30 Best Beauty Products of the Year

Our annual list of must-haves that'll change your life. You bet we've tried and tested each one!

best beauty products of the year
Our annual list of must-haves that'll change your life. You bet we've tried and tested each one!
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Best Beauty Products of the Year

BODY

PREVAGE BODY TOTAL TRANSFORMING ANTI-AGING MOISTURIZER, $135: A merger of antioxidant idebenone and firming peptides ensures you'll look younger from the neck down.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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ST. IVES COLLAGEN ELASTIN BODY POLISH: RENEWING, $6.99: A supremely effective sugar scrub that will neither irritate skin nor leave an oil slick in your shower.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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NIVEA MY SILHOUETTE! REDEFINING GEL-CREAM, $15.99: Talk about a pick-me-up: The caffeine, white tea, and anise in this breakthrough cellulite treatment visibly tone the skin's surface in just one month.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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AVEENO SKIN RELIEF SHOWER & BATH OIL, $6.99: Just don't drink the water: a delicious, almond-scented, soap-free bath oil that contains soothing and calming oatmeal to moisturize and prevent itchiness.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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ELEMIS EXOTIC FRANGIPANI MONOI BATH & SHOWER CREAM, $35: This delectable, tropical, floral-scented body wash doubles as an incredibly rich shave cream.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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SALLY HANSEN QUICK CARE MASSAGING CUTICLE TREATMENT, $9.95: Packed with a blend of sweet almond oil and mango butter, this no-spills precision pen targets dry cuticles and stimulates nail growth.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Best Beauty Products of the Year

FACE

NEUTROGENA AGE SHIELD FACE SUNBLOCK SPF 90+, $9.49: A stratospherically high SPF cream that's neither greasy nor pasty and won't cause makeup meltdown.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Best Beauty Products of the Year
OLAY REGENERIST TOUCH OF FOUNDATION, $18.99: The ultimate multitasking tinted moisturizer boasts sunscreen and line-smoothing peptides.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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AVEDA ENBRIGHTENMENT BRIGHTENING INTENSIVE MASSAGE MASQUE, $45: When the hydrating formula melts into your skin as you apply it, you'll think you're at a luxe spa.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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SKINCEUTICALS PHLORETIN CF, $150: Buh-bye brown spots — we swear — after a week of using this supercharged antioxidant serum (layered under sunscreen, of course).

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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MD SKINCARE EZ4U 4-IN-1 FACIAL TREATMENT, $35 FOR 30 TOWELETTES: A must for commuters and frequent fliers, these antioxidant-infused facial wipes cleanse, exfoliate, tone, and moisturize skin while shielding it from free radicals.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Best Beauty Products of the Year
CHANEL UV ESSENTIEL, $48: Perfect for breakout-prone complexions, this ultralightweight sunscreen soaks in quickly and contains licorice extract to help even skin tone. The matte finish leaves skin looking fresh.

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Best Beauty Products of the Year

HAIR

FEKKAI SALON COLOR, $30: Save yourself the salon expense with this pro-caliber, shine-inducing conditioning formula.
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GARNIER FRUCTIS WONDER WAVES CONDITIONER, $3.99: Polished, sculpted waves fresh from the shower, thanks to the styling ingredients.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Best Beauty Products of the Year
T3 360° REFRESH, $25: This dry shampoo extends your blowout for an extra day (or two). Plus, the dark formula looks believably brown.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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DOVE HEAT DEFENSE THERAPY MIST, $3.96: A blowout primer that safeguards against burned strands and frizz.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Best Beauty Products of the Year
JOHN FRIEDA LUXURIOUS VOLUME ALL-OUT HOLD HAIRSPRAY, $6.50: A water-free (meaning no-frizz) mist that takes your hair to the next level — and keeps it there.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Best Beauty Products of the Year
L'ORÉAL EVERPURE MOISTURE DEEP RESTORATIVE MASQUE, $8.99: A protein smoothie for your scalp, this intense mask hydrates dry and damaged hair without weighing down fine strands.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Best Beauty Products of the Year
PANTENE PRO-V BEAUTIFUL LENGTHS 2-IN-1 SHAMPOO + CONDITIONER, $3.99: Embrace the tangle-free technology and keep your cut looking fresh.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Best Beauty Products of the Year

MAKEUP

REVLON VISION TWEEZER, $6.99: The cleverly angled tip enables you to pluck with precision, not pain.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Best Beauty Products of the Year
LANCOME OSCILLATION VIBRATING MASCARA, $34: The battery-powered wand does the wiggle work for you, separating, lengthening, and coating every lash with rich color. Buy it now!
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Best Beauty Products of the Year
CLINIQUE ALMOST POWDER MAKEUP SPF 15, $22.50: Glides on like a powder but feels sheer and silky like your favorite foundation.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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CLE DE PEAU CONCEALER, $70: Since just a dab of this rich, creamy formula renders you flawless, even your accountant will approve. (The concentrated stick lasts almost a year.)

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Best Beauty Products of the Year
MAYBELLINE COLOSSAL VOLUM'EXPRESS MASCARA, $7.47: The giant brush and collagen-boosted formula plump lashes to falsie-worthy fullness. Buy it now!
Jeffrey Westbrook
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MAX FACTOR VIVID IMPACT LIP COLOR, $7.98: These runway-model-tested shades saturate lips with bold color but keep them smoochably soft with extra moisture.

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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MARIE CLAIRE INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY EDITORS' PICKS
The votes are in: Our sister editors share their beauty favorites.

Clarins Body Shaping Supplement, $77

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Best Beauty Products of the Year
Lancôme L'Absolu Rouge lipsticks, $29 each
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Estée Lauder Perfectionist CP+ Wrinkle Lifting Serum, $55

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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Giorgio Armani Face Fabric foundation, $45
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Givenchy Phenomen'Eyes Mascara, $27

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Jeffrey Westbrook
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