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    23 Products To Seriously Consider Adding To Your Skincare Routine In 2021

    Get ~glowing~ this year.

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    1. With over 10,000 reviews and a 4.4-star average rating, it's safe to say this inexpensive vitamin C serum is pretty popular. It contains a potent, stable form of vitamin C that keeps working throughout the day, helping to target hyperpigmentation and uneven skin texture over time.

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    Price: £6.87

    2. As well as coming in some adorable fruit-themed packaging, this Korean peeling gel has the substance to back up its style. It uses both physical and chemical exfoliants to improve the texture of the skin, and it's particularly handy for areas that tend to get an excess buildup of sebum like your nose.

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    Price: £18.94

    3. Thirsty skin will love this Super Bounce hyaluronic acid and vitamin B5 serum. It draws moisture into the skin and keeps it there, leaving you looking refreshed and hydrated.

    Glossier

    Price: £24

    4. Rejuvenate your skin with this NIP+FAB Dragon's Blood Fix serum that plumps the skin to make it look (and feel) more supple. The 'dragon's blood' is a type of tree sap that soothes skin and protects it from aggressors like pollution and smoke.

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    Price: £11.10

    5. If your skin errs on the oilier side, the gel-cream texture of this Glossier moisturiser might be for you! It absorbs quickly and reduces shine without leaving the skin looking flat like some mattifying products can.

    Glossier

    Price: £23

    6. This gentle camomile cleansing butter turns into an oil once warmed up on the skin. I use this myself and can vouch for how effortlessly it dissolves makeup without any irritation, as well as how soft it leaves skin feeling after use.

    The Body Shop

    Price: £11 for 90ml.

    7. For a dewy look on no-makeup days, this Futuredew oil-serum hybrid is perfect. You'll have a gleaming, natural-looking highlight that says "radiant" rather than "oily." It'll make it look like you've just gotten an expensive skincare treatment done and the effects last for up to 12 hours after application!

    Glossier

    Price: £23

    8. The INKEY List have reached cult status for their affordable yet effective products – and this niacinamide is proof that they deserve all the hype! It contains vitamin B3 and is perfect for anyone looking to calm down blemishes and redness.

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    Price £6.99

    9. Another hero for blemish-prone skin is their salicylic acid cleanser. It reduces spots and blackheads without leaving skin feeling tight or uncomfortable. Alongside salicylic acid, it contains a zinc compound that will help control excess oil.

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    Price: £10.39

    10. There's a reason that Buffet by The Ordinary is so popular! This multi-peptide serum uses an array of amino acids to reduce the appearance of fine lines, and boasts a pretty impressive 4.6-star average rating.

    LOOKFANTASTIC

    Price: £11.85

    11. This vitamin E face cream will give you up to 72 hours of moisture without feeling thick or greasy on the skin. As well as providing hydration and nourishment, the vitamin E protects against environmental aggressors too.

    The Body Shop

    Price: £15

    12. Brighten and even out your complexion – as well as reduce the appearance of fine lines – thanks to this Moon Mask. Its combination of sweet almond oil, Squalane, and hyaluronic acid provide intense hydration, and it's suitable for all skin types!

    Glossier

    Price: £18

    13. If you've been on the fence about trying PIXI's cult status Glow Tonic toner, then consider this a sign. The glycolic acid will chemically exfoliate dead skin cells, revealing a smoother and brighter complexion. I've been using this for the last few months and have noticed a significant difference in how even and glowy my skin looks.

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    Price: £18

    14. This sonic cleansing brush will clean your skin more deeply than you're able to when applying products with your hands. The silicone bristles are gentle on the skin while remaining firm enough to properly remove dirt and oil.

    15. Give your under-eye area a boost with these gold-toned masks that contain collagen, hyaluronic acid, vitamin C, and more to target puffiness and dark circles. Customers say they noticed a visible difference after just a few uses!

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    Price: £9.99 for 30 pairs.

    16. This multipack of sheet masks will target different skincare needs – whether you're looking to refresh your skin with peppermint or nourish it with shea butter. At under £1 each, they're a bargain too.

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    Price: £11.50 for 12 masks

    17. You've probably seen jade rollers and Gua Sha scrapers all over Instagram, and maybe this is the year you give them a go yourself! The rose quartz roller included in this pack can help with puffiness and inflammation, while the scraper can boost lymphatic drainage and get your skin looking more radiant.

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    Price: £12.99 for the roller and scraper.

    18. This Vitamin C Glow-Protect SPF30 lotion is well-known for its glow-boosting properties! As well as UVA and UVB protection, it contains camu camu – Amazonian berries bursting with vitamin C that help to brighten dull complexions.

    The Body Shop

    Price: £15

    19. Your skin will feel clean and look clearer with the help of this Himalayan charcoal mask. In just five to ten minutes, it absorbs dirt, impurities, and excess oil from the skin, helping to minimise the appearance of pores as it does so.

    The Body Shop

    Price: £18 for 75ml.

    20. While these little razors work for peach fuzz and eyebrow shaping, they're also a great way to remove dead skin too (I've used these and been horrified yet impressed by how much they remove). With that layer of dead skin scraped away, you might also find that foundation and other products sit on your skin better!

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    Price: £3.59 for six.

    21. This pore-refining treatment from GLAMGLOW gets to work in just 60 seconds! It's a foaming face mask that activates on contact with dry skin, minimising the appearance of visible pores.

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    Price: £32

    22. The effort-to-payoff ratio of these NIP+FAB Glycolic Fix Night Pads is seriously impressive. Just swipe one of these across your skin before bed and it'll exfoliate the skin and unclog your pores. Plus, this pack contains 100 of them so you'll be sorted for a while.

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    Price: £19.95 for 100.

    23. While these are more of an "as and when" product versus something to regularly have in rotation, there's no doubt that these Dots for Spots patches will come in handy. They draw out the excess gunk from pimples, helping to speed up the healing process (and preventing you from touching it, which can often aggravate the spot further).

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    Price: £5.99 for 24.