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    28 Beauty Products That'll Make You Feel Like You're Living In The Year 3000

    Shimmery makeup, advanced gadgets, and other Jonas Brother-approved futuristic items.

    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. A magnetic face mask that's even more fun to take off than put on.,

    Get it from e.l.f. for $24.

    2. A foaming leave-in treatment in a cool beaker shape that's easier to distribute evenly, ensuring that every strand gets some love.

    beaker shaped bottle with pump sitting in foam

    I love this stuff! It makes my hair feel super soft and healthy. The foaming pump works well and dispenses a lot with each pump. Since it's foaming, it lasts a long, long time.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    3. A metallic, glittery lipstick because everyone in the future wears a bold lip. Look it up!

    Uoma Beauty

    Uoma (which means "beautiful") was founded by Nigerian born, and LA and London-based Sharon Chuter.

    Get it from Uoma for $26 (available in six colors).

    4. A Foreo UFO 2 that just arrived from space and is saying "take us to your leader." I assume that would be your face in this scenario? Anyway, this advanced device administers masks right onto your face and uses T-Sonic pulsations to boost absorption. In other words? A little robot facialist that fits in the palm of your hand.

    model holds round flat device that glows blue to face

    This gadget can get really cold to help minimize pores, get warm to help release sebum from pores, offer light therapy, and connect to an app that guides the device with different pulsations for each type of mask. Fancy!

    Promising review: "To be honest I was super skeptical at first and thought that this was going to be another product that, after one use, would be joining the rest in my 'mistake purchase' drawer. I bought it anyways....and girl am I glad I made that decision. The very first use, and my skincare routine changed forever. I am hooked...UFO2 is an amazing device and delivers some serious results. After just three weeks of use my skin feels much softer smoother and even. I am very hard to impress customer, but Foreo you blew me away. I am your customer forever. Thank You!" —@arietabk

    Get it from Amazon or Foreo for $279 (available in three colors).

    5. A snazzy straightener that seriously *vibrates* to help diminish friction and pulling on your delicate strands.

    model straightens hair

    Promising review: "Excellent packaging and product. This straightener is great for reducing heat damage and it makes straightening so easy. Used my friend's for a while but I decided it was time for my own. No cosmetic or functioning issues at all!" —Lisa Sementilli

    Get it from Amazon for $42.66.

    6. A pair of cooling globes that look like something Zenon Kar might use. Use them to give your face a nice, chill massage.

    model uses orbs on sticks filled with purple liquid
    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $20 (available in two colors).

    7. An inflatable foot bath you can fill with goo to massage your soles and hydrate skin. IDK why, but I always associate inflatable items and goo with the future. Inflatable = fits easily in your spaceship and goo = alien?

    blue inflatable tub filled with pink squishy goo that kinda looks like the absorbent stuff inside a diaper

    Get it from Firebox for $23.

    8. A SimpleHuman mirror straight out of an episode of the The Jetsons. This nifty gadget lights up automatically as your face approaches with special LEDs that imitate sunlight so you can get an accurate idea what you'd look like once you left the house.

    round mirror circled with LED on a stand with jewelry

    Promising review: "I am 60 years old and received this mirror for Christmas!! I LOVE it and don't know how I ever got along without it! This is by far the BEST mirror I have ever owned, THANK YOU!" —Martha V.

    Get it from SimpleHuman for $135.

    9. A bottle of waterless hair wash powder that'll make it through spaceship security — just add water to activate it and get it nice and sudsy.

    small blue bottle with flip top

    This stuff lathers really well and smells amazing. So far, my hair feels bouncier, softer, and healthier so I definitely recommend! Sustaeu was founded by Kailey Bradt and sells haircare in bottles made with over 95% recycled plastic. The name derived from "sustainability" and "eau" the French word for water.

    Get it from Susteau for $29.

    10. A pack of pimple patches that can suck out all the gross gunk in your face overnight. Pimples are not a thing in the future.

    left: reviewer with pimple patch on pimple right: patch now filled with pus

    Just apply these to pimples after washing your face and let them go to work.

