5 Must-Have Makeup Products

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Credit: Karen Pearson

Beauty buys to transform your look

By Diana Cerqueira

Highlighters. Face primers. Brow fillers. Ever gotten the hard sell for these newish offerings and wondered if they actually serve a purpose? "They do, more than you can imagine," says Suzy Gerstein, a New York City–based celebrity makeup artist.

So much so that these items deserve a permanent home in your cosmetics bag, right alongside your mascara, foundation, and lipstick. Here, the underrated products you didn’t realize you needed, wanted, or had to have.

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