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Sponsored: Beautylish Reward Card Occasion 2020 + Editor’s Suggestions


It’s that point of yr!  Beautylish’s Annual Reward Card Occasion kicks off immediately at 9AM PT, October 22nd, and lasts by means of October 25th at 11:59PM PT.  It’s grow to be custom for me to associate with Beautylish and share my favourite merchandise out there throughout the occasion.   The manufacturers and merchandise beneath I’ve reviewed or talked about beforehand as being favorites and go-tos.  I like to incorporate a mixture of previous favorites and newer picks from latest fall and vacation releases.

The most effective areas to buy throughout the occasion is definitely on instruments for anybody who needs to attempt (or already loves) Japanese brushes as a result of Beautylish has grow to be often known as a one-stop store for a number of of my favourite manufacturers: Sonia G., Chikuhodo, Surratt, and Wayne Goss. These are all manufacturers that don’t actually go on sale at any level, which makes the occasion one of many uncommon alternatives to stretch one’s funds.

Take a look at my up to date brush guides: Finest Blush Brushes | Finest Highlighter Brushes | Finest Eyeshadow Brushes

Earn a complimentary $20 present card for each $100 you spend at Beautylish. The Reward Card Occasion ends at 11:59pm PT on October 25th, 2020!


*cracks knuckles* Okay! The simplest half–recommending my favourite merchandise, each previous and current! The arduous half… narrowing it all the way down to a significant checklist! 😂

Charlotte Tilbury Bejewelled 12-Pan Eye Palette ($75.00 for 0.31 oz.) is a brand new, restricted version 12-pan eyeshadow palette for the vacation season…. Learn full evaluation.

Hourglass At Night time Ambient Lighting Blush ($40.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark coral with reasonable, heat undertones and advantageous, golden… Learn full evaluation.

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Tom Ford Magnificence First Frost Eye Shade QuadTom Ford Magnificence First Frost Eye Shade Quad ($88.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a brand new, restricted version warm-toned… Learn full evaluation.

Hourglass Sculpture Confession Lipstick Duo ($48.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a brand new, restricted version duo that options two full-sized Confession… Learn full evaluation.

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Natasha Denona Biba 15-Pan Eyeshadow PaletteNatasha Denona Biba 15-Pan Eyeshadow Palette ($129.00 for 1.2 oz.) is a brand new, everlasting palette that… Learn full evaluation.

The duo consists of each a “monochromatic matte and shimmer shade” that can be utilized “individually or layer[ed] collectively.” The blushes are described as having “high-impact payoff” with no different specifics. The consistency of the matte shades was extremely silky, finely-milled, and easy with out being powdery–they had been thinner however not troublesome to use and sat properly on naked pores and skin in addition to over basis. The pigmentation ranged from semi-opaque to opaque and was positively buildable. Learn extra…

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The Shimmering Pores and skin Perfector Pressed components is described as having an “ultra-reflective shine” with a “creamy” texture that “applies seamlessly.” Basically, the feel of the highlighters is extremely easy, silky, and finely-milled with frosted to metallic finishes and the occasional extra sparkly end. Learn extra…

Natasha Denona Metropolis 28-Pan Midi Eyeshadow PaletteNatasha Denona Metropolis 28-Pan Midi Eyeshadow Palette ($129.00 for 1.35 oz.) is a brand new,… Learn full evaluation.

Natasha Denona Dawn 15-Pan Small Eyeshadow PaletteNatasha Denona Dawn 15-Pan Small Eyeshadow Palette ($65.00 for 0.67 oz.) is a brand new, everlasting… Learn full evaluation.

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The Artistique Blush components is meant to have a “naturally glowing end.” The components is constant: the blushes have a really delicate, virtually cream-like powder texture that blends out effortlessly to a luminous sheen with semi-opaque to opaque protection (however is delicate and blendable sufficient to be utilized sheer if most popular). Most shades lasted between eight and 9 hours on me. Learn extra…


It’s been a few years since Sonia G. made its debut at Beautylish, and I’m really impressed by what number of Sonia G. brushes have grow to be my favorites. I attain for them over most of my different brushes–that are nonetheless very a lot incredible brushes–however Sonia G. is simply that additional bump up in high quality, whether or not the density, form, or really feel of the comb within the hand.

