Top 10 Cult Beauty Products

Restock Your Makeup Bag With The Products Everyone's Talking About

Restock Your Makeup Bag With The Products Everyone's Talking About

Need a makeup bag refresh? What better time to try out a new mascara or amp up your brow game? When its time to re-stock our beauty essentials, we take it as an opportunity to snag the best-selling, award-winning products beauty editors can’t stop talking about and makeup artists are swearing by. For the ultimate Sephora shopping list, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of the Top 10 cult beauty buys that will make you a believer even in products you previously found no use for (setting spray anyone?). From NARS’ Orgasm shade we’ll likely never stop hearing about to Tarte’s infamous Shape Tape and the foundation Giorgio Armani created to make skin literally look like silk, the beauty buys that follow have girls adding to cart almost as quickly as stores can stock up. Allure, InStyle, Glamour, and Kim K. West, have all put their stamp of approval on these must-haves. Listen to the pros and use these 10 beauty products to start working some magic on your pores, dark circles, blemishes, lashes... Opening image: @narsissist

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March 7, 2019

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The Rankings

Chanel Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzing Makeup Base
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Chanel Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzing Makeup Base

LOVED FOR: The rich, creamy texture 

BEST FOR: Looking subtly sunkissed

stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

BEST FOR: Achieving the perfect winged look

LOVED FOR: Smudged liner is a thing of the past with this long-lasting waterproof formula.

Smashbox Iconic Photo Finish Foundation Primer

LOVED FOR: Great coverage, a lightweight feel, and bonus points for added vitamin A & E!

FUN FACT: This formula was one of Smashbox's first and has continued to be their best-seller.

Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray

BEST FOR: Keeping your look fresh on summer days and summer nights

USERS SAID: "My only regret is that I didn't believe the hype sooner! Oh my, this really is rain and cry and sweatproof. This has been my loyal skin product from muggy July to tear-inducing January winds. I used to think setting sprays were overrated, overpriced water bottles. WRONG. Please don't make the mistake I made by holding off for so long! BUY IT!"

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Radiance Perfecting Pen

LOVED FOR: Not only does this pen give skin an instant glow, but it's also super hydrating and packed with antioxidants.

WHY YOU NEED IT: Smooth, brighten, and perfect all with one product.

Tarte Double Duty Beauty Shape Tape Contour Concealer

BEST FOR: Waking up tired eyes

FUN FACT: This formula can do so much more than hide dark circles. In one shade darker than your perfect match, you can even use to contour!

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz

BEST FOR: Fixing an over-plucked brow problem

LOVED FOR: A precise tip draws on tiny strokes for brows that look completely natural and never too drawn on.

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

BEST FOR: Building on the drama as you go from one to three coats

COMPLETE THE LOOK: Long, voluminous lashes are best paired with a fresh face and bold red lip.

Nars Blush in Orgasm

BEST FOR: A universally flattering pink

USERS SAID: "The colour is stunning and the tiny bit of shimmer makes the cheekbones stand out in a wonderful way. Not only is this blush easy to blend, it lasts for hours and hours! I have had so many compliments on my "glowing" skin ever since I started using this. Definitely worth buying." 

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