10 Holy-Grail Products We Discovered Through Makeup Artists

We often get the unique pleasure of working with some of the industry's most notable makeup artists—you could call it an occupational hazard, but I like to call it the best possible perk imaginable. During these moments, they off-handedly impart wisdom like it's obvious, meanwhile, their tips and secrets have very literally improved our faces.

Below, the editors at Byrdie HQ detail the best wisdom imparted to them by makeup artists thus far. From almost-nude lipstick to the easiest way to apply foundation and the most flattering eye shadow, here are ten makeup tricks you never knew you needed from some of our favorite makeup artists.