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    35 Beauty Products To Refresh Your Routine This Fall

    Lipsticks, foundations, and eyeshadow palettes to revamp your autumnal vanity lineup.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Brooklyn Botany Scrub helps in the treatment of spider veins, acne scars, blemishes, and uneven skin texture. They also have a wide variety of scents like coffee, blueberry, and coconut milk. This will be perfect for removing that post-summer dead skin and making way for your favorite fall-scented body moisturizer for maximum absorption.

    Promising review: "This coffee scrub has quickly risen to my top-three faves! Now, I hate coffee but this smells soooo good and exfoliates and moisturizes like you would not believe. The Dead Sea salts, coconut oil, and antioxidants in the scrub work with the caffeine, enzymes, and acidic properties in the coffee grounds to combat cellulite, spider veins, stretch marks, wrinkles, and age spots to exfoliate, moisturize, and reduce their visible appearance. This scrub is also great for a skin detox! I really appreciate the fact it can be used on the face, hands, body, and feet. It’s a multipurpose rock star!" —Jen-Knee

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in seven different scents).

    2. And Hempz Pumpkin Spice & Vanilla Chai Moisturizer melts into skin with shea butter, pumpkin seed extract, and vitamins A, C, and E to rejuvenate skin all fall long. Use this baby post-exfoliation for extra moisturization.

    reviewer holding moisturizer

    Promising review: "This stuff smells SO GOOD?! It’s my new favorite moisturizer, I know it’s limited edition but I hope I’ll be able to buy it again because I don’t wanna live without it now. It soaks into the skin really easily as well and I feel so soft, I’ve used Hempz moisturizer in the past so I already knew that — I’m just really happy because this is my first time with this scent." —Ania Kubbany

    Get it from Amazon for $20.20

    3. E.l.f Cosmetics Powder Blush Palette offers four stunning, mix-and-match shades so you can dream up your new go-to fall cheek flush.

    Marquaysa Battle / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed writer Marquaysa Battle has this palette and loves it:

    "So I'm all into makeup that helps me whip up a quick face without trying too hard. This blush palette helps me add a lil' flush to my face in just a couple of dabs. It's super buildable so you can go subtle the way I like to or get super glam with a deeper blush look. I also use this palette on my eyes and lips too. It's easy to use, the four colors can be layered to create a custom shade, and it lasts a LONG time. This will literally be the only blush you ever need. It's definitely one of my smartest cheap makeup grabs." —Marquaysa Battle

    Get it from E.l.f. Cosmetics for $8.

    4. Or Glossier Cloud Paint functions as both a blush and lip color for those of us who are lazy (guilty), but want something fuss-proof that looks natural. If your skin tends to get drier this time of year, opting for a cream blush will add some hydration back to the skin instead of looking flaky like powders sometimes can.


    Promising review: "I'm SO OBSESSED with these blushes! I use the colors 'Dusk' and 'Beam.' I love using 'Dusk' on an everyday basis. It complements my warm, light to medium skin tone really well and makes my cheeks look so fresh and glowy. I like using 'Beam' when I want a more bright-cheek look. I like to apply the blush using my fingers. It gives my cheeks the perfect amount of color. GET THIS BLUSH! You won't regret it." —bittersweetmich

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in eight shades).

    Learn more about why Cloud Paint is a must-have cosmetic in "This Gel-Cream Blush Is A Lazy Girl's Dream And Here's Why."

    5. Maybelline SuperStay Ink Crayon provides a rich layer of long-lasting color (up to eight hours to be exact), and it's smudge- and transfer-proof. There's a ton of fall-toned shades you won't be able to pass up.,

    Promising review: "Love this lipstick. I work in the operating room and in addition to wearing a mask during surgery, I am wearing one the moment I walk into work. Sometimes 12-plus hours. This lipstick goes on in the morning and it stays on. Why do I wear a lipstick under a mask? Because I do. It keeps my lips moist and beautiful and it doesn’t come off on the mask." —Daniela

    Get it from Amazon for $6.64 (available in 32 shades).

