Best of the Best 2013

Happy New Year to my fellow makeup lovers! 2013 is now over and 2014 has presented itself in all its sunny glory . I have really loved all the discoveries I have made in 2013 in both skincare and makeup. It is quite impossible to narrow choices down, but I have made an attempt to mention my most loved and often used products.

The best cleanser:

  • Eve Lom Cleanser

My favourite eye treatment:

  • Skinceuticals A.G.E Eye Complex

The best innovation of 2013:

  • Giorgio Armani Fluid Sheers

The best creative product of 2013:

  • Shu Uemura x Takashi Black Parallel Palette

The best tinted moisturiser:

  • Chantecaille Just Skin

The best sheer foundation

  • Giorgio Armani Maestro fusion makeup/ Hourglass Veil Fluid Makeup

The best medium founadation

  • Giorgio Armani Luminous Sheer Foundation

The Best primer:

  • Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer

My favourite eyeshadows of 2013:

  • Tom Ford
  • Suqqu
  • Charlotte Tilbury
  • Shu Uemura………….and Addiction by Ayako – My favourite makeup category!

The best cream cheek colour:

  • Chanel Le Blush Creme De Chanel
The best Bronzer :
  • Kevyn Aucoin Celestial Bronzing Veil in Tropical Days
The best illuminating Powder:
  • Guerlain Crazy 68 meteorite illuminating compact
The best powder blush:
  • Burberry
  • Tom Ford
The best highlighter  :
  • Charlotte Tilbury Bronze and Glow Duo
The best body cream :
  • Kiehl’s creme de corps soy milk & honey whipped body butter
The best makeup remover:
  • Bioderma

The best skin treatment product

  • Dr Perricone Formula 15
The best moisturizer :
  • Dr Perricone Deep Moisture Therapy
The best contour product:
  • Tom Ford shade and illuminate
My favourite hair care products:
  • Kerastase Bain Force Architecte
The best pencil eyeliners:

  • Tom Ford Eye Defining Pencil / Charlotte Tilbury Rock ‘N Kohl
The Best Liquid Liner 
  • Charlotte Tilbury The Feline Flick
My favourite mascara:
  • Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Excess
My favourite under eye concealer:
  • Charlotte Tilbury The Retoucher
  • Runner up – By Terry Touche Expert Advanced / Cle De Peau
The best sheer lipstick :
  • YSL Volupte Shine Lipstick
  • Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited
The best matte lipstick :
  • Nars Satin Lip Pencils
The best creamy lipstick:
  • Tom Ford
  • Suqqu Bright Up

I was just on our annual family holiday to captivating New York!  So I have been out of the loop for a bit. While in New York I have made some wonderful discoveries of new, as well as good old (damn) fine products that I will share with you as the new year unfolds. I have shared with you some non-beauty related picture of this spellbinding metropolis.


4 Replies to “Best of the Best 2013”

  1. HI Sara – Happy New year to you – yes I did mean 2013:) -all sorted now! I must have been in momentary time warp!! I think we both have a weakness for really good eyeshadows……..these were the most droolworthy!

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