Sunday, December 26, 2010

Favourite Products of 2010!

I saw this post going around on blogger and thought it would be fun to do as a summary of my favourites of 2010! I love monthly favourites ESPECIALLY end of the year favourite posts/videos on youtube so if you haven't done this yet, make sure you post this on your blog and link it in the comment box below! I would love to read it!


Foundation: I've gone through countless foundations this year and I would have to say that my favourite foundation, although pricey, is NARS Sheer Glow. I kept debating if it beat out my trusty MUFE HD and I think it has!

Concealer: Currently I'm testing out MAC Pro longwear concealer and YSL Touche Eclat (a highlighter, though I use it under my eye area) so I can't say quite yet if these beat out my trusty MAC Studio Finish.

Powder: MAC Mineralize Skin Finish Natural (for face) and Ben Nye Neutral Set Translucent Powder (for under eye). I haven't been using powder very often as my skin is even more dry than usual in the winter time. However, if I were to reach for powder, these are what I would use.

Blush: NYX Cream Blush in "Rose Petal"

Bronzer: I can't decide between Chanel Soliel De Tan (Bronze Universel), NARS Laguna Bronzer or MAC Refined Golden Bronzer. I love bronzer!

Highlight: NARS Albatross all-time FAVOURITE highlighter hands down.

Eyeshadow: My favourite eyeshadow of all time is MAC Solar White. I use it to highlight the inner corner of my eye, or when I'm really daring, I use it to highlight my brow bone for a night out on the town. However, I'm going to break this category down into three: Lid, Crease, Highlight. My favourite eyeshadow for the Lid is MAC Grain e/s, Crease is MAC Cork e/s, Highlight is MAC Ivorie. My favourite palette is Urban Decay's Naked Palette!

Eyeliner: Urban Decay 24/7 Eye Pencil in "Zero" (<---AMAZING!!!!), and MAC Blacktrack Fluidline.

Eyeshadow primer/base: Urban Decay Primer Potion

Eyelash curler: ELF Eyelash Curler

Mascara: CoverGirl Lash Blast Volume Mascara in Very Black (the original one in the orange tube)

Lipstick: MAC Brave New Bronze (this was a very hard decision)

Lipgloss: MAC Partial to Pink (this was a very hard decision)

Nail polish: If you asked me right now I would tell you I'm OBSESSED with Sephora by OPI "It Looks Like Rain, Dear". However, it still can't replace my coveted OPI "My Private Jet".


Shower gel/soap: SoftSoap Milk and Honey

Body lotion/cream: Johnson's Vanilla Oatmeal Baby Lotion (baby products are the best! LOL)

Body exfoliator: MAC Volcanic Ash Exfoliator (it's all gone *starts to cry*)

Hand cream: Aveeno Intense Relief Hand Cream

Lip balm/treatment: Korres Lip Butter in "Jasmine"

Perfume: Givenchy Hot Couture


Cleanser: Clinique Liquid Facial Soap in Mild

Toner/lotion: Clinique #2 Toner

Moisturizer: Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion

Facial mask: Queen Helene Mint Julep Facial Mask

Exfoliator: MAC Volcanic Ash Exfoliator

Makeup remover: Kirkland Facial Cleansing Towelettes


Shampoo: Aussie Moist or LUSH Seanik Shampoo Bar

Conditioner: Aussie Moist

Heat Tamer: TRESemme Heat Tamer Spray (I've gone through countless bottles of this stuff. It smells AMAZING and it leaves my hair shiny and not weighed down).

Hair Spray: TRESemme Tres Two Extra Hold

Leave-in Conditioner: Garnier Fructis Leave-In Conditioning Cream (Sleek & Shine)

Smoothing Cream: Bed Head After Party

I wanted to make a more detailed post on my HG cosmetics. This basically has most of them in here, but I would like to go more in depth. This post is in the works and will be up in the New Year!


  1. Love the eyeliners too. I also love Stila's Smudge Pot in Black. And I use Korres lip butter every day. I love that stuff. I use the guave and jasmine. :)
    I'm thinking of doing this sort of post but am having trouble picking favorites.

  2. Great post! I love the Kirkland facial wipes and Cover Girl lash blast too, they were among my favorites. I use Korres Jasmin & Guava lip butters a lot, but they couldnt beat out Carmex.

    These are my favs of the year

  3. Hi Cheryl, can you please update with your hair favorites? I'm just IN LOVE with your hair :)thanks :)

  4. Hey Cheryl - I love your blog! :)
    I've done a 2010 favourites too - check it out at
    After reading your blog I'm so excited to buy the Nars highlighter with my Christmas money! :D


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