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    38 Beauty Products Our Readers Are Loving In 2021

    From cute summer nails to natural brow gels, here's everything our readers just can't be without.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Pretty Fab Nails floral nail wraps make you want to show off your nails all summer long and are a huge upgrade from basic nail polish! Your at-home mani just got much fancier (and easier!), and you'll be the envy of your friends.

    model's hands with floral nail wraps
    Pretty Fab Nails / Etsy

    This darling little small biz is based in Florida and sells a variety of nail wrap designs, stickers, and nail tools and accessories.

    Promising review: "I wanted to wait to review these nail wraps as they just kept going! I bought these thinking I would be happy if they lasted the weekend... I finally removed them last night after 26 days! I followed the application instructions (swipe nail with nail polish remover beforehand), and finished with a top coat, making sure to cap the tip of the nail too. When wearing these nails, I bathed, I swam, and they still lasted! One set will be enough for two applications for short nails. I would definitely purchase these again!" —CharlotteCharlotte

    Get a set from Pretty Fab Nails on Etsy for $5.99.

    2. Elizavecca Collagen Hair Protein Treatment restores the purity of your hair and makes it look as if you haven't tormented it for years with heat and sun damage. It repairs your strands and gives your hair that healthy look!

    Bek O'Connell / BuzzFeed, Bek O' Connell / BuzzFeed

    We've also tried this and it really works! Check out our review of Elizavecca Collagen Hair Treatment here!

    Promising review: "This stuff really works! I tried to go blonde about a year ago and burnt my hair to a crisp. It was like rubber bands when it was wet. I thought I'd have to shave my head. I cut about 8 inches off and keep it trimmed but it still feels horrible. I can't wear it straight, so I have to use a curling wand every day to hide the damage. This stuff brought my hair back to life. My hair was so soft. It wasn't frizzy after it air-dried like it normally is. I highly recommend this product. I will definitely be repurchasing." —Kim Sam Jennings

    Get it from Amazon for $6.73.

    3. The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution is not only super cheap but super effective. All you need is a few drops so it lasts you a while. This vegan formula uses glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acids to exfoliate away dull, dead skin; improve texture; fade visible blemishes, boost your radiance, and overall make you look like a star — for less than $7!

    the bottle with the red solution spilled out

    Promising review: "I have dry skin with hyperpigmentation and spots. I use it twice a week about two to three days apart. You should definitely follow the instructions on the bottle because it can burn you and leave you super red. The spots on my cheeks have been clearing up and my complexion looks a lottttttt clearer, which has made me feel positive about this product. It works for you when you follow the directions." —christal17

    Get it from Sephora for $7.20

    4. Glossier Boy Brow Gel amplifies brows by thickening and shaping them while adding color to fill them in. With organic waxes for a flexible hold, olive oil for nourishment, and collagen to condition, you get full brows that are still natural. Brows need some lovin' too!

    Model's before photo of sparse dark brows next to an after photo of their dark, filled-in feathered-out brows

    We also love this at BuzzFeed! Check out our full Glossier Boy Brow review. This gel is free of alcohol, fragrance, and parabens. It's also cruelty-free, hypoallergenic, ophthalmologist-tested, and dermatologist-tested.

    Promising review: "This is by far the best brow product that has ever existed. The formula isn’t too crunchy, it doesn’t smell weird, and it doesn’t smear. It makes my brows look beyond what I ever dreamed they would look like. This product volumizes and thickens my brows perfectly. I’ve already recommended Boy Brow to everyone I know!" —Jade

    Get it from Glossier for $16 (available in five shades).

    5. Schick dermaplaning razors take care of peach fuzz, upper lip hair, chin hair, and any other stray hairs that annoy you. Reviewers say shaving peach fuzz also helps makeup apply more evenly so those summer makeup looks will be 👌👌👌.,

    Promising review: "This is the best face razor I have ever used. It took my hair off so easily. Extremely good quality. I am a licensed cosmetologist and do makeup on clients, and I feel like it makes my skin look flawless after I put my foundation on. I love these and will continue to purchase. Price is also good for the quality of the product." —Megan Markvicka

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.99.

    6. Pickle's Potions & Lotions Hoof Healer nourishes and soothes your cracked, rough heels and feet so you won't want to hide them when it comes time to wear sandals. Everyone will think you were just ~barn~ with pretty feet!

