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12 Life-Changing Beauty Products You Need To Try ASAP

Urban Decay BackTalk Palette, Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask, IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye Concealer, and nine other dope products tried, tested, and loved by BuzzFeed editors!

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1. Dr. RoeBuck No Worries Hydrating Face Moisturizer will hydrate and exfoliate your GORGEOUS face, without irritating your sensitive skin, leaving it smooth AF.

Emma McAnaw / BuzzFeed, Sephora

"I am on a constant quest for *the* perfect moisturizer. As someone who writes about them quite a bit, I'm always curious about the 'next best thing' in skincare. So when Dr. Roebuck's introduced me to their No Worries Hydrating Moisturizer, I was game to try it. And let me just say, w o w. Usually there's at least one thing about a facial product that doesn't agree with my ever-so-finicky skin. But this? THIS? Nada. It's super hydrating (which, coming from someone whose skin can reach Sahara levels says a lot), but still feels super lightweight all day. The first thing I noticed was how soft and moisturized my skin still felt when it was time to wash my face at night.

My skin has a nice, subtle glow without any irritation. It's loaded with hyaluronic acid, vitamin E, rosehip oil, and macadamia oil to not only moisturize but *improve* your complexion over time. Seriously, my skin is singing me praise every day and night for wearing this. I even saw a major reduction in appearance of a small scar on my face.

And most importantly: this brand is cruelty free and vegan! Which is always a MAJOR win for me. You know exactly what ingredients are going into your skin, and that no cute, fluffy animals were harmed in the process of your beauty routine." —Emma McAnaw

Get it from Sephora for $45.

2. Sol De Janeiro Glow Oil has just the right amount of shimmer in its lightweight formula and will have your body actually glowing in the sunlight!

"I've always thought I was too practical for something that's essentially a highlight oil but let me tell you, this Sol de Janeiro Ipanema Sunset Glow Oil is my new summer staple. Summer is my favorite season, but always being slathered in sunscreen means I'm either sweaty, sticky, stinky, or usually a combination of all three. This glow oil made me feel like I WAS the goddess of summer incarnate — I was radiant, moisturized, and smelled divine. The smell is intoxicating; it's like opening a portal to the beach cabana vacation of your dreams, but not in an overpowering way. The radiance it gave me was wonderful and the glitter is extremely fine, more like a subtle body highlight than a body glitter. It didn't even rub off on my clothes! (Still, I would only put it on the parts of my body that were showing rather than use it all over like a lotion.) I could see this really amping up a night look, or even just giving that extra oomph on oppressively hot summer days. If you are using it during the day I'd layer it over sunscreen just for that extra protection. It's $35 for a decently sized bottle and comes in two colors; a champagne-y beige and a rich coppery bronze. These Sol de Janeiro Glow Oils are technically limited edition, and I've already ordered two extra bottles because I refuse to be without it." —Claire de Louraille Get it from Sephora for $35 (available in two shades).
Claire de Louraille / BuzzFeed

"I've always thought I was too practical for something that's essentially a highlight oil but let me tell you, this Sol de Janeiro Ipanema Sunset Glow Oil is my new summer staple. Summer is my favorite season, but always being slathered in sunscreen means I'm either sweaty, sticky, stinky, or usually a combination of all three. This glow oil made me feel like I WAS the goddess of summer incarnate — I was radiant, moisturized, and smelled divine. The smell is intoxicating; it's like opening a portal to the beach cabana vacation of your dreams, but not in an overpowering way. The radiance it gave me was wonderful and the glitter is extremely fine, more like a subtle body highlight than a body glitter. It didn't even rub off on my clothes! (Still, I would only put it on the parts of my body that were showing rather than use it all over like a lotion.) I could see this really amping up a night look, or even just giving that extra oomph on oppressively hot summer days.

If you are using it during the day I'd layer it over sunscreen just for that extra protection. It's $35 for a decently sized bottle and comes in two colors; a champagne-y beige and a rich coppery bronze. These Sol de Janeiro Glow Oils are technically limited edition, and I've already ordered two extra bottles because I refuse to be without it." —Claire de Louraille

Get it from Sephora for $35 (available in two shades).

3. I Dew Care Space Kitten Exfoliating Peel-Off Mask is packed with charcoal, topaz, and witch hazel to remove dead skin cells, absorb excess sebum, and cleanse pores — all while being the perfect Instagram opportunity (hello glitter!).

