11 Products YouTubers Actually Splurge On

As much as we love a cheap thrill here at Refinery29, we can't deny ourselves an occasional splurge. Whether it's a brand-new fragrance or a fresh tube of lipstick, cracking into a luxurious new beauty product gives us a special kind of high.

But let's face it: Beauty can be damn expensive. So, before we spend any of our hard-earned cash on new makeup, moisturizers, or masks, we need to be sure the object in question is a real superstar. That's why we rounded up 11 beauty products YouTube gurus actually splurge on to guide you on your next shopping spree. Get ready to add these to your shopping cart, ASAP.
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You've probably seen this spoon-shaped makeup brush around lately. It's beloved by makeup artists, editors, and bloggers alike for its serious versatility. "I really, really love this brush because it can do so much," Kathleen Fuentes said in a video on her YouTube channel, KathleenLights. "You can put on your foundation, you can put on contour [products], you can put on your blush, you can even put on your highlight [with it]. This blends out product beautifully."

Artis Oval 7 Brush, $60, available at Artis Brush.
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Tom Ford's Soleil Blanc body oil smells like sunshine, sunscreen, turquoise waters, and sand. Which is exactly why YouTuber Jaclyn Hill loves it so much. "The scent stays on you," she said in a video. "[And] it gives this beautiful, shimmery glow to your skin."

Tom Ford Soleil Blanc Shimmering Body Oil, $98, available at Tom Ford.
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Tati Westbrook of the YouTube channel GlamLifeGuru has two jars of this $100 powder. In a video posted last week, Westbrook shares why: "If you are more mature and have fine lines, and you don't want something that's going to exaggerate all the things that come with having drier skin...this stuff is the best."

La Prairie Cellular Treatment Loose Powder, $100, available at Nordstrom.
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This facial mist is basically like a spray-on moisturizer, and we don't get on a plane without it. According to beauty and lifestyle vlogger Estée Lalonde, it's a must for refreshing your makeup and making your skin glow.

Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, $48, available at Tatcha.
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After experiencing a life-changing facial from aesthetician Caroline Hirons, Vivianna from Vivianna Does Makeup purchased this $95 eye cream. "Half a pump tends to be enough to use in the morning and evening," she said in a video. "This leaves my undereyes so smooth."

Tata Harper Restorative Eye Crème, $95, available at Tata Harper.
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According to beauty vlogger Amelia Liana, this foundation looks incredible in photos. "[This is] my go-to foundation when I want flawless-looking skin," she said. "It seems to blur over all pores and imperfections, [and] leaves a really velvety, smooth finish to the skin." She adds that it's the most blendable foundation she owns (and she owns a lot of foundations).

By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Wrinkle Control Serum Foundation, $116, available at SpaceNK.
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Sarah Chapman's Overnight Facial serum is a mainstay in many a YouTuber's nightly routine. "This is my biggest skin-care love," says Lily from the YouTube channel Lily Pebbles. "It makes my skin look really glowy." The lightweight serum-meets-oil contains a blend of vitamins A, C, and E, along with omega-rich baobab, melon, and hemp-seed oils to brighten and hydrate your skin while you sleep.

Sarah Chapman Skinesis Overnight Facial, $90, available at SpaceNK.
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"I've been reaching for [this fragrance] so much," style and beauty vlogger Samantha Maria said in a video. "It's really refreshing and uplifting." The unisex fragrance has a fresh-linen scent — throw it on when you just want to smell clean.

Maison Margiela Replica Lazy Sunday Morning, $125, available at Nordstrom.
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After hearing fellow YouTuber Manny MUA rave about this exfoliator, Nikkie Tutorials immediately bought a tube for herself. She's been using it in conjunction with the brand's Pores No More Vacuum Cleaner mask.

Dr. Brandt PoreDermabrasion Pore Perfecting Exfoliator, $58, available at Sephora.
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Makeup artist and YouTuber Wayne Goss will be the first to tell you that he owns a "vast amount of foundations." This one, though, is one of his favorites. "It looks like you've been airbrushed, like you've been retouched," he said in a video. He recommends spraying a bit of it directly onto your foundation brush before buffing or stippling the product over your face. The result? Pure flawlessness.

Dior AirFlash Spray Foundation, $62, available at Dior.
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You know those products that you have a love-hate relationship with? This is one of them for GlamLifeGuru's Tati Westbrook. After running out of her first $72 tube (which she reviewed in this video), Westbrook found herself itching for another on a recent shopping trip. "I was talking myself into buying it [again]," she said in a video. (Ed. note: She did end up repurchasing it.) "It's a phenomenal mascara."

Chantecaille Faux Cils Longest Lash Mascara, $72, available at Chantecaille.
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