15 Best Products for Flawless Skin, Gorgeous Eyes, and Lust-Worthy Lips
The best makeup of the year
Want to get your hands on the lushest mascara? What about the lipstick that plumps your pout, or the silky-smooth powder that makes your skin glow? Check out the best makeup of 2015, as chosen by Health editors, celebrity makeup artists, and dermatologists.
Ilana Blitzer, Health beauty director; Paul Cucinello, celebrity hair stylist in Los Angeles and New York City; Francesca Fusco, MD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City; Suzy Gerstein, New York City celebrity makeup artist; Julie Kandalec, celebrity manicurist and creative director of Paintbox in New York City; Joanna Simkin, New York City celebrity makeup artist; Alexis Wolfer, founder of TheBeautyBean.com; Jessica Wu, MD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Souther California School of Medicine in Los Angeles
Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Youth-Boosting Perfect Skin Foundation
It blurs imperfections and adds radiance, says celebrity makeup artist Suzy Gerstein: "Like real skin, just perfected."
NYC Big Bold & Precise Liquid Liner
"This liner can do it all!" Wolfer raves. Create precise lines with the slim edge, or a winged look with the wide side.
Bobbi Brown Perfectly Defined Long-Wear Brow Pencil
"You can draw hairlike strokes," Gerstein says, "making sparse spots discreetly disappear."
Urban Decay Naked Skin Powder Foundation
"This goes on silkysmooth for a naked finish," promises celebrity makeup artist Joanna Simkin.
Nars Dual-Intensity Blush
"Pigments melt into skin, imparting perfect color and glow," Gerstein says.
Stila Stay All Day Bronzer
Color goes on evenly, sans streaks or orange tints, for a realistic bronze, Blitzer notes.
YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer
"It levels out lines and illuminates so foundation looks fresh," Simkin says.
Decteor Hydra Floral BB Cream 24-Hour Moisture
"Feels like skin care, looks like makeup," Wolfer says. (Thank you, hydrating plant extracts.)
CoverGirl Full Lash Bloom by LashBlast Mascara
The brush really separates, Blitzer says, "so lashes look born-thisway long."
Shiseido Perfecting Stick Concealer ($25; sephora.com)
Gerstein is sold: "This is like a second skin, hiding blemishes all day."
Maybelline New York ColorSensational Creamy Mattes
Meet a matte 'stick you'll like. Says Wolfer, "It feels smooth, and color lasts."
Lancome Le Duo Contour & Highlighter Stick
"A few sweeps give you cheekbones like a Kardashian," Blitzer reports.
L'Oreal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Lip Color
One end packs color; the other holds a feathering-preventing balm.
Marc Jacobs Beauty Style Eye-Con No. 7 in The Lover
Subtle shimmers, buttery mattes: Testers agree this is everything a palette should be.
ChapStick Total Hydration
"It doesn't just sit on top of lips," Dr. Fusco says. Fatty acids penetrate to heal chapped spots.