BuzzFeed / Maitland Quitmeyer

"I am a stickler for my personal skincare routine — I've found my holy grail products, I have the process down, my skin looks better than ever and breakouts are at an all-time minimum, but it *does* get a little boring. Enter this I Dew Care charcoal peel-off mask, which is filled with galaxy-like glitter to make your face look like the cosmos itself (please don't @ me about this on Twitter, Neil deGrasse Tyson).

I love me some charcoal masks (the Origins Clear Improvement one *totally* transformed my skin and I still use it once a week), so I figured this would be a safe bet for my extremely sensitive skin. This mask is super bouncy and fun to apply (think Topher Grace as Venom in Spider-Man 3), and yes, it *does* look super cool and glittery on. As it dried (it takes about 20-30 minutes), my skin tingled in a nice way — that ~this product actually works~ feeling. Peeling it off didn't hurt on my forehead, nose, or chin, but removing it from my cheeks was low-key painful — like ripping off a bandaid. BUT I peeled it off in *almost one piece*, which was really quite satisfying. My dead skin cell–free face afterwards? Glowing. Soft. Wow. Someone get a diaper, because my face feels like a baby's butt.

My skin definitely pinked up after using this, but there was no lingering irritation, and it calmed right down after applying my usual aloe toner and moisturizer. I'll probably end up alternating using it on my whole face and just my t-zone area to make sure my delicate li'l cheeks aren't too stripped. AND HOLY COW does my skin feel SOFT AND AMAZING. I have a very strict no-touching-your-face rule but BOY do I want to break it. What started out as a fun, Insta-worthy one-off product has now found its place in my routine (I'm going to use it every other week!) Aaaand I have their glittery *hydrating* peel-off mask, which I'm going to try very soon. Stay tuned for my next report!" —Maitland Quitmeyer

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $23.

Look at this peeling action!

BuzzFeed / Maitland Quitmeyer

4. IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer covers those stubborn undereye circles with some actual matte realness and won't crease or cake up throughout the day. Sounds like a ~dream~.

"There is a funny meme somewhere on the interwebs that says, 'The bags under my eyes are Hermes.' I really wish that was true for me. The bags under my eyes...well, they sure AF are not designer. They're dark, often puffy, and always (now) a little wrinkly. I f#@%in' hate them. I've used a bunch of different undereye concealers (all cruelty-free, of course) to hide away the disaster that lives under my big blue eyes but none have been as amazing as It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer. It gives me perfectly matte full coverage while never clumping up into the wrinkles of my eyes. It's supposedly waterproof, but I've never tested it out. I will say it seems to be sweatproof...although I can't say I sweat too much in my undereye area. I use it in both light and medium (depending on whether or not I've gotten a spray tan) and I love it!! I even use it on my nose sometimes if my pores are being extraordinarily big. The tube is huge and lasts forever! I'd had this tube going on three months and it's still halfway full! Love this stuff!" —Elena Garcia Get it from Sephora for $24 (available in six shades).
Elena Garcia / BuzzFeed

"There is a funny meme somewhere on the interwebs that says, 'The bags under my eyes are Hermes.' I really wish that was true for me. The bags under my eyes...well, they sure AF are not designer. They're dark, often puffy, and always (now) a little wrinkly. I f#@%in' hate them. I've used a bunch of different undereye concealers (all cruelty-free, of course) to hide away the disaster that lives under my big blue eyes but none have been as amazing as It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer.

It gives me perfectly matte full coverage while never clumping up into the wrinkles of my eyes. It's supposedly waterproof, but I've never tested it out. I will say it seems to be sweatproof...although I can't say I sweat too much in my undereye area. I use it in both light and medium (depending on whether or not I've gotten a spray tan) and I love it!! I even use it on my nose sometimes if my pores are being extraordinarily big. The tube is huge and lasts forever! I'd had this tube going on three months and it's still halfway full! Love this stuff!" —Elena Garcia

Get it from Sephora for $24 (available in six shades).

5. Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask plumps underneath your eyes and brings back a bit of moisture without overdoing it, perfect for all the babes with oily skin!

James Harness / BuzzFeed

"I'm so obsessed with the Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask because it actually works! There's something about the thick texture that makes me really feel like I'm getting a deeply hydrating and nourishing mask. It smells fresh and is so cooling. I saw and felt immediate hydration along with cooling and reduction in puffiness. Also, this is technically a mask but I use it as a moisturizer! I have very oily skin and even with how oily I am, this didn't make me look shiny! I got compliments on how dewy my skin looked, which is what I'm always going for! If you want something to plump and hydrate your skin (and your eyes, it's under-eye safe), buy this! I have yet to come cross anything else on the market that hydrated and plumps like this does. I feel bouncy, dewy, and clean while wearing it! I love this product!" —James Harness

Get it from Sephora for $48.

