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    36 Beauty Products That Are Incredibly Beautiful *And* Work Well

    There are tweezers in this list that are so pretty I'd put them on my Instagram feed.

    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 cult-favorite mascara in a regal gold tube you'll make excuses to pull out of your bag in public so you can show off its beauty.

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    Promising review: I absolutely LOVE this mascara. I have very sensitive eyes and am highly devoted to my trusted brands. When a friend suggested this mascara I was curious, as she loved it. For the price point and how good it looked on her eyes, I thought 'why not.' Holy moley. I'm in love. It makes my lashes longer, — looks like I'm natural but better — and has a thinner formula so it looks like I have a billion gorgeous lashes, and looks the same all day long. I cannot recommend this enough. It doesn't rub during the day and give me that black eye look. It's wonderful. Must buy. —Katherine Ochsman

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    2. An LED lighted compact mirror you can pop out of your bag to glamorously powder your nose or fix your lipstick.


    Promising review: "I bought just the compact mirror. So many features in such a convenient size. There are two 2.5” diameter mirrors (regular and 3X magnifying), a circular LED light, an on/off switch (with dimmer function), and a USB charging port with cord. The light works for 15 days after a 2-hour charge. In use, the mirror is clear and the lighting is perfect for applying makeup or doing touch-up, you can even close it when lit and use it as a purse or nighttime flashlight." —Steve Brock

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

    3. An exfoliating body scrub and body wash to leave your skin silky, smooth, and refreshed with floral packaging that'll transform your tub into a garden escape.

    lovebeautyandplanet / Via, Amazon

    I'm a sucker for anything made by Love, Beauty and Planet, so you can imagine how thrilled I was to try out this body scrub in my shower. This product is infused with organic coconut oil and Bulgarian roses. It smells AMAZING and leaves my body feeling like velvet — definitely a luxurious add-on for any shower experience. Then I'll top off the whole experience by covering myself in the equally-lovely lotion. Can't beat it!

    Get them from Amazon for $14.25.

    4. Kesha's circular eyeshadow palette complete with an embossed moon and a fabulous lil' tassel you might just mistake for a clutch instead of makeup.

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    I personally have this palette and it is SO pretty I almost didn't want to touch it. However, they eyeshadows blend beautifully (Tik Tok is my fave, naturally) and will be suitable for a variety of occasions. Way to go, Kesha!

    Get it from Hipdot or Forever 21 for $36.

    5. Lipstick by Barbie and PÜR that is so beautiful you won't believe it exists for simple commoners like you and me. Luckily for us — it does!

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    I recently tested out this lipstick spur of the moment before a night out. While the box it came in was cute (I mean, this is Barbie we're talking about) I was STUNNED when I took at the tube and saw it was literally what glitter dreams are made of. You should've seen my continued surprise when I discovered the lipstick itself was coated in shimmering glitter as well. Aside from being the most aesthetically pleasing beauty product I've ever seen, it also stayed on really well for my entire night despite not having a lip liner at my disposal and eating a slice of pizza.

    Get it from Amazon for $18 (available in three shades).

    6. A reusable pop-on manicure set featuring a stylish tortoise shell design so you can have a fresh set of nails without spending hours at an overpriced salon.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I have the kind of nails that gel manicures peel off of, so these are really nice because I can apply them and keep them on for a few days and then take them off when I feel like it. They don’t last super long, but for me, that’s a good thing." —sewall

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $16.

    7. Gold under-eye collagen masks to wear while prepping your morning coffee to de-puff after you "accidentally" stayed up all night bingeing Love Is Blind on Netflix.


    Promising review: "These eye masks are absolutely amazing! I have hereditary dark circles under my eyes, as well as slight bags from being a mother of four. Eye creams do absolutely nothing for me, and I gave these a try just on a whim, not really expecting much. But they really work! The results aren't permanent, but I put these on for about an hour in the evening while I relax and watch TV, and my under-eyes are much lighter and less puffy. I absolutely love these eye masks, and I will never be without them again." —Kate Johnson

    Get a pack of 12 pairs from Amazon for $22.50.

    8. A bag of prosecco bath bombs that'll leave your tub water shining, shimmering, splendid.


    A little goes a long way with these over-the-top glitter bombs. If they're anything like the glitzy bath bombs I've used in the past, they are sure to leave your skin with a shimmer that will last for days (in a good way!).

    Get it from Firebox for $8.49.

    9. A stunning oil-infused lipstick from Yves Saint Laurent in a gorgeous golden tube you'll be so excited over, you may just want to leave it on display instead of using it.