    6. Too Faced Cinnamon Swirl Palette offers the perfect array of neutral tones for natural to bold eye looks. I'm obsessed with the left side of the palette since I tend to gravitate toward natural, shimmery looks, but it's a great starter palette if you want a great range of wearable shades ideal for fall. A bunch of the shadows can even work as eyeliners!

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    Not only does this palette smell like cinnamon (yep, you heard that right), but the pigmentation is amazing. They blend so effortlessly onto the eyelids and the shimmer colors are stunning when applied with your finger. I tend to gravitate to the left side of the palette when the neutral shimmers and mattes reside, but I can't wait to utilize the brighter purple shades as fun liners this fall. There is not one single color that I won't use in this palette. Plus the massive mirror makes this palette all the better. My fave shades currently are "dough boy," "sugar rush," "luv the bun you're with," and "frost those buns."

    Get it from Sephora for $49.

    7. Essence Lash Princess Mascara volumizes lashes beyond belief. We know the lead up to the holidays can be stressful, so make your makeup routine foolproof with a mascara that gives great results in fewer swipes. (Your time is precious, and this mascara makes achieving fuller, longer lashes quick and easy.)

    reviewer before and after using mascara

    Promising review: "I usually don’t write reviews, but I had to write one for this mascara. I saw a review for it on Facebook, which directed me to Amazon, and for less than $5, I figured what could it hurt to try it. I never expected it to be as good as a $40 mascara! I only wear washable mascara and this stayed on all day with no flecking off at all and no smudges. It easily came off with just soap and water, too! The length was good with just one coat, and it stayed wet enough to separate your lashes well before it dried. I liked it so much with just one coat that I didn’t even bother with a second coat. I put on my sunglasses and my eyelashes were touching the glass! Now that’s length, and I’m 60 years old!" —P. Blomberg

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    8. Stila Stay All-Day Liquid Eyeliner features a waterproof formula that doesn't budge even through a warm fall day pumpkin picking, apple pie baking, and hayriding. A winged liner that lasts all day? Magic.

    reviewer showing before and after a workout class wearing eyeliner

    Promising review: "I literally just received this eyeliner in the mail, tried it on, and had to write a review! Awesome product, buy it now. Very dark, very easy to put on (nice sharp point), and I'm a very happy customer. After a one hour-long Body Combat class in the middle of summer in a crowded room with hardly any air-conditioning, I was VERY curious to see how this eyeliner would hold up. At the end of the class I checked it out and there was NO smudging or flaking. That is seriously impressive!" —Taylor Ross

    Get it from Amazon for $22 (available in 11 colors). 

    9. Touch in Sol No Poreblem Primer soothes and smoothes pores so your makeup will have the perfect base for application. You knowwww you're going to be taking a ton of autumnal pics for the 'gram this season and this will give your makeup an airbrushed finish.

    picture of the primer's smooth silky texture on skin, then a picture of it blended into skin,  making pores invisible

    Touch in Sol is a POC-owned brand from South Korea whose mission is to put the fun back in makeup. 

    Promising review: "Even after only the first use, I was blown away by this primer. I honestly didn't think a primer could do what this one does. It went on very smoothly and didn't feel greasy whatsoever. All during my super-long day at work (12-hour shift), my makeup didn't budge and my face looked so smooth and satiny under my makeup. I have moderate to severe acne so my skin is generally fairly oily, but it's has also been very dry lately, and this primer made it so my makeup didn't crease at all or cling to dry patches on my skin. I can't emphasize enough how surprised I was every time I went to the bathroom and looked in the mirror to see how smooth my makeup still looked." —MMkay13

    Get it from Amazon for $15.50.

    10. Grande Cosmetics' Lash Serum promotes lash growth so if you wanna forgo mascara every once in a while, they'll look flawless on their own. With the change of seasons, lashes can tend to fall out more often — this serum will have you covered.

    A before/after of a reviewer's lashes, looking much fuller and longer after

    Promising review: "I really wish I would have taken 'before' pics. My hairdresser told me about this stuff and said, 'It works so good I had to stop using it every night.' I thought to myself 'Oh yeah, lashes too long, no such thing,' but I on my second tube and I'm going to start using every other night. My lashes are so long, and it's like I have a double row of lashes. My bottom lashes are thicker too. I rarely write reviews but wanted to share because it really really works." —Asc

    Get a three-month supply from Amazon for $65.

