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Best of 2015 | Face

Ingrid's Best of 2015 ( Face )

It was very hard for me to select my 2015 ultimate favorite products in each categories. For example, there could easily have been 5 items or more in the eye shadow palette category alone! (I probably will!!!) So today, I’ll focus on face products and tomorrow it will be all about eyes, brows & lips. If you’ve miss yesterday i.e. the best of the best skincare & tools, you can still catch it (HERE)…

When making this post, I just realized that so many of my top products were never reviewed in previous posts! In fact, I only talked about the Smashbox Primer Water & Kevyn Aucoin’s “The Contour Book, Volume II”. This is very strange … Maybe I’ll have to change my featured product selections 😂 Anyway, with my 2016 Low-Buy, my newest acquisitions will only be sure hits and must-haves… I promise my 2015 top product reviews will come very soon…

Ingrid's Best of 2015 ( Face )


♥ SmashBox Primer Water ♥

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I have to select the Smashbox Primer Water. I don’t know what is the main quality about this water but it grew on me in 2015. I like the effect that it provides and I love the format. For a lot of people, this primer is kind of a sham but honestly I couldn’t see myself without it. It doesn’t break me out, this is a big bonus ! My review HERE.

Eye Primer

 ♥ Mac Paint Pots ♥

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I’m dead serious! If during an emergency I could just take a few items from my place, I would instinctively grab my Paint Pots. Holy Grail, Nirvana, Orgasmic Bliss, call it what you want, but for a perfect eyelid primer, nothing come close to these…


♥ Make Up For Ever Lift Concealer ♥

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I have to thank Wayne Goss for introducing this amazing serum type concealer. It’s perfection in a tube. No creasing, stay all day … Pure joy!

Undereye Setting Powder

♥ Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder ♥

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Perfect for baking my concealer. No creasing is possible after you’ve applied this powder. So finely milled, this product is remarkable and in a league of its own.


♥ Dr Jart+ Premium BB Cream ♥

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This was a hard one to choose because I juggle between two favorites this past year, but I will go with my Dr Jart+ Premium BB Cream. This product is ingenious because it’s a 3-in-1 product that moisturizes, covers & protects my skin.

Setting Powder

♥ Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder ♥

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For the longest time, I thought that all finishing powders were alike, drugstore or high-end but OMG, I was so very wrong. Such a beautiful finish … Perfection !!!


♥ Kevyn Aucoin The Sculpting Powder ♥

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I still love Hoola from benefit but when I apply the Sculpting Powder, I can feel the refinement and the effortless blending ability that go with Aucoin’s formulation! No muddiness is possible with this powder. My review Here.


♥ Tarte Park Ave Princess ♥

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I tried so many bronzers this year but Tarte Park Ave Princess remains the most flattering on my fair skin. Since it’s a matte formula, it doesn’t accentuate my fine lines that are starting to settle down 😦


 ♥ Laura Mercier Rosegold Shimmer ♥

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Such a beautiful peachy/nudey color that give my cheeks the most beautiful subtle glow. 100%, my most used of 2015.


 ♥ Laura Mercier Matte Radiant Highlight in 01 ♥

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Hands down, my lifetime favorite highlighter! Seriously, I don’t know how another product could top this one. This powder looks so natural & is ideal for my everyday makeup. For me, this magnificent product puts to shame all the Hourglass & Becca’s of this world!

Setting Spray

♥ Caudalie Grape Water ♥

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This spray water is hydrating my skin while taking off the powdery effect I may have. If you are surprised that I’m not mentioning MAC Fix Plus, it’s because it breaks me out like crazy.

What was your ultimate face products ? Any similar ones?


Ingrid xxx

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21 thoughts on “Best of 2015 | Face

  1. Oooh I wanted that Kevyn Aucoin The Contour Book, Volume II SO badly! I even saw that Sephora had it in their sale section! But I stuck to my No-Buy. *SIGH* I hope they release a Volume III this year that will be even better! 😀
    I got that Smashbox Primer Water because of you! I`ve used it a couple of times and I’m undecided… it will be part of my list in that project we’re doing. 😉
    Yeah yeah yeah Paint Pots! Which colour is your favourite? Mine is probably Groundwork – it goes with everything.
    I used to use that MUFE Lift concealer but I found it’s not enough coverage for my dark circles – but it does look very nice under the eye area. And yay Laura Mercier powder!
    Hmm I wonder what ingredient(s) in MAC Fix Plus that breaks you out? 😕

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    1. Kevyn Aucoin Volume II was such a great buy !!! ( The one on sale is Volume I for 50$ … In my opinion not worth buying, even on clearance)
      I like the Smashbox Primer Water because it’s a spray formula !!! (Probably a placebo effect :P)
      MAC Fix + ( the regular one) never broke me out. My new coconut Limited Edition is the culprit … I need to compare the ingredients!!!
      I agree that MUFE lift concealer is not suited for dark circles !!! I want to try the new HD one so bad 😀

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