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    48 Beauty Products Our Readers Are Loving In 2022

    Chances are you might just fall in love with them, as well.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. 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. A body wash with salicylic acid meant to soothe rough and bumpy skin. The exfoliating formula helps smooth out skin and slough off dead skin in a gentler way than other exfoliating mitts. It's also fragrance-free, paraben-free, allergy-tested, and noncomedogenic, so say hello to your new go-to.

    reviewer before and after image of an arm with bumps and without the bumps after using the body wash

    2. An after-sun soother because getting sunburnt sucks and the aftereffects aren't any better. Use this on your face or body after a day spent at the beach and watch the aloe and coconut oil works its magic on your sunkissed bod. Plus, reviewers love that it's non-greasy and absorbs quickly into the skin.

    A reviewer with a giant sunburn oval on their chest prior to using product, the second photo is the same sunburnt oval but the color has faded a lot

    3. A bottle of micellar water for removing your makeup without hurting your skin. Bonus: this quick-acting product requires no rinsing post makeup removal and has added calendula oil to help soothe your skin as you use it.

    A clear bottle of product

    4. A jar of Brazilian Bum Bum body cream that 26,000 5-star reviewers simply rave about. The caffeine and guaraná extract formula work to smooth and tighten skin, while the tropical scent is just the cherry on top. Some reviewers have gone so far as to say they use it as a perfume *and* a body cream. It's. just. that. good.

    5. A body scrub exfoliant made with chemical and physical exfoliators to reduce skin bumps and buff away dead skin. If you're looking to refresh your sensitive skin for your next vacay, this is a great option, and it's also nut- and oil-free for all our allergen-sensitive bbs out there.

    A reviewer's before photo of their arm with red bumps and a reviewer's after photo of their arm without bumps

    6. A beloved Bio-oil because it will make you feel like all the world's problems have suddenly been solved. Okay, maybe a little dramatic, but with the way it helps soften skin and repair damage (think: scars and fine lines) you'll feel as if you've suddenly discovered the answer to all of life's questions.

    A reviewer's photo showing brown bug bite scars before using the product and a reviewer's after photo of a healed leg without scarring

    7. A life-changing leave-on lip mask to help your lips transition from season to season flawlessly. Just apply this delish mask on your lips before bed, catch some Z's, and prepare to wake up with super soft, hydrated kissers. 💋

    Model using pink container of lip mask

    8. A blackhead scrub stick that'll free your skin of blemishes, exfoliate your pores, and remove excess sebum at the same time. All you need to do is massage this in a circular motion into your damp skin, post cleaning, rinse with warm water, and revel in the grossness that comes out of your skin. The octopus-shaped applicator is just an added bonus hehe.

    A reviewer's photo of a black stick with a rough texture

    9. An exfoliating dermaplaning tool so you can touch up your brows and remove any other fine hairs you'd like eradicated in a simple, easy way. Additionally, this item helps smooth your skin by gently exfoliating it! Personally, a big fan of multi-use products.

    A reviewer's holding a pink razor that they are about to use

    10. A pack of pimple patches to help with those nasty breakouts that seem to appear (rudely) overnight. Slap these magical hydrocolloid babies on while you sleep and let them suck out all that gunk without you having to do any work at all. You can thank us later.

    A reviewer holding clear patches full of white pus

    11. A pH-balancing toner because your skin just deserves this kind of lavish treatment. Made with hypochlorous acid — which is naturally produced in the body — this toner helps soothe redness in the skin while also hydrating your face all in one go.

    A model before photo with a lot of redness and after photo using the product with a lot of less redness

    12. A pineapple peeling gel for removing dead or dry skin, sebum, and dark spots on your skin. In addition to the exfoliating benefits of pineapple, the added aloe and purslane extracts help make your skin super smooth and soft so you'll feel refreshed and ready for anything life throws at you.

    13. An exfoliating mitt so you can go to town on your rough, dead skin. It's so intense they suggest you only use these scrubbers two to four times a month. Get scrubbing... safely!

    A reviewer's leg after using the mit

    14. A foot peel mask to make your feet as soft as when you were a newborn. Simply slide your foot in, seal it, and let the natural, botanical ingredients do their job for an hour before your new (baby) feet emerge. 👶

    A reviewer's photo of their dead skin coming off their feet

    15. A frizz-fighting styling cream that'll save your hair in these last few humid months of summer. Plus, it has added ingredients that help protect your hair from harmful UV damage.