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    Promising review: "This is the best lipstick I have ever worn. I have very dark, pigmented lips naturally, and they tend to be very dry/cracked, so I am really not a lipstick girl. But this lipstick is such a game changer. It is so smooth and feels more like a lip balm. Definitely worth the splurge!" —allybriegel

    Get it from Sephora for $38 (available in 19 shades).

    10. BuzzFeed x Birchbox's splurge-worthy box complete with items to take your beauty routine to the next level and a colorful box to stow all your faves inside.


    This specially curated box comes with $200 worth of beauty products including some of our favorites like a First Aid Beauty Arnica Relief & Rescue Mask and a GLAMGLOW® BUBBLESHEET™ Oxygenating Deep Cleanse Mask.

    Enter the code BUZZFEED at check out for $10 off! You're welcome ;)

    Get it from Birchbox for $62.

    11. A Winky Lux flower balm you'll find simply magical when it goes on clear, then blossoms into the perfect shade of pink as it combines with your natural pH level.

    Winky Lux

    My sister and I have this fun lil' lip balm, and we love it! The flower inside is as pretty as the shade of pink it creates. I like minimal makeup, so this product has been a slam dunk for me.

    Promising review: "The flower balm is my absolute favorite product from Winky Lux! It creates the perfect tinted lip and keeps them moisturized!" —Katie B.

    Get it from Winky Lux or Ulta for $16 (available in five flower colors).

    12. A dazzling set of unicorn-inspired makeup brushes that'll leave you feeling like a mystical beauty every morning.


    Promising review: "Honestly, it took me a week and a half to use these because THEY ARE SO BEAUTIFUL. I couldn't even bring myself to dirty them with makeup. But then I finally did. AND THEY ARE AMAZING. HEAVENLY. Seriously, they apply makeup so well, it is insane. I have never experienced a brush this nice before, and I own $100 brush sets. No joke. I expected these to be subpar, since they were so inexpensive. I literally bought them just because they are pretty. TURNS OUT THEY ARE THE NICEST BRUSHES EVER. " —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $7.99.

    13. Glossier's Cloud Paint, which will add a touch of color to your cheeks with a quick swipe of lotion-like formula. The packaging is reminiscent of a Pantone color cards adding an artsy chic element to your makeup bag!

    Glossier, Sarah Han / BuzzFeed

    My colleague Sarah Han (as well as MANY other BuzzFeeders) is a big fan of this product. This is what she had to say:

    "I wasn't a blush person until I met Cloud Paint. Any other attempts at wearing blush always looked super unnatural and accented redness on my face that would, as you might guess, populate in the cheek areas. It was always too much or too little, no in between. Little did I know I needed to say goodbye to powder blushes and let ~gel-cream~ blush into my life. The gel-cream formula just blends so seamlessly, like no other blush I've ever used, and it's a piece of cake to use. It doesn't make pores look more apparent and just gliiiiides over your skin for a dewy-looking flush. And if I have too many glasses of wine, I can blame any flush on the blush."

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in six shades).

    14. An eyelash curler from Tweezerman you can rely on for flawless lashes — and it's pink! Need I say more?


    Promising review: "I like this one. I'm picky about eyelash curlers and use one every day. This one gets the job done and isn't very punchy. It also came with several replacement pads." —Uva Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    15. A five-pack of colorful makeup sponges to help blend powders, concealer, or foundation (pick your poison) into a flawless matte finish. These also come with lil' stands to dry off in after being washed — s'chic.


    Promising review: "All of them are cute and equal. After I use it on my face, it is extremely soft. I think these are the best makeup sponges I've ever used. The sponge seems like an extension of your hand, making it very easy to work with. It has a smooth edge, and it works best to press foundation into your skin." —milly

    Get them from Amazon for $7.59.

    16. A FOREO LUNA mini 2 facial cleansing brush for every skin type — an excellent treat for anyone who is always on the hunt for the next addition to their skincare routine (ahem, YOU).

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    My fellow BuzzFeed editor Maitland Quitmeyer loves this thing. Here's what she had to say:

    "The acne scars on my cheeks from a series of breakouts are fading fast, and I get new acne very rarely — they're more like a pimple here and there occasionally when I have to fly somewhere (curse you, dry airplanes) or get stressed or.... who even knows why my skin freaks out sometimes. Never thought I'd ever put a no-makeup selfie on the internet, but that's how much I love this thing."

    Get it from Amazon for $119 (available in eight colors).

