Do they sound familiar to you? We select the 30 best makeup products you should try (at least) once in a lifetime
You have heard of them, you have read reviews and opinions, you know that there are celebrities who cannot live without them and that some are real bestsellers, but have you ever used them? We wanted to make a collection of cosmetics that you should try at least some time in life. Both iconic makeup products and creams that have become the most demanded in pharmacies. There are not all those who are (surely you also have your infallible), but without a doubt, they are some in which every beauty addict should invest at some point.
- Touche Eclat
It is the illuminator of excellence for more than 20 years. Something will have this magic brush so that every 10 seconds one is sold somewhere in the world. It is a cosmetic that is not lacking in the toiletry bags of makeup artists and beauty addicts, for its ability to instantly illuminate and enhance the beauty of the skin.
- The Ordinary
The Ordinary is one of the best brands offering many skincare and makeup products. Most of the people buy products using The Ordinary coupons to get skincare treatment products at affordable prices. The Ordinary offers several products including:
- Direct Acids
- Hair Care
- Hydrators and Oils
- More Molecules
- Vitamin C
- NARS Blush Orgasm
The signature blush in this shade marked a revolution in the brand and in the cosmetic sector. Francois Nars wanted to develop a blush that would give the skin a sensual blush. As of today, it is the best seller in the entire category and has received and receives awards every year since its launch in 2001. Perfect for achieving a touch of natural color, its formula contains transparent pigments that provide a smooth and shiny finish, never opaque.
- Nivea Creme
Is there a more recognizable cosmetic than Nivea’s iconic blue can? Possibly not. It is backed by more than 100 years of history – it was created in 1911 – but originally it began to be marketed in a yellow tin with green Art Nouveau- inspired decoration.
Blue was introduced in 1925 and is one of the most successful packaging designs. It was a totally revolutionary product, whose application on the skin was extremely easy. It protected the skin from the wind, the cold, and the sun.
And its unique fragrance consisted of a composition of bergamot, orange, lavender, rose, lilac, and lilies of the valley. It has survived fads, and each year more than 100 million cans are sold in 200 different countries. A product that we should try at least once in life, don’t you think.
- Terracotta Poudre Bronzante
To speak of sun powders is to speak of this mythical Guerlain product. They perfectly reproduce light and natural tan with a single gesture, simple and immediate, for all women, throughout the year. Enriched with moisturizing actives, its unique formula does not dry out the skin and ensures long-lasting comfort.
- Eight Hour Cream by Elizabeth Arden
A legendary balm that hydrates and repairs at any time or situation. Among its uses, shaping the eyebrows, brightening the skin, moisturizing dry hands and smoothing cuticles and nails. In addition, it is a good option to treat skin irritated by cold, sun, or wind. An authentic off-road product that has been a true icon in the firm for years.
- Shape Tape Contour Concealer
It is the favorite concealer of beauty YouTubers, it even has its own hashtag, #shapetapeconcealer.
- Benetint by Benefit
There are also makeup products that have earned their own merits to be real hits you should try. One of them is this signature 2-in-1 liquid blush to give your lips and cheeks blush.
- Avene Thermal Spring Water
Indispensable in many toiletry bags, especially when the good weather arrives, it is one of the great classics when it comes to products based on thermal water. If you have not tried to spray this refreshing spray on your face, you should do it to check how your skin receives extra energy at the moment. Extracted directly from the spring, it preserves intact all its soothing, desensitizing, and softening properties.
- Lash Queen Feline Blacks
An iconic matching mascara Offers the intensity of a deep, feline look. An authentic bestseller is available in a waterproof version. Also, you can avail it online usingAmazon promo codes 20% off anything
- Creme from LA Mer
Its price does not prevent us from facing one of those cult products that you have surely read a thousand and one reviews. It is the authentic best seller of the premium firm, and one of the favorites of many famous ones, such as Jennifer Lopez, Ashley Tisdale, or Chrissy Teigen, who have shared images of the product on their networks.
