May favourites


Hope you’re all having a lovely start to June. I fancied writing a favourites post because I’ve been rather adventurous and tried out a lot of new things recently. There’s quite a few bits so I’ll dive straight into it!

Amazon Kindle 

So this was quite a big purchase, but I had wanted one for ages and I do a lot of travelling for work so I knew it would get used often. I find I read so much more now I have a kindle because I can read one handed whilst doing other tasks too! Also it’s very slim and lightweight so I don’t have to carry huge books with me on train journeys anymore.

H&M spotted t-shirt

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I saw this on instagram and knew I had to get it straight away. It had been sold out on their website for ages, but then I found it in store when I was shopping with my mum the other week and I was sooo happy to finally own it. It was only £3.99 too!

Lush Dream Cream and Aqua Marina Cleanser 

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I’ve been trying to strip back my skincare routine and go for more natural products as my skin is not very happy at the moment so I went to Lush to replace my cleanser and moisturiser. I’ll try not to waffle on about these too much as I wrote a review on them, but I really like how gentle they are on my skin and the moisturiser is huge – it will last me ages!

Carmex Cherry Lip Balm

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I love these lip balms and I have used them for years. I piked this one up again and remembered how nice and moisturising it is. I love the smell too and the colours are super cute – it looks like a little rocket.

Artic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

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Ok so I won’t lie at first I was not a fan (I still don’t think it’s their best album), but after a few listens I started to really enjoy some of the songs. It’s different to some of their other music and I feel like they have evolved into this new style as they’ve aged. My favourites are Batphone, Four Out Of Five and Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino.

Ring layering 

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Throughout May I’ve been loving the stacked ring trend, which does shock me because I used to hate wearing rings. I bought these from Accessorise last year and they’re really cute and perfect for layering as they’re so thin and dainty. Plus they remind me of the seaside because I got them when I went home for Christmas.

Strawberry Liquorice

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Throwback to my teens here because I used to get these on the way to school and I’ve not seen them in shops for ages. I totally forgot these existed until the other day. Strawberry liquorice is my favourite treat and I could eat a whole bag of these to myself!

L’Oréal Elvive Dream Lengths No Haircut Cream 

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My hair is really long and it had been 14 months since my last trim when I got this so I decided it was the perfect time to put this to the test and see how well it works. I do feel like it made my split ends appear less noticeable so I definitely recommend it, although I went and got a trim anyway! I think on my newly cut hair it will be great to prevent any future damage.

 Aldi Blackberry & Bay Candle

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For years I have wanted one of the Jo Malone Blackberry and Bay candles, but they are so expensive so I could never justify buying one. I’ve never seen any candles with this scent before, so when I heard Aldi were selling this dupe I was very excited. The smell is amazing and it does linger unlike some cheap candles which I find don’t have a strong smell. I’ve repurchased another two because I’m so obsessed!

That’s everything. Let me know in the comments what your favourites are for May.

Thank you for reading!