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    42 Skincare Products You'll Probably Repurchase Again And Again

    Unlike everything else in this world, they'll never dissapoint.

    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 bottle of Cetaphil Gentle Clear face wash — okay, we need to talk about this face wash. We need to!! My sensitive, acne-prone skin has ALWAYS been a huge fan of Cetaphil products but if I'm being honest I never loved the consistency of their classic cleanser — but this stuff!!! This stuff fixes all of that. It's got a creamy, perfectly lathering texture that makes me feel SO clean while still being gentle and calming on my temperamental skin. It's honestly my new favorite face wash — holy grail status.

    The author holding the bottle of face wash in her bathroom
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    It's made with 2% salicylic acid which is great if you suffer from acne too! (Like me!)

    Promising review: "I have combination skin, but most products tend to dry my face causing discoloration, but this face wash is perfect. My face never felt this smooth. It really cleans without drying the face." —Davia Thomas

    Get it from Amazon for $11.49.

    2. A super effective Zombie Pack — a 15-minute face mask that'll help reduce fine lines and wrinkles, visibly lift up the skin, clear small breakouts, tighten enlarged pores, hydrate skin, improve texture by gently removing dead cells, and brighten your complexion — all while making you look like an extra from The Walking Dead.

    A customer review photo of them wearing the Zombie Pack
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I’ll be honest. I don’t write reviews very often. Today was especially a hard day working from home, not sleeping last night, an 18-month-old and a 3-year-old. I was feeling beat! My 40-year-old skin was sure showing the stress. I had LOW expectations — no way this could make me feel better but I decided to treat myself at least a little. Well, was I in for a BIG surprise! I was FaceTiming my mom, also my BFF, during the tightening. I sure was scared, we both thought this would be perfect for a Halloween night! Lol! But as soon as I rinsed it off... WOW! My mom was asking all about it! She will try it too! Lol! I will surely continue using it! Please leave this awesome product at this awesome price! Greatly appreciated by tired mommies like me!! Gracias!!" —TAYD3

    Get a set of eight masks from Amazon for $22.85.

    3. A bottle of Dr Song Benzoyl Peroxide Face and Body Wash formulated with 10% benzoyl peroxide to help really penetrate deep into your skin while being nonirritating. Body acne be gone!

    the bottle
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "OK, I’m in my mid-thirties and have tried everything under the sun since I started getting mild acne on my butt as a teen. I mean everything! I gave this a try half hoping that it would at least calm it down. Well, let me tell you what it did! The first three weeks it drastically calmed it down and cut the acne in half. A month later and I have A CLEAR BOTTOM!!!!! I am writing this comment because I’m in the process of ordering my second bottle! My husband laughs when he sees me now checking out my smooth and clear butt in the mirror! Oh the freedom that comes with it! It comes out like a lotion with no scent that I notice. I can use it on my shoulders, face, and butt. It’s not moisturizing but it also doesn’t leave you dry. I use a very light and sensitive moisturizer after use. Can be used daily!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two sizes). Cruelty-free.

    4. A bottle of First Aid Beauty KP Bump Eraser Body Scrub formulated with 10% AHA to decongestant pores while it gently exfoliates your skin.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Amazing product! I've suffered from KP on my arms for 15 years and nothing helped. This product didn't just help, it completely cleared it away! I noticed a big difference after just one use but after a month of using it two times a week my arms are smooth and I'm no longer embarrassed by them. I'm so excited! This product has changed my life!" —Sherrie Ruiz


    Get it from Amazon for $28. Cruelty-free and vegan.

    5. A pack of hydrocolloid, tea tree, calendula oil, and CICA-infused acne patches which easily blend into your skin while they spot treat your pimples.

    A customer review photo of a used acne patch
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "The amount of gunk this took out of my pores AFTER washing and exfoliating my face is literally crazy!! I have very oily skin and acne (cystic and 'normal' acne). Also works great on popped pimples. Sucks all the crap out!!" —Amanda

    Get a pack of 40 patches from Amazon for $8.49.

