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    38 Skincare Products You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

    Falling in love is cool, but have you ever actually finished a skincare routine? Now you will.

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Radha Beauty Rosehip Oil requires merely a few drops to tackle redness, scarring, pimples, and everything in-between. Reviewers use this before bed and wake up to ✨glowing✨, healing skin! Nothing will get in your way of clear skin again...not on this bb's watch.

    Promising review: "This oil is amazing!! It has evened out my skin tone, balanced my oily and dry patches, and cleared up all blemishes all in only two weeks of use. This is the best my skin has ever looked. Everyone needs to use this oil!!! This has made such a difference with my skin that friends and coworkers are even noticing." β€”Alyssa

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    To learn more, check out "This Facial Oil Will Solve All Your Skin’s Problems". And! This is "certified organic", which you can learn about in "Here's What "Certified Organic" Actually Means".

    2. Caytraill Facial Cleansing Brush gives pricier tools a run for their money thanks to its ~sonic vibration technology~ and gentle magnetic bead system. Its vibration (in four modes!) increases the effectiveness of your usual face wash to leave your skin smooth, energized, and overall clearer.


    Promising review: "I've never had a facial cleansing brush like this one I struggle with blackheads and have tried everything to make them go away, but in the few weeks I've been used this cleansing brush my skin is actually started to change and I'm noticing the blackheads disappear, because it cleans so deeply. I love the design β€” it's very well-made and doesn't irritate your skin I just use it with my facial routine for 90 seconds in the morning and again before bed so my face looks and feels great all day." β€”shannon

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97 (available in two colors).

    3. Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patches drain πŸ‘ those πŸ‘ zits πŸ‘ so you can avoid picking or any of the other lovely benefits of a usually longer-lasting breakout β€” did I mention they're available in ~extra large~ patches?! Both are gentler than acne cream, speed up recovery to practically overnight, and do all the ~heavy lifting~ for you.,

    Promising review: "I do not understand the science behind these tiny miracles, but they have changed my life. I spent my work day looking forward to going home and putting one of these bad boys on my newly erupted Mt. Zit and the overnight results were shocking. Not only is it grossly satisfying, but it saved me several days of walking around with scars on my face, because my previous method of dealing with them was to pick, pick, pick." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 36 from Amazon for $12.90+ (available in four sizes).

    4. Glow Recipe Avocado Retinol Sleeping Mask adds a powerful ingredient to the already well-loved avocado nighttime mask β€” you guessed it! Retinol. The skin-loving combo improves uneven skin tones, while simultaneously soothing and nourishing your complexion. Get ready for a whole lot of ~brighter~ mornings.

    Promising review: "I've been struggling with dry flakes around my nose and forehead, and this mask reduced that after just two nights of use. My skin is sooo smooth. It also reduced my redness, which is life-changing! I usually stay away from retinol because my skin gets sensitive, but this mask did wonders. Definitely going to rotate this and the watermelon mask in my routine." β€”Adcollz

    Get it from Sephora for $49.

    5. Cosmedica Skincare Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum treats your skin to this widely loved, holy grail ingredient...for cheap! It addresses really every general skincare goal β€” an even skin tone, brightness, hydration, and a smooth and soft complexion. Think of this as an easy-peasy form of TLC.,

    Btw, this is used by both people with oily and dry skin (and is safe for sensitive skin!) β€” it counteracts oil overproduction with natural hydration *and* gently restores moisture to parched complexions.

    Promising review: "It works so well! I've been using the hyaluronic acid for about two weeks now, and my skin has felt full and smooth ever since! It also seems to have reduced oil production and eliminated the formation of whiteheads; I credit that to this helping my skin retain water and not having to produce so much oil." β€”J. Morris

    Get it from Amazon for $10.40

    6. Tarte Tight & Bright Clay Multi-Mask is not one, but TWO masks to mix and match treatments for different skin concerns. The purple formula (great for T-zones) conquers shine by tightening pores and treating blemishes and blackheads, while the gold formula hones in on your cheeks and under-eyes to hydrate, brighten, and even calm redness and inflammation.


