There are so many different beauty products out there, and everyone who uses them has a different opinion. This is partially because everyone has different skin types and partially because everyone also has different tastes. But when it comes to what are the best products, things get a little different. Obviously lots of different people have different opinions on what the best products are, but if you’re hearing from multiple people that a product is amazing, aren’t you more likely to check it out? In trying to help you all figure out what the best products are, I asked a bunch of bloggers what their “holy grail” beauty products are. What’s really amazing is that their answers are a wide variety of drugstore and high-end brands, proving that a higher price doesn’t necessarily mean it’s better.
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Wet n Wild MegaLiner Liquid Eyeliner – “It’s highly pigmented, it comes off at the end of the day with ease, and it’s ridiculously cheap. I use it almost every single day.” – Emily from No Repeats Or Hesitations. You can also check her out on Twitter and Instagram.
Maybelline Dream Pure BB Cream – “As someone who has acne prone skin, I don’t like to wear too heavy of face makeup, but I still want something that has buildable coverage and won’t break me out. This BB cream covers all of my imperfections and it stays on all day (as long as you set it with a powder of course). The best part is that it’s extremely affordable and can be found at pretty much any grocery store or drugstore!” – Sarah from Texas Sweet Tea. You can also find her on Instagram.
Tocca in the scent Florence (perfume) – “Every time I wear this perfume, I get compliments on how good I smell. Plus, it reminds my boyfriend of when we first met. Sometimes, all it takes to make you feel good is to smell good, am I right? Tocca as a brand is a hidden gem, but definitely check out the scent Florence!” – Bryanna of Coming in Clutch. Check her out on Twitter and Instagram.
Nyx Cosmetics Vinyl Liquid Liner – “it’s so precise and great for getting the perfect cat eye or wing! It’s also a great price and just as good as high end products. I’ve been using it for almost two years now and I will always re-purchase it again and again.” – Sarah at Sarah Mills. She is also on Instagram.
Micellar Water (Like this one from Garnier or this one from Simple) – “I cannot get enough of micellar water. If it was a religion, I would worship it. I’m not even kidding, I wash my face and this thing still somehow finds dirt/ impurities to wipe away. it’s amazing.” – Vanessa from The City Girl’s Guide. You can also check her out on Twitter.
Clinique’s All About Eyes Rich – It feels so hydrating and calming to my skin. I used to have really sensitive skin around my eyes (especially during Montreal winters when I lived up there), and after finding this product my skin is so much less reactive. At the Clinique counter they often want to sell me a different product, or try to steer me away from the “rich” version, which is marketing more towards older women, but this is the one for me!” – Laura of The Boston Day Book. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.
Josh Rosebrook’s Hydrating Accelerator – “It’s a hydrating toner / mist that I use before I apply my face oil / serum, but I also use it to set my makeup and as a refresher throughout the day…. especially in the warm summer months! It’s my must-have product while traveling. It also smells amazing!” – Natalie of The Boston Day Book, too. Her social media is the same as Laura’s.
Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer in Light – I have tried loads of primers and have found none that works as well as Smashbox’s. I helps my foundation stay in place and look good all day. It comes in loads of different specialties like pore minimizing, hydrating, and color correcting, but I like it in light because it’s oil-free and lightweight. – Me! You can follow me on Instagram and Twitter.
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