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With buzzy beauty products launching every week, it can be tempting to overhaul your stash every chance you get. It seems that there’s always a more effective formula or prettier palette to get your hands on, which can make controlling our hoard (and bank account) difficult. But even in the midst of all the newness, there are products that continue to top best-of lists and stay in heavy rotation amongst the most respected beauty pros — products that have stood the test of time (think Essie Bordeaux) and become staple beauty buys. We’ve rounded up the most iconic of them all ahead, from the setting spray with legions of devoted fans to the sparkly liquid shadow hiding in practically every beauty bag.

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