Best of 2012- Makeup

Best of 2012- Makeup

Happy New Year again guys 🙂

Continuing with the second part i.e Makeup…Go here to read Best of Skin and Hair.

Last year’s best of makeup HERE 

Best of 2012- Makeup

This is very difficult for me..I have come across so many fabulous products this year..that picking up favorites is really a challenge !

Click on the links to read reviews or see swatches..


Primer: Diana of London Mattifying Gel Makeup Base


Cream: The Body Shop Extra Virgin Minerals Cream Compact, Inglot AMC Mousse Foundation

Liquid: The Body Shop Extra Virgin Minerals Liquid Foundation, Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation

Powder: The Body Shop Extra Virgin Minerals Loose Powder Foundation, Sheer Cover Mineral Powders

BB Cream: Etude House Precious Mineral BB Cream, Skin79 Hot Pink BB Cream

Tinted Moisturiser: Pond’s Tinted Moisturiser (discontinued now :(), Maybelline BB Cream, MUA BB cream


Cream: theBalm timeBalm Concealer, Sheer Cover Concealer Kit

Liquid: Living Nature Concealer, Maybelline Dream Lumitouch Concealer

Pressed Powder/Compact: Inglot AMC Pressed Powder


Cream: NYX Rouge Cream Blush, Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge, Illamasqua Cream Pigment, NYX Tango with Bronzing Stix, MUA Cream Blush, Maybelline Dream Touch Blush,

Powder: Deborah Milano Hi Tech Blush, Illamasqua Powder Blush, Bourjois Little Round Pot Blush, Chambor Single Blush Star Candy, Sleek MakeUP Rose Gold

Contouring and Highlighting: Sleek MakeUP Face Form Palette, MUA Artiste Palette

Bronzer: MUA Shimmer Kisses Bronzer, Sleek MakeUP Face Form Palette

Highlighter: Rouge Bunny Rouge Seas of Illumination Highlighting Liquid Sea of Showers and Colorbar Illuminator Pen (Liquid), Lioele Jewel Mix Marble Skin Finish and Facefront Autofocus Flashlite Highlight Powder (Powder), Sleek MakeUP Glo Highlighter Peach Shimmer


Eyeshadow Base: NYX Eyeshadow Base in Skintone, Too Faced Shadow Insurance (Best !)


Palettes:  88 Colors Warm Pro Palette, Maybelline Chai Latte Quad, Too Faced Naked Palette, Sleek MakeUP Sparkle 2 Palette, Sleek MakeUP Oh So Special Palette, MUA Undressed and Heaven and Earth Palettes, MUA Eyeshadow Trio Innocence, Faces I Shine Quads

Singles: MAC Romp, Inglot Eyeshadow Refills (Have some all !), Liz Earle Eyeshadow Chestnut, L’oreal Infallible Endless Chocolate and All Night Blue, Bourjois Intense Extrait Eyeshadow 7, Annika Maya Shimmer Powder, Ellis Faas Creamy Eyes, Stila Eyeshadow Diamond Lil, Maybelline Color Tattoo Cream Eyeshadows, Illamasqua Pure Pigment Beguile, Colorbar Eyeshadows, Maxfactor Earth Spirits Eyeshadow Burnt Bark

Eye Liners:

Gel: L’oreal Paris 24H Waterproof Gel Liner Brown

Pencil: Colorbar I Glide Prunella and Jaded, Lakme Glide On Heena Gold and Aqua Green, Chambor Dazzle Eyeliners Black and Teal, Faces Long Wear Pencil Navy Blue, Diana of London Eye Pencils, Jordana Color Xtend Eyeliner, Bourjois Contour Clubbing Waterproof Eyeliner Gris Tecktonik

Jumbo Liners: NYX Jumbo Eye Pencils, Jordana Jumbo Eyeshadow Pencils (Awesome!), Jordana Eye Fixation Eyeshadow Pencils

Liquid: Tips and Toes Black Liquid Liner, L’oreal Paris Super Liner Instant Impact Felt Liner

Mascara: Maybelline Colossal Volume, Lashem Double Trouble, Illamasqua Raven, Ellis Faas Mascara

Kohl/Kajal: Maybelline Colossal Kajal, Diana of London Blackest Black Super Long Wear Eyeliner


Lip Liner: Jordana Lip Pencil, Bourjois Levres Contour Lip Liner Enjoleuse, Inglot AMC Matte Lip Pencil, Colorbar Take Me As I Am Lip Color

Lipstick: Bobbi Brown Creamy Lip Color Rose Brown, Revlon Colorburst Fuchsia, Deborah Milano MilanoRed 3, Faces Moisture Rich First Lady, Maybelline Colorsensational, Maybelline Colorsensational Jewels, Colorbar Soft Touch, Colorbar Creme Touch, Faces Go Chic, Ellis Faas Creamy Lips, Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter, Shiseido Perfect Rouge Gilded Wine, Chambor Flowing Lipstick, Rouge Bunny Rouge Colorburst Lipstick, L’oreal Paris Color Riche Lipstick Intense Ruby, Inglot Freedom System Lipsticks, Maybelline Colorsensational High Shine Coral Lustre

Lip Matte Creams: NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Dolly Girl, Diana of London 2000 Kisses Lipstick Coral Rose,  Sleek MakeUP Pout Paint Pinkini

Lip Tint: The Body Shop Lip and Cheek Dome (Not a tint though)

Lip Gloss:

Sheer: Deborah Milano Euphoric Shine, Maybelline Water Shine Liquid Diamonds, Lakme Absolute Plump and Shine, MUA Intense Kisses, Stila Lip Glaze, Faces Go Chic, Illamasqua Sheer Lipgloss

Pigmented: Revlon Colorburst, Maybelline Colorsensational, Colorbar True Gloss, Bourjois Rose Exclusif Lip Gloss

Nails: Picture Polish Nail Paints, MUA Nail Varnish, Glitter Gal Holographic, Lotus Color Dew

Others: Sleek MakeUP False Lashes Rag Doll, MUA Nail Constellations

Phew..that is quite a list no..still I kept adding..and still feel I am missing out on a few 😉

Let me know your makeup favorites of 2012..eyeshadows, lipsticks, palettes, anything ?

  • dr_Rashmi

    Loved the compilation… this TBS extra virgin minerals range sounds tempting !!!!
    Also can i know where can i lay hands on etude BB and skin 79 BB

  • bhumika_t

    Thank you 🙂 Ya extra virgin minerals is soo good..BB creams either or ebay..

  • very nice post bhumi..:)

  • bhumika_t

    Glad u liked Pree 🙂

  • Preethi

    Good post bhumi

  • Aarthi

    Great compilation Bhumika !!

  • bhumika_t

    Glad u liked Preethi 🙂

  • bhumika_t

    Thank you Aarthi 🙂

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