    Promising review: "I have been using Mighty Patches for about four or five months now. Mighty Patch is a TOTAL GAME-CHANGER, you put it on your blemish, usually at night after your beauty routine and you wake to find that nasty pimple has almost completely been absorbed into the patch. Wont lie, my pimples sometimes require another patch. But on day one of use you'll notice the patch taking away the nasty. At this point your blemish may be at the last stage of healing and the Mighty Patch sucked out all of the festering inducing mess, or like myself, I put on another patch the next night and again, more gunk taken out, and more healing has happened. Either way, regardless, this to me ALWAYS WORKS. Thanks to Mighty Patch my skin has changed. Its healed, there are no acne "tattoos" on my face from my popping and them scarring. This to me is a must have for any lady in her beauty bag. It covers the pimple to protect from outside bacteria and pollution; it absorbs the bacteria and pimple-causing debris from the skin; all while being hardly visible. I'm in love with this product." —Hilary

    Get 36 patches from Amazon for $12.50+ (available in two styles and as larger packs).

    11. Or star-shaped pimple patches to make your face look like the final frontier (pimple-free skin).

    yellow box with smiley face on front with small sheets with four stars on each

    Each smiling box comes with 32 hydrocolloid stars.

    Get it from Starface for $14.99.

    12. A cool squiggly looking bar that looks like it just arrived from a far off planet that also appreciates a good decorative soap.

    clear soap with blobs of iridescent purple inside
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    13. Foreo Luna Mini 2 — a fancy lil' gadget ready to exfoliate and cleanse your face, leaving it feeling brand spankin' new.

    round bristled device

    Promising review: "I bought this about a month ago after seeing all the hype it got on BuzzFeed. I have oily, sensitive, acne-prone skin, and have always been wary of chemical exfoliants-most just tend to irritate my skin and make me break out more. The first thing that drew me to the Luna Mini 2 was that I'd never need to buy replacement heads. I was a little concerned about the price tag, but I reminded myself that the upfront cost would be one-and done since there's no brush heads to buy. And honestly, this brush has been worth every penny! After the first use, my skin felt the smoothest it has ever felt! The only (minor) drawback, was that the first week or two, I did see a temporary 'purge' of gunk from my pores that resulted in a temporary spike in breakouts, which other reviewers have mentioned, but this was thankfully short lived. Now after a nearly a month of use, my skin is more radiant, softer/smoother, breaking out less, and even I'm starting to see a reduction in the size of my huge pores, which no product has ever given me before-. I also have a better oil balance in my skin. So for me, the results have taken a little time have totally been worth the wait! Needless to say, I'm very pleased with this product and have been recommending it to all of my friends. Thanks Foreo!" —Knonymously

    Get it from Amazon for $119 (available in five colors).

    Read one BuzzFeeder's full review of the Foreo Luna Mini 2 here.

    14. A carbonated bubble clay mask that'll help refresh your face and put on a good show while it does it.,

    Promising review: "I love this mask. I have combination skin, oily in spots and dry in others. This stuff works miracles on my blackheads, and my skin feels awesome. I will say that I definitely feel like I need to moisturize afterwards but you should anyway." —Kristina

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99

    15. A stunning Fenty highlighter offering a silky and iridescent cream-to-powder glow for your face or body with shades that range from subtle daytime shimmer to "on my way to a dance party on Mars."

    Fenty Beauty

    Promising review: "I am a shimmering pink princess with this highlighter. I have swatched it all over my chest, shoulders, and cheeks. I have lost my mind over the Fenty highlighters. I put them on even when I don't leave my house 'cause I love them that much. I just feel beautiful with it on. Folks looking at me like I lost my mind cause I'm at home with a full face of makeup on and not even going anywhere. My kids are just shaking their heads cause I'm crazy about this product. Oh, and don't ask to borrow it cause the answer is no! My only problem with these highlighters is I can't decide which one to wear."Jazzy Red

    Get it from Fenty Beauty for $36 (available in nine shades and as solos or duos).

