Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Happy New Year! | 2012 Favorites ♡

Hi guys! It's crazy to think that it's already 2013 which means it's time for a rundown of my favorite products from 2012! I have to say that looking back over the past 12 months I'm kind of proud of myself! I really branched out and tried a lot of new brands and broke out of my MAC shell. I even started a Drugstore Makeup Tag! Who would've thought?

This video is kind of a long one and I'm probably talking pretty fast because I had so much ground to cover... but I hope you enjoy a look at my stand-out products of 2012:

Products Mentioned:

- Wen by Chaz Dean Sweet Almond Mint Cleansing Conditioner
- Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy Shampoo
- Proactive
- Garnier Skin Renew BB Cream, Light/Medium
- Revlon Age Defying DNA Advantage foundation, Tender Beige
- Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme foundation, Natural Beige
- Kat Von D Tattoo concealer, Sand
- Rimmel Stay Matte pressed powder, Nude Beige
- NARS pressed powder, Beach
- Benefit Hello Flawless custom powder cover-up, "Never Settle Petal"
- Maybelline Age Rewind "Brightener" Treatment Concealer
- Revlon Age Defying DNA Advantage concealer, Light or Light/Medium
- Bare Minerals Well Rested eye brightening powder
- Urban Decay Naked palette
- Sleek i Divine eyeshadow palettes, Oh So Special and Storm
- NYX Eyeshadow Trios, In The Woods and Honeycomb
- Maybelline Master Precise eyeliner Pen
- L'oreal Carbon Black Extra Intense liquid pencil eyeliner
- Maybelline One By One, Covergirl Lashblast Volume and Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes! mascaras
- Tarte Mineral Bronzer in Hotel Heiress & Cargo Medium Matte Bronzer
- MAC Gentle Mineralize blush, NARS Luster blush, Wet N Wild blushes in Heather Silk and Mellow Wine, NYX Mocha blush
- Lorac Perfectly Lit Spotlight Highlighting powder
- YSL Rouge Volupte #1 Nude Beige, MAC Creme Cup, Rimmel Airy Fairy lipsticks
- Revlon Colorburst Bellini lipgloss, NYX Mega Shine Gloss in Perfect and Bonne Bell lip lites Srawberry Parfait gloss, Burt's Bees Honeysuckle Tinted Lip Balm








WHEWWW!  That was a lot of stuff.. a year's worth to be exact ;)  I've also been so busy with the holidays that I haven't done a "Week in Instagram Pictures" post in a while.  So I thought I'd include some of my favorite snapshots from the past few weeks as well:





Red velvet cookies... yum!


My new fave Romwe ear cuff!


OOTD


More cookies!


Christmas Eve OOTN


A Gift from Santa


Christmas day cozy


My favorite ornament


My comfy Mango Sweater


 I hope you all had a very happy and safe New Year's and I'm so excited to share the fun things coming up in the year ahead with you all!




25 comments:

  1. Happy new year! Lucky girl for getting those glide on eye pencils from UD! I've had my eye on those for a while now. Love posts like these because they give me so much inspiration! My Naked palette was definitely my most used product of 2012!

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  2. 2013 best wishes sweet girl :)!
    XO

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  3. I love your videos and your blog! Everything is so detailed and you have a reason behind each opinion. I love the Carbon Black liner from Loreal as well- one of my fave products for 2012 as well. I will have to try the YSL Rouge Volupte lipstick- I was very impressed with their Sheer Candy lipstick/lip balms this year
    Happy New Year!
    xo
    LJ
    http://jonesyloves.blogspot.com/

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  5. I always feel like I have to try out everything you mention!
    I really really want to try the Tarte bronzer
    Hope you have a lovely new year!

    xoxo
    http://elinlikes.blogspot.com/

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  6. one I dreamed of taking as a little girl, and one I embarked on as an adult to repair and return my own beautiful locks that had been beaten down with overheated combs and harsh chemicals.

    Cleansing Conditioner

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  7. I really need to try YSL lipsticks! It looks gorgeous!

    xx Christal xx
    lipstickandponytails.com

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  8. Hey Alli ! I am following you on youtube and now that I discovered your blog, I am following you on it too ! I love your posts, your makeups, your hauls ! :D

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  9. Hey girl! I've been trying the Revlon DNA concealer under my eyes for a week or two and it almost always immediately settles into the fine lines under my eyes. Thoughts/suggestions? Love your blog!

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