    Large twisting bottle with solid balm inside
    Pickle's Potions & Lotions / Etsy

    Owner Kristin Mutchler runs this small business out of Wayne, Maine. And FYI, Hoof Healer was an Editor's Choice winner in the Beauty Shortlist Awards this year!

    Promising review: "I love the packaging! I've been using the product for over a week and the results are stunning! My soles are not as rough or cracked anymore, giving me boosted confidence to show off my feet this summer! Thank you!!" —Alyssa 

    Get it from Pickle's Potions & Lotions on Etsy for $8.99+ (available in three scents and two sizes).

    7. Essence's Lash Princess Mascara lengthens and gives you those dreamy, fluttery lashes you dream of in just a few swipes! It frames your peepers so prettily and effortlessly, that you'll wanna take a ton of pics for proof.

    Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I have to be honest, for a 'cheap' three-pack mascara, I did NOT have high expectations. These, however, exceeded my expectations and went MUCH MUCH farther. I had been buying a certain $25/tube brand (rhymes with truepique) and I like these just as much!! I’m saving a TON of money and like my lashes just as much." —Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    8. Bio-Oil has its own cult from how sworn-by it is! Many use it to help fade scars, even the oldest ones, soothe dryness, and moisturize without clogging pores. It's famous for how it can be used literally anywhere on your body! During this pandemic, people also use it for their super dry hands from hand-washing and sanitizing.

    A model rubbing bio-oil on their hands
    @biooilusa / Via

    Promising review: "I bought this for my scars but because of the current COVID-19 crisis I have been washing my hands so much that they are painfully dry. Hand cream hasn't helped enough so I decided to use the Bio-Oil on them and even after the first application they felt SO much better! I'm glad I bought the big bottle!" —L. Strand

    Get it from Amazon for $8.92 (available in three sizes).

    9. Glossier Cloud Paint blush saves you the frustration of mastering your sponge/brush technique. It tints your skin with a pretty flush of color and is made with collagen so it visibly plumps and hydrates, taking you from zombie to lively in minutes.

    Nusrat Sultana / BuzzFeed, Glossier

    That's me above, wearing Cloud Paint in Dawn. Reviewers note that you only need a little bit, as it goes a long way, which is great because it means the tube will last you a long time. It's so seamless and hydrating that it almost feels like a moisturizer. It's also hypoallergenic, dermatologist-tested, paraben-free, fragrance-free, and cruelty-free.

    And check out our Glossier Cloud Paint review!

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in eight shades).

    10. These fun zombie face masks help minimize fine lines, tighten pores, firm skin, and improve texture. It's a perf way to do skincare during your scary movie night!,

    Promising review: "I'm 27 and this is my second time purchasing these masks. I use these about once every other week or so. I have seen drastic improvements in my skin. After one use my skin was not nearly as dry and flaky. My face seemed a lot more supple and plump as well. After continued use, I have noticed my fine lines on my forehead are less noticeable and the overall texture of my skin is more smooth compared to bumpy looking. I also noticed I don't look as tired even though I'm exhausted lol. My uneven skin tone has improved and my face has brightened some. I live and work in the city and I think you can tell by my skin appearance but after using these my skin looks fresh, soft, and has a nice glow to it even after one use. I will continue to keep these masks stocked in my vanity." —Rachel

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $21.50+ (available in three types).

    11. A Billie razor starter kit makes shaving, dare I say, fun. It comes with a colorful ergonomic handle, two rust- and nickel-free razor blades, and even a magnetic holder that conveniently adheres to your shower wall!

    Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed, Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed

    Billie sends you new razors every one to three months, depending on how often you shave. That way, you don't have to try too hard to remember when the last time you switched the blade was because one will show up at your door just in the ~nick~ of time! Here's what my colleague has to say about it:

    "Billie is just the most wonderful company, and every time I take a shower, I wonder if I should write them fan mail. First of all, everything they design is ADORABLE, so even if their razors were dull or flimsy, I'd still be a loyal fan. But luckily, their razors are as sharp as they are sharp looking. The handle is super lightweight and easy to grip. The razor heads are surrounded in a layer of soap, so they glide beautifully over skin without irritating it. Billie makes great razors, and it's awesome that they're so affordable. If only they could go back in time and stop me from paying absurd amounts of money on pharmacy brand razors in my youth." —Rebecca O'Connell

    Get the starter kit from Billie for $9 (and then four replacement cartridges for $9 when you need them).

    Check out our full Billie razor subscription review for more deets!

    12. Sweet Chef Turmeric + Vitamin C Booster Eye Cream reduces puffy eyes, brightens, and smooths with anti-inflammatory turmeric and vitamin C. The gel cream formula is also makeup-friendly! It's so good fans have replaced their more expensive products for this one.

    The jar of eye cream
    @sweetchefskincare / Via

    Promising review: "Love this eye cream! I’ve tried quite a few eye creams from high end to drug store and this is the ONLY cream that has shown results. I actually skip concealer with confidence and that’s something I wouldn’t normally leave the house without. This is my official eye cream so please don’t change it or stop making it! It brightens and tightens and just leaves a wonderful glow!" —Lorie0707

    Get it from Target for $17.99.

    13. This stainless-steel foot-filing rasp works until your years of callus buildup is gone. And it'll do the job in MINUTES! No need to invest in expensive creams or cheap foot files that don't last.

    A collage of six images: the top cracked heels before treatment, the middle mid-treatment, the bottom after lotioning, not cracked  at all

    Promising review: "I have BAD feet. Like genetically bad. I have tried EVERYTHING. I’ve spent an excessive amount of money on foot masks, foot scrubs, pedicures, pumice stones, foot files, etc. Nothing worked. This fixed my feet in five minutes. I was actually in shock. I haven’t had 'soft' feet in years. I literally feel like I have new feet. Best $10 I ever spent." —Hdb

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    14. Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint gives a pretty matte finish without that uncomfortable dry feeling that so often happens when you apply matte lipsticks. Plus, it lasts nearly eight hours without transferring. Talk about goals.

    BuzzFeed Shopping reviewer holding the lip paint in light pink with a matching lip
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Kayla Boyd also loves this lipstick! Here's what she says about it:

    "One of my biggest problems with liquid lipstick if that a lot of them will flake and peel. This Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint does not! It dries super fast and then you can barley feel it on your lips at all. It can be a tad dry so I just like to make sure my lips are moisturized before I apply it. It stays on all day long and I'm obsessed with the neutral shades 'Exposed' and 'Festival.' They both have a pinkish tint and make great everyday lip colors." 

    Get it from Tarte for $20 (available in 25 shades)

    15. Ownest Eyebrow Soap Kit makes your natural brows look thicker and fluffier à la Lily Collins and sets brow hairs in place with its natural formula so you don't even need to go in with extra color or shading if that's not your thing. If you've wanted to rock fluffy, natural brows since forever, now's your chance!

    Progression photo showing reviewer's natural brows, the brows with the soap applied, and the brows with soap and powder applied

    Promising review: "I was looking for a good soap for soap brows for so long! I have super dark brow hair and the problem I have with most bar soap is it will get each throughout the day or super sudsy and white. This product did not! It was amazing and left my brows in whatever direction I wanted!!!" —Savannah

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    16. Etude House Drying Powder uses sugar polymer (absorbs oil), fluffy cotton (improves skin barrier), and other ingredients like willow tree to keep skin from producing excess sebum. This combo contributes to the soft matte finish. Instead of cracked and dry, you'll look fresh all day, like influencers tend to do. Reviewers have said that it even helps with makeup under their face mask!

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

    You can use this for your face, for oily bangs, and as an eyelid primer! Some reviewers apply it before their makeup while others find it works best on top of foundation. You may need to experiment to find the right order for you. This powder has no mineral oil, talc, animal material, or artificial fragrance.

    Promising review: "I'm 36 and have struggled with oily, acne-prone skin my whole life. Why did no one tell me about this sooner??? I use a kabuki brush (instead of the small velvet pad they provide) and spread a thin layer of powder all over my face after all other skincare products and before foundation. It literally keeps me shine free for my 18-hour work shifts! On especially hot and humid days, I'll reapply this *lightly* over my makeup halfway through the day. It also seems to have cleared up the smaller blemishes around my nose and chin! Hooray! I wish I could give it more than 5 stars." —Rebekah Zenn

    Get it from Amazon for $5.93.

