Best Makeup Sticks by bestofmakeupalley

Burt's Bees Lip Crayon

4 /5

37 reviews

"Love the consistency of these crayons - great pigment and thicker feel without lots of lip drag on application."

REVLON Colorburst Matte Balm (All Shades)

4.1 /5

243 reviews

"It's creamy like a lipstick. The matte finish it absolutely beautiful...The balm creates an even and creamy look on the lips."

NARS Cosmetics Velvet Matte Lip Pencil

4.5 /5

25 reviews

"These pencils are silky, saturated, and generally perfect...The texture is perfectly velvet-matte."

e.l.f. Cosmetics Essential Jumbo Lip Gloss Stick

3.8 /5

80 reviews

"I can't say enough good things about these gloss sticks. I love them so very much. They may actually be HG for me. They are the perfect marriage of a gloss, a balm, a lipstick, and a stain."

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour (All Colors)

4.5 /5

75 reviews

"These have to be some of my all-time favorite eye products. They are long lasting, blendable, complex colors that I would recommend to absolutely anyone."

CLINIQUE Chubby Stick Shadow Tint for Eyes

3.8 /5

62 reviews

"It glides on smoothly so there is no pulling on the lid, and it has better staying power than powder eye shadows."

Kiko Cosmetics Long Lasting Eyeshadow Stick

4.7 /5

27 reviews

"These are amazingly pigmented eyeshadows which apply brilliantly, blend easily and stay put. The packaging claims '8 hour no-transfer eyeshadow' and it's not lying."

Lise Watier 24 HRS Glam Eyeshadow

5 /5

7 reviews

"Talk about fantastic in every single is so creamy and smooth when you apply it and you can blend these out for 30 seconds or more. Once it sets, it's not going anywhere - no creasing, smudging, travelling or fading all day long."

RIMMEL Scandaleyes Shadow Stick

4.1 /5

41 reviews

"This shadow stick delivers intense colour that you can layer, or just use as a base. This shadow stick is a versatile basic...They glide on the skin and blend well, and stay put for hours."

NYX Professional Makeup Bright Idea Illuminating Stick

3.8 /5

11 reviews


"For the price, I love this product!...This has a siliconey texture, and it feels nothing like other cream stick blushes or foundations...If you have warm-toned skin, this color is especially flattering."

Physicians Formula SuperBB #InstaReady Contour Trio BB Stick

3.9 /5

7 reviews

"This is a really interesting product that turned out to really work, both the contour and blush stick...I'm pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to use and how it looks really natural on me."

Smashbox L.A. Lights Blendable Lip & Cheek Color

4.8 /5

6 reviews


"I have been searching for a blush in cream form because my aging skin is not compatible with powder anymore. I really like this blush. It is highly pigmented and works very well as a blush or lipstick."

Tarte Cosmetics Cheek Stain in Flush

4.2 /5

413 reviews

"Tarte Cheek stain totally changed my face and how I apply make up! I look so much younger, get compliments on my skin all the time now and feel beautiful again."

wet n wild MegaGlo Makeup Stick - Blush

4.2 /5

13 reviews

"If you enjoy using cream blushes and want an affordable option to the high end products this is a good choice... I love bringing this blush with me when I travel as it can be blended out with your fingers or a sponge and you don't need to bring other acc

Jane Iredale In Touch Cream Stick Blush

4 /5

11 reviews

"This is the best blush I have ever used, bar none... It's so easy to apply - just swipe a bit onto each cheek and then blend out. Even a complete makeup novice would have no trouble with this whatsoever...PERFECTION."

Smashbox Contour Stick Trio

3.9 /5

18 reviews

"These sticks are lovely - the shades are excellent and they are easy to blend (especially if you put a decent foundation or primer to even out your skin)."

NARS Cosmetics Multiples

4.4 /5

56 reviews


"It's great for quick touch ups in work or when you are out and about. It's also properly multi-use; mine does as a brow/cheekbone/collarbone highlighter, lipgloss, blush and once an eyeshadow...pricey, but I love it."

benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream Highlighter

4 /5

276 reviews

"This is easily the most natural, lit-from-within glow my face has ever had...Looks equally good applied subtly for a day at work, or with a slightly heavier hand to catch the lights at nighttime."

