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    31 Things That'll Help Solve Almost All Your Skin's Little Problems

    Get ready to *finally* love your skin again.

    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 jar of Tree Hut Intense Hydrating Body Butter because it's formulated with shea butter to help restore the moisture in your skin.


    Promising review: “Love this product!!!! I work with preschool-aged children and wash my hands a lot, which really dries my hands out. I have tried many products that just sort of work — this is the first product I've tried that really moisturizes my hands. I am very impressed! I also struggle with dry acne on my face, I've used moisturizers that do not help and cause more breakouts. I applied a small amount to my face this morning and am cautiously optimistic it may help with my dry skin issues on the face as well — time will tell. Thanks for making a great product.” —Fraulein

    Get it from Amazon for $5.79 (available in nine scents).

    2. This jar of Majestic Pure Brown Sugar Body Scrub to lift away dry, dead skin and give you a glowy sheen thanks to the ~10 different natural oils~ it's made with.


    I’ve never been more in love with a body scrub!! I wanted an exfoliating scrub that would slough off dry skin but simultaneously moisturize and bought this because of all the super moisturizing oils listed as ingredients. When you open the jar, you can see that the sugar is literally saturated in the oil mixture. It exfoliates really well and leaves your skin feeling soft, smooth, and hydrated for days! I used this all summer and literally glowed! You’ll love this so much and go through it so quickly that I actually recommend buying two.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.98.

    3. Some Simple Cleansing Facial Wipes so you can remove stubborn makeup before bed (even when you're feeling super lazy).

    Promising review: “My skin is both dry and acne-prone, which I’ve been battling for well over 15 years now (I’m 27). I started using these wipes and definitely noticed a difference. My breakouts went down (along with help from medication, which alone is not enough to keep them at bay), and my dry patches also seemed to evaporate! I actually ran out of these while on vacation and had to use a regular face wash with a washcloth to remove makeup, and my breakouts and dry skin came back with a vengeance. I’ll be using these indefinitely!” —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.58.

    4. A jar of O'Keeffe's Working Hands Cream because it'll help you repair rough, dry, cracked skin while basically acting like a shield to prevent further moisture loss.

    Promising review: "This stuff works wonders! I have severe eczema, to the point where my skin cracks open, and I start to bleed. I've tried everything from steroids, dermatologist prescribed creams, lotions, and nothing ever works. My boyfriend told me about this stuff, and I'm so glad he did! This is the only stuff that works for my eczema! It stings like hell when you put it on, but it's so worth it. Within two days of using it, my hands are already better!! And the best part is that I don't see my eczema coming back with it either! Thank you O'Keeffe's for finally giving me much needed relief with this horrible eczema I have!!! Totally worth it!" —Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in packs of up to 12).

    5. This Foot Exfoliation Peeling Mask that you can use to obliterate those lingering dry patches and callouses for buttery soft feet. The skin on your feet will slowly peel off over the course of one to two weeks, but then you'll be left with skin smoother than a baby's bottom.

    Promising review: “My feet have had a rough winter. Even though I live in the deep south and normally have VERY oily skin, my feet tend to get unreasonably dry. I exfoliate once a week and deep-moisturize them twice a week, and still experience rough, dry, flaking, calloused skin on my soles. I remember seeing an ad and reviews for these kinds of masks before and thought I'd give this a try. It says to give it three to seven days before you see results. It was delivered on a Tuesday, so I did it that night after work. Keeping the plastic baggy shoes on for an hour was a little weird, but manageable. It washed off easily, and the scent wasn't too strong and didn't linger. The directions say to soak your feet for 10 minutes every day. Honestly, I'm lazy and only did it once the next day. I didn't see any change in the following days and honestly didn't know if it would work. Fast forward to Saturday night, I put on my shoes around 4 p.m. to go to work and my feet were normal. Around 3 a.m. after a seven-hour shift on my feet and a few rounds of drinks with friends, I was STUNNED to see my feet when I took off my socks!!! In a matter of 11 hours, half my soles had peeled away!!! And they were so freaking smooth, I'm still in awe!!” —Megan

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $16.95.

    6. Or a jar of O'Keeffe's Healthy Feet Foot Cream because it transforms stubbornly dry, cracked skin into feet that feel silky smooth.

