33 All-Time Best Makeup Buys
Originally designed to give exotic dancers a natural flush, this cheek stain is now one of the most coveted cult-fave beauty items.
Bing Shopping: Buy Benefit Benetint
Buxom Stay-There Eye Shadow
These crease-resistant, waterproof shadows don't scrimp on vivid pigment or staying power.
$17 each; sephora.com
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Avon Perfect Wear Eyewriter Liquid Eye Liner
The pin-point precision of the sponge pen sets this waterproof liquid liner apart from the others.
Bing Shopping: Buy Avon Perfect Wear Eyewriter Liquid Eye Liner
Maybelline Great Lash Washable Mascara
With packaging designed by Lily Pulitzer, this is one of the most beloved mascaras of all-time—over a quarter billion tubes have been sold worldwide to date. The secret is a malleable formula that gives users a second or two to finalize their lash-look before it sets.
Bing Shopping: Buy Maybelline Great Lash Washable Mascara
These shadows can be worn wet or dry and have just enough shimmer to accent the eye and still be sophisticated.
Bing Shopping: Buy The Balm Shady Lady Powder Shadows
Even if you're not one of the legions of BareMinerals believers (though we recommend you reconsider that decision), this blendable bronzer is the best and easiest way to fake a tan without DHA.
Bing Shopping: Buy BareMinerals All-Over Tan Face Color
L'Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base
Packed with skin-perfecting powders and elastomers, this drugstore primer is hoarded by some of NYC's top business women (we can't divulge names).
Bing Shopping: Buy L'Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base
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.
Bing Shopping: Buy Nars Orgasm Blush
Fresh Sugar Rose Lip Treatment
Beauty editors stock up on this lip tint (it comes in plum, too), because it provides a long-lasting wash of color while also hydrating parched pouts.
Bing Shopping: Buy Fresh Sugar Rose Lip Treatment
Few tinted moisturizers provide this caliber of glow, hydration, and breathable coverage—from the moment it touches your skin.