The weather is getting colder, the days are growing shorter, and that means it's time to go shopping. Ok, maybe not everyone feels the need to spice up their routine when the seasons change, but hear me out: if you've been planning your beauty products around summer sun, heat, and sweat, then you're going to have some struggles as the air gets dry and your needs change. You'll want some powerful hydration, a fresh hair routine, and maybe some new palettes to meet the season. No matter what kind of skin and hair you have, they need special treatment through the months of fall and winter. It just so happens that we've built this list for exactly those needs: we've found the best beauty products that will keep every last bit of you feeling fresh and gorgeous so you can enjoy the changing colors, sipping cider, or hiding from the cold.
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America's #1 Mascara: Voluminous, Waterproof and in Various Colors
Whether you want natural black or brown, or you're in the mood for something wild like cobalt blue or purple, L'Oreal Paris Voluminous mascara has you covered. It's formulated to separate and build lashes up to five times their natural thickness. Rated 4.5 stars by nearly 50,000 Amazon buyers, this popular mascara costs only $6 and change.
This Milk Hair-y Dairy Hair Refresher Spray
I've been testing and trying out a variety of products to coax my waves to their full potential. Lots of wavy gals rave about Carol's Daughter products, like this hair milk curl refresher spray for waves on day two and beyond. This one moisturizes without weighing down your hair.
These Makeup Brushes Are Unbelievably Soft (And Affordable)
Who said you have to spend hundreds of dollars on makeup brushes to get smooth coverage and high-quality products? This 16-piece makeup brush set includes brushes for your brows, eyes, and face, covering all of the bases you need. It's great for beginners looking to expand their collection or those who still want quality brushes without breaking the bank. Not to mention they're crazy soft and under $15!
This Liquid Eyeshadow Has a Cult FollowingStila's liquid eyeshadows have a cult following and it's easy to see why. These metallic shades are highly pigmented and have some real staying power on your lids (usually the oiliest part of your face). But other than that, these shadows are also just a fun way to amp up your makeup look for a date, a dinner, or a party. Unless you love to wear glittery makeup every day – which is cool, too.
This Bum Bum Cream is Confidence in a Container
Let's face it, who doesn't want a firm booty?! I know I do. And while I know working out is the best way to achieve it, I'm all for shortcuts. The Bum Bum Cream has gained a loyal fanbase thanks to its tightening abilities and the glow it gives your skin. Not to mention one whiff of it, and you'll feel like you're on a tropical island.
This Naked Basics Eye Pallet Suits Every Skin Tone and Eye Color
Nobody needs an eyeshadow palette with 25+ shades, do they? Whether you're an eyeshadow hoarder or a minimalist, you'll be drawn to this chic set of neutrals from the eyeshadow palette gods known as Urban Decay. The Naked palettes in all their various forms have taken makeup lovers by storm for years; this set gives you just the basics in a highly portable package. It's a must have for any makeup collection.
This Eye Balm Brightens Skin and Disguises Dark Circles
I apply foundation and concealer in the morning, but within a couple of hours my under-eye area looks dull and dark. I've learned that reapplying concealer leads to a baked, caked look. Instead, I rely on this Eye Balm that can be swiped on all day long for a rosy, glowy, brightening effect!
This Bio-Oil is My Go-To for Stretch Marks and Scars
We all have a few stretch marks or scars at some point in our lives and this Bio Oil is my go-to product to help my skin. Bio Oil is incredibly hydrating, without being greasy or clogging pores. It works on all skin types and smells delicious with a hint of rose.
Fill and Shape Your Brows With This Bestselling Pencil
This eyebrow pencil has a slanted tip, which allows you to make more natural, hairlike strokes. On the other end, there's a spoolie you can use to brush your brows into place and blend the color within them. Almost 50,000 Amazon reviewers rate this pencil 4.5 stars. Choose from several colors to match your natural shade.
This Mechanical Eyeliner Pencil is Affordable, Colorful and an Amazon Buyer Hit
I've got a few of these NYX eyeliner pencils myself (in deep blue, purple and brown), and they're great. They're consistently rated higher than premium makeup brands on both Amazon.com and beauty supply sites. Choose from 13 beautiful shades, from sultry black to bright-and-fun aqua green. There's even a white one for highlighting.
Get a Tri-Fold Vanity Mirror and Elevate Your Make Up Game
You just don't know the power of the right type of lighting to really help you achieve your best look. This tri-fold lighted vanity mirror has 21 LED lights, multiple magnification levels, and a touchscreen design. The 180-degree swivel design can be fixed at any position you need and three panels of mirrors give you great wide-angle views. Grab it in black, rose gold, silver, and more.
