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    Updated on Sep 2, 2020. Posted on Dec 2, 2019

    13 Of Our Favorite Makeup Products From Glossier

    Raindrops on roses and lip gloss that's not sticky — just a *few* of our favorite beauty things.

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    Glossier: A brand synonymous with dewy skin, effortless products, and did I mention dewy skin? Really heavy on the dew.

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    Now if you've yet to buy any Glossier makeup and are having difficulty deciding what to purchase, have no fear: We are very selfless here at BuzzFeed and have done the hard work (i.e. tested out alllllll the makeup) for you.

    Below, a smattering of our favorite Glossier makeup products. ✨

    1. Wowder actively blurs pores and stops greasy t-zones in their tracks for a dewy finish that's not *too* dewy. And unlike most setting powders, this mattifying formula won't settle into your pores for that dreadful chalky effect.

    Augusta Falletta / BuzzFeed

    "My skin has never taken well to mattifying agents. Over the countless times I’ve tried powder, primer, etc. to handle the oil, my skin basically says 'thanks, but no thanks.' The powder mixes with the oil into weird, cakey clumps that stick to peach fuzz (à la the Friends episode in which Ross can’t get his leather pants back on, shouting on the phone to Joey, 'the lotion and the powder are forming a PASTE!'). If you’re thinking 'Damn, that sounds gross and I’m shocked this girl is disclosing such private information,' I know. It’s gross enough for me to surrender to oil for the past 15 years, accepting that my face will look like I’m the oil spill those poor baby birds were stuck in before Dawn dish soap saved them.

    Fast forward to a few weeks ago, when the Glossier team sent me their new Wowder product to try. I was skeptical (see above) but in general, new Glossier products become staples in my makeup routine, so I was willing to give it a shot. The first thing I noticed was the packaging. Unlike the powder packaging that’s been around since the first BareMinerals infomercial (swirl, tap, tap) there’s a lip on the jar so you won’t lose powder, and there’s a mesh screen between you and the product so that your brush doesn’t get overloaded. Truly genius. The second thing I noticed was audibly saying WOW when I swiped it on. No grease, no residue, no…nothing? It was like someone took a little face-sized dust buster and took away my oil but left behind smooth, matte skin that didn’t look like it belonged in Downton Abbey."—Augusta Falletta

    Price: $22 (available in three shades)

    2. Lip Gloss is packed with vitamin e and jojoba oil for maximum shine and moisture, but thankfully *none* of the typical stickiness (#ew) that comes along with most glosses.

    Melanie Aman / BuzzFeed

    "I hate any product that makes my lips feel sticky or goopy, so lip glosses have been mostly off limits since I was a kid and I had those awful fruit-flavored roll-on lip glosses. I made an exception when Pat McGrath released her lip glosses because damn her Instagram videos convinced me I NEEDED one, but they unfortunately have been gathering dust in my makeup bag.

    Fast forward to today and I was again convinced by slick Instagram advertising that I NEEDED Glossier’s Lip Gloss. I actually really ended up liking this product; it’s nice and thick without making my lips feel like I’ve got bits of bubblegum stuck to them every time I open my mouth. It isn’t a product that I would wear everyday, but it would look nice at a fancy event either on its own or layered over another product. Of course, you have to play Lil’ Mama’s Lip Gloss while applying it. (I don’t make the rules!)" —Melanie Aman

    Price: $14 (available in three shades)

    3. Colorslide takes your hand and slowly walks you toward the path of eyeliner that is not plain black. This gel formula is waterproof, won't smudge at the mere thought of greasy lids, and the colors offered? *Chef kisses fingers*

    Rachel Dunkel / BuzzFeed, Sarah Han / BuzzFeed

    "I'm not usually one to experiment with ~eye looks~, but Glossier's Colorslide pencil is slowly turning me. I wear black winged eyeliner basically every day and have for years, so I started off with their more neutral copper shade 'Pretty Penny' to dip my toe into not-black-liquid-eyeliner. I love it. It feels sophisticated and polished but is an absolute breeze to apply. All this time convincing myself that putting on a cateye every morning 'wasn't that bad'...who was I kidding? This pencil is SO easy in comparison and makes me feel just as put-together. There's a hint of shimmer which, yes please, lay it on me, and the formula feels velvety soft but isn't threatening to break with a simple push. The only downside is that now I absolutely need one in every color." —Rachel Dunkel

