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  • I’ve tested hundreds of skincare, haircare, and makeup products during my career as a beauty editor.
  • Even with new products coming out daily, there is a handful I always go back to.
  • From mascara to nail polish and more, these are the beauty products you’ll always find in my stash.

As a beauty writer for the past 10 years, it’s been my job to test and review hundreds — if not thousands — of beauty products all across the price spectrum. From drugstore shampoos to ultra-luxury serums and creams, I’ve tried it all. 

During this time, I’ve identified which products are truly worth the money and which are just hype. Because of this, my standards are exceptionally high when it comes to introducing something new to my routine — much more so for it to earn a permanent spot.

Here, I share the best of the best I’ve found over the years, including makeup, hair tools, and skincare. Even with all the daily product launches, these are the tried-and-true products I always return to and continually recommend to family, friends, and readers.

The 14 beauty products I buy over and over again