66 Cool Makeup Products Every Beauty Junkie Should Try in 2018

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A new year isn't just for organizing your home and exercising more — it's time to play with your look, too! There are so many hot beauty releases we can't wait to try in 2018. We rounded up our favorite palettes, lipsticks, foundations, blushes, and more for you to test out. There's no better time than now, so treat yourself to an item or two. We're filling up our shopping cart ASAP! An instant makeover has never been so easy.

Too Face Diamond Light Multi-Use Highlighter

Too Face Diamond Light Multi-Use Highlighter

This Too Face Diamond Light Multi-Use Highlighter ($34) is infused with crushed diamond powder and light-reflecting pearls to give you a ridiculously good glow.

Huda Beauty Obsessions Eye Shadow Palette

Huda Beauty Obsessions Eye Shadow Palette

The rich colors in this Huda Beauty Obsessions Eye Shadow Palette ($27) show up well on all skin tones.

Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color

Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color

Beauty experts everywhere are raving about Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color ($24). The red is universally flattering and sexy, so we'll be swiping it on regularly.

Morphe Jaclyn Hill Eyeshadow Palette

Morphe Jaclyn Hill Eyeshadow Palette

The massive Morphe Jaclyn Hill Eyeshadow Palette ($38) has 35 eye shadows ranging from neutral to bright hues to play with to your heart's content. With matte, shimmer, satin, and glitter shades, you'll find endless ways to wear this palette.

Beauty by POPSUGAR Be Racy Liquid Velvet Lip
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Beauty by POPSUGAR Be Racy Liquid Velvet Lip

This Beauty by POPSUGAR Be Racy Liquid Velvet Lip ($24) in Adult-ish is a red-pink hue that's perfect for everyday. It stays on throughout coffee and lunch. The color payoff is impressive, and the matte finish is lovely. Bonus points: The sodium hyaluronate in the formula keeps lips soft and nourished.

Glossier Cloud Paint

Glossier Cloud Paint

Glossier Cloud Paint ($18) is a cream blush that provides soft, buildable coverage and comes in four flattering colors.

L'Oréal Infallible Pro-Matte 24HR Foundation

L'Oréal Infallible Pro-Matte 24HR Foundation

I swear by this L'Oréal Infallible Pro-Matte 24HR Foundation ($13). It gives my face a flawless, airbrushed look and truly lasts all day. It comes in 12 colors that work for a large spectrum of skin tones.

Flower Beauty Galactic Glow Holographic Palette

Flower Beauty Galactic Glow Holographic Palette

You'll shine from miles away with this Flower Beauty Galactic Glow Holographic Palette ($17). The lilac hue is incredibly flattering on all skin tones.

Too Cool For School Dinoplatz Cushy Blusher

Too Cool For School Dinoplatz Cushy Blusher

Apply this Too Cool For School Dinoplatz Cushy Blusher ($23) directly from the bottle to your face for a natural, dewy glow that lasts for hours.

L'Oréal Voluminous Lash Paradise Waterproof Mascara

L'Oréal Voluminous Lash Paradise Waterproof Mascara

Behold, the L'Oréal Voluminous Lash Paradise Waterproof Mascara ($10), the holy grail of drugstore mascaras. We tested out the newest product and were obsessed with its thickening and lengthening powers.

NARS Dual-Intensity Blush

NARS Dual-Intensity Blush

Use the two shades in this NARS Dual-Intensity Blush ($45) together or separately. The pearly finish will give you the natural luminosity of your dreams.

Smashbox Always On Metallic Matte Liquid Lipstick

Smashbox Always On Metallic Matte Liquid Lipstick

Yes, you'll be seeing everyone in green lipstick this Winter. It's a statement-making color that's shockingly versatile. We're digging this Smashbox Always On Metallic Matte Liquid Lipstick ($24) in Kale My Vibe.

Tarte Foil Finger Paints Shadow Palette — Rainforest of the Sea Collection

Tarte Foil Finger Paints Shadow Palette — Rainforest of the Sea Collection

The shades in this Tarte Foil Finger Paints Shadow Palette — Rainforest of the Sea Collection ($39) have impressive color pigment and give off the prettiest shimmer.

