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    21 Products That'll Keep Your Makeup Looking Fresh All Day Long

    Don't settle for constant touchups when there are miracle long-wearing foundations, concealers, lip mattes, and more just waiting to find a home in your makeup bag.

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    1. e.l.f. Cosmetic's Foundation Adjuster transforms your liquid foundation into a full-coverage, mattifying formula to give you a flawless shine-free finish that actually lasts.

    2. Estée Lauder's Double Wear Foundation is the holy grail of long-lasting makeup and totally worth the splurge. It's waterproof so it can survive hot and humid weather up to 24 hours (!!!).

    3. And if you're looking to save a penny but still want a product that won't fade after five seconds in the dead of summer, Neutrogena's Nourishing Long Wear Foundation comes in at only $11 and is a miracle worker for sensitive skin. There aren't a lot of colors, but for the price you can easily mix and match to get a shade that's perfect for you.

    4. Anastasia Beverly Hills' Liquid Lipstick is super pigmented and I swear lasts even longer when e.l.f.'s Matte Lip in a similar shade is added on top!

    5. Lancôme's Cils Booster Mascara Base enhances lashes, prevents them from clumping and flaking, and keeps your eyes looking full and luscious 'til the sun sets.

    6. NYX's cult-favorite Setting Spray keeps the shine away and locks in your makeup so you can *finally* stop worrying about touchups throughout the day.

    7. And for super oily-skin moments (hello humid summer and gym sessions), Volition Beauty's Oil-Control Mattifying Mist rids your skin of unwanted shine and can be used throughout the day to give your makeup a refresh.

    8. Glossier's Boy Brow comes in four colors and shapes, fluffs, and fills in eyebrows for an effortless look that won't flake.

    9. Kat Von D's Tattoo Liquid Liner has a fine-tip brush that makes application super easy. It's also made with magic (I am sure of it) because it stays on all day without a single smudge.

    10. Coty's Airspun Loose Face Powder sets your makeup so your skin looks smooth and photo-ready (you never know when the 'Gram will strike!), and can also double as a foundation if you tend to have oilier skin during the day.

    11. Supergoop!'s Unseen Sunscreen offers you broad spectrum SPF 40 protection *while* preventing your makeup from fading or smudging. Basically, this is a weightless heaven-sent formula, and now we can all protect 👏 our 👏 skin 👏 while still looking fierce as hell.

    12. And Tarte's Tarteguard Mineral Powder Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30 lets you touch up your makeup AND keeps your skin protected while you're out and about — you know, because you should be regularly reapplying sunscreen if you're in the sun for an extended amount of time.

    13. Milani's Eyeshadow Primer prevents dreadful clumping and eyelid creases so your smokey eye stays as vibrant as when you first put it on.

    14. Benefit Cosmetic's POREfessional Primer is a lightweight formula that's super easy to build on with foundation and highlighter. It reduces the appearance of those pesky unwanted pores. Bless. 🙏

    15. Fenty Beauty's Invisimatte Blotting Powder transforms sweaty skin into a flawless matte in a ~matter~ of seconds. Plus, it's travel-friendly design easily slips into your purse for on-the-go touchups to make sure your face stays oil-free no matter where you are.

    16. Clinique's Workout 24-Hour Mascara is *literally* made to resist sweat and humidity so you can live your dang life and not have to wonder how much of your eye makeup is left after a workout.

    17. Glossier's Cloud Paint blush gives you texture-free, natural-looking color in your cheeks that won't crease or fade. The four available colors are designed to blend together to create a shade that works just for you.

    18. Stila's Waterproof Smudge Sticks take pencil eyeliner to a whole new level with their variety of colors (in shimmers and mattes) and incredible staying power.

    19. Tarte's Shape Tape Concealer is oil-absorbing, long-lasting, crease-resistant, mattifying, buildable...I could go on because this product is EVERYTHING and will probably become your makeup bag's favorite (it's definitely one of mine!).

    20. Tatcha's Luminous Dewy Skin Mist moisturizes and refreshes your face making it a wonder product for dry skin. It can be used before makeup application for extra hydration, or after and throughout the day to give a dewy, glowing finish.

    21. And finally, Clean & Clear's Oil Absorbing Wipes makes quick fixes and touchups super easy whether you're at work, on a boat, in the middle of the desert, on a horse — IDK, basically anywhere and everywhere.

    Here's to makeup looking just as amazing at the end of the day as it did when you left the house.

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