WELCOME TO THE 10TH ANNUAL TOTALBEAUTY AWARDS

After testing thousands of products, the results are finally in: Meet your 2019 TotalBeauty Award winners… and get ready to fall in love.

BB/CC Cream/Tinted Moisturizer
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EDITORS' PICK

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat All-In-One Glow Tinted Moisturizer

If you've long loved Yves Saint Laurent's iconic concealer, you're destined to love this tinted moisturizer too. It gives your complexion a dewy glow, while blurring imperfections just so.

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It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream Oil-Free Matte with SPF 40

This CC cream offers a medium-to-full coverage finish that looks like skin (and feels like air) and is designed for oily complexions — though it works great on all skin types. And did we mention, it's SPF 40?

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Blush
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EDITORS' PICK

Burt's Bees All Aglow Lip & Cheek Stick

Thanks to its emollient formula and easy-to-use stick format, this blush is a no-brainer: A few simple swipes and you're good to go! It also doubles as a gorgeous lip tint.

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BareMinerals Gen Nude Powder Blush

Finely milled and ultra-pigmented, this blush is a dream come true. It's also pretty much foolproof, since it blends into the most natural, healthy flush.

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Bronzer
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EDITORS' PICK

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Bronzer

With just the right amount of buttery pigment, this bronzer helps add some breezy definition to your cheekbones.

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Wet n Wild Color Icon Bronzer

This shimmery bronzer is all you need to keep that summer glow going year round.

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Brows
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EDITORS' PICK

Lime Crime Bushy Brow Gel

Looking for a new brow pomade? This mousse-y formula quickly coats brows for a natural yet groomed look. We also love the cuter-than-cute packaging.

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Benefit Cosmetics Brow Contour Pro 4-in-1 Defining & Highlighting Brow Pencil

The kitsch factor is definitely there with this four-color clicky pen, but it's also a damn good product. The shades are top-notch, as is the pigmented, easy-to-blend formula.

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Concealer
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EDITORS' PICK

First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Bendy Avocado Concealer

"Bendy" sounds about right: This concealer offers great coverage with a breathable formula that won't crease or cling to any dry patches.

READERS' CHOICE

Too Faced Born This Way Multi-Use Sculpting Concealer

This concealer feels light as a feather — which is even more impressive when you realize how top-notch the coverage is.

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Eye Shadow
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EDITORS' PICK

Jill Stuart Beauty Jelly Eye Color

We're suckers for sparkles and this jelly-textured eyeshadow majorly delivers on that front. Get ready for eyelids that shine like the stars!

READERS' CHOICE

Milani Metallic Lights Pearl Liquid Eyeshadow

Want to kick your eyeshadow game up a notch? This pearly liquid eyeshadow looks amazing layered over other colors (and equally amazing worn alone). It's sparkly enough to earn you compliments while still being subtle enough for the office.

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Eyeliner
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EDITORS' PICK

Pat McGrath Labs Perma Precision Liquid Eyeliner

It can be tough to nail that perfect cat eye — but not with this genius liner. The precision tip is super easy to control and the ultra-black formula glides right on (and lasts all day).

READERS' CHOICE

Fenty Beauty Flyliner Longwear Liquid Eyeliner

This gorgeous liner handily lives up to its name: It's the deepest black with a slight satin-y shine and wears through pretty much everything (even tears). Plus, it makes drawing Rihanna-worthy cat eyes a snap.

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Foundation
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EDITORS' PICK

VDL Perfect-Lasting Foundation SPF 30 PA++

This hardworking foundation is basically perfect skin in a bottle: The coverage evens out your complexion and the finish looks oh-so natural. Bonus: It's SPF 30!

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Laura Mercier Flawless Lumiere Radiance-Perfecting Foundation

Light as air with a gorgeous, skin-like finish, you'll find yourself falling hard and fast for this winning foundation.

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Highlighter/Illuminator
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EDITORS' PICK

Flesh Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm

This balmy highlighter has a creamy texture that imparts just the right amount of pearly shine. Just swipe it on and blend it out and you'll look as dewy as can be.

