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    If Your Beauty Routine Could Use A Fall Update, You'll Def Want To Try These 29 Products

    A pumpkin spice eyeshadow palette, cult-favorite primer, and more beauty goods you won't want to ~leaf~ in your cart.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. 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. L'Oreal Infallible foundation powder provides full coverage without clogging pores, leaves a matte finish, and stays in place for up to 24 hours — yes, even if your day consists of apple picking and dinner with friends. You'll definitely want to add this staple to your collection if you're done dealing with makeup that needs to be reapplied often. 

    reviewer showing skin with foundation
    reviewer showing skin with foundation on

    Promising review: "I’ve been applying the powder with a sponge, gives amazing coverage. Covers up blemishes / scarring pretty well; the photos are only the powder (editor's note: See photos above). I really did not notice much transfer to my mask with this powder. Lasted during the day and didn’t fade even when it was hot. Overall affordable powder option, one I can just throw on and go. Pretty satisfied overall. 😊" —Gabby

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97 (available in 20 shades).

    2. Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Salicylic Acid Exfoliant takes care of pesky blackheads and simultaneously helps smooth your face. Packed with 2% BHA (Beta hydroxy acid), it sloughs away dead skin cells and unclogs pores. Apply it after you cleanse and tone your face for a clearer complexion.

    b&a of reviewer's forehead with uneven tone and dark spots (left) and same forehead with a more glowy look (right)
    b&a of side of reviewer's nose with red spots (left) and same nose with less red spots (right)

    In addition to receiving a 4.6-star rating, this exfoliant is under $15 and also a top skincare pick on TikTok

    Promising review: "I had seen several reviews on TikTok about this product and I decided to try it for myself and see how good it was as they said. I had pores and pimples around my cheeks, I've tried different products but none worked as good as this one. Every night before going to bed, I apply it to my face along with a moisturizer

    And wow, I am not kidding, the next day you can already see how the redness is fading away and any recent pimples start to get smaller, as well as my pores on my cheek area! I had not seen a difference that fast with other popular products, but this one did. I highly recommend, it really does improves your skin and it looks more healthy and glowing. In my opinion 10/10 :)" —Mariel Garza

    Get it from Amazon for $13+ (available in two sizes).

    3. Freck Beauty Lashrocket Liner does double duty by giving you a cool cat-eye look and conditioning lashes with lash-enhancing peptides. Reviewers say this makeup essential is highly pigmented and easy to apply, thanks to its precise brush tip! BRB, adding this to my cart before the first day of fall...

    BuzzFeed editor holds up eyeliner tube while wearing it with a cateye
    same editor shows a better angle of the applied liner
    Amanda Davis / BuzzFeed

    Freck Beauty is a woman-owned business based in Los Angeles that sells makeup and skincare goods. 

    BuzzFeed editor Amanda Davis swears by this beauty staple and said: "This liner has easily become an essential for me (seriously, I've never switched a makeup product so fast). I wear eyeliner pretty often, so having one that gives me an awesome benefit like LENGTHENING MY LASHES? I'm sold. I've even noticed my lashes become a little fuller after using it for about a month. The formula is pigmented and very long-lasting. Now I'm just waiting for more colors at this point. 🤷🏾‍♀️"

    Promising review: "I have been loving this eyeliner! It’s jet black and highly pigmented. I also really like the precise brush tip because it makes it easier to create the wing. It is really comfortable on the eyes. Overall, this eyeliner is great!" —Freck Beauty Customer

    Get it straight from Freck Beauty or Sephora for $24.

    4. This collagen-coating hair treatment helps repair dry and damaged strands that have undergone lots of coloring and hot tool sessions. Shampoo your hair, squirt a small amount into your hands and work through sections, and rinse it out after 5–20 minutes to make your do softer and shinier all autumn long. 

    Before and after of BuzzFeed reviewer who used the product, showing it reduced their hair's frizziness and added shine and softness
    The cute packaging
    Bek O'Connell / BuzzFeed, Bek O'Connell/BuzzFeed

    Former BuzzFeed editor Bek O'Connell has this hair treatment and adores it! Read more details in her full Elizavecca CER-100 Collagen Coating Hair Protein Treatment review (it's #1).

    Promising review: "My hair used to be really soft, and then I discovered hot tools and hair dye. While my hair looks good I really missed the soft texture. This works so well. There are no instructions on the box but I washed my hair with my usual shampoo, towel-dried it, worked about two quarter-size dollops through my hair, let it sit for 20 minutes, and then rinsed out. I went to bed with wet hair which usually results in my hair being kind of tangled and rough looking but I woke up and my hair was as soft and silky as it was before I started coloring it. I'm totally in love with this product, I have long, fine hair but this doesn't leave it greasy or weigh it down. I'll definitely buy again." —Ellie

    Get it from Amazon for $7.84.

