29 Beauty Products That’ll Upgrade Your Daily Routine

From face cleansers to instant de-frizzers, consider your beauty routine changed forever.

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A rosewater toner that will seriously hydrate your beautiful skin, leaving it feeling smooth, refreshed, and *glowing*.

Heritage Store

Promising review: “For a long time I have been looking for an all-natural product to use on my face, my skin can be very dry then sometimes oily. I love how this toner feels on my face, I’ve noticed my skin is glowing more and the dark spots on my face are starting to fade. I will definitely be using this from here on out!” —Dalea A.

Get it from Heritage Store for $4.99+ (available in two sizes).


A pore vacuum to clear up all those icky blackheads and clogged pores you’ve been dealing with. Also, this will be so oddly satisfying, I just know it.


Promising review: “This product was amazing. I cleared all the guck from the pores out my nose and really get out the whiteheads in my forehead. I really recommend this!” —Amazon customer

Get it from Amazon for $24.99.


An instant de-frizzer that will, quite literally, instantly reduce the frizz in your hair. Yes, even on the most humid days. I have this and it’s actually magic in a can.

Living Proof

As someone with curly hair, I get a lot of frizz. When I don’t want to deal with it, I give it a quick spray with this product and the frizz is GONE.

Promising review: “This is an amazing product! I bought a little one to try it out and I am so impressed. Spray it on hair that is poofing out and POOF! – it lays down like it’s supposed to.” —Lisa B.

Get it from Living Proof for $15+ (available in two sizes).


A jade roller and gua sha so you can relieve some of that facial muscle tension you’ve been developing for probably your whole life, but definitely for at least this past year. Bonus: it’s also said to help with lymphatic drainage.


Promising review: “Really pleased with these items. The rose quartz roller is beautiful and seems sturdy and well-made. In addition to potential skincare benefits, using the roller helps relieve tension at my jaw and temples that can contribute to migraine headaches.” —Laura Avery

Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in three colors).


A hydrating moisturizer perfect for when you want to brighten and plump your skin, giving you that summer glow we all want to achieve. It’s infused with some pretty cool dudes such as ceramides, squalane, hyaluronic acid, and antioxidants.

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Promising review: “It’s hard to find an eye cream that does all that you need it to. The confidence in an eye cream makes applying my concealer a lot smoother and I can tell a difference even when I don’t wear makeup that my under eyes is smoother. I have dry, sensitive skin and this helps with that as well. I also would like to mention that the smell is pleasant, unlike other eye creams I’ve tried in the past.” —Amber K.

Get it from Amazon for $39.


A retinol serum that will basically become your go-to product until the end of time. Can confirm. It is mine. Pro Tip: Start off using it two to three times a week before bed and work your way up to daily.


Promising review: “I’d been having recurring breakouts on my chin, jaw, and right under my nose. I’ve only been using this stuff for three-ish days and my skin has totally cleared up. I do put moisturizer on after applying this serum. I apply the serum, gently massage it into my skin, then use St. Ives Timeless Skin moisturizer.” —Olivia

Get it from Amazon for $11.95 or Subscribe & Save for $10.76/month.


A maskne duo with a reusable face mask designed to absorb excess moisture off your face. Bonus: It has phytoncide, which is an organic natural plant compound with anti-inflammatory properties. The material feels so soft on your skin and will *not* irritate it in any way! Huzzah!

Ollie Belle, Stephanie Hope / Buzzfeed

Get it from Ollie Belle for $12.95.


A facial steamer because after a long day of being amazing, you deserve to kick back and give yourself a little spa night.


Promising review: “I love using this Nano Steamer! Gives a good amount of hot steam, which helps open up my pores for easy blackhead/whitehead extraction. I tried a different brand facial steamer before and was completely unsatisfied – it barely gave any steam and wasn’t hot enough. This Nano Steamer does exactly what it’s supposed to do! It’s almost like having a mini sauna at home.” —Jekaterina Romanova

Get it from Amazon for $49.95.


