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    36 Splurge-Worthy Beauty Products Our Readers Can't Live Without

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    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.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the splurge-worthy (AKA not cheap) beauty products they can't live without! Here are the fabulous results:

    1. Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Rosewater & Facial Spray with Green Tea Duo is made with aloe, herbs & rosewater or cucumber & green tea to keep you feeling refreshed. This is the modern day version of a queen being fanned with giant leaves, so like, worth it!

    "When the clock strikes 3 p.m. and my face feels like its 1am, that's when I spritz these on my face and I feel REBORN!" —Jennifer

    Find out more on why this product is amazing in in our closer look!

    Get the set of two sprays from Amazon for $14 (available in two sizes).

    2. Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Framboos™ Glycolic Night Serum works overnight to refine your lines and reduce your pores so your skin looks smoother and more radiant by morning. It uses an AHA/BHA blend including glycolic, lactic, tartaric, citric, and salicylic acids to achieve such great results.


    "This has done wonders for my skin! I feel like it reveals a whole new surface by morning and my skin feels so much smoother and healthier after I use it." —alysab3

    Get it from Sephora for $90 (available in two sizes).

    3. Too Faced Born This Way Foundation provides 35 shades of oil-free, coconut water–infused foundation that sinks into the skin so it looks as if you truly woke up like this.

    Too Faced Cosmetics


    Get it from Sephora for $39 (available in 35 shades).

    4. Jack Black Intense Therapy Lip Balm packs vitamin E, green tea, and SPF 25 onto the lips so it heals dry skin and works to protect future damage as well.

    "Winter is coming and so are chapped lips people! Get ahead of it while you still can, I know I am!" —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50 (available in five flavors).

    5. Pat McGrath Labs Mothership I Subliminal Eyeshadow Palette delivers unique colors in a dependable, luxurious formula that even the pros dream of getting their hands on!

    "Well I work as a drag queen and costume design artist, so I'm always looking for lots of color, glitter, and intense pigment. These are on my obsession list since several years ago, but they're not what you can call exactly "budget friendly." Recently got my hands on my own and I regret nothing!" —slovakia

    Get it from Sephora for $125.

    6. Tatcha The Deep Cleanse unclogs pores with an oil-free gel cleanser that won't strip your skin of its natural oils, causing unwanted drying. It uses amino acids derived from silk (wow fancy) and fibers from the Japanese Luffa fruit to exfoliate. Both have been used as a natural beauty agent for centuries.


    "Very expensive but soooooo worth it. I love every product of theirs that I have tried. I suffer from acne and dry/oily skin. Tatcha has improved my skin so much." —valeried40393936a

    Get it from Sephora for $38.

    7. Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels de-puff your under eye like nothing else can. These gels are so refreshing as they firm and tone (especially if you store them in the fridge). You'll be reaching for another pair in no time, because it feels that relaxing.


    "Worth every penny, put them in the fridge for extra cooling!" —Jennifer

    Read a full review here for more on this and other Skyn Iceland products!

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $30.

    8. Chanel Le Blanc Light Creator Makeup Base instantly evens out skin tone with an oil-free and lightweight formula that prolongs the wear of your makeup. It also has SPF 40, which is always an added bonus!


    "It leaves a nice feeling to your skin and when put on before foundation, it makes your skin look healthy and bright. One of my personal favorite makeup products." —rthorne0917

    Get it fromm Nordstrom for $55 (available in two colors).

    9. The Makeup Eraser seamlessly removes ALL of the makeup from your face with just water. No harsh chemicals, plus you save tons of money from not buying makeup wipes. So worth it!


    "My skin is sensitive and this doesn't irritate it at all, plus it's SO soft. Like "wow, I want this material as a blanket" soft." —Jennifer

    Read a full review of this product to find out more on why we love it!

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    FYI this was picked as one of three winners for best makeup removers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    10. Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask is great for all skin types that fly or just need some first-class hydration. Whether you need a boost on the reg or once after a long week, this is the mask for you!

    Summer Fridays

    "It changed my life on long plane trips, and gives my skin the most amazing glow." —bergins

    Get it from Sephora for $48.

    11. Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner doesn't skip, smudge, pull, or run. Where you put it is where it stays (all day)!


    "It comes in so many fun colors you can't find anywhere else, plus I can actually get a perfect cat eye on the first try! Unheard of tbh." —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $22 (available in 12 colors).

