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    1. A gentle, non-stripping, no-nonsense, and hydrating La Roche-Posay cleanser to whip out whenever your other ~fancy~ cleansers are irritating or breaking out your skin — consider this to be your skincare reset button!

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    Promising review: "This has the same milky, non-foaming texture as Cetaphil and Cerave cleansers, but it's visibly better and faster at dissolving makeup and dirt. It takes literally just a few rubs to break down makeup, versus the longer emulsifying time of Cetaphil and Cerave, both of which don't take off mascara very well. But Toleriane does the job! Face is left sparkling clean with no residue, but not tight or dry. Innocuous and simple ingredient listing, reasonably-priced. If you like Cerave/Cetaphil, or 'one-step' moisturizing cleansers like Philosophy's Real Purity, or Fresh's Soy Face Cleanser, this is up your alley." —nycgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    2. An eyeliner wing stamp for every makeup-loving soul who'd like to spend less time (and shed fewer tears) on drawing on a perfect wing...and another one that actually matches!

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    Promising review: "I am not one to write reviews often, but this product has exceeded my expectations! I normally use liquid liners such as Kat Von D tattoo, but this has drastically reduced the time it takes for me to create a winged look! I personally prefer a longer wing, but this stamp provides a template to work with and reduces the amount of time to create ‘sister’ wings — they’re pretty much twins now! The eyeliner pen itself it’s a bit broad for me, but the pigment is great!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

    3. A L'Oreal mascara primer if mascara alone just doesn't cut it for your teensy, straight-as-a twig lashes — voluminous lashes are within reach!,

    Promising review: "I have used Lancôme Cils booster XL for years at $25 a tube, but let me tell you, I will NEVER buy Lancôme eyelash booster again. This primer is the bomb!! If I don't use eyelash primer, you can not see my lashes. Now you can see my lashes at the price of $5.99 instead of $25 a tube, and ladies it does not get any better than that!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.19.

    4. Pointed Q-tips to erase tiny slip-ups with intense precision, so you don't have to start all over (because...what a hassle).

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    Get a pack (170 ct.) from Walmart for $2.94 or three packs (170 ct. each) from Amazon for $7.95.

    5. And Garnier micellar water for clearing away those "oops" moments — plus, it takes off light makeup in a pinch, or is a great pre-face wash step to ensure that *everything* gets off.


    This is our pick for best low-priced makeup remover on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    Get it from Amazon for $6.96.

    6. A color-changing lip balm that reacts with the pH of your lips to create the perfect, custom pink for your lips — it's just the hint of color you need without any of the fuss that comes with regular lipsticks.


    Promising review: "This stuff is MAGICAL!!!! It smells lovely — tropical and floral. Slides on like Chapstick. Doesn't flake like lipstick or get sticky like lipgloss. It just feels like a fancy chapstick. BUT. Even though its clear and glides on — wait about 10 seconds and it really does turn into a lip tint!!! Idk how!! It's probably my new favorite beauty product. I will stash one everywhere I need a lil' touch up." —Grace Roberts

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three shades, but they're more or less the same, tbh).

    7. A refreshing Mario Badescu AHA body soap filled with grapefruit and papaya extracts to rid yourself of annoying bacne and problem areas in hard to reach places (with the help of a sponge or towel!) — be gone, clogged pores!

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    Read a BuzzFeeder's glowing review on this body soap (in conjunction with these Korean exfoliating towels) to get rid of the hard-to-reach spots on her back!

    Promising review: "I have folliculitis, which is irritation of the hair follicles. I have it on my chest specifically and my dermatologist recommended that I use anti-fungal soaps. I tried tea-tree oils, anti-fungal soaps, etc. to try to fix the problem, but nothing really worked or was just too expensive. This soap is not super cheap, but it's the only soap that's ever worked. One of these bottles lasts me about 2.5 months, sometimes longer depending on how many showers I have to take a day due to yard work or working out, etc. It's also cruelty free, which is incredibly important to me. They have a lifelong customer in me for sure." —Featherpin

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    8. Pacifica deodorant wipes that smell like an island vacay and make your B.O. issues disappear with a quick succession of gentle coconut-milk-infused wipes.

