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    36 Holy Grail Beauty Products You'll Probably Keep Buying Forever

    ♫ You and me baby, we're stuck like concealer to a zit ♫ The products in this post were updated in March 2018.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community what ~life-changing~ makeup products they purchase over and over again and here are the crown jewel results themselves:

    1. Supergoop Daily Correct CC Cream deposits juuust the right amount of tint to make you look like you care when you really don't (and it even has SPF, so go ahead and give yourself a lazy pat on the back).

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    "It's cruelty-free, has SPF 35 (!!), and has enough tint to replace my foundation for days when IDGAF and just want to look put together enough not to scare small children." —Elena Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $32 (two shades).

    2. Stila All Day Waterproof Liquid Liner doesn't just stay all day — it ~slays~ all day, resisting every ounce of humidity and water so your wing is always looking as fresh as the rest of you.

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    "I️’ve worn liquid liner almost every single day for the past five or six years and this is the only one I️ will buy. I️ have tried lots of drugstore dupes but none compare to the staying power of this one. The felt tip makes it so easy to get a wing that will slay anyone who gets in your way." —Hailey Miranda

    Get it from Amazon or Jet for $21.49+ (12 colors).

    This is our pick for the best mid-priced waterproof liquid eyeliner on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    3. Tarte Shape Tape magically makes undereye circles disappear into thin air (as if you've slept more than six hours for once in your life)!, Katelyn P. / Via

    "Look at that undereye situation! It covers my dark circles and any blemishes that I want to cover. A little goes a long way, so a tube — which already has more than the average concealer — lasts forever. There’s a reason it became an immediate cult favorite upon release. I have yet to find anything nearly half as good as my TST!" —Katelyn P.

    "I️ find that I️ need to use A LOT of concealer under my eyes when using other brands but this stuff is so pigmented that I️ only need a few dots to achieve the same (if not better) level of coverage! —tinferg

    Get it from Tarte for $27 (14 shades).

    4. Benefit The POREfessional Face Primer glides over pores like nobody's business: hello, silky skin you totally woke up with!

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    "Benefit Porefessional is my ride-or-die! Years ago a coworker gave me a sample and I've been hooked ever since. I use it only on my nose (which is so porous that it pretty much always resembles a strawberry), and a small dab is all I need to minimize their appearance and generally make my skin look smoother and more even-toned. It also helps minimize shine. I can't even remember what life was like without it." —Emmy Favilla

    "I discovered this in 2014 and never looked back. It goes on smoothly and makes my skin feel super soft and silky, and in turn, makeup glides on smoothly and lasts for hours. I've used this in both cold and hot/humid weather and it works regardless." —Imee Malabonga, Facebook

    Get it from Sephora for $12+ (three sizes).

    5. Bobbi Brown Perfectly Defined Gel Eyeliner is quite foolproof and has a built-in sharpener in its cap so you can keep your liner as sharp and precise or dull and ~smudgy~ as you'd like!

    "It's so easy to put on even if you're prone to making mistakes and the smudge tip effortlessly creates a smoky eye. I've been using this since the day my mom taught me how to wear eyeliner when I was around 13." —Emma McAnaw

    Get it from Nordstrom for $27 (seven colors).

    6. Maybelline Lash Discovery Mascara separates and lengthens each lash with spaced-out bristles for peepers that attract lots of well-deserved attention.

    "If they ever stop making this mascara I will actually cry. And cry. And cry. Once I was sitting on a bench reading a book in the park and a woman passed me, then walked a few steps backward to ask me what type of mascara I use. It's this one! No clumps, just long-lashed gloriousness." —Mallory McInnis

    Get it from Amazon for $6.37.

    And check out our picks for the best waterproof mascara on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    7. Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint puts its own spin on the 'ol one, two step: namely, you click to dispense product and roll the glass applicator across your face until you get the desired amount of coverage (~too~ easy!).

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    "Its rollerball format makes application so easy and I’ve been buying it consistently since I discovered it." —hailsrex

    Get it from Sephora for $42 (eight shades).

    8. Buxom Customizable Eyeshadow Palette lets you mix and match to your heart's content so you *actually* like and use all six shades. And each shadow is formulated with built-in primer — amazing.

