Written by: Dean Smith

Our first ever Fabulous Best of 2021 Edit is packed with some of the biggest launches, top performers and highest rated products from each brand 2021. You can expect 14 tried-and-tested formulas that are loved by the teams at LiB and Fabulous.

Here are all of the brands that will feature in the edit and a little bit about them.

Since 1904, British brand Garnier have been serving us with efficient and innovative products that are all about enhancing the health of your skin and hair. These days, the brand is still serving us the best in beauty but with sustainability and green beauty at the heart of everything they do.

Growing in popularity with every passing month, e.l.f, hailing from California, is a cruelty-free makeup and skincare brand that prides itself on creating products for everyone using only the most talked-about ingredients.

Taking inspiration from the Nordic approach to wellbeing and beauty and utilising the best and purest ingredients from Finland, Lumene is a vegan, natural and sustainable brand who deliver true results.

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US brand bareMinerals have been carving a clean beauty path since 1995, creating mineral-rich skincare and makeup, free from animal testing, harsh chemicals and unnecessary additives. The best part for us? They never compromise on performance either – expect the highest quality formulas that work.


Personal care brand Nivea is one of the world leaders in skincare with 130 years of experience. We love that the household name is historically known for its reliability, but is never afraid to embrace new innovations.


With a focus on hero ingredient-led formulations inspired by the latest trends, cosmetics giant Boots have created a brand that allows you to personalise your regime without breaking the bank.

Frank Body is all about uncomplicated skincare, with cruelty-free coffee-based products that leave you feeling beautifully buffed from head to toe. Here at LiB, we love the Australian brand’s playful and accessible approach!

Renowned skincare brand Nip + Fab are not only known for their cutting- edge skincare ingredients, but they also strive to be accessible, affordable and most importantly effective for all. Founder Maria Hatzistefanis says: ‘I am very proud to have revolutionised the skincare market since 1999 with high tech skincare and innovative makeup collections’

Embracing the ethos of ‘feeling good about your hair should be easy’, this brand provides exceptional results that deliver a combination of 10 benefits all in one bottle. Through exclusive salon formulas, you can enjoy hydration, shine, and hair health all from one product.


A brand with purpose, Philosophy want to inspire beauty beyond skin care with products that transform, results that instill confidence and wisdom
for wellbeing. With a simple matra of cleanse daily, peel weekly and treat the skin with expert formulas, this brand knows good self care.


A natural and science-led British skincare brand with sophisticated, results-focused formulations to bring skin back into balance.


A natural UK based business, Q+A understand skincare products can be confusing, so their mission is to make it simple. We love all of their products have been formulated with your skin-type in mind, and focus on delivering results that match your needs.




A true lip icon, Lanolips believe in hydration and true simplicity. Lanolin is at the heart of all of their products, and only other essential ingredients are added to their formulas. Simplicity at its best.

A brand on a mission. Using the latest ingredients, technology and formulations, Revolution Beauty exists to develop incredible, cruelty free beauty for everyone, made accessible in shade and affordable for all.