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    19 Products To Update Your Makeup Bag If You're Still Using Stuff From Before The First Lockdown

    These are all super highly-rated (and haven't been sitting in your makeup bag since Feb 2020).

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This waterproof eyeliner pen from NYX is highly pigmented and long-wearing! The tip is super precise so you can get those perfectly pointed wings every time.

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    Average rating: 4.5 stars 

    Number of reviews: 34,223 

    Price: £12.75 for two. 

    2. There's a reason this Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara has reached cult status – it's affordable, gives a volumised fanned-out effect, and doesn't clump.

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    Average rating: 4.5 stars 

    Number of reviews: 31,146

    Price: £4.95 

    3. The L'Oreal Paris True Match Liquid Foundation really lives up to its name! It's available in a huge variety of shades for a perfect match that keeps your skin looking like skin. It has hydrating benefits too thanks to its hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and aloe vera extract.

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    Average rating: 4.5 stars 

    Number of reviews: 12,804

    Price: £5.52-£9.99 depending on shade – it's available in 38 shades. 

    4. Banish dark circles with Maybelline's Instant Anti-Ageing Erase concealer. The tip of the applicator is covered in thousands of microfibre bristles that will get into every nook and cranny of your skin.

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    Average rating: 4.5 stars 

    Number of reviews: 32,122

    Price: £4.95-£8.99 depending on shade – it's available in 21 shades. 

    5. Keep your makeup in place all day with this long-lasting setting spray from NYX that offers a matte finish (goodbye, midday forehead shine!).

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    Average rating: 4.5 stars 

    Number of reviews: 46,289 

    Price: £7.99 

    6. This hydrating primer from e.l.f fills in pores and fine lines, providing a smooth base for your foundation to go onto.

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    Average rating: 4.4 stars 

    Number of reviews:13,260 

    Price: £7.50 

    7. Nights out will *hopefully* be back soon, so give a bit of the ol' razzle dazzle thanks to this liquid glitter eyeshadow from e.l.f. It has a high-impact, opaque finish with minimal fallout!

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    Average rating: 4.4 stars 

    Number of reviews: 1,531

    Price: £5

    8. These popular makeup sponges are an affordable alternative to big-name brand ones.

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    Average rating: 4.6 stars 

    Number of reviews: 2,329 

    Price: £4.99 for two. 

    9. These nourishing multipurpose sticks from Burt's Bees will add a pop of colour to your lips and cheeks. They have a lightweight, smooth finish that's super easy to blend!

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    Average rating: 4.4 stars 

    Number of reviews: 2,850 

    Price: £11.78-£20.30 depending on shade – they're available in six shades. 

    10. These L’Oreal Paris Highlighting Drops are easy to build up, so you can get everything from a lit-from-within glow to a "human disco ball" shimmer depending on your mood.

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    Average rating: 4.3 stars 

    Number of reviews: 550 

    Price: £7 

    11. For a bold eye look, you can't go far wrong with these waterproof eyeliner pencils. They have a creamy, easy-to-apply finish but don't smudge! With a huge variety of shades to choose from, there's bound to be one (or two, or three) you'll love.

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    Average rating: 4.3 stars 

    Number of reviews: 4,515

    Price: £13.95 – it's available in 21 shades. 

    12. This nude lipstick is perfect if you prefer an understated look, and the matte finish feels comfortable on the lips thanks to the essential oils it's infused with.

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    Average rating: 4.5 stars 

    Number of reviews: 1,195 

    Price: £5.49 

    13. I can't imagine a more perfect shade for spring than this 'Go Wild-er-ness' one by Rimmel!

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    Average rating: 4.5 stars 

    Number of reviews: 14,930 

    Price: £3

    14. You can wear this Rimmel Fix and Perfect primer by itself for a "your skin but better" look, or under foundation to keep your makeup looking fresh all day.

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    Average rating: 4.4 stars 

    Number of reviews: 8,474 

    Price: £6.36

    15. This eyebrow pencil has two tips – an angled one and a fine one – so you can fill in your brows super precisely. Alongside that you'll get a double-ended brush too!

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    Average rating: 4.5 stars 

    Number of reviews: 3,565

    Price: £5.99 

    16. This eyebrow gel has fibres that mimic hair, so you can get fuller-looking brows that also look really natural. The formula is waterproof, smudge-proof, transfer-proof, and sweat-proof, lasting days rather than hours.

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    Average rating: 4.3 stars 

    Number of reviews: 9,359 

    Price: £20  – it's available in five shades. 

    17. This eyeshadow palette by NYX is filled with warm-toned neutrals that are perfect for everyday wear. The mix of mattes and shimmers makes it versatile enough to use for day trips and nights out alike.

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    Average rating: 4.6 stars 

    Number of reviews: 16,564

    Price: £12

    18. Or if you prefer your eyeshadows to be bold and bright, this 40-pan palette is incredible value.

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    Average rating: 4.6 stars 

    Number of reviews: 1,335

    Price: £8.98 

    19. The Hydra lipgloss by KIKO MILANO doesn't just give a shiny, plumped-up look to your pout, it offers some hydration and nourishment too!

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    Average rating: 4.6 stars 

    Number of reviews: 1,486 

    Price: £7.99 – it's available in 29 shades.