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    18 Brilliant Beauty Products That I Am Straight-Up Obsessed With

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    1. This Boscia peel-off mask that'll gently lift the dirt out of your pores. It'll make your skin feel super soft and refreshed afterward, without making your face feel dry or tight.

    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    I don't know about y'all, but my skin gets wildly temperamental during transitional seasons. This mask has been the perfect thing to chill out my combination skin as the weather is getting warmer (and more humid). It's also soOoOo satisfying to peel off! It isn't too sticky, so it comes off fairly easily without waxing off my peach fuzz.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $45.

    2. This Lancôme mascara that'll make your eyes pop like nothing else. It will instantly lift and extend all of your lashes, without clumping 'em up.

    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    I am a huge fan of mascara in general, and love testing out different products. The Lancôme Lash Idôle mascara is one that I have had my eye on for a while now, and thanks to all the raving reviews on Sephora Canada, I finally took the plunge. And dang! This stuff is no joke! It's super easy to apply and lasts all day, without flaking or smudging. Look at those bottom lashes tho!

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $35.

    3. This shampoo and conditioner duo from Amika's "the kure" collection. They'll make your hair feel silky and strong again — and my gosh, do they ever smell divine.

    The shampoo and condition bottle side by side surrounded by cute plants
    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    I will be repurchasing this shampoo and conditioner duo until the end of time. It makes my hair feel amazing — to the point where I can't stop playing with my newly invigorated locks once they've dried. It never leaves behind a gunky residue either, like some shampoos and conditioners tend to do (no thanks).

    Get the shampoo for $24 and the conditioner for $29, both from Sephora Canada.

    4. A tube of Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen that'll keep the sun from damaging the sensitive skin on your face. It's completely transparent, so it won't leave a weird white cast on your face like a lot of other SPFs.

    Brittany holding up a tube of super goop's unseen sunscreen
    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    I love love love this sunscreen. I know it's on the pricier side, but I have a hard time finding products that don't break me out or make my makeup pill. It's a lightweight gel consistency that is oil free, scentless, waterproof, and basically works like a primer. It glides onto my skin and stays on, even when I get sweaty.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $45.

    5. A Rare Beauty liquid blush that'll look as pretty on your face as it does in the bottle. It's highly pigmented, but blends out smoothly — and you can even use a little on your lips, to tie your look together.

    A person holding the Rare Beauty blush
    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    I love a product that doesn't require me to use a ton of it for it to work. This blush it so pigmented, all you need to do is blend out a tiny dab on each cheek. I got it in the shade "happy," which has a radiant finish that actually brings life back into my face! It's officially my new favourite blush. I couldn't recommend it more.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $26. Available in eight shades.

    6. A bottle of Olaplex Bonding Oil that'll revitalize your damaged locks and tame your frizz. It's super sheer, so it won't weigh down your hair or make your tresses feel greasy at all.

    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    I am super happy with this little bottle of magic. It actually feels like it's penetrating through my hair cuticle to repair my hair, instead of just sitting on top of it. It's lightweight, so it doesn't make my hair heavy or greasy whatsoever, yet it still tames my wavy hair's excessive frizz. It's a thinner consistency, but packs a punch in every drop. You only need to rub a few drops between your palms every time you use it, so it'll last you a while.

    (When I do a straighter hairstyle, I'll use a squirt of my Verb Ghost Oil on wet hair right after I get out of the shower. I'll blowdry with my Revlon One-Step Brush, and then finish it off with the Olaplex No. 7 Oil. The combination is perfection.)

    Get it from Sephora for $38.

    7. A pack of Pears soap bars that'll help you fluff your brows and keep 'em in the direction you want them to lay. All you need is a spare spoolie and a spritz of water, and your unruly brows will finally behave the way you want 'em to.

    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    If, somehow, you still haven't tried the soap-brow trend, this is your sign to finally do it. It took me a while to hop on, too, but it's changed the way I do my eyebrows entirely. And it's CHEAP. Like stupid cheap. In comparison to some of the laminating products I've tried, this stuff works the best (and feels the best for my wallet). I normally go in with my Anastasia dipbrow pomade after fluffing to fill in the sparser areas, but I left my brows bare so you could see the effect of the soap alone. You're welcome!

    Get a pack of three on Amazon Canada for $2.67.

    8. A tube of Fresh Soy Face Cleanser that'll also remove your makeup (yes, even your mascara). It has a gel-like consistency that'll leave your face feeling ultra soft, refreshed, and not stripped of its moisture.

    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    K, I know this cleanser is on the more expensive side of the spectrum, but I literally can't use any other face wash. It NEVER breaks me out, irritates my skin, or feels drying. I love that this stuff removes the added step of using a makeup remover (and that it also saves me from buying yet another face product). It glides on smoothly and is super gentle on my skin. I use it day and night, every single day.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $49.

    9. A bottle of Amika hair elixir that'll make your hair silky smooth and leave you with a shiny, glossy finish. You can say goodbye to dry, frizzy ends with this stuff!

    A bottle of Amika's glass action universal elixir
    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    This is one of my newest hair-smoothing faves. It works wonders when I want to rock a glossy, straight hairstyle — but it also works to smooth out my frizz when I wear my waves naturally, too. It also smells freaking amazing.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $37.

    10. A pair of silicone face-scrubbing pads that'll gently massage all the gross stuff out of your skin. They're soft enough to use on your eye area, so you won't need to use any other cloth or cleansing pad to remove your makeup.

