20 Amazon Products Our Readers Loved Most Last Month

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Byrdie Favorite Amazon Beauty Products

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Between the Amazon Tiktoks flooding our FYPs, and the targeted ads gracing our Instagram feeds, it seems impossible to decipher what Amazon products are actually worth it this year. Fortunately, we've turned to the experts, Byrdie's loyal readers, to help us figure out the must-have products.

From collagen peptides to teeth whitening kits, there's something on this list for every beauty lover. Whether you're in search of a new SPF, or want to slowly introduce retinol into your nighttime routine, we've got you covered this year.

Here are the Amazon products Byrdie readers loved most last month.

L'Oréal Paris Elvive Clay Rebalancing Shampoo

5
l'oreal paris elvive clay rebalancing shampoo
What We Like
  • Affordable

  • Results last for 48 hours

  • Sustainable packaging

What We Don't Like
  • Can be drying

This silicone-free clay shampoo will replenish dry ends and helps keep oily roots at bay, leaving your hair feeling fresh for up to 48 hours after use.

Hair Type: Oily | Sulfate-Free: No | Scent: Fresh | Size: 12.6 fl. oz. | Cruelty-Free: No | Byrdie Clean: Yes

Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides

4.9
Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides Powder
What We Like
  • Flavorless

  • Made from grass-fed/pasture-raised bovine

  • No added sugars

What We Don't Like
  • Jar is only half full

Here us out, collagen is the secret sauce to a youthful glow, plump skin, and an overall moisturized complexion. And since we're naturally losing our collagen as we grow older, Vital Proteins makes it super easy to add some extra collagen to our routine. Swirl this flavorless powder into your morning matcha or coffee.

Key Ingredients: Collagen, hyaluronic acid, vitamin C | Certified: Dairy-free, gluten-free, kosher, pale-friendly, Whole 30 Approved | Dosage: 2 scoops | Size: 9 oz. or 20 oz.

John Paul Mitchell Systems Tea Tree Special Shampoo

4.4
Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo
Ulta
What We Like
  • Cooling sensation

  • Vegan

  • Adds shine

What We Don't Like
  • Can be drying

Give your hair the deep clean it deserves with this shampoo. Tea tree oil and peppermint add a cool, invigorating feel to your scalp, and the added lavender scent brings a subtle refreshing scent to your shower experience. Did we mention the awesome hair benefits tea tree oil holds?

Hair Type: All | Sulfate-Free: No | Scent: Tea tree oil, peppermint, lavender | Size: 2.5 fl. oz., 10.14 fl. oz., 16.9 fl. oz., or 33.8 fl. oz. | Cruelty-Free: Yes | Byrdie Clean: No

Systane Lubricant Eye Gel Drops

4.9
Systane Lubricant Eye Gel Drops
What We Like
  • Long-lasting relief

  • Doctor-recommended

  • Can use day and night

What We Don't Like
  • Thick consistency is hard to squeeze out

Whether your eyes are irritated from looking at screens all day or are prone to dryness, these eye drops will help soothe and hydrate them.

Active Ingredients: Polyethylene glycol 400, propylene glycol | Concerns: Dry eye | Dosage: 1 to 2 drops | Size: 0.33 fl. oz.

Pure Daily Care NanoSteamer 3-in-1 Nano Ionic Facial Steamer

4.5
NanoSteamer
What We Like
  • Unclogs pores

  • Improves product penetration

  • Boosts blood circulation

What We Don't Like
  • Requires distilled water

Treat yourself to an at-home facial with this 3-in-1 facial steamer. The steam helps decongest clogged pores, while the extraction tools help banish blackheads from the surface for good.

Features: Generates nano-ionic steam, includes 5-piece instrument et for extractions, silent operation, auto shutoff, works as a humidifier | Wireless: No

nanosteamer facial steamer

Byrdie / Jenna Igneri

What Our Testers Say

“Despite its gentler steam stream, it still helped to decongest my skin and gave me a healthy glow.” — Jenna Igneri, Product Tester

HSI Professional Glider Ceramic Tourmaline Ionic Flat Iron

4.9
HSI GLIDER ORIGINAL CERAMIC FLAT IRON HAIR STRAIGHTENER
What We Like
  • Lightweight

  • Adds shine

  • Great for travel

What We Don't Like
  • Temperature dial is hard to read

Whether you like to style your locks sleek straight or in tussled curls, the HSI Professional Glider's lightweight design makes achieving the hairstyle of your dreams a reality.