    11. Lanolips 101 Ointment Superbalm rejuvenates chapped lips, which is a MUST in these colder months. Apply this balm wherever else you need some extra moisture as well (cuticles, skin, etc.).

    before and after using lanolips on chapped lips
    Natalie Brown / Via BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I've had dry lips forever, and they tend to flake and crack. Any lip balm that I had used would work for maybe an hour before I need to reapply. This balm keeps my lips so hydrated and moisturized all day long! I even like to apply it at night as a 'lip mask' and I wake up with nicely hydrated lips. It's a little overpriced, but a little goes a long way. I'll never repurchase another brand of lip balm again." —ellen

    Get it from Ulta for $12.71 (originally $16.95). 

    12. AJ Crimson Lipstick replaces lipsticks of years past with its creamy and opaque formulas in a slew of fall hues.

    model swatching various shades of lipstick
    AJ Crimson

    AJ Crimson is a BIPOC-owned small business founded by celebrity makeup artist AJ Crimson. According to their site, “I felt like there was an absolute need to bring products to women of color that actually worked and didn’t oxidize or change."

    Promising review: "The Ex-Factor shade is BEAUTIFUL for darker-skinned woman. OMG, this color gave me life when I put it on. At first, it seemed super dark; but then it was very nice on my lips. I loved it so much that I wore it to the gym :-) and felt amazing during my workout." —Sandra D Troutman

    Get them from AJ Crimson for $20.

    13. Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer covers up dark under-eye circles pre-powder baking. Conquer a more awake, lifted eye area with a few swipes and a few stipples of this top-notch concealer., Amazon

    Promising review: "I have tried countless concealers for my under-eye circles, most of which cost triple the price of this one by the way. I figured I’d try this on a whim because the reviews were so great and it was so inexpensive. It’s officially become my new favorite concealer. It’s not cakey, it blends easily, it doesn’t crease, and it lasts all day." —Cheryl

    Get it from Amazon for $4.33 (available in 18 shades).

    14. And Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder sets makeup for a long-lasting look that comes in both translucent and color shades. It can even be used on its own as a light-wear foundation. In case you have a ton of fall festivities over the span of a day, using this powder will help keep it lasting from dawn 'til dusk.,

    The powder comes with a little puff for application.

    Promising review: "This powder is my holy grail! I am very pale with oily skin and it was hard for me to find a face powder that would keep my foundation in tact. I'd heard so many reviews about this item and I was very skeptical at first, but I decided to give it a try and it has been my go-to powder ever since. The container itself is designed so nicely and has a lot of product in it. Super happy that I decided to give this a try." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $5.72 (available in seven shades).

    15. Stila Glitter and Glow Liquid Eyeshadow adds a glimmering sheen to the lids without all that nasty fallout that comes from loose glitters. Doing any glam looks for Halloween? Snag these glitters...they're long-wearing and stunning.

    An eye with sparkly gold eyeshadow and sharp cat eye liner

    Promising review: "I AM OBSESSED WITH THIS STUFF. Great glitter payout with little to no fallout if you do it correctly, and you don't have to worry about the mess of glitter glue and messy loose glitter. I have accidentally slept in this overnight, twice, and was able to rock the glitter eyeshadow to work the next day with no touch-ups, and I didn't even use an eyeshadow primer either time, although I did use a setting spray. Give this a go if you are looking for sparkly eyeshadow." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $24 (available in 11 shades).

    16. Verelle Restore & Repair Hair Mask packs the punch with moisture without being greasy for curly hair. With shea butter, mango butter, and rice proteins, you'll have softer, detangled hair with your curls still in tact. While fall may be less humid than summer, the colder weather can cause dehydration to your tresses. Bulk up on a moisturizing hair mask like this one to keep strands healthy and bouncy.


    It's also sulfate and silicone free, color safe, and cruelty free.

