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    22 Products That Impressed Self-Professed Beauty Snobs

    These superstars will make you rethink your no drugstore products policy

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    1. A tub of brightening, firming, and rejuvenating eye cream because it can help reduce the appearance of your hereditary dark circles (thnx a lot, Mom!) and make it look like you got a full eight hours of sleep.

    2. The Revlon hot air brush to transform your wet, tangled, frizzy hair into a sleek and shiny blowout in minutes. FYI this is the hot air brush that all the influencers you follow on IG are raving about because it is just 👏 that 👏 good 👏.

    3. A primer that'll transform your already beautiful face into a smooth, even canvas for makeup. It's made with green tea extract and collagen to protect and moisturize the skin.

    4. An cruelty-free lengthening mascara for anyone who's tried just about every mascara but hasn't found one that won't flake, fade, or streak. Spoiler: this is the one!

    5. A waterproof NYX liquid eyeliner if you want wings that are sharper than your biting sarcasm.

    6. 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.

    7. A NYX tinted brow gel because it grooms, tints, and sets your brows in one fell swoop. And it won't flake or make your brows look crunchy!

    8. A cruelty-free and vegan Milani baked blush to make those cheeks pop! It comes with a mini brush to help you expertly build up coverage so you're literally glowing all day.

    9. A collagen-coating hair treatment that'll tame your bedhead overnight. It's safe for all hair types and will revitalize a mane that's dry, damaged, and over-processed. Waking up with frizz-free hair? Umm, yes please!

    10. 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).

    11. A cruelty free vitamin C serum if your skin could use a pick-me-up. Just listen to the 56,000+ people who gave it a 5-star review: this stuff brightens, softens, and dramatically fades hyperpigmentation.

    A reviewer with dark skin showing the serum lightened the acne scars on their forehead and cheeks until they were basically gone

    12. A cruelty-free NYX matte lipstick with fantastic color payoff and lasting power so you can get your money's worth. It won't get dry and flaky on your lips, plus you can always top it off with a ~poppin'~ gloss of your choice.

    13. A cruelty-free brightening facial scrub because consistently exfoliating is just good skincare 101. A combo of sea kelp, lemon peel, French green clay, and Madonna lily can slough away the dry, flaky dead skin cells and de-gunk your pores to help reduce breakouts.

    A before shot of a user with red, angry breakouts and an after photo of the same user with almost no breakouts and skin that's much more even toned

    14. 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.

    15. An eyeliner stamp that'll prevent the dreaded case of uneven wings and save you from having to start over approximately 50 times. *screams internally*

    Step by step progression of a reviewer stamping the wings on the outer corner of their eye and then connecting the liner to the inner corner

    16. A set of 12 lip liners for anyone who has trouble coloring inside the lines. Spend a few extra minutes lining your lips with these, and you'll help prevent your lipstick from bleeding = not having to touch up your makeup 50 times in one day. Or, wear it on its own if you can't be bothered to use multiple products.

    17. A Rimmel setting spray if you want your makeup to maintain that matte look all day — and by all day, we mean all. day. It controls shine, locks in your makeup, dries quickly, and is oil-free.

    18. A lace front wig so you can add length, protect your natural hair from heat damage, or just change up your look. Reviewers love that there's little to no shedding with this one.

    19. An exfoliating pine tar soap because you want your skin to feel smooth, soft, and cared for when you emerge from the shower — not tight, stripped, and sad. This cold process soap lathers beautifully, and it has a oatmeal and grains of salt throughout to loosen dead skin.

    hand reaching for sudsy bar of soap

    20. CeraVe's face and body moisturizer to enjoy 24 hours of head-to-toe hydration with like 10 seconds of effort required on your part. It contains three ceramides, which are lipids that help the skin retain its moisture, plus hyaluronic acid, another ingredient known for keeping skin plump and hydrated.

    21. A L'Oréal heat protection spray that'll defend your hair from damage since you love your heat-styling tools so much. Just spritz it on damp hair, style your strands, and enjoy three days of no frizz.

    22. A dark spot corrector for brightening dark spots, acne scars, hyperpigmentation, and melasma. This serum contains hydroquinone and kojic acid, among other things, to fade any discoloration so your skin looks glowy and smooth.

    Reviewer with very dark scars on their forehead at the beginning of treatment and then with dramatically brighter skin after three weeks

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