Avoid Frequent Trips to the Salon With This Dip Powder
This dip powder kit for nails has everything you need to get started including brushes, liquids, manicure tools, and a selection of powders. Why keep making trips to the salon to get an expensive mani when you do a DIY one at home for a fraction of the price?
These Eyes Masks Are the Saviour After a Night of Drinking
Whether I'm looking for an excuse to pamper myself (is because it's Sunday a good reason?) or after a few too many glasses of wine while binge-watching Ginny and Georgia, these eye masks are like an energy drink for your eyes. Also, you'll look bougie af in gold, so no shame in your game if you wear them to walk the dog.
There Are So Many Pretty Colors to Choose From in These NYX Eyeshadow Palettes
I've got the Brights version of this eyeshadow palette, and the colors are to-die-for! If you want something a little more suited for daily use, the Cool or Warm Neutrals palettes are a great choice. Lunar New Year and Phoenix look amazing, too! Each palette has 16 different colors to play with -- some matte, some satin, some glitter. Buyers rate these 4.6 stars.
This Cooling Eye Stick Brightens You Up
This adorable little eye stick is more than cute: it's also uber effective. Use it when you wake up in the morning to get rid of puffy eyes and dark circles so that you'll look rejuvenated and bright throughout the day. It all lives in a compact little tube that's easy to bring with you if you need a pick me up.
Block Out Moisture and Banish Frizz With This Hair Treatment
With dry heat or high humidity, the summer weather is less than ideal for most hair types. It either dries you out like crazy or causes your hair to be frizzy as all hell. Luckily, there is something you can do about it. This hair treatment ensures that your hair is resistant to moisture while still moisturizing your locks. Think of it as a mini keratin treatment without the salon or the high price tag!
This Tinted Brow Mascara Gel Tames Your Brows
When it comes to your makeup, brows have gone from secondary characters to the stars of the show. If your brow game is weak, your whole face will be thrown off. Step it up with this Tinted Brow Mascara. This stuff tames, shapes, and fills-in in one quick swipe.
Do The Dermaplane For A Quick Brow Tidy
If you've never tried dermaplaning, stop what you're doing and order these multipurpose dermaplaning tools from Schick Hydro Silk. I'll wait. ... Are you back? This three-pack is a super inexpensive tool to help shape eyebrows, remove fine hairs, and even smooth skin. Slim and portable, you're going to want to keep one of these with you whether you're headed out to brunch or taking a long weekend.
This e.l.f. Multi Stick is Made for Lazy People
If you're a busy person on the go, or a harried mom like me who just wants to look like I tried but not actually put in that much effort, get this e.l.f. Multi-Stick. The cream-to-powder formula is lightweight, blends effortlessly, and adds a hint of shimmer wherever you put it, from lips to eyes to cheeks. Over 5,500 love the sheer wash of color and speed of application!
This Liquid Lipstick Won't Budge All Day
I love wearing lipstick, but I hate I find reapplying throughout the day annoying–especially after every meal or drink. So I'm always looking for a lipstick that is going to stay put. The liquid lipstick now has a cult following due to its high pigment, wide variety of colors, and its 16 hour wear time. That's right, sixteen hours.
This Flat Top Kabuki Brush Delivers Flawless Foundation Every Time
The latest brush I'm lusting over is this flat-top kabuki with a hexagon-shaped handle. The shape makes it super easy to hold, and the bristles on the brush itself are both firm and soft, keeping your makeup on your face and not getting sucked down into the brush itself. For just $10, with 15,000 reviews, it's going to deliver the most flawless look you've ever created.
This Eye Cream Infused with Hyaluronic Acid Treats Fine Lines and Dark Circles
It's hard to find a good eye cream that won't break the bank. Until now! This one from e.l.f. has the same ingredients as the expensive ones - hyaluronic acid and peptides for maximum moisture - except it doesn't have the ridiculous price tag and comes in at under $10. Exceptional value for money.
This Microfiber Hair Towel Will Cut Your Drying Time in Half and Cut the Frizz
Add luxury and efficiency to your haircare routine with one of these amazing microfibre hair towels. They are lightweight and compact but also super absorbent. Made of a fine waffle weave, they're gentle on your hair and cut drying time whilst leaving your hair frizz-free. The built-in loop makes it easy to secure the towel on your head and store it on a hook in the bathroom. Just pop the towel in the washing machine when it's ready to refresh.
