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    28 Things From Nordstrom That People Actually Swear By

    Eyebrow gel, vegan Uggs, a Herschel fanny pack, and other fan favorites.

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    1. A splurgey SPF 25 concealer stick offering heavy and moisturizing coverage in a package you can easily tote around with you.

    A model without the product / a model after applying the product in Almond with blemishes covered
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 559

    Promising review: "I've used this product for years. It's very expensive for a concealer, but it lasts almost an entire year for me. The heavy coverage it has while still being very moisturizing is unparalleled. I've tried others that either cover well but leave you looking dry and showing fine lines, or coverage that seems moisturizing and looks dewy but sits on top of your skin. This actually IS moisturizing and still covers well." —Bwith3

    Price: $73 (available in 12 colors)

    2. A pair of vegan Ugg platform slippers so you can enjoy their trademark pillow-like softness even if you're not down with genuine shearling. Reviewers love the extra height and swear they stay put even without a back strap.

    The slipper in Strawberry Sorbet
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 351

    Promising review: "Love these slippers! Was afraid that they would slip off my feet while walking, but the strap on the front really does keep them in place. They are a little bit of heaven!" —moosemulli1999

    Price: $99.95+ (available in women's sizes 5-12)

    3. A Tom Ford liquid eyeliner, which reviewers love because it offers two great options for humidity-proof, precise color that stays put. Despite the price, reviewers say they definitely got their money's worth.

    The eyeliner pen
    Nordstrom

    It's paraben-free, sulfate-free, phthalate-free, alcohol-free, glycerin-free, sulfite-free, talc-free, peroxide-free, mineral oil-free, BHA-free, BHT-free, propylene glycol-free, petrolatum-free, formaldehyde donor-free, and ethanolamine-free.

    5-star reviews: 424

    Promising review: "Now I know many people don't bother to try the TF eyeliner due to the price, but I have gotten my money's worth from it. Not only do the two-sided pens allow me to create different looks, but it also lasted all day and I live South Florida. I use eyeliner everyday and sometimes might even have to start over if I mess up, and it still lasted me for five months. Another great point about this product is that if you have sensitive eyes or wear contacts, I would definitely recommend. Even my optometrist noticed that I didn't have anymore irritation in my pupils and really the only thing I have changed was the brand I use. Easily applies and dries in a good amount of time." —AbbyPort

    Price: $59

    4. A nonirritating and noncomedogenic eyelash conditioner reviewers adore because it applies just like a liquid liner and makes their lashes seem thicker and fuller.

    A tube of the product with the in-tube brush beside it.
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 292

    Promising review: "Product really works great. My wife is going through cancer treatments and was losing her eyelashes. Since using the product she has not only stopped losing them, but they have come back better then before. Would highly recommend. It has helped her not only physically but also made her feel better emotionally." —CancerSurvivor

    Price: $55+ (available in three sizes)

    5. A pair of Free People sweatpants that have a just-right comfy fit reviewers rave about.

    A model wears the pants in violet
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 202

    Promising review: "Love these lounge pants! They can be worn out with some sneakers as a casual look or are perfect for hanging at home. They're roomy and comfy without being too big or too tight. I bought three pairs I love them so much!" —BusymomOR

    Price: $48 (available in women's sizes XS-XL and six colors)

    6. A pair of quick-drying Keen sandals for kids that they can wear to protect their precious feet even in the water.

    The sandal in Rainbow Tie-Die
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 121

    Promising review: "Truly the same quality as the adult Keen sandals. They are very easy for my 21-month-old granddaughter to walk/run in. They are shaped like a foot and have arch support and cushioning. Not your average kids sandals at all." —Swimmerwoman

    Price: $50+ (available in baby size 4, walker sizes 5-6, toddler sizes 8-12, little kid sizes 1-3, big kid sizes 4-7, and six colors)

    7. A Chanel powder blush – it just might be the one you've been searching for, because it's subtle and goes on easily for a buildable natural look.

    The blush in Rosewood in a compact with brush
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 324

    Promising review: "I have tried so many brands of blush in my lifetime! But it was always too dark or too light, or too dry, too shimmery, too streaky, and so forth. The Chanel JC blush is the best blush I have ever used. It goes on smoothly, the colors look natural, and the color can be layered on for more depth or an evening look." —Petitehoney

    Price: $45 (available in ten colors)

    8. A pair of Hoka One One Clifton running shoes with padding so plush, one reviewer compared it to marshmallows. They're perfect for all y'all who want a little extra cushion while you're working out.

