Diana Crisan Oct 23, 2014

MDC loves creams, powders, sticks, balms and glosses — we’re equal opportunists when it comes to all things beauty. But, there are times when we have liquid on the mind (Sunday mimosas included). The blending capabilities of liquid makeup are far beyond words — although that won’t stop us from trying to explain! They work for every season, have hydrating powers, apply easily and conceal flawlessly. Sounds like a makeup match made in heaven! So we’ve compiled a list of our favorite liquid makeup products so you can share in our adoration.

fave liquid products
We already know the benefits of using a primer before applying makeup — smoother effect, smaller appearance of pores, longer lasting results, all that good stuff! Starting off with Lancôme La Base Pro will not only assist in your makeup application and longevity, but the creamy liquid base will keep your skin hydrated all day long.

Mix a little of this illuminating magic into your base (or in place of it) and prepare for “wow, your skin looks amazing,” type compliments! Get dewy and refreshed skin with the perfect amount of glow and shimmer using NYX Born to Glow Liquid Illuminator in Sunbeam or em Michelle Phan Makeup Mood Enhancer in Golden Candlelight.


Land all-over coverage that truly matches your skin tone! When wearing the right liquid foundation, it should feel (and look!) like you’re going au naturel — with an impeccable complexion. The liquid formula will blend in perfectly, fill in pores and cover any imperfections, while still looking natural. We love Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup and Maybelline Dream Wonder Foundation.

Fake a flush with Giorgio Armani Maestro Fusion Blush in 400 or L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Blush in Soft Peach. Since liquid blush blends perfectly into the apples of your cheeks, no one will know you had a little assistance from your beauty kit (or our list of faves)!

There’s no better way to define your eyes in a pinch than by lining your lids with a bold liquid liner! Create clean, sharp lines with YSL Eyeliner Baby Doll in Black or Urban Decay 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Retrograde if you’re feeling extra colorful!

With the option to go for a hint of natural color, or a POP of vibrance, liquid lip products tend to stay on longer, resist smudging and will highlight your pout for a soft finish. Try YSL Baby Doll Kiss and Blush in Rose Libre for a touch of pink - and best of all - it doubles as a blendable brush! 

Smooth away frizz and lock in moisture with these lovely liquid hair care picks! The light texture of Garnier Fructise Sleek & Shine Anti-Humidity Smoothing Milk and Kérastase Cristalliste Lumiere will give hair luminous shine without weighing it down! 

What are some of your fave liquid beauty products? Let us know in the comments below! 



About the Author:Diana creates on-trend beauty content for Makeup.com readers. She stays up-to-date on the latest beauty news and product launches and tests every makeup item that comes through the door. As an employee of L’Oréal, Diana writes stories about beauty products across the entire brand portfolio.

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