    Promising review: “I walk around barefoot all the time and almost always wear shoes without socks — flats, heels, flip flops, etc. Without bi-monthly pedicures and the love I should be showing my piggies, my feet looked like they'd seen better days. Honestly, I would get embarrassed by my heels because they were so dry and hard and starting to crack. I saw a commercial for the O'Keeffe's hand cream and saw they also made a foot cream. I figured it was no harm, no foul and ordered it. It felt really nice on my feet — not greasy and I felt like it really penetrated the skin. I tried to use it once or twice a day, but mostly just remembered right before I was going to sleep. And let me tell you, after ONE WEEK, WOW!!! There was a major difference. I did help the process along with one or two sessions with a pumice stone, but mainly it was the cream and a pair of cotton socks at night that really helped my feet turn around. And then after three weeks, I couldn't believe the difference. The cracks were repairing and the awful dryness was gone! My feet feel soft and CLEAN." —Chuck

    Get it from Amazon for $7.29+ (available in packs of up to 12).

    7. A bottle of oil-free CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion AM so you can soften the look of dull, dry skin while also protecting your face from the sun's harmful rays (thank you, SPF 30).

    Promising review: "I am seriously only ever using this on my face! As I got older, my skin has changed and, unfortunately, has become dry and sensitive. I tried so many different products and either had an allergic reaction or couldn't find one that was not scented. As I researched, I came across this product I love it. It's unscented, lightweight, and not sticky. And, you don't have to use too much. I have noticed a huge difference in my skin. My face is soft, bright, and looks and feels more firm. I'm very happy with this purchase." —Tonya Williams.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.47.

    8. A Maxsoft Scalp Massager to help rid your scalp of the dry, itchy, dandruff-causing dry skin that just refuses to go away. The silicone bristles stimulate blood flow to your scalp and aid in some much-needed exfoliation.


    Promising review: "I’ve suffered from a dry, flaking scalp for about a year now. I have used tea tree oil shampoo, dandruff shampoo, coconut oil — you name it. I finally read somewhere that exfoliating the scalp might help, but I was hesitant because years ago, I had a shampoo brush and it was very rigid and the bristles were fine and close together and it made my hair a tangled mess. Anyway, I saw this shampoo brush and it looked a lot more flexible so I thought I’d give it a try and HOLY MOLY my flakes are gone! It’s made out of a silicone-type material and the little bristles are flexible but still get the job done. I can literally brush my hair with shampoo in and it doesn’t get tangled. It’s amazing. Not only do I have zero flakes now, but I also feel like using this does a way better job at working the shampoo in and getting your hair and scalp really clean. I have super thick hair and no matter how much shampoo I use or how long I scrub my hair, I felt like the back, underneath part of my hair would sometimes stay dirty. This brush gets all that." —Meg R

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

    9. This set of 16 Dermal Korea Collagen Sheet Masks because they'll soothe even the tiniest dry patches so you can make it through the rest of winter with a smooth, glowing complexion.

    Promising review: “These masks are very refreshing and hydrating. My skin is a combination of oily and dry. In the winter, it gets really dry and patchy around my eyes, cheeks, and mouth areas. I've been using them since late fall (once a week) and these masks are helping me combat the dryness. I haven't had any dry patches on my face once this winter! I use a moisturizing cleanser, leave the mask on for 15-20 minutes, apply rosehip oil to seal in the moisture, and my skin is happy and quenched! I do this at night and in the morning, I just use water on my face in the shower.” —Mama bear

    Get one set of 16 from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in packs of up to five sets).

    10. And a bottle of Radha Rosehip Oil to really make sure your skin retains that precious, precious moisture. Rosehip oil is actually known for its restorative, moisturizing properties.

    Promising review: “I was so skeptical when adding this item to my cart. I have struggled with rosacea for most of my adult life and have tried every over the counter cream and pill. Recently, I have had to deal with extremely dry skin due to some medication that I am on. When I bought this rosehip oil, it was a last-ditch effort to get some sort of semblance of my normal skin back. The first night I applied it I was not expecting much, in fact, I was prepared to see no sort of results at all. WELL, imagine my surprise the next morning when the redness on my face was the faintest it has ever been in yearsssss. Y'all I was floored. This stuff really works and I couldn't believe it. I have applied it regularly for the past few weeks, and most of my redness has cleared up and my skin looks better than it has in years. This oil is worth the buy, I promise! It changed my skin’s life!” —Pat V.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    11. Cuccio cuticle oil because it's made with honey and lactic acid from milk to nourish skin and prevent peeling. In other words, you can say goodbye to the crusty, dry skin around your fingernails.,

    Promising review: “This is a great product! My cuticles and skin on the sides of my fingers tend to get extremely dry and peel. I wash my hands a lot at work and this oil is amazing! I used it several times throughout the day on the first and second day I received it, and I saw a huge difference in moisturizing my cuticles and healing the dry peeling skin on my fingers. It conditions skin very nicely and my hands are looking great!” —Tracy Davis

    Get it from Amazon for $7.05 (available in two scents).

