10 Cult Favorites Worth Stashing in Your Makeup Kit

They're worth the splurge.


(SPOT.ph) Makeup finds are always hit-or-miss. Sometimes, there are products that don’t live up to the hype. Other times, there are products that you didn’t even know existed. So before you experiment on your own, why not go for products that are tried-and-tested? Look no further. We’ve rounded up 10 makeup finds that make everyone’s Holy Grail list.




Ultra HD Foundation (P2,700) from Make Up For Ever

You’re sure to find the perfect shade for you because this foundation line has 40 shades to suit every skin tone. Aside from the impressive range, this long-lasting foundation gives medium-to-buildable coverage that’s meant to look flawless under the most technologically advanced cameras. There’s also no need to worry about it looking cakey—it has a natural finish that fits every skin type.




Fit Me Concealer (P199) by Maybelline

After your foundation sets up the base for your face, your concealer hides everything else. Maybelline’s full-coverage concealer is everyone’s go-to to get rid of those circles under your eyes and the redness from your blemishes. It also serves as a great highlighter when you contour. The budget-friendly price tops off this great find.



They're Real! Mascara (P1,050) from Benefit

There’s no need to get falsies or eyelash glue when you can look like you already have them on thanks to this mascara. Lengthening and boosting your lashes, the formula of this mascara doesn't budge so there's no need to worry about dark smudges under your eyes at the end of the day.


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Naked Palette (P3,695) from Urban Decay

These are the best nudes any makeup junkie can have. Before you try something out-of-the-ordinary, it’s best to have these basic colors by your side—and the OG palette from Urban Decay has the best choices for neutral tones. It’s well-known for its versatile colors that you can mix and match.


Available at Calyxta



Dipbrow Pomade (P1,200) from Anastasia

Anyone—and we mean anyone—who’s an eyebrow addict will attest to the awesomeness of this genius invention. If you could only have one eyebrow product in your kit, let this be it. The pomade will keep your eyebrows on-point all day so there’s no need for a touch-up.


Available at BeautyMNL




Hoola Bronzer (P900) from Benefit

After going into detail with your eye makeup, bronzer adds much-needed color to your still-pale face. Benefit’s Hoola Bronzer gives you that warm summer glow that’s not too dark and not too orange, either. It also contours and adds depth, making your face more defined.



Orgasm Blush (P1,700) from NARS

This is on anyone and everyone’s makeup must-haves. It has a peachy tone that's just enough color to add to your cheeks and it goes well with just about every skin tone. The sparkles aren’t too glittery and the color blends beautifully, giving you a natural flush that doesn’t go overboard.


Available at BeautyMNL




Ruby Woo Lipstick (P900) from MAC

You can’t go wrong with a classic red lip—and Mac’s Ruby Woo is the one that tops them all. The red shade is said to be the most universally flattering shade, no matter your skin tone. The creamy formula glides color on your lips in one swipe and it has a matte finish that won't dry your lips.



All-Nighter Setting Spray (P1995) from Urban Decay

After slaving away and making sure your look is perfect, you’ll of course want it to last. Say goodbye to makeup meltdown because just a few spritzes of this setting spray will keep everything looking fresh for hours.


Available at Calyxta




Translucent Loose Setting Powder (P1,850) from Laura Mercier

Some people prefer a spray over a loose powder to set their makeup, but with a tropical climate like ours, why not have both? Laura Mercier’s award-winning setting powder can be used for baking your concealer and for getting oily T-zones under control in the middle of the day. No matter how much you put on, the translucent finish keeps everything feeling light.


Available at Rustan's Department Store


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