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    Updated on Sep 17, 2020. Posted on Sep 12, 2020

    41 Problem-Solving Products For Your Beauty Routine

    Wave goodbye to razor bumps, brittle lashes, and smudged nail polish.

    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. Lanolips strawberry ointment you can apply before bed and voilà! You'll wake up to a nourished pout that has effectively bid adieu to flakes. That drying matte formula will basically glide on.

    Natalie Brown with chapped lip labeled "before Lanolips!" and smooth lips labeled "after Lanolips!"
    Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "This stuff is my favorite lip product, bar none. I've been a lip balm/chapstick user for years, and have tried just about every brand. This stuff just WORKS, it leaves my lips moisturized hours later and they don't feel more dry when it wears off." —K

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    To learn more, check out "Y'all, Lanolips Is Basically A Miracle Balm And The Only Thing That Actually Healed My Chapped Lips".

    2. Tend solution because ingrown hairs and razor bumps are truly *ahem* the pits. Simply spread this lotion onto whichever body part you plan on shaving (and yes, it's safe for the bikini area) and POOF! Skin irritation and bumps will all but vanish.

    a before reviewer photo of an armpit with bumps and an after photo of the same reviewer with no bumps
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    Promising review: "This stuff is AMAZING. You would never believe it, but it works wonders. One of the worst parts of summer for me is razor burn and chafing/irritation, particularly at the beach when the hair follicles on my legs dry up from the saltwater. This stuff prevents ALL of that. No bumps, no pain, nothing. The best part? It doesn't matter when you put it on. Before you shave, after you shave, even when you're not shaving, going to the beach, getting back from the beach, etc. It just always works." —Claire

    Get it from Amazon for $14.79 (also available in larger sizes).

    3. ...or a refillable Tend solution roll-on for easy, mess-free application that is surprisingly effective. This is the size of a deodorant stick which makes it *ideal* for tropical vacations in which swimsuits will be worn (when we can safely resume traveling, that is).

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    Promising review: "This is pretty much the only thing that works for my ingrown hairs on my bikini line. I use it religiously, and everything stays smooth. You just must exfoliate the area when bathing to get the best out of it. Nothing crazy, just carefully rub the skin with your towel when drying off after a shower to remove the skin that is lifted by the product." —Lexis B.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.96.

    4. A Neutrogena clarifying shampoo because that 10 pounds of dry shampoo you used two days ago is still trapped in your roots. Trust me. It didn't exactly run away. This anti-residue wash deep cleans build-up that would otherwise lead to lack of body, excessive grease, and *gulp* stringiness.

    the white bottle with black cap labeled "anti-residue formula"
    Amazon

    This non-irritating shampoo should be used once a week (using it too much may make your hair overly dry) and is gentle enough to use on any hair type, including color-treated manes.

    Promising review: Getting all the residue left from other hair care products absolutely transforms my hair. I have a lot of fine/thin hair which can get weighed down pretty quick. This comes is a really crisp bottle that is the perfect size, not to mention that since you don't use it every day, it is lasting such a long time." —Dillon Okimosh

    Get it from Amazon for $4.74.

    5. A vanilla-scented Kiss nail pen so you can finally kick hang nails and mauled cuticles to the curb. This formula is so effective, one could say that it truly ~nails~ it.

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    Just massage this blend of jojoba oil, olive oil, grape seed oil, vitamin a, vitamin e, and tea tree oil into your nails and cuticles every night before going to bed. With daily use, your nails will begin to grow and strengthen (seriously, just read the overwhelmingly positive reviews) and your ripped-up cuticles will begin to heal/not look completely terrible.

    Promising review: "I struggled for years with cracking and bleeding cuticles. This stuff is a lifesaver! Doesn’t leak at all, easy to apply, and very moisturizing. It's portable, too!" —Alexis

    Get it from Amazon for $7.45.

