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13 Beauty Essentials You NEED For The New Year

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    It's a new year — a time for sorting out your life and starting fresh, right? And though you might be ready to explore new frontiers and embrace unorthodox sartorial or health-laden trends, why should your makeup case look like it's stuck in 1995? If you're guilty of hanging on to that crumbly compact (come on, you know the one!) or that dried-out mascara tube, we're here to help.

    Whether your goodie bag needs a complete overhaul or just a sweet little refresher, we've got 13 get-pretty essentials that should be in everyone's possession. From a basic, yet full-impact blush to a lovely liquid eyeliner, these finds are guaranteed to start your year off on the right foot…or should we say face? Click on to see our cherry-picked finds, and why we think they would make a savvy addition to any beauty routine.

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