Best New Makeup Formulas 2021

There seemed like a lot of new, high-performing formulas that debuted in 2021! Did you try out any new formulas this year and find a new favorite?

Urban Decay Vice Hydrating Lipstick

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ColourPop Glossy Lip Stain

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YSL The Slim Velvet Radical Matte Lipstick

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MAC Shadeshifter Duochrome Eyeshadow


Rose Inc Blush Divine Clean Dewy Cream Blush

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Natasha Denona Puff Paint Liquid Blush Serum

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Huda Beauty GloWish Soft Radiance Bronzing Powder

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Sephora 12-Hour Contour Eyeliner Pencil (2021)

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Dior Forever Couture Luminizer

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Anastasia Cream Bronzer

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ColourPop Fresh Kiss Lip Lacquer

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Lisa Eldridge Liquid Lurex Eyeshadow

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MAC Love Me Liquid Lipcolour

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Lethal Cosmetics Magnetic Pressed Highlighter

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Dior Dior Forever Natural Bronze

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Pat McGrath Divine Blush

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Phytosurgence Spectral Shine Radiance Balm

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Nancy T Avatar

“New to me product” that I love far more than I had expected (or had high hopes for) has to be Natasha Denona Cream to Powder eyeshadow formula. So much easier to use than I imagined, and it doesn’t crease, either!
Also discovered multi-chrome eyeshadows this year, and I oddly love them. I was certain that they would look terrible on my older lids, but I think that they are actually more flattering than some of my duochrome shadows.

Bri Avatar

My fav new formulas had to be pat mcgrath blush, huda glowish bronzer and Alamar encanto palette it’s so creamy and pigmented (you HAVE to try it Christine!) the shimmers have multiple sizes but the texture is smooth so they add dimension, and the color story is so seamless, can’t recommend it enough!.

Genevieve Avatar

It was definitely great to see UD come out with something really good after all their epic fails with their eyeshadow palettes (once their shining lights) and the lipsticks were lovely. Callback was my favourite.
All of the above are products I haven’t tried, but when my blush runs out, I will be definitely looking at some of the above.

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