    We all have somewhat combo skin, meaning parts of our face probably need different products (i.e. my face is DRY, with the exception of my oily T-zone). This uses a combo of natural ingredients like Amazonian clay, jojoba oil (to soothe and soften), avocado oil (to boost vitamins), glycerin (to hydrate), and chamomile extract (to calm distressed skin).

    Promising review: "I love this product! It doesn't take much to apply, and it works great! It has almost immediate results, and face is left feeling fresh and clean. It is WORTH IT." β€”sara e

    Get it from Tarte for $40.

    7. Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Night Pads Extreme lives up to its serious name. Each pad is saturated in all-powerful glycolic acid to gently exfoliate and fade discoloration, acne scarring, pigmentation, or even active breakouts. Apply these life-savers before bed, sleep, and wake up to MAJOR improvements.

    They're also great for treating blackheads and hydrating dry skin!

    Promising review: "This is great for acne-prone skin. It doesn’t burn your skin, but it removes dead skin cells leaving fresh, clear, smooth skin in the morning. I’m 65 and love these. My granddaughter is 20 and it cleared her stubborn acne up in a few days. Your skin actually glows and is super smooth! Price is so much lower than other products that claim they do the same thing but are higher priced!" β€”Princessnana1999

    Get a pack of 60 from Amazon for $10.19+ (available in two sizes).

    8. TreeActiv Invisible Acne Spot Treatment takes a more *incognito* approach to treating les pimples if you want something you can apply both day and night. This goes on CLEAR during the day so you can wear it under makeup and treat breakouts with tea tree oil and peppermint oil, but come nighttime its message won't be so ~transparent~ to pimples. Its message is basically this: BEGONE.

    Promising review: "This spot treatment really works! My random bursts of acne (usually around when I get my period) have never been so controlled. As soon as I see a pimple, I put it on twice a day and the size of my pimple reduces significantly! I put it one once during the day, and overnight. Let me tell you this. I hardly wear makeup now. That's how smooth my skin has been looking since I've been using this. It smells really good too, which is definitely a plus!" β€”Marisa

    Get it from Amazon for $18.

    9. Nooni Advanced Repair Radiance Peel Pads tackle multiple skincare goals at once, all in one powerful lactic and glycolic pad. They're gentle enough to use daily, but effectively slough away dead skin cells, blackheads, whiteheads, and excess sebum. Talk about productivity.

    Promising review: "I stumbled upon this product and fell in love after one use. It doesn't make my skin burn and my skin always looks so soft, smooth and glass-like afterwards. I use them every other night or every couple of nights, employing this technique will help stretch out the amount of uses. I highly recommend them!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 70 from Amazon for $22.80.

    10. Cosrx Light Water Toner Cream answers your prayers for a lazy yet effective skincare routine by making extra steps the easiest part of your day. It starts as a cream to lightly moisturize and then transforms into a toner to brighten your skin. Welcome to 2019 where we don't need to choose., Amazon

    Promising review: "This is the perfect toner for me. I’m notoriously lazy with any skincare product that requires me to use more than my hands, so this works perfectly. I can honestly say my skin looks better than it has in a long time. It goes on creamy, but sinks into your skin like a liquid and it does hold moisture fantastically." β€”Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.

    See what won best toners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    11. Reddy Aqua Glass Coating Cream wants to introduce us all to naturally dewy skin (something I previously thought was impossible). Its mild, soft texture creates a coating layer of *glowing skin* that you can either wear alone or as a base for brighter makeup.


    Promising review: "This is my first review ever about a product. I have a extremely dry skin and super sensitive. I have purchased a ton of skincare products; I have maybe two full drawer of skincare products half full. I have finally switched to this and it works amazingly for my dry and sensitive skin, and only cost a faction of what I used to spend. I will continue to purchase this magic cream." β€”Hb

    Get it from Amazon for $19.89.