    6. A Korres probiotic mask here to tackle redness with a vengeance. Quality ingredients like Greek yogurt, lactic acid, and a microbiome re-balancing technology help nourish your skin's natural protective layer (the kind ruined by stress and greasy food) and improve overall texture.

    model with redness on necks and cheeks labeled "before" on the left, same model with no redness labeled "after 15 mins" on the right
    Sephora

    Promising review: "This is by far one of the best face masks I’ve ever used. I struggle with minor rosacea, dry skin, acne, large pores, etc. THIS MASK...it cools my rosacea, soothes dry skin and acne, and blurs my pores. I only use it twice a week, but you can definitely tell a difference immediately after." —suzymay

    Get it from Sephora for $49

    7. Oil blotters you'll want to stash in your purse right this second. These charcoal sheets remove excess oil without ruining your makeup in the process and..wait...what's that? It's your greasy t-zone running away in fear. Problem solved.

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    Promising review: "I have lived with oily skin my whole life and, when spring and summer arrive, my face is even more oily. These blotting sheets are much better than the ones you get at the drugstore, and I only need to use one sheet for my entire face (as opposed to the two sheets I need to use with other brands)." —Boa C.

    Get a pack of 200 from Amazon for $11.35.

    8. A Versed body mist because we hate inevitable eruptions of body acne. This genius fast-drying spray enlists the help of 2% salicylic acid, tea tree oil, and witch hazel to tackle pimples that have so rudely taken residence on your back, chest, and butt. It's as easy as one, two, spritz.

    hand spraying the green bottle
    Target

    Promising review: "Probably the only leave on acne prevention spray I've come across that actually helps clear my skin. I use this after I shower with a benzyl peroxide containing body wash, and together, the combo has worked to keep my chest and back as clear as I've seen them in years. Also, there is no irritating scent!" —Devnm003

    Get it from Versed for $14.99.

    9. A NYX liquid eyeliner if you're tired of your liquid liner fading before your second cup of coffee (#rude). This stuff seriously will not budge, plus the skinny felt tip makes cat eye precision a breeze.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is my all time favorite liner. It’s super affordable, lasts long, it’s jet black, and the best part is that the liner brush is really skinny so it’s easy to apply. My holy grail." —Alex Reese

    Get it from Amazon for $5.62.

    10. A bottle of Londontown Kur correcting polish for anyone who has *absolutely had it up to here* with smudges. Enough is enough! Sheet marks and digging into your purse before lacquer has completely dried will no longer be your burden to bear. Fresh manicures await.

    before photo of model with smudged blue nails; after photo of same nails with no smudges
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This refreshes my worn-out manicure very well. I apply this as a topcoat over my old manicure. It respreads and smooths out the polish and leaves it fresh and shiny. It's a bit pricey, but it does save me a lot of time and trouble not having to repolish my nails." —SoniaSophia

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    11. A lash serum that promotes thicker, longer lashes for anyone ready to throw out their mascara. If you're looking to repair thinning and brittle lashes in as little as eight weeks, then congratulations! You've found yourself a winner.

    model applying the lash serum
    No7 Beauty

    Promising review: "Was skeptical about using lash serums, but the price was right and I do use other No7 products which really work. My lashes aren't really short or sparse, but this serum gave me more length and volume and this little tube goes a long way." —twist

    Get it from No7 Beauty for $9.99.

    12. A Superface corrector stick because accidents happen, but this gentle blend of olive and honey moisturizers will get rid of that poorly applied eyeliner in a jiffy (just use it as you would a regular "pen", except you're drawing away mistakes). This paraben- and gluten-free product is also a gem as a lip balm and cuticle cream!

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    Promising review: "This works well although it may take a couple applications to get mascara off completely! This is great for traveling and for quick touch-ups when your eyeliner or mascara goes astray." —LGGAA

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    13. A heat protectant spray that uses argan, coconut, and olive oil to banish frizz and protect your 'do. Every straightening or curing sesh should begin with a spritz of this to prevent damage and maximize shine.

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    Promising review: "It smells great and actually makes my hair straighter. I used this product two days ago on dry hair before straightening with a flat iron and today my hair is just as straight and shiny. I mean REALLY shiny." —Dallyce.

    Get it from Amazon for $3.97.

