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Shape Beauty Awards 2017: The Best New Makeup Products

Eyeliner Pencil: Burt's Bees Nourishing Eyeliner

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Eco-friendly eyeliner has arrived: This natural eye pencil made with jojoba and mango oil glides on totally smooth. It is ophthalmologist tested and won’t cause eye irritation, even if you wear contacts.


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Highlighter: Sephora Collection Illuminate Palette

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Swirl together any combo of shades in this palette, and you’re in for megawatt sheen. The mix of peaches, bronze, and white flatters all skin tones, and the microfine pearls keep the highlighter from caking. (Also try these highlighter tips to score an Insta-worthy glow IRL.)


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Powder: Chantecaille HD Perfecting Loose Powder

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Designed to withstand the scrutiny of high-definition cameras, this mattifying powder evens your complexion without drying. “It erases shine, sets makeup, and doesn’t look chalky,” says celebrity makeup artist Carmindy Boyer.


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Mascara: Covergirl Total Tease Mascara

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One side of the wand magnifies your lash length while the other acts as a minicomb to undo any clumps. (This mascara trick will also help you avoid clumps.) Feel free to engage in some color play: It comes in brown and dark blue to bring out blue or deep-brown eyes.


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Tinted Balm: It Cosmetics Je Ne Sais Quoi Lip Treatment in Rose

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Lip lines are no more with this plump-inducing treatment developed by a plastic surgeon, which hits the sweet spot between a little color and the buttery feel of a balm.


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Liquid Eyeliner: Clarins Graphik Ink Liner

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This handy new pen gives you the long wear of a liquid liner with the application ease of a felt-tip marker. No need to keep makeup remover nearby—you’ll create the perfect cat eye in one shot.


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Blush: Guerlain La Petite Robe Noir Lip & Cheek Tint

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Consider La Petite Robe Noir a makeup-wardrobe essential. The glycerol-infused gel formula hydrates and imparts a fresh rosiness to your cheeks and lips.


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Brow Enhancer: Maybelline New York Brow Drama Shaping Chalk Powder

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Smoky brows are the new way to shape and define your eyes—and this chalk powder makes the look extra simple to achieve. Fill brows with the thick side of the brush, then shape the tail with the thin side. (Use these brow sculpting tips to make sure you get the shape right.)


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Makeup Brush: Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Complexion Brush

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Natural application is a few swipes away with this two-in-one brush. The large flat head is geared toward a perfectly blended base, while the smaller, angled head covers the harder-to-reach curves of your nose and under-eye area for a flawless finish.


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Mani Color: Sally Hansen Color Therapy in Powder Room

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Painting on this flattering blushy neutral—packed with strength-restoring essential fatty acids—is basically the nail equivalent of going on a health kick. (Use this smart trick to freshen up a mani.)


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Concealer: Lancôme Teinte Idole Ultra Wear Camouflage Concealer

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This paint-on formula uses micronized emulsion technology for top-level concealing. One of the 16 shades will match your skin precisely without ever creasing or streaking, no matter how active you are.


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Lipstick: Clé de Peau Beauté Lipstick

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The petal shape contours to your lips for ease of application, while the formula, with hawthorn and rubus leaf extracts, keeps lips soft and supple. (Follow these steps for lasting lipstick.)


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Eye Shadow: L'Oréal Paris Infallible Paints Metallics Eye Shadow

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Available in five creamy, long-lasting shades, it can be applied easily with just fingers. Boyer loves using these metallics “at night, as a facial accessory for a bit of shine,” she says.


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Bronzer: bareMinerals Invisible Bronze Powder Bronzer

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Get glowing with this lightweight powder that also nixes shine. For the most natural sun-kissed look, “apply in a C formation, starting at the temples and finishing under the cheekbones,” says Boyer, who always keeps the bronzer in her personal kit.


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Pedi Color: OPI Infinite Shine Iceland Collection in Less Is Norse

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This wanderlust-provoking color collection captures the essence of Nordic sea and sky. The dark blue is right on trend with fall’s dusky palette.


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Foundation: Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Makeup SPF 30

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The oil- and shine-free antioxidant-filled formula glides on your skin like a drop of dew and has an equally weightless feel.


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Primer: Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Stick

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Foundation shouldn’t have to go commando—it needs an oil-absorbing, nondrying undergarment like this primer stick. It will create that very necessary complexion-perfecting layer and, best of all, can be tossed in your gym bag and worn by itself on hectic mornings.


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