Right here’s a fast cheat sheet to my most-used Sonia G. brushes… how do I do know? As a result of they’re those I’ve bought multiples of!

  • Sonia G. Flat Definer ($28.00) — actually good for working with denser or extra cream-based merchandise to work into the inside nook or the inside tearduct
  • Sonia G. Basic Crease ($34.00) — for extra subtle crease work, it’s extra of a medium-large measurement brush head for me so I exploit it extra for diffusing and mixing out product I’ve utilized with a extra exact crease brush
  • Sonia G. Mini Booster ($26.00) — it’s a really exact crease brush–the kind I all the time gravitate towards–and for anybody who likes a really exact, deep crease colour placement or for blowing out the decrease lash line (precision of a smudger however the diffusion of a crease brush).  I’ve FIVE of those!
  • Sonia G. Delicate Shader ($34.00) — excellent for making use of a shimmer everywhere in the forehead bone, inside tear duct, or to mix every part collectively
  • Sonia G. Builder Three ($32.00) — that is one other brush that I’ve 5 – 6 of as a result of it’s grow to be certainly one of my go-to brushes for packing on eyeshadow on the lid.
  • Sonia G. Designer Professional ($46.00) — love this for making use of blush, bronzer, and highlighter
  • Sonia G. Sculpt Three ($32.00) — I really like this small fan brush for diffusing out the sting of a highlighter or blush with out blowing it too far out or for making use of a extra stark highlighter
  • Sonia G. Face Two ($48.00) — I really like the buffer-like form of this brush (however smaller and extra giving) for making use of blushes to the apples of my cheeks and diffusing outward

I nonetheless use a few my Wayne Goss’ brushes usually, however primarily these are those I exploit probably the most lately.  The largest professional of the Wayne Goss brush vary is its simplicity; they’re tried and true shapes and is a extra restricted line of brushes, so it’s much less overwhelming.  I nonetheless suppose the vast majority of the comb vary is superb, particularly for individuals who haven’t dialed in what sort of brushes they’re most into.

  • Wayne Goss Brush 19 ($23.00) — I’ve a number of of those, and I attain for them alongside the Sonia G. Mini Boosters for exact crease colour software.
  • Wayne Goss The Air Brush ($35.00) — nonetheless a favourite for me for making use of subtler highlighter or blush, particularly for extra exact software or to use powder beneath my eyes.

We are able to’t overlook about Smith Cosmetics’ brushes!  My favourite sort of brushes from them are their eye brushes, notably these 5:


Listed here are a few of my favourite skincare picks from merchandise I’ve used and/or repurchased, although I don’t have a tendency to put in writing particular evaluations for skincare (they have a tendency to enter year-end favorites/editor’s selection awards!).

  • Farmacy Inexperienced Cleans Cleaning Balm ($34) — I’m fairly certain I’ve gone by means of half a dozen tubs at this level… together with some jumbo-sized ones.
  • Good Molecules Hyaluronic Acid Serum ($6) — I’ve repurchased this many occasions!  It’s inexpensive, efficient approach so as to add in HA to at least one’s routine.
  • Good Molecules Niacinimide Serum ($6) — I’ve been utilizing this together with the HA serum virtually since they launched, and I normally repurchase each this and the HA serum collectively.
  • Mahalo Uncommon Indigo Magnificence Balm ($110) — I’ve been a fan of MAHALO since earlier than they launched on Beautylish, and that is my favourite from the model, which I’ve repurchased thrice!  It’s one of many pricier objects in my routine, so I normally choose it up throughout the occasion myself.

Inexperienced Clear has grow to be a go-to–changing my shu uemura cleaning oil!–for eradicating make-up totally and effectively. I really like how properly it rinses off and doesn’t depart any residue behind.

I’ve gone by means of virtually three jars of this one! It’s a deeply hydrating balm that I like to make use of at night time (normally just a few hours earlier than I am going to mattress) because it actually calms my pores and skin down and improves the hydration by the morning. It does take awhile to soak up and sink in, although!