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15 Beauty Product Before-And-After Photos That Will Make You A Believer

These pictures speak for themselves!!! The products in this post were updated in March 2018.

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

1. This flat iron (with over 28,000 reviews on Amazon!) that straightens and curls all types of hair textures.

Promising Review: "I am in L O V E with this flat iron. I'm an African-mixed Latina with type 4a natural hair that is transitioning from relaxers, and I can get my hair salon-quality straight and looking amazing! It moves, it's shiny, with minimal breakage, and is straight all the way to the roots!" —Josefina R.Get it from Amazon for $44.50.
Josefina R. / amazon.com

Promising Review: "I am in L O V E with this flat iron. I'm an African-mixed Latina with type 4a natural hair that is transitioning from relaxers, and I can get my hair salon-quality straight and looking amazing! It moves, it's shiny, with minimal breakage, and is straight all the way to the roots!" —Josefina R.

Get it from Amazon for $44.50.

2. This moisturizing hair mask that helps with frizziness and dryness, and keeps hair healthy.

Promising Review: "I have tailbone-length hair, so keeping my hair as healthy and chemical-free as possible is my first priority when it comes to that. I do have to heat style my hair every so often, which damages it and makes my hair and the ends pretty dry and damp, so I need something that actually helps to nurse my hair back to health. Here's what's great about this one: It's sulfate-free. Sulfates actually cause frizziness, especially in curly hair, and damage and fade color-treated hair. It helps repair the heat damage and fully hydrate your hair. Besides smelling really good, my ends felt moisturized and definitely weren't as frizzy or dry." —piret90Get it from Amazon for $12.95.
piret90 / amazon.com

Promising Review: "I have tailbone-length hair, so keeping my hair as healthy and chemical-free as possible is my first priority when it comes to that. I do have to heat style my hair every so often, which damages it and makes my hair and the ends pretty dry and damp, so I need something that actually helps to nurse my hair back to health. Here's what's great about this one: It's sulfate-free. Sulfates actually cause frizziness, especially in curly hair, and damage and fade color-treated hair. It helps repair the heat damage and fully hydrate your hair. Besides smelling really good, my ends felt moisturized and definitely weren't as frizzy or dry." —piret90

Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

3. This leave-in detangling spray that keeps your hair shiny and frizz-free. Oh, and you can use it as a heat protectant!

Promising review: "I've had damaged hair for about a year and nothing has worked. It's a 10 was recommended and within weeks I could see a difference in dryness and frizz. It also gives a great shine without giving the greasy look or feel. Although I still straighten my hair, I do see a difference on the ends. I recommend this for anyone who has damaged hair or just wants to keep their hair healthy!" —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $12.96.
Amazon Customer / amazon.com

Promising review: "I've had damaged hair for about a year and nothing has worked. It's a 10 was recommended and within weeks I could see a difference in dryness and frizz. It also gives a great shine without giving the greasy look or feel. Although I still straighten my hair, I do see a difference on the ends. I recommend this for anyone who has damaged hair or just wants to keep their hair healthy!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $12.96.

4. This Indian healing clay mask vacuums out your pores and seriously helps with acne.

Promising review: "Wow. Just wow. I had no expectations for this product because I've been dealing with cystic acne since I was a teenager (I'm 24 now), so I went into this purchase not expecting much. I have very sensitive, reactive skin and have never seen any real improvement. After reading all the crazy reviews about this product I figured I would give it a try, again, not expecting much. However, I have been blown away by the long-term results of using this mask. I mix it with apple cider vinegar and apply it several times a week when my skin is really bad, and it has never done anything negative to my skin — no irritation, no dryness, nothing. It always destroys every single pimple that emerges. It does bring underlying pimples to a head, and that can be a little disturbing at first, but it is so worth it for the end result. I was considering taking Accutane, a very strong and dangerous medicine, to finally cure my acne for good, and this product has made me completely reconsider." —Heather E. Get it from Amazon for $8.95.
Heather E. / amazon.com

