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    30 Things From Dermstore That People Actually Swear By

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    1. Glytone's exfoliating body wash removes excess oil while targeting acne and keratosis pilaris so your skin can be at its ultimate smoothness.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this exfoliating body wash! I have eczema and I've had it since I was a baby, so I have to be very careful with what I use on my skin. This body wash is so gentle and left my skin so clean and soft, and not super dry like other exfoliating body washes. It did not leave a sticky or oily film afterwards either, nor did it have an overbearing odor. After a while I noticed a subtle brightness/glow to my skin. This is now and forever my go to exfoliating body wash!" β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $33

    2. Tarte Cosmetic's Amazonian Clay foundation gives you 12-hour full coverage *and* broad spectrum SPF 15 protection... It's basically the workhorse of all makeup products.

    I looooove this foundation! You can read my entire review on it here (it's #1).

    Promising review: "I love this product. I am very picky when it comes to my foundation, and I have been loyal to MAC for years, but I will never go back to their liquid foundation after using this product. I have an oily nose and normally throughout the day I have a slip 'n' slide in the middle of my face. But this product has a somewhat thick, suede-like texture and applies very well to my face. And ultimately doesn't leave me looking heavily oily throughout the day. It makes my skin look next to flawless and I adore it." β€”Lauren

    Price: $39 (available in 24 shades)

    3. Julien Farel Haircare's Vitamin Restore treatment replaces your shampoo and conditioner once a week to give your scalp and mane some extra hydration.

    Promising review: "This treatment is life-changing β€” not just from a beauty perspective: it creates incredible shine, perfect texture, bounce, strength, fullness, shine (I'm constantly asked what I use on my hair for its shine), but also from the additional fact that it has been amazing for my scalp too. I used it when I couldn't tolerate any shampoo, and when I went through a stressful time that caused my scalp to become sensitive. I literally threw away every shampoo/conditioner, and ONLY used Julien Farel. It has saved me and helped me get through a tough time when my hair couldn’t look its best, giving it back its life. I was so lucky to have been introduced to it, and that’s why I am writing this review, which I never do. I am so grateful." β€”Dermstore Customer

    Price: $39

    4. Dermstore's BeautyFIX Monthly Subscription Box delivers you a curated collection of the best professional makeup, skin, and hair care products out there.

    As I was working on this very post, I noticed that so many products I was looking through had reviews that mentioned this subscription box. BeautyFIX introduces tons of great products to customers who then wind up purchasing the full-sized item β€” like Caviar's Anti-Aging Anti-Frizz Blowout Butter:

    "I received as part of my BeautyFIX subscription and love it. A little goes a long way. I love how it quickly transforms to an oil that doesn't leave hair greasy. The scent is very light." β€”DJ

    Price: $24.95/month (or $34.95 for a one time purchase)

    5. SkinCeuticals' Clarifying Clay Masque unclogs and reduces the appearance of pores, balances skin's oil production, and leaves your complexion feeling soft and healthy.

    Promising review: "This is the most amazing clay mask that you can actually feel working once you put it on. It makes your skin feel amazing and I can see my pores getting smaller after just about two to three weeks of using!" β€”Dermstore Customer

    "I have been using this mask for about two months and it is my absolute favorite. Really, everything I get from Skinceuticals has been amazing! This mask really gets deep into my pores and they are left noticeably smaller after I wash it off. It also has a lovely cooling effect afterwards. I highly recommend it!" β€”Dermstore Customer

    Price: $52

    6. DHC's Velvet Skin Coat is a silky face primer that glides on as a gel and dries smooth to create the perfect base for whatever makeup you apply.

    Promising review: "This product is the best you can find. I have been using it for about two to three years and after trying other primers over many years this one is a 10! I use it daily and am never disappointed. I have 57-year-old combination skin (T-zone oiliness). Any time I get a compliment on my skin/make-up I have to brag about the Velvet Skin Coat. If you haven't already tried it, get a sample to test. Good luck!" β€”DL

    Price: $22.50

    7. Kevyn Aucoin's The Precision Brow Pencil creates extra-fine strokes to give you full, natural-looking brows.

    Promising review: "The main reason I love this pencil is the texture and formula. It's soooooooo smooth and goes on easily, whereas I feel like other pencils you have to push hard to get the product onto your face." β€”JT

    "I have tried most brow pencils on the market. This is the pencil I prefer over all others. The pencil is thin and manageable, the color is a true universal brown, and it is richly pigmented. Once applied, the color does not smudge, even in hot humid weather. The brow pencil lasts three to five months, so it is a good value for the price." β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $26 (available in three shades)

    8. Alterna's Caviar Anti-Aging Anti-Frizz Butter takes dull, dry hair and hydrates it with its nourishing formula so when you finish drying your mane, it looks like you just dropped a pretty penny on a blowout.

