Best New Beauty Products (December 2021)

Here’s a look at the top 25 products reviewed in the month of December, plus a summary of how many products and brands were reviewed and a break out of ratings! 🙂

I think it’d be fun to go through what we used, purchased, resisted, and so forth each month, here are some questions:

  1. Did anything new get added to your wish list?
  2. What release tempted you the most?
  3. Did you make any new purchases?
  4. Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own?

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Lesley Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list? ILNP Nail Polish in Juliet and Tidal Wave

What release tempted you the most? The ILNP Ultra polishes. But I am on a nail polish no-buy. I did a big declutter a few months ago.

Did you make any new purchases? I didn’t buy any makeup in December. I think I replenished some skin care.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? I think I came close to the Phytosurgence Potent Petal Flash Florescence Cream Shadow by layering Colourpop SS Blush in Holiday and Fenty Match Stix in Sinamon. These were actually in my discard pile and were getting a last chance.

Genevieve Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list?
No, I haven’t added anything recently to my wish list, although I did really like CP’s Somepawdy to Love duo and would support the charity.
Lisa Etheridge’s liquid eyeshadows are pretty stunning too.

What release tempted you the most?
The release that tempted me the most, although it was released in late November, not December, was Lorac’s Winter release. And I am really loving their products at them moment.

Did you make any new purchases?
I did purchase Lorac’s Fairytale Forest for Christmas.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own?
I can dupe CP’s duo with what I have from SG and other palettes.

Deborah S. Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list?
Only that I want to take a look at the Too Faced release! After just having mentioned how out of love I have been with Too Faced, they release something that looks interesting. I saw a couple of swatches on Michelle’s IG and that has made me interested.

What release tempted you the most?
The above mentioned Too Faced release and the Lisa Eldridge eye products.

Did you make any new purchases?
I purchased a couple of the ColourPop So Jelly e/s and hadn’t tried that formula before. I like them but I wasn’t blown away. Maybe the shades I chose but they were very glittery and I don’t love having glitter all over my face during the day. I am happy to see they are releasing some new shades of SSS.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own?
I am sure I can dupe almost any shade at least 2-3 times but nothing specific this week.

Mariella Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list? Nope (except for a Drybar hair mist of some sort)
What release tempted you the most? Nothing, really (the new Chanel eye quad was interesting to see but only because I’m always keen to see what Chanel has come out with)
Did you make any new purchases? Nope (I think my makeup mojo is sort of wearing out!)
Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? That Chanel quad – I’ve got dupes for 3 of the 4 shades (probably for 4 of them, really).

Erica Avatar

Did anything new get added to your wish list? Only thing on my wishlist is the Hindash Beautopsy palette

What release tempted you the most? The Hindash palette noted above is very tempting. Something unique while still being practical is very much needed in the beauty sphere imo!

Did you make any new purchases? I purchased retinol creme from StriVectin and peach lip scrub from Sarah Happ

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? I don’t really waste my time with dupes 🤷🏻‍♀️

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