Top Beauty Products of 2015

by Madeleine Borgersen

From lipstick to cleanser, shampoos to liners we’ve tested our fair share of beauty products throughout the year. Want to know what made a mark? Find out our favourites below!

Cocoa Brown by Marissa Carter

Cocoa Brown by Marissa Carter

$19.95

The perfect caramel glow in one hour is why we can't get enough of Cocoa Brown. Easy to apply, quick to dry and zero faux glow smell.

Sigma Essential Kit

Sigma Essential Kit

$207

Looking for the perfect brush set? Sigma's 12-piece ticks all the boxes!

evo Bradford Pin Bristle Brush

evo Bradford Pin Bristle Brush

$47.45

Brush through and smooth those tresses with this oil distributing brush. Perfect for long-haired lasses with drier ends!

Kat Von D Tattoo Liner

Kat Von D Tattoo Liner

$28

Zero budge and as black as your heart this liner is like no other.

Ole Henriksen Sheer Transformation

Ole Henriksen Sheer Transformation

$55

Lightweight, oil-free yet super effective this hydrating moisturiser evens skintone, resurfaces and protects all in one hit.

Tresemme Ultra Brushable Hair Spray

Tresemme Ultra Brushable Hair Spray

$8.99

Looking for a hairspray that will hold your style but be easy to brush out at the end of the night? A hold that will keep curls locked? Look no further!

Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask

Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask

$33

Treat that pout with this highly moisturising lip mask before bed. You'll thank us in the morning!

Cloud Nine 'The Touch' Straightener

Cloud Nine 'The Touch' Straightener

$242

Simply tap to change between heat settings and go with this quick to heat and cool hair straightening wonder.

Sachajuan HAIR CLEANSING CREAM

Sachajuan HAIR CLEANSING CREAM

$57.50

Ditch the traditional shampoo and switch to the Sachajuan calm cleansing balm that refreshes the hair without stripping out much needed moisture.

Laura Mercier Creme Cheek Color in Rosebud

Laura Mercier Creme Cheek Color in Rosebud

$35.65

Need a quick pop of colour to your cheeks? Look no further than this gorgeous natural flush that can be blended with your fingers.

Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Backstage Bambi

Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Backstage Bambi

$30

Love a bright lip? These super long lasting liquid lipsticks will have you going gaga!

Michael van Clarke 3 More Inches Pre-Wash Treatment

Michael van Clarke 3 More Inches Pre-Wash Treatment

$62

Grow out your locks by treating your tresses to a treatment before each wash with Michael van Clarke's 3 More Inches.

Tom Ford in Spanish Pink

Tom Ford in Spanish Pink

$70

The perfect pale pink pout by Tom Ford. Moisturising, long-lasting and suits a huge range of skin tones.

makeup forever hd pressed powder

makeup forever hd pressed powder

$49.32

Set your face for a full day of flawlessness with this lightweight, translucent beauty!

Ultraceuticals Brightening Foaming Cleanser

Ultraceuticals Brightening Foaming Cleanser

$59

Ditch the dirt and makeup of the day and brighten your skin using this gentle yet effective cleanser.

Laura Mercier Radiance Primer

Laura Mercier Radiance Primer

$45

Add the perfect glow to your makeup whilst protecting against oil-breakdown and improving the application of your foundation with this favourite.

SK-II Mid-day Essence

SK-II Mid-day Essence

$125

Packed with SK-II's patented Pitera, this anti-ageing essence has been made even easier to use with an on-the-go friendly spray bottle.

ORAL-B 3D White Luxe Toothpaste Glamorous White

ORAL-B 3D White Luxe Toothpaste Glamorous White

$8.99

Perfect for gaining and maintaining that perfect pearly white smile!

Dermalogica Solar Defence Booster

Dermalogica Solar Defence Booster

$64

Turn any of your other liquids into a high protection sunscreen with Dermalogica's Solar Defence Booster 50+. A few drops into your favourite moisturiser or foundation and you're set for a day in the sun.

Percy & Reed Dry Shampoo

Percy & Reed Dry Shampoo

$26

There's dry shampoo and then there's this baby. Leave your hair looking and feeling fresh to death with a small spritz of these magic powder!

