33 Beauty Products That Seriously Just Work

You can count on these things to deliver.

Finding great beauty products is a challenge. For one, there are SO many out there that it’s hard to know which ones will actually do their jobs.

Thankfully, we’ve done the searching for you and found a face mask that will vacuum out your pores, a body butter to moisturize your entire body, a setting spray that will keep your makeup in place all night and more. Here are 33 great skin care, makeup and hair products that actually do what they say they will.

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Hero Cosmetics Rescue Balm
Hero Cosmetics
Meant to be used post-pimple, it melts into the skin and helps reduce the appearance of blemishes with the help of antioxidants and peptides.

Promising review: "I love the Rescue Bomb. It’s the perfect addition to my skincare routine and brings down the redness significantly. My favorite thing about it is the texture: It’s so creamy and makes my skin feel great!" — Alexandra W

Get it from Hero Cosmetics for $12.99.
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Eva NYC's Deeptox Exfoliating Salt Shampoo
Eva NYC
This exfoliates, purifies and works to banish residue, pollutants and build-up to give you a healthy scalp. It's vegan and free of sulfates, parabens and phthalates.

Get it from Eva NYC for $12.
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Vivienne Sabó Paris mascara
A cult-fave, reviewers swear by this mascara for adding length and volume with just a few swipes. It has 2,900+ positive reviews on Amazon!

Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this mascara. I have very sensitive eyes and am highly devoted to my trusted brands. When a friend suggested this mascara I was curious, as she loved it. For the price point and how good it looked on her eyes, I thought why not. Holy moly. I'm in love. It makes my lashes longer, — looks like I'm natural but better — and has a thinner formula so it looks like I have a billion gorgeous lashes, and looks the same all day long. I cannot recommend this enough. It doesn't rub during the day and give me that black-eye look. It's wonderful. Must buy." — Katherine Ochsman

Get it from Amazon for $12.95.
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First Aid Beauty's Ultra Repair Cream
Sephora
Providing instant (and long-lasting) hydration, this cream will give your dry skin exactly what it needs. This moisturizer is vegan, cruelty-free and gluten-free.

Promising review: "I suffer from eczema on my hands and washing my hands throughout the day causes severe damage (cracked skin, redness, and sensitivity). Thankfully my sister introduced me to this about a year ago and it has changed my life! No more dry, flaky, irritated skin. Even during those cold and dry winter days, my hands remain smooth and hydrated."zelmar

Get it from Sephora for $16+ (available in two sizes).
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Bread Beauty's hair mask
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Thanks to its super-fruit oil formula, this is ideal for anyone with 3a–4c hair as it provides a lightweight hold that leaves curls and coils feeling soft and moisturized.

Bread Beauty Supply is a Black woman-owned business that was founded by Maeva Heim in 2020.

Promising review: "LOVE this product! My hair is very dry and frizzy but this product made my hair so much more manageable and soft. I will definitely be getting more once I’m out!" — Nivedhitha

Get it from Sephora for $28.
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Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation
Providing 24-hour coverage, this foundation can even survive humidity, heat and other factors that might try to mess up your look.

Promising review: "This stuff is so amazing. Let me tell you. I think I've found my life foundation. This is the longest-wear makeup I've ever owned with the best coverage. I have been through many many products, some of them I actually like pretty well but I believe this is the crown jewel of them all. I work twelve hour shifts in a hot trailer lifting pretty heavy stuff and when I get home I still look like a fabulous goddess. I gave a bottle of this to my best friend and she also adores it. We love you Estée Lauder. Thank you so much." — PlattKatt

Get it from Sephora for $43 (available in 42 shades).
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Pixi Glow Tonic
A fan-favorite, this tonic chemically exfoliates to leave your face glowing.

Promising review: "Yes, go get it! All the hype is true! This makes your skin glow from within. I like using this in the morning. Preferably every other morning, instead of every day. It might be too strong for my skin to use it every day. Anyways, it's a great product! Go get it now if you're thinking about it!" — Target Customer

Get it from Target for $15+ (available in two sizes).
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Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask
Apply this to soothe and hydrate your lips with its antioxidant and vitamin C formula, all while you're asleep.

Promising review: "I love this product! The scent is really nice and not overpowering and it works well to help my lips feel less dry. I love that I can put this on overnight and not worry about it while I sleep!" — Nicolee7

Get it from Sephora for $22 (available in five scents).
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Innisfree's Super Volcanic Clusters Pore Clearing Clay Mousse Mask
Sephora
Clear your pores and chemically exfoliate your skin with this mask that will leave your skin looking fresh and dewy. Ninety-seven percent of customers would recommend this formula, which is packed with Jeju Volcanic Clusters and salicylic acid, for a clearer complexion.

Promising review: "I was seriously surprised by this. A little went a long way, which means this is gonna last you forever. Also, it didn’t just sit on my face, it cleaned, it purified, and it just felt dang good. I adored this mask." — Haley8catherine

Get it from Sephora for $21.
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Farmacy Green Clean Makeup Removing Cleansing Balm
Sephora
This melts away makeup and impurities while also hydrating your skin. What a champ!