A purifying face cleaner with probiotic extracts so you can start your new journey to healthy, balanced, and absolutely ~glowing~ skin.


The foaming gel cleanser goes deep into your pores to remove impurities and help condition your skin, without stripping or overdrying it.

Promising review: “It is a bit expensive for a face wash for me but it is worth every penny. It is very gentle, washes off all the impurities, my skin does look cleaner, and is not stripped from all the moisture. It does not feel tight after I wash my face and I don’t break out at all after it. I really feel like my skin glows now. With other face washes my skin would be patchy and I would break out around my chin. I cannot recommend enough TULA face wash to people like me with sensitive, acne-prone skin who struggle to find a face wash that actually washes all the dirt and makeup but does not irritate the skin.” —Myra

Get it from Amazon for $28.


A lip care bundle to oh-so-gently buff away dead, dry skin from your lips, leaving them soft and ready for kisses from your partner. Or chocolate. Mostly chocolate.

Kopari Beauty

Get it from Kopari Beauty for $32.


A deep pore cleanser made of 100% natural calcium bentonite clay so you can cleanse your skin from the inside out. Actually, it works for your face, body, and even your hair! This makes it great for facials, foot soaks, and hair masks. We love a versatile queen.

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Promising review: “I have had a troubled patch of super small bumps on my forehead for about a year now and this reduced the appearance overnight!! It’s not drying at all which I have some dry areas I expected to worsen after, but it actually leaves nice moisture on the skin! The moisture isn’t film-like at all. It says once a week but I’ve used it the past three days and my pores are less noticeable. Overall I’m excited to see a difference in my skin!” —Denise Castaneda

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.


A seven-day makeup eraser set so you can easily clean your makeup off for the day without having to use the same cloth over and over the entire week. You can even label them for each day! How fun!


Promising review: “I’ve been using these for around two weeks now and I am still in absolute shock at how well they work! You take them out of the wash and it’s like they’re brand new and so amazingly soft! Waterproof mascara doesn’t stand a chance!” —KayBee

Get it from Ulta for $25.


Castor oil for when you want to wake up with fuller, stronger, *and* shinier brows than ever before. I don’t know who wouldn’t, honestly? *cries in tiny thin brows*


Promising review: “I love this castor oil. I use it in my hair and on my skin! Very high quality. Heavy enough to hold in moisture but not too heavy to feel uncomfortable on the skin. I love it!”—Antoinette R.

Get it from Heritage Store for $4.99 (available in five sizes).


Sea salt spray so you can get that “just got home from the beach” look without having to actually ~go~ to the beach. A quick spray and crunch and you’re ready to be fabulous, as per usual.


Promising review: “First let me start off by the smell!!! Every time I use this in my hair people stop me and say how good I smell (and it’s not for my perfume!) I’ve been told I smell like the beach or make them wanna go on vacation lol it smells like coconut and I love it!! Second I’ve noticed the older I get my straight hair has started getting wavy so when I want the ‘curly but not crunchy’ look I use this! Mousse was always my go-to but it would be so crunchy! This makes your hair soft and touchable while giving you texture, volume, and curls for days!! I spray it on damp hair and then blow-dry and scrunch it a little as I dry it. It lasts all day and even the second day!! I get so many compliments on how my hair looks when I use this product so I highly recommend it!” —Dawn Reid

Get it from Amazon for $9.48.


A neutralizing cleanser designed to annihilate the environmental impurities of your day-to-day life (every car that kicks dust into my face on my walk) while neutralizing your PH levels. Bonus: It is free of sulfates, alcohol, fragrances, *and* phthalates.

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Promising review: “I’m always excited to try anything new from HANACURE!!! I did have concerns that their cleanser would dry out my skin but it didn’t. I’ve also noticed that it has cleared up some of my acne from hormones and stress. And with all of that my eczema is still in control and hasn’t flared back up. I love the fact that I can use it both day and night and continue to see results of my skin healing and getting better with every use.” —Johana E M.

Get it from Hanacure for $28.


