‘Best of Beauty’ at Camera Ready: Pro Artist Favorites Featured In Allure

Allure's Makeup Editor, Sable Young, said it best. "A great look starts from the ground up." When we heard Allure ’s 2018 Best of Beauty Awards focused on holy grail staples for a flawless complexion, we grabbed our notepads and tuned in to see which CRC products made the list. We're happy to report CRC represents in all categories - from skincare and makeup to hair and body.

As a leading industry publication for over two decades, we appreciate Allure's team for putting in the work to test and rank our beloved beauty brands. Keep reading for a compilation of CRC’s bestselling products with an official Allure stamp of approval!


Patchology  FlashPatch: Rejuvenating Eye Gels (5 Pack),  $15  

Patchology eye gels feature caffeine and hydrolyzed collagen to combat puffiness, fatigue and dryness for a well-slept appearance. Proven to be more effective than topical creams or serums, the patch technology accelerates the delivery of essential ingredients while the hydrogels stay put -- so you get cooling, smoothing, refreshing benefits where you need them most.



BECCA  Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder,  $38

Formulated with 50% water and glycerin, Hydra-Mist Powder creates a mist-like sensation on the skin for a smooth finish and barely-there feel. The ultra-fine, light-reflecting formula blurs fine lines and imperfections. Reapply as needed to keep makeup looking fresh all day.

Make Up For Ever  Artist Color Eye Shadow,  $17

The Make Up For Ever Artist Color collection features highly blendable pigments with intense color payoff that lasts up to 12 hours. Select your favorite individual shades to create a custom palette all your own. Choose from five shade ranges in matte, satin, iridescent, metallic and diamond finishes.


Stila  Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow,  $24

Glitter & Glow sparkle eye shadow combines the perfect mix of pearl and glitter for lustrous, shimmering eye looks. The lightweight, water-infused formula glides on effortlessly, then dries down smooth, to lock in maximum sparkle with minimal fallout. Available in 16 color varieties, including metallic duo chrome shades.

Smashbox  Always On Liquid Liner,  $22

This ergonomic liquid eyeliner pen gives you total control and ultimate precision. Easily line and define with Smashbox’s high-pigment, waterproof formula that lasts up to 24 hours. The sharp-point marker eliminates skipping, tugging, flaking and smudging for perfectly lined eyes that won’t fade.

NYX  Worth The Hype Mascara,  $8

This volumizing and lengthening mascara creates darker, fuller, gorgeous lashes that last all day. Brush, build and lengthen even the tiniest inner corner lashes with the tapered brush tip. The buildable formula is easy to apply and comfortable to wear, making this a perfect staple for any artist or makeup lover.



Living Proof  Perfect Hair Day Body Builder,  $29  

Create instant, buildable body with this customizable hairspray – turn the nozzle left for more body or right for less. Great for most hair types, Perfect Hair Day delivers airiness, movement and light hold for any hair style creations. Not recommended for coily hair types.

St. Tropez One-Minute Gradual Tan Pre-Shower Mousse,  $20

The world’s first one-minute, pre-shower tanning mousse! Discover a more convenient way to achieve sun kissed skin. Apply directly to dry skin using an applicator mitt , and shower off after just one minute for a subtle, golden glow (leave on longer for deeper color). Reapply daily.



Real Techniques  Miracle Complexion Sponge,  $5.99

Create a flawless appearance with Real Technique’s 3-in-1 miracle sponge, designed to blend, smooth and enhance all areas of the face! Blend foundation with the rounded sides. Cover blemishes and imperfections with the precision tip. Contour around the eyes and nose with the flat edge.  

Sigma  #F03 High Cheekbone Highlighter Brush,  $20

Hit the high points with this fluffy but firm Sigmax® fiber brush! Apply cream, powder or liquid highlighter without absorbing product into the bristles. Specially designed in height, shape and density to deliver a smooth finish for every face shape.

Beautyblender  Original Pink,  $20

The original pink Beautyblender is ideal for applying foundation, cream blush, loose powder and BB + CC creams. Apply in hard-to-reach areas with stunning ease. The suede texture is sensual to the touch and its unique curves fit the contours of your face, leaving makeup dazzling and undetectable.


Tweezerman  Slant Tweezer Classic,  $23

Famous for its precision, the Slant Tweezer is consistently acclaimed as setting the standard for excellence and quality. With perfectly aligned hand-finished tips that grab the hair every time, the stainless steel Slant has been the No. 1 choice for make-up artists, celebrities and beauty professionals for over 30 years.


Easily shop all CRC’s Allure winners here .

Which CRC award-winning products are your favorite? Love an Allure Beauty Award winner that’s not available at CRC? Let us know in the comments below!  

About Camera Ready Cosmetics

Camera Ready Cosmetics was founded in 2003 by Makeup Artist Mary Erickson. She dreamed of having a pro makeup showroom where artists could play with professional products without the typical makeup store attitude. Today, our team of beauty industry veterans work together to curate the best quality products on the market.

We partner with brands who respect the industry and formulate products for true working artists. You won’t find CRC in high-end malls, and we don't wear matching brush belts. If you want to play with products for a few hours and buy nothing, that's okay...come in and play! Our store is your playground.

Looking for a product we don’t sell? That’s because we have something better. Just ask!

Mallory Hatten
Beauty Editor / Camera Ready Cosmetics 

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