Plate Width: 1-inch | Plate Type: Tourmaline ceramic | Voltage: 110/220 worldwide dual voltage | Max Temp: 450 F

TruSkin Naturals Vitamin C Serum

4.2
TruSkin Vitamin C Serum for Face

Amazon

What We Like
  • Lightweight

  • Absorbs quickly

  • Affordable

What We Don't Like
  • Results are subtle

If you haven't jumped on the Vitamin C skincare train, now's your chance. In addition to powerful skin protection benefits, TruSkin's trusty serum combines vitamin C, hyaluronic acid , and vitamin E to give you a smoother, more even complexion.

Benefits: Hydrating, neutralizes free radical damage, evens dark spots, boosts radiance, supports collagen and elastin production, firms, softens fine lines | Skin Type: All | Dosage: 3 to 5 drops | Size: 1 oz. or 2 oz. | Cruelty-Free: Yes | Byrdie Clean: Yes

Profoot Colossal foot rasp foot file

Profoot Colossal foot rasp foot file

Courtesy of Amazon

What We Like
  • Affordable

  • Works on wet or dry feet

  • 30-day money back guarantee

What We Don't Like
  • Can cause damage if used improperly

Give your feet a salon-worthy pedicure at a fraction of the price with this product. It helps remove callus and dead skin cells, leaving the bottom of your feet feeling baby-soft.

Type: Manual

Batiste Dry Shampoo

4.9
Batiste Dry shampoo

Amazon

What We Like
  • Smells good

  • Absorbs oil

  • Affordable

What We Don't Like
  • Not ideal for dark hair

Add a dose of this miracle dry shampoo to keep your tresses looking fresh in between washes. It absorbs excess oil and will leave your hair smelling incredible.

Hair Type: All | Free of: Sulfates | Size: 4.2 oz. or 8.4 oz. | Cruelty-Free: No | Byrdie Clean: Yes

duri Rejuvacote 1 Original Maximum Strength Nail Growth System

3.6
Duri Rejuvacote 1

 Courtesy of Amazon

What We Like
  • Strengthens

  • Promotes nail growth

  • Quick results

What We Don't Like
  • Only works on natural nails

Paint this topcoat over your favorite nail polish for stronger nails and an extra glossy finish.

Shades: 1 | Size: 0.45 fl. oz. | Finish: Glossy | Cruelty-Free: Yes | Byrdie Clean: No

Differin Adapalene Gel 0.1% Acne Treatment

4.8
Differin Adapalene Gel 0.1% Acne Treatment

Walmart

What We Like
  • A little goes a long way

  • Affordable

  • Treats and prevents acne

What We Don't Like
  • Contains parabens

Banish zits for good with this derm-approved over-the-counter acne treatment. It uses a gentle dose of retinoid to help rid your pores of irritation while increasing self turnover.

Type: Gel | Active Ingredients: Adapalene | Size: 1.6 oz. | Cruelty-Free: No | Byrdie Clean: Yes

RoC Retinol Correxion Line Smoothing Eye Cream

4.5
RoC Retinol Correxion Line Smoothing Eye Cream

Amazon

What We Like
  • Non-comedogenic

  • Dermatologist-tested

  • Non-greasy

What We Don't Like
  • Results are subtle

Here's a quick PSA, never neglect your undereye area. This little eye cream smoothes puffiness and softens dark circles, so you'll always look refreshed and alert, even after late nights.

Active Ingredients: Pure ROC Retinol | Benefits: Smooth wrinkles, reduces puffiness, fades dark circles, boosts radiance | Dosage: Apply small dots around the eye area | Size: 0.5 fl. oz. | Cruelty-Free: No | Byrdie Clean: No

RoC Retinol Correxion Eye Cream

Byrdie / Leigh Weingus

What Our Testers Say

"Overall, I was very happy with RoC’s Retinol Correxion Eye Cream. I didn’t experience any irritation with it and saw some pretty immediate results as far as reduced dark circles and puffiness." — Leigh Weingus, Product Tester

Sports Research 5,000 Mcg Biotin Supplements

Sports Research 5,000 Mcg Biotin Supplements

Courtesy of Amazon

What We Like
  • Easy to swallow

  • Promotes hair and nail growth

  • High potency

What We Don't Like
  • Can worsen acne

Biotin is the key to healthy hair and nails and their growth. These supplements are made with coconut oil and extra-virgin olive oil and are vegan, soy- and carcinogen-free, and non-GMO. However, it's important to consult with your doctor before taking any type of supplement.

