The Makeup Brand That Gives Me Dewy, "I Woke Up Like This" Skin

I’ve always wished that makeup wore more like skincare. I love putting on a full face of makeup, but I find that sometimes it can look heavy or cakey, covering up my features rather than enhancing them. And when it comes to layering makeup and skincare, things can get dicey—use one wrong product and you’ll end up with pilling all over your face. 

Once I started using Ilia, the whole game changed. Every product in this brand is essentially skincare that doubles as makeup. Ilia’s products are infused with good for your skin ingredients like niacinamide, hyaluronic acid, shea butter, and even SPF, so you can ensure you’re softening and brightening skin while applying makeup. 


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I talked to celebrity makeup artist Katey Denno, clean beauty enthusiast and avid Ilia user, to find out what some of her favorite Ilia products are and learn some of her favorite application tricks. Keep scrolling to find out what products by the brand are must-haves in any makeup (and skincare!) lover’s arsenal.

The absolute best Ilia Beauty products:


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Associate Beauty Editor

Katie Berohn is the associate beauty editor at Who What Wear. Previously, she worked as the beauty assistant for Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, and Prevention magazines, all part of the Hearst Lifestyle Group. She graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, with a major in journalism and minor in technology, arts, and media, and earned her master's degree at NYU's graduate program for magazine journalism. In addition, Katie has held editorial internships at Denver Life magazine, Yoga Journal, and Cosmopolitan; a digital editorial internship at New York magazine's The Cut; a social good fellowship at Mashable; and a freelance role at HelloGiggles. When she's not obsessing over the latest skincare launch or continuing her journey to smell every perfume on the planet, Katie can be found taking a hot yoga class, trying everything on the menu at New York's newest restaurant, or hanging out at a trendy wine bar with her friends.