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    Apr 16, 2017

    27 Products That'll Totally Change How You Put On Your Makeup

    Miracle-working products that should definitely be in your beauty arsenal.

    Zoe Burnett / BuzzFeed

    We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.

    1. A makeup brush drying rack that'll totally help save your brushes after a cleaning.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "I used to lay my brushes on a towel to dry after I washed them and that was always a pain. Some of the brushes would get damaged. With this holder, they stay in place and dry so fast! I washed my brushes today at 10 a.m. and it is now 7:25 p.m. and 90% of them are completely dry! That's the best part for me. It's collapsible and super convenient for storing." —Amazon Customer

    Get it on Amazon for $12.

    2. A curling wand for perfect curls and waves that'll last all day...and it heats up in just about 10 seconds!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "This was my first time ever wand curling my hair and it was amazing! The wand curler heats up in under 10 seconds, it also comes with a glove, which is a bonus if you do not want to get burned. The curls stayed ALL day, I didn't have to use any holding spray or moose, and I didn't have to re-curl. When I say all day, I mean ALL day, I came inside and the curls still looked AMAZING!" —Crystal Brown

    Get it on Amazon for $25. Available in a 1-1.5 inch barrel and a .5-1 inch.

    3. A blue mascara for a simple pop of unexpected color.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "I love this mascara. It's so pretty and everything I was looking for!" —Josie

    Get it on Amazon for $5.89.

    4. A beauty spatula so you can get every last drop from your favorite products.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "I first saw this on Shark Tank and thought it would be so handy to have. I often have product left in my jars of lotion. Lotion costs a lot, and I like to use every bit of it. These are just perfect to do just that. When I got the product, the packaging had changed from what I saw on Shark Tank. They were showing to use it in the kitchen to get the last of the ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, and other products out of jars. I hadn't thought of that, but that is also a very good idea. I just may have to buy another set." —Online Shopper

    Get it on Amazon for $6.11.

    5. A hair protector that'll bring your hair back after intense color treatments.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "I am officially convinced that Olaplex is bottled hair magic. I bleached my hair three times to get it light blonde enough to dye it galaxy blue, purple, and turquoise. (I'm naturally a very dark brunette, so I used a super powerful bleach on my hair that had already been dyed multiple times.) I kid you not, my hair ended up softer and shinier AFTER bleaching it than I ever had as virgin uncolored hair. I used the No. 3 almost every time I washed my hair, (which is only once a week or so since you can't wash your hair often with crazy colors like blue), but it keeps my hair soft and beautiful." —Jubilee A Krump

    Get it on Amazon for $24.49.

    6. A self tanner for a perfect summer glow after this long-ass winter.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "Best foam self tanner I've found and I've tried a LOT of different ones! I'm so very white and def need some color during the summer months. Goes on very smooth, no orange look at all! Because I'm extremely white, I apply it two days in a row and color lasts six to eight days. Make sure to shave or wax the day before you apply! If you shave and immediately apply, the tanner appears to get into the tiny little pockets where the hair was. I shower and exfoliate (or just heavy scrub) right before applying to get better results, then I apply it all over. Go easy around your elbows, knees, and ankles because those seem to be the places where it may get a tad patchy. I even add a little lotion in those areas, just in case. I normally see a difference within a few hours, but always leave it on at least seven hours. I've left it on overnight and it still didn't turn orange! You'll absolutely want to buy one of their mitts for applying — I didn't buy one at first, but when I did it made a world of difference! " —Jarod Stayton

    Get the self tan mousse for $42 and the mitt for $7 on Amazon.

    7. A toner that'll help soothe your sensitive skin.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "I've always had very red cheeks and red irritation all over, but once I started using this — it's been AMAZING! These are my results after a week! My skin is so soft and smooth and the best part...this also works as a makeup remover, which is why I originally got it! No harsh chemicals on my face anymore!" —Cassie

    Get it on Amazon for $10.50.

