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Ciaté Geltox Starter Kit

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WINNER 2015

Ciaté Geltox Starter Kit

Gel color options generally leave much to be desired. But this topcoat ups the ante, lending any polish the longevity of a gel. Paint as usual, sweep on the clear lacquer, then hold under the included LED for a minute. Chip-free tips last up to three weeks.

20% off at ciatelondon.com from 4/17 until 5/15; use code INSTYLE20

$99
Editor's Pick 2015

Estée Lauder Little Black Primer

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Editor's Pick 2015
WINNER 2015

Estée Lauder Little Black Primer

Wear the tinted formula alone for subtle definition or layer it under your go-to mascara for fluttery volume. Swept on top of another formula, it works like a little raincoat, waterproofing your lashes. 

20% off at esteelauder.com from 4/17 until 5/15 for the first 250 customers; use code INSTYLE20

$24
Editor's Pick

Cover FX Blemish Treatment Concealer

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WINNER 2015

Cover FX Blemish Treatment Concealer

Unless you read the fine print, you’d never know this elegant stick, which comes in 10 shades, is spiked with skin enhancers. Salicylic acid and bisabolol zap acne and inflammation, yet the formula blends and covers as well as any unmedicated version we’ve tried. 

Use the promo code INSTYLE20 for 20% off of your purchase.

$25

Glamglow Supermud Mask

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WINNER 2014

Glamglow Supermud Mask

Sorry, Scandal. There’s nothing more satisfying than watching this mud mask do its dirty work. A mix of AHA and BHA acids visibly sinks into skin, drawing out blackheads almost instantaneously.
 

$69
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Smashbox Be Legendary Long Wear Lip Lacquer 

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WINNER 2015

Smashbox Be Legendary Long Wear Lip Lacquer 

It looks like a lip gloss, feels like a lip gloss, but one look in the mirror—hours later—will tell you that this lacquer is a heck of a lot more. A generous splash of vitamin E helps keep color in place without any shriveling. 

20% off at smashbox.com from 4/17 until 5/15; use code INSTYLE20

$24
Best 2014 Lip Balm

Fresh Sugar Rosé Tinted Lip Treatment SPF15

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Best 2014 Lip Balm
WINNER 2014

Fresh Sugar Rosé Tinted Lip Treatment SPF15

This best-selling balm (available in eight shades) might be the sweetest treat of the company's beloved Sugar collection. "I have four of these in my handbag at any given moment," says Dubroff, praising the "perfect hydration and always-flattering tints." Made with real sugar (which helps to retain moisture, FYI), it tastes delicious, naturally.

$23
Best 2014 Editors' Pick

Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Daily Glow Moisture

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WINNER 2014

Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Daily Glow Moisture

This slow-developing self-tanner is as helpful to skin as real tans are harmful. With glycolic acid, moisture-sealing phospholipids, and pore-clearing willow bark extract in the mix, it’s no wonder Dr. Gross nicknamed it Glotion.

$42 Array
Best 2014 Editors' Pick

Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer

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WINNER 2014

Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer

Some morning routines may as well include a stopwatch. This aerosol mist, infused with aloe, oat extract, or cocoa butter, meets the need for speed. It sprays out fine, thickens on contact, and absorbs in 10 seconds.

$8 Array
Best 2013 Editor's Pick

Clarisonic Acne Clarifying Collection

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WINNER 2013

Clarisonic Acne Clarifying Collection

Your complexion’s forecast with this kit: clear and bright,with little chance of irritation. Twice as nice, the twofer includes an oscillating brush designed just for acne sufferers (the bristles gently prod grime out of pores) and a 2 percent salicylic acid wash loaded withbotanicals, so it clears skin as it softens.

$169
Best 2013 Editor's Picks

Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Glow Pad for Body

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WINNER 2013, 2011

Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Glow Pad for Body

This smarty-pants bronzer exfoliates as it tans, so your reward is a rich, non-splotchy gleam that never looks fake. The towelettes contain vitamin D to hydrate and firm skin, while capislow reduces hair growth.

$45 Array
Best 2013 Editor's Pick

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Glow Pad for Body

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WINNER 2013

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Glow Pad for Body

This smarty-pants bronzer exfoliates as it tans, so your reward is a rich, non-splotchy gleam that never looks fake. The towelettes contain vitamin D to hydrate and firm skin, while capislow reduces hair growth.

$45
Best 2013 Editor's Pick

John Frieda Frizz-Ease Sheer

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WINNER 2013

John Frieda Frizz-Ease Sheer

This extra-light serum kills frizz with kindness. Silicones are cut with a dual-phase water formula that won’t grease up the cuticle.

$10
Best 2013 Editor's Pick

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Primer SPF 50

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WINNER 2013

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Primer SPF 50

Prepare to get even: This formula, loaded with a broad-spectrum block and oodles of antioxidants, dials down pores, wrinkles, and rough texture. It's quite the opening act for makeup as well, lend ing a gorgeously matte finish.

$40 Array
Best 2013 Editors' Pick

Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Natural

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WINNER 2013

Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Natural

Lips just don’t get more cushioned than this. All 50 choices, from sheer nudes to shimmery reds, are laced with fatty acids and light-reflecting mother-of-pearl for a plush-looking finish.

$20
Best 2013 Editor's Pick

Sarah Potempa Beachwaver

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WINNER 2013

Sarah Potempa Beachwaver

Seriously, it doesn’t get easier than this. Just clamp a section of hair, press the “go” button, and the rotating barrel creates loose, lush curls. There’s even a setting for left or right to ensure symmetrical waves.

$199
Best 2013 Editors' Pick

Urban Decay Naked Flushed Palette

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WINNER 2013

Urban Decay Naked Flushed Palette

When we’re running on fumes and need a boost stat, we reach for this compact with its sheer golden bronzer, champagne highlighter, and rosy coral blush. Used alone or blended together, the paraben-free formulas give skin of all tones the easy way out: a radiance that otherwise comes only from juice cleanses.

$30
Editors' Pick 2012

Bliss Pore-Fector Gadget and Toner

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WINNER 2012

Bliss Pore-Fector Gadget and Toner

No matter how gunked up pores get, this kit clears them out. Sonic waves loosen dirt and oils so skin can readily lap up the antioxidants of whatever cream you apply afterward.

$185
Editors' Pick 2012

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Age Erase Recovery Mask

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WINNER 2012

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Age Erase Recovery Mask

How does this spa-like mask spell gorgeous skin? With all the most important letters in the alphabet. (Vitamins A, B, C, and E protect precious collagen, while vitamin D soothes dry skin.) The self-heating, two-step mask leaves the complexion smooth and radiant.

$48
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