    Promising review: "When I was rinsing it off my hair was so soft and no knots at all. I didn't even have to run a comb in the shower when I mask or condition. It all spread evenly through my hair leaving each strand hydrated and moisturized." —Nat H.

    Get it from Verelle for $30 (originally $36).

    17. Color Cleaner Sponge works wonders when switching between different eyeshadow colors. You know that ONE eyeshadow brush you love so much and want to use it for multiple colors for the same eye look? This will make it easy to swap between different colors without mixing them!, Amazon

    Promising review: "This speeds up my routine. It's amazing how something as simple as a black sponge in a tin can cut my time in half. No switching to another brush, no tissue lint, and no extra brushes to wash at the end of the week.

    "The price is perfect, and much cheaper than any others I'd looked at. Does the job, makes it easy, and, bonus, you can wash the sponge vs. having to replace it." —Melaina Lara

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    18. Nyx jumbo eye pencil doubles as a liner and an eyeshadow base for brightening colorful pigments. If you want to start experimenting with cut-crease eye looks this pencil will make it easy to carve out a precise line. A jaw-dropping purple-and-orange Halloween look? Do it.,

    Promising review: "I am lazy and hate doing my makeup, especially after a morning workout on a weekday. I wanted something I could throw in my bag and smear around my eyes in a couple of seconds, and to just add a little color without the fussiness. This fits the bill perfectly. It gives my eyes a little definition, but isn't super noticeable. The slight shimmer also makes me look awake on days where I'm dragging. It is not intensely shiny, though, which is important to me — I'm not a disco ball! It just reflects light and looks luminescent, not glittery. Because this is so easy to use, nonirritating, and is the exact color I was looking for, I expect that I will keep ordering it as long as it's available." —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $4.47 (available in 22 shades).

    19. Refy Gloss Highlighter makes cheekbones pop with a natural shine for a supermodel glow. To say I'm obsessed with this would be an understatement. You also don't have to worry about overapplying; a little goes a long way. Missing that summer glow? This will bring it back.

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    Refy is a woman-owned small beauty brand based in the UK. It was founded by beauty influencer Jess Hunt.

    Let me be the first to say that sleek, minimalist makeup packaging immediately sucks me in, BUT, when the product itself is dewy, not overpowering, and looks like "your skin but better" I'm all in. This gloss highlighter is exactly that. It does stay a bit wet once you apply it so keep that in mind if you have an oily complexion. I have combination skin so I use this highlighter depending on how my skin is that day. On drier days, this is my holy grail and it looks so effortlessly beautiful on the skin I can't get enough.

    Get it from Refy for $26.

    20. E.l.f. Lip Laquer glosses lips with serious shine. Wear it on its own or over your favorite matte lippie for a juicy pout. Keeping this handy will instantly expand your lipstick collection by allowing your matte lip products to also be utilized as glossy lip products with this as a topcoat., Amazon

    Promising review: "Even during this stay-at-home era, I continue to wear at least basic makeup to make ME feel good. This gloss is a perfect color and the price can’t be beat. Also appreciate that it’s both flavorless and fragrance free." —Karen Templeton

    Get it from Amazon for $3 (available in seven shades).

    21. Glossier Solar Paint mimics that gorgeous summer glow that may fade quickly on lighters skin tones as we progress into fall (cries). A couple of dabs of this on the skin will look like it never left.


    Promising review: "This bronzer is absolutely perfect! The lightest shade, Flare, fits my skin color so good. It has a little shine in it, but not like glitter chunks, more of a natural shine. I was a little afraid the color would be too dark, but it is really buildable so you can add more or less to get your perfect shade. The package is cute and the wand is easy to handle. Love it!!" —Matilda K.

    Get it from Glossier for $20 (available in four shades).

    22. Or if you prefer powder, Natasha Denona Bronze Cheek Palette adds a dewy glow to skin for that sun-bathed bronze. *TIP* everything in this face palette can work as eyeshadow, too!

    Look Fantastic

    Palette features four powders — Bounce Cream Glow, Bounce Cream Blush, Super Glow Bronze, Super Glow Nude.

    Get it from LookFantastic for $35.20.

