Tuesday, May 22, 2012

My Favourite Products of All Time!

Hey Guys!
I just updated my "FAVOURITE PRODUCTS" tab. If have never seen this tab, I update it regularly when my holy grail products change. For reference, just click the tab. However, for this post, I figured I would just copy and paste the page for those of you who have been interested in an update. 

Here is a list of my current favourite products of all time. These are all deemed "Holy Grails" by me until I find something to replace a product (which rarely, if ever, happens). These are tried, tested and true and whether it be high end or drugstore, I don't discriminate. This is a complete list of what works for me! Some products are linked to previous posts if there is a review on that product. My goal is to have all these products individually reviewed. 

For reference I typically average a MAC NC30, but can range anywhere from NC20-40. I have normal to slightly dry skin. I will TRY and pick one "Holy Grail" from each list of favourites if one product stands out more than the rest. I will signify this with a *HG*.

Make Up For Ever HD
SMASHBOX Photo Ready

Under Eye: MAC Studio Finish Concealer *HG*
Blemish: Hard Candy Glamoflage *HG*

MAC Studio Fix Fluid

MAC Mineralized Skin Finish Natural

Ben Nye Neutral Set Translucent Powder
Make Up For Ever HD
MAC Blot Powder

Powder: NARS Laguna Bronzer *HG*
               MAC Refined Golden
               Tarte Amazonian Clay in Park Avenue Princess
               Too Faced Chocolate Soleil
Cream:   Chanel Soleil De Tan Bronze Universel *HG*

MAC Eversun, Equilibrium (LE), Pink Swoon, Dolly Mix

              Benefit High Beam
Cream: MAC Pearl CCB *HG*
             MAC Hush CCB


Urban Decay Primer Potion
MAC Paint Pot in Painterly and Bare Study
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in "Milk"

MAC Wedge, Brule, Cork, Espresso, Carbon, Solar White

             NARS Larger Than Life in "Rue Bonaparte"
Liquid: L'Oreal Lineur Intense *HG*
Gel: MAC Fluidline in "Blacktrack" *HG*


Maybelline Falsies
Benefit Bad Gal

Ardell #120 *HG*
Ardell #111
MAC #36
ELF Dramatic Lashes

Rose Salve *HG*

MAC Stripdown *HG*
MAC Cherry
Maybelline "Rose"

MAC Brave New Bronze (LE) *HG*Shy GirlHue, Creme D' Nude, High TeaLady DangerAngel, Jazzed (LE)

MAC Frankly Fresh (LE) *HG*, Partial to Pink, Boy Bait, Nymphette, Pink Lemonade, L'Oreal Colour Juice in Grape Soda, NARS Turkish Delight

Perricone MD Nutritive Cleanser, Serum Prep, Face Firming Activator,  Eye Lift, Neuropeptide Firming Moisturizer
Olay 7 Total Effects
La Roche Posay Derm AHA
Queen Helene Mint Julep Face Mask
Unrefined Virgin Coconut Oil
Baby Oil
Johnson's Vanilla Oatmeal Baby Lotion
Vaseline Aloe Hydrating Moisturizer

St. Tropez Dark Bronzing Mousse *HG*
St. Tropez Applicator Mitt
Sun Labs Dark Tanning Spray
LUSH Seanik Shampoo Bar *HG*
Macadamia Natural Oil Shampoo, Condition, Deep Repair Mask
Moroccan Oil
TreSemme Heat Tamer
TreSemme Tres Two
Salon Selectives Stay Put
Bed Head After Party

Seche Vite Top Coat and Base Coat
OPI My Private Jet


  1. I guess I have to try NARS sheer glow now! And the St. Tropez is my HG too, SO brown!

    1. OMG...You haven't tried it?!?!?! ALEKSIS!! lol

  2. yayy! love these! Thanks gives me more ideas on what I need to try!

    xo Jenn


    1. No prob Jenn. Let me know if you try anything!

  3. To me, you're undertaking the very good work. Keep on this.

  4. Thanks for this also judging by you blush choices which are also my favs you are going to love Tartes Exposed .

    1. That will be my next purchase when I go to Sephora. I want to get Exposed for sure and then I'm thinking about picking up Blissful and Dollface. Have you tried either of those yet?

    2. No i haven't but cant wait for your reviews ,Cheryl Im Loving Exposed So much that I seriously have neglected my other blushes its kinda sad. It is like the most natural flush effect i have ever seen in a blush.I hope when you get it you'll love it just as much a I do .

  5. love this!! we have the same taste lol so i know im going to check out the products i havnt yet ;)

    1. Let me know how you like the things you end up trying!

  6. I went out and purchased Lady Danger because of your blog and I get so many compliments whenever I wear it. Awesome post!!

    1. I'm glad I introduced you to it! I'm so glad I discovered it :) My favourite red l/s by far!

  7. hi darling!

    first: you look like a doll in the cover of this blog. whats product you use to look like that..foundation..primer???

    2nd : im serch here for a concealers review. do you have here?

    3: do you try Dream Lumi™ Touch
    Highlighting Concealer ??? i think is great

    1. My blog cover I used flash photography so my skin looks a lot better than it is. I do like using Laura Mercier Radiance Primer, a sheer coverage foundation, highlighter and minimal powder to achieve a "glowing" complexion.

      I don't think I have reviewed a concealer yet...I will have to do that! My favourite is MAC Studio Finish Concealer and Hard Candy Glamoflage

      No, I have never tried it...it looks good!

  8. Hey Cheryl! I've been looking for a new mascara and tried Cover Girl Lash Perfection after seeing your post and I absolutely love it!! Thanks for the intro!! :)

    1. No problem! I'm glad you love it as much as I do!

  9. I love the NYX Jumbo Eye Pencils!
    This is a great list of favorites :) I just stumbled across your blog and it's great! You are so gorgeous, too!
    If you follow me I'll follow you!


  10. You are gorgeous!! Btw one quick question, which shade of MAC studio finish concealer do you use?

    1. I use NW25 under my eyes. On my face I use NC30.

    2. AND thank you for the sweet comment! :D

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