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Beauty Product Reviews

Allure editors share their in-depth and honest assessment of the beauty products they can't get enough of across all categories: skin care, makeup, nails, and hair care. Scroll down to discover your next favorite.

Most Popular

Here, the makeup, skin-care, and hair-care products most-searched by Allure readers.

Differin Gel Cleared Up My Breakouts Once and for All

It’s the first retinoid gel approved for over-the-counter use to treat acne.

Cle Cosmetics's Color-Changing CC Cream Transforms My Skin in Seconds for Zoom Meetings

Here's why it's the most valuable part of my quarantine makeup ritual.

Editors' Favorites

The Beauty Bioscience GloPro Got Me Hooked on At-Home Microneedling

This device makes dermarolling look (and feel) so easy.

I Tried Too Faced's Hangover Primer Before a Few Redbull Vodkas — Here's Why It Lives Up to Its Name

This lightweight primer made my makeup last even after falling asleep.

Olaplex Is Launching a Leave-In Hair Treatment for Frizz

No. 6 Bond Smoother is the brand's latest at-home product.

Love Letters

In our new series, editors offer unabashed affection to their most-beloved fragrances, makeup, hair products, and more.

Skin

Build a skin-care routine with the cleansers, moisturizers, and face masks vetted by Allure editors.

Face Time

Sisley's Leave-On Black Rose Face Mask Is Self-Care for Hectic Days

There's no rinsing or dripping or mask-y looking cream to scare young children with — just radiant skin.

Sun Days

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt-In Milk Sunscreen SPF 100 

It's my daily sunscreen ritual.

Forever Young

L'Occitane Immortelle Divine Creme

One jar is sold every three minutes worldwide. I have joined the glowing throng. 

Active Play

I Tried U Beauty Resurfacing Compound and Now I'm One Step Closer to My Glass-Skin Goals

This multitasking active-packed serum launched on a Friday and sold out by Monday. Now I get why. 

Face Time

Madeca Derma Revitalizing Mask

A hydrating sheet mask

Smooth (Sailing) Skin

The Exfoliating Mask That Makes My Skin Baby-Soft Every Time

And the formula is a dream to apply.

Hair

Cleanse, condition, and style hair with these Allure editor-reviewed hair-care products.

Smooth Sailing

Christophe Robin Daily Hair Cream with Sandalwood

Air drying just got easier 

RE-COIL

I Tried That Super-Tiny Coil Brush From Instagram and It's Actually Really Good

It may look small, but this small silicone hair tool styles your whole head with just two fingers.

ABB REVIEW

NatureLab Tokyo Perfect Shine Clarifying Scalp Scrub

 It works like magic after just one use.

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020

L'Oréal Paris Elvive 8 Second Wonder Water

An in-shower treatment for smoother, shinier hair.

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020

All Blondes Need Living Proof Color Care Whipped Glaze

The future is dark, but my hair color is radiant, thanks to this lilac foam. 

BEST OF BEAUTY 2020

Aveeno Fresh Greens Dry Shampoo

A lightweight dry shampoo with a fresh scent.

Makeup

Meet the makeup — mascara, eye shadow, concealer, and more — beloved by Allure editors.

YOU'RE MAKING ME BLUSH

I’m Obsessed With the Beauty Corp’s Blush Duo in Mauve-ulous on My Brown Skin 

I love that I get two blush formulas for the price of one with The Beauty Corp’s Blush Duos. 

PRODUCT REVIEW

This Is the Most Hydrating Lipstick I've Ever Tried

My perpetually dry lips have finally met their makeup match. 

FROM THE BEAUTY BOX

ByMe.'s Black Liquid Eyeliner Is Perfect for Cat-Eye Experts and Newbies Alike

This hyper-pigmented formula gives you all the control you need to pull off the perfect flick.

A FLAWLESS FINISH

The Soft Matte Complete Foundation May Be Nars's Best Formula Ever

The brand brought the heat with a new formula that makes skin look so good.

Prime Time

This Fragrance Channels My Every Scent Mood

The Maya Base Perfume Oil hits different every time I wear it.