There are some beauty products that work perfectly for enough people to become cult classics. Take Ysl’s Touché Eclat concealer and Biotherm’s Lait Corporel for example. Not to mention Maybelline’s Great Lash mascara.
Well there are new timeless classics.. And although it sounds like an oxymoron, it is in fact a list of new age brands and their iconic classics that are staples in many-a makeup bag. Read on..
Chanel’s Bronzing Makeup Base
This golden pot of goodness is the perfect shade of tan for just about everyone. The texture, a fluffy mousse is easy to apply, and not too sticky and not too dry. Use as a base layer of tan over your concealer/foundation. Follow with your favorite bronzing powder which could possibly be Nars’ bronzing powder in Laguna.
Nars Bronzing Powder in Laguna
It may not look like the perfect shade for everyone.. In fact it looks a little dull and a grey shade of bronze. But this IS the perfect bronzing shade for everyone, being sold by Nars in the hundreds of thousands, in every corner of the world.
Urban Decay’s Naked Eyeshadow Palette
What started off as an innocent enough eyeshadow palette has morphed into a cult classic thanks to its revolutionary neutrals, that make them anything but boring. 12 bronze-hued shadows in a variety of textures and intensities that take ‘nude’ to a new level.
Charlotte Tilbury’s Pillow Talk Lipstick and Liner
A pinky beige shade in a semi-matte texture gives this makeup bag staple its royal status. It’s quite simply works on almost every skintone. So successful that it was reimagined as a Pillow Talk Diamonds Lipstick duo.
Tarte Shape Tape Contour Concealer
Simply put this concealer is sold every 15 seconds.. This vegan formula in more than 20 shades is super-blendable, and instantly brightens, smooths and gives the skin a firmer, more lifted look.
Two Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
THE go-to mascara for millions of women around the world. This collagen-fueled and clump-free formula, applied with the specially-shaped wand volumizes and lengthens. It comes in two formulas, regular and waterproof.
Glossier Dotcom Balm
This hydrating and long-lasting lip balm and skin salve. Basically the answer to Elizabeth Arden’s Eight Hour Cream. This great product nourishes and repairs dry and chafed skin. It comes in seven collectible flavors.
This acne-fighting facial mud mask is for oily and combination skin. It helps prevent breakouts by deeply cleansing pores and drawing out sebum.
Briogeo Don’t Despair Repair Mask
A conditioning mask that is both light-weight and nourishing. What’s not to love! Packed with powerful ingredients such as avocado oils, biotin and algae extract this formula helps moisturize, repair and strengthen hair. Available at CIIN.
Pixi Glow Tonic
This favorite promises to exfoliate, hydrate and brighten, revealing radiant, glowing skin. Containing glycolic acid, this clear tonic can be applied after cleansing, to slough off any buildup and dead skin cells. Available at CIIN.
Anastasia Brow Wiz
This super-slim brow pencil is loved by all for two reasons. The fact that the pencil is so thin allows us to fill the brow in with hair-like strokes that mimic a natural brow. The wide scope of colors on offer is also a huge plus!
Glossier Boy Brow
This is an eyebrow fluffer, filler and shaper. A best-selling brow pomade, the formula thickens, fills in and grooms brows into place. Available in four shades, including a clear version for taming otherwise good brows.