What were your top 10 best purchases of 2022?

Profumum Roma Ambre Aura, Pierre Guillaume Paris Coze 02, Profumum Roma Arso – all perfumes. Lisa Eldridge Liquid Lurex Liquid Eyeshadows. Maybelline Vinyl Inks. Haus Labs Bio Radiant Highlighters. Benefit Wanderful World Blushes. Kaleidos Lip Clays. elf Halo Glow Liquid Filter.

— Christine


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Grace Avatar

-R.EM. Beauty Eclipse Cheek and Lip sticks in Audition and Front Row Center
-Real Techniques soft sculpting contour brush to use with the cheek sticks
-Undone Beauty Water Bronzer in Baked
-about-face eye paints in Smell B4 Rain and Cloned
-Byredo Mojave Ghost perfume
-Ellis Brooklyn Myth perfume
-Pacifica Vegan Collagen Skin Solve primer
-the ordinary azelaic acid 10% suspension

Rachel R. Avatar

In no particular order:
*Sydney Grace In Mel’s Memory and November Eyeshadow Bundles
*Natasha Denona Bronze and Glam Palettes
*Milani Color Statement Lipsticks and Matte Color Statement Lipsticks
*Kaleidos Lip Clays
*Maybelline Super Stay Vinyl Ink in Capricious
*Lethal Cosmetics Magnetic Face Powders (blushes and highlighters)
*NARS Rising Star Cheek Palette
*By Beauty Bay palettes
*Sigma Untamed Palette
*Juvia’s Place I Am Magic Flat Top Foundation Brush

Mariella Avatar

I’ve purchased very little by way of colour cosmetics in 2022! There really hasn’t been much “in store” that thrilled me. Probably the most exciting thing was finding a BUXOM 24KT Stilettos eyeshadow at Winners for under $5! It’s a shade I wanted for years and never found at Sephora. Everything else worth mentioning was actually from 2021 (Chanel 5-pans, Charlotte Tilbury quads, Nars duos and a palette…MAC lipsticks which are now all discontinued…not just my beloved Craving but also Fully Fuchsia, a few others – RATS!)

Erica Avatar

MAC Face & Body Foundation (never tried it before so new to me)), Lethal Cosmetics Berlin 89 palette, Adept Cosmetics Amunet Light, Merit Lip Oil in Marrakech, NARS Bronzing Cream, NYX Bare with Me Serum concealer, Peach Slices Exfoliating Toner, Bareminerals Blonzer in Kiss of Pink, Givenchy L’Interdit perfume & Les Filles en Rouje in B.B.

Pearl Avatar

Lisa Eldridge glosses
Lisa Eldridge lipsticks
Lisa Eldridge lip pencils
Bobby Brown moisturizer
Shiseido Eyeliners
Velour face puffs
Valentino blushes
Gucci Bronzer
All things Moira
Sephora lip glosses

Kelly Avatar

Not a regular commenter but have to say that those Maybelline liquid vinyl inks have been life changing. It took me a week or so to get used to them but now I love them and wear every day. Apply and done for the day.

Nancy T Avatar

1.) Sydney Grace In Mel’s Memory bundle
2.) Pat McGrath Mothership lll Subversive Mothership palette
3.) Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream
4.) Nomad Cosmetics Bosque Nuboso de Monteverde palette
5.) MAC x Black Panther Wakandan Sunset Amplified lipstick and Showoff Love Me Liquid Lipstick
6.) MAC Relentlessly Red Retro Matte lipstick
7.) Haus Labs Pink Amethyst Bio-radiant highlighter
8.) Nars Afterglow Blush/Face palette
9.) Nars Unrated eyeshadow palette
10.) ABH Rose Metals palette
So, clearly I have an eyeshadow addiction!

A few honorable mentions go to: Josie Maran Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47 in the tinted version, and Nyx Bare With Me Concealers and their Micro Brow Pencil in Espresso which is a PERFECT dupe of the ABH Brow Whiz Pencil!

