Our Team is Sharing Tried and True Beauty Products That We’ve Used for Years
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It’s always exciting to learn another woman’s secret to looking so flawless. Whether you want to simplify your daily beauty routine or just find the perfect products for your hair, skin, nails, or face, this huge roundup of our team’s absolute favorites is what we just can’t live without!
1. Alana’s favorite facial soap gives her buttery smooth skin.
It’s no wonder Alana loves this creamy foaming face wash so much! It’s developed to gently remove stress and pollution from your skin and contains no oils, so your pores stay clean and clear. Pair it with the sonic cleansing brush, and you have a match made in heaven!
Here’s what Alana loves about her face wash:
“I love this soap! I use it with the sonic brush system, and my face has never been smoother or more clear! I have pretty normal skin – not too oily and not too dry – and I just have an occasional bad breakout around my jawline every once and a while. Even my other half started to use it because he loves the way it feels – it keeps his already perfect skin perfect – lucky guy!”
2. Michelle’s eyeliner actually stays on (& her favorite face wipes take it all off).
An eyeliner that stays on and cheap face towelettes that remove makeup?! I’m already sold! The slim tip on Michelle’s favorite eyeliner makes application flawless. Plus, she shared the perfect way to get it off when you’re ready for bed. The best part is they’re great for all skin types!
- Kirkland Signature Daily Facial Towelettes – $15.99 (for 180!)
Here’s what Michelle says about her favorite products:
“I discovered this eyeliner in my Allure beauty box and this stuff stays on all day! Even after a shower. I do have to take extra effort to get it off.”
“That said, that’s why I love my facial towelettes so much! They’re nice and thick, cheap, and do the job just as well as any other higher-end brands I’ve tried.”
3. Angela’s beauty tool works 7 times better than her fingers (& she can’t stop using it).
If you love taking the best care of your skin possible, this dermatologist-approved tool is a great way to apply any product to your face! It’s proven to make products work seven times better – as opposed to application with your fingertips. Plus, it works for all skin types, so you can’t go wrong!
Here’s what Angela loves about her handy beauty tool:
“A friend recommended this tool to me, and I can’t stop touching my face because it’s so soft when I use it. It can be used with any creams, lotions, or serums you currently use in your skincare routine, and it works so great!”
4. Lina’s favorite makeup has been her go-to for years.
- Revlon ColorStay Eyeliner – $3.69
Lina has been using this eyeliner for years, but what you may not know is that even Joanna Gaines uses this $4 tried and true liner! I’m already sold! 😍
Here are some of Lina’s other favorite make up products:
How does it work? All you do is shop at MAC, return empty, qualifying products, and once you reach six total returns, you can receive free lipstick! That’s an almost $20 value, just by returning trash! 😱
Here’s why Lina says about her favorite makeup:
“I’ve been using Revlon ColorStay liner for about 10 years and it’s the only thing I use! It stays on until you take it off and looks great all day long! I also love my tried and true MAC products – I’m a huge fan of their eyeshadows and lipstick. They also stay on all day and have amazing pigment!”
5. Amber loves this product to help with thin hair.
Beauty starts from the inside out, and that’s something we might not often think about for our daily routine! A good multi-vitamin is a great start to better health, but Amber didn’t stop there – she also loves these vitamins to help build stronger hair and nails.
Here’s what Amber says about her vitamins:
“My mom, sister, and I all take these hair, skin, and nails multivitamins. We all genetically have very thin and fine hair, so these help a TON and ultimately just make me feel so much better!”
6. Tiffany uses these products to clean and care for her sensitive skin.
Tiffany’s favorite new line at Target is totally killing the game in all-natural beauty products! It’s no wonder she’s so obsessed! To start, she loves waking up after using her facial peel. It’s a great way for you to safely and effectively resurface your skin.
Here’s what Tiffany has to say about this facial peel:
“I love this peel! It’s a really quick fix for when my skin is feeling dry or dull. I go to bed with this on and wake up with fresh, dewy skin that lasts all day long. It’s my go-to for the days when my skin needs a little extra love!”
Here are some of Tiffany’s other favorite products from the Target Versed line:
- Versed Wash It Out Gel Cleanser – $13
- Versed On The Rise Firming Serum – $20
- Versed Keep It Supple Body Oil – $15
Here’s what she had to say about these products:
“This cleanser is really gentle on my sensitive skin. I tend to break out really easy and have tried numerous products that always broke out my skin. This one gets all my makeup off but doesn’t leave my skin feeling dry.”
“I’m a busy mama, and this serum is a quick facial routine you can do right at home. It makes my skin look and feels like I just spent hours at the spa, it’s so amazing! It leaves my skin looking so plump and soft that I don’t even wear foundation anymore – which is so great for our super hot Arizona days!”
“This body oil is LEGIT!!! It goes on easy, smells great, and leaves your skin soft, supple, and NOT greasy! It’s like a little treat for your skin after a long day and leaves you glowing like a goddess. I add this to my nightly routine. And best of all, the bottle lasts a very long time, so it is very cost-effective for the budget-conscious shopper!”
7. Alyssa’s facial moisturizer is perfect for her naturally dry skin.
Many people rave about this affordable facial moisturizer, and it happens to be Alyssa’s favorite product! If you haven’t already heard of it and have dry skin, this may be just what you need in your daily routine!
