From Dior’s first Velvet Eyes Multi-Wear Adhesive Eyeliner Patches to the myriad new nail products that came out (nail polish strips, magnetic polish, at-home gel polishes etc.) and the official launch of Asian cult BB creams at Sephora, 2011 is undeniably a great year for all of us beauty junkies. I will begin a series of my favorite products for 2011, starting with base makeup.
Ever since my lipstick addiction started in 2007, MAC lipsticks have been my go-to for a pretty pout. I love how they come in all sorts of colors and finishes (perfect for experimenting!) and are super affordable at just $14.50. See my top 5 must-have MAC lipsticks from the permanent line after the jump!
With all those holiday parties coming up, you MUST throw on some glitter eye makeup, which by the way, is super hot right now. Need a few recs? Below are a few of my favorite glitter shadows that will bling you up in no time!
#1 NYX Glitter Cream Palette ($5.50)
One of my newly must-haves, NYX Glitter Cream Palettes come in 12 gorgeous sets of 5 gel-based glitters that can be used on the eyes, cheeks and lips. Pat them on top of a powder shadow and voila! Super sparkly effect with no mess!
Having one of those lazy days but want a bit of color on the eyes? Neutral eyeshadow is your best bet and below are the top 5 colors I always reach for.
#1 NARS Brousse Duo Eyeshadow ($33)
This soft, shimmery earthy brown from the NARS Holiday 2009 Collection is not only great as a wash on the lid, but can also be used to fill in the eyebrows. Plus the duo comes with an equally gorgeous plum so you can smoke things up in an instant.
My final best of 2009 – skincare products!
So I have showed you my favorite face makeup products for 2009, now is the turn for the eyes!