Seraphine Avatar

Natasha Denona Glam Palette
Dior Galactica Palette
Dior Soft Cashmere Palette
MAC Retro Matte Lipstick in Bronx
Huda Power Matte Lipstick in Board Meeting
Huda Power Matte Lipstick in Girl’s Trip
Milani Fetish Nude Lipstick in Secret
MAC Powder Kiss Lipstick in Teddy 2.0
MAC Paint Pot in Painterly
Haus Labs Optic Intensity Eco Eyeliner in Deep Bronze Shimmer

BrandiD Avatar

1. Peach and Lily Power Calm Gel Cleanser
2. Peach and Lily Glass Skin Serum
3. Peach and Lily Matcha Pudding Antioxidant Cream
4. Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen
5. Benefit Porefessional Super Setter Setting Spray
6. Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Wear Care and Glow Foundation in 120N and 125W
7. Tarte Shape Tape in 16N
8. Urban Decay Wild Greens palette ($16.99 at TJ Maxx; I suspect I would not be nearly as happy with it if I had paid full price)
9. Dior Forever Glow in 0.5N
10. Lira by Xerjoff perfume

Genevieve Avatar

My top ten beauty purchases for this year include:
1. Flower Beauty’s Foundations – Skin Illusion and Serum – both in the shades of Shell
2. PMG’s Bronze Bliss eye palette
3. PMG’s Decadence palette
4. PMG’s Sublime Platinum Bronze palette
5. Shiseido’s Visionary Gel lipsticks – in Lantern Red, Ginza Red, Firecracker, Sleeping Dragon and Scarlett Rush.
6. EL’s perfumes in White Linen, Youth Dew and Sensuous
7. Weleda’s Skin Food
8. The Ordinary’s Moroccan Argon Oil
10. MAC’s Fresh Moroccan lipstick.

Zia Avatar

OFF the top of my head for makeup and perfume (and NOT including products I’ve not used yet or have only used once or twice) (I KNOW I’m going to forget some favorites!!!)

– Sugar Drizzle Blu Raspberry Punch Liquid Sugar Multichrome Eyeshadow
– Shine by SD Treasure Pop Up Palette
– @sminkberoende x SAS palette (still likely my #1 color story of the year)
– @maunprofessional / Sarah multichrome shimmer eyeshadows
– Electrum Cosmetics x @whitcharae Ascendant Palette
– 4 matte quads from Makeup Geek before they closed (was my favorite brand for many many years)
– Devinah Fairy Fire eyeshadow
– Oden’s Eye Solmåne II Moonlight Feel Highlighters (can’t pick a favorite!)
– Queen Cosmetics Interstellar Lipgloss
– Not the Bees (full size) from Smelly Yeti Perfumery (another brand that sadly will be closing soon)

Audrey Avatar

Fun poll!……
Most loved makeup products purchased in 2022, In no particular order:
First time purchases:
Bobbi Brown undereye corrector stick Lt peach
Charlotte Tilbury glow wand pinkgasm
Wet n wild mega length waterproof mascara
Kosas lip oil in unhooked
Westman atelier blush sticks Bichette &DouDou
Tower28 lip+cheek cream blush After Hours
Makeup by Mario soft sculpt stick medium
Dior forever matte foundation

Nars radiant creamy concealer, soft matte cream concealer and soft matte complete foundation
Kosas lip oil gloss in Fruit punch
Milk makeup hydrogrip primer
(No eyeshadow palettes because I’m still working thru all my favorite CT Quads purchased prior to 2022 and the few palettes I did purchase in 2022 are not favorites)
***Sorry it’s more than 10 but so much good stuff out there!!****

Lysine Avatar

1. BK Beauty foundation brush.
2. Ilia mascara
3. Otherland candles
4. Drunk Elephant Protini moisturizer
5. L’Oreal true match serum foundation
6. Fenty match stix in Amber Suede
7. Beauty of Joseon sunscreen
8. Lush Buffy body scrub
9. Herbivore coco Rose body scrub
10. L’occtaine almond body oil

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