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    26 Beauty Products That Work So Well, You’ll Buy Them Over And Over Again

    Your beauty routine will thank you.

    1. A bottle of hylauronic acid that'll give your moisturizer an extra boost by helping your skin absorb more water. Apply it before your moisturizer and give it a couple seconds to sink in, then follow up with your regular face cream.

    Megan Paolone/BuzzFeed

    "Over the last month and a half, my sensitive, rosacea-breakout-prone skin has been drinking this stuff right up. I put it on at night post-toner and pre-moisturizer, and in the morning before my moisturizer and under BB cream. This serum isn’t a magical cure-all by any means, but I don’t think my skin has ever felt smoother in the morning after I wake up than when I use it. Plus, it’s vegan, cruelty-free, and alcohol-free. Basically, get it before it sells out again." —Megan Paolone

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 (#6 on the list).

    Get it from SkinStore for $7.30.

    2. A bottle of hair mist by Design.Me that'll take your mane to new heights. It’s a volumizing powder that won’t leave your hands or hair feeling sticky or greasy, and it’ll provide a great base for updos, braids, and other hairstyles.

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    "Unlike regular texturizing products, it pumps out a dry, ultra-fine texture dust using a precision-tip pump, so you can get volume and texture right where you want it. And since it's not aerosol, there's never that awkward sticky-hair-drying-period (anyone who's ever used hairspray knows what I'm talking about). —Victoria Kuglin

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Design.Me Puff Me Volumizing Cloud Mist (#4 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.89.

    3. A tube of hand cream that'll save your skin from drying out like the Sahara Desert. It's made with shea butter, aloe vera, coconut oil, and green tea extract to soften, protect, and moisturize your dry hands. It absorbs quickly and leaves behind a mouthwatering scent of buttercream frosting.

    A tube of hand cream lying in a pool of tub of cream
    @cakebeauty / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $7.99.

    4. A bottle of super-gentle micellar water that'll dissolve and remove all the dirt, oil, and makeup on your skin without having to rub aggressively or prep with a cleansing oil. Plus it's alcohol free, so it won't leave your skin feeling tight or dry.

    Rachel Miller/BuzzFeed, @garnierusa / Via instagram.com

    "Micellar water is pretty unfussy to use: You put some on a cotton pad and swipe it over your face, and it removes makeup (including eye makeup) along with sweat, oil, etc. And…that’s it! You don’t even have to rinse it off when you’re done. It doesn’t have a strong smell or leave your skin tingling like an astringent does; it really just feels like…water. That initially left me skeptical that it was actually working, but after a year of using it, it remains as effective as ever." —Rachel W. Miller

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water (#5 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $7.99.

    5. A fragrant pillow spray that'll send you off to dream land with a soothing blend of lavender, vetiver, and wild chamomile. The essentials oils help relax your body and mind, so you can get your beauty sleep.

    @thisworks / Via instagram.com, Sarah Rohoman/BuzzFeed

    "I’ve tried different vitamins, supplements, and behaviour and routine changes, but the one thing that’s really helped me fall asleep more quickly and with less anxiety is this Deep Sleep pillow spray. I'm very much into aromatherapy, and I've found that by pairing the scent with my nighttime routine, it signalled to my brain that it was time to start winding down for the night." —Sarah Rohoman

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray (#2 on the list).

    Get it from SkinStore for $29.

    6. An apple cider vinegar shampoo that'll remove all the dirt, oil, and dry shampoo that's built up in your hair or on your scalp. It also has a blend of chamomile and sunflower seed extract that'll add moisture and shine to your locks. It works on all hair types, and it's gentle enough to use every day.

    @livecleanusa / Via instagram.com, @livecleancan / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.84.

    7. A pack of acne patches that'll treat those pesky pimples overnight, so you'll wake up with clearer skin. They're lined with hydrocolloid to help draw out oil and bacteria, without irritating your skin.

    A hand holds a small package of acne patches against a wall
    Sarah Rohoman/BuzzFeed

    Get three packs from Amazon Canada for $13.50.

    8. A tube of anti-chafe balm that'll keep you cool, calm, and collected, even in the sweatiest situations. You can apply to any place on your body where your skin rubs, like your neck, arms, and thighs, to prevent chafing and irritation.

    @bodyglide / Via instagram.com, Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    It's non-comedogenic, meaning it won't clog pores, and made of plant-derived ingredients, so it's safe to use on children and sensitive skin.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    9. A hair protein treatment packed with collagen and ceramide that'll help soften, tame, and moisturize your locks in five minutes. Apply it after you've washed your hair with shampoo and leave it for up to 20 minutes. Reviewers with dyed hair say it repaired the damage left behind from bleaching.

    Bek O' Connell/BuzzFeed

    "After just two uses, I’m ready to call this the miracle product I’ve been searching for. You wash your hair, and then apply the treatment to your hair and let sit for 5–15 minutes. 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." —Bek O' Connell

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Elizavecca Collagen Coating Hair Protein Treatment (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.57.

    10. A tube of rich moisturizer that'll give your skin the hydration it needs. It’ll soothe irritated skin, so you can use it after shaving — and it can double as a primer or face mask, too. It has a light scent and is suited for all skin types.

    A tube of moisturizer lying on a bunch of small folded boxes
    @embryolisseusa / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Skinstore or $16.

    11. A tube of concealer with a spongy applicator that will not only hide the dark circles under your eyes, but will also help treat them. It's made with goji berry extract and haloxyl that’ll help reduce puffiness, fine lines, and dark circles. Reviewers say it's lightweight, creamy, and blends really well.

    @maybelline / Via instagram.com, Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    "I still don’t know how an $11 tube of concealer (I use the Neutralizer shade) beats out the more expensive ones I have stuffed into my vanity, but it does. It’s not too creamy or thick, yet it still gives solid coverage without the cake-y feeling. It blends incredibly well with every foundation I wear (not at the same time, LOL) — and I have a lot of foundations. And ya can’t beat the price.” —Kayla Suazo

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review on the Maybelline Instant Rewind Treatment Concealer (#4 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10.96+. Available in 16 shades.

    12. An ultra-rich daily moisturizer that'll replenish moisture instantly, and has a light, non-irritating formula that can be used on all skin types. It also comes in a travel-friendly tin, so you can keep it in your purse or pocket for the next time you need it.

    Essence Gant/BuzzFeed, @niveausa / Via instagram.com

    "Nothing beats Nivea Creme because it's rich, but doesn't clog your pores, and it lasts all day. I like the mini tins because they're small enough to fit in my bag, or even in my wallet, and it makes keeping my hands soft that much easier. This is especially important after I wash my hands or after I walk in the New York cold for more than five minutes and my skin is screaming for moisture. It's one of those small things you're glad to have on you at all times." —Essence Gant

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Nivea Creme All Purpose Moisturizing Cream (#5 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $1.99+. Available in five sizes.

    13. A super-matte liquid lipstick that'll last you ALL day and night. Seriously, the pigment is so rich, you're going to need an oil-based makeup remover to get it off. There are a variety of bold, eye-catching shades that will complement the rest of your makeup look.

    @maybelline / Via instagram.com, Jennifer Tonti/BuzzFeed / Via buzzfeed.com

    "This is the first liquid lipstick I actually swear by! You really don’t need a lot. One thin layer dries down in about a minute. Throughout the day it remains smooth and pigmented. It doesn’t crack or peel, either! Plus it comes in the cutest colours for every season!" –Jennifer Tonti

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review on the Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid Lipstick (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.96+. Available in 34 shades.

    14. A cleansing scrub that'll gently exfoliate and restore balance to your sensitive, flaky, or oily scalp. It's made with sea salt, which is a natural exfoliator, and sweet almond oil, which will help hydrate your scalp and hair.

    A small container of hair scrub with a crystal rock next to it
    SkinStore

    It has a grainy texture, but becomes almost foamy once it's applied to wet hair. Use it once a week and follow up with a conditioner.

    Get it from SkinStore for $53.

    15. An eco-friendly cleansing shampoo that'll wash all your makeup brushes, applicators, and sponges, because it's been a while, TBH. It's free of fragrance and petroleum-based ingredients, so it won't leave your skin irritated.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca, BuzzFeed / Heather Braga

    "I could not believe how much residue came off my brushes in just one cleaning. You only need to use a little dab of the shampoo, so one bottle will definitely last a long time. A silicone pad made it super easy to thoroughly lather the brushes without leaving my bathroom sink in shambles. My brushes look brand new!" —Heather Braga

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the EcoTools Makeup Brush Cleansing Shampoo (#16 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $20.56.

    16. A setting powder that'll give you a photo-ready matte finish without leaving behind a white or orange tint. It also comes in three shades, so you can choose the shade that best suits your skin colour. Reviewers say it's super light and doesn't get cakey after wearing it all day.

    @sachacosmeticsofficial / Via instagram.com, @sachacosmeticsofficial / Via instagram.com

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.99. Available in three shades.

    17. An exfoliating face peel that'll gently remove dead skin cells from your face, without irritating it. Reviewers like using this as an alternative to physical exfoliants, which can be a little rougher on skin.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    "I try to exfoliate my skin a couple times a week and this peel is the easiest and gentlest way to do it. I just rub it onto my skin in circular motions and watch as it lifts all the dead skin from my face. It takes less than a minute to work and my skin feels so smooth afterwards. It’s kind of gross and also really satisfying to watch. I've been using it for a couple years now and it's completely changed the texture of my skin." —Kaysey Davis.

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of The Body Shop's Drops of Youth Liquid Peel (#2 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.

    18. A hair finishing stick that'll catch those dreaded flyaways, so you won’t have to break out the hair gel to tame them. It's basically a mascara wand for your hair, but the gel is transparent, so it'll work on any hair colour.

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.99.

    19. A pack of gilded eye masks that'll give your under-eyes a little TLC. They're packed with powerhouse ingredients like vitamin C, rose oil, and hyaluronic acid that’ll help reduce fine lines, dark circles, and puffiness in 15 minutes.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed, @graceandstella / Via instagram.com

    "I am never not tired, so I am a sucker for any product that helps wake me. These are a great alternative to holding cold spoons under your eyes and are a treat for your skin. When I peel off them off, my under-eye area feels moisturized and plump, and there's enough product left to massage around my entire face, so the rest of my mug gets a healthy dose of hydration, too. They actually stay in place pretty well, so I don't have to be fully horizontal for twenty minutes while they work their magic." —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Grace & Stella Anti-Wrinkle + Energizing Gold Collagen Eye Masks (#1 on the list).

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon Canada for $18.95.

    20. A hydrating sheet mask that's packed with essential oils to reenergize your dull and tired skin. One mask is equal to half a bottle of serum and it's incredibly gentle, so it can be used on almost all skin types.

    @garniercan / Via instagram.com, Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed

    The mask contains hyaluronic acid, which is an impressive molecule that can hold 1,000 times its weight in water.

    "I have oily/combination skin, so my cheeks and chin tend to be drier than the T-zone. I love using the Pomegranate sheet mask to boost the moisture levels in my skin, but all the different types of masks are equal when it comes to hydration. Even after I remove the mask, there is so much product left on my skin and in the package that I use it the excess serum on my neck. I can immediately see brighter, smoother, and more hydrated skin after just 15 minutes on my face. I use them a couple times a week before I go to bed, so I wake up with my skin at its best." —Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Garnier Moisture Bomb Sheet Mask (#2 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for for $2.98. Available in six scents and a pack of six.

