good to hear, Jasna 🙂 xx

  2. Julia 31 August, 2016 at 17:39

    Even though you only have a few, these are great favourites! Savon de Marseille really is a good skincare product, I have been thinking about getting one for ages but now you’ve really made me want to. Faux is a beautiful lipstick, I had never seen that shade before it is a great colour for pale skins!

    Julia x
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    1. Jenni 31 August, 2016 at 18:02

      Thanks Julia! I really recommend it, you can use Marseille soap for so many things. xx

  3. Amy 03 September, 2016 at 19:14

    These all look lovely! Those eyeshadow shades look amazing, and I love the look of that lipstick ♥
    Amy xx

    Little Moon Dragon

    1. Jenni 05 September, 2016 at 15:49

      Thanks Amy! I can just never have too many neutral eyeshadows, or nude lipsticks. xx

  4. LexiLife 04 September, 2016 at 15:24

    Love this post! So glad I found your blog through Bloglovin’, will need to check you out on social media (not like that lol). I love the addition of the calendar to the flatlay! Such a cute idea. I’m in the process of typing mine up atm. Great job xo

    1. Jenni 05 September, 2016 at 15:51

      Thank you so much sweet girl! I’ll definitely check out yours too! xx


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