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Until Monday, October 19, Fenty is offering 30 percent off site wide and an extra 10 percent off on top of that with code “EXTRA10.” This includes cult-favorite products like their 50-shade velvet foundation, their better-than–Ruby Woo red lipstick (I said it), and the Cardi B–approved Killawatt highlighter. Below, a list of all the very best products to snag.
This medium- to full-coverage foundation won Allure’s Best of Beauty in 2018 for its long (long) wear capabilities and weightless, velvety matte finish. This foundation is also relatively transfer resistant, so you could even wear it underneath your mask.
These cream blushes have a dewy, blendable formula and a beautiful high pigment. With just a few taps of your fingers, you can add a rosy hue back into your ghostly, “I haven’t left the house in-days” complexion. My favorite shades are “Strawberry Drip,” a bright coral pink, and “Petal Poppin,” a soft dusty rose.
I have one of these floating around in just about every single one of my purses. It’s a high-impact gloss with minimal stick that makes your lips look perfectly glassy. My favorite shades are “Fenty Glow,” a rosey nude, and “Glass Slipper,” which is totally transparent.
Fenty’s cream-to-powder Match Stix are capable of a lot — they can act as concealers, contours, highlighters, or even eyeshadows. This set lets you choose whichever three you’d like. If I had to pick? Bamboo (a light medium concealer with neutral undertones), Amber (a cool-toned contour that never gets orangey), and Confetti (an iridescent purple eyeshadow).
This liquid lipstick (which, again, I would argue has dethroned Mac’s Ruby Woo) is not only one of the most beautiful blue-red shades I’ve ever worn, it also simply does not budge. I’ve eaten full meals with it on, worn masks, you name it. It doesn’t come off.
I love wearing these highlighters on my eyelids. They’re both bronzey, goldy shades that wake up your eyes instantly — and I love that they can be applied easily with fingers! Also, Cardi B is a known fan!
In my opinion, this concealer is one of the best there is for effectively covering up stubborn, giant breakouts. It’s super-matte, offers full coverage, and will cancel out any redness without requiring touch-ups throughout the day.
This cream bronzer has the same creamy and blendable formula as their cream blushes. It’s easy to buff seamlessly into the skin for an all-over warmth or a more chiseled contour. I use the shade “Butta Biscuit,” which is a lovely caramel color.
These pencils from Fenty are rich in pigment, and super-creamy — they easily glide across your lids, imparting a beautiful high pigment. My favorites are the matte shades “Lady Lagoon” (an electric blue), “Cute Ting” (a bubblegum pink), and “Cherry Punk” (a bright red). These liners are the easiest and best way to achieve that slightly dramatic (but still wearable) colorful cat’s-eye look.
These mini six-pan palettes come in several different color spectrums — from “everyday neutrals” to “spicy pops.” You can buy you them solo, or snap them up in pairs.
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