Yearly Favourites | 2017 Reflection

Another year knocked off the calendar, what a year 2017 has been. Evidently, like every year, it's certainly had its ups and downs. However, for the beauty/fashion industry, 2017 can primarily be composed as an applaudable year. Below I have compiled a list of items that I have been religiously using and loving over the year. Noticeably, it was incredibly difficult to refrain myself from writing pages upon pages of the products I've adored this year - there's just been so many! So instead I have narrowed it down to my holy grail items. With that out of the way, lets begin!

Best lip product...?
Hands down, L'Oreal Colour Riche lipstick. Lipstick used to be the biggest time killer in the mornings, should I go bold or subtle? Matte or shimmer? The possibilities were endless. Ever since this product joined my collection, the hesitation has vanished.

Best fragrance...?
Zoella sweet inspirations body mist. I lived in this scent over the summer, so as you can image, I was devastated when its final spritz was pumped. So needless to say, I was thrilled to receive a new one of these for Christmas. Those of you who've known me long enough would know I'm one of the worst at describing scents but I'll give it my best shot. I would describe this as a sweet scent with notes of macaroon.

More Fragrances?!
I'm going to be naughty and add an extra newly received perfume of mine that I have been loving - Gucci Bloom. Initially, I didn't think it was fair to add a fragrance I've only possessed for a day into a yearly favourites but it's just to good not to. This is the most stunning floral scent that I can already tell will be loved through the whole of 2018.

Best hand cream...?
Hand to heart, Lush Helping Hands is the best hand cream I've come across yet. It even knocks The Body Shop hand cream out of first place which was a very firm favourite of mine. It nourishes deep into the skin and I find that I can wear this for a long period of time with out the hassle or need to reapply. A life saver for dry winter skin.

Best Mascara...?
Is it even worth saying? Why else would I have written a whole post dedicated to the  Lancome Monsieur Big mascara if it was no good. This product ticks all the mascara criteria from the volume and formula to the packaging and application.

Best Brand...?
Without a shadow of a doubt, Benefit. I say this constantly and I'm sure you're all bored of it but they just nail absolutely everything. Product, packaging, formulation,etc. 

Best series...?
Stranger Things. I'm aware that I'm quite late jumping on the band wagon for this one but I'm grateful I jumped on it at all. This hooking series, in my opinion, is one of the best on Netflix.

So there we have it, my yearly favourites. The list could go on and on. Believe it or not, I've never actually done a favourites before but if this is something you want to see more regularly then make sure to leave a comment. I hope you guys had an incredible Christmas, until next time!



  1. I'm a huge fan of Zoella's Blissful Mistful spray. I'll definitely be re-purchasing it once mine is done.

    Great recommendations :)

    1. Thank you! Yes, Zoella body mists are some of the best I know and affordable too:)

  2. I loved Stranger Things, it definitely makes my list, too! The Sweet Inspirations fragrance is amazing x


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