    12. Breylee Acne Treatment Serum employs tea tree oil and plant extracts to nourish broken-out skin back to clarity. It's gentler than salicylic acid (aka traditional acne treatments), but every bit as effective at telling pimples to stay away.


    Promising review:" I can see great results! I use a small amount on my cystic acne areas and leave it on overnight and the next morning the redness of bumps reduces quickly! It may take more time to totally clear it up. But I'm so happy with it. I finally found a product that helps my cystic breakouts." β€”Malinco

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    13. Nuria Defend Gentle Exfoliator is a great option for anyone in The Sensitive Skin Club as a way to remove dead skin cells (hello, brighter complexion) and leave you feeling ~squeaky clean~. Basically, you just found a way to exfoliate *without* dealing with redness and irritation.

    Promising review: "I was looking for a gentle exfoliated and this works great! As you rub it in, you can actually feel the dead skin ball up and the consistency is just so nice. When you wash it off it leaves your face feeling smooth, but not stripped, which is amazing. Love this!!" β€”Sydneyko

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $18.

    14. The Body Shop Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter ends your day on a luxurious note by removing even waterproof makeup while simultaneously refreshing your complexion with a rich chamomile formula. It turns out you *don't* need to drain your savings to feel smooth as silk.

    Promising review: "I'm really happy with my purchase. Usually I use coconut oil as an inexpensive and natural makeup remover and this product does the same trick, but it's a lot less messy and a little goes a long way! I highly recommend if you are looking for a quick and easy makeup remover that won't strip away the natural oils in our face or make it too greasy!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    15. ChapStick Conditioning Lip Scrub makes your pucker as even as possible, therefore wishing flaky lips (and feathering lipstick) farewell. Not to mention its formula of maracuja and coconut oil, shea butter, and vitamin E will ensure its all ~smooth~ sailing from here.

    Promising review: "I love the sugar scrub on the lips. I put it on every night. It makes your lips super smooth. I wish I would have known about this product years ago." β€”jennifer wiseman

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in four formulas).

    16. Kiehl's Nightly Refining Micro-Peel Concentrate puts the pedal to the metal when it comes to revealing fresh, radiant skin. It accelerates surface skin cell turnover by using quinoa husk extract and phytic acid to gently exfoliate, even out rough skin tones, and naturally brighten your complexion. And all while you sleep β€” talk about a dream team.


    Promising review: "I had some pretty terrible acne scarring on my cheeks until I tried this! I’m so glad I picked this up. I'm a month in and my skin is soft, the spots are lighter, and my skin is more even! " β€”Kiehl's Customer

    Get it from Kiehl's for $60.

    17. Teena Clar-i-ty Face Wash streamlines your routine when treating breakouts thanks to its vegan formula of vitamin B5, rosehip oil, and hemp seed oil. It'll deep clean pores, improve clarity, and soften skin in one easy step. Not to mention, it's PINK?! Take. My. Money.,

    I suppose you can say it lets you see breakouts through rose-colored glasses. It also brings out a ~natural glow~, thanks to the salicylic acid.

    Promising review: "I love this product! I suffer from some bad acne and I’ve tried many high-brand products and none of them would work for me. When I found this I was so excited! In a week I had amazing results; my face was clearing up and I’ve never been so confident with my skin. I totally recommend β€” this is a great price and it does wonders!" β€”Kim

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    18. Bawdy x Sephora Collection Butt Sheet Mask isn't afraid to get *cheeky* β€” at least when it comes to hydrating, firming, and brightening your tuchas. The collection includes three formulas with different goals β€” but all of them will have you loving your new definition of self-care πŸ‘.

    Instagram: @bawdybeauty

    Shall we break down what each can do for your πŸ‘?

    β€” Flaunt It: It's formulated with mango, watermelon, and kiwi extracts to leave your tushy plump, dewy, and hydrated.

    β€” Love It: It combines two powerhouse vitamins (C and B3) to help brighten, revive, and firm.