Hair building fibers for when your hair is just a bit too thin for your liking. I use this myself and it seriously works wonders! It’s buildable and really sticks to the hair fibers. Confidence level 9,000 achieved.


I have really thin hair, and sometimes it looks like I’m balding if I put it up. I have been using this product for months and it’s a game changer. It covers up ANY “bald” or thin spots which helps my confidence a lot!

Promising review: “I’m speechless. This stuff works, plain and simple. I’ve been losing a lot of hair the past few years. It’s definitely a bummer, but I’ve learned to live with it. I read some reviews on this product and ended up buying it, along with the applicator and holding spray. I am straight up speechless. I figured this stuff would get me by, but my goodness, this looks like real hair.I have now had it in my hair for about 12 hours, and it hasn’t faded, fallen out, or even so much as moved.” —Chris S.

Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in nine shades).


A mushroom super serum that will actually *not* leave your skin feeling greasy. I know, impressive. This water-based bad boy will make your skin feel hydrated, plump, and as radiant as you feel.


Promising review: “I’ve tried many over the past couple years… I think the search is over. I love the way my skin feels immediately after putting it on. And after a few days, I feel like I look more alive and youthful. I love this stuff!” —Daniel D.

Get it from FRWRD for $86.


A facial clay mask that has ridiculously cute names like Cake My Day, and Matcha Mood. They’re vegan, cruelty-free, and paraben-free so you can feel good about looking good.


Promising review: “It smells like the most delightful birthday you could ever imagine. It comes with a spatula applicator and the mask itself glides on the skin effortlessly. It rinsed off spectacularly. It does not make skin feel tight and or irritated just leaves a dewy hydrated complexion.” —Grace

Get it from Amazon for $15.75 or Subscribe & Save for $14.18/month (available in three styles).


A Wet Brush so you can detangle all those stubborn hair strands that just seem to really love each other. As someone with curly hair, I would probably have a bird living in the nest of my hair if I didn’t have this brush.

Stephanie Hope / Buzzfeed

Promising review: “This is my second wet brush and I don’t see myself ever getting any other brand of brush. My hair is super thick and tangles easily, so I already have issues with fallout. With this wet brush, I barely lose any strands while brushing, even on dry third-day hair. It only takes a few strokes to completely detangle my hair after a shower and then my hair is smooth all day!” —Amazon customer

Get it from Amazon for $7.81 (available in 28 colors).


Microneedling patches that are infused with retinol, peptides, and vitamin C to make your skin look and feel silky smooth. *rubs skin*

Peace Out Skincare

Promising review: “This is the next big thing for skincare I truly love this product so much it works so well! After about 1.5 weeks I’ve seen a big difference in the lines in between my eyebrows and it’s great. I’m very pleased. Thanks, Peace Out.” —JJJJ4155

Get it from Peace Out Skincare for $28.


An exfoliating dermaplaning tool because sometimes that peach fuzz you have gets in the way of ~flawless~ makeup application and we just don’t need that kind of negativity in our lives.

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Promising review: “I am a natural blonde and therefore have fine, silky peach fuzz on the sides of my face, above and next to my brows, and under my chin. It interferes with makeup application and to be honest, is just plain embarrassing. These little tools are very effective for removing that peach fuzz. It’s easy to use. It works and I’m happy to have found them here on Amazon. Safer than using a full-size shaver. Small and easy to maneuver around the curves of my face. These do a better job than those electric gadgets and don’t need batteries! I also use this to remove the hair on my arms. Try it once and you won’t go back.” —McSusie

Get it from Amazon for $4.99.


A Himalayan Salt body scrub you could use on your face, body, or even your feet! It’s ridiculously rich in antioxidants and will scrub away your dead skin like that’s its job. Which, it is. Duh.


Promising review: “I have battled with have little pimple-looking bumps all over my legs and arms caused by ingrown hairs under the skin since I was in high school. I would pick them and make ugly places on myself which would make me look awful and made me feel so bad about myself. This product took care of that and more! I love the relaxing feeling I get scrubbing in the shower. I instantly feel better! All the dead skin is gone and I’m left with super soft amazing looking skin!” —Benjamin Lane

Get it from Amazon for $32.99.


