Must-Have Makeup Products at Sephora
Get ready to dive into the epitome of beauty as we uncover the absolute best of Sephora‘s makeup products. From a flawless foundation to captivating eyeshadows and luscious lip products, Sephora has curated an array of beauty essentials that redefine glamour and sophistication.
1. Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Oil Free Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 20
A lightweight tinted moisturizer with a cult-favorite formula that provides sheer coverage and a blurred matte finish.
SPF: SPF 20
– Oil-Absorbing Powders: Help keep skin shine-free with a natural, demi-matte finish.
– Licorice Root Extract: Soothes irritated or troubled skin.
– Vitamin E: Helps protect against damaging effects of the sun.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and sulfates SLS & SLES.
This cult-classic tinted moisturizer provides demi-matte, sheer coverage that quickly gives skin a soft-focus effect, all while providing a poreless look and blurring fine lines. This lightweight cream provides the benefits of makeup, skincare, and SPF in one step for comfortable all-day shine control.
2. Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Hydrating Makeup Primer with Hyaluronic Acid + Niacinamide
A clean, silicone-free dewy makeup primer with hyaluronic acid that grips makeup for up to 12 hours and hydrates skin to prevent meltdown and caking.
Finish: RadiantFormulation: Lightweight Gel
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination
– Blue Agave Extract: Grips makeup to prevent melting, fading, and caking.
– Hyaluronic Acid and Niacinamide (Vitamin B3): Boost hydration to visibly smooth uneven texture.
– Aloe Water + Hemp-derived Cannabis Seed Extract: Provide an additional boost of hydration to lock in moisture.
All the benefits of silicone primer without the silicone. This oil-free, aloe water-based primer goes on clear to create a smooth base for makeup, while keeping skin dewy and makeup long-lasting, so it won’t fade or melt off. The airless container keeps the formula fresh and ensures every last drop is used.
3. Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation SPF 15:
Elevate your beauty routine with the Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation SPF 15. This foundation isn’t just makeup; it’s a skincare gem. With 24-hour wear, radiant medium coverage, and a formulation infused with 86% skincare ingredients, it actively improves your skin over time. The radiant finish adds a luminous glow, and its heat- and humidity-resistant formula ensures a flawless look in all conditions. Choose from the extensive range of 42 shades, and revel in makeup that cares for your skin and the planet—the packaging is recyclable and crafted from recycled materials.
Experience the perfect blend of lasting radiance and skincare benefits: Dior Forever Skin Glow Foundation, where beauty meets sustainability.4
4. Yves Saint Laurent All Hours Creaseless Precise Angles Concealer
Unveil flawless skin with the Yves Saint Laurent All Hours Creaseless Precise Angles Concealer, a makeup essential designed for a natural soft-matte finish that lasts up to 24 hours.
What Else You Need to Know: Twice the size of a standard concealer, it has a unique precise angled applicator to spot conceal, sculpt, and seamlessly enhance features. This lightweight cloud skin formula is packed with skincare actives to make skin look smoother, softer, and firmer after 14 days.
Clinical Results: After a 14-day consumer test on 165 people with bare skin:
– 95% said their skin looked smoother
– 90% said their skin felt softer
– 83% said their fine lines and imperfections were less visible
5. Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Powder Foundation
A light-as-air long-wear powder foundation that gives you light-to-full coverage with a soft matte finish.
Formulation: Pressed Powder
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This longwear powder delivers a non-cakey, blurred finish with no flashback. The buildable, light-to-full-coverage formula loves to be layered without settling into fine lines or clogging the look of pores. It’s also sweat, humidity, and crease-resistant, plus it has a chic portable compact.
Shade finding tips:
– Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Powder Foundation comes in the same 50 shades as the original Pro Filt’r so if you know your shade # start there and adjust as needed—you may need to go a shade lighter.
– Don’t know your shade #? Start with your shade range (Light, Light Medium, Medium Deep, Deep), then narrow down your skin’s undertone.
6. Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner
An award-winning, long-wearing eyeliner that offers the precision of liquid liner with the ease of a gel-based formula.
This long-wear formula provides eight hours of waterproof and sweat- and humidity-resistant wear. Highly pigmented, this gel formula delivers subtle to dramatic looks that are easy to apply, long-wearing, and won’t smudge or fade.
7. Lancome ARTLINER Precision Felt-Tip Liquid Eyeliner
What it is: A smudge-proof, richly pigmented eyeliner with a precision applicator and long-lasting finish for a flawless eye makeup look.
This smudge-proof eyeliner creates long-lasting lines with intense color that will not fade. The liquid eyeliner formula goes on smoothly without tugging and stays put until you take it off. The felt tip allows for ultimate precision and is ideal for wings, cat eyes, or a cut-crease makeup look.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehyde, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
8. CLINIQUE – High Impact High-Fi Full Volume Mascara
Experience the ultimate lash transformation with CLINIQUE’s High Impact High-Fi™ Full Volume Mascara. This ultra-pigmented, fiber-infused mascara takes your lashes to new heights, delivering a voluminous look that captivates.
The volumizing formulation, free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates, ensures a comfortable and safe application. Gluten-free and ophthalmologist-tested, it’s suitable for even the most sensitive eyes.