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    "I am a weird skin tone for most palettes but Buxom allowed me to build my own with the colors that actually worked for me. You can also replace the individual pans as you run out. They shadows have primer in them so they last all day. I get compliments on my eyeshadow almost any time I wear it. They blend so easily." —Sarah Suerig, Facebook

    Build your own palette at Sephora for $40 (you choose six shades) and buy individual refills for $12 (20 shades in matte, metallic, satin, and shimmer finishes).

    9. Maybelline Line Stiletto Liquid Eyeliner proves that achieving the perfect cat eye doesn't need to cost a lot.,

    "I use liquid eyeliner everyday and I've used many different brands but this one is the best. The liquid itself is super black and long-lasting. The applicator moves so you can follow the eyeshape much better and it creates the perfect sharp tip to a cat eye. It's the only one I'll use from now on." —anam14

    Get it from Amazon for $5.88+ or Walmart for $5.97.

    And check out our picks for the best liquid eyeliner on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    10. Skindinavia setting sprays don't mess around. You want your makeup to never budge a damn inch without feeling like you've added an extra layer of ~stuff~ to your face? Look no further.

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    "The Urban Decay setting sprays used to be my go-tos until I realized that Skindinavia is who makes the UD sprays. For about $5 more than the UD sprays you get double the amount (8 oz vs. 4 oz) of what I'm pretty sure is exactly the same product. And as an added bonus, it's available on Amazon Prime!" —Kelly F.

    Get The Makeup Finishing Spray from Amazon for $26 (also available in oil control and bridal versions).

    11. Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade has gained a massive cult following and for good reason: its creamy, waterproof formula makes it easy to get precise, full brows that look as natural or dramatic as you want.,

    "I just find it to have such a nice consistency and I have very small eyebrows that barely show up, so it's great for getting really sculpted, perfect brows." —Lizzie Schrantz

    "My eyebrows are sad victims of the super thin brow trend of the late nineties and this product makes them full and flawless every damn time." —Christina K.

    Get it from Nordstrom for $18 or Sephora for $18 (11 shades). Any brush will do, but Anastasia's Brush #12 works ~extremely~ well with it.

    12. Glossier Stretch Concealer goes on and blends smoothly like butter — yeah, I'm not exaggerating, it has cocoa butter in its formula.

    In addition to beeswax, microcrystalline wax, avocado oil, and jojoba oil. Yum.

    "A godsend! It covers my dark circles yet blends effortlessly into my skin. LOVE LOVE LOVE!" —Barilla Mariana

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (five shades).

    13. You're bound to find your absolute perfect shade with Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear 24H Foundation since there's 40 of them — the fact that it's lightweight as hell and actually lasts the whole day is just the cherry on top., Alix S. / Via

    "It comes in a ton of shades (one light enough for my ghostly complexion!), it’s medium coverage, flawless, and doesn’t melt off my skin." —Alix S.

    "I’ve got combination skin and it’s the only foundation I’ve tried that doesn’t dry my skin out, yet covers everything without being too heavy." —Julia Ann C.

    Get it from Sephora or Lancôme for $47 (40 shades).

    14. Stila One Step Correct is very mesmerizing to look at...*stares in admiration*...I mean, this triple-swirled helix serum corrects, brightens, primes, and hydrates the skin all at once, so you ~know~ you're doing something great for your skin. Go you!

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    "My cheeks can get pretty flushed sometimes so I just apply this as a primer (or just wear it straight) and my face looks even and glowing all day! It has purple for dullness, peach for brightening, and green for color-correcting. It's such a great product and even the packaging is pretty!" —Ella Carlson

    Get it from Amazon for $36.

    15. Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipsticks paint your pout in showstopping, bold colors that don't suck all the life and moisture out of your lips (whew).

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    "Probably my favorite liquid lipsticks of all time. They’re so easy to apply and are very creamy so they go on smoothly and don’t feel super dry and sticky, but are still matte." —casbag

    Get the regular matte lipcolor from Amazon or Jet for $3.93+ (16 shades), or metallic matte lipcolor from Amazon for $6.97.

