Best High End Makeup Worth The Splurge

No more wasting money on high end makeup products that don’t work! These luxury, high end makeup items are worth the splurge and are recommended by 20 top beauty bloggers and makeup gurus. 

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Best High End Makeup Worth The Splurge

Hey lovelies! Today’s post has been a long time coming and one that has been highly requested. I’m constantly being asked questions like “Which high end makeup items do you recommend?” and “What high end makeup products are worth the splurge?”, so today I’ve teamed up with 19 of my favorite beauty bloggers and makeup gurus to share what we consider to be the best high end makeup worth the splurge.

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Although I’m a drugstore makeup lover, there are definitely certain makeup items that I recommend splurging a little more on. Although many high end makeup items are pricier than what you might spend at the drugstore, often times the quality and staying power is better, and the product will end up lasting you in your makeup collection longer.

A good rule of thumb when deciding whether or not a high end makeup item is worth splurging on, is to really look at how often you’ll use it. This can often justify the higher cost and make more sense in the long run if you will be getting a lot of use out of it. In case you’re curious on what high end makeup items made the list, keep reading my Best High End Makeup Roundup below!

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Best High End Makeup Worth The Splurge

Best High End Makeup – Foundations

Clinique ‘Even Better’ Foundation

I have so many high end makeup splurges but I think my number 1 product is Clinique ‘Even Better’ Foundation. It is my ride or die and hasn’t let me down sine 2001!

Every time I use it I get the same result (no matter what season) and my skin always looks so healthy. I get a ton of compliments and questions on my makeup routine every time I use it! It is great for everyday use because it has SPF in it and it isn’t heavy but it also slays for full glam moments!

Also, if you are looking to up your foundation routine make sure to grab Tarte’s ‘The Buffer’ Airbrush Finish Foundation Brush for a flawless application. That combo is my secret beauty weapon! – Kara, Kara Larkin Lifestyle

 

Too Faced Born This Way Foundation

Investing in a great high end makeup foundation is so worth it. Too Faced Born This Way Foundation is worth every penny. I’ve never seen anyone not look flawless in it and I recommend it to brides a lot for the perfect wedding day makeup look! – Jill, Kentucky Makeup

 

Hourglass Vanish Stick Foundation

I recently had a baby and my skin totally changed. I’m craving all the (natural looking) glow lately! If you’re a mom or someone with limited time to get ready, you NEED the Hourglass Vanish Stick Foundation in your life ASAP.

So quick and EVERY TIME I wear it I get compliments on my actual *skin*… NOT just the foundation. Pair this with the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Luminous Light as a finishing powder all over, and your skin will look fresh and healthy all day long.  – Steff, Brighter, Darling

 

Best High End Makeup – Concealer & Correctors

Too Faced Born This Way Multi-Use Sculpting Concealer

Concealer is a product I consistently spend more money on. My absolute favorite high end makeup product is the Too Faced Born This Way Multi-Use Sculpting Concealer. It is very pigmented and full coverage, and the finish is very natural yet stays put!

If you have tried to love Tarte Shape Tape but find it too drying underneath your eyes, give this one a try! It packs the same punch but with a more natural finish! Meg, Meg O on the Go

 

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer

The NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer is worth every penny! It’s creamy, hydrating, blends effortlessly, and it covers dark circles.

With a little setting powder, this baby lasts 12+ hours without creeping into fine lines. It’s a must-have for those with dry skin!Julie, Collective Beauty

 

Tarte CC Undereye Corrector

My favorite, can’t live without high-end makeup product has to be the Tarte CC Undereye Corrector. I have terrible dark circles and have tried MANY undereye correctors and this is the only one that has done the job!

If you struggle with the same problem, I can’t recommend this enough! Lily, Beauty with Lily

 
 
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Best High End Makeup – Primer & Skincare

Tatcha The Silk Canvas Protective Primer

I’d recommend Tatcha The Silk Canvas Protective Primer. Even with my oily skin it makes my makeup look beautiful and doesn’t accentuate oil or allow product to slide all over my face.