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    Promising review: "I have always suffered from bad odor on my underarms, and since I have very delicate skin, I can't use strongly scented deodorants. I always tried out different cream deodorant or gels, but they either irritate my skin or don't stop the odor. THIS IS THE BEST INVENTION EVER. I can't believe that something finally works! My armpits don't smell bad and I can finally move my arms freely. The scent is wonderful and isn't harsh on my skin. Even after a long day, my underarms still smell like coconut." —Patricia

    Read a BuzzFeeder's review on the kale wipes for more deets (#6)!

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in three varieties/scents).

    9. A Kenra blow-dry spray to cut down on drying time *and* protect your hair from heat damage, so your locks look fresh, shiny, and luscious in no time at all.


    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing. I keep repurchasing it, and there aren't that many beauty products I stay loyal too. This makes my hair — which I color often and wash daily — very shiny and soft. I get a lot of compliments on how healthy and shiny it looks. When I don't use this, I really notice a difference in the shine and softness. It does shorten the blow dry time too. It is well worth the money to me, and it is a product I am willing to splurge on because of the visible results. I think it really does protect my hair from heat damage." —Annette

    Get it from Amazon for $14+.

    10. A stackable makeup organizer so you can make sure all your precious products are neatly displayed and equally loved/used — no more frantic "Where is my mascara and that one eyeshadow I really want to wear??" yelling spells in the morning!


    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in black and clear).

    11. A lightweight Almay salicylic acid concealer for when you wake with an unwelcome visit from the pimple fairy and need something that will cover *and* treat it at the same time.


    I usually like to keep my skincare and makeup products separate because I'm scared of causing unnecessary irritations, but I tried this bb out and was pleasantly surprised — it did a great job at covering my occasional, pre-period pimples (which is most important) but I noticed they healed over a little faster too, thanks to the salicylic acid of course. So, a win-win!

    Get it from Ulta for $8.99 (available in five shades).

    12. A soothing Mario Badescu rosewater facial spray to spritz your face with whenever your face feels a lil' tight, dry, or in need of a wake up call — so basically me every waking minute this winter.

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    Read my full review on the spray to learn more about why I love it so much!

    Get it from Amazon for $7+.

    13. A pack of Cosrx pimple patches you can keep handy whenever a breakout is imminent — because this will isolate it, drain the pus, and make it disappear much quicker than it's capable of doing just by itself.

    Sarah Han

    Promising review: "These pimple patches are a lifesaver! This is the third pack I have bought so I would like to think I have 'mastered' how to use these patches. These will only work on whitehead pimples, as these patches essentially collect the pus and drain the pimple. This will leave you with redness around the pimple, but you will no longer have a visible whitehead pimple. Once the patch is on I continue with my normal skincare routine, which is applying toner and moisturizer. It is best to use the patch at night because the longer you keep it on, the more effective it will be. You can visually see if the patch is working because within a few hours or so (sometimes even faster) you can see the pus starting to spread underneath the patch." —BillyP

    Read my full writeup on these little miracle patches to learn more!

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $4.89.

    14. A creamy NYX eye pencil that even the most unsteady of hands won't have trouble with — it's perfect for creating a quick, smudgey eyeliner look that looks classy and ~high fashion~. Or blend it out for easy, all-over eyeshadow!

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    I personally stan the shade "Yogurt," which is pictured above and reviewed below!

    Promising review: "I am lazy and hate doing my makeup, especially after a morning weekday workout. I wanted something I could throw in my bag and smear around my eyes in a couple of seconds, just to add a little color without the fussiness. This fits the bill perfectly. I am pale with light hair and eyes, and the 'Yogurt' color is exactly what I wanted — it gives my eyes a little definition, but isn't super noticeable. The slight shimmer also makes me look awake on days where I'm dragging. It is not intensely shiny though, which is important to me. It just reflects light and looks luminescent, not glittery." —Rachel

    Get them from Amazon for $2.52+ (available in 19 shades).

    15. A barely-there translucent powder to stop the oiliest of T-zones and silly humidity from wrecking your pristine makeup — hold the applause until the end of the day, when your foundation is still lookin' flawless and the only shine on your face is from your actual highlight.


    Read our full writeup on this powder to learn more!

    Promising review: "I am totally blown away by this product! I have been consistently using a more expensive powder for about six months, and was dissatisfied with the fact that my skin appeared grasy/oily by the end of the work day. By 5 p.m. I have been wearing my makeup for about 10 hours. I also live in a warm climate and have oily skin. By the end of my work day using this powder, my face is still very matte! I am THRILLED! This way outperforms the other powder and is 13% of the cost. I can't believe it. I'm never going back." —AlexisJulian

    Get it from Amazon for $5.69.

