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    44 Beauty Products That May Make You Think, "Where Have You Been All My Life?"

    Beauty goodies with reviews and photos that speak for themselves. Trust me.

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    1. A milk and honey cuticle oil to help keep your cuticles hydrated and free from dreaded cracking and peeling. It's packed with cold pressed oils and vitamins to pack in the moisture.

    A reviewer holding the bottle, intentionally showing their glittery manicure with healthy looking nails and cuticles

    2. Hypoallergenic and lint-free cotton rounds for makeup removal that doesn't leave behind any lint-y residue. Use these to apply toners, remove nail polish, and the like.

    cotton rounds in packaging

    3. A squalane a rose lip balm made with hyaluronic acid to moisturize, ceramides and squalane for protection from environmental aggressors, and wakame algae to plump up the appearance of lips. This = everything you'd want in a wintertime balm.

    A closeup of the hydrating balm formula inside the jar

    4. A cult-favorite mascara that'll add volume and length to your lashes with a few flicks of the wrist, so those minimal makeup days are even easier.

    5. An "Ultimate Neutrals" eyeshadow palette that's filled with all the creamy matte and soft shimmery neutrals (42 of them!) you could ever want. The search for the perfect brown tone is over, because the range here is !!!!!.

    palette swatched on two different skin tones

    6. A pair of tweezers with suuuuuper pointy tips able to do it all: Remove blackheads, ingrown hairs, splinters, teeny hairs, ticks, and whatever else your skin could possibly throw at you.

    person holding tweezers showing the fine point

    7. A therapeutic shave gel that proves a little can go a loooooong way. The super creamy formula is fragrance-free, and made with oat and vitamin E to prevent razor bumps and calm sensitive skin.

    reviewer image showing a dollop of the shave cream and then it spread out

    8. An almond oatmeal, goat milk lotion from a charming small biz that makes incredible skincare goods straight from their farm. Since goat milk is known for its hydrating properties, your skin will give you one *baaaaaaaa-ig* thank you after getting a taste of this.

    bottle of lotion styled on bathtub ledge

    9. A miracle-working eyeshadow primer to ensure your perfectly blended smokey eye stays in its dang place from sunrise to sunset. Now you can can kiss smudging, flaking, and creasing GOODBYE.

    10. An enchanting eyeshadow palette in the most darling ice cream truck packaging (yes, yes, and yes) that offers up so many funky colors, you'll have tons of looks to experiment with.

    eyeshadow palette styled with ice cream cones

    11. A stunning, hydrating blush that'll leave behind the perfect amount of shimmer and color so your skin looks and feels radiant.

    12. An ultra creamy, fragrance-free moisturizer here to soothe and tackle redness, and irritated, dry, cracked skin. Yes, this is basically the holy grail of moisturizers.

    reviewer's before/after showing super dry skin under eyes and the after pic with noticeably less dry skin

    13. A peppermint coffee body scrub great for a post-workout exfoliation so you don't have to ~sweat~ over unwanted breakouts. It's packed with natural and anti-bacterial ingredients to give your skin a ridiculously fresh feeling.

    model applying coffee scrub all over body and face

    14. A silicone face mask "brush" to make application incredibly ~smooth~ (just like your radiant skin) and mess-free. It's actually just one soft, flexible piece of silicone — meaning you'll waste significantly less of your mask.

    mask brush applicators styled on table

    15. A daily brightening solution that — surprise! — brightens skin thanks to its four-acid formula like kojic and azelaic acid, AHAs, and bearberry extract. This sunny bottle of magic targets dark spots, post-acne marks, and uneven skin tone.

    Bottle of the Brightening Solution with a press-down pump

    16. An overnight balm that'll penetrate the skin with lipids from olive and linseed oils. While you're catching your zzz's, this formula will feed your skin so you wake up with a hydrated, refreshed face.

    17. A detox wash shampoo featuring apple cider vinegar, charcoal, peptides, and amino acids for a deep, clarifying clean your hair will appreciate greatly. This formula draws out toxins and oils and protects from environmental stressors all while hydrating and refreshing your locks.

    bottles of their detox shampoo styled on bed of charcoal

    18. A vitamin C serum made with salicylic and hyaluronic acid to not only help with sun damage, but prevent pesky breakouts and restore hydration.

    reviewer before/after pic with before photo showing acne scars and after photo with significantly less scarring and dark spots

    19. A lash booster for making lashes look, spoiler, boosted. The primer glides on to create a thicker base so when you apply mascara, your lashes appear fuller and longer.

    before/after image of lashes without and with the booster. The after pic shows long, full-looking lashes

    20. A hydrating sleeping mask made just for your lips, because I know they could use some backup as they face the wrath of this harsh winter and its unforgiving, frigid winds.

