What You Said: Your Favorite Makeup Ever

What You Said: Your Favorite Makeup Ever
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 26, 2011

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NYX Single Eyeshadows ($5, nyxcosmetics.com) have great pigmentation, and they’re very reasonably priced!”— Z Kaye Simes

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“Maybelline Stiletto Lash Mascara ($8.99, drugstore.com) is a must. I pair it with Victoria Secret Beauty Rush Lip Gloss for a great day-to-night transformation.”
— Jessica Willis

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MAC Strobe Cream ($30, bloomingdales.com) just wakes your face up. Put it on before foundation, and your face looks like its been kissed by the sun!”— RaeShanda Johnson

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“I don’t wear make up, but my lips are definitely grateful for the new Vaseline Rich Conditioning Petroleum Jelly with Cocoa Butter ($3.99, walgreens.com). Loves it!” — H Roberta Williams

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“L’Oreal True Match Face Powder ($8, drugstore.com) is the only one that matches my skin tone naturally.”
— Cynthia Griffin

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“I love MAC Lipglass in Oh Baby ($12, maccosmetics.com)…I do not leave the house without it!!”
— Janet Peoples

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“Ruby Kisses Hydrating Lip Oil Treatment Gloss ($1.79, ebonyline.com) is cheap, but it a great lip gloss!”
— Cylia Lowe

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“This primer goes on like silk. I put it on after my moisturizer, dust on some bronzer and I’m good to go ($30, sephora.com)!” — Nicole Barnes

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IMAN Second to None Cream to Powder Foundation ($16, walgreens.com) is absolutely the best. I’ve been using it since I was 18, and I’m almost 34!”
— Shakira Webb

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“Anything from the CoverGirl Queen Collection. It is my “must-have” makeup, especially the gloss ($5.79, kmart.com)."
— Candace Celestine

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“I never leave my house without first shaping my brows with Maybelline Expert Eyes Twin Brow Pencils ($2.99, drugstores)!” — Tracey Coleman

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MAC Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer ($11, maccosmetics.com) covers dark circles and any other discoloration, beautifully.”
— Deisha Galberth

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“Avon Glazewear Lipgloss ($6, shop.avon.com) is seriously the best lip gloss ever!” — Jamillah ReliesonherFaith

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“Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Makeup ($35, esteelauder.com) doesn’t rub off on your clothes, and it matches my skin perfectly! Plus it offers sun protection.” — Chanda Plair

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“My favorites are Makeup Forever liquid foundation and Benefit Bad Gal Lash Mascara ($19, sephora.com). It’s all I’m wearing in my profile pic!” — Hadassa Alexander

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“Posner Creme to Powder Make-up in Golden Bronze ($5.99, amazon.com) is lightweight and blends well with Black skin. I can’t do without it!”
— Lat’hesia Prettygirlswaghinton

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“I could be stranded on an island with no makeup but Maybelline Great Lash Mascara ($4.99, drugstore.com). I’d be pretty sitting alone by the sea. Its that serious.” — Jacquie Furtado

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“I really love Fashion Fair Oil Control Loose Powder ($22.50, dillards.com). I have very sensitive skin, but I’ve never had breakouts with FF.”
— Catrina McClendon

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“L’Oreal Colour Riche Lipstick in Brazil Nut ($5.99, target.com) has been my staple since high school.” — Jessica Peterson Rogers


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