Here’s what Alyssa has to say about her facial moisturizer:
“I have very dry skin and always apply this moisturizer. I also don’t wear any makeup, so this is my go-to product! It leaves my skin very soft and refreshed. I love it!”
8. Our beauty pro Emily can’t live without these beauty product must-haves.
When you find a great face wash, you just stick with it! This has been Emily’s go-to for perfect skin and easily removing her waterproof makeup.
Here’s what Emily had to say about her favorite face wash:
“Aveeno Clear Complexion foaming face wash is the best cleanser I’ve ever used. Without it, my skin will develop tiny bumps and an uneven tone. It also removes all my waterproof makeup without having to scrub it!”
Here are some of Emily’s other favorite beauty products she can’t live without:
- Acure Brightening Facial Scrub – $10
- Thayers Witch Hazel Alcohol-Free Unscented Toner – $10
- The Ordinary Buffet Hyaluronic Acid – $15
- I’m Real Face Mask Sheets – $2+
It’s definitely important to have a solid skincare routine throughout the day, and Emily has nailed hers down to a T! With these tried and true favorites, she’s able to have the skin she desires all while taking the best care of it possible!
Here’s what Emily had to say about her favorite products:
“I’m obsessed with this face scrub by Acure for when I need a little bit of exfoliating! It’s so amazing that even my boyfriend uses it daily and continues to buy it for both of us when I get a little lazy with my shopping.”
“I’m a big supporter of witch hazel and have religiously used Thayers. I use it as a toner and pour it into a spray bottle and spritz my face morning, afternoon, and night.”
“The Ordinary is a favorite brand of mine! Their Hyaluronic Acid & ‘Buffet’ serums have a permanent spot in my skincare routine. They’re ultra-hydrating and just smooth out my skin to be super soft.”
“I’ve tried almost every mask under the sun, but if you want the most hydration and plumping effects, it’s TonyMoly hands down! You need to make sure you smooth them out because I had a line form on my cheek where the mask wasn’t touching and didn’t reap the moisturizing benefits…and it became clearly obvious. haha!”
Emily also shared bonus products for saving money on her own gel nails :
Ever wish you knew how to do salon nails right at home? Emily says she saves tons of money by doing her own gel nails at home with an LED lamp and Gellen polishes! People will be constantly asking who did your perfect nails!
Hip Tip: Check out this way to do a manicure at home in just one simple step!
9. Erica’s favorite spray to give her hair more volume.
Hair that could use a little extra volume will love this effortless texture spray! This salon-quality spray naturally enhances any head of hair.
Here’s what Erica has to say about her texture spray:
“Holy texture spray that actually works! I love this spray so much! And since I don’t get totally ‘out the door ready’ often, one bottle lasts me forever. It’s worth the beauty splurge to have some awesome hair when I need it.”
10. Paige keeps her skin clear and safe from the sun with these favorites.
Kiehl’s is probably the most underrated beauty product line ever! That said, I may be biased since it’s also my go-to line for face wash! This classic face wash is perfect for all skin types, so you really can’t go wrong!
Paige also uses this Kiehl’s tinted lip balm with SPF in her daily makeup routine:
If protecting your skin from the sun is important, you’re going to love these recommendations! Not only at they all-natural products, but they work extremely well!
Here’s what Paige has to say about her favorite products:
“I have tried a million different facial cleansers, but I always come back to Kiehl’s! It is awesome! I also have the Melanoma Cancer gene mutation, so I have to be VERY careful about the sun. Kiehl’s has great SPF products that really work well for me. BB and CC creams with SPF are a must for me!”
11. Jessica has used this face cream for 15 years.
- NIVEA Creme 13.5 oz, jar – $6.68
This rich, moisturizing creme is great for all skin types! Another bonus is that it can be multi-purpose and used all over your body, making this a total budget-friendly and versatile beauty product to have on hand!
Here’s what Jessica has to say about her face creme:
“I’ve used this for over half my life, and I cannot go a day without it! I put it on my face right after I get out of the shower, and it instantly makes my skin feel smooth and hydrated. I’ve tried other face creams (they are either too thin and watery, or they burn my sensitive skin). Nivea is absolutely perfect! One of these jars lasts a really long time, too. Plus, it’s not expensive which is always a bonus!”
12. Now I’m sharing my minimal skincare routine.
- Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Brightening & Exfoliating Daily Cleanser – $29
- Marula Facial Renewal Essence – $65
Calling all minimalists! This skincare routine is perfect for all skin types! Like Paige already shared above, I love the Kiehl’s skincare products and this gentle exfoliant works wonders to smooth skin and clean it without drying it out. Add the Marula oil for perfect nourishment, and you’ll never have to worry about blocked pores again!
Here’s what I have to say about my favorite products:
“I love this Kiehl’s facial cleanser! I actually bought it on a total whim once and ended up loving it so much that I’ve only bought it ever since. I love how it has really fine beads in it to give you a gentle exfoliation and really help get all my makeup off. My skin always feels so clean and perfectly moisturized. Plus, a little bit goes a long way, so it lasts forever!”
“I love this product! I have always struggled with finding the right moisturizer for my face (everything has always made me break out), and I also struggle with dry spots from time to time. I would have never thought to use a product that feels almost like water, but this stuff really works! I haven’t had a single dry spot since and my skin is so clear and soft! Given the price, I never would have bought this for myself, but I received it as a gift, and now I cannot even imagine using anything else! It’s also lasted me about 8+ months, so the cost is totally worth (I use it every day, too)!”