Promising review: "Absolutely essential! I cannot go without it. It removes all traces of all makeup, even eye makeup. My skin feels clean and silky soft. In the morning, I swear my skin looks even better." — WendyH1222

Get it from Sephora for $22+ (available in three sizes).
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Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Antioxidant Face Oil
Sephora
Harness the power of marula seed oil with this oil that will moisturize and repair dry skin. This skin-saver received 1,010 five star reviews and 144.9K likes!

Promising review: "I use this oil under my eyes every day and night and it's helped make that skin more plump and happy! But, whenever my skin seems to be in a rut, like it's just BLAH or dry or lackluster, I bring this oil into my life. Sometimes I use it every day or night, sometimes I mix four to five drops into my moisturizer or I just use this as a moisturizer and my face SOAKS it up. This will forever be a staple in my skincare routine." — kwilhite

Get it from Sephora for $40+ (available in two sizes).
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Versed's overnight facial peel
Versed
Apply this before bed to help you wake up with refreshed, glowing skin. Its pH-balanced, nondrying formula has a blend of lactic and glycolic acid to help wake up dull-looking skin.

Promising review: "I was a bit hesitant about purchasing because I was worried that it's a bit too strong for my sensitive skin, but I decided to try out the travel size. I absolutely love it! It left my skin super soft after just one use and over the past month or so, I have noticed an improvement in the overall texture of my skin. I love it so much that I went back for the full size!" — IJAIN3403

Get it from Versed for $19.99.
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Living Proof's 5-in-1 Styling Treatment
Sephora
This delivers conditioning, strength, volume and shine to your hair as soon as you apply it. It does the work of five products, so you can cut down on the amount of stuff you're adding to your mane. Simply apply on damp hair, style and admire your 'do!

Promising review: "I've received lots of compliments on my hair since switching to this product, from random people asking if I paid for a blowout (NOPE!) to a friend's roommate exclaiming, 'Your hair is editorial straight!' (Thanks!) So yeah, it’s legit. It’s also extremely lightweight because it’s made without parabens or phthalates, which I’m told weigh down your hair! And it’s safe to use on straight, wavy, or curly hair. I pull it through my hair from roots to ends and then blow-dry my hair (with a blow-dryer) and a brush (like this one). Without this 5-in-1 miracle stuff, it’d take a lot more product (and effort) to make my hair look like this post-blowout. In short, if Living Proof stops making this stuff, I’m buying a damn case of it." — Elizabeth Lilly

Get it from Sephora for $16+ (available in two sizes).
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Peace Out's pore treatment
Sephora
These strips fight excess oil and blackheads. Just put them on at night and wake up to admire the results.

Promising review: "I have fairly sensitive skin and am always worried about trying any products that 'stick' to your face. After having bad experiences with past pore strips, I was pleasantly surprised with how amazing Peace Out Pores was. Not only did it remove so much dirt and oil from my pores, but it surprisingly left the area feeling refreshed and moisturized. Once a week I put these on before bed and have noticed such a difference in my skin and reduced breakouts. Highly recommend." — LaurenMcA

Get a pack of eight strips from Sephora for $19.
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Urban Decay's setting spray
Sephora
Spray this on top of your makeup, and it will make sure it stays in place, rain or shine.

Promising review: "I spray this over my makeup at 7 a.m., and when I'm leaving work at 5 p.m., my makeup is the exact same as it was 10 hours prior. I started with the smaller bottle just to try it out, but since I'm so pleased with the results, I'm definitely going to be getting the bigger bottle!" — amycayxo

Get it from Sephora for $15+ (available in two sizes).
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Hairstory's New Wash
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A wonderful elixir, this is a godsend for people with fine hair. If you like your hair a lot more when it's been a few days since you washed it, this cleanser could be the key to glossy, soft hair every day.

This cowash is meant to be used instead of shampoo and conditioner (learn more about cowashes here). It's good for all hair types, even dyed hair. It's detergent-, sulfate-, paraben-, and synthetic fragrance-free, and not tested on animals. To apply, cover your hair and scalp in the good stuff, attend to other shower needs, and then rinse out very thoroughly (a scalp brush can help!).

Promising review: "Not to be dramatic, but I'm genuinely furious that I couldn't have this product growing up. This cleansing conditioner has completely changed my dry, frizzy hair for the better. I have fine, thin hair that always looks better the longer I go without washing it. I've tried other cowashes in the past, but they left my hair feeling limp and weighed down. This stuff gives me "washed my hair two days ago" shine right out of the shower. I always air dry my hair, and now it dries in loose ringlets that show my locks are happy and healthy. My hair has always been a source of stress for me (there's so little of it and it's so delicate) but for the first time ever I can truly say I love my hair. What a dream! While the $40 price tag for 8 ounces is pretty hefty, it's worth every cent in my book." — Rebecca O'Connell

Get it from Hairstory for $40.
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Glossier Solution
Glossier
Use this to get rid of dead skin and clear your complexion, leaving you glowing. This cruelty-free chemical exfoliator uses several acids (AHA, BHA and PHA) to unclog pores, fight acne and banish dark spots — all while moisturizing, conditioning and exfoliating your skin. Plus, it's a lot more gentle on skin than a physical exfoliant.

