Thursday, January 1, 2015

The best beauty products of my 2014


Skin care

normal to dry skin

Cleanser- Neutrogena Pore Refining Cleanser, Burt's Bees Orange Essence
Cleansing towelettes- Burt's Bees Cucumber Sage
Treatments- Sunday Riley Good Genes, Ren Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial
Mask- Ren Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask, Boots Ionic Clay
Facial oil- Keihl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate
Scrub- Freeman Charcoal & Black Sugar
Day Moisturizer- Kate Sommerville Goat Milk Cream
Night Moisturizer- Dermalogica Super Rich Repair, Tatcha Ageless Enriching Renewal

Body care

Body wash- Archipelago Morning Mint, Dove Winter Care
Moisturizer/oil- L'Occitane Almond Supple Oil, Caudalie Divine Oil, Dove Creamy Oil, Laura Mercier Ambre Vanille Souffle
Scrub- Tree Hut Shea Butter
De-stress- Dr. Teal's Tension & Fatigue bath soak, Earth Therapeutics Anti Stress Mind Repair Pulse Point Cream
Bath time- Laura Mercier Ambre Vanille Honey Bath

Hair care

long and thick texture

Shampoo/conditioner- Oribe Gold Lust
Mask- Phyto Phytojoba
Hair oil- L'Oreal Oleotherapy
Hair trim every 6-8 weeks to keep the ends fresh.


After testing hundreds of products this year, these stood out. 

 Primer- Tom Ford Illuminating Primer
 Lightweight foundation- Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua
 Full Coverage foundation- Smashbox Studio Skin, Revlon Colorstay 
 Concealer- MAC Pro Longwear
 Powder- NARS Light Reflecting Pressed
 Bronzer- I almost forgot about RMS Buriti Bronzer. 
 Blusher- Illamasqua Naked Rose
 Contour- MAC Emote, MAC Taupe
 Highlighter- Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in Opal, Chanel Camelia de Plumes
 Brows- Sonia Kashuk Brow Definer in Haze, Illamasqua Brow Cake in Motto
 Eye primer- NARS Smudge Proof
 Eyeshadow- Bobbi Brown Slate, Heather, Camel, Velvet Plum, and Smoke. Make Up For Ever Artist Shadows in  Me554 Gunmetal, and M664 Fawn (and many others). M738 Auburn, Me840 Pink Chrome, M844 Burgundy, and D320 Golden Khaki. I think I will stop at six. 

 Palette/quad- Thebalm Meet Matte Nude, Chanel Tisse Vinitien #232
 Eyeshadow stick- by Terry Ombre Blackstar in Velvet Orchid & Misty Rock, Trish  McEvoy 24 Hour in Smokey Quartz
 Eye pencil- L'Oreal Voluminous Smoldering in Black & Brown
 Liquid eyeliner- Stila Stay All Day
 Mascara- L'Oreal Butterfly Intenza
 Lip balm- First Aid Beauty Lip Therapy, Glossier Balm Dotcom
 Lipgloss- NYX Butter Gloss in Angel Food Cake
 Lip pencil- MAC Whirl, NYX Ever, and Prestige Cameo. 
 Lipstick pencils- Maybelline Intense Velvet in Red Essential, Bobbi Brown Art Stick in Cassis and Harlow Red
 Day lipstick- NARS Anna, YSL Tint in Oil in Cherry My Cherie,Sephora Rouge Cream in Oh  Oh
 Night lipstick- NARS Jeanne, Tom Ford Bruised Plum, Bite Beauty Matte Cream in Cognac & Truffle
 Perfume- Atelier Santal Carmin, Maison Martin Margiela Replica Jazz Club, Aerin Amber  Musk

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