    6. A results-delivering Seoul Ceuticals snail repair cream which uses hyaluronic- and glycolic-acid to hydrate and stimulate collagen production leaving you with brighter and plumper skin.

    A customer review before and after showing the cream reduced their wrinkles and made their face look plumper
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm 55 years old and my skin is a bit sensitive. I don't have a lot of wrinkles, but I'm definitely noticing a few more laugh lines and forehead crinkles than I had a few years ago! I've tried several moisturizers and have not been terribly impressed with any of them until now. This stuff really is great — incredibly hydrating without feeling greasy and it absorbs quickly. It feels great on my skin. In just a few short weeks, I definitely notice an improvement in my skin tone and fewer lines and wrinkles! Plus, the customer service is great. I had questions when I first received the product and got followup response immediately. I will definitely be ordering this product again. I use it in the evening and morning; no need for two different moisturizers. Very pleased!" —sbakey

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    7. A reusable oil-absorbing Revlon Volcanic Face Roller to soak up any excess oil instantly. It can easily replace blotting papers and it can be used on a clean or finished face — it won’t mess up your makeup!

    A customer review photo of them holding the face roller
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love it! I always get so oily in my T-zone and I hate it so I’d pack on powder or run out of blotting sheets so quickly. This product absorbed my oil while not messing with my makeup! :) I will definitely be taking this with me everywhere." —Emma

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98

    8. A bottle of Bio-Oil Multiuse Skincare Oil which is clinically proven to work against scars (once they're fully healed) while helping with uneven skin tone, dryness, and aging skin.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I swear by this product. Very effective on discolored skin due to scarring. I had shingles on my face brought about by stress because we were moving. It ravaged the lower right side of my face and I was pretty sure it was going to leave hideous scarring. I bought this and started applying it when I started scabbing and still haven't stopped using it until now. I had my shingles in April and it's August now. Check the before and after pics. It works." —twitch

    Get it from Amazon for $8.92+ (available in three sizes).

    9. A jar of Organic Neuropathy Cream specially developed to help anyone with chronic nerve pain — like shingles. It's formulated with castor oil (an anti-inflammatory) and an herbal blend of fresh valerian root, hemp flower, St. John's wort, and white willow bark — all shown to have anti-spasmodic, anti-neuralgic, and anti-inflammatory properties.

    The jar of the organic neuropathy cream
    Beherbalcare on Etsy

    BEherbalcare is a Florissant, Colorado-based Etsy shop specializing in zero waste and plastic-free shampoos, conditioners, creams, soaps, and more. 


    Get it from Beherbalcare on Etsy for $25

    10. TruSkin Naturals Vitamin C Serum, a topical facial serum made of hyaluronic acid and vitamin E. It can help brighten your skin and lighten dark spots and sunspots.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have spent a lot of money at Sephora and Ulta looking for a miracle serum to get rid of my dark spots. In the last three years, something changed and I started breaking out with mild adult acne that later turned into a stress-picking ordeal which left me with nasty dark spots. I've also spent lots of money buying concealers to hide and not feel judged by anyone talking to me face to face. I haven't really changed anything in my diet really except eating papaya. LOL! I wash my face three times a week with Kate Somerville EradiKate Daily Foaming Cleanser and then use this serum. I shake the bottle and massage in a few drops all over. I do wear a mild face sunblock too. Like I said, I don't use it often or every night but it's doing something and I'm super excited to keep seeing results. I've also used it on my husband once and his skin was baby soft 😍. The picture on the left (pink shirt) is from today, the picture on the right is from two months ago. The sides of my face were very bad." —Bonaria Bustamante

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes). Cruelty-free.

