August Favorites (2016)

Hello guys! August was a busy month for me. Celebrations, work and many other extra curricular on the side. Anyhow I still managed to do many kikay activities and updates here in my blog and other social medias. Month of August was indeed good to me because of many opportunities, personal activities and material blessings as well. Yep, that includes me and my husband's quick escape which I featured from my previous post, as well as gifts and good buys I got.

Below are some of my favorites from the many ones I had last month ;) I will also be sharing with you a quick review on each of my picks.

Traders Hotel By Shangri-La - My husband and I had a lovely 2 nights stay here and we really enjoyed their place and hospitality. I have feature this in my previous post. This 4-star hotel in Abu Dhabi is definitely a must-see!

NYX Lingerie (Exotic) - I guess this is one of my best matte liquid lipsticks I have. It doesn't dry up my lips and the color is very pigmented. Although it doesn't last longer than my other liquid lipsticks, I still love its formula and finish. This is one of my best buys from my last NYX products haul.

Bourjois Air Mat Foundation (#5 Golden Beige) - I bought this foundation just to try because my favorite matte foundation is always out of stock. I'm very happy that I tried this because it is now my favorite matte foundation! The coverage is great and the matte powdery finish is just amazing. It doesn't cake-up even for hours and a very light powder retouch is needed throughout the day to keep me fresh.

Maybelline Instant Rewind (Neutralizer) - I love the coverage of this concealer on my under eyes. I'm happy that the color I chose suit my skin tone. It is very light weight and has a smooth finish. I like the rounded sponge-top applicator that helps to smoothen the finishing but I'm also a little concern with it for hygienic reasons.

Daiso Winmax Matte Finish Top Coat - I'm really happy with this matte finish top coat that I bought in Daiso (Yas Mall). For a very cheap price, it gives a perfect matte finish to my regular nail polish. It has a glossy look right after it is applied, but it becomes matte when it completely dries.

Multipurpose Brushes Set - My husband gave me these pretty brushes for our anniversary gift. And yes, he spoiled me too much. He just knows what I want even without asking for it. I totally love its soft bristles and the finish it gives to my skin. Doesn't it just look lovely :)

Sony Alpha 5000 - Yes, again I'm too spoiled :) This is another give from my husband for our anniversary. He saw me how I struggled in doing a youtube video with my mobile and DSLR camera which doesn't have flip screen. And since I'm used to do my videos alone, it is really difficult for me to adjust the focusing and if the light was ok or whatever. I've read some reviews about this camera and based on my own experience, it is very light and handy to use. perfect for vloggers and selfie as well. The focusing and resolution is quite very good too. And this is now added to  my camera collection ;) 

I hope you enjoy my few August favorites. I would really love to know what you think of these products and place. Do you have your August favorite/s? I'll love to know about it too :)

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  1. great post .. i love it
    would you like to follow each other?
    I'll follow back after it

    1. Hi Miharu :) I just did follow you :) I will wait for your follow back. Thanks

  2. Love those brushes! You should do a review on them :) That NYX lipstick color is also beautiful - perfect nude for everyday use. :)

    xx Charlotta /