As it’s the end of the month I thought it would be the perfect time to do my May favorites. I think I have a pretty good mix this month, so let’s get into it.
Starting with beauty I have a few favorites from my May Sephora Play Box and I’ll link that below if you haven’t read it. My first Play favorite is the Benefit BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara. This is a mascara that I already had and already used but seeing it in this box has reminded me to wear it more because I genuinely love it. It doesn’t clump or feel heavy on the lashes and it gives me a ton of volume and length. It’s a fantastic mascara.
My next favorite is the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Deepp Dive Cleansing Gel. If you guys have read any of my skincare routine posts, with the exception of the last one, then you’ll know this is a product I’ve been using for a while. And I put it in here because it’s so good. It has marine plant extracts along with vitamin C and it leaves your skin feeling really hydrated and super soft. And the fact that it removes whatever long lasting/waterproof makeup I’m wearing and doesn’t leave anything behind is a major plus.
My second to last beauty favorite and last Play favorite is the Viktor&Rolf Magic Salty Flower perfume. This is a scent that I would say is perfect for spring and summer but you could definitely wear it in the fall if you do perfumes for certain seasons. It’s really fresh and has floral hints but it’s also spicy and warm. It’s very well balanced and I really like the way it wears. It’s a great perfume.
And my last beauty favorite is the Maybelline Fit Me Concealer. I’m usually using one or two different concealers at a time and I was in the market for a new drugstore concealer. I liked the one I had been using previously but I wanted to try something different so I went and looked and decided on this one. I have this in two shades, 5, Ivory and 10, Fair. I’ve been using 5 for brightening under my eyes and 10 for everywhere else and I’m really liking it. I like the formulation, it wears well throughout the day and it blends so nicely. If you’re looking for a new concealer I would definitely recommend giving this one a try.
Moving on, I have a random favorite and it’s Icy Hot. I’m currently dealing with some shoulder pain and have been trying to use ice but during the day when I’m working and doing stuff it’s just not convenient to have to use an ice pack so my doctor told me to use Icy Hot, which I’ve used for various things in the past, if there’s a time when it really hurts. So I’ve been doing that off and on and for the most part it does help and I think it smells good so that’s a win.
My second to last favorite is the Indy 500 aka The Greatest Spectacle in Racing. This year was the 103rd running of the Indy 500 and it did not disappoint. I’ve been watching the race every year since I can remember and it’s an absolute favorite of mine. The flyover for this year was a heritage flight featuring the A-10, the F-16, the P-51 and the P-40 and it was so well done. And the race was incredibly exciting. Simon Pagenaud led most of the race after qualifying on the pole, then had an incredible battle with Alexander Rossi during the last ten laps before pulling out the win. It was amazing to watch and I was on the edge of my seat. So huge congrats to Simon Pagenaud and his entire team.
And my last favorite is a music favorite, it’s Live From Daryl’s House. Basically Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates has various musicians come over to his house and they hang out and play music. I think this was actually on TV but I’ve been watching it on YouTube at the recommendation of my dad who is a Hall and Oates fan. It’s really fun, there’s great music and if you haven’t checked it out I would recommend it.
That about wraps it up for this post, if we had any of the same favorites let me know and if not I’d love to know what your favorites were.
Until next time, enjoy your favorites and I hope you had a great May :).
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