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    23 Skincare Products That Reviewers Say Are Worth The Money

    Get every penny's worth with these superstar skincare products.

    1. An acne patch for those days 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.

    2. A box of pore-tightening, skin-lifting face masks that'll truly terrify you at 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.

    Reviewer before and after showing the mask made their skin look tighter and reduced the appearance of some wrinkles

    3. A tub of brightening, firming, and rejuvenating eye cream so you at least look like you got some sleep (even if you were up until 2 a.m. scrolling through Instagram).

    4. A blackhead remover vacuum with a powerful head to suction up blackheads, whiteheads, grease, and leftover makeup. It comes with four different attachments for all your skincare needs, as well as five suction levels so you can clear up your skin without painful blackhead-removing strips.

    5. A bottle of rosehip oil if your skin has lost its glow. Its 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

    6. 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.

    Before and after showing the scrub evened reviewer's skin tone and helped get rid of breakouts on their cheek and chin

    7. A Foreo Luna Mini 2 for gently exfoliating your skin without leaving it red, raw, or tight. You can wave goodbye to dead skin cells clogging your pores! 👋

    8. A cruelty free vitamin C serum that'll give your skin a much-needed pick-me-up. Just listen to the 44,000+ people who gave it a 5-star review: this stuff brightens, softens, and dramatically fades hyperpigmentation.

    9. A soothing multipurpose oil blend so you can lock in moisture instead of using approximately 50 million products that say they hydrate your skin...and then don't. Its gentle formula won't irritate rosacea, psoriasis, or eczema, but it will help you say goodbye to dry skin and frizzy hair.

    10. 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 and after showing the oil reduced the redness of a reviewer's scar and made it almost invisible

    11. A hyaluronic acid serum if you're looking for a simple, surefire way to inject your face with intense hydration. Hyaluronic acid is a humectant, meaning it draws in moisture from its surroundings. The result = plumper, softer, smoother, more hydrated skin.

    12. A foam maker because it turns your boring old cleanser into a luxurious, creamy, marshmallowy foam.

    13. Differin, a once daily topical retinoid for acne that hasn't responded to any other treatments. It contains adapalene, a retinoid that unclogs pores and speeds cell turnover so acne doesn't even have a chance to form.

    Progression photos showing reviewer's cheek acne diminishing over time

    14. A painless derma roller to transform your skin for a fraction of the price you'd pay at a spa. The itty bitty micro needles exfoliate dead skin cells and help your skincare absorb better. With consistent use, you'll see glowier skin and less texture.

    15. A versatile pore cleaning clay mask so you can spoil your skin. This effective face mask empties your pores, brightens dark spots, and excels as a hair mask (esp. if you have natural hair) and foot soak. Reviewers recommend mixing it with ACV (if you have sensitive skin, you may want to skip this step).

    Before and after of a reviewer with patches of dark acne and scars on her cheek showing the mask dramatically reduced hyperpigmentation and helped get rid of breakouts

    16. 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

    17. Or a clarifying face wash if you want a pH-balancing cleanser that's made with your melanin-rich skin in mind. It'll wash away dead skin and anything else that's dulling your shine, while soothing your complexion with ingredients like lavender flower extract.

    The black squeeze tube

    18. A La Roche-Posay acne treatment cream because it fights breakouts with a concentrated formula of 5.5% benzoyl peroxide and exfoliating LHA (lipohydroxy acid) to lift away dead skin and pore-clogging debris.

    Before and after showing a reviewer's cheek acne is totally gone

    19. A CeraVe hydrating cleanser for folks with dry skin who don't want to faff around with a million different products.

    A before photo of a reviewer with lots of acne and acne scars around her chin and cheeks, and an after photo of the same reviewer with clear skin and basically no breakouts or scars

    20. 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.

    21. 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.

    22. A set of 16 sheet masks that'll address any and every skin concern. They'll pamper the heck out of your skin (and probably terrify your roommate when they walk into the living room and see Michael Myers chilling on their couch).

    23. Balm Dotcom, a hydrating lip balm for those days when you have the energy to apply lip balm before bed and that's it, that's your skincare routine (and that's fine!). This one's made with castor oil, lanolin, and beeswax to lock in moisture and create a protective barrier.

    Model wearing berry-tinted lip balm

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