My Favourite Beauty Products in 2016

Happy 2017 Guys!! 

I wanted to share my favourite beauty products in 2016 with you guys today. These are products I really enjoyed using last year in particular but some of them are stuff I have loved for several years. 

Face Products

Liquid Foundation: NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation (review here)

Current FAVE foundation @narsissist All Day Luminous foundation in Macao ❀️ It ticks all the boxes for me πŸ‘πŸΎ What’s yours? 😊 #Nars #AllDayLuminous #Macao #YellowUndertones

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BB Cream: Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream with SPF 35 in Dark  (review here)

#Throwback to when #BBcreams where all the rave! πŸ™ŒπŸ½ I loved and STILL love this one by @smashboxcosmetics Light coverage that’s perfect for our sweltering climate! 😰 It’s also so easy to apply with just fingers! πŸ‘πŸΎ And you can’t forget that SPF πŸ‘ŒπŸΎ (Search “BB Cream” on the blog for full review) #makeup #minireview #bbcreams #tbt #bbloggers

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Face Primer: Benefit Porefessiinal Super Matte Rescue Mattifying Gel (review here)

Huge Pores? No Problem! I reviewed @benefitcosmetics new Porefessional Super Matte Mattifying Gel on the blog. Click link in bio to read how it’s different from the original Porefessional πŸ’πŸΎ #Benefit #Porefessional #HugePoresBeGone #SuperMatteRescueMattifyingGel #BeautyTips #SLTFT

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Setting Powder: Mac Mineralize Skin Finish Natural in Dark

Loose Powder: Laura Mercier Transclucent Loose Setting Powder

Blot Powder: Mac Blot Powder in Dark

Blush: Mac Mineralize Blush in Love Thing

#SLTFTProductOfTheWeek This GAWGUS mineralize blush from @maccosmetics in the shade Love Thing 😍 It’s a berry-red shade with gold shimmer ❀️✨ What’s your fav blush? #Mac #LoveThing #Blusher #MacGirl

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Contour Kit: Guerlain Terracottaa Bronzing Powder in Shade 07 (review here)

Highlighter: Mac Shaft of Gold Extra Dimension Finish (review here)

When you get one of the things on your Christmas wish list 😫😻 The beautiful @maccosmetics “Shaft of Gold” highlighter from the “Magic of the Night” collection ✨😻✨ The collection is SOLD OUT everywhere! πŸ˜… Thank you to @beautyrevng for this thoughtful gift…Love you guys! 😘😘😘 #Christmas #Pressie #SoBeautiful #ShaftofGold #MagicofTheNight #MacGirl #Forever #GloUp #bbloggers

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Makeup Setting Spray: Mac Fix +

Under Eye Concealer: NARS Creamy Radiant Concealer in Amande

My love for @narsissist keeps growing! ❀️ I just started using the Creamy Radiant concealer and let’s just say I now get why it’s a best seller! πŸ‘πŸΎ If like me you struggle with dark circles aka Panda Eyes 🐼 give this a try! Excellent coverage without the caked on look, blends easily! I’m in the shade “Amande” πŸ€— #Beauty #NARS #CreamyRadiantConcealer #ProductReview #PandaEyesBeGone #SLTFTRecommends

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Eye Products

Eyeshadow Palette: Dose of Colors Hidden Treasure (review here)

The @doseofcolors Hidden Treasure palette is the best makeup purchase I have made this year. Click link in bio for more info plus pictures πŸ‘†πŸΎπŸ˜» #DoseofColors #HiddenTreasurePalette #Eyeshadows #BOMB #2016Fave #MakeupReview

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Eye Primer: Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original (review here)

Eyeliner: L’Oreal Superliner Carbon Gloss (review here)

Kohl Pencil: Maybelline Volume Express The Colossal Kajal Eye Liner

Mascara: Maybelline The Falsies Mascara

Lashes: House of Lashes Iconic

Brow Pencil: Mac Pencil in Spiked

Semi Permanent Brow Technique: 3D Brows at The Beauty Atelier (review here)

Lip Products

Lipstick: Kylie Matte Liquid Lipstick in Dolce K (review here)

Is the @kyliecosmetics liquid lipstick worth the hype? I reviewed the shade Dolce K on the blog today…Link in bio (per ush πŸ€—) Gotten from @beautyrevng #KylieCosmetics #DolceK #LiquidLipstick #MakeupReview #SLTFT

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Lip Balm: EOS Lipbalm (review here)

Lip Pencil: Mac Lipliner in Cork

Skincare Products

Cleanser: Clarins Gentle Foaming Cleanser

Face Mask: Innisfree Volcanic Pore Clay Mask

Toner: Clarins Gentle Exfoliator Brightening Toner

Day Moisturiser: Clarins Brightening Hydrating Day Lotion SPF 20 

Night Moisturiser: Radha Beauty Miracle Retinol Moisturizer (review here)

Serum- Radha Beauty Vitamin C serum (review here)

Body Oil: R&R Shea Oil with Lemongrass 

#QuickReview Seriously love the Shea Body Oil from @randrluxury I’ve been using it as an all over body oil for over a year now and my skin is happy with it! It’s pure, smells lovely ( thanks to the lemongrass) and packs MAJOR moisturizing power! πŸ‘πŸΎπŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜Š My husband nicked it so much that I had to get one for him from the Men’s Collection! πŸ˜…πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‚ #Skincare #Beauty #BBloggers #RandR #SheaOil #HisAndHers #AshyDontLiveHere 🚫😁

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Spot Treatment: Neutrogena ‘On The Spot’ Treatment 

Months ago I shared on here about the power of #DUAC gel as a spot treatment. Only thing is it is hard to find and quite expensive. Well, here’s an alternative- @neutrogena Rapid Clear Treatment. This little tube packs a punch and stays true to its name! I put it on any problem areas at night and they are significantly reduced by morning and cleared in days! Also do not need to tell you how affordable it is because it’s Neutrogena right? It’s less than a tenth of the price of DUAC and works just as well πŸ‘πŸΎπŸ˜ŠπŸ’ƒπŸΎ #neutrogena #rapidcleartreatment #zitsbegone #affordableskincare #EffectiveToo #sltftrecommends

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Perfume: Gucci Oud

#SLTFTProductofTheWeek Gucci Oud- Dark and Dangerously Sexy! πŸ˜»πŸ‘ŒπŸΎ Available at all @essenza_ng stores πŸ‘ΈπŸ½ #GucciOud #Gucci #Perfume #CurrentFave

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Makeup Brushes: Real Techniques (review here)

Foundation Applicator: Beauty Blender (review here)

I enjoyed trying and using a ton of products last year but these are the ones that really stood out for me. For the products I haven’t yet reviewed on here, I plan to do so over the next few weeks so look out. If you guys have any specific review requests though, please let me know 

What products topped your beauty charts in 2016?

Happy New Year again and Lots of Love, 


1 Comment

  1. January 17, 2017 / 9:19 am

    I love the Clarins Brightening toner. Holy Grail for me. I want to try a lot of the products on your list because your makeup is always gorgeous.

    Tutorial perhaps?

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