Promising review: "I was really skeptical about buying this, but I'm so happy I did! I started using this about a month ago: I first noticed that my skin texture was WAYYY smoother, and then I noticed that all of my active acne fully went away. This product has also been a lifesaver for diminishing dark spots! I use this product every night, follow it up with rosehip oil, and it's perfect." — Alexa

Get it from Glossier for $24.
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Knours Double Duty Mist
Knours
This is two sprays in one — the bottom layer clarifies and soothes, but if you want something hydrating, shake it up to mix in the yellow top layer.

Promising review: "I love this stuff and I super love that it's EWG-certified so I can feel safe putting it on my skin. It's also just really cool having two toners in one!" — Rebecca O'Connell

Get it from Amazon for $36.
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Touch Radiance mango body butter
Touch Radiance
Keep your skin feeling silky smooth, minus the dreaded greasiness with this body butter. Bonus: Pop this delectable-smelling moisturizer in the fridge for a cooling effect.

Touch Radiance is a Black-owned business based in Canada.

Promising review: "This moisturizer is so smooth and has a lovely scent! I would 100% recommend." — Samantha T.

Get it from Touch Radiance for $25 (accepts PayPal).
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NatureLab Perfect Leave-In Hair Repair Treatment
Amazon
The cool beaker shape of the bottle makes this easier to distribute evenly, ensuring that every strand gets some love.

Promising review: "I love this stuff! It makes my hair feel super soft and healthy. The foaming pump works well and dispenses a lot with each pump. Since it's foaming, it lasts a long, long time." — Rebecca O'Connell

Get it from Amazon for $17.
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Foreo UFO 2
This advanced device administers masks right onto your face and uses T-Sonic pulsations to boost absorption. In other words? A little robot facialist that fits in the palm of your hand. This gadget can get really cold to help minimize pores, get warm to help release sebum from pores, offer light therapy, and connect to an app that guides the device with different pulsations for each type of mask. Fancy!

Promising review: "To be honest I was super skeptical at first and thought that this was going to be another product that, after one use, would be joining the rest in my 'mistake purchase' drawer. I bought it anyways....and girl am I glad I made that decision. The very first use, and my skincare routine changed forever. I am hooked...UFO2 is an amazing device and delivers some serious results. After just three weeks of use my skin feels much softer smoother and even. I am very hard to impress customer, but Foreo you blew me away. I am your customer forever. Thank You!" — @arietabk

Get it from Foreo for $279 (available in four colors).
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Hero Cosmetics pimple patches
Amazon
Put one of these small dots on a pimple, and it can suck out all the gross gunk in your face overnight. Pimples are not a thing in the future. Just apply these to pimples after washing your face and let them go to work.

Promising review: "I have been using Mighty Patches for about four or five months now. Mighty Patch is a TOTAL GAME-CHANGER, you put it on your blemish, usually at night after your beauty routine and you wake to find that nasty pimple has almost completely been absorbed into the patch. I won't lie, my pimples sometimes require another patch. But on day one of use, you'll notice the patch taking away the nasty. At this point your blemish may be at the last stage of healing and the Mighty Patch sucked out all of the festering-inducing mess, or like me, I put on another patch the next night and again, more gunk taken out, and more healing has happened. Either way, regardless, this to me ALWAYS WORKS. Thanks to Mighty Patch my skin has changed. Its healed, there are no acne 'tattoos" on my face from my popping and them scarring. This to me is a must-have for any lady in her beauty bag. It covers the pimple to protect from outside bacteria and pollution; it absorbs the bacteria and pimple-causing debris from the skin; all while being hardly visible. I'm in love with this product." — Hilary

Get 36 patches from Amazon for $12.50.
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Elizavecca Milky Piggy carbonated bubble clay mask
Amazon
Yes, this really does bubble on your face. But while it does that, it helps refresh your face and put on a good show .

Promising review: "I love this mask. I have combination skin, oily in spots and dry in others. This stuff works miracles on my blackheads, and my skin feels awesome. I will say that I definitely feel like I need to moisturize afterwards but you should anyway." — Kristina

Get it from Amazon for $9.78.
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Skin1004 Zombie Pack
Amazon
Apply this to your face to bring your skin back to life in a way that leans more sci-fi than horror movie. This mask is made with albumin, a component from eggs that helps moisturize skin. It claims to help tighten pores, hydrate, promote elasticity, remove dead skin and balance pH. To use, mix the included powder and liquid together with a brush. Spread the mixture evenly over your face and leave until it begins to dry. It'll create a sort of ~undead~ look, hence the name. Wash after 10 or 15 minutes and enjoy your freshly hydrated face!

Promising review: "I have never written a review before but I am compelled to do so now. Let’s start with what my 41-year-old face looked like. I had bumps, tiny bumps all over my skin, especially my forehead. My skin NEVER felt smooth even with the prescriptions I was give to help with these tiny bumps. Rosacea = bad bad bad. So bad that it was actually causing my cheeks to have what appeared to be thickening skin. Wrinkles, some that were quite deep. My pores were friggin huge and getting bigger day by day it seemed like. I know that it says to use this product every three days. I chose to go with every single day for the first box of eight. The results were so amazing I decided on everyday for the second box. Even more amazing results. EVERY SINGLE ISSUE LISTED ABOVE NO LONGER EXISTS!!!! I moisturize deeply after rinsing and my face looks absolutely amazing. My face did not even look like this at 30. I am hooked and I will be buying no less than three packs every single payday so I can stock up on this stuff in case they ever decide to quit selling it. If I had 10 stars available to rate I would use them and more!" —Amazon Customer

Get a pack of eight treatments from Amazon for $28.
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No7's advanced retinol night concentrate
No7
Put this on before you go to bed to help renew skin, minimize the appearance of pours and fights the appearance of fine lines. Consider it a big restart button for your skin.

Promising review: "I have sensitive skin and this retinol has been great! Application is smooth and no irritation." — Toth

Get it from No7 for $36.99.
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Aztec Secret Healing Clay Mask
Amazon
This vacuums out pores and even tackles cystic acne. The ultra-popular mask is the key to soothing breakouts and acne-prone skin. And don't forget the apple cider vinegar you'll need for mixing!

Promising review: "It's such a holy grail. I recommend this to everyone I know. Whenever my skin acts up and I get hormonal acne, I use this and it immediately calms down. I use it once a week in combination with apple cider vinegar, and it does wonders. The only downside is that it's such a pain to take off." — Neera

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.
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Bomba Curls Forbidden Oil
Bomba Curls
Made with pure coffee seed and castor oil, this is a lightweight leave-in product that moisturizes the scalp and promotes hair growth.

Bomba Curls was created by Afro-Dominicana Lulu Corder, and makes products that aim to help curly hair grow and stay healthy. This oil is cruelty-free!

Promising review: "My hair instantly felt softer, and my curls were more defined. The oil also helped when slicking my hair into a bun." — Katherine A.

Get it from Bomba Curls for $22.
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Schick's dermaplaning tool
Amazon
Use this to help shape your eyebrows, remove fine hairs and smooth your skin. All that for under $5? What a steal!

Promising review: "I love 💕 these little razors for all that peach 🍑 fuzz. My face looks so smooth now!!! They’re really easy to use. I had no idea there was such a product! My esthetician used something similar on my face and I thought 💭 I can do that!! So glad I found it!" — Patti16

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.99.
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Biossance's vegan squalane oil
This will hydrate your skin so effectively, you'll wonder how you ever survived without it.

Promising review: "This is the stuff of dreams, people! I put it on my face at night after serum and before my night cream, and wake up with bouncy, bright skin. The first time I used it, I had overnight results. I am constantly yelling about this product to everyone who will listen; I even convinced my dermatologist to try it." — Rebecca O'Connell

Get it from Biossance for $32.
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Tweezer Guru
Amazon
Made with teeny-tiny tips for the extreme precision you need for dealing with all of life's super small problems including blackheads, ingrown hairs, splinters and ticks have met their match with these tweezers.

Promising review: "I have all three tweezers and they by far are THE BEST TWEEZERS I HAVE EVER PURCHASED. From removing hair and blackheads, these tweezers definitely do the job. I would definitely recommend this product to anyone being that they have excellent grip on them as well. I have also found them very helpful in removing splinters and ticks as well. You will not go wrong making this purchase of well-put-together tweezers." — Larissa Wright

Get it from Amazon for $9.97.
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Tifara Beauty's bendy foam curling rods
Amazon
These offer a traditional way to get awesome curls without the pain of hard plastic rollers. Plus, you won't get any heat damage like you do when you use hot tools.

Promising review: "Obsessed! Every night I curl my hair with these babies I wake up in the morning feeling not only like P. Diddy but an ultimate curly-headed goddess of beautiful sunshine! It brings my natural curl to life like I can't possibly manage with a curler alone. The compliments roll in like the latest storm and inflate my head to a size that requires even more curlers that very night. Loving it! Works great, too easy to use, and makes me look and feel great. Every day is a great hair day with these amazing magic workers! Do yourself a favor and get you some." — Jessica Pierre

Get a pack of 42 from Amazon for $12.99.
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Tarte Shape Tape's concealer
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Bid adieu to any unwanted pimples, under-eye bags, scars or blemishes in mere moments with this. If only getting rid of other annoying problems could be so easy.

Promising review: "This is my holy grail concealer! I love it so much that I'm always buying it before I run out because I seriously use it every time I put on makeup. Under-eye bags? A pimple? Hyperpigmentation? I DON'T KNOW HER! This stuff seriously covers all my blemishes and it's super easy to apply. The formula is on the thicker side, but it blends wonderfully. It doesn't make you look cakey or leave creases. Plus, it's super convenient to carry around and apply on the go. This product is honestly worth the hype." — Kayla Boyd

Get it from Tarte for $27 (available in 30 shades).
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Ren Skincare Evercalm
Ren Skincare
This will soothe your complexion while you sleep. It harnesses the power of lipids from almond borage, linseed and olive oil, so your thirsty skin will get the moisture it needs. You can wake up without irritation or redness!

Promising review: "Honestly I am in love with the balm! I apply it after my night skincare routine and I love how moisturized and fresh my face feels when I wake up in the morning! Love its citrusy smell as well." — Ren Skincare Customer

Get it from Ren Skincare for $49.
33 Beauty Products Reviewers Over 50 Swear By
A NYX tinted brow gel(01 of 33)
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Comb, tint and set your eyebrows at the same time with this buildable brow gel.

Promising review: "Wow, I am surprised! I finally have eyebrows again. This looks so natural. My eyebrows have begun to thin. I'm in my 50s, and I look washed out with no brows. This is so easy to use and doesn't rub off. Glad I tried this before going to one of the pricier brands." — LAB

Get it from Amazon for $7.49 (available in two sizes and five shades).
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Or a clear eyebrow gel(02 of 33)
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It'll blend in seamlessly with gray hair and hold each hair in place.

Promising review: "I am 65 and my eyebrows are becoming sparse. Besides the challenge of finding an acceptable brow color in silver/grey, I have discovered that my eyebrows have become rather wild. I was hoping this product would keep them in place. It did. It’s colorless so there was no problem there. The product works. That’s all I hope for. Good choice." — MarloJones

Get it from Amazon for $5.97.
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A tube of rejuvenating eye cream(03 of 33)
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Dark circles are no match for this eye cream that'll help brighten and firm dull under-eye skin. Yes to looking well-rested!

Promising review: "I have been using this daily for about eight months now. I am 60 years old. It reduced the puffiness and bags under my eyes. I am Sicilian and had dark circles. It has brightened up my eye area. I am very surprised as I have paid much more for eye creams that have done so much less." — Lynda M.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.
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A moisturizing hair treatment(04 of 33)
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Hydrate dry strands with this moisture-rich treatment that only takes a few minutes and leaves your hair silky, smooth and soft.

Promising review: "I am 66 years old. I have fine thinning hair. My hair now feels regular in thickness and holds a curl and actually has body. I wish for a lifetime supply. Will use this from now on." — Mortimer Brewster

Get it from Amazon for $8.97.
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A Glossier skin tint(05 of 33)
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Skip heavy makeup and opt for this breathable skin tint, so you can even out your complexion without layering on lots of products.

Promising review: "This is amazing on mature skin and I’m genuinely surprised the brand don’t make more of that fact in their marketing. The tint is so lightweight that it doesn’t sit in pores or emphasize fine lines, so if you have any texture to your skin it’s an absolute godsend. It also has more coverage than the videos might suggest, and I think that’s perhaps because they have for the most part used such young models — essentially their skin is so flawless that you can’t see any difference in the before and after, which fools you into thinking the product must be completely sheer — it isn’t. I love the natural slightly glowy finish which doesn’t have the aging affect of many of the current illuminating products; it’s just brilliant. BTW, I’m 53, but reckon this takes 5–10 years off." — RM

Get it from Glossier for $26 (available in 12 shades).
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An Elta MD tinted sunscreen(06 of 33)
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UVA/UVB protection and a lightly-tinted formula make this broad-spectrum sunscreen a top pick for year-round skin care.

Promising review: "Finally a sunscreen that doesn’t make my face itch all day! Sure wish they would bring the price down. Love how it blends in and is soft and moisturizing. I’m 59 and this goes on smooth and doesn’t ball up under my makeup." — Melony Phillips

Get it from Amazon for $34.
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A Revlon hot air brush(07 of 33)
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Go from wet, tangled and frizzy hair to a salon-quality blowout in little time with this cult-favorite hair styling tool.

Promising review: "First time review and it’s because I’m so happy with this dryer/styler! My hair is about shoulder length, very fine with a slight curl and now it has some gray to it. It’s also frizzy, no matter what I use. I’m 61 years old so trust me, I’ve used a lot of products! Never have I been able to get my hair to look like it did after leaving the salon, EXCEPT after using this. I watched some YouTube videos first for some pointers, and then I gave it a try. It’s easy to use, even though it’s bigger than I thought it would be. My hair came out beautiful! Smooth, soft, no frizz and lots of volume. Hope this review helps you anyone out there that have similar hair!" — Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in six colors).
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A L'Oréal glow-enhancing lotion(08 of 33)
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It enhances your natural glow with a subtle highlight, so you can achieve a brighter complexion without feeling like a disco ball.

Promising review: "I mix this with my regular foundation it gives my 60-year-old face a fresh, dewy and natural look. Highly recommend for mature ladies." — rmvandee

Get it from Amazon for $11.44 (available in three shades).
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A Maybelline eyebrow tint(09 of 33)
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Treat your arches to a little color with this peel-off tint that's easy to apply: just brush it on, set, peel and you'll have filled-in brows.

Promising review: "I'm so glad someone came up with an affordable product for people like me that have a very thin line for eyebrows due to YEARS of pulling them out. In my childhood years I had (what I thought) was 'thick' full eyebrows. I spent years pulling them out to have a thin brow (wish I still had them). Now that I'm older (I'm 53), they stopped growing back where I NEEDED them to grow and only grew where I don't want to grow. I can't afford microblade so this product adds a brow to where I have NONE and darkens the fine line I have. I do have to leave it on twice as long as it's recommended. I just wash my face around my brow area and it will last for at least 48 hrs (some times longer) for me. I'm sure it does better for someone that actually has brows and just needs areas to be darker and fuller. I love it." — Robin Thomas

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three shades).
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A multi-use body oil(10 of 33)
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Say goodbye to acne scars, stretch marks and uneven skin, thanks to this gentle oil that quickly absorbs into your skin.

