Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Beauty Favourites 2014





I managed to whittle down eleven of my beauty favourites, products I use daily and would genuinely panic if I lost them mainly because it would be pretty pricey to replace but also because each product helps make me feel more me. Primer is a product I only started wearing a year ago but I wouldn't be without Smashbox Photo Finish Primer now. It's lightweight and preps my skin perfectly for my foundation. For my base I swear by Estee Lauder Double Wear which I have seen in a lot of beauty favourites so far. It really is as good as the reviews. It's high coverage which I don't need but I prefer and if I have a long day this is my go to every time. 

I've been using cream blush a lot this year after finally learning how to use it correctly. My go to is MAC Cremeblend Blush in Something Special which is a light coral and perfect for all year round. Bronzer is my second true love after blush and Nars Laguna completely changed my bronzing life. I have a second as back up already and can't see this not being part of my routine anytime soon. Highlighter is something I've started dabbling in properly this year too. Benefit's Highbeam is one I've used for years but ELF Baked Highlighters stole my heart towards the end of the year and Blush Gems is a lovely bronzed highlighter perfect for the top of your cheeks and brow bone. 

Eyes are always something I've paid close attention too. This year, Make Up Revolution burst on to the scene and whipped us all into a frenzy. I held off because I thought it looked cheap and didn't think the product would be that great either. Some of their stuff I was right about but others such as their make up palettes really are fab and I haven't stopped using Girls on Film. I replaced my other much loved palette, Urban Decay's original Naked with it recently but Naked stays firmly on my dresser and will always be my favourite Naked palette.

Glo & Ray was a new brand to me this year but their Sky Breaker Eye Liner is the darkest, boldest black eye liner I have used in years. Long lasting, smudge proof and genuinely amazing. Accompanied alongside the Smashbox Full Exposure Mascara it's a sultry eye pairing made in heaven. Expensive, but so worth it. I fix my brows with Gosh Eye Brow Kit, it's compact and contains a mirror so it's really handy to carry with you. I'm yet to try any Anastasia Brow products but that may change this year. Lastly I picked up MAC Hue Lipstick in a blog sale earlier on in the year and it has not left my bag. Hue is my perfect nude and I would repurchase as soon as I was due to run out every time. Are any of my favourites yours too? 


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  1. I loved the urban decay palette as well in 2014, I've had it for years yet its still my favourite! Great round up of products :)
    georgia
    http://ohgeorgiarenee.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thank you, it's one I've reached for the most! xx

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  2. I love Urban Decay palettes!!
    http://whattaylorbuys.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. So many nice picks - you can't go wrong with Double wear :)
    That MAC blush looks really nice, I want to try it!

    Laura | Laurzrah

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    1. Double Wear is one I'll buy again and again xx

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  4. The Smashbox Photo Finish Primer was one of my 2014 faves too. I really want to try Double Wear too xo

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  5. Lovely picks. The Smashbox primer is by far my favourite. I love the UD palettes too. x

    pintsizedbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thank you! I want to try their new pore minimising one xx

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