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    33 Beauty Products Our Readers Are Loving In 2019

    They are beloved by many for a *reason*.

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen is a broad spectrum 40 SPF sunscreen that can protect your skin (specifically from UVA, UVB, infrared, and blue light) *while* keeping your makeup locked in. It's super lightweight, invisible, and, basically a dream in a bottle.


    Promising review: "This is my saving grace facial sunscreen! I am constantly outside for work and have struggled trying to find a product that would glide on effortlessly and not leave that white purple like residue on my face. Low and behold this little thing works wonders! I highly recommend. It goes on like a glove leaving no trace behind. LOVE!" β€”Meagan Taylor

    Get it from Dermstore for $32.

    2. Urban Decay's Game Of Thrones special edition eyeshadow palette comes with a gorgeous mix of 20 shimmers, metallics, and mattes so you can create a range of looks as equally fierce as Sansa, Dany, Arya, and Cersei combined.


    Promising review: "I was on the fence about getting it because I felt like I already had these colors. However, once I swatched it and thought about the colors, I realized I don't have shadows that are dual tone. It's pricey because you're paying for name, but I don't mind since I love both UD and GoT. I haven't been able to set this palette down and I'm a neutral palette girl. I use the mattes for my base colors and then an ombre of dark to light with the others." β€”Josie

    Get it from Macy's for $65.

    3. e.l.f. Poreless Putty Primer helps smooth out pores to achieve an ~airbrushed~ look with its velvety, glides-over-skin texture. Plus, it's infused with Squalane to help grip makeup for all-day wear and help protect skin from moisture loss.

    Promising review: "I am in love with this primer! So much so that I have three just for backup, in case it becomes unavailable again! It goes on smooth, silky, and is very lightweight. It grips my foundation to last all day even in the 90Β°+ weather we have had lately! I can't say enough good things about this primer. Great job, e.l.f.!!!" β€”Uroma

    Get it from e.l.f. cosmetics for $8.

    4. Vivienne Sabo's cult-favorite Cabaret Mascara adds volume and length to your lashes with a few flicks of the wrist, making those minimal makeup days even easier.,

    Promising review: I absolutely LOVE this mascara. I have very sensitive eyes and am highly devoted to my trusted brands. When a friend suggested this mascara I was curious, as she loved it. For the price point and how good it looked on her eyes, I thought why not. Holy moly. I'm in love. It makes my lashes longer, β€” looks like I'm natural but better β€” and has a thinner formula so it looks like I have a billion gorgeous lashes, and looks the same all day long. I cannot recommend this enough. It doesn't rub during the day and give me that black eye look. It's wonderful. Must buy. β€”Katherine Ochsman

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    Read our complete write-up on this Vivienne Sabo mascara!

    5. O.P.I. Nail Lacquer Top Coat creates an instant matte finish to any at-home mani. Where did you get your nails done, they'll ask. We won't tell!

    Promising review: "I love the OPI Matte! Salon quality right in the comfort of my own home. I'm only asking why I didn't buy this sooner. Definitely worth it when you don't have time or money to be going to the Salon every two weeks." β€”Justisa

    Get it from Amazon for $10.50.

    6. Etsy seller The House On White Oak's Skeleton and Zombie Girl Bath Bombs are made with organic ingredients and therapeutic essential oils β€” and I vote bath night needs to be every night with these *adorable* fizzies around.

    The House On White Oak / Etsy

    Get a set of two from The House On White Oak on Etsy for $13.65.

    7. Elizavecca CER-100 Collagen Coating Hair Protein Treatment is a miracle-working hair treatment that spins damaged, hay-like hair into golden locks ready for a debut shampoo commercial. The health! The body! The silkiness!

    Bek O'Connell

    BuzzFeed editor Bek O'Connell swears by this stuff:

    "I was not expecting much. But seriously, after just two uses, I'm ready to call this the miracle product I've been searching for. This repairing hair treatment works just like a hair mask. You wash your hair, and then apply the treatment to your hair and let sit for 5–15 minutes. The scent is nice without being overwhelming. After rinsing this out, I can feel a noticeable difference right away. My hair, once unruly and dry, now feels like silk. I can't stop touching it; it feels like I stole someone else's hair. My fuzzy puff of hair has relaxed into loose waves and each strand just feels considerably healthier. I can't believe the results after just two uses. I'm ready to start a very active Elizavecca fan club if anyone else is looking to join." β€”Bek O'Connell

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50.