This Dry Shampoo Won't Leave A Weird, White Residue
Because I have a wavy texture, I really don't wash my hair every day. That's what the beauty experts are recommending anyway, right? Instead, I just refresh my hair with a dry shampoo on day two or three, so I can go a little longer without having to get my hair all soapy. This dry shampoo is one of the best I've ever used, hands down. It works so well, is affordable, and doesn't leave a weird, white cast over my hair. Win-win-win.
I Bleached My Hair, And It Turned Out Alright Because Of This Purple Hair Mask
Do you know how they say you should never bleach your hair at home? They are correct — but if you do it anyway like I did, make sure to have this purple hair mask on hand. The purple pigments cancel out the brassy yellows that develop from lightening your hair. Plus, it's completely sulfate and paraben-free.
Replicate Sofia Ritchie's Perfect Hair Bun with This Style Maker Kit
Creating the perfect hair bun can be achieved effortlessly with this donut bun maker from Amazon.
You'll look just like Sofia Ritchie and all you need is to choose what size bun you want, and then gather the hair within the donut, wrap it through and fasten it with pins. Et, Voila!
Wax On, Wax Off — At Home
No one ever tells you all the things you shouldn't do at home as part of your beauty routine. Sure, you shouldn't cut your own bangs. We all know that. But, you may want to proceed with caution when it comes to waxing. Unless, of course, you grab this complete waxing kit. It has everything you need to attempt hair removal at home, including warmer, wax beads, applicator sticks, and pre-and post-treatment sprays.
Sunday Riley's Good Genes is a Facial in a JarGood Genes all-in-one lactic acid treatment from Sunday Riley is an amazing multitasker - after one application, my sensitive skin was noticeably softer, clearer and brighter thanks to the exfoliating, plumping and fine-line reducing effects. Easy to see why it's a runaway cult fave! Highly, highly recommend for all ages and types of skin.
Exfoliate Your Way To Baby-Soft Feet
My latest ongoing Amazon obsession is these foot peel masks and for good reason. For starters, they're less than $10. Secondly, you get three, which means you can peel, peel, peel 'til your heart's content. Lastly, I just really enjoy how soft and smooth they make my feet. And, if I'm being honest, the weirdo in me appreciates seeing the dead skin peel off.
This Is the Bestselling Concealer on Amazon
Literally, tens of thousands of Amazon customers rely on this Anti-Aging Concealer for excellent results, and I'm one of them! It's low-priced, versatile, and comes in 18 shades so you can find your perfect match.
Get Rid of Peach Fuzz With This Powerful Little Hair Removal Tool
More than 60,000 Amazon reviewers rate this hair removal device 4.4 stars. It comes in several cute colors and is small enough to toss in your makeup bag. Just run it over your face wherever you want to remove peach fuzz. And fear not; it's completely pain-free!
Get New Eyelash Growth With An Old Formula
Who wouldn't want stronger, healthier natural eyelashes? That's what this eyelash serum that uses castor oil from Majestic Pure Cosmeceuticals is all about. Castor oil has been used for hundreds of years to help with thinning hair. This serum uses 100 percent pure castor oil and works for not only lashes but also thinning brows.
This Setting Powder Prevents Ashy Flashback
We've all seen those photos of celebrities who have random patches of white all over their face — it's because they used a cruddy setting powder. This powder, on the other hand, not only prevents ashy flashback, but it also helps control your skin's oil production to prevent shine. It's the perfect finish every time.
This Whole-Body Deodorant You Can Use From Head to Toe
They call it the "world's first whole-body deodorant." Lume, developed by a doctor, is designed to swipe anywhere externally where you need a bit more odor control. It's free of aluminum and baking soda and lightly scented in fragrances like coconut, tangerine, and lavender sage. Lume comes in both stick and cream forms. Say "bye" to BO forever.
The Flawless Hair Remover Has Nearly 70,000 Ratings on Amazon
Every woman needs this gadget in her beauty arsenal. The Flawless Hair Remover is the easiest and gentlest way to remove unwanted facial hair. It can be used daily if desired; no need to wait for hair regrowth.
This Soap Saver Bag Doubles as an Exfoliator
I like using bar soaps in the shower, but I don't love the goopy mess they make as they "melt" all over the shower shelf. These soap saver bags are such a good idea since you can use every bit of your soap, even when it gets teeny. An added bonus? They're exfoliating, too, so you get baby soft skin out of the deal too!