    8. A matte setting spray for makeup that'll last all day — like 12 hours all day.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "I use this to set all my makeup. I will also use it immediately after I'm done with my eyebrows to set them. Don't go overboard on spraying, if you spray about four pumps it works wonders. My makeup will last a good 12 hours, even in 90-degree weather." —Melinda Del Rio

    Get it on Amazon for $6.

    9. Some makeup corrector swabs to help fix mistakes without compromising everything else.

    amazon.com

    Promising Review: "I wear lash extensions and have to use oil-free makeup remover. These swipe over and under easily to remove without any risk to my costly lashes." —atldoll

    Get it on Amazon for $6.

    10. A purple shampoo that'll get out all those brassy undertones in just one wash.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "YOU GUYS!!!! My hair went straight to silvery white from a extremely brassy blonde with only a five-minute application. My hair dresser recommended this product and I had to text her to tell her thank you because I am so obsessed with the results." —Madison Horsley

    Get it on Amazon for $26.96.

    11. A Clarisonic brush to help get your skin that deep, DEEP clean.

    amazon.com

    Promising Review: "My first Mia died after five years of faithful service, so I bought this Mia 2 and WOW. It's legit, effective, and possibly a slight upgrade from my old one. I say slight because it gives you a warning buzz after a minute but you can still keep going. My old one automatically shut off, but I wanted longer! So the charge lasts something like 18 straight minutes or about a month or more if you use it once a day. Not very different from my other one. Ohhhhh and there are two speeds!" —Rachel S. White

    Get it on Amazon for $152.10.

    12. Some blush that's super pigmented to give you the rosiest cheeks.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "I love this this blush! Very pigmented. I have purchased several expensive baked blushes over the past few years. They all look great at first, but within an hour it's as if I have no blush on at all. This product stays on!!" —Ibdreamy

    Get it on Amazon for $7.32.

    13. An acrylic makeup organizer to store every piece of your immaculate collection.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "It comes in two separate pieces but the top fits perfectly on the drawers. It's a great size, and fits allllmost all of my makeup. Great for people who are starting out their makeup collection, but you can really fit a lot of products in the drawers. Fits great in the bathroom, on top of dressers, or a makeup counter!" —Carol Russo

    Get it on Amazon for $13.

    14. A volumizing powder for hair that looks fuller and bigger all day long.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "I have stick-straight, fine hair that is hard to style. It doesn't hold a curl and gets greasy really easily. If this sounds like your type of hair, you NEED to try this product. A little bit goes a long way, and I have now been able to style my hair in ways I never used to. It's opened a whole new world for hair styling and I am so glad I was introduced to this product. High quality at a great price!!" —Corissa Hawks

    Get it on Amazon for $9.50.

    15. An eyebrow pomade that 100% needs to be part of your beauty routine if you're looking to have fuller brows.

    reviews.sephora.com, sephora.com, sephora.com

    Promising Review: "I love this stuff! Very easy to use, and a little goes a long way. It is creamy and smooth. It also keeps my brow hairs down where I don't have to use a brow gel. Love love love this!" —Sorelle

    Get the Dipbrow for $18 and the brush for $18 at Sephora.

    16. A kit with everything you need to complete a perfect nude eye.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "This kit — for the price — is awesome! The eyeshadow stays on all day and survived a nap! The colors are perfect nude." —No_The_Other_Erin

    Get it on Amazon for $13.49.

    17. A collection of nude lipsticks from some of your favorite brands.

    sephora.com, reviews.sephora.com

    Promising Review: "My lipsticks tend to get thrown away due to time or other hygiene concerns rather than me using them up, so I don't mind that some are just deluxe samples. Because of the different shades, some may or may not be actual nude, depending on individual skin tone. They definitely take me back to the late '90s in the best way. I'm sure I'll end up buying a couple of them in full sizes. Oh, and the lip-shaped box is really cute too. This makes a really cool 'Treat Yo-Self' gift." —StandingIsland

    Get it at Sephora for $28.

    18. A Beautyblender for a flawless makeup application every time.

    beautyblender.com

    Get it from Sephora for $20.

