Thursday, January 17, 2013

My 2012 Beauty Favorites!

Hi Bellas,

I'm super excited to present my first yearly favorites video/blog post.  Honestly it's super hard for me to often choose favorites because i'm always trying something new.  However, I picked my most used, tried and true products of 2012.  I made sure to offer drugstore alternatives for high end items so that everyone could try them out.


Check out the video!

Foundation
High-End:  Makeup Forever Face and Body
Drugstore:  Sonia Kashuk Tinted Moisturizer
Powders
High-End:  MAC MSF Natural in Medium Dark
Bargain:  Ben Nye Banana Powder
Concealer
High-End:  YSL Touche Eclat #2
Drugstore:  Maybelliner Eraser Concealer in Medium
Corrector:  Ben Nye Corrector Crayon in Medium/Tattoo Cover
Bronzer:
High End:  Cargo Bronzer (Clients)
Drugstore:  NYC Bronzers (Clients)
Personal Fave:  Couleur Caramel Terre Bronzer

Contour:
High End:  MAC Blunt Blush

Eyeshadow Palettes
High-End:  Anastasia "On-Set" Duo
Drugstore:  Wet N Wild Vanity and Walking on Eggshells Palette
Eyeshadow Primer
High-End:  Urban Decay Sin
Drugstore:  NYX Eyebase Base in Skintone
Lip Products
Moisturizer - Aquaphor, Lipliner - Jordana, Lipstick - Revlon Lip Butter, Lipgloss - Dior
Eyeshadow Palettes
Wet N Wild - Vanity and Walking on Egg Shells
Brushes
Sedona Lace - Tulip Contour, Dome Contour, Flat Top Buffer, Pointed Crease, Universal Blender and Brow/Spooly Duo
Blushes
Wet N Wild
Lashes
Sonia Kashuk Full Glam Eyelashes
Highlighters
Drugstore:  NYC Sun to Sun Bronzer Combo
Highend:  MAC Soft N Gentle MSF
Mascaras
Make Up For Ever Aqua Smoky Lash and Blinc Lash Primer
Brow Products
Anastasia Powders and Tarte EmphasEyes Brow Pencil
Eye Liners
Milani Liquif'Eye (pencil),Wet N Wild (gel), Revlon Colorstay (liquid)
Lash Glue
Revlon Precision Lash Adhesive
Makeup Finishing Sprays
Skindinavia (to set makeup) and MAC Charged Water to prep for skincare and refresh
My most-used palette of the year.  
I put my essential items into a z-palette and I always take this with me on travel as a no-brainer. Some of my favorites nclude:  MAC Blunt Blush, Milani Brow Fix Powders, Wet N Wild Vanity Palette, Aveda Trio, Urban Decay Blunt Shadow

I hope you guys enjoyed my first yearly favorites.  A lot of these items are definitely Holy Grail products that are worth considering.  Also, I hope you enjoy my new editing skills on the video...again I'm trying to improve my blog post and YouTube videos as a goal for the new year and your feedback and support is much appreciated!

FTC Disclosure:  Post not sponsored.



2 comments:

Glamchik79 said...

Where did you find the wet n wild vanity palette? I've been looking everywhere! :)

Tifferella said...

WNW vanity palette is my fav too!! I found mine @ my local Jewel-osco in 2011. I need to try the Mac soft and gentle b/c a lot of ppl have it as a fav or love it!