Promising review: "Wow. Just wow. I had no expectations for this product because I've been dealing with cystic acne since I was a teenager (I'm 24 now), so I went into this purchase not expecting much. I have very sensitive, reactive skin and have never seen any real improvement. After reading all the crazy reviews about this product I figured I would give it a try, again, not expecting much. However, I have been blown away by the long-term results of using this mask. I mix it with apple cider vinegar and apply it several times a week when my skin is really bad, and it has never done anything negative to my skin — no irritation, no dryness, nothing. It always destroys every single pimple that emerges. It does bring underlying pimples to a head, and that can be a little disturbing at first, but it is so worth it for the end result. I was considering taking Accutane, a very strong and dangerous medicine, to finally cure my acne for good, and this product has made me completely reconsider." —Heather E.

Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

5. This rosehip facial oil that relieves dry and flaky skin, redness, and breakouts. Seriously — just look at the results!

Promising review: "Overall I'm super pleased with this product. The oil isn't greasy whatsoever. It says two to three drops will do the job, but I use way more (maybe 10?). Every morning I wake up and my skin feels INCREDIBLY soft and smooth. I've struggled with intense acne for a good year or so now. I've easily invested a good couple hundred dollars from high-end to questionable companies. I love, love, love that this is animal-friendly and so natural. Its quality for its price? AMAZING. This is my before-and-after picture after using it for only six days." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $14.95.
Amazon Customer / amazon.com

Promising review: "Overall I'm super pleased with this product. The oil isn't greasy whatsoever. It says two to three drops will do the job, but I use way more (maybe 10?). Every morning I wake up and my skin feels INCREDIBLY soft and smooth. I've struggled with intense acne for a good year or so now. I've easily invested a good couple hundred dollars from high-end to questionable companies. I love, love, love that this is animal-friendly and so natural. Its quality for its price? AMAZING. This is my before-and-after picture after using it for only six days." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

6. This rose water facial toner that gets rid of blotchy red skin, and leaves it glowing and fabulous.

"This stuff is freaking amazing!! I had a lot of redness and breakouts on my chin and a few on my forehead. It truly just cleared them all up. I don't have any breakouts as of now, just my scars that I will be working on. I used this every night after cleansing my skin, then finished off with the Mario Badescu Facial Spray and it was perfection! I love this product!!!!!" —Amazon CustomerGet a 12-ounce bottle from Amazon for $6.99.
Amazon Customer / amazon.com

"This stuff is freaking amazing!! I had a lot of redness and breakouts on my chin and a few on my forehead. It truly just cleared them all up. I don't have any breakouts as of now, just my scars that I will be working on. I used this every night after cleansing my skin, then finished off with the Mario Badescu Facial Spray and it was perfection! I love this product!!!!!" —Amazon Customer

Get a 12-ounce bottle from Amazon for $6.99.

7. This teeth whitening charcoal powder that shines and cleans your pearly whites in just a few uses.

Promising review: "THIS STUFF IS WHAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF! This photo is only after THREE USES and my teeth already are incredibly whiter. I use my Sonicare toothbrush with a soft bristle head for this, and then change out brush heads and do it again with regular toothpaste. Can't say enough good things about this." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $24.79 (available in five different flavors).
Amazon Customer / amazon.com

Promising review: "THIS STUFF IS WHAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF! This photo is only after THREE USES and my teeth already are incredibly whiter. I use my Sonicare toothbrush with a soft bristle head for this, and then change out brush heads and do it again with regular toothpaste. Can't say enough good things about this." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $24.79 (available in five different flavors).

