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18 Products Beauty Editors Are Obsessed With

You’ll always find these hero products in every beauty editor’s stash.



Beauty editors – they’re just like us. Except they have access to the best and latest products on the market. Yet despite having their fingers in all the fabulous pots of creams, there are some products they keep going back to. These are the ultimate skincare and makeup heroes, the favourite favourites:

1. Becca Sunlit Bronzer

Your skin, but like you just came from a tropical island… Becca’s sheer, long-lasting bronzer isn’t glittery or stripey and just gives you the most delectable warm glow.

Becca Sunlit Bronzer

Sunlit Bronzer

aed 183 Becca

2. REN Perfect Canvas Clean Primer

A silicone-free primer that stay put and keeps your makeup looking fresh without any pilling.

REN Perfect Canvas Cleam Primer

Perfect Canvas Clean Primer( 30ml )

aed 191.07 Ren Clean Skincare

3. The Body Shop Camomile Silky Cleansing Oil

One of the best cleansers in the business, this gentle oil emulsifies when you rinse your face, and removes all traces of makeup and sunscreen while not irritating your eyes. The ideal first cleanse, to follow with cleanser.

The Body Shop Camomile Silky Cleansing Oil

Camomile Silky Cleansing Oil For Sensitive Skin 200ml

aed 78.99 The Body Shop

4. Revlon Colorstay Crème Eyeshadow

Nothing beats cream eyeshadow for easy application and blending – and Revlon makes some of the best on the market.

Revlon Colorstay Crème Eyeshadow

Colorstay Creme Eyeshadow Espresso 715

aed 47.00 Revlon

5. Maybelline Snapscara Mascara

If any product could dethrone Great Lash, it can only be another Maybelline winner – this time, in a wax-free formula that glides on, stays clump free and smudge free all day, and washes off like a dream.

Maybelline Snapscara Mascara

Snapscara Washable Mascara, Pitch Black, 0.34 fluid oz

aed 33.00 Maybelline

6. First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Lip Therapy

Bin those 17 lip balms you have banging around your handbag and replace it with this hero product. Kiss dry lips goodbye!

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Lip Therapy

Ultra Repair Lip Therapy (14.8ml)

aed 40.00 First Aid Beauty

7. MAC Lustre Lipstick

Nobody does lipstick like MAC – and with its excellent selection of nudes, anyone can find their perfect colour. Hug Me is a big editors’ favourite, since it can also be worn over bolder shades to tone it down a bit.

MAC Lustre Lipstick in Hug Me

Lustre Lipstick

aed 95 Mac

8. Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray

It’s been an industry favourite for years, and with good reason – one spritz of the fine mist and your makeup is set for up to 16 hors

Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray

All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray

aed 145 Urban Decay

9. Urban Decay Brow Endowed Volumizer

Beauty editors don’t always look flawless – sometimes they fake it with a brush of this eyebrow gel.

Urban Decay Brow Endowed Volumizer

Brow Endowed Volumizer

aed 129 Urban Decay

10. L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream

If you buy only one thing from L’Occitane, make it the shea hand cream – a perpetual bestseller that beauty editors will often gift to all their friends. It’s that good.

L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream

Shea Butter Hand Cream

aed 139 L’occitane

11. SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic

Ask any beauty editor their favourite serum and you can guarantee this antioxidant powerhouse will make the list.

SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic

C E Ferulic 30mL

aed 673 Skinceuticals

12. Kiehl’s Creme de Corps

Grown men have been known to steal this from their wives and girlfriends because nothing moisturises as effectively without leaving any sticky residue. A true gem.

Kiehl’s Creme de Corps

Creme de Corps

aed 210 Kiehl’s

13. Smashbox Cover Shot Eye Palette

Everybody needs a nude eyeshadow palette, and this under-the-radar star ticks all the boxes.

Smashbox Cover Shot Eye Palette in Minimalist

Cover Shot Eye Palette In Minimalist

aed 174 Smashbox

14. Clinique Even Better Makeup

With its smooth and dewy finish – plus the power to fight dark spots – this foundation is a permanent fixture in beauty editors’ makeup stashes.

Clinique Even Better Makeup

Even Better Makeup Broad Spectrum Beige

aed 170 Clinique

15. Bio-Oil Skincare Oil

Need a touch of highlighter and you’ve run out? Bio-Oil. Dry elbows? Bio-Oil. Scars? Bio-Oil. Sunburnt skin? Yep, Bio-Oil. There’s not much this wonder oil can’t do.

Bio-Oil Skincare Oil

Bio Oil Skincare Oil 125mL

aed 75 Bio Oil

16. CosRX Acne Pimple Master Patch

Luckily we live in the 21st century, which means pimples can now be blasted with a patch. These little secret weapons are an insider’s favourite.

CosRX Acne Pimple Master Patch

Acne Pimple Master Patch

aed 20 Cosrx

17. Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer

This became an instant classic when it launched. It’s so easy to blend, has buildable coverage and works equally well under eyes as on blemishes.

Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer

Radiant Creamy Concealer

aed 165 Nars

18. Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado

If you love eye cream, you’ll adore this richly moisturising yet non-gloopy version.

Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado

Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado

aed 132.05 Kiehl’s

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