From Glossier to innisfree, Here Are the Best Skincare Products of 2017
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While the year of 2017 may have been a daunting one for most people, there’s been one positive constant that we can all be thankful for: the emergence of amazing new skincare products that the year has brought us. So even if we can’t control the craziness in the world around us, at least we can guarantee how hydrated our skin stays, amirite?
Whether you’re still looking for that perfect holiday gift for your skincare-loving BFF, or you want to continue to bless your pores into the new year, we’ve come up with the 10 best skincare products of 2017 for you to browse through so you can update your beauty cabinet. Keep reading to find out which cleansers, toners, masks and more made the list.
While you’re at it, check out 2017’s best makeup products and their affordable dupes as well.
The HYPEBAE Pick: Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip, available at Sephora for $45 USD.
The Scent: A very faint earthy scent.
The Texture: A smooth, light liquid.
The Results: Sunday Riley’s Ceramic Slip cleanser goes on unbelievably light. And after just a few washes, skin is not only cleaner but noticeably more balanced and pores are smaller as well. The cleanser consists of French green clay and Moroccan rhassoul clay to cleanse the skin and rid it of excess dirt, oils and impurities, so it goes on light but gives an amazing deep-clean.
The HYPEBAE Pick: amarte Aqua Mist Toner, available online for $67 USD.
The Scent: A faint citrus scent.
The Texture: A light mist.
The Results: amarte’s Aqua Mist Toner is to be used after cleansing, before applying any serums and moisturizers or at any time throughout the day when the skin needs a little boost of moisture. The spray consists of Arbutin to brighten the skin, Hyaluroinic Acid to hydrate and plump the skin, and Prickly Pear Extract that works as an antioxidant to soothe the skin. After a few spritzes of amarte’s toner, your skin would feel instantly refreshed and hydrated.
The HYPEBAE Pick: Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum, available online for $80 USD.
The Scent: A natural fragrance with hints of the serum’s fruit enzymes.
The Texture: A thin orange serum.
The Results: Drunk Elephant’s Day Serum is packed with Vitamin C to reduce inflammation, irregular pigmentation and promote healthy collagen production, in addition to soothing antioxidants and moisture replenishing fruit extracts like pumpkin ferment and pomegranate. With Vitamin C as the main ingredient, this serum works tirelessly (for 72 hours to be exact) to brighten the skin and keep inflammation at bay. This revolutionary serum has been a major skincare game changer for 2017 and we can imagine that it will stay that way for years to come.
The HYPEBAE Pick: Mario Badescu Facial Spray, available at ULTA for $7 USD.
The Scent: A faint rose scent.
The Texture: A light mist.
The Results: Mario Badescu’s Facial Spray with Aloe, Herb and Rosewater is the perfect face mist for anywhere, anytime. The super hydrating spray can be layered on top of morning or night creams for a boost of moisture, as a setting spray on top of makeup for a longlasting beat face, or on dry skin and hair throughout the day to hydrate and give a little glow. You will never want to go a day without this spray ever again.
The HYPEBAE Pick: Tatcha The Water Cream, retails at Sephora for $68 USD.
The Scent: A mix of green tea and Japanese Wild Rose.
The Texture: A smooth mix of a gel and cream.
The Results: Tatcha’s The Water Cream deeply hydrates and nourishes the skin leaving a shine-free glow – noticeably, after just one application. The cream is made up of Japanese Wild Rose to tighten pores and smooth the skin’s texture, Japanese Leopard Lily to help control excess oil and purify skin in addition to hadasei 3: an anti-aging trifecta of green tea, rice and algae to give the skin a radiant glow.
The HYPEBAE Pick: Lancer Eye Contour Lifting Cream, available online for $95 USD.
The Scent: A very faint shea butter scent.
The Texture: A light cream.
The Results: Say goodbye to dark circles, puffiness and dehydrated skin around the eyes. The Kim Kardashian-approved Lancer Eye Contour Lifting Cream is an emollient blend of time-released Hyaluronic Acid and Shea Butter to give the eyes rich and long-lasting moisture, delivering youthful looking skin almost instantly.
The HYPEBAE Pick: Glossier Invisible Shield, available online for $34 USD.
The Scent: A faint citrusy smell.
The Texture: A water-gel.
The Results: Cool-girl skincare brand Glossier has introduced its Invisible Shield that instantly absorbs into the skin without leaving any hint of residue, rather just perfectly primes the skin as the last step in the skincare routine. The lightweight sunscreen has an SPF of 35, so it not only helps prevent sun damage and skin cancer, but also works to keep the skin clear of environment factors like pollution and harmful free radicals.
The HYPEBAE Pick: Dr.Jart Vital Hydra Solution Sheet Mask, available online for $6 USD.
The Scent: Smells of hyaluronic acid.
The Texture: A very damp cellulose sheet mask.
The Results: Dr.Jart’s Vital Hydra Solution Deep Hydration Mask is perfect for a variety of skin types – normal, oily, combination, dry and sensitive, and works to deeply hydrate each one. Perfect for those long winter days that leave skin dry and chapped, this mask instantly replenishes thanks to aquaxyl and xylitol combined with the cellulose material that deeply penetrates for ultimate hydration. Additionally, with the help of Oligo-hyaluronic acid and algae extract, the skin remains moisturized long after you remove the mask.
The HYPEBAE Pick: innisfree Pore Clearing Clay Mousse Mask, available online for $29 USD.
The Scent: It’s scent-free.
The Texture: A smooth, creamy mousse.
The Results: innisfree’s Pore Clearing Clay Mousse Mask quite literally melts into your skin to deeply penetrate the pores, removing them of impurities. The mask contains Jeju volcanic clusters that quickly and efficiently absorb sebum and dirt, leaving skin remarkably clear after just one use. The best part? A little goes a long way, so while the texture of the mask may be fun to play with, you don’t actually have to use much to get the job done.
The HYPEBAE Pick: L’Occitane Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream, retails for $44 USD at Sephora.
The Scent: A rich shea butter scent.
The Texture: A thick cream.
The Results: L’Occitane’s Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream contains a high concentration of shea butter that goes on smooth and penetrates the skin to deeply hydrate and nourish the skin for up to 72 hours. If you have very dry skin, this moisturizer should be your go-to as it has definitely earned it’s spot as one of the best skincare products of 2017.
- Teresa Lam/Hypebae