    5. First Aid Beauty KP Bump Eraser Body Scrub clears out pores and sloughs away dead skin from rough bumps. This formula is vegan, made with lactic acid and glycolic acid for gentle exfoliation, and will be great to use in the shower for smoother arms and legs. 

    Promising review: "My forearms have always been rough and red. I used this for the first time tonight, just my hand rubbing it over my arms in the shower. I asked my teenage daughter to touch my arms and she asked me if I shaved them. That's how smooth they are. I highly recommend for the fact that it made my arms smooth for the first time in like 30 years." —Kindle Customer

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

    6. Or this Korean exfoliating mitt gets to work on stubborn dead skin that other scrubs couldn't handle. Rub it on your arms, shoulders, and legs, and you'll be amazed to see all those lil' flakes *poof* come off. Yes to smoother skin without an expensive spa trip!

    a reviewer photo of the mitt covered in dead skin
    a reviewers leg covered in rolls of dead skin

    Promising review: "Right out of the box I could tell these mitts were going to be exactly what I needed. Excellent quality and easy to use! I’ve tried them twice already and my skin is now incredibly smooth! After I scrubbed my arm, I looked at the mitt and saw it was covered with dead skin cells. I’ll be buying more of these as gifts for girlfriends (in a fun spa gift basket)!" —Danielle Gill

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    7. This eyebrow tint fills in brow hairs that may have lightened up over the summer, so you can avoid booking a salon appointment when fall starts. It provides a gel pigment that'll stay on for up to three days (!!!), which means no smudging and flaking to worry about.

    Progression photo of reviewer before, during, and after application showing it looks natural and darkened their brows while adding fullness and shape
    Reviewer with darker skin showing the application process and how it made their barely visible brows look defined

    Promising review: "I'm so glad someone came up with an affordable product for people like me that have a very thin line for eyebrows due to YEARS of pulling them out. I can't afford microblading, so this product adds a brow to where I have NONE and darkens the fine line I have. I just wash my face around my brow area and it will last for at least 48 hrs (some times longer) for me. I'm sure it does better for someone that actually has brows and just needs areas to be darker and fuller. I love it." —Robin Thomas

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97+ (available in four shades).

    8. L'Oréal Voluminous Primer Mascara turns up the drama without pricey extensions or stubborn falsies. It contains fibers that help lengthen lashes and goes on white, so you can seamlessly apply mascara right after. 

    BuzzFeed Staff Writer Allison Faccenda shows the results after using L'Oreal Primer with mascara
    BuzzFeed Staff Writer applies L'Oreal Voluminous Primer before applying mascara
    Allison Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed Shopping writer Ali Faccenda loves this mascara and said: "Over the years I've noticed my lashes falling out, and they're not as voluminous and long as they once were (*cries*). This mascara primer has changed all of that. I use it in tandem with the Thrive Causemetics mascara for a dynamic duo that hasn't failed me yet. The primer base adds a noticeable amount of fibers to thicken my thin lashes, which gives me a full-lash look." Read more of her L'Oréal Voluminous Primer Mascara review (it's #10).

    Promising review: "I always found when taking off my mascara my lashes are hard, and the mascara flakes off when I take it off using makeup remover wipes. However, ever since I started using primer, I no longer had this problem. This primer is easy to apply; it's very soft and it's a white color, which I like because you actually can see where on your lashes an extension is happening. This primer also makes my lashes longer, and prevents them from clumping. HIGHLY RECOMMEND." —the queen

    Get it from Amazon for $8.35+ (also available in a two-pack). 

    9. And this top-rated Essence mascara adds major volume to your lashes and lifts them up. If you really want to skip using an eyelash curler, apply this buildable formula to your lashes, give them some length, and be DONE with makeup in minutes. 

    buzzfeed editor's eyes before and after using the mascara
    close-up of a reviewer wearing the mascara with more defined lashes on left eye compared to their right eye that doesn't have any mascara
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed, www.amazon.com

    BuzzFeed Shopping editor Kayla Boyd swears by this mascara and said: "As someone who isn't a big fan of false lashes (the glue irritates my eyes, and I'm terrible at applying them) this budget-friendly holy grail does the trick for both lengthening and volumizing my lashes. It uses a conic shape fiber brush to help the mascara apply evenly without getting too clumpy. Plus, it's cruelty-free!" Peep more deets in her full Essence Lash Princess mascara review.

