Best of Beauty Favorites 2020

Wrapping up 2020 sharing with the best I tried in beauty. This post is very edited as I tried to keep it simple and more concentrated. Each section will consist of 1-2 beauty favorite beauty products that have been a hit for me. As well as I tried to disclude the items that were limited edition and are no longer available.
This post will help you find the best beauty products for what I have tested + items that you need to have or upgrade in your makeup drawer..


  1. Best Cleansing – Cle de Peau Beaute | Softening Cleansing Foam
  2. Best Hydrating Cleansing Balm – Glow Recipe | Papaya Sorbet Smoothing Enzyme Cleansing Balm
  3. Favorite Hydrating Toner – Glow Recipe | Watermelon Glow PHA + BHA Pore-Tight Toner
  4. Best Softening Lotion – Cle De Peau Beaute | Hydro-Softening Lotion
  5. Best Anti-Aging Serum La Prairie | Anti-Aging Rapid Response Booster
  6. Best Vitamin C Serum – Monat | New C. Radiance Illuminating Serum
  7. Best Hydrating Moisturizer – Glow Recipe | Banana Soufflé Moisture Cream & Watermelon Glow Lip Pop
  8. Best Lightweight Hydrating Moisturizer – Charlotte Tilbury | Magic Cream Light
  9. Best Anti-Aging Cream – Shiseido | Vital Perfection Uplifting and Firming Enriched Cream
  10. Best Retinal Night Cream – Murad | Retinol Youth Renewal Night Cream
  11. Best eye cream + serum Sulwhasoo, I tested this out at the end of the year 2019 but still one of the best finds for me.
  12. Favorite Sheet Mask Lancome | Rènergie Rènergie Lift Multi-Action Ultra Double-Wrapping Cream Face Mask


Base & Complexion:

  1. Favourite Primer – Laura Mercier Pure Canvas Illuminating Primer
  2. Most Used Foundation – Cle de Peau Beauty | Radiant Cushion Foundation
  3. Best Everyday Foundation – Shiseido | Synchro Skin Self-Refreshing Foundation
  4. Favourite Full coverage Matte Foundation – Nars | Soft Matte Complete Foundation
  5. Best Medium Coverage Concealer Charlotte Tilbury | Magic Away Concealer
  6. Best Full Coverage Concealer Urban Decay Cosmetics | Stay Naked Correcting Concealer
  7. Favourite Bronzer + Contour – Charlotte Tilbury | Airbrush Matte Bronzer
  8. Favourite Cream Blush – Shiseido | Minimalist Whipped Powder Blush
  9. Best Makeup Setting Spray Charlotte Tilbury | Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray
  10. Best Loose Powder – Shiseido | Synchro Skin Invisible Silk Loose Setting Powder

Eye Makeup:

  1. Best Versatile Eyeshadow Palette Nars | Afterglow Eyeshadow Palette, swatches are here.
  2. Best Glam Eyeshadow Palette Urban Decay | Stoned Vibe, swatches are here.
  3. Best Gel Liner – It Cosmetics | Super Hero No-Tung Liner
  4. Best Volumizing + lengthening Mascara – Charlotte Tilbury | Puch Up Pillow Talk Mascara
  5. Best Black Glossy Mascara YSL | Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils Radical

Lip Products:

  1. Best Hydrating + tined Lip Balm YSL | Rouge Volupte Rock’N Shine Lipstick & Cle de Peau Beaute Lip Glorifier, swatches are here.
  2. Best everyday lipstick YSL | The Slim Glow Matte Lipstick, swatches are here.
  3. Best Matte Liquid Lipsticks YSL | Tatouage Couture Velvet Crème Liquid Lipstick & Cle de Peau Beaute | Radiant Liquid Lipstick swatches are here & here respectively.
  4. Best Matte Lipstick – Givenchy | Le Rouge Deep Velvet Matte Lipstick, swatches are here.
  5. Best Glossy Liquid Lipstick – Armani | Ecstasy Mirror Shine Lacquer, swatches are here.


