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But thanks to Allure’s Best of Beauty bonanza, we’ve uncovered lesser-known products that go the distance. You might not have even known your skin care and makeup routine needed them.
These are products that deliver unexpected — but very welcome — results. And best of all, they've been vetted by Allure's team of testers.
If you've already seen our first round of Allure's picks, here are even more products that you'll love for fall and beyond.
Best skin care
Aveeno Positively Radiant Overnight Hydrating Facial, $11, Amazon
Also get this at Ulta.
This overnight mask gives your skin major hydration while you sleep!
Kiehl's Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration Mask, $45, Sephora
It's also sold at Nordstrom.
This is one of the best masks we've tried for dry skin.
Korres Wild Rose 15% Vitamin C Spotless Serum, $75, Amazon
Get this at Sephora as well.
The light weight formula of this serum is perfect for layering under your sunscreen.
Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum, $80, Sephora
This dissolves dead skin cells and breaks up dark spots.
Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray, $32, Sephora
It's also sold at Macy's.
L'Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Glow Amour Glow Boosting Drops, $15, Ulta
Grab it at Target as well.
This glowing formula yields a wash of light so natural, it's impossible to overdo.
Kiss Blowout Lash in Pixie (4-pack), $13, Walmart
Also available at Ulta.
These are wispy and look natural.
Tweezerman Lash Assist False Lash Applicator, $17, Sally Beauty
The small, angled grippers on this tool let you position the strips (or clusters) of false lashes directly on top of the lash line.
Sephora Collection House of Lashes Eyelash Adhesive, $9, Sephora
Once they're perfectly placed, this holds those fakes in place longer than any of its peers. Available in both black and clear, the latex-free formula goes easy on sensitive eyes.
RMS Beauty Wild With Desire Lipstick, $28, Sephora
This is the ultimate in nontoxic beauty.
Best full-body care
Kopari Coconut Oil Deodorant, $14, Sephora
Get this at Nordstrom as well.
We don’t reapply because we need to. We reapply it because we want to. The balmy cushion feels like satin and smells like coconut milk. And it works.
Olay Microscrubbing Cleansing Infusion Crushed Ginger Body Wash, $4, Walmart
Target also sells this body wash.
The teeny buffers in this exfoliating body wash are gentle enough for every day.
Chanel Bleu de Chanel Eau de Toilette, $75, Sephora
This earthy, woodsy scent smells incredible when sprayed on your hair, for just a subtle hint of fragrance.
Best hair products
Garnier Fructis Nourishing Treat 1 Minute Hair Mask, $6, Amazon
Grab this at Walmart as well.
In 60 seconds, this magical mask energizes listless strands and tames unruly ones.
Herbal Essences Bio:Renew Detox Black Charcoal Shampoo, $15, Walmart
It's also sold at Ulta.
When freshly washed hair falls flat at the roots, product buildup is to blame. This silicone-free combo encourages bounce with plant-derived charcoal. The natural purifier rids strands of residue from top to bottom. Don't forget to use the conditioner as well.
SheaMoisture Manuka Honey & Yogurt Hydrate + Repair System, $11, Ulta
ApotheCARE Essentials The Mender Hair Repair Oil, $10, Amazon
Also buy it at Walmart.
You can rinse this oil out, or leave it in for intense hydration.
Best hair tools
Hot Tools: Professional 1 1/4" Curl Bar, $63, Walmart
This curling iron is ergonomically angled and shaped like a number seven, meaning it's easier to get perfect curls.
Paul Mitchell Neuro Angle Rod Curling Iron, $135, Amazon
This lets you get loose waves and curls with zero upper-body stress.
Tangle Teezer Ultimate Detangler, $14, Ulta
This hairbrush has all the bendy, flexible bristles of the original packed into a paddle shape. It glides through wet hair and detangles knots without a snag or a snap.