Sunless tanning drops for when you want the sunkissed look without having to sit outside, getting a possible sunburn instead. Pro Tip: Mix it in with your favorite moisturizer or lotion for easy application!


Promising review: “I enjoyed this product. It was very easy to apply and I enjoyed that I could add it to my moisturizer that I already use daily. I also liked that it didn’t have an overpowering smell competing with the smell of my lotion. I achieved the desired shade with one application and felt happy with the color. It have a healthy natural glow which is what I was hoping for.” —Target customer

Get it from Target for $19.99 (available in three shades).


A natural deodorant because it’s 2021 and we’re tired of aluminum and stinky pits, am I right? This baby is vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, paraben-free, and, of course, aluminum-free. It’s not the deodorant you asked for, but the deodorant you need.


Promising review: “I am so very happy I came across this product. I was having a really hard time finding a product that would help me, I was having issues with a slight smell that was making me super self-conscious. I have spent so much money on other products that at this point I was a little desperate! I ordered this deodorant but I truly didn’t have high hopes but let me tell you! I have been using this for a few weeks and it absolutely works! I am over the moon to have found this!!! I have really sensitive skin and I have been doing great with this product. I love it! You need to try it! The scent is nice and so mild.” —Jen Man

Get it from Amazon for $11.97+ (available in seven scents).


A face mist infused with lavender to give you a quick spritz of relaxation. It also makes you feel instantly hydrated and dewy, which I will never be against.

Stephanie Hope / Buzzfeed

Get it from Ladybug Potions for $37.


A scrub soap that is specially formulated to help soften calluses, smooth your rough skin, and unclog pores which can help fight against acne. I call it the dynamic trio.


Promising review: “I love this facial soap! I ordered it about 2 months ago and have used it every day. It scrubs into a nice creamy lather and my face has been very clear since I started using it. It also doesn’t dry out my skin as other soaps can.” —Constance

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.


An ultra repair cream for when you need some *serious* hydration. It can even help reduce some irritation and itching from certain skin conditions! “It rubs the lotion on my skin.” —me, to my fiancé.


Promising review: “First of all, this cream has an amazing texture. It’s like the smoothest, softest “whipped cream.” It just feels heavenly when you apply it. My face has been really dry and red, and I’ve been applying this cream every day. Within a week, my skin feels softer and renewed. Not perfect, but definitely a noticeable, softer difference!” —Kona K.

Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in two sizes).


A makeup brush cleaner because you probably aren’t cleaning your brushes enough and this spinner will wash them to 99% cleanliness *and* dry your makeup brushes in less than 60 seconds.


Promising review: “You thought you were cleaning your brushes, but once you use this you’ll realize you actually weren’t. This cleans and dries in much less time than it takes to do by hand. I typically try to clean them once a week but the task is so long and daunting that I put it off. This not only got the brushes clean but it also took less time — about half the time of my original task.” —Mary Franks

Get it from Amazon for $21.99.


Shower sheets to bring with you whenever you think you’ll need to get a quick refresh but don’t have an accessible shower. I have tried these and they smell absolutely heavenly and actually leave you feeling so fresh and so clean, clean.


Promising review: “These worked really well for me. I was post-mastectomy surgery and not allowed to shower or bathe and needed to feel clean! Also, what I put in and on my body matters to me, a lot (especially now) – using products with natural, organic ingredients is a priority. So I was looking for organic body wipes, specifically. I’m so happy I found these. Their extra-large size (for a wipe) is really helpful! With body wipes I’ve used in the past, I’ve needed to use several for one cleaning, but with these, I can get my whole body wiped down with one. And the fact that it’s not chemical-laden makes me feel safer. Also, they’re individually wrapped, which makes them perfect for taking a few on a camping trip!” —Sara

Get it from Amazon for $15.

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

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