Wednesday 19 December 2018


Well hello there!
Today I have a collaboration post with Luci Barker, who is one of my very good blogger friends. We are doing one of my favourite post's to write and that is the best makeup of 2018. Just want to clarify this is based off of my own opinion, and is not necessarily makeup that come out in 2018 but makeup I have loved using this year.

Primark Primer Water
I have been using this non-stop for everything, wetting eye shadows, priming my face, setting my face etc. I hope this is a permanent product because it is so useful, plus it was only £2.50! It's something you think you don't need but when you have it you are constantly using without realising.

This is the best smoothing primer I have come across, I still have the travel size one that I got last Christmas! I use it quite a lot, especially when I want to use a matte foundation. It has such a soft formula and it feels in my pores very well, so if you have deep pores like me you will really like this.

Tarte Shape Tape Concealer
This concealer has changed the game for me, I can't imagine using any other concealer now. The coverage is unreal and I very much get the hype with this product, best concealer in the world. It is very expensive but I promise you if you want a FULL coverage concealer, it is worth the money.

This is my other favourite concealer that took the makeup world by storm earlier this year. It is a dupe of the shape tape however the shape tape for me has slightly better coverage. It is very creamy and blends out beautifully on the skin. I will use this on days where I don't want an extreme full coverage. You can check out a full review here.

Too Faced Milk Chocolate Soleil Bronzer
This bronzer is my absolute go-to, I use this everyday without fail. I take it away with me and I have finally hit pan after using it for such a good time (photo was taken before). If you have pale skin you will absolutely love it, it is expensive but completely worth it. Also it smells like chocolate so whats not to love!

Another Too Faced product that has changed my makeup routine for the better. For so long my drugstore loose powders kept clinging to my dry patches, but even the very first time I used this it didn't. I can literally cake this onto my nose to mattify it and it will not cling to dry patches, it is utter magic! Again it is expensive but very worth it. If you can get hold of the Maybelline loose powder (not available in the UK), then I recommend that one as well! 
The only decent picture I have is of the lid and that's no good, but this is what it looks like!
ABH x Amrezy Highlighter
Oh my goodness this highlighter is BEAUTIFUL, and it has come back in stock after high demand! The formula is very pigmented, soft and creamy and it looks wet on your skin which I love. This is a bit too yellow for my pale skin but I wore it everyday in the summer, and when I'm fake tanned. This is high end and very expensive, but if you have £29 to spend I do recommend this, especially if you are a highlighter collector like myself! You can check out a full review here.

Soph x Revolution Extra Spice
This is another product that come out this year and I have been loving it. You can create so many different looks with it and for a drugstore eye shadow palette the quality of the shadows is so good. This only costs £10 and I have used this so many times, more than some of my high end palettes! I have realised that you don't always need to spend a lot of money on eye shadow palettes to create a beautiful look. You can check out a full review on my YouTube channel here.

Zoeva Basic Moment Blush Palette
This is my favourite travel palette, I will always choose this over all my other ones. I love the cool toned contour powder, the highlighter in this is slightly yellow but I can get away from it. The blush is super light which I really like on my pale complexion. This may not be for everyone as there only 1 shade of each product but for pale skin this is perfect, if you haven't checked this out already I recommend you do! You can check out a full review here.

Jeffree Star Christmas Cookie
This is my favourite nude lipstick off all time, this come out this time year as a limited edition shade. Luckily for me Jeffree brought this back into the permanent range after high demand. I have raved on about how much I love his formula but if you're new, they are very pigmented, long lasting, comfortable and non-drying. I have accumulated a lot of his lipsticks over the past year and I love them!

Collection Lash Surge Mascara
I cannot believe how cheap this mascara is, this is a perfect everyday mascara if you don't like to have thick clumpy lashes on the daily. It separates your lashes beautifully and they look super black, I haven't been able to put this down and I am constantly using it. If you are on a budget this is the one for you!

So there we have it, for me personally this was my best makeup of 2018! Thank you to Luci for collaborating with me, go check out her blog! You can check out her post here.
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  1. Ooo I loved the products you picked, I really want to try a lot of these!! Thankyou for collabing with me!xx

    1. Thank you ! If you try them let me know what you think, and it's a pleasure as always! xx