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As exciting and fun as makeup can be, it's also equally confusing and overwhelming if you're just on the cusp of really getting into it. Sure, you've dabbled with balms and BB creams. But, what happens when you're ready (thanks to a new job, phase of life, change of heart, etc.) to integrate more makeup into your routine, but you're not sure where to begin?
To help figure it out, we called in makeup artist and product guru Elisa Flowers and got her to spill her top picks for elevated basics best suited for those looking to expand their beauty repertoire. Her selects are so good, we're wishing we could go back to square one ourselves, if only to start our collection with such comprehensive core products.
So, if you want to ease your way into the world of makeup without looking like you stumbled upon your mom's eyeshadow stash from the '80s, read on.