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  1. recommended by experts
    The Best Beard Trimmers, According to Barbers and Guys With Good BeardsTo keep that beard in tip-top shape.
  2. recommended by experts
    The Best Curling Irons, According to Professional HairstylistsIncluding one that’s “like Apple AirPods in the curling-iron niche.”
  3. on-site shop
    I’ve Found an Effective, Nonirritating Version of Vitamin CIt’s called tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate.
  4. people’s choice
    The Best Lip Balms on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“I have about five of them in rotation between the kitchen, the car, my purse, the office, etc.”
  5. on-site shop
    The Two-in-One Cleansing Pads I’m Bringing on Every Trip This SummerThey work exceptionally well as a makeup remover, and as a cleanser.
  6. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin-Care Products for Redness and Rosacea, According to ExpertsFrom creams and cleansers to tinted primers and sunscreen.
  7. micro sales
    There Are Lots of Strategist Favorites at Dermstore’s Anniversary SaleFrom dermatologist-recommended moisturizer to writer-favorite cleansing balm.
  8. on-site shop
    This Cleanser Annihilated My Maskne (and My Boyfriend’s) in Just a WeekIt still feels awkward to leave the house with the lower half of my face showing, but now I know anyone I catch staring isn’t looking at my zits.
  9. sweat week
    Does a Natural Antiperspirant Actually Exist?An unusually good natural deodorant made us wonder.
  10. sweat week
    The Best Sweatproof Sunscreen, According to Experts“It allows my face to breathe while some of the other sweatproof sunscreens I have tried clogged my pores.”
  11. on-site shop
    Four Subtle Self-Tanners for Those of Us Looking Particularly PastyThey’ll give even the ghostliest-looking skin a gentle, sun-kissed glow.
  12. sweat week
    The Best Sweatproof Makeup, According to Experts“I applied at 4:30 a.m., and in 26.2 miles there was a lot of sweat and tears. This lasted through it all.”
  13. on-site shop
    No Brush Could Tame My Scraggly Mane Until NowIt rakes right through my wet, rat’s nest hair.
  14. sweat week
    The Best Dry Shampoos, According to HairstylistsFor all hair types and textures.
  15. not a professional. just crazy.
    Everything I Use to Get Rid of My Dark (Uncle Fester–esque) Under EyesBecause no one enjoys looking like they belong in a horror film.
  16. sweat week
    Everything Madame Sweat Recommends for Keeping Odor and Sweat at Bay“I will never wear rayon again.”
  17. ask a cool person
    Sis, How Do You Keep Your Hair Straight in the Summer?“I’ll do this for about three weeks and I won’t have to use any heat on my hair to maintain my silk presses in the summer.”
  18. on-site shop
    My 5 Favorite Glow-Inducing Face OilsIncluding J.Lo’s favorite, and one especially suitable for eczema-prone skin.
  19. recommended by experts
    The Best Face Washes for Acne, According to Dermatologists and FacialistsFrom old-school (Neutrogena, manuka honey) to Japanese oil.
  20. one stop shop
    All the Best Makeup With SPF We’ve Written About on the StrategistIncluding SPF-infused tinted moisturizers, powders, and even eye shadow.
  21. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin Care to Use While Pregnant (and Nursing), According to ExpertsEleven doctors on the ingredients to absolutely avoid, alternative ingredients to look for, and the best products expectant (and new) moms can use.
  22. recommended by experts
    The Best Face Washes, According to Dermatologists and Skin-Care ExpertsA face wash for every skin type, recommended by skin-care experts.
  23. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin-Care Products for Accutane Users, According to DermatologistsStart stocking up on Aquaphor.
  24. not a professional. just crazy
    The Evening Routine That Keeps My Breakouts at BayIt’s taken me years — and lots of trial and error — to settle into a routine that keeps my acne at bay without stripping or drying out my fussy skin.
  25. recommended by experts
    The Best Moisturizers for Mature Skin, According to DermatologistsWe polled 16 dermatologists for their favorites.