The High Impact High-Fi™ Mascara amps up lashes for more volume, instantly. The lightweight gel formula is full of dimensional fibers that are deposited throughout lashes with every swipe, turning up the volume to the max. It is ophthalmologist-tested and safe for sensitive eyes.
Clinical Results: In a clinical test on 31 women:
– 230% more volume, instantly
In a consumer test on 166 women after using the product for 1 week:
– 98% say lashes look dramatically darker
– 96% see significant impact after 1 application
– 95% say lashes feel comfortable all day.
9. Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick
Elevate your lip game with the Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain. This liquid lipstick offers intense pigmentation and a creamy texture that glides on effortlessly.
A gift set of six Cream Lip Stains in timeless shades.
This holiday season, enhance your smile with the iconic gift set of six full-size Cream Lip Stains. From nude and pink to bright red, choose the shade of your choice to brighten your makeup. It offers an ultra-matte finish with intense, long-lasting pigmentation and a comfortable formula. This limited-edition makeup kit is sure to be a hit for the holidays—it is ready to gift in its festive-colored box made of cardboard from sustainably managed forests.
This Set Contains:
– 0.169 oz/ 5 mL Cream Lip Stains in 02 Classic Beige, 94 Cherry Moon, 13 Marvelous Mauve, 01 Always Red, 90 Sunrise Pink, 05 Infinite Rose
10. Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette
An everyday to night palette with 14 shades, including essential mattes and glam shimmer finishes.
What it does:
This palette features 14 shades in ultra-matte, duo chrome, and metallic finishes that let you create softly glamorous looks any time. Each shade is fully pigmented and easy to blend. The palette is luxuriously packaged, with a large mirror and double-ended brush.
This set contains:
– 14 x 0.02 oz/ 0.74 g Eyeshadows in Tempera (ultra-matte velvety beige), Glistening (iridescent gold with a hint of pink reflect), Orange Soda (ultra-matte pastel peach), Rose Pink (rose gold with a soft pink iridescent hue), Sultry (a hybrid satin metallic finish warm chocolate brown), Bronze (metallic gold bronze), Mulberry (ultra-matte mulberry), Dusty Rose (ultra-matte dusty lilac), Fairy (multi-dimensional light gold), Burnt Orange (ultra-matte deep orange), Sienna (ultra-matte earthy brown), Rustic (ultra-matte deep cinnamon brown), Cypress Umber (ultra-matte dark coffee), Noir (ultra-matte deep carbon black).
– Double-ended shadow brush
What it is formulated Without:
11. Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Positive Light Liquid Luminizer Highlight
A silky, second-skin liquid highlighter that creates a lasting, soft, and luminous finish.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehyde, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan and cruelty-free.
Packed with light-reflecting pearl particles and a botanical blend of lotus, gardenia, and white waterlily, this multidimensional formula lends skin a dewy glow in seconds. Mix this weightless liquid highlighter with foundation or layer it across the high points of the face for instant radiance.
12. Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Soft Pinch Liquid Blush
A weightless, long-lasting liquid blush that blends and builds beautifully for a soft, healthy flush. Available in matte and dewy finishes.
Create a pinch-perfect flush using this featherweight formula infused with long-lasting pigments that last all day. Available in matte or dewy finishes, this liquid blush blends beautifully to create a soft, buildable color with a natural, second-skin finish.
This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.
100% said it applies easily and wears evenly
100% said the texture is silky and glides on smoothly
100% said it stays in place upon application and is comfortable to wear
97% said the color blends seamlessly
*In an independent consumer study of 32 subjects
13. Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Match Stix Matte Contour Skinstick
A matte contour stick in a range of shades for all skin tones. The buildable cream-to-powder long-wear formula is lightweight and blendable.
Coverage: ✔ Medium
Finish: ✔ Matte
Ingredient Callouts: Free of Parabens and Phthalates. This product is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.
What else you need to know: Magnets often use nonrenewable resources, so in December 2021, we began phasing them out of our Match Stix collections to help lower our environmental impact. Although we are removing magnets, everything else you know and love about the formula and packaging is the same.
13. Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray
A hydrating, alcohol- and oil-free spray that weightlessly sets makeup for up to 16 hours without melting, fading, or settling into fine lines
– Film-Former Polymers: Form a strong but flexible, breathable film across the skin to keep makeup in place.
– Japanese Green Tea: Supports the natural moisture barrier for soft, hydrated skin.
– Aromatic Resin: Blurs the appearance of pores.
From Charlotte‘s award-winning Airbrush Flawless Finish collection, this multitasking, lightweight spray provides the perfect canvas for makeup application and instantly locks in your look with a flawless, pore-blurring finish. It also features a delicate fresh floral scent.
Clinical Results: In a 1-week test with 100 women:
– 94% agreed the product improves makeup longevity
– 99% agreed the product creates a weightless veil
– 96% agreed the product weightlessly sets your makeup
Indulge in the glamour and luxury of Sephora’s makeup collection. Each product is meticulously crafted to elevate your beauty routine, promising a flawless and sophisticated look. With Sephora, beauty becomes an art, and every makeup application is a masterpiece.
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