    16. A travel-sized set of Soko Glam K-beauty skin savers that help you repair your skin on the go, no matter what problems come your way — breakouts, dryness, cracked lips, dull skin, fried hair, etc.

    17. A matcha lip mask to soothe dry, cracked lips overnight, so you can wake up with soft lips that are ready for action — and whatever lip color you want to throw on!

    Promising review: "This lip balm has a very nice, light smell. The included brush makes using the lips so easy and doesn't leave any mess. After a just couple uses, my lips started to heal. Nice and soft. No more cracks. I don't have to use Chapstick all the time anymore, and it looks like the jar will go a long way because you only need to use a tiny bit each time." —See the Sunshine

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95 (available in four scents: berry, matcha, vanilla, and strawberry).

    18. A pack of translucent rice powder blotting papers that combat any excess oil or shine that DARES to show itself throughout the day — not today, Satan!


    Promising review: "By far better than any other facial blotting papers I've used. Love that the papers are not flimsy and one paper, from edge to edge, does my whole face. I use it after putting on my tinted moisturizer and cream blush in the morning as a final touch before spritzing with rose water and dashing out the door. Perfectly matte and decreases pore visibility. I have my mom's pale Irish skin, and there's no color transfer. Seriously has cut down on my makeup time by 5-10 minutes. I reuse around noon and am good until about 5 p.m. Forever convert!" —BostonChic35

    Get it from Amazon for $4.48 (also available in Warm Beige).

    19. Or a The Body Shop mattifying moisturizer as a preemptive step against the inevitable appearance of your worst enemy, Shiny Forehead.


    Promising review: "Fantastic! I have really oily skin midway through the day — my T-zone is all kinds of shiny and my makeup is melting off. But this keeps my forehead amazingly oil and shine free! I tried a Murad Mattifier sample from Sephora, and this blows it out of the water. For the price, I highly recommend trying this moisturizer." —THS

    Get it from Amazon for $13.48.

    20. A Facetory sheet mask subscription box to supercharge your skin with ~consistent~ hydration, so you never have those "OMG, my skin is so tight and uncomfortable moments" ever.

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    I love sheet masks and this box introduces me to brands I would've never heard of otherwise, or been able to buy easily. Each kit comes with a detailed info card explaining the benefits of each mask too — so you know the goodness you're putting on your face.

    Get a curated box from Amazon for $8.90 (for four entry-level* masks) or $19.90 (for seven premium* masks), both with free shipping.

    *Entry level masks means mostly fabric masks made out of cotton or cellulose, while premium masks include hydrogels and multi-step masks.

    21. A super black gel liner that gets right there on your waterline and *stays* all day without smudging, transferring, fading, or irritating your eyes — this is what miracles are made of, folks!


    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review of the waterline liner to learn more (#2)!

    Promising review: "I've been using cheap Rimmel eyeliner on my waterline for 15 years, and while it got the job done, I'd always have to reapply at least twice throughout the day. This stuff stays on all day and I hardly get any of those annoying black 'eye boogers' in the corners of my eyes, like I did with the other stuff. And after 12 hours of wear, NO SMUDGING! Pricey but worth it!" —Mina D.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.

    And check out our picks for the best liquid eyeliner on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    22. An argan oil, aloe vera, and vitamin E–infused hair serum to transform coarse, damaged locks into a shiny, healthy mane — with just one small pump!,

    Promising review: "I found this product through a BuzzFeed article for those with frizzy hair and THIS PRODUCT DID NOT DISAPPOINT PEOPLE! I put this serum through the ringer — this stood up to Bay Area fog AND the nasty, humid heat wave we got a couple weeks ago. No frizz, no extra curls, nothing! On top of that, it made my hair super glossy. I'm very impressed. Heads up though, a little goes a long way. One pump is enough to cover my hair and I have medium-length hair. It can make your hair look oily if you use too much. I actually have oily hair, so I work on my ends first and then work up to my roots." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    23. A dpHUE apple cider vinegar hair rinse for a clarifying hair and scalp wash that *won't* drain your color — that's right, it substitutes both your shampoo and conditioner when your hair just needs a break.

