Everything I bought at Sephora in the past year

I’m always psyched to try new beauty products, and support some of my favorite brands. I try a lot of stuff that’s sent to me, but I also buy quite a bit of stuff. Today I wanted to share everything that’s made its way into my house from Sephora in the past year. I buy from a lot of retailers, but probably spend the most at Sephora so that’s what I wanted to share! I’ll note whether I love the product, if I reviewed it, and if I still use it. I’d love to hear about what you’ve been buying in the comments below!

Cover FX Monochromatic Matte + Shimmer Blush in Soft Peach

Monochromatic Blush Duo

I’m linking this to Ulta because they no longer sell this brand at Sephora. I love this blush. I usually mix both pans together so I can get the intensity of the matte blush with the glimmer of the highlighting blush. This is the perfect every day color that goes with anything and I still use it all the time!

Tatcha The Silk Canvas Protective Primer

Tatcha - The Silk Canvas Protective Primer 0.7 oz/ 20 g Clean at Sephora Clean at Sephora

I bought a mini of this because it’s $$$. It got lost in the shuffle sometime in the last year but it’s a great product that I love. I don’t wear primer every day but when I do I’ll reach for this. It comes in a liquid version now too, which is probably more hygienic.

Farmacy Green Clean Makeup Removing Cleansing Balm

Farmacy - Green Clean Makeup Removing Cleansing Balm 3.4 oz/ 100 mL Clean at Sephora allure 2017 Best of Beauty Award Winner

This is a really great clean beauty makeup removing cleanser. I used every last drop of this but didn’t repurchase because I think it was clogging my sink!

Origins Plantscription Anti-Aging Power Eye Cream

Origins - Plantscription™ Anti-Aging Power Eye Cream 0.5 oz/ 15 mL Clean at Sephora Clean at Sephora

I love this eye cream. I still have some left after almost a year. It’s one of the only eye creams I’ve ever owned that I can feel do something. It feels firming when I use it.

Laneige Lip Glowy Balm in Pear

LANEIGE - Lip Glowy Balm Pear

Lip balms get lost in my house, my purse, my van, etc. I rediscovered this one in the glove compartment in my van the other day. I’ve been using my Fitglow Beauty lip oils a whole lot more than anything else lately, but my love for Laneige is still going strong!

Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil

Bumble and bumble - Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil 3.4 oz/ 100 mL Allure Best of Beauty Seal

I wash my hair 2x a week and love using this when it’s damp before I heat style. Honestly, I am so low maintenance with my hair care routine that I have not been good about using this. It’s a great product that I should be using way more often.

Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Hair Mask

Briogeo - Don't Despair, Repair!™ Deep Conditioning Hair Mask 8 oz/ 237 mL Clean at Sephora Clean at Sephora

I’m picky about hair masks. This one didn’t leave my hair as soft as my favorite from Saints & Sinners so I kind of abandoned it.

Kosas Kosasport Lip Fuel Hyaluronic Lip Balm in Rush

KOSAS Kosasport LipFuel Hyaluronic Lip Balm in Rush Image 4

I lost this between the car seats in my mom’s vehicle months ago and just got it back. I love Kosas, and they are one of my favorite brands for makeup, especially lipstick. I appreciate a softer color with less intensity like found in this lip balm. It’s definitely one of my favorite lippies.

Kosas Weightless Lip Color Lipstick in Undone

Kosas - Weightless Lip Color Lipstick Rosewater 0.14oz/4g Clean at Sephora Clean at Sephora

I love Kosas Tinted Face Oil, their blushes, and lipsticks. This one is no exception. I keep buying everything they come out with. This lipstick is one of my top favorite beauty products period. I was so happy to see this brand come to Sephora.

