Welcome back to Your Shopping Cart, wherein we break out the top five products that you, devoted Strategist readers, all bought in droves. Think of this as the tl;dr of the Strategist: If your like-minded brethren are buying these items, maybe you’d like to, too.
We’ve got a new (old) champion. Many of you may have been first introduced to the Cosrx pimple patches last July, when beauty writer Rio Viera-Newton first wrote about them, and when she mentioned them again in a recent story about scar prevention, that was enough to send them rocketing back to best-seller status. In second place are Natori briefs, a pair of underwear that’s been a Strategist favorite for many months. Our bronze medalist is Molly Young’s favorite Hairstory wash, which leaves hair shiny and full, rather than dried-out and “shampooed.” The fourth-place winner is a newcomer from our cheap-home-décor post — a $26 tiered accessory holder from Umbra that’d make a great valentine gift. And lastly, many of you bought the Anypro, a well-reviewed humidifier for hydrating winter-ravaged skin — enough to send it into fifth place.
Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patch, 24 Patches
2. What’s the Best Underwear for Women?
We noted last time how popular this underwear continues to be, and this time is no different (it’s gone from fourth place to second). Says High Fashion Home founder Dolly Frearson: “For everyday underwear, I need them to feel comfortable and breathable. I also need them to appear smooth, and not pinch my skin in any place or ride up. And this is the only pair that does all of the above. They will eventually replace almost all of your underwear in your drawer.”
Natori Bliss Cotton Girl Briefs
3. The Shampoo Replacement I Only Have to Use Once a Week
Last week’s fifth-place finisher now comes in third, as many Strat readers continue to snatch up the non-shampoo that leaves hair perfectly conditioned: “But the results are wild. My long hair air-dries perfectly, with no ‘squeaky’ texture. It is shiny and falls in loose waves, like it did when I was a kid. I don’t need to blow-dry it. My chronic flaky scalp (sorry!) is gone forever. I customarily wash my hair every three days. With New Wash, once a week. When friends remark that my hair looks nice, it’s fun to say, ‘I haven’t shampooed in six months.’ Which is technically accurate.”
Hairstory New Wash
Umbra Poise Tiered Accessory Holder
Anypro Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier
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