14 Products You Should Try Now

When we started TestTube more than 10 years ago, we set out to change the way women learn about and discover beauty products. The program was wildly successful—and we are thrilled that we’ve helped millions of women find new favorites that really work for them. True to our roots, we’ve redesigned the TestTube program with one thing in mind: To solve your biggest beauty problems. This evolution of TestTube brings more products than ever before (14 in this tube!), including new brands, more full-size products, and more surprises in every shipment. The program delivers a full range of solutions from skin care to makeup, to hair care and body products.

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bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Foaming Mask ($56)

What It Is

A breath of fresh air for your face, this self-activating mask wakes skin up fast with the help of vitamins C and E, green tea, grapeseed extract and aloe. Even better, it’s designed to prevent and protect against any future skin damage, too.

Why We Love It

The frothy texture of this mask (wait five minutes for it to form on its own) makes caring for your skin fun. Use it whenever it— or your mood—needs a boost of energy.

Must-Have Ingredients

Grapeseed extract soaks into skin to protect it from free-radical damage that leads to an aged, crepey appearance. 

Vitamins C and E work to deeply hydrate, brighten and fortify skin cells, guarding skin from the inside out.

Expert Insight

Nandi Wagner, lead aesthetician at Bliss Soho, says, “Bliss’s triple oxygen instant energizing foaming mask delivers a concentrated boost of oxygen and antioxidants to brighten and invigorate skin for an instant glow.”

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CHI Rose Hip Oil Color Nurture Repair & Shine Leave-In Tonic ($17)

What It Is

This pre-styling formula quenches dry strands with a hydrating cocktail of rose hip oil, vitamin C and antioxidants. The hair cuticle is sealed (protecting it from damage) and color is preserved for longer, letting you sneak a little more time in between salon appointments.

Why We Love It

The calming formula not only defends against heat-induced damage, but also fights frizz, puts the bounce back into wilted strands and adds the perfect amount of shine. This is the answer to that coveted at-home blowout.

Must-Have Ingredients

Rose hip oil reverses color fading and strengthens each hair cuticle from deep within for little to no breakage, both present and future.

Vitamin C enhances color, making it look brighter and more authentic. It also helps regenerate hair for a fresh, just-cut look.

Expert Insight

Dr. Farouk Shami, founder and chairman of Farouk Systems, Inc., says, “The CHI Color Nurture Rose Hip Oil Line was created as a nourishing, color-preserving maintenance system enriched with rose hip oil, antioxidants and low PH levels.”

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The Seaweed Bath Co. Detox Cellulite Soap ($8)

What It Is

Stimulating circulation and collagen production and erasing dimples with each use, this coveted bar works to reduce the appearance of cellulite at the source, making skin look smoother and healthier.

Why We Love It

This black soap merges exfoliation with all-natural ingredients for a thorough cleansing treatment that does so much more than just slough away dull, dead skin.

Must-Have Ingredients

Bladderwrack seaweed features more than 65 vitamins and minerals that provide skin with long-term benefits.

Arabica coffee is chock-full of microcirculation-boosting properties that help kick cellulite to the curb.

Expert Insight

“We discovered the benefits of bladderwrack seaweed, which is loaded with vitamins, minerals and amino acids to help nourish your skin and hair,” says brand cofounder Allison Grossman.

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SONORAN SKINCARE Avocado and Hazelnut Hydrating Skin and Hair Conditioner ($15)

What It Is

Packed with nourishing ingredients to lock in moisture, ultra-rich emollients to smooth and soften and key vitamins to quench dryness for hours, this formula is the ultimate antidote for dry areas.

Why We Love It

Designed to be used on both hair and skin, this deliciously scented do-it-all floods both skin and strands with moisture while leaving behind the most invigorating fragrance.

Must-Have Ingredients

Avocado oil is esteemed for its ability to bring life back to moisture-depleted strands in no time. 

Mango butter, when used on either hair or skin, melts on contact for a soft-as-silk effect.

Expert Insight

“This product is great for conditioning. My clients often tell me how soft their hair feels after using these products,” says salon owner, Free Expressions by Dashonna.

