August Must Haves

August Must Haves is a roundup of items that I need want this month, I can’t believe it’s already mid-August. But then again I am too exhausted to even be surprised at how fast 2016 seems to be moving at. The rate the months are starting and ending is quite alarming. Every month I am finding myself in the same situation of thinking, I will make ensure I enjoy the month. I am enjoying it don’t get me wrong but there are times where I am so busy I don’t know who I am anymore. It is always nice to sit down, take it all in, plan and then tackle the month.

That being said, there are a few things that I am loving this month because it’s back to school next month. I thought I include a couple of school related items that I need and other necessary items.

August Must Haves

Stationery – So next month I am heading back to University (Part-time) to do a masters program in my field. It is an honour that my work is paying for this privilege. This calls for some stationery shopping from cute planners, pens and notepads. I had to take a picture of pineapples stationery as I couldn’t leave the shop with all these cute items staring at me.

Portable Charger – being on constant move. Though I don’t always have time to recharge my gadgets so having a portable charge makes a huge difference to my life. I have tried several different brands of portable chargers and most have saved me well, but now I am shopping for a new one.

Mad about the boy, since Bridget Jones movie is out next month. Why don’t I go recap the previous movies. Great I idea but then I remember I need to be in the ‘reading mode’ getting ready for back to school. I decided it made sense to read the book than to watch the movie.

August Must Haves

 

 

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick

I never get tired of buying (receiving) lipsticks, I have built myself a collection over the last few years. A friend recently bought me a couple of Urban Decay lipsticks from the Vice Range. Firstly, aaaah I now own an Urban Decay item, secondly I can not seem to get enough of them. I have been looking to see if I can get a couple more Urban Decay Lipsticks.

Garnier micellar water

BzzAgent introduced me to Garnier face products which I loved and can’t seem to get enough of. It was a choice between the Garnier cleansing wipes or micellar water. I chose the wipes but now I have been looking at grabbing a bottle of the Micellar cleansing water.  Currently I am using Sinivali’s cleansing water and it has been doing an amazing job.

And there you have it, my August Must Haves. What items do you have on your August list?

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  1. Melanie Edjourian
    August 20, 2016 / 9:27 pm

    That reminds me I need a portable charger. It would be a lifesaver.

    • August 21, 2016 / 6:48 pm

      Hahaha, hope you manage to get one.

  2. Hungry_Healthy_Happy
    August 19, 2016 / 10:41 am

    Stationary is always a must have! I can’t go past Paperchase without spending a fortune.

    • August 21, 2016 / 6:47 pm

      For real, I love stationery but not as much as you

  3. Hannah Heartss ❄️⛄️
    August 18, 2016 / 6:21 pm

    I love my portable charger – don’t think I could be without one now

    • August 21, 2016 / 6:47 pm

      I need to get a good one now, as my current one is not that good

  4. Harriet @ Toby&Roo
    August 18, 2016 / 4:26 pm

    I literally don’t think I could survive without my portable charger!

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:36 pm

      If I am traveling for long periods away from home too I don’t think I could either

  5. Sarahjane
    August 18, 2016 / 4:00 pm

    I love stationary and especially paperchase! I must have everything from the shop haha

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:35 pm

      Hahaha oh boy, that is a whole new level of loving stationery

  6. August 18, 2016 / 9:34 am

    I REALLY need a portable charger! Thanks for the reminder (oh and I can never resist paperchase) x

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:35 pm

      Hahahaha, hope you manage to get a portable charger

  7. August 18, 2016 / 7:03 am

    I love pretty stationery. Of course, an urban decay lipstick is a must every month ;))

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:34 pm

      Hahaha I love that, UD lipstick is a must have every month

  8. Laura
    August 18, 2016 / 1:26 am

    When I went back to uni to do my masters, stationary shopping was one of my fave bits! xxx

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:34 pm

      It’s just so much fun isnt it

  9. August 18, 2016 / 12:21 am

    I love miscellar water and use this brand all the time, Garnier is great for all your skincare needs.

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:34 pm

      I love the Garnier brand and have tried a few of their products and I have not been disappointed yet

  10. Hannah Latoya Bond
    August 17, 2016 / 10:25 pm

    I do like that micellar water. It’s great for removing makeup x

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:33 pm

      So I hear, I grabbed a bottle recently so I can not wait

  11. LaaLaa
    August 17, 2016 / 10:16 pm

    I do like some good stationary. I need to buy a journal and do some journalling x

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:33 pm

      My journal is finishing so I need to grab a new one too

  12. August 17, 2016 / 10:08 pm

    I have the new Bridget Jones book but I haven’t read it, I need to read it before the new movie x

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:32 pm

      I am hoping to read all of them before the new movie too

  13. August 17, 2016 / 9:34 pm

    That micellar water sounds nice. I’ve never used one before. Picking out new stationary with cute designs was always fun for me too!

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:32 pm

      You should give Garnier Micellar water a try it seems lovely

  14. August 17, 2016 / 9:34 pm

    I’ve been using the Garnier Micellar/Oil duo water that they recently bought out, which I love so if you buy one try that one as it’s AMAZING!! I also just bought a UD Vice lipstick in Firebird, if you haven’t seen it go and look at it because its a beaut! I’m loving your must haves! xx

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:32 pm

      Thanks Charli, definitely will be checking out the new micellar water and UD vice lipsticks

  15. Natalia Molinero Mingorance
    August 17, 2016 / 8:33 pm

    I also share the same micellar water must have! My other must have for August is my Diary, need to plan a lot ahead! xx

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:31 pm

      Same here, we definitely need to plan ahead

  16. Daniel Mosco
    August 17, 2016 / 7:14 pm

    You adore the simple things in life. A great quality to have.

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:31 pm

      I definitely do and thanks Daniel

  17. August 17, 2016 / 5:39 pm

    I have the Garnier Micellar Water and love it. It’s so budget friendly too.

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:30 pm

      Absolutely, I can not wait to give it a try. Managed to grab a bottle the other day

  18. August 17, 2016 / 2:18 pm

    Some great ‘must have’ items there. My current must have items in my bag are: a Dior lipstick, multi-use charger, a good book (The Bookseller of Kabul atm), my iPhone, a notebook & several pens, a small bottle of perfume and facial wipes. I also always carry a bottle of mineral water.

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:30 pm

      Water is one of my down falls as I always forget to pack it. Loving your must have items list

  19. Beautyqueenuk
    August 17, 2016 / 2:11 pm

    I definitely could not be without my charger, well my mobile one that is, always in m handbag for when I need it x

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:29 pm

      I have one which doesn’t last as long as I would like

  20. Louise
    August 17, 2016 / 1:59 pm

    I really want to read the new Bridget Jones book, even though I haven’t read the others! x

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:28 pm

      Same here but I need to read this one first

  21. August 17, 2016 / 12:55 pm

    Some lovely things here – I adore stationery shopping and Paperchase is one of my favourite places to get it from. Good luck with your studies .

    • August 18, 2016 / 4:28 pm

      Thank you Rachel, I am looking forward to it. Been getting a couple more stationery items

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