Revlon ColorStay 2-in-1 Angled Kajal

Revlon ColorStay 2-in-1 Angled Kajal

This Revlon ColorStay 2-in-1 Angled Kajal ($7) is great for Summer because it's waterproof. One end has an angled tip so the inky black eyeliner is easy to apply. The other side has a smudge brush so that you can create a smoky-eye look if you wish. This product also comes in gray and green.

Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick

Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick

Soft millennial pinks go with just about any beauty look, and the trend isn't dying down any time soon. We apply this Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick ($10, originally $21) when our face needs a subtle boost of color.

Maybelline Gigi Hadid West Coast Glow Eyeshadow Palette

Maybelline Gigi Hadid West Coast Glow Eyeshadow Palette

You'll get a rosy metallic finish with this Maybelline Gigi Hadid West Coast Glow Eyeshadow Palette ($15).

Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick Comfort Matte

Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick Comfort Matte

It's all about saturated, bold shades in 2018, like this lovely Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick Comfort Matte ($9, originally $18) in Menace, a medium fuchsia-pink.

Missha x Frida Kahlo The Original Tension Pact Perfect Cover

Missha x Frida Kahlo The Original Tension Pact Perfect Cover

The lightweight foundation in this Missha x Frida Kahlo The Original Tension Pact Perfect Cover Compact ($25) gives you full coverage while simultaneously moisturizing your skin. The formula includes hyaluronic acid, which fades spots and brightens your complexion.

E.L.F. Powder Blush Palette

E.L.F. Powder Blush Palette

The pigmentation and easily blended formula of the E.L.F. Powder Blush Palette ($6) are truly impressive. The colors look beautiful on the skin and instantly make you look more awake. This blush also has serious staying power — it won't fade all day long.

Maybelline Baby Lips Glow Balm

Maybelline Baby Lips Glow Balm

Despite the popularity of mood-changing beauty products, they are scarcely found at the drugstore at this price point. This shade-shifting Maybelline Baby Lips Glow Balm ($4) leaves you with a pink tint while infusing your pout with moisture.

Bloomingdale's Queen of Shade Eyeshadow Palette

Bloomingdale's Queen of Shade Eyeshadow Palette

This Bloomingdale's Queen of Shade Eyeshadow Palette ($15) is a limited-edition product, so get it while you can.

MAC Basic B*tch Palette

MAC Basic B*tch Palette

This MAC Basic B*tch Palette ($40) includes nine dark shades.

CoverGirl Clean Pressed Powder

CoverGirl Clean Pressed Powder

I have had this CoverGirl Clean Pressed Powder ($7) is my cover-up rotation for over a decade now. Every time I use it, I get compliments on my smooth complexion. The powder reduces the appearance of pores and keeps oily skin in check. Sweep it on over liquid foundation for a flawless complexion.

Dose Of Colors Matte Liquid Lipstick

Dose Of Colors Matte Liquid Lipstick

Soft lavender hues are so pretty on all skin tones. Test it out for yourself by snagging Dose Of Colors Matte Liquid Lipstick ($18) in Stone.

L'Oreal Infallible Paints/Lips Metallic

L'Oreal Infallible Paints/Lips Metallic

The shimmery finish of L'Oreal Infallible Paints Lips Metallic ($10) in Moon Lust automatically gives you a cool-girl vibe. This formula has amazing staying power.

CoverGirl Roses TruNaked Eyeshadow Palette

CoverGirl Roses TruNaked Eyeshadow Palette

The CoverGirl Roses TruNaked Eyeshadow Palette ($12) is a newer product from the brand, but we already predict it will become a staple. The soft, rosy colors are so versatile — wear the lighter shades to the office or a plum smoky eye at night. Wet the darkest shade and use it as an eyeliner. We love that affordable palettes are becoming a bigger trend in drugstores.

Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot in Park Ave Princess

Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot in Park Ave Princess

Get gala-ready eyes in a flash using the Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot in Park Ave Princess ($22). The metallic bronze shade has a vibrant, liquid-metal finish.

Tpsy Dash Lip Marker

Tpsy Dash Lip Marker

This Tpsy Dash Lip Marker ($16) has serious color payoff and stains your lips so you never have to reapply it for the day. The water-based formula is so sheer, you can't even feel it.

NYX Professional Makeup Wonder Stick Concealer

NYX Professional Makeup Wonder Stick Concealer

Cover up no matter where you are with this NYX Professional Makeup Wonder Stick Concealer ($12). You can conceal, highlight, and contour your face with ease. Both ends have a creamy finish that you can rub right into your skin. This stick shade is called Universal, but it also comes in light and medium.

NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Multi-Finish Shadow Palette

NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Multi-Finish Shadow Palette

The warm peach shades in this NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Multi-Finish Shadow Palette ($18) will give you a beautiful metallic smoky eye.

MAC Lipstick by Nicki Minaj

MAC Lipstick by Nicki Minaj

MAC Lipstick by Nicki Minaj ($18) in the shade The Pinkprint is a perfect everyday hue.

Christian Dior 5 Couleurs Glow Addict Eyeshadow Palette

Christian Dior 5 Couleurs Glow Addict Eyeshadow Palette

This Christian Dior 5 Couleurs Glow Addict Eyeshadow Palette ($63) includes five eyeshadow pillows with a silky finish. We like that there's two separate applicators so you can easily apply the colors when you're on the go.

Ofra Cosmetics Must Have Mattes Professional Makeup Palette

Ofra Cosmetics Must Have Mattes Professional Makeup Palette

The matte blue hues in this Ofra Cosmetics Must Have Mattes Professional Makeup Palette ($59) will create a head-turning smoky eye.

Tarte Lights, Camera, Splashes Waterproof Mascara

Tarte Lights, Camera, Splashes Waterproof Mascara

During cold and windy days when your eyes start to water, this Tarte Lights, Camera, Splashes Waterproof Mascara ($23) will hold up.

Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF 15

Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF 15

Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF 15 ($46) is a 16-hour wear, full coverage option. It has a natural, multidimensional matte finish that's breathable and weightless.

Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara

Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara

If you want full lashes that practically look like falsies, try this Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara ($23).

Makeup Revolution Flawless Matte Ultra 32-Eyeshadow Palette

Makeup Revolution Flawless Matte Ultra 32-Eyeshadow Palette

Create countless looks with this Makeup Revolution Flawless Matte Ultra 32-Eyeshadow Palette ($15).

Christian Dior Addict Lip Maximizer Plumping Gloss
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Christian Dior Addict Lip Maximizer Plumping Gloss

The collagen and marine-based fillers in this Christian Dior Addict Lip Maximizer Plumping Gloss ($34) will make your lips voluminous.

Little MAC Mini Pigment

Little MAC Mini Pigment

You can use this Little MAC Mini Pigment ($10) as eyeshadow, liner, or highlighter — its versatility is what makes it so great. You can create a subtle wash of color or an intense effect.

Lancome Matte Shaker High Pigment Liquid Lipstick

Lancome Matte Shaker High Pigment Liquid Lipstick

For a standout lip that isn't necessarily red, test out this Lancome Matte Shaker High Pigment Liquid Lipstick ($22) in Rosemantic.

NYX Powder Puff Lippie

NYX Powder Puff Lippie

Achieve a sexy matte finish with this unique NYX Powder Puff Lippie ($8). It comes in eight shades that leave a soft, velvety finish for a sought-after pout.

BH Cosmetics Take Me Back to Brazil Palette

BH Cosmetics Take Me Back to Brazil Palette

If you love bright shades, this BH Cosmetics Take Me Back to Brazil Palette ($16) will be a dream come true for you. We can't wait to create Summer looks with all of these playful hues.

Beauty by POPSUGAR Be Calm Lip Save

Beauty by POPSUGAR Be Calm Lip Save

Containing moisturizing ingredients such as vitamin E and shea butter, this cruelty-free Beauty by POPSUGAR Be Calm Lip Save ($20) is an editor favorite. The minty fresh formula isn't just for your lips either, you can use it on dry patches as well.

Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Invisimatte Blotting Paper Refill

Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Invisimatte Blotting Paper Refill

Get this Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Invisimatte Blotting Paper Refill ($10) on the regular to rid of oil and shine.

Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup

Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup

Este Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup ($40) truly stays on all day long. The formula melts right into your skin for a flawless look. One fan of the product explained why she loves it: "I have tried so many different foundations. I have oily/acne-prone skin and can't ever find one with full coverage that stays on all day. This is it!"

Soap & Glory Poutstanding Double-Ended Lip Contouring Crayon
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Soap & Glory Poutstanding Double-Ended Lip Contouring Crayon

Our editors use this Soap & Glory Poutstanding Double-Ended Lip Contouring Crayon ($12) all the time. Rhubarbarella is a gorgeous pink-nude shade that is perfect for everyday use.