    17. Ilia Limitless Lash Mascara lifts and curls just the way you want but without all the harmful chemicals. It boasts a clean formula while also being flake-free, volumizing, and conditioning. It's gentle enough for sensitive eyes too!


    Promising review: "This mascara is exquisite! I love this mascara so much! Not only does it work and look amazing, I love depending on the ethics and clean products Ilia makes. I really loved when they had the bronze shade of this mascara and would be so happy if they bring that back someday, but will be content and stick with this one as long as it's being made." —Noa

    Get it from Ilia for $13+ (available in two sizes).

    18. Avarelle acne patches (also available in extra large) not only make your pimples vanish, but they also cover over them to prevent you from picking. Plus, pimple patches are basically a requirement to have nowadays!,

    Reviewers say they blend in with their skin so they can wear them throughout the day!

    Promising review: "I’ve been experimenting with these for the last month and a half, and I am in love. They are really thin and blend into my highly freckled face incredibly well...I have gone out in public twice with them on, because when I did my last second mirror check before I got out of the car, I didn’t notice I had them on! While they absolutely help clean out the skin underneath, the biggest thing it does for me is stops me from touching my face. When I'm stressed out, I will absentmindedly touch/run my hands along my face and jaw constantly. Now, when I notice I’m doing that, I run into the bathroom and put these on any spots I have. Since they are thin and stick really well, I am able to leave them alone and stop touching my face." —MelsBells

    Get a box of 40 round patches for $8.49 and a box of 8 extra-large patches for $8.50 from Amazon.

    19. NYX Control Freak Eyebrow Gel goes on clear so not only is it perf for any brow shade but it also grooms each unruly hair until it stays right where you want it — without any icky, sticky residue to deal with!,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this stuff. I have a bare minimum makeup look and this stuff is part of it! I actually use it even if I don't fill in my brows at all. This stuff is able to go on thin enough for me to not feel it but thick enough to hold the hairs where I want them until I take it off. I don't have any extra wax or residue, it lasts until I remove it, and does not have any smell or tint to it. I take my brow shape pretty seriously since that seems to be what I'm complimented on more than anything else. You will not find anything this good for a price in the same ballpark." —Nina

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97.

    20. Broadway Vita-Lip Clear Lip Glosses leave you with perpetually glowy, moisturized lips. Lip gloss isn't just for middle schoolers anymore 😤!,

    The mint has a cooling effect, the rosehip moisturizes with vitamin A, and coconut hydrates and locks in the moisture.

    Promising review: "Absolutely ADORE this lip gloss! It is thick, but not sticky at all. There's no tackiness to your lips, you can layer and layer and it still isn't sticky! My favorite is the rose, I just love the faint smell. The coconut is nice as well. The mint is so nice if your lips are chapped, its sooooo cooling. I'm so happy I made this choice in lip gloss because I definitely don't regret it." —Happy

    Get it from Amazon for $3.98.

    21. Glossier Solution uses chemical exfoliants to help lighten scarring and sweep away dead skin. The results = a more even-toned and smoother complexion. It's also great for you babes with rosacea or super sensitive skin so no worries!


    Promising review: "I have spent years trying to find something that helps reduce the redness and bumps associated with rosacea. My skin is SO SENSITIVE, I had honestly given up even trying to use acne medicines as they just destroyed my skin. Even so, my skin looked terrible. It was so volatile, bumpy, and red. Makeup didn't hide it well, either. In January, I purchased Glossier's three-step cleansing and moisturizing system, and solution. My skin is amazing now. Honestly. I still get a few breakouts, but my once dead and dull, angry skin looks nice even without makeup! It's not fully recovered yet, but it's getting there. Thank you, Glossier!" —Kels 1.

    Get it from Glossier for $24.

    22. Touch In Sol No Poreblem Primer makes your pores look practically nonexistent and silkily glides over skin. Plus, soothing green tea extract leaves an all-day matte finish. Whoop-whoop!

    picture of the primer's smooth silky texture on skin, then a picture of it blended into skin,  making pores invisible

    Touch in Sol is an POC-owned brand from South Korea that aims to make makeup fun and exciting!