    The shoe in Blue Iris/White Haze
    Nordstrom

    Great news for those of you with wider feet: these also come in D-width! Also, although I prefer minimalist running shoes, I still feel enough control in Hokas despite the maximal design. These are a must-try!

    5-star reviews: 715

    Promising review: "I walked my first 5K in 2019. When I was training from only walking one mile, I couldn’t seem to get past it because I had extreme pain in the ball of my foot. I tried four different brands of shoes and still couldn’t get past the one mile. Then I tried these and loved them. They feel like marshmallows under my feet. I’m very pleased with the fit. I’m sensitive in the area where you tie the shoe and it fits low enough it doesn’t hurt the front of my ankle. For someone who could barely walk a block at age 54, these shoes are helping me move more. The goal now is 10K!" —MamaBear21

    Price: $130 (available in women's sizes 5-12, three widths, and six colors)

    9. A billowy cover-up dress that feels like pretty much nothing at all and you're probably never going to want to take off.

    A model wears the black maxi dress
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 258

    Promising review: "Super cute cover-up I can't wait to wear all summer! The material is a very lightweight, almost sheer fabric, and I love how the spaghetti straps are adjustable. The pockets are a cute addition and give the dress a flowy, billowy look." —GirlyMa

    Price: $58 (available in women's sizes XS-L)

    10. A night repair cream to reduce redness and puffiness for when your when face is starting to look like Jigglypuff and you've had enough.

    A model with the product on their face holds the product
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 1,149

    Promising review: "This product is pricey but works well. It reduces puffiness overnight and minimizes wrinkles and dark spots. The texture and smell are really nice." —JennLovesSkincare

    Price: $64

    11. A pair of Spanx Power Shorts reviewers say fit and shape exactly as they need them too. I'm trans and use these for tucking, and they're comfy and super-reliable for that purpose, too.

    A model wears the shorts in Chestnut Brown
    Nordstrom

    It's not like I actually mind having a bulge (they're kind of cute, IMO), but let's be real: it's often not safe to sport one, so dependable shapewear is an absolute must. I've tried everything! It's honestly so hard to find tucking underwear that doesn't either slip or feel like a punishment, but these fit the bill. Thanks, Spanx!

    5-star reviews: 151

    Promising review: "Great product. Most all of my previous thigh shapers roll up and have a uncomfortable large band around leg area. Finally found one that is lightweight, firm but not constricting, stays put, and does not have the wide band. I started with one pair and quickly went back to purchase three more." —meesh429

    Price: $36 (available in women's sizes S-3X and four colors)

    12. A strappy Birkenstock sandal made with vegan leather uppers that're a less chunky alternative to the more-famous Arizona sandals. And, for all y'all with wide feet like yours truly, these are available in D-width.

    The sandal in black
    Nordstrom

    It's so hard to find women's shoes that fit if you have wider-than-expected feet. So glad they went the extra mile on these.

    The sandals aren't vegan, FYI. The foot bed lining is still made with the standard Birkenstock leather.

    5-star reviews: 912

    Promising review: "I bought these Birkenstocks in brown and they are so comfortable! I can wear them with any outfit and it looks stylish. I also have a pair in the Arizona style and love those also. I will be purchasing more in the future. If you're on the fence about buying them, Do it! They are worth it." —MacKenzieOBrien4

    Price: $99.95 (available in women's EU sizes 34-42, B/M and D widths, and seven colors)

    13. A Hershel fanny pack you can also wear on your shoulder for secure and convenient toting with peak normcore vibes.

    The bag in Painted Palm
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 286

    Promising review: "Love that I can fit a phone, wallet, keys, and sunglasses in it. Also you can wear it as a crossbody or around the waist, so I don’t have to lug a bag around." —Cbop

    Price: $32 (available in five colors and prints)

    14. A super-light Sweaty Betty racerback top that's got you covered (literally!) no matter what your workout throws at you.

