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    Updated on Jul 15, 2020. Posted on Jul 10, 2020

    34 Products Your Face Would Probably Thank You For

    From eyeshadow that'll make you look like a shooting star to pimple patches, there's something in here for everyone to enjoy.

    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 quick-drying liquid glitter eyeshadow that'll transform your standard makeup routine into one worthy of a Hollywood star. You're gonna look FABULOUS, darling!

    a model wearing shimmery gold eyeshadow
    elf Cosmetics

    Promising review: "I bought the shade Flirty Birdy about a month ago and have been getting compliments left and right! It's very easy to apply, but should not be blended with the fingers because it will diminish the glitter. Just blend it out with the applicator. Its actual package is a little smaller than expected but for $5 it's a steal." —Kristen78

    Get it from e.l.f. Cosmetics for $5 (available in eight colors).

    2. A rose hibiscus hydrating face mist for when you want a quick pick-me-up but you don't have time to douse yourself in an oil or cream.

    a bunch of pink spray bottles
    Herbivore Botanicals / Via

    This sweet-smelling product has a base of organic coconut water and is infused with hibiscus flower petals. Not only will it make you feel fancy, but it's also paraben-, sulfate-, alcohol-, and cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "Smells faintly of roses and hydrates beautifully. I travel with it everywhere. The mist nozzle delivers the right amount without drenching your face. Love this and will be ordering again." —Hana Hawley

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    3. A set of 16 Korean sheet masks, perfect for applying to your face then settling in to watch To All The Boys I Loved Before again.

    a spread of all the different face masks

    Promising review: "I'm 40 and our rough Chicago winters wreak havoc with my combination skin. I have used hundreds of masks from Target and Ulta. I never noticed a slightest difference. I bought this pack on an impulse. Omg! The Koreans sure know what works! I got these quickly and all 16 masks are different. The first night I used the herbal one. I read the ingredients and the mask smelled exactly like what it said it was. I could feel it working and when I took it off the effect was instant. My skin was literally flawless and not just for five minutes! It stayed tight and moisturized all day. I love these masks even though they're quite messy to apply. Ordered more. At this price and effect this'll product is a steal!" —PaulP

    Get a set of 16 from Amazon for $9.99.

    Read our full review on the Dermal Korea Collagen face masks.

    4. Olehenriksen's 3 Little Wonders kit, complete with a serum, a moisturizer, and a night gel that'll leave your skin looking so fresh you'll probs just wanna take selfies all weekend long.

    three different bottles of product

    The items in this kit are free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.

    Promising review: "I have been looking for a natural, cruelty-free facial regimen and Olehenriksen is highly reviewed. I decided to get this set and am happy I did. These products are great! My skin tone is more even, my skin is softer, my pores are less noticeable (especially on my nose and chin), and though I still occasionally break out, the acne heals sooo much faster than ever before. I think the serum is both healing and brightening, and the sheer transformation is more moisturizing than I first thought. I feel good putting these products on my face, and look forward to trying more of Ole's products." —cloggingprincess

    Get it from Sephora for $52 (originally $74).

    5. Thayers Alcohol-Free Witch Hazel Toner – it'll become a product you can't live without thanks to its ability to refine and calm even the most sensitive skin.

     buzzfeed editor holding up the bottle of witch hazel
    BuzzFeed / AnaMaria Glavan

    Promising review: "This stuff is freaking amazing!! I had a lot of redness and breakouts on my chin and a few on my forehead. It truly just cleared them all up. I don't have any breakouts as of now just my scars that i will be working on. I used this every night after cleansing my skin, use this then finish it off with the Mario Badescu Rose Facial Spray and it was perfection! I love this product!!!!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.21.

    Check out our full review of Thayer's Witch Hazel Toner and why a BuzzFeed writer (pictured above) is obsessed with it!

    6. A mini facial toning device that'll stimulate the surface areas of your face, leaving it super smooth and firm without having to make a sure-to-have-been pricey visit to a spa.

    a model holding the toning device up to their neck

    The set comes with the mini facial tonal device and a gel primer.

    Promising review: "If you follow the directions, you'll notice a change right away! And if you continue to use it 2–3 times a week you'll get terrific results that will continue to stay looking as though you've had professional work done! I'm an RN and if I didn't see anything, I certainly wouldn't be raving about it." —Irresistible64

    Get it from Sephora for $199.

