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Byrdie Readers' Holy-Grail Skincare Products, According to Instagram


@sofieuh

WeВ try dozens of skincare products we like, and we rotate through a handful that we love. But then there are a select few that have transformed our complexions so much that we can't imagine life without them. These products have taken up permanent residence on our vanities; we'd purchase them again and again, even if it meant we had to eat ramen for weeks on end. We push them onВ our friends and acquaintances so fervently that the brands might as well just give usВ honorary spokesperson status. (Or maybe freebies for life?)

That being said, nothing makes us happier than adding to this esteemed lineup, and we're perpetually on the hunt for new products to blow us away. So we thought we'd turn the conversation over to our favorite savvy beauty fans:В you.В We put the call out on Instagram for your holy-grail skin care formulas, and you delivered. Here are your answers.

Cane + Austin Facial Moisture Cream Facial Moisture Cream $80Shop

"Perfect for summer months when your typical cleansing regimen just doesn't do the trick. They're strong enough to remove debris and smooth skin yet gentle enough to use daily!"

[email protected]_bland

Eve Lom Cleanser $80Shop

"The BEST! It made me remember why I love skincare rituals."

-В @jordanjeff

Ivory Bath Soap $4Shop

"At night I wash with Ivory soap, and I have for years. I've never had acne issues, and I really think it's because of it."

-В @rachelbottlinger

La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid $24Shop

"THE BEST. It is super lightweight but has top ratings for sun protection. It also blurs my imperfections on the skin without providing actual coverage. I often mix it with my foundations to create a more dewy sheer look!"

-В @laurenesands

Root Science Youth Facial Serum $50Shop

"Root Science products are, hands-down, life-changing. Their cleansing barВ is the only cleanser that doesn't dry out my skin and their YouthВ serum is a miracle worker! I use it twice a day, religiously! It's healed my acne prone skin and faded stubborn scars. Highly recommend!"

В -В @mirraelisabet

SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic $166Shop

"Anything SkinCeuticals-holy-grail serums!"

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Suntegrity 5 in 1 Natural Moisturizing Face Sunscreen $45Shop

"It's a 1 rating on the EWG and makes your skin look fabulous!"

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Drunk Elephant Umbra Sheer Physical Defense $34Shop

"Favorite product ever. It melts into skin, the ingredients are so soothing, and I rest easy knowing I'm super protected without any of the bad stuff. My pores disappear when I use this and the finish is the perfect balance between dewy and velvety."

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Drunk Elephant TLC Framboos Glycolic Night Serum $90Shop

"I wish I could wear this product every night (which you can!), but I pick at my skin too much, and it's my fault. But this product gives actual overnight results every time I use it." -В @ughnett

Glossier Priming Moisturizer $22Shop

"This is my all-time favorite face cream, and it's the last thing I put on my face before bed. I love how luxurious it feels on my dry skin." -В @laura.craffey

Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment $29Shop

"The slight cooling sensation of this nourishing cream works both day and night to relieve tired, stressed skin around the eyes." -В @thecriticalbabe

Sunday Riley CEO Rapid Flash Brightening Serum $85Shop

"This gives my skin the freshest everyday glow." -В @laura.craffey