    11. A bottle of TruSkin Vitamin C Daily Moisturizer – it harnesses the powers of multiple antioxidants to help fight acne and signs of aging while it maintains hydrated skin — even through the often dry skin-inducing temperatures.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This stuff is EXCELLENT. I am very happy with the moisturizer, and I think the C serum underneath it also really helps. This is the first winter in many years that my skin hasn't started to peel off in the cold, and amazingly dry, Santa Fe winter weather (50% humidity is high here, even right after it snows). It's a month and a half, and this moisturizer is really great. It keeps my skin breathing and flexible over the C serum and somehow works with the serum to really protect against the freeze-dry peeling effect I used to get here in the winters. The price is more than reasonable and the ingredients are a lot nicer than moisturizers I used to pay twice as much for. I'm totally sticking with this stuff!" —Rebekah M. Levy

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in three sizes). Cruelty-free.

    12. A rejuvenating LilyAna Naturals Eye Cream to help decrease puffiness, dark circles, and fine lines around your eyes so you look well-rested even when you're not.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have been using this daily for about eight months now. I am 60 years old. It reduced the puffiness and bags under my eyes. I am Sicilian and had dark circles. It has brightened up my eye area. I am very surprised as I have paid much more for eye creams that have done so much less. I recently had pre-cancerous cells removed at the bridge of my nose. After healing, I was left with a dark scar. The dermatologist told me that it would heal over time. Since I began to apply this eye cream, the mark has almost disappeared entirely. I shop constantly from Amazon. This is the first time that I have taken the time to write a review. That's how impressed I am with this product. If you decide to purchase this, you won't be sorry." —Lynda M.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99. Cruelty-free and vegan.

    13. A jar of NIVEA Soft Moisturizing Crème, an all-in-one cream that quickly absorbs into skin (you can use it on your hands, face, and body) to leave you feeling super moisturized. It uses jojoba oil and vitamin E, plus it'll never leave your skin feeling greasy.

    A pair of hands holding up the jar of cream
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love this product. I have been using it since 1968 when I began working in a newborn nursery. We used Nivea on all the newborns after their baths. It smelled so clean and made the babies smell so good. If it was good enough for babies, it would be good enough for my skin, too!  I use it after a bath for moisturizing my skin from head to toe. I recommend trying this product, you won't be disappointed!!" —Em Ay

    Get three jars from Amazon for $14.99.

    14. An aromatherapy bath salt made with a combination of magnesium, sulfate, and essential oils to help with any stress or muscle pains — plus it'll leave your skin feeling amazing.

    Three tubes of the bath salts laid out
    Faith Originals Shop on Etsy

    Faith Originals Shop is a Chester, South Carolina-based Etsy shop specializing in oils and self care therapy.


    Get a tube from FaithOriginalsShop on Etsy for $1.80 (available in three scents). 

    15. An alcohol-free witch hazel and aloe vera Thayers Facial Toner that'll help soothe your sensitive skin.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Check out our full review of Thayer's Witch Hazel Facial Toner.

    Promising review: "I've been using this every day for about nine months as a toner in my skincare routine and I've seen a tremendous difference. My dark marks and acne have gone away tremendously. I also dealt with fine bumps and textured skin and it greatly reduced that as well. My skin is almost clear. I'm almost on my third bottle of this. I'm never letting this go. I also use it after I shave my legs and 'down there' (not inside of it just pat it on the perimeter) and it prevents any bumps or irritation that may occur. No complaints whatsoever. If you want an all-natural, multi-purpose, affordable toner product this is for you." —Sue Craig

    Get it from Amazon for $8.24. They also come in a very handy pad version. Cruelty-free.

