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Product Reviews

From skincare and makeup to hair tools and wardrobe staples you'll wear for years, browse Byrdie-approved beauty and style products that we've put to the test ourselves. Apologies in advance to your wallet.

Bianca Lambert wearing Lancôme's Teint Idole Ultra Wear Care & Glow Serum Concealer.
Lancôme's New Serum Concealer Gives Me 24 Hours of Hydrating Coverage

Byrdie editor Olivia Hancock with an intricate updo hairstyle and glowing skin
Editors' Picks: The Best Beauty and Fashion Products We Tried This Month

A close up view of the opening of the body exfoliator by necessaire
Nécessaire's The Body Exfoliator Will Turn Your Shower Into a Spa

bianca lambert before and after photos wearing clinique mascara
Clinique High Impact High-Fi Full Volume Mascara Instantly Lifted My Lashes

photo of native body wash
Native's $9 Body Wash Leaves My Dry Skin Feeling So Moisturized

bianca lambert before and after wearing rare beauty brow pencil
Rare Beauty's Eyebrow Pencil Makes It Easy to Achieve Fluffy, Full Brows

bianca lambert mirror photo
I Tried Medicube's New Body Contouring Device—Here Are My Honest Thoughts

Janiah McKelton before and after photos
Neogen's Extra Volume Curl Metal Mascara Is Like a Magic Wand For Your Lashes

before and after of janiah mckelton wearing naturium sunscreen
Naturium’s UV Reflect Antioxidant Sunscreen Gave My Skin a Sheer, Radiant Glow

Byrdie writer Karla Ayala's skin before and after applying the OLAY Super Serum 5-in-1 face serum
OLAY's New "Super Serum" Cocktails 5 Ingredients Without Irritation

Byrdie Editor
Editors' Picks: The 25 Beauty Products We're Swapping in for Fall

Close-up of Byrdie writer Ashley Rebecca's eyelashes before and after applying the Maybelline Lash Sensational Boosting Eyelash Serum
Maybelline's Lash Sensational Serum Thickens Lashes with Just One Use

before and after photos of byrdie writer elise tabin wearing cerave vitamin c serum
Cerave's Skin Renewing Vitamin C Serum Gave My Skin a Lit-From-Within Glow

before and after photos wearing the shiseido foundation
Shiseido's RevitalEssence Skin Glow Foundation Gives My Skin a Subtle, Dewy Glow

Byrdie writer Iman Balagam before and after applying the Glaze Super Color Conditioning hair gloss in Caramel Lights
Glaze’s Super Gloss Made My Hair Shinier, Softer, and More Vibrant

Hands holding Oui the People
Oui the People Is Bringing Inclusive and Innovative Bodycare to the Masses

Byrdie writer Janiah McKelton before and after images wearing kiss falscara lashes
Kiss' Falscara Starter Kit Is a Beginner-Friendly Way to Enhance Your Lashes

Avene Products for Avene Brand Guide
Avène Is the French Girl Skincare Brand You Need to Know If You Have Sensitive Skin

Byrdie editor Eden Stuart wears a yellow and white patterned jumpsuit
Editors' Picks: The Best Fashion Pieces We Wore in August

Model posting with Eadem Dark Spot Serum
Eadem Is the Newest BIPOC-Owned Skincare Brand to Launch in All Sephora Stores

Byrdie editor Eden Stuart with glossy lips, tortoiseshell glasses, and a radiant makeup look
Editors' Picks: The Best Beauty and Wellness Products We Tried in August

Before and after using amika Perk Up Plus Extended Clean Dry Shampoo
Amika's Perk Up Plus Dry Shampoo Gives My Hair a Fresh-From-the-Salon Feel

danessa myricks skin tint before and after
Danessa Myricks' New Skin Tint Is the Most Lightweight, Hydrating One I've Tried

Byrdie editor Star Donaldson's skin before and after applying the Charlotte Tilbury Magic Water Cream
Charlotte Tilbury's New Magic Water Cream Gave My Combo Skin a Hydrated Glow

Byrdie writer Karla Ayala's makeup before and after applying the Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Bronzer
Physicians Formula’s Murumuru Butter Bronzer Gave My Makeup Routine a Glow Boost

Dropper and bottle of Osea Undaria Algae Body Oil
Osea's Undaria Algae Body Oil Made My Skin Softer and More Radiant Than Ever

byrdie editor Olivia Hancock before and after wearing bobbi brown skin tint
Bobbi Brown's New Skin Tint Is the Most Commute-Proof Formula I've Ever Tried

Woman before and after applying Makeup by Mario SurrealSkin Awakening Concealer
This Is the Only Glowy Concealer That Covers My Hormonal Acne

The author before (left) and after (right) applying the Glossier Stretch Concealer
Glossier's Stretch Concealer Is the Makeup Equivalent of Your Favorite Jeans

Black makeup brands
10 Black-Owned Makeup Brands That Deserve a Spot in Your Collection

byrdie social editor Jasmine Phillips
Editor's Picks: The 18 Fashion Pieces We'll Be Wearing This Fall

