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Rouge Better of 2019: Make-up, Skincare, and Physique Care


Rouge Better of 2019: Make-up, Skincare, and Physique Care

2019 noticed many magnificence releases and I even found some older merchandise. Right here’s my listing of the perfect merchandise I attempted in 2019.

*We’re dedicated to transparency. Merchandise marked with an asterisk got to us to strive by the model. As at all times, all ideas expressed on Rouge18 are our sincere opinions.


1. Eyeshadow Primer/Base: Anastasia Beverly Hills Mini Eye Primer ($13)

Once I want vibrant colours to pop, I take advantage of this light-colored primer. Slightly goes a great distance.

2. Pressed Eyeshadow: Clionadh Cosmetics Stained Glass Assortment

I’ve truthfully by no means seen extra lovely eyeshadows in my life. And belief me, I’ve seen A LOT of eyeshadows. Clionadh took multichromes to the subsequent stage with this assortment; I can’t even decide a favourite shade.

three. Liquid Eyeshadow: Milani Hypnotic Lights Eye Topper in ‘Prismatic Lights’ ($10.99)

This duochrome shade shifts from a stunning blue to purple, and in liquid kind it’s the best solution to apply shimmer shadow and get a foiled impact.

four. Unfastened Eyeshadow: Peaches & Cream Make-up Pool Social gathering Unfastened Eyeshadow Pigment (£6.95)

Peaches & Cream Make-up has among the best picks of unfastened pigments. My favourite of the bunch is Pool Social gathering, a duochrome mint inexperienced with golden sparkles.

5. Mascara: Colourpop Little White Lie BFF Mascara ($eight)

My favourite manner to boost an eye fixed look is to throw on white mascara. Plus, it makes your lashes look fuller and longer than black mascara does.

6. Eyeliner: *City Decay x Sport of Thrones 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in ‘Winterfell Snow’ ($22)

The City Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil method is so easy and pigmented, it was truthfully laborious to choose which shade is my favourite of 2019. It’s so lovely, I really like sporting ‘Winterfell Snow’ as an eyeshadow or internal nook spotlight.

7. Glitter: Lemonhead LA Spacecase Professional Palette ($248)

As a glitter lover, I’ve had my eye on Lemonhead LA glitters for some time. After they launched each glitter fiend’s dream—an hermetic palette with glitter gels—I needed to have it!

eight. Forehead Product: Colourpop Forehead Boss Gel in ‘Comfortable Black’ ($6.50)

2019 noticed the demise of the Instagram blocky forehead and ushered in a extra pure look targeted on truly having the ability to see the forehead hairs. I really like the Colourpop Boss Forehead Gel as a result of it’s a low price solution to outline your brows with out making them look too sculpted.

9. Lipstick: Soften Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick in ‘Toke’ ($19)

As somebody whose most often worn lipstick shade is black, I’m no stranger to daring colours. Soften ‘Toke’ is the inexperienced lipstick shade I’ve been ready for. Plus, worn over a black liner, it makes for the right emerald inexperienced lip.

10. Lip gloss: *Revlon Tremendous Lustrous The Gloss in #308 ‘Plum Attraction’ ($eight.99)

I’ve written about this gloss earlier than as a result of it’s simply that good. I can not rave sufficient about how nice the doe foot applicator is—thick and ideal for making use of this pigmented gloss.

11. Lip Remedy: Contemporary Sugar Marvel Drops Lip Primer ($26)

My lips haven’t been the identical since I found this lip remedy. I take advantage of Contemporary’s Sugar Marvel Drops ~2 nights every week as part of my nighttime lip care routine to exfoliate my lips and go away them feeling smoother the subsequent morning.

12. Make-up Brush: Zoeva 240 Luxe Petit Pencil Brush ($10.50)

I’ve a factor for element eye brushes. It doesn’t get any extra element than Zoeva’s Luxe Petit Pencil Brush, which simply is likely to be the tiniest make-up brush of all time. It’s excellent for wonderful particulars and for internal nook highlights.


