The 2021 Shape Beauty Awards: Best Makeup Products
The Shape Squad — a group of dermatologists, fitness pros, and staffers — put the year's new beauty products through their paces and 83 winners came out on top. Here, their picks for the best makeup products on the market right now.
Waterproof Mascara: Dior Diorshow Iconic Overcurl Waterproof Mascara
Dior Diorshow Iconic Overcurl Waterproof Mascara gives stubbornly straight lashes a long-lasting curl and "makes me look and feel energized while I teach — and I don't have to worry about crazy streaks afterward," says fitness trainer Mindy Lai.
Foundation: Fenty Beauty Eaze Drop Blurring Skin Tint
Perfect for busy, active days, Fenty Beauty Eaze Drop Blurring Skin Tint is an easy-to-blend, light coverage liquid that "erases my pores like a filter."
Powder Blush: Laura Geller Baked Blush-n-Brighten Marbleized Blush
Millions of Laura Geller Baked Blush-n-Brighten Marbleized Blush compacts have been sold in the past 13 years because they're "sheer, a touch shimmery, and gorgeous."
Lip Balm: EleVen by Venus Williams Perfect Form Lip Balm SPF 15
We reapply EleVen by Venus Williams Perfect Form Lip Balm SPF 15 throughout the day, thankful for the hit of mineral sun protection and silky hydration.
Brow Gel: Kosas Air Brow Tinted Volumizing Treatment Gel
We're "really into the fluffy, lifted, not-at-all-crunchy arches" that Kosas Air Brow Tinted Volumizing Treatment Gel creates.
Cream Blush: Saie Dew Blush
Come through, natural pigments! Just a drop of water-based Saie Dew Blush on each cheek creates that healthy-happy glowing vibe we're always going for.
Eyeliner: Stila Stay All Day Dual-Ended Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
Stila Stay All Day Dual-Ended Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner features two ink tips that let you sketch a super sharp-winged eye. Also, trust that this is waterproof: "I wore it in the ocean, and it didn't budge."
Eye Shadow: Beautycounter Lid Glow Cream Shadow
It's so easy to swipe a bit of Beautycounter Lid Glow Cream Shadow across lids for a brightening wash of color. Testers loved the recyclable glass packaging, and an estimated 70 percent of the plastic in the package is composed of post-consumer recycled resin. (Related: These Innovations Are Making Your Beauty Products More Sustainable)
Bronzer: Makeup by Mario Soft Sculpt Shaping Stick
The truly goof-proof Makeup by Mario Soft Sculpt Shaping Stick has a sheer cream bronzer on one side with the "perfect blending brush" on the other. We're obsessed.
Lipstick: Lancôme L'Absolu Rouge Drama Ink Liquid Lipstick
Lancôme L'Absolu Rouge Drama Ink Liquid Lipstick is really special:
It has an easy-to-wield wand and a forgot-I'm-wearing-it pigment that lasts for hours.
Primer: Urban Decay All Nighter Ultra Glow Face Primer
Urban Decay All Nighter Ultra Glow Face Primer preps and hydrates skin with hyaluronic acid and agave for a "natural, dewy finish."
Powder: SeneGence Translucent Loose Powder
Just a light dusting of SeneGence Translucent Loose Powder soaks up post-workout sweat and excess shine, leaving your skin selfie ready.