We made it through the first 10 days of 2018!
I know I’m a little late, but I wanted to say goodbye to 2017 by recapping my favorite products of the year. If you want to make 2018 your best year in beauty, fashion, and health these are the products you NEED to try. I truly love every one of these products and believe in each of them fully.
Here are the best products of 2017:
Jaclyn Hill x Morphe Palette– When this palette dropped the entire beauty community SHOOK and for good reason. This is my go to palette for natural makeup days, and beat to the gods makeup days. The color selection is incredible and the shadows are such good quality for the price. This is my most recommended eyeshadow palette EVER.
Buxom Lipgloss– I am most definitely a lip gloss gal and Buxom lip gloss is my favorite gloss of all time so of course I had to mention it. Me and my girlfriends all wear Buxom when we go out because it’s true, our lip gloss be poppin’.
Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb– It’s not buxom, but it’s my 1st runner up best lip gloss. This gloss is super shiny and wet looking so there isn’t too much pigmentation, but there’s just enough color to wear alone and give your lips some life.I prefer sheer and shiny lip glosses so it’s right up my alley.
Armani Luminous Silk Foundation– I can’t believe I’m a luminous foundation girl now. My entire life I’ve worn matte foundations because I had oily skin, but just recently I started taking Acutane and it dried my skin out completely so now I need extra luminosity. I receive so many compliments from people when I wear this foundation who tell me my skin looks glowy, healthy, and soft. The hype is real people!
Belif True Cream Moisturizing Bomb– As I mentioned earlier, my skin type recently switched from oily to dry, so I was on the hunt for a good moisturizer in 2017. I finally found a moisturizer that hydrates my skin without causing breakouts and that absorbs into my skin quickly and it’s the Belif Moisturizing bomb.
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Boyfriend Jeans- Skinny jeans? I don’t know her. 2017 was the rise of boyfriend/mom jeans and I was all for the shift from skin tight to loose and relaxed. A lot of you may have noticed I am the jeans queen, and right now boyfriend jeans are my go to on an everyday basis.
Belts- Tying outfits together with belts was my go to in 2017. A black belt with gold hardware is so simple, yet it is often the little detail I need to polish off a look.
Statement Jackets- Jackets are my favorite fashion piece because they completely transform outfits. I bought too many jackets to count during 2017 but it’s because every one is SO different. Statement jackets are a favorite I know I’ll carry over into the new year.
Layering Necklaces- Anyone who knows me knows that I love wearing necklaces. Specifically gold, dainty necklaces. I almost always put on a couple gold necklaces before I head out the door otherwise I feel naked.
Ankle Boots- Ankle boots are the best because they can be worn up or down. I wear booties when I want to be put together but don’t want to fully commit to a stiletto. Statement ankle boots were HUGE during 2017. My favorite bootie trends were: white boots, red boots, and sock boots.
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Health & Fitness
Herbalife Formula 1 Powder– Herbalife formula 1 powder is my favorite tasting meal replacement powder I’ve tried. This is the supplement I counted when I lost 30lbs and the supplement I can count on for daily maintanence. If you’re looking to lose weight, or just for a good tasting powder to add to your smoothies I highly recommend Herbalife.
Power Beats Headphones– A good set of earphones is a must for any gym rat. I need good music to get me in the mood and keep me in the mood during workouts. These are the BEST workout earphones because they’re bluetooth— so you don’t have to worry about a cord getting in the way of your excercises and so you don’t have to find a place to hold your phone.
Apple Watch– The apple watch is awesome for tracking your fitness progress. I love that I can see how many calories I’m burning because it pushes me to go harder during my workouts. I use my watch during workouts for the timer, music, and to track calories burned.
Sweat App– I can’t say enough good things about this app. Kayla Itsines changed my life with her bikini body guide in 2015. In 2017 I switched over to SWEAT which is a fitness subscription app and somehow I LOVE it 10x more than BBG. Subscribers get access to five different workout guides: BBG, BBG Stronger, Mind & Body, PWR, and Post pregnancy, along with daily meal prep ideas, a calendar to plan and organize workouts, and an area to track progress. My favorite part about this app is that it continues to challenge me in my fitness journey. I’d be lost without this baby! If there’s anything you take away from this favorites list it’s this app!!!
Halo Top– Okay so ice cream isn’t the healthiest item on this list BUT y’all know dessert is my weakness. The best part about this ice cream is that it’s good for you ice cream… well kind of LOL. Halo Top is a light calorie ice cream low on sugar. Basically, I don’t feel guilty when I eat half a pint of this because I don’t have to be! I’ve tried a bunch of different ~healthy~ ice creams and nothing compares to the flavor, texture, and healthy components of Halo Top.
2017 was an incredible year filled with lessons, love, blessings, and memories I couldn’t be more grateful for. And I have a feeling 2018 is going to be an even better year! What are you looking forward to most in the new year? Let me know in the comments below!