    7. A mineral-based sunscreen with a matte tint so you can get some sun without the sunburn.

    someone squeezing the tinted lotion onto their wrist

    Promising review: "I am absolutely in love with this product. I tell everyone that this is my favorite beauty product. I am 20 years old and conscious about keeping my skin in good shape for as long as possible. As we all know, the sun is one of the most damaging aspects to the skin. Wearing a face sunscreen every day is so so important. I will never use anything but this product. It goes on perfectly. Your skin feels like butter with it on. I go in the sun pretty often and usually get burnt but haven't once with this product. Not only is the protection great but it's an all-natural product and isn't filled with toxins making it safe to use every day. I absolutely love this!!" —j torres

    Get it from Amazon for $36 (available scented or unscented).

    8. Or a hypoallergenic, paraben-free, gluten-free sunscreen that is available from SPF 15 to 70, so you'll rest easily knowing your skin is protected at all times.

    a model sitting in a sunshine filled car handing the lotion off to another model

    Promising review: "I love the smell of this lotion! Also it's a little bit thicker than most, which I prefer as it actually feels like I'm coated and protected with a nice layer of sunscreen versus the sunscreens out there that have the consistency of water almost. Also love that this brand is vegan and cruelty-free, and doesn't contain a ton of harmful ingredients. And as a Floridian I'm supporting a homegrown company when I use Sun Bum! A++" —KJN

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in three sizes and four SPF options).

    9. A brightening facial scrub that is nonylphenol ethoxylate– and propylparaben-free, so you can scrub away your day without worrying about harmful chemicals. You're welcome!

    Promising review: "Acure has now become my go-to brand. I love their values and the safe products they make. This scrub is my new favorite during shower time. The first time I used it I fell in love. You may look like a slightly funky sea monster when you put this on due to natural ingredients but holy cow my skin was so soft and smooth afterward. It was so gentle and the results were outstanding. A little goes a long way so use sparingly and enjoy the results! I also finish my routine with Acure's toner and night moisturizer." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in three varieties).

    10. An intensive hydration serum that'll have people saying "wow your skin looks amazing."

    a rectangular white bottle with light blue accents

    This product is formulated with pro-vitamin B5 and pineapple ceramide (FANCY!) and does not contain parabens, sulfates, or pthalates. It has Sephora's Clean badge of approval and the company is a supporter of the International Elephant Foundation. Need I say more?

    Get it from Amazon for $48 or Sephora for $48.

    11. Glossier Boy Brow, because you deserve to have nice eyebrows.


    My coworker AnaMaria Glavan is passionate about this product. Here's what she had to say:

    "Believe the hype: this magic bottle is proof that not all heroes wear capes. The creamy formula, which comes in blond, black, clear, and brown (which is what I used!), goes on smoothly and doesn’t require a lot of product to do the job. I used the wand to brush baby hairs in the beginning/middle of my brow upwards, and then brushed the longer, toddler-like hairs at the end of my eyebrows, sideways. And one coat was more than enough! Boy Brow does what exactly what the Glossier brand claims to do; it gives me a filled-in eyebrow that doesn’t look filled in. The finish looks natural, which is exactly what I wanted — my facial caterpillars have never looked better."

    Get it from Glossier for $16 (available in four shades).

    12. And a translucent powder that'll give your already flawless face a natural matte finish., Amazon

    They key ingredients in this neutralizing mattifier are lotus powder extract, coconut water, and Vitamin E. Sign me UP.

    Promising review: "This powder is great for setting my foundation. It smells mildly fruity and seems to work well. I have acne-prone skin and this product is natural, which is great for my face. I love how Pacifica’s products are vegan, cruelty-free, and without harsh ingredients." —Lily

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    13. A healing mask from Aztec Secret you'll want to buy again and again because it pulsates it while it works and prevents breakouts.

    to the left: the before photo of a buzzfeed editor with a lot of acne, to the left: the same person with clear skin
    BuzzFeed Boldly

    For best results, mix the clay with apple cider vinegar!

