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    25 Beauty Products From Sephora That Are Worth Every Penny

    For once, your wallet *might* just agree with you.

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    1. An exfoliating scrub that'll dig down deep with its enzyme and caffeine-rich formula, leaving you with smooth and radiant skin in as little as two minutes.


    Promising review: "This is my new all-time favorite mask for evening texture, dead skin removal, and brightening my skin! I used it just as directed and it was so amazing. My skin was so smooth for days after. Just be sure to rinse with cool water." —MufasasDeath

    Price: $54

    2. The New Nude eyeshadow palette from HUDA with 18 highly-pigmented colors for flawless intensity.


    Promising review: "I love this palette!! ❤️It is very pigmented, and so I don’t have to put on a lot. The colors show on my complexion, which is tough sometimes on brown skin. All of the colors blends so nicely. I have received so many compliments when I play with the colors of this palette. I love all of Huda’s shadows." —Sylmazing03

    Price: $65

    3. A botanical soothing toner that uses bamboo sap and Hyaluronic Acid to soothe and moisturize your skin. The spa has finally come to you!

    A bottle of the botanical soothing toner laying on top of green foliage

    Promising review: "AmorePacific’s Botanical Soothing Toner is such an amazing product! This toner is so soothing and hydrates my skin very well. I love the scent because it isn’t strong and doesn’t cause irritation to my sensitive skin. This toner made my skin feel smoother and brighter! It also absorbs quickly, so you don’t have to wait for the toner to dry before applying other products. It even has cute and minimal packaging which is aesthetically pleasing!" —Roxana34

    Price: $95

    4. A skin-brightening sheer foundation from NARS made with vitamin C and turmeric to help create an even and natural look.


    Promising review: "Is this foundation pricey? Yes. However, it really looks like skin. It’s a dry-skin girl's dream, and it wears beautifully throughout the day with no powder. I’ve gone through two of these, and I’m convinced I won’t look for another foundation." —cassthecutiee

    Price: $47 (available in 37 shades)

    5. Satin GUCCI lipstick that looks as good in its tube as it does on your lips.


    Promising review: "This tube of lipstick gives me the luxurious experience I was craving. The tube is beautiful and heavier than the typical plastic that is often used. The color glides on well and is moisturizing. It looks beautiful displayed on my vanity, and I look forward to wearing it more in the future." —QueenMaam

    Price: $42 (available in 36 colors)

    6. A hydrating SPF 45 sunscreen sunscreen made with hyaluronic acid – it provides up to 72 hours of hydration and UV protection (and no need to worry about a streaky residue because this has an invisible finish).

    Three bottles of the Water Drench SPF 45 Moisturizer on display

    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with all of the Water Drench products I've tried, and this one is no exception. It's lightweight and non-greasy with an almost gel-like texture. It sets in quickly, isn't sticky, causes no pimples or clogged pores and has a great SPF rating. I have dry skin and live in the Sonoran desert. This is the only product I need to moisturize and protect from UV damage. Bonus points: it checks all the boxes for daytime skincare routine that was recommended by my dermatologist. I can't say enough great things about this product." —TiffanyDHawks

    Price: $52

    7. A retinol night treatment to help tighten skin by supporting your body's natural collagen. Let its chamomile-rich formula lull you to sleep.


    Promising review: "I am absolutely loving the results I've seen so far. In two weeks, I've noticed my pores are visibly smaller, my skin is more youthful, and my laugh lines are not as obvious. I have very sensitive skin, so not all retinol products work for my skin. But this is super gentle; I experienced no redness or irritation whatsoever! My skin absorbs it really quickly, and I love how my skin feels silky smooth immediately after using it. Highly recommend it if you are looking for a night treatment to add to your skincare routine. Absolutely worth every penny in my opinion!" —AmyTong

    Price: $105

    8. Fenty Beauty's magnetized Match Stix Trio for long-lasting and lightweight concealer, contour, and highlight. Each trio is curated by skin tone, so you can't go wrong!


    Promising review: "This trio is perfectly selected! The concealer has a very cream-to-powder texture and light coverage, so it doesn’t need to be a perfect match to blend in well. The contour rides the fine line of not being too cool while also not tipping into being a bronzer. And the highlighter is not sparkly — it gives the sort of dewy summer glow that I was hoping for! 10/10." —Jgoz

    Price: $37 (originally $54; available in three shade combinations)

    9. A long-lasting setting spray made to last for up to 16 hours, so your fiercest looks last all day. This vegan formula mist prevents melting and cracking. No wicked witches over here!

    A model holds the Urban Decay All Nighter long-lasting setting spray in their hands

    Promising review: "This is the best setting spray of all time. This will seriously keep your makeup on for as long as you could possibly need and doesn’t disturb it at all! With this spray, my makeup looks freshly applied all day long right until I take it off. It is expensive but is really worth it. This is the only setting spray you will ever need." — aangelina3000i

    Price: $42

    10. Dior matte foundation that lasts up to 24 hours. By the way, it also shields against UVA and UVB rays because it is also a SPF 35 broad spectrum sunscreen. Flawlessly protected skin? Yes, please!

