You know that feeling when you're trying to figure out which eyeliner to buy, but they all look so good? The process of choosing a new beauty product should be exciting, but with so many amazing items out there, sometimes it can feel overwhelming. Here at Marie Claire, dozens of beauty products cross our desks every day, and blessedly, it's our job to try them all out. So, we've done the hard work for you and selected the 56 absolute best beauty goods to add to your vanity—from our drugstore favorites to worth-it splurge items. Innovative, customizable, and tech-forward, the hair, skin, and makeup products ahead will rock your medicine cabinet and revolutionize your routine.
Pat McGrath Labs Dark Star Volumizing Mascara
Pat McGrath, queen of luxe makeup, has outdone herself with this mascara. For anyone who wants falsies with one swipe, this product is calling your name. The Dark Star Volumizing Mascara brings the drama without making lashes feel heavy or clumpy.
Augustinus Bader The Hand Treatment
For Dry Hands
In today's world of frequent hand-washing and sanitizers, dry hands and cracked knuckles are no match for Augustinus Bader's hand cream. Infused with shea butter and vitamin E, The Hand Treatment is a new bedside necessity for anyone craving deep hydration.
Dr.Jart+ Every Sun Day Mineral Sunscreen
The Everyday SPF
If sunscreen feels more like a chore than a fun treatment, this product will change your mind. Mineral sunscreen delivers healthy ingredients and skin protection while also giving it a healthy glow and moisturized appearance.
Luna Magic UNO Eyeshadow Makeup Palette
Versatile Eyeshadow Looks
This eyeshadow palette has the unique ability to create both subtle and bold looks. With a mix of glimmering shimmers and luxurious matte shades, try a single-tone or vibrant purple smokey eye.
Mario Badescu Seaweed Night Cream
Nighttime Smoothed Skin
Night creams can be greasy, oily, or excessively thick–but not this one from Mario Badescu.
UOMA Beauty Say What Foundation
With a whopping 51 shades, this foundation will make your skin look amazing both in the short- and long-run.
Biba Los Angeles Cream Barrier
This dermatologist-created moisturizer is a savior for anyone battling dehydrated skin. Full of active ingredients, this cream lets the skin keep its natural hydration while adding peptides and shea butter to combat dry patches and dehydration.
Victoria Beckham Beauty Bitten Lip Tint in Chérie
Posh Spice Lips
For anyone looking for a lip product that prioritizes hydration as well as color, this new creation by Victoria Beckham might make its way into your roster. With moisturizing ingredients like squalene and hyaluronic acid, you can look forward to plumped lips with the best natural color.
Pattern Jojoba Oil Hair Serum
Best for Curls
If your curls are in need of some T.L.C., this lightweight oil delivers hydration without weighing them down. This blend of oils not only helps heal damaged ends, but also treats scalps that may be feeling irritated or flakey.
Avon Anew Hydra Fusion De-Puffing Eye Serum
Look-Alive Eye Cream
Hydrating hyaluronic acid and anti-inflammatory caffeine help deflate stubborn bags, and the ceramic tip cools on contact for an instant ahhh moment.
Clarins Water Lip Stain
Most Versatile Lip Color
This buildable, water-based color has serious staying powder—try tapping it on using your finger for an effortless blurred effect.
Olay Pore Detox Black Charcoal Clay Stick Mask
A mess-free charcoal mask sounds like fiction (no muddy fingers or stained sinks?), but we present Exhibit A: this kaolin clay formula that comes in a stick, perfect for a full-face cleanse or multi-masking targeted areas.
Vibrant SEXYHAIR Rose Elixir Hair & Body Dry Oil Mist
Do-It-All Dry Oil
Rose and almond oils give this multi-use spray its addictive scent, and provide nourishment for your strands and skin.
CLINIQUE iD Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+
Completely Custom Moisturizer
This mix-and-match system is both easy to use and totally bespoke: Choose your base moisturizer, then one of the active concentrate boosters to mix in based on your skin type.
Garnier SkinActive Soothing Facial Mist
Most Calming Mist
If there’s one beauty item deserving of a reserved spot on your desk, it’s this one. Rose water instantly soothes troubled skin and refreshes makeup in one spritz.
Giorgio Armani Neo Nude A-Contour
World's Easiest Contour
The silky liquid formula blends into foundation flawlessly, but the doefoot applicator is the MVP here: Simply swipe the product under your cheekbones for perfectly-placed definition.
Maybelline New York Total Temptation Brow Definer
When microblading isn’t an option, this duel-ended pencil is the next best thing to fake fuller brows. The retractable, angled tip allows for feathery strokes, and the spoolie helps keep stray hairs in line.
StriVectin 4-Week Intensive Rejuvenation System
Ultimate Skin Reset
When you need a major reboot, reach for this long-term fix: The month-long treatment focuses on rebuilding, boosting, balancing, and restoring your complexion to its former glory with four highly concentrated serums.
COVERGIRL Flourish by Last Blast Mascara
Avocado oil is the secret ingredient in this creamy, conditioning mascara. But don’t let its healthy formula fool you: This mascara offers major volume and definition for a fanned out effect.
Shiseido ModernMatte Powder Lipstick
Lip Color Of The Future
This innovative powder formula gives lips a blurred, airbrushed effect with the comfort of a balm. Fair warning: The crazy color payoff will have people s