best in 2015 beauty

Admittedly, 2015 was not a year for experimenting with my beauty/skin routine. Nothing freaks out a bride-to-be more than a potential bad reaction to a makeup or skincare product. Yes, it can happen I ended up with two black eyes after my first experiment with eye cream on my 25th birthday, but that story is for another day. 

While I kept to my go-to's for the majority of the year I discovered five amazing products that I had to share with you as my best of 2015 in beauty. 

The first..the best mascara for long lashes that doesn't clump. While I'm typically a drug store mascara connoisseur, I've found my go-to high end counterpart that lasts longer and comes off easier than my usual go-to's. 

Perhaps my favorite find, a tinted moisturizer that feels heavenly on your skin and has excellent light-medium coverage, Bareminerals Complexion Rescue. This product has replaced bb cream in my daily routine and I will be going back for more as soon as it's empty. 

I wandered over to the Mac counter during after a flight was delayed and stumbled upon this beauty. The mineralize skin finish product in global glow is the perfect face powder/bronzer/contour product all in one for a flawless sun-kissed complexion. Another daily favorite is the Charlotte Tilbury eyes to mesmerize cream shadow in Maria Antoinette. 

Saving the best for last...my absolute favorite skin care purchase of the year was the ExfoliKate Intense Exfoliate treatment. After trying a sample of this, I had to buy a bottle of my own. It's quite pricy, but worth the $22 price tag for the .5 oz. My skin has never ever felt smoother! 

What were your favorites of 2015?