    16. A disco ball-inspired face mask to make your skincare routine feel like a dang party.

    a model beings to peel off a metallic silver mask

    Promising review: "I really, really like this mask. When you apply the mask to your face it looks like shimmering pearls. What I really like about the product is that it is a peel-off mask. Depending on thickly you put the product on your face it only takes 20–30 minutes to dry. That sounds like a long time but it is worth the wait. When you peel this off your face and then do a final rinse your face feels and looks wonderful." —Grandma Fran

    Get it from Amazon for $23.

    17. Skin1004 Zombie Pack that brings your skin back to life in a way that leans more sci-fi than horror movie.

    This mask is made with albumin, a component from eggs that helps moisturize skin. It claims to help tighten pores, hydrate, promote elasticity, remove dead skin, and balance pH. To use, mix the included powder and liquid together with a brush. Spread the mixture evenly over your face and leave until it begins to dry. It'll create a sort of ~undead~ look, hence the name. Wash after 10 or 15 minutes and enjoy your freshly hydrated face! If this looks familiar to you, it's apparently similar to the Hanacure facial that Instagram loves.

    Promising review: "I own a salon and have worked in them for 19 years and never in my life have I used or seen something so amazing. I have read all about the Hanacure facial but it is expensive and always on back order. This is the same thing AND IT WORKS. It doesn't smell bad at all. There is a veryyyy slight smell to it but hardly noticeable and not something I'd complain about. This has natural ingredients and boy does it work. It sucked every thing out of my pores and shrunk them and all of the lines on my face are GONE. YES GONE. Usually I have to have Botox for my forehead. Well not anymore that's for sure!!" —Aja Rieger Cooke

    Get a pack of eight treatments from Amazon for $24.98.

    18. A pack of 16 makeup removing cloth rounds so you can swipe away your makeup with just water. They're reusable and (in my opinion) more effective than regular makeup removing wipes.

    small round towels in white, blue, and green

    Promising review: "Quit throwing away your makeup remover pads...get these reusable ones! You just use them, put them into the washable bag that they come in, and toss them all into the washing machine. They come out pretty clean so you can use them again. Literally wash, rinse, and repeat. They are not cheap feeling and should last a long time." —Utsunshine

    Get a 16-pack from Amazon for $11.97 (available in three color combos).

    19. A pack of makeup shields to help you get crisp and perfect eyeshadow every dang time.

    half circles that stick under eyes

    The best part is they won't take off any of your foundation when you remove them!

    Promising review: "These things are great as shadow shields, but I also use them when I do my eyeliner and want to do a wing. When you take it off, it leaves no residue and the results are amazing." —Libia Gonzalez

    Get a 30-pack from Amazon for $7.29.

    20. A Kaja cheeky stamp so you can try out a new bold and futuristic heart look...or just smooth it out into traditional blush on days you're feeling more traditional.

    model wears a translucent pink heart on cheek and shows the stamper

    The blush is formulated without parabens, sulfates, or phthalates.

    Promising review: "These are SO MUCH FUN. The applicator is the cutest thing I have ever seen and so fun to use! You can leave cute little hearts stamped on your face, or you can use your fingers to gently blend them out into the most beautiful, rosy cheek color. And a little goes a long way!" —Sarahbane

    Get it from Sephora for $24 (available in seven shades).

    21. A facial steamer that brings the spa home. It'll help unclog pores and — oh look — it comes with an extractor kit to better capitalize on those loosened pores.


    Promising review: "I use this face steamer twice a week for 15 minutes and my pores looks the best they ever have. They're smaller and I haven't had any acne. So much more comfortable than steaming over a pot on the stove! Well worth the investment!" —Stfortn - male born in 1988

    Get it from Amazon for $49.95.

    22. An eyeliner with a triangle-shaped stamp so you can just stamp and go. No more erasing and retrying one million times!


    You get two dual-sided pens: one each with the left and right wings. The other sides have straight eyeliner.