So if you are thinking about indulging your skin, it is not a bad option to try this legendary cream, born from the sea, that improves skin firmness, reduces expression lines, wrinkles, and pores, and helps ensure that the skin is always young.
- Matte Lipstick by MAC
Specifically, its Russian Red tone is one of the most desired by many women, who see this red with intense bluish hues the perfect rouge to color their lips. Another classic is Ruby Woo, of which four units are sold in the world every minute.
- Soleil Tan by Chanel
Alessandra Ambrosio is one of the fans of this gel-cream that provides color and can be used before or after the foundation, but also without it. The result is a perfect, colored, and velvety skin as if you had applied a liquid foundation, first, and bronzing powders, later.
- Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate
The New York cosmetic firm has sold more than a million units since its launch in 2009. A product that helps you achieve radiant skin with this powerful concentration of botanical extracts specifically formulated to replicate the skin’s natural lipids and achieve an Optimal overnight repair.
- Living Luminizer by RMS
They say that it is a “universal illuminator” because it suits many skin tones, and the long list of supermodels that use it is the best proof. From Gisele Bündchen to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley to Karlie Kloss, many tops have given in to this cream product that “brightens your skin’s natural youth, without getting sticky, oily, or shiny.”
- Beauty Water by Caudalie
It can be used as a morning tonic, refreshes and hydrates the skin, helps to close pores, prolongs the duration of makeup … This multipurpose water was born in 1997, formulated with natural ingredients, and inspired by the beauty secret of the Queen of Hungary. They have recognized using it, among others, Victoria Beckham, Beyoncé, or Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
- Huile Prodigieuse by NUXE
A classic this multi-function dry oil that was launched on the market more than two decades ago. It is number one in sales in France (one bottle is sold every 9 seconds in the world). With a non-greasy texture, it is composed of six Precious Vegetable oils (Macadamia, Hazelnut, Borage, Sweet Almond, Camellia, and Hypericum). It can be used both to nourish the skin and the hair.
- Beauty Blender
It is not the makeup itself, but this accessory came to revolutionize the world of makeup. The famous pink sponge copied reviews on blogs and Instagram posts. It has become indispensable for many makeup artists, who consider it a good ally to apply the foundation and give it a professional finish and a perfect texture (CPV).
- Germinal Immediate Action
They are the most popular flash effect ampoules. The motives? They provide vitality to the skin, eliminating traces of fatigue. Thus, dull, dry, and dull skin recovers a natural healthy appearance in just 30 seconds. In addition, they help to restore the balance of the skin and delay skin aging.
- Skin Caviar Luxe Cream by La Prairie
Another cult cream, which is confirmed by the brand that is the one that has sold the most in the world since its launch. More than 30 years ago, the firm revealed to the world the unique power of caviar to nourish and regenerate the skin. It has been remastered with Caviar Premier, to increase its hydrating capacity and its lifting and firming effect (CPV).
- Dior’s Creme Abricot
Another such cult product is this cuticle cream from the French firm, which was born back in the 60s. It softens cuticles, favors the growth of nails, and improves their resistance.
- Aquaphor by Eucerin
This repairing cream always tops the lists of the products most recommended by experts, best-selling in pharmacies, and most recommended by experts and celebrities.
She is, in fact, one of the great allies of makeup artist Daniel Martin, responsible for Meghan Markle’s look on her wedding day, who used her as a highlighter to achieve the desired glow effect, so common in Prince Harry’s wife.
An authentic multitask product ideal to solve the problems of irritated skin, chafing, cracks, skin cut by the cold, small scars … Among her declared fans, Beyoncé is one of the celebrities who has recognized that he uses it “for everything”, in addition to Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, or the Kardashian.
- Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II, by Estee Lauder
When thinking about a serum, many women do not hesitate to remember this iconic amber-colored container that restores our skin while we sleep. And it is that the cosmetic laboratories verified how the night is the optimal time for the skin to repair the damage that has occurred during the day.
