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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the best makeup they bought in 2017. Here are the gorgeous results:
1. Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patches cover zits in hydrocolloid dressing, protecting them from further infection, literally absorbing pus and oil, and helping them heal WAY WAY faster.
2. Maybelline Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter adds a warm glow to your face with soft powder infused with reflective pigments you can apply sparingly or intensely.
3. Etude House Dear Darling Tint Water Gel Tint melts onto lips with a burst of color and leaves behind a bold but natural-feeling tint and a delicious fruity scent.
4. Dr. G Brightening Peeling Gel gently exfoliates in the most satisfying way possible; just rub it in in circular motions against your skin, and the product will start balling up with all the residue and gunk you're removing. Plus, with vitamins C and E and black willow bark, it'll make your skin brighter than ever.
5. Fenty Pro Filt'r Solt Matte Longwear Foundation has you COVERED with 40 different shades in a huge range of skin tones. Plus its long-wear, climate-resistant formula stays matte all damn day.
6. Physician's Formula Eye Booster 2-in-1 Lash-Boosting Eyeliner helps lashes grow fuller and longer while delivering a pigmented and precise line. And it's hypoallergenic, so it won't bother even sensitive eyes.
7. Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay deep cleans your pores with calcium bentonite clay, ~pulsating~ as it works its magic and banishing the toughest acne.
8. Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette contains seven long-wear pigments in four fashion-inspired finishes: velvet, satin, silk, and lamé, so you can have a whole wardrobe for just your eyes.
9. Skinmiso's Pore Beauty Nose Pack is designed with three steps to extract blackheads *without* further damaging your skin. The first mask opens pores and brings sebum to the surface (so you can use the cotton swab to wipe it away), the second tightens up pores and calms skin to prevent further black and whtieheads in the future, and the third step hydrates your skin and prevents sebum build-up.
10. COTZ Face Sunscreen provides all the protection of a sunscreen with the lightweight, non-greasy feel of a primer. And it's water resistant for up to 80 minutes!
11. L'Oréal Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara builds up for dramatic, full, and fluttery lashes and NEVER leaves smudges under your eyes.
12. Burt's Bees Intense Hydration Night Cream is infused with clary sage, which has water retention properties to keep moisture *in* your skin while reducing the appearance of fine lines.
13. Stila Stay All Day Liquid Eyeliner has a smudge-free felt tip to make creating the perfect cat eye simpler than ever.
14. Derma E Very Clear Acne Cleanser contains 2% salicylic acid and antibacterial ingredients like tea tree oil to heal breakouts and unclog pores *without* drying out your skin.
15. Neutrogena Naturals Multi-Vitamin Nourishing Face Moisturizer replenishes your skin's nutrients throughout the day with vitamins B, C, and E, plus antioxidants. 97% of the ingredients are natural, and it has zero parabens, sulfates, or dyes.
16. Thayers Alcohol-Free Rose Petal Witch Hazel Toner contains aloe vera and healthy tannins to refine even the most sensitive skin. It'll even reduce any flare-ups or breakouts and improve skin tone.
17. Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs, and Rosewater hydrates your face in just one spritz, making it the perfect thing to keep at your dry AF office or in your purse. It even goes right over makeup for a dewy effect that's good for your skin!
18. Belif The True Aqua Bomb Moisturizer is a gel-cream formula designed to ~burst~ when it hits the skin, providing a feeling of instant hydration and cooling.
19. Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream softens and moisturizes cuticles with almond oil and cocoa seed butter and strengthens nails with vitamin E and sunflower oil. Plus the citrusy scent is just darn good.
20. The Tarteist Pro Amazonian Clay Palette is jam-packed with 20 long-wear shades infused with (surprise!) Amazonian clay for zero fall-out.
21. Milani Make It Last Setting Spray eliminates shine and keeps makeup crease-, smudge-, and fade-proof so your 🔥 look lasts all night.
22. Shea Moisture African Black Soap cleanses skin, absorbing oil while moisturizing (it's made with shea butter) and calming skin, helping relieve acne and symptoms of eczema and psoriasis.