Supergoop! Shimmershade Illuminating Cream Eyeshadow in Sunset

Supergoop! - Shimmershade Illuminating Cream Eyeshadow SPF 30 Sunset 0.18 oz/ 5 g Clean at Sephora Clean at Sephora

I wear this shade frequently when I’m not going to be doing much besides going out in the sun. It’s nice on its own, but I prefer a MAC Paint Pot if I’m going to be layering shadow over top. I think it’s awesome that these Supergoop shadows have SPF though. They’re the only brand I know of to offer that in an eyeshadow.

First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Avocado Bendy Concealer in 2 Fair

First Aid Beauty - Hello FAB Bendy Avocado Concealer 1 Bone 0.17 oz/ 4.8 g Clean at Sephora

One of my all time favorite concealers ever. I use this all the time! This was a repurchase.

Josie Maran Argan Black Oil Mascara

Josie Maran - Argan Black Oil Mascara Black 0.27 oz/ 8 mL Clean at Sephora Clean at Sephora

I hated this mascara with a fiery passion. I think I even returned it, and I rarely make the time to return anything. I usually love everything Josie comes out with, but I really didn’t like the mascara.

Drybar The Kicker Finishing Wax Spray

The Kicker Finishing Spray Wax - The Kicker

I bought this for days I curl or wave my hair and it needs a little something to give it texture. I love this spray for its light hold, separating texture, and especially the way it smells. I have barely done my hair since the pandemic started, but when I do this is something I always reach for. I can’t find this at Sephora online anymore so I linked to Drybar’s site.

Biossance Squalane + Rose Vegan Lip Balm

Biossance - Squalane+ Rose Vegan Lip Balm 0.35 oz/ 10g Clean at Sephora

Lip gloss and balm are practically disposable for me because I’m always leaving them places. I found this in the bottom of an old purse the other day. I love it! It’s similar to Laneige with more of a soft oil texture. I might even like it a little bit more.

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion in Eden

Urban Decay - Eyeshadow Primer Potion - Eden 0.33 oz/ 10 mL

I don’t use this much because I don’t wear eyeshadow too often. But when I do I’m always reaching for this or a MAC Paint Pot. I love that it cancels out any discoloration on my lids.

Hourglass Panoramic Long Wear Lip Liner in Empress

Hourglass - Panoramic Long Wear Lip Liner Eden

I bought this to go with an Hourglass Lipstick. I love the shade, but don’t love that it has to be sharpened. I prefer the application and price point of Clinique Lip Liners, or even the L’Bri ones.

Hourglass Girl Lip Stylo in Leader

Hourglass - GIRL Lip Stylo Leader 0.09 oz/ 2.5 g

I bought this last winter when I needed a pick me up. I knew a power lip color would suit me well. I was right and I get a mood boost every time I wear this lipstick. It’s a pop of bright pink and it brightens up my whole face, my smile, and my overall attitude whenever I wear it. It also has pretty great staying power for a non-matte non-liquid lipstick.

Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick in When I’m With You

Hourglass - Confession™ Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick When I'm With You 0.03 oz/ .9 g Allure Best of Beauty Seal

This is another lipstick to layer over top of that fancy Hourglass lip liner. I love the berry shade. It’s deep and pretty and makes me feel fancy. I don’t wear it often but love the pick me up of a bold lip.

Smashbox Mindful 5 Nourishing Lip Oil

Smashbox - Mindful 5 Nourishing Lip Oil

I bought this hoping it would be a Fitglow Beauty Lip Serum dupe. It didn’t make the cut. I have used it a handful of times since I bought it.

Bite Beauty Changemaker Flexible Coverage Pressed Powder in L2

Bite Beauty - Changemaker Flexible Coverage Pressed Powder M2 0.26 oz/ 7.5 g Clean at Sephora

I was excited to hear that Bite Beauty was coming out with real makeup, and not just lipsticks! I wanted to try something that I knew I’d use so I picked up the pressed powder. I love this and use it daily. I want to try the liquid foundation and primer sometime too.

