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
Results last for 48 hours
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
Made from grass-fed/pasture-raised bovine
No added sugars
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
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
Can use day and night
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
Improves product penetration
Boosts blood circulation
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
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
Great for travel
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
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
Works on wet or dry feet
30-day money back guarantee
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.
Batiste Dry Shampoo
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
Promotes nail growth
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
A little goes a long way
Treats and prevents acne
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
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
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
Easy to swallow
Promotes hair and nail growth
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
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
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
Soft, flexible bristles
Heats up and dries fast
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
Sdara Skincare Derma Roller
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
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
Repairs broken bonds
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
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
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
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