    23. Blume Whirl Moisturizer provides a rich hydration without clogging pores so your skin can stay soft and supple as the temps begin to drop. It features ingredients like grapeseed oil, aloe juice, hyaluronic acid, and licorice root extract that are great for acne-prone skin.


    Promising review: "I have sensitive skin, and this cream was perfect. I was a bit worried that the essential oils would be too abrasive, but they weren't at all, and in fact seem to be soothing my red cheeks. The texture is also amazing: not too watery, and not too creamy. Just perfectly absorbs into your skin." —Jaclyn R.

    Get it from Blume for $34.

    24. Living Proof Dry Shampoo quickly absorbs oil and sweat, because with fall comes beanie season. Pop a few spritzes of this on post–beanie wear and you'll add so much life and volume back to your roots.

    Look Fantastic

    Get it from LookFantastic for $31.80.

    25. Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Pencil glides onto lips with an opaque, creamy color. Available in 17 stunning shades, you'll have a difficult time picking your new fave fall liner from this bunch (they're all GORGEOUS). My current fave for a '90s lip is the Pillow Talk Medium shade.

    Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    One of my favorite ways to do lips lately is just popping on lip liner. No filling in, no adding lipstick, occasionally I will add a super-lightweight gloss on top but I've been loving the '90s vibe of an autumnal brown just lining the lips for some plumpness. I buff it in with my finger a little so the lines aren't so harsh, and it's a great option for opting for a lip color that you don't have to worry about making a total mess inside your face mask like a full-on lipstick can. I have several of these pencils and they're my absolute holy grails.

    Get it from Charlotte Tilbury for $22 (available in 17 shades).

    26. Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay works wonders on hair and skin when mixed with apple cider vinegar. Utilize it as a hair mask, bath soak, foot soak, and even on those pesky bug bites you can get from sitting around the bonfire on those brisk fall nights.,

    The Aztec Healing Clay can also be used as a face mask that's great for people with oily skin and hyperpigmentation. Combine the powder with apple cider vinegar.

    Promising review: "I have very thick, super-curly, coarse hair. I have been natural going on nine years. I’ve never been able to wear my hair in a wash-and-go style because my roots were always puffy, tangled, and had no curl definition. It would just swell up and look like cotton. Oh but then I used this miracle in a jar. It’s messy and takes forever. But for the first time in my natural-hair journey, I have been consistently wearing wash-and-gos. Takes me no time to style my hair; it’s moisturized, shiny, and looks so healthy. I’ve had soooo many people tell me how healthier my hair looks now. If I could give it 20 stars just for my hair I would!" —keina

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95+.

    27. Avarelle Acne Patches vanish breakouts overnight. We can't have a breakout the night BEFORE that big Halloween bash. Pop one of these on and watch it vanish in to the night like a vampire.,

    They also blend into the skin so they can be worn throughout the day and not just at night!

    Promising review: "I’ve been experimenting with these for the last month and a half, and I am in love. They are really thin and blend into my highly freckled face incredibly well...I have gone out in public twice with them on, because when I did my last-second mirror check before I got out of the car, I didn’t notice I had them on! While they absolutely help clean out the skin underneath, the biggest thing it does for me is stops me from touching my face. When I'm stressed out, I will absentmindedly touch/run my hands along my face and jaw constantly. Now, when I notice I’m doing that, I run into the bathroom and put these on any spots I have. Since they are thin and stick really well, I am able to leave them alone and stop touching my face." —MelsBells

    Get a box of 40 round patches for $8.49.

    28. Nyx Control Freak Eyebrow Gel works as the perfect topcoat after you fill in your brows with your favorite pomade or pencil. This will ensure they don't take one step out of place.,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this stuff. I have a bare-minimum makeup look and this stuff is part of it! I actually use it even if I don't fill in my brows at all. This stuff is able to go on thin enough for me to not feel it but thick enough to hold the hairs where I want them until I take it off. I don't have any extra wax or residue, it lasts until I remove it, and does not have any smell or tint to it. I take my brow shape pretty seriously since that seems to be what I'm complimented on more than anything else. You will not find anything this good for a price in the same ballpark." —Nina

    Get it from Amazon for $5.71.