Promising review: "Bio-Oil is the BEST skin product on the market. I use it as a twice a day — morning and before I go to bed. Small lines have disappeared. My skin is very smooth and seems to glow. A doctor recommended this to one of my friends who told me about it. I have bought several bottles as gifts. Be patient. It will take a few months for you to see notice the changes. I am 71 years old. No one paid me to write this." — Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $8.92+ (available in three sizes).
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A Glossier Ultralip(11 of 33)
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This nourishing lipstick will add a pop of color to your lips without drying them out. It's cruelty-free, vegan and available in a bunch of pretty shades.

Promising review: "This product does everything Glossier says. Goes on easy, moisturizing but not oily, sticky or greasy. No lip liner needed (unheard of at my age, 59). Beautiful buildable color. I am a G10 and bought Ember and it is perfect." — Susanne

Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in nine shades).
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A bottle of CND cuticle oil(12 of 33)
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Brush onto your fingernails once a day to help strengthen brittle areas and condition cuticles.

Promising review: "It's a miracle! I had peeling, weak nails for years. Tried everything. A friend recommended a nail strengthener they saw on QVC. It was quite pricey and I wanted to make sure it was worth it so I read the reviews. One of the comments said just buy Solar Oil. Since it was much more affordable than the QVC stuff, I tried it. I bought it in February. This size bottle lasted a bit more than a month religiously applying it two to three times a day. I was really seeing great improvement so I bought another bottle in late March. By May, all the peeling had grown out and my nails were getting stronger every day. I then bought the big 4-ounce refill bottle because I never want to run out of it again! Cannot recommend this stuff enough!" — Diana

Get it from Amazon for $8.50.
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A NYX buttery gloss(13 of 33)
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Apply this rich and creamy gloss to give your lips a subtle shine that doesn't feel sticky.

Promising review: "I like the buttery feel, and that this Butter Gloss lasts longer than other regular lip gloss and is more moisturizing than other glosses. I still use a nourishing rosehip lip oil beneath it for added moisture. I am 50 and my lips are thinner, more wrinkled and dryer than my younger lips. Overall this provides more moisturizing and longer lasting gloss than other lip 'glosses.'" — elemental em

Get it from Amazon for $4.97 (available in 31 shades).
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An Olaplex hair treatment(14 of 33)
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Revive your damaged and thirsty strands with this amazing hair treatment that'll come in handy between salon visits.

Promising review: "For the price of this small bottle I had very high expectations, and it truly delivered! This is not a hair conditioner. As it says on the bottle, it is a 'hair bonder.' I am 55 years old and I dye my gray Asian hair every 3–4 weeks. This makes my hair very frizzy and dry-looking no matter how much I condition. After using this twice — I washed my hair first, towel dried it, applied Olaplex, left it on for 10–15 minutes each time, did a quick rinse, towel dried it, and then blow dried it — the result is just amazing! No more frizz and fly-away hair. That was two days ago and still looks good." — SusannaF

Get it from Amazon for $28.
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A pack of dermaplaning razors(15 of 33)
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If you're finding more peach fuzzies on your face, these razors can help remove unwanted facial hair (goodbye painful tweezing).

Promising review: "Just used this amazing little razor on my face for the first time and I am hooked! I am 58 years old and battle the peach fuzz especially on my lip and chin....this was super easy and effective! The exfoliation alone is fantastic! Grab some of these for your beauty arsenal!" — Cisami

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $4.99.
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A bottle of lightweight primer(16 of 33)
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Your makeup will stay in place all day, thanks to this moisturizing primer that's made with collagen and green tea extract.

Promising review: "I won! This primer not only has a pleasant, light and delicate smell, but it actually works very well too. I have a really oily T-zone and and really dry aging skin everywhere else. Somehow this primer seemed to do whatever my skin needed to keep the makeup in place. I live in a very humid, sub-tropical climate so finding a primer that holds up in nearly 100% humidity is amazing! I had two events to attend two nights in a row and they both lasted too long! My makeup looked as good at the end of the night as it looked when I first put it on and set it that morning. It also made my skin feel so soft. I've been wearing it most of the time without adding any makeup and it really improves the look of my 64-year-old skin. Try it. I think you'll be as pleasantly surprised as I have been." — JustJan

Get it from Amazon for $15.50.
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And an eye primer(17 of 33)
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This lightweight primer will prevent smudging and oily skin from getting in the way of your favorite smokey eye look.

Promising review: "This stuff ROCKS! At the end of a hot Texas day, my lids are still as fresh and dry as they were at 6 a.m. And it only takes a pinhead-sized drop to cover one entire lid from lashes to eyebrow, with enough left to cover the lower lid area as well. It's creamy, but dries very quickly. Awesome!" — ShortieTX

Get it from Amazon for $13.48.
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A vitamin C serum(18 of 33)
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With 51,000+ 5-star reviews and a formula that's like a fairy godmother for skin (it brightens, softens and helps minimize hyperpigmentation), you'll be glad you added this serum to your regimen.

