10 Makeup Products with Outstanding Reviews

This year has been rough on everyone and it’s only natural to be anxious about venturing back into the non-digital world. After staring at our faces up close and personal on a screen for the last fourteen months we’re all looking for some new makeup staples to help mark the return to in-person activities. We combed through Makeup Reviews to find 10 products that work so well they’ll put Zoom filters to shame and have you excited to actually see other people again.

Bite Beauty - Multistick

The Bite Beauty Multistick is a versatile three-in-one that lets you ease back into a makeup routine with one simple product. It comes in 20 different shades that are all designed to compliment lips, eyes, and cheeks. That’s right, this little guy smooths right onto lids just as easily as it blends into cheekbones, and cupids bows. Every multistick is food grade, silicone-free, and sports a cream-powder-finish thanks to a 35% powder formula.

Fenty - Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer

Now in 7 shades including the original simmering rose nude Fenty Glow this hydrating lipgloss from Fenty Beauty is a must-have for summer. The formula is packed with shea butter so it hydrates while delivering epic shine. It has a slight sweat tropical peach scent and like all Fenty Beauty by Rihanna products the shades are made to complement a range of skin tones.

E.l.f Cosmetics - 16HR Camo Concealer

E.l.f’s new 16HR Camo Concealer is hands down one of the best drugstore concealers on the market. It boasts a 16 hour wear time and dries to a smooth matte finish. When properly applied and set this concealer won’t settle into fine lines and moisturizes while providing real lasting coverage. 

Stila - Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow

Glitter & Glow is a liquid glitter eyeshadow from Stila that takes the mess out of achieving the perfect glitzy eye. It’s a great mix of glitter and pearlescence that comes in 7 shades. Glides on smooth and dries quickly to lock in glitter and minimize fall out. Build it up for a bold night look or keep it light for a summer shimmer. 

ILIA - Limitless Lash Mascara

ILIA Beauty is a clean, vegan beauty brand out of Los Angeles so you know their Limitless Lash mascara is cruelty-free and made with natural ingredients. Achieve a natural-looking long-defined lash with a formula that utilizes arginine, shea butter, and beeswax. A two-sided applicator brush allows you to build, curl, and define your lashes effortlessly and reviewers love that it’s easy to wash off at the end of the day.


It Cosmetics - Your Skin but Better CC Cream

This CC cream is a cult favorite. So much so that it now comes in three formulas: original, matte, and illumination. All three are formulated with hydrolyzed collagen, peptides, niacin, hyaluronic acid, antioxidants, and vitamins to deliver powerful hydration and anti-aging benefits. They’re made with broad-spectrum physical sunscreen, which deflects UVA and UVB rays. The matte formula is SPF 40 while the original and the illumination are SPF 50. You can’t go wrong with any of these CCs.

Anastasia Beverly Hills - Brow Wiz

Brow Wiz may be the one product you’ve been using through quarantine, but if not it’s time to buy it now. This ultra-thin eyebrow pencil allows you to define and fill in your brow with precise control, and the spool on the back makes it easy to blend and disperse the product into brows for a natural look.

La Roche-Posay - Anthelios Invisible Face Mist SPF 50+

Returning to the outdoors means doubling up on skin protection. This quick and easy mist offers SPF 50+ protection and makes it easy to reply sunscreen throughout the day even over make-up.

E.l.f Cosmetics - Monochromatic Multi-Stick

Another great three-in-one this multi-stick from e.l.f. is a great drug store find. At just $4 it delivers pigment and shimmer. Create a stunning monochromatic look by applying to lips, cheeks, and lids.  

Kosas - Color & Light: Crème Cream Blush & Highlighter Duo

Kosas knocked it out of the park with this ultra-blendable clean beauty duo. Each pallet comes with a cream blush and bronzer perfectly paired to give you a warm glow. 


Returning to a filterless world will be an adjustment for sure, but with this arsenal of new make-up favorites, you’ll be ready for vaxxed girl summer in no time.