BareMinerals Crystalline Glow Bronzer & Highlighter Palette

BareMinerals Crystalline Glow Bronzer & Highlighter Palette

The shades in this BareMinerals Crystalline Glow Bronzer & Highlighter Palette ($34) were made with crushed rose quartz crystals for a healthy-looking glow.

Urban Decay Cannonball Ultra Waterproof Mascara

Urban Decay Cannonball Ultra Waterproof Mascara

Living up to its name, Urban Decay Cannonball Ultra Waterproof Mascara ($20) is perfect for swimming.

Sephora Radiant Luminizing Drops

Sephora Radiant Luminizing Drops

Mix these Sephora Radiant Luminizing Drops ($8, originally $14) with your foundation for a natural glow, or use them on their own as highlighter.

Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24HR Eye Shadow

Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24HR Eye Shadow

This Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24HR Eye Shadow ($5) is no joke — it stays on all day long. Use an angle brush to make a cat eye in Painted Purple.

NYX Strobe of Genius Palette

NYX Strobe of Genius Palette

Give yourself a golden highlight with this NYX Strobe of Genius Palette ($18). You'll find the variety of shades to be useful.

Sonia Kashuk Lip & Cheek Tint

Sonia Kashuk Lip & Cheek Tint

We love the rich color of this Sonia Kashuk Lip & Cheek Tint ($10). When applied, it will give you sheer color that doesn't feel harsh or heavy. Put it on with the wand applicator and let it soak in for a dewy finish. The formula includes shiny emollient oils that prevent water loss from the skin.

BareMinerals Precision Face Brush

BareMinerals Precision Face Brush

Customers swear by this BareMinerals Precision Face Brush ($28) because it holds onto lots of product and blends makeup flawlessly. It's the holy grail of makeup brushes.

Soap & Glory Peach Pout Completely Balmy Lipstick
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Soap & Glory Peach Pout Completely Balmy Lipstick

The creamy formula of this Soap & Glory Peach Pout Completely Balmy Lipstick ($12) gives your lips a good dose of color.

Physicians Formula Argan Wear Bronzer

Physicians Formula Argan Wear Bronzer

The shimmery nature of Physicians Formula Argan Wear Bronzer ($15) is beautiful. It's infused with argan oil that nourishes your skin and gives you a smooth finish.

Revlon Kiss Plumping Lip Creme
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Revlon Kiss Plumping Lip Creme

When you apply this Revlon Kiss Plumping Lip Creme ($10), you'll feel a cooling sensation.

Revlon ColorStay Exactify Liquid Liner

Revlon ColorStay Exactify Liquid Liner

If liquid liner seems nigh impossible for you, this wheel-tip applicator was made for you! The ColorStay Exactify Liquid ($12) allows for precise lines, even with a shaky hand.

WINKY LUX Pucker Up Lip Plumping Gloss
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WINKY LUX Pucker Up Lip Plumping Gloss

Not only does this WINKY LUX Pucker Up Lip Plumping Gloss ($16) make your pout fuller, it also tastes like lemon cake.

E.L.F. HD Undereye Setting Powder

E.L.F. HD Undereye Setting Powder

Do your makeup like the professionals and apply this E.L.F. HD Undereye Setting Powder ($3) to conceal fine lines and dark circles. It's an incredibly affordable option compared to most setting powders.

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick

The Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick ($18) is totally worth the hype. It's superpigmented, yet creamy and smooth. We especially love Candy Venom, an electric pink hue.

Soap & Glory Kick Ass All Is Calm Concealer Stick
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Soap & Glory Kick Ass All Is Calm Concealer Stick

Unwanted redness will be a thing of the past when you apply this Soap & Glory Kick Ass All Is Calm Concealer Stick ($7, originally $9) before your foundation.

BH Cosmetics Liquid Eyeliner

BH Cosmetics Liquid Eyeliner

"I'm a makeup artist. I have been looking for a liquid liner for myself for so long but they all bleed or fade. So much money spent when a $4 option was right here and amazing! Applies easy, thin or thick. I wing my liner and have no issues! No bleeding." Try BH Cosmetics Liquid Eyeliner ($4) for yourself.

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