EDITORS' PICKSisley Phyto Hydra Teint
This luxe tinted moisturizer combines the hydration of a light moisturizer with the full coverage of foundation in one do-it-all product that doesn’t settle into lines. Wear it in place of foundation for added radiance and a smooth finish.
EDITORS' PICKM2U NYC Cream Blush Multi Stick
You don’t need any tools to apply this cream-to-powder blush, which comes in a goof-proof stick form. Simply glide the blush stick over your cheeks anytime and anywhere for a pop of color. You can also use it on your lips. This pick was also selected by our readers.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONE.L.F. Cosmetics Putty Blush
The velvety, cream-to-powder formula easily blends into skin to create a gorgeous, natural flush.
EDITORS' PICKGucci Poudre De Beaute Eclat Soleil
This creamy powder bronzer comes in five warming shades to give every skin tone a sun-kissed glow. The formula is infused with shea butter and hyaluronic acid to nourish skin so you can rest assured it’ll apply smoothly without caking. Plus, it comes with an angled brush for easy application.
READERS' CHOICEITEM Beauty Cheek Money
Sculpt and glow with this two-in-one bronzer/contour powder. Use the contour powder to define your cheekbones, jawline and hairline. Then apply the bronzer to the apples of your cheeks for warmth.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONTower 28 Bronzino Illuminating Cream Bronzer
Enjoy a summer glow even in the dead of winter with this cream bronzer. Each of the five shades is buildable, blendable and has a multidimensional sheen for an effortless bronze.
EDITORS' PICKMeloway Brow Creation Gel
Fill, tame and thicken brows in just one swipe with this long-lasting brow gel. It transforms brows from thin and sparse to full and fluffy by grabbing and coating each hair. With four natural shades, finding your perfect match is a breeze.
READERS' CHOICEITEM Brow Chow
This dual-sided brow pencil is the one tool you need in your brow arsenal. Use the triangular tip to fill, fluff and define your arches.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONEM Cosmetics Flexibrow Clear Brow Gel
With this product you don’t have to worry about finding a shade match. This universal clear brow gel works on all hair colors to lift, shape and hold brows in place without making them feel stiff.
EDITORS' PICKKosas Revealer Concealer
Hide dark circles, dark spots and blemishes seamlessly with this medium-coverage concealer, eye cream and spot treatment in one. It’s formulated with ingredients that brighten, soothe and plump and comes in 28 shades to suit all skin tones. This pick was also selected as a readers' choice runner-up.
READERS' CHOICEBodyography Skin Slip Concealer
This creamy concealer might be full coverage, but it’s incredibly lightweight. It brightens the undereye area, effortlessly hides blemishes and gives skin a smoother look.
EDITORS' PICKOne/Size Point Made 24-Hour Gel Eyeliner Pencil
Why settle for eyeliner that smudges midday when you can use one that stays put? This gel eyeliner pencil, available in black and brown, is waterproof and won’t budge. Unlike with liquid eyeliner, you can use this one to create a smoky eye before it dries to a matte finish.
READERS' CHOICEMilani Cosmetics The Tank Liquid Eyeliner
This eyeliner seems a lot more expensive than it really is. It has a fine felt-tip pen for precise application. It’s also waterproof, transfer-proof and long-lasting.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONStila Stay All Day Dual Ended Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
Get two products in one with this dual-ended liquid eyeliner that has Stila’s best-selling waterproof liquid eyeliner on one side and a micro tip on the other. Create thin lines, dramatic looks and everything between.
EDITORS' PICKDanessa Myricks Beauty Twin Flames
This multi-chrome liquid eyeshadow delivers crease-proof, all-day wear. It’s super pigmented and opaque for the ultimate holographic look. Bonus: You can apply it as a lip and cheek pigment.
READERS' CHOICEITEM Beauty Lid Glaze
One of the best things about this eyeshadow is its ability to be layered to your desired intensity. The luminous liquid formula is easy to work with and comes in four pretty, shimmery shades.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONM2U NYC Eyeshadow Palette
This eyeshadow palette has everything you could ever need to create a variety of everyday eye makeup looks. It contains six neutral eyeshadows in matte and shimmer finishes so you can mix and match.
EDITORS' PICKIt Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare
Finally there’s a foundation that offers coverage and skin benefits. Thanks to ingredients like hyaluronic acid and aloe vera, this medium-coverage liquid foundation boosts radiance, minimizes the appearance of pores and also works to improve your skin over time. Choose from a whopping 40 shades. This pick was also selected by our readers.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONLottie London Velvet Skin Tint
Smooth and mattify your skin with this lightweight, soft-focus foundation. All you need is a few drops to create a filter-like effect that enhances your natural beauty. Choose from eight blendable shades that work on all skin tones.
EDITORS' PICKBe a 10 Be Bold Powder Highlighter
This versatile powder highlighter is all you need to enhance your cheekbones, nose, eyes and brow area. It contains luminescent and matte mineral powders to prevent excess shine while giving you a natural, lit-from-within glow.
