Best New Beauty Products (November 2020)

Here’s a look at the top 25 products reviewed in the month of November, 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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1. 🚫Nothing in the top 25 made my wishlist
2. And 3. ✅ Viseart Petit Fours in Lilas tempted me and I caved and purchased
4. Ran dupes for above to ensure I couldn’t dupe it out.

Did anything new get added to your wish list? The BH Cosmetics Naughty palette and Nabla Side by Side palette.

What release tempted you the most? ND Triochrome, for sure.

Did you make any new purchases? ND Triochrome and a few other palettes… I went a little palette crazy over the last couple of months.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? The Nabla Side by Side palette reminds me a lot of ND Biba, so I know I don’t need it.

I was down for Trichrome the minute Christine gave it a thumbs up. I couldn’t remember what month it dropped so I neglected to add it to my list 😆. I was bad with dates and time before pandemic and now all bets are off.

Did anything new get added to your wish list? No

What release tempted you the most? Viseart Lilas. But when I played with the mauves already in my collection, I remembered that these shades don’t do anything for my eyes. I had the Huda Beauty Mauve Obsessions a few years ago and I decluttered it.

Did you make any new purchases? No. I think I would need the stimulation of a brick and mortar store to be moved right now and I am not visiting any.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? I know I can dupe the greens in the Lethal Cosmetics palette.

Did anything new get added to your wish list? Trying not to! If products get to the list, I back burner them at least X 3. If they keep on my mind, I might succumb.
What release tempted you the most? J* Cremated ( I know, I know, but I have always been a gray person) and other Beautylish BF offerings. Did not cave.
Did you make any new purchases? 3 of the Becca l/s that were not overduped. And, OMG, not exactly new news now, but the SG EL light palette, which almost miraculously reappeared for BF.
Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? Thanks to Christine, this is a virtually daily occurrence. The most important ?really? dupe is anything like CP foolish and gallop. I ought to know that I have 5+ dupes, but I need reminding!

Did anything new get added to your wish list? I don’t keep a wishlist as such, except for a purely mental list of “ooooh pretty, I want!” but the only new things I’m considering are the Viseart Etendu Violette and Petit Fours Praline and/or Lilas.

What release tempted you the most? Viseart Petit Fours – all so pretty and wearable but I know I’ll never do them justice as far as using them up goes!

Did you make any new purchases? Did I?!?! I got a Sephora Favourites kit with Pat McGrath Fetish mascara, Becca Love lipstick in Blush, a mini MJ highliner, ABH Brow gel, a Huda matte lip colour and a few other things, I also got Wishful honey balm moisturiser (and I LOVE it ridiculous amounts), the Bite Beauty Millennial Pinks lip crayon set and a Laniege lip sleeping mask in mint chocolate. Yum.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? I assume “successfully” means not buy something very similar to what you already own? In that case, no 🙂

Did anything new get added to your wish list? Viseart Violette Étendu Palette; Musee Beauty The Van Gogh Palette

What release tempted you the most? Melt Beetlejuice Collection, but I ended up passing on it.

Did you make any new purchases? CP X Raw Beauty Kristi At Forest Sight Palette; CP Baroque Palette and Vogue Blush; Juvia’s Place The Nubian Royal and The Nubian Glow Palettes; Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? Not on purpose

Did anything new get added to your wish list? I do like the new Viseart Praline quad and CT’s Green Lights is still on my wishlist.

What release tempted you the most? Viseart’s Praline quad.

Did you make any new purchases? Apart from ND’s Glam and Naked 3 – these are my only recent purchases.

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? I am always duping the lipsticks and eyeshadows, but there is something handy in having all the eyeshadows you love in the one place.

1. Wishlist: Yes, and permanently. Melt’s Utterly Alone is gorgeous! Alas, it’s sold out forever. 😭
2. Temptation: Utterly Alone, but it will never be mine. 😔
3. Purchases: Yes! Ace Beaute’s Oceanic palette!
4. Dupe: I was tempted by plummy, berry lipsticks, but I own every shade already, haha.

Did anything new get added to your wish list? I don’t like to add new things to my wishlist when I’m still waiting on a previous order, although that Hello Kitty collection from Colourpop did come close

What release tempted you the most? Either the Colourpop Hello Kitty collection or the new Liaison Extension Viseart palette

Did you make any new purchases? Yes! Went a little harder on Black Friday than I probably should have. I bought the romand Glasting Water Tint in “Vintage Ocean” from YesStyle, the PML Rose Decadence palette and one of the MatteTrance trios from Sephora, and finally the Physician’s Formula x Weylie face palette from Target

Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? Liaison Extension is pretty close to the It’s My Pleasure palette, with the Liaison Extension being more warmer and brighter. All the purple shades in the palette from the Hello Kitty collection also seem fairly close to what’s in the It’s My Pleasure palette, and I can dupe the pinks with my Etude House Cherry Blossom palette

1. Did anything new get added to your wish list? Not makeup. I love the lipsticks by Becca but not enough to purchase or wish for.

2. What release tempted you the most? Viseart Praline but resisted.

3. Did you make any new purchases? Yes! For a couple of years I have wanted but not needed the ND Eyeshadow Palette 10. I wouldn’t pay $95 for a 10 pan when I had dupes scattered in different palettes. With Beautylish’s sale, it got down to something reasonable so I got that. I also got the Neutral Beige and Plum Due by ND as well. I’m super enamored by the jewel tones in this palette. I also got a bottle of Guerlain Mon Guerlain Intense…gorgeous boozy vanilla and I swear, I can still smell the warmth 14 hours later. I’ve gotten multiple neck nuzzles from the other half because of this.

4. Or successfully dupe a new product with something you already own? Not personally, but always having found the dupe list published here so reliable, I was able to talk myself out of skipping Praline.

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