Skip To Content

    We hope you love our recommendations! Some may have been sent as samples, but all were independently selected by our editors. Just FYI, BuzzFeed and its publishing partners may collect a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page.

    32 Holy Grail Beauty Products I *NEED* You To Know About

    Tbh King Arthur was glowing.

    1. Stila Stay All Day Liquid Eye Liner slays the game by keeping cat eyes on *point* and flawless all day, every day. It goes on smooth and (most importantly) stays without flaking, smudging, or any other nonsense.

    2. Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water gently cleanses *and* removes makeup! It minimizes pores, controls oils, and leaves you feeling SO fresh and SO clean. The Fountain of Youth is made of micellar water, I'm convinced.

    3. Sdara Skincare's Microneedle Derma Roller encourages collagen production by using itty bitty micro-needles. This can help reduce acne scarring, pore size, and discoloration. RIP big pores, you won't be missed even a little bit!

    4. Nars Blush helps you turn heads all day long with its incredible colors and super staying power. The shades "Orgasm" and "Outlaw" have earned their place in the makeup bags of adoring fans everywhere — and NOT just for their killer names.

    5. Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask vacuums out pores and is lauded by basically everyone. It leaves skin smoother, pores smaller, and breakouts begging for mercy. YES, it even works on cystic acne!

    6. Urban Decay Primer Potion prepares your lids so you can lovingly apply your shadow in the morning knowing full well it'll be locked in place all the livelong day. Your hard work shall not be in vain!

    7. Lucas Papaw Ointment keeps lips, hands, feet, or really anything hydrated! This cure-all has countless uses, but reviewers love it as a quick fix for chapped lips and for making lipstick and gloss apply smoothly and evenly.

    8. LA Girl's Beauty Brick Nude Eyeshadow Palette serves incredible eye looks without making you spend your entire life savings. Create a day look or even a night look for once now that you can actually afford to go out!

    9. Mac Viva Glam Lipstick laughs in the face of science and is formulated to be somehow creamy *yet* long-wearing. It's the only product that I've kept as part of my makeup routine since I first got it seven years ago. Yes, that is my longest relationship and no, I have no regrets.

    10. Mighty Patch continues to gain major popularity for both their effectiveness at lessening breakouts *and* how easy they are to use. Just pop on the patch and WHAM! They go to work on sucking all that gunk out of your pimples.

    11. Hard As Hoof Nail Strengthening Cream fortifies your nails so their growth can reach — neigh, exceed — your expectations. The coconut-scented cream uses calcium, vitamins, and hydrogenated jojoba oil to prevent chipping, splitting, peeling, and cracking. Tl;dr: this'll result in strong, fast-growing nails.

    12. Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation broke the internet when it dropped — it's that good. Pro Filt'r users love this foundation for its full yet breathable coverage, pore-blurring effect, shine-reducing power, and range of 50 shades. Also it gets you one degree closer to Rihanna, which is honestly priceless.

    13. And! Fenty Beauty Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter reviewers agree this work work work work works for any skintone. While "Trophy Wife" is a crowd-fave, all of these long-wear cream-to-powder shades and duos are beloved by many.

    14. The Makeup Eraser removes all of your makeup with just *drumroll please* water! Even so-called waterproof makeup is no match for this towel. As long as I live in a world where the Makeup Eraser exists, I am too blessed to be stressed.

    15. Thayers Alcohol-Free Rose Petal Witch Hazel Toner invigorates and cleanses while also reducing redness, dullness, and breakouts. Its signature rose scent makes it the perfect romantic gift from you to your face. sweet.

    16. Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara lives up to the fangirls' hype, making lashes voluminous as can be without fallout. Its ~curvaceous~ brush and collagen-boosted formula make lashes unbelievably full without a million coats. Is it really better than sex? I guess that depends on who you're having sex with, but rest assured, it's VERY good!

    17. Glossier Could Paint ~cirrus~ly brings out your cheeks with a gel-cream formula that's just so. dang. pretty. Applied with the fingers, it's sheer yet buildable and ultra-seamless, so you can make it look like you have a lovely natural flush *or* layer your way to a blush-forward look.

    18. TruSkin Naturals Vitamin C Serum treats your skin to much-needed nutrition and is love at first drop. Also formulated with hyaluronic acid and vitamin E, this plant-based serum helps to lessen dark circles, sun spots, redness, and breakouts.

    19. Fanola No Yellow Shampoo prevents all the platinum qts of the world from getting brassy. Fanola users not only love their icy look, but are stoked to rarely have to return to the salon for expensive toning sessions. If I had known about this shampoo when I was platinum, I wouldn't have had to make those my $1-box-of–mac 'n' cheese years.

    20. Healing Solutions Tea Tree Essential Oil bravely fights rosacea, redness, discoloration, and breakouts all with one super-duper product. Slap a cape on this baby, because whether you use it on your full face or as a spot treatment, it's your new hero.

    21. Stila Glitter and Glow Liquid Eyeshadow turns glitter eyeshadow application from a luxurious chore to a luxurious delight. The easy wand applicator lets you swipe on your ~lewk~ and the pigmented color ensures it won't take 1,500 hours of cosmetology school to pull it off.

    22. Tarte Shape Tape Contour Concealer punches above its weight as a full coverage, matte finish wunderkind that has taken the beauty community by storm. People love Shape Tape for its flawless-not-fake look and ability to, well, *conceal* under-eye circles perfectly.

    23. Baebody Eye Gel fools everyone into thinking you're feeling SUPER awake even if you stayed up all night crying while watching Grey's Anatomy. Vitamin E, jojoba oil, and amino acids work to plump under-eyes and reduce fine lines and wrinkles, if that's something you're worried about!

    24. Batiste Dry Shampoo rescues all the lazy beautiful-haired people of the world from oily roots basically every day. It comes in all kind of formulas, but most notably ones for both blondes and brunettes, meaning *no* unsightly residue. What a relief!

    25. Lovoir's Wingliner Stamp earns the trust of both makeup newbies and veteran eyeliner users. Even if you think you don't need probably do. Pride won't make your wings any sharper, but this stamp sure will!

    26. Olaplex No. 3 rescues folks with majorly dry and damaged hair on the daily. Hairstylists have been using this at-home hair repair treatment FOREVER to turn frizzy messes back into a gorgeous manes.

    27. Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade perfects brows with just a few brush strokes. We clearly haven't let go of the brow trend yet, and this waterproof formula will make sure yours stay full-yet-sharp all day long.

    28. Shany Natural Fusion Eyeshadow Palette *delivers* for shadow lovers with 88 shades in the nude set and 96 colors in the colorful set. Suck it, rainbow! You have a measly seven colors and you think you're all that? You don't even COMPARE to this perfect palette!

    29. Benefit The Porefessional Face Primer smooths uneven complexions over so your foundation can go on flawlessly every damn time. See ya later, pores. We're over.

    30. PleasingCare Natural Premium Oil Blotting Tissues allow you to simply swipe pesky oils away throughout the day. I remember wiping my face with these as a teenager and comparing my oil-soaked sheets with those of my friends. Tbh, not much has changed!

    31. Amika's Polished Perfection Straightening Brush saves you from wasting valuable time struggling with a traditional straightener infomercial-fail style. Now you can straighten with a swipe and keep movin'.

    32. Supergoop Daily Correct CC Cream pulls double duty as both a color corrector and sunscreen! The moisturizing formula is also SPF 35, so your complexion isn't just great for today — it's flawless for the long-haul.