    FYI, this won best mid-price liquid eyeliner on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    12. Fenty Beauty's Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation comes through with a cruelty-free formula in a selection of 40 different shades that actually match your skin tone! 🍵

    Fenty Beauty

    "It's my perfect match. I love this makeup and it doesn't make my face itch." —s47d0854cf

    Get it from Sephora for $34 (available in 40 shades).

    13. Fresh Soy Face Cleanser gently removes makeup and grime from throughout the day without striping natural oils you want your skin to have for that glow from within look. Plus it's rich in amino acids and soy proteins, which help support that glow as well!


    "It's one of the few cleaners that don't irritate my skin." —betherick85

    Get it from Sephora for $38 (available in two sizes).

    14. Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer is ergonomically balanced, super-lightweight, and has intelligent heat control designed to prevent overheating. It also comes with rotating magnetic attachments — a smoothing nozzle, styling concentrator, and diffuser that all snap on and adjust easily.


    Elena Garcia

    Check out more about this incredible product and why it's worth your money!

    Also take a look at why it won our highest price point for best hair dryers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Get it from Nordstrom for $399 (available in three colors).

    15. Amorepacific Vintage Single Extract Essence rejuvenates your skin's tone and texture with green tea plucked from the south coast of Korea.

    "Hands down the most expensive skincare product I will ever get but I plan on repurchasing as often as I can. It's so soothing and it has also helped my lips stay chap-free longer." —m4b1d3e9cc

    Get it from Sephora for $145.

    16. Foreo Luna 2 is a vibrating face cleanser that removes 99.5% of dirt, oil, makeup residue, and dead skin cells, and is 100% waterproof so you can use it in the shower.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    "The eight adjustable intensities of vibration only take 60 seconds to clean your entire face, no batteries needed!" —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Check out this BuzzFeeder's full review here!

    Get it from Amazon for $139 (available in six colors).

    17. Nars Powermatte Lip Pigment stays on all day without drying out your lips and feels as if you're wearing nothing at all! Plus the doe-foot applicator is precise and gives full coverage on the first swipe.

    "I only have three because they’re about $30 each but they last forever, are highly pigmented without staining my lips, have a precise and to die for applicator, smell like dessert, and don’t spread past my lips even without a liner to block their way." —chaseh4d702078b

    Get it from Sephora for $26 (available in 20 shades).

    18. The Beauty Blender is a timeless classic at this point in the beauty industry. It works, it's worth it, and you won't regret trying one!


    "As someone who struggles with combination skin, PCOS, and cystic acne, it is the only beauty tool that I use for foundation. They are easy to clean. It’s a worth while splurge that I have sworn by for years and always buy at least one whenever I see them." —mollye4aeccf5aa

    Get it from Amazon for $20 (available in five colors).

    19. Farsali Unicorn Essence Antioxidant Primer Serum protects your skin under your makeup with a water-based formula with superfruit extracts like açaí berry, goji berry, elderberry, and blueberry.


    "Yes, this pink liquid has changed my face. I have combination sensitive skin, and this is the only non-Lush product I put on my face. I use it as a primer in the morning and between my toner and moisturizer at night. Not only has this stuff generally soothed my face from normal every day exposure to pollution and the elements, but it’s helps with my breakouts too." —kirstylm

    Get it from Sephora for $54 (available in two sizes).

    20. Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Matte Bronzer wins the hearts of many with its ability to make any makeup look feel sun-kissed and glowing.

    "I use it almost daily. You can put it on lightly around the outline of your face to warm up your angles. You can go dramatic and line your cheekbones for a more powerful look. I use it as eyeshadow when I want a neutral look with a dramatic eyeliner and lipstick. I use it on my bottom lid when I do a smokey eye for blending. It's super easy to use no matter what you're doing, and I feel like it really pulls together whatever look I'm going for."


    Get it from Sephora for $30 (available in two sizes and two colors).

    21. Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil absorbs effortlessly into your skin to deeply moisturize and soothe pores with antioxidants and omegas 6 and 9 — damn you're fine.

    "An absolute game changer. For the face, hair, and hands. My dry cuticles have never been so soft. It melts into the skin like no other oil I have ever used." —jessicak43ae6c847

    Get it from Sephora for $72 (available in two sizes).

    22. Origins Original Skin Matte Moisturizer with Willowherb will actually mattify your skin, helping reduce the look of pores and uneven texture.

    "I love this moisturizer!" —shortnsweeet3

    Get it from Sephora for $35.

    23. Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel comes in a bright yellow bottle with a formula that's lightweight, fast-absorbing, and will help to keep oiliness and dryness at bay.

    "It's an amazing product. I've used it everyday for the past 16 years! This gel has worked for me for every skin phase of my life since I was 12! It's also available in a lotion if you have dry skin." —fashionzombiee

    Get it from Sephora for $28 (available in two sizes).