    Promising review: "I didn't have high hopes as so many hair products promise this or that and do not deliver. I feel this product did. It really made my hair feel soft and manageable. I have difficulty with scents, most will cause a migraine or cluster headache and this product did not do that, so that is another major plus." β€”LTHAPPYCAMPER

    "What can I say... I had no big expectations about this product but after one try I fell in love with it. I apply the cream before I blowout my hair and it helps to eliminate my frizzy hair. My hair felt so smooth and the smell is amazing. I will need to repurchase this product!" β€”JN

    Price: $34

    9. Jane Iredale's PureLash Extender and Conditioner works overtime to strengthen your lashes AND prep them for mascara β€” meaning they'll look (and feel!) even fuller and more luscious.

    Promising review: "I have used this product for 8-10 years and love it. It has a great texture to prime lashes before mascara and conditions the lashes to keep them healthy. Nothing else compares for my sensitive eyes." β€”Verified Purchaser

    "I like this product because it conditions and helps extend lashes when applied prior to mascara. Lashes are in better condition with fewer lost lashes." β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $19

    10. EltaMD's Foaming Facial Cleanser gently removes makeup and dirt from sensitive skin *without* drying and irritating your face.

    Promising review: "Let’s begin with my skin type. I’m 25 years old, male, and my skin is combination to dry with some acne. Without much knowledge or experience, I used to choose soap-based facial cleansers, which take the oil away from my skin and make my face very dry. Luckily, I met EltaMD, which uses apple amino acids, a much milder cleanser than soap-based ones. After using for three weeks now, the first thing I noticed is that my skin doesn’t feel dry anymore after I wash it. Moreover, what surprised me was the acne on my face started dispersing. If you have the similar skin type β€” combination to dry, and acne-prone β€” as I do, I highly recommend you give this product a try." β€”DL

    Price: $25

    11. BECCA Cosmetics' Shimmering Liquid Highlighter leaves behind a stunning glow after application thanks to its dewy formula that's made with naturally derived mica particles.

    Promising review: "This product is beyond worth every cent. I use this all the time because it looks like I just had a facial that left flawless, dewy skin! I'm seriously one of those people who HATES wasting time putting on makeup. However, I have not gone a day without using this product since I can skip the fuss, especially in the summer time! This is great for a beach day when you don't want a face of makeup but still want to look your best! This is a MUST for anyone who likes a no-makeup look!" β€”emily t mathes

    Price: $40 (available in five shades)

    12. Klorane's Dry Shampoo is crafted with oat milk (!!) so besides absorbing oil like a good shampoo does, it also nourishes, softens, and smooths hair.

    Promising review: "This is the gold standard for dry shampoo. It leaves my hair really soft without being greasy. A little goes a very long way. I will definitely repurchase." β€”LG

    "I love the way this dry shampoo absorbs the oil from my hair allowing me to go more days without having to wash my hair! I use to have to wash my hair every other day but now I can go up to four days without washing, which helps maintain the color of my hair! I also love that there is no residue left over that you can feel in your hair!" β€”SA

    Price: $10+ (available in two sizes)

    13. RMS Beauty's "Un" Cover-Up concealers brighten up dark spots, mask blemishes and scars, and even out skin tone so you can walk out of the house feelin' your best.

    Promising review: "The Un Cover-Up by RMS Beauty is a great every day concealer that will give you a beautiful, natural glow. It has coconut oil in it, which provides moisture. The coverage is light, but I can layer it on and get great coverage. I usually use this as a concealer, but have also used it all over my face on the discolored or red spots, and it lasts all day. I feel great knowing it doesn't contain harmful ingredients, too." β€”SA

    Price: $36 (available in seven shades)

    14. Colorescience's Brightening Perfector primer reduces redness and doubles as a sunscreen β€” aka, it's everything you could want all in one amazing bottle.

    Color Science

    Promising review: "This primer goes on so smoothly, and has a light, luxurious, velvety texture that makes my skin glow (but not shine). It also prepares it perfectly for light coverage all the way through to full coverage make-up. I have extremely oily skin so sometimes I just use it as a moisturizer/primer without make-up. It keeps my makeup in place with no caking, absorbs oil for hours, and reduces appearance of pores. Bonus SPF too! Plain and simple β€” this is the perfect primer." β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $49

    15. Herbivore Botanicals' Coconut Oil Body Polish is made with a blend of virgin coconut oil and Moroccan rose so you can bet that ya skin will feel moisturized and rejuvenated.

    Promising review: "I have keratosis pilaris on my legs so I use a lot of exfoliating products on them. I have pretty sensitive skin, and this scrub isn't too rough on my skin. I also am a huge fan of coconut and rose, so I really love the smell of the scrub." β€”SN

    Price: $36

    16. Dermablend's Loose Setting Powder keeps makeup in place for up to 16 hours which means long, humid summer days are no match for you.