    "Glossier Colorslide — especially in the shade Magic Carpet — has been my absolute go-to. Why? As a self-proclaimed non-morning person, Colorslide is super easy to swipe on in a literal minute (which is really all I have sometimes) before I rush out the door. It's pigmented and ~slides~ on smoothly and seamlessly. Liquid liner takes much more time to perfect and a steadier hand, but Colorslide is much more forgiving — so long as the tip is sharpened if I'm doing a wing situation, but otherwise, even a smudged-down tip still does the trick. Colorslide's fun colors also brighten up my eyes and give off a softer outline, whereas black is a little too intense for everyday wear (I know, uncommon opinion, but that's just me!). And! I mostly used liquid liner because I have monolids and most pencil/gel liners inevitably smudge their way to my lower lash line, but Colorslide miraculously doesn't smudge throughout the day. And it's waterproof. Plus, when you pair Colorslide with face glitter (my absolute favorite way to wear it!), it's also like a built-in smudge-proof feature! I've been wearing Colorslide since May and there are still so many colorful possibilities ahead — and I can't imagine doing my makeup any other way." —Sarah Han

    Price: $15 (available in 14 shades)

    4. Cloud Paint which ranges in six gorgeous shades from sunny corals to brownish nudes. Blush is tricky because just one swipe can result in an unnaturally Barbie pink cheek, which is where this gel-cream formula shines: it’s got a buildable formula that allows you to manipulate the color to be as subtle or as prominent as you want.

    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed, Ignacia Fulcher / BuzzFeed

    "I happened upon this Glossier cloud paint blush during one of my online shopping binges and thought 'OMG, this is so pretty, why not give it the ol' college try?!' It's ridiculously lightweight and easily buildable. And the best part? You don't need ANOTHER makeup brush. I know, that little detail is what got my cheap-ass, too. We all know that makeup is actually more easily spread when it's the same heat as your body temperature, so you don't have to worry about it clumping or anything of the sort! Plus, it looks hella dope on dark skin.

    Haze is a deep berry perfect for when you wanna bring out all the drama to your already beautiful face. It doesn't have to be so dramatic, either! If you want a simple, everyday kind of look you can try Puff (pictured here). It's a light and airy pink you can build up to be a legendary Barbie girl, or to offset a bold red lip like I did. The greatest thing about this blush, though is that it looks flawless on EVERY. FREAKING. SKIN TONE. If it doesn't show up on your cheeks the first time, continue to build up the product to get it to the saturation you need. Easy-peasy!" —Ignacia Fulcher

    Price: $18 (available in six colors)

    Read our full review of Glossier Cloud Paint.

    5. Brow Flick is a brush-tip detailing pen that makes filling in sparse brows a summer breeze. The smudge-proof formula is sheer but buildable, here to help you create a natural (or dramatic) look depending on your preference.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    "I've lived many eyebrow lives until this point: the not-filled in at all, the filled in WAY TOO HARSHLY AND DARK (major regret), and most recently, the 'just a few sweeps of brow mascara.' But when Glossier launched their newest eyebrow wonder, the Brow Flick, I really wanted to try it and see if it filled in my brows a little more than just gel does, without looking tooooooooo over-the-top. My perfect face of makeup is a heavy-ish brow, mascara, and a red lip, but finding the right balance for your forehead caterpillars can be a major challenge. I have bushy-ish brows, but the front of them (closest to my nose) is a very sparse swirl, making it look like my brows don't even start where they should.

    Tl;dr: I LOVE this pen! It's really easy to apply in short, hair-like strokes, and the fluid doesn't come pouring out quickly so you don't make mistakes. I like a dramatic brow look (as you can see lol), but you can defs do a more natural one! Thanks to the really fine tip and not-too-inky formula, it's VERY easy to build up! Just a few quick strokes (easier and more natural looking than a brow pencil, I found), a couple brushes with your favorite brow gel (Boy Brow is great, and Glossier sells Boy Brow and Brow Flick in a set, saving you four bucks!). I also realized I really needed to pluck my brows after taking this photo for you guys, so it's a win-win!" —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Price: $18 (available in three shades)

    6. Skin Tint is known for having a breathable formula that blurs pores and lightly covers redness without feeling feeling like your typical foundation — in other words, this doesn't feel like you're wearing a layer of product. In fact, it feels like nothing at all.

    Nusrat Sultana / BuzzFeed

    "I tried the Glossier Skin Tint in shade G6. My skin is combination, veering on oily, and I was pleasantly surprised by this! It feels extremely lightweight on my skin to the point where it feels like I'm even wearing anything, so I think it's a perfect go-to for work and everyday makeup. Also, I love that I can just pat it on with my hands and be done in two minutes. It melts so easily into the skin! No tools needed. I'm on board, guys. And with my combo-oily skin, I've embraced the dewy look instead of fighting against it, and I love that with this, my face doesn't look matte or dry: it looks dewy and bright, and I look more awake." —Nusrat Sultana

    Price: $26 (available in 12 shades)

    7. Generation G has a buildable formula to a) give your pout a blotted finish or b) a bold color ready for a night out on the town. Love lipstick but hate putting it on? That's where this easy-to-apply product comes in.

    Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed, Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    "Glossier's new sheer matte lipstick seems like a total contradiction — sheer? and matte? at the same time? But it totally works. It's got a kind of waxy consistency that's a little harder than most other lip products. It kind of reminds me of a floral scented crayon. The color is nice and subtle, so it lets you build to whatever vibrancy you're going for. I personally like to do two coats for an almost natural look. It's not great for dry or chapped lips, but I would say it's a lot more forgiving than other lipsticks, so you don't have to worry about it smearing or getting on your teeth or transferring to whoever you're smooching. I got the jam color and the name is definitely not helping my strong urge to take a huge bite out of it. 10/10, would eat." —Rebecca O'Connell

    "If you know me at all, you know that I am a lipstick (mostly a red lipstick) obsessed person. And as someone who is 1 very pale and 2. wears red lipstick usually at least five days a week, when I *don't* wear it, I feel totally washed out. So I'm always looking for a tinted lip item that has a true my-lips-but-better color — and doesn't dry out my lips like my other 'nude' lipsticks tend to do. Enter Generation G in Crush, which has quickly become my go-to for 'no-makeup makeup' looks or when I'm wearing a color (like lavender) that (IMO) just doesn't go with red lipstick as well. You might know that this is a reformulation of Glossier's original Generation G — which I did really love (I had Jam in the old formula!). BUT let me tell you, this is really a new and improved version. The old formula had to be applied a little more carefully, as it tended to bunch up/look splotchy on the lips. This new formula? I can swipe it on without even looking in the mirror and know it looks good. It's a truly *effortless* lip color option you can wear year-round with confidence. It's moisturizing but not sticky, so I also feel like it's great for giving my tired lips a break from the matte stuff day after day. Oh, and it has a lovely (but not overpowering) floral smell that just makes it a treat to reapply." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Price: $18 (available in six shades)

    8. Lidstar creates a shimmery work of art on your eyes with just a quick swipe and no fancy brushes or steady hands required. Plus, it's crease-resistant, lasts for hours, and comes off très easily.

    Glossier, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    "I’ve been intimidated by makeup for far too long, and I often felt like makeup would dry out my skin and take away from the cleanser and moisturizer I put on each morning. But Lidstar is the Tinder of the makeup world; all you have to do is swipe right to get it on. I absolutely love the ease of this product, the time it saves, and the glowing look it gives my eyelids. This stuff goes on in the blink of an eye and looks fantastic every time I blink. It stays on all day, comes off easily when washed, and is absolutely a product I’ll wear every time I want to shine." —Mallory Mower

    Price: $18 (available in six shades)

    Read our full review of Glossier Lidstar.

    9. Stretch Concealer tackles dark circles and blemishes without looking too obvious. It's *the* perfect thing to slap on when you don't want a full face of makeup, but also did not get enough sleep last night and want the world to think you did.

    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    "I usually stick to tinted moisturizer on the daily, which can be an issue because I get pretty terrible dark circles — I find that only thick, heavy concealer does the job when it comes to making me look as if I actually slept last night. The downside of that is, for quick errands or days when I plan on wearing no makeup at all, concealer is so darn obvious...which is where Stretch Concealer steps in! The formula is lightweight (the case with most Glossier products) but truly blurs dark circles and redness (my nose is always an issue) with just a few taps and instantly delivers a brightening effect. See above for before and after!" —AnaMaria Glavan

    Price: $18 (available in 12 shades)

    10. Boy Brow keeps your brows in place while subtly filling them in, immediately giving your ensemble an air of ~I am put together can’t you see my brows look good~. The best part? It's so easy. No expert drawing skills required (unlike your regular brow pencil).

    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    "The precision that is required to literally draw in an eyebrow is a feat of Da Vinci proportions — and no, I’m not being overdramatic. I have tried to use pencil brow liners and it looked like a three-year-old went crayola-crazy on my face. But dilemma time: when I put on my foundation, I feel like my eyebrows blend into my skin. So what should a girl who cannot color inside the lines of her brows do?

    Here’s what I needed: an eyebrow filler that would very lightly enhance my eyebrows (I prefer a natural-looking makeup routine), act like gel for all the unruly hairs that live above my eyes, and have a brusher application that would make the ordeal an easy one. No pencils.