    β€” Own It: It features mineral powerhouse ingredients to balance and the look and feel of your booty's skin.

    Promising review: "Alright, I was skeptical. Let's be real, most people probably skip putting lotion on their butt every day like they do the rest of their body (if they even do that every day). This is an excellent way to get such a soft bottom again, QUICK! The results are pretty much instant. The skin is softer and it does help with texture by bringing in some nourishment to your bum. I am confident that they give your butt the extra attention they deserve that they've been lacking." β€”EndofaneraADTR

    Get them from Sephora for $8 each (available in three formulas).

    19. Andalou Naturals Pumpkin Honey Glycolic Mask helps all of us enjoy a *treat yourself* moment that'll leave your skin brighter, smoother, and clearer. Its natural ingredients like aloe vera, pumpkin, and vitamin C are gentle enough for everyone β€” basically if you want a night in and glowing skin, you just found your new favorite mask.

    Promising review: "I've used the mask a couple times so far and I really do like it. I can mostly tell the next morning after using it, when my skin has a nice glow (which I haven't had in years due to acne and troubled skin). This product is really gentle!" β€”Jane Freeman

    Get it from Amazon for $8.87 (available in four formulas).

    20. Seoul Ceuticals Day Glow Serum nourishes all skin types with a powerful blend of hyaluronic acid and vitamin C. It'll take care of just about everything: reducing pores and breakouts, targeting discoloration, and making your overall complexion ~brighter~. I think this serum is already more productive than I'll ever be.,

    Promising review: "My dermatologist has had me on the nearly $200 Skinceuticals for a couple of years and I have bought it several times. I have tried to get off of it, but it does do something to my skin. So imagine when I find out about this product, Seoul Ceuticals? First I felt like a total chump β€” I can't believe I had paid so much in the past. Then I thought, it won't possibly work? Then I thought, hey, what do I have to lose? I've had it for about a week now and it is wonderful! I seriously think it might work better than the other product. My skin felt more smooth within just a couple of days." β€”M. B. Shaw

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    21. Peach & Lily Power Calm Hydrating Gel Cleanser combines soothing chamomile and camellia to both dissolve makeup and deep-cleanse skin β€” all while staying super, super gentle. Not to mention, it lathers into a soft foam to end your day on a satisfying note.

    Promising review: "I love this cleanser! It smells divine and it really cleanses my face after a long day of being in the sun. Which my job requires! It moisturizes my skin and leaves it hydrated, which is great cause I have super dry skin." β€”Kaylee T.

    Get it from Ulta for $28.

    22. MediHeal Ampule Masks come in a slew of formulas to target specific skin goals β€” they're quick, effective, and most importantly, cheap! We're talking tea tree oil (to clear acne), collagen (to lift and firm), an intensive hydrating formula (to deeply moisturize), and more. These + 15 minutes = happy, happy skin.,

    Promising review (for A.C. Dressing): "I rarely find sheet masks meant to treat acne. I was recommended these at a brick and mortar beauty store in Boston and repurchased them on Amazon. I don’t know what is so special about these but they absolutely help with my acne. Each mask has a little sticker-style image on the cheek. This has the added bonus of helping you figure out which side of the sheet mask is meant to touch your skin. Helpful!" β€”Author Sable Sylvan (Heather Davies)

    Get them from Amazon for $9.95+ each (available in 11 formulas).

    23. Teddie Organics Rose Water Facial Toner Spray lets you treat your acne on-the-go and tell redness and oily T-zones to take a hike. You just have to spritz. The best part: it has a heavenly 🌹rose scent 🌹.

    It'll also restore your skin's pH balance and fade redness. It's everything you want your toner to do, except now you can use it WHEREVER. Plus it's organic and suitable for sensitive skin!

