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This Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay mask because it helps deep clean your pores, dry up angry breakouts, and eventually fade stubborn acne marks with consistent use (as I can attest to).
A bottle of Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser that’s basically like conditioner for your skin — it’s creamy and smooth and leaves your skin feeling hydrated, not tight and dry.
This Murad Prebiotic 4-in-1 Cleanser formulated with a prebiotic powder to help nourish good bacteria and promote healthier skin all while revealing brighter skin with almost every use. It’s practically probiotic food for your face.
A tube of Acure Brightening Scrub that’ll help you exfoliate away dead skin cells that have overstayed their welcome (gently, of course).
Or this Fresh Sugar Strawberry Exfoliating Face Wash, with white sugar crystals to lift away dirt and grapeseed oil to maintain hydration without making your already-oily skin look any greasier.
A bottle of Mario Badescu Facial Spray to give your skin a total ~refresh~ (thanks to the aloe and rosewater) so you can start your day with healthy hydration.
This Teddie Organics Rosehip Oil — you may be thinking, “how can oil possibly be good for my acne-prone skin??” Buuuut it actually helps reduce redness and improve uneven skin tone with regular use.
A jar of Lancer Caviar Lime Acid Peel, which 1) sounds very cool and fancy, and 2) is gentle on your skin but tough on dead cells and dark marks. A thin layer is all you need to welcome noticeably smoother skin.
This pack of 16 sheet masks that’ll probably become your new favorite step in your skincare routine. They contain vitamin E for some intense nourishment, and when you’re done, you can just pat the excess mask serum into your face.
Or this Shiseido Purifying Peel Off Mask because it’s infused with red shiso, a plant that helps your skin ~glow~ and can help you strip away dirt and dull-looking skin. Plus, who doesn’t find peel-off masks sooooo satisfying?
These acne patches that’ll vacuum the gunk out of pimples that are practically ready to pop, thus visibly reducing the inflammation pretty much overnight.
A moisturizer — like the Saturday Skin Waterfall Glacier Water Cream — to deliver some seriously intense hydration to parched, overworked skin. As someone with combo skin that leans more on the oily side, this cream leaves my skin soft and supple and NOT greasy!
This Aveeno Positively Radiant Moisturizer because it’ll help improve the look of dull, dry skin AND give you some protection from the sun since it’s formulated with SPF 15. P.S., it’s oil-free for anyone who’s worried about it making their skin look too slick.
A bottle of Glow Recipe Watermelon Pink Juice Moisturizer containing hyaluronic acid and watermelon extract, which use their ~amazing~ powers to soothe inflammation, hydrate, and brighten.
This variety pack of eos Lip Balm because making sure your lips are hydrated and healthy are actually an often overlooked part of skincare. These guys help deliver long-lasting hydration (and they smell heavenly).
Or this Algenist Liquid Collagen Lip that’s literally like dousing cracked, rough lips in a blanket of suppleness — all thanks to vegan collagen and microalgae oil.
This bottle of Dermalogica Breakout Clearing Toner so you can spritz on that salicylic acid, sesame seed extract, and Argan to help improve redness, clear clogged pores, and reduce pimple-causing oils.
A bottle of Mario Badescu Drying Lotion that may be tiny but can help kick major butt when it comes to banishing zits. The sulfur and salicylic acid may deliver a tough punch but the calamine is here to cool things down.
A jar of First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads saturated with lactic and glycolic acids to help promote cell turnover and gently exfoliate skin. Plus, the Indian Gooseberry helps tone your complexion. Cleaner, brighter skin = right this way.
These 24k gold under-eye patches because its cooling gel formula will leave your under-eye area feeling rejuvenated. In other words, you can literally have eyes that *sparkle*.
A bottle of pure hyaluronic acid to help pump some much-needed moisture into your skin. But that’s not all — it’ll also help improve your skin’s texture, decrease blemishes, and give you an overall natural-looking ~glow~.
A bottle of Bio-Oil because it’ll really work hard to help fade the look of acne scars so you don’t have to.
And this Glossier Balm Dotcom Skin Salve you can use anywhere that’s in dire need of some antioxidant-packed nourishment. Chapped lips? Covered. Dry patches by your nose? Done.
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