Allure Best of 2016

I don't know about you guys but when the Allure winners come out I can't wait to see which products the Beauty Experts found to be red sticker worthy! I feel like these lists help me find the best of the best and discover lots of newness! There were a total of 270 winners this year in all beauty categories so I narrowed down to some products that stood out to me in the makeup category. I'll make sure to do lists on the other categories soon and I'll leave a link down below for the full 2016 list.

Let's get started! 

Marc Jacobs Hi Shine Lip Laquers $26

Marc Jacobs Hi Shine Lip Laquers $26

The Marc Jacobs Lip Laquers are known for their high shine and smooth texture. They're easily becoming everyone's favorite gloss. 

Makeup Forever Aqua XL Eyeliners $21

Makeup Forever Aqua XL Eyeliners $21

Makeup Forever (MUFE for short) is known for their makeup to last...well...forever. Used for TV and theater they use long lasting pigment and they have a wonderful color range to choose from including waterproof lip liners as well. 

Elf Cosmetics Cream Contour Palette $6

Elf Cosmetics Cream Contour Palette $6

Elf Cosmetics is a great affordable option for those on a budget. This cream palette is only $6 and a great alternative to the more expensive cream Contour palettes on the market. 

Makeup Forever HD Powder  $36

Makeup Forever HD Powder  $36

Cut the shine and touch up on the go with this great HD High Definition powder compact. It's Talc Free which is a bonus and meant to smooth the skin for a flawless finish. They also have a mini version for $22. 

Josie Maran Vibrancy Fluid Foundation $45

Josie Maran Vibrancy Fluid Foundation $45

Infused with their infamous Argan Oil this foundation is suppose to give you tons of hydration along with coverage.  

Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick $21

Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick $21

Smashbox power packed their Be Legendary Lipsticks with shea butter and vitamins to really nourish dry lips. Plus they are loaded with pigment and theres a whopping 36 shades to choose from. 

Benefit Goof Proof Eyebrow Pencil $12-24

Benefit Goof Proof Eyebrow Pencil $12-24

Benefit Cosmetics went after the brow category strong in 2016 and came out with this brow Pencil making doing your brows easy peasy! 

Beauty Blender $20

Beauty Blender $20

Beauty Blender took the world by storm with this amazing little tool which blends foundation and Concealer seamlessly into the skin.  

Benefit Cosmetics Roller Lash Mascara $24

Benefit Cosmetics Roller Lash Mascara $24

Inspired by hair rollers, this Benefit Roller Lash Mascara is meant to curl the straightest of lashes and give you that wide eyed look.  

Lancôme Cushion Foundation SPF 50 $46

Lancôme Cushion Foundation SPF 50 $46

Lancôme created this Cushion company for women on the go. This oil free formula provides hydration and buildable coverage. 

Cover FX Perfect Pencil $20

Cover FX Perfect Pencil $20

I'm really happy to see this amazing line known for coverage get another Allure award. This Cover FX multitasking Perfect Pencil is good for under the brows, brightening eyes, or covering pesky spots.  

Clinique Chubby Stick $17

Clinique Chubby Stick $17

This Clinique Chubby stick is like a Lipstick and lip balm in one and comes in 16 shades. 

Butter London Glazen Eye Gloss $24

Butter London Glazen Eye Gloss $24

Butter London gave us something new with this Eyeshadow that goes from Gel to Powder and leaves a wet look to the eyelids.  

Makeup Forever HD Concealer $27

Makeup Forever HD Concealer $27

Makeup Forever wins another Allure Award for yet another staple product. This brand is the original pioneer of HD makeup and created this Concealer lasts all day and hides the darkest of circles.