    Promising review: "I have very acne-prone and sensitive skin that is pale with pink and red undertones. I break out very easily, and my skin is irritated even by the 'sensitive skin' brands and formulas. I have used EVERYTHING under the sun to aid in redness and sensitivity, and nothing has worked to calm flare-ups like this. I wake up and my skin is glowing and peachy pale, as opposed to red and blotchy. This rose water has not only improved my skin's redness and overall tone, but it has virtually eliminated any signs on acne. I use before I put on my redness moisturizer and before bed as a refresher. I also find myself spritzing at various times of the day, because the fragrance is so pleasant." β€”Kathy Pancake

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    See what won best toners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    24. Jivi Moisturizer enlists the help of exclusively all-natural ingredients to not only provide all-day hydration thanks to shea butter, cucumber peel, and aloe vera, but also protect you from the sun with SPF 12 mineral sunscreen. I guess this means we can call ourselves multitaskers now.,

    This bb is vegan and cruelty-free! AND it's non-greasy and lightweight so you don't have to worry about unwelcome breakouts.

    Promising review: "I’ve noticed a BIG improvement in my skin since I started using this product. My skin seems less oily, more evenly toned, less irritated and red, more calm, and less acne-prone. I’m not usually passionate about all-natural things, but this product is making me re-think that. Maybe it’s about time I started using more natural products like this to improve my skin. I really like this stuff and it has improved my skin a lot. I will be ordering it again." β€”Janell

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in two formulas).

    25. Nature Republic Forest Garden Cleansing Oil brings you all the benefits of (usually expensive) double oil cleansing even if you use this alone. Its combo of jojoba oil and chamomile extract remove makeup, soothe breakouts, and refresh your complexion without the need for investing in any other face wash.

    Nature Republic

    It also serves as an anti-inflammatory aka what will reduce those pesky breakouts.

    Promising review: "I really cannot say enough good things about this product! I went from dry, flaky skin to supple and soft skin and am so happy with the results! This is hands-down THE best face wash I have ever used. I wish I would have known about it way before now. I use two pumps and that seems to be plenty to really cover my face and remove my makeup. I'm so, so happy with this purchase and will definitely be buying again!" β€”NiftyNest

    Get it from Amazon for $12+ (available in three formulas).

    Want to learn more about the benefits of oil cleansing? Check out "I Tried A Korean Skin Care Routine For A Month And This Is What Happened".

    26. QTBT Daily Routine Morning Face Mask Sheets squeeze in time for some ~self-care~ whenever your mornings are hurried β€” so, always. They streamline traditional masking into a three-minute cellulose formula so you can still hydrate, tone, and calm your complexion before running out the door.


    Promising review: "I love this product! It gives you all the benefits of a mask but you don't have to leave it on for a long time. You can easily put it on and moisturize your skin and by the time you are done, you take the mask off and move on to the next step in your beauty/makeup regimen. I definitely recommend and will be trying the snail one, as well." β€”One Freckled Face

    Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $29.95 (also available in snail and honey).

    27. TreeActiv Cystic Acne Spot Treatment shaves the time it usually takes for cystic pimples to heal in half. Its main ingredient, bentonite clay, draws out toxins, fights swelling, and calms irritated skin like a CHAMP so the days of waiting an eternity are over.

    It also has pink grapefruit essential oil (to reduce inflammation), witch hazel (to clear excess sebum and balance oil production), peppermint and spearmint water (reduce scarring), tea tree water and essential oil (to moisturize and tone), and aloe vera (to promote vitamin E and C and help your skin recover). SO YEAH, IT DOES A LOT.

    Promising review: "OH MY GOSH. I have struggled with cystic acne on my chin and chest since I was 12 (over half of my life). I have tried everything short of Accutane. I tried this about a month before a wedding I was supposed to be in, and my chin and chest were completely clear in two weeks! I have only had one cystic pimple come up in the month I’ve used this, and it lasted half as long! I cannot tell you how happy I am. One tiny container has lasted me over a month (which is impressive seeing as I used it to cover large portions)." β€”Kay

    Get it from Amazon for $23.70.

    To learn more about this, check out "Hundreds Of People Swear By This Spot Treatment For Cystic Acne".