Promising review: "This serum is just as amazing as everyone says it is. I am 67 years old, and I have light melasma on both of my cheekbones. I have done *everything* to get rid of it. I wear SPF 50 to 70 on my face 365 days a year, and I've done that for decades. I also drink a lot of water. It looked as good as it was going to get. Now, my skin looks even better and the melasma has never been lighter. Overall, my skin tone just looks very even and smooth. Every morning when I look in the mirror at my face, I marvel at how smooth it looks for my age. This is such a terrific product. I just finished my first bottle and I'm on to my second one!" — Rabid Reader

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.
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A pack of acne patches(19 of 33)
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They'll help conceal pimples and prevent you from picking at them during the healing process. Plus, you'll be really satisfied to see all the puss drawn out from blemishes!

Promising review: "These are the best. I’m 65 years old and still experience frequent breakouts. Pop on one of these and your zit heals in half the time. The package has several different sizes so you can use really small ones for average pimples or on small places like the tip of your nose. It also comes with big ones for those zits that look like a light in the middle of your forehead. They’re practically invisible so you can wear them during the day." — Terry L. Burgess

Get 40 round patches from Amazon for $8.49.
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An anti-dandruff shampoo(20 of 33)
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Remove annoying flakes from your scalp ASAP with this gentle shampoo made with anti-fungal ingredient ketoconazole 1%.

Promising review: "This is without a doubt the best dandruff shampoo ever. I am 50 years old and have had very bad dry scalp and dry skin on my face and ears all my life. I have tried everything on this side of the moon without any success until now. This stuff truly works and is amazing. I literally put it on my face and even on my ears where I’ve always had problems with dry skin, and after even the first use I saw amazing results — no more itching no more flaking. I can actually wear a black shirt now with confidence; no flakes to worry about . I truly highly recommend this product and the only downfall I can think of is where was it when I was a teenager and had to endure many embarrassing moments. Thank you so so much for this shampoo. It’s worth every last penny!" — stacy

Get it from Amazon for $10.29.
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A lengthening mascara(21 of 33)
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Add drama to your lashes with this mascara that'll boost volume, provide additional sculpting and not smudge.

Promising review: "I am 68 years old and have been using makeup for 52 of those years. I have tried many mascaras over those years, from inexpensive to very expensive. I cannot say that I have ever been really happy with the results. I had reached the point where I thought that, it does not matter the cost, they are pretty much all the same. This changed my mind. I put on two coats and it made my lashes look so thick. If I did not know better, I would think that I had on false eyelashes. I used baby shampoo, as I always do and I always lather with the baby shampoo twice, to remove the mascara and it came off easily. I will look no more for a new mascara. I cannot imagine a mascara better than this." — Piaget

Get it from Amazon for $4.99.
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An Embryolisse cream(22 of 33)
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Pamper your skin with this cult-favorite moisturizing cream, which is very nourishing and doubles up as a makeup primer.

Promising review: "So far I am loving this lotion. I put in on every morning under my makeup and it leaves my face perfectly moisturized all day long. I also noticed I use less foundation because it’s so moisturizing. I don’t believe there is any miracle moisturize that will ever get rid of our crows feet, laugh lines, neck sagging etc. but this moisturizer helps reduce the look of these problems as long as they’re not deep surface. I’m 68 years old and never was someone who was a 'sun worshipper' and, fortunately, stopped smoking in 1980 after smoking for 15 years. Those two things do a lot of damage to your skin, so to all young women reading this who are doing these two things, take it from me, if you want to retain healthy, youthful skin stop these too harmful habits. Use sunscreen when you are in the sun and use moisturizer now. Embryolisse seems to be a good place to start!" — Janet Cahill

Get it from Amazon for $16.
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A winged eyeliner stamp(23 of 33)
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Create the perfect cat-eye look with this stamp that'll make it look like you got your makeup done, when IRL, you just did it yourself.

Promising review: "I am a 50-year-old woman who is ridiculous about trying out new makeup trends. I have been wearing my eyeliner winged since my teen years, and although I have gotten pretty good at applying my wings, I always seem to have one thicker than the other, or at an odd angel, most likely due to my eyes not being perfectly even. So when I saw a review of this product, I thought, what the heck, I will try it. Well, ladies (and guys who wear liner), this winged liner set is one of the best purchases I have ever made in the cosmetic world. It is so simple and I can't believe how quickly I was able to give myself the absolutely, flawless wings! If eyes could fly....worth every penny." — Molly A. Kasdan

Get it from Amazon for $14.97 (available in three sizes).
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A pack of pore-tightening face masks(24 of 33)
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You'll briefly look like zombie while applying this face mask, but it'll be worth it, because it'll help tighten your pores and give you baby-soft skin.

Promising review: "At 60 years old I have tried SO MANY products...anything short of surgery to lift and tighten my face. Around the age of 57 my pores became larger and larger. I tried product after product and spent hundreds trying to find that fountain of youth. There is nothing like going into a store with sales people younger than my grandchildren telling me what I'm doing 'wrong' with my skin care regime. They had never seen a wrinkle in their lives. I thought I would give this face mask a shot. I mean what did I have to lose? Immediate results! I couldn't believe it! My pores were small; my face was different and in a good way lol. I can't believe my skin looks so good. I'm so excited. I had to write a review. I don't think you'll be sorry if you decide to try this. I know I sure wasn't!" — Judi Bragg

Get a box of eight masks from Amazon for $20.90.
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A setting spray(25 of 33)
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Keep your makeup in place all day (including matte looks!) with this quick-drying, oil-free formula.