    12. A bottle of Thayer's Witch Hazel Toner because it'll help remove makeup, lessen redness, and prevent acne with just one easy-to-use (and alcohol-free) product.

    Promising review: “I buy this when my other bottle is only half empty — that's how much I don't want to be without it. The smell is so good that even if it didn't work amazing wonders on my skin, I would use it just for that. But it does work! Because of this toner, my skin is brighter, more even, and just plain pretty. It feels moisturizing and clean, without giving your skin that tight feeling. I have pretty sensitive skin, but it doesn't burn at all. It tightens pores and helps with all skin needs, whether you break out a lot, are young or old, or have dry or combination skin — it's universal." —Gail Shelton

    Get it from Amazon for $8+ (available in three scents).

    13. These 24k gold under-eye patches because its cooling hydrating gel formula will leave your under-eye area feeling smooth and rejuvenated.

    Promising review:I've seen my wife using these and have seen the result. It works! So I started using it too. I like that the pads stick to the skin well, because some times I put in on in the morning while getting ready for work. It takes the puffiness away, makes me look less tired. Feels moist and hydrated all day. I would definitely recommend it!” —ncl289

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $14.99.

    14. Maybelline BB cream for those days when you don't want to wear foundation but still want to semi-hide the look of a pesky acne mark or something.


    The 8-in-1 formula helps blur imperfections, leave your skin looking dewy, hydrates, brightens, protects your skin from the sun (SPF 30!), and more.

    Promising review:“I have dry, sensitive skin. This BB cream is the best I've used, and I've tried many others more expensive than this. It has light to medium coverage, lets a few of my freckles show through, doesn't feel greasy or sticky or anything like that. It does a great job of keeping me from burning.” —Nacho Libra

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99 (available in three shades).

    15. And the Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer to temporarily improve the look of dark circles so you can have at least one day where your friends don't ask if you only got 30 minutes of sleep the night before.

    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

    BTW, my colleague Kayla tried this concealer for herself and wrote a lil' review. I don't wanna give away too much, but read why she thought this concealer deserves to be a staple in every makeup bag.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.97 (available in 16 shades).

    16. These natural green tea and bamboo oil blotting sheets that'll absorb excess grease so you can keep your face shine-free throughout the day.

    Promising review: "I LOVE these oil-absorbing sheets! I tried them out a few years ago but haven't gotten around to writing a review until now. I've tried other blotting sheets and they've either broken me out or just did not absorb all the oil. Every time I come back to these I realize they are truly the best. I have SUPER oily skin (and cystic acne which I have the scars to show for) and this makes me feel sooo fresh. But as you can see, it truly removes all of the oil, and keeps it that way for several hours. It has a very cute design, too and it's really easy to use and keep anywhere with you. Amazing price for what it does. If you're hesitating to buy it, just go for it!" —Noopur D.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95.

    17. A bottle of Bio-Oil because it'll really work overtime to help fade the look of scars and stretch marks.

    Promising review: "So I have been having a lot of skin problems after trying to find the right BC for my body. I've recently gotten breakouts, dark spots, texture and dry skin like never before. I ordered this out of desperation because BuzzFeed told me to, and have only been using it for five days. My breakouts are disappearing, my dry spots are going away, and some of my dark spots are lightening. It is seriously amazing. I highly recommend this to anyone having trouble keeping their skin under control. I'm obsessed! I put four to five drops on my hands and pat it into my cleansed face. It even works under make up because it's not a super thick oil. It also smells amazing! I skipped my foundation today because I didn't need it." —Ann Hamre

    Get it from Amazon for $8.92+ (available in three sizes).

    18. Stila Color Correcting Facial Serum — it's pretty much not one, not two, but THREE facial formulas in one convenient product. So you can prime, brighten, and color correct in just one step.

    BTW, the nourishing formula is also ~cruelty-free~.