    29. Elizabeth Mott Eyeshadow Primer extends the longevity of your eye makeup with a few swipes before application. This also makes shadows more opaque and less patchy so if you're experimenting with glitters for any Halloween looks, this will be your new BFF.

    Reviewer's before pic at 7 am and after pic at 5 pm showing little eyeshadow smudging and fading /

    Promising review: "So let me start by saying I have used nearly every eyeshadow primer available. From high-end to low — Mac, Lorac, Urban Decay...they don't hold a candle to Thank Me Later. I have very oily skin. I use this primer and my shadow lasts a full eight hours or more. I could get maybe five or six out of the other brands, if I'm lucky. I got this as a sample in my Ipsy bag, and I had to buy the full-size product straightaway! I couldn't be happier with my purchase. Thank you Elizabeth Mott for finally making a primer that lasts! I love this stuff!" —Melissa Mae

    Get it from Amazon for $13.48.

    30. Peripera Lip Stain for that "I just ate a candy apple" flush that'll last all day. It'll even stay on after eating — so this is perf for sippin' on wine or eating all those yummy fall treats.,

    Promising review: "The tint feels super refreshing on my lips. It stains the lips well on the inner parts and even after eating it’s still there." —Mochi Ballz

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90 (available in 13 colors; also available in a liquid lip).

    31. Klur Symmetry fluid creates a breathable barrier between skin and potential exposure to urban pollution. I use this serum each and every day and I've noticed incredible results in my skin's texture. Now that fall is here, I use a little bit more than usual to make sure my skin gets the extra hydration it needs.

    klur symmetry fluid

    Klur is a small business that specializes in clean, ethical beauty products that work wonders and also look aesthetically pleasing on your vanity.

    I am OBSESSED with this serum. It's lightweight and unlike other serums I've tried. Sometimes serums can be a bit oily or even too thick feeling but this one is *chef's kiss*. It's so refreshing when massaged into the skin and it's just the right consistency, it's not too thin and not too thick. This is well worth the money and I put it on every day before my moisturizer. I've noticed fewer breakouts on my skin and more of an overall even texture since using this.

    Get it from Klur for $70.

    32. Makeup a Murder Water-Activated Cream Liner puts your current black liner to shame with its gorgeous bright hues. For a pastel fall vibe — the Out Of Control shade is ~iconic~.

    Makeup A Murder

    Makeup A Murder is a small business whose brand is based around tying together a love for bold makeup and a passion for forensic science and crime investigation — the name says it all.

    To use the liner, all you have to do is add a drop of water to the pigment pot, dip your fave liner brush in, and line away.

    Get it from Makeup a Murder for $5.95.

    33. Chai Latte Nail Polish glosses nails with a minimalist neutral you'll wear beyond the fall season. Neutrals never go out of style.

    Palate Polish

    Palate Polish is a small biz that specializes in making small-batch nail polishes 10 free, vegan, and cruelty free.

    Get it from Palate Polish for $14.

    34. And festive Bat Nail Decals top off the perfect mani with zero art talent required.


    KapKapCo is a small business based in Denver, Colorado, and their shop is SO CUTE. They offer a range of creative art prints, nail stickers, greeting cards, and totes.

    Promising review: "OK. I knew these where going to be cute! But didn't realize they were going to be super adorable. My girls right away claims them for their selves. Will definitely order more!!!" —karina cabrera

    Get them from KapKapCo on Etsy for $3.70 (available in four colors).

    35. BH Amore in Amalfi Eyeshadow Palette provides jaw-dropping pigments you'll want to immediately incorporate into your next eye look. If fall had a namesake eyeshadow palette, this would be it.

    BH Cosmetics

    Palette contains 24 shadows all within a warm autumnal hue range. There are a variety of matte shades and high shine shimmer shades.

    Promising review: "I have tried sooo many different eye shadows and BH cosmetics is one of the very few that do not cause my eyelids to break out!!! So excited to use their products and will continue to buy more!!" —Dejuana Y.

    Get it from BH Cosmetics for $17.

    Your love for these new fall beauty products may just outweigh Linus's love for the Great Pumpkin (keyword — may)...


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