Promising review: "I have combo normal to oily skin and this really works for me. As a 58-year-old woman living in hot and humid Texas, I need something either under my makeup or instead of makeup that controls shine and doesn't accentuate wrinkles. This really does the job! Will purchase again." — Kristy

Get it from Amazon for $5.97.
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A hair scalp massager(26 of 33)
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Treat yourself to a soothing massage in the shower and help break down scalp buildup at the same time.

Promising review: "I notice a difference in using this for about a month, twice a week. I am 58 and have had thinning hair for a very long time, this brush seems to be thickening the spots where I have hair, I see why so many people are very happy with it." — J. G.

Get it from Amazon for $5.86+ (available in three colors).
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A Maybelline concealer(27 of 33)
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Diminish dark circles and puffiness with this cult-favorite concealer that'll seamlessly blend into your under-eye skin.

Promising review: "Best under eye concealer ever. I am 67 years old and have tried them alI. I wouldn't go out without applying this concealer. It blends nicely with my foundation and has never caked. The sponge applicator is soft and makes application quick and easy. I will continue to use this product and hope, like many products I've used over the years, that it doesn't get discontinued." — Morty

Get it from Amazon for $7.98 (available in 17 shades).
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A vegan squalane oil(28 of 33)
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Formulated to feel like your skin's own oil, this gentle formula helps your skin stay supple and retain moisture.

Promising review: "I'm, well, a senior citizen and have used many products and many moisturizers over the years. My daughter introduced me to this product. I love it. Frankly, I've thrown out almost all other moisturizers. I use this product for my arms, my legs, my feet, my hands, my cuticles and my face. Oh, yes, and when there is still some left on my hands I run it through my hair, just enough to help tame my frizz. It's light; it absorbs quickly. Fragrance free is a plus for me. If you like a heavy lotion feel, then this product isn't for you. I've tried squalane from other suppliers. This one is the best." — mcmorgan

Get it from Amazon for $32.
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A Coty setting powder(29 of 33)
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Regulate your skin's oil production and smooth the appearance of blemishes and fine lines. Plus, you can layer it on top of makeup!

Promising review: "I'm 51 years old, and I've been using Airspun powder since I was in my twenties. I've tried other powders, but I always come back to Airspun because it's always been superior to anything else I've tried. It has a soft, fine texture that applies so smoothly. It sets your makeup fabulously and helps to minimize pores. I love the iconic Airspun scent. Try it, you won't be sorry." — Elizabeth Deck

Get it from Amazon for $5.72+ (available in seven shades).
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A set of flexible curling rods(30 of 33)
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Use these flexible rods on dry or wet hair, go to sleep and wake up with amazing curls that don't require hot styling tools.

Promising review: "I love these rollers. My hair is very thin and the hot rollers and dryer that I have been using further destroyed my hair. These rollers are easy to use. I put a little water on each section, roll and usually wait two hours. My curls are great and stay all day. I am 70 years old." — The Sutherlands

Get 42 rods from Amazon for $12.99.
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A pack of oil-blotting sheets(31 of 33)
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If you have oil-prone skin, these blotting sheets will help soak up excess oil on your cheeks, chin and forehead.

Promising review: "At 68 years old, I am making my first purchase of 'oil blotting' papers. I must say I was skeptical. But, I was quite pleasantly surprised that the 'papers' do remove the oil that causes the shine. Admittedly, I handle things awkwardly (probably using more 'papers' than necessary). However, the product does work. And work well." — John R. Spencer

Get a pack of 100 sheets from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in three styles and multipacks).
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A stick highlighter(32 of 33)
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Heat from your fingers helps this natural-glow highlighter blend seamlessly into your inner eye corners and cheekbones, so you can add a subtle shimmer to your complexion.

Promising review: "As a mature woman, I appreciate the ability to control the amount of 'glow' that I want to highlight without the shimmer. Easy to use, store, and carry in one’s purse." — Greta L.

Get it from Ilia for $34 (available in four shades).
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And a MakeUp Eraser(33 of 33)
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Take off stubborn makeup by wetting this cloth with water (that's it!). No more scrubbing or using a bunch of products to get the job done.

Promising review: "I'm impressed. The Makeup Eraser removes my makeup easily and completely. I wear waterproof mascara, water-resistant foundation and fairly heavy eyeshadow and brow powder. I was tired of using up cotton pads and remover liquid to get my makeup off at the end of the day — it was time-consuming, expensive and not always effective. This cloth and some warm water solves the problem. I'm 60 years old and I try not to subject my skin to undue pulling and stretching. The Makeup Eraser requires only a gentle circular motion and maybe a little extra wiping right at the eyelash edge. My face comes out makeup free and gently exfoliated, ready for moisturizer. What a great product!" — A. Hawley

Get it from Amazon for $20 (available in nine colors).

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