    8. Cocokind Tumeric Spot Treatment comes packed with *just* five organic ingredients known to rid skin of acne-causing bacteria, so you can feel just as good about what you're putting on your skin as your skin feels.

    Free People

    Promising review: "This treatment works like a charm! I have struggled with pigmentation and breakouts, and I tried product after product. I've noticed evening of my skin tone and texture for the first time since I started using this regularly! Minimizes bumps and breakouts almost instantly! I've recommended this to all my friends who love it just as much!" β€”fpSaraNJ

    Get it from Free People for $8.99.

    9. Glossier Solution Exfoliating Skin Perfector does exactly that β€” gently exfoliates skin, reduces redness and large pores, and targets blackheads and acne. Instead of simply exfoliating the surface, this solution actually removes dead skin to reveal a fresh complexion within weeks of use.


    Promising review: "I have been struggling with acne for as long as I can remember and Solution has SAVED my skin. Haven't had a pimple since I started using this last month. My usually oily skin has been so soft and glowing and my years of acne scars are vanishing. 100% worth every penny." β€”MRB

    Get it from Glossier for $24.

    We *also* love solution β€” learn why several BuzzFeed writers love it in Here's Why The Mega-Popular Glossier Solution Is Totally Worth Your Money.

    10. Tarte Minutes to Mermaid Brush Set features five adorable brushes and every tool you need to create a full-face look.


    This set includes a large powder brush, cheek brush, highlighter stippling brush, domed eyeshadow brush, and pencil brush.

    Promising review: "I needed a new set of brushes, and this is it. I use the large brush for highlighter powder, the medium brush for blush and the small brush for contour. The eye shadow brush is so easy to clean and just the right size. The stiff brush works great for creating those perfect lines under your eye or above your lashes." β€”Debra P.

    Get it on sale from Tarte for $25 (originally $42).

    11. Natural Premium Bamboo Charcoal Oil-Blotting Tissues swipe away that shiny 3 p.m. forehead without disturbing your makeup. Keep a pack at your desk, toss a pack in your purse, and live the oily skin–free life you deserve. /

    Promising review: "Where have these been my whole life? I live in humid FL and have very oily skin. Halfway through the day I look like an oil slick. I love these charcoal tissues, they feel great on skin and gently absorb oil. It does not ruin or pickup my makeup at all when I dab them on my face, they leave no trace of oil and I am good for another four hours or so. I can't live without these now!" β€”Ashley Bouchard

    Get a pack of 200 from Amazon for $6.95.

    12. Hard As Hoof Nail Strengthening Cream conditions nails and cuticles with a calcium- and vitamin rich-formula to prevent splits, cracks, and breakage. Go ahead, grow out your nails, and trick everyone into thinking you have acrylics.

    Promising review: "I took my acrylic nails off and my natural nails were extremely damaged; thin as paper and splitting so I thought about putting the acrylic back on. I used nail strengtheners that paint on the nails that cost $40 and still they looked bad. Tried this product and within seven days my nails were looking and feeling great, and my cuticles were healthy and soft." β€”U S Man Of Steel

    Get it from Amazon for $7.94.

    13. Olaplex No. 3 Perfector Hair Treatment repairs dry, brittle hair by relinking broken bonds caused from chemical, thermal, and mechanical damage. Consider it your at-home treatment that'll transform straw-like hair into silk.

    Promising review: "After the first use I can already see and feel a huge difference! I flat iron daily and color every 6-8 weeks. That said, my hair has become VERY prone to breakage and split ends. I left this in for close to one hour, then shampooed and conditioned. My hair was transformed!! It was super smooth, shiny and it appeared that any breakage/split ends were gone. It was like I just had some fancy salon treatment done! I have had keratin treatments in the past and the results I achieved with Olaplex were almost identical to that of my keratin treatment. I am extremely happy with this product and will most definitely repurchase." β€”Marlowez

    Get it from Sephora for $28.

    14. Burt's Bees After Sun Soother soothes overexposed and sunburned skin thanks to a nourishing blend of coconut oil and aloe extract. Hello, these results speak for themselves:

    Promising review: "I ordered this two weeks ago after seeing rave reviews. So grateful I did. Yesterday I got the worst burn. It was unbelievable. I applied this four times over 24 hours. When I woke up this morning it was a lot better and got increasingly better throughout the day. I took the top photo at 9:30 last night, then the bottom photo almost 24 hours later, and the difference is huge. The burn is mostly faded, and the pain is so much better. I hope to never burn this badly again, but I will be stockpiling this lotion all the same." β€”Carolina G.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.53.

