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Reviews

In this section, read about Team Byrdie's honest reviews on the buzziest new beauty products you may or may not have heard of. Apologies in advance to your wallet.

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inde wild am+pm set
Indē Wild's Serum Set Works Overtime for Bright Skin

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I Tried Sona Beauty's Golden Touch Foundation—Here Are My Honest Thoughts

Byrdie Commerce Guideliens & Mission
Byrdie Verified: Our Product Testing Seal of Approval

Laura Mercier TM Blush
Ombre Blush Is the TikTok Beauty Trend Taking Over the Summer

Byrdie editors wear makeup looks featuring their favorite products
Editors' Picks: The Best Beauty and Wellness Products We Tried in June

Byrdie editors wear their makeup and skincare picks
Editors' Picks: The Best Products We Tried in May

The author's hair (left) and skin (right) after using Biossance's 100% Sugarcane Squalane Oil
Biossance's 100% Squalane Oil Totally Transformed My Dry Skin

Byrdie writer Celeste Polanco before and after using the Glossier Super Bounce serum
Reviewed: Glossier's Super Bounce Gives Skin a Gentle Moisture Boost

Beauty products from Tower 28, Live Tinted, Superegg, Allies of Skin, and Eadem
Editors' Picks: The Best AAPI-Founded Beauty Brands We've Tried (So Far)

Byrdie Editors
Editors' Picks: The Best Products We Tried in April

left: writer celeste polanco in neutrogena hydro boost mask right: after using mask
This Neutrogena Hydro Boost Mask Saved My Dry, Sensitive Skin

necessaire the body wash in eucalyptus bottle and box
Nécessaire's The Body Wash Is the Epitome of Shower Luxury

tatcha dewy skin cream tested by beauty writer karla ayala
Tatcha's Dewy Skin Cream Is My Skincare Holy Grail

Pixi Double Cleanse Review
Reviewed: Pixi's Double Cleanse Leaves Skin Refreshed and Hydrated

Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Cream
Reviewed: Dr. Jart+'s Cicapair Cream Soothed My Irritated Skin

Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation and Concealer Results on Celeste Polanco
Milani's Conceal + Perfect Foundation Is Great for All-Day Glam

Khera Alexander before and after using Kerastase Elixir Ultime Hydrating Hair Oil
Reviewed: Kérastase Elixir Ultime Oil Is a Heat-Styling Essential

sweet chef
These Sweet Chef Products Are Like Wellness Shots for Your Skin

peter thomas roth water drench hyaluronic cloud cream hydrating moisturizer
The Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Cream Gave Me Juicy (Not Greasy) Skin

le labo shower gel in santal 33
This Le Labo Shower Gel Changed My View on Scented Body Washes

Nude high heels on pastel colored background
The 25 Best Nude Heels To Fit Every Style

Woman wearing white linen dress standing in a field
The 13 Best Linen Dresses of 2022 That Can Transition Into Fall

Underwear hanging on a clothesline
The 20 Best Thongs of 2022 for Panty Line-Free Outfits

Woman holding tote bag
The 15 Best Travel Totes of 2022 To Take On Your Next Adventure

Olay Eye Lifting Serum
Olay’s Eye Lifting Serum Is an Affordable Way To Hydrate Under Eyes

Bolden Brightening Moisturizer SPF 30
This Moisturizer Protected, Hydrated, and Brightened My Complexion

SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Clay Shampoo Bar
My Hair Felt Clean, But Not Stripped After Using This Shampoo Bar

Neutrogena Body Clear Body Wash
I Tried Neutrogena Body Clear Body Wash to Help Fight Body Acne

Woman washing face
The 9 Best Powder Cleansers for a Customizable Cleansing Experience

Starpil Hero
I Tried Starpil's Starsoft Roll-On Wax and I'll Never Book a Leg Wax Again

Olaplex QVC Hair Repair Products
Our Editors Swear by These 7 Products To Help Restore Dry, Damaged Hair
Wet n Wild MegaLiner Liquid Eyeliner
This Budget-Friendly Eyeliner Gave Me Seriously High-Quality Results

StriVectin TL Advanced Tightening Neck Cream Plus
This Popular Multi-Use Cream Addresses Tech Neck Head-On

Various Farmacy products on a counter with papaya, blueberries, and honey
Farmacy Is Bringing a Farm-to-Table Philosophy to Skincare

Kate McLeod's Daily Stone Body Moisturizer
Kate McLeod’s Daily Stone Moisturizer Has Earned a Permanent Spot on My Shelf

