15 Beauty & Makeup Must Haves for 2019

Journalist and blogger, Candace Rose Anderson of the website Candie Anderson has the scoop on 15 of the best beauty and makeup must haves for 2019.
Journalist and blogger, Candace Rose Anderson of the website Candie Anderson has the scoop on 15 of the best beauty and makeup must haves for 2019.


As a self-described beauty junkie and a Sephora VIB Rouge member, I love trying new beauty products. My skin is very sensitive and it can be a struggle to find products I love and won’t irritate my skin. In 2018, I was blessed to try a few new makeup products that I absolutely adore and didn’t irritate my skin one bit. With the new year nearly upon us, I’m excited to share 15 must have beauty products for 2019! If you love eyeshadow palettes, in need of a great bronzer or searching for the perfect lipstick, you’re going to love the products I shared! 


My Favorite Eye Makeup For 2019

Yves Saint Laurent Underground Couture Variation Ten-Color Expert Eye Palette. Years ago I had a Mac eyeshadow palette that I absolutely adored. It was limited edition and I have struggled for a long time to find a palette I love just as much. When I stumbled on this gorgeous YSL eyeshadow palette I knew I had to have it. I loved the gorgeous shades of silver, grey and a lovely grey/plum shade. It reminded me so much of that palette. I will admit it took me a while to purchase it as it is $95! I can honestly tell you that this is the best palette I own. The colors are stunning and the consistency is fabulous. I use it on the daily! It really makes blue eyes pop. 


Tarte Dream Big Eyeshadow Palette. My aunt gifted me this beautiful eyeshadow palette for Christmas and I absolutely adore it. The colors are beautiful! They’d look perfect on any woman. The best part is this palette smells like chocolate! Some of my favorite shades are This Is It, Hustle and Happening! PS: Tarte products are cruelty-free. 


Marc Jacobs Beauty Fineliner Ultra-Skinny Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner (Blacquer). Words can’t describe how much I adore this eyeliner. I have been using it for three years now. It’s the perfect black eyeliner. It is – Paraben-free, free of sulfate and of phthalates too. The thing I love the most about it is that I don’t have to sharpen it and it glides right on. I never have to reapply this waterproof liner during the day. It’s fantastic! 


Hourglass Caution Extreme Lash Mascara. After hearing so many fantastic things about this mascara I decided to give it a try. It is well worth the hype! My lashes look long and it has great staying power. As someone with sensitive eyes, I know how tough it can be to find a mascara that won’t irritate my eyes. I absolutely adore this one! 


Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz. If there’s one product that is incredibly popular in the world of beauty and fashion blogging, it’s this amazing brow pencil. I was blessed with very thick hair, but sadly my eyebrows are very thin! This eyebrow pencil is so amazing, and it makes my brows look full. I highly recommend it. It’s only $21 and it lasts a long time! 


Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow+ Volumizing Gel. This is hands down my favorite brow product on the planet since my brows are so thin. I used this volumizing gel years ago and was so sad when it was discontinued. Thankfully they reissued it this year. I use it on the daily! The full size retails for $24 and the mini is only $12. This is perfect for those who would like to try it and don’t want to pay full price. 


The Best Moisturizers for Sensitive Skin

This year I found the best face cream/night cream, moisturizer and eye cream for sensitive skin. They have been game-changers for me. A few months ago I shared a review of the products and shared tips on how you can use them! These products have transformed my skin! I haven’t broken out with acne since I started using them. I feel like my foundation glides right on and my skin doesn’t feel dry (especially this winter). I highly recommend them.


Phenomenal Foundation and Bronzer

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk FoundationA few years ago my skin started breaking out like crazy. I was no longer able to use my tinted moisturizer as it didn’t provide the coverage I needed. Fast forward three years later, my skin has improved and I’m still using this amazing foundation. It’s lightweight like a tinted moisturizer but provides excellent coverage like a foundation. I adore everything about it.


Tom Ford Bronzing PowderThis popular bronzer is an absolute must. It comes in two different shades and is beyond gorgeous. It’s a little pricey but definitely worth it! PS: It’s great for sensitive skin too.


My Holy Grail Makeup Brushes

Tom Ford Bronzer Brush. I’d always wanted this makeup brush but wasn’t willing to pay the hefty price tag for it. Well, that was until I watched a few YouTube makeup tutorial videos. Words can’t describe how this brush was able to transform every woman! They instantly looked like celebs. I bought mine during a Sephora sale! If you’re able to find this brush on sale, I highly suggest doing so.


Tarte Cosmetics Slenderizer Brush. This brush is absolutely amazing! You can contour your cheekbones, forehead, nose, etc with this amazing brush.


Fabulous Lipstick and Lip Gloss

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Lipstick (Kim K.W.). Beauty bloggers have mentioned for months how much they adore this amazing lipstick. They’d said it’s the perfect nude and that will look great on every skin tone. At first, I wasn’t too fond of it, but once I used it with my Laura Mercier lip pencil, I was hooked! My lips look plump and I don’t have to reapply it often. It’s perfection!


Tom Ford Lip Gloss. My love for Tom Ford is strong! His makeup is pricey, but as I mentioned above, it’s well worth it. His lip glosses are beautiful and luxurious. I own three in “naked”, “rose crush” and “tawny pink.” They’re the perfect nude shades!


Here are a few of my favorite beauty products and makeup essentials for 2019! What are some of your favorites?


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