Just like you, we spend much of our time racking up in the beauty aisles! From skin treatments to curling creams to vibrant-colored makeup that brings out the best in our range of skin tones, here’s a list of our fave products to take you into the 1-5. Add these to your arsenal this year, and your look will stay on fleek!
Freeman Feeling Beautiful Charcoal & Black Sugar Polishing Mask ($3.99, Walgreens): This face mask and scrub is great for all skin types and works to detox skin by absorbing oil, and then exfoliating away any dulling skin cells, so you can show off a softer, smoother caramel, cocoa, mocha, etc. complexion!
Shea Moisture Organic Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie (CVS, $12.99): This curling smoothie defines curls, reduces frizz, and smooths hair for a soft, silky feel. It’s perfect for those wash ‘n go days because it restores the moisture and sets you up for a worry-free hair day of bouncy curls!
Tarte LipSurgence Matte Lip Tint (Sephora, $24): This peppermint-infused matte lip tint creates an effortless chic look! Our top color picks? Fiery, Envy, and Lively.
Maybelline Great Lash Washable Mascara (Ulta, $5.99): The same reliable mascara we all love, with a new formula that is easily washable, hypoallergenic and gentle enough for girls who wear contact lenses. This mascara will give your lashes a full look, making them appear longer and thicker!
Tui Color Care Moisturizing Hair Oil (Carol’s Daughter, $14.00): You are #werking those crimson highlights, hunny! And since you love to experiment with hair color, this deep treatment oil is a must-have. It adds a layer of moisture to dry, dull, color-treated hair to replenish it, keeping your hair looking fabulous and any dry, split-ends to a minimum.
Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24HR Cream Gel Eyeshadow (Target, $5.29): We stay rockin’ bold colors — the best hues for bringing out our beautiful skin tones. When you’re looking for a new eye shadow, opt for a shade in this vibrant crease-proof color series — try Bold Gold (pictured), Painted Purple, Tenacious Teal, and Edgy Emerald for the best results.
Sweet Dream Girlz Fragrance Spritzer (Sweet Dream Girlz, $11.50): If you have sensitive skin, then you know all to well that wearing perfume can cause you to break out. Completely avoidable blemishes on a first date with bae? Not a good look. Make this smell good spritzer your new favorite go-to, instead. It’s alcohol free, moisturizes your skin, and is formulated not to cause irritation — and it comes in a bunch of yummy flavors: Pink Sugar, Lemon Iced Cookie, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Crazy Caramel Corn, and White Raspberry Truffle!
NYX Eyebrow Cake Powder (Ulta, $5.99): This compact eyebrow powder kit keeps your eyebrows ON FLEEK all day long! Perfect for filling in any thin spots and for shaping your brows — without hair removal like waxing, threading, plucking!
All-Natural Harlem Soap (Harlem Soap, $6): Keep your skin moisturized, exfoliated, and balanced with this bar soap. Besides containing good-for-you ingredients, such as shea butter, coconut oil, olive oil, palm oil, and sunflower oil, these bars are also made with goat milk — which may also help keep acne breakouts to a minimum.
Have you used any of these? Which products are your faves? Tell us in the comments below!