    16. Coastal Scents Eyeshadow Palettes are totally affordable but don't fall short in terms of pigment and variety, so you can click "add to cart" with zerooo guilt.

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    "Their eyeshadows are my absolute favorite. Buttery, smooth, long lasting, and highly pigmented." —likelylola

    Get the Revealed Palettes from Amazon for $19.95 (available in Revealed, Revealed 2, Revealed 3, Revealed Smoky, Revealed Concealed, and Revealed Matte) or Birchbox for $19.95 (available in all varieties except Revealed Matte and Concealed).

    17. Kat Von D Shade and Light Contour Palette contains a silky array of three bronzers and three highlighters that skillfully play with light and shading, as an artist would, so you can sculpt cheekbones that rival the Kardashians'.

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    "I've been using it for over a year now and have gone through two palettes. The formula is to die for and the colors are perfect for such a variety of skin tones! 10/10 would recommend!" —Valerie Valentina V.

    Get it from JCPenney for $49. Get individual refills from Kat Von D for $16 each (six shades).

    18. Innisfree Skinny Microcara knows how to deal with stubbornly short and straight Asian lashes so that they actually hold a damn curl 🙌.

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    "Honestly this has the best formula: if you have Asian lashes like me, best believe your lashes are stubborn at holding curls. After curling, apply this mascara and your curls WILL HOLD! I'M TELLING YOU, GET ON IT." —piercethegherkins

    Get it from Amazon for $12.30.

    19. Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in "Opal" illuminates your cheekbones like a dazzling theater spotlight, and it's always creamy but never cakey., @beccacosmetics / Via

    "This highlighter pulls together every look. I could do the bare minimum with just foundation and my brows, but the second I swipe some on my nose, I look like my life is together!! And it lasts forever!! I love it so much." —Samantha D.

    Get it from Sephora for $19+ (eight shades).

    20. Laura Mercier Translucent Powder 100% mattifies your foundation so there's no chance of slipping and sliding around throughout the day.

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    "I use it to bake my whole face for a smoooooth, matte outcome."—steph2fab

    Get it from Nordstrom for $45.

    21. Sephora Collection Creme Lip Stains perform better than their higher-end counterparts and come in a whopping 40 shades, so you'll basically never be bored.

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    "Perfect matte liquid lipsticks that stay put and don't leave my lips feeling dry and crumbly, and so many great colors! Pink Tea and Always Red are some of my faves! And the $14 price tag makes this obsession a lot easier on my wallet." —Lizzie Joy B.

    Get them from Sephora for $14 each (40 shades).

    22. Wet & Wild Photofocus Foundation lets you stay selfie-ready through math class, cross country practice, and everything in between.

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    "Definitely worth your money! It's only $6, which is amazing for a foundation, but it never breaks me out or anything. It's a medium, buildable coverage that lasts me through a full school day (6 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.), plus cross country practice and it still looks decent afterwards. The color range is also surprisingly good for such an affordable foundation." —Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99+ (20 shades).

    23. Glossier Boy Brow leaves your brows looking naturally full in less than 30 seconds, so you can get on with your day instead of painstakingly filling them in with a pencil or gel.

    "I learned about it from Buzzfeed. Tried it out and it’s honestly the best thing Buzzfeed has given me that isn’t cat pictures." —PHM8

    "Three little swipes and BAM, perfect brows. I’ve bought at least five." —Alix S.

    Check out our full review here!

    Get it from Glossier for $16 (four shades).

    24. NARS Sheer Glow Foundation is known to be super buildable and impart a soft satin, almost airbrushed finish — and it packs antioxidants, tumeric, and Vitamin C to improve radiance and skin health.


    "It's worth all my money. It stays on all damn day and doesn't oxidize on me. 'Syracuse' matches my skin perfectly." —Andrea D.

    Get it from Sephora for $47 (20 shades).

    25. Huda Beauty Lip Strobe imparts a crazy ritzy shine that stops all the haters in their tracks and leaves them behind in a trail of sparkly dust.

    "Works great as a lipstick or gloss and shines brighter than all of the haters." —tamingthefox

    Get it from Sephora for $18 (12 shades).

