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    29 Ways To Get The Best Skin Ever In 2020

    It's time to *SHINE*!

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    1. Soothe, freshen and protect your skin with these Boscia green tea blotting papers — plus, they look cute as heck, too! Highlighter may be having a beautiful shining moment, but these will let YOU control where you glow, damn it, and NOT where Mother Nature arbitrarily decides.

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    They're also available in oil-absorbing charcoal bamboo and clear complexion formulas.

    Get a pack of 100 papers on Amazon Canada for $14.

    2. Use these bestselling energizing collagen eye masks to give you the bright-eyed look of someone who for sure slept more than eight hours last night and ~definitely~ did not stay up late watching Disney+. Reviewers who use them regularly say that they've noticed fewer fine lines and dark circles, and more hydrated skin.

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    With plant-based collagen, vitamin C, rose oil, and hyaluronic acid, these patches are real heavy hitters when it comes to caring for your skin. You can also pop them in the fridge before using for an added cooling and depuffing effect!

    Get 12 pairs on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    3. Give your skin a good scrubbin' with these silicone pore cleansing pads that are a hypoallergenic and lightweight, and don't have any abrasive brushes or harmful microbeads. This is one trick I've picked up from my mom that I want to shout from the rooftops about!

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    Each pad has two separate sections on it — use the flexible little silicone hairs on wider areas (like the forehead or cheeks), while the smaller flat bubbles are awesome for detail work, like at the hairline or around the nose. Plus, the handle doubles as a tiny suction cup, so you can easily attach this baby to your bathroom mirror or shower stall.

    Get a pack of two on Amazon Canada for $3.09.

    4. Take care of a whole slew of skin-related issues or concerns with this pack of charcoal sheet masks. They're packed with skin-loving serums and lots and lots of collagen for the ultimate spa treatment at home. And they're free of synthetic fragrances, parabens, and sulphates!

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    Each pack contains four different masks, infused with natural essential oils to target different skin concerns. And they literally could not be easier to use: just apply, and relax while they work their magic! Reviewers say they fit really comfortably, and have reported an improvement in their skin's moisture, balance, and overall health.

    Get a pack of eight masks on Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    5. A small dose of cult-fave Bio Oil will help supplement your skin's natural oils, restore elasticity, eliminate uneven skin tone, and reduce visibility and speed the healing of scars. Reviewers keep raving about how it helped improve the look of their scars and stretch marks within a short amount of time, or even prevent them altogether!

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    It's also hypoallergenic and totally non-comedogenic, so it won't clog your pores or make you break out.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $27.99.

    6. Keep skin hydrated for up to 12 hours with this lightweight moisturizer that's fast absorbing, and super gentle on skin. And it's formulated without any harsh chemicals or perfumes, so the chances of having an adverse reaction are minimal.

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    And since it doesn't have any added gunk, like artificial colours, it won't clog your pores or cause irritation. Reviewers love that it keeps their skin soft and supple without making it oily.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.48.

    7. Get skin smoother than a baby's bottom with some Cosrx poreless power liquid. It has a refreshing cooling effect that tightens pores and controls your skin's production of sebum (the gunky stuff that clogs pores).

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    It uses a combination of all-natural willow bark water and a beta hydroxy acid (BHA) to help break down any build-up on the skin's surface. Their acne patches are also SUPER popular!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $37.27.

    8. Exfoliate your skin using this bamboo-handled bath brush, and watch as it also helps to increase blood circulation and stimulate the lymphatic system. Your skin will be glowing after just a couple of uses!

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    It also has a hanging string so you can let it drip dry on your shower caddy.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $6.57.

    9. Take a minute for an on-the-go pick-me-up with these eco-friendly green tea and aloe face wipes. They make short work of makeup removal and are super gentle on skin. Plus, they're made of biodegradable bamboo.

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    Oh, and they're 100% vegan, too!

    Get a pack of 20 wipes on Amazon Canada for $32.99.

