The Best Beauty Buys of 2017

An avalanche of beauty products claiming to be the “best on the market” seem to hit the shelves on a daily basis. Combing through the selection can be downright confusing, not to mention frustrating—who really has the time to scour the internet analyzing product descriptions of various mascaras? Pulse has eliminated the guesswork. These are the best new products needed for a wholly refreshed makeup bag.

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DHC Liquid Eyeliner EX
Dramatic eye makeup is a trend that won’t back down in 2017 and liquid liner is the fastest way to achieve the look. Apply it like a pro with this easy-to-use brush-tip eyeliner. No more uneven applications—the formula is designed to dispense just the right amount of smudge-proof liner to create any look from a bold cat eye to a smoldering smoky eye. $20 for .01oz

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra 24H Foundation
Say goodbye to over-the-top contouring. This year, it’s all about radiant, healthy skin—cakey foundations need-not apply. Lancôme’s first 24-hour wear foundation more than fits the bill to achieve this look. After eight years of development, the company’s EternalSoft technology results in a smooth, velvety-matte complexion with no powdery effect. $47 for 1oz

GlamGlow Plumprageous Matte Lip Treatment
InStyle recently dubbed nude lips “the beauty style statement of our time.” Capture the look with this innovative lip enhancer that delivers plump, prime and color in an all-in-one stick. The creamy matte formula also provides the perfect canvas for lip color application when a bold red lip is in order. $24 for .12oz

Diorskin Nude Air Luminizer
This light and airy highlighting powder unveils radiant skin even JLo would envy. Its highly concentrated formula and illuminating pigments are captured in a universal shade that easily adapts to any skin tone. The powder highlights cheekbones and reflects light for an effortless glow. $56 for .21oz

Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara
Like a classic red lip, full and defined lashes never fall out of style. Tarte’s lengthening and curling mascara bestows a falsie-equse look without the damaging glue. In fact, the conditioning formula infused with olive esters is designed to protect natural lashes and increase volume by 330 percent. $21 for .24oz

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