October Favorites | Chokers, Lipsticks, and Candles

October is in full swing, and I am loving the fall season trends right now, especially in skin care, accessories, makeup, and scents. Here are 5 of my favorite October items that I can’t live without.

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Chandler’s October Favorites

  1. Vegan Leather Wrap Choker Necklace (link)
  2. Herbivore Botanicals Jasmine Body Oil (link)
  3. Fall lip colors
  4. ROAM Candle
  5. Numi Earl Grey Tea

 

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  1. Wrap Choker Necklace

I am absolutely adoring this trend of wrap necklaces. It’s the best of both worlds! You get a layered choker on top, and a simple “necklace”, all in one! Plus, they have an attitude about them that can transform a simple shirt into an edgy look. You’ll be seeing me in a lot of these season.

I sprung for this vegan leather choker from Urban outfitters (ya girl just got paid), though plenty of low cost options exist as well. I suspect this accessory will be the “defining” style staple of Fall 2016.

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2. Body Oils

I have practically switched over all of my skincare products to oil-based ones. Oil-based moisturizers seem to work better for me than thick creams, plus I love the way many of them smell. Two of my favorites are:

  • Herbivore Botanicals Jasmine Body Oil (link)
  • Nourish Organics Argan Face Serum

Can I just say for a second how much I LOVE LOVE LOVE the smell of Jasmine? The body oil has a perfectly light consistency and the BEST floral scent. I would hoard this stuff if I could. As a body moisturizer it’s great- not to heavy, absorbs into skin, and not greasy at all.

I swear by this Argan Face Serum, which is blended with apricot and rosehip extracts. I apply religiously after washing my face before bed.

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3. Fall Lip Colors

Let me just say it, I am a sucker for fall lip colors. The rusty roses, the reddish mauves, and bold reds- I’m all over it. I find these 3 colors especially pair well with the Fall color palette (including leather, of course!)

  • Mac, “Salon Rouge”
  • Rimmel, “Auburn Breeze” 740
  • Revlon, “Rose Velvet”, 130

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4. Candles

Candles. Oh candles. I never realized how quickly I could become obsessed with you. After a long day at work I love nothing more than to come home, light a candle, make myself a cup of tea, and relax. Well-scented candles can change the whole atmosphere of a room, and put plainly, smell damn amazing.

I am really loving the ROAM Candles (available at Anthropologie: link) and their unique city-themed scents. My first one is San Francisco, and I am OBSESSED with how it smells. Plus it is long lasting with a 45 hour burn time! I plan on collecting them all.

 

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5. Numi Earl Grey Tea

As a brand, I love Numi tea. They have quality organic offerings of all of your favorites, and their Earl Grey tea is especially great for October. There’s nothing better than a waming cup of tea on a brisk morning. I actually used my last bag of it for this photo, so I’m due for more! This brand can usually be found at your local grocery store- try some if you get the chance! It is divine.


 

Well, that’s all I have in store for you today. Those were some of my October Favorites- items perfect for your Fall lifestyle goals. Happy tea-drinking and sweater wearing, everyone!

Thanks for reading!

-Chandler

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