8. This drugstore mascara that leaves you with long and luscious lashes.

Promising review: "For the price, I am very pleased. The curved brush makes application easy. You can apply multiple coats to add more drama to your look. I've experienced no clumping with this and usually do a couple of coats, which really makes my eyelashes look long and glorious! It stays on all day, though I may retouch if I have an event later in the day, just as a precautionary measure. Given the price, I am very pleased with the quality of this mascara! I would definitely recommend." —CH Get it from Amazon for $5.59 or Walmart for $5.94.
CH / amazon.com

Promising review: "For the price, I am very pleased. The curved brush makes application easy. You can apply multiple coats to add more drama to your look. I've experienced no clumping with this and usually do a couple of coats, which really makes my eyelashes look long and glorious! It stays on all day, though I may retouch if I have an event later in the day, just as a precautionary measure. Given the price, I am very pleased with the quality of this mascara! I would definitely recommend." —CH

Get it from Amazon for $5.59 or Walmart for $5.94.

9. This matte foundation that provides incredible coverage and says buh-bye to oily shine.

Promising review: "I love this foundation. This is the first foundation I have tried that has matched my skin so closely. It gives me medium to light coverage which I personally love because I like wearing this during the summertime. I have acne scars that I really don't love — they make me feel self-conscious — but this product provided coverage over them. In the two photos linked I only used foundation, no concealer, around my cheeks and forehead. You can obviously see the coverage this foundation gave me. Also what tops it all is that this foundation is matte! I have very oily skin so this thing is my holy grail. If you are wondering whether to get it just read this review. It goes on and blends flawlessly. I bought another bottle just because I love it so much! (Btw I got the color 330 Toffee Caramel)." —SimpleebehakGet it from Amazon for $5.99, Jet for $5.94, or Walmart for $5.94 (available in 39 shades).
Simpleebekah / amazon.com

Promising review: "I love this foundation. This is the first foundation I have tried that has matched my skin so closely. It gives me medium to light coverage which I personally love because I like wearing this during the summertime. I have acne scars that I really don't love — they make me feel self-conscious — but this product provided coverage over them. In the two photos linked I only used foundation, no concealer, around my cheeks and forehead. You can obviously see the coverage this foundation gave me. Also what tops it all is that this foundation is matte! I have very oily skin so this thing is my holy grail. If you are wondering whether to get it just read this review. It goes on and blends flawlessly. I bought another bottle just because I love it so much! (Btw I got the color 330 Toffee Caramel)." —Simpleebehak

Get it from Amazon for $5.99, Jet for $5.94, or Walmart for $5.94 (available in 39 shades).

10. This amazing concealer that does wonders covering up dark spots and blemishes.

Promising review: "I'm of African descent and I suffer from hyperpigmentation and dark spots, which is why I wanted to buy this product in hopes of it hiding my dark spots (because sometimes foundation doesn't have enough coverage). So, I bought this and OMG it works! I put it on my dark spots, took a beauty blender to just pay it down, then took my foundation with a brush, and bow! You don't see dark spots and it doesn't look cakey! A little goes a long way, so don't use a lot." —jaszybooGet it from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in 26 shades).
jaszyboo / amazon.com

Promising review: "I'm of African descent and I suffer from hyperpigmentation and dark spots, which is why I wanted to buy this product in hopes of it hiding my dark spots (because sometimes foundation doesn't have enough coverage). So, I bought this and OMG it works! I put it on my dark spots, took a beauty blender to just pay it down, then took my foundation with a brush, and bow! You don't see dark spots and it doesn't look cakey! A little goes a long way, so don't use a lot." —jaszyboo

Get it from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in 26 shades).

11. This liquid lipstick that stays on all day with little to no need for reapplication.

Promising review: "Today is my first day wearing this product and I have to give it a full five stars! I first put it on at 5 a.m. this morning before coming to work and I have yet to reapply seven hours later. I ate breakfast AND lunch with a coffee and two waters today, and yes, it has faded, but BARELY. I have never had a lipstick last as long and beautifully as Stila Stay All Day! Will definitely be buying again!" —Sara BrasherGet it from Amazon for $22+ (available in 31 colors).
Sara Brasher / amazon.com

Promising review: "Today is my first day wearing this product and I have to give it a full five stars! I first put it on at 5 a.m. this morning before coming to work and I have yet to reapply seven hours later. I ate breakfast AND lunch with a coffee and two waters today, and yes, it has faded, but BARELY. I have never had a lipstick last as long and beautifully as Stila Stay All Day! Will definitely be buying again!" —Sara Brasher

Get it from Amazon for $22+ (available in 31 colors).