Maybelline New York Face Studio Master Strobing Stick Illuminating Highlighter - Light Iridescent

4.2 /5

23 reviews

"A stunningly smooth, gentle, gleaming highlight, with sheen but no shine, gleam but no glitter!.. the most natural highlight I've ever used."

TOM FORD Traceless Foundation Stick

4.1 /5

53 reviews

"The coverage is medium, but leaning towards the full-coverage side. The texture feels very rich and emollient going on, but is in no way greasy....I am really impressed with the coverage in that it makes my skin look so even, but is so natural and glowy.

Black Opal True Color Creme Stick Foundation

4 /5

71 reviews

"A little bit goes a very long way with this stick foundation...This is wonderful. The price, the coverage, the ease of application, the easy travel factor... I could go on and on."

MAKE UP FOR EVER Ultra HD Invisible Cover Stick Foundation

3.8 /5

98 reviews

"Very buildable. I can go more natural, or I can get very good coverage from its opacity...The formula is so buttery and glides on the skin very effortlessly...the stick formula feels very weightless."

W3LL People Narcissist Foundation Stick

4.1 /5

15 reviews

"I find it remarkable that I can apply this to just the areas of my face that need a little help and I cannot tell where my skin ends and the product begins, which allows me to only use it where I need it."

REVLON Photoready Insta-Fix Makeup SPF 20

3.8 /5

48 reviews

"This puppy is amazing. The finish is a gorgeous satin-matte...all of my pores and redness disappeared...This little stick packs a punch with coverage, yet it doesn't make me look cakey or overdone."

Napoleon Perdis Stick Foundation

3.8 /5

42 reviews

"I love this stick foundation. It applies in 60 seconds - i just swipe straight from the tube onto my face, and blend with my fingers, then add more on spots where I want full coverage. Then set with loose powder. Done."

CLINIQUE Chubby in the Nude Foundation Stick

4.3 /5

11 reviews

"This is lightweight with great coverage, stays natural looking when built up, lasts all day (and still looks good)...The coverage is definitely a sheer coverage if you're just applying one layer, but can be worked up to a medium coverage if you apply a s

COVER FX Cover Click Concealer + Foundation

3.3 /5

7 reviews


"This is a great foundation; it gives such an even, dewy look to this girl who has big how it lasts and lasts...This is amazing as a foundation if you have rosacea. I take it off, and the redness is gone."

Hourglass Cosmetics Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick

3.4 /5

104 reviews

"For me, this foundation is a game changer. It is a stick, yes, but not at all like the greasy, thick foundation sticks of a decade ago. Instead, it feels feather-light and covers everything with only the thinnest layer of makeup."

Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Longwear Foundation Stick

4 /5

52 reviews

"Incredibly smooth to apply with immediate medium coverage, easily buildable to full...
Blends out perfectly with any method you choose...Feels like you aren't wearing anything!
Has a lovely finish...Does not settle into fine lines or pores!"

wet n wild MegaGlo Makeup Stick Conceal

3.2 /5

11 reviews


"It may be my HG foundation!...It is buildable and super easy to apply with fingers or a moist beauty blender. It has enough pigment that it can work as an under eye concealer on it's own."

Wander Beauty Flash Focus Hydrating Foundation Stick

3.9 /5

7 reviews

"The name says it all, it is a very hydrating stick that blends out your complexion in a few swipes. Super easy to blend, and gives your skin a nice hydrated look! Its the "no makeup" look. Great for being on the go!"

Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup

3.8 /5

36 reviews

"It is GORGEOUS. the coverage is light/sheer, but very buildable. You can easily work this into medium coverage. It is shiny and satin like, but by no means oily and greasy or "wet" looking. Just beautifully natural. Gives you a well moisturized, clean an

Milk Makeup Holographic Stick: Supernova

3.6 /5

11 reviews

"You might find yourself reaching for it every day when you finally bring yourself to purchase it. This highlighter is a buildable, shimmery flushed purple - add a bit more to a daytime base, and you've got an edgy, unicorn-esque look for the night."

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