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    Promising review: "I have bleached, crazy colored hair, and this stuff makes me hair soft and manageable. I see less color wash out of my hair with this than any other sulfate-free, color-safe shampoo. My scalp feels good. You can tell the PH gets balanced — my hair is less tangled and there is less breakage. The new baby hair that I am seeing grow (because this cleans scalp build up) is super shiny, soft and healthy! I LOVE THIS STUFF! This in combination with the spray makes your hair feel soft! It is not a miracle cure all for very bleached hair (like mine) but it sure does make a difference!" —Christina333

    Get it from Amazon for $38.75.

    24. A beloved It Cosmetics CC cream with full coverage, SPF 50, an anti-aging serum, and of course color-correcting technology for a flawless complexion, even when you're flying out the door.

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    Check out a BuzzFeed contributor's full review on this CC cream to learn more!

    Get it from Sephora for $38 (available in 12 shades).

    25. A Sally Hansen gel-formula cuticle remover that dissolves cuticles, calluses, and hangnails in just 15 seconds — so your nails are looking neat and conditioned before you even add color!

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    Promising review: "This makes my cuticles disappear!! Amazing! I wash my hands all the time so my cuticles are always out of control. Ever since I started using this, my nails look like I got them done at the salon." —Nicki27

    Get it from Amazon for $10.89.

    26. A Londontown smudge-fixing nail coat to smooth out little mistakes if you're one of those impatient people who can't wait for their nails to fully dry before using your hands (meeee!) — and it's also a great touchup/refresh for already done nails from before!

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    Promising review: "This refreshes my worn-out manicure very well. I apply this as a top coat over my old manicure. It re-spreads and smoothes the polish out, and leaves it fresh and shiny. It's a bit pricey, but it does save me a lot of time and trouble not having to re-polish my nails." —SoniaSophia

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    27. A Bioré essence-like sunscreen that truly melts into your skin right away, if your biggest hangup about sunscreen is how heavy/goopy it feels on your skin — it's also friendly towards super sensitive eye areas *and* doesn't leave a damn white cast!

    Sarah Han

    Read my full review of this awesome sunscreen here (#2)!

    Promising review: "I have very, very sensitive eyes. Most every sunscreen burns my eyes, even if I put the sunblock not too close to them. I've tried about a dozen different sunblocks and this one is the best of the bunch (Kiss My Face comes in second place). I really love this stuff. It's effective, goes on smoothly, and doesn't irritate my eyes. It's a great formula!" —David

    Get it from Amazon for $18.49.

    28. A hydrating Onomie lip, eye, and cheek balm for one product that really does it all! Hello, color without the hassle of digging around for multiple products! Hello, thematic lewks!

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    Get it from Onomie for $30 (available in six shades).

    29. An all-day-hold Lime Crime brow gel that deposits just the right about of color, weight, and shape — so your face looks instantly more put together.


    While Glossier's Boy Brow is always a solid pick, I actually prefer the thin, longer wand on this product because I feel like it's easier to wiggle through and covers more ground more quickly.

    Get it from Amazon for $18 (available in seven shades).

    If you'd rather have a clear one just to whip your brow hairs into shape, check out Maybelline's Great Lash Clear!

    30. A caffeine-infused 100% Pure eye cream to help with lack-of-sleep-induced, raising-kids-inflicted, and general stress-related puffiness and dark circles — it's like a cup of jo for your peepers!

    Promising review: "I’m 35 and tend to have very puffy eyes (due to genetics and having two little kids), and this is the only cream that I’ve felt made any real difference. Not a miracle, but maybe a half miracle?! Will absolutely continue to buy, which very rarely happens with any beauty products — usually they don’t live up to this promise, but this one does!" —A. Rosen

    Get it from Amazon for $26.

    31. A Milani eyeshadow primer that actually stays put on oily lids and just helps keep your eye makeup entirely intact no matter how many unconscious attempts you make to mess it up.

    Kayla Suazo

    Read a BuzzFeeder's full review on this primer to learn more!

    Promising review: "I have tried many eyeshadow primers and this one is by far the best. I have oily eyelids so after a few hours, my problem is missing eyeshadow. Ever since I started using this primer, my eyeshadow stays put. It really helps my oily eyelids. My eyeshadow doesn't disappear and it doesn't crease! I was hesitant to try it at first because I didn't think a drugstore primer would work, but it did." —Ulta Customer

    Get one from Ulta for $6.99 or a two-pack from Amazon for $15.07.

    You, an actual beauty genius:

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    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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