    16. A hydrating eye stick in a cute little polar bear design because it's cute and effective. This product is designed to move around your eye to help reduce dark circles, lines, and puffiness. Additionally, it's calming and cooling, so my sensitive skin friends, we can ~actually~ use this.

    A reviewer happily show the small polar bear stick next to their face

    17. A callus remover for your tootsies because, let's be honest, your feet are probably long overdue for this. Whether it's sandal season or not, rough, callused feet are never a fun thing to experience. Just soak your feet, rub some of the gel on, let it sit for 5–10 minutes, and then scrub away all those tough areas of skin you thought you were stuck with for good.

    reviewer showing heel with dry cracked skin before using the remover and smooth heel after using the remover

    18. A gentle facial exfoliator that will give your skin a movie montageworthy makeover. Designed to combat redness, enlarged pores, and blackheads, this gem will also help unclog and minimize pores, exfoliate dead skin cells, smooth wrinkles, and even out skin tone. Hello, new favorite product!

    reviewer showing the effects of the exfoliator over two months

    19. A Sephora Collection clean face mask infused with eucalyptus and other simple ingredients to help with your individual skin concerns. Think: lychee for moisturizing, coconut for soothing, pomegranate for toning, and matcha for clarifying. Grab them all and have a happy skin party every night!

    A model wearing a face mask

    20. A scalp massager because you 100% need one of these in your life. Beyond the fact that it just feels so damn good, it also gives you a deeper clean and exfoliates the scalp with its silicone bristles.

    A reviewer with brown hair using aqua scalp massager

    21. A nail and cuticle oil to condition your dead nails after months of having acrylics. Besides softening your cuticles, this also helps promote nail growth over time and can lead to stronger, sturdier nail beds.

    reviewer showing short nails before using the serum and long nails after using the serum

    22. A wash-off face mask that's almost as good as getting an actual facial in a spa. This 8-in-1 mask can help reduce fine lines, clear acne and breakouts, improve your skin's texture, and help balance pH levels. Just give your roomies a warning before using this — it makes you look like a zombie and it might terrify them if you just emerge with no warning looking like the reviewer below.

    A reviewer wearing the zombie mask

    23. A mini leave-in hair mask for legit reversing damage in less than five minutes. In addition to giving damaged hair new life, this product can also help give your hair some softness, smoothness, and bounce. Woohoo!

    A  model's damaged hair pre-use and a model after photo of their hair looking refreshed

    24. An air-dry curl cream so your curls can look as amazing as they did before you dyed your hair for the hundredth time.

    A reviewer's brown curly hair after using this product

    25. A 24-Karat Gold Eye treatment mask to take care of puffiness and dark circles in a flash. Essentially, the gold helps expel harmful toxins while the collagen stimulates the regeneration of skin cells so you can have ~seriously~ hydrated skin. Alexa, play "Golden" by Harry Styles.

    A reviewer showing their dark under eye circles before using this product and the reviewer's after photo of a much brighter and lighter under eye

    26. A vegan brightening facial scrub that'll soften your skin, draw out your impurities, and even remove dead skin cells. The seak kelp and green clay ingredients work hard to make your skin look its best every dang day.

    A reviewer taking readers through how they use the product. A green dot before the product a during photo where the product looks like green sand and finally the product with has water added, it looks like green sand

    27. Glossier's Balm Dot Com lip balm because it's really as good as everyone says it is. This cult-favorite hydrating lip balm is perfect for moisturizing kissers but can also be used as a skin salve. We stan a multi-use item.

    28. A Heatless hair curler you can use on dry or wet hair because why subject your locks to excess heat if you don't need to? TikTok saw it first but now you too can easily have beautiful curls with one simple tool.

    29. A moisturizing hair treatment to make your hair look straight out of a beauty commercial. Yes, for real, this will give you the silky, shiny-looking hair of your dreams. Reviewers with 3C-4C rave about this product's ability to help repair breakage, deal with unmanageability, and add extra moisture.

    30. A hair serum if you're looking for a product that'll help rid your hair of extra frizz while adding extra shine. This non-greasy serum will have everyone asking what salon you got your hair done, while you proudly respond with "I did it myself." We love to see it!!

    31. A mini Dr. Jart color-correcting treatment with SPF 30 for days when you don't feel like applying the sunscreen works. Not only does this neutralize redness (the struggle is real!!) but it also leaves your skin with a natural-looking finish and extra sun protection — which is *always* a good idea.

    32. A collagen coating hair treatment that'll help your mane recover from everything you put it through post-break-up. Rich in ingredients like ceramide and collagen, this helps revive heat-damaged and over-processed hair of all types.