1. Cleanser: *Kiehls Extremely Facial Cleanser ($21)

This winter has not been form to my pores and skin. My usually oily/mixture pores and skin has been quite dry these days. Enter: Kiehls Extremely Facial Cleanser. This cleanser cleanses with out stripping my face. In actual fact, it feels so easy and luxurious on the pores and skin.

2. Toner: Paula’s Selection Pores and skin Balancing Pore-Lowering Toner ($21)

My tried and true, this toner has niacinamide and helps moisturize my pores and skin with out selling an excessive amount of oil manufacturing.

three. Essence: *Primera Miracle Seed Essence ($58)

Once I want some additional hydration, I flip to Primera’s Miracle Seed Essence. It’s light-weight and absorbs into the pores and skin nicely.

four. Serum: Tata Harper Resurfacing AHA + BHA Serum ($88)

This serum (in addition to my subsequent 2 product picks) made the lower for my 5 Skincare Merchandise That Give Me In a single day Outcomes submit, and for good purpose. Only one use of this serum at night time, and my pores and skin is noticeably smoother the subsequent morning.

5. Remedy: *Ellen Lange Retexturizing Pores and skin Peel ($90)

I found Ellen Lange on the Indie Magnificence Expo NYC 2019, and have even written an Indie Magnificence Highlight on this product as a result of it’s simply that good. Once I’m seeking to pamper myself and to revitalize my pores and skin, I flip to this at-home peel. It exfoliates my pores and skin and leaves it feeling easy and smooth for days after.

6. Masks: *Ren Clear Skincare Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Masks ($56)

2019 modified my relationship with face masks. I grew a bit fatigued with mud masks, and as an alternative turned to gel-like masks with exfoliants. This AHA masks from Ren is nice in order for you potent exfoliation in a pinch.

7. Moisturizer: *Herbologia Liquid Crystal Anti-Wrinkle Day Cream ($160)

Herbologia is one other model I found at Indie Magnificence Expo NYC 2019. This present day cream is just not solely light-weight and hydrating, however it additionally leaves pores and skin visibly glowing.

eight. Sunscreen: Paula’s Selection Clear Extremely-Gentle Day by day Hydrating Fluid SPF 30+ ($33)

2018 was the yr of looking for sunscreen that didn’t make me get away and that didn’t go away a white forged. I used to be misplaced, however now I’m discovered. In 2019, my wonderful grace got here within the type of Paula’s Selection Clear Extremely-Gentle Day by day Hydrating Fluid SPF 30+.


1. Physique Wash: *Nubian Heritage Lemongrass & Tea Tree Physique Wash ($12.99)

Nubian Heritage makes wonderful perfume blends, and the Lemongrass & Tea Tree Physique Wash is not any totally different. Bless your bathe expertise with this amazingly scented physique wash.

2. Physique Lotion: *Tiziana Terenzi Orion Physique Lotion ($95)

With 5% perfume focus, that is each a physique lotion and a perfume with endurance. Learn my full ideas on this lotion and the model right here.

three. Physique Oil: *Olverum The Physique Oil ($72)

I first smelled Olverum’s The Oil at Indie Magnificence Expo NYC 2019, and was captivated. I save this oil for particular events after I wish to really feel luxurious.

four. Physique Spray: *Nest Fragrances Ocean Mist & Coconut Water Physique Mist ($38)

I don’t assume I’ve ever gotten extra compliments on my perfume than after I’ve been sporting this physique spray. Who must go to the ocean when you’ll be able to simply spritz some Nest Ocean Mist & Coconut Water Physique Mist?

5. Perfume: Atelier Bergamote Soleil Cologne Absolue ($135)

My favourite issues in a perfume are 1) bergamot notes, 2) citrusy scents, and three) males’s or unisex perfume. Bergamote Soleil Cologne Absolue is actually the trifecta of my perfume tastes, and is from my favourite perfume home in addition. 

—Obianuju Enworom


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