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    39 Skincare Products So Good, Even Strangers Will Be Asking You To Drop That Routine

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    1. First Aid Beauty's KP Bump Eraser Body Scrub gets rid of pesky "chicken skin" — aka those tiny bumps clinically known as keratosis pilaris — with glycolic and lactic acids as well as pumice buffing beads. After a good scrub down, the results will make you feel like you got a legitimate chemical peel!

    2. Touch Radiance's Sweet Like Mango Body Butter hydrates and smoothes skin with shea butter, vitamin E, and avocado and jojoba oils (among others). Best of all, it leaves you supple but not greasy!

    the jars of body butter

    3. Peter Thomas Roth's Pro Strength Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment addresses dark spots and dullness with a formula comprised of 15% brightening (but gentle!) acids.

    A pink tube that says "Peter Thomas Roth PRO Strength Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment" with a white-colored formula next to it

    4. Go-To's serum-soaked Transformazing Masks utilize native Australian botanicals to brighten skin and encourage collagen production.

    The pink sheet mask packaging which says "this mask will make me look as though I know what sleep is"

    5. Pholk Beauty's Honeysuckle Rose Hydrating Mist detoxifies and hydrates skin so you always look fresh as a daisy. Just spritz some directly on your face or apply it with a cotton pad as you would toner.

    the hydrating face mist container

    6. True Botanicals' Renew Nourishing Cleanser is *the* ideal pick for anyone dealing with dryness, dehydration, and/or skin sensitivity. The clean formula uses only natural ingredients — like green tea and aloe vera — to flush out pores and maintain moisture.

    7. Ouai's gentle, floral-scented Body Cleanser works up into a sudsy lather and treats your skin to a hydrating dose of probiotics, jojoba seed, and rose hip oil.

    a model pouring the clear body wash into their hand

    8. 107 Beauty's Micro Drizzle Hydro Toner utilizes seven-year-aged vinegar and Japanese camellia leaf extract to soothe your skin and strengthen your hydration barrier.

    9. Colourpop's The Glow Must Go On trio includes a jelly cleanser, glycolic acid toner, and brightening moisturizer all formulated with vitamin C in order to leave your skin absolutely radiant. 🍊

    the cleanser, toner, and moisturizer trio

    10. Know Beauty's Bubbling Oxygen Mask brightens your complexion with a mix of goji berry, acai, and grape stem cells, resveratrol, and hydrolyzed silk. If you're unfamiliar, the ~TL;DR~ on those ingredients is that they help your skin retain moisture, fight off environmental aggressors, stimulate collagen production, and help repair damage caused by the sun. 🌞

    11. Laneige's Glowy Makeup Serum not only gives you an incredible glow when applied before your foundation, but it also keeps oil in check so you don't look like you rolled around in Vaseline 15 minutes after you leave the house.

    12. Sunday Riley's Luna Retinol Sleeping Night Oil supports your natural skin elasticity with retinol while also soothing surface redness with blue tansy. Massage three to four drops in nightly after cleansing and you'll develop your glow in no time.

    13. Tarte's Sugar Rush Squeezy Clean Face Wash removes impurities and wakes up skin with an energizing citrus scent that smells *just* like OJ.

    the yellow bottle of face wash

    14. Volition Beauty's AM/PM Duo promises ☀️ radiant ☀️ skin with a two-punch Strawberry-C Serum and Hibiscus Unspottable Oil. Apply the first in the morning for some instant glow, and then use the latter at night for extra dark-spot correction.

    15. Patchology's green tea–infused Perk Up Eye Gels depuff and brighten with one of *my* fave ingredients (in skincare and otherwise) — caffeine!!! 🍵 Just pop 'em on while you watch your fave Bravo show and sip a glass of Chardonnay (for good measure) while they work.

    16. Pixi's Rose Tonic minimizes redness and helps balance your skin's pH without any harsh alcohol that way you're left with a healthy flush.

    the bottle of rose tonic

    17. Hero Cosmetics' Superfuel Serum Stick cools your skin on contact and leaves you glowing thanks to key ingredients like green microalgae, lactic acid, and elderberry fruit extract that keep oil under control and give your skin a big ol' boost of antioxidants.

    18. Peach Slices' Citrus Honey Aqua Glow delivers an instant wave of hydration with a silky formula that goes on more like a serum. The clean, fragrance-free product also calms, brightens, and evens out skin tone with the aid of annatto seeds, grapefruit, and honey.

    19. Josie Maran's Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter smooths and softens skin with a luxe combo of fatty acids and antioxidants. It's so popular among skincare enthusiasts that the brand says one sells every 14 seconds!!

