1. Glossier Balm Dotcom is not just a lip balm but an everything-balm. It acts as a universal skin salve, nourishes flaky lips, and moisturizes chafed elbows, heels, dry spots, and just about wherever you think you need a little soothing hydration.
2. The Balm Mad Lash Voluminous Mascara gives you the flutter-worthy lashes of your dreams — water-resistant, clump-free, lengthening, and all-around dimensional. What more can you ask for?
3. Peach & Lily Overnight Star Sleeping Mask becomes a holy grail product the moment it touches your skin. With its antioxidant-rich ingredients like acai berry and black ginseng, its regenerative properties, and its dreamy balm texture that melts right into skin, it just feels really luxurious. Plus, when you wake up the next morning with bright, supple and nourished skin, you'll feel like a star for sure 🌟.
4. Peripera Ink Velvet Lip Tint gives lips a long-lasting petal-like bloom of color that's velvety, weightless, and bold. Even when it fades, it'll leave a pretty stain. Because who has time for precise lip liner and perfectly applied lipstick everyday? Not me!
5. Purlisse Blue Lotus Daily Moisturizer works double duty with SPF 30 built in so you can rest easy knowing your skin is protected from the sun too. The blue lotus extract is a powerhouse antioxidant that combats free radical damage while white tea calms, and algae helps you stay radiant. With a lovely, light texture, it basically disappears on your skin — no greasiness or white cast to deal with!
6. Clinique's Moisture Surge Replenishing Hydrator is perfect for both summer and combo and oily types: the lightweight gel cream feels refreshing on skin, like a drink of water 💦. Hyaluronic acid ensures a plump glow, while caffeine, aloe water, and its auto-replenishing tech help skin create its own internal water source so it rehydrates itself for up to a hefty 72 hours — even after you wash your face!
7. Missha Time Revolution Night Repair Ampoule uses powerfully charged ingredients, including 10 probiotics and five purple superfoods like purple carrots, plum cabbage, eggplant, and more, to strengthen and protect your skin's barrier, improve elasticity and texture, and moisturize so you'll end up looking like you should be doing skincare commercials. Its reparative properties mean it's (rightfully) gained a cult following too!
8. Coty Airspun Face Powder sets your makeup, absorbs oil and sweat, and gives you a matte look that's velvety, not dry and cracked. It also helps hide lines, wrinkles, and blemishes, so it won't leave you wanting and unsatisfied!
9. Il Makiage No Filter Smoothing Primer not only blurs pores but it also smooths out fine lines and texture, providing a silky base to ensure your makeup lasts all day and all night while looking soft and pretty. It's totally weightless so once it goes on your skin, you won't even feel it, and a little goes a long way. And if you're still on the fence, this has almost *8,000* 5-star reviews. I know, right?
10. Maybelline Color Sensational Matte Lipstick leaves you with long-lasting color and matte texture that won't horribly dry out your lips, making it your true go-to for everyday. You'll just have trouble choosing what color to get; they're all so nice!
11. EmaxDesign's 12-piece makeup brush set covers literally all your makeup needs without breaking the bank — foundation, blush, eyeshadow, highlighter, you name it! With its comfy bamboo handles and the included makeup bag for easy carrying, this kit will have you ~set~ for months.
12. The Lip Bar Fresh Glow Duo gives you a lustrous bronzer and a highlighting blush so you can always look like you've been kissed by the sun and don't need two separate products for it. Plus, the compact comes with a mirror and brush, which means you can glow anywhere, any time, all the time!
13. DevaCurl SuperCream Coconut Curl Styler defines your summer curls with a 100% sulfate-, paraben-, and silicone-free formula your hair will just love.
14. Too Cool For School Egg Mellow Cream works overtime as a six-in-one — it's a firming cream, serum, priming moisturizer, neck cream, eye cream, and sleeping mask! What all this means is that your skin will be bouncy, resilient, and well-moisturized. It's so egg-cellent, you probably won't look at another moisturizer again.
15. 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!
16. Julep Eyeshadow Stick makes it fast and easy to add some lovely color to your eyes before you start the day; no need to worry about expert blending. This is a waterproof, crème-to-powder formula that won't get stuck in your crease and even has a a built-in smudger so you can play around with how you wear it!
17. Maybelline Cheek Heat Gel-Cream Blush tints your skin with a pretty flush of color that's sheer, lightweight, and buildable. It's oil-free and water-based so it'll leave a soft, fresh, and dewy finish you can show off everyday!
18. Beauty Bakerie Matte Lip Whip means you get bold, long-lasting and smudge-proof lips that'll pull together your whole look. You won't have to worry about it transferring on food or clothes either — just swipe and go!
19. Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver gets you those beachy waves you're always pining after (yes, don't lie). It also combats frizz and adds shine, making it great for all your summer hairstyles that'll have people asking if you went to the beach.
20. The Lip Bar Brow Gel + Pencil both shapes and fills in your brows easily and lock in the look all day. Use the pencil to shape them or the brow gel to just fill them in, or do both for the boldest brows! Reviewers love how natural it looks and say it's perfect for amateurs.
21. Black Girl Sunscreen SPF 30 is made by Black women for Black skin — which means you don't need to worry about that dreaded ghostly white cast! Gentle enough for everyday use and doubling as a moisturizer, it has plenty of ingredients your skin will just love, including avocado to hydrate, jojoba to prevent acne, cacao to even out skin tone, and carrot juice to promote healing. It's perf, if you ask me.
22. Acwell Licorice Cleansing Toner helps you achieve the much-coveted "honey skin," which is skin that's luminous, dewy, and smooth. This'll deep clean, balance, and brighten with peony, licorice water, and green tea. It also hydrates and helps reduce hyperpigmentation!
23. Biossance Squalene + Lactic Acid Night Serum is a little like magic in a bottle: the 10% vegan lactic acid packs a powerful but gentle punch, lightly exfoliating, boosting skin cell turnover, and hydrating with squalene and clover so you wake up with smoother texture, a more even tone, and a lovely, hydrated glow ✨.
24. NYX Epic Ink Liner makes all your cat-eye dreams come true with its fluid, smooth, and waterproof texture. Reviewers rave about the quality; the strokes are flexible, and the color is deep and defined so draw away!
25. Jacq's Wild Hibiscus & Carrot Cleansing Bar sounds yummy and is just as yummy for your skin; with organic carrot, rice milk, and aloe vera, it fights body acne, moisturizes, and suits sensitive skin. You'll be tempted to use it everyday just for that heavenly moisturized feeling.
26. Kaja Heart Melter Lip Gloss Stick gives you the supplest lips you've ever had with nourishing argan and plum seed oils and a rich formula that basically melts on your lips for high shine and color. The fun heart-shaped applicator fits right in your Cupid's bow too — pucker up!
27. Erborian CC Cream ensures that your natural beauty shines through with pigments that transform to match your skin tone for a glowy and smooth complexion. Great for daily use, it blurs pores, evens skin tone, hydrates with Asiatic pennywort, and protects with SPF 25. Beware: this cream will spoil you!
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