What were your five most used complexion products in 2021?

La Mer The Soft Fluid foundation, Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder, AURIC Glow Lust, Fenty Beauty Soft Matte liquid foundation, Sephora Microsmooth Face Powder.

— Christine


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Lauren Avatar

Face Atelier Ultra foundation, Sydney Grace Cloud Nine setting powder, NARS pot concealer, Benefit Bo-oing liquid concealer, Lancome Teint Idole foundation stick. The Lisa Eldridge foundation will be on this list next year 😀

Z Avatar

SUNSCREEN (should count as even my untinted one creates a smooth, almost glossy layer to my skin).
Ilia Skin Tint spf40
MAC StudioFinish spf 35 concealer
RMS concealer (in the pot, trying to use up as the color isn’t right for me, but they don’t make one that is so…..)
Then it’s a series of mostly liquid highlights with Becca Pearl at the top spot

BrandiD Avatar

My face makeup doesn’t change that much, so my five complexion products were easy to pick out. Urban Decay All Nighter primer, Guerlain Lingerie De Peau Foundation in 00N, Dior Forever Matte in 0N, NARS concealer in Vanilla (will lighten to Chantilly in the New Year as Vanilla is now way too dark), and Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder. I’ve come to realize that both of my favorite foundations are being discontinued or reformulated, so I’m a little stressed about that BUT I do have backups of both — in fact, two of the Dior — so I’m trying to reassure my allergy-prone self that there will still be a foundation I can use by mid-year. Deep breaths….

Brian Avatar

Mac Face and Body
Iconic London Radiance Complexion Booster
CT Flawless Finish Setting Powder
ELF Hydrating Camo Concealer
NYX Bare With Me Luminous Tinted Skin Serum

Nina Avatar

I’m a powder woman and about a year ago I’d found a gift of Laura Mercier Candleglow #1 and decided to use it instead of the powder foundation I was unhappy with. It’s been a game changer, my skin is illuminated in the slightest way….it’s all I use other than powder contour – Aucoin and bronzer – at the moment L’Oréal Lumi. Next and this year I prowl your favorite powder blush! It’s going to be fun…makeup should be

Genevieve Avatar

My five most used complexion products used this year are:
1. La Roche Posay’s Sunscreen 50+
2. Nude by Nature’s Airbrush Primer
3. L’Oreal’s True Match foundation in Porcelain Rose
4. The Balm’s Hot Mama blush
5. Rimmel’s Translucent Matte Fix setting powder.

Alicia Brodie Avatar

My most used compleion products were:
Paula’s Choice Resist Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30
Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate Soft Radiance Foundation shade 4.7
Westman Atelier Contour Stick in Biscuit
Westman Atelier Blush Stick in Petal
Hourglass Ghost face palette
Chantecaille Blur powder

Cat Avatar

I did full face makeup like at the most 10 times this year since I was nearly always at home!
Fenty Pro Filt’r Retouch Primer
Bare Minerals Loose Powder Concealer
Meow Cosmetics Frisky Mau Purrrfect Loose Mineral Foundation
Bare Minerals Original Loose Powder Foundation
Guerlain Les Voilettes Mattifying Veil powder

Lacey Avatar

All the mask wearing and using mineral spf has my skin much less oily. Tizo AM Replenish spf Tinted – bareMinerals complexion rescue – Dermablend flawless creator drops – Nars radiant concealer – Makeup Geek facial elixir.

Nikki Avatar

My usual Fenty everyday products-Amber Match Stick as cheek contour and Pro Filt’r concealer and Soft Matte foundation in 110-plus I’ve been combining UD x Prince Multitasker brush and Rare Beauty Liquid Touch Multi-Tasking makeup sponge for foundation application.

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