    10. Dose your skin in moisture with these all-natural bath cubes that are scented with natural citrus and lavender essential oils, and infused with skin-softening shea butter. They're also made of completely natural and organic ingredients, so no need to worry about skin irritants here!

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    Their cool angular shape means they won't roll around, making them a relaxing addition to showers, too. If you need more targeted moisture, try these amazing lotion sticks for a super convenient way to keep your skin soft and hydrated.

    Get four cubes on Amazon Canada for $19.99 (available in five packs).

    11. Pamper your beard with this beard oil that's about to become your beard's new best friend (and a new personal care fave). Using a combination of eight natural oils, along with vitamin E and natural fragrances, this conditioning formula prevents itching and annoying ingrown hairs, while moisturizing the tender skin beneath.

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    It's also free from parabens, mineral oils, sulfates, artificial scents and colours, and any animal products, so you can feel confident knowing you're putting the very best stuff on your face.

    Get a 30ml bottle on Amazon Canada for $24.50.

    12. Apply this super popular Thayer's witch hazel and rose petal toner after washing your face to keep skin healthy, hydrated, and happy. The formula is alcohol free (read: won't dry out skin!) and has an added dose of aloe vera to prevent irritation!

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    Reviewers absolutely adore this product. It's gentle on sensitive skin, but is still super effective for common skincare concerns like breakouts, dark spots, and irritation. Check out BuzzFeed's full review here! Make sure you get some cotton pads, too, to application a breeze.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.36 (available in two formulas).

    13. Keep that relaxed glow going just a teeny bit longer with a spritz of Mario Badescu facial spray that's infused with aloe, herbs, and rosewater. It's the perfect finishing product after a nice, long bath — or really, whenever!

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    It's great for all skin types, is formulated using natural ingredients, and can also be used as a toner, a make-up setting spray, or as a "just because."

    Get a four ounce bottle on Amazon Canada for $11.

    14. Get your tootsies in tip-top shape with this three-in-one foot bath. It bubbles, it vibrates, and it heats the water to a relaxing, comfortable temperature — the only thing it DOESN'T do is require an expensive visit to a spa!

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    There are even acupressure nodes and rollers on the bottom to add a massaging element.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $83.99.

    15. Protect your skin from the ravages of winter with Boscia's chia seed moisture cream. Using all plant-derived ingredients, it provides skin with long-lasting hydration, and gives you the healthy-looking complexion of your dreams.

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    Chia seed oil is the star of the show in this one: It protects the skin's top layer from losing moisture even in the driest conditions, revitalizes and reinvigorates skin, and keeps it glowing all season long.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $50.

    16. Or if you're looking for something a bit more lightweight, try this Boscia cactus water moisturizer instead. It's the refreshing and mood-boosting treat your skin needs! Formulated using cactus essence, it'll leave your skin feeling soft, smooth, and supple without making it greasy or slimy.

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    It's fast-absorbing, too, making it the ideal base for makeup for those with combination or oily skin.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    17. Create a homemade lip scrub using cane sugar and raw honey, and rub gently into your lips. The sugar will exfoliate any dry skin, while the honey soothes cracks and sores, and restores moisture.

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    If cane sugar is a bit too rough, you can also use caster sugar, which has finer grains.

    Get the cane sugar on Amazon Canada for $12.99, and the raw honey for $26.88.

    18. Get silky-soft skin in a flash with this Silk'n Infinity epilator. It's quick, safe, and totally pain free, and uses light pulses to disable hair growth right at the root — no pulling, tugging, or *ouch* hot wax.

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    Reviewers swear by this little wonder's ability to decrease hair density and thickness, and say it works well on all hair types and colours.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $360.

    19. Use a few drops of this Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose facial oil to leave skin looking and feeling replenished, soothed, and downright dewy! It absorbs quickly, and is infused with rose and algae extracts — no mineral oils, parabens, or sulphates here. And it's suitable for all skin types, too!

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    It's dry oil texture won't leave skin looking or feeling greasy, either.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $103.

