8 Products That Solve Our Biggest Beauty Dilemmas
By Danielle Fontana , Associate Editor |
From hyperpigmentation that won't budge to hair that always looks less than its best, these superstar picks do the trick time and time again. Find them all in the latest TestTube.
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Kiss a ruddy complexion good-bye with this powerful, post-cleansing toner designed to protect skin, brighten it and support healthy cell turnover. Packed with vitamin C sourced from the kadaku plum, one of the richest natural sources of the nutrient, to fade hyperpigmentation and dullness, skin is bound to be bright and beaming in no time.
If your scalp is itchy or irritated, carve some time out for a little bit of TLC, starting with this must-have treatment. Whether from excess dry shampoo, styling products or everyday grime, this binchotan charcoal– and tea tree–infused conditioner clears out any impurity on the scalp and replaces it with intense hydration and softness. Even better, it never strips strands of its natural oils so it looks as healthy as it feels.
This lightweight, daily hydrator is formulated to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles as it boosts luminosity and skin clarity. Powerhouse ingredients like hyaluronic acid and a botanical complex deeply hydrate and shield against free radical damage, and the lightweight formula wears perfectly under foundation.
Few things are worse than lipsticks requiring multiple touch-ups throughout the day. Enter this one-and-done liquid lippie that stays put for hours without drying out your pout. But it gets better: Each hue slightly adjusts to match your skin tone, so the often-daunting task of finding the perfect shade is already done for you.
When products brimming with artificial and skin-stressing ingredients wreak havoc on a once peaceful complexion, natural options are a safe bet. This multitasking oil takes the cake when it comes to simplifying lengthy skin care routines—use it on your skin, body and hair to intensely hydrate—without worry.
In a perfect world, all cleansers would simply remove makeup and treat the skin with whatever it's needing that day. Unfortunately, many do the complete opposite, stripping skin and magnifying conditions without helping them at all. The solution: this non-foaming formula designed to treat complicated complexions, particularly combination skin. With every wash, excess oil is whisked away, breakouts are controlled and dry patches are hydrated.
If your eye shadows are accentuating any fine lines around your peepers, try these line-blurring formulas, instead. Each shadow is infused with peptides to boost collagen production on the eyelids to help them look younger, along with antioxidants and anti-aging actives to keep the area brighter for longer. Plus, the flip-up palette contains two application brushes and a mirror to make application easy, even on the go.
Youtheory Collagen Advanced Formula ($14.99)
Did you know our skin isn't the only part of our bodies that reaps the benefits of collagen? This daily supplement works to replenish the body's supply of the nutrient and counter visible effects of aging with help from collagen types 1, 2 and 3 and 18 amino acids, so you can expect better-looking hair and nails, along with healthier tendons and ligaments, too.