Beauty Grand Prix 2014: The 17 best makeup products

Apr 07 2014 by
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Beauty Grand Prix 2014: The 17 best makeup products

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    Mascara: Under $15

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    Long-lasting and ultra-defining, this mascara will have you looking like a doe-eyed beauty in the blink of an eye. CoverGirl Clump Crusher Mascara ($11), at drugstores and mass-market retailers across Canada. Gallery: The 13 best lengthening mascars
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    Mascara: Under $15

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    This lengthening mascara is infused with vitamins, amber extract and peptides to stimulate lash growth. Marcelle Xtension Plus + ProLash Growth Complex Mascara ($15), at Beauty essentials: Build a better makeup bag
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    Mascara: Under $30

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    Jenn Lowry of Edmonton worshipped this mascara’s turbine-shaped brush, which expertly grips and coats each lash (including those stubborn corner ones). Clarins Be Long Mascara ($27), at Hudson’s Bay, Elle International Beauty Awards: 14 editor approved favourites
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    Mascara: Over $30

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    Marilyne Coulombe of St-Amable, Que., said this mascara’s elastomer brush magnified her eyes by “separating and lengthening” her lashes. Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils Babydoll ($36), at Sephora, Beauty stock list: What should always be in your purse
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    Eyeshadow: Under $25

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    This palette takes the guesswork out of shadow application with its intuitive eye-shaped container. Revlon PhotoReady Primer + Shadow ($13), at drugstores and mass-market retailers across Canada. Gallery: The best bright eyeshadows for spring
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    Eyeshadow: Over $25

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    “It’s a makeup-bag must-have!” enthused Cate Lacoursiere of Shawinigan, Que., after trying this luxurious long-wearing eyeshadow palette. Chanel Les 4 Ombres ($62), at Hudson’s Bay, Gallery: 10 best eye primers for smudge-proof makeup
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    Lipgloss: Under $20

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    This lightweight gloss contains plenty of micro-shimmer to boost shine, but it never feels sticky. Annabelle Big Show (Glow) Lip Gloss ($10), at drugstores and mass-market retailers across Canada. Gallery: The 10 best red lipsticks under $20
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    Lipgloss: $20 & up

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    If spring’s tangerine-lip trend triggers the cold sweats, highlight your lips’ natural hue with this colour-enhancing gloss. Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector ($20), at Gallery: The 8 best red lipsticks for spring
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    Eyeliner: Under $20

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    This liquid liner is a repeat winner, earning top praise for its soft-tipped applicator and longwearing formula. Lise Watier Féline Eyeliner HD ($19), at
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    Eyeliner: Over $20

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    Stila’s thin felt tip makes for foolproof (and stress-free) application. Stila Stay-All-Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner ($26), at Murale, Beauty inspiration: Winged eyeliner
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    Tinted cream (BB & CC): Under $22

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    Prime, hydrate, protect and even out skin tone with this all-purpose BB cream. Annabelle BB Cream Multi-Action SPF 15 ($16), at drugstores and mass-market retailers across Canada. Gallery: The 12 best makeup remover wipes
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    Tinted cream (BB & CC): Between $22 & $40

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    It’s every lazy girl’s dream—a lightweight tinted cream that softens skin while evening out the complexion. Lise Watier HydraSmart 3D Hydration Tinted Veil ($36), at Gallery: The best super creamy foundations
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    Tinted cream (BB & CC): Over $40

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    This CC cream contains sunscreen, light-reflecting pigments and a universal tint. Liana Yates of Salmon Arm, B.C., called it “a true time saver.” NeoStrata Wrinkle Repair Moisturizing CC Cream SPF 30 ($70), at drugstores across Canada. Gallery: 12 best shine-free foundations
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    Bronzer: Under $30

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    Don’t bake (and age) in the sun! Fake a subtle tan with this multi-shade bronzer. Annabelle Biggy Bronzer ($11.95), at drugstores and mass-market retailers across Canada. Beauty: The best makeup contouring tools
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    Bronzer: Over $30

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    This powder is in a league of its own. “It gives skin a natural, healthy glow,” said Martine Gagnon of Montreal. Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Powder ($60), at Hudson’s Bay, How to contour: 6 makeup tips
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    Concealer: Under $30

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    The readers who tested this creamy cover-up praised it for its ability to outlast a crazy workday and a sweaty workout. BareMinerals Correcting Concealer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 ($20), at Sephora, Gallery: 8 concealers for problem skin
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    Concealer: Over $30

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    Bernadette Navarro of Barrie, Ont., gushed over this silky concealer’s fantastic coverage. Chanel Correcteur Perfection ($40), at Hudson’s Bay, Gallery: 10 concealers for dark circles
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