Editor’s note: Our beauty writer Rio Viera-Newton first wrote a version of this post in March 2020, during Fenty Beauty’s first-ever sitewide Fam Sale. The Fam Sale is back, and many of Rio’s favorites are once again 25 percent off, so we’re republishing her post to help you shop the sale smartly. But don’t dillydally: The sale ends on Monday, September 27.
Until Monday, September 27, Fenty is offering 25 percent off all Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin products in its Fenty Fam Sale. (Making it as good a time as any to try its well-reviewed Fat Water, a pore-refining toner-serum hybrid that my colleague Tembe Denton-Hurst says brightens, smoothes, and helps to fade dark spots without stripping skin.) But the sale also includes some of my favorite products, like its 50-shade velvet foundation, its better–than–“Ruby Woo” red lipstick (I said it), and the Cardi B–approved Killawatt highlighter. Below, a list of all the very best products to snag.
This medium- to full-coverage foundation won Allure’s Best of Beauty in 2018 for its long-(long)-wear capabilities and weightless, velvety matte finish. This foundation is also relatively transfer-resistant, so you could even wear it underneath your mask.
These cream blushes have a dewy, blendable formula and a beautiful high pigment. With just a few taps of your fingers, you can add a rosy hue back into your ghostly, I-haven’t-left-the-house-in-days complexion. My favorite shades are “Strawberry Drip,” a bright coral pink, and “Petal Poppin,” a soft dusty rose.
I have one of these floating around in just about every single one of my purses. It’s a high-impact gloss with minimal stick that makes your lips look perfectly glassy. My favorite shades are “Fenty Glow,” a rosy nude, and “Glass Slipper,” which is totally transparent.
Fenty’s cream-to-powder Match Stix are capable of a lot — they can act as concealers, contours, highlighters, or even eye shadows. This set lets you choose whichever three you’d like. If I had to pick? Bamboo (a light-to-medium concealer with neutral undertones), Amber (a cool-toned contour that never gets orangey), and Confetti (an iridescent purple eyeshadow).
This liquid lipstick (which, again, I would argue has dethroned Mac’s Ruby Woo) is not only one of the most beautiful blue-red shades I’ve ever worn, it also simply does not budge. I’ve eaten full meals with it on, worn masks, you name it. It doesn’t come off.
In my opinion, this concealer is one of the best there is for effectively covering up stubborn, giant breakouts. It’s super-matte, offers full coverage, and will cancel out any redness without requiring touch-ups throughout the day.
This cream bronzer has the same creamy and blendable formula as Fenty’s cream blushes. It’s easy to buff seamlessly into the skin for an all-over warmth or a more chiseled contour. I use the shade “Butta Biscuit,” which is a lovely caramel color.
These pencils from Fenty are rich in pigment, and super-creamy — they easily glide across your lids, imparting a beautiful high pigment. My favorites are the matte shades “Lady Lagoon” (an electric blue), “Cute Ting” (a bubblegum pink), and “Cherry Punk” (a bright red). These liners are the easiest and best way to achieve that slightly dramatic (but still wearable) colorful cat’s-eye look.
These mini six-pan palettes come in several different color spectrums — from “everyday neutrals” to “spicy pops.” You can buy you them solo, or snap them up in pairs.
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