READERS' CHOICEM2U NYC Luminizer
Get a dewy, ethereal glow with this liquid luminizer. It comes in four luminescent, pearly hues and can be used alone or mixed in with your foundation.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONLottie London Diamond Bounce Trio illuminating Powder Highlighter
Shine bright like a diamond! This unique gel-powder highlighter features ultra fine silver mica suspended in a transparent base to give you a gemstone-like glow.
EDITORS' PICKClean & Pure Lip Balm
Pucker up! This all-natural lip balm goes on so silky without ever feeling waxy. Available in a variety of flavors, it instantly softens lips and keeps them hydrated throughout the day.
READERS' CHOICEFlorence by Mills Tinted Glow Yeah Lip Oil
Talk about cool. This shiny, nourishing lip oil adjusts to your pH to create a custom tint of color that flatters you. It looks different (and gorgeous) on everyone!
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONTower 28 ShineOn Milky Lip Jelly
Enjoy the shininess of a lip gloss with the softening properties of a balm. This lip jelly is formulated with nourishing oils and comes in four semi-sheer, milky shades that look as good as they feel.
EDITORS' PICKCatrice Cosmetics Powerfull 5 Liquid Lip Balm
You never have to worry about stickiness with this high-shine lip gloss that has the hydration of a balm thanks to the hyaluronic acid in the formula. There are eight flattering shades that look great on their own or layered over lipstick. This pick was also selected by our readers.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONILIA Balmy Gloss Tinted Lip Oil
This cushiony tinted lip oil is incredibly comfortable and moisturizing. It instantly makes lips look fuller and gives them a natural, glossy sheen.
EDITORS' PICKDominique Cosmetics Soft Focus Demi-Matte Lipstick
This comfortable lipstick marries the long-wear properties of matte lipstick with the moisture of a satin finish. The result? Pillowy-soft, demi-matte lips that last all day long. Choose from six nude hues for an on-trend look.
READERS' CHOICEM2U NYC Matte Liquid Lip
Liquid lipstick doesn’t have to be drying or patchy. This matte liquid formula goes on smoothly, dries comfortably and stays put. Shade choices run the gamut from nude to purple.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONE.L.F. Sheer Slick Lipstick
On days when you don’t want to go glam, pick up this lipstick. With a silky, sheer formula and slightly shiny finish, it’s the perfect option for everyday wear.
EDITORS' PICKLawless Beauty Make Me Blush Brush
Your makeup is only as good as the brushes you use to apply it. We love this blush brush because it’s perfectly sized to deposit and blend color on the apples of your cheeks. The soft, rounded head can be used with liquid, cream or powder formulas.
READERS' CHOICELottie London Multi-Use Face Brush
If you only have room for one makeup brush in your kit, let it be this one. You can use it to apply all sorts of powder products from bronzer to blush to setting powder.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONE.L.F. Cosmetics Putty Primer Applicator
This dual-ended makeup brush is meant to be used with the brand’s putty primers. On one end is a spatula to scoop out the primer. On the other is a brush to blend the primer seamlessly into your skin. Two products for the price of one!
EDITORS' PICKHourglass Cosmetics Unlocked Instant Extensions Mascara
You’ll have everyone asking if you got lash extensions when you wear this mascara, which features lightweight fibers that coat each lash for a dramatic, fanned-out finish. The molded brush grabs every last lash and does an excellent job of lengthening, lifting and defining lashes. This pick was also selected by our readers.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONGuide Beauty Lash Wrap
What sets this mascara apart is the unique tubing formula that holds a curl and the patent-pending ring that steadies your hand while you apply it. No more mess!
EDITORS' PICKPUR Anti-Pollution Eyeshadow Palette
Why buy one eyeshadow when you can have 12? This palette comes with a range of gorgeous shades from neutral to dark and finishes from matte to shimmer. Each one is ultra pigmented, easy to blend and infused with ingredients that protect skin from environmental damage.
EDITORS' PICKStila One Step Correct Brightening Finishing Powder
This all-in-one finishing powder corrects, controls shine, blurs pores and sets makeup. The compact has four color-correcting shades to target every concern. Use it alone or wear it under foundation. This pick was also selected as a readers' choice runner-up.
READERS' CHOICEOne/Size Ultimate Blurring Setting Powder
Blur, baby, blur. This super-fine setting powder blurs fine lines and pores leaving you with a soft matte finish. Available in a universal translucent shade and deep/dark shades.
EDITORS' PICKThrive Causemetics Filtered Effects Blurring Primer
Consider this primer a filter for your skin. It blurs the look of pores and wrinkles, controls oil and locks makeup in place. It’s gentle enough to be used around the eye area to boot.
READERS' CHOICEGucci Serum de Beaute Fluide Soyeux Primer
Whether you have dry skin, oily skin or anything between, you’ll love this universal primer suitable for all skin types. It has a luminous, natural finish and evens out tone, plumps skin and creates a smooth base for foundation application.
READERS' CHOICE HONORABLE MENTIONBe a 10 Begin 2 End Primer
Spritz on this priming mist to prep your face for makeup application. You can even use it on non-makeup days to refresh and revive tired skin.