    A model wears the top in Navy Blue
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 179

    Promising review: "Love everything about this top, the fit, and cut in the back. Most importantly, this top stays in place while cycling, lifting weights, or doing HIIT. It feels soft and has a tight fit. It has become one of my fav tops to work out in, which means I'll be buying more in different colors." —PPR4

    Price: $48 (available in women's sizes XS-XL and five colors)

    15. An Adidas skate shoe for matches-everything street style that'll last you a good long while.

    The shoe in Ash/White
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 263

    Promising review: "I have bought these two years ago and still wear them now. They're beat-up from wearing them so often but it still as comfy as ever. I really recommend them." —Raneemsamman

    Price: $65 (available in men's sizes 7-13)

    16. A Tory Burch camera bag to tote around all the essentials and look great doing it. 89% of reviewers give it 5 stars and Tory fans say it's a must-buy.

    A model wears the bag in Bunnera
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 184

    Promising review: "A great size for errands. It fits keys, lip gloss, phone, a couple cards (like your credit card, ID, and a few business cards) and the inside pocket is perfect. I love the craftsmanship; Tory NEVER disappoints. I actually love it more than I expected." —Nordstrom reviewer

    Price: $298 (available in four colors)

    17. A Bobbi Brown moisturizing primer that's gluten-free, for all you extra-sensitive folks out there.

    A model applies the product
    Nordstrom

    It's also paraben-free, sulfate-free, and phthalate-free.

    I'm one of those gluten-free people and it's so bad that even cosmetics are an issue for me. You'd be amazed how often wheat products make their way into stuff, and even though you're obviously not moisturizing the inside of your mouth it still stays on your hands to contaminate everything you touch. So grateful for this!

    5-star reviews: 695

    Promising review: "I have sensitive skin and always had problems with makeup until I tried Bobbi Brown, so I highly recommend all their products. The Vitamin-Enriched Face Base is especially good. For years I lived in Texas and my skin suffered from the extremes of hot and cold weather, but this product always made my skin feel softer and ready for makeup. I now live in a more moderate climate and still start every day with it. Love the fragrance, the texture, and especially the results." —Pnwtransplant

    Price: $62

    18. A cruelty-free and nongoopy clear brow gel by Anastasia Beverly Hills that fuller-browed folks especially rely on to keep their brows in just the shape they want them to be all day long.

    A model with the gel only on their left brow, which is much fuller than the right
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 3,246

    Promising review: "I’ve purchased this brow gel a couple years ago and I’ve been using it ever since! This is the ONLY brow gel that keeps my brows in place and looking natural. Highly recommend!" —Kydee

    Price: $9+ (available in two sizes)

    19. A MAC primer spray, which will help your makeup look less cakey and keep it in place longer.

    The product spray bottle
    Nordstrom

    If you haven't tried primers yet, you should. I've got gnarly upper-lip scarring from electrolysis and use a peach color corrector, concealer, and clear finishing powder to keep it covered up, and I always prime first so it doesn't turn into a smudgey mess. This is one of the best, and pretty well-priced.

    5-star reviews: 634

    Promising review: "This was the first MAC product I've ever purchased, and I already want to buy like two more bottles of this. First of all, this is not a setting spray that will set your makeup. This is to be used as a primer, or a finishing mist that will leave your face more dewy and with a healthy, youthful glow. With all the steps to makeup, foundation, contouring, and powdering, your face can look powdery, cakey, and almost lifeless. This mist will help give your final look a more dewy effect, without looking all powdered up. Also this is great if you have dry patches! It's very refreshing, a nice cucumber smell from what I get from it. I definitely recommend this for anyone who wants a dewy look!" —Sunshinedaisy

    Price: $29

    20. A Brooks cross-back sports bra I wear myself because it's extra-supportive and actually sized by cup and band size, so I'm not suffocating just because I'm over a D-cup. It's pretty easy to get on and off, too!

    A model wears the bra in Navy
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 185

    Promising review: "I ran 50 miles in this bra today and had no chafing even with a hydration vest bouncing around on top. I was comfortable in it all day and I didn’t cramp up trying to remove it when I was done." —MelanieY

    Price: $60 (available in band sizes 30-40 and cup sizes A-DD and four colors)

    21. A pair of Zella high-waisted lounge pants from their vaunted Live In line in an on-trend flare leg. Reviewers say they're a great alternative to leggings, so you can feel in the loop style-wise even if you never leave the house today.

