High-end makeup might not be a reality for most of us on a daily basis, but sometimes it’s nice to splurge on a luxury product every now and then.
Rather than taking a leap of faith and buying anything in sight, we have compiled our list of the top ten tried and tested luxury products which are worth every cent.
A creamy, pigmented lipstick is a must-have in every girl’s makeup collection, especially a bright red or burgundy shade for those special events. Givenchy has a large collection of matte lip colours which look and feel luxurious (with leather packaging) and will last you for years to come.
Givenchy Le Rouge Lipstick – 304 Mandarin Bolero, $63
Keep that skin looking sun-kissed all year round with a shimmering, lightweight bronzer. Rather than some drugstore formulas which are heavy and difficult to blend, Chanel have made the perfect cream bronzer which melts seamlessly into the skin.
Chanel Soleil Tan De Chanel, $67
Every woman needs a luxury eyeshadow quad which boasts at least one shimmery shade for a special event, and Charlotte Tilbury certainly doesn’t disappoint. The Dolce Vita palette comes with 4 matte and 1 shimmery shades and shows you exactly how to use them.
Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette Colour Coded Eyeshadow The Dolce Vita, $74.48
A good highlighting shade is a must-have since it creates a subtle glow without making your skin look too greasy. Hourglass are renowned for their collection of shimmery highlighters, which glide on easily and last for ages.
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette, $59
If you’re not the type of girl who wants to splurge on a product to never use it, then a sheer, everyday lipstick is just for you. The sheer lip colours by Tom Ford are available in a multitude of colours and give a glow to your everyday appearance. The packaging is also super-luxurious and feels amazing!
Tom Ford Lip Color Sheer, $68
A flawless foundation for those special events such as a wedding or graduation is a must-have, especially one which doesn’t leave a white caste. The Luminous Silk Foundation by Giorgio Armani comes in over 12 shades to suit your skin-tone, and is suitable for all skin types.
Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, $92
The secret to larger, luscious lips all comes down to a killer lip liner, namely, one by Charlotte Tilbury. The creamy formula glides seamlessly and gives your lips a natural look for all occasions.
Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Liner in Pillow Talk, $31.72
Give your lashes a boost of volume with a concentrated formula by YSL. The mascara boasts a clump-free formula which lengthens your lashes without the use of falsies.
YSL Mascara Volume Effet Faux Clis Shocking, $55
Prep your base with a light-reflecting primer which offers maximum protection and also boasts some serious skin-loving benefits. The Veil Mineral Primer is oil-free and creates a porcelain-smooth complexion for all skin types.
Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer SPF 15, $96
A bronze and blush duo, which is just too cute to handle (see below), adds the finishing touches to any makeup look. Combine the colours for a sun-kissed glow, or just use the corner for more of a concentrated finish.
Too Faced Soul Mates Blushing Bronzer, $46
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