12. This brow pencil that effortlessly fills in brows, making them look full and natural, even when they're actually the opposite.

Promising review: "Just got done ordering two more. I only write reviews for things that I really LOVE or really HATE... this one I absolutely love. It's very natural looking. And well, I'll just post my before-and-after pic and you will see why I love it." —Jenny S. Get it from Amazon for $4.20 (available in three colors).
Jenny S. / amazon.com

Promising review: "Just got done ordering two more. I only write reviews for things that I really LOVE or really HATE... this one I absolutely love. It's very natural looking. And well, I'll just post my before-and-after pic and you will see why I love it." —Jenny S.

Get it from Amazon for $4.20 (available in three colors).

13. This exfoliating foot peel that is as disgusting as it is satisfying.

Promising review: "Although I probably would have preferred getting a pedicure, this stuff is no joke. I started with extremely dried, cracked heels from walking on concrete all day, and ended with super smooth 'baby feet'!" —Amazon CustomerGet a pack from Amazon for $25.
Amazon Customer / amazon.com

Promising review: "Although I probably would have preferred getting a pedicure, this stuff is no joke. I started with extremely dried, cracked heels from walking on concrete all day, and ended with super smooth 'baby feet'!" —Amazon Customer

Get a pack from Amazon for $25.

14. This foot file that literally shaves off dead skin and calluses. Gross, sure, but the end result is super soft feet!

Promising review: "My feet were horrific. Embarrassing even. In the past, I took decent care of them...gave myself a monthly pedicure. Then came marriage and kids. I have mastered the five-minute shower. That being said, there's definitely no time for pedicures and I might put lotion on twice a month. My feet started to crack like asphalt, were snagging socks, and the heels hurt if I stood too long. Enough. One pass of the rasp and I was excited. It worked! I continued and callused skin quickly fell into a huge pile resembling sawdust. It took about 15 minutes to do both feet. I rinsed, then moisturized my new soles." —HBreezyGet one from Amazon for $9.59+ (available in four colors).
HBreezy / amazon.com

Promising review: "My feet were horrific. Embarrassing even. In the past, I took decent care of them...gave myself a monthly pedicure. Then came marriage and kids. I have mastered the five-minute shower. That being said, there's definitely no time for pedicures and I might put lotion on twice a month. My feet started to crack like asphalt, were snagging socks, and the heels hurt if I stood too long. Enough. One pass of the rasp and I was excited. It worked! I continued and callused skin quickly fell into a huge pile resembling sawdust. It took about 15 minutes to do both feet. I rinsed, then moisturized my new soles." —HBreezy

Get one from Amazon for $9.59+ (available in four colors).

15. And this magical post-shaving liquid that defeats ingrown hairs and razor bumps.

Promising review: "This product has worked GREAT on my armpits, where I had big, painful, gross, inflamed, and embarrassing hair follicles for YEARS! I use a dollar shave razor now, changed every couple of weeks, with Tend Skin after every shower, and before deodorant. Miracles!" —A UserGet a it from Amazon for $13.96+ (available in mutiple sizes), or an 8-ounce bottle from Jet for $14.25.
A User / amazon.com

Promising review: "This product has worked GREAT on my armpits, where I had big, painful, gross, inflamed, and embarrassing hair follicles for YEARS! I use a dollar shave razor now, changed every couple of weeks, with Tend Skin after every shower, and before deodorant. Miracles!" —A User

Get a it from Amazon for $13.96+ (available in mutiple sizes), or an 8-ounce bottle from Jet for $14.25.

*adds everything to shopping cart*

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