    A model wears the pants
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 171

    Promising review: "I have many Zella pants of various styles, some of which are a decade old or more, and the newest high-waist styles are wonderful. I usually have a hard time with higher-waisted clothing gapping or riding down because the waistline isn't nipped in, but these fit very nicely. The fabric is nice, too. I would say they might be a bit more substantial than my Zella tights, but they have a good amount of stretch to them. Sizing seems to be standard to perhaps a little big. I sized down because my usual size was out of stock and the fit is perfect." —PerfumeCat

    Price: $65 (available in women's sizes 0-14)

    22. A Charlotte Tilbury mousse-consistency liquid eyeshadow with a shimmery metallic effect reviewers can't get enough of.

    A model wears the product in Rose Gold
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 293

    Promising review: "I was doubtful at first that this would be worth its hefty price tag, but I am so thankful that I splurged on this. The shade I purchased is Marie Antoinette; it is the perfect antiqued gold to go all over the lid. It is a more liquid mousse formula, so when applying to the lid it is easy to blend and give a sheer wash of color. This can look metallic when layered and is absolutely stunning on the eyes! I would highly recommend. I love this formula, it is highly long lasting and easy to work with." —Sarahemily

    Price: $32 (available in six colors)

    23. A Free People bralette raved over by larger-chested reviewers because it's supportive enough for them too — and if you're in that demographic (like I am), you know how rare that actually is!

    A model wears the bralette in Olive Sparrow
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 832

    Promising review: "I have struggled for years to find not only a bra that’s comfortable and fits appropriately and I can coordinate with my off-the-shoulder tops. I currently have this bra in five different colors and I wear a 38DD. Yes, a DD can comfortably fit in this bra. It allows my chest to not sag at all while filling my tops. Never been happier with a purchase! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!" —Hjm11

    Price: $38 (available in women's sizes XS-XL and seven colors)

    24. A moisturizer that's as gentle as they come, so you don't have to endure a burning face every time your skin needs some hydration.

    The Clinique moisturizer
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 2,022

    Promising review: "I'm thrilled. I am 85 years old and have a super-tight budget. What's great about this moisturizer? I can use it on the most tender places and no burning. Gentle and rich as well. As we age, we dry out, no fun. Face feels dry and tight but after using this cream, nice and soft. I can't get along without this product. I buy the biggest size; wish they had even bigger than this biggest size available." —Cabrinigirl

    Price: $41

    25. A thick and cozy Champion hoodie perfected over the last 90 years by the folks who invented it.

    A model wears the sweater in Gold
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 441

    Promising review: "Very high quality hoodie. It’s now replaced all my other ones! It’s super warm and fits great." —LeeJ

    Price: $60 (available in men's sizes XS-XL and eight colors)

    26. An Armani oil-free foundation with great coverage even though it's a pretty light consistency, and that comes in an impressively inclusive range of shades. Reviewers are confident you'll find one you'll like.

    A model with no foundation / the same model wearing shade 14 with more even skin
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 2,296

    Promising review: "I am an African-American woman. I have a medium brown skin with warm undertones and the color I chose looks so natural, most people cannot tell that I'm wearing foundation.' —April2

    Price: $44+ (available in two sizes and 38 colors)

    27. A pair of Sweaty Betty leggings (with pockets!) reviewers implore you to try because they're better crafted than Lululemon and 20-50% cheaper, too.

    A model wears the leggings in Navy
    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 762

    Promising review: "I’ve always bought Lululemons but lately the piling, loose seams and overall quality made me try something new. These are AMAZING! They fit perfect. Not super-snug but still holds you in. They are a must buy!" —Scj209

    Price: $100 (available in women's sizes XXS-XL and three colors)

    28. A tiny MAC lipstick to treat your lips to smooth matte glam even when you're on the go. Reviewers absolutely love the petite size.

    Nordstrom

    5-star reviews: 488

    Promising review: "I love the travel size MAC lipsticks. Perfect to keep in your purse instead of carrying around the larger more expensive version. I absolutely love the color Velvet Teddy; it's always in my bag and is one of my go to neutrals!" —Flygirl1023

    Price $12 (available in nine colors)

    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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