I know, I know. This is a tad bit behind.
But I wanted to wait until everyone was back from their blog hiatuses, vacations and holiday busyness. That makes sense, right? Hehehe…. At any rate enjoy my top finds/buys of 2008. Don’t hesitate to ask me any questions about any of the mentioned.
The best foundation:
I’m not a foundation wearer but I tested CoverGirl’s Natural Hue Minerals and loved it!
The best eye shadow color:
Too Faced’s Cocoa Mocha (I did a FOTD using it here)
The best eye shadow palette:
NARS Bridal palette. Amazing! (I did a FOTD using this palette here)
The best mascara:
Max Factor Volume Couture (read the review and watch the video here)
The best bronzer:
Cargo Big Bronzer
The best blush:NARS Dolce Vita (review and swatches here)
The best lip gloss:
Clinique and Stila make the BEST. I love their formulas.
The best lip stick:
MAC’s Girl About Town makes me so happy!
The best make-up remover:
Lancome’s Bi-Facil. Worth EVERY penny.
The best drugstore buy:
Skin cleansing and moisturizing products.
Olay Complete All Day Moisture Lotion is a cheap staple for me!
The best higher end buy:
Urban Decay’s 24/7 pencils. Worth every penny! I managed to snag the travel kit for the low, though.
The best make-up collection:
MAC’s Cult of Cherry. I only hauled two lippies from this collection but the concept/selections were hot!
The best hair product:
Oyin Honey Hemp Conditioner (review here)
The best hair company:
My Mommy’s (and all other smaller independent hair companies that keep sulfates out of their products)
The best nail polish color:
OPI’s Sheer Your Toes
China Glaze’s LOL
China Glaze’s Recycle
OPI’s Can You Dig It?
China Glaze’s Ruby Pumps
Sinful Colors’ San Francisco
….I have a dozen more but I’ll stop here.
The best nail polish company:
Zoya, China Glaze, O.P.I., Sally Hansen and Sinful Colors
The best online beauty resource:
The best e-tailer:
Head2ToeBeauty.com and transdesign.com
The best product for a newbie:
Too Faced Shadow Primer
Sonia Kashuk face and eyeshadow brushes
The best product for women of color:
BLUSHES! Any color.
The best beauty fad of 2008:
Gray nail polish!!!
The best innovative beauty product:
Spinning mascaras! Whether they worked or not is another story.
That’s that! What were some of your “bests” of 2008? Any particular product or collection that you went crazy over. Digame chicas!
Con Todo Mi Amor,