    Promising review: "Even after only the first use, I was blown away by this primer. I honestly didn't think a primer could do what this one does. It went on very smoothly and didn't feel greasy whatsoever. All during my super long day at work (12-hour shift), my makeup didn't budge and my face looked so smooth and satin-y under my makeup. I have moderate to severe acne so my skin is generally fairly oily, but it's has also been very dry lately, and this primer made it so my makeup didn't crease at all or cling to dry patches on my skin. I can't emphasize enough how surprised I was every time I went to the bathroom and looked in the mirror to see how smooth my makeup still looked." —MMkay13

    Get it from Amazon for $15.50.

    23. SGX NYC Curl Power Nourishing Curl Cream adds life to your dry curls, giving them that pretty bounce, definition, and shine you always look for. Style starting with damp hair for the best results!

    A bottle of curl hair cream on a purple backdrop

    PS: The formula is sulfate, silcone, and paraben free.

    Promising review: "I’ve tried so many hair products for curly hair and this one is definitely a keeper. It defines my curls without weighing them down and keeps my hair soft and frizz-free throughout the day. The fragrance isn’t too strong either." —Target Reviewer

    Get it from Target for $7.99.

    24. Pleasing Care oil-blotting sheets made with natural linen fibers and organic green tea whisk away the oil on your entire face anytime, anywhere, any day while soothing irritation. The sheets are soft on your skin, they don't disturb makeup, and come with 100 in a pack so they last forever. Such a holy grail!,

    These have been my go-to oil blotters for years now. I love them and I think nothing else works quite as well! They're effective and make you look fresh again in seconds. I can't get enough and always buy two or three together for fear of not having any as backup when I run out!

    Promising review: "My new go to blotting sheet. These are a great value and work better than more expensive blotters I’ve used. They are a large size so 1 is usually more than enough for 1 use as I get really oily. I will be purchasing these again, next time I’ll buy the compact for it! If you have oily skin, and especially if you wear makeup and don’t want to look cakey from reapplying powder over and over then these are for you. I can’t wash my face 10 times a day and these do a great job at making me look fresh without overwashing. I really can’t say enough good things about these." —Jill H

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95 (available also in two scents and in multipacks).

    25. A hair scalp massager pampers you with a salon-worthy hair massage and really gets your blood circulating; plus, it removes the oily buildup that clogs your follicles and your shampoos and serums will get in that much deeper.

    reviewer holds same green scalp massager in hand

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with this! I thought it was a big gimmick but it is amazing! My scalp feels so much cleaner and my hair feels less heavy on the roots. Especially someone like myself who uses hair dye and colored shampoos and conditioners, this scrubber is perfect for getting rid of buildup. Even when I use dry shampoo and wash my hair I normally don't feel like I get it all out, but this thing gets it all!" —Brittany Smith

    Get it from Amazon from $5.59+ (available in three colors).

    26. A Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer dries your hair, imparts volume and shine, and makes it look like you totally went and got a professional blowout.,

    Unlike other hairdryers, this one can be held closer to the roots and scalp for a higher volume and lift, and helps you curl hair at the end while it dries. It comes with three heat settings and is designed to work on all hair textures — reviewers with 2a through 4c hair mentioned it working for them, and especially noted that it helps cut down on drying time!

    Promising review: "OK. I never write Amazon reviews which isn't cool since I rely on them so much ... but I just had to write one for this!!! So my BFF has been trying to talk me into this for dryer for a while. I have REALLY thick, wavy, frizzy hair that never dries pretty naturally. I either get blow outs or spend about 20 minutes blow-drying my hair and THEN flat iron it. So I finally caved and tried this dryer for the first time last week. I started out with pretty wet hair and product in it. About 90% of the way into the dry, I thought it was OK...but then everything came together. My hair was straight, smooth, and styled in about 10 minutes tops. I couldn't believe it. I immediately called my friend who told me to try it with my hair almost air dried. WHAT? So I did it the next time and again...WOW! This time I dried my hair in about three minutes...not as straight and smooth as the first time but pretty darn close. This dryer is a GAME-CHANGER. I can't believe the amount of money I'm going to save on blow outs!!! My BFF said it's also great for bedhead and quick touchups too. Can't wait. TRY won't be disappointed!!!" —Ann

    Get it from Amazon for $39+ (available in four colors).