23. Mad Hippie Vitamin C Serum is like a big ole glass of OJ for your face — brightening skin tone, reducing dark spots, fighting wrinkles AND retaining moisture (it's got hyaluronic acid in it, too).
24. Kat Von D Tattoo Liner lasts all day, thanks to its waterproof and fade-resistant formula. And its super-fine, flexible tip makes for a perfect application every time.
25. Skinfood Egg White Pore Foam tightens skin and pores, thanks to protein rich albumen (that's the egg white) so your face is smooth and fine line–free.
26. Kopari Coconut Melt is basically the holy grail of coconut oils, and you can use it as a hair mask, body moisturizer, under eye cream, makeup remover, dry shave product, and so much more.
27. Juvia's Place Eyeshadow Palettes are perfect for anyone looking for the most pigmented and wearable colors of all time. And the packaging? Pure 🔥.
28. Benton Snail Bee High Content Essence packs a punch with snail extract (which replenishes moisture) AND bee venom (which is anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory) and is great for all types of skin.
29. The Ordinary's Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% balances your skin's production of oil, reducing the appearance of blemishes, without irritating sensitive skin.
30. Freeman Charcoal Black Sugar Polishing Mask combines the impurity-absorbing power of activated charcoal and the gentle exfoliation of black sugar for your clearest skin ever.
31. Sonia Kashuk Dramatically Defining Eyelash Curler is a game-changer for long, curled lashes that'll make your eyes like doe-y AF.
32. Glossier Boy Brow thickens, fills in, and grooms for full and natural-looking brows that'll last all day.
33. L'Oréal Paris Skin Care Pure Clay Clear & Comfort Mask is formulated with three types of clay to rid skin of impurities and vitamin-rich seaweed to soothe and calm skin so it doesn't get irritated.
34. Pixi Beauty Glow Peel Pads and Glow Tonic both contain glycolic acid (at different concentrations), which gently exfoliates dead skin and increases cell turnover, helping your skin look glowing and fresh.
35. ColourPop Yes Please! Pressed Eye Shadow Palette is inspired by the ~golden hour~ — that time of day when everyone is saturated in the most beautiful light.
36. Covergirl Clump Crusher Mascara has a curved brush head to comb out potential clumps while building up mega length and volume.
37. MAC Russian Red Lipstick goes on lips totally matte, with a rich formula that provides a lot of color payoff and looks great on all skin tones.
38. Kat Von D Shade + Light Crème Contour Palette comes with three shades of highlighter and three shades of contour that are incredibly creamy and blendable, melting right into your skin for a flawlessly sculpted look.
39. GlamGlow SuperMud Clearing Treatment blends six acids together with activated charcoal to absorb dirt and fight acne, ingrown hairs, redness, and scarring.
40. The Jaclyn Hill x Morphe Eyeshadow Palette contains 35 different high-pigmented colors in matte, shimmer, satin, foil, and glitter finishes. It's basically one-stop shopping when it comes to your eye makeup.
41. Ole Hendrickson Truth Serum is packed with vitamin C and collagen to firm, hydrate, and brighten skin for visible results.
42. Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Eyeshadow Palette features 18 blendable pigments in four different textures (matte, pearl, glitter, and chrome toppers) for gorgeously dramatic looks.
43. Urban Decay Subversion Lash Primer is a *whipped* formula, strengthening and coating every lash completely from root to tip to boost length and volume before your mascara even goes on.
44. Farmacy Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hydration Mask with Echinaecea GreenEnvy uses all the beauty power found in a beehive (intensely hydrating honey, antiseptic propolis, and amino acid-containing royal jelly) for moisturized and plumped skin with a renewed glow.
45. Stila Stay All Day Foundation and Concealer combines two amazing coverage products in one: 12-hour oil-free liquid foundation AND a coordinating (and refillable) high-coverage cream concealer, making it perfect for taking on the go.
46. L'Oréal Infallible Lip Paint slathers lips with gorgeous and full-coverage pigment for a bold look in just one swipe of the wand.
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