Thoughts & Reflections

2015 Favorites~

2015 favs

It’s time for yearly favorites *yay* I don’t do monthly favorites so I had almost forgotten about this year’s favorite post too. So glad I read it over at some other blogs and realized I have enough time to squeeze in a post before 2015 is over.

I believe 2015 went by in a blur and I didn’t get a chance to try out much stuff but when I started looking back at old posts to gather my favorites I was amazed. Damn there was a lot. Without further delay let’s get started.

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2015 Beauty Favs

~Beauty~

I realize beauty wise I got around to using quite a bunch of stuff. I got to use two different foundations, different eyeliners, lips, mascaras and what not. Below are my favorites.

Liner – I am still stuck on my Revlon ColorStay Liquid Eye Pen in 01 Darkest Black. I’ve had it since 2014 and it’s still going strong for me.

Mascara – Essence Get Big Lashes Volume Curl has got to be the one for me. Perfect effect without crisping the eyelashes, what else does one want?

Foundation – Rimmel Lasting Finish 25 hr Nude Finish Foundation because it saved me through the horrendous summer we had this year. Thank you, Rimmel, I am forever in debt.

Lip Liner – MAC Beet

Lipstick – MAC Ruby Woo

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2015 Skincare Fav

~Skincare~

I’ve been very bad with the whole skincare department this year. I am just glad I picked up The Body Shop Seaweed Clarifying Night Treatment as it had helped a lot with blemishes.

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~Fragrance~

Spritz wise Victoria’s Secret – Secret Escape Body Mist has been my bae this year and I doubt I will be falling out of love with this one anytime soon.

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2015 Books Fav

~Book~

I’ve been failing miserably at completing my goodreads challenge this year but I’ve got a few days in my hand and I hoping I’ll get it done in time. This year there has been just one book that I’ve wanted to reach out again and time again – The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton. I loved it so much. I am linking my review of it so you can read me cry more about it in a detailed post. (CLICK HERE!!) My second favorite was All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven, but I haven’t done a review yet so I was thinking to save it for 2016. Oh well. I am highly recommending these two to everyone I know that includes you too.

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That’s about it, guys. I will see you in my next post very soon! 🙂

Much Love,

~F x

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Music

♪ Music ~ Rediscovering Old Favorites ♪

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There was a time good ol’ me was on top of all the hit charting tracks. It was eons ago but is a time I think of fondly. A few months back I was trying to update my playlist and there was no song, i repeat NO SONG, that resonated with me or made me feel great (about working out). Now the hoarder that I am, I opened my Music drive (yes I have a whole drive dedicated to music) and went to my iPod backup folder. This folder is filled with the best songs I’ve ever heard back in the days and while rummaging through I found so many tracks that made me very nostalgic. I made a note on my cell phone to write a post about it and then I forgot *classic me* but here I am today so let’s get this post started (before I forget again).

The first one is You Fucked Up My Life by Blink 182. I stumbled upon this song accidentally all those years back. It took me just one listen and I was madly in love with it. I call it the perfect post breakup/anguish song.

Behind Blue Eyes by Limp Bizkit was such a dark song. I loved how the main lead sang it and the video was pretty cool too. It was all blue, of course I was going to like it, lol.

Now I would know you are lying if you say you don’t like Don’t Mess With My Man by Nivea because back in the day this song was every girl’s favorite irrespective of the fact that they are seeing someone or not.

In the starting I didn’t like Jaded by Aerosmith much and would cringe every time it was on but then M Tv played it so many times I started liking it and now after all those I am sat here feeling nostalgic by the mere mention of this song lol.

I won’t believe you if you say It’s My Life by Bon Jovi wasn’t your anthem at least once in your entire life. This song was one of the best and I can’t really count how many times I used to hear it in a day because it was on constant repeat.

Now if you are like me who fell in love with Bon Jovi after It’s My Life, then there is a huge chance that One Wild Night by Bon Jovi was your go to song when no adults were around the house or you had your headphones on. I love the music for this track and Jovi nailed it with his dab voice.

Because we are talking about nostalgic songs, it would be very unfair of me to not include at least one track by my favorite boy band ever. Though I got around to listening to I’ll Never Break Your Heart by Backstreet Boys way too late. At first I didn’t like it but later got hooked to it so bad. This track is the perfect reassurance there ever can be. ❤

Okay, I am done and now i need to go and listen to all this songs once again. Did any of these songs ring a bell with you? What are your favorite old tracks? Let me know in the comments below! 🙂

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