    27. Biossance 100% Squalane Oil locks in moisture while reducing redness and irritation, so slather it all over! This weightless multi-tasking oil is harvested from renewable Brazilian sugarcane.

    hands pouring the oil

    Promising review: "Such a change! I use this all over my body after every shower and have noticed a difference in my skin. It's no longer itchy or dry, and this product doesn’t leave an uncomfortable oily feeling before bed (just give it 5–10 minutes to soak in)." —Michelle

    Get it from Biossance for $8+ (available in three sizes)

    28. Hard As Hoof Nail Strengthening Cream takes care of your nails by preventing all the ugly stuff like splitting, chipping, and peeling with calcium and vitamins. Your nails will stay stronger and longer and you can have peace of mind., Amazon

    Promising review: "This product is amazing!! As a lifelong nail biter, I decided on my birthday this year to finally kick the habit. I bought this, as well as two no-bite polishes (Mavala Stop and No-Bite Pro-Growth). I started using this cream every night on my nails. With some will power and some horrible tasting nail polish, this healed my destroyed, chewed, split nails and allowed them to finally grow. I have never been able to grow them without cracks and splits that kept them short and weak. I've tried other creams, polishes, acrylics, gels, meditation, the rubber band on the wrist, you name it. My nails are now strong and growing fast! This is my first real manicure on my natural nails! I now have a jar of this for home and one for work. I love it!!!" —HL1985

    Get it from Amazon for $7.94.

    29. Tifara flexible foam rods let you wake up to those same voluminous curls you get when you curl with heat. Pop these in overnight, have some fun with how funky you look, and bam!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these!!! I was skeptical at first and now they are part of my every night routine. I love having carefree curls that last as long as I do without having to put heat on my hair that's already dry from bleaching. I would recommend these for any and everyone who is tired of the heat and the smell of a traditional curling iron or wand. I will never go back!" —ZombieCakez

    Get a pack of 42 rods from Amazon for $12.99.

    Read our complete write up on these no-heat hair rods.

    30. Versed Acne Control Body Mist tackles those acne outbreaks you get on your body, using 2% salicylic acid, tea tree oil, and witch hazel. Spritz away!

    hand spraying the green bottle

    Promising review: "Probably the only leave-on acne prevention spray I've come across that actually helps clear my skin. I use this after I shower with a benzyl peroxide containing body wash, and together the combo has worked to keep my chest and back as clear as I've seen them in years. Also, there is no irritating scent!" —Devnm003

    Get it from Versed Skin for $14.99.

    31. L’Oreal lamellar hair treatment works its magic in eight seconds to give you shinier, more hydrated locks — no matter your hair type. Magic indeed!

    @lorealparis / Via, @lorealparis / Via

    Apply this directly to wet hair avoiding the roots, massage it in for eight seconds, then rinse. Effort required = practically zero. You can use one dose for fine to medium textured hair, two to three doses for thick to curly textured hair, and add one more dose if you have long hair.

    Promising review: "I have very thin, dry, and damaged hair due constantly dyeing it blonde. I’ve tried so many hair products and different types of shampoo and conditioners, and nothing seems to really help my hair. BUT this stuff literally is magic. I’ve used it three times and I haven’t seen my hair look this good (shiny, healthy, hydrated)." —Nikki Minnis

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97.

    32. Paula's Choice 2% BHA liquid exfoliant gently handles enlarged pores, pimples, blackheads, and fine lines, exfoliating away all of that and helping you shed layers of dead skin kind of like a snake. At the end though, you get improved skin texture and even skin tone so you're the one winning here!


    Promising review: "I have acne-prone skin that is combo-to-oily with large pores, and this stuff has truly been a lifesaver! Like this is literally witchcraft in a bottle and my new holy grail! Ditch your harsh scrubs and give this a go... your skin will thank you." —Philena

    Get it from Amazon for $10 (available in two sizes).

    33. A biotin shampoo with nutrient-rich botanicals like B5 zinc and coconut oil revitalizes your scalp, removes pore-clogging buildup, and nourishes for healthy locks, helping promote hair growth.

