As we inch closer towards the halfway mark of 2021, we’ve had our fair share of both hits and misses in the beauty industry. But, without a doubt, some standout products have managed to capture our attention, secure a spot in our beauty kit and even become favourites.
Here are the top 10 beauty products of 2021.
1. Fenty Beauty Eaze Drop Blurring Skin Tint
Praised for its lightweight formula and natural finish, Fenty Beauty’s Eaze Drop Blurring Skin Tint has become a staple in many beauty routines this year. Available in a diverse range of 25 shades, this skin tint is perfect for those who want to even out their skin tone without feeling weighed down by heavier foundation.
2. Nars Soft Matte Complete Foundation
Another standout foundation this year comes from Nars. The Soft Matte Complete Foundation is a buildable, full-coverage foundation that still looks natural on the skin. Its non-drying formula also makes it suitable for all skin types, including those with dry skin.
3. Danessa Myricks Dew Wet Balm
The Danessa Myricks Dew Wet Balm is a versatile highlighter that can also be used on the lips and eyes for a dewy, glowing finish. Its smooth, balm-like texture makes it easy to apply and blend, and the long-wearing formula means your glow will last all day.
4. The Inkey List Polyglutamic Acid
This skincare saviour from The Inkey List has become a staple in our routines this year. Polyglutamic Acid is a powerful humectant that can hold up to four times more moisture than hyaluronic acid, making it perfect for combating dry skin.
5. Maybelline Lash Sensational Sky High Mascara
The Maybelline Lash Sensational Sky High Mascara exploded onto the scene early this year, and for good reason. This mascara adds incredible length and volume to your lashes while also separating and defining each lash for a dramatic yet natural look.
6. Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip & Cheek Glow
The Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip & Cheek Glow is a cream-to-powder formula that gives a natural-looking flush to both the lips and cheeks. Its long-wearing formula means it maintains its colour and glow throughout the day.
7. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette – Sculpture
This stunning palette from Hourglass contains three of their iconic Ambient Lighting powders, a bronzer, and a blush. Its finely milled powders give a radiant, lit-from-within glow to the skin, making it perfect for adding dimension and warmth to your complexion.
8. Olaplex No. 0 Intensive Bond Building Hair Treatment
The Olaplex No. 0 Intensive Bond Building Hair Treatment is the perfect addition to any haircare routine, especially for those with colour-treated or damaged hair. Its powerful formula helps to repair and rebuild broken bonds in the hair, leaving it looking and feeling healthier and stronger.
9. Tatcha The Dewy Skin Cream
The Tatcha Dewy Skin Cream has become a fan favourite for its ultra-hydrating formula that gives a glowing, dewy finish to the skin. Its lightweight texture is perfect for all skin types, and it’s also formulated with antioxidants to protect against environmental stressors.
10. Drunk Elephant E-Rase Milki Micellar Water
This gentle, yet effective, micellar water from Drunk Elephant removes makeup and impurities without stripping the skin. It’s also formulated with vitamin E and fatty acids to help hydrate and soothe the skin, making it a great choice for those with sensitive skin.
In conclusion, there is no shortage of great beauty products out there, but these top 10 products have managed to stand out amongst the rest and secure their spot as must-haves for 2021.