    16. A jar of creamy Cetaphil Pro's Dermacontrol Purifying Clay Mask made with bentonite clay and designed to help those of us with big pores and sensitive skin.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    This mask has changed my life. Which I know sounds so dramatic but it's true. It has a very creamy and cooling consistency which I apply with a face mask brush (but it comes with a small applicator), I let it sit for about 20 minutes and then remove with a face sponge soaked in warm water. The difference in my skin — my sensitive, acne-prone skin — is astonishing after just one use. My pores shrunk down so much! I went from having what looked like a strawberry for a nose to just a regular, smooth nose! I haven't shut up about it since I started using it. Now I apply it every three days, it's honestly my new religion. I wish it came in a bigger jar so I could cover my entire body in it. I'm not even joking. I love it so hard. I will never stop using this mask. NEVER.

    Promising review: "This product goes on nicely with the little application paddle that comes included. Kept it on for about 10 minutes and washed off with warm water. I was very impressed with how smooth my face felt afterward. My pores seemed to be much smaller and I was really impressed with the results. Great product!" —Dazza

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    17. A pack of exfoliating foot masks to help heal your dry, cracked feet — and even calluses. Just wear the booties for about an hour, and watch over the next few weeks as your dead skin literally sheds away and leaves you with the smooth, soft feet of your dreams.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I can't believe I'm posting a picture of my foot to Amazon, but there's a first time for everything I guess. Being a New Yorker, I'm used to walking A LOT, and as a result, my feet were dry, callused, and just plain disgusting. I wouldn't even touch my feet and was embarrassed to wear sandals. I didn't want to pay for a pedicure, so I tried this, and I'm so glad I did. I couldn't believe all the skin that peeled off my feet. I felt like a shedding snake. As crazy as it sounds, my new beautiful feet have given me a boost of self-confidence. I can't wait to wear sandals again."—AmazonCustomer

    Get a box of two sets from Amazon for $27.95.

    18. A bottle of Tend Skin solution that, when applied after shaving and waxing, can effectively reduce the appearance of razor bumps, burns, and redness — bye-bye bumps.

    A customer review photo of their armpit before and after using the Tend Skin solution
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have sensitive skin and this has helped tremendously! I’m a woman who unfortunately started shaving my chin 20 years ago to get rid of peach fuzz. I’ve had stubble ever since and have to shave every day. I get rashes on my chin due to shaving. My skin is now less sensitive and my rash is almost gone!" —Angela

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99. Cruelty-free. 

    19. A bottle of Ambi Skincare Fade Cream, made with hydroquinone, vitamin E, and alpha hydroxy acid to gradually fade dark spots — plus it has SPF to help prevent dark spots from getting darker.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have purchased this product over eight times. I love it!!! I noticed results after about two weeks of putting it on once a day. Every time I get a new pimple, I put this on after the pimple heals and it gets rid of the scar. I use it on my face, arms, back, and chest. Recently I started using it on my bikini area as well to get rid of ingrown hair scars. I recommend this product to everyone I know who has acne scars." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $4.97.

    20. A jar of Biossance's Squalane + Probiotic Gel Moisturizer for a moisturizer that's straight from the future! Biossance found a plant-based way to produce squalane, which totally mimics the natural hydration of squalene and can give our skin a level of moisture we just didn't think we'd ever get back. The combination of squalane and probiotics help calm and soothe skin with any visible redness — even skin with rosacea.

    Biossance

    Our bodies (specifically our sebaceous gland) naturally produce squalene to help keep our skin super hydrated and protected, but as we get older we make less. Back in the day, cosmetic companies would pull squalene from shark livers (which is terrible tbqh).

    Promising review: "I will never use another moisturizer again! This hydrated so well, but is SO light. It leaves my skin glowing and helps even out the redness in my skin!" —DANIELLE D.

    Get it from Biossance for $16+ (available in two sizes). Cruelty-free.

    21. A bottle of Radha Beauty Rosehip Oil, an organic solution for dealing with blemishes, discoloration, and dry skin. It's filled with antioxidants and fatty acids for help brightening your skin.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "After having my baby I suffered from a horrible bout of acne and then scars! I went from perfect skin to disaster and my self-esteem was on the line. I even looked into the hundred-dollar face peels from the dermatologist! I found an article on Rosehip Oil randomly and gave it a try. Holy grail! Left photo is during when the scars were pretty dark and the right is now. I used to pile on the makeup, not anymore. This is about a four-month difference. The bottle lasts forever and I'm forever a customer." —Audrey

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95. Cruelty-free.