6. Glamglow Waterburst Hydrated Glow Moisturizer delivers up to three fucking days of moisture without the heaviness of most formulas. It's also a must-have for people just starting out with their skincare game.

"Truthfully, I’ve never been that ~into~ skincare. My 'routine' consists of me washing my face with water, and sometimes I forget to even do that. I just hate the feeling of layers of things on my face! My face has been drier this season than it’s ever been in my life, so I had to find a good moisturizer and this one from GlamGlow does the trick. It’s sooo light, it really feels like my skin just drinks it up. And it makes me feel super glowy! I’ve stopped wearing foundation in my day-to-day makeup routine, and this gives my skin a beautiful aura of dewiness. Plus, you only need to use a tiny bit to feel the full effect. I. AM. OBSESSED." —Nina MohanGet it from Sephora for $49.
Nina Mohan / BuzzFeed

"Truthfully, I’ve never been that ~into~ skincare. My 'routine' consists of me washing my face with water, and sometimes I forget to even do that. I just hate the feeling of layers of things on my face! My face has been drier this season than it’s ever been in my life, so I had to find a good moisturizer and this one from GlamGlow does the trick. It’s sooo light, it really feels like my skin just drinks it up. And it makes me feel super glowy! I’ve stopped wearing foundation in my day-to-day makeup routine, and this gives my skin a beautiful aura of dewiness. Plus, you only need to use a tiny bit to feel the full effect. I. AM. OBSESSED." —Nina Mohan

Get it from Sephora for $49.

7. Winky Lux White Tea Tinted Viel Moisturizer is the perfect alternative to heavy-ass foundation that'll probably melt your face in the summer heat, and it will actually give you decent coverage! AND broad spectrum UV protection with SPF 30!

Ignacia Fulcher / BuzzFeed, instagram.com / Via @winky_lux

"I am super particular when it comes to foundation, concealer, and anything else that is supposed to match with my skintone. I have my favorite go-to foundation that I'll probably use until NARS goes out of business because I'm fucking loyal, but the thing about foundation is once the weather gets warm, it just melts on my face and I wind up looking like Jabba The Hut.

I had been looking for a tinted moisturizer with light to medium coverage just so I wouldn't play myself, since it's known for being really lightweight and versatile. A co-worker hooked me up with a sample of this Winky Lux tinted moisturizer that thankfully happened to be my shade and I rejoiced! I tried it on that weekend before running errands and whew! Not to toot my own horn but I looked really good. The formula spread like butter on my face and covered most of the hyperpigmentation on my face! The rest I just covered with my handy Nars Creamy Concealer, and the whole process took a total of ten minutes, tops! Afterwards I resembled an actual Cherub — years were taken off my face, it was truly wild. Throughout the day my face continued to look really radiant (but not oily) and the coverage stayed put! So if you're looking for an affordable tinted moisturizer with great coverage, look no further!" —Ignacia Fulcher

Get it from Winky Lux for $25 (available in five colors).

8. Meow Meow Grapefruit Deodorant Stick is a great all-natural option for keeping your pits nice and dry without the use of baking soda (which might actually irritate your skin).

"This past year, I have tried out several natural deodorants. Trying to get rid of aluminum! Go me, right? WRONG. I tried three different natural brands — and all three resulted in painful, itchy rashes on my sensitive little armpits. Also, I did not smell like roses, daisies, or patchouli. I just smelled. So after scanning the internet and realizing that A LOT of people experienced a similar problem, I realized that it might be the baking soda (found in many natural deodorants) that was the problem. After some MORE research, I found this baking soda-free grapefruit deodorant from Meow Meow Tweet — and it’s great! Adorable packaging aside (but okay, the packaging is really really adorable), this deodorant works really well at preventing body odor. The grapefruit scent does smell a little ~earthy~ upon application, but it smells really subtle and citrus-y within a few minutes! ALSO. It does 👏 not 👏 stain 👏 my 👏 clothes 👏 or leave white marks, which is a pretty big friggin’ deal. So does it keep body odor at bay? CHECK. Does it leave no evidence on my black t-shirts? CHECK. Is this my new go-to, aluminum-free, natural deodorant? CHECK. One thing I will say is that — if you have been using regular antiperspirants for a while — this stick does not prevent sweating, and your body may need a bit of time to adjust. I was using an antiperspirant before this so I was sweating pretty heavily when I first switched over to Meow Meow Tweet, but I’ve noticed that my sweating has significantly improved — like my body is starting to regulate itself, which is great. Sorry for all the sweat/B.O. talk, but if you’ve been trying to find a natural deodorant that doesn’t leave your armpits with angry red splotches/doesn’t make you smell, this stuff is amazing. Highly recommend!!" —AnaMaria GlavanGet it from Target for $14 (available in three scents).And check out our pick for the best natural deodorant on BuzzFeed Reviews!
AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

