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The Products We Loved Most In 2017

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The Products We Loved Most In 2017

We can’t believe it’s finally 2018! What a year it has been for us – from launching our luxurious sister brand BYBI to experimenting with facial oils to hosting our biggest giveaway series ever. As we look back on all the exciting moments of the past 12 months, we also think of all the products that have come and gone through our beauty drawers, and pick our top 3 heroes that we can’t stop coming back to…

Kjaer Weis Natural Mascara

Finally, a natural mascara that lengthens, thickens and (most importantly) stays put! There’s no going back now that I’ve discovered this one. Thank you, Kjaer Weis. – Elsie Rutterford

John Masters Leave-In Conditioning Mist

With green tea and calendula, my dry, thin hair drinks this up and it gives it added shine. I use it every time after I wash my hair! – Dominika Minarovic

Isla Apothecary Blood Orange + Vanilla Body Scrub

As a self-professed beauty junkie, body scrubs are no stranger amongst the arsenal of products in my (overcrowded) bathroom shelf. Yet I’ve never felt the need to shout about one – until now. I can’t get over how hydrated my skin feels after I step out of the shower. – JL

Aromatherapy Associates Inner Strength Soothing Repair Mask 

Yes, it’s a little pricey, but on several occasions I’ve treated my skin to a nightly mask when I thought I was heading for a full-blown flare-up and woken up genuinely amazed by its calming properties. When it says “intensely repairing”, believe it! – HB

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Dr. Bronner’s Tea Tree Cleanser

My first natural cleanser and it’s amazing! It’s multipurpose so it can be used as a body wash and shampoo (apparently it’s great for dandruff!) as well as on your face, and it’s so gentle on the skin. – SA

Lily Lolo Mineral Foundation

It’s such a quick application being a powder, gives really subtle but decent coverage and has SPF 15. Winning! – Dominika Minarovic

Flux Botanicals GG Grains

GG Grains is like that nice, mild-mannered guy from work that you never thought you’d ever like…and then bam, one date later and you wonder how you ever lived without him. My face is in love (and also very, very smooth). – JL

Antonia Burrell Natural Glow Cleansing Oil

It’s everything, from the luxurious black glass bottle to the intense citrus scent; it’s one hell of an oil cleanser. Just make sure to emulsify every last drop and rinse thoroughly as remaining oil could cause breakouts around the hairline. Use a cotton pad filled with micellar water or hydrating toner to avoid this mishap! – HB

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BYBI Beauty Supercharge Serum

This stuff is orgasmic. The first oil-based serum that didn’t break me out, I love that it makes me feel lush while controlling my acne! – SA

Oilixia Amazonian Cacay Facial Oil

This retinol-rich formula kept me glowing even through the harshest winter days. My BFF/flatmate tried a little on our most recent trip and won’t stop asking to ‘borrow’ some more, which says a lot! – JL

Jane Scrivner, ‘OO Cream’

Come the winter we all love a facial oil – but not everyone is a fan of the inevitable sheen. This cream locks in all the nutrients from your facial oil, whilst mattifying your complexion – winning for makeup lovers! A little goes a long way – this pot lasts forever so it’s well worth the investment. – HB

Kjaer Weis KW Red Lipstick

This blue toned red lippie is so beautiful! I was getting tired of liquid lipsticks drying my lips, so I temporarily switched to regular lipstick and it was great. I didn’t have to re touch too much. – SA

– Team CBCO

The Products We Loved Most In 2017