    22. A bottle of Glossier's Solution, a gentle blend made of 10% skincare acids like Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), and Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA) to help "scrub" away dead skin without the harsh irritation caused by most traditional exfoliants.

    Glossier

    Promising review: "I love it! Has cleared up my bumpy skin and minimized my pores. You need to start slowly — once a week or less until you get used to it. I now use it every morning and my skin is looking great. Really love it!" —Maisie

    Get it from Glossier for $24. Cruelty-free and vegan.

    23. A bottle of NYX Matte Finish spray for makeup that'll last all day — like, 12 hours, through snow, fire, and emergency response teams all day.

    A series of customer review photos showing their makeup at the start and end of the day
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I’ve been using this for a while, but finally needed to write a review. This morning, I put my makeup on and did some generous sprays of this setting spray. Then, I went into the 100-plus-degree heat and demonstrated a short workout at an outdoor event. Despite drinking as much water as I could handle, I overheated quickly and EMS had to come to my rescue. Between my boyfriend and EMS, there was a small crowd around me literally pouring ice water on me, mopping my face and neck with cold towels, and pressing ice packs on me. This continued for a while and I was sure that my makeup was gone, but this spray kept my face mostly intact! If this spray can keep my makeup on through an encounter with EMS and being essentially submerged in ice water, it can keep yours on through your (hopefully less eventful) day!" —Bugaboo

    Get it from Amazon for $8.47+ (available in two formulas). Cruelty-free.

    24. A bar of African Black Soap, a natural formula that can help reduce dark spots, eczema flare-ups, dry skin, psoriasis, and even dandruff.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I never write reviews on products but let me just say this soap CHANGED MY LIFE! I have struggled with acne ever since I was in middle school. (I'm 17 now.) I've been to so many dermatologists, all they did was prescribe me benzoyl peroxide, which did control it for a while but then stopped working. I've tried so many acne treatments that would work for a while and then stop! I've come to the point where I was so embarrassed by my skin I would cake on loads of foundation because there was nothing I could find that would actually clear up my skin! Until one day I came across African Black Soap. It said it was good for acne and all natural so I decided to give it a try and I'm happy I did! I've had this soap for almost two weeks and all I gotta say is that I'm very impressed! I can't wait to see what my skin will look like in a month. I use this soap morning and night and use a toner after each use." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    25. A bottle of Maracuja Oil which can help firm, brighten, and create smoother-looking skin thanks to its vitamin C and essential fatty acids filled formula — on a personal note, this stuff was a freakin' miracle worker for my acne-prone skin. It's my absolute favorite face oil.

    Tarte

    Promising review: "I have oily skin on my T-zone but normal to dry on my cheeks. I apply this Maracuja Oil at night and it definitely makes my skin feel super hydrated and soft, it is in fact lightweight and it doesn't leave a greasy aspect on the skin. I have the travel size but I only apply two drops on my face and it covers pretty much everything." —Jordana

    Get it from Tarte for $48. Cruelty-free and vegan.

    26. A light and silky Touch in Sol No Poreblem primer so you can smooth out your skin before you apply your favorite foundation — they've even tested it out on these good looking oranges to show you how effective it is (no oranges or animals were harmed during the testing of this primer, it's 100% cruelty-free and vegan).

    instagram.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm 44 and for the past four years my skin has been throwing a hissy fit. No matter what I tried my pores were screaming through my makeup. You know what I mean? Makeup sinking into the pores will turn any good foundation into a pool party on your face. Finally, a month ago I found this and it really works. I have combo-dry skin, weather depending and it doesn't make my skin oily. My foundation sets nicely over it (no sinking) and stays on for about eight hours before needing a touchup. And of course my pores...barely visible!!!! I'm happy!" —KPak

    Get it from Amazon for $15.50. Cruelty-free and vegan.

