Favorite Beauty Products of the Year!

Happy Wednesday! Today's post is again a little late but I still wanted to do it and share with you. I have had quite a few favorite products in 2017 so I thought I would roundup my favorites and show you the top products I loved throughout the year. As I said it did take a while but I wanted to make sure I didn't leave anything out. It took a while to narrow all of them down as I have quite a few. I blogged about a lot of these products and showed you how I use them and what I was loving. So here are my favorite beauty products ranging in different categories from 2017!

Makeup Palettes & Tools

Best Light Color Eyeshadow Palette: During spring and summer this was my favorite eyeshadow palette and one I reached for every time I wanted to create a neutral but sparkly eye look. It is so pretty and pigmented. I also have a review of it here.

Best Contour & Blush Palette: The best contour palette goes to the Detail Contour & Blush palette because it has been my go to for blush and to contour and bronze my face. It has the perfect shades for my skin tone as well as a big bonus of it being super affordable too. A full review of it here.

Best Dark Color Eyeshadow Palette: When the fall months came closer and I got to bring out berry and dark colored eyeshadows I was reaching for the BYS Berries Eyeshadow Palette so for more of a pop of color this was the best palette plus the shades are so pigmented. A review of this here.

Best Makeup Sponge: I discovered the beauty sponge last year and ever since I tried it that little sponge changed my life. So far I'm using a beauty blender dupe but it does the job and is so amazing when it comes to blending foundation. Maybe I will get a real Beauty Blender and try it out as I love all the dupes and beauty sponges I have.

Best Brushes: I finally got some new makeup brushes and they were so worth it. So the best brushes for 2017 go to the Happy Skin Glam Squad Brush Set and they have been my go to and blend in so well and are just so soft. There is a full review of the set here.

Best Hair Brush: The hair brush that I have been loving is the Tangle Teezer. I was curious about it and needed it for my damaged hair and it did make a difference. It is so nice and helps out so much.


Face & Eyes

Best Foundation: The best foundation of the year goes to L'oreal Infallible Matte in 104. It was my go to and is amazing. I love the coverage and pigmentation and just looks flawless on. It is matte and helps me control the oil and leave it at bay. I have a full review of it here

Best Concealer: The concealer I love is from Happy Skin. I fell in love with the brand even more in 2017 and their concealer is just one of the products that made me love it even more. This has been the best concealer I tried in a while. It gets rid of my under eye circles and covers them since the pigmentation is amazing. There is a full review here.

Best Highlighter: I loved the glowy highlighted cheekbone trend in 2017 and fell in love with it even more when I discovered a product that gave me that exact look. That product was the Sleek Solstice Highlighting palette and it gives me the best glow and I can see why it is so popular as it does the job. A full review on this product here.

Best Mascara: I am loving mascara and ever since I discovered the Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara it changed my way of using mascara in my daily makeup routine. I wasn't quite a fan before but now I love it and this does wonders for my lashes. I see why it is so hyped up and why so many others love it.

Best Eyeliner: Last year I was getting better and better at doing my eyeliner and the Maybelline Hypersharp Liquid Liner helped me practice and achieve the perfect line and winging it out. I am practicing and practicing and I am slowly getting it and they look pretty good for my standard.

Best Brow Gel: It goes to the Jordana Fabubrow Brow Gel. I received this in a goody bag last year and since I tried it I have been loving it. I usually don't use brow gels but after trying this it changed my mind. It has a great formula and doesn't tint my eyebrows too much so they don't look too dark and don't make the hairs crunchy. It's perfect for me and I love the stuff.



Lips

Best Nude Lipstick: Lipstick is my all time favorite makeup item and it took all of me to not included more in the list so I picked the three colors I loved wearing throughout the year. So the best nude lippie I loved is Sleek Matte Me in Birthday Suit. It was my go to and when I had no idea what color to wear this will be the one I reach for and went with so many looks and outfits. I wore it in so many outfits or even when I was just going out for errands. This is pretty much the top favorite lip color from 2017. I have a review here.

Best Mauve Lipstick: The best mauve lipstick has to go to Pink Sugar Sugar Tint in Queen Bee. It carried over from 2016 as I remember first using it in December and then loving it for a darker lip color. It is such a pretty shade and I understand why it is the brand's best seller and always sold out. It is so pretty and I am still using it until now. I love it and it looks so pretty and the perfect mauve color on me. There's a review here.

Best Red Lipstick: As for red lipstick I have embracing the red lip even more. I started with Valentines day and then whenever I wanted a red lip I would grab for the Too Faced Melted Matte in Lady Balls. I got it for Christmas in 2016 and since then it has been the perfect red on me and looks so pretty plus lasts so long on me. I wrote about it here.

| nude // mauve // red |

Skincare & Haircare

Best Makeup Remover: The best eye makeup remover I loved in 2017 goes to the Bifesta Eye Makeup Remover. It does wonders and since I was playing around with more colorful colors last year then I needed a good eye makeup remover and this did just that. I love their regular makeup remover so no surprise I like their eye one as well.

Best Shampoo & Conditioner: I have been traveling a lot in 2017 so I needed a shampoo and conditioner that I could take with me. I find the perfect travel duo set and ever since then I bought full size bottles for home and to refill when I go somewhere. It makes my hair soft and keeps the frizz down so that is one of the reasons I like it and it became a favorite for the year.

Best Sunscreen: Another Happy Skin favorite made it's way to the list. I have been out in the sun more last summer and needed a sunscreen for the face. I got it in my Happy Skin goodie bag and loved it since I tried it. It is light and not greasy and oily on so it is a win. I am looking forward to using it again when summer hits to protect myself from the sun.

Best Mist Spray: Now for another face mist but not a sunscreen. I discovered face mists and heard so many good things about them. I didn't know which one to try and then found this one. I do love a lot of the skincare products from Human Heart Nature and own a lot and it was hard to narrow down the list. This one stood out and it is perfect to start my skin off before I apply makeup and to also refresh my makeup as well.

Best Face Mask & Scrub: So since I said I loved Human heart Nature and their products I had to add my favorite scrub and mask I use to wash off my makeup. After makeup remover and cleansing water I use this to wash my face and the scrub gets rid of all the remaining makeup and the mask leaves my skin nice and smooth. I love that it is a 2 in 1 product and does wonders for my skin.

Best Face Sheet Mask: Last skincare favorite is sheet masks. I discovered them and fell in love and they are so cool. I do love the animal ones as they are more fun and I had fun doing them in sleepovers with my cousin. I mean I don't only have animal ones but regular ones too and I love them and find them really relaxing and good for the skin. I also have a panda one which was my favorite and had to add it.


Those were my top beauty favorites from 2017! I enjoyed creating this list and sharing it with you. Maybe you found something new and will try out this year and maybe become your favorite. I can't wait to see what I try and discover this year with the different trends and new products. Also what remains on the list as well and what products will carry over into next year. So I hope you enjoyed this best of beauty 2017 and all that I bought, tried and loved through the year.

What are your top beauty favorites from 2017?