Makeup

You voted for your favorite makeup products in March -- and here are your Readers' Choice winners. While your votes were coming in, Total Beauty editors were testing hundreds of new products for the "Rising Star Editors' Pick" awards, which you'll also find below. And now, on to the winners...

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Readers' Choice

Nars Blush

This is an amazing blush. Great color, blends well, and has a good wear time.

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Physicians Formula Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Blush

It's easy to use and goes on smoothly without flaking everywhere. I really love the rosy color it gives my cheeks.

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Besame Cosmetics Crimson Rouge

We love the gorgeous packaging, and the instant (and flattering) color payoff.

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Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush

The rich color of this blush means you only need a small amount for a bold look.

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Physicians Formula Summer Eclipse Bronzing & Shimmery Face Powder

Wonderful color, blends well, and the shimmer is subtle, not glittery.

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MAC Bronzing Powder

The powder is very light, but imparts a good amount of pigment and blends very well. The colors are natural and give a warming, sun-kissed glow.

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Physicians Formula Cashmere Wear Ultra-Smoothing Bronzer

The matte texture makes this a stand-out, along with its flattering-on-everyone shade.

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Victoria's Secret Baked Mineral Bronzing Powder

This bronzer gives us a subtle and natural glow that lasts all day.

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MAC Eye Brows

This looks so natural and lasts thru a Zumba workout.

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Anastasia Brow Powder Duo

This brow powder is long-lasting and easy to blend. It looks totally natural.

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Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Brow Color

It's easy to use and gives us a more natural look than most pencils.

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It Cosmetics Brow Power Universal Brow Pencil

It doesn't have red undertones, which a lot of brow powders do, and the color blends into your natural eyebrow hair well. Plus, it comes with a brush.

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bareMinerals SPF 20 Concealer

When it is coverage that you are looking for, this is the product you can depend on.

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CoverGirl & Olay Simply Ageless Corrector

It's light, quick, and easy to apply. It also covers minor blemishes, takes away redness, and is great for people with big pores!

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Korres Natural Products Quercetin & Oak Antiageing & Antiwrinkle Concealer

This creamy concealer is thick enough to tackle the toughest blemishes, and helps with dry skin as well.

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GloMinerals Corrective Camouflage Kit

This one little kit has all the concealer shades you could ever need for flawless-looking skin.

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Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil

I love the color selection, the lasting power, the creamy texture of the pencils, and the edgy packaging.

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Mary Kay Eyeliner

It's a long-lasting formula that glides on smoothly with no tugging or pulling. This is a quality eyeliner for an inexpensive price!

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Maybelline New York Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner

This gel eyeliner beats all other cult-favorites in its category. It glides on smoothly, doesn't cake, and lasts forever. For the price, it's simply unbeatable.

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Urban Decay 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner

This liner lasts all day long, dries quickly, and has a glossy finish that doesn't look dull by midday. And the long applicator brush gives a precision finish.

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M.A.C. Eye Shadow

They have colors available I couldn't have dreamed of. Best of all, though, is that each one lasts forever and doesn't fade.

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Urban Decay Eyeshadow

The pigmentation is rich, the consistency is smooth, the packaging is cool and edgy, it lasts all day, and is worth every penny.

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Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Intense Eyeshadow

The creamy texture makes this shimmery shadow effortless to apply.

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Shiseido Shimmering Cream Eye Color

Its intense pigment, ridiculously creamy texture, and subtle hint of shimmer make this shadow our new go-to for a fast smoky eye.

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Revlon ColorStay Makeup for Normal/Dry Skin

This stays put and blends well without having that heavy makeup feel. There are so many shades to choose from, too.

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Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF15

This foundation goes on smoothly and makes my skin look flawless. It also lasts all day.

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MAC Matchmaster SPF 15 Foundation

This feels light on our skin, but still provides plenty of coverage and staying power.

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Almay Smart Shade Makeup

A foundation that "senses" our skin tone and automatically adjusts itself to match our natural hue sounds too gimmicky to be true. But it works.

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Benefit High Beam

Tired of looking tired? This stuff is magic in a bottle. A few dots around my eyes, and it's "who needs caffeine?"

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bareMinerals Clear Radiance

It's a flattering color, applies easily with a small brush, and blends well.

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Benefit Watt's Up!

Our new favorite highlighter: With its dual-end highlighter and blender, this is easy to apply and perfectly complements alll skin tones.

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Smashbox Halo Highlighting Wand

The packaging makes this ideal for carrying around in our purses for a quick glow on the go.

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Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm

This is one item I always carry with me. It really works. It is soothing, and it makes my lips moist.

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EOS Smooth Sphere Lip Balm

The large size makes it easy to apply with just one swipe. I love this lip balm! It's very moisturizing and smoothing!

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NYX Cosmetics Color Lip Balm

This has the best aspects of both lipstick and lip balm: ultra moisturizing and a pretty hint of color.

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Hard Candy World Balmination Lip Balm

Goes on smooth, lasts a long time, and has great color. This is a daily staple.