    27. A pack of collagen-infused eye masks to help combat your lack-of-sleep look and any other general under-eye puffiness that tends to add to your bad day.

    A customer review photo of before, during, and after using the Collagen Eye Zone Mask
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This product is a MUST for anyone who struggles with puffy/dark under eyes! I have horrible under-eye bags thanks to poor genetics and wearing eyeglasses my entire life. At some point, I'm going to have plastic surgery but I will be using these eye masks every day until I can afford the time and money for the surgery. I've enclosed an ugly (but very honest) picture of the before and after results from using this product this morning. I woke up and immediately applied the eye mask. I then wore it for about 25 minutes under my eyeglasses while I went about my household chores until the pads completely dried. When I removed the mask, my under-eye area was looking way less puffy and much brighter than when I woke up. I love this product so much that I'm ordering five more packages today so I have a supply handy." —Mrs L

    Get two packs of 30 from Amazon for $3.15.

    28. CeraVe's face and body moisturizer, designed with hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and MVE technology to give you serious hydration for up to 24 hours. It has a super-rich, velvety texture that absorbs quickly without feeling greasy or sticky.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have only used this moisturizing cream for about a week and a half and I have to say, it has been amazing for my skin! Fall/winter usually takes a toll on my skin and makes it very dry. From day one of using it, I could already tell a difference. It doesn't leave you feeling greasy. It's great for sensitive skin, as it has no fragrance. I use it at least once a day but really try to use it twice a day. My skin has done a complete turnaround!" —candace chavez

    Get it from Amazon for $15.28.

    29. A delicious smelling jar of Touch Radiance mango body butter that'll help give your skin that silky smooth feeling without any greasiness.

    The jar of the body butter
    Touch Radiance

    Touch Radiance is a Black-owned business based in Canada.

    Promising review: "I love this product! It definitely moisturizes my skin, it’s smooth, and the smell is amazing. Great for people with dry skin and a great way to keep your skin glowing!" —Shakira

    Get it from Touch Radiance for $25. Cruelty-free and vegan.

    30. A jar of Aztec Secret, a deep pore-cleansing mask that uses calcium bentonite clay to get deep into pores and remove any impurities.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great product. I mix Bragg Raw Apple Cider Vinegar with my Aztec Secret Indian Bentonite Healing Clay for my facial masks (instead of mixing water with the clay). After the facial, my pores are totally clean, and they seem to disappear. My skin also tightens and takes on a youthful glow. The results last for about a week or a little longer." —Gloria

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99. Cruelty-free and vegan.

    31. A tube of Embryolisse Concentrated Lait Cream, a super-rich and nourishing lotion that can be used as a primer, moisturizer, and makeup remover.

    A tube of Embryolisse Concentrated Lait Cream
    instagram.com

    Promising review: "BEST moisturizer. I've tried $80 moisturizers that didn't work as well. I'm on my second tube so I'll be a returning customer. I also bought the smaller size for stocking stuffers this past Christmas and they were a big hit with all the ladies in the family. I bought a small size for travel this summer. Glad I stumbled across this mentioned in a blog from an American woman trying French beauty products." —Diana B

    Get it from Amazon for $16+ (available in two sizes).

    32. A bottle of Mario Badescu's A.H.A. Botanical Body Soap designed in a fragrant gel made of botanical extracts like sesame oil and carnation oil that'll help soften dry skin and herbal and seaweed extracts which will help nourish and revitalize your skin.

    A bottle of Mario Badescu's A.H.A. Botanical Body Soap
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Smells and feels amazing!! Leaves you feeling very clean and with no residue. Works as a bubble bath and shower gel. Huge Mario Badescu fan and this did not disappoint!! Love it!" —Ashley von Eschenbach

    Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in two sizes). Cruelty-free.