    20. Roll this jade roller over your face and neck to help reduce puffiness, eliminate tension, shrink pores, and assist in the absorption of skincare. It doesn't hurt that it looks pretty as heck, too!


    The roller also comes with a gua sha scraping tool (also made of aventurine) that can be used for massaging other parts of the body, and keeping skin in good condition. Some reviewers report popping it into the freezer or fridge, for some added de-puffing action.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.49.

    21. Stay dry and fresh all day long with this all-natural rose and vanilla deodorant. It not only smells aaah-mazing, but also keeps my skin happy and damage-free with ingredients like arrowroot powder, jojoba seed oil, and shea butter. It's free of all nasty ingredients like aluminum, propylene glycol, and parabens, and totally vegan, too!

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    The texture is a bit unlike regular deodorants, though, but don't be alarmed! Just apply to skin for a few seconds until it warms up, and then use as normal. There's also a charcoal and magnesium formula, too, if you're not into floral scents.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $7.97.

    22. Remove ALL your makeup (even the waterproof kind) with this antibacterial MakeUp Eraser and a little bit of water. Because you're not using any oils, gels, or foams, you don't have to worry about anything irritating your skin. And it's great for those with sensitive skin, too!

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    Plus, it's super easy to use — just wring it out and hang it to dry. Read BuzzFeed's full review of the MakeUp Eraser here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.80.

    23. Protect the skin on your hands from blisters, calluses, and other unpleasant ouchies with some eucalyptus-infused rower's tape. The eucalyptus also works to help heal existing cuts or cracks.

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    Get a roll on Amazon Canada for $32.54+ (available in two colours).

    24. Tame an unruly beard while exfoliating the skin underneath with this boar bristle beard brush. No more ingrown hairs or itchy dry patches!

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    You can also use it to apply skin-conditioning oils or balms, as the bristles are stiff enough to tackle even the thickest beards. It'll reach deep to deliver product right to the skin underneath.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    25. Even out skin texture with this Aveeno Positively Radiant sheer daily moisturizer (with SPF 30!) that's infused with natural light diffusers and a proprietary soy complex to help give skin that post- holiday glow, all year round.

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    One of my favourite things about this product is that the pump top can be adjusted to lock. Now you never have to worry about accidentally smooshing it and getting lotion all over your bag. Plus, it's great for all skin types, and reviewers say they noticed a definite boost in their skin's radiance and softness!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.39.

    26. Regulate oil production and revitalize your scalp with this organic cedar and sage shampoo. The essential oils will make you feel like you're traipsing around a Boreal forest, and your scalp will thank you for treating it to such a luxurious experience.

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    We might neglect our scalp in favour of more obvious skincare products, but a happy scalp = happy hair!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    27. Buff out impurities and dead cells with this St. Ives pink lemon and mandarin orange scrub that'll also help improve your skin's texture and radiance. Instead of harmful microbeads, St. Ives uses walnut shell powder to naturally exfoliate!

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    It also won't irritate skin OR clog pores. Pink lemon and mandarin peel extracts will give you a jolt of energy, too!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $3.98+ (available in three scents).

    28. Apply a few drops of this radiance-restoring facial serum that'll help neutralize pollution, diminish dark circles, accelerate collagen regeneration, reduce redness, and even fade acne scars — all while using natural, skin-loving ingredients like rosehip and hemp oil. Reviewers love how effective it is at shrinking pores, too!

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    It's also super rich in vitamin A (hello, antioxidants), and is totally vegan. Keep in mind that a little goes a long way!

    Get a 14ml bottle on Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    29. Mix a cup or so of sea salt with a couple drops of your favourite essential oils to create a homemade body scrub. It'll help slough away dry skin without any chemicals, and leave you smelling great all day long!

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    I'd avoid using this on your face, though, as it might be a touch abrasive. If you're looking to add a dose of moisture to the scrub, try a spoonful of coconut oil or shea butter!

    Get the essential oils on Amazon Canada for $24.95, and the sea salt for $3.33.

    Let's start 2020 off right!

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