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
Originally designed to give exotic dancers a natural flush, this cheek stain is now one of the most coveted cult-fave beauty items.
2/25 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
3/25 Makeup Essentials
Tarte Sex Kitten Liquid Liner
The felt tip precision of the soft pen sets this waterproof liquid liner apart from the others.
Maybelline Great Lash Washable Mascara
One of the best-selling mascaras of all-time with over a quarter billion tubes sold worldwide to date.
BareMinerals All-Over Tan Face Color
This blendable bronzer is the best and easiest way to fake a tan without DHA.
L’Oréal Paris Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base
Packed with skin-perfecting powders and elastomers, this is the ultimate drugstore primer.
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.
Fresh Sugar Rose Lip Treatment
Provide a long-lasting wash of color while also hydrating parched pouts. Also, Comes in plum, too
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer
Few tinted moisturizers provide this caliber of glow, hydration, and breathable coverage—from the moment it touches your skin.
Lancôme Définicils Precious Cells Mascara
Plant cell extracts condition lashes for long-term growth; hyaluronic acid hydrates for a glossy, smudge-free finish.
L’Oreal Infalliable Smokissime Powder Eyeliner
This soft-tipped applicator and powder formula give eyes definition without distracting from the rest of your look.
CoverGirl NatureLuxe Silk Foundation
Rose hip and jojoba give this lightweight foundation a barely-there finish that won’t flake.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick
This creamy formula comes in over 70 shades and ensures even-wear for hours.
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.
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.
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.
Josie Maran Magic Marker Lip and Cheek Stain
This long-lasting lip color contains argan oil to help hydrate lips.
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.
Stila One Step Correct
The color-correcting pigments in this primer take the guesswork out of fixing uneven skin tones.