Josie Maran Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid in Euphoric

Josie Maran - Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid Euphoric RG20 1 oz/ 30 mL Clean at Sephora allure 2019 Readers' Choice Award Winner

I can’t count how many times I’ve repurchased this. It’s my most frequently used foundation because it looks like real skin but also fresh, dewy, brightening, and buildable coverage despite never caking up on me. It’s amazing.

Becca Cosmetics Ignite Liquified Light Face & Body Highlighter in Passion

BECCA Cosmetics - Ignite Liquified Light Face & Body Highlighter Passion 1.5 oz/ 45 mL

This is a newer purchase for me. I had planned to use it to highlight my face but didn’t realize the container would be HUGE. I’ll get a lot of use out of this on my legs when I go outside in the summer. It’s a beautiful shade and looks great as a face highlighter too. I’ll probably never repurchase because it’ll last a million years.

Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Primer

MILK MAKEUP - Hydro Grip Primer Mini 0.33 oz/ 10 mL allure 2019 Best of Beauty Award Winner

I love this primer. It’s really different from Tatcha’s which is smoothing and softening while having a lot of grip. This one feels a bit more sticky but really holds the makeup in place. It’s a great product and I’ve used it a few times since I’ve gotten it. I’d use it more but I haven’t worn a ton of makeup this summer.

Supergoop Glowscreen Sunscreen SPF 40

Supergoop! - Glowscreen Sunscreen SPF 40 1.7 oz/ 50 mL Clean at Sephora

Love this and the subtle tint it gives. I have been wearing this almost every day, especially on days I’m going outside.

Kosas Tinted Face Oil Foundation in 03

Kosas - Tinted Face Oil Foundation Tone 3.5 1.0 oz/ 30 mL Clean at Sephora allure 2019 Best of Beauty Award Winner

This was a repurchase. I’m obsessed with this face oil foundation. It looks and feels like real skin but better. It moisturizes, covers well, is buildable, and looks amazing on. It’s one of my favorite ever beauty products.

Biossance Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil

Biossance - Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil Limited Edition Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil with Aimee Song 1.01 oz/ 30 mL Clean at Sephora Clean at Sephora

This is a newer purchase for me. Someone was telling me I should add a Vitamin C to their routine and since I love Biossance I gave this one a shot. It feels great on my skin. I tend to use it in the daytime on days when I’m not wearing makeup because I love the texture of this so much I just want to enjoy it with nothing over it!

Josie Maran Skin Dope Argan Oil + 100 mg CBD

Josie Maran - Skin Dope Argan Oil + 100 mg CBD 1.7 oz/ 50 mL Clean at Sephora Clean at Sephora

I bought this to replace my First Aid Beauty Hemp Oil that I love so much. It’s much more expensive but I love the CBD as an ingredient. I always put this on after doing a mask or beauty treatment, or layer it over my Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream.

Isle of Paradise Self Tanning Drops in Medium

Isle of Paradise - Self Tanning Drops Medium 1.01 oz/ 30 mL Clean at Sephora Clean at Sephora

I love using this and mixing it with my moisturizer at night. They work really well! I like as much as my Ecotan, but that comes in a much bigger bottle and does mostly the same thing so I probably won’t repurchase the Isle of Paradise again and just use the Ecotan!

Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo in Nude No 6

Hourglass - Femme Nude Lip Stylo Nude No 5 0.08 oz/ 2.4 g

I bought this in a nude shade after loving my bright pink Leader shade so much. I love how well this stays on but it’s comfortable. This is the perfect nude shade for me!

Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti Pollution Sunshine Drops

Drunk Elephant - D-Bronzi™ Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops 1 oz/ 30 mL Clean at Sephora Clean at Sephora

I mix this with my foundation or with my moisturizer for a bit of a bronzed glow. I love this so much and wear it all the time!

Kosas The Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer

Kosas - The Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer Light 0.21 oz/ 6 g Clean at Sephora

I have this in light and medium but prefer the light. It is a very nice baked formula that has a little bit of shimmer. Perfect for natural makeup days! I’m so glad I bought it!

Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint in Unlocked

FENTY BEAUTY by Rihanna - Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color Unlocked 0.13 oz/ 4 mL

New pandemic beauty rules means there are no samples out in the stores, and you can’t open packaging to see stuff. This was an impulse buy online and I didn’t realize how shockingly bright this is! I love it but don’t see myself wearing it often in my day to day because holy wow it’s bright! But, it is also a liquid lip color so it will stay in place all day.

Fenty Beauty Cream Bronzer in 03 Macchiato

FENTY BEAUTY by Rihanna - Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Bronzer 03 Macchiato 0.22 oz/ 6.23 g

I have heard rave reviews of these cream bronzers so I had to try one for myself. They go on pretty sheer and do a really nice job sculpting the face in a natural way. I haven’t tried a lot of cream bronzers to compare this to, but I have loved using this. I apply it before I powder my face with an all over face powder so it has a chance to be set and not stay creamy. I really enjoy it! Time will tell if it dries up quickly in the pan.

Ellis Brooklyn Eau de Parfum in Sweet

ELLIS BROOKLYN - SWEET Eau de Parfum 1.7 oz/ 50 mL Clean at Sephora

This was a blind buy and I ended up buying the smaller size rather than the big one just in case I didn’t love it. I absolutely love the scent and would compare it in complexity to Phlur’s fragrances. I love that it’s a clean formula and it’s so unique and sweet without being cloying. I know my mini size won’t last long and I’ll be buying a full bottle soon!

Tower 28 Beauty Shine on Jelly Lip Gloss in in Fearless

Tower 28 Beauty - ShineOn Jelly Lip Gloss Fearless 0.13 oz/ 3.9g Clean at Sephora

I’ve heard rave reviews of this so had to try it. I got the purple berry shade, and it goes on mostly sheer but danggg it feels so good on my lips. It’s very glossy and very slick without being sticky. It doesn’t stay on forever but I enjoy it while it’s on and don’t mind reapplying because it feels so nice!

Tarte Hydrocealer Concealer in Light Sand

tarte - SEA Hydrocealer™ Concealer 20S Light Sand 0.21 oz / 6 g Clean at Sephora

I haven’t used this one yet but I always buy the new concealers Tarte comes out with. I’ll compare all 4 of their current ones

Benefit Cosmetics Precisely My Brow Pencil Ultra Fine in 4.5

Benefit Cosmetics - Precisely, My Brow Pencil Ultra Fine Shape & Define Shade 4.5 .001 oz/ .04 g

Benefit products are some of my most used for brows. This was a repurchase that I couldn’t imagine living without. Love!

Clinique High Impact Mascara

CLINIQUE - High Impact Mascara Black

Clinique mascaras are some of my favorite because they deliver amazing volumizing results without being irritating or hard to remove. I’ve repurchased this dozens of time over the years. Lately I’ve had a hard time removing my mascara with a cleansing oil, so I decided to revert back to this trusted favorite.

Sol de Janeiro Coco Cabana Hair & Body Fragrance Mist

Sol de Janeiro - Coco Cabana Hair and Body Fragrance Mist 3.0 oz/ 90 mL

I’m obsessed with Sol de Janeiro Cheirosa ’62 perfume, and wanted to get this coconut scented hair and body mist to layer with it. I love it! I’ve sprayed this several times when I go to Sephora and finally decided I needed to own it!

Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Crush Body Fragrance Mist

Sol de Janeiro - Brazilian Crush Body Fragrance Mist 8.1 oz/ 240 mL

This scent matches Cheirosa ’62 that I love so much so I decided I wanted it in a fragrance mist as well for spray touch ups. I love this scent so much!

That wraps up what I bought June ’19-June ’20 from Sephora! I’ve bought from plenty of other places plus what is sent to me to review but wanted to share how much I purchase on my own! Some of my favorite finds are often new brands that reach out to me, but I’m not afraid of spending some of my hard earned money to support my favorite businesses and repurchase much loved items.

What do you buy over and over? What’s something you bought in the last year?

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