The Stand Out Products of 2017

The Stand Out Products of 2017

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2017 was an impressive year for the beauty industry. We saw the introduction of some major ground-breaking brands including Fenty Beauty, Kylie Cosmetics branched away from just lip kits, Glossier finally launched in the UK and everyone was talking about Colourpop. Still. In the latter part of the year, I finally fell back in love with makeup. I have always loved it and always enjoyed it doing it, but I went through a stage of not being bothered by owning anything new or new releases. Thankfully, as the year progressed, the spark came back and I finally got back into makeup, lusting over new releases and wanting to try all the products. And now, my wishlist is as long as my arm but, what’s new?!

Here are the products that completely stood out to me throughout 2017, the products I kept picking up and truly stood the test of time. These are the products that I keep recommending to everyone I know, “oh my gosh you need to try this!!”, the products that truly got me excited about makeup again.

It was pretty hard to whittle it down as 2017 really delivered on the makeup front, but these four products really continue to make me go ‘wow’ and impress me every single wear. These are the makeup products that made my 2017.

The Stand Out Products of 2017

The Stand Out Products of 2017 Glossier Cloud Paint

Glossier Cloud Paint

Glossier well and truly took the UK by storm when it finally launched over here in October. I, like many others, couldn’t resist making a cheeky haul and it is safe to say that Glossier definitely won me over. I love all four products I picked up, but there is one that I completely adore. Cloud Paint is well and truly one of the best cheek products I’ve tried in years and a lot of that is purely down to its simplicity and ease of use. The colour is beautiful, a beautiful peach that is truly flattering and all you have to do is dot a tiny little bit on your cheeks and blend. So easy, so simple but creates such a lovely, dewy, healthy look that lasts all day. It’s effortless, beautiful and I just adore it. No other blusher has come close yet!

The Stand Out Products of 2017 IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream

IT Cosmetics CC Cream

I have never been fussed by high-end foundations. I always hear people singing their praises and I have a little wishlist but I can barely bring myself to part with the money. But, when the lovely Charlotte Jonsie shared a discount code for IT Cosmetics over on Twitter, I knew straight away just what I was going to use it for. The IT Cosmetics CC Cream is a truly exceptional foundation. Never have I used a foundation that has as beautiful, medium coverage as this, with a beautiful dewy finish that lasts me all the day. I’m truly amazed by this and believe me, it’s rare when I actually like how my skin looks, makeup on or not, but I really like the appearance this gives my skin. If you’re looking for a foundation that has skincare benefits, has an impressive amount of coverage but doesn’t sink into fine lines or adhere to dry patches, definitely think about investing in the IT Cosmetics CC Cream. It’s changed my makeup loving life.

The Stand Out Products of 2017 Tartelette In Bloom Palette

Tarte Tartelette In Bloom Clay Palette

I may have only recently picked up this beauty (thanks, Black Friday sales!) but this palette has well and truly won me over. Just look at it?! The shade collection makes it the perfect palette for every day and evening, you really don’t need anything else, from beautiful light and dark mattes, both warm and cool tones and three shimmer shades, it is just gorgeous. The shadow texture is lovely too, very soft and easily blendable but with intense pigmentation. My only gripe? There is so much kick-back, actually using the palette is a pretty messy affair, but the shades and texture makes up for that. Plus, it is one of the only palettes I own where that shadows don’t fall down. At all.

The Stand Out Products of 2017 Charlotte Tilbury Pillow

Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat and Lipstick in Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk was another truly hyped up product that the beauty community just raved and raved about. I resisted for a little while thinking it was too similar to MAC’s Velvet Teddy but you know me, can’t stay away from something so loved in the community for long! Pillow Talk, the combination of the lip cheat and lipstick, is my perfect everyday nude. It has depth, a flattering finish and the texture is perfect. Charlotte Tilbury always delivers the goods when it comes to beautiful products with matching packaging and Pillow Talk isn’t an exception. Definitely my most-reached-for lipstick product this year!

What has been your favourite product of 2017?


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Glossier Cloud Paint
IT Cosmetics CC Cream
Tartelette In Bloom Clay Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk
Charlotte Tilbury Lipstick in Pillow Talk

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