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    28 Skincare Products That Are Classics For A Reason

    Featuring a firming cream for your Bum Bum, a minty face mask for breakouts, and a magical ointment to solve basically all of your skin's problems.

    1. Cetaphil's Gentle Skin Cleanser — which proves you don't have to spend a fortune to get an effective face wash. It's super creamy and completely fragrance-free, so it's basically a no-brainer if you have sensitive skin.

    2. A jar of Bum Bum cream with a special blend of caffeine and guaraná extract to firm and tighten the skin on your legs, stomach, arms, and of course, your "bum bum." Trust me, the pistachio-caramel scent is so delicious you'll want to slather it on everywhere.

    3. Queen Helene's Mint Julep Masque, because it's a slumber party staple for a reason — it 👏 just 👏 works. It'll stop breakouts in their tracks and the tingly minty sensation will have your skin feeling instantly refreshed. Oh, and did I mention it's under $10?!

    Reviewer holding bottle of Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque

    4. The forever legendary Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair serum that helps boost collagen and lock in moisture, which will basically give your face a completely clean slate by the time you wake up in the morning.

    model holding the bottle of serum

    5. A tub of Aquaphor Healing Ointment, which can basically do everything ever in the history of the world. Try some on your cracked elbows, chapped lips, roughed-up feet, over-washed hands — this magical potion has you covered. You can even dab it on your cheekbones as a highlighter! ✨

    Jar of Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment

    6. The extremely gentle, yet supremely hydrating It Cosmetics Confidence In A Cream that uses ceramides to support your skin's barrier, peptides to plump your skin, and hyaluronic acid to lock in moisture. Do yourself a favor and start applying before the winter weather wrecks havoc on your face!

    7. A bottle of Aveeno's classic Daily Moisturizing Lotion, which is basically like a soothing oatmeal bath in moisturizer form. If your skin starts getting itchy once the cooler months roll in, you'll want this on your bathroom counter ASAP.

    Model pumping Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion into hand

    8. A bottle of Vanicream facial cleanser, which dermatologists love for its extremely gentle oil-free formula. But don't worry — it still packs an impressive punch when it comes to breaking down dirt and excess oil.

    9. And don't forget the matching Vanicream moisturizing cream so you can lock in some extra moisture without any extra irritating fragrance or parabens.

    10. A tube of the celebrity-beloved Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré that has so many uses. You can slather it on as a moisturizer, use it as a smoothing makeup primer, or apply it as a nourishing face mask when your skin needs a good pick-me-up.

    Model applying Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré to other model's face

    11. A multitasking beauty balm you can apply to your lips, elbows, knees, or anywhere else on your body that needs a good eight hours of continued hydration. You can even use it in your hair to hide split ends and tame flyaways. Seriously, I dare you to find something this can't do.

    Model applying Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream to fingertip

    12. A multipack of Burt's Bees lip balm so you can keep this classic in every room in your home. Come for the nourishing beeswax and vitamin E, stay for the tingly peppermint goodness.

    Reviewer holding tube of Burt's Bees lip balm

    13. A tube of retinol night cream that puts in serious work while you sleep. It's powerful enough to plump and firm your skin, but gentle enough to use it every night. And seriously — retinol is basically a time machine in a bottle.

    14. The extremely beloved Mario Badescu Drying Lotion that looks like a tiny science experiment, but acts like a magical acne potion. Simply dip a cotton swab down into the pink solution, then dab it over any pimples to watch them shrink in just a few hours.

    Two bottles of Mario Badescu Drying Lotion

    15. A bottle of Tend Skin Solution to help you finally say goodbye to razor bumps and ingrown hairs. Shaving is annoying enough as it is — nobody needs a painful reminder afterward.

    16. An outrageously popular Differin gel that has compelled over 28,000 Amazon reviewers to leave a review as glowing as their skin. It's a prescription-strength retinoid that gets deep down in your pores to promote skin turnover, so you'll basically have a brand-new face after a few uses.

    Reviewer photo showing results of using Differin gel over 12 weeks

    17. A gross but oh-so-satisfying exfoliating foot mask to remove all the dead skin that's lurking on your feet. Simply slip the booties on and let the fruit acid and 17 types of natural extracts get to work while you kick back.

    18. A jar of super moisturizing cream that will basically give you brand new hands. Its blend of beeswax and glycerin will get your skin back to normal if increased hand-washing has wreaked havoc on your hands.

    19. A jar of the ever-popular O'Keeffe's Healthy Feet foot cream, which has impressed over 36,000 Amazon reviewers. The thick cream not only hydrates, but also forms a protective barrier to keep your feet looking their best over time. Don't be shocked if they basically transform right in front of your eyes.

    20. Aztec Secret Indian Bentonite Healing Clay to extract dirt and oil from your pores and keep your skin feeling its absolute best. It's basically like a reset button for those times when your skin needs a little extra attention.

    21. A luxuriously creamy facial cleanser for anyone with excessively dry skin. It feels just like a lotion when you apply it, but it magically breaks down dirt and oil as you work it into the skin. If your skin is constantly flaky and sensitive, this one's for you!

    22. A jar of the reliably nourishing Nivea Crème to provide some love to the driest areas of your face and body. You can even use it as a creamy makeup remover instead of constantly buying those wasteful cleansing wipes all the time.

    23. CeraVe's face and body moisturizer that uses hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and MVE technology to transform your skin from flaky to smooth for 24 hours after you apply it.

    24. A bottle of Bio-Oil Multiuse Skincare Oil to help reduce the appearance of pesky scars thanks to a special blend of vitamin A, chamomile, sunflower, lavender, and vitamin E oils.

    25. A bottle of facial toner that proves products for acne-prone skin don't have to be overly harsh to be effective. This smooth potion uses a blend of witch hazel and aloe vera to control excess oil, tighten pores, and reduce irritation and redness.

    26. The impressively multitalented Mario Badescu Facial Spray to refresh your skin, perk up your makeup, and have you looking glowy and hydrated all day long. You can even spritz some in your hair when it needs a quick re-styling!

    Model holding Mario Badescu Facial Spray

    27. A tube of Mederma Scar Cream that will not only reduce the appearance of scarring in just a few uses, but also helps protect you from sun damage thanks to the inclusion of SPF 30.

    Reviewer showing before-and-after results of using Mederna Scar Cream

    28. And a bottle of La Mer Créme de la Mer Moisturizer, which if you couldn't tell from its fancy name, is basically the holy grail of facial moisturizers. The luxurious cream tackles redness, fine lines and wrinkles thanks to its blend of algae extract, lime tea, and sesame seed oil.

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