    28. Origins Clear Improvement Pore-Clearing Moisturizer makes acne-treating routines one step easier by combining salicylic acid and bamboo charcoal (to clear breakouts) with an oil-free moisturizer. Aka you can show pimples AND dry skin the door at the same time.

    Promising review: "First and foremost...WOW. I have very combination skin and I’ve never been able to find a moisturizer that hydrates my skin, while making it look matte and clean in the process. This bad boy DID THAT! Not only is the feel of this moisturizer night, but it works overnight. It’s only been a couple of days since I first used it and my texture is gone! It’s also helped a lot of my acne go away. 10/10 recommend this product." β€”GlamourLeonor

    Get it from Sephora for $34.

    29. Pacifica Beauty Super Flower Rapid Response Face Oil is loaded with rose and blue tansy oils, vitamins A and C, and fatty acids to not only soothe irritated skin and reduce redness, but also make sure your complexion never *wilts*. You know what else won't? Your bank account.

    Promising review: "This is the second time I've bought this product. I love the blue tansy. I seriously wish I could bathe in this. My dry skin absorbs the oil, it plumps my skin, fills in fine lines, and makes my skin soft. They need to sell a body oil version of this!" β€”Gre

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    30. Aveeno Eczema Therapy Daily Moisturizing Cream soothes dry, itchy, and irritated skin with nothing more than oat, soy, kiwi, and blackberry extracts. A few swipes of this > expensive sessions of trial-and-error.

    Not to mention 1,227 five-star reviewers already swear by this for treating eczema!

    Promising review: "I'm absolutely amazed at this stuff. I had a terrible allergic reaction and broke out with eczema all over my face (I have suffered with it for years, just never on my face). My eyes were completely swollen shut and red, and my face was peeling, in pain, inflamed, and DRY, DRY, DRY. I tried everything, and I mean everything. I ordered this and nearly instantly felt and saw results. These two pictures (above) are LESS THAN 24 HOURS APART. I've been using it now for three days and my face is 100% back to normal. I really like that this product is a cream versus a lotion, I feel like it helps soak in better and KEEPS the skin hydrated. I 100% recommend." β€”Kelsey Coultrip

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    31. Tony Moly The Chok Chok Green Tea Watery Cream boosts your skin with a dose of antioxidants and naturally fermented green tea. It's designed to help your skin retain moisture without feeling heavy or sticky, meaning it's gentle enough for all skin types. Reviewers with oily AND dry skin swear this makes their faces feel smoother and softer!

    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised by this. It's wonderful. My skin feels so soft and hydrated. I am usually particular about moisturizers and I am not easily pleased, but the minute I tried this I loved it. This is worth the money and I will keep this in my facial regimen. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE. It's worth every penny." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    32. Mizon Collagen Power Firming Eye Cream boasts a whopping combo of collagen, raspberry extract, oil and argan oil, shea butter, hyaluronic acid, and MORE to fade fine lines and deeply nourish your under-eyes. This just may become the most soothing part of your routine β€” with results that DELIVER.

    Promising review: "Holy smokes. I couldn't believe my eyes when I looked at my under-eye bags/dark circles after applying this. I went around showing everyone in my family. I cannot rave enough about how wonderful this product is. It goes on smooth, feels very cool under the eye, and it isn't heavy at all. It evaporates really well on the skin and doesn't leave any greasy or sticky residue. This outdoes even some of the $50-$80 eye creams I have tried before. This is now my everyday eye cream. I'm done trying out new products." β€”Jolie Colin

    Get it from for $6.98+ (available in two sizes).

    33. Ohii Before + After Vitamin C Mask needs only ~five minutes~ to leave your skin dewy and radiant, courtesy of cucumber and rosehip oil, plus a healthy dose of vitamin 🍊. Consider it the most productive part of your morning if you like minimal effort on your end + brighter, plumper skin.