    Promising review: "I've tried the taping method, tried normal liquid liner, plastic winged stamping devices, stencils, all of it! So when I saw this I thought, meh, why not give it a shot... It's not like my hopes were high since nothing else has been efficient or worked as it should. But to my surprise I put the left cat eye on first and it was perfect aside from needing to connect it to my current liner. I thought this was a fluke and did the right eye...again, it came out clean and perfect! I HAVE NEVER IN MY LIFE BEEN ABLE TO DO A CAT-EYE IN UNDER 10 MINUTES...LET ALONE THE TWO MINUTES THIS TOOK TO DO! There was no sloppy streaks that I had to touch up or anything you would expect. Just a clean crisp line." —LadyMeow

    Get the set of two pens on Amazon for $14.97.

    23. An electric makeup brush cleaner that spins your brush and creates a mini vortex in your soapy water. The spinning helps clean and dry the bristles lickety split.

    Elizabeth Arnold / Via

    It comes with a brush spinner with three speeds, charging station, eight rubber collars, a glass bowl, manual, and cleaning solution.

    Promising review: "This changed my life forever. I love makeup. I wear makeup daily. But cleaning makeup brushes? Not something I love to do. In fact I loathe it, keep on pushing the brushes to their limits and risk my face breaking out. So I ordered this lovely thing and it arrived two days later. I. Fell. In. LOVE!!! You spend one minute maximum on each brush; it cleans so thoroughly that I completely forgot that some of my brushes' tips were actually white when I first bought them! The rubber tips are a perfect variety. You can clean any size brush with no problem at all. Plus I think you use way less water cleaning your brushes this way. And to top it all off, if you're in a hurry, you can clean your brushes super fast and use them right away!" —Elizabeth Arnold

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    24. Fluide Universal Gloss offering an out-of-this-world shimmer to wherever you'd like — eyes, cheeks, lips — the sky's the limit (or is it?).


    The gloss is vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, anbd phthalate-free.

    Get it from Fluide for $15 (available in three colors).

    25. A John Frieda hot air brush that must have a tiny robotic hairdresser inside, because it'll give you a salon-level blowout in record time.

    reviewer shows one side of their hair looking frizzy and wavy and the other half looking silky smooth and straight

    Promising review: "Let's face it. It's near impossible to get a salon blowout look at home. Your arms get tired, and trying to manage a brush and blow-dryer is a feat in and of itself. This brush is not just good, it's great! I love this brush! I actually like the way my hair turns out with this styler better than what I get at the salon — seriously. I love my hairdresser and she does a great job, but I have actually gotten more compliments on my hair when I do it myself with this tool. I'll probably get two more to give to my daughters as well, that's how much I love it. This is great and you can't beat the price!" —debbie

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in two sizes).

    26. A bottle of hair oil capsules chock-full of vitamin B5 and keratin so you can properly hydrate your hair, even on the go.

    reviewer holds up a jar with little pods inside that you break open to get to the oil

    They're cruelty-free and the capsules are biodegradable!

    Promising review: "I have very straight hair and thin hair so I have to be very careful when using certain products, because they might make my hair very greasy. I wanted this particular product because of the amazing-sounding hair nutrients in it. I also think the packaging is super cute. At first, I was afraid that this would make my hair a greasy mess but let me tell you, I threw caution out the window after I used this for the first time. Miraculously, it did not make my hair weighed down or greasy. In fact, it was like it doubled in volume and shine, literally like magic. Plus the scent is absolutely heavenly. I have been using this for about once a week and my hair has been thicker, healthier, shinier, softer, and best of all it has been shedding less!" —Lauren

    Get a bottle of 30 capsules from Amazon for $26.75.

    27. A Hally hair dyeing kit that seems like the future of impulse hair changes. It comes with a foaming developer (cool), de-stress putty, and under-eye patches so you can chill out while the dye works its magic. There's also a virtual try-on feature so you know what you're getting into.


    I've tried this kit in the rose gold option and it's great! The putty is fun to play with, the hair clips are cute, and the dye is gentle and works exactly as expected. The dye is ammonia-, sulfate-, PPD-, gluten-, resorcinol-, and cruelty-free. Win!

    Get it from Hally for $25 (available in brown, ash blonde, rose gold, and lavender).

    28. And a bath bomb dedicated to everyone's favorite space baby!

    bath bomb shaped like baby yoda's head

    Get it from CarolinaOrganicsSC on Etsy for $8.

    Welcome to the year 3000!

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