27 Skincare Essentials You'll Probably Want To Keep In Your Cabinet
Get a blemish-free, glowing, and hydrated complexion with these skincare savers.
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1. Differin's Adapalene Gel 0.1% Acne Treatment ~hits the spot~ for treating clogged pores and pesky blemishes. It helps prevent acne from making a return to your cheeks, chin, and forehead *and* halts breakouts in their tracks, thanks to its non-comedogenic formula.
3. Acure's Seriously Soothing Blue Tansy Night Oil calms your skin while you sleep (gasp). This light formula gets to work on redness, irritation, and breakouts without clogging your pores and smells heavenly (thank you, blue tansy and rose)!
4. CeraVe's Hydrating Face Wash hydrates and cleanses without stripping the protective skin barrier. If you're over other makeup removers drying or irritating your complexion, look no further: It gets the job done and keeps skin so smooth, thanks to three essential ceramides.
5. Pholk Beauty's Honeysuckle Rose Face Mist hydrates thirsty skin with botanical-based ingredients, so you can kick dry spots to the curb and get your complexion glowing again. Spritz it on whenever your face needs a moisturizing pick-me-up.
6. Ebanel's Acne Spot Treatment Drying Lotion lifts gross gunk out of blemishes, cysts, and zits and clarifies your complexion (buh-bye irritation)! Apply this soothing formula overnight and wake up in the morning with breakout-free skin.
7. FOREO's Luna Mini 2 elevates your daily skincare routine with a deep-clean that'll leave your face glowing and very clear. No more makeup residue, acne, or oily zones after using this tiny gadget, which uses gentle pulsations and movements to get the job done.
8. Thayers' Rose Petal Witch Hazel Facial Toner doubles up as a cleanser and toner that combats acne, inflammation, and redness. This skincare saver will leave your complexion looking radiant, moisturized, and blemish-free.
9. Bolden Skincare's SPF 30 Brightening Moisturizer acts as a shield against UV damage *and* gives your skin a gorgeous glow. When the sun's out and you're enjoying the great outdoors, you won't have to worry about dark spots and sunburns.
10. Elizavecca's Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask makes tackling stubborn blackheads fun. Reviewers love this foaming mask, which unclogs pores *and* foams up on your face at the same time.
11. Handmade Heroes' Vegan Coconut Lip Scrub gently exfoliates chapped lips with coconut and sugar and locks in moisture, so you can rock your favorite gloss or lipstick, sans flakes.
12. Ancient Greek Remedy's Moisturizer calms cystic acne, breakouts, and uneven patches while giving your complexion a major hydration boost. Clear and smooth skin is coming your way.
13. I Dew Care's Disco Kitten Illuminating Diamond Peel-Off Face Mask gives your complexion a major glow up with oat extract and exfoliating gem powder. Just paint the mask on, let it sit for 20 minutes, and gently peel it off for potentially brighter *and* clearer skin.
14. Versed Skincare's Vacation Eyes Brightening Eye Gel combats dark circles and gives your under eye skin a *glow-up,* thanks to vitamin C, ginseng root extract, and coffee seed extract. Just dab before applying moisturizer and you'll be good to go.
15. Admire My Skin's 2% Hydroquinone Dark Spot Corrector Remover combats dark spots and acts like a lightbulb for your skin by boosting brightness. Say hello to a clearer, smoother complexion after using this 2% hydroquinone, salicylic acid, and azelaic acid formula.
16. Glossier's Solution Exfoliating Skin Perfector sweeps away dead skin cells, so your face can be free from acne and redness. Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), and Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA) get to work on trouble zones and leave your skin feeling clean and fresh.
17. Black Girl Sunscreen with SPF 30 protects your face and bod from the sun and dries completely clear, so you won't have to worry about an annoying white cast. You can also layer it underneath makeup in case you need a lil' UV shield before heading outside.
18. Peter Thomas Roth's PRO Strength Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment fights skin discoloration, unevenness, and acne with niacinamide, tranexamic acid, and kojic acid. These ingredients will get to work on your face and leave you with buttery soft skin.
19. NOTO Botanics' Resurface Scrub feels like a mini spa treatment: Its packed with plant-based ingredients and glycolic acid to exfoliate dead skin and leave your face feeling so dang soft.
20. Tend Skin's Razor Bump Solution reduces the appearance of inflamed ingrown hairs that won't budge. Apply this solution before shaving or waxing, and your underarms will thank you.
21. Mighty Patch's Hydrocolloid Acne Pimple Patch Spot Treatment sucks gross puss out of whiteheads when you're catching up on ZZZs. This overnight treatment will shrink bad pimples and leave you with a clearer complexion in the morning.
22. Atahana's Jade Roller and Gua Sha set helps stimulate blood flow around your cheeks, chin, and forehead for super soft skin. Roll this baby around your face during your next self-care day and say goodbye to puffiness.
23. Botanicals Beauty's Green Tea Body Oil treats your skin with lavender-infused oil and matcha green tea after you take a chill shower. It'll feel so refreshing and add extra moisture to your skin, which may need some love after a long day.
24. These facial applicator brushes make applying skincare treatments a breeze. With soft bristles and a sturdy handle, you'll be *painting* masks and serums on your face like a pro without creating a mess.
25. Melaku Aromatherapy's Spiced Chai Bath Soak helps alleviate sore muscles and pampers your skin with pink Himalayan salt, cinnamon bark, and mineral-based ingredients. Your bathroom will smell heavenly *and* you'll feel super smooth after soaking for 20 minutes.
26. Yes To's Watermelon Light Hydration Super Fresh Jelly Mask boosts moisture and tones your complexion at the same time. This ~juicy~ skincare treatment will reduce dry spots, dullness, and irritation, thanks to its watermelon-based formula.
27. No7's Radiant Results Micellar Cleansing Water gently removes makeup and impurities from your cheeks, eyes, and lips without drying your skin. Have eyeshadow or concealer that won't budge? They're no match for this skin essential, which will get your face squeaky clean.
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