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From the best foundations, contouring tips, powders and more, we've got you covered in the face makeup department.

Allison Williams
Allison Williams Uses This Foundation for "Effortless" Skin

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Selena Gomez on Her Spring Makeup Routine, TikTok Blush Hacks, and New Rare Beauty Launches

KVD Good Apple Serum Foundation
TikTok's Favorite Foundation Balm Now Comes in a Lightweight Serum

Byrdie writer Janiah Mckelton
E.l.f. Cosmetics' Power Grip Primer Keeps My Makeup Fresh and My Skin Hydrated

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We Put Saie's Glowy New Foundation to the Test

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Pat McGrath's First-Ever Bronzer Promises a Bronzed Goddess Glow

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16 Spring-Forward Makeup Looks to Try This Season

Byrdie editor Olivia Hancock wearing Haus Labs Blush
Haus Labs Just Launched a Powder Blush—And I Tried It

Rachel Zegler
TikTok Swears By This Concealer Hack For Crease-Free Under Eyes

Strawberry BHA Pore-Smooth Blur Drops
Glow Recipe’s New Launch Will Give You “Satin-Pillow Skin”—and We Tried It

Best Pore-Minimizing Primers
The 9 Best Pore Minimizing Primers of 2023

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The Baby Pink Makeup Boom Is Set To Take Over Your Cheeks, Lips, and Lids

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Charlotte Tilbury Launched A Matte Version of Its TikTok-Viral Glowy Blush

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The "Dream Girl" Microhighlighting Hack Will Give You the Most Ethereal Glow

Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez's Quick Makeup Routine Is Only Two Products

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Tower 28's New Sculpting Cream Made Me a Contour Convert

The 10 Best Highlighters for the Ultimate Glowing Complexion

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Get Hailey Bieber's Rosy Date Night Makeup

Best BB Creams
The 14 Best BB Creams of 2023

Best Black Friday
The Best Cyber Week Deals You Can Shop Before They Disappear

Best tinted moisturizers
The 8 Best Tinted Moisturizers of 2023, Tested and Reviewed

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Kosas's New Glowy Skin Enhancer Is Like a Vitamin Drip In a Bottle

The 13 Best Pressed Powders of 2022
The 15 Best Pressed Powders of 2023

Alix Earle
TikTok Can't Get Enough of Alix Earle's Makeup Routine—Here Are All Her Go-To Products

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The 10 Best Drugstore CC Creams of 2023

The 12 Best Makeup Products That Won't Irritate Sensitive Skin of 2023

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How to Apply Face Powder for a Flawless Finish

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How to Use a Setting Spray for the Best Results, According to MUAs

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The 15 Best Translucent Powders of 2023

The 10 Best Contour Sticks of 2022
The 11 Best Contour Sticks of 2023

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The 10 Best Oil-Absorbing Products of 2023, Tested and Approved

Zoe Kravitz
50 Glowy, Natural Makeup Looks for Any Occasion

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The 10 Best Products From Iconic Skincare Brand Laura Mercier

Best Cream Contour Palettes
The 17 Best Cream Contour Palettes for Subtle Definition

How to Create Morticia Addams's Iconic Beauty Look for Halloween

Best CC Creams
The 10 Best CC Creams of 2023, Tested and Reviewed

Four People of Various Skin Tones Testing Out Dior Eye Shadow Palette
The One Product You Should Actually Buy From the Most Expensive Makeup Brands

These Are the Best Makeup Products of 2022

A Warm Toned Contour Shade in a Powder Palette with Some Spilled Off to the Side
How to Choose Your Contour Shade, According to a Makeup Artist

Woman with Red Hair wearing Vibrant Purple Eyeshadow and Drawn on Natural Looking Freckles
5 Ways to Create Faux Freckles That Look Totally Natural

Woman Applying Foundation with a Makeup Brush Using the 'Bake' Method
How to Bake Your Face For a Budge-Proof Makeup Look

Best Setting Sprays for Oily Skin
The 13 Best Setting Sprays for Oily Skin of 2023

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The Best 1920s-Inspired Makeup Looks to Inspire Your Next Beat

Hailey Bieber contoured makeup
TikTok Discovered the Secret to Hailey Bieber's Effortless Contour

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10 Ways to Get Rid of Redness Around the Nose

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10 New Year's Eve Makeup Looks You Don't Need to Be a Pro to Pull Off

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33 Shockingly Beautiful Halloween Face Painting Ideas

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The 12 Best Finishing Powders of 2023 for Beautiful-Looking Skin

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The 21 Best Summery Makeup Looks to Wear All Year Long

Byrdie writer Sumiko Wilson adding skin tints to her face
I Tried 8 Best-Selling Skin Tints on My Dry Skin—These Are My Thoughts

Ask an Optometrist: How to Wear Makeup With Contact Lenses

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These Are the 15 Best Products by NYX Professional Makeup of 2023

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10 Beauty Tricks That Contour Your Face

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Setting Powder vs. Setting Spray: When to Use Each and How

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35 Timeless Holiday Makeup Looks to Try This Year

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How to Figure Out Your Undertones and Find the Best Makeup for Your Skin

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11 Skull Makeup Tutorials You'll Want to Try ASAP

Your Guide to Using Banana Powder Like a Makeup Artist

Portrait of a Woman Looking at Her Reflection in a Mirror with Minimal, Classic Makeup in a Loose Low Bun
15 Chic and Confident Makeup Looks for the Office

J Lo and Mally Beauty Poreless Face Defender
Every Celebrity Secretly Uses This Mattifying Balm Instead of Setting Powder

14 Best '60s Makeup Looks That Are Still Iconic

10 Best Non-Glittery Highlighters For a Natural Glow

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22 Non-Basic Ways to Channel Your Inner Witch This Halloween

How to Hide Pores with Makeup, According to the Pros