    33. The Ordinary Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%, formulated in a lightweight azelaic acid cream-gel which can brighten your complexion, even out skin texture, and reduce the appearance of blemishes.

    The bottle of The Ordinary's Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%
    Sephora

    Promising review: "This suspension works miracles. I’m super pale, so redness and scarring are really apparent on my skin. This product helps tone down both, as well as prevent future breakouts from occurring. It doesn’t play well with makeup, so I only use it in the p.m., or on days when I’m not wearing makeup at all. My only complaint is the silicone texture and slight scent that it has. The phenomenal results definitely outweigh that though." —KatrinaMG

    Get it from Sephora for $7.90+ (available in two sizes). Cruelty-free and vegan. 

    34. A jar of Puriya's Mother of all Creams, a non-comedogenic (which means that it is formulated not to block pores and not cause breakouts) and soothing formula to help you deal with the harsh winter weather. It's made with things like honey, shea butter, aloe vera, and other nongreasy ingredients that can be easily absorbed by your skin — a little goes a long way too, you just need a dime-sized amount.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I wish I could post a meme here but, since I can't I'll just say, 'I don't always have eczema flair-ups but, when I do, from now on, I will only use this cream'. I have suffered my whole life with itchy, then bloody, then blistering flare-ups especially in the winter. All creams and lotions did a little but NOTHING worked like this has...in ONLY the TWO DAYS since it was delivered. A very little goes a long way and it just flat-out WORKS." —Lloyd

    Get it from Amazon for $30.97.

    35. A bottle of Humane Acne Body & Face Wash, designed with maximum strength 10% benzoyl peroxide that'll kill acne-causing bacteria and help treat the result of a bad breakout. As a warning tho, this cleanser is not for anyone with sensitive skin.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "You'd think at 38 I'd be done with acne, but after going off the pill it has been awful. I tried so many products, spent hundreds of dollars, with no real results. Until now. I started using this facewash along with the Amara Aloe Vera Gel as a moisturizer on Thursday — the pic speaks for itself! Thursday to Sunday." —Jodi

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95+ (available in 5% and 10% benzoyl peroxide). Cruelty-free and vegan.

    36. A bottle of Moon Juice Acid Potion, a resurfacing exfoliator that can deeply nourish while actively resurfacing the skin with five acids and botanical support — which also help with natural cell turnover and to minimize the appearance of pores and fine lines.

    A bottle of Moon Juice Acid Potion.
    Moon Juice

    Promising review: "Heaven sent!! I use this morning and night, and it has improved the texture of my skin times a million! Dark spots are decreasing and my skin is softer and brighter. I get compliments all the time. I’ve been using this product for almost a month, I purchased it to heal and recover my acne-damaged skin from scars to dark spots. II will be using this product for as long as possible.💕" —Detron N.

    Get it from Moon Juice for $42. Cruelty-free and vegan.

    37. A tube of Weleda Skin Food designed to be used on your face and body to treat dry, flaky, and in-need-of-extra-care skin. It's important to note that it is a really rich formula, so if you have acne-prone skin use it sparingly on your face or just use it to spot treat.

    A customer review photo of a tube of Weleda Skin Food
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Quite thick, but I have very dry skin and extra help is needed, especially in the winter. It has a very strong herbal smell, but that dissipates soon enough. Some residue seems to remain after hand washing, but that's not necessarily a bad thing (I use this mainly as a hand lotion). I wash my hands frequently so I really need a very emollient hand cream and this really fits the bill. The tube is metal, and for whatever reason, I like that. Small enough to fit in my purse, but still a quantity that will last a long time. You only need a small amount." —Stella Burton

    Get it from Amazon for $12.49+ (available in three sizes). Cruelty-free.

