Happy New Year NolaBabes!
As the holiday bliss begins to settle, you can finally be a tad selfish with self-spending again especially with that extra cash your favorite auntie gifted you. Your "new year, new me" mantra is all about self-care and reinventing your beauty product stash but you may not know where to start. Don't worry, here's a list of vegan and cruelty-free beauty products you need to own in 2018!
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna: Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick
Rihanna continues to add to her highly-esteemed beauty line with 14 brand new plush matte lipsticks. Fenty Beauty has yet to disappoint with the color range of its beauty products, and her plush matte lipsticks are no exception. From nude to fuschia and even a bold green, Fenty Beauty has a lipstick for everyone and retailing at $18, it's incredibly affordable.
Bee-Q-Box: FckBoy Repellant Gold Tones
Upgrade your makeup routine by incorporating this illuminating and shimmery setting spray. With its cutesy name, FckBoy Repellant it comes in five shades ranging from a light rose gold to a deep warm bronze. The setting spray is light and airy but is jam-packed with moisturizing ingredients including aloe vera juice and rose water. Use it before or after foundation application for flawless results. It retails for $13.50 at beeqbox.com
Vanity Planet: Spin for Perfect Skin
Match your heavenly Nolaskinsentials products with this handheld cleansing brush for perfect skin, literally! Vanity Planet created a spin brush that includes detachable bristle heads to provide a deep clean while exfoliating. Beauty bloggers have raved about this tool and Vanity Planet's spin brush has been featured in Essence's magazine and on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. This spin brush starts at retail for $99, but be on the lookout bloggers often post their coupon codes for up to 70% off.
NYX Super Luscious Mascara: Stacked
If you're looking for a holy grail mascara then look no further, NYX Super Luscious Mascara in 'Stacked' has changed the game. With its duo lash bristle, one side for upper and one side lower lashes, you'll be batting, winking and flaunting your lashes away. This mascara retails for $7.
Colourpop Pressed Powder Eyeshadow Palette: Yes, Please
Colourpop never fails to release amazing products and this palette is nothing short of it. With 12 warm pressed powders eyeshadows, you definitely receive quality and quantity for such an amazing price. Nylon magazine featured Yes, Please palette in its 2017 Beauty Hit List back in December and with its growing momentum, we should expect retailers to pick Colourpop's products up in the near future.
BH Cosmetics: ItsMyRayeRaye Eyeshadow, Highlighter and Contour Palette
One of our favorite beauty bloggers here at Nolaskinsentials, ItsMyRayeRaye released a super gorgeous 21 color eyeshadow, highlighter and contour palette. Although it is currently sold out RayeRaye does constantly restock this palette. Be on the lookout for this multipurpose palette and for only $22.50 it's not going to break your bank.
Kat Von D: Metal Crush Extreme Highlighter
An exclusive and limited edition product that you have to get your hands on. Inspired by Kat Von D metal crush eyeshadow shades, the three intense-pigmented highlighters are sure to have people starstruck. Retail value is $36.