The best new makeup products for your everyday routine

Picture this: You spend thirty minutes doing your full makeup routine in the morning to perfection, and not even 2 hours later, your mascara is flaking off, your foundation is smudged and your lipstick is peeling.

When doing your everyday makeup, long-lasting and reliable products are what you should be looking for. You want brands you can trust—and that's why we've compiled a list of our favorite makeup products you need to add to your everyday routine. 


Clinique Even Better Clinical™ Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 25, $44

For foundation, try Clinique's Even Better Clinical™ Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 25. It won't just give you the perfect amount of coverage, it'll also protect your skin with built-in SPF. Not only that, but it also works for any skin type and will leave your skin feeling fresh and smooth (without feeling cakey).


Maybelline Eraser Concealer, $11

This concealer from Maybelline will erase basically blemish on your skin. Its unique packaging gives you a built-in beauty sponge, perfect for camouflaging the concealer on your skin. Even for days you don't want to wear a lot of makeup, this product seamlessly blends into your skin and will give you an effortlessly smooth complexion.


Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush, $23

2023's biggest beauty trend? Lots and lots of blush. Rare Beauty's liquid blush has shown us liquid blush is the next big thing in beauty. Say goodbye to your powder blush, because you'll *never* go back once you try this. You only need a tiny dot to give you a glow, so this Rare Beauty product won't run out anytime soon. 


Milk Makeup Sculpt Stick, $24

When you need a good contour, try Milk Makeup's cream contour stick. No more worrying about messy powder contour or forgetting where you left your contour brush—this contour stick will shape and accentuate your cheekbones effortlessly. You can blend it using a beauty sponge, a brush or whatever works for your routine. 


Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Glow Guide Face Architect Highlighter, $48

To give your cheekbones that shimmer, try Charlotte Tilbury's powder highlighter. There's a reason it's called Hollywood Glow––after adding it to your makeup routine, you'll feel like a star. The eye-catching shine it gives you will elevate your makeup look.


Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil, $25

Everyone's brows are different, and that means everyone has a different brow routine. You may use brow serums or gels—or you may not even have a brow routine at all. Regardless of where you fall, this Benefit brow pencil is a game changer. It's a pencil and spoolie in one, and after using it once, you'll never go back.


Glossier Pro Tip Eyeliner, $18

Eyeliner can be essential in many people's routines (we *love* a good winged look). This Glossier eyeliner will give you the ability to do that bold cat-eye look you've been wanting to try or a more simple wing that compliments your natural makeup look. And if you're the type who's too scared to try eyeliner, this product is easy to use. Its thin brush tip is smooth and won't give you the mess of a normal gel liner.


Maybelline Lash Sensational Washable Mascara, $12

For long, thick lashes, Maybelline has you covered. This Maybelline mascara will give you the lashes of your dreams! It's volumizing and lengthening. For lashes you can see miles away, this mascara will do wonders. 


Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lipliner Pencil, $25

If lining your lips is a *crucial* part of your routine, this Charlotte Tilbury lipliner is necessary. This lip pencil will only add to your natural beauty, accentuating the shape of your pout. It's seamless without feeling too thick, and we're obsessed with how it doesn't smudge. For the perfect lip look, this lipliner is what you need. 


Clinique Almost Lipstick in Black Honey, $23

It's no wonder Clinique's Black Honey 'almost lipstick' has been the source of various beauty trends and all over our TikTok FYP. It's a combination of lipstick and lip gloss, taking the best qualities of the two and making the essential lip product everyone needs to try. You can apply your fave gloss over it or wear it on its own––this versatile formula is sure to become your next fave makeup product. 

Lip gloss

Fenty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer, $21

Rihanna's acclaimed beauty brand, Fenty Beauty, has yet to disappoint and continues to raise the bar for quality makeup products. This Fenty lip gloss is no exception. Sometimes, all you need is a little lip gloss to take your makeup to the next level. This lip luminizer is long-lasting, leaving your lips sparkling all day long.

What's your everyday makeup routine? Let us know on TikTok @girlslifemag!

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by Mina Rahmat | 4/10/2023