    Promising review: "I have been skeptical about this for MONTH. Seriously — for months. But it's 100% the real deal. A friend of mine tried it and said it had worked wonders for her, so I finally took the plunge and ordered it. The first time — FIRST TIME — I used this product, two pimples I had been battling for over a week were gone the next morning. Gone as in no longer anywhere to be found. My skin felt super smooth and had a glow. I've used it once a week since then and have noticed an absolute change in my pore size. I still have an occasional breakout, but nothing like before. I highly, HIGHLY recommend you get this. Your skin will thank you." —K. Wallace

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90.

    Learn about several BuzzFeeders who tried this mask (including the one pictured above) to see if it's right for you!

    14. A lip balm in a fancy tin, so your lips will feel pampered and moisturized at all times.

    a strawberry pink lip balm in a gold tin

    My sisters and I swear by these little tins! It tastes as good as it smells — so remember not to accidentally take a bite ;)

    Promising review: "It smells amazing, and the best part is that this isn't the kind of lip balm that makes you feel like you have to keep putting it on over and over and over. It makes my lips so soft and the delicate shine is perfection. I've been using it for years, and being a lip balm/gloss junkie, I can say with full confidence that it is the BEST." —Casey F.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.66.

    15. Lightweight concealer from RMS Beauty, a company that reports every cosmetic ingredient they use, perfect for covering up the bags that have developed under your eyes from hours of searching for beauty products.

    a small  all white container of the product

    RMS Beauty products are non-GMO, soy-free, gluten-free, and cruelty-free. I love them because they literally say "we have nothing to hide" on their site.

    Promising review: "Love love love it! This is the only makeup I will use, it is so good. It really conceals, including under eye shadows, but it never looks like makeup. Hard to explain but it just makes my skin look younger and covers well, but without the obvious makeup look. The color is perfect for me and it lasts all day. I've never had to reapply it." —missy

    Get it from Amazon for $34.06 (available in three colors).

    16. A 2-in-1 primer and mascara that'll give your lashes the lift you've been wanting.

    two spoolie brushes lying next to the white tube of the product

    Promising review: "The best non-irritating mascara on the market! I love this and this is my third tube. No smudging, lasts all day. Great ingredients! My lashes are long naturally, but need volume and this does the trick." —chicandgreen

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    17. A trio of items from Glossier that'll look *so* nice next to each other on your bathroom counter and help you achieve that glowy, dewy look you've been working on.

    a bottle of milky jelly cleanser, a squeeze tube of priming moisturizer, and a smaller squeeze tube of skin salve

    The set comes with Glossier's milk jelly cleanser, priming moisturizer, and balm dotcom salve.

    Promising review: "I started using this two weeks ago (I use it every other day) and it's helped my skin calm down SO much in such a short amount of time! My skin is combo but more on the drier side, and when it's super dry it tends to itch extremely bad, but this quickly helped with that and I haven't felt any irritation since using it! It leaves my skin very soft and smooth, without the tightness! Really glad I bought this kit! The balm is honestly my favorite part of this kit, its hydrating, smells good and has super cute packaging." —Susan

    Get it from Glossier for $40 (usually $52, balm dotcom is available in eight shades).

    18. BuzzFeed x Birchbox's splurge-worthy box complete with items to take your beauty routine to the next level.

    the birchbox filled with hand selected buzzfeed products

    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.

    Get it from Birchbox for $62.

    19. Concealer that'll help you hide the fact you were probably up wayyyy past your bedtime customizing your island on Animal Crossing New Horizons.

    a bottle of a light colored shade of the concealer over a bunch of other shades poured out
    elf cosmetics

    Promising review: "I have never had a concealer that covers my dark circles but this is magic! It covers every blemish/darkness under the eyes and I won't put a face on now without it! Amazing! Also get the sponge, you won't regret it!" —Robyn4890

    Get it from e.l.f. cosmetics for $6 (available in 26 shades)

    20. A 24K gold eye treatment to make you feel fancier than ever. It's made to hydrate your skin and increase blood circulation., Amazon

    The under-eye mask also helps reduce wrinkles, dark cycles, and puffiness around eyes. It's a must-have for a spa night at home with your girls — everyone will love the fabulous feeling these golden masks provide.