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Beauty & Pin-Ups Fearless Hair Rescue Treatment ($10)

What It Is

This easy-to-use masque rescues damage-ridden locks with zero added weight. Castor oil helps to seal fractured cuticles while plant-derived vitamins strengthen each strand individually.

Why We Love It

Taming even the most tattered threads and imparting a softness you have to experience to believe, this masque is the newest addition to our regular rotation.

Must-Have Ingredient

Castor oil sports an increased viscosity to help seal damaged cuticles, boosting fullness and creating thicker looking hair.

Expert Insight

“This was scientifically engineered to seal down cuticles lifted through damaging treatments,” says Donna Federici, formulations team leader for Beauty & Pin-Ups.

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HairMax Density Revitalizer ($18)

What It Is

Part multitasker, part miracle worker, this in-shower treatment exfoliates the scalp, ridding it of everything that could be clogging hair follicles and inhibiting hair growth.

Why We Love It

Supereasy to use (one minute in the shower does the trick), this menthol- and peppermint-infused liquid leaves your scalp feeling clear and refreshed.

Must-Have Ingredient

Peppermint oil is known to combat a dry scalp and support natural blood circulation to the follicles to amp up hair growth quickly.

Expert Insight

“We developed the Revitalizer to exfoliate and deeply cleanse the scalp, clearing out clogged hair follicles that can contribute to hair loss and inhibit hair growth,” says Randy Veliky, chief science officer for HairMax.

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June Jacobs Mandarin Moisture Masque ($52)

What It Is

Equal parts moisturizing and reparative, this refreshing, gel-like mask is designed to leave behind a clearer, plumper complexion to help reduce signs of visible aging with every use.

Why We Love It

This mask provides everything thirsty skin needs: nonstop moisture, potent antioxidants and serious protection for overall skin rejuvenation in mere minutes.

Must-Have Ingredients

Hyaluronic acid, nature’s perfect moisture magnet, acts as a humectant, drawing water into skin and keeping it there for a dewy, youthful appearance. 

Mandarin orange extract works to reduce puffiness in the skin by strengthening its walls and rebuilding collagen, ultimately increasing its overall natural healing abilities, leaving you looking fresher, longer.

Expert Insight

“My Mandarin Moisture Masque takes the cake. Go ahead and spoil yourself with 10 minutes of pure bliss. It smells divine and glides on light and smooth, leaving your skin hydrated and glowing,” says brand founder June Jacobs.

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Soaptopia Relief Fund Salt Soak Bath Salts (Single Soak Pack, $3; One Pound Sack, $7)

What It Is 

Designed to rejuvenate your mind and muscles, these bath salts will relieve sore muscles, relax a stressed mind and deliver supersoft skin in minutes

Why We Love It

Celtic sea salt, vitamin E and eucalyptus and tea tree essential oils make a relaxing bath even better by effectively calming stress after a long day.

Must-Have Ingredients

Eucalyptus offers a fresh and clean aroma that is sure to calm your senses. Plus, its anti-inflammatory properties never hurt.

Tea tree oil, with its natural anti-viral, anti-bacteria properties make it a wonderful, relaxing addition to any bath.

Expert Insight

Jolie Chitwood, founder of Soaptopia, says, “This helps soothe your muscles and helps you breathe easier when you’re feeling congested, just in time for cold season!”

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Manna Kadar Cosmetics Radiance Split Pan Bronzer and Highlighter Duo ($21)

What It Is

Sporting the perfect universal shade for every skin tone, this must-have three-in-one product can be used as a bronzer,highlighter or eye shadow to add depth to another wise lifeless and flat complexion.

Why We Love It

This multitasking product is your new makeup bag staple. Use the bronzer fora vacation glow or chiseled contour and the highlighter for allover illumination or targeted highlighting. Plus,both formulas can be used on your eyelids for a quick,on-the-go shadow look.

Expert Insight

“Radiance is the perfect multifunctional and versatile product that acts as highlighter and bronzer and can even be used as eye shadow—it’s a must-have for every woman’s makeup bag,” says founder Manna Kadar.

