Best Products of the Week | Vol. 287

Hope your weekend is starting off on the right note! Every Saturday, I like to share the top 10 products from the last week of reviews. It’s a nice way to highlight what reviews have been published recently. Similarly, I love reading–and I know others enjoy sharing!–their own “week in review” when it comes to what makeup/beauty products they may have used and/or enjoyed.

What was your week in review like? Copy and paste the lil’ survey below and share your answers in the comments 🙂

  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Look you loved this week?:
  • Any new or old favorites discovered?:
  • Any product you’re hoping to use next week?:

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Your skin tone/coloring: pale, cool
Look you loved this week?: MAC Cork (or Soba – I can’t remember and didn’t check the names on the palette) in the crease/above crease lightly; MAC Sable pressed onto mobile lids; UD Zero for a fine line on upper lids and then smudged a bit; MAC Powersurge under lower lashes; MAC Sweet Sentiment blush and UD Love Drunk lipstick (over Elizabeth Arden lip primer).
Any new or old favorites discovered?: I just dug out MAC’s Red Dwarf – it’s years old and so beautiful and it sill smells, looks and applied beautifully. I think it was from a collection from Daphne Guinness and I so wish they would re-release it as it’s such a wonderful lipstick.
Any product you’re hoping to use next week?: Red Dwarf lipstick (even if no one can see it), a self-assembled Buxom e/s palette and Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Exfoliator. I haven’t used it in ages but all the mask wearing and breathing into my mask and the abrasion, etc. – I think my skin would benefit from a gentle “resurfacing”!

We have been really lucky this week – and no masks need to be worn in shopping centres etc. due to our covid numbers being at zero. Thank goodness for that! I am hoping that this will be a reality for you as well fairly soon.

As of this coming Monday, we’re heading into another Grey Zone (the tightest controls before “lockdown”). Gyms and hairdressers – which have been operating with such limited numbers (10 people in my massive gym!) are now shut down entirely and yet malls can remain open (but only 25% capacity) which seems madness (at least gyms and hairdressers have your contact info and can screen you well; malls – HA!). Our numbers have skyrocketed again and I wonder if they will be shutting the schools when the “March Break” – which is now going to be “spring break” in April – rolls around. Country-wide, we don’t have nearly enough vaccine and we no longer (thanks to Brian Mulroney, a past Prime Minister) have labs here that make vaccines like this one. It’s just a total mess.

Your skin tone/colouring: Porcelain, with pink undertones

Look you loved this week?: I have been playing around with both my Naked 1 & 2 palettes this week, using the neutral shades to create various eye looks. One I really liked was using Sin, Sidecar and Hustle and that turned out to be quite pretty. I paired it with CP’s Gallop lipstick.

Any new or old favorites discovered?: Yes, my Naked palettes.

Any product you’re hoping to use next week?: I think I will keep going with these Naked beauties.

Your skin tone/coloring: above with freckles, green/gray/blue eyes, warm brown hair.

Look you loved this week?: I did a soft sort of watermelon look with my Lethal Cosmetics After Dark palette that I loved, as well as an intense violet look using my Menagerie Cosmetics Violet Ink palette and Clionadh Cosmetics Enamel and UV. The links are below if you want to see!
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMzktTIJnIx/?igshid=wpth6nsil1no
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMzktTIJnIx/?igshid=pujvafl331x9

Any new or old favorites discovered?: I don’t know if it’s a favorite, but the After Dark palette is definitely under appreciated in my collection and the colors scream spring to me, so I’m making it a point to use it more and I really like it.

Any product you’re hoping to use next week?: More Clionadh!

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