Type: Softgel | Age Range: Adult | Dosage: 1 softgel | Certified: Non-GMO Project Verified, vegan, 3rd party quality tested, cGMP Compliant

PINOWU Reusable Bamboo Makeup Remover Pads

16 Pack Reusable Bamboo Makeup Remover Pads

Amazon

What We Like
  • Affordable

  • Machine-washable

  • 16-pack

What We Don't Like
  • Reviewers note they could be softer

These reusable bamboo pads will make taking off your makeup a bit greener. Plus, the included laundry bag makes it super easy to throw them in the wash.

Material: Bamboo | Size: 3.15 x 3.15 x 0.16 in. | Shape: Round

Crest 3D White Whitestrips with Light

4.8
strips
What We Like
  • Lightweight device

  • Long-lasting results

What We Don't Like
  • Can cause sensitivity

A beloved classic, Crest Whitestrips are the tried and true favorite in the teeth whitening game. The added enamel-safe whitening device leaves your teeth absolutely sparkling.

Type: Strips and light | Active Ingredients: Hydrogen peroxide, blue light | Treatment Length: 10 days

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer

4.1
Revlon Salon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer

Amazon

What We Like
  • Affordable

  • Soft, flexible bristles

  • Heats up and dries fast

What We Don't Like
  • No dual voltage

Achieve a salon-worthy blowout at home with Revlon's beloved (and viral) volumizer brush. The hot air and bristles work simultaneously to dry and smooth from root to tip, leaving you with a silky smooth head of hair in half the time.

Features: Ionic and ceramic technology, 3 heat settings, 3-speed settings, 6-foot swivel cord | Wireless: No

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer Hot Air Brush

Byrdie / Ashley Rubell

What Our Testers Say

"The Revlon Salon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer gave me a quick, easy-to-achieve, salon-quality blowout in mere minutes." — Ashley Rubell, Product Tester

Sdara Skincare Derma Roller

4.3
Sdara Derma Roller

Amazon

What We Like
  • Esthetician-recommended

  • Beginner-friendly

  • Quick results

What We Don't Like
  • Microneedle heads are not replaceable

Hear us out, they are so many benefits to using a derma roller at home. Not only does it help ramp up your skin's collagen and elastin production, but it also leaves your skin plump and tightened.

Manual or Electric: Manual | Features: 540 titanium needles (0.25-millimeter length), ergonomic handle

sdara derma roller

Byrdie / Jenna Igneri 

What Our Testers Say

"It wasn’t until I approached the end of the three weeks that my skin was noticeably smoother and more radiant. Results were far from dramatic, and I didn’t notice any changes in my dark spots and freckles in just three weeks, but there was definitely an improvement in terms of dullness and texture." — Jenna Igneri, Product Tester

Olaplex Hair Perfector No. 3

4.9
Olaplex Hair Perfector No. 3
What We Like
  • Adds shine

  • Repairs broken bonds

  • Vegan

What We Don't Like
  • Pricey

Olaplex's salon favorite Hair Perfector No. 3 is your first step to reviving smooth, gorgeous locks. Apply this nutrient cream pre-shampoo to repair breakage and add a boost of shine.

Active Ingredients: Bis-aminopropyl diglycol dimaleate | Hair Type: All | Free of: Gluten, nuts, parabens, phthalates, phosphate, sulfates, DEA, aldehydes, formaldehyde | Size: 3.3 fl. oz. | Cruelty-Free: Yes | Byrdie Clean: Yes

Olay Regenerist Regenerating Deep Hydration Cream Moisturizer

Olay Regenerist Regenerating Deep Hydration Cream Moisturizer

Amazon

What We Like
  • Pump bottle

  • Affordable

  • Absorbs quickly

What We Don't Like
  • Strong scent

As we head into cooler temps these next few months, it's important to give your skin a hydration boost. We love Olay's signature moisturizer, since it quenches thirsty skin and won't break the bank.

Active Ingredients: Vitamin B3, vitamin B5, amino peptide | Size: 1.7 oz. | SPF: None | Cruelty-Free: No | Byrdie Clean: No

Essence Cosmetics Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara

4.8
Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara

Amazon

What We Like
  • Affordable

  • Long-wearing

  • Doesn't flake

What We Don't Like
  • Can clump

Who knew you could achieve bold, extension-level lashes for less than $5? This budget-friendly mascara coats and separates every lash for a clump-free beautiful finish.

Benefits: Defines, lengthens, volumizes | Size: 0.304 oz. | Shades: 1 | Waterproof: No | Cruelty-Free: Yes | Byrdie Clean: No

essence lash princess mascara

 Byrdie / Ashley Rebecca

What Our Testers Say

"I was pretty shocked at how well the wand separated my eyelashes, and there was zero clumping at all, which rarely ever happens to me." — Ashley Rebecca, Product Tester

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