my lucite dreams ‘Best of Beauty’ Skin Care 2014

This past year has been beautiful in thanks to you, my dear readers. I want to extend my sincere gratitude and love for your continued support.

In this New Year, I’m taking a look back to share with with you my stand-out products of 2014. In this post I am featuring skin care. From toners, to serums, to masks, these products have shined the brightest in 2014.

MLD-Best-of-2014

Shea Terra Acacia Honey & Argan Oil (Api-Therapy) Facial Wash

This incredible cleanser softens this skin as it gently cleanses and keeps my acne at bay. (review)

May Lindstrom The Problem Solver

The Problem Solver is an intense mask that deeply cleanses like none other. It’s a multi-tasking mask that detoxifies, battles dehydration, increases circulation and fights blemishes. (purchase)

Wedderspoon Manuka Honey $16+

Wedderspoon’s Manuka Honey is a godsend for a variety of skin concerns. This sweet treat is a regular in my routine as a spot treatment, mask and cleanser. I am continually amazed at how effective this product from the pantry is for the skin. (review) (purchase)

Lina Hanson Global Face Serum 

I was lucky enough to sample this gorgeous Face Serum from Lina Hanson this year. It keeps my skin moisturized and radiant and has made its way into my holy grail of skin care. (review) (purchase)

S.W. Basics Toner

Toner’s in general were a myth to me as I wondered how effective they can actually be. When I came across this one from S.W. Basics all apprehensions were lost. I am now a devout in practicing this one simple, and highly effective step in skin care. (review) 

Queen of the Hive by Wedderspoon Manuka Honey and Bee Venom Face Contour Cream

A face cream rich in Manuka Honey! Yes, please. Queen of the Hive pairs theirs with a selection of incredible naturals, along with bee venom, to create one effective anti-aging cream. (review)

One Love Organics Brand New Day

This powdered exfoliator gently exfoliates to reveal brighter, more radiant skin. Use it as a mask, or for a quick morning scrub to quickly brighten and soften your complexion. (review) (purchase)

Gressa Dirty Pretty Things

Another exfoliator/mask that softens, brightens, and perks up your complexion with a variety of antioxidant rich spices, and deeply cleanses pores with Red Moroccan Rhassoul Clay. (review)

Elizabeth Dehn for One Love Organics Vitamin B Enzyme Cleansing Oil and Makeup Remover

The gently exfoliating Cleansing Oil from the genius duo of Elizabeth Dehn and One Love Organics, removes all traces of makeup while conditioning and nurturing the skin. Call it love. (review) (purchase)

Stay tuned for the next installment of ‘Best of Beauty’ 2014.

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18 Responses to my lucite dreams ‘Best of Beauty’ Skin Care 2014

  1. Looks like this year was a great year for you skin! I’ve never heard of any of these products so I may have to do some digging around about them!
    XOXO
    Veronica

  2. I recently got May Lindstorm’s The Problem Solver and the Blue Cocoon Beauty Balm. can’t wait to properly put them to test! so happy you liked the mask! I now have high expectations from them!
    lots of xx,
    Annie

    http://www.anniesbeautyblog.com

    • You will love it! Everything May creates is magical! I’ve never tried the Blue Cacoon but it sounds amazing!
      xx

      • You definitely need to try it! The scent is amazing! And it is such a versatile product! It’s like it has a radar incorporated which finds your problems and solves them! Especially amazing during the cold winter months, it’s totally worthy of that hefty price tag it comes with! 🙈
        Lots of xx

  3. These are all lovely! I can’t decide which I love the best. I am a big fan of the ED4OLO Vitamin B Cleansing Oil and using raw manuka honey too. I’d also love to try Gressa Skin + more from Luna Hanson and May Lindstrom.

  4. ymorbeauty says:

    I just love discovering new beauty products–thank you for this list! I wrote all these down so I can research each one.

  5. A lovely selection! would love to try some products from OLO..and May Lindstrom of course! x

  6. Amber says:

    Ooh what a lovely selection of green beauty products! I have the OLO4ED oil but haven’t opened it yet as I have a few to use up first but I am dying to try it!!

  7. tirurit says:

    This is only the second time that I hear about Manuka Honey. the first being Ardence Inn’s eyeshadows that contain it. Looks like some nice products to check out!

  8. Great post and a great collection of favorites! I do suffer from the occasional breakouts so I will be researching and putting some of these products on my wishlist! I have and love the One Love Organics cleansing oil 🙂 I really want to try May Lindstorm but the products are so expensive 😦 I know they are amazing and worth the price tag but I just can’t seem to make the leap!

    • I was in the same boat with you in terms of May’s prices… However I did some calculating and discovered that you do receive a significantly generous amount in one bottle. More than double my other masks. Also their is no water in the powdered masks, so u use less.

  9. Tianna says:

    love nearly all of these, but definitely need to try the ones I haven’t before! Thanks for sharing this 🙂

    http://StorybookApothecary.com ♥ Would love if you stopped by for a chat!

  10. Alessia says:

    I’ll check your recommendations, as most of them are totally new for me. Thanks for sharing your favorites!

  11. Kimberly says:

    Hi I’m catching up on the blog enjoying past posts. Reading through these I didn’t find any product noted with a SPF. Just curious as to what products you use if you do or if not as to why? Perhaps you use one in your cosmetics foundation But I would enjoy a post on spf – if you’ve not done so again forgive pls if you have being new here so I’ve not been able to read through past posts fully. Best regards!

    • Hello,
      I don’t wear sunscreen in the winter, I literally never see the sun. In the summer I enjoy Coola’s line of Sunscreen, especially the tinted mineral line. I have a post, if you just search ‘Coola’. I use the spray version on my body. I also use the La Roche Posey Anthelios line. Not clean by any means, but I love the texture.

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