Byrdie editors wearing makeup, skin, and hair products from their August 2022 picks
Editors' Picks: The Best Beauty and Wellness Products We Tried in August

Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Pencil
This Charlotte Tilbury Lip Liner Kept My Lipstick in Place All Day

conair first hairdryer yellow bird
Why Conair Has Been a Go-To Brand For Hair Tools For Over 60 Years

Schmidt's Aluminum-Free Natural Deodorant
This Sensitive Skin-Friendly Natural Deodorant Fought Odor All Day

Byrdie writer Khera Alexander before and after applying the e.l.f. Cosmetics Putty Bronzer
Reviewed: e.l.f.'s Putty Bronzer Creates Gorgeous Sun-Kissed Cheeks

Rare Beauty's Positive Light Liquid Luminizer
Rare Beauty's Positive Light Liquid Luminizer Gave Me an Effortless Glow

MAC Russian Red Matte Lipstick product shot and on Byrdie writer Karla Ayala
Reviewed: MAC's Russian Red Matte Lipstick Is a Rich, Versatile Classic

Woman lying down in underwear
You Might Need to Use an Incontinence Pad — Here Are the 8 Best

Somnox 2 pillow
I Tried Somnox’s $600 Sleep Robot to Help Me Get 8 Hours of Rest

bigger than beauty sunproof sunscreen on blue background
Reviewed: This Bigger Than Beauty 3-in-1 Sunscreen Simplified My Routine

Byrdie writer Celeste Polanco before and after using Sunday Riley's Ice Ceramide Moisturizer
Reviewed: Sunday Riley's Ice Ceramide Moisturizer Revived My Dry Skin

Byrdie editors wearing Tula Skin Tint
We Tried Tula's Radiant Skin Serum Skin Tint—And We're Obsessed

Janiah McKelton wearing Mischo Beauty lip liner / Design by Cristina Cianci
Mischo Beauty's Lip Liner Is The Best I've Ever Tried—Here's Why

drybar buttercup blow dryer on sky background
Drybar Perfected the Blowout Bar Concept (and These 10 Products)

best moto boots
The 11 Best Motorcycle Boots to Harness Biker-Chic

Dibs Beauty Highlighter Sticks
DIBS Beauty: Best Products and Brand Review

pangea superfood smoothie face mask
Pangea's Superfood Mask Is Like a Tall Glass of Green Juice for Your Face
Lacey Brown / Design by Tiana Crispino
E.l.f.'s Halo Glow Liquid Filter Is Going Viral on TikTok—So, I Tried It

Byrdie editors wearing skincare, makeup, and hair products from their July picks
Editors' Picks: The Best Beauty and Wellness Products We Tried in July

Byrdie writer wearing Benefit Lovetint Cheek & Lip Stain
Benefit’s Lovetint Cheek & Lip Stain Delivers the Perfect Amount of Pigment

Byrdie writer Celeste Polanco before and after using Iconic London's Illuminator Liquid Highlight
Reviewed: Iconic London's Illuminator Gave Me a Stunning All-Day Glow

khera alexander before and after using maybelline lash sensational luscious mascara
Maybelline's Lash Sensational Luscious Mascara Provides Major Length and Volume

Janiah McKelton wearing NYX Epic Smoke Eyeliner
NYX's Epic Smoke Liner Helped Me Achieve a Soft, Smoky Wing

Black Girl Sunscreen. Fenty Skin Hydra Vizer SPF 30 Moisturizer, and Bolden Brightening Moisturizer SPF 30 on a background that looks like water
9 Black-Owned Sunscreen Brands You Need to Know About

Byrdie writer Karla Ayala before and after applying L'Oreal Colour Riche Satin Lipstick
L'Oréal's Colour Riche Is the Perfect Summery Lipstick

Byrdie writer Celeste Polanco's lashes before and after applying Maybelline's Great Lash Mascara
Maybelline's Great Lash Mascara Is a Classic for a Reason

Three models wearing curly INH hair extensions and green dresses
Insert Name Here Has Extensions for Everyone—These Are Some of Our Faves

beauty writer melony forcier before and after using summer fridays lip butter balm
The Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm Softened and Smoothed My Lips

Byrdie writer Celeste Polanco before and after applying KVD Beauty's Lock-It Tattoo Foundation
Reviewed: KVD Beauty's Lock-It Foundation Creates a Next-Level Finish