It’s pricey for a primer but it’s also skincare. Luckily it also comes in a smaller size that’s less expensive and perfect for trying it out (though you’ll absolutely want the full size). Brooke, Blushing Noir

 

 

Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter

I recently took the plunge and splurged on the Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter. I’m so glad I did because since then, it’s been the one product that I use daily. Online it’s described as a complexion booster since you can use it as a primer, mixed into your foundation, or simply as a highlighter.

My personal favorite way to use it is just as a highlighter. Its smooth and creamy texture blends out beautifully over foundation or natural skin. The highlight can be either blinding or natural, depending on how much you apply.

This product is pricy, but now that I have it I don’t think I’ll ever go without it again! Bree, The Urban Umbrella 

 

 

Dior Capture Totale Dreamskin – Not only does it prime your skin for makeup application ensuring you have a flawless look; it also has anti-aging properties to combat wrinkles, redness and more. It truly enables you to have dream skin! Tori, The Storibook

 

Best High End Makeup – Powder

Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder

There are some pretty decent drugstore setting powders out there but Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder does it best!

It sets my makeup without any creasing or caking and my skin feels velvety soft. It’s definitely my go-to setting powder for flawless finish! Tanya, Leopard Lace and Cheesecake

 

It Cosmetics ByeBye Pores Pressed Powder

My high end makeup recommendation is the It Cosmetics ByeBye Pores Pressed Powder. This is my holy grail powder because it sets my foundation beautifully without looking cakey or adding flashback. It truly smooths out your skin and pores and creates a beautiful airbrushed look.
 
It also sets undereye concealer really well and is a great all-around setting powder that finishes any face makeup flawlessly! Chelsie, Hey There, Chelsie

 

 
Ciaté London Extraordinary Translucent Powder is my new favorite that I actually just bought a few weeks ago. Normally I don’t buy high-end loose powder because there are so many great affordable ones. But this powder gives such a beautiful finish.
 

No flashbacks and of course it makes your skin looks flawless without looking powdery. I definitely recommend this if you’re oily. I have combination skin so the areas that I get oily stay matte all day.  Jasmine, Jasmine Maria Blog

 

Best High End Makeup Blushes

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes in Incandescent Electra, Euphoric Fusion, and Mood Exposure are some of my favorite high end makeup blushes. I love the way they blend and their gorgeous glow.Courtney, Phyrra.net

 

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Best High End Makeup – Eyeshadow Palettes

Anastasia Beverly Hills Eyeshadow Palettes

I love Anastasia Beverly Hills Eyeshadow Palettes. Particularly, Modern Renaissance and Sultry! They are SO worth the splurge because they have a creamy, blend-able formula that lasts a long time, doesn’t crease, and is SO beautifully pigmented without being overwhelming.

The colors are timeless and would work for anyone! Taylor, Blonde and Ambitious Blog

 

 

Lorac Eyeshadow Palettes

I’ve been using Lorac Eyeshadow Palettes since I started on my makeup journey and now have 5 of their palettes I love them so much! They are the one high end makeup item I consistently splurge on and the quality simply can’t be beat.

The eyeshadows are so rich and pigmented, blend like a dream, and I love the variety of colors and finishes in each palette. The original Pro Palette and Mega Pro Palette are probably my favorites in the bunch, but you seriously can’t go wrong with any of them.

I also recently started using the MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Soft Ochre to prime the eyelids, and it’s been a total game changer. Cara, Kindly Unspoken Blog

 

Charlotte Tilbury Icon Eyeshadow Palette

The Charlotte Tilbury Icon Eyeshadow Palette is so fun and versatile! Like all her products, the Icon Palette has a certain sophistication to it. With her system of Prime, Enhance, and Smoke, both beginners and seasoned beauty lovers can create all kinds of looks! – Cindy, Prime Beauty Blog

 

Best High End Makeup – Mascara

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

I absolutely swear by the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara! No other mascara beats this one as it gives me both length and volume. The formula of the mascara as well as the hourglass-shaped wand make this such a fabulous mascara that is absolutely worth it to splurge on! Sissi, Beauty4free2u

 

Best High End Makeup – Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lipliner & Pillow Talk Lipstick

One of my favorite high end makeup brands of all time is Charlotte Tilbury! I have lots of products I love from her line, but if I had to pick my favorites I’d go with the Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lipliner and Pillow Talk Lipstick.