    Promising review: "Amazing volume and length and for a fantastic price. I highly recommend it if you want eyelashes that look like you could be wearing fake ones! Good staying power as well." —Melissa

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    10. La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 Balm comes to the rescue if your skin is dry and irritated from cold weather. This multipurpose balm can be used on your face, hands, and body for a major moisture boost, and it doesn't feel sticky when you put it on. Plus, it's formulated for all skin types!

    Promising review: "This product is amazing! I have very dry, sensitive, and eczema-prone skin, and after reading about this product, I decided to try it. My hands have been horribly dry, cracked, and even bleeding lately, due to cold weather, eczema, and a lot of hand sanitizer and washing. I've used this product for two days and my hands are already soft and smooth, and are nearly healed. I have also tried it on dry spots on my face with no issue. I've already added this product to my Subscribe & Save for next month. I'm hooked." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    11. Garnier Intensely Smooth Leave-In Conditioning Cream moisturizes strands *and* helps minimize breakage. This hydrating formula goes deep into dry hair follicles and nourishes them with argan oil. The result? Less frizz, a smoother texture, and better ends before it's time for your next haircut. 

    reviewer with same hair labeled
    reviewer with curled hair labeled

    This formula, which is designed for curly, wavy, and straight hair types, can be used up to three times per week.

    Promising review: "I love this leave-in conditioner for several reasons beside the fact that it works. I have an oily scalp, so coating it in the shower with a product that is basically lotion for your hair is not a true 'clean' for me. I can keep the Sleek & Shine away from my scalp and still have plenty on my hair. The body and shine is great. I have long, fine silver hair and my hairstylist always comments on what great shape my ends are in even after a long time between cuts. A bottle lasts a long time and you can't beat the price. I highly recommend this product for all hair types." —Paula J

    Get it from Amazon for $2.97.

    12. Glossier's Cloud Paint adds a subtle glow to your cheeks, so you can still rock a dewy look post-summer. This gel-cream blush easily blends into your skin and is buildable for a customizable look. Your face will have a natural-looking flush, thanks to blurring pigments that smooth over pores and provide a hint of color.

    Model with dark pink blush cloud paint on their cheeks
    Tubes of all shades of pink, peach, and purple blushes on display
    Glossier

    Promising review: "Some of my all time fav blushes! They are highly pigmented and stay on well. So far I have Storm and Beam. Storm is amazing for fall or winter and beam is great for spring or summer. Definitely some of my favorite products from Glossier. Highly recommend, you won’t be disappointed!" —Felicia

    Get it from Glossier for $20 (available in eight shades).

    Read our full review of Glossier's Cloudpaint.

    13. This cult-favorite vitamin C serum targets multiple skincare concerns at the same time and is like a facial in a bottle. It'll help minimize hyperpigmentation, brighten dull areas, and soften skin. More than 70,000+ people on Amazon gave it a 5-star rating for its jaw-dropping results. 

    pic of a reviewer with dark skin showing the serum lightened the acne scars on their forehead and cheeks until they were basically gone
    pic of reviewer's face with some acne spots on forehead and chin (left) and same reviewer's face (right) with less acne spots after using the serum for a week

    Promising review: "This serum works wonders on my skin. I had slight hyperpigmentation on my face, and I do have acne scars; my skin looked dull and lacked moisture. After I applied this serum every day in the morning, my skin looks so much better than before. My pigmentation is reduced; my skin looks fresh and moisturized. I am very happy with my purchase, and I highly recommend this to buy." —Kavita

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    14. E.l.f. Poreless Putty Primer preps your face for makeup and smooths over pores at the same time. It has a velvet-like texture and grips onto concealer and foundation, so you don't have to do frequent touch-ups or deal with an uneven complexion. Another bonus? This beauty essential contains squalane that'll help hydrate your skin!

    reviewer wearing the primer under their makeup showing their flawless foundation application
    another reviewer wearing the primer under makeup

    Promising reviews: "Fantastic primer! I only need to apply a small amount of this to get smooth and pore-less looking skin. I spread on a very thin layer under my liquid foundation and notice a real difference in how long my makeup lasts as well as how smooth it looks. I am almost 40 years old with dry skin. This primer fills in any lines or texture creating the perfect canvas for the rest of my makeup. I have tried countless face primers of every price point and this is one of my favorites for sure." —MakeupMatters

    "My new favorite, it really blurs pores. Looks good under makeup or just to wear on top of moisturizer." —Sandra

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    15. This Pumpkin Spice: Second Slice palette features a mix of 18 sparkling hues for your eyes. Each autumnal shade has a creamy feel and goes on eyelids smoothly — you'll love adding gorgeous reds, oranges, and neutrals to your fall makeup routine!

    the pumpkin spice eyeshadow palette with red, yellow, orange, and other autumnal shades
    model wearing some shimmery orange eyeshadow from the same palette
    Too Faced

    Promising review: "For me, this is a must have for fall! The colors are so perfect for fall and I love the simple packaging. 10/10. Would buy again and again and again." —Jenna

    Get it from Too Faced or Sephora for $54.