    14. A Body Shop sleeping mask to give beauty ZZZs a whole new meaning. Salicylic acid and tea tree oil happily destroy pimples and excess sebum whilst you dream, meaning you'll wake up to matte skin that won't be require that 10 pounds of setting powder, thank you very much.

    model scooping product out of green jar
    instagram.com / Via @thebodyshop

    For best results, pop this vegan formula in the fridge before use to make it extra refreshing. Just apply a layer before bed and — BAM — you'll wake up with cleaner, smoother-looking skin. And no, this won't stain your pillow.

    Promising review: "Totally worth the money. I have fairly oily skin, use this about every other night, and it's wonderful! I wash my face, put on a light moisturizer, wait for it to completely absorb into my skin, then I finish with this mask. I'll put a little more on any acne so that by the morning, it's almost completely gone! Will definitely buy again." —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $22.

    15. A ColourPop matte lipstick sent from heaven to be delivered into the paws of makeup newbies. On top of being super affordable, this pencil-like tube design allows for precise (and easy) application: use the pointed edge as a liner, use the rounded side to fill everything in.

    instagram.com / Via @colourpopcosmetics, Colourpop

    Promising review: "This has great color pay-off and is easy to apply. I also really like the shape of the lipstick: you can use the pointed edge as a liner, and then flip it around to fill in the rest of my lips." —Siobhan G.

    Get it from ColourPop for $6 (available in 28 shades).

    16. A Hair Dance powder dry shampoo especially great at vacuuming up grease and adding body sans any leftover chalky white residue. Pro tip: If you add some into your roots before bed, you'll wake up with a completely refreshed scalp that looks like it was shampooed five minutes ago (...as opposed to five days ago).

    on the left, a person with bangs and on the right, the same person with bangs that look less oily
    amazon.com

    This vegan and cruelty-free dry shampoo doesn't contain any talc, parabens, or baking soda (hooray).

    A personal note: As someone with thin, greasy, flat hair, I can confidently say that powder dry shampoos are so much better than aerosol ones. Like, they actually make your hair look freshly washed.

    Promising review: "My hair is ALWAYS oily at the roots and aerosol cans of dry shampoo make my hair stiff, but this stuff...this stuff is amazing! Adds volume, doesn't completely dry out my hair, and does not leave residue or build- up (I have black hair so this is very important). Also, my hair smells super fresh after using it. Would give more stars if I could!" —Gabriela

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    17. A Pawpaw two-in-one pot you'll consider *major* bang for your buck: it's got a sugar lip scrub to slough away dead skin, plus a nourishing lip balm made with Pawpaw, olive oil, and aloe vera.

    model holding up yellow and black lip balm
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing. It takes so little and makes my lips so smooth. There really is no fragrance or flavor. The scrub is sugary and the balm is extremely moisturizing and it lasts. I put it on at night just before bed and again in the morning." —Prime shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    18. A hypoallergenic Glossier gel cleanser because you'd love to double cleanse, but you lack the energy. That's okay! This gentle-but-effective cleanser will literally ~melt~ makeup, oil, and gunk off your face — just add a few pumps to wet skin, cue mini facial massage, rinse, pat dry, and go to sleep. Only about .5 seconds have passed.

    Glossier, instagram.com / Via @glossier

    Promising review: "I have really sensitive skin and this is amazing. SO smooth and gentle enough to not cause breakouts, but still strong enough to get rid of the dirt and gunk in my pores after a long day. If you're gonna buy anything from Glossier, it should be this." —Hufflebucky

    Get it from Glossier for $9+.

    19. A Coty translucent powder that will set your makeup for a flawless, lightweight finish that truly lasts all day long. This is great for beginners because it won't leave behind a white cast, the kind you'd have to blend and blend (and blend) for it to go away.

    reviewer with matte makeup
    amazon.com

    If you've been contemplating splurging on those high-end, high-budget setting powders for a long time — don't. This is the perfect dupe.

    Also, this cult-favorite powder sets makeup has over 4,000 positive reviews. I'm not going to outright SAY that your beauty routine is suffering without it, but...

