2016 Faves, Cruelty-Free Skincare, Makeup & More

2020 UPDATE: Up & Up, Rimmel, Coty, Wet N Wild, and Simple are no longer cruelty-free.

Hey friends ! Happy New Year ! Now that 2016 has come to a close, I wanted to share some of my favorite skincare, beauty, makeup & random items that I loved in 2016 ! I know this video is mega long, so grab a snack and hang out with me !

Alba Botanica Good & Clean Face Wash
Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Cleansing Gel
NUDE Perfect Cleanse (seems that it’s only available in the UK, not sure when we can get it in the US again)
Pacifica Vegan Probiotic & Spice Mask
Simple Micellar Cleansing Water
Up & Up Makeup Remover
Andalou Naturals Aloe Mint Cooling Shower Gel
The Seaweed Bath Co. Eucalyptus & Peppermint Powder Bath
Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant, Lavender + Sage
Schmidt’s Deodorant Stick, Bergamot + Lime
Hurraw! Balm, Mint Lip Balm
Hurraw! Balm, Moon Balm
Pacifica Dream Youth Day & Night Face Cream
Tarte Maracuja Oil
Pacifica Hairvana Leave-On Detangling Conditioner

Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer
Too Faced Born This Way Foundation – Pearl
It Cosmetics CC Cream
Urban Decay One and Done
**Rimmel Stay Matte Powder – 011 Creamy Natural
Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder
Kat Von D Lock It Concealer Creme – L7 Warm
**Rimmel Match Perfection Concealer – Fair Light
Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer
Smashbox Studio Skin 24 Hour Waterproof Concealer
Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour Highlighter – Exposed
Essence Soo Glow – 10 Look On The Bright Side
BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Palette
Kat Von D MetalMatte Palette
Kat Von D Shade & Light Palette
NYX Strobe of Genius
Colourpop Eyeshadows (Of course all the shadows I have are limited edition, but here’s the link to the page so you can browse for yourself & pick up a couple of things. I totally recommend getting a couple!)
BH Cosmetics Flawless Brow Trio – Medium
Essence Blush Up!
Tarte Blush – Impress (closest shade might be Peaceful, or Dollface, of course I can’t tell until I swatch, but that’s my best guess!!!! )
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil – Milk
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil – Yogurt
NYX Matte Liquid Liner
Wet N Wild Liquid Eyeliner – White: Can’t find the white anywhere online! 🙁
Kat Von D Ink Liner – Trooper
Rimmel Exaggerate Eye Definer – Sable
Jordana Retractable Eyeliner – Deep Eggplant
Pacifica Dream Big Mascara
Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes
Tarte Opening Act Lash Primer
EcoTools Angled Kabuki Brush
Real Techniques Blush Brush
Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip – Midi
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip – Kapow
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip – Bumble
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip – Beeper
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip – Pacific
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip – Ouiji
Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip – Echo Park
Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip – Dohee (Limited edition sorry!)
Caked Makeup Liquid Lipstick – Jelly
Wet N Wild Matte Liquid Lipstick (This isn’t the same liquid lipstick that I tried but it’s probably the closet I can find on the website currently, looks like they have more shades though!)
Colourpop Matte X: Jenneration X (Limited edition sorry!)
Colourpop Lip Liner: Dohee (Limited edition sorry!)
Pixi Mattelustre Lipstick- Raspberry Blush

Random Items:
S’well Bottle
Forever 21 Holographic Makeup Bag
Hot Tools Curler
Face Paint by Lisa Eldridge

Other Info Mentioned:
Maracuja Oil Information
All About the Benefits of Seaweed
Lisa Eldridge’s YT Channel


-Alicia !


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