    24. Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara delivers high volume lashes (a gift to you) with a vegan formula (a gift to the planet)!


    "Got as a mini and fell in love with my lashes again!" —jenna9133

    Get it from Sephora for $23.

    25. Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial gently exfoliates your skin with glycolic, tartaric, lactic, and citric acids. It also brightens your skin with chickpea flour and finally soothes your skin with matcha, milk thistle, and apple extracts.

    "Your weekly dose of facial at home. Literally leaves you with baby skin afterwards. Haven’t used any foundation since wearing this weekly for over a month." —shanaznadinea

    Get it from Sephora for $80 (available in two sizes).

    26. Perricone MD Hypoallergenic Firming Eye Cream visibly firms, brightens and hydrates dry skin under the eye with a formula that is hypoallergenic, noncomedogenic, and dermatologist-tested.


    "Its consistency is perfect and my face can't live without it lol." —sarahmichelep

    Get it from Sephora for $72.

    27. Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation creates a 24-hour flawless finish on your skin with over 55 shades to choose from. Hot or humid weather have nothing on this formula!

    "It's expensive but oh so amazing! I bought it two years ago and its still going. It matches my skin perfectly and its buildable so its great for casual outings or glammed up evenings. It stays on all day. I highly recommend it." —salmeen

    Get it from Sephora for $42 (available in 56 shades).

    28. Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil reduces the size of your pores. And the formula's blue tansy and German chamomile essential oils soothe the skin and reduce redness.


    "It's worth every penny. I see a difference the very next morning." —mariar25

    Get it from Sephora for $105 (available in two sizes).

    29. Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Eyeshadow Palette Friendcation includes 10 shades with intense color payoff that are well worth your hard-earned cash.

    "Just LOOK at that blue. It’s so unique with its beautiful, electric hue and a violet shift. 10/10 would recommend." —katelynp43b9d67eb

    Get it from Ulta for $55.

    30. Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow is the liquid glitter eyeshadow everyone is obsessed with (including me)! It's so easy to use and the sparkle pay off is beyond stunning. 10/10 eye def recommend.


    "I have practically every shade and they never disappoint (with the exception of ballet baby, don’t buy that one!). Seriously the best $24 I have ever spent for a single shade. They don’t budge, and I literally always get completed on my eyes when I wear them. I still drool every time a new shade drops." —paiger426a3422a

    Get it from Amazon for $24 (available in 13 shades).

    31. Kat Von D Tattoo Liner precisely creates the sharpest cat eye of your damn life! Plus it's waterproof, so it wont fade, crack or run throughout the day.

    Kat Von D


    Get it from Sephora for $20 (available in two shades).

    32. Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette comes in so many color combinations you're guaranteed to find the one that has the colors you love to use the most!



    Get it from Sephora for $27 (available in 11 varieties).

    33. Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment corrects redness and helps protect your skin from environmental irritants, which also helps reduce acne and blemishes.


    "I used to have serious rosacea all over my face, but now it’s just the littlest bit on my cheeks!" —hollys4af76bd26

    Get it from Sephora for $52 (available in two sizes).

    34. Biossance 100% Squalane Oil does it all and can be used from head to toe to hydrate and lock in much needed moisture just in time for winter.

    "This stuff works so well I can't believe it. I put it on after my serum and before moisturizer at night. After the first time I used it, I saw an immediate difference — my face was softer, bouncier, and brighter." —bekoconnellll

    Get it from Sephora for $58.

    35. Glow Recipe Watermelon Pink Juice Moisturizer is the perfect moisturizer for anyone with oily or combination skin and is looking for a lightweight formula. The watermelon extract hydrates, while hyaluronic acid soothes and plumps your skin.

    "My one splurge ride or die product. It smells wonderful and feels great on my combination skin. It’s light, reduces redness and sinks in quickly. Bonus — it lasts a long time." —rachelc43

    Check out this BuzzFeeder's review of this product on #8!

    Get it from Sephora for $39 (available in two sizes).

    36. Tarte Shape Tape Concealer wins the hearts of so many with its vegan, full-coverage, blendable formula. A little goes a long way so it pays for itself in the long run!


    "It goes on so so smooth and it makes my under eye bags disappear completely. Perfect formula, not too thick but not too lightweight. I always find myself scraping the bottle to get every last bit of product!" —kennedyk4a9e8d691

    Get it from Ulta for $27 (available in 30 shades).

    Me to my bank account after buying everything in this post.

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