No, but actually.
There are so many amazing beauty products out there, it should be exciting, but it can actually be quite...overwhelming. Here at Marie Claire, dozen's 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 only the 49 absolute best beauty goods. Innovative, customizable, and tech-forward, the hair, skin, and makeup products ahead will rock your medicine cabinet and revolutionize your routine.
Hydrating hyaluronic acid and anti-inflammatory caffeine help deflate stubborn bags, and the ceramic tip cools on contact for an instant ahhh moment.
This buildable, water-based color has serious staying powder—try tapping it on using your finger for an effortless blurred effect.
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.
Rose and almond oils give this multi-use spray its addictive scent, and provide nourishment for your strands and skin.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 stopping you on the street.
Part moisturizer and part highlighter, this formula provides endless possibilities: Rock it on an otherwise bare face, apply under makeup for all-over radiance, or hit your high points for a dewy glow.
Monochromatic makeup doesn’t have to feel serious. Swipe a dewy burst of color on your eyes, lips, and cheeks with this purse-perfect stick. Added bonus: It has a coconut oil core for flawless blendability.
Quench parched strands with this hydrating, vitamin-packed treatment. And unlike other smoothing shampoos, this formula is practically weightless, making it ideal for all hair types.
Infused with Korean green tea, this treatment was made for spoiling its wearer: Apply a thin layer for day, or indulge as an overnight mask to combat environmental aggressors.
This sulfate-free formula takes hair back to basics after heat and color damage. It’s good for the Earth, too—the line was born from a partnership with the Royal Botanic Garden.
This frankincense- and tarragon-scented oil eases symptoms of stress, and it smells delicious to boot. Try rolling it on the temples, chests, and wrists when you’re feeling the Sunday scaries.
Forgo jewelry in favor of these playful technicolor liners. The felt-tip pen makes for foolproof application, and the waterproof formula won’t budge thanks to liquid polymers.
The indulgent texture creates a sensorial journey as it transforms from a thick nurturing cream to a thin serum-like lotion. A unique blend of rose extracts leave skin looking younger, smoother, and more radiant.
Pre-portioned capsules provide the perfect dose of this anti-aging powerhouse and keep the wrinkle-fighting retinol inside at its most potent.
This is a wonder when it comes to heat styling: The motor uses a combination of air and heat to create volume and the perfect curl, every time.
The love child of a mousse and a cream, this foamy formula uses shea butter and coconut oil to define curls without the dreaded crunchiness.
There’s officially no excuse to skip your SPF: In addition to providing major UV protection, this sunscreen is oil-free and grips onto makeup, so it doubles as a velvety, smoothing primer.
It seems as if there’s nothing this product can’t do: It reduces frizz, adds shine, strengthens strands, and even preps hair for hot tools.
Mix this prettifying powder into your morning smoothie to kickstart your skin’s luminosity. An antioxidant-rich blend of probiotics, aceola cherry, and moringa promote skin health and a stronger microbiome.
Oats and apple cider vinegar team up in this shampoo to cleanse your scalp without the sticky residue or harmful sulfates.
This long-lasting, luxury lipstick has a smooth texture that glides on like a gloss and sets with a velvet finish.
The base of this Coach creation is what makes it so unique—goji berries and white woods with a touch of fresh floral notes that will leave you hooked.
Baggy under-eyes, scars, and pigmentation are no match for this concealer that will mimic your skin tone with impressive accuracy.
Plant stem cells and skin proteins work to rebuild your skin over time in this regenerating serum, filling in fine lines and turning back the clock for an all-over glow.
Sixty seconds is all it takes for the gentle acids in this mask to exfoliate away imperfections, leaving your skin feeling tight and looking bright.
This serum is chockfull of do-good ingredients that protect and repair your skin from the inside out. While vitamins C and E work to brighten your skin, a protein complex provide a shield from pollutants and blue light.
While it's termed "Good Girl," this perfume is filled with sensual notes of jasmine and mandarin that make you feel a badass woman.
Consolidate your night routine into one comprehensive product that removes makeup, cleanses your skin, and tones without stripping away moisture.
Cucumber water and white mint serve as instant refreshers in this hydrating essence to give your face a quick pick-me-up.
Laura Mercier's new and improved formula boasts an airbrushed effect on your skin. Bonus: vitamins and antioxidants repair and hydrate so your complexion actually improves over time.
The long-lasting liner is as jet black as they come, meaning if you want to craft a bold cat eye, there's nothing better. The nib is sharp and long-lasting for an even point, and comes with a detachable wing guide so you can nail that sultry flick on the first try.
Metallic, matte, or shimmer, Maybelline's plethora of color options will stay put all day without creasing.
Retro inspired with a modern feel, Gucci's balms slide on smoothly and won't emphasize fine lines.