25 Makeup Essentials That Stand The Test of Time

25 Makeup Essentials That Stand The Test of Time

25 Makeup Essentials That Stand The Test of Time.

You’ve read about Makeup Essentials, coveted them, and now it’s time to try them. Here are our favorite makeup products of all time.

1/25 Makeup Essentials

Benefit Benetint

25 Makeup Essentials - Benefit Benetint

Originally designed to give exotic dancers a natural flush, this cheek stain is now one of the most coveted cult-fave beauty items.

$17; amazon.com

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2/25 Makeup Essentials

Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot

25 Makeup Essentials - Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot

These metallic, crease-resistant shadows don’t scrimp on vivid pigment or staying power.

$22 each; sephora.com

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3/25 Makeup Essentials

Tarte Sex Kitten Liquid Liner

Tarte Sex Kitten Liquid Liner Makeup

The felt tip precision of the soft pen sets this waterproof liquid liner apart from the others.

$20; ulta.com

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4/25

Maybelline Great Lash Washable Mascara

Maybelline Great Lash Washable Mascara

One of the best-selling mascaras of all-time with over a quarter billion tubes sold worldwide to date.

$6; amazon.com

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5/25

BareMinerals All-Over Tan Face Color

BareMinerals All-Over Tan Face Color

This blendable bronzer is the best and easiest way to fake a tan without DHA.

$21; sephora.com

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6/25

L’Oréal Paris Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base

L'Oréal Paris Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base

Packed with skin-perfecting powders and elastomers, this is the ultimate drugstore primer.

$11; amazon.com

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7/25

Nars Orgasm Blush

Nars Orgasm Blush

Few makeup junkies do not have this blush in their beauty arsenal. The peachy, subtly shimmery shade suits almost every skin tone.

$30; sephora.com

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8/25

Fresh Sugar Rose Lip Treatment

Fresh Sugar Rose Lip Treatment

Provide a long-lasting wash of color while also hydrating parched pouts. Also, Comes in plum, too

$24; sephora.com

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9/25

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer

Few tinted moisturizers provide this caliber of glow, hydration, and breathable coverage—from the moment it touches your skin.

$44; sephora.com

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10/25

Lancôme Définicils Precious Cells Mascara

Lancôme Définicils Precious Cells Mascara

Plant cell extracts condition lashes for long-term growth; hyaluronic acid hydrates for a glossy, smudge-free finish.

$30; neimanmarcus.com

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11/25

L’Oreal Infalliable Smokissime Powder Eyeliner

L'Oreal Infalliable Smokissime Powder Eyeliner

This soft-tipped applicator and powder formula give eyes definition without distracting from the rest of your look.

$9.99; amazon.com

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12/25

CoverGirl NatureLuxe Silk Foundation

CoverGirl NatureLuxe Silk Foundation

Rose hip and jojoba give this lightweight foundation a barely-there finish that won’t flake.

$20; amazon.com

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13/25

Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara

Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara

itty-bitty brush and smudge-free formula are designed to define lower lashes! Use them to reach hard-to-grab top lashes.

$12; sephora.com

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14/25

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat

This power-house pen wipes out lines and spots with light-reflecting particles. Its results are known the world over—one is sold every ten seconds.

$42; nordstrom.com

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15/25

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil

Available in a rainbow of metallic shades, these creamy eye pencils double as liner or shadow-substitutes to create instantly larger-looking peepers.

$20; nordstrom.com

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16/25

Givenchy Phenomen’ Eyes Mascara

Givenchy Phenomen' Eyes Mascara

The rounded brush design has inspired many impostors, the uniquely-shaped mascara wand and its beeswax-based formulation deliver one-of-a-kind results by being able to grab onto every lash.

$32; sephora.com

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17/25

Almay Smart Shade Smart Balance Pressed Powder

Almay Smart Shade Smart Balance Pressed Powder

A combination of hydrating micospheres and shade-sensing pigments mattify your oilest areas and color-correct your palest.

$13; amazon.com

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18/25

Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit

Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit

The makeup maestro’s two-step approach to covering dark circles comes in one convenient case. Neutralize blues, purples, and greens with peachy shades, after that cover-up with kaolin-packed concealer ( formulated not to settle into fine lines).

$37; amazon.com

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19/25

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick

This creamy formula comes in over 70 shades and ensures even-wear for hours.

$6.64; amazon.com

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20/25

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Microfinishing Loose Powder

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Microfinishing Loose Powder

Silica not talc gives this translucent powder its silky! Dewy finish and it keep flakes and fine lines at bay.

$36; sephora.com

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21/25

Chanel Vitalumiére Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15

Chanel Vitalumiére Aqua Ultra-Light Skin Perfecting Makeup SPF 15

Perfect for warmer temperatures, this light-weight foundation blends well (a little goes a long way) and offers just enough coverage to get you through the work day with some glow to spare.

$50; nordstrom.com

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22/25

RMS Beauty Living Luminizer

RMS Beauty Living Luminizer

Even owners of other makeup lines (we won’t say who!) lust after this grapeseed oil-infused creamy highlighter. Just be sure to use the sponge to blend in your dewy glow.

$38; sephora.com

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23/25

Josie Maran Magic Marker Lip and Cheek Stain

Josie Maran Magic Marker Lip and Cheek Stain

This long-lasting lip color contains argan oil to help hydrate lips.

$12; amazon.com

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24/25

Shiseido Natural Eyebrow Pencil

Shiseido Natural Eyebrow Pencil

Soft enough to apply natural-looking color, this pencil can be layered to get brows that would make Brooke Shields jealous.

$20; nordstrom.com

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25/25

Stila One Step Correct

Stila One Step Correct

The color-correcting pigments in this primer take the guesswork out of fixing uneven skin tones.

$36; sephora.com

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Source: ELLE.com.