    Promising review: "This is a holy grail product! It color corrects, smooths, makes me look all around more put together, and younger. For me, it works better if I set it with powder of some kind, but it has totally changed my makeup routine and allowed me to wear fewer products with better results. I have combination skin and work in a kitchen so I was worried about greasiness, but this is more silky than greasy! I love it!" —Batmanda

    Get it from Amazon for $36.

    19. A pack of Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patches because they extract pus from your breakouts pretty much overnight so you can start the next day with less angry-looking zits.

    Promising review: "When they say holy grail product they are not kidding, these little things are amazing. You can actually see all the junk coming out of pores! And if it doesn’t do that, it does dramatically reduce the size of your pimple or Whitehead. These are awesome." —Holli Hawkins

    Get four packs of 24 patches from Amazon for $12.

    20. These Bioré Deep Cleansing Pore Strips — they may be tiny but they do a mighty job of sucking out blackheads and cleaning up your pores.

    Promising review: "I did not know of this product until recently, but for over 20 years I have been walking around with a forehead full of blackheads. I have tried everything, dissolving gels, the metal scraper, etc., nothing worked. So I was stuck with people telling that I have dirt on my forehead. I found this in my supermarket will looking for shaving cream. And I saw that it could remove blackheads. Having tried everything else I said what the heck lets give this a try. While it is intended for the nose, I did use it on my forehead, and like magic, the blackheads came out. I finally found something that works." —voltron

    Get it from Amazon for $7.52.

    21. A pack of Eos Natural and Organic Stick Lip Balm so you can have a moisturized pout all day long and kiss those chronically dry lips goodbye.


    It contains sustainably sourced and USDA Certified Organic shea butter, coconut oil, and jojoba seed oil to pack that real moisturizing punch.

    Promising reviews: "Holy cow these are awesome! Stays with you for a while, doesn't melt away quickly like the others I've tried. They all smell as good as they taste and they're not greasy or oily feeling. I would like to see mango-flavored lip balm if they make it." —Ave

    "This is my favorite lip balm. I've been using it for a few years now. It's the only lip balm that lasts and doesn't make my lips dry after using it. It also stops my lips from peeling when they are super dry. I usually get it from the store but I couldn't find it so I'm glad this comes with four." —Lyn

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $9.99 (available in strawberry sorbet or a pack of assorted scents).

    22. And a jar of Handmade Heroes Ultra Sexy Scrub to give your lips the exfoliation they need so your lip balm can last much longer on your lips.


    This vegan and cruelty-free scrub is formulated with avocado oil, jojoba oil, and sweet almond oil for the ultimate dose of hydration.

    Promising review: "I bought this on a whim and I have no regrets! It smells delicious — like toasted almonds and almond cookies! I use the lip scrub before bed, and I could immediately tell the difference. My lips are smoother and softer, and my Chapstick lasts much longer on my lips. I made my husband use it once, and his lips were also much smoother and super soft after just one use!" —Cowie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.90.

    23. The Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask because it has been tried (and loved) by yours truly and it actually does give my pores a deep cleaning without irritating my skin.,

    OKAY SO, I finally caved and bought the Aztec clay mask that we put in literally all of our articles because those dang reviewer photos just looked so impressive. And, it was way more affordable than paying another $120 for the Korean face mask system I had been using. I break out once or twice a month, but I typically get huge cystic acne flare-ups that leave dark marks. Using this mask was the single best thing I've done for my skin all year!!! I've tried mixing the mask with just water and just apple cider vinegar and found that I get a smoother consistency with ACV, so that has been my go-to. I literally use just ONE TEASPOON of clay mask with one teaspoon of ACV and that's enough to cover my whole face and neck in a nice, comfortable, thin layer. I leave the mask on for about 20 minutes — it feels like it's strangling the crap out of my pores!!! — and wash it off. Yes, my face turns red and, yes, it does subside after about 15 minutes. My face LOOKS clean and FEELS fresh afterward. I have been using the mask twice a week for the last month and a half and some huge, dark marks I've had completely faded!! And, it helps dry out the cystic breakouts before they can cause too much trouble. Plus, I've got enough product to last possibly another six months because the jar is so huge????

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    24. This ice roller to relieve puffiness (and potentially even migraines and some pain) while feeling like you're getting a strangely soothing, icy massage.

    Promising review: "I use this ice roller in my esthetician treatment room after extractions, peels and/or waxing. My clients love it! It drastically reduces inflammation and swelling...thereby leaving the skin in a much healthier state than if I didn't use it." —Chris DeFelice

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

    25. A razor with a built-in, replaceable soap cartridge to give you the close, soft, nourishing shave you deserve. And as someone who loves this razor to death, I can definitely say that silky smooth legs are totally worth it!