  26. recommended by experts
    How to Treat and Prevent Scars, According to DermatologistsIf that left a mark, here’s how to get rid of a scar — hint: the earlier you treat it, the better.
  27. people’s choice
    The Best Lesser-Known Korean Beauty Products, According to Amazon Reviewers“I’ve bought this product three times now because nothing else can even come close.”
  28. recommended by experts
    The Best Face Washes for Oily Skin, According to DermatologistsGood-bye, grease — remember to choose a cleanser that’s gentle yet effective.
  29. recommended by experts
    The Best Tinted Moisturizers and Skin Tints, According to Makeup Artists“They’re lightweight, hydrating, and usually come with a bit of sun protection.”
  30. this thing’s incredible
    Everyone in the Art-Dealing Zwirner Family Uses This Swiss ShampooMy father, David, passed the habit on to us kids. Recently, he got a new carton and told us he thought it would last him the rest of his life.
  31. ask the strategist
    What’s a Good Dupe for Discontinued Bain de Soleil Orange Gelée?Moisturizing and protective alternatives that deliver the same signature bronze glow and intoxicating scent.
  32. recommended by experts
    The Best Cream Blushes, According to ExpertsIncluding the OG product that started it all.
  33. people’s choice
    The Best Flat Irons on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“This product has COMPLETELY boosted my self esteem and I don’t walk around feeling self conscious about my hair.”
  34. compulsive shopping
    I Can’t Stop Buying Hand Creams With SPFIncluding drugstore options, potent creams for long days in the sun, and water-resistant ones I take to the pool (all of which protect and hydrate).
  35. trust me i should know
    The Surprisingly Delightful Things I Bought With FSA Money“I recently left my full-time job and was told on my last day that I had one week until the funds became inaccessible.”
  36. recommended by experts
    The Best Makeup for Teens, According to Makeup Artists and DermatologistsEasy-to-apply, good-for-your-skin concealer, blush, lip tint, eyeliners, and more.
  37. recommended by experts
    The Best Face Mists, According to Dermatologists and AestheticiansIncluding mists for flying and after sun, as well as options with rose water, essential oils, and just good ole H2O.
  38. this thing’s incredible
    The Perfume Sasha Spielberg Wears for ‘Instant Validation’“Every person who has purchased the fragrance (sometimes minutes after smelling it on me) has fallen in love with it, too.”
  39. recommended by experts
    The Best Leave-In Conditioners, According to HairstylistsIncluding ones that double as a heat protector and detangler.
  40. people’s choice
    The Best Moisturizers With SPF on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviews“My face does not leave home without it!”
  41. micro sales
    Everything Worth Buying at the Friends of Glossier SaleStock up now on cult-favorite beauty products while they’re 20 percent off.
  42. micro sales
    These Are My Favorite Things From Tatcha’s Summer CelebrationIncluding an eye mask, a lip balm, a skin mist, and more.
  43. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin-Care Routine for Your 40s“If you’re looking in the mirror and seeing your mother or father staring back at you … then you might want to step it up a little bit.”
  44. strategist investigates
    Why Was All the Natural-Hair Packaging Gold?At some point, I realized the gold and crowns and queens were someone else’s concept of Black womanhood.
  45. recommended by experts
    The Best Cleansers for Combination Skin, According to DermatologistsIncluding options for sensitive and severe combination skin and one specifically recommended for the harsher winter months.
  46. this thing’s incredible
    The Instant De-Puffing Eye Cream I Use to Look Less TiredThe effects are immediate and subtle enough that my friends just think I got a really good night’s sleep.
  47. deal of the day
    The Splurge-Worthy Augustinus Bader Moisturizer Is a Little Less Expensive TodayIt’s 20 percent off during Violet Grey’s Memorial Day sale.
  48. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin-Care Products for Eczema, According to Experts“For eczema-prone skin, hydration is the name of the game.”
  49. people’s choice
    The Best Nail Clippers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“They make a nice clean cut and they’ll go through the thickest nails like butter.”
  50. recommended by experts
    What Are the Best Sunscreens?All-purpose sunscreens to slather on at the beach, before a backyard barbecue, or stash in the glove compartment.
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