  1. Best Blow-Dry Fluid Kerastase | Genesis Anti Hair-Fall Fortifying Blow-dry Fluid, review to come.
  2. Favourite lightweight hair oil Kerastase | Discipline Oleo-Relax Anti-Frizz Oil Serum fully reviewed here.
  3. Favourite Hair Mask for curly hair –Oribe | Control Deep Treatment Hair Masque, review here.
  4. Best Hair Mask for Blond hair – Kerastase | Blond Absolu Overnight Recovery Treatment for Lightened Hair review to come.




Home Gift Guide | Coziest Home Accessories Ideas

The holiday season is here and if you’re still looking for a perfect gift or you’re a last-minute shopper – here I have a roundup of products that you can easily gift. This roundup covers beauty and home décor items that you can incorporate easily with your daily routine and goes with any home décor plus there is something for everyone.

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Home cozy pillows are my favorite, especially this season and I find the UGG Peyton Pillow is one of the softest and very well made that anyone can easily fall in love with. SlipBeauty Sleep 2-Piece Silk Gift Set is a perfect beauty pillow that everyone seems to love and makes a perfect gift for anyone in the family.
I got a few other cozy items for this gift guide. Coach Ulla Signature Shearling Pool Slides are on my radar. They are perfect to slide in and feel cozy at the same time. HALLUCI Women’s Cross Band Soft Plush Fleece House Indoor or Outdoor Slippers are another one that I will order soon for myself. They are nice and fluffy and easy to wear.

As a home scent lover, Nest Fragrance Birchwood Pine 2-Piece Scented Candle & Reed Diffuser Set are my absolute favorite home scent and this limited edition is perfect for the holiday season. They go well with the type of home décor and with high-quality performance and each year they come with the best-limited sets.
Atelier Cologne Mini Candle Trio Set is yet another beautiful and probably the best way to discover the brand’s candles. I have been a long-time lover of their fragrances and I find their scents to be very unique.

Following with some must-have beauty items for this season are the Kiehl’s Healthy Hands Trio as well as the Laura Mercier Luxe Indulgence Almond Coconut Body Triplet which happens to be on sale right now. Hand creams and body products are the must-have and the perfect way to gift. I have also been loving the Laura Mercier Hand Creme Quartets that they offer for the holiday season each year.

Lastly few beauty gadgets that overwhelmingly in demand right now are the Dr. Dennis Gross Pro Facial Steamer which adds hydration, and makes skin look soft and smooth on those cozy Sundays. And it makes it perfect for this time of year since many of us have that extra time for our self-care.
Simplenhumanh 8″ Sensor Makeup Mirror With Brightness Control is one of the most amazing pieces that are a must-have for a man and woman. And I think it’s one of the most stunning beauty mirrors you can get or gift.
GLO Science Extra GLO Teeth Whitening Device Mouthpiece and Case is another hot item that is trending this year. You can gift this to anyone or give yourself a little treat.

I hope you’re find this post useful, I already have some of them on my shopping list and I will share once I get them.


Holiday Home Finds

The holiday season is here and it a just a perfect time to add details to the overall look of your home. I just wrapped up my fall décor and added just some new holiday pieces to bring the season’s vibe. I got a few items that add texture and finish everything with simplicity yet every elegant.

  1. Scented Candle in Glass Holder is a beautiful piece with a golden finish that you can use all year long. You can place it anywhere in your home very easily.
  2. Marble Cake Stand one of my favorite pieces that you can use to serve or add as a décor piece.
  3. 4-pack Teaspoons are a set of golden spoons that adds a perfect texture to your coffee table.
  4. Small Stainless Steel Bowl is my favorite piece that you can add to your coffee table or kitchen table.
  5. Small Ceramic Vase is a perfect piece of art that adds a nice modern finish to the entire room.
  6. Faux Fur Throw is my favorite piece. It’s very similar to the one I have and many of you wanted me to link something similar so here it’s very close to the one I own.
  7. Small Metal Tray I absolutely love this one. It’s the perfect base for your candles and other table essentials.
  8. Porcelain Plate the combination of gold and white is just perfect and it really blends in with any holiday décor.
  9. Velvet Cushion Cover is a perfect decorative piece that adds texture and warmth around the room. They come in two more colors and they’re quite nice. It adds a nice luxurious texture.
  10. Faux Leather Tray is a perfect piece that adds texture while keeps everything simple.