"This past year, I have tried out several natural deodorants. Trying to get rid of aluminum! Go me, right? WRONG. I tried three different natural brands — and all three resulted in painful, itchy rashes on my sensitive little armpits. Also, I did not smell like roses, daisies, or patchouli. I just smelled. So after scanning the internet and realizing that A LOT of people experienced a similar problem, I realized that it might be the baking soda (found in many natural deodorants) that was the problem. After some MORE research, I found this baking soda-free grapefruit deodorant from Meow Meow Tweet — and it’s great!

Adorable packaging aside (but okay, the packaging is really really adorable), this deodorant works really well at preventing body odor. The grapefruit scent does smell a little ~earthy~ upon application, but it smells really subtle and citrus-y within a few minutes! ALSO. It does 👏 not 👏 stain 👏 my 👏 clothes 👏 or leave white marks, which is a pretty big friggin’ deal. So does it keep body odor at bay? CHECK. Does it leave no evidence on my black t-shirts? CHECK. Is this my new go-to, aluminum-free, natural deodorant? CHECK.

One thing I will say is that — if you have been using regular antiperspirants for a while — this stick does not prevent sweating, and your body may need a bit of time to adjust. I was using an antiperspirant before this so I was sweating pretty heavily when I first switched over to Meow Meow Tweet, but I’ve noticed that my sweating has significantly improved — like my body is starting to regulate itself, which is great. Sorry for all the sweat/B.O. talk, but if you’ve been trying to find a natural deodorant that doesn’t leave your armpits with angry red splotches/doesn’t make you smell, this stuff is amazing. Highly recommend!!" —AnaMaria Glavan

Get it from Target for $14 (available in three scents).

And check out our pick for the best natural deodorant on BuzzFeed Reviews!

9. Urban Decay Backtalk Palette will set you up to fucking slay with its versatile and buttery-smooth pigments that are JUST ENOUGH for a casual or going out lewk.

Sarah Han / BuzzFeed, instagram.com / Via @urbandecaycosmetics

"I love palettes. Straight up. The only problem — and by problem, I mean beautiful ordeal — is that I have so many that I tend to dip into multiple palettes for one look. So it's not often that I stick to *one* palette for my entire eye look. But that's a different story with the Urban Decay Backtalk Palette, which ALSO covers my blush and highlighter as well. Talk about a triple threat.

There are eight eyeshadows that cover nude, rose, mauve, and brown shades, which is just the right amount to not seem totally overwhelming (as much as I love a 32-pan palette, this feels much more compact). Plus, regardless of what combo you decide to go with, the shadows are basically guaranteed to work beautifully together. I haven't made a single questionable look yet and my makeup wipes feel ignored. It's a curated, springy palette of Urban Decay eyeshadows with the same buttery, silky, and not-overly-glittery formula you know and trust.

The added cherry on top are the highlighters and blush, which you can use for either function, depending on how you wanna ~shape~ or ~accentuate~ your face. I love mixing the lightest champagney shade (Party Foul) with the deepest, mauvey shade (Cheap Shot) for a subtler flush than just using Cheap Shot on its own.

Having everything together just makes my morning that much easier, since I'm apparently terrible at putting things back where they belong. I'm also going through a major pink phase due to this palette. I don't understand why it has such mixed reviews online, but I'm here to say BACKTACK IS THE SHIT. I rest my case." —Sarah Han

Get it from Sephora for $46.

10. Oasis Water-Infused Hydrating Gel Mask is the most relaxing and refreshing kind of self care and will restore a bit of moisture to your skin for an ethereal glow.

