ESSENCE 2011 Beauty Awards: Makeup

Makeup
ESSENCE.COM Feb, 11, 2011

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Maybelline New York Volum’ Express Falsies Mascara ($8, drugstores). Give yourself “Are they fake?” looking lashes on the cheap with this Pro-Keratin infused formula.

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MAC Haute & Naughty Lash Mascara ($18, maccosmetics.com). We love a product that does double duty. This wand gives you definition with one swipe and volume with the other.

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Hydroxatone Lashatone Lash Serum ($50, hydroxatone.com). This magical serum made our once meager lashes look like falsies-no lie!

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Wet N Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Trio in Spoiled Brat ($3, drugstores). OMG! OMG! OMG! The color payoff is the bomb. And did we mention it’s only $3?
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Buxom Waterproof Smoky Eye Stick ($18, sephora.com). It’s the triple threat of makeup. Shadow, line and smoke out your eyes with one sleek shade.

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Stila Stay All Day Eye Liner ($20, stilacosmetics.com). Liner has a tendency to vanish by five o’clock. This liquid liner is able to hang all day with no touch-ups.

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NARS Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil ($24, narscosmetics.com). It’s the reinvention of gloss. The pencil form is less messy. Try it in Club Mix, a wine that you can wear year-round.

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Too Faced Lip of Luxury Lipstick ($20, sephora.com). The Drop Dead Red is drop-dead gorgeous!
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Tom Ford Private Blend Lip Color ($45, neimanmarcus.com). No one does sexy like Tom Ford. The Bruised Plum shade is our hands down favorite on brown skin.

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Koh Gen Do
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MAC Cosmetics Lipstick Viva Glam Gaga
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Givenchy Blush Gelee ($33, Sephora). Don’t be afraid of bright blush. This sponge tip applicator makes it easier to control the color intensity and looks awesome on a range of skin tones. The key word, though, is blend.

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Lancome Teint Miracle Foundation
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Wet & Wild Fast Dry Nail Color

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