Best of 2015: Makeup

Best of 2015: Makeup

Hi Guys,

After sharing the skin and hair favourites, it’s time for makeup. This year for me has been all about winged liner, no kohl, no gloss, matte bright lips. Here are my 2015 makeup favourites..

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See my previous years’ favourites here:

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

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


Primer: Haven’t really used much of primer this year, but still love this Too Faced Primed and Poreless 


Liquid: L’Oreal Paris Infallible 24H Foundation, Revlon Nearly Naked, Za True White Liquid Foundation, Za Perfect Fit Liquid Foundation (Lovee it!)

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

BB Cream: MUA BB Cream

CC Cream: Kaya CC Cream


Cream: Khuraira Age Control Concealer

Liquid: Maybelline Dream Lumitouch ConcealerLakme Absolute Face Stylist Concealer

Pressed Powder/Compact: Lakme Absolute Face Stylist Compact, L’Oreal Paris Mat Magique, Maybelline White Super Fresh


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 

Contour: Sleek MakeUP Face Form Palette, Revlon Nearly Naked in Deep

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 CollectionSleek 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 (I haven’t tried Maybelline The Nudes or L’Oreal Paris LA Palette Nude yet, but both are pretty decent for the price and availability in India)

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: Oriflame The One Cream EyeshadowsMaybelline Color Tattoo Cream Eyeshadows (Bad to the Bronze is my fav), MAC Paint Pot in Constructivist, Faces Ultime Pro Eye Shadow Crayon

Eye Liners:

Gel: L’Oreal Paris Gel Intenza Gel liners, MAC Blacktrack

Pencil: Plum Goodness NaturStudio Kohl

Jumbo Liners: NYX Jumbo Eye Pencils

Liquid/Pen: Maybelline Colossal Liner this time (hands down)

Mascara: Maybelline Colossal Volume, Maybelline Falsies, L’oreal Volume Million Lashes Mascara, Oriflame Volume Build Mascara, Essence Lash Princess Mascara

Kohl/Kajal: MAC Powerpoint Pencil in Engraved, Lakme Absolute Kohl Ultimate, New Maybelline Colossal Kajal, Plum Goodnes NaturStudio All Day Wear Kajal, MAC Feline

Eyebrow: Maybelline Fashion Brow Duo Shaper


Lip Primer: Too Faced Lip Insurance Lip Primer

Lip Liner: Bourjois Levres Contour Lip Liner Enjoleuse, Catrice Lip Liner

Chubby Pencils: Lakme Absolute Matte Lip Pouts, Sugar Cosmetics Matte As Hell Lip Crayon, Faces Ultime Pro Matte Lip Crayons

Lipsticks: MAC Ruby Woo, L’Oreal Paris Pure Reds, Lakme Absolute Sculpt Matte LipsticksL’Oreal Paris Infallible Lipsticks, Maybelline Rebel Bouquet Lipsticks, Maybelline ColorShow Lipsticks, Oriflame The One Matte Lipsticks, Colorbar Darkened Summer Matte Touch Lipsticks, Illasmaqua Glamore LipsticksBobbi Brown Creamy Lip Color Rose BrownMaybelline Bold Matte Lipstick in Mat 2Avon Ultra Color LipsticksShiseido Perfect Rouge Gilded WineMAC Lipstick in Cosmo and Speak LouderSleek MakeUP True Color Lipstick in Loved Up

Lip Matte Creams: Colorbar Kiss Proof Lip Stain

Lip Palettes: Sleek MakeUP Lip4 Palettes

Lip Gloss: (Did not use much of lip gloss this year)

Nails: Maybelline Colorshow, LYN Nail Lacquers

Perfumes/Fragrances: The Body Shop Red Musk EDP, Calvin Klein Eternity Now EDP

Makeup Technique: Strobing, Ombre Lip

What are your 2015 makeup favourites ? Do we share common favourites ? Let me know in the comments below.