Most Imperceptible Camouflager:
DiorSkin Nude Natural Glow Hydrating Makeup SPF 10
It feels like your favorite silky, skin-smoothing moisturizer, but it gives your complexion the even tone you can usually get only from a fuller-coverage foundation.
$45; department stores
Most Lustrous Lipcolor:
Stila Pearl Shimmer Gloss in South Sea Coral
Infused with real ground pearls, this gloss creates a perfect, sheer, glimmery sheen. $22; StilaCosmetics.com
Best Thing Since the Shoe Phone:
Revlon Matte Powder Blush in Blushing Berry
The hidden mirror inside this compact pops out at the push of a button. Even better: The shade isn't the least bit sparkly, and the brush is surprisingly soft.
Most Intriguing Twofer:
L'Oréal Paris Le Kohl Duo Shadow + Liner in Charcoal/Honey
On one end: a supersoft, easy-to-blend liner pencil. On the other: a sponge applicator loaded with silky eyeshadow (the powder is inside the cap).
Long Night Achievement Award:
Lancôme La Laque Fever Ultimate Lasting Full Color Lipshine in Furious in Fuchsia
This pigment-packed formula delivers color so lush and saturated, it's impervious to canapés.
$28; department stores
Best Undercover Agent:
Bobbi Brown Face Touch Up Stick
It's perfect for reblending makeup that's become cakey by late afternoon or as an on-the-go fix for blotchiness. $22; BobbiBrown.com
People's Choice Award:
Avon Spectra Lash
One mascara, three effects: Just click the dial to give yourself a subtle tint, more dramatic lengthening, or a full-on glamorous fringe. There's something for everyone!$9.50; Avon.com
Most Gorgeously Adaptable:
Laura Mercier Custom Compact 6-Well
Choose your winning combination of crease-resistant shadows, sheer blushes, or creamy cake liners from the makeup artist's extensive collection—and never be stuck with a shade you won't wear. $10, plus $22 for each color; BlueMercury.com