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Fitness

The 2011 FITNESS Beauty Awards

Let us give you a hand navigating the beauty aisles. We asked experts and FITNESS readers to narrow down 1,162 of this year's newest creams, cleansers, and more to find the 60 best products for your active lifestyle.
The best makeup products The Best Makeup Products

1. Best Primer
Smashbox Cosmetics Photo Finish Luminizing Foundation Primer ($38, Sephora stores). Packed with not-too-shimmery bronze pigments, this primer won instant raves. "Its mousselike texture goes on evenly and gives my face a fresh-off-the-beach look," a reader said.
Runners up:
Nars Pro-Prime Pore Refining Primer & Multi-Protect Primer SPF 30 ($32, Sephora stores)
Roc Brilliance Anti-Aging Face Primer ($30, CVS stores)

2. Best Base
Mary Kay TimeWise Matte-Wear Liquid Foundation ($20, marykay.com for info). This satiny foundation comes in 23 shades, controls shine, and hides imperfections. "It blends well -- a little goes a long way -- and gives me all-day coverage," one voter told us.
Runners up:
CoverGirl NatureLuxe Silk Foundation ($12, department stores)
Shiseido Makeup Perfect Refining Foundation ($39, saks.com)

$ 3. Best Concealer
Maybelline New York Fit Me! Concealer ($7, drugstores). The cover-up's tapered wand lets you zero in on undereye circles, redness, and blemishes, and the rich formula doesn't smudge. "It dries without caking," a user reported.
Runners up:
Stila Brighten & Correct Concealer ($28, stilacosmetics.com)
Too Faced Absolutely Flawless Flexible Coverage Concealer ($20, toofaced.com)

4. Best Bronzer
Lancome Star Bronzer Long Lasting Bronzing Powder ($35, lancome-usa.com). With tiny flecks of shimmer, this luminizer appealed to readers, who touted its "natural tone that isn't too golden or sparkly."
Runners up:
Physicians Formula Cashmere Wear Ultra-Smoothing Bronzer ($14, drugstores)
Shiseido Makeup Bronzer ($35, dillards.com)

5. Best Blush
Physicians Formula Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Blush ($12, drugstores). Readers liked the powder's rosiness and staying power. "It gives cheeks a just-right glow," one fan commented.
Runners up:
Maybelline New York Fit Me! Blush ($6, drugstores)
Yves Saint Laurent Creme de Blush ($38, yslbeautyus.com)

*STEAL: Products marked with the $ symbol are a steal at only $10 or less.

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