Thus, the appearance of each visible sign of aging is visibly reduced. Lines and wrinkles are significantly smoothed out and the skin is tightened to prevent future damage.
- Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion by Clinique
The legendary moisturizing cream of the firm already has 50 years of history. The data says it clearly: a cream is sold every 4.87 seconds somewhere in the world. A full-blown best seller. Strengthens the skin’s moisture barrier and offers all-day hydration, keeping skin looking younger for longer. For best results, it is recommended to use Facial Soap and Clarifying Lotion first. These three products combined make up the firm’s famous ‘3-Step System’. Today it exists in 3 versions: cream, lotion, and gel.
- Olay Regenerist Whips
This cream continues to be one of the hits of the consumer brand, one of its best-selling products. And now it launches its new range with a super light cloud texture, available with SPF30. Its formula transforms the cream into liquid on contact with the skin, absorbing instantly, leaving a smooth, smooth and matte finish, and a pleasant feeling of lightness.
This top-selling multipurpose oil is a favorite of many celebrities, including Kim Kardashian, a true trendsetter. A product that helps us achieve deep hydration. Formulated with a combination of natural extracts and vitamins A and E, with a light and non-greasy texture, it provides softness and extra hydration, leaving a silky touch and restoring elasticity.
- Moringa Cleansing Balm by Emma Hardie
We recently found that several pharmaceutical experts mentioned this product as one of their essentials in their facial routines. It is a balm that not only removes makeup and cleanses the skin in-depth, providing a lot of light, but can also be used as a mask or to nourish the most cracked areas such as elbows and heels.
- Eve Lom Cleanser
A balm indicated for all skin types that like the effect of double cleansing in one product. If you dedicate the time it requires and uses it accompanied by the muslin cloth, it gently exfoliates the skin, removing impurities, skin dirt and makeup, balancing the pH. In addition, it stimulates blood circulation, leaving the skin soft, velvety, decongested, and maintains the hydration levels of the skin. It is indicated for complexions that have a tendency to the appearance of pimples or blemishes.
- Skin Food by Weleda
The history of one of the most demanded products in pharmacies goes back a long way: its formula dates back to 1926 and remains the same. We find another one of these multifunction cosmetics, perhaps the reason for its undeniable success, as it helps us solve multiple problems: from repairing very dry and cracked skin (lips, elbows, knees …), calming irritations, hydrating cuticles and hands after the manicure, to alleviate the small wounds produced by cuts or chafing, to soften and hydrate the hardness of the feet or to use as aftersun. Others even turn to him as a cheek highlighter. He also has a legion of fans: from Julia Roberts to Demi Moore, Rihana, Victoria Beckham, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Alexa Chung.
- Sensibio H2O, from Bioderma
Micellar waters are here to stay, and one of the most emblematic is this, a true bestseller. A bottle of this makeup remover micellar water is sold every 2 seconds worldwide and has become a favorite of makeup artists. It is not strange to see her on the work sets of the experts, year after year, in the backstage of fashion shows such as Victoria’s Secret or those of the fashion weeks of Paris, New York, and Milan.
To this, we must add its multiple fans, from models like Bar Rafaeli or Adriana Lima, actresses like Ashley Greene, Juana Acosta, Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Abril, or stars of the song like Florence Welch or Adele.
- Egyptian Magic
A cream with moisturizing and nourishing properties, which has become famous thanks to word of mouth, becoming one of the most popular and widely used creams in the world. They speak of her as ‘the most famous multifunction cream among Hollywood stars’, including Kate Hudson.
It is a balm whose composition, based on a formula found in the land of the pharaohs thousands of years ago, is made up of six natural ingredients with moisturizing and regenerating properties that melt into the skin, leaving it shiny and smooth. It helps to heal wounds, calm irritations, and even regularize all kinds of imperfections.
Selena is a blogger and a guest contributor for a well-known brand that includes MESHEBLE. In her leisure time, she plays tennis.