    Laneige sleep masks styled in bowl of mint ice cream

    21. A NYX jumbo eye pencil with soft tips that'll blend on your lids like butter and throw worries of precision out the window.

    22. A double-sided eyeliner stamp that — are you ready for this — 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.

    23. A "Butter Drench" bareMinerals moisturizer designed for super dry skin in mind. Just as the name implies, this super rich, shea butter and ceramide formula drenches skin with hydration.

    jar of Butter Drench rich cream

    24. A splurge-worthy foundation (available in 42 shades!) designed to give you 24-hour coverage — yes, an ENTIRE day — so you can survive humidity, heat, and nonstop activity no problem.

    model hand holding bottle with different colors swatched on arm

    25. A pack of shadow shields because who has the time or energy to deal with eyeshadow fallout? Answer: Nobody. These can *also* act as a stencil for creating sharp wings, and we stan a multipurpose product, yes we do.

    progression photos of model applying shields, eyeshadow, and removing shields

    26. A popular detangling brush to rid your mane of nasty tangles without causing tons of breakage. Just imagine a world where you don't have to force a brush down your hair while you listen to the harsh knots ripping apart. *cringes*

    27. A pimple patch for when you feel a zit comin' on. Just apply over the bump and the patch will draw out sebum and reduce irritation like some type of skin sorcery. Take a peep for yourself (sorry):

    28. A coconut foaming body scrub that'll make for the most relaxing shower to date. Just take a deep breath of heavenly coconut and exfoliate away.

    scrub styled with coconuts

    29. Teeny lil' spatulas to get that veeeeeeery last drop of foundation out so when you run out last minute, you're still ~covered~.

    reviewer image of tiny spatula and all that it removed from foundation tube

    30. A peel-off barrier nail polish so you can erase all your mani missteps and end up with a salon-quality polish job.

    31. An $8 eye cream a BuzzFeed reader swears by because her mom used it her entire life, and now she does too <3. It'll moisturize and help smooth out fine lines and wrinkles to give you glowing, radiant skin.

    jar of Colonial Dames vitamin e cream

    32. A curling wand with five different-sized, interchangeable barrels guaranteed to give you blowout-status waves, curls, and volume at a fraction of the price...and in your own home. Now this is what beauty on a budget looks like.

    33. Or if you want to give your hair a break from the heat, a set of foam rods for 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.

    reviewer using the rods to create beachy waves in their hair

    34. A deodorant cream that combines arrowroot, baking soda, and clay for a natural deodorant you and your pits will love. The adorable jar it comes in is just another great perk.

    Meow Meow Tweet jars of the deodorant cream

    35. A best-selling primer to blur pores, lock in makeup, and even out skin so your foundation goes on flawlessly (and stays there). Its lightweight, oil-free formula is packed with antioxidants so it will ALSO protect from pollutants — and what more could you ask for from a tiny tube of magic?!

    Smashbox photo finish primer

    36. A self tanner so you can get a sun-kissed color in the dead of winter *without* having to hit the tanning bed and expose your skin to harmful UV rays.

    before/after photo of the tanner, showing legs more golden in the after photo

    37. A Lippie Stix from ColourPop because full matte coverage, rich pigments, and hydration should ALWAYS go hand-in-hand. Tl;dr: This wont dry our your lips (like some matte lipsticks tend to do).

    model applying color &quot;Goldie&quot; on lips

    38. A wildly popular rosehip facial oil for combatting dry and flaky skin, redness, and breakouts. Seriously, your skin issues don't stand a chance when ~faced~ with this.

    reviewer progression photos showing less acne and scarring with use of rosehip oil

    39. A day cream with SPF 30 so you can supply moisture to the skin while also protecting it. Win and win!

    no7 protect and perfect day cream

    40. A two-sided eyebrow pencil and brush with a half millimeter tip (yeah — that's TINY!) that'll create precise lines that actually blend in with your brows.

    41. A makeup-setting spray so your entire ~lewk~ looks picture perfect — even after you've worked all day, ran some errands, went to happy hour, and then hit up the gym.

    42. A ridiculously cheap and equally amazing setting powder for ridding excess shine and oil to leave skin looking flawless. And if you're wondering about possible flashback, there isn't any — just see for yourself:

    43. "Let That Mango" body butter for a dose of hydration your skin is probably begging for since the cold weather set in. And with a name like this, you'll also get a dose of advice. ;)

    jar that says &quot;let that mango&quot;

    44. A powerful steamer so you can bring the fancy spa straight to your home. Now you can lure those pesky blackheads out without having to pay for an expensive facial.

    HERE, just take all my money!

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