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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. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. 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

    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!

    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

    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

    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 👌👌👌.

    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

    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.

    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

    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.

    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!

    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!

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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!

    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!

    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!

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

    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!

    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

    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

    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!

    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

    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.

    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

    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.

    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!

    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

    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!

    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!

    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

    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

    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

    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.*

    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*.

    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!

    the shampoo and conditioner in green and white

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