Thursday, 1 January 2015

2014 Favourites!

Happy New Year! I can't believe it's already 2015, I know everyone says this, but the year really flew by!

I haven't done a favourites post since October, and I thought why not just mention all of my favourite products of 2014. Some I have talked about (a lot!) already, some I've never mentioned before!

Skin Care
There's been quite a lot of skin care products I really enjoyed using this year, but these were my absolute favourites.

Etude House Collagen Moistfull Cream: My favourite moisturiser this year, I did a full review of it a few months ago which can be found here. In short though, it's really moisturising and doesn't leave your skin feeling overly greasy for ages. And it smells great too!

Etude House Play Therapy Sleeping Pack: Another product I've talked about before, but very briefly. I got this in a Memebox back in November. My skin was getting extremely dry in early December (around exam time!) and I used this a few when it was getting particularly bad. I'd massage it onto my face at before bed, leave it on overnight, and wash it off in the morning, and it left my skin looking great! Even my sister commented on how amazing my skin was looking! She's got quite dry skin too and she loves this stuff, and is thinking of getting her own!

L'Oreal Skin Perfection Advanced Serum: I picked this up back in November, when it was on special offer for around €15. I loved this stuff, it really hydrated and smoothed out my skin. The only thing I dislike about it is the price, it's currently at €25 and I don't think it's worth that much!

Soap & Glory Hand Food: I'm kind of late to the party on this one. I know everyone's gone and raved about this hand cream years ago, but I only really started using it this year. I picked up two of the mini ones of this and one mini Endless Glove, which is great too but I don't like the smell of it as much, when they were on a 3 for 2 offer in boots a few months ago. I've always got a tube in my handbag, for when my hands need a little pick me up!

Max Factor Skin Luminizer Foundation: I did a full review on this back in November, which can be found here, so I won't talk too much about it here. If you're someone with dry skin, like myself, I'd recommend you try this one, it doesn't stick to dry patches and just looks beautiful on the skin!

Physicians Formula Mineral Powder: Another one that I've done a full review on, found here, this is great to wear on it's own. I've almost hit pan on this, and will be picking up another when I'm in America!

Urban Decay Vice 3: I think I started off this year only owning one or two eyeshadow palettes, and I mainly used the Naked 2 for a good while. My collection has grown a lot this year, and one of my favourite palettes this year was the Vice 3. The colour selection is great, there's so many gorgeous jewel toned shades, and the quality is amazing too! I've especially been loving the reds in this palette!

Isehan Kiss Me Heroine Make Mascara: I've mentioned this in my October Favourites post, it's just a really great lengthening mascara and I've been loving it so much the past few months!

Wet n Wild Megalast Lipsticks in Sugar Plum Fairy and Cherry Bomb: I've talked about these so much already, so if you want to know more about them, I mentioned them in my October Favourites and I also did a full review of Sugar Plum Fairy which can be found here. Sugar Plum Fairy has really become one of my most used lipsticks!

Gerard Cosmetics 1995: This is another one of my go to lipsticks, on me it's that amazing Kylie Jenner nude lip and I just love it so much!

Mac Lip Liner in Soar: When I'm not wearing 1995 or Sugar Plum Fairy, I'm just using Soar. I love this liner so much, on me it's kind of one of those 'your lips but better' shades!

Lush Bubblegum Sugar Scrub: This has been a life saver this year, and I just wish I had discovered it sooner! This stuff made it so that I could wear matte lipsticks comfortably and without my lips feeling and looking like the Sahara!

Max Factor Gel Lacquer in Radiant Ruby: This whole collection was amazing, but Radiant Ruby was my absolute favourite out of the bunch. I've just really been loving everything red this year, so it's a no-brainer that this would be my favourite! I did a review on this collection a while back, with swatches of every colour, you can check it out here.

Etude House Minnie Mouse Collection: This collection was just so adorable, I thought it made my nails look so cute and really loved wearing it! I'm taking this with me on my upcoming trip to Disney World, it'd be a waste not too! I reviewed these as well, part 1 can be found here and part 2 here

John Freida Frizz Ease Shampoo, Conditioner and Curling Cream: These just did wonders for my hair! They left my hair so soft, and the cream helped control my frizz so well!

That's all my top beauty products for 2014, I'd love to know what some of your favourites for the year were!


  1. I love the max factor luminizer foundation x

    Happy new year!

  2. Happy new year! It's a great foundation, I absolutely love it!