    Promising review: "I am totally blown away by this product! I live in a warm climate and have oily skin, but by the end of my work day using this powder, my face is still very matte! I am THRILLED! I can't believe it." —Alexis Julian

    Get it from Amazon for $5.67 (available in six colors, including translucent).

    20. A splurge-worthy peptide eye gel to treat your peepers to some luxury. Niacinamide and squalane work together to de-puff, hydrate, and soften fine lines, plus make dark circles all but disappear. It's basically sorcery in its purest form.

    the eye gel in green packaging with copper cap
    Biossance

    Promising review: "This product is effective for me at reducing under eye circles. I don’t wear under eye concealer as much as I used to and when I do, the creasing isn’t as noticeable when I use this. It works well on my sensitive eye area and isn’t irritating." —Beth W.

    Get it from Biossance for $54.

    21. A Milani baked bronzer to give your complexion an instant “I just got back from vacation and have not spent a ton of time in this dimly-lit cubicle glow” while also enhancing your cheekbones.

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    Consider this product to be the younger, cooler sister of the whole contour trend with a buildable, blendable formula that doesn't require intense blending (an important detail to note when you're applying this on a train and have no way to gauge whether or not you have a block of orange on your face).

    Promising review: "This is the BEST bronzer I have come across as of yet, and trust me, my checking account can vouch for being pinged time and time again for the purchase of several bronzers. I am extremely satisfied with this product. It is a beautiful color and goes well with all my other makeup. It's not too dark or orange, it did not break me out, and the color is dark enough that you actually can notice that you are wearing makeup but still subtle." —Shana

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in three shades).

    22. A Schick dermaplaning razor for anyone ready to bid adieu to the pains of plucking. This rids stray brow hairs and unwanted peach fuzz with just a few swipes, plus the tool itself is super gentle and won't cause any accidental nicks or scrapes.

    on the left, reviewer with stray eyebrow and lip hairs and on the right, reviewer with no stray hairs
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a 100% painless and incredibly easy alternative to waxing or plucking. A few quick swipes gets rid of peach fuzz and I never have to worry about breaking out because of it. Also, it doesn't make hair grow back coarser or darker." —Ellen R.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $5.62.

    23. Silicone brushes that are an absolute necessity for every skincare aficionado out there. This lets you slather on that thick mud mask without getting your hands covered in said mud mask, plus it prevents you from picking up (and wasting) excess product which means money saved.

    two silicone brushes with blue and pink stem
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this product! It makes it so much easier to apply my mud face masks and prevents me from using too much product. I can easily apply the correct amount of product over my face and the brush is also easy to clean." —Traci Fuqua

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $4.50.

    24. A daily SPF 35 sunscreen bound to become your skincare holy grail. This water-gel formula is hypoallergenic, cruelty-free, vegan, works well under makeup, doesn't leave your forehead looking like a vat of grease, *and* it won't leave behind a white cast.

    Glossier

    Promising review: "I've been searching for the longest time for a sunscreen that doesn't feel greasy, make me oily, or cause me to breakout. I was hesitant to purchase this because of the higher price point and small size, but it is totally worth it. This is the only sunscreen I've tried that feels nice on my skin! I use it daily and haven't experienced any breakouts or sunburn." —mckenna

    Get it from Glossier for $25.

    To learn more, check out "Just 9 Glossier Products We Really Love".

    25. A dual-ended eyeliner stamp because, despite your best efforts, achieving the perfect cat eye is hard and this easy-to-use tool makes it about 1000x easier. All you'll have to do is apply the stamp to your lashline and your wing will be done in mere seconds. You won't even have to waste 10 makeup wipes and several years of your life in order to achieve it.

    reviewer wearing black eyeliner
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Okay, so I am as shakey as shakey gets when it comes to putting eyeliner on...but this is a miracle sent from above! It honestly is the most amazing eye makeup product I own at the moment. It is as easy as it sounds. Literally. I like that it is double-ended and you have two pens: one for the left eye and one for the right. The opposite end on both is just every day liquid liner pen, but it goes on soooo much smoother than any other liquid liner I've tried or owned." —ˑMerkuryˑVolkanicˑ.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97 (available in three colors).

