Honestly, what was life before Amazon? The online retailer has quickly become a one-stop shop for, well, anything your heart could desire—all delivered to your doorstep within a matter of days. Where else on the interwebs can you buy toilet paper (quilted! 3-ply! patterned!), bed frames, and $200 face creams all at once? On the beauty product front, Amazon stocks a surprising amount of tried-and-true favorites from brands like Sunday Riley, L'Oréal Paris and Nyx, but the real thing that sets it apart is its vast, ever-growing collection of beauty products we've never heard of.
Whether it's a random vitamin c serums that has thousands of five-star reviews (and rings in under $20!) or face sling that's supposed to make your jawline slimmer (we have questions), Amazon is like the Wild West of beauty products—uncharted terrain full of gems just waiting to be discovered. With that in mind, we turned to a group of people whose opinions we value above all others: our readers. We asked you to share the secret, under-the-radar Amazon beauty gems you've ordered on a whim (or after extensive research—getting lost in a black hole of reading Amazon reviews is a very real affliction) and actually fell in love with.
Unsurprisingly, you really delivered—and our Amazon carts are now fuller than ever. Keep scrolling for 10 under-the-radar Amazon beauty finds Byrdie readers can't stop raving about!
"I’ve ordered it three times already! I swear it’s calmed down my skin in terms of redness and breakouts." —Erica
"I love this lash serum from Etude House! It is super affordable from Amazon. I use it at night as a lash conditioner, and my lashes have never been healthier. I can go without any mascara and my lashes are still full and pretty long. I purchased it for a co-worker who also loved it!"— Laura
"My UV proof driving gloves! They're a game changer for anti-aging hand care. I wear them constantly in the car. Plus, they're only $8." —Meg
"I love the Benton Snail Bee sheet masks. The masks are packed with stellar ingredients, and the 10-pack is such a score."—Natalie
"Karma Organics Lavender Oil Nail Polish Remover is the only remover I use. It removes nail polish efficiently without the harsh chemicals in regular nail polish remover that dry out your nail beds and cuticles. Since it is oil-based and hydrates as it removes, you don't get the usual skin and nail staining when you remove red or black polish. The best results are when you use a cotton ball instead of a cotton pad. Apply light pressure in a circular motion." —Betina
"My number one Amazon pick-up are these Cosrx Acne Dots. These hydrocolloid patches slurp all of the nasties out of zits, they're so cheap, they usually come in a multi-pack, and I'm never worried about them being counterfeit." —Hilary
"It's unscented, $15, and infuses my skin with moisture beyond belief." —Joey
"This would essentially be my desert island Amazon pick because you get a convenient, elevated, at-home dye for a low price tag. I don't have to go to the salon to get my normally-blonde brows tinted to the light brown I prefer. At-home dyes can be tricky, but this is a brand I fully trust. It's the only product on Amazon that I have an automatic restock on. My eyebrow pencils are relieved." —Hillary
"Sky Organics Castor Oil has worked wonders on my brows." —Anne
"Tinkle eyebrow razors! I use them to dermaplane my face." — Elyse
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