Pillow Talk is the most flattering nude lip color I’ve ever found! It looks very natural, and the lipstick has the perfect, smooth consistency. You can see them in action on my recent Lily Rose Depp makeup tutorial over here.Daisy, Sand Sun & Messy Buns

 

Best High End Makeup – Beauty Tools

The BeautyBio GloPro Microneedling Tool

My favorite high end splurge isn’t necessarily a makeup product but something that helps with skincare and the application of makeup. The BeautyBio GloPro Microneedling Tool has been life changing for my makeup and skincare routine! Angela, Hairspray and Highheels

 

Surratt Beauty Relevée Lash Curler

Surratt Beauty Relevée Lash Curler is something I thought was an unnecessary splurge, but after struggling with difficult to curl eye lashes for years, this curler is my best friend!  It really is different from other lash curlers, I get the perfect curl every time and it lasts all day.Christine, 15 Minute Beauty Fanatic

 

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Hope you enjoyed today’s post on the Best High End Makeup Worth The Splurge and found some new high end makeup items to try. What’s your favorite high end makeup product that you are always willing to pay more for? Let me know in the comments!

 

Thanks for stopping by! – Cara

 

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See which luxury, high end makeup items 20 top beauty bloggers recommend splurging on in this roundup of the best high end makeup and beauty must-haves. #highendmakeup #bestmakeup #luxurymakeup 

See which luxury, high end makeup items 20 top beauty bloggers recommend splurging on in this roundup of the best high end makeup and beauty must-haves. #highendmakeup #bestmakeup #luxurymakeup 
 

See which luxury, high end makeup items 20 top beauty bloggers recommend splurging on in this roundup of the best high end makeup and beauty must-haves. #highendmakeup #bestmakeup #luxurymakeup 

See which luxury, high end makeup items 20 top beauty bloggers recommend splurging on in this roundup of the best high end makeup and beauty must-haves. #highendmakeup #bestmakeup #luxurymakeup 

See which luxury, high end makeup items 20 top beauty bloggers recommend splurging on in this roundup of the best high end makeup and beauty must-haves. #highendmakeup #bestmakeup #luxurymakeup 

See which luxury, high end makeup items 20 top beauty bloggers recommend splurging on in this roundup of the best high end makeup and beauty must-haves. #highendmakeup #bestmakeup #luxurymakeup 

 
 

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11 Comments

  1. Sierra wrote:

    These are great suggestions! I feel like I could splurge a little more on my foundation. Sierra Beautifully Candid

    Posted 6.21.19 Reply
    • Kindly Unspoken wrote:

      Thanks! There’s a lot of great foundations out there. I’ve been absolutely loving the Tarte Face Tape Foundation for the past several months. It has beautiful coverage and lasts really well on the skin. šŸ™‚

      Posted 6.23.19 Reply
  2. Emelia wrote:

    SO many great products mentioned. The Tatcha primer is on my list when I run out of my current one. I’ve heard so many great things about it! Awesome round up šŸ™‚

    Posted 6.21.19 Reply
    • Kindly Unspoken wrote:

      Thanks! Yes, it sounds like it’s a great option for oily skin. I’ve already made a list of items I need to try out next! šŸ™‚

      Posted 6.23.19 Reply
  3. Sara wrote:

    Great collaboration post girlie!! I’ll have to check out some of these products when I get ready to replace mine!! I definitely love the Laura Mercier powder – I highly recommend that as well!!

    Posted 6.19.19 Reply
    • Kindly Unspoken wrote:

      Thanks! There’s a ton of products on here I need to try out as well. šŸ™‚

      Posted 6.23.19 Reply
  4. Tanya wrote:

    Thanks for asking me to take part it this round up! These are all great recommendations! I need to go check out some of these products that I haven’t heard of before.

    Posted 6.19.19 Reply
    • Kindly Unspoken wrote:

      Of course! Thanks for participating girly!

      Posted 6.23.19 Reply