    26. A Neutrogena moisture lipstick you can apply in the back of a moving car, no mirror, hand jittery from one too many cold brews — and application will still be easy thanks to the crayon design and creamy, blendable formula that won't stain your skin if you color outside of the lines.

    the moisture lipsticks
    instagram.com / Via @neutrogena

    Promising review: "These are now my absolute favorite everyday go-to. They provide great moisture and I don't even have to use lip balm; these will moisturize your lips all day long. Sheer enough to apply without a mirror and comes in great colors." —VegasRunway

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in five shades).

    27. A vegan, cruelty-free, travel-sized Handmade Heroes tinted dry shampoo specifically formulated for darker hair. This will sweep up all that grease *without* leaving a white cast on your scalp (something that often happens on brunette manes).

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    Promising review: "I have been trying to get away from washing my hair every other day for a while. I've tried many dry shampoos and hate the aerosol kind because don't absorb the oil and/or leave a white residue. I have tried powder dry shampoo from a well known salon and it left my hair feeling like I had some waxy buildup. THIS dry shampoo though... WOW. Easy to apply, no white residue, a little goes a long way, and I went three days without shampooing!" —A. Cherry

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90.

    28. A bareMinerals tinted moisturizer that requires the max amount of effort you're willing to put into your beauty routine, which is exactly zero. Simply nix shadows and unevenness by way of this light, creamy coverage that slathers on like a moisturizer.

    model with uneven skin labeled "before" and with even skin on the right labeled "after"
    Sephora

    Promising review: "This is my favorite tinted moisturizer/bb cream! It is light coverage, but enough to even out my skin tone and it works well with my dry skin. It is very difficult for me to find foundation that doesn’t dry out my skin, but this one does not. It goes on easy and wears well throughout the day." —Rissachu

    Get it from Sephora for $33 (available in 20 shades).

    29. A Maybelline concealer formulated with goji berry and Haloxyl because no one needs to know that you binged The Office yet again last night. Just a quick swipe of this (there's an attached sponge applicator so no need to worry about packing a brush) and *poof* your dark circles are now a thing of the past.

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I am a makeup snob. I have stupidly high standards for cosmetic performance, and drugstore brands have let me down every single time I've given them a shot. So when I graduated from Covergirl to Sephora after college, I never looked back. My kit is full of Dior and YSL foundation, Armani concealer, Benefit brighteners, etc. But this thing is truly great.The sponge applicator is better than you think. Firstly, it's antimicrobial, so you don't have to worry about the hygiene aspect. Secondly, its ability to blend the product is outstanding. The concealer itself doubles as a highlighter, it looks good without primer, and it lasts so much longer than you'd expect." —Sarita

    Get it from Amazon for $7.12 (available in 12 shades).

    To learn more, check out "Just 8 Maybelline Products We Really Love".

    30. A tweexy ring because that bottle is *not* empty, the brush is just too short to reach the polish that's trapped at the bottom. This ring allows you to tilt the bottle and scoop up product, all while being held firmly in place on your finger. That's right! No more dark red polish spills on your shaggy white rug.

    model wearing blue ring with purple nail polish bottle inside
    instagram.com / Via @thetweexy

    Promising review: "So all cards on the table, I felt ridiculous purchasing this. But it has so improved my self-manicuring skills that it's been a life-changer, and probably saved me a lot of money on manicures. If you have struggle with painting your own nails or have ever ruined your duvet by spilling a bright yellow nail polish bottle (not that this is from personal experience or anything), than this is a must." —Franimal

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 20 colors).

    31. A Billie starter kit that includes a colorful ergonomic handle, two rust- and nickel-free razor blades, *and* a magnetic holder that will actually adhere to your shower wall (a true miracle).

    instagram.com, Billie

    I personally use and *love* this razor: I'm prone to bumps and this is the first razor I've tried in which that hasn't been an issue. You can also opt for monthly razor head replacements, which means you're constantly shaving with fresh blades that haven't been overtaken by rust.

    Get it from Billie for $9 (available in four razor handle colors).