Kate Somerville IllumiKate CC Cream

Kate Somerville IllumiKate CC Cream

$48

The perfect daily face that gives good medium coverage with a radiant finish and SPF50 to boot!

Skin Inc My Daily Dose

Skin Inc My Daily Dose

$65+

Mix your own perfect serum with Skin Inc's My Daily Dose. Whether it's fine lines, pigmentation or dryness your serum can be perfectly tailored to suit your concerns.

Oribe Styling Creme

Oribe Styling Creme

$53.43

Whether it's a super sleek pony or tight ringlet curls the Oribe Styling Creme is your best friend to make your hair super easy to work with.

Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Pads

Nip+Fab Glycolic Fix Pads

$32

Perfect for ditching dull, dry skin these easy-to-use swipeys. Wipe one across your face before bed to wake up glowing!

ModelCo Lash + Line Mascara

ModelCo Lash + Line Mascara

$25

A fabulous lengthening and volumising mascara at an even better price tag. Oh and need a liquid liner? It has that too!

Kevyn Aucoin The Precision Brow Pencil

Kevyn Aucoin The Precision Brow Pencil

$29

Wanting to get those brows on fleek but not sure where to start? This eye pencil is the easiest and most natural spot!

Clarins Instant Light Eye Perfecting Base

Clarins Instant Light Eye Perfecting Base

$34

Long-wearing, light-weight, super coverage and brightening. This concealer takes car of all your under eye baggage.

bHave Rescue Conditioner

bHave Rescue Conditioner

$43.95

Locks a little damaged? Fix it by switching to our favourite conditioner. The rebuilding rescue range from bHave.

Clarins Everlasting Foundation

Clarins Everlasting Foundation

$50

Long-lasting, gorgeous finish and buildable coverage. Our definite favourite foundation for the year is this reasonably priced find from Clarins.

Goldfaden MD Doctor's Scrub

Goldfaden MD Doctor's Scrub

$133

With hyaluronic acid to hydrate and soothing extracts like jojoba oil this ruby crystal microderm exfoliator brings bright, glowing skin to you in no time.

It Cosmetics

It Cosmetics

$27.40

Wanting to fake a full pout? Here's the perfect product to line those lips to the next level!

By Terry Ombre Blackstar in Misty Rock

By Terry Ombre Blackstar in Misty Rock

$58

The perfect one product eye for day or night that suits everyone and blends like a dream!

MAC Cream Colour Base in Pearl

MAC Cream Colour Base in Pearl

$22

Add a pop of glow to those high points with this etheral beauty!

Moroccan Oil Volumising Mousse

Moroccan Oil Volumising Mousse

$49.95

Need a bit of oomph? Flick flat hair with this light-weight, conditioning and oh-so amplifying mousse!

Marc Jacobs Decadence

Marc Jacobs Decadence

$150

Bold, sexy and oh so glam our favourite scent of the year had us at hello.

Burts Bees Intense Hydration Nourishing Facial Water

Burts Bees Intense Hydration Nourishing Facial Water

$24.95

Balancing PH and improving moisture retention this natural beauty is a wonder product for those with dry skin!

OPI 'Mimosas for Mr and Mrs'

OPI 'Mimosas for Mr and Mrs'

$19.95

The perfect everyday neutral talon this light-weight, sheer tone is love!

Skinstitut Enzymatic Peel

Skinstitut Enzymatic Peel

$30.15

The perfect peel for even the most sensitive skin types. The Enzymatic Peel by Skinstitut ditches dry skin and leaves your face fresh and smooth with zero redness.

Medik8 Glow Oil

Medik8 Glow Oil

$89

Combine your collagen boosting serum with a nourishing face oil with this new 12 oil product.

Esquido 'Oh So Sweet'

Esquido 'Oh So Sweet'

$32USD

Beautifully natural these false lashes are made from premium mink meaning you get 20+ wears!

5 responses to “Top Beauty Products of 2015”

  1. I’ve been keen to try the nip + fab glycolic pads!

  2. luciana says:

    OMG So many goodies!!!!! That By Terry Ombre is one of my faces of the year for sure!
    x Luciana

  3. Great favourites! I love these type of posts! The Skinstitut Enzymatic Peel is one of my favourites as well πŸ™‚ x

    Sarah | Bows & Pleats

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *