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    31 Things You Should Check Out If You're Ready For A Fall Glow-Up

    Beauty, home, and style goods that'll unleash your fall alter ego — which, last time I checked, is indeed a real thing.

    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. L'Oréal Paris Infallible Fresh Powder Foundation – it promises up to 24 hours of transfer- and sweat-resistant wear in a neat compact formula (renowned on TikTok!). The perfect base layer for any g-l-o-w? This. It covers like a liquid and mattifies like a powder for a smooth, shine-free, flawless complexion.,

    Promising review: "I am in my late 60s with normal to dry skin and let me tell you, I'm already in love with this L'Oréal Infallible Freshwear powder foundation! A lot of the reviews I've read have come from younger folks with oilier skin who rave about how awesome it is for oily, textured skin. Well, I'm here to tell you that my skin is mature, on the drier side, with dark spots, texture, and wrinkles, and this stuff is magic IF you take the time to BUFF IT IN!! That's the big key here. OMG the formula was so creamy I just kept blending and blending, and my pores started to disappear, my dark spots began to be less noticeable, and my skin had a smooth, creamy, natural appearance like no other powder foundation I've ever tried (that includes my high-end products). The hype is very real with this. Not only will I continue using this gem, but will recommend it to my other mature friends and family, it is THAT GOOD." —Flanamom

    Get it from Amazon for $9.60 (available in 16 shades).

    2. Or! An Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint to refresh your fall routine with our three main loves: skincare, makeup, and sun protection. We adore products with good-for-skin ingredients, like hyaluronic acid and niacinamide, known for softening and plumping. Not to mention the weightless feel, sheer coverage, and SPF what? 40! Swoon.


    This is silicone free, fragrance free, oil free, noncomedogenic, and safe for sensitive skin. Note that on application, the shade may appear lighter but after 30–60 seconds, it'll adjust to its true color. Because it's silicone free, natural separation may occur. This is normal and it'll be fixed when applied to skin. Plus, the bottle is recyclable! Learn how to here.

    Promising review: "Makes my skin look naturally luminous. I love that this product has SPF 40. It is a natural and clean formula that leaves my skin feeling hydrated, plump, fresh, and glowing. I feel like it is making my skin better, not just looking better. It is so gentle, no irritation at all, and it doesn't have a heavy fragrance. My skin looks dewy and radiant. It applies very easily and a little goes a long way. I feel like but is well worth the price, and I may have to purchase this again. I am extremely pleased." —Jessica

    Get it from Ilia for $48 (available in 28 shades).

    3. A cutesy nonstick griddle, because you're your happiest when you're not hangry — and who wouldn't just *beam* at the sight of a fluffy, palm-sized pumpkin?! No more skipping out on breakfast knowing this cutie can turn batter into voilà! toasty goodness in three mins.,

    It comes with a book of recipes plus access to an online database with even more.

    Promising review: "I purchased the pumpkin one and I absolutely loved it so I bought the skull waffle iron as well! Easy to use, fast, and they make the cutest pumpkins and skulls! Perfect for fall! Highly recommend!" —Krystyna M

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    4. A set of warmly tinted string lights that are specifically designed for curtains and window treatments for all you stay-at-home Movie Marathoners. And the last time I checked, a wall flush with twinkly lights is the *only* way to transform your casa into a cozy, fall-themed wonderland.

    The lights are waterproof, have eight light settings controlled by a remote, and can be used indoors or outdoors. Layer the light strings with sheer curtains to create a cozy haven. And BTW, some reviewers noted that these curtains can be tricky to hang up by yourself because the lights get tangled, but many shared a hack: Don't untie the long lights from each other until you've already hung up the curtain.

    Promising review: "I am so in love with these lights! They were so easy to put up (took me about five minutes). They add such beauty to my room. I am so happy with this purchase." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 and the sheer curtains for $14.44+ (available in 16 sizes and 19 colors).

    5. A set of Brooklinen stone-washed linen bedsheets because how else are you supposed to achieve radiánce if you don't get some beauty rest? These luxuriously airy covers will keep you cool yet cozy, are available in gorge fall hues, and are guaranteed to breathe new life into your bedtime routine.


    This bundle includes: one flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases.

    I have been #blessed because I get to sleep on these bad boys every night. And when I tell you that I look forward to jumping into bed because of these sheets, I am not exaggerating. Their breathable quality feels like a vacation and yes, because they're 100% linen they do take a couple sleeps to soften up. I was super new to the idea of linen sheets when I received these, but, honestly, I was a convert overnight. I've washed 'em once and the initial scratchy quality has certainly dissipated. They also look *so* chic (seriously, I'm in awe of how the caramel stripe pattern has transformed the look of my bedroom) and I'm even convinced they're helping me to get a better night's sleep!

    Promising review: "I love these sheets so much. The linen is GORGEOUS but more than that, the sheets are buttery soft and so lovely." —BrookLinen Customer

    Get it from Brooklinen for $242.10 (originally $269; available in full–Cali king sizes and 11 colors).

    6. Zombie face masks since spooky season is upon us and what's more terrifying than a Halloween slasher movie? Enlarged pores and wrinkles. These minimize both so well, you might give yourself a fright with how incredible your new skin looks after just one use and 15 short minutes.,

    Promising review: "I'm 27 and this is my second time purchasing these masks. I use these about once every other week or so. I have seen drastic improvements in my skin. After one use my skin was not nearly as dry and flaky. My face seemed a lot more supple and plump as well. After continued use, I have noticed my fine lines on my forehead are less noticeable and the overall texture of my skin is more smooth compared to bumpy looking. I also noticed I don't look as tired even though I'm exhausted LOL. My uneven skin tone has improved and my face has brightened some. I live and work in the city and I think you can tell by my skin appearance but after using these my skin looks fresh, soft, and has a nice glow to it even after one use. I will continue to keep these masks stocked in my vanity." —Rachel

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $28.99.

    7. A floral-infused multitasking oil so you can keep frizzy hair caused by scarf static at bay and ensure chapped cuticles stay thoroughly moisturized. The appearance of a glow from within? All thanks to a blend of coconut, collagen-boosting jojoba, and lavender oils.

    Jasmin Sandal / BuzzFeed

    Founded by three Latinx sisters and their mother, Terra Beauty Bars has a mission to craft consciously made skin-, hair-, and nailcare for efficacy and wellness.

    I have been lucky enough to test out this wonderful clean beauty product that not only looks beautiful (peep the petals in the bottle!) but takes care of my frizzy flyaways, dry cuticles, *and* chapped skin — all without leaving a greasy residue. There's a light herbal scent, which I personally love because it lets me know I'm using only natural ingredients. And I just love me a multitasking product so I don't have to store as many products on my small bathroom counter!

    Promising review: "This is literally my favorite full-body and hair oil ever! For the price, I thought maybe it would be full of filler ingredients, but it is not. It is 100% natural and not greasy at all. I use it on my legs, hands, and arms. My daughter, who has very curly hair, uses it as a hair oil daily and it does wonders on her coils (3c). Highly recommend." —Olivia

    Get it from Ulta for $24.

    8. Cozy knee-high socks just waiting to be taken on your annual apple-picking trip. Because is *any* fall adventure complete without a pair of crunchy-leaf-stomping leg warmers?! Your lace-up boots are yelling out for these.

    three models wearing knee high cable knit style socks

    Promising review: "Warm, good quality. Comfortable, love the colors. Easy to match to clothes. Size is perfect, and value for money." —Jenviz08_2

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $16.99 (available in 21 style combos).

    9. Simply adorable fall-themed hoops you can wear with literally anything — and possibly the easiest way to send the message that you are ready to wrap your hands around your third PSL of the day.

    the different seasonal charms on gold hoops

    Indigo Clay Jewelry is an Asian woman–owned, Minnesota-based Etsy shop that designs super-cute statement earrings made out lightweight clay.

    Promising review: "I really like the size of these hoops and the quality and attention to detail on the charms is really good!" —Shelby Stern

    Get them from IndigoClayJewelry for $20 (available in eight designs).

    10. Glossier Cloud Paint blends like a cream for subtle, buildable color when you want to maintain your summer glow well into the overcast months. The lightweight formula means it won't ever look cakey, and you can dab some on your lids for days when you're feeling matchy-matchy.

    Another model with a darker skin tone with the blush on

    BuzzFeed Shopping Editor Maitland Quitmeyer uses this and says: "Cloud Paint might be the easiest-to-apply blush of all time. I am incredibly pale, and a lot of blushes get full Haunted Victorian Doll really quick. Two dabs of this and a quick blend, and the natural pink flush is there — and any excess product I just pop on my eyelids for a cute matchy look. It adds some hydrated dimension to an otherwise matte face of foundation, feels SUPER comfortable on, and lasts (on me at least) all day! There is a little bit of a learning curve when squeeeeezing the product out (it can be easy at first to waste some), but once you're used to it, squeezin's a breeze. The good news is you only need a teeeeensy tad, so the tube lasts (The Sandlot voice) FOR-E-VER!"

    Promising review: "I am such a minimalist when it comes to makeup. I used to never use blush or bronzer. A simple tinted moisturizer with some concealer and whatever. BUT CLOUD PAINT CHANGED THAT. I absolutely love the color and glow it adds to my face. And it only takes three seconds to put it on. Perfect for a makeup minimalist like me." —Jennifer T

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

    11. A set of nine flickering flameless LED candles you should adorn your home with if you appreciate a ghostly glimmer. Especially great if you don't want the responsibility of having to remember if you blew all the flames out before you left the house...

    The led candles are all different sizes

    These nine candles are different sizes, made of real wax, and are remote controlled. They have four timers and brightness levels to choose from — including a flickering option! Each candle needs two AA batteries.

    Promising review: "These are amazing! The real wax surrounding the bulb makes them look and feel pretty authentic — much classier than the plastic stuff I was seeing at the store. The remote works beautifully, and it's nice that you can choose flicker or steady light. I think I'll order another set to use during the winter holidays too! Again, these are much nicer quality than any other electric candles I've seen, and the remote makes managing the lighting super easy." —Amazon Customer

    Get the set of nine from Amazon for $35.50 (also available in a set of 12).

    12. Glorious marble nail wraps in deep, witchy hues so you can fully embrace who you really are and ditch the brights and pastels (...and the idea of waiting around for your mani to dry — which inevitably smudges within seconds anyway!).

    the dark blue and purple marble designed nail wraps

    Pretty Fab Nails is a super-popular little Etsy shop based in Florida. They specialize in unique nail art wraps and accessories.

    Promising review: "So amazing, they fit perfectly to my nail shape, they came with instructions and were so beautiful. I got so many compliments! I will be buying some more items from you guys soon ! XOXO" —Rachel Nelson

    Get them from PrettyFabNails on Etsy for $5.99.

    13. A brushed plaid shacket you might never want to take off. Seriously. This is *the* reason fall is considered the most fashionable season since it goes with leggings, jeans, shorts, skirts...phew, excuse me while I take a breath (and add this to cart).

    reviewer wearing the navy, cream, and orange flannel

    Promising review: "Cutest shacket I've found! I love this shacket. I wore it for the first time this morning, and it kept me warm and comfortable in early fall weather. I received a compliment on how cute it was at the store right away. Appears to be well made and TTS for oversized." —Amy Diroll

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 29 colors).

    14. Grande Cosmetics' Lash Serum promotes growth if you're ready to embrace your full, beautifully bushy naked lashes this season. Reviewers are noticing improvements in length *and* thickness...get ready to bat those peepers!

    A before/after of a reviewer's lashes, looking much fuller and longer after

    Promising review: "I really wish I would have taken 'before' pics. My hairdresser told me about this stuff and said, 'It works so good I had to stop using it every night.' I thought to myself, 'Oh yeah, lashes too long, no such thing,' but I'm on my second tube and I'm going to start using every other night. My lashes are so long, and it's like I have a double row of lashes. My bottom lashes are thicker too. I rarely write reviews but wanted to share because it really really works." —Asc

    Get a three-month supply from Amazon for $65.

    15. A ridiculously attractive tabletop fireplace that'll give your back patio a serious glow 👏 up 👏 — while also heating up all your fall evenings spent stargazing.

    the sand colored geometric shaped fireplace

    Promising review: "This is perfect!!! Not only is it a beautiful piece its functionality is just as described. The burn time was almost three hours, without any smoke or odor. Looks really cool as a tabletop, especially when it’s lit." —Wayfair Customer

    Get it from Wayfair for $89.99 (available in four colors).

    16. A luscious Peripera lip tint here to fall-ify your makeup bag and become one with your skin with its pillowy-soft pigment. Its precision applicator moves with the natural shape of your lips, so huzzah! Applying buildable, seasonal hues just got even easier.

    reviewer wearing the coral link ink and holding the product

    Promising review: "Very pretty color. Lasts a long time, doesn't smudge when dry, and when I think I need to reapply, I can just put a new coat over it and looks good as new. Love it!" —Shawn

    Get it from Amazon for $9.90 (available in four shades).

    17. Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair Mask quenches the thirst of dehydrated locks with a leave-in formula that gives a juicy dose of nourishment. Expect split ends to be conditioned and breakage leftover from the summer to be significantly reduced — after only two uses. AKA overprocessed, brittle, color-treated hair is no match for this glorious weekly treatment.


    This antioxidant-rich formula contains rosehip oil, B vitamins, and algae extract to restore essential moisture and hydration.

    Briogeo is a Black woman–founded biz, started by Nancy Twine who has had her hand in making homemade beauty products since she was 5. She has now developed a popular haircare line that specializes in texture-specific products. From repair to volume to curl care, you'll find something here to meet your needs.

    Promising review: "I recommend this to literally anyone whose hair is looking a little dry or lifeless. Adds so much moisture to the hair without getting greasy at the root and detangles like a dream. 10/10 would Recommend to anyone needing a good hair mask." —Briogeo Customer

    Get it from Briogeo for $38.

    18. A twinkly pre-lit faux maple tree rewarding your stoop *and* street with some much-needed festive cheer. And I know it's not a contest, buttttt...if there were an award for the most fun, fall-obsessed neighbor, you'd win *every* time.,

    And this baby is 6 ft tall!

    Promising review: "I love everything about this tree. I purchased one and then couldn't wait to get a second one. It was super easy to assemble and it instantly made our West Coast space feel like a New England fall! The cord has lots of length and is brown so it doesn't stand out where we've placed it. My only complaint is that one tree we received is a bit brighter than the other, but no two trees in nature are the same, so it definitely wasn't a deal breaker." —Rachel O

    Get it from Amazon for $66.55 (also available at 8 ft).

    19. Or a maple leaf garland if you'd rather warm up the inside of your abode and enjoy the view of autumn from your mantle. (Don't worry, you'll still be the envy of all of your neighbors — who'll certainly be peeping your decor from the street.),

    Promising review: "I like these lights a lot! I ordered a single string, which was just great for the price, and then ordered another to make my mantle really glow. I could have ordered the two-string option and saved money — take a hint! Anyway, the mantle looks lovely with three flameless candles and these realistic-looking leaves. The cord is clear, so they look even more real. Happy Fall Decorating!" —Claudia G. Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    20. A glow-in-the-dark charm bracelet perfect for a trip to a haunted house — which, every year, you love the idea of but actually can't stand because you're the type of person who jumps at the sight of their own shadow... This stylish ~light source~ was *made* for you.

    Luca and Dani

    Luca and Danni is a small, family-run business that handcrafts unique jewelry in Cranston, Rhode Island.

    Get it from Luca and Danni for $34 (available in gold or silver and three sizes).

    21. Kristin Ess Rose Gold Temporary Tint spritzes a subtle, gorgeous hue on your hair — no commitment, no bleaching. TikTok went bananas for this and so will you knowing that it lasts up to three washes so you can do a quick switch up this season., Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this stuff. There's no commitment and no staining the hair. It is literally a put-in-and-wash-out product. I have platinum-blonde hair and there was no tint of pink left behind or anything. I love this stuff! It's gives you rose-gold pink hair, so beautiful." —Lee

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $23.98.

    Check out this TikTok by @leeleeslimthick!

    22. A pair of high-waisted flared corduroy pants I have been waiting to immerse my legs in since the temps started to drop. Add these puppies to the rotation for a seriously chic season ahead.

    model wearing the brown cord pants
    American Eagle

    Promising review: "Hard to believe it's corduroy because the material is so soft and feels great on my skin! The color is perfect and will go nicely with my cable-knit sweaters! Not too high waisted, flared and long at the bottom where you have to wear platform heels. Reminds me of pumpkin spice and everything nice! Perfect for fall. I'm in love." —American Eagle Customer

    Get it from American Eagle for $59.95 (available in short and regular lengths sizes 000–20 and three colors).

    23. An assortment of faux pumpkins for anyone who has been planning for fall and all the holidays that come with it since June. And, with said plan, this year you've opted to display pumpkins that a) aren't going to rot in your front yard, and b) can be reused again for next year. Genius.

    the pumpkins

    Promising review: "Great little pumpkins! Used them to decorate and add detail to my current fall decor. Nicely made as shown in the pics." —Amabuyer 

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $14.99

    24. A knit color-blocked jogger set if your idea of a *glow* is the kind found from a cozy wood fire. We suggest pairing that with this ensemble on a Sunday followed by snuggling up on your couch.

    model wearing the pink and white set

    Get it from Boohoo for $32 (originally $80; available in sizes 12–26 and two colors).

    25. A cushy velvet accent chair to freshen up your space and favorite TV-watching spot. Finally having additional seating to host the annual viewing of Hocus Pocus? I think that's what they call witchcraft...

    the mustard colored armchair with wire frame base

    Psst! You can get 15% off sitewide with our exclusive code NOVOBUZZ (valid during nonsale periods).

    Get it from Novogratz for $199 (available in four colors).