    19. A bright and bold red lipstick that'll stay in place and last all day long.

    amazon.com

    Promising Review: "My favorite red lipstick! After years and years of searching I finally found a deep, saturated, bright red lipstick that stays on, doesn't get all over my face and teeth, and doesn't dry and flake off after a couple of hours. My wedding makeup artist introduced this to me and I couldn't be happier. I wore it all day, and was able to eat, drink, and smooch without it budging! I only did one touchup the entire day. It doesn't dry out your lips and has a nice elasticity to it." —Lei Lee

    Get it on Amazon for $20.

    20. A game-changing concealer to help hide even the most stubborn of dark circles.

    amazon.com

    Promising Review: "This is undoubtedly the best concealer on the market! I've used them all over the years — from cheap to incredibly expensive — and nothing erased my ugly brown spot on my pale white cheek. I would try to cover it and people thought I was covering a bruise — it was embarrassing! This concealer could easily conceal a tattoo if needed. Yet, it doesn't look like I've applied a second skin. I dab it on and then use a translucent powder to set — works great! Nobody can see it even if I'm in conversation about it. Comes in MANY colors so you can find which one works best for you." —Denny

    Get it on Amazon for $28.

    21. A 50-pack of makeup brush protectors that'll keep your brushes clean and hold their shape.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "These protectors work great and help keep my brushes in the correct shape. I even use them when storing my brushes. I put them on as soon as I clean them and then I hang them upside down on an air-drying makeup brush stand. Oh, and the container the brushes are in I purchased on Amazon and love, BINO Triad 3 compartment makeup brush holder. My brushes were also purchased on Amazon, a set of 32 brushes by USpicy." —Greenacres

    Get a pack of 50 on Amazon for $8.

    22. A texturizing spray for anyone looking to bring their thin locks back to life.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "This is my newest rave! Smells fantastic and gives great texture to thin hair — it also doubles as a dry shampoo to revive your blowout. Love it! Don't let the price hold you back — a little goes a long way and you'll be glad to have it in your beauty arsenal!" —Matryoshka

    Get it on Amazon for $46.

    23. A black eyeliner deep enough to last all day but soft enough to gently remove at night.

    sephora.com

    Promising Review: "Okay, so having been a devotee of the Kat Von D liners, this is now the new favorite. It truly is the best eyeliner, hands down. A little pricey? Maybe. It lasts and lasts, but doesn't feel like I'm removing a tattoo when I take it off. The tip is just a tad softer than the KVD, so it applies much better for that reason. The color is just a breath paler than the KVD black, but it's certainly black enough. I just love how it applies! I can get the most beautiful wing. Truly an inspired product." —Rav88

    Get it at Sephora for $42.

    24. A set of affordable eyeshadow brushes that are basically professional grade.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "Seriously love these brushes! They remind me of Morphe brushes, so soft and easy to use. Created this the look, (in the picture), with them!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them on Amazon for $14.

    25. A cleaning mat perfect for getting all that makeup residue off your brushes.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "It cleans the brushes so quickly! I have a lot of brushes, and cleaning them was always a headache to me, especially for foundation brushes because they're so hard to clean. My friend recommended this and so I couldn't wait to try it. Not only does it clean the brushes so easily and quickly, but you only need a little cleanser and the brushes became soooooo clean." —Jennifer K.

    Get it on Amazon for $10.

    26. A shimmering highlighter that works on a variety of skin tones.

    sephora.com, sephora.com

    Promising Review: "VERY ILLUMINATING. Thought it only worked well on fairer skin tones because that's all I saw it on, but it's nice for us folks of color, too!" —Christy1193

    Get it at Sephora for $28.

    27. And a mascara that'll make everyone think you're wearing fake eyelashes.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising Review: "The photo I've included shows the mascara, one eye done and one eye with nothing for comparison. A lot of reviewers said it takes practice. I read the directions and didn't have a problem but I guarantee it will get better with time. The fibers give you a full and long dramatic look." —Alisha

    Get it on Amazon for $20.

    With all these you're basically a professional makeup artist.

    Alien Productions

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

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