    A reviewer showing a progression of images that tracks their hair growth after using the product

    Promising review: "Saw this product on BuzzFeed and thought I’d give it a try. I bought it to grow my hair longer in time for my wedding. It definitely worked, making my hair longer in a short period of time (few months). Its scent is fine and isn’t overpowering." —SAR

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    34. Maybelline's Total Temptation Eyebrow Definer Pencil is not only easy to use but also super natural looking, getting you similar results as those that are double and triple its price. A win for your wallet!

    A model with one eyebrow natural and the other eyebrow filled in and brushed

    The tool comes with two ends, one a small eyebrow brush and the other a specially-edged eyebrow pencil.

    Promising review: "I saw this product being touted on television and decided to try it. I had been using a $24 eyebrow pencil and simply could not find an even replacement until I ordered Maybelline’s Total Temptation Eyebrow Pencil! My eyebrows have thinned over the years and it’s been difficult finding a reasonably priced pencil that fits the bill. This pencil is very easy to use, looks very natural and stays on until I wash my face at night. I absolutely love this product and I’m saving money! Double win!" —Melissa

    Get it from Amazon for $2.99+ (available in four shades).

    35. Nooni's Marshmallow Whip Maker transforms your fave cleanser into a rich, marshmallow-like foam since your skincare routine deserves to be as luxurious as you can make it. Life is short, people! This gets even the harsher cleansers so fluffy and gentle, you'll start recommending it to all your friends.

    the device

    Promising review: "This thing is the bomb. Does exactly what it advertises. Makes a thick whipped cream/foam out of washes, making it economical as well as fun. It can 'soften' harsh washes to make the concoction gentler on skin. It's also great for mixing washes if you have two or more you'd like to combine for different effects. And, of course, a little goes a long, long way with this puppy. For the price, it's a steal — if you're into this kind of thing. Definitely give it a try if you're not sure. It's a really cool device." —KnockKnockMe

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

    36. And a weightless Supergoop Sunscreen Primer holds your makeup in place, offers SPF 40, and — wait for it — protects your skin from your laptop and phone's blue light (thank you, red algae!). It's also completely transparent (No! White! Cast!), and is loaded with antioxidants. *Cue happy dance.*


    This formula includes meadowfoam seed for hydration and frankincense for soothing. It offers shine control, works with all skin types, and targets concerns like dullness and uneven texture. The lightweight, scentless, and invisible texture makes it perfect as a daily primer! It's also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

    Promising review: "I was hesitant to purchase this because of how expensive it is but it was totally worth it! I usually have issues with sunscreens and moisturizers making my other skincare products peel but this sunscreen is perfect! I experienced no peeling and no white cast like you would with mineral sunscreens. The texture feels like a foundation primer and doesn’t look or feel greasy. Highly recommend and definitely worth it." —Fran

    Get it from Amazon for $34 (available in two sizes).

    37. I Dew Care Mini Meow trio of peel-off face masks lets you target different skin concerns (sometimes at the same time) and does everything from softening and brightening to exfoliating and hydrating while making skincare fun like it should be! Did we mention the Disco Kitten one uses diamond powder to illuminate skin and clear your complexion? You'll be glittering and glowing even while you're doing your skincare routine *heart eyes*.


    The set includes: Disco Kitten mask (infused with a white flower complex, diamond powder, and oat), Sugar Kitten (infused with ruby powder, rosewater and hyaluronic acid), and Space Kitten (infused with charcoal, and sapphire powder and volcanic ash).

    Promising review: "One of the best peel-off masks I have used. Scent is really light and pleasant, not overpowering. Skin definitely looks brighter and more radiant after use. Does not irritate my very sensitive skin, and it actually peels off very easily!!! There is probably enough for about 10 total applications. Will absolutely be purchasing again!" —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.27.

    38. Function of Beauty's custom shampoo and conditioner is personalized to your hair type, hair goals, and preferred fragrance and bottle color! Your hair care routine is about to get so much more enjoyable!

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    Function of Beauty

    No worries, people — this is vegan, cruelty-, and gluten-free.

    Promising review: "I am loving this shampoo and conditioner. It smells amazing and my curls have never looked better. My hair was extremely damaged and dry, but now it’s on the path to recovery." —FOB Customer

    Get the set from Function of Beauty for $29.99+ (prices vary depending on your selections).

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