Lise Watier Havana Trio Highlighter ($46) Lisa Boone from St. John’s, N.L., said that this highlighter left her “glowing like an angel.” Sounds heavenly.
UNDER $ 20 Sephora Collection Lash-Craft Length &
Volume Mascara ($16) Everything you’ve ever wanted from a mascara: It’s separating, lengthening and volumizing. Swipe on one coat for a natural look, and keep on swiping to build up intensity. OVER $ 20 Zorah Bio-cosmétiques Mascara Pure
Argan Volume and Care ($25) Shalyn Krempasky from Winnipeg asks, “Who needs falsies when you have this mascara?” It made her lashes “appear thick and volumized with no clumping.”
UNDER $15( TIE) L’Oréal Paris Infallible The Super Slim
Liquid Eyeliner ($12) Terri Bourque from Scarborough, Ont., said this liner was “easy to use, stayed on all day and went on smooth without bleeding.” Marcelle Precision Liquid Eyeliner Pen ($11.95) This waterproof formula lives up to its name. Plus, it sets quickly and doesn’t budge. OVER $ 1 5
Lise Watier Féline Eyeliner HD ($22) Jurors said this liner was highly pigmented, which helps make the elusive flawless cat-eye a little more achievable.
Rimmel London Magnif’Eyes Eye Contouring
Palette ($15) For the second year in a row, this palette reigns supreme. You can credit the rich pigments and easily blendable formula for the win.
Benefit Cosmetics Precisely, My Brow Pencil
($32) No one does brows like Benefit. This pencil makes it easy to fill in sparse areas thanks to its thin tip, which allows for hair-fine strokes. Plus, the futuristic metallic packaging makes it stand out in your makeup bag.
UNDER $ 30 Marcelle CC Cream Complete Correction SPF
35 ($29.95) Kari Zalik from Toronto loved the texture of this CC cream, calling it “silky but not runny, soft but still pigmented and dewy but not greasy.” OVER $ 30 Guerlain Météorites Baby Glow Light
Revealing Sheer Makeup ($65) This light foundation leaves a dewy glow that’s perfect for those no-makeup-makeup days. Bonus: the lovely citrus and violet scent.
$ 30 AND UNDER Lise Watier Teint Lumière Perfecting
Concealer ($30) When you’re skimping on sleep (so, always), this creamy concealer covers dark circles and adds a hint of luminescence for a convincing “I’m a morning person” look. OVER $ 30
Chanel Palette Essentielle ($85) This threein-one face palette conceals, highlights and gives cheeks and lips a hint of coral. Editor’s tip: Use your fingers to blend the cream formula seamlessly into foundation.
Sally Hansen Miracle Gel ($11.95) Julie Blacker from Abbotsford, Man., owns an astonishing 200-plus nail polishes. So we took it seriously when she said this product has “the best-designed polish brush I’ve ever used!” (It’s extra-wide for easy application.)
Clarins Fix’ Make-Up ($30) It’s simple: Want your makeup to last all day? Use this. Jurors also noted that the subtle rosewater scent has a calming effect.
UNDER $ 20 Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain Liquid
Lipstick ($18) Anjum Khimji from Markham, Ont., gave this lipstick two thumbs up for staying on throughout dinner. “This is one of the longestlasting products I have ever tried,” she said. OVER $ 20
NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment ($34) Kiss and don’t tell with this transfer-proof liquid lipstick. Jurors said it was so comfortable it felt like they weren’t wearing anything on their lips at all.