Hailey Bieber wearing large gold earrings
I Tried The $330 Glow-Boosting Wand Hailey Bieber Uses for Glazed Skin

Byrdie writer Olivia Cefalu before and after applying the Victoria Beckham BabyBlade Brow Pencil
Victoria Beckham's BabyBlade Brow Pencil Makes Brows Look Microbladed in Seconds

Best Scar Creams of 2023
We Found 9 Doctor-Approved Scar Products To Help Heal Cuts, Wounds, and More

Sol de Janeiro Rio Radiance Illuminating Body Cream jar on vanity with assorted objects
Sol de Janeiro's Rio Radiance Illuminating Body Cream Is Like Summer in a Jar

before and after photo of bianca lambert wearing kimchi chic foundation
I Tried the TikTok-Viral KimChi Chic Foundation—Here Are My Honest Thoughts

Byrdie writer Khera Alexander's eyebrows before and after applying the Benefit Fluff Up Brow Wax
Benefit's Fluff Up Brow Wax Creates Feathery Brows That Last All Day

naturium skincare products on bathroom couunter
The 7 Best Products From Naturium—One of Target's Best-Selling Skincare Brands

Taylor Jean Stephan before and after using Jones Road Gel Bronzer
Jones Road's Gel Bronzer Gives My Skin a Beach-Ready, Sun-Kissed Glow

Face Mist
The 9 Best Face Mists for Refreshed, Glowing Skin

Byrdie editor Bella Cacciatore wears a black dress and silver cross necklace
Editors' Picks: The Best Fashion Pieces We Wore in July

Models wearing the Makeup By Mario SurrealSkin Concealer
Makeup by Mario Just Launched a "Lifting" Concealer—And We Tried It

Byrdie editor Jasmine Phillips with a radiant makeup look and curly updo hairstyle
Editors' Picks: The Best Beauty and Wellness Products We Tried in July

 Lanshin Pro Gua Sha Tool
I Tested the Lanshin Pro Gua Sha Tool—It’s Unlike Any Other Gua Sha Tool

Janiah McKelton before and after photos
RoC’s Multi Correxion Eye Cream Helped Soothe, Hydrate, and Plump My Under-Eyes

Women Applying Ole Henriksen Mask
We Got First Dibs on This New Face Mask That's Like a 5-Minute Facial in a Jar—Here's How It Went

Byrdie writer Khera Alexander before and after applying makeup including Haus Labs Triclone Skin Tech Foundation
Haus Labs' Triclone Foundation Gave My Skin Completely Undetectable Coverage

Drunk Elephant B-Goldi Bright Drops
Drunk Elephant’s New Highlighter Drops Are Destined to Go TikTok Viral

Byrdie writer Khera Alexander before and after applying the Kosas Wet Stick lipstick in sunset simmer
The Kosas Wet Stick Gave Me Full, Juicy Lips Without Feeling Sticky

Model wearing Benefit's Fan Fest Mascara
Benefit's New Curling Mascara Gave Me Picture-Perfect Lashes

Byrdie writer Taylor Augustin before and after applying MAC's Squirt Plumping Gloss Stick to lips
MAC’s Squirt Plumping Gloss Stick Gave My Lips a Juicy, Tinted Sheen

Glow Recipe's Strawberry BHA Pore-Smooth Blur Drops displayed on a white surface
Glow Recipe’s Strawberry Blur Drops Are Essential to My Summer Beauty Routine

Byrdie writer Khera Alexander's makeup before and after applying Drunk Elephant's D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops
Drunk Elephant's D-Bronzi Drops Are My Answer to a Low-Maintenance Glow

Three bottles of Nail Polish on a neutral background
The 8 Best Sheer Nail Polishes for a Subtle, Chic Manicure

Best Travel Jewelry Cases
The 8 Best Travel Jewelry Cases of 2023, Tested & Reviewed

Dr. Scholl's Time Off Lace Up platform sneakers in beige shimmer being worn outdoors
I Walked for Miles in These Comfy Platform Sneakers Beloved by TikTok

Maliya Naz selfie
Senself's Skin Rebound Treatment Helped Me Achieve My Smoothest, Softest Skin

Several toiletry bottles displayed on a marbled surface
The 7 Best Toiletry Bottles of 2023, Tested & Reviewed

Before and after photo of someone trying out a clay face mask. Before is them with the mask, after is them without.
Murad's Rapid Relief Acne Sulfur Mask Gave Me Gloriously Mattified Cloud Skin

Best Facial Self-Tanners, Tested & Reviewed
The 7 Best Facial Self-Tanners of 2023, Tested & Reviewed

Byrdie editor Jasmine Phillips wears clothing and jewelry from her June 2023 style editors' picks
Editors' Picks: The Best Fashion Pieces We Wore in June

Collage of makeup from brands we recommend at Sephora on a gray background
The 13 Best Makeup Brands at Sephora, Plus Editor-Loved Products From Each

Byrdie editor Olivia Hancock
Huda Beauty's New Mascara Actually Lifts and Lengthens My Barely-There Lashes

byrdie editor aimee simeon wearing pink lip gloss
Lawless' Juicy Lip Plumper Is My Go-To For Watermelon Lips This Summer