    15. Always Off Makeup Remover Cloths gently remove dirt and makeup from your skin with a splash of some water. Just toss in the washer after a few uses and start savin' your hard-earned dollars β€” no more expensive wipes here!

    Promising review: "I was skeptical of these, but now I'm pretty sure they're what Mulan's outfit was made of when she wiped her makeup off on her sleeve in the movie. Even totally dry, they're pretty impressive at taking all of my makeup (including waterproof eyeliner and mascara) in a couple swipes. I like to use a little micellar water to make my skin feel a little cleaner. It's nice not to burn through so many cotton pads." β€”RachelM

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $6.99.

    And check out BuzzFeed Review's pick for best makeup remover!

    16. Clinique Chubby Color Lip Balm Set comes packed with mango and shea butters so your lips not only get a boost of hydration, but a not-too-sheer, not-too-opaque pop of color.


    Promising review: "I love these lip colors so much that I bought some for my niece for her birthday. They are great for travel or just to carry around in a small handbag. They are my go-to when I'm not going for an exaggerated lip color." β€”whydoineedanickname

    Get a set of six from Nordstrom for $22.50.

    17. Lovoir Wingliner is a double-sided stamp that β€” are you ready for this β€” creates the perfect wing in mere minutes. Oof, these are not even close to being even, is a sentence you will never hear yourself say again. /

    Promising review: "I am a lazy girl but I like to look nice, and figured I should be trying to make it look like I’m putting more effort into my appearance without actually putting in more effort. I have NEVER been able to do a wing. I barely can do normal eyeliner. I did this in less than two minutes on my first try it is so easy and it looked fantastic. And it’s not just the stamp, the eyeliner pen is great too (no longer going to use the old kind). Honestly it looked fantastic. And it STAYS on β€” I actually had to really wash to get it off. I was very impressed." β€”Annie

    Get it from Amazon for $11.87.

    18. Glossier Boy Brow makes thickening, filling in, and grooming your brows easier than ever β€” the tinted gel formula and mascara-like wand do it all with just one swipe! More of this in my beauty routine, please.


    Promising review: "I love the simplicity of using this product and how understated it looks. I have the blonde which adds enough color to fill my brows in without overkill. Prior to this I was using a powder, which always make my brows look way too intense and would still result in stray hairs throughout the day. The gel holds everything in place." β€”kad

    And check out our full Boy Brow review (one of several Glossier products we totally swear by).

    Get it from Glossier for $16 (available in four shades)

    19. Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder rids excess shine and oil to leave skin looking flawless. And if you're wondering about possible flashback, there isn't any β€” just see for yourself:,

    I've seen this all over Amazon and Instagram, and decided to check it out for myself to see if it really was a great dupe for more expensive setting powders. I can confirm β€” this stuff is great.

    Promising review: "I am totally blown away by this product! I have been consistently using Laura Mercier's Translucent Loose Setting Powder for about six months, and was dissatisfied with the fact that my skin appeared greasy/oily by the end of the work day. I live in a warm climate and have oily skin. By the end of my work day using this powder, my face is still very matte! I am THRILLED! This way outperforms the Laura Mercier powder and is a fraction of the cost. Can't believe it. Never going back." β€”AlexisJulian

    Get it from Amazon for $8.57+ (available in six shades).

    20. Avarelle Acne Absorbing Cover Patches draw out sebum from the depths of your skin like some type of sorcery, ultimately reducing irritation and redness and leaving your skin zit-free.,

    Promising review: "Last night, I put these on a few acne problems (a small cyst, a whitehead, and a pimple). I just woke up and am writing this review in disbelief. THEY'RE FLAT! Gone! All of them! I could cry I’m so happy. The packaging is ideal because you can easily peel the stickers off without stretching them out or folding them back onto themselves. Do yourself and your complexion a huge favor! Have these on hand for a stubborn zit when you really need help. Make sure you apply them to completely clean and dry skin." β€”Caitlyn

    Get a variety pack (40 different size patches) from Amazon for $8.50.

    21. Fenty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer conditions lips while packing an out-of-this-world shine that's peach-vanilla scented and not super sticky. TL;DR: It's the perfect, have-on-hand lip gloss your purse deserves.


