Best of 2014- Makeup

Best of 2014- Makeup

Hey guys,

After Best of 2014- Skin and Hair, time for my 2014 makeup favourites.

Check out 2011′s best of makeup HERE, 2012′s Best of Makeup HERE and 2013’s Best of Makeup HERE

Also check out a list of 18 everyday skincare and makeup products within a budget of Rs.5000/- with their reasons HERE

Coming to 2014′s best in makeup

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


Primer: Diana of London Mattifying Gel Makeup Base, Too Faced Primed and Poreless 


Cream: Revlon Colorstay Whipped Cream Makeup

Liquid: Revlon ColorStay MakeupMaybelline Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation

Powder: The Body Shop Extra Virgin Minerals Loose Powder FoundationSheer Cover Mineral Powders

BB Cream: Etude House Precious Mineral BB Cream, Pond’s BB Cream, Kiehl’s BB Cream


Cream: theBalm timeBalm ConcealerSheer Cover Concealer KitKhuraira Age Control Concealer

Liquid: Maybelline Dream Lumitouch Concealer, Lakme Absolute Face Stylist Concealer

Pressed Powder/Compact: Lakme Absolute Face Stylist Compact, Elle 18 Glow Compact (Budget), Street Wear Color Rich Perfection Compact (Budget)


Cream: Oriflame Beauty Studio Artist Cream BlushBobbi Brown Pot Rouge,Illasmasqua Velvet Blusher Flirtatious, MUA Cream Blush

Powder: Deborah Milano Hi Tech Blush Rose Pesca, Illamasqua Powder Blush, MAC Bite of an AppleSleek MakeUP Rose Gold,Maybelline Cheeky Glow Blush 

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

Bronzer: MUA Shimmer Kisses Bronzer, Sleek MakeUP Face Form Palette, Lakme Absolute Sun Kissed Bronzer

Highlighter: Revlon Highlighting Palette in Bronze GlowRouge 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, Laura Mercier Illuminator Stick in Golden Honey Glow, MUA Undress your skin Shimmer Highlighter


Eyeshadow Base: NYX Eyeshadow Base in Skintone, Too Faced Shadow Insurance in Normal and Candelight (Best !), MAC Paint Pot in Constructivist


Palettes: Sleek Makeup Eye & Cheek Palette in Dancing Till DuskToo faced Chocolate Bar Eyeshadow Collection, Sleek MakeUP Arabian Nights PaletteToo Faced Shadow Bon Bons PaletteMaybelline Chai Latte QuadToo Faced Naked PaletteSleek MakeUP Sparkle 2 Palette, Sleek MakeUP Oh So Special Palette, Sleek MakeUP Showstoppers and Vintage Romance Palette, MUA Undressed,Undress Me Too and Heaven and Earth Palettes, Stila In the Light Palette

Singles: MAC RompMAC Bronze, Inglot Eyeshadow Refills (Have some all !),The Body Shop Color Crush Eyeshadows, Liz Earle Eyeshadow Chestnut, L’oreal Infallible Endless Chocolate and All Night BlueBourjois Intense Extrait Eyeshadow 7,Annika Maya Shimmer Powder, Ellis Faas Creamy Eyes, Stila Eyeshadow Diamond Lil, Illamasqua Pure Pigment Beguile, Colorbar EyeshadowsMaxfactor Earth Spirits Eyeshadow Burnt Bark

Cream: Illasmasqua Vintage Metallix Eyeshadow in Bibelot & CourtierMaybelline Color Tattoo Cream Eyeshadows (Bad to the Bronze is my fav), MAC Paint Pot in Constructivist

Eye Liners:

Gel: L’oreal Paris 24H Waterproof Gel Liner BrownNew Maybelline 36H Gel Liner

Pencil: MAC Powerpoint Pencil in EngravedFaces Long Wear Eye PencilColorbar I Glide Prunella and JadedLakme Glide On Heena Gold and Aqua Green, Chambor Dazzle Eyeliners Black and TealFaces 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: Maybelline Hypersharp Liner !! (hands down)

Colored Liquid Liners: Lakme Absolute Shine Line in Gold and Pink, Maybelline Hyper Glossy

Mascara: Maybelline Colossal Volume, Maybelline Falsies, Illamasqua Raven, Ellis Faas Mascara, Revlon Photoready 3D MascaraL’oreal Volume Million Lashes Mascara

Kohl/Kajal: MAC Powerpoint Pencil in Engraved, Lakme Absolute Kohl Ultimate, New Maybelline Colossal Kajal, Diana of London Blackest Black Super Long Wear Eyeliner


Lip Primer: Too Faced Lip Insurance Lip Primer

Lip Liner: Bourjois Levres Contour Lip Liner Enjoleuse

Chubby Pencils: Revlon ColorBurst Matte and Lacquer BalmsInglot AMC Matte Lip PencilColorbar Take Me As I Am Lip ColorMUA Power Pout in Crazy in LoveLakme Absolute Lip Tint in Pink SorbetRevlon Just Bitten Kissable Lip Balm Stains, L’Oreal Paris Glam Shine Balmy Gloss

Lipstick: MAC Ruby Woo, L’Oreal Paris Infallible Lipsticks, The Body Shop Color Crush Lipsticks, Colorbar Darkened Summer Matte Touch Lipsticks, Illasmaqua Glamore Lipsticks, Maybelline Pink Alert LipstickBobbi Brown Creamy Lip Color Rose BrownMaybelline Bold Matte Lipstick in Mat 2Colorbar Soft Touch, Colorbar Creme Touch, Avon Ultra Color LipsticksFaces Go Chic, Ellis Faas Creamy Lips, Revlon Colorburst Lip ButterShiseido Perfect Rouge Gilded Wine,Rouge Bunny Rouge Colorburst Lipstick,L’oreal Paris Color Riche Lipstick Intense Ruby and Pink PassionInglot Freedom System Lipsticks,Maybelline Colorsensational High Shine Coral LustreMAC Lipstick in Cosmo and Speak LouderLakme Absolute Creme Lipstick in Runway Red (LE), Sleek MakeUP True Color Lipstick in Loved Up

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

Lip Palettes: Sleek MakeUP Lip4 Palettes

Lip Stain: Kryolan Lip Stain, Kryolan Lip N Cheek

Lip Pots: Colorbar Pout in a Pot

Lip Gloss:

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

Pigmented: Lakme Absolute Gloss Stylist in Berry CherryMaybelline Colorsensational High Shine Lip GlossRevlon ColorburstMaybelline ColorsensationalColorbar True Gloss, Faces Canada Ultime Pro Lip Creme

Nails: Maybelline Glitter Mania, Maybelline Bright Sparks, Oriflame More by DemiFaces Neon Matte BubblepopL’oreal Paris Color Riche Le Vernis in So Chic PinkMaybelline Colorshow (all are amazing especially like Buried Treasure), Avon Speed Dry in Orange you Quick, Lakme Absolute Gel Stylist in Pink Burst and Scarlet Red

Perfumes/Fragrances: Estee Lauder Modern Muse, All Good ScentsThe Body Shop White Musk Smoky Rose the list keeps on increasing every year. With the number of new launches happening, I am only adding to my favorites but still love some of my old favourites too.

What are your 2014 makeup favourites ? Do we share common favourites ?

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