    To learn more, check out "We Tried That Pretty Razor Subscription All Over Instagram And, TBH, We Loved It".

    32. A NYX setting spray to lock in your makeup, because it only took about three hours of blending to get it to look this way. So humidity, sweat, tears: it's all irrelevant when you've topped your foundation with this magic stuff, which works to seal your makeup and prevent it from turning into a greasy mess (no small feat).

    model spraying mist
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This stuff will make your makeup last and last! I have severely oily skin, which means that most foundations just slide right off my skin. And then I found this! I spray this on before I do my makeup, after I do any cream makeup (foundation, concealer, etc), and then again after I set with powder. This helps my makeup easily last from 7 in the morning the 7 at night." —Sadie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

    33. A vegan and cruelty-free Covergirl concealer designed with an ~extra large~ applicator that tackles pimples, redness, and dark circles with just one swipe. If you're looking to avoid the painstaking step of foundation, this formula provides a full coverage finish that is both lightweight, crease-resistant, and super easy to blend.

    reviewer wearing the concealer
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Not only is the packaging of this concealer cute and classic, but it also provides really great coverage. You only need to use a little bit to get great coverage, the applicator is great, and I don't have any problems with creasing (although I don't have any fine lines either). If you're wanting a concealer similar to expensive brands but at a drugstore price, you'll like this!" —Kayla Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $4.76+ (available in 30 shades).

    34. A vegan Malibu C treatment to prep your 'do for color application: Just leave this on for five minutes to remove color-blocking build-up, ~apply some dye~ within 24 hours, and voila! Your tresses are now a blank canvas that will allow for better color absorption and less fading after leaving the salon.

    reviewer with pink hair
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Best. Product. Ever. I tried this at the advice of my hairstylist because my color was not taking well and it faded within days of application. You use this product within 24 hours of coloring your hair, shampoo as usual, then pour the crystals from the packet into your hand. Just add warm water, apply to your hair, and you will INSTANTLY feel change happening. I could actually feel GUNK coming off my hair. The result was my hair looking shinier, more bouncy, and so much softer. The color also just took better and lasted much longer."

    Get it from Amazon for $3.70.

    35. A buildable L'Oreal waterproof mascara that not only adds volume and length to your lashes, but it also does the unthinkable — and by unthinkable, I mean it won't smudge by mid-afternoon and create the dreaded ~panda eye~ effect. Like, I already have dark circles. I don't need mascara to enhance them.

    Maitland Quitmeyer wearing no mascara on the left and on the right, Maitland wearing mascara
    Maitland Quitemeyer / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Holy grail of drugstore mascara! Thickens extremely well, adds some length, stays on my watery and greasy eyes all day with minimal clumping — no raccoon eyes and almost no flakes. It also washes off easily for a waterproof mascara!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    To learn more, check out "8 Life-Changing Beauty Products That Are Actually Worth Your Money".

    36. A cruelty-free Almay matte foundation, because the only makeup worth slathering on your skin should be non-comedogenic (as to not aggravate your breakouts). This one is particularly fab because it has a buildable formula infused with salicylic acid to actively heal pimples *and* provide coverage at the same darn time.

    the foundation bottle with white cap
    instagram.com

    Promising review: "I love this stuff! It's one of the only foundations that my dermatologist lets me use that actually covers anything. The other non-comedogenic foundations I've tried in the past hardly cover anything. I have extremely acne-prone skin and this does not make me break out. It also has salicylic acid in it which actually helps with breakouts." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.49+ (available in 13 shades).

    37. A cruelty-free Elizabeth Mott brow gel because the eyes aren’t the window to the soul...the eyebrows are. This pomade formula will keep your brows in place while subtly filling them in, immediately giving your ensemble an air of ~I am put together can’t you see my brows look good~. The best part? It's so easy. No expert drawing skills required (unlike your regular brow pencil).

    before-and-after photo of reviewer with sparse brows on top, and then fuller, more defined brows on the bottom
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "So incredibly happy with this. It's incredibly easy to apply (I have to really wipe my wand first, though, or else it's too thick) and the color blends in SO well with my natural color. It gives my eyebrows JUST the right amount of attention; not too much, not too little. Just killer, natural, beautiful brows!" —Monique French

    Get it from Amazon for $15 (available in four shades).

