The Drugstore Products Makeup Artists Can't Live Without
Their clients are high-end, but the most transformative products in makeup artists' kits are budget. Each of these delivers. And none is over $8.
lip balm
Cococare Cocoa Butter Lip Balm
Because even the most lush lipstick looks dull on dry, flaky lips, makeup artists always apply a layer of balm first. After experimenting with dozens of formulas, Denise Markey is loyal to this yellow tube. It instantly smooths away roughness but isn't greasy at all (a too-slick balm will make your lip color smudge and bleed).