Looking for an amazing gift for any woman or specifically the beauty lover in your life? Amazon is here to save the day. You can discover some incredible deals on the best beauty products that not only Amazon has to offer, but are the best — period. The retailer used to offer just a random assortment of products that made up their beauty section, but recently, they’ve become a destination for beauty brands — and even created a luxury beauty section where you can buy certified luxe brands, all with the convenience of Prime shipping.
One of the best shopping days for beauty is upon us: Amazon Prime Day 2022. And this year, Amazon is truly bringing it. No longer does the retailer offer just drugstore or budget brands – they’ve massively overhauled their offerings to include beloved and wildly popular brands, from hair to makeup to skincare, like Tatcha, Supergoop, Sunday Riley, Drybar, and so much more. And if last year’s mega beauty sale is anything to go by, all of these best-selling brands will be offering their swap for up to 40% off. Take Revlon’s outrageously popular One-Step Hair Dryer & Styler; last year this hair tool was a whopping 60% off. Let’s be honest – we never see a sale this good. Or T3’s high tech hair tools, including their hero product, the Cura Hair Dryer, which boasted a discount of 30% off. And if you need to stock up on sunscreen to get you through the last bit of summer? Amazon Prime Day’s got you covered here too, with SPF essentials from Supergoop and La Roche-Posay. Whatever beauty product you’re looking for, start your search with Amazon Prime Day and be prepared to be blown away by all the savings. And while you’re browsing, don’t forget about all the other beauty and fashion deals, too.
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Speaking of eliminating the guesswork, you can find an incredible assortment of vetted beauty gifts, including women’s perfume, skin-care tools and products, makeup gift sets, makeup kits and hair care items that all have thousands of five-star reviews. So no more staring at a wall of products at your local retailer, wondering if that blow dryer, