Lately, it seems like plain old mascara and foundation simply won't do. We've been noticing all kinds of new technology and plant extracts and oils used in the new products at our favorite makeup counters and in the drugstore aisles, and we can't help but wonder -- which of these new advancements are actually worth investing in? After some serious scouring, we've compiled a list of products we think are worth a shot. Click through the gallery to see which advanced makeup products we'll be testing out this year. We won't blame you if you put them on your list too. See you at Sephora!

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