Friday, December 31, 2010

My top 10 makeup buys of 2010

I'm not a crazy makeup fan, never will be a makeup artist, or even attempt to make a youtube video. I do however, spend thousands on makeup and other beauty stuff. I love it, and no I don't have the patience or time to wear makeup every day so the majority of it sits in my closet.

What I love most are products that just work well! I love these products and cannot live without them!

So, here is my top 10 buys of 2010:

  1. Cruella by NARS (velvet matte lip pencil) - it's an amazing shade of red, just add a little red lip gloss (be forewarned - it does smudge!) 
  2. Zoom Fast Black Lash by M.A.C. (mascara) -  I layer it on before any night out - my only concern is that it's very difficult to take off
  3. Leopard Love Complexion by Too Faced (blush, brightener and bronzer) - works so perfectly for day & night! 
  4. DiorSkin Nude by Dior (liquid foundation & loose powder) - matches my skin perfectly, applies flawlessly, no cakiness and I can just wear the powder alone for light coverage
  5. Sunbaked No. 2 by Sephora (trio eyeshadow) - the closest thing I have to the NAKED pallet - the colours work SO well together 
  6. 24K by Smashbox - (eyeshadow) - the perfect gold eyeshadow 
  7. Sunswept - Blush & Brighten by Laura Geller (Blush) - this is such an amazing duo blush, I layer it on for the evening look, and it works great in the summer AND winter
  8. Retractable eyeliner by Sephora (black eyeliner) - this product just works, I need it for a top liner and I fail with liquid, this gives me a thin or thick top layer liner - perfection each time 
  9. Tarte Treasure Chest/ Jewelry Box- (fine I lie, I bought this December 09 but thoroughly used it in 2010) - this box is AMAZING, the eyeshadows I have used excessively, the pigment is great, the lip colours are long lasting, and no complaints from the cheek wear - ps. it's a steal of a deal 
  10. Stay don't Stay by Benefit (eye primer) -  this product works well and that's all that matters, I prefer it over the paints from M.A.C.

What am I looking forward to most in 2011? The damn NAKED pallet by Urban Decay... waiting patiently.

So, what are your favourite makeup buys? 


The Kook said...

I don't wear any.

I know, I know, I'm weird.

flirtbug143 said...

My favorite buys. Especially from 2010:
Eye primer: painterly paintpot by MAC
Mascara: lancome hypnose drama in black by lancome. Seriously made my lashes look's pricey though so I have many alternatives but other favorite is rimmel the max volumeflash in hot pink bottle
I fill in my eyebrows...n my favorite kit is dark brown by benefit.
Favorite eyeshadow: I love all colors n I love all eye shadows bur one of my fav was/is the naked palette
Favorite blush: coppertone by Mac it's matte powder blush. Just right amount of flush to the face n it's buildable to make it look dark
Concealer: Indian girl's bff. I use studio finish under my eyes. Med coverage. N sometimes I use erase paste by benefit. Hoping to discover new ones in 2011
Lipstick/gloss: anything nothing really made it a favorite although I did become a fan of red lipstick :)
Best thing I discovered in 2010 was the NARS sheerglow foundation! I am in color med/dark1 Syracuse