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    29 Beauty Products That Succeeded Where All Others Had Failed

    Including a dreamy cream blush, a translucent highlighter to give you "glass skin," and an exfoliating face wash that's disgustingly satisfying to use.

    1. A multi-use skincare oil to treat a variety of issues, including uneven skin, stretch marks, and acne scars. It helps your body retain moisture (bye-bye dry skin!) and absorbs into the skin fast so you won't feel greasy.

    Before photo of reviewer's red, slightly raised scar and an after photo of the same scar that is barely visible after using the oil

    2. A moisturizing hair treatment if you want a quick burst of hydration. In just eight seconds — eight! — it starts working to leave your mane feeling silkier, softer, and smoother after washing.

    Reviewer with natural hair that looks voluminous, healthy, and shiny

    3. A cruelty-free lengthening mascara because you're tired of mascaras that don't live up to their promises. This one won't let you down — I promise! It's lightweight, won't transfer, doesn't smudge, and lasts all day. Consider your expectations exceeded!

    4. A lightweight primer so you can apply your makeup to a smooth, even surface and have it stay all day. It's made with green tea extract and collagen to protect and moisturize the skin.

    5. A nail repair pen for restoring your discolored, dry, brittle fingernails and toenails just in time for summer manicures and sandal season.

    Before and after of reviewer's toenail showing the pen got rid of their toenail fungus

    6. A box of pore-tightening, skin-lifting face masks that'll truly terrify you, first because you'll look like a zombie once you've applied it, and second because it's so darn effective at reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

    Before of reviewer with forehead wrinkles, puffy eye bags, and crow's feet next to after photo of same reviewer with less noticeable wrinkles and tighter-looking skin.

    7. An acne patch to save the day when a pimple pops up at the *worst* possible moment. Hydrocolloid, tea tree oil, and calendula oil are gentle on the skin while still drawing out fluids and pus from your pimple.

    8. A teeth-whitening pen if you want a brighter smile without the irritation of whitening strips that slip and slide all over your teeth. You can use each pen ~20 times and should expect your teeth to lighten four to eight shades.

    Reviewer before and after showing the pen noticeably whitened their yellow teeth

    9. An Etude House drying powder because it helps control your skin's oil production and keeps your face from looking greasy. You can also apply it to your hair (make sure you dust off the residue) so your roots look freshly washed.

    Reviewer progression photos showing that throughout the day their face stayed oil-free

    10. A translucent highlighting balm so your cheekbones shine. It'll suit any skin tone — no need to worry about cool versus warm undertones — and grant you a glass-like look. Wear it over foundation for a full beat or apply it to bare skin for a natural-looking dewy finish.

    11. A cruelty-free vitamin C serum for giving your skin a much-needed pick-me-up. Just listen to the 48,000+ people who gave it a 5-star review: this stuff brightens, softens, and dramatically fades hyperpigmentation.

    12. A no-fuss clear eyebrow gel that'll hold each hair in place so your brows always look perfectly groomed.

    Reviewer wearing the gel

    13. A CeraVe foaming cleanser to remove dirt, oils, makeup, and other nasties from your skin without drying or stripping your face.

    Before and after of reviewer who used the cleanser showing that it evened their skin tone, improved texture, and made their skin glow

    14. A velvety lip tint if you want a weightless formula that packs a punch when it comes to color payoff and longevity.

    15. A Glossier cream blush because you're tired of applying blush and looking like a clown. This blendable, buildable formula gives you a beautiful and natural-looking flush of color. Apply it with your fingers for a stunning glow.

    Model applying the blush with two fingers

    16. An ingrown hair solution so you can toss all the other treatments sitting in your cabinet unused because they just don't work. Painful razor bumps and ingrown hairs are truly ~the pits~ but applying this before waxing or after shaving could make all the difference!

    Reviewer before photo of red, irritated razor bumps in their armpit and after photo of the same reviewer's armpit that is now free of any razor bumps or ingrown hairs

    17. A Schick Silk dermaplaning razor if the thought of trimming your brows reminds you of the horrible time in middle school that you accidentally shaved off half your eyebrow. Thankfully this has a precision cover to prevent such mishaps.

    18. A collagen-coating hair treatment that'll revitalize a mane that's dry, damaged, and overprocessed. Waking up with frizz-free hair? Umm, yes please!

    19. An exfoliating water gel to loosen the dead skin on your face, because finding a chemical exfoliant that works can be tricky. Good thing we've done the hard work for you! Seriously, you'll be able to see little "beads" of dirt, debris, and dead skin go down the drain.

    20. A pre-swim hair cream if you're at the pool every day but don't want your mane to look like a dry, tangled mess. This cream protects your tresses from chlorine and can help prevent blonde hair from turning green.

    The cream

    21. A lightweight moisturizer because it provides a barrier between your precious skin and all the nasties, like pollution and stressors. Sunflower seed oil, vitamins E and B5, and more nourishing ingredients help the skin retain moisture, improve softness, fade hyperpigmentation, brighten, and gently exfoliate.

    before photo of a reviewer with tired-looking skin and breakouts next to a photo of the same reviewer with clear, plumper-looking skin after using the moisturizer

    22. A foot file so your heels are in sandal-ready condition. Rub gently and watch the dead skin and calluses fall like shredded cheese to reveal baby-soft heels.

    23. A Coty setting powder for help regulating your skin's oil production so you can face — pun intended! — another sweaty day like a pro. This long-lasting loose powder also smooths the appearance of fine lines and blemishes (looking at you, adult acne).

    24. A highly pigmented eyeshadow that'll make everyone green with envy.

    pine green eyeshadow shade

    25. A Maybelline concealer to mask dark circles and reduce under-eye puffiness (because what is sleep?). This may be what feels like the millionth Monday you've woken up wishing it was still the weekend, but at least you'll look fresh, well-rested, and ready to take on the day.

    26. A bottle of rosehip oil if your skin has lost its glow. The antioxidants and fatty acids may help brighten dark spots and restore your skin's plumpness. Use it on your face, nails, and body for scrumdiddlyumptious results.

    Before and after showing the dark scars on reviewer's cheek have lightened dramatically

    27. A dandruff shampoo because you'd really like to banish white flakes from your scalp ASAP. It's made with ketoconazole 1%, an antifungal ingredient that'll tell your dandruff it's no longer welcome here.

    Reviewer's before and after photos showing the shampoo got rid of their significant dandruff

    28. A keratin treatment made with argan oil, shea butter, jojoba oil, aloe, amino acids, and more so your scalp and strands are 1. moisturized 2. soft and silky and 3. so freaking shiny.

    29. A detangling brush for 3a–4c hair for anyone who's ever fantasized about snapping their current hair brush over their knee. This revolutionary brush has eight flexible comb arms with dozens of bristles that'll painlessly unknot your hair whether it's wet or dry.

    Reviewer's picture with frizzy curls and then defined curls

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