    Promising review: "When you put it on, it has an amazing cooling effect on the eyes and makes me feel really relaxed and as soon as you take it off, you can instantly see the results! You can see more bright, clear skin under my eyes and last for the day and sometimes longer depending on how tired I am that week. Before using this product, I had really dark circles but after using it, I can clearly see a difference and it's dark as it used to be which means that it has a long-lasting effect as well. It's an A+ product!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97 (one set includes 15 pairs).

    21. A tinted lip gloss from Haus Laboratories with creative names like "angel tears" and "violet disco" that would likely convince you to snag a few even if they didn't leave your lips looking flawless.

    lady gaga wearing bright purple tinted lip gloss

    I had the pleasure of testing these before they came out (!!!) and can confirm they are, like Gaga herself, fabulous. I couldn't possibly need every shade from the collection, so I shared them with my cousins pediatric emergency room hospital unit who *also* all fell in love with the lippies!

    Promising review: "Obsessed. I love Gaga and support all her endeavors so I bought it first to support. However when I got it I actually fell in love with it. The packaging. The container. The product itself. Amazing. Can’t wait for her to come out with more!" —Britt Crudele

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

    22. Blotting tissues made of natural bamboo to absorb excess facial oils and banish unwanted shine in a snap.


    A single pack comes with 100 blotting sheets.

    Promising review: "I have been searching for something as effective as this for a long time now. I have extremely oily skin. I live in the Caribbean and whether I wear foundation or not, very early in the day my face is covered in oil. Mostly over my T-zone is where I get shiny and oily. So I tried this and it is excellent. It picks up the oil quickly leaving my face naturally matte-like for hours. I am well pleased with the light weight of the sheets, the pack fits perfectly in my purse or jeans pockets. Anyone will oily skin will find this as a must-have." —Melisa

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in packs of two or six and in two scents).

    23. Hydrating rose oil, guaranteed to bring new meaning to "beauty rest" once you add it to your skincare routine.

    a pink see through bottle of the product with a dropper to apply

    Promising review: "Loving this product!!! I’m so behind in the game and just started incorporating Vitamin C in my beauty routine. What a game-changer!! I mix a few drops into my foundation and it gives me a very radiant glow. If I’m not wearing makeup, it’s great on its own! I apply it morning and night for achieve a brighter complexion! This does wonders for my skin!" —Tina C.

    Get it from Biossance for $32+ (available in full or travel size and two bottle styles).

    24. An OXO face wipe dispenser, so you can kiss that crinkly package of likely dried-out wipes GOODBYE.

    a hand reaching in to pull out a wipe from the dispenser

    I can't possibly be the only one who doesn't know how to properly close my makeup remover wipes so they don't dry out, right? You can fill this dispenser with your fave wipes and know they'll be safe and sound in a designated spot.

    Promising review: "If you use wipes, do yourself a favor and buy this dispenser. Once you get yours you will be mad for every day you delayed. As good as moist wipes are, having this dispenser makes them 10 times more accessible. I am disabled but this dispenser makes me able again, for certain tasks. Amazing how the little things can make such an appreciable difference in our lives!" —Citizen

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    25. A set of four custom skincare products from Geologie with personalized ingredients to ensure your skin will look like you just walked out of an actual spa instead of your teeny tiny apartment bathroom.

    four grey tubes of product
    mygeologie / Via

    Take Geologie's simple diagnostic quiz and let them do the rest — personalized skincare in a snap! The trial set comes with face wash, morning face cream, repairing night cream, and nourishing eye cream.

    Promising review: "This product kept my skin feeling hydrated throughout the day without feeling like it was overly oily or greasy. For being fragrance-free, I enjoy the subtle scent of the cream and it is nice that Geologie is focused on only including the necessary ingredients for my regimen." —Tyler D.

    Get a 30-day trial set from Geologie for $37.

    26. A set of reusable cleansing pads you can use to help wash away that tired, grimy feeling without wasting a million facial wipes.

    the starter kit with two croon pads and a carrying case
    Croon / Via

    I have a set of these all-natural face fibers and they've become my new favorite for when I want to freshen up in a hurry. All you have to do is wet the Croon with water, swipe it over your face, and you're DONE! No makeup remover or soap needed. I recently packed them on a overnight trip and it was perfect for when I was too tired to get through my usual pre-bedtime routine.