    17. A Billie razor subscription to add a lil' pop of color to your bathroom wall while also helping you get a silky smooth shave that'll have you telling everyone in your life "feel how soft my legs are!"

    Billie / Via, Billie

    Billie is a fantastic subscription service that let's you choose how often you need your razor refills then delivers them right to your doorstep. I recently tried my first Billie razor and, OMG, my legs have never been smoother. They seriously have a handle style for everyone — including their new "Glow" razor that, you guessed it, glows in the dark! My coworker Rachel Dunkel is also a BIG fan of Billie razors and their other products. Here's what she had to say:

    "For the last five years or so, I haven't cared that much about shaving. I'd let my legs and pits grow into a (beautiful!) forest, but whenever I craved a nice, smooth shave and picked up a razor from the drugstore, I'd end up disappointed. Even with more expensive razor brands, I'd still be prickly and end up regretting ever shaving in the first place. I have never, ever had that problem with Billie. Ever since trying their razors and shave cream, I've actually *wanted* to keep up with shaving. You get a ridiculously smooth result on the first go, even if your hair is super grown out. But most importantly, it STAYS that way for way longer than with other brands. With Billie, it actually feels worth the time and money to shave, something that I could never say about any other razor."

    Check out our full review on the Billie razor subscription here.

    Get it from Billie for $9+ (available in six colors).

    18. An electric toothbrush with a subscription-based brush head refill and stylish design options, so you'll never have (or want) to remember to buy another toothbrush or brush head again. Now THAT is something to smile about. / Via quip, / Via quip

    Do your boast about being a minimalist? Or maybe you just have ZERO counter space? Then the Quip might just be the toothbrush of your dreams. It has a three-month battery life, comes with a wall mount and travel case, and is super quiet during use. I own one myself and love how it encourages me to brush thoroughly.

    Promising review: "I truly love this toothbrush, feels great when done. Like the fact that it tells you when to move to the next quadrant. People in general do not take the two minutes to brush their teeth, much less concentrate on each quadrant and change the brush every three months. Anyway, I love it and will recommend it." —Maria S.

    Get it from Quip for $25+ (available in eight colors and a variety of subscription plans).

    Check out our full review of the Quip here.

    19. Turquoise tweezers to ensure your brow game is always ~on point~ and that you'll always be able to find them in your messy makeup drawer.


    Promising review: "Love love this set! I have been searching for decent tweezers for years!!! And I’ve purchased all the high-end brands only to constantly be disappointed. These are amazing!! Especially the pointed tip one! I have FINALLY, FINALLY found the tweezers I’ve been looking for! Not only that but they are beautifully designed in a pretty pretty case!" —Kristen I.

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $8.99.

    20. A high gloss from Kylie Cosmetics you can use to replicate your favorite of the young billionaire's Insta-looks while admiring her ever-stunning packaging.

    Kylie Cosmetics

    Even as a 27-year-old, I own more than my fair share of Kylie Cosmetics. I'm talkin' lip kits and palettes for DAYS. Why you ask? Because Kylie Jenner makes a damn good product. Her packaging is amongst my favorite across all beauty brands and I love that she continues to reinvent the bottles, brushes, and boxes!

    Promising review: "This is my favorite gloss! I buy several high-end brands and this high gloss takes the cake! It even has the scent of cake! I’ve put it on and it keeps my lips hydrated all day! It’s not sticky like other brands tend to be. This was my first Kylie Cosmetics purchase and I’m extremely satisfied. I’m over 40 and thought, 'Is this even going to look good on me?' The answer is YES." —Debbie

    Get it from Kylie Cosmetics for $16.

    21. A hair scalp massager that'll quickly become your favorite shower accessory. You can use it to exfoliate and deep clean your scalp while applying shampoo — it's a game-changer.


    I have one of these babies and it really is wonderful. Not only does it make me feel like I'm really getting in there while I'm washing my hair, but it also recreates that feeling you get when your hairdresser massages your head while washing it. Ugh, so good.

    Promising review: "Love this product! About five days before I received it I dyed my hair at home. As some of you may know who do the same, it’s difficult to get the hair dye out of your scalp. I scrubbed my hair for days with my fingers and it seemed like everything was gone because the water ran clear. When I received the product I was excited so I am immediately jumped in the shower to use it. To my surprise a ton of hair dye that was stuck on my head came off. Not only that, but my scalp feels breathable and clean. Definitely not greasy 24 hours later like regular shampooing would do for me. I would recommend this product." —Lisa Agro

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in three colors).

