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College Beauty Awards: Makeup

If you’re switching back from a year+ of sitting at home with your camera off to being perceived in public once again, it may be time to review your college makeup essentials. From your base face to your accent colors to taking it all off at the end of the day, we’ve got ~options~! Go ahead and pick the right price point and the right causes for you with some of our 2021 College Beauty Awards faves.  



ONE/SIZE Secure the Blur Magnet Primer, $30
Smashbox Photo Finish Primer, $38
True + Luscious Angel Eyes Eyeshadow Primer, $22


Beautyblender Biopure Sustainable Green Makeup Sponge, $20
HUDA BEAUTY #FauxFilter Luminous Matte Foundation, $40
Physicians Formula Butter Believe It! Foundation + Concealer, $12
ONE/SIZE Turn Up The Base Versatile Powder Foundation, $33


Kosas Revealer Concealer, $28
The Ordinary Concealer, $6


W3ll People Loose Brightening Powder, $20
Kosas Cloud Set Setting Powder, $34
beautyblender BOUNCE™ Powder, $32


e.l.f. Cosmetics Monochromatic Multi stick, $4
Deck of Scarlet [MIST]ake Proof Blush, $36
dome beauty cheek envy blush, $28


Flekk QUIKK Contour 3-Sided Brush, $27
Merle Norman bronzing powder duo, $36
Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Bronzer, $16
RCMA 5 Part series favorites palette, $30


Physicians Formula diamond dust, $16
Joah tinted luminizer stick, $16
Dominique Cosmetics Skin Gloss, $25



Finishing Touch Flawless Flawless Brows, $20
W3ll People Expressionist Brow Gel, $15
Wet n wild brow-sessive shaping gel, $4


Flekk Flawless Eyeshadow Palette, $30
PYT Beauty upcycle palette – Rowdy Rose Nude, $28
Dominque Cosmetics Transition Palette, $48


Shadowmoon reusable shadow shield, $18
C’est Moi visionary metallic makeup crayon set, $20


Kaja wink stamp, $25
Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner, $22
one/size point made 24 hr gel eyeliner pencil, $19


Meloway Your Way Mascara, $22
Pacifica Stellar Gaze Mascara, $14
E.l.f. Cosmetics lash it loud mascara, $6

Setting Spray

Physicians Formula Butter Believe It! Skin Mist, $13
Dominique Cosmetics ULTRA HYDRATING FINE MIST, $32
PYT BEauty One & Done Setting Spray, $16



PYT Beauty plump it up lip gloss, $14
Kaja gloss shot hydrating lip shine, $16
Ella + mila Juicy Glossy Finish, $14

Tinted Balm:

E.l.f. cosmetics ride or die lip balm, $5
Billie supersalve, $9
W3ll People nudist lip butter, $14

Full Coverage Color:

True + Luscious super moisture lipstick, $22
Joah tmi velvet liquid lipstick, $9
Lawless classic cream lipstick, $28


One/Size Go off makeup dissolving mist, $24
Bubble Wipe Out, $13
Billie wonder wipes, $9

The Her Campus National Editors write about products we love and think you’ll love too. Her Campus has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. All products are in stock and all prices are accurate as of publication.

Sammi is the Lifestyle Editor at HerCampus.com, overseeing content strategy for the lifestyle, decor, Her Future, Her20s, culture & entertainment sections. She first got involved with HC as the Social Media Manager and Senior Editor of Her Campus at Siena, where she graduated with a degree in Biology of all things. She moonlights as an EMT, and in her free time can be found playing post-apocalyptic video games, trying on new lipsticks, begging for Taylor Swift's attention on Twitter or planning her next trip to Broadway.
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