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Play the Artist and Stock Up on These Pencil- and Crayon-Style Beauty Products

We listed a formula for virtually every area of your face, from eyes to lips and everything in between.
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When life gets busy, streamline your routine—and makeup bag—with some back-to-school spirit. Reach for a skin-perfecting crayon, precision eyeliner, or pretty lip pen. These sleek and chic products stay fresh longer—and work like new after sharpening. See below for a quick study.

Top Picks

Enhance Your Skin

Anastasia Beverly Hills Pro Pencil
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Anastasia Beverly Hills

This pencil masterfully conceals spots and discoloration, and moonlights as both a highlighter—dab it over brow- and cheekbones—and an eye-shadow primer.

Shop Now: Anastasia Beverly Hills Pro Pencil, $18, sephora.com.

Vapour Luminous Foundation
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With mineral pigments and hydrating organic sunflower-seed oil, this product promotes an even skin tone and imparts healthy radiance.

Shop Now: Vapour Luminous Foundation, $46, vapourbeauty.com.

Nudestix Lip & Cheek Pencil
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Nudestix Lip & Cheek Pencil's eight creamy, multitasking colors glide easily over skin. Dot it on, then buff in with your fingertips.

Shop Now: Nudestix Lip & Cheek Pencil, $26, ulta.com.

Define Your Eyes

Lancôme Brow Shaping Powdery Pencil
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This pencil fills in sparse arches or defines bold ones with a few short flicks.

Shop Now: Lancôme Brow Shaping Powdery Pencil, $27, sephora.com.

Diorshow 24H Stylo Eyeliner
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Diorshow 24H Stylo Eyeliner has a built-in sharpener to ensure it goes exactly where you want it—and the waterproof formula keeps it there.

Shop Now: Diorshow 24H Stylo Eyeliner, $33, sephora.com.

Charlotte Tilbury Colour Chameleon Eye Shadow Pencil
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Charlotte Tilbury

Here's an option that's a breeze to apply: Just run it above your lashes and blend up.

Shop Now: Charlotte Tilbury Colour Chameleon Eye Shadow Pencil, $27, nordstrom.com.

Play Up Your Lips

L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Matte Lip Liner
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L'Oréal Paris

The eight long-lasting tints of this liner leave lips looking softer and fuller.

Shop Now: L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Matte Lip Liner, $9, amazon.com.

Bobbi Brown Art Stick
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Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown's Art Stick is where creamy texture, gorgeous color, and staying power meet.

Shop Now: Bobbi Brown Art Stick, $29, bobbibrowncosmetics.com.

Burt's Bees Lip Crayon
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Burt's Bees

Complete with jojoba oil and shea butter, this crayon has the moisturizing feel of a balm, plus the natural beauty of a sheer hue.

Shop Now: Burt's Bees Lip Crayon, $9, amazon.com.

Product Styling by Laura Kinsey Dolph; Prop Styling by Nidia Cueva