    21. A double-sided eyeliner stamp that'll help you create the perfect cat eye every time. You can use the wing stamp on one end, and then define and fill in the line with the pointy end of the eyeliner. There are three sizes, so you can draw a baby wing eyeliner or a full-on Amy Winehouse-inspired cat eye!

    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    The eyeliner comes in three sizes: 8mm, 10mm, and 12mm.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.97.

    22. A tube of ultra-hydrating hand cream that'll save your hands from drying out like the Sahara Desert. It's made with grape seed oil, shea butter, and avocado extract to soften, protect, and moisturize your dry hands and cuticles, without feeling heavy or greasy.

    Kaysey Davis/BuzzFeed, @caudalie / Via instagram.com

    "I've been washing my hands a lot recently (AS WE ALL SHOULD BE) and it was starting to take a toll on my skin. My hands were so dry and the skin felt really tight immediately after washing. So I started using some Caudalie hand cream, and it's become the second step in my hand-washing routine. The texture is light and it absorbs really quickly, without leaving behind a sticky or greasy feeling. And it has a warm citrus scent that I find very subtle and soothing. My hands look and feel moisturized and soft, and I'll definitely be restocking once I finish the tube." —Kaysey Davis

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Caudalie Hand Cream (#9 on the list).

    Get it from SkinStore for $15 or from Amazon Canada for $18.50.

    23. A tube of lip balm that'll restore hydration to your dry lips. It's made with a blend of avocado oil and shea butter to help soften, moisturize, and protect your skin.

    A tube of lip balm next to a plant pot
    Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.70 or from SkinStore for $9.90.

    24. A soothing moisturizer for anyone with really dry skin. It's packed with oatmeal, shea butter and eucalyptus oil to hydrate skin and ceramides that'll help protect your skin from the elements. And it's so gentle, you can use it anywhere on your body to calm irritated skin.

    A person holding a container of moisturizer
    Gyan Yankovich / BuzzFeed

    "A couple of months ago, I had the worst dermatitis flare up I’ve had in years. As a teenager I was on medication to control the painful patches of eczema across my chin and cheeks, but since coming into my 20s and learning more about my skin, I’m usually able to keep it under control — so you can imagine my surprise when my redness came back with a vengeance. My skin freaked the hell out, and none of my usual faves could get it back under control, so I decided to try something new. Every promise this cream’s tub makes is true because within a fortnight my face was almost back to normal. This cream is now my go-to whenever my skin becomes irritated by a change in weather or new product." —Gyan Yankovich

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the First Aid Beauty Repair Cream (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Lookfantastic for $34.

    25. A tin of heavy-duty foot cream that'll work just as hard as you do. It creates a protective barrier that'll seal in moisture to help heal and repair dry, cracked skin. Reviewers say it works very quickly to soften and moisturize their feet.

    @okeeffescompany / Via instagram.com, Amazon / Via amazon.ca

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.48+. Also available in multipacks.

    26. And finally, a hair detangler from The Honest Company, (Jessica Alba’s beauty brand!) that’ll make it WAY easier to comb through your hair. It has tons of hydrating ingredients like argan oil, shea butter, jojoba, and quinoa proteins to add shine and prevent knots and frizz. Plus, it'll leave behind a heavenly scent of sweet orange and vanilla.

    A person holding up a bottle of hair detangler spray
    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    It's free of parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrances or dyes, and formaldehyde, making it safe to use on children, too.

    "My hair has been bleached, dyed, straightened, and curled waaaay to much, and, honestly, it’s mad at me. It was literally a nightmare to comb through after every shower (picture one of those tumbleweeds in a vintage Western movie) until I purchased this detangler. Now combing through my fine, knotty locks is a breeze. It’s packed with hydrating argan oil, so I don’t even have to add any extra serums to it after, which is a nice treat for my wallet. The cherry on top is that it actually smells like creamsicles.” —Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the The Honest Company Conditioning detangler (#3 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for 5.24.

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