    38. A jar of Puriya Wonder Balm which uses beeswax, tea tree, and eucalyptus essential oils to help create a defense layer, especially in sensitive areas where moisture and sweat get trapped. It's also great to use as a lip balm for that painful winter pout — it's important to note that it has a thicker, waxier consistency that needs to be gently rubbed in to help with the absorption.

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    Promising review: "After months of purchasing different moisturizers for a problem area of dry, flaky skin around my mouth, I purchased this because of the reviews. Every other product I purchased offered little to no relief, and I definitely didn’t see any end in sight. Within a day, I could already notice a major improvement and two weeks later the problem area is almost completely healed. Highly recommend this stuff for anyone with a problematic skin condition — I don’t know what caused my symptoms, but this stuff definitely worked!" —Amazonian

    Get it from Amazon for $30.57.

    39. A Pink Moon Over the Moon Duo complete with their Gua Sha Facial Oil and rose quartz tool to help you massage your skin in a way that encourages lymphatic drainage and helps calm puffiness.

    The duo set on a table
    Pink Moon

    Pink Moon is an Asian Woman-owned small business.

    Promising review: "I can't recommend this set highly enough — the oil is light but intensely hydrating and has a delicate floral scent, like I would imagine a rose garden on the moon would smell like. I use it all the time on its own, and it leaves my skin glowing without feeling or looking oily at all! Then the stone is such great quality and really beautiful, genuinely wonderful. It is worth the purchase price, 100%. This whole set has eased my recurring stress/sinus headaches, improved my skincare routine, and overall made me look and feel so much better and happier. This was my first purchase from Pink Moon, and it honestly got me hooked!" —Gabrielle t.

    Get the duo from Pink Moon for $80. Cruelty-free and vegan.

    40. A bottle of TOYO Natural Aqua Gel, a water-gel formula that'll help you exfoliate away any dead skin on your face gently but with some serious results.

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    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim thinking it would be OK but not live up to the raves...was I wrong! Price is in line (or actually less!!) with high end makeup products, and shipping was incredibly fast. The product itself is fantastic. I squirted a half pump on my finger and massaged into my cheeks/forehead/nose/chin/neck applying a bit more where needed, rubbed it around, and had little white globs come off that I easily washed away, leaving no burning/redness/tenderness, just smooth skin. Used it again two days later, and noticed some recent acne scars already lightening (recent as in earlier in the week) but no real impact yet on some older darker spots. I will give it some time. Still smooth skin, but the overall level of 'brightening' wasn't as dramatic as the first time. Will likely use one to two times a week and cancel those appointments for facials. Seriously. —K. Welto

    Get it from Amazon for $38.

    41. A jar of Skinergy dark-spot-correcting cream to not only fade dark spots but help you deal with sun damage, improve discoloration, brighten skin, and help you deal with old and new acne marks and hyperpigmentation.

    reviewer pic showing spots dramatically lightened on skin thanks to the product
    Skinergy Beauty

    It's from a cruelty-free, Latina-owned skincare brand!

    Promising review: "This spot correcting cream is pure magic! How is it possible that it has helped make my scars disappear?! Scars that even laser treatment could not fade. I have had hyperpigmentation issues on my face and bikini area and this has completely vanished them. My armpits were also darker and this evened out my skin. But the most incredible transformation has been with my dark circles! I cried when I saw how much it had faded after a couple of weeks, to the point that I no longer have to use concealer. This is life changing! I feel so free now not having to worry about having to cover up my dark circles and hide my bikini area when at the beach. I am so grateful for this product!" —Katie

    Get it from Skinergy Beauty for $54.99.

    42. A bottle of Glossier's Futuredew oil serum hybrid designed using nourishing oils (that don’t feel greasy) and powerful plant-based extracts to give you an instant glow that lasts up to 12 hours.

    Glossier

    Promising review: "I love this so much. It instantly made my skin look so dewy. The glow was very natural." —h

    Get it from Glossier for $24. Cruelty-free and vegan.

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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