    Promising review: "I was skeptical about the rave reviews on this product, and I'm not a huge fan of lip glosses for these reasons: they're not long lasting, not hydrating and they have a tacky/sticky feel. BUT, this gloss is something different! I wear it almost every day (when I'm not wearing another lip product) for these reasons: The color is flattering for all skin colors. It doesn't have the tacky/sticky feel. It's hydrating even after most of the gloss is wiped off. There is the feeling of a hydrating balm left on. It's easy application and smells wonderful! This would be a product I'd recommend or purchase for a friend." β€”kphrom

    Get it from Sephora for $18 (available in three shades).

    22. John Frieda's Hot Air Brush gives you effortless waves that look like you just walked straight into a salon and dropped some serious money on a blowout. Here's to having (inexpensive) gorgeous soft waves and volume for days.,

    Promising review: "THIS PRODUCT IS TRULY EVERYTHING!!! It is light-weight making it very easy to hold, the heat temperature on high is perfect β€” it's perfect to style hair without causing heat damage), the bristles are soft so hair slides through and there's no breakage at all. The feature that I LOVE is that it has a cool setting to let curls cool down before releasing them (no need to use hot rollers). CANNOT SAY ENOUGH GOOD THINGS ABOUT THIS HAIR TOOL. How I use it: I use the high setting on the roots all the way down to the ends, I rolled up the ends and leave it there for about 20 seconds (high setting) and then I put the cool setting on for about 10 seconds, then I start unrolling the brush and gently remove it to reveal bouncy & natural looking curls. SIMPLY AMAZING!!!" β€”FashionChic

    Get it from Amazon for $33.32+ (available in two sizes).

    Read a BuzzFeed Shopping editor's review full review of this hot air brush.

    23. Tarte Pearly Girl Teeth Whitening Pen uses a vegan, calcium complex formula to gently brighten your teeth. Its no-mess brush applicator makes it incredibly easy to apply and go, plus the compact shape means you can toss it in your purse for quick access wherever you are.


    Promising review: "It’s easy to use, minty taste & gentle on my teeth. Results are noticeable within a few days of continual use. The travel size is must have for on the go too." β€”Cindy E.

    Get it from Tarte for $22.

    This won best inexpensive teeth whitener on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    24. The Saem Iceland Hydrating Eye Stick instantly cools your under eyes, boosting circulation to reduce puffiness instantly and ~chill~ down any discoloration. It's like a mini arctic vacation in just one swipe.

    Promising review: "Holy cow. I was not expecting something so simple to be so amazing. I read another reviewers comment about how they kept theirs in the fridge and tried this as well before trying it. After cleansing my face, I took this out and rubbed some under my eyes and it was the most cooling and refreshing feeling! Not only that, but the next day I visibly noticed lightening of my dark circles and the skin under my eyes looked brighter and well moisturized. I really enjoyed the scent of this as well and will definitely keep using this in the future because I actually look forward to taking my makeup off and using this every day!" β€”Amelia

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    25. NYX Matte Finish Setting Spray locks in makeup and leaves behind a matte, just-applied finish that lasts throughout the day. Touchups?? Oh, we don't know her.

    Promising review: "I would apply makeup in the morning but my face would become more and more oily as the day went on. This meant my makeup started to glisten (not in a good way) and pool up in spots looking all blotchy. I could never make it even half a day without my makeup melting off. That was until I decided to try this product. With just a few sprays my makeup stays exactly as it was applied and my face doesn't even get oily anymore. I haven't tested it but I'm pretty sure I could sleep in my makeup and wake up with it looking just as good. I definitely recommend this finishing spray and will be buying again when I'm out. (You'll see a day and night comparison in my photos.)" β€”FlamePrincess

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    26. Herstyler Hair Repair Serum is formulated with Argan oil, aloe vera, and vitamin E β€” all ingredients known to boost shine on dry, damaged hair and reduce the appearance of frizz.

    Promising review: "This is probably the best hair product I've ever used! I have baby-fine, wavy hair that's prone to frizz at the slightest hint of humidity in the air. Most products are too heavy for my hair, making it limp and greasy. This product gives me just the right amount of 'sleek' without looking like I need a good hair washing! Combined with soft twist rollers, I can achieve anything from a very soft wave to lots of curls without using a curling iron or flat iron, which causes way too much damage to my type of hair when used regularly. I highly recommend this product!!" β€”Kimbergidget

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    27. MAC Cosmetics Pink Lipstick line comes in 23 gorgeous pink hues and a variety of textures meant to shade and define lips. With that many pretty-in-pink options, you're bound to find the perfect color and finish combination.