    "Promising review: "This powder is awesome. I'm a big fan of setting powders, but I wanted one that was fragrance free. This one doesn't have a smell, but it still has great performance. It's also less messy than other powders I've used. It makes my skin feel super smooth and velvety. With a few touch-ups throughout the day, my makeup lasts all day long." β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $12+ (available in four colors and two sizes)

    17. This Works' Deep Sleep Pillow Spray helps get you off to dreamland with its soothing and calming fragrance that you simply spray onto your pillow!

    This Works

    Promising review: "This is one of the absolute best pillow/sleep sprays I have ever used! It really helps me to relax at night and is much better than straight lavender essential oil. It's pricey but definitely meets expectations. Highly recommend." β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $29

    18. Supergoop!'s CC Cream is a heavenly three-in-one primer, foundation, and moisturizing sunscreen that you'll *really* love on those late mornings.

    Promising review: "This CC is amazing. I’ve used a ton of different high-end BB and CC creams and this is one of my favorites of all time. My face is generally dry and a bit sensitive, and I find that my skin is very happy in this. The texture is like a light mousse and it applies both easily and evenly with just your fingers. The ingredient list is beautiful. Free of scents, dyes, and all the other garbage that similar products frequently contain. Did I mention it delivers actual SPF protection? As for the look of the product, it’s a true light medium with a neutral undertone. It has comparable coverage to a light-medium coverage foundation and I would say that it has a natural finish. If I wear alone you can see just about all my freckles. With a tinted BB underneath, it turns to a fuller coverage while allowing just a few of my freckles to pop through. Try it, it’s perfect to just even out for a beach day or to wear with full face of makeup." β€”BK

    Price $34 (also available in a medium to dark shade)

    19. SkinCeuticals' C E Ferulic face serum comes packed with vitamin C and E to brighten complexion.

    Promising review: "I really notice a difference with the texture of my skin after using this for about a month. The texture takes a little getting used to, and I know it's expensive, but it's 100% worth the price and I will never be without it." β€”Melissa B

    "I have a lot of pigmentation from sun damage and overall dullness from not taking care of my skin in my twenties, and this product has been a game-changer. I've tried other vitamin C products and none of them compare to this one. It does come at a price, but you truly get what you pay for and if you can splurge, splurge on this." β€”Dermstore Customer

    Price: $166

    20. DAFNI's Hair Straightening Ceramic Brush does the work of a hair dryer *and* a blow dryer so you end up skipping an entire step and getting out the door faster.

    Promising review: "I was super skeptical that this brush would work for me as I have really long and thick hair. While I still need to go over my hair with my flat iron if I want it super straight, this brush is always my first step before that and really cuts down on the amount of time I use my flat iron on my hair. I can run it through sections of my hair fairly quickly and it comes out pretty darn straight (and my hair has a heavy wave to it)! Really glad I gave this a shot!" β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $99.99

    21. Jouer Cosmetics' Powder Highlighters create a natural glow on your skin that you can easily build upon for a more striking, shimmery look.

    Jouer Cosmetics

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful highlighter. It can be strong or, with a light hand, it can be softer. The formula is smooth, it doesn't have glitter or chunks, and it doesn't emphasize pores or texture. I wear it everywhere: cheekbones, collar bones, Cupid's bow, nose, eyebrow, and inner eye. It reminds me of the Laura Mercier Baked Highlight except it goes on smoother and is even more intense." β€”Rachelle

    Price: $24 (available in three shades; get the citrine shade here)

    22. Jane Iredale's D2O Hydration Spray acts as a setting spray while providing an extra boost of hydration to your skin on drier days. If you have oilier skin, this can also be used as a moisturizer!

    Promising review: "I first received this product from my skin care esthetician back in 2017. Let me tell you that I have not gone without it since! I use this spray to set my makeup and sometimes as a quick refreshing spritz at the end of the day if I'm going back out. This spray works wonders at adding moisture to the skin and I notice a big difference in my skin/complexion if I run out and can't set my makeup as usual. With my sensitive skin, I've become a big fan of Jane Iredale makeup and this spray is something I won't go without." β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $30

    23. dpHUE's Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse delicately cleanses the scalp and smooths hair with its aloe vera and argan oil formula β€” so yes, your mane is going to feel fabulous.

    Promising review: "My scalp is always itchy and I've tried dozens of products that claim they soothe the scalp. This is the only product that has worked for me. My scalp will stop itching up to two days after I use this product. There is a vinegar scent but it doesn't linger on your hair when you wash it out. I highly recommend this product if you have any scalp issues." β€”Verified Purchaser

    "I adore this product! I have curly hair and stick to a silicone- and sulphate-free hair regimen, but sometimes I still need something to remove the buildup from styling products. This does just that plus soothes my scalp in the dry winter months. I typically leave it in for the rest of my shower and when I rinse, my hair feels so soft and light. I love using it once a month." β€”Dermstore Customer

    Price: $35

    24. TanTowel's Self-Tan Towelettes give your skin a natural, bronzey glow without the mess of a lotion or the hassle of going to a salon.

