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Fall Favorites

October 10, 2017

Thank you Aquaphor® for sponsoring this post!

The moment I see pumpkin spiced latte’s hit the counter at the coffee shops, my heart skips a beat. It’s officially turning fall, and I could not be more excited for cozy nights curled up with my hubby with a warm scented candle and a good movie. Still not convinced to let go of summer? Check out a few fall favorites below along with a couple of inspiring fall quotes to jump-start your spirit for autumn.

“Fall Breeze and Autumn Leaves”

My skin is the first to notice the change

Where I live, the weather changes faster than the elite runners at the Boston Marathon, especially this time of year. One minute, I’m in my gladiator sandals, the next minute I’m covering myself in blankets and pulling out sweaters and scarves. Oh and my skin definitely takes a hit. My skin tells me it’s ready for a change the minute I take off my jeans. You know exactly what I mean don’t you? The 5 minute scratch session right after you pull off your jeans and your skin is so rough and dry. Oh it’s just me huh?

The minute this happens I have to pull out something that I can depend on to relieve my dry, rough skin all day. As a child my mom would lather my skin in the Aquaphor® Healing Ointment before bed and when my children were born she passed down all her mommy tips of how to best use it to care for her grandchildren. My love for the brand runs deep and we always have a jar on hand or a small tube in a bag.Aquaphor® has a NEW Ointment Body Spray that is easy to apply even on hard to reach places like your back.  This spray is just what I need for the fall because it immediately soothes, and relieves dry, rough skin all day.  I really appreciate how the continuous spray evenly coats my arms and legs giving my skin a radiant and healthy looking glow. The spray is fragrance free in case you were wondering – no pumpkin scent is available by the way!


“I never met a pumpkin I didn’t like”

There is no fall in my house without candles

When it comes to scented things, I am not a floral lover at all. I much prefer the fall scents, like the ones that make your mouth drool when you walk past the cinnamon rolls in the mall. Think homemade vanilla ice cream, gooey cinnamon buns, pecan pie, caramel apple, and toasted marshmallowy kind of scents. Those top my favorite scent list way beyond anything floral scented. So when fall comes around I just can’t wait to get my hands on the Pure Natural Soy Candles. I usually get Pumpkin Mocha, Pumpkin Bread Pumpkin Spice and whatever other pumpkin scent I can find. I really like soy candles because they are non-toxic since they are made of vegetable oil, have a lower melting point (so the wax itself doesn’t get as hot),  and soy candles release no known carcinogens into the air.

“Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile.” – Bryant

There’s no lipstick like this one

Every fall I pull out my rich deep burgundy, aubergine and maroon lipsticks. This color is a really gorgeous and what I love about it most is how unique it is. The color is something between a burgundy, a plum and a brown but with a metallic finish that is just so pretty I can’t help but wear it almost every day. The lipstick comes in a jumbo pencil making the application very quick and because the color is so opaque with just a few strokes you’re good to go. It dries down to a matte finish but the metallic finish gives off the illusion of a shine and yes this lipstick will stay on all day with just a little fading around the lip line at the end of the day. I get so many compliments when I wear this color and I made sure to pick up a brand new one this fall because I don’t want to be caught without it.

As you can see I’m a very simple gal. Do share your fall faves with me in the comments below!

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of CLEVER and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

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  • Reply Sapphire Kharyzma October 10, 2017 at 10:35 am

    Aquaphor is such a great brand! I am so excited that there is a new fragranced one. I love the smell of fall! Thanks for sharing, I can’t wait to try this!

  • Reply Angie October 10, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    Pumpkin Mocha? Mmmmmm… I need that candle in my life, and right away I think. This other stuff looks really great too, I”ll have to try that ointment spray. Also, I love the lipsticks in the crayon format-and that color looks so pretty!

  • Reply Censie Sawyer October 10, 2017 at 6:39 pm

    Aquaphor is a must in our house. The Colorado winters and summers for that matter get so dry. My hands and feet and legs get so dry. We have used Aquaphor on our kids for years too. It is a great brand for all types of skin….especially my super dry skin.

  • Reply Melanie October 10, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    I have use Aquaphor on my kids for a long time. It is a great product. Even though they are older I still keep it in the house.

  • Reply Gemille Sleweon October 11, 2017 at 3:20 am

    I have a pumpkin mocha candle and it smells so good which is surprising because I’m really not a pumpkin spice kind of girl. It’s probably the only scene I can tolerate lol

  • Reply rebekah October 11, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    I have been wanting to try this, but I can’t find it anywhere! I am going to keep searching!

  • Reply Nadalie Bardowell October 11, 2017 at 4:37 pm

    I hear you, my skin reacts right away when the seasons change. Ouu aubergine and maroon coloured lipstick would look hella lovely in the fall. Candles are a necessity honestly, it goes perfectly with hot chocolate and a good novel.

  • Reply adriana October 12, 2017 at 2:05 am

    I use Aquaphor SO much, it’s one of my very favorite must haves – but I haven’t seen this body spray! I NEED to try that! It’s so amazing – it works wonders so I can only imagine how great that is! Definitely going to try and grab that this weekend!

  • Reply Aileen Adalid October 12, 2017 at 5:19 am

    Oh my, you just made me miss autumn so much! I miss the change of seasons. As for these products, I haven’t encountered these yet and I think it’s worth looking into. Thanks for sharing it with us!

  • Reply Pauline October 16, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    What brand and shade is the lip pencil

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