    Promising review: "I can't say enough good things about this lipstick. My lips are a dark plum color and was looking for a plum color for my lips since 'nude' colors are so popular. This is my nude. The color is great. It's not matte or thick. It is a semi-sheer? Or semi-matte? Well, it goes on smoothly and is a wonderful color. A bit brighter than my plum lips, it works perfectly, giving them color that's not overpowering. It's not sticky or runny, but stays on really well. When I pair it with a lip gloss, it looks divine! MAC lipsticks are basically the only ones I'll use. There is an amazing range of colors and all go on smoothly and last a long time." β€”ltramont

    Get it from Nordstrom for $18.50 (available in 23 shades).

    28. Tifara Beauty Curling Rods give your hair a break from the heat and deliver effortless, beachy waves that require little work on your part. Really, you could put these things in and then head straight back to the couch.

    Promising review: "I’m a stay-at-home mom to two boys under 5. I love curly hair but having time to heat-style my hair in the morning is not realistic. The house will burn down and curly hair is just not worth that. When they arrived, I was too excited to not try them out immediately. So, I rolled my completely dry hair, misted it with water and set a timer for two hours. I sprayed my hair with hairspray and removed them – expecting mayyyybe a light wave. Needless to say I was floored. I cannot wait to see how my hair turns out with a little more prep and a little more time!" β€”motherfrost

    Learn more about these wondrous foam rods in Give Your Hair A Break From The Heat And Try These Amazing Curling Rods.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    29. Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask is made with ~Moisture Wrapβ„’~ technology that creates a protective barrier and seals in moisture and active ingredients so your lips get a big dose of hydration while you're off in dreamland.


    Promising review: "This sleeping mask is the only lip product that has given me visible results. My lips are soft, supple, and hydrated all day long after a night's use. I've stopped using lip balms or chapstick all together. It's a must-have for skincare lovers. It also is comfortable, not sticky, and smells amazing." β€”DelilahRuby

    Get it from Sephora for $20 (available in three scents).

    30. Elizabeth Mott Thank Me Later Eyeshadow Primer ensures your perfectly blended smokey eye stays in its dang place from sunrise to sunset. Now you can can kiss smudging, flaking, and creasing GOODBYE. /

    Promising review: "So let me start by saying I have used nearly every eyeshadow primer available. From high-end to low β€” Mac, Lorac, Urban Decay...they don't hold a candle to Thank Me Later. I have very oily skin. I use this primer and my shadow lasts a full eight hours or more. I could get maybe five or six out of the other brands, if I'm lucky. I got this as a sample in my Ipsy bag, and I had to buy the full-size product straight away! I couldn't be happier with my purchase. Thank you Elizabeth Mott for finally making a primer that lasts! I love this stuff!" β€”Melissa Mae

    Get it from Amazon for $13.06.

    31. Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Eyeshadow Palette comes with eight cool-toned shades, half of which are matte and the other soft shimmers. Yes, this will become your new go-to, wear-every-day palette β€” I am sure of it.


    Promising review: "Love this palette! The colors are great for creating everything from natural and light, to bold and dramatic. It’s a great palette to keep in my purse for last minute touch ups as well! The formula is wonderful! Easily blends and builds for a look custom to your preferences!" β€”Sarah P

    Get it from Tarte for $36.

    32. Schick Silk Touch-Up Razors gently and efficiently remove peach fuzz and dirt. The blades are designed with built-in guards so they won't cut your skin, plus you'll receive an extra attachment for super precise eyebrow shaping.

    Promising review: "Super easy and satisfying to use β€” you’re literally scraping all of the peach fuzz and dead skin off your face. The the first two photos are the before and after I used this product, and the last photo shows all of the stuff that this product took off my face. My face is glowing and incredibly soft now. Highly recommend." β€”Jane

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $4.99.

    33. Arvazallia Argan Oil Hair Mask deep conditions and revives damaged, over-processed hair to its former, healthy glory.

    Promising review: "A serious mishap in my salon caused my once vibrant, healthy hair to become dry, brittle, coarse, and curly, as if the hair got chemical burn. This Hydrating Argan Oil hair mask managed to soften up my hair making it look and feel healthier. I love how smooth it makes my hair and how soft the smell is. I have only used it twice and I can already see and feel the difference. My hair becomes easier to manage, less tangled and less coarse." β€”Mama D

    Get it from Amazon for $11.01.

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