    38. A Touch In Sol primer that uses green tea extracts to energize your complexion, blur pores, mattify excess oil, and offer light coverage (#goodbye redness). This is the perfect step one for a full-face routine consisting of concealer and foundation, but is also great to slather on when you're pressed for time and want a bright, dewy, and even canvas.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have been searching for years for a good makeup primer that will help combat my oily skin and large pores. I read a bunch of reviews for this primer and decided to give it a try. BEST decision ever. This primer goes on so smoothly and fills in my pores perfectly. I let it sit for a few minutes before putting on my makeup which I think helps (could just be me). I would highly recommend this primer for anyone with oily skin...it's a lifesaver and a steal for the price!!" —Sarah Rose

    Get it from Amazon for $12.51.

    39. A Celeb Luxury color depositing shampoo for anyone who would like to turn their ~Pinterest pastel~ dreams into reality (no expensive or time-consuming trips to the salon required). This actively hits the refresh button on color-treated hair that fades after just one wash, sparing you the heartbreak of feeling like you just wasted a ton of money for no reason. You just dyed it light blue! It shouldn't be bleach blond after 1.5 days!

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    This shampoo works best on bleached or naturally blond hair, and can be used just like a regular shampoo — lather on a generous amount, give your mane a good scrubbing, rinse thoroughly, and that's it! The color will have a more faded effect after the first use, but will be significantly more vibrant after the second wash.

    Psst, this formula is also vegan, cruelty-free, sulfate-free, and formaldehyde-free!

    Promising review: "This shampoo is a serious game changer. I have been bleaching and dying my hair pink on and off for years, and it has always faded disappointingly fast. I ended up getting into a routine where I would dye my hair magenta just so it would fade to the pastel pink I wanted — but not anymore! This shampoo allows me to dye my hair a pastel pink and then reapply the color with every shampoo. It comes out bright and beautiful. I used to head to the salon every six to eight weeks, but I can now stretch it out to twelve. Bonus: the shampoo lathers, smells great, and is vegan!" —Mary Colleen

    Get it from Amazon for $35 (available in 12 colors).

    40. A Lipstick Queen lipstick packaged in deceivingly green form, but surprise! It has nothing in common with Kermit. This moisturizing formula will reveal a perfectly pink hue within seconds, one that's totally unique to *your* pH balance, but thankfully goes on as easily as a regular balm. Who will have to spend hours swatching lipsticks to find the right one? Not you.

    the green lipstick in a pink tube
    instagram.com / Via @lipstickqueen

    Not only does it provide the perfect pop of color, but this balm *also* contains essential oils and vitamin E for the ultimate dose of a) moisture, and b) softness.

    Promising review: "This seemed like a gimmick at first, but it WORKS! The faint green color turned into a lovely berry color in a matter of seconds after application. Plus, it's nice and moisturizing, and the color lasts for a good 6+ hours." —Rebecca

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    41. A WetBrush designed with OmniFlex technology, which is just a fancy way of saying it conforms to your scalp to quickly and painlessly detangle your 'do. It slides through any kind of hair — whether super straight or curly — within mere minutes, saving you a ton of post-shower styling time.

    instagram.com / Via @thewetbrush, instagram.com / Via @thewetbrush

    This is even wonderful if you have thick, curly hair that has resulted in one (or several) broken brushes. It may look flimsy, but it's seriously the exact opposite of flimsy!

    Promising review: "I have fine, color-treated hair that gets easily tangled. I had been using a detangling shower comb, but still managed to pull out and break hair every day! I was skeptical about using a brush and figured, what the heck, if it doesn't work, I can return it. OMG! Great buy! It easily detangles my hair (I brush it through while I have conditioner on it) and there's almost no breakage. I won't lie, yes there's still hair on the brush, but nothing like the detangling comb. This one's a definite keeper!" —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97 (available in pink).

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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