Lightning Round: 2017 Beauty Favorites!

Ok Lovelies- 2017 is about to wrap up and we couldn’t be more ready to ring in a fresh new year. Here’s a quick snapshot of everything we reached for most over the past 12 months. Ready? Hands on your buzzers!!

Daytime moisturizer:

J: Dr Jart Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Balm!

L: What Jess said! But I’ll also go with Glossier, Priming Moisturizer

P: Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 50


J: NYX Micro Brow pencil

L: Lashfood, Browfood Tinted Brow Enhancing Gelfix in Brunette

P: Glossier Boy Brow


J: L’Oreal Voluminous Feline Noir (waterproof formula)

L: Covergirl Clump Crusher–the green one, for every day, L’Oreal Lash Paradise

P: Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir

Eye liner:

J: Kat Von D’s Tattoo Liner

L: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-on Eye Pencil

P: Haven’t once wore eyeliner this year!!!

Eyeshadow palette:

J: It’s a tie between Urban Decay’s (OG) Naked and Naked Smoky

L: Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance (shocking)

P: Kat Von D Ladybird (yeah…  it’s really old…. you could probably find it on ebay?)


J: Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour blush in Paaarty

L: Tarte Cheek Stain in Tipsy

P: Glossier Cloud Paint in Dusk and Beam (often mixed together)


J: L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Glow

L: Guerlain, Lingerie De Peau Natural Perfection Foundation SPF 20 in 02N

P: Glossier Stretch Concealer (it’s much lighter than a foundation, but with more coverage than a tinted moisturizer)

BB or CC cream or tinted moisturizer:

J: Dr. Jart Premium Beauty Balm forever and ever!!

L: Peter Thomas Roth, CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Complexion Corrector in Light/Medium

P: bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream SPF 30


J: Cover Girl Outlast All-Day Soft Touch (don’t love or hate it but using it up)

L: Urban Decay, Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer in Light Neutral ( i almost returned this and jess convinced me to keep it and now i love it!!)

P: Glossier Stretch Concealer (but i don’t actually use it as a concealer!)


J: Physician’s Formula Butter Bronzer in summer, Benefit Hoola Matte Bronzer in winter

L: Physician’s Formula Butter Bronzer

P: Nars Laguna and E.L.F. Sunkissed Glow


J: Urban Decay Afterglow 8-Hour Powder Highlighter in Sin (it was the free birthday gift from UD!)

L: Glossier, Haloscope in Quartz

P: Glossier Haloscope in Quartz and Laura Mercier Mineral Illuminating Powder in Candlelight (often worn together)

Finishing spray:

J: NYX Matte Finish Makeup Setting Spray

L: MAC, Prep and Prime Fix+

P: Urban Decay All Nighter


J: Tie between Urban Decay Vice (assorted shades) and Sephora Collection Rouge Matte (No Superstar)

L: Tarte Lipsurgence which is transitioning to Lip Lingerie

P: Bite Beauty Matte Lip Crayon and Urban Decay Vice

Liquid lipstick:

J: Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain

L: Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lip or Milani Amore Matte Liquid Lip

P: bareMinerals Matte Liquid Lipcolor

Nightime moisturizer:

J: Origins High Potency Night-A-Mins

L: Acure Organics, Marula Oil

P: Dermalogica Super Rich Repair

New find:

J: Dr Jart Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Balm!

L: Laneige, Lip Sleeping Mask

P: Clary Collection Balm

Old favorite rediscovered:

J: Kat Von D Tattoo Liner

L: Urban Decay, Sin shadow

P: Jeffree Star Velour Lip Scrub

So there’s a quick overview of our favorites for the year or the ones we keep returning to each day.

What were your favorites? What was your new find of the year? Any old favorites rediscovered? We’d love to add them to our list in 2018!

Per usual, all these things, we bought. With our money.


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