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Favorites of 2017

Shelby RodriguezComment

I figured I'd make a list of favorites for the year. 


Nudestix Intense Matte Lip + Cheek Pencil in Retro

Ilia Balmy Days Lip Conditioner

Chazstick Rosé 'Limited Edition'

Lierac Paris Hydragenist Lip Balm

Becca Cosmetics Shimmering Skin Perfector Poured Creme Highlighter - Opal

Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner- Carbon Black

Charlotte Tilbury Sophisticate Eyeshadow Palette

Beauty Blender

Gucci Infinite Mascara (if you hate clumps and smearing)

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer (used as concealer)

Chantecaille L'Arbre Illumine Palette

Kevyn Aucoin Lipcolor in Bloodroses

CHANEL Soleil Tan De Chanel Bronzing Makeup Base



La Roche-Posay Lipikar Lotion (One of the few non greasy body moisturizers)

Susanne Kaufmann Witch Hazel Bath

Vanicream Z-Bar - medicated cleansing bar for sensitive skin

Grown Alchemist Intensive Hand Cream - Persian Rose/Argan Extract



Clindamycin Phosphate 1% Pads (Personally used for acne. Rx required.)

Koh Gen Do Cleansing Water Cloths (I cannot use ANY facial wipes, even the kinds for sensitive skin. They all irritate my skin except for these.) 

Pai Rosehip Oil

Drunk Elephant Babyfacial

GOOP by Juice Beauty Instant Facial

CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser

CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30

Avene Thermal Spring Water Spray

Klorane Smoothing and Relaxing Under eye Patches

Kiehl's Supremely Gentle Eye Make-Up Remover 


FRAGRANCE (yes, includes candles!)

D.S. & Durga Freetrapper  Eau de Parfum

Malin + Goetz Dark Rum Candle

Molton Brown Russian Leather Candle

Le Labo 'Bergamote 22' Eau De Parfum

Diptyque Feu De Bois Candle



Klorane Dry Shampoo With Nettle (when the average dry shampoo won't cut it, esp for brunettes)

Keratin Treatment at Hairbar NYC (Note* not recommended for those with thin hair)

ROSSANO FERRETTI Intenso Softening and Smoothing Shampoo





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