    A model before and after using Dior forever matte foundation

    Promising review: "This is the first foundation I have used that actually looks natural, is lightweight, doesn't clog my pores, doesn't require powder, isn't shiny or matte, and feels like nothing! And still, it provides superior, buildable coverage where needed. The best part is the neutral shades are truly that; no pink or yellow tones to clash with my natural complexion. It matches perfectly and saves me time because it blends quickly without caking or streaking, and I can apply powdered blush or bronzer over it without telltale drag marks because this doesn't stay wet or sticky on my skin. I am absolutely sold on this foundation!" —benb

    Price: $52 (available in 28 shades)

    11. A waterproof clay-infused brow mousse to create natural lines that blend seamlessly. This mousse naturally hydrates your skin while minimizing oil so you don't have to worry about flaking or loss of pigmentation. Can you say win-win-win?!

    The Amazonian clay waterproof brow mousse and brush applicator

    Promising review: "A great product with smooth application. Lasts all day. No smudging. Plus, the color is very natural-looking and doesn’t change once applied. It's a quality brush that's easy to use." —ReelGlam

    Price: $29 (available in two colors)

    12. A hydrating primer that transitions from gel to oil then back to gel (science?!) to give you light coverage with a natural finish.

    A model squeezes the Lawless hydrating priming serum onto their finger

    Promising review: "I cannot say enough good things about this primer! I have normal skin with dry patches from time to time, and I cannot believe how hydrating and smooth this made my skin. Plus, it’s smooth so a little goes a long way. Haven’t loved a product like this in a LONG time. Definitely worth it!" —haypete

    Price: $48

    13. A fortifying leave-in conditioner full of vitamins, caffeine, and a blend of strengthening ingredients to help support hydration and nourishment for all hair types.

    A bottle of the Better Not Younger hair and scalp serum lying on coffee beans

    Promising review: "This serum has been great for my scalp health. It is an area that can be so difficult to care for, and this serum makes it easy. The dropper allows you to apply the product where it's needed. The serum quickly absorbs into the skin, keeping it from weighing my hair down. I have noticed less itching and dryness on my scalp, and my hair looks great too!" —mindroos

    Price: $47

    14. A 100% Brazilian rose quartz dual-ended facial roller that'll help reduce facial puffiness and dark under-eye circles. You can also say goodbye to pores and hello to a new and natural glow!

    A model presses the facial roller into their face

    Promising review: "I recently started using this Rose Quartz Roller, and I am so happy with the results! I place it in the fridge and use it first thing in the morning to de-puff and give me a refreshed feeling. At night, I use it after I apply my skincare products to really help the products penetrate deep into the skin. I have noticed my skin is much more defined since adding this to my skincare regime. Everyone should have this roller!" — Britneylynn2019

    Price: $60

    15. A Cleansing Spa Water makeup remover from Koh Gen Do made with extracts of rosemary leaf, sage leaf, lavender, and ginger root, making this safe for sensitive skin.

    Cleansing Spa Water from Koh Gen Do

    Promising review: "I love this product, and I can’t believe I’m excited about a makeup remover. Somehow this stuff removes all my eye makeup without any greasiness. I wear contacts so most effective removers can leave an oil film on my lenses which is near impossible to remove. This spa water removes all my mascara and eye liner as well as face makeup. I just apply it to a cotton ball, press it to my eye, and let it ‘sit’ for a few seconds then wipe off." —balletlove

    Price: $66+ (available in two sizes)

    16. A pair of luxurious and reusable eyelashes handcrafted to give you the dramatic length and volume you deserve while *still* looking natural. Lights, camera, ACTION!


    Promising review: "These lashes are comfortable, easy to apply, and look gorgeous! Definitely a great way to boost a dramatic makeup look and — as someone who has avoided falsies for a long time because of past experiences with heavy, uncomfortable, cheap lashes — my mind was blown by the quality of these. I look forward to wearing them on the next opportunity I have to get dolled up. I love them!" —HannahB90

    Price: $30 (available in four styles)

    17. The Double Shot blow-dryer brush from Drybar that uses Ionic Technology for less frizz and more shine. Dry and style in record time!

