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Foundation that mimics your skin, fragrance that alters your mood, lipstick that never runs out: The future of beauty is here — and everyone is invited.
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Cleanser

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CLARK'S BOTANICALS

Dual Charcoal Detox

Break up with your face wash, because it’s boring. With two types of charcoal, superfood extracts, and golden jojoba beads, this brightening cleanser/mask/exfoliant hybrid is anything but.

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DRUNK ELEPHANT

Slaai Makeup-Melting Butter Cleanser

There’s no recipe for fresh, plump, perfectly cleansed skin without this buttery balm — just add water and rinse to whisk even hardcore makeup away.

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PIXI BEAUTY

In-Shower Steam Facial

A soothing warming gel that melts away makeup and smells like an upscale spa is best paired with a good podcast and an “omg i totally forgot i can’t make it tonight” text.

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DR. JART+

Focuspot Blemish Micro Tip Patch

You might feel a tiny pinch from the self-dissolving spikes on these patches, but fear not: They’re working to infuse the ingredients deep within the skin and hit breakouts where they live.

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ZITSTICKA

KILLA Spot Clarifying Patch Kit

Stick it to your zits with these blemish-slaying microdart patches, which come paired with salicylic acid-soaked wipes to tag-team breakouts overnight.

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VOLITION

Apple Cider Vinegar Resurfacing Peel Pads

Save the Bragg’s for your salad dressing and slip on one of these clarifying pads for brighter, clearer skin sans irritation.

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Face Mask

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FACEGYM

Multi-Vitamin Training Stick

The only proven way to make cardio more fun is by whipping skin into shape at the same time with this heat-activated revitalizing mask fueled by vitamins C and E.

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TRUE BOTANICALS

Moisture Lock Overnight Mask

A little goes a long way with this deeply nourishing sleeping mask, which uses mango seed butter and squalane to deadbolt in moisture and throw away the key.

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OLE HENRIKSEN

PHAT Glow Facial

If you owned a pink Motorola Razr, it might be time for an eye cream — and this potent instant facial that's packed with gentle exfoliating acids to dramatically brighten and smooth.

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Fountain of Youth

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FOUNTAIN OF TRUTH

The Truth Insta-Face Lift Elixir

In the future, everyone will be able to get a facelift in 15 minutes. In the meantime, the tingly spilanthes extract in this lightweight serum tightens skin on the spot.

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DR. DENNIS GROSS SKINCARE

Alpha Beta Pore Perfecting & Refining Serum

Show your pores who’s at the top of the food chain with a daily treatment that features a rare mushroom to reduce shine and firm tired skin without drying.

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DIFFERIN

Dark Spot Correcting Serum

There’s no dark spot too stubborn for this remarkably effective serum, which contains 2% hydroquinone and sea buckthorn berry oil to both fade hyperpigmentation and protect against it.

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Eye Cream

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CLINIQUE

Moisture Surge Eye 96-Hour Hydro-Filler Concentrate

If you’re the kind of person who has to follow a Twitter account to remember to drink water, you need this eye gel, which floods skin with hydration for days but has the texture of, well, water.

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DARPHIN

Intral De-Puffing Anti-Oxidant Eye Cream

The cooling sensation of this gel-cream provides a sense of instant relief rivaled only by the feeling you get from flinging your bra off at the end of a long day.

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LA ROCHE-POSAY

Toleriane Ultra Eyes

What this calming cream lacks in sex appeal it makes up for in efficacy, coddling the sensitive, delicate under-eye area like a hypoallergenic blanket.

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Moisturizer

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TATCHA

The Dewy Skin Cream

What’s luxurious but not overly rich, perfect for dry skin but not too heavy for oily skin, and gives you an otherworldly glow without highlighter? (That’s not a riddle — it’s just this cream.)

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RENEE ROULEAU

Skin Recovery Lotion

This oil-free moisturizer soothes, destresses, and hydrates, like a 14-day stay at Canyon Ranch for highly sensitive, breakout-prone skin.

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SUPERGOOP!

Superscreen Daily Moisturizer

The hottest moisturizer on the shelf has everything: SPF 40, pollution protection, and long-lasting hydration to guarantee you have the softest skin at any of Stefon’s clubs.

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Sunscreen

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COPPERTONE

Glow Sunscreen Lotion

No, you don’t need shimmer in your sunscreen, but why wouldn’t you want a side of radiant (but not sparkly!) skin with your SPF?

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REN CLEAN SKINCARE

Clean Screen Mineral SPF 30 Mattifying Face Sunscreen

This zinc oxide-based formula is proof that going clean doesn’t have to mean falling down a dangerous rabbit hole of DIY sunscreen recipes on Pinterest.

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LA ROCHE-POSAY

Anthelios 50 Mineral Sunscreen - Gentle Lotion

Even the most sensitive, finicky skin can find solace in this water-resistant mineral sunscreen, which absorbs quickly and leaves both your face and body feeling like Mulberry silk.

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