My Fall Favorites Guide 2016

Ahhh, fall. The air feels a bit crisper as sweater weather becomes the norm and you simply feel the need to alter your beauty, fashion and home routine in preparation for a new season. Early fall is certainly my favorite time of the year no less due to the impending need to burn pumpkin or apple spiced candles, layering sweaters with my favorite leather jacket and boots…. need I say lots of boots! I’ve decided to curate some of my favorite must-have’s and am excited to share them you! Here’s my curated list of top ten beauty, fashion and home essentials for the autumn season, enjoy!

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BITE Beauty Multi Sticks $24.00

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These gorgeous, creamy, multi-use sticks flawlessly blend onto cheeks, lids and lips easily with fingertips and leave the most modern looking, monochromatic effect or mix n’ match for a more custom, multi-dimensional effect.

Ten Over Ten Nail Polish in Broad 01 (dark metallic brown) $18.00

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In search of the perfect deep nail shade? This deep chocolate shade with metallic under-layers is the cool girls alternative to a deep berry without looking too vampy. Looks gorgeous on both fingers and toes for those that prefer continuity. Best yet, these are 8-free!

Renna Deluxe Small Cosmetic Bag $22.00

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The unique contrast of white marble crossed with copper detailing, this is a cosmetics bag that you will want to show off while you touch up, on the go. It comes in a few different sizes and styles so you can easily double it up as a clutch. Created by indie, German fabric designer, Renna Deluxe (Etsy).

Little Barn Apothecary Orchid + Black Current Serum $48.00

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As the drier air often can zap moisture from the skin, this luxurious yet lightweight texture of this skin rejuvenating, plumping and skin-smoothing facial oil feels immaculate on skin and absorbs quickly without any heaviness. I’ve implemented this oil as part of my nightly skincare routine, only a few drops are needed.

Brooklyn Candle Studio Spiked Apple Cider Candle $34.00

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I can’t imagine the fall season without a cozy candle that embodies the scent of the season. Brooklyn Candle Studio’s curated seasonal scents emulate autumn seamlessly. One of my favorites combines the scent of apples, spices and bourbon. Best yet, the wicks are comprised of lead-free cotton and the wax is 100% soy derived with no added chemicals or dyes for a clean, 65-hour burn.

GM Reverie Styling Balm $36.00
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The cleverly named, sleek black packaging of this under-the-radar, minimalist hair care brand embodies effortless, cool hairstyling. The lightweight texture of this whipped balm smells amazing and is perfect for giving hair that “lived in” texture and volume. Perfect when the lower humidity causes fine strands like mine to look more limp…. this balm rev’s them back up with only a dab needed.

Mahabis Slippers (light grey/black contrast shown) $105.00

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I have been living in these comfy yet foot-forming shoe-slippers for the past month and can’t wait to continue this trend right into fall. The inside lining feels more like a shoe due to it’s ergonomically shaped sole, allowing for support. The rest of the interior provides a soft; sheepskin lining that keeps feet warm without being over heated. Yes, these are a bit pricey but totally worth every penny…your feet will thank you.

Little Barn Apothecary Coffee + Mint Body Scrub $26.00

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Sloughing off dry, dead skin has never felt so invigorating thanks to the blend of organic coffee been grounds, pure coconut oil, organic cane sugar and mint. The simplicity of these ingredients deliver the utmost luxurious and pampered experience while allowing your body’s circulation to get flowing on those early, cool mornings.

Honest Beauty Falling for You Palette $35.00

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The array of burnished golds, aubergines and plums makes it difficult not to keep this gorgeous palette in heavy rotation this season. I love the creative makeup freedom palettes deliver; mix and match shadows and creams to create a multitude of fun looks, you’ll never get bored with this one.

Madewell Ryder Cardigan $98.00

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The fall season isn’t complete without a comfy, live-in cardigan that takes the guesswork out of layering your look. Madewell’s it-cardigan of the season will also remain a classic wardrobe staple, for those chilly yet not quite ready for the parka days or nights.

Enjoy the magic of the season, XX

Jo

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