    A series of four photos where a model uses the Drybar blow-dryer brush on her wet hair

    Promising review: "I was a little skeptical to try this at first because I'd been on the hunt for a good universal styling tool for a while. I have very thick hair and drying it takes a long time. I've tried several in the past, and it was hard to find one that didn't tug at my hair or take forever to use. I believe I've found one that finally makes me happy! There are three different settings: a cool function, low heat and high heat. I made sure to use a heat protection spray (Thank you, OUAI) and started off on the high heat setting to get it dry enough to style. I found that switching to the low heat setting to get that coveted curl at the end works best, and then I finished it off with the cool setting to tame any flyaways. I recommend sealing it with a styling oil of choice afterwards to keep it soft and smooth. Overall, the process took me about 20 minutes. I highly recommend this for a relatively easy, beautiful blowout!" —theonecallednio

    Price: $150

    18. A smudge-proof precision eyeliner for impressively clean lines. Your perfect cat-eye awaits you!

    The Lancome precision point eyeliner

    Promising review: "Love love love this eyeliner. It's the perfect brush for a perfect winged eye. The formula doesn’t wear off or smear, so it lasts all day long. I literally wore it for a 12-hour shift, and it looked the same way it did as when I first applied it." —liljenrodriguez

    Price: $30.50 (available in black and brown)

    19. A vitamin-enriched self-tanner that's also 100% vegan. This lightweight and easy-to-use self-tanner is boosted with vitamins C and D for a supercharged, sun-kissed glow. Infused with natural ingredients, hyaluronic acid, green mandarin water, your skin will thank you for *multiple* reasons!

    Two bottles of the Self Tan Purity Vitamins Bronzing Water Body Mist in a desert landscape

    Promising review: "This is actually amazing. As someone who has used tanners since they became popular, I've seen it all and know what matters to me. This applied easily and didn't leave me feeling really sticky. I usually apply in the evening anyway to let it fully dry over night. The tan is so natural and even, but the absolute best part is that it fades away naturally and evenly. No weird, patchy, embarrassing, scale-like appearance to the skin like other tanners. I can't say enough good things about this product. Just buy it!" —CaiGirl

    Price: $42

    20. The blush trio from Anastasia – it's perfect for anyone looking for fully pigmented blushes. Build up intensity with these fun colors!


    Promising review: "I've used every blush out there, and NOTHING is as good as this one. The color combo is natural and beautiful, and it stays on for so long! The pigmentation is also great; you can build up the layers or have a sheer look. I wear it on a full face or sometimes by itself for a dash of color, and I'm obsessed with it!" —TaraFazel

    Price: $30 (available in four color combinations)

    21. A jumbo-sized makeup sponge and brush cleaner from BEAUTYBLENDER that is infused with charcoal to protect against germs, even after washing.

    Beautyblender sponge being cleaned on charcoal cleaner

    Promising review: "You will not regret your $45! First of all, let me tell you that this should last you 12 months easily, even if you're a makeup lover like me and have about 50 brushes. THIS THING IS MASSIVE!!! It is so much better than the original one; one wash, and it's all gone. No more rubbing and pulling bristles. I absolutely LOVE this!" —Tasha150291

    Price: $45

    22. A body scrub that polishes and nourishes your skin for a soft and silky feel. Infused with caffeine-rich guaraná, your skin will be amped and ready to go on any adventure!


    Promising review: "One of my all time favorite scrubs, and I have tried a ton! The blend is lightweight but exfoliates well. And the smell is AMAZING! Leaves my skin feeling soft. Great buy!" — elaineas

    Price: $42

    23. A full-coverage concealer from Dior that lasts up to 24-hours. Yup, that's a full day of no under-eye circles, redness or blemishes.

    Four arms of different complexions show swatches of the Dior Forever Skin Correct Concealer in corresponding shades

    Promising review: "This concealer is creamy, blends like a dream, and stays on all day long. I sweat all day and this holds up great in the south GA heat. This is a product that is effortless! It's full coverage, not drying, and looks flawless on the skin. I have combo oily skin and it doesn't feel oily on. This would work for all skin types." —makeupfreak12

    Price: $36 (available in 28 shades)

    24. A lash lengthening and curling mascara that delivers on defined volume. This vegan, flake-resistant formula won't leave you with crunchy, smudging clumps of product. So get ready for flawless and luscious lashes!

    Three shots of models before and after using the Marc Jacobs mascara

    Promising review: "This mascara is so good! It lengthens my eyelashes better than any other mascara I’ve tried. Doesn’t smudge or flake off either. 10/10 would recommend and is worth the splurge :)" —simplybarrett

    Price: $27

    25. A set of makeup brushes for novices *and* pros. This set comes with everything you need to create your most classic or most inventive look.

    The Ready To Roll Brush Set

    This set comes complete with: a powder brush, a complexion brush, an angled blush brush, a highlight and contour brush, a fan brush, an eyeshadow brush, a smudge brush, a blending crease brush, a concealer brush, an angled liner with spoolie brush, and a faux leather brush roll.

    Promising review: "I bought this as an investment in a good set of makeup brushes, and I definitely got my money's worth. The brushes are soft but sturdy, no shedding, and they carry the makeup well. The carry bag is also a nice plus for storage. Recommend." — MJT693

    Price: $70

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