Rouge Best of 2019: Makeup, Skincare, and Body Care
2019 noticed many good looks releases and I even found out some older merchandise. Here’s my checklist of the most efficient merchandise I attempted in 2019.
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1. Eyeshadow Primer/Base: Anastasia Beverly Hills Mini Eye Primer ($13)
When I would like shiny colours to pop, I exploit this light-colored primer. Somewhat is going some distance.
2. Pressed Eyeshadow: Clionadh Cosmetics Stained Glass Collection
I’ve in truth by no means observed extra stunning eyeshadows in my lifestyles. And accept as true with me, I’ve observed A LOT of eyeshadows. Clionadh took multichromes to the following stage with this assortment; I will be able to’t even pick out a favourite colour.
three. Liquid Eyeshadow: Milani Hypnotic Lights Eye Topper in ‘Prismatic Lights’ ($10.99)
This duochrome colour shifts from a blinding blue to red, and in liquid shape it’s the best way to use shimmer shadow and get a foiled impact.
four. Loose Eyeshadow: Peaches & Cream Makeup Pool Party Loose Eyeshadow Pigment (£6.95)
Peaches & Cream Makeup has one of the most efficient picks of unfastened pigments. My favourite of the bunch is Pool Party, a duochrome mint inexperienced with golden glints.
five. Mascara: Colourpop Little White Lie BFF Mascara ($eight)
My favourite manner to boost an eye fixed glance is to throw on white mascara. Plus, it makes your lashes glance fuller and longer than black mascara does.
6. Eyeliner: *Urban Decay x Game of Thrones 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in ‘Winterfell Snow’ ($22)
The Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil method is so clean and pigmented, it used to be in truth exhausting to select which colour is my favourite of 2019. It’s so stunning, I like dressed in ‘Winterfell Snow’ as an eyeshadow or interior nook spotlight.
7. Glitter: Lemonhead LA Spacecase Pro Palette ($248)
As a glitter lover, I’ve had my eye on Lemonhead LA glitters for some time. When they introduced each glitter fiend’s dream—an hermetic palette with glitter gels—I needed to have it!
eight. Brow Product: Colourpop Brow Boss Gel in ‘Soft Black’ ($6.50)
2019 noticed the demise of the Instagram blocky forehead and ushered in a extra herbal glance all in favour of in truth having the ability to see the forehead hairs. I like the Colourpop Boss Brow Gel as it’s a low value method to outline your brows with out making them glance too sculpted.
nine. Lipstick: Melt Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick in ‘Toke’ ($19)
As somebody whose maximum incessantly worn lipstick colour is black, I’m no stranger to daring colours. Melt ‘Toke’ is the golf green lipstick colour I’ve been looking forward to. Plus, worn over a black liner, it makes for the very best emerald inexperienced lip.
10. Lip gloss: *Revlon Super Lustrous The Gloss in #308 ‘Plum Appeal’ ($eight.99)
I’ve written about this gloss prior to as it’s simply that just right. I will not rave sufficient about how nice the doe foot applicator is—thick and best for making use of this pigmented gloss.
11. Lip Treatment: Fresh Sugar Wonder Drops Lip Primer ($26)
My lips haven’t been the similar since I found out this lip remedy. I exploit Fresh’s Sugar Wonder Drops ~2 nights per week as a component of my midnight lip care regimen to exfoliate my lips and depart them feeling smoother the following morning.
12. Makeup Brush: Zoeva 240 Luxe Petit Pencil Brush ($10.50)
I’ve a factor for element eye brushes. It doesn’t get any further element than Zoeva’s Luxe Petit Pencil Brush, which simply may well be the tiniest make-up brush of all time. It’s best for bits and bobs and for interior nook highlights.
1. Cleanser: *Kiehls Ultra Facial Cleanser ($21)
This wintry weather has now not been type to my pores and skin. My in most cases oily/mixture pores and skin has been fairly dry in recent years. Enter: Kiehls Ultra Facial Cleanser. This cleanser cleanses with out stripping my face. In reality, it feels so clean and lush at the pores and skin.
2. Toner: Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Pore-Reducing Toner ($21)
My attempted and true, this toner has niacinamide and is helping moisturize my pores and skin with out selling an excessive amount of oil manufacturing.
three. Essence: *Primera Miracle Seed Essence ($58)
When I would like some additional hydration, I flip to Primera’s Miracle Seed Essence. It’s light-weight and absorbs into the surface neatly.
four. Serum: Tata Harper Resurfacing AHA + BHA Serum ($88)
This serum (in addition to my subsequent 2 product choices) made the lower for my five Skincare Products That Give Me Overnight Results publish, and for just right reason why. Just one use of this serum at evening, and my pores and skin is noticeably smoother the following morning.
five. Treatment: *Ellen Lange Retexturizing Skin Peel ($90)
I found out Ellen Lange on the Indie Beauty Expo NYC 2019, and have even written an Indie Beauty Spotlight in this product as it’s simply that just right. When I’m having a look to pamper myself and to revitalize my pores and skin, I flip to this at-home peel. It exfoliates my pores and skin and leaves it feeling clean and comfortable for days after.
6. Mask: *Ren Clean Skincare Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask ($56)
2019 modified my courting with face mask. I grew just a little fatigued with dust mask, and as a substitute grew to become to gel-like mask with exfoliants. This AHA masks from Ren is superb if you wish to have potent exfoliation in a pinch.
7. Moisturizer: *Herbologia Liquid Crystal Anti-Wrinkle Day Cream ($160)
Herbologia is any other logo I found out at Indie Beauty Expo NYC 2019. This day cream is not just light-weight and hydrating, but it surely additionally leaves pores and skin visibly sparkling.
eight. Sunscreen: Paula’s Choice Clear Ultra-Light Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 30+ ($33)
2018 used to be the 12 months of looking for sunscreen that didn’t make me get away and that didn’t depart a white solid. I used to be misplaced, however now I’m discovered. In 2019, my wonderful grace got here within the shape of Paula’s Choice Clear Ultra-Light Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 30+.
1. Body Wash: *Nubian Heritage Lemongrass & Tea Tree Body Wash ($12.99)
Nubian Heritage makes wonderful perfume blends, and the Lemongrass & Tea Tree Body Wash is not any other. Bless your bathe revel in with this amazingly scented frame wash.
2. Body Lotion: *Tiziana Terenzi Orion Body Lotion ($95)
With five% perfume focus, that is each a frame lotion and a perfume with endurance. Read my complete ideas in this lotion and the emblem right here.
three. Body Oil: *Olverum The Body Oil ($72)
I first smelled Olverum’s The Oil at Indie Beauty Expo NYC 2019, and used to be captivated. I save this oil for particular events after I need to really feel sumptuous.
four. Body Spray: *Nest Fragrances Ocean Mist & Coconut Water Body Mist ($38)
I don’t assume I’ve ever gotten extra compliments on my perfume than after I’ve been dressed in this frame spray. Who wishes to visit the sea when you’ll simply spritz some Nest Ocean Mist & Coconut Water Body Mist?
five. Fragrance: Atelier Bergamote Soleil Cologne Absolue ($135)
My favourite issues in a perfume are 1) bergamot notes, 2) citrusy scents, and three) males’s or unisex perfume. Bergamote Soleil Cologne Absolue is actually the trifecta of my perfume tastes, and is from my favourite perfume space in addition.