    Brittany holding up one of the silicone face pads
    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    These babies have made me forego cotton pads for good! I use mine every morning and every night — and I can't believe I was ever using anything else to wash my face. I love that they're soft enough to use on my lashes and eye area, and that their flexible bristles give my skin a deep clean, too. I make sure to wash them off after each use with a spritz of rubbing alcohol so they don't collect bacteria.

    Get the pack of two on Amazon Canada for $7.99. Available in four colour combinations and in a pack of four.

    11. A bottle of niacinamide and zinc serum that'll help to balance sebum production and ultimately, clear your skin. Gently rub a teeny-tiny drop of this stuff into your hands and press the product into your face to prevent it from pilling.

    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    I only recently jumped on the niacinamide bandwagon, but it's already become one of my favourite skincare products. It's wild how little of this product you need to feel the benefits of it. I literally only use a drop of it before applying my moisturizer at night and in the morning, my blemishes are a little less invasive looking. This particular formula is mixed with zinc to increase its effectiveness!

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $5.90.

    12. A hair diffuser for your blowdryer that’ll transform your frizzy waves into bouncy curls. It has a super-wide surface, so you won’t have to waste time sectioning off your hair off into a billion pieces.

    A before and after showing that the diffuser makes Brittany's hair waves much more defined and bouncy
    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    This diffuser attachment has forever changed the way I style my hair. Naturally, my hair is kind of wavy — but with this baby (and a dollop of Bumble and Bumble’s curl defining cream), my limp waves turn into bouncy locks I never even knew I was capable of (without a curling wand). I’ve tried other diffusers before, but what sold me on this one is how big it is. It lets me dry my hair in just two sections — which saves me time and effort, and prevents my curls from looking stringy and separated. I realized only after I bought it that I forgot to measure the diameter of my blowdryer. Luckily, this thing is adjustable — you just twist the top of it to make the attachment point bigger or smaller.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.99. Available in two colours.

    13. And a bottle of Bumble and Bumble curl defining cream that'll shape and hold your curls, without weighing them down or making them feel crunchy.

    The bottle of BB curl defining cream
    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    This is by far the best curling cream I've tried — and I've tried a TON of products. It holds my curls just enough to keep them bouncy and soft, and keeps them intact all day long. It doesn't leave behind a mask of product either, which is personally a huge win for me because I love touching my hair. I can't go without it when I wear my curls!

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $41. Also available in a mini size.

    14. A tube of Lanolips 101 ointment that'll heal your cracked lips, cuticles, heels, and anywhere else that needs a little TLC. It's so thick and luxurious, you can use it as an overnight lip mask, too.

    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    I keep buying this stuff over and over again because it's literally transformative. I'm currently going through an Invisalign treatment, which has had the side effect of making my mouth super dry. This stuff has been my saving grace — I will not go to bed (or wake up in the morning) without putting some on my lips. It's thick, so a little goes a loooong way. I also use a hint of it on my eyelids sometimes, to give my eyelashes a little conditioning, too.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $19.

    15. These Cosrx pimple patches that'll suck the gunk out of your zits overnight. They might not make them disappear entirely, but they will significantly help their appearance and speed up their healing process, too.

    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    I found these during one of those weird Insta dives where I watch people pop their pimples and pull out ingrown hairs. I know, it's disgusting, but sometimes I just can't help but watch. These Cosrx patches kept catching my eye, so I finally caved and bought a pack. They're wildly inexpensive, so I thought, what do I have to lose? And dang, I can't believe how much power these little stickers have! They exceeded all expectations, and now I have to repurchase them every time I'm running low. I apologize for the gnarly photo, but it was necessary.

    Get two packs of 24 from Amazon Canada for $9.49. Also available in larger packs.

    16. A Revlon one-step blow dryer brush, when you want to smooth out that frizz and vibe with a straighter hairstyle. The bristles are wider than your typical blowout brush, so if you have thick or wavy locks, your hair won't get caught up in it.

    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    This Revlon tool has replaced my obsessive need to blowdry, use a straightener, and finish with a curling wand (like I used to do routinely pre-pandy). When I don't feel like dealing with my curls, I use this baby and it works like a charm. It smoothes out my frizz without making my mane pitch straight or flat. Obviously, everyone's hair is different, but if you've been thinking of weaning yourself off of your hot-tool haven, this brush dryer is the perfect stepping stone toward less heat. It also has a cool air option, so you can test it out with zero heat, too.

    Get it on Amazon for $59.91.

    17. This mineral deodorant stick that'll surprise you by how well it works. If you're considering quitting your usual antiperspirant, keep it ~au naturale~ with this baby.

    A crystal mineral deodorant stick in unscented
    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    Since I've been working from home for the past year (and, y'know, rarely leaving my house), I've drifted away from wearing deodorant. It just sort of happened, naturally. I used to be a die-hard antiperspirant wearer when I worked at restaurants, but now that I don't have to reach over strangers to place food in front of them, my fear of smelling like B.O. has decreased significantly. Now, that fear hasn't completely gone away, which is why I decided to experiment with one of these mineral deodorants. And it works great! No B.O.! It's a solid stick you wet a little before applying, and it'll probably last me a year because of how little rubs off during each application.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.97.

    18. And finally, a bottle of Verb Ghost Oil that'll cocoon your locks in luscious moisture. It'll help you manage your split ends and frizz with just a dime-sized dollop.

    Brittany Barber / Via BuzzFeed

    This stuff has become a post-hair wash NECESSITY. It manages my frizz like nothing else, without weighing it down. It's thicker than most oils I've used, but still absorbs well into my parched locks. I love how soft and healthy it makes my hair, I literally can't stop running my fingers through it now.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.99 or Sephora Canada for $20.

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