I Tested Amazon's Best-Selling Makeup Products — & Here's What I LOVED

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It's hard to believe that there was a time when Amazon was just a place to buy books. Now the tech giant is where we go to get everything — condoms, cake pops, corgi pillows. And, more recently, it's become the go-to destination for high end and mass beauty products, too. Just one problem: It's really overwhelming.
After reading through thousands of reviews (real and fake), you might find yourself more confused than when you first typed "nude lipstick" into the company's search bar. To sift through the duds, I asked Amazon to share its best-selling makeup products in every category, including foundation, eyeliner, and highlighter. Curious to see how a full face of Amazon's best sellers wore through a workday and after-work drinks? Press play above to find out.
Maybelline Makeup Fit Me Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation Makeup, $5.64, available at Amazon; L.A. Girl Pro Conceal HD Concealer, $4, available at Amazon; Dermablend Loose Setting Powder, $25.65, available at Amazon; Milani Baked Blush, $6.79, available at Amazon;  Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Bronzer, $7.59, available at Amazon; Maybelline Makeup Facestudio Master Strobing Stick, $7.59, available at Amazon; E.l.f. Moisturizing Lipstick Ravishing Rose, $3, available at Amazon; Maybelline Makeup SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick, $6.76, available at Amazon; Maybelline Makeup Volum' Express The Colossal Waterproof Mascara, $7.38, available at Amazon; SHANY Eye and Lip Primer/Base, $8.54, available at Amazon; Wunder2 Wunderbrow Eyebrow Gel, $17.60, available at Amazon; COVERGIRL Perfect Point PLUS Eyeliner, $4.09, available at Amazon; e.l.f. Hydrating Face Primer, $6, available at Amazon; L.A. Girl Beauty Brick Eyeshadow, $7.97, available at Amazon.
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