Best Liquid Eyeliner: Digital Memory Liner, $20.50, KATE Tokyo
A unique flat-tapered tip means unparalleled precision while its polymer-rich formula repels sweat and water for smudge-free wear.
Best Waterproof Eyeliner: Perversion Waterproof Fine-Point Eye Pen, $35, Urban Decay
Its jet-black pigments and quick-dry formula ensures it doesn’t smudge or fade, and remains faultless all day long.
Best Gel Eyeliner: Highliner Gel Eye Crayon, $38, Marc Jacobs Beauty
This glides on super smoothly without tugging for intense colour and all-day wear. Our favourite? Blacquer, a glossy and inky black.
Long-Wear Brow Gel, $46, Bobbi Brown
Photo: Bobbi Brown
Best Brow Pencil: Hard Formula, $33, Shu Uemura
Inspired by the shape of a traditional Japanese sword, its blade-like edges do it all by filling in sparse spots and blending for perfect arches.
Best Brow Powder: KA-Brow!, $42, Benefit Cosmetics
This gel-to-powder formula fills, sculpts and defines while providing round-the-clock waterproof wear.
Best Volumising Mascara: Better Than Sex Mascara, $35, Too Faced
A constant BAZAAR favourite, this transforms wimpy lashes to full, dramatic eye fringe thanks to its collagen-rich formula that curls, thickens and conditions.
Best Curling Mascara: HD Mascara, $17.90, Browhaus
Clay minerals lock in the curled effect without causing your lashes to feel stiff and flaky.
Best Lash Primer: Diorshow Maximizer 3D, $53, Dior
Infused with a nourishing oil-serum, this coats each and every lash with a lightweight, thickening crystalline cream for plumper, more resilient lashes.
Best EyeShadow Primer: Eyeshadow Primer Potion, $33, Urban Decay
Designed to smooth and even out imperfections and discolourations, this primer intensifies and prolongs eye makeup longevity.
Best Cream Shadow: Moonshadow, $32, Make Up Store
This crease-proof formula blends seamlessly for foolproof application.
Best Versatile Palette: Chocolate Bon Bons Eye Shadow Collection, $76, Too Faced
Bold pops of colours and trusty neutrals give you the freedom to create limitless looks.
Best Nude Palette: Naked 1 Palette, $83, Urban Decay
Twelve universally-flattering bronze-hued shadows in textures ranging from matte to pearlescent to shimmery, plus a dual-ended brush. Need we say more?
Best Powder Shadow: Eye Color Quad in Disco Dust, $112, Tom Ford Beauty
Satin-smooth application and lustrous pigments make this one of the most covetable makeup items ever.