    Get a starter kit from Croon for $29.

    27. A under-eye shadow eraser with wizard-like powers that'll hide the fact you were up all night watching every season of Grace and Frankie on Netflix.

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "Best under eye concealer ever. I am 67 years old, have tried them all and I wouldn't go out without applying this concealer. It blends nicely with my foundation and has never caked. The sponge applicator is soft and makes application quick and easy. I will continue to use this product and hope, like many products I've used over the years, that it doesn't get discontinued." —Morty

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98 (available in 18 shades).

    28. Highlighter powder to help you achieve that "I just got out of the shower" look you've been dying to recreate since you saw Kim K at the Met Gala last year.

    KKW Beauty

    Promising review: "Highlights cheekbones in a way that gives a gorgeous dewy look without being overdone. Best highlighter I have used yet!" —Amanda Y.

    Get it from KKW Beauty for $20.

    29. Micellar water you'll want to tell all of your friends about because it actually lives up to the hype. It can remove the most stubborn of matte lipsticks with just a few swipes!

    two bottles of the micellar water
    GarnierUSA / Via

    Promising review: "I'm a little late to the micellar water trend but wow, I really love this product a whole lot. The first time I used it, it made my skin feel so soft and lovely compared to just my moisturizer alone. It has a neutral scent and is simple to use — you just put some on a cotton ball or pad and wipe your skin down, and that's it. It really does take off eye makeup well without burning your eyes or smearing it everywhere. And it's very gentle and soothing compared to almost every other cleanser/makeup remover I've ever used. I used it every day for a couple of weeks and my skin feels so much better than before." —Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $6.74.

    30. A putty-like primer, which is infused with Squalane (a plant-based, renewable sugarcane) that'll grip onto your makeup and keep it in place all day and night.

    the different shades of primer putty stacked up
    elf cosmetics

    Promising review: "So the hype is real! I have finally found a primer that covers my huge cratered pores and makes a smooth canvas for flawless makeup. It works wonders on oily and textured skin!!! This is my new holy grail primer!!" —Anika220

    If you'd prefer a shine-free complexion, check out the Matte Putty Primer. If you'd rather skin that glows, give Luminous Putty Primer a try!

    Get it from e.l.f. cosmetics for $8

    31. Sponges to help you flawlessly blend your makeup into your skin without leaving it looking cake-y.


    Promising review: "These are really nice for the price! When I opened the box I thought they were going to be too small but they double in size when soaked in water. They are a nice soft texture, but still dense enough to not soak up a ton of product! Blended foundation and powder beautifully." —Kari Wendling

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $5.99.

    32. An ice roller, which is said to help decrease under-eye puffiness, minimize fine lines, and shrink the look of pores — as well as to relieve headaches and sore muscles.,

    My sister bought this for me and I'm obsessed with it — which is why I know it's awesome! It's my favorite thing to start my pampering with, but I also use it in the morning before I apply any makeup. All you have to do is pop the separate roller piece into your freezer and you'll be ready to de-puff in no time.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in five colors).

    33. Glimmer balm from Winky Lux you'll be amazed by because it works with the pH in your skin to create the ~perfect pink lip~ for YOU.

    a model applying the glimmering lip balm
    Winky Lux

    Promising review: "Everything about this lip balm is awesome! It tints my lips just enough for a little color, and my lips feel so soft!! It comes in such a cute tube and the packaging was just as impressive as the product itself! I will be purchasing this regularly!" —Kristin N.

    Get it from Winky Lux for $16.

    34. And pimple patches that'll make you say "take my money!" when you see how perfectly they blend in with your skin., Amazon

    Promising review: "If you are looking for relief from occasional painful, unwelcome cystic acne, then run, don’t walk and buy this product! I’ve tried other drying products such as sulfur, benzoyl peroxide, toothpaste (??!!)... but I didn’t have any luck and only had dry patches the next morning. I put these patches on as soon as I feel the 'here we go again' tenderness on my chin. Within 2 to 3 days, they’re gone. I am 31 years old and experiencing cystic acne for the first time. 😑 Go buy this product and experience the magic yourself." —Discount Stop

    Get a pack of 40 patches from Amazon for $8.50.

    When someone asks if you really need more skincare products:

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