    20. Saturday Skin's Rub-A-Dub Refining Peel Gel erases dull, patchy skin no matter the season. The papaya, pineapple, and aloe vera formula not only leaves your face softer and smoother, but smelling downright incredible!

    the pink bottle of exfoliator with papaya and pineapple in the background

    21. First Aid Beauty's Facial Radiance Pads exfoliate, tone, and brighten with a gentle combination of lactic and glycolic acids, cucumber water, Indian gooseberry, lemon peel, and licorice root. These ingredients work hand in hand to leave your skin bright, even, and refreshed.

    22. Tula's Brightening Vitamin C Serum erases dullness and dark spots and leaves your skin ☀️glowing.☀️ If the last year has gotten you really into minimal makeup (or no makeup at all), this is all you need.

    23. Glow Recipe's Watermelon + AHA Glow Sleeping Mask smoothes your complexion and refines pores to reveal glowier skin by removing dead surface cells. Just slap some on before bed and you'll wake up — in the words of Beyoncé — flawless.

    the pink face mask

    24. Glossier's Futuredew moisturizes skin and leaves you radiant with or without makeup. Just swipe on two pumps of the hybrid serum/oil after applying your regular moisturizer, serums, and sunscreen.

    25. Farmacy's Honey Grail Hydrating Oil rejuvenates dry skin with honey, sea buckthorn, and a five-flower oil blend that absorbs instantly so your face doesn't look like an oil slick.

    the bottle of facial oil which has a dropper

    26. Bella Skin Beauty's Eye Serum targets under-eye bags and dry skin with a handful of silky oils including: jojoba seed, grape seed, almond, evening primrose, and baobab. Just dab on a single drop (between both eyes) and follow with your go-to serum.

    the bottle of roll-on under eye oil

    27. Glossier's Milky Jelly Cleanser gently melts off makeup so your pores don't suffocate overnight. The pH-balanced formula is also easy on sensitive skin since its main ingredient is poloxamer — a mild cleansing agent — instead of traditional soap.

    28. Wishful's Thirst Trap Juice keeps skin healthy, strong, and bouncy with THREE types of hyaluronic acid and firming peptides.

    A model applying the liquid serum to their hand

    29. Olehenriksen's Lemonade Smoothing Scrub exfoliates skin, reduces the size of pores, and polishes your complexion with a mix of AHAs, sugar, and a spring-appropriate scent: lemon peel extract. 🍋

    the blue bottle of scrub next to a bunch of lemons

    30. Youth to the People's Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask is packed with four ultra-hydrating ingredients: squalane, hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and betaine. PLUS maqui and prickly pear — two super fruits that fend off free radicals and eliminate redness.

    The 2-ounce mask container which shows the formula is yellow

    31. Fenty Skin's Hydra Vizor Invisible Moisturizer SPF 30 Sunscreen addresses dehydration, discoloration, and dark spots no matter your complexion. Plus, it's reef-friendly!

    A model applying the sunscreen to her hand

    32. Soap & Glory's Flake Away decimates dead skin with an exfoliating but gentle mix of sea salt, sugar, apricot seed, and shea butter. Slather it on all over your body and you'll feel slick as a dolphin after.

    33. Heritage Store's Castor Oil reduces inflammation, and intensely moisturizes hair and skin. The cold-pressed vegan formula can be used on your scalp, eyebrows, skin, and even mixed into your moisturizer to promote extra hydration. Reviews all agree it's a versatile skincare essential.

    34. The Inkey List's Salycylic Acid Cleanser combines 2% salicylic acid + 0.5% allantoin + zinc compound to unclog pores, exfoliate, and reduce oil production just as well as brand name formulas. Save major $$$ *and* get quick results? We love to see it.

    A model pouring out some of the clear cleanser

    35. Keys Soulcare's water-activated Be Luminous Exfoliator buffs away dry and dead skin with a mix of gentle, antioxidant-rich ingredients including green tea, hojicha powder, mung beans, oats, and lactic acid. Based solely on Alicia Keys's complexion, I'd say that's a winning combination!

    36. Korres' Greek Yoghurt Probiotic Superdose Face Mask rebalances dry, oily, and combination skin with *actual* Greek yogurt. You may have been raised not to play with your food, but rub this stuff all over your face and dullness and dryness will be problems left in the past.

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

    37. Lather's Manuka Honey Body Butter packs a punch with a trio of hydrating ingredients including Manuka honey (le duh, I know), cocoa butter, and shea butter. Add the oils of naturally moisturizing nuts to the mix (macadamia, kukui, and Brazil) and you've got a no-nonsense formula.

    38. Florence By Mills' Swimming Under the Eyes Gel Pads reenergize sleepy eyes with depuffing and hydrating ingredients like coconut extract, hyaluronic acid, and pine extract. Pop 'em in the fridge and then apply them with the whale tail (LOL) facing in or out — your choice!

    39. And Aesop's Lightweight Facial Hydrating Serum is made with aloe vera and ylang-ylang — a grease-free combination that works wondersssss for oily skin.

    The amber bottle which has a dropper

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