NARS Eye Paint The liner that lasts (and lasts), $29 at NARS counters across Canada (visit www.narscosmetics.ca for locations)
“High-impact pigment gives these little pots of eye paint amazing colour that lasts for up to 18 hours and won’t smudge, making it the must-have product for fall’s sexy cat-eye look.” – MR
The ultimate eye-framer
Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow Brow-Volumizing Fiber Gel in Light/ Medium and Medium/Deep, $26 each at Sephora, Shoppers Drug Mart (www.shoppersdrugmart.ca) and Murale
“Bold brows are a key accessory this season and the best way to achieve a prominent set is with this incredible smudgeproof fibre gel. Bonus: The tiny, tapered brush it comes with helps build up each hair for ample, stay-put arches.” – BN
The high-drama mascara
Dior Diorshow Iconic Overcurl Mascara, $35 at Dior counters across Canada (visit www.dior.com for locations)
“Skip the falsies and use this polymer-based mascara that comes with a curved wand to create dramatic, clump-resistant doll-like lashes.” – AD
The sophisticate’ s shadows
Yves Saint Laurent Palette in City Drive Classy, $74 at Holt Renfrew and Hudson’s Bay
“Sleek men’s-wear-inspired looks ruled the women’s runways this season, and this chic, understated palette of eye shadows makes a fitting match. All of its shades – brown, steel grey, tan and champagne – can be applied dry or wet for a luminous or deeply pigmented effect.” – MR
The ultramodern liner
Lise Watier Smokey Kohl Velours in Violet, $20 at drugstores and mass-market retailers across Canada
“Whether you prefer a graphic cat eye or a smeared and smoky effect, the matte finish of this waterproof eyeliner (which also comes in black and brown) makes any makeup look feel current.” – AD
Ally Dean is a freelance beauty and fashion writer and regular contributor to Globe Style.
Beauty expert and celebrity makeup artist Bahar Niramwalla has appeared on numerous TV shows and regularly answers Globe Style readers’ beauty questions.
Marilisa Racco is a freelance beauty writer who pens Globe Style’s Test Counter column.