As this is my first favourites post I will explain the title of First XI. With this blog being an amalgamation of all my favourite things, one of those being cricket I have decided to try and merge these to different worlds. “First XI” refers to a cricket team being made up of eleven players and only the best players are chosen for the first team. So instead of doing a traditional “Top 10”, I thought I would incorporate some cricket into the beauty side of the blog as well. I won’t be limiting these posts to just makeup or beauty but of all the things that brought a smile to my face during the month.