    16. Briogeo Curl Charisma Leave-In Defining Crème moisturizes and softens 2a–4c hair. It's packed with avocado oil, rice amino acids, quinoa extract, and tomato fruit ferment extract that work together to reduce humidity and dryness. Your curls will be more bouncy and less frizzy after applying this hair care essential.

    model with more defined auburn bangs and waves after using the curl leave-in creme
    model with more defined dark brown curls after using the leave-in curl creme
    Briogeo

    Briogeo is a Black-owned, woman-owned business known for their haircare products that are free from SLS/SLES sulfates, silicones, parabens, phthalates, synthetic color, and DEA. If you're looking for nourishing shampoo, conditioners, and curl-friendly treatments, you'll find so many goods that'll be a big help for hair styling.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love Briogeo Curl Charisma Rice Amino + Avocado Leave-in Defining Creme. I have very frizzy, wavy hair and it's super difficult to find products that work, but this product is amazing. It smoothes my frizz and defines my waves, love it!" —Briogeo Customer

    Get it from Briogeo or Amazon for $24. 

    17. And this TikTok-famous Denman Hair Brush detangles and defines curls that are dry or wet. It has rows of sculpted nylon pins that'll work through knots and shape ringlets, leaving you with softer and smoother strands. 

    on left, reviewer with curls that are not defined. On right, same reviewer with defined and untangled curls
    the pink and black detangling brush with sculpted bristles

    Here's how to use the brush: Brush it through wet hair in an outward motion, and twist it to shape curls. You can also use it while blow-drying your hair to make the styling process a little easier.

    Check it out on TikTok here.

    Promising review: "This is the most amazing brush I’ve ever owned. I have thick curly hair, and I feel like it’s able to reach and detangle everything. My daughter has 4c hair; this works really well on her hair and detangles easily. I also really love that this brush can be taken apart and cleaned because my brushes fill with hair really fast, and in all honesty, it was always easier to just get a new brush than sit there trying to clean them. I highly recommend this brush, especially if you have thick and/or curly hair." —ABC

    Get it from Amazon for $17.53.

    18. This box of hydrating face masks helps tighten your pores, clear minor breakouts, *and* combat dryness. Don't be alarmed if you start to look like a zombie when you put it on, it's just the mask getting to work on your skin! Once you take it off, your face will feel brighter and more moisturized.

    reviewer's before and after pic of skin while wearing the face mask
    on right, another reviewer showing face with dark circles and dull skin and then face with brighter appearance after using the same face masks

    Promising review: "I was absolutely amazed after using this mask! It made my skin so soft! My pores were barely there, this mask tightened my skin and left it baby smooth! This was only after one use! My makeup went on beautifully and lasted longer. After several uses I can say the tightening effect has really left my skin firmer. The mask made my skin feel slightly itchy as it tightened. However, it did subside and it didn’t irritate my face. I am loving how soft my skin is. And yes it is still making my pores look none existent! Love it, would highly recommend. 💕💕" —Sarah

    Get an 8-pack from Amazon for $17.70.

    19. Peripera Ink Velvet Lip Tint creates matte-rich lips that'll last, even if your busy schedule involves a PSL run, leaf peeping, and a costume party. A pigment-rich formula and a smooth, velvet-like finish will give your lips a soft pop of color that screams, "I got my makeup professionally done." 

    reviewer holds pink bottle of the Velvet Lip Tint while wearing it on lips
    another reviewer wearing the same lip tint in a light pink shade

    Promising review: "I got this to replace my old matte balm that I got LITERALLY years ago (I know, I know, should have replaced sooner) and I'm already in love with it. It's light to wear, and my lips actually breathe. It doesn't get clumpy during long wear either and actually lasted through dinner last night. Highly recommend this one!" —C. Bentley

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90 (available in 23 colors).

    20. This pumpkin spice whipped body butter feels like a sweet treat for your skin — it contains shea butter that helps soften dry areas and smells like a delicious fall dessert. You may end up ditching your go-to lotion for this one when the seasons change. 🎃

    manicured hand holds jar of the pumpkin spice whipped body butter
    Glo by Jade Body Butter / Etsy

    Glo by Jade Body Butter is a small business specializing in skincare goods, including body butters and moisturizers. 

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this pumpkin spice body butter and I use it every day. I love the shimmery element, and I love how it feels on my skin." —Etsy Customer

    Get it from Glo by Jade Body Butter on Etsy for