MY 2017 FAVORITES
Every year I try out new products or even rediscover old ones. I am a makeup junkie and have found through my career an excuse to treat myself.
SO, HERE WE GO...
Boscia Amino-AG Eye Treatment (50$)
Perfect for sensitive skin and dark circles.
Josie Maran Argan Oil Mini (20$)
This saved my skin and my pores. Amazing for combination skin!
Pro Tip : Wear it before makeup to create a dewy look. Use it at night to repair skin.
Origins Rejuvinate Gel Cream (48$)
Light day cream that smells amazing. Great for combination skin.
Pro Tip : I mix it with Argan oil for more hydration.
Sephora Collection Makeup Remover (18$)
Hands down, the only thing that removes my makeup without irritating my eyes. Affordable perfection!
Pro Tip : Use with Shiseido Cottons to remove everything.
Mac Cosmetics Prep + Prime Fix + (28$)
Love this product as a brush primer or even to rehydrate skin.
Pro Tip : Spray on a flat brush to make eyeshadows insanely pigmented.
CONCEALER & FOUNDATION
Nars Concealer (37$)
THIS IS MY FAVORITE CONCEALER. I love it. The End.
Pro Tip : Use a beauty blender to wear as a foundation.
Dior AirFlash Spray Foundation (78$)
Spray a little on a stippling brush to create a flawless, lightweight foundation.
BRONZER & HIGHLIGHTS
Chanel Soleil de Tan (48$)
By far, the most bronzer I've ever bought for an affordable price. A light mousse that creates a nice tan.
Pro tip: Use a dense brush to avoid using too much product. Ideal for fair skins. Use lightly!
Laura Mercier Rosé Illuminating Powder (50$)
Light, Glow, Natural.
Pro Tip : Mix is with face oil to create a glow skin look.
Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder Highlight 01 (50$)
Perfect for the everyday glow without creating texture.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Sugar Glow Kit (52$)
Same old formula, new colors.
Pro Tips : Mix with Fix Plus for a wet look.
Giorgio Armani Fluid Sheer #2 (69$)
For a natural glow, I use it after my skin care on the high points of my face.
Urban Decay Naked Skin Highlighting Fluid (35$)
Love me some metallic glow.
Pro Tip: Use it as a base and add a powder highlight to amp that glow!
Sephora Collection Lipstains (18$)
So many colors. Amazing coverage. Perfect applicator.
Pro Tip: Mix colors to create a new palette or use as eyeliner.
Smashbox Be Legendary Liquid Lip (28$)
The perfect metallic lip and long lasting.
Pro Tip: Wear a lip stain underneath to make the gloss last even longer and avoid running.
Makeup Forever XL Color Paint (30$)
I'm IN LOVE. They are waterproof, can be blended as an eye primer and offer amazing colors.
Pro Tip: Mix them and use them on eyes, cheeks and lips!
Urban Decay Naked Heat Eye Palette (66$)
I'm a huge fan of warm tones and this palette did not disappoint. Perfect for creating natural day looks and intense shimmery ones.
Jaclyn Hill X Morphe Eyeshadow Palette (35$)
THIS PALETTE IS EVERYTHING. I always use it on set and feel like it was one of the best buys of 2017.
PS. It is now permanent on the Morphe Website!
Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Crème Color in Jet (29$)
Perfect for a cat eye look or even a tightline no makeup look.
Pro tip : Can be used inside the eye as a Kohl liner or blended as a smokey eye base.
Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow
Pro Tip: Use a brush to blend out the edges of the glitter once applied. Dries extremely fast!
Diorshow Maximizer 3D Lash Primer (37$)
I recently tried this under my mascara and it amp ups the lashes. It's a must have for anyone who rocks natural lashes!
Pro Tip : I've recently used it with Dior's Black Out Mascara. So far... WOW.
Mac Cosmetics in Extreme Dimension Lash Mascara (29$)
One of the best waterproof mascaras I've used. They created a variety of colored mascaras and they were amazing as well. A staple in my makeup kit.
Red Cherry Lashes (5-10$)
Affordable. Natural. Intense. Amazing.
Pro Tip : Order them online for an amazing variety - perfect for any makeup kit.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Gel (29$)
I tried this out back in March, and have slowly bought more colors for my kit and cannot live without brow gel anymore!
Pro Tip: The sparkle is normal, it's to recreate natural hair. Genius Anastasia.
NAILS / HAIR / PERFUME :
Essie Couture Gel Nail Polish (12$)
I enjoy gel manicures as much as the next person but sometimes I feel like changing up my color.
Pro Tip: These have been the perfect affordable dupe for gel nails.
Clean Rain Perfume Rollerball (29$)
I fell in love with the smell 2 years ago but recently bought it again!
Other smells to discover : Warm Cotton and the Reserve Collection.
DryBar Triple Sec (33$)
It smells amazing and creates volume in an amazing way. I'm slowly discovering this brand.
Also Try : Prep Rally. It was in my 2016 Favorites list. :)