    Promising review: "First impressions: no noticeable fragrance, clear smooth consistency, easy to use, and warms skin on contact, so do a patch test. I love this mask! It really does have instant results! I put it on right after my shower. Ten minutes later, my face looked glowy, plump, and bright. Will continue use!" β€”jette

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24.

    34. PleasingCare Natural Bamboo Charcoal Oil Absorbing Tissues confront midday shiny T-zones head on by absorbing excess oil, controlling shine, AND soothing irritated complexions with bamboo charcoal. Blotting has never been so satisfying.

    They're even all-natural! They're made from 100% natural linen fibers with organic bamboo charcoal to keep you nice and fresh all day.

    Promising review: "I've had oily skin my whole life and have used countless types of oils blotting sheets because they're life savers. THESE ARE AMAZING. They're a great deal, big sheets, and they pull out one at a time so easily. I'll never go back to other brands. Give these a try β€” they're completely worth it. They work well and are easy to use. I have no negative things to say at all." β€”Kelsey

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $6.60.

    35. Cosrx Ultimate Moisturizing Honey Overnight Mask proves multitasking is possible even when you're sleeping β€” or at least when something else is doing all the work. Its formula of natural beeswax and propolis extract work together to soothe irritated skin and reduce redness. Get used to mornings of hydrated, refreshed complexions.


    Promising review: "Wow. I honestly have no words. I have normal to dry skin and don't have acne problems, but I do have a lot of redness around my cheeks and nose. GET THIS! It's so true when they say a little goes a long way β€” I use a pea-sized amount for my whole face and it does the job. This changed my skin in just a few days!!!!! Not only did it calm (and almost got rid) of my redness on my cheeks, but I also feel like my pores have gotten smaller or less noticeable. Also, this is PERFECT for that boost of hydration. When I wake up my skin is glowing and healthy. I even had a pimple growing around my forehead along with small little bumps in between my eyebrows, but when I woke up, they were nonexistent. I am so in love with this stuff and I seriously recommend this." β€”Suga's wife

    Get it from Amazon for $11.88.

    36. Alba Botanica Maximum Strength Deep Clean Astringent combines the power of 2% salicylic acid, witch hazel, and willow bark solution to effectively treat those annoying active breakouts quickly and easily. Any last words, pimples? Too late.

    Promising review: "This stuff is an absolute life-saver. I have extremely sensitive skin and this stuff gets rid of spots without breaking me out further. It also feels really good on the skin. It's a little tingly, but in a good way. I don't go anywhere without this stuff, it is the best!!" β€”Piper Foulon

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    37. Tend Skin Care Solution nixes ingrown hairs and razor bumps ~in the bud~. When applied before waxing or shaving, it drastically reduces redness, irritation, and bumps β€” even in the bikini area!

    Reviewers say you can also use this after shaving!

    Promising review: "This stuff is AMAZING. You would never believe it, but it works wonders. One of the worst parts of summer for me is razor burn and chafing/irritation, particularly at the beach when the hair follicles on my legs dry up from the saltwater. This stuff prevents ALL of that. No bumps, no pain, nothing. The best part? It doesn't matter when you put it on. Before you shave, after you shave, even when you're not shaving, going to the beach, getting back from the beach, etc. It just always works." β€”Claire

    Get it from Amazon for $13.29+ (available in two sizes).

    To learn more, check out "This Magical Product Will End Ingrown Hairs And Razor Bumps For Good".

    38. Inkey List Caffeine Eye Cream sends puffy, dark under-eyes a super strong ~wake-up call~ . It's hydrating, lightweight, and will definitely erase any evidence of reading GoT theories at 1 a.m. It even creates a smooth canvas for makeup!

    Plus! It helps to promote collagen production (which brightens and smooths your under-eyes).

    Promising review: "This is such a beautiful product. Most eye creams make my eyes water, but this didn’t and I saw a definite improvement in my very dark circles β€” amazing for hiding a lack of sleep!" β€”AmyLDN2LOU

    Get it from Sephora for $9.99.

    When you finally watch your skin get the ✨glow-up✨ it deserves:


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