Top Shelf Minis
I've been making good use of my old Diptyque candle jar by placing it on my top shelf with mini-esque products that I'm trying to use more. This has helped me reach for select few products at a time and these are the current ones I have on rotation.
Let's work our way from left to right. A long while back my friend picked up the ABH Brow Wiz Pencil during a friends and family sale at Macy's. I hadn't used it but decided to finally break it out as I did love it at one point in the past. I do love how thin the nib is and how it definitely gives a more natural look. Yes, it takes longer to apply but it sure is worth it. Also the spoolie on the end is still one of my favorites - it's thinner and stiffer and it brushes through to soften up the brows with ease.
I'm working on using up my brown eyeliners and I currently have two on rotation (they're slowly, but surely, getting shorter). The first one is the Clinique Cream Shaper for Eyes Liner in the shade 104 Chocolate Lustre. This is a medium brown shade with a hint of silver shimmer. Not really my style these days, but it looks great smudged into my lash line and packed with layers of mascara. The Benefit Gimme Brow is one I've had for a long while and is still holding up fairly well. I've been eyeing the Glossier Boy Brow but figured I should use this one up before I bite the bullet. And also see if this is the type of product I would like to add into my brow routine. (PS brow product collection coming soon!) I have a deluxe sample of the Laura Mercier Foundation Primer and I love how flawless of a finish it gives my skin. This doesn't leave my skin feeling clogged up which is especially great for warm weather. My NYX HD Concealer is still one of my favorites, and one I would choose above the NARS Creamy Concealer. It blends in nicely with my skin and is a mere fraction of the price - although popularity is picking up and these are usually sold out near me. But overall this is one of my guaranteed drugstore repurchases and I'm really not complaining. For the record I am the shade CW04 Beige. The second brown eyeliner I have on rotation is the Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in the shade Demolition. It is an extremely dark-almost brown eyeliner which truly glides onto your lash line without pulling or tugging. There is minimal smudging with this one but it lasts fairly well all day. You do have the ability to smudge this out when first applied before it dries down so it's great to work with for different looks. This also comes in a huge range of colors so you're bound to find shades that work for you.
Last on the list are two tools. The first one is a Tweezerman spoolie which came in a set with mini scissors. My boyfriend wanted some mini scissors so he could cut his hair (he's trying to grow it out a "specific" way). This came in the set so I've been using it when using the ABH pomade or the Benefit Gimme Brow to brush out my brows. And of course, my Kevyn Aucoin Eyelash Curler is used everyday and it will forever remain on my top shelf as a day has not gone by without me using it. If you follow me on Instagram you'll see that I post this in my beauty flat lay posts quite frequently.
What are some products on your top shelf? Anything I should give a try and add to the rotation?
(Apologies for the short post. I was watching the Golden State Warriors kick ass Monday night. PS for those of you who don't live in the US, do you guys watch basketball playoffs here?)