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Our favorite new eye makeup from the 2012 Spring Makeup O-wards: A trio of impressive mascaras...vivid, wearable, long-lasting shadows...and a knock-’em-dead eyeliner.

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Most Pleasantly Surprising Shadow Palette
YSLOmbres 5 Lumières in 13

Think these colors look too bright? Please think again. The powders are so translucent, they leave just the right sophisticated wash of color on your lids.

$56, Neiman Marcus
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Skinniest Pencil, Most Dramatic Effect
Clinique Quickliner for Eyes Intense

It's a beauty miracle: This eyeliner combines the application ease of a pencil with the intense color of a liquid.

$15, Clinique.com
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The All-You-Need Palette
Dior 5 Couleurs in Grège

Five minutes, five eyeshadows, and you're done! For a complete look, sweep the creamy champagne powder all the way up to your brows, contour lids with taupe and brown, line lashes with pewter, and brighten inner corners with snowy white.

$59, Dior.com
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Shadow With the Most Stamina
Maybelline New York Color Tattoo 24HR Cream Gel Shadow

These rich cream colors are the marathoners of eyeshadow. They start strong, coating lids in glossy pigment, and stay put without creasing or fading, all day (and night, if necessary).

$7, Maybelline.com
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Most Marvelous Mascaras
Revlon PhotoReady 3D Volume Mascara

We tried to choose just one winning mascara, but these were all so perfect, we had to settle for a three-way tie. Each formula darkens and lengthens lashes without a single clump or late-day smudge.oating lids in glossy pigment, and stay put without creasing or fading, all day (and night, if necessary).

$9, Revlon.com
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Most Marvelous Mascaras
CoverGirl Queen Collection Lash Fanatic

$6.50, drugstore.com
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Most Marvelous Mascaras
Avon SuperExtend Extreme Mascara

$9, Avon.com

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