My Top Beauty Picks – January 2016

 

Fake Bake ‘Shine On’ Palette 

This glorious palette for eyes, cheeks and lips has been designed to enhance summer skin –  I have found it and fallen for it in January! It contains 4 cream eyeshadows, 2 lip stains that can also be used on the cheeks, and a lip balm that can double up as a glisten on the cheekbones.

Price £28.00

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Shine On Fake Bake palette

 

Chanel Multi-Use Illuminating Base

I use this sheer illuminating base across my cheekbones, the top of my forehead and down the centre strip of my nose before applying foundation. Occasionally to change the finish of a foundation I will mix a few drops of this in. It evens out skin texture and gives an illuminating light to the skin.

Price £33.00

Find it HERE

Chanel Multi-use Illuminating Base

 

ARK Skincare Reverse Gravity Eye Cream

A real hero product for the delicate under eye area. It contains an active ingredient from the Persian Silk Tree that instantly tightens and lifts. It also cushions the skin to disguise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. And the massage ball at the tip of the product gently pushes the product into the skin whilst helping with the circulation and reducing dark circles and puffiness.

Price £48.00 (use SUSIE15 at checkout for a 15% discount)

Find it HERE

ARK Skincare Reverse Gravity Eye Cream

 

Becca Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle  ‘Raspberry Opal’

This whipped powder souffle has been designed for the beach and is completely waterproof. There are six colours available and I have been using ‘Raspberry Opal’ – it has a subtle shimmer to it. I apply with my favourite duo-fibre blusher brush from Crown Brush C427.

Price £22.00

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Clarins Eau Dynamisante

This ‘invigorating fragrance’ embodies my interpretation of fresh. This has been designed to use all over the body – there is a splash version of the product – as well as the spray that I am using in the video. It contains Patchouli, Aloe, Rosemary and White Thyme. It is a classic fragrance that comes with the option of 100ml or 200ml.

Price – £28.15 – 34.30

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Roja Dove ’51’ Pour Femme Eau De Parfum

Soft, warm and sensual. This is one of the most beautiful perfumes I’ve ever smelt. Created specifically for the opening of the new Roja Dove store in the Burlington Arcade – I tried it for the first time at the store opening. It is a multi-layered scent that contains a top note of Bergamot and heart and base notes of Lily of the Valley, Rose, Gardenia, Orange Blossom, Jasmine, Tuberose, Lily, Ylang Ylang, Raspberry, Violet Leaves, Aniseed, Cinnamon, Sandal Woods, Patchouli, Benzoin, Vanilla, and powdery Orris. If you are a fragrance fan, you must visit the store at 51 Burlington Arcade, London.

Price – £165.00

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Roja Dove 51 Pour Femme Perfume

 

REN Satin Perfection BB Cream SPF15

I would suggest that this silicone free BB cream is most suitable for light to medium skin tones. It makes the skin look even and radiant without providing too much coverage – I apply this over a moisturiser in the mornings. It provides SPF15 and anti-oxidant protection. It’s not oily.

Price £28.00

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REN Satin Perfection Cream BB Cream

 

Rapid Brow

Continued use of this product is designed to encourage the growth of thicker and stronger eyebrows. When I first started using this I had a small gap in my eyebrows that is now back to being fully grown. I use this daily as an eyebrow groomer – it’s brush is like a mascara wand. I brush upwards at the centre and outwards at the edges. It makes eyebrows look really healthy.

Price £29.60

Find it HERE

Rapid Brow

 

ARK Skincare Radiance Serum

For dewy skin use this serum under a moisturiser in the mornings. Although it makes the skin look bright and fresh it brightens and evens skin tone with the inclusion of Amino Acids. Red Algae works against pigmentation and sun spots and Velvet Flower Seeds help the skin’s cells to regenerate. If there is low stock of this, the product is being repackaged, so check again later because it’s worth it!

Price – £42.00 (Use code SUSIE15 for 15% discount)

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ARK Radiance Serum

 

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer ‘SX07’

I discovered this while shopping in Knightsbridge one day. I looked exhausted and had a few minutes to kill before I met a friend. I went into Space NK, and dotted a little of this underneath my eyes, bottom of my nose and across my cheekbones. WOW. Seriously concentrated – the small pot that looks like it will last a month lasts forever because you need to use so little of the product. I blend this with Dr Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lips if I want a sheerer coverage under the eye. They are the perfect combo.

Price – £36.50

Find it HERE

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer Review

 

Susie
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2 Comments on My Top Beauty Picks – January 2016

  1. Zeynab
    January 31, 2016 at 12:19 pm (2 years ago)

    I have been meaning to try out the sensual skin enhancer for a while now, great review! I think I saw you at the DHC event, I am sure it was you.

    Zeynab x
    The Beauty Load

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  2. Bhor
    February 27, 2016 at 3:31 pm (2 years ago)

    I love REN’s satin perfection. I’ve been using it these past 2 months and I love it.

    Reply

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