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14 products beauty insiders are obsessed with

Here's the verdict from the best in the beauty business

By Katie Dickens  October 9th, 2017

Professional beauty junkies test a veritable avalanche of new skincare, hair care, and makeup every month, but only a few end up in their permanent rotation. So of course, they’re the people to turn to when you’re feeling overwhelmed by the season’s latest colours, formulas, and innovations. Here, our favourite bloggers editors, and beauty obsessives played favourites to help you edit down your fall shopping list. 

COVER FX Custom Enhancer Drops

''Summer might be over, but a sun-kissed glow is achievable all year long. This Buildable highlighter is perfect for hitting the high point of the face to fake that just-back-from-vacation radiance.'' Shop now, Rs, 2,745

Onomie Powerful Priming Serum

''Who doesn't love a multi-tasking product? I use this daily in the morning for a light glow, and in the evening to help even out my skin tone. Win-Win for real!'' Shop now, Rs, 2,941 

Janell M. Hickman

Hickman began her career in public relations before transitioning to writer and editor at BET.COM. while she's healthily obsessed with skincare (and daily SPF application), she's slathered, swiped, and blended all types of products for the sake of her work that's appeared in both print and online publications like ElleGlamourTeen VogueAllure and Essence.

RMS Beauty Raw Coconut Cream

''Some cleansers leave your skin feeling parched, but I find this nourishing coconut oil works wonders at removing makeup, not moisture. Even my waterproof mascara slid off with ease!'' Shop now, Rs, 1,176

M.A.C Strobe Cream

''I apply it on days where I may not want to apply makeup, or before the gym. It gives a very glow-y not-sure-why-her-skin-looks-so-beautiful sheen. It's perfect for days where you just don't want to give AF, but obviously still do!'' Shop now, Rs, 2156

Lancome Definicils Waterproof High Definition Mascara

''You can never go wrong with a Lancome mascara. I love that this one makes my lashes thicker, longer, and curled without looking clumpy. When it lasted through the humid months in New York City and Seoul, I knew this one was a keeper!'' Shop now, Rs, 1,764 

Lancome Matte Shaker High Pigment Lipstick in Magic Orange

''Anything that comes in the shape of a martini shaker, count me in! But in all seriousness, we've been looking for a natural lip tint that travels well and this one is exactly that. It's compact and fun to apply—don't forget to shake that bad boy. The colour is perfect hint of punchy peach!'' Shop now, Rs, 1,437

Cyndi Ramirez-Fulton

Though a wearer of proverbial hats, lifestyle consultant slash founder of blog Taste the Style recently  recently added another hyphenate to her roster with the opening of cafe slash spa called chillhouse.  The airy multipurpose space is just the thing for over-stressed, under-caffeinated, self-care obsessed New Yorkers. 

Klavuu Revitalizing Cleansing Foam

''This makeup-removing pearl-infused cleanser is luxurious without the price tag to match. A pea-sized amount transforms into a cloud of foam to get your skin clean and fresh. I love how hydrating it is and that it doesn't strip your skin of natural oil like other foam cleansers typically do.'' Shop now, Rs, 1,960

Julia Murphee

A 15-year beauty industry veteran, Murphee did the rounds at top public relations before going in-house at Maybelline and NARS. Now she's using the knowledge she gained working for beauty brands at her own consulting firm where she focuses on communications, branding, and social media while also working as a contributing beauty editor at The Daily

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Match Stix Shimmer Skinsticks

''These highlighters are so much fun to use and so versatile. I love them on the eyes and cheeks — everywhere! The shades are insanely amazing. 'Yatch Lyfe' and 'Starstruck' are my favourite. And i love that the packaging is magnetic. so fun!'' Shop now , Rs, 1,633

beauty blender the original beauty blender

''I've discovered about a million uses for the beauty blender. It's hands down the best tool for applying foundation and concealer, but it's also great for removing excess makeup. I've used beauty blender to apply everything from skincare to self-tanner, and it's actually the best sponger for creating ombre nail art looks. What can't this thing do?'' Shop now, Rs, 1,307

Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish

''A high-quality powder is a must have for every girl. Tilbury's product always blows us away and this one is no exception. We don't leave the house without dusting this powder all over our our faces. And we take it with us wherever we go whether it's the gym, work, or just to go for a solo soft serve run on a Friday night.'' Shop now, Rs, 2,941

Keihl's since 1851 Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration Masque

''I love trying new products but sometimes my skin can't keep up. This mask soothes and hydrates on contact, which really calms and helps reduce irritation. It has this cool refreshing feel so it's also great after a day in the sun .'' Shop now , Rs, 2,941

Clinique Fresh Presses Daily Booster with Pure Vitamin C 10%

'' Vitamin C is the it  skincare product of the moment and for good reason. It brightens the skin and works to reduce sun spots. Um, yes, we'll take that please. This product is one of the strongest C serums we've found and is in a stable formula- a rarity with this potent ingredient! so it's no wonder it's become our new go-to. Whenever we use it, we feel like our faces just chugged a gallon of orange juice. In, like, a cute way.''Shop now , Rs, 1,274

Nars Velvet Matte Foundation Stick

''This is the ultimate skin-friendly foundation, not only is the stick easy to use, but it's also packed with antioxidants like ginger extracts and Vitamin A, C and E. I love the buildable  natural-looking coverage, and it stays crease-free all day long!'' Shop now, Rs, 2,941

Esther Povitsky and Caroline Goldfarb

Povitsky and Goldfarb are BFF'S and co-hosts of the new Feral Audio podcast Glowing up, a show that let's them obsess over all things beauty, wellness and fitness. When they are not taking a deep dive into aforementioned topics, Povitsky makes a living as a stand-up comic, writer and actress while Goldfarb runs the Instagram account of @OfficialSeanPenn  (Hint: it's unauthorized) and she also writes for television.

GLAMGLOW GLOWSTARTER Mega Illuminating Moisturizer

''All GLAMGLOW products get us going', and this one is no exception. It's a luscious dewy, hyaluronic acid-packed hydrator that's essentially an instantaneous skin fixer. Get ready to look glowy, gorgeous, and IRL filtered beyond your wildest dreams''. Shop now, Rs, 3,202

Charlotte Cho

Bringing her obsession with K-beauty stateside via her site Soko Glam,  a skincare-centric blog called The Klog, and a brick-and-mortar shop within Bloomingdale's Shop in New York means Cho is always ahead of the curve. But while her expertise lies in Seoul exports, Cho's love of beauty extends beyond South Korea's borders.