Monthly Favorites: July

As the month of July just flied by I didn’t even realize it’s August 2nd already and that it’s about time to post my beauty round-up of July. I’ve tried and used a lot of new products last month, but these are my most used and favorite products from the month of July.

Ole Henriksen Total Truth Eye Cream SPF 15
This is a very rich and concentrated eye cream with SPF 15, exactly what I need at this time of the year. It does a good job removing dark circles as well as it is surprisingly firming.

Bioderma Crealine H2O
Surprise surprise, this product will probably always be in my skin care routine, I love it! It does a great job removing my makeup and is very gentle, exactly what my normal/sensitive skin needs. As I’ve been travelling a lot this summer I’ve replaced my 500 ml bottle with a smaller, cuter one, better fitted for traveling.

Chanel Hydra Beauty Créme
I wrote my review about this wonderful cream just a few days ago. This is my new HG moisturizer as it does wonders for my skin. Hydra Beauty Crème claims it will make normal to dry skin as soft, smooth and velvety as a flower petal, and that’s exactly what it does. This cream is very hydrating and gives my skin a dewy and plumped-up look. Love it!

Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse OR
I’ve been using the Huile Prodigieuse dry oil for quite a couple of years and this one with golden shimmer in it is just perfect for summer! It gives an amazing effect to any skin tone, emphasizes tan on darker skin and creates a glow for lighter skin types. All this without the specs of gold looking glittery on skin. Moisturizes and conditions skin very well without feeling oily, absorbs quickly. When it comes to the scent of this product I think either you love it or hate it (I love it).

Origins VitaZing SPF 15
I love this, it adds a beautiful glow to your skin when you don’t feel like wearing any makeup. It comes out of the tube white with grey pigment beads and as you pat this on your face, the pigment beads burst and transform into your skin tone. It’s a great light daytime moisturizer, especially for the warmer months. The only thing I will say is that it’s very sheer, it’s not for people who are very pale or need more coverage. A full review is coming soon.

Chanel Sable-Emouvant Eye Shadow Duo
I’ve used this eyeshadow duo a lot this summer, the colors are just perfect. In indoors lighting, Sable-Emouvant duo appears as a rich chocolate and creamy beige with fine shimmers, once in the sunlight you can see the beautiful shimmers come to life. This is definitely one of the most universally flattering eyeshadow duos I’ve ever come across. These eyeshadow powders are also exceptionally fine and silky smooth.


Are you familiar with any of the products above? What’s your July favorites?

Hanne Sagstuen

Norwegian New Yorker Hanne Sagstuen a fashion model, art director and editor in chief. Beautylovin is the website where she shares her take on life, travel, beauty and everything in between.

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Comments

  1. Aby

    I also love the Bioderma Crealine H2O, I think it’s very reasonably priced too. I really want to try the Chanel Hydra Beauty Creme after reading the reviews :)

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      Hanne

      It’s very reasonable prized, in France at some pharmacie you can get 500 ml x2 for only 16 euros! A bargain :)

  2. Rachel

    I picked up that Nuxe OR oil when I was in the pharmacy the last time I was in France, and I’ve really been loving what it has been doing for my tan!

  3. Camille-A

    I think the Créaline H2O will stay in my routine forever. It’s been 3 years since I started using it and I still love it. Even if I try sometimes other makeup removers, I just go back all the time to this one.
    And that’s funny, because today, I bought the Huile Prodigieuse by Nuxe. It’s my first bottle of it. I’ve tried it in the past but never bought it. But today, I’m glad I did it. I chose the normal version.

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      Hanne

      I totally agree with you, The Crealine H2O will always be a staple product in my collection :)

  4. Christine

    I LOVE the chanel hydra beauty creme! I’ve gone through about half of mine and it’s done wonderful things for my combination skin. I’m reluctant to buy another one because it’s a bit on the pricey side, but it really is amazing and I’m glad you enjoy it too :)

  5. Gina

    Would you know of any ebayers that sell the Bioderma? Wary of the fake ones…

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      Hanne

      Try to ask Vivianna (Vivianna Does Makeup) on twitter, I’ve heard the one she’s using is good! :)

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      Hanne

      I haven’t tried using it on my face yet, but I use it on my body and sometimes in my hair :)

  6. Coco

    I love Bioderma as well! It’s a staple! I have been using it for 3 years now and still loving it.

  7. Rachael

    I love Chanel moisturisers and I’d really like to try the Bioderma water as everyone seems to be raving about it!

    Thanks for sharing x

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