    A reviewer's blonde hair before the treatment, their hair after the first treatment and their hair after the second treatment

    33. A beloved Revlon one-step hair dryer and brush over 30,000 reviewers gave 5 stars to for its ability to give hair volume and shine. With this handy-dandy 2-in-1 item, you'll look like you spent hours blow-drying and styling your hair when really it took you mere minutes. Huge fan of your work, Revlon.

    34. An E.l.f. pore perfecting putty primer because your makeup is only as good as your base. It does everything you could dream of — it hydrates, smoothes, minimizes pores, and prepares skin for that flawless "filter-like" look you're going for.

    35. Glossier cloud paint that'll make you fall in love with liquid blush in a way you never thought you could. Not only is this super blurring, but it also has buildable coverage, making it perfect for people who love a rosy glow to those who just want a soft tint of color.

    A model wearing a coral cloud paint

    36. An anti-frizz spray to keep your hair looking wonderful despite the ~soupy~ weather outside. Just apply to wet hair, dry, and let the heat-activated polymers work to block moisture and smooth frizz.

    37. A set of beauty sponges, so you never run out of them again (or spend wayyyy too much money on some again). You can use these dry or wet to blend makeup seamlessly on your skin.

    a reviewer's purple sponge at a regular size and a pink damp sponge to see the difference

    38. A bottle of Il Makiage foundation that'll give you the base of your dreams. Lightweight, streak-free, and super buildable, this product can help smooth and even out your skin with a stunning matte finish. Reviewers say it feels like nothing on skin it's that light!

    Four models with different skin tones with swatches of the product

    39. A setting powder designed for my oily skin besties. If you're someone who is constantly blotting their face because of oiliness, this sebum-controlling powder is calling your name. Apply it all over for a super mattifying look, or just dab a little in the areas of your face the oil seems to love most and watch as it absorbs into your skin like magic.

    40. A hair finishing stick to tame flyaways and smooth out hair. On top of that, it gives your mane a moisturizing effect, and it's made of natural ingredients which make your broken hair look super shiny and smooth. Plus, it's the size of a mascara tube, so you can easily throw it in your bag.

    A reviewer's blonde hair sticking out before using this product and a reviewer's hair after using the product without hair sticking out

    41. A winged eyeliner stamp so you can finally master the perfect cat-eye after all these years. Smudge- and waterproof, this baby helps even the most eyeliner-challenged individuals create a beautiful wing on *both* eyes. Meow, baby.

    A reviewer showing off their perfectly even black cat eye

    42. A bottle of Urban Decay long-lasting makeup setting spray because it can (and will) change your makeup life. Designed to hold makeup in place for up to 16 hours, this setting spray will have you looking fresh for your 8 a.m. meeting all the way to your BFF's bday drinks at 8 p.m.

    A model holding a black and purple jar od the spray

    43. A pack of corkscrew hairpins that'll prevent your hair from falling out of that do you spent so long curating this morning. Wayyy more effective than your basic bobby pin, these might just become your new go-to hair accessory.

    44. Or a set of matte claw clips to keep your hair off your neck in the brutal summer weather. Nonslip and flexible, these babies come in a bunch of cute colors and thick-haired reviewers swear they hold up to the overflowing mane that is their hair.

    A reviewer wearing a white clip in brown hair sitting on a white couch

    45. A frizz-free leave-in conditioner to lock in your hair's hydration. A lightweight blend of argan, coconut, and rosehip oils helps lock in moisture, tame frizz, and maintain soft, shiny hair.

    A reviewer' showing off her dark brown hair after using product

    46. A tinted lip balm because your lips need the hydration... and the added tint is just the cherry on top. Super neutral in color, you can sport this at your mid-year review and feel oh-so confident but in an understated way.

    A model applying tinted lip balm to lip from a red tube

    47. A reusable volcanic face roller by Revlon that can massage and mattify in an instant. Made out of volcanic stone that soaks up your oil as fast as you soak up that mimosa at brunch, this godsend will help save your oily face when you need a refresher. And when it's thoroughly gunked up, just remove the head, give it a wash, and it's ready to go again!

    A reviewer's photo of a oily forehead and a reviewer's matte forehead after using the product

    48. And a bottle of the cult-classic mascara aka the Essence lash princess to give your eyes a royal look. Not only does this give your lashes amazing volume but it also keeps them free from flaking and fading so you don't end up with raccoon eyes mid-day. There's a reason why it has 20,000 (yes, really) 5-star reviews.

    A reviewer's selfie showcasing the mascara, reviewer's lashes look extremely long

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