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2015 Beauty Favorites

2015 Beauty Favorites

Hi everyone! Yesterday I posted my everyday 2015 Favorites and today I am sharing my 2015 Beauty Favorites! I hope you enjoy!

Mascara

I found the BEST mascara combination this past year and I have been using them ever since. I love combining Benefit Roller Lash and Urban Decay Perversion. They make my lashes look so thick and long! I love both of these mascaras.
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Urban Decay Perversion // Benefit Roller Lash

Here are two examples of what my eyelashes look like when I used both of those mascaras :-).

The Beauty Blender

The Beauty Blender has changed the way I apply my makeup. This invention makes it SO much easier to blend foundation and concealer. It saves so much time in the makeup process and I really love it. Make sure if you have it or plan to get it, that you use it DAMP. That’s key with the beauty blender.
2015 Beauty Favorites

Palettes

I have recently become obsessed with buying palettes. I think they’re great because you get so many different products all in one. They’re great for traveling and just to have! I have fallen in love with a few palettes this past year: the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette, Nars Steven Klein Cheek Palette, & the Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palette. All of these palettes have quickly become a favorite of mine because of their quality and their beauty.
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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette
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Nars Steven Klein Cheek Palette
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Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palette

Brows

I never used to fill in my eyebrows until this year. I didn’t realize how important your eyebrows truly are! They can really change a makeup look and complete it! I started using the Anastasia Beverly Hills Beauty Express for Brows and Eyes in the “Brunette” color. While this palette comes with different products, I really only use the powder. This powder is the perfect color for my brows & it’s SO easy to apply. If you’re a beginner at filling in your brows, I recommend this product!
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Anastasia Beverly Hills Beauty Express for Eyes and Brows

Foundation & Concealer

I LOVE my Makeup Forever HD Foundation! I started using this in the beginning of the year and it has been my go-to ever since. I’ve tried many other foundations, but this one is my favorite! As for concealer, I love Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer. I use this one for any spots on my face. For under my eyes, I have been obsessed with Mac Prep + Prime Highlighter. This stuff really helps with my dark circles – so if you have dark under eye circles, I recommend this product for you!

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Makeup Forever HD Foundation

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Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer

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MAC Prep + Prime Highlighter

Bronzer & Powders

I apply two different finishing powders on my face. I like to use Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder for my under eyes. For the rest of my face I like to use Benefit Hello Flawless Powder. Both of these are great powders! My current favorite bronzer is It Cosmetics Vitality Glow Anti-Aging Matte Bronzer. It’s the perfect color for me and I love how there’s so much of it. I’ve had it for a year and I’m just finally hitting pan. This stuff is so great!

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It Cosmetics Bronzer

Brushes

I have a few favorite brushes. For Bronzer, I always use Eco Tools’ Domed Bronzer Brush. This is the SOFTEST brush ever. I love how big it is because it makes applying bronzer so much easier & quicker. For blush, I use Eco Tools’ Precision Blush Brush. Again, such a soft brush! For highlighter, I use yet another Eco Tools product: their Deluxe Fan Brush. This is great for applying highlighter evenly and lightly. The Eco Tools brushes are SO affordable – I highly recommend checking them out! For powder, I use It Cosmetics’ Unstoppable Powder Brush. Another super soft brush that’s great quality!

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(From left to right)  It Cosmetics Powder Brush // Eco Tools Blush Brush // Eco Tools Bronzer Brush // Eco Tools Fan Brush

 

Favorite YouTube Channels for Beauty

A 2015 Beauty Favorites post wouldn’t be complete without my favorite YouTube beauty channels! I get most of my inspiration from the people I watch on YouTube, so I thought I’d share a few favorites with you.

Alexandrea Garza has quickly become one of my FAVORITE YouTubers to watch! I love her channel – she has the best makeup looks & I love how she also has some lifestyle videos. FYI – She’s trying to get to 500,000 subscribers by her birthday (Jan 1) so go subscribe – you won’t regret it!!
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Alexandrea Garza

Jaclyn Hill is another favorite of mine. I know I’ve talked about her before, but I couldn’t not mention her here! She’s hilarious and beautiful and she creates some amazing makeup looks. Check her out!!
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Jaclyn Hill

I feel that Sarah Belle and I would seriously be best friends if we ever met. I love her channel so much – she’s so fashionable and her makeup looks are so easy to recreate.
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Sarah Belle

Alright you guys! Those are my 2015 Beauty Favorites! Let me know in the comments what some of YOUR favorite beauty items were this past year! I hope you enjoyed this post!

Thanks for reading!
XO, Lauren

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3 Comments

  1. 12.29.15

    Love the mascaras! They’re my favorite too! I really need to try out the Mac prep and prime and I love Alex Garza! I discovered her through her wedding planning videos I’m following in her foot steps!

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  2. 1.12.16

    The hourglass palette looks so incredible! I think I’m just going to have to mortgage the house and buy it haha. I am also in love with the Nars x Steven Klein palette, so perfect for travel as well <3 <3 and Jaclyn Hill is a goddess!

    • 1.12.16
      Simply Lauren Rose said:

      Thanks for your comment!! The hourglass palette is totally worth it 🙂

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