    26. A wide-brim felt fedora hat for all your fall fashion dreams come to life. Picture this: You, this hat, an outdoor brewery submerged in peak foliage grasping a pumpkin ale with the perrrfect amount of cinnamon sugar around the rim... Apologies, I just drooled all over my keyboard at the thought of that. Basically, you *need* this hat.

    reviewer wearing the tan hat

    Promising review: "Absolutely LOVE! This hat was perfect for what I was wanting to change up my style for a fall outfit. Great price too! I will definitely be getting a couple more in different colors." —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 33 colors).

    27. A festive fall candle so delectable you'll want to eat it right up. Think: caramel, butter, pumpkin, and pecan just emitting a tasty warm glow throughout your home. I mean *gah* it literally looks like a dessert, so good luck actually setting a match to it!

    The candle, which has a layer of wax pumpkins, leaves, and waffles
    Magic Art / Etsy

    Magic Art is a New Jersey–based small business that sells candles, wax melts, decals, T-shirts, and more. If you like the look of this candle but prefer a different scent, there's also Golden Leaves (apple, cinnamon, clove, and vanilla) and Forever Fall (buttercream, pumpkin, and marshmallow).

    Promising review: "Very beautiful candle and smells so good. Shipping was fast and packaging was great! Thank you!" —Sarah Sahebi

    Get it from Magic Art on Etsy for $15+ (available in three sizes).

    28. Hot Tools 24-Karat Gold One-Step Blow-Drying Brush handles two jobs in one to cut your routine in half so you can achieve silky smooth, fall-ready locks sans frizz *and* with less drying time. This tool also has three different settings (cool, low, and high) so you get salonworthy results without frying your ends with constant heat.

    Another thing: These bristles are infused with charcoal, so they're perfect for freshening up two-day hair!

    Promising review: "First, let me start off with saying I have always HATED styling my hair. I’m not good at it and it takes WAY too long to do. My hair is fluffy/frizzy, and I have a lot of it. It takes me about 20–25 minutes to dry it with a normal blow-dryer. When I’m done with drying, it’s normally so frizzy and crazy that I MUST flat iron, or else it looks like I just woke up. Flat-ironing would take me another 20 min or so, so we’re looking at 45 min total to do my hair. Nope. I don’t have the time or patience for all that, unless I’m going out at night. And then I discovered this Hot Tools miracle. I’ve only been using this a little less than a week, but it’s changed my hair life and I am telling all my girlfriends. It’s reduced my time from 45 minutes to 10. TEN!! Not only that, I don’t have to flat-iron my hair, which saves time and heat exposure to my fine hair. The end result is SO smooth." —BayAreaShopper

    Get it from Amazon for $52.61.

    29. Some flexible curling wands to help you achieve bouncy, voluminous curls without the need to blast any kind of heat towards your strands. When your hair is damp and moisturized, simply wrap strands around each one and let them ~work their magic~ overnight for soft, easy, natural-looking waves.

    Just so ya know, they vary in size so you can pick which is best for your hair length!

    Promising review: "I have thick 4c hair and I love this set. I usually have the smaller odds at the ends of my hair and have the bigger rods at the top of my hair. My hair came out so curly. It really reminded me of the movie star curls, because it has been such a long time since I have seen my hair curl without having to use heat to it. " —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of 42 from Amazon for $12.99.

    Learn more in our Tifara Flexible Foam Curling Rod deep dive here.

    30. Tarte Seaglass Shimmer prolongs your summer sparkle so every admirer who lays eyes on you will think that you just returned from a white-sand vacay (when in reality you've been hibernating under a blanket, obvs). Apply this nourishing, vitamin E–rich body gel to legs, shoulders, and collarbones to perfectly accessorize any date night look.

    model holding the bottle of gold shimmer
    Tarte Cosmetics

    Promising review: "This is the perfect lotion with a little shimmer! Don’t need too much it goes on a long ways! Perfect to wear out with a sleeveless top or a low-cut shirt or dress for a nice tone." —Tarte Cosmetics Customer

    Get it from Tarte Cosmetics for $10 (originally $29).

    31. Chunky-heel ankle boots that will take your autumnal style to new and exciting heights. These beauts are stylish, versatile, and their rubber platform sole will ensure you don't feel wobbly if you're not used to a little ~elevation~.,

    Promising review: I cannot emphasize enough how much I LOVE these boots. They have become a favorite of mine. I’ve worn them so much since I purchased them. They pair well with jeans and with dresses and tights. Absolutely OBSESSED with these!" —Madyson Halford

    Get it from Amazon for $22.95+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in 15 colors).

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