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Artistry Light Up Lip Gloss

This gloss is not sticky, lasts a few hours with just one coat, and is not too bright or sparkly.

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Mary Kay NouriShine Plus Lip Gloss

The colors are vibrant, the taste is great, and feels fabulous when it's on.

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Urban Decay Stardust Sparkling Lip Gloss

If you're looking for sparkle and shine, this is for you. Bonus: There's no sticky texture.

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Hard Candy Glossaholic Sequin Saturated Shine Lip Gloss

This tastes like heaven, but more importantly the gloss looks beautiful alone or on top of lip color.

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MAC Lip Pencil

I have MAC lip pencils in several colors, and they are phenomenal. They help my lipstck stay put, and they double as a long-lasting lipstick under clear gloss.

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Revlon ColorStay Lipliner

So easy to use; it glides on smoothly without skipping or dragging, so it's perfect for keeping your lipstick from feathering, bleeding, or settling into fine lines.

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Dolce & Gabbana the lipliner Precsion Lipliner

Lip liners aren't as popular as they once were, but these natural-looking shades and silky formulations might just bring them back.

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Mary Kay Lip Liner

These liners apply smoothly and give you just enough color to define, but not overpower your lipstick.

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M.A.C. Lipstick

I love their smooth creamy texture and the wide range of colors, including the different types of lipstick finishes.

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Clinique Almost Lipstick

Sheer, glossy, moisturizing, with a hint of color -- what more can you ask for?

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It Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush Anti-Aging Lipstick Stain

This ultra-hydrating product is like combining a balm, gloss, and lipstick in one tube.

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Mirabella Beauty Velvet Lip Pencil

With this you can define your lips and give them long-lasting color (the included sharpener is a nice bonus too).

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Mary Kay Ultimate Mascara

My lashes look fuller and thicker with only one coat! With two coats your lashes get that "glamour look" everyone wants.

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L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara

I love the formula and the brush. It gets every lash and doesn't clump. Big plus is that my lashes stayed curled after putting this mascara on.

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Maybelline New York Volum' Express Falsies Flared Washable

This bargain product can beat the most expensive mascaras around when it comes to thick, defined lashes.

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Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara

It may seem superfluous, but this mascara gives us dramatic bottom lashes with no smudges.

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Nars The Multiple

This is so creamy and blendable. And it stays on all day. This is a must try.

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E.L.F. Studio Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder

Good lasting power and lots of product for the price. One of my makeup staples!

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Tarte 100% Pure Cold Pressed Maracuja Oil from the Amazon

We're in love with this oil. It's super hydrating and not greasy at all.

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Dr. Jart+ Premium BB Beauty Balm SPF 45

We can't say enough good things about this product -- it provides coverage, protects from UVA/UVB rays, and works to undo sun damage.

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OPI Nail Lacquer

OPI means quality -- rich and long-lasting colors in a vibrant variety of shades. The polishes go on smooth and leave a beautiful finish.

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Essie Nail Polish

They have so many shades in every color category and Essie is the best for avoiding chips and maintaining shine.

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Nails Inc. Nail Polish

This British-import nail polish line is blowing us away. The colors are bright, fun, and on-trend, and a Nails Inc. manicure lasts a full week -- at least.

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Essie Luxeeffects Glitter Top Coat

Even with the grown-up glitter, this top coat glides on smoothly and glams up any polish.

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bareMinerals SPF 25 Mineral Veil

It doesn't go on cakey and it's wonderful to set your face if you do put on a full face of makeup.

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MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural

It looks seamless after application, and the coverage is nice and very natural.

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Revlon ColorStay Aqua Mineral Makeup

This finely milled mineral powder is perfect to set my makeup for the day and the handy dandy brush makes it easy to reapply without making a powder mess.

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Origins Brighter By Nature SPF 30

This compact powder is small and cute enough to take out and powder your nose with at the dinner table. And despite it's light finish, it can block UV rays, correct redness, and control oil for hours.

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Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion

It makes colors really stand out and blend like a dream. My eyeshadow is as vibrant in the late evening as it is in the morning.

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Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer

It goes on silky and so does your makeup after this base product. No shine and a healthy glow. Smashbox is really onto something with this primer!

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Murad Hybrids Skin Perfecting Primer Acne and Shine Control

A primer that keeps oil at bay, helps our makeup last, and fights our acne all day long with its 0.05% salicylic acid has a permanent spot in our makeup bag.

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NP Set Brightening Foundation Primer

This brightens our skin and keeps oil at bay all day long. It's perfect for applying under foundation.

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Tweezerman Mini Slant

These are the best tweezers I have ever used. They get to every little hair and last a long time. Love these.

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EcoTools Bamboo Powder Brush

I love the density of the bristles, the soft feel, the fact that they're made without animal hair and with sustainable materials.

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Q-tips Precision Tips

These are perfect for fixing eye makeup mistakes without smudging the parts you got right.

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Sonia Kashuk Retractable Tools Dual Foundation Brush

Any product that cuts down on product overload in our bathroom gets a coveted spot on the counter.

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