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Wet n Wild MegaGlo Loose Highlighting Powder

Does it get any better than this? This highlighting powder has the finest, pearly shimmer to it, and can either be worn lightly for a natural glow, or built up to a megawatt shine.

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Lip Gloss
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EDITORS' PICK

Pat McGrath Labs Lust: Gloss

You'll be hard-pressed not to fall in love — or lust, rather — with this gorgeous gloss. It's perfection; non-sticky, ultra-shiny perfection. (And it's totally worth every penny).

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Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hydrating Lip Gloss Stick

It might look like a standard gloss, but it's actually a stick! This handy lippie combines the ease of a lip balm with the mega-shine of a lip gloss and we're definitely not complaining.

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Lip Treatment
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EDITORS' PICK

Weleda Skin Food Lip Butter

Weleda's Skin Food has long been a cult favorite and its new lip balm is destined for similar greatness. It's got that same gorgeous fragrance you know and love and it uses natural ingredients to leave your lips comfy and kissably soft.

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Milk Makeup Kush Lip Balm

Over the past year, all things CBD and CBD-adjacent (like this balm) trended big time. We love this balm for its ultra-hydrating, non-sticky formula and its fancy magnetic tube.

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Lipstick
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EDITORS' PICK

Cle de Peau Beaute Refined Lip Luminizer

With major shine and pigment and just about the comfiest formula imaginable, this lipstick is a holy grail, full stop.

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Dior Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge

No one does lipsticks quite like Dior and this new formula's no exception: It imparts lips with a gorgeous kiss of color that's as long-lasting as it is comfortable.

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Makeup Brush
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EDITORS' PICK

Fenty Beauty Face & Body Kabuki Brush 160

Leave it to Rihanna to create the prettiest, fluffiest kabuki brush ever. Designed to be used on both face and body, this brush blends, blends, blends like a dream.

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Juno & Co. Microfiber Velvet Sponge

We love makeup sponges, especially when they're adorable and covered with microfiber velvet like this one is. Makeup application has never been so fun.

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Mascara
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EDITORS' PICK

Glossier Lash Slick

If you're a fan of the natural look (and we're guessing you are if you like Glossier), this is the mascara for you. It adds lovely definition, length and volume to lashes, without ever going OTT. Think of it as your secret weapon for "woke up like this" lashes.

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Nars Climax Mascara

With a cool name and an even cooler tube, this mascara definitely has It factor to spare. It also, however, boasts a major, major formula that boosts lashes sky high, leaving them looking thick and luscious (and never weighed down).

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Palette
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EDITORS' PICK

Huda Beauty The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette

"The New Nude" sounds about right: This palette is filled with colorful updates on staid neutrals, with shades like peach, lavender and burnt sienna abounds. And the crowning glory? The four iridescent shades, designed to be layered for extra sparkly glory.

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette

We'll be enamored of Anastasia Beverly Hills' eyeshadow palettes for the rest of our lives and this one is particularly gorgeous. It is, indeed, equal parts "soft" (those finely-milled shadows!) and "glam" (those high-impact metallics!).

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Powder
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EDITORS' PICK

Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder

About as finely-milled as can be, this translucent powder is near-undetectable — your skin will feel powder-free, except for the added benefits of pore blurring, shine control and major makeup longevity.

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Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder Glow

This weightless setting powder is basically like traveling around with your own convenient ultra-flattering candlelit lighting set-up. You'll look a-glow (but not too a-glow) and filtered (but not too filtered).

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Primer
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EDITORS' PICK

Sigma Eyeshadow Base Primer

Available in a selection of neutral tones, these swipe-and-go crayons act as a great eyeshadow base. They intensify color and help your eye makeup stay on all day.

READERS' CHOICE

Tatcha The Silk Canvas Filter Finish Protective Primer

Yes, it really feels like silk and yes, the user experience is pretty much unparalleled. We love how each compact comes with a weighty applicator disc!

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