    Step in Boy Brow, a cult-favorite that is loved by everyone and their Insta-famous mothers. But believe the hype: this magic bottle is proof that not all heroes wear capes. The creamy formula, which comes in blond, black, clear, and brown (which is what I used!), goes on smoothly and doesn’t require a lot of product to do the job. I used the wand to brush baby hairs in the beginning/middle of my brow upwards, and then brushed the longer, toddler-like hairs at the end of my eyebrows, sideways. And one coat was more than enough! Boy Brow does what exactly what the Glossier brand claims to do; it gives me a filled-in eyebrow that doesn’t look filled in. The finish looks natural, which is exactly what I wanted — my facial caterpillars have never looked better." —AnaMaria Glavan

    Price: $16 (available in four shades)

    11. Haloscape is infused with genuine crystal extracts to give your complexion that sweet, sweet dose of dewiness. It'll even hydrate your complexion while it's at it: The inner core is oil-based and contains vitamin-rich moisturizers!

    James Harness / BuzzFeed

    "I'm obsessed with Haloscope! It’s a highlighter stick that gives you a little extra shimmer when you need it most. Because I have combination skin and it usually tends to be more oily, I only wear this on dry days or in the winter. It’s a great last step in my skincare routine and it rarely looks greasy! I highly suggest this little guy to anyone who wants to add subtle highlight to their face without looking like a disco ball (but if that’s your thing, go off, legend)!

    I use this on my cheekbones and right under my eyebrows for a dewy, healthy look that lasts all day. Pro tip: if you are hungover, wash and moisturize your face and then put this wherever you think you need it most. No one will ever know!" —James Harness

    Price: $22 (available in three shades)

    12. Vinylic Lip has a buildable, glossy finish for color that will actually last. If you hate sticky formulas and products you need to reapply every three seconds, then I may have just introduced you with your soulmate.

    Delia Cai / BuzzFeed

    'If your first reaction to the words 'lip vinyl' is 'dafuq is lip vinyl,' you are not alone. When the Glossier Play collection dropped as Glossier's ~fun cool younger sis~ makeup line, I was pretty skeptical, especially since most of the products just seemed like very normal makeup things (a scientific term popularized by non-beauty writers like moi) except with these extremely extra descriptors like 'multigrade paillettes' and yes, 'lip vinyl.' Like, guys. It looks like lipstick. Isn't it just lipstick? Except then I tried it, and guys. I was mistaken. It is NOT just lipstick.

    Once you get past this weird nonsense where you have to click the Vinylic Lip a few times, like a pen, to get it going, it goes onto your lips so smoothly that you forget all of your worries and fears and general life traumas. And then — and I cannot emphasize this enough — it does not get sticky, it does not bleed, it does not leave your lips dry and crumbly, and it stays on until you eat like a giant, messy arepa for lunch. It has this consistency that's somewhere between that of a gloss and a creamy lipstick (you might say it's vinyl-ish!), and it's honestly a borderline sensual experience to reapply. I got mine in Disco, which is Glossier speak for orangey-red, and I love it so much more than any other lip product I've ever used." —Delia Cai

    Price: $16 (available in six shades)

    13. Balm Dotcom enlists the help of castor oil, beeswax, and lanolin to moisturize your lips while subtle tints provide a splash of color ranging from cherry red to rose pink.

    Sarah Han / BuzzFeed

    Plus, this keeps those irritatingly dry spots feeling and looking hydrated (we're all looking at you, pointy elbows and peeling cuticles).

    "Hi, yes, I know I should wear lip balm way more often than I do. My poor lips are constantly dried out from long-wearing liquid lipsticks and harsh winter elements. But guess what? I hate the texture of lip balms. Most of them are just so thick and goopy that I want to wipe them off immediately. They're unsettling and uncomfortable. But Glossier, in line with 95% of their products, doesn't disappoint with their Balm Dotcom.

    It's just the right amount of thickness where I'm like, 'Oh, this is definitely doing something' without feeling like there's a heavy layer of ~foreign stuff~ on my lips. Does that make sense? And there's enough ~grip~ so you don't need a lot of it to coat your lips. Plus, it smells DIVINE. Not like sickeningly sweet, but like Birthday makes me think, 'Yum, I would actually lick and eat this.' Birthday doesn't have any tint to it but adds the slightest sparkle, and I'm obsessed. Rose (which comes out of the tube light pink) does have a very subtle pinky tint if you want a lil' something along with your hydration. I usually apply at night but I'd willingly wear this balm by itself during the day if my lips were in really bad shape, which is major coming from someone who feels naked without lipstick. In the photo (though you can't really tell) I layered Rose and Birthday for the best of both worlds!" —Sarah Han

    Price: $12 (available in eight scents)

    And with that, I leave you with this satisfying Cloud Paint gif. Browse the rest of the Glossier site and prepare to want, well, everything!

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