    I've gotten so used to cutting down on my leg-shaving time because of this razor — the cartridge means you don't have to slather on shaving cream beforehand. And, it leaves my skin feeling soft and nick-free.

    Promising review: "I’ve been using a Personal Touch razor since college in the '70s. They finally discontinued it so I was forced to modernize. I rarely shave my legs, so when I do I have to go over and over the same area. So I read reviews on all the newfangled razors and chose Schick Intuition for sensitive skin. I don’t want to smell like some bizarre fragrance. I love this razor! No shave cream needed and it cut my hair close with the first swipe. No smelly scent and my skin was moisturized. Now if I could figure out Instagram, I’d really be a modern woman!!" —J.w. Maine

    Get it from Amazon for $7.19+ (available in three colors and as a pack of two).

    26. And a skin solution you can use after shaving to help prevent ingrown hairs and razor bumps, aka, you can get a smooth shave without the painful aftermath!

    Tend Skin /

    Promising review: "I noticed a big difference after the first use. I hate the ingrown hairs and the razor burn on my face. The coarse hairs are mostly on either side of my chin and that is where the ingrown hairs are. I tried using NAIR facial hair remover instead of shaving the coarse hairs on my face but that seemed to make the ingrown hairs worse. As a woman, I hate having to deal with facial hair but this seems like it’s going to work well to keep my face smooth." —Adriane2018

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    27. This bottle of CeraVe Body Wash with salicylic acid to help clear and prevent breakouts everywhere else on your body.


    Promising review: "I use this with the CeraVe SA body lotion and it works in days to get rid of the ingrown hair bumps I get on my butt, backs of my thighs, and backs of my arms. This is truly fragrance-free! My skin is extremely sensitive so I carefully followed the instructions and this did not irritate my skin." —Jenelle Miller

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    28. A jar of Coty Airspun translucent face powder because despite its lightweight finish, it'll keep your face in place all day long, even if you typically have oily skin.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this powder. I've used more expensive ones in the past but this one takes the cake. It keeps my makeup on all day, even with my oily skin. I personally don't use the 'baking' method, but even so, it keeps my face in place all day, even when I get hot and sweaty. I recommend it to all of my friends!" —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97 (available in six colors, including translucent).

    29. Or!!! The NYX Matte Finish setting spray to keep your foundation shine-free and flawless while you go to work, go to dinner with friends, and stay for drinks before calling it a night.


    Promising review: "This stuff will make your makeup last and last! I have severely oily skin, which means that most foundations just slide right off my skin. And then I found this! I spray this on before I do my makeup, after I do any cream makeup (foundation, concealer, etc), and then again after I set with powder. This helps my makeup easily last from seven in the morning to seven at night." —Sadie

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in packs of one and two).

    30. This bottle of rapid, 24-hour relief lotion for anyone who suffers from keratosis pilaris. Gone are the days of picking at the tiny, irritating bumps on the backs of your arms!

    Amlactin /

    Of course as with any skincare product YMMV!

    Promising review: "I almost never write Amazon reviews but I came back to review this lotion. I have keratosis pilaris that gets a lot worse during cold, dry seasons. After just a week of using this every day after my shower I noticed a huge improvement. My skin has literally never felt softer and all the bumps are nearly gone. I would recommend using this a couple of times a week minimally in order for desired effects but it really does work, more so than normal lotions like Nivea." —Jenny R

    Get it from Amazon for $14.86+ (available in two sizes and in packs of one or two).

    31. And the Acure Brightening Facial Scrub to gently slough off dead skin cells to reveal smoother, softer skin. Some reviewers have even said that the scrub has helped improve the look of their acne marks.

    Psst, this cult-favorite cruelty-free and vegan product has over 2,000 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "Are you kidding? Why didn't I find this sooner? THIS STUFF IS AMAZING. I'm 34, and never had a blemish... until I hit 30. Hormonal cystic acne has plagued my chin and neck for years. I've tried everything from washes, scrubs, microdermabrasion, facials, masks, even antibiotics as a last resort. NOTHING cleared my skin like this! I've been using this product for only two weeks and my skin is clearing beautifully, plus my old acne scars are disappearing. People are making comments about how fresh, young, and healthy my skin looks. Its a small tube, but you only need a pea-sized amount really." —emhart16

    Get it from Amazon for $7.64.

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