Hall O Fame

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Some things are just too good to sit and collect dust in your bathroom drawer. These past winners got it right when they launched—and keep on delivering now.
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Mary Kay TimeWise Matte-Wear and Luminous-Wear Liquid Foundations
With antioxidants and peptides, this is really antiaging skincare masquerading as foundation. Both the matte and radiant finishes are available in 23 shades.
$22 each, MaryKay.com

Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Treatment Makeup
Use the microfiber-tipped applicator to buff away fine lines in a flash. Goji berry extracts and collagen help firm skin over time.
$13, drugstores

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Nail Polish in Mauve Mantra
Dry nails = chipped polish. Enter this brilliant formula infused with argan, sunflower and evening primrose oils to keep the nail plate hydrated and flexible. Paint on this timeless pinkish mauve or pick from one of the 37 other hues.
$9, drugstores

Pantene Pro-V Moisture Renewal 3 Minute Miracle Daily Conditioner
In a matter of seconds, dry hair springs back to life—healthy, bouncy and supremely touchable. A miracle indeed.
$6, drugstores

Burt's Bees Renewal Refining Cleanser
Get supple skin every time you wash your face. With skin-smoothing hibiscus and apple, this formula is one wash that will send uneven texture right down the drain.
$10, drugstores

Kérastase Aura Botanica Concentré Essential
The standard against which other hair oils are measured, this one boasts a plethora of natural extracts—coconut, argan, jojoba, avocado—and no silicones or parabens.
$45, Kerastase-Usa.com

Jergens Natural Glow Instant Sun Sunless Tanning Mousse
Natural Glow pioneered the idea of the gradual self-tan. But they can do instant gratification, too, with this ultraquick-drying (think 60 seconds), never-orange self-tanning foam.
$13, drugstores

Aveeno Absolutely Ageless Eye Cream
Blackberry leaf and dill extracts sound like they belong on your grocery list, but applied to your skin, they're actually extremely effective at minimizing fine lines and puffiness. The results? Delicious!
$19, Target.com

Clinique Fresh Pressed Daily Booster with Pure Vitamin C 10%
Turn your moisturizer into a power player with a few drops of this super-potent serum loaded with antioxidant vitamin C to help skin shine bright like a diamond.
$76.50, Clinique.com

Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick
Outrageously long-wearing color (up to six hours!) and pillowy-soft lips aren't mutually exclusive thanks to a time-release formula loaded with hyaluronic acid.
$32, EsteeLauder.com