    Promising review: "This was the first time I tried these towels and I was very hesitant because I have very fair European skin. I'm not just white, I'm totally white. I was so happy. It looks really natural and it does not streak like a cream (I never could get a cream on even enough). This towel is really easy, just unfold and wipe onto your body. One towel is enough for my legs, arms, and face, which is all I want. The first application was very easy and it only takes a couple of minutes. By the next morning, I already saw an even, golden brown on my legs and arms. I was very delighted." β€”HL

    Price: $29 (10 pieces)

    25. DHC's Deep Cleansing Oil is made with hydrating ingredients that don't leave behind that gross, greasy feel after use. Simply massage into the skin, watch the dirt and makeup fade away, and rinse!

    Promising review: "This cleansing oil is everything I didn't know I was looking for! I used to buy jumbo packs of makeup remover and after using face wash and toner, I was still disappointed to see so much makeup residue remained. With this cleansing oil, I can feel all my heavy sunscreen, full coverage foundations, and waterproof mascara easily wash off my face with no harsh scrubbing and rubbing needed! This is a must product for those who require double cleansing routines." β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $28

    26. Obagi's ELASTIderm Eye Treatment Cream targets fine lines by encouraging the production of collagen and elastin in your skin.

    Promising review: "I am on my second jar of this because it actually works. I’ve never used an eye cream that has yielded such high results. I recommend to all my friends. I only use it nightly because it absorbs really quickly, which I find hard to put makeup on top of." β€”Verified Purchaser

    "I have tried so many products over the years and recently returned to Obagi. This truly works. My wrinkles are less noticeable, and area around my eyes feel firmer. I will only use this going forward." β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $112

    27. Harry Josh Pro Tools' Pro Dryer 2000 is made with a powerful, long-life (seriously β€” 2000 hours!) motor, which is designed to efficiently style hair and cut drying time in half.

    Promising review: "Did I have doubts that an expensive hair dryer like this one would be worth it? Many. How many blowdries with this did it take to change my mind? One. The speed of this drier is fantastic, but what really got me what the ionizing feature, which made my hair noticeably shiner and smoother. It's a total plus that it's a very cute green, but the quality and how well it works is seriously amazing." β€”Dermstore Customer

    Price: $249

    28. Mama Mio's Tummy Rub Oil helps to prevent stretch marks by soaking into the skin and delivering elasticity-enhancing essential fatty acids, all while keeping your belly moisturized and itch-free.

    Promising review: "I love this product!!! It is a must have for all moms-to-be! Although it is an oil, it isn't the typical oily mess that you would think. It goes on smooth, smells great, and you are able to put your clothes back on and head out in a short period of time. I began using this at 17 weeks along and began combining it with the Tummy Rub Butter, applying twice a day. The best works. I am just about 40 weeks and have no stretch marks! My mother was riddled with stretch marks, so this product helped bust my genetics barrier!" β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $38

    29. Eminence Organic Skin Care's Clear Skin Starter Set comes with a cleanser, moisturizer, masque, and a booster-serum so you have everything you need for a fresh, new skin care regimen.

    Promising review: "My acne is rarely a whitehead but isn't white deep enough to be cystic either; just an annoying in between that takes forever to heal. I broke down and went to a functional medicine doctor who recommended this specific line due to the massive inflammation on my face. I was skeptical because I'd tried another popular natural line that disappointed me. My skin is insanely dry but somehow this moisturizer did the trick during the day. I mixed a couple drops of the rosehip oil with it at night. The serum is awesome mixed in with the moisturizer for an all over exfoliant and spot treatment. I rarely ever write reviews but THIS KIT IS AMAZING. It worked when nothing else has." β€”Verified Purchaser

    Price: $58

    30. And lastly, Jane Iredale's PurePressed Base Mineral Foundation offers sheer to full coverage *and* has broad spectrum SPF 20 protection. It's truly a two-in-one wonder.

    Jane Iredale,

    Promising review: "I love this product and this shade. I have rosacea and it's super gentle on my skin. It doesn't irritate it at all and is really great at concealing the redness. I get compliments on my skin and honestly it's because of this foundation β€” it covers well without being heavy. I don't feel I have anything on at all. I use Dr. Brandt's Pores No More on my T-zone as I have extremely big pores (the best pore filler I've ever tried!) and this foundation over the top. I get a really nice smooth finish even with my oily, acne-prone skin." β€”Catherine

    Price: $42 (available in 26 shades)

    Ok, you win, Dermstore β€” just take all my money.


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