    And if you prefer matte shades, check out our picks for the best matte lipstick on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    26. Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion is the holy grail solution for keeping your eye makeup PRISTINE, which means not a single crease or smudge in sight.

    "I have sweaty eyelids, so the primer is basically a lifesaver and helps my eye makeup not budge a millimeter — I've slept in my eyeliner and it doesn't even move." —talard

    Get it from Sephora for $12+ (also available in Anti-Aging, Eden, Caffeine, and Sin).

    27. Anastasia Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette has got you covered from neutrals to berries so you can easily create day-to-night looks that are just as impressive as a piece of Renaissance art.

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    "So far, my most prized and precious item that I will buy over and over is my Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renascence Palette. IT'S SO FREAKING GOOD.

    The pigment in each shade is incredible and they all blend really well. Oh, and it'll last a while. But even if I have to buy a new one every 10 months, that's fine with me. #worthit" —abih498ebc274

    Get it from Sephora for $42.

    28. Fenty Beauty Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter in "Mean Money/Hustla Baby" is as equally stunning as crowd-favorite "Trophy Wife" and offers ~two~ colors in one chic hexagonal compact so you can wear whichever one goes better with the rest of your makeup, or mix them together!

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    "I bought it as a splurge (they were out of 'Trophy Wife' lol) and this blew my old highlighters out of the water! It’s completely buildable and has two different highlighters in one. A bit expensive, but oh so worth it!" —Halia

    Get it from Sephora for $34 (six colors).

    29. Too Faced Melted Matte Liquid Lipsticks glides on like a smooth gloss but quickly dries down to an ultra-matte finish, but fear not: it's infused with avocado oil and Vitamin E for a long-lasting moisture and comfort (no cracked lip lines!).

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    "My absolute favorite lipstick: it goes on creamy, stays on for hours without smearing, and doesn’t dry out my lips. The hues are bright and strong and stay that way throughout the day! 'Queen B' is my absolute favorite color!—Halley B.

    Get it from Sephora for $21 (25 shades).

    30. Rimmel Stay Matte Powder keeps the oil at bay until you're done for the day without leaving any sort of white film.

    "Keeps my face in place all day and I don’t get oily, even on my nose. It doesn’t leave a white film on my face either, even the 'Translucent' color." —Angela F.

    Get "Translucent" from Amazon for $9.99 (also available in Natural, Creamy Natural, Sandstorm, Silky Storm, and Warm Beige) or Jet for $7.92.

    31. Smith's Rosebud Salve is a formidable standby throughout the years — decades even — and will heal dry, cracked lips and every other little area that needs a little TLC.

    "It's a downright savior. I’ve been using it as a lip balm since I was about 12 and I’m now 24: I recommend it to the world, give it as gifts, and talk it up whenever I can. It’s non-irritating, comes in different scents (although the original is amazing in itself), applies like a glossy balm, and best of all, you can use it on *any* dry areas of your body! —varshar2

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8 or Amazon for $7.58.

    32. Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer does two jobs in one easy doe applicator swipe, so you have the perfect blemish-free base to create a ~masterpiece~ of colors, shading, and highlights.

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    "I mainly use it as undereye concealer so the tube lasts me forever. It doesn't cake or accentuate my creases at all and it lasts pretty much all day. —ackerson

    Get it from Sephora for $29 (27 shades).

    33. Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara is basically every makeup lover's favorite mascara at least one point in their lives — its curvy wand latches onto every lash and gives them the big lift and volume they deserve.

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    "It's awesome for volume and actually holds a curl for stubborn, short lashes." —Cassie M.

    "It tops off any eye makeup perfectly and it's not too expensive!" —Katie S.

    Get it from Sephora for $12+.

    34. Hourglass Veil Primer goes on hella silky but instantly dries down to a matte finish, and it doesn't hurt that it also has SPF 15, conceals redness, and makes pores almost invisible.

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    "It’s expensive AF, but damn, does it make your face look 10x better. The travel size is more stomachable in price and lasts a long time." —Madeline Lola

    Get it from Nordstrom for $19+.

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