UPDATE: This story was originally published on April 23.
Working in fashion, and especially here at the R29 HQ, certainly has its advantages. There's lustworthy eye candy everywhere you turn, countless opportunities to meet inspiring women, and of course, the beauty sales. Ransacking our way through the beauty team's seemingly endless bounty of makeup, hair products, and skin care (all in the name of charity, of course!) has exposed us lucky NYC editors to all kinds of products. While we'll try almost anything under the sun, we've come to covet a select few that always do us right. So we're bringing you all our current crushes, from lush lipsticks to skin-saving serums. Click through to check them all out, and take our word for it: they're worth it.
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