Jules’ 2018 Favourites: Makeup & Fragrance

The makeup and perfume that Jules reached for most in 2018 – try-on style!

Products mentioned:

Wherever possible, these products link to a local retailer. If only available overseas, I’ve tried to link a stockist who ships to SA and, if that isn’t possible, to the brand’s website:


J.One Jelly Pack
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream (Medium & Medium Tan)
Benefit Erase Paste (No. 2 Medium) – now known as Boi-ing Brightening Concealer
Maybelline Instant Anti-Age Eraser Concealer (Light)
Glossier Wowder (Light to Medium)
Chanel Soleil Tan de Chanel
Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
Maybelline Master Strobing Stick Illuminating Highlighter (Medium)
Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder Highlighter (Highlight 01)
Wet n Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder (Precious Petals)
NYX Micro Brow Pencil (Taupe)
Glossier Cloud Paint (Dusk & Beam)
Chanel Joues Contraste Blush (370 Elégance)
MAC Prep+Prime 24 Hour Extend Eye Base
Colourpop Give It To Me Straight Eyeshadow Palette
Inglot x Jennifer Lopez Pure Pigment Eye Shadow (J409 Cosmic Glow)
NYX Glitter Primer
Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara
No. 7 Stay Perfect Long-Lasting Volume Mascara
Smashbox Always On Gel Eyeliner (Fishnet)
MAC Eye Kohl (Powersurge)
NYX Slim Lip Pencil (Natural)
Fenty Gloss Bomb (Fenty Glow)
Glossier Generation G Lipstick (Cake)
Dior Lip Glow (Berry)
Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray
Diptyque Tam Dao

Tools used:

Real Techniques Buffing Brush (part of the Flawless Base Set)
Real Techniques Multitask Brush (discontinued)
ZOEVA 134 Luxe Powder Fusion Brush
ZOEVA 227 Luxe Soft Definer Brush
Kevyn Aucoin The Eye Lash Curler