"There is almost nothing more relaxing than a sheet mask. I mean, like, this is clearly a UNIVERSAL truth. But I must admit that sometimes the battle to put them on my face without making a mess or having them slip off my face — depending on how packed with serums they are — can be quite a bit of drama ahead of the peacefulness they bring. However, this slight annoyance I have at times was completely removed when I finally tried this H20+ Water-Infused Hydrating Gel Mask. The mask comes in two parts that you place on your face, which stick with precision once you peel off their backing. To tap into its hydrating goodness, you simply press each piece of the mask on your face, with the gel side down, and then keep it on for 20 to 30 minutes. And once you remove it from your face, there is no need to rinse or rub in any excess ingredients. I love the fact I can use this mask while I’m taking a quick nap or sitting up while watching my favorite show or catching up on emails. It has a light fragrance, which isn’t too off-putting. And cleanup is SUPER easy, with me only having to peel it off my face and toss it in the trash. It offers a slightly different experience than traditional sheet masks. So you may have to get used to the sensation of the mask sticking to your face. However, it’s totally worth your time. My skin felt extremely soft and hydrated after suing it. And the ease of application immediately had me wanting to purchase more." —Treye GreenGet them from H2O Plus for $5 each.
Treye Green / BuzzFeed

"There is almost nothing more relaxing than a sheet mask. I mean, like, this is clearly a UNIVERSAL truth. But I must admit that sometimes the battle to put them on my face without making a mess or having them slip off my face — depending on how packed with serums they are — can be quite a bit of drama ahead of the peacefulness they bring. However, this slight annoyance I have at times was completely removed when I finally tried this H20+ Water-Infused Hydrating Gel Mask.

The mask comes in two parts that you place on your face, which stick with precision once you peel off their backing. To tap into its hydrating goodness, you simply press each piece of the mask on your face, with the gel side down, and then keep it on for 20 to 30 minutes. And once you remove it from your face, there is no need to rinse or rub in any excess ingredients. I love the fact I can use this mask while I’m taking a quick nap or sitting up while watching my favorite show or catching up on emails. It has a light fragrance, which isn’t too off-putting. And cleanup is SUPER easy, with me only having to peel it off my face and toss it in the trash. It offers a slightly different experience than traditional sheet masks. So you may have to get used to the sensation of the mask sticking to your face. However, it’s totally worth your time. My skin felt extremely soft and hydrated after suing it. And the ease of application immediately had me wanting to purchase more." —Treye Green

Get them from H2O Plus for $5 each.

11. Unicorn Snot Holographic Sunscreen protects you from the sun's rays (it has SPF 30) when you're out taking a dip in the ocean — all while looking like a shining star your damn self!

Crystal Ro / BuzzFeed

"Because I live in Southern California, I'm always very conscious about sunblock and protecting my skin. Like, I'm a ride or die SPF 75 (or more) kind of girl. Now, sunscreen probably isn't the first thing anyone thinks of when it comes to fun beauty products, so Unicorn Snot sunscreen really caught my eye. I mean, the name alone makes me so happy!!

I wasn't totally sure what to expect with this sunscreen because it comes in blue, pink, and gold shimmer — so, I fully thought it might end up looking like body paint. However, much to my pleasant surprise, the sunscreen itself is only lightly colored and disappears once fully absorbed. The FUN part is that it leaves behind a pretty, sparkly shimmer on your skin that's actually pretty subtle. And, in case you're wondering, this sunscreen uses cosmetic grade glitter, so it's safe for your face and body!

Obviously, this sunscreen is perfect for like a day at the beach or a party by the pool, but I could easily see the more ~adventerous~ types wearing this on a regular basis. I mean, why not channel your inner mermaid all summer long, right?" —Crystal Ro

Get it from Unicorn Snot for $19.99 (available in three colors) or get the gold one from Paper Source for $19.95.

12. Alya Skin Pink Clay Mask reduces skin inflammation and tightens your pores while you look like the pink panther.

Farrah Penn / BuzzFeed

"I have tried what feels like 500,000,000 different types of face masks because I like relaxing and living my life. I typically go for Aztec Secret when I want an intense purging of my pores, but I was curious about Australian pink clay since it supposedly removes toxins, stimulates cell regeneration, reduces skin inflammation, tightens pores, and provides anti-aging results. The Alya pink clay mask is gentle but strong and smells AMAZING — a little bit like floral, I think? My skin absolutely looked brighter and more evenly toned once I washed it off. I felt VERY pampered. Also, Alya is cruelty free — which is important to me." —Farrah Penn

Get it from Alya Skin for $39.99.

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