We don’t need any excuse to restock our makeup bag with gorgeous new lipsticks and eyeshadows… so here are the new makeup launches that have already changed the game in 2018, and a little bit about why we love them… 

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Gosh Mix & Fix Colour Drops

GOSH Gosh Mix & Fix Colour Drops Light 001 £9.99 Buy Now

Even the most skilled of beauty buyers has tried on a new foundation at home only to realise that, in the natural light, the shade is all wrong. Le sigh. Which is why we’re rejoicing at Gosh Mix & Fix Colour Drops. The innovative collection consists of four formulas to ensure you get the perfect base: lightening drops, darkening drops, a green formula to neutralise red discolouration and a purple lotion to even out yellow tones. 

As it says on the tin, just add drops to your base before applying until you get the shade just right. No more sudden dashes for a new foundation after a spray tan, then...

Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara

Maybelline Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara Black £7.64 Buy Now

OK, so it might have been the millennial pink tube that drew us in (hey, we’re well into our fash-wan, too), but there's a lot more than meets the eye with this little number.

The creamy lengthening and volumising formula is enriched with coconut to condition and soften lashes, too. And after a party season of falling asleep with all our makeup on, our lashes deserve a treat. Are we right or are we right?

Sleek Matte Me Up Brown Lip Cream

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If Kylie Jenner has taught us anything, it's that matte brown lips are making a sure and certain comeback. Get in! And the new shades of Sleek Matt Me Lip Cream are everything we could ask for. Get ahead of the spring trend and try one of the (ridiculously delicious-sounding) new hues: Hazelnut Crush, Roasted Almond, Cinnamon Spice or Chocolate Meringue.

We love how the lippy gets the balance perfect between hydrating and long lasting, too.

Rimmel Insta Strobing Highlighter

Rimmel Rimmel Insta Strobing Highlighter Pink Glow £5.99 Buy Now

We've contoured, we've highlighted. What next? Strobing, huns.

While highlighting works in unison with contouring, strobing is all about letting those illumination techniques stand on their own to bring your complexion back to life. So we're loving the new Rimmel Insta Strobing Highlighter, which ensures our finished look is more radiant goddess than reflective glitter ball.

Accentuate cheekbones, brow bones and Cupid’s bow with the luxe liquid or mix into a cover up for a picture-perfect sheen.