Saturday, 13 December 2014

Makeup & Beauty Favourites of 2014


2014 has been a huge year for me, both personally and for my beloved makeup hobby;
Not only did I get married, buy a dog and relocate from the South to the North, BUT I also started my blog, created a personal best in makeup shopping spree's and experimented with different looks & brands more than ever! 



Taking a look back over the year ....here are my Editors Choice Makeup & Beauty Winners:



1. Lips Lips Lips Lips Lips Lips 
Best Lip Makeup 2014


1. Lipbalm
    Drugstore: Carmex £2.60
    Luxury: Dr Lipp's Original Nipple Balm for Lipps £11.50

2. Everyday Lipstick
    Drugstore: Revlon - Pink in the Afternoon £7.49
    Luxury: MAC - Peach Blossom £15.50

3. Seasonal Lipstick
    Drugstore: Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet - Grand Cru £8.99
    Luxury: Bobbi Brown Creamy Matte - Razzberry £19.50

4. Lipliner
    Drugstore: Sleek Eau La La Liner £4.99
    Luxury: Smashbox Always Sharp £15.00

5. Lip Gloss:
    Drugstore: L'Oreal Glam Shine £6.99
    Luxury: Estee Lauder Pure Colour £18.50




2. Eyes Eyes Eyes Eyes Eyes Eyes


1. Primer
    Urban Decay Primer Potion £16.00

2. Eyeshadow:
    Drugstore: Rimmel Glam Eyes £4.49
    Luxury: Bobbi Brown Shimmer Wash £17.50

3. Eyeshadow Palette:
    Drugstore: MUA Undressed Me £4.00
    Luxury: Urban Decay Naked £37.00

4. Eyeliner:
    Drugstore: Rimmel Exaggerate Liquid £5.29
    Luxury: Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel £18.00

5. Pencil Liner:
    Drugstore: Rimmel Exaggerate Definer £3.99
    Luxury: Urban Decay 24/7 Eye Pencil £15.00




3. Cheeks Cheeks Cheeks Cheeks Cheeks
best cheek contouring makeup 2014


1. Blusher
    Drugstore: No. 7 Natural Blush £8.00
    Luxury: Benefit Rockateur £23.50

2. Highlighter:
    Drugstore: No. 7 Instant Radiance £9.95
    Luxury: Benefit Girl Meets Pearl £24.50

3. Bronzer (shimmer):
    Drugstore: Max Factor Bronzing Powder £6.99
    Luxury: Bobbi Brown Bronze Shimmer Brick £32.50

4. Bronzer (matte / contour):
    Drugstore: Sleek Face Form £9.99
    Luxury: Wild About Beauty Golden Beach £18.00





4. Base Base Base Base Base 
best base foundation makeup 2014



1. Foundation:
    Revlon Colorstay Foundation £12.49

2. BB / CC Cream:
    Max Factor CC Cream £9.99

3. Illuminator:
    Revlon Photoready Skinlights £11.99

4. Concealer:
    Drugstore: Maybelline Dream Lumi £6.99
    Luxury: YSL Touche Eclat £25.00

5. Powder:
    Drugstore: Max Factor Translucent £7.99
    Luxury: MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural £23.00



                                         

5. Skin Skin Skin Skin Skin Skin
best skin care products 2014


1. Face Wash:
    Drugstore: Eucerin Purifyer Cleanser £9.50
    Luxury: Estee Lauder Perfectly Clean £22.00

2. Exfoliator:
    Drugstore: Quick Fix Facials Exfoliator £4.99
    Luxury: NARS Refining Exfoliator £24.00

3. Moisturiser:
    Drugstore: Eucerin Replenishing £11.00
    Luxury: Estee Lauder Daywear £40.00

4. Serum:
    Drugstore: Soap & Glory Make Yourself Youthful £16.00
    Luxury: Wild About Beauty Rose Water Illuminating Serum £22.00

5. Oil:
    Green Keratin Complex Night Elixir £14.95




*** SPECIAL AWARDS ***


1. Product of the Year:
    Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion

2. Makeup Brand of the Year:
    Urban Decay
 
3. Hair Brand of the Year:
    Redken

4. Makeup Brush Brand of the Year:
    Beauty Blender £15.00

5. Nail Varnish Brand of the Year:
    Essie £8.00