27 Beauty Products You Should Try Before Everything Goes To Shit

    *Reads the news and buys everything on this list.*

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which beauty products we should try before what seems like the inevitable end of the world. Here's what they said:

    1. The Meet Matt(e) Trimony Matte Eyeshadow Palette is an underrated, amazing product that will distract you from what's going on in the world.

    "It's so incredibly underrated! You get so much product and all of the shades are pigmented and blendable, but never chalky or dry. Some of my favorite eyeshadows of all time are in this palette, but no one ever talks about it." —lookitssebastianstan

    Get it from The Balm Cosmetics for $42.

    2. NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment will make you feel fabulous even when everything around you feels very ~unstable.~

    "It's amazingly comfortable on, stays put, and is guaranteed to make your lips look fabulous into the apocalypse." —stellakat402

    Get it from Sephora for $26.

    3. Vaseline Petroleum Jelly is a multi-use product that will serve you well in a post-apocalyptic world

    4. Turn to this Probiotic Recovery Cream by Dr. Lili Fan for silky skin right before the rapture.

    "It smells amazing, my skin absorbs it effortlessly, and it leaves my face feeling so silky, and not oily at all. If I could afford it, I would BATHE in the stuff." —amandaleigha2

    Get it from Dr. Lili Fan's website for $68.

    5. You should really try a Beautyblender before we encounter a nuclear showdown.

    "This is a game-changing tool that will make you wonder why you didn't get one sooner." —annied4025b7ac8

    You can get it from Sephora for .

    6. This Farmacy Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hydration Mask will make you look radiant while you judge people who think global warming isn't real.

    This mask is life-changing. It will make your skin feel like pure butter. It is so hydrating and doesn't irritate sensitive skin. After one use my skin was smooth, calmed, and looked as if I had done a 6-step skincare routine. As you work the mask into your skin it starts to become frothy and white, and it warms up to open your pores and allow the antioxidants get in there and clean them out. Now don't think this isn't for oily skin because of how hydrating it is. My skin is about as oily as it gets, and this mask actually helped my skin to produce less oil. It's not exactly cheap, but a little goes a long way." —ambelina

    Get it from Sephora for $56.

    7. The Tarte Shape Tape Contour Concealer will cover up any secrets you'd want to take to the grave.

    "Full coverage and blendable, a little goes a long way." —nerdysparkles13

    Get it from Ulta for $25.

    8. Nailtiques will make your nails healthy and strong in case things go the Hunger Games route.

    "I always get compliments on my nails and asked if they are fake, they are not! I owe it all to Nailtiques. Seriously, it doesn't matter what condition your nails are in, there is a formula for you and it WILL change your life." —smithmadison33

    You can get it from Ulta for $9.50.

    9. Sunday Riley's Good Genes All-In-One Lactic Acid Treatment is expensive but will work miracles, which could be useful soon.

    "Miracle product for acne, blackheads, wrinkles, smoothing texture and scars. The price is tough to swallow, but once you use it for a week, you'll know it's worth it!"


    You can get it from Sephora for $158.

    10. Thayers Alcohol-free Rose Petal Witch Hazel will even out your skin and help with acne while you wait for Tom Cruise to save the planet.

    11. The Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick is perfect for those with oily skin who want to welcome armageddon with matte skin.

    "Full coverage, light-weight, and it keeps my incredibly oily skin matte for roughly ten hours. The best part is you only need a little line on your cheeks and forehead and you have full coverage once it's blended out. Life-changing, honestly." —fyeahrandaj

    Get it from Sephora for $46.

    12. Mary Kay's Clear Proof Deep-Cleansing Charcoal Mask is a fast-acting product which is great because who knows how much time we have left for great skin.

    "The charcoal mask is amazeballs. You can tell the difference immediately after removal." —tabithamayer88

    Get it from the Mary Kay website for $24.

    13. Break the bank and try Tata Harper's Clarifying Moisturizer because YOLO.

    "It's so hecking expensive but so hecking worth it. It's incredible for oily/combo skin like mine, and doesn't make my face feel all greasy. I've been staring at the empty bottle on my vanity for days slowly succumbing to the fact that I need to buy more and my wallet is going to cry 4ever." —mariahm6

    Get it from Sephora for $105.