    22. Watermelon Pink Juice Oil-Free moisturizer you can count on to smell fantastic and leave your face feeling refreshed after the first application — it also doesn't hurt that the color of the lotion is ~pretty in pink~.


    I've been using this product for the last month and it has quickly become one of my favorites. It's a brightening and lightweight moisturizer that really works! I like to use it in the morning for a fresh start to my day. The pretty pink hue and glass bottle also just looks gorgeous on my counter — no complaints!

    Promising review: "Amazing! I haven’t been able to use a moisturizer for a couple of years without a breakout until I tried this. I had very dry, sensitive skin a few years ago, and then all of a sudden I had oily, acne-prone skin. I started using this because my skin was suffering without moisturizer and I was hopeful. It has not caused one breakout! It has helped heal the breakouts I had when I started using the product. This sits well under makeup, and causes no excess oil throughout the day." —Sephora Customer

    Get it from Sephora for $39.

    23. Colorful flexi-rod curlers to help you achieve your Shirley Temple hair goals while also bringing a whimsical, colorful touch to the experience., Amazon

    Promising review: "I only use 10 of them and get beautiful curls! Wow! Super easy to use. I have two sets of hot rollers and several curling irons and these rods do much better and it just takes a few minutes. I blow my hair almost dry and sometimes sleep on them, and they are not uncomfortable. Sometimes I just roll my hair for a few hours after misting with water from a spray bottle or hair setting lotion." —jabrnbsn

    Get a set of 47 from Amazon for $9.99.

    24. Bath & Bodyworks' Sleep foam bath infused with black chamomile to help you feel warm 'n' cozy while you unwind in the tub. I personally enjoy the astrological design on the bottle as well.

    Bath & Bodyworks, Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    A few years ago a friend gave me the "Stress Relief" body wash and foam bath as a gift and ever since I've been hooked on these products. Most recently I purchased the Sleep black chamomile version and I want to let the world know how much I love it!

    It was designed to calm the mind and body, as it is infused with chamomile oil and bergamot oil, and honestly just smells fantastic. I'm also very into healing crystals, astrology, and all that jazz, so the subtle depiction of stars and the moon on the label really drew me in. The body wash itself even has a mystical, potion-like look to it. It looks so cool on my bathroom counter that I already know I'll have to restock when I run out. I'll usually only add a single squeeze-worth of it into my running bath water and it foams up really nicely — but not too much so that you're being overwhelmed by bubbles. If you're in need of a new bubble bath or just want to upgrade your own *serenity situation* I'd definitely check this product out.

    Get it from Bath & Body Works for $13.50.

    25. A set of six pastel nail polishes and a top coat so you'll be more than prepared to create flawless spring manis.

    oliveandjune / Via, Olive & June

    I recently tried Olive and June's nail polish and was quite impressed. It went on very smoothly and didn't chip even after a week! I love how these colors will brighten up my nails for spring and summer (the mint is already calling my name!). This brand is also proudly 7-free, which means it doesn't contain harmful chemicals that most polishes do.

    Get it from Olive & June for $56.

    26. A shower cap with a tropical print that'll make you forget you're trying to save your two-day-old blowout because it's so darn cute.,

    Promising review: "This shower cap is adorable and gave me island vintage vibes! I felt so stylish that I forgot I was even wearing a shower cap lol. It kept all of my hair tucked away and I didn't have to worry about getting any wet so job well done!" —nicole graves

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in two styles).

    27. A bottle of Glossier's Solution – it'll gently remove dead skin via chemical exfoliation to rid your skin of pesky pimples. Before long you'll be taking ALL the selfies you want without giving it a second thought.


    This product includes a blend of three acid groups: Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), and Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA). It is also hypoallergenic, dermatologist-tested, paraben-free, and approve for all skin types. And check out our deep dive on Glossier's Solution here!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this! I've wanted to try it for the longest time after seeing what it did to a friend's acne. I've only been using it for a week, but I'm already blown away by the results. I use it at night and when I wake up in the morning my normally oily and red skin is smooth and even, and any pimples from the night before are just gone. I can't recommend this product enough this is a must-have!" —Katie

    Get it from Glossier for $24.

    28. A bar of soap infused with a crystal you'll find so enchanting whether you use it to zen out in the shower or keep on your desk for decor.

    Crystal Bar Soap, crystalbarsoap / Via

    I have a few of these beauties and cannot say enough good things about them. As someone who loves crystals and meditation, these soaps are simply breathtaking. I keep the This Too Shall Pass soap (complete with an rainbow moonstone crystal) at my desk because it's so gorgeous and have had my eye on "Moment of Gratitude" for my next addition.. Why NOT bring all the good vibes into your life, right?

