The beauty world is putting major focus on skincare right now, and honestly, I love it. Playing with makeup is so much fun, but skincare does more than just hide the imperfections you’re worried about – it actually helps prevent and treat them. It’s essential to take care of your skin on a regular basis. It’s not just about appearances, either – sure, it’s nice to have a flawless complexion, but it’s more important to actually take care of your skin, considering it’s the largest organ you have. The good news is that you have tons of options out there when it comes to products. The bad news is that you have tons of options, and finding the perfect one can be tough!
There’s definitely no shortage of new skincare products this fall season. Thanks to our recent obsession with glowing skin and minimalist makeup, skincare brands are putting out lots of new cleansers, masks, toners, serums… the list goes on and on. How are you even supposed to know what’s worth spending money on? We’ve tried out a whole bunch of new skincare products to find some that are actually worth your time and cash. Some of them are definitely pricey, but honestly? If you’re invested in your skincare, it might be worth it.
1. Blaq Meteor Shower Scrub
Summertime has the tendency to leave you with dry, flakey skin, so a good body scrub is ideal for leaving your skin super smooth. It also prevents more dry skin due to cold weather. If you’re going to exfoliate your body, do it with this new Blaq Meteor Shower Scrub. It’s an inky black, glittery shade, and it has a super unique story: it’s actually made from real meteors from outer space. And, you know, it really works. It doesn’t get much cooler than that!
Blaq Meteor Shower Scrub, $24.95, Blaq
2. Soap & Glory Speed Plump Overnight Miracle Moisture Mousse
LOSING MOISTURE IN A FLASH? The cooler (but nice and bright today 😍🌞) weather brings dry skin so time to UP your pamper routine. Give yourself a MOISTURE FIX with our range of products dedicated to soothing skin in a FLASH. Which ONE of these could you NOT live without? SPEED PLUMP Overnight Miracle Moisture Mousse, SPEED PLUMP All-Day Moisture Marvel or SPRITZ ME QUICK Hydrating Moisture Mist?? Let us know below 👌💕 (image credit: @makeupmistress89 xx)
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One of fall’s biggest skincare trends seems to be skincare that bubbles, which is super hydrating. This new Soap & Glory mousse goes on at night and works while you sleep to moisturize your skin. Unlike a lot of overnight creams, which tend to feel very heavy, this one is super lightweight. It’s nice to use a really hydrating overnight cream that doesn’t also feel like it’s getting all of your pillowcase.
Soap & Glory Speed Plump Overnight Miracle Moisture Mousse, $20, Ulta
3. m/f Tea Tree Shave Cream
I love this product for two reasons: one, the super minimalist and bare design is weirdly gorgeous. Two, it’s a shaving cream that works and feels incredibly refreshing. Tea tree oil is so soothing, so my skin never feels irritated or looks red after shaving. It’s also made with eco-friendly ingredients, which is just a major plus.
m/f Tea Tree Shave Cream, $20, mfpeople.com
4. Plantioxidants Camu Camu & Turmeric Scrub & Mask
@thebeautyvanity strikes again! Thanks for another beautiful shot. The Plantioxidants Power Seed Menagerie Oil was used last week to help prep @clubmonaco New York Fashion Week runway models and shoot their Fall 2017 Collection! Be sure to check out their great natural looks at www.clubmonaco.com and all of Plantioxidants natural products (truly natural because they are organic!) at www.plantioxidants.com
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I love to use a good scrub any time, but especially in the fall – the change in weather always leaves my skin feeling super dry and flakey, and a scrub is great to exfoliate away dead skin cells. This one is pricey, but so worth it. Plantioxidants is a new brand made of healthy organic antioxidants in 100 percent recyclable containers, so you can feel extra good about your purchase. This scrub/mask also really, really works. It doesn’t feel too harsh at all – it’s not super grainy – but still exfoliates perfectly. I love how it leaves behind a hydrating oily feeling (not in a bad way at all), and I also love that the scent isn’t overpowering. I apply it to my skin in a circular motion, then I leave it on for about five to ten minutes to really get in there.
Plantioxidants Camu Camu & Turmeric Scrub & Mask, $78, Plantioxidants
5. Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Glow Moisturizer
Dull skin? Get the ultimate glow with our ExfoliKate Glow Moisturizer 🍍🍍🍍 Packed with pineapple, papaya + pumpkin enzymes, our Glow Moisturizer instantly reduces the appearance of dull, uneven skin in exchange for a more hydrated + glowing complexion 🙋🏼#TreatYourselfTuesday anyone? #TapToShop #ExfoliKate #Glow #KateSomerville #KateCan
Products that exfoliate don’t always need to look and feel like a scrub, and this product is proof. ExfoliKate is a daily moisturizer made with AHAs to gently exfoliate throughout the day, leaving your skin glowing and smooth. It’s very light and – bonus – it’s even made with pumpkin.
Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Glow Moisturizer, $65, Sephora
6. Bath and Body Works Vampire Blood Gentle Foaming Hand Soap
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If you are anything like me, then you probably love changing up your hand soaps based on the season and/or holiday. Bath and Body Works ALWAYS has you covered with a million options, but for October, I’m obsessed with this Vampire Blood hand soap. It’s perfectly creepy for Halloween.
Bath and Body Works Vampire Blood Gentle Foaming Hand Soap, $6.50, Bath and Body Works
7. Dr. Hauschka Facial Toner
Our new Make-up line is very much an extension of our skin care, and they work wonderfully together. Through September, save 25% on Face Care that complements your Make-up routine. Soothing #Cleansing Milk is a naturally gentle, effective make-up remover. Our refreshing, balancing Facial #Toner and Clarifying Toner prep the skin beautifully before make-up application, and can be sprayed on afterwards to set your look! #DrHauschkaMakeup #naturalbeauty #crueltyfree #naturalbeauty #nasturtium
Dr. Hauschka is a skincare brand that just released a new makeup line – but I want to talk about their skincare today, because this toner is kind of life changing. It’s in a spray bottle, which makes it so easy to use, and has a lovely rose scent. It feels super refreshing and leaves your skin nicely hydrated. Here’s a little tip I picked up from the brand: spray it on your makeup sponge instead of running the sponge under water. It works just as well and helps your skin!
Dr. Hauschka Facial Toner, $37, Dr. Hauschka
8. Saturday Skin Featherweight Daily Moisturizing Cream
Hi hey hello, indeed! Meet our #Featherweight Daily Moisturizing Cream, an absolute must-have for K-Beauty blogger @uunih. Packed with 🥑 protein extracts to soften your complexion and lock in moisture, a daily dose of this cream will leave your skin soft, supple, and perfectly prepped for your makeup routine. Shop the link in our bio to order yours from @nordstom.
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I’m a sucker for good packaging, and Saturday Skin definitely has that. The pink shade and minimalist design seems to be made for millennial taste – and the product actually works. This super lightweight moisturizer includes a star ingredient called Cha-7 es Complex™. This is an exclusive peptide formula rooted from natural ingredients that supports collagen and elasticity and reduces melanin production – all of which means it’s good for your skin and makes it look really good.
Saturday Skin Featherweight Daily Moisturizing Cream, $49, Sephora
9. Kiehl’s Creme de Corps Smoothing Oil to Foam Body Cleanser
You’ve heard of oil cleansers for your face – they help get rid of makeup and hydrate and are great for double cleansing – but what about your body? This Kiehl’s product covers that. It’s an oil cleanser that foams up once you start using it, and it delivers serious hydration all over your bod.
Kiehl’s Creme de Corps Smoothing Oil to Foam Body Cleanser, $29, Nordstrom
10. Lumene Pure Arctic Miracle Micellar Cleansing Water
I can’t resist a good micellar water, and this is definitely a good one. It’s made with arctic spring water, cloudberry water, and birch sap to cleanse smoothly without leaving your skin feeling stripped or dry. And it’s a great price point!
Lumene Pure Arctic Miracle Micellar Cleansing Water, $7.99, Ulta
11. Starskin Lifting Lace Revamping Meltaway Lace Eye Mask
This lace mask isn’t exactly brand new, but doesn’t it seem perfect for Halloween season? This lace mask is covered in a slow-releasing gel that delivers serious moisture to your eye area. It also looks perfect for beauty selfies – just sayin’.
Starskin Lifting Lace Revamping Meltaway Lace Eye Mask, $15, Barney’s
12. Peter Thomas Roth Cloud Cream Cleanser
My new Water Drench® Cloud Cream Cleanser pulls water vapor from the atmosphere to give you a deep, hydrated clean that is as soft, smooth, pure and gentle as a cloud. Shop it now at the link in my bio! #WaterDrenchCleanser #PeterThomasRoth #PTRCult
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A few months ago, Peter Thomas Roth came out with their Cloud Cream Moisturizer, which quickly became a best-seller and was constantly out of stock on Sephora. Well, they’ve added to that incredible moisturizer with a few new Cloud Cream products, and this cleanser is my favorite. It’s a cloud-like foam that removes makeup and cleans your skin without leaving it feeling dry – just hydrated. It’s fun to use and feels incredible.
Peter Thomas Roth Cloud Cream Cleanser, $28, Ulta
13. Bare Soothe Day/Night Serum
Okay, let’s talk about Bare Alchemy for a second. This is a brand new line of skincare made with the kakadu plum, an Australian fruit that has the highest amount of antioxidants on the planet. The super delicate ingredients are mild enough for any skin type, yet they promote cell repair and leave your skin feeling really, really soft. The Soothe serum is made specifically for dry/sensitive skin.
Bare Soothe Day/Night Serum, $90, Bare Alchemy
14. Too Cool For School Coconut Milky Body Scrub
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Missing summer? Use this Too Cool For School body scrub. It smells like coconuts and the beach, and will give you flashbacks to spending hours by the ocean. It also feels truly wonderful. The scrub isn’t too harsh and leaves your skin feeling so smooth. I can’t get enough of mine.
Too Cool For School Coconut Milky Body Scrub, $20, Sephora
15. Strivectin Advanced Resurfacing Glycolic Acid Skin Reset Mask
Sometimes you need a soothing face mask, and sometimes you need one that is going to repair skin damage. This StriVectin mask is perfect for doing the latter. Made with glycolic acid (which is the most effective AHA), it exfoliates your skin in a few moments. It’s also made with NIA-114, which means that it’s more gentle than other AHAs that can sometimes cause irritation. It’s like a mini facial!
Strivectin Advanced Resurfacing Glycolic Acid Skin Reset Mask, $59, Ulta
16. Curel Hydratherapy Wet Skin Moisturizer
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If you aren’t applying body moisturizer when you get out of the shower, you’re doing it wrong – and you should start now. This Curel moisturizer is new, and is specifically made for wet skin. Apply it as soon as you towel dry off (it’s best if your skin is still damp) and it will sink in quickly, making your whole body feel softer.
Curel Hydratherapy Wet Skin Moisturizer, $10.99, Target
17. Dr. Brandt Oxygen Facial Flash Recovery Mask
If you, like me, don’t have time or money for a facial every week or so, then get yourself this new Dr. Brandt mask. It’s an oxygenating mask that illuminates and re-energizes tired, dull skin, and it was inspired by Dr. Brandt’s most popular facial. So, yes, it’s pricey, but it’s basically like a mini facial at home that you can use way more than once. It feels awesome!
Dr. Brandt Oxygen Facial Flash Recovery Mask, $66.49, FragranceNet.com
18. Eve Lom Gel Balm Cleanser
“Enjoying the day off with my Gel Balm Cleanser is easily one of my favorite things to do. Strong enough to take off my makeup, yet gentle enough for my dry, sensitive skin.” Thank you @beautybyrashmi for the beautiful picture & review! #EveLom #GLOWONTHEGO #GelBalmCleanser #skincareobsessed #essential
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Okay, first of all, I am obsessed with the packaging of this Eve Lom cleanser, which is white and gold and just extremely pretty on a bathroom shelf. But, more importantly, the product works really well. It’s a super soothing gel-to-balm formula, so it comes out as a gel, but as you work it into your skin, it becomes more and more hydrating. It removes all of your makeup, and unlike some cleansing oils, doesn’t feel overwhelmingly oily. It’s very lightweight, and it’s a great option for double cleansing – or, of course, you can just use it on its own.
Eve Lom Gel Balm Cleanser, $60, Sephora
19. Erno Laszlo Lighten and Brighten White Marble Dual Phase Vitamin C Peel
If you’re really dedicated to getting the best skin you can, you should seriously consider splurging on this Erno Laszlo Vitamin C Peel. It’s a weekly treatment meant to brighten, even your skin tone, and refine your skin. It’s energizing and leaves you feeling super smooth and refreshed.
Erno Laszlo Lighten and Brighten White Marble Dual Phase Vitamin C Peel, $100, Erno Laszlo
20. Glamglow BubbleSheet Oxygenating Deep Cleanse Mask
I’m a sucker for a good sheet mask, and this one is awesome. It’s an oxygenating deep cleansing sheet masks, so it’s a fizzy foam that bubbles up instead of just being a mask that just, like, sits on your skin. It feels super refreshing and energizing, and it’s made with green tea to give you a seriously glowing complexion.
Glamglow BubbleSheet Oxygenating Deep Cleanse Mask, $9, Sephora
21. Eleni and Chris Cloudberry Day Cream
This daily moisturizer is made with cloudberry and feels super lightweight and hydrating. It protects skin against free radicals and melts away almost instantly. I love it! The only unfortunate thing is that I haven’t found a US link – this one is for the UK.
Eleni and Chris Cloudberry Day Cream, $90, Eleni and Chris
22. Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Enzyme Mask
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Vitamin C is a skincare superhero and this mask uses it well. It’s a resurfacing mask that helps with redness (it’s good for anyone with rosacea!) by dissolving dead skin cells. It leaves behind lots of protective antioxidants and vitamins for brighter, healthier skin.
Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Enzyme Mask, $32, Image Skincare
23. Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy Stress Relief Oil to Cream Cleanser
If you’re looking for products that feel relaxing, the new aromatherapy line at Bath and Body Works is perfect for you. There are lots of great scents to choose from, but my favorite its eucalyptus and spearmint, called Stress Relief. It’s incredibly refreshing and soothing, and feels so great on your skin. This oil to cream cleanser doesn’t feel too heavy and works so well for a great price point.
Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy Stress Relief Oil to Cream Cleanser, $16.50, Bath and Body Works
24. Lancome Bi-Facil Face Bi-Phased Micellar Water Face Makeup Remover & Cleanser
Ready for a vacation? Wherever you might be off to, make sure to pack the right beauty essentials so you look and feel your best! We’ll be taking Bi-Facil bi-phase cleanser face and eyes to clear those pores (especially good when you’ve been out in the heat and wearing sunscreen all day), and La Vie Est Belle perfume, of course! #Lancome #BiFacil #Skincare #LaVieEstBelle #WishYouWereHere
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I repeat: I cannot resist a good micellar water. This one works so well to remove every trace of makeup while still feeling super, super gentle. It’s also a decent size bottle. There are cheaper micellar waters out there, I admit, but I’ve found that this one is more ideal for sensitive skin and is the best at removing all eye makeup, even mascara.
Lancome Bi-Facil Face Bi-Phased Micellar Water Face Makeup Remover & Cleanser, $40, Sephora
25. Your Good Skin Balancing Skin Concentrate
Your Good Skin is a new skincare line from Boots, and it comes at a terrific price point, including ingredients and products that really work. The hero product is this Balancing Skin Concentrate, which is clinically proven to give you healthier skin in 28 days.
Your Good Skin Balancing Skin Concentrate, $14.99, Walgreens
26. Herbivore Botanicals Jasmine Green Tea Balancing Toner
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Herbivore Botanicals is one of my favorite beauty brands ever, so while this toner isn’t exactly brand new, I had to include it. It’s super light, leaves skin feeling hydrated, and feels very refreshing with a great scent. Plus, who can resist that packaging?!
Herbivore Botanicals Jasmine Green Tea Balancing Toner, $39, Herbivore Botanicals
27. Marula Facial Renewal Essence
It can be tough to find a good essence, since a lot of beauty brands don’t make them. This one enhances skin’s natural renewal process, and really makes your skin so much healthier.
Marula Facial Renewal Essence, $65, Marula
28. Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Green Re-Pair Serum
Dr. Jart+’s Cicapair moisturizer was so popular that they came out with two new products in the line – and I really love this serum. It’s ideal for sensitive skin as it’s very soothing, but it still gets rid of redness and helps treat and prevent acne.
Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Green Re-Pair Serum, $46, Sephora
29. Glamglow GalacticCleanse Hydrating Jelly Balm Cleanser
I love a beauty product that looks very cool and works very well, and that is GlamGlow’s speciality. This GalacticCleanse is a Jelly Balm Cleanser that deeply cleanses and removes makeup. And the best part? It’s a black, glittery formula that mkaes it so much fun to use.
Glamglow GalacticCleanse Hydrating Jelly Balm Cleanser, $36, Sephora
30. Boscia Everyday Gel-To-Mousse Cleanser
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I love the formula of this cleanser – it starts as a gel and then turns into a creamy mousse as you use it. It’s super moisturizing and leaves your skin looking and feeling great.
Boscia Everyday Gel-To-Mousse Cleanser, $30, Sephora
31. Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy Comfort 24 Hour Moisture Butter
This is another product from the aromatherapy line, and I really love it. It’s a super hydrating body butter in a vanilla patchouli scent that smells warm and spicy at the same time. Plus, the bottle is so pretty!
Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy Comfort 24 Hour Moisture Butter, $16.50, Bath and Body Works
32. Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask
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This Tata Harper won an Allure Best Of Beauty award for a reason: it works incredibly well. This is anatural beta-hydroxy treatment that makes your complexion look instantly radiant and more even.
Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask, $58, Sephora
33. L’Occitane Immortelle Divine Youth Oil
If you’re not using a facial oil in your routine already, you should start ASAP, and L’Occitane makes a great one. It’s definitely not cheap, but it works incredibly well and is ideal for anyone who is super serious about their skincare routine.
L’Occitane Immortelle Divine Youth Oil, $99, L’Occitane
34. Fresh Creme Ancienne Supreme Eye Cream
Introducing our eye-ssential, Crème Ancienne Supreme Eye Serum. Powered by a powerful silk tree bark blend, it targets 5 signs of aging around the eye area: wrinkles, dark circles, puffiness, loss of firmness, and loss of elasticity. We will be going live on IG at 11AM to learn all about the unicorn of eye serums. Stay tuned, and get your questions ready! 🦄
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Okay, yes, this is a really big splurge. But listen: it’s worth it, if you have the money to spend on it. This eye cream is super hydrating and works to get rid of dullness, dark circles, and puffiness.
Fresh Creme Ancienne Supreme Eye Cream, $165, Nordstrom