    14. The L'OCCITANE Shea Butter Light Comforting Cream will hydrate your skin, so make sure you keep a couple with you down in your bunker.

    15. Try a Sephora Collection Algae Face Mask if you want to disconnect from the madness, but also want to glow.

    "It's amazing, I've used it many times and it never fails me. Just before bed, cleanse your face with warm water to open your pores, then leave the mask on for about 20-30 minutes. Take it off and rub the serum into your skin. When you wake up you'll be glowing I promise!" —kristinalisa13

    Get it from Sephora for $6.

    16. Give the Vasanti Brighten Up! Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator a try if you want to receive the four horsemen of the apocalypse with a brand new face.

    "It's basically a facial in a bottle. I have pretty bad skin, and use it three times a week at night. The next morning it's like a have a brand new face." —kimh4b43df207

    Get it from Amazon for $34.

    17. Jergen's All-Purpose Face Cream is apparently good for everything, and maybe it can save the world too!

    18. When wearing Becca's First Light Filter Face Primer you'll look like you have a filter on your face while you wait to possibly get abducted by aliens.

    "It looks terrifying considering its purple, but it's so amazing! On days I wear no make up I will just use this alone. Gives you a glow and somehow makes you look like you have a filter on your face." —dmdb92

    Get it from Sephora for $38.

    19. Add Mario Badescu's Enzyme Cleansing Gel, Whitening Mask, and Drying Lotion to your beauty routine before everything goes to shit.

    "Anything Mario Badescu! Their enzyme clearing gel is fantastic at taking off makeup and is so gentle, the whitening mask is great for getting rid of dark marks (I use it for my hyper-pigmentation), and the drying lotion is amazing for random break outs." —ashac4

    Get them from Ulta for $14, $24, and $17.

    20. Benefit's Roller Lash Curling & Lifting Mascara will make your lashes pop when everything else falls apart.

    "It’s amazing, it makes my lashes look so curled and long. It doesn’t flake away or leave your eyes black all around. I jumped into a pool once with it on and it didn’t even run down my face, it looked the same." —mariaa4f2794de3

    Get it from Sephora for $24.

    21. Maybelline's SuperStay Matte Ink Lip Color is easy to wear and long-lasting. The perfect formula The perfect formula for when the apocalypse strikes.

    "It's comfortable, does not crumble or flake, and lasts through lunch, dinner and drinks. The best long lasting liquid lipstick ever!" —masonse81

    Get it from Ulta for $9.49.

    22. Dr. G's Brightening Peeling Gel will do wonders for your skin when the end is clearly near.

    23. It Cosmetics' Bye Bye Under Eye Anti-Aging Concealer will cover up the stress that has permanently inhabited your face this past year.

    "It's amazing. I have a huge scar on my face and it covers it up. People are always shocked when I'm not wearing makeup and they see it." —heyjessyourcool

    Get it from Ulta for $24.

    24. Want to feel like a goddess while everything around you crumbles? Just wear Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops.

    "Any sort of highlighter is a must-try if you love makeup. Here I'm wearing the Cover FX highlighting drops in Moonlight on my cheekbones, nose, eye's inner corner, cupid's bow, and shoulders, and I feel like a goddess! If you want to amp it up, it really can change the entire feel of a makeup look." —katelynp43b9d67eb

    Get it from Sephora for $42.

    25. Reminisce about less apocalyptic times with Bésame Cosmetic's Cake Mascara.

    "The brand sells lipstick shades copied from real vintage colors, old-style makeup brushes, and other neat products." —daniellems

    Get it from Sephora for $25.

    26. Paula's Choice Shine Stopper Instant Matte Finish Oil Control Primer will work its magic on your face even when chaos surrounds you.

    27. And not even a nuclear winter will mess up your makeup if you're wearing Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray.

    "I'd recommend a setting spray like Urban Decay's All Nighter, which will keep your makeup fly AF in a nuclear winter." —cristonh

    Get it from Sephora for $32.

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