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Miss Spa Bamboo Charcoal Clarifying Mask ($8)

What It Is

This purifying mask draws out excess dirt, oil and grime from deep within pores to leave behind smooth, just-left-the-spa skin in 20 minutes.

Why We Love It

Charcoal works to draw out dirt, toxins and oil, leaving your pores microscopic, your skin taut and your complexion clearer than ever.

Must-Have Ingredients

Bamboo charcoal extract attracts dirt like a vacuum,leaving behind clear, spot-free skin.

Vitamin B3 targets dark spots and unevenness in the skin to reveal a younger, brighter complexion quickly.

Expert Insight

“This mask is infused with bamboo charcoal that penetrates deep to get rid of pore-clogging impurities,” says Miss Spa herself, Kate Kimmerle.

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Lisa Hoffman Fragrance Bracelet (Jewelry $85-$975; Refill Beads $40)

What It Is

While it looks like a stylish accessory, this innovative,eco-friendly bracelet is the newest way to wear fragrance. Simply fill the charm with your favorite long-lasting scent and bring it with you wherever you go for a fragrance that never fades.

Why We Love It

Not only are you able to customize the bracelet,but you can also choose your scent—think Japanese Agarwood, Madagascar Orchid or Tuscan Fig—based on your preferences or mood. The best part?The charms are totally refillable for luxe fragrance around the clock.

Expert Insight

“Each of my fragrance bracelets are adorned with a filigreed charm,which encases eco-friendly fragrance beads that slowly release perfume without it ever touching your skin. It’s still perfume—we just reinvented the packaging,” says founderLisa Hoffman.

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CBD For Life (Pure CBD Face Cream $35; Pure CBD Eye Serum $33; Pure CBD Lip Balm $9)

What It Is

Natural essential oils and active ingredients work to combat dry skin and signs of aging and hyperpigmentation in this do-it-all skin-care line that merges plant-derived ingredients and technology to deliver a younger-looking complexion.

Why We Love It

Because these products are almost 100-percent natural, you don’t have to worry about your skin acting up. Each formula works to address a variety of concerns you may be facing, bringing you one step closer to discovering your best skin yet.

Must-Have Ingredients

CBD oil is a rich antioxidant that is naturally chock-full of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.

Vitamins A, D and E work to stimulate collagen production, enhance radiance and lessen the appearance of stubborn dark spots and fine lines.

Expert Insight

“CBD For Life is so excited to be at the forefront of CBD research & education and first to market with our revolutionary and innovative beauty and wellness product formulations,” says founder Elizabeth Stavola.

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Jane Iredale Smooth Affair Facial Primer & Brightener ($48)

What It Is

This pore- and line-blurring primer hydrates and smooths skin for an easier makeup application, locking everything in place until you wash it away.

Why We Love It

A hydrator, brightener and primer, this must-have product really does all the work so you won’t have to.

Must-Have Ingredients

Grapefruit extract delivers luminosity and radiance to the skin for an instantly youthful glow.

Apple extract helps maintain skin’s elasticity while also acting as a smoothing antioxidant in this skin-quenching primer.

Expert Insight

“This is a skin primer, but it’s also food for the skin. A layer of nurturing ingredients that protect and hydrate the skin, making it possible for any makeup to look its best,” says founder Jane Iredale.

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Osmosis Skincare Curling Mascara ($25)

What It Is

Utilizing a unique anti-gravity “Cobra Head” at the tip of its wand, this curling mascara works to transform limp lashes—imagine a curvier, fanned-out and dramatic look with each coat.

Why We Love It

Perfect for even the straightest lashes, this high-tech mascara gives your lashes a glamorous curve without an actual curler. Plus, the formula itself works to deliver better lashes at their core with ingredients comparable to lash serums and boosters.

Must-Have Ingredients

Pro-vitamin B5 coats every last lash to increase moisture, thickness and volume while making lashes less prone to breakage for better-looking eyes while you wear it.

Beeswax keeps your curl in place while providing water-resistant properties for a doesn’t-budge formula.

Expert Insight

“The perfect mascara to give color and curl your lashes with one simple swipe,” says Robin McGee, Osmosis president.

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