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Acure Brilliantly Brightening Facial Scrub says «buh-bye» to dirt and oil, with sea kelp and French green clay to soften and detox your skin without removing all the moisture.
Glossier Solution is an easy-to-use exfoliant chockfull of promising acids (AHA, BHA, and PHA, oh my!) that reduce acne and dark spots, brighten, improve skin tone and texture, unclog pores, exfoliate, and reduce signs of stress. Like, that’s a lot of stuff.
Yes To Two-in-One Scrub and Cleanser Stick combines your cleansing and exfoliating steps into one (dare I say fun?) product. And it comes in two amazing varieties: energizing coconut and coffee (moisturizing and tightening skin) and charcoal (removing impurities and excess oil).
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel absorbs quickly into your skin, moisturizing skin with hyaluronic acid (it holds up to 1,000 times its weight in water!). Flaking skin, you have met your MATCH!
Aztec Secret Healing Clay Mask ~pulsates~ as it works its magic, banishing the toughest acne and deep cleaning your pores with calcium bentonite clay.
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream keeps your skin from ~flaking~ on you, helping restore your skin’s barrier to lock in moisture *without* ever turning greasy or oily.
Elizavecca Witch Piggy Pore Control Serum contains 97% hyaluronic acid (which can carry up to 1,000 TIMES its weight in water), adding a serious boost of hydration and lasting moisture to your skin — and it can help reduce the appearance of pores.
Mad Hippie Vitamin C Serum is like a big ole glass of OJ for your face — brightening skin tone, reducing dark spots, fighting wrinkles AND retaining moisture (it’s got hyaluronic acid in it, too).
Skinfood Black Sugar Wash Off Mask scrubs away blackheads and residue when you rub it in, while leaving lasting hydration, minerals, and nutrients with its rich black sugar formula — because your skin deserves a little dessert, too.
La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume Soothing Repairing Balm is your new BFF if you’ve ever dealt with irritated skin. Over-exfoliated your face? Got a peel but went too far? Skin way too dry and nothing is helping? Tried a new mask that did *not* turn out well? This balm has your back.
Tarte Maracuja C-Brighter Eye Treatment wakes up the skin under your peepers with light-reflecting particle *while* hydrating with fatty acids, reducing fine lines and puffiness so your concealer never 👏 creases 👏 again 👏.
Cosrx Salicylic Acid Daily Gentle Cleanser reduces breakouts and gently removes impurities without harshly stripping or drying out your skin (aka causing new acne in the process).
Nip + Fab Daily Cleansing Pads contain 2.8% glycolic acid for gentle chemical exfoliation, revealing brighter and clearer skin every day — plus hyaluronic acid for moisture and witch hazel to tone and soothe.
Avarelle Acne Cover Patches are formulated with tea tree oil and calendula oil (to heal and shrink zits faster) AND come in two shapes — classic circular patches and large, square patches so you can easily treat and shrink clusters of pimples all at once.
Human Benzoyl Peroxide 10% Treatment packs a punch with the maximum dose of benzoyl peroxide — aka it’s NAHT for sensitive skin — so it’s a great (and cruelty-free) option that’ll clear pores and kill bacteria to give you long-lasting results for the most stubborn acne.
Bye Bye Blemish Acne Treatment Drying Lotion is infused with salicylic acid, sulfur, and other all-natural ingredients to dry out acne spots without drying out your skin. Don’t shake before use! Just dip a Q-tip right in and apply.
Radha Rosehip Oil has over 4,000+ positive reviewers who say it not hydrates their skin, but also reduce redness and breakouts, thanks to the rich blend of fatty acids and antioxidants.
Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial lives up to its name, functioning as an at-home, ~facial-style~ treatment that gently exfoliates and resurfaces will a potent but gently blend of 25% AHA and 2% BHA. It’s pricey, but a bottle is still cheaper than just one «real» facial.
Miznon Snail Repair Intensive Ampoule harnesses all the moisturizing properties of the snail — with none of the s l o w n e s s. It has a super-concentrated 80% snail mucus for a powerful to improve your skin’s texture, appearance, and elasticity.
TreeActive Invisible Acne Treatment goes on CLEAR so you can wear it under makeup or on its own — no one will know the peppermint and tea tree oil formula is going to town on your zits, reducing size and redness.
Tight & Bright Clay Multi-Mask has you covered with *two* masks in one — a purpley-pink clay mask designed to purify pores, remove dead skin cells, and help treat acne AND a gold gel mask intended for dry and sensitive areas like your cheeks, boosting hydration and calming skin.
Peace Out Pore Treatment Strips absorb dirt, excess oil, sebum, and dead skin from deep within pores, clarifying pores to help reduce their appearance *while* preventing blackheads.
Glossier Priming Moisturizer Rich contains a blend of shea and murumuru butters, plus ceramides and fatty acids to lock in moisture — p l u s Glossier’s ~Anti-Redness Complex~ to help improve texture and help you skin look less stressed.
Linduray Skincare Microneedle Roller is covered in titanium .25 millimeter needles for gentle (and painless) exfoliation and a way to boost the efficacy of your favorite products, helping them absorb even better.
LilyAna Naturals Retinol Cream Moisturizer multitasks with its powerful blend of hyaluronic avid, retinol (obv!), green tea, and jojoba oil — reviewers swear by it to help fade acne scarring, reduce fine lines on the face and neck, and stop breakouts in their tracks. Hello soft, moisturized skin; goodbye irritation that often comes with retinol products.
Honeyskin Ultimate Face and Body Cream absorbs quickly to soothe and rejuvenate skin — and can help address concerns like rosacea, dry skin, flaking, and acne. We’re talking key anti-inflammatory ingredients like manuka honey, Australian cehami, and shea butter.
Ultra Sexy Lip Scrub exfoliates your lips with coconut and sugar, but immediately provides lasting hydration and moisture, thanks to avocado, jojoba, and sweet almond oils. Pucker up — that residual winter chapping has met its match!
St Clare Alcohol-Free Witch Hazel is packed with good-for-your-skin ingredients like witch hazel (duh!) and aloe vera to refine, cleanse, and condition even sensitive skin. It can help calm flare-ups or breakouts and improve skin tone over time.
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