    Get them from Crystal Bar Soap; both This Too Shall Pass (left) and Moment of Gratitude (right) for $14 (right).

    Check out the wide variety of crystal-infused soaps here!

    29. A jade facial roller and gua sha to bring an element of class to anyone's bathroom counter. They're said to alleviate headache pain and increase circulation in the face.

    Promising review: "This product is great! The first day I used it I could see a difference. My fine lines were definitely less noticeable, and the roller itself is so pretty." —R123

    Get them from Amazon for $18.93.

    30. A bottle of cuticle oil infused with real flowers — so pretty anyone who sets foot in your bathroom might just think it's for decoration only.

    Promising review: "Smells amazing and leaves my cuticles looking good and feeling good. I use this 2–3 times a week and have had great results. My nails look cleaner and I haven't had any skin peeling off around my nails. The flowers in the jar give it a very nice natural smell and a little goes a long way so this will last a long time. Will purchase again when I'm out." —Jackson Phillips

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in five styles).

    31. A Lily England detangling hairbrush you'll love because it has an ergonomic handle and gentle bristles that'll help battle your bed head each day. Oh — and it's just SUPER pretty.


    Promising review: "Listen I don't know who Lily England is, but that woman is a godsend! Being in the military also makes me plaster my hair to my head so trying to brush out my hair at the end of the day with all the product turns into another war in itself. For as long as I can remember, I have always used a normal brush. Oh my lawd, am I so thankful for this brush. The first time I used it, I decided to try after work. This thing literally told my hair that everything was going to be okay. I also used to make a rug on my floor with my hair, and I also could have made a scarf with the hair that was left on my regular brush after three days. Not this bad boy!!! Just buy it — it's shiny and nice to your hair, head, and floor." —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three styles).

    32. A rose gold body shimmer bundle from KKW Beauty that'll leave your body with a (waterproof!) shimmer you'll wish was permanent. It's also great for covering stuff like bruising and redness.

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    The kit comes with Skin Perfecting Body Shimmer and Loose Shimmer Powder and a brush to flawlessly apply it all.

    Promising review: "As with all the KKW products I own this one didn’t disappoint! The foundation is a perfect consistency not too heavy and not too sheer. The powder is a gorgeous shimmery rose gold and the brush is soft and plies with ease." —Renee J.

    Get it from KKW Beauty for $90.

    33. A set of three marble makeup bags you can use to store your fave products when you're on the go. They're super chic looking and waterproof, so no worries about cleaning them!


    Promising review: "Super cute and great for traveling. The material is easy to clean! I used one for sunglasses, one to hold hair products, and the other to hold my toothbrush and creams." —Jake I.

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99 (available in five styles).

    34. A Milani powder blush shaped like a rose to add some color to your cheeks and some floral fun to your makeup collection.

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    Promising review: "I felt it was time for me to find a new shade of blush and so I wanted one to go with the new berry colored lipstick I intend to wear primarily this winter. The Romantic Rose shade looked to me to have more depth than the other colors plus it was in a compatible color family. When I got home and tried it on I was pleasantly surprised. I find blush colors one of the hardest to select in terms of guessing how it will look on my own skin. It is the perfect shade and was easy to apply — looks great with the berry lipstick." —Sheila

    Get it from Ulta for $9.49 (available in four shades).

    35. A set of satin pillowcases that'll make you feel like royalty every night when you crawl into bed while also helping to keep your hair shiny and your face wrinkle-free.


    Promising review: "I was originally looking for silk pillow cases, but decided to give these a try because they were a better price. I am not disappointed! I have seen a noticeable difference in my hair in the mornings and overall they are so smooth and comfortable to sleep on. I’ve washed them several times and haven’t seen a difference in the quality. I would buy again." —Kate

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in standard, queen, and king sizing and 14 colors)

    36. And an eight-piece set of mini Drunk Elephant products that'll give you a chance to discover which is worth the full-size investment and create a rainbow of color in your medicine cabinet. What could be better?

    Drunk Elephant

    Promising review: "The Littles minis don't last 'a couple of times,' so don't bother even reading those reviews any further. These sets let you try the whole system for about a month. Then, you can figure out which ones you want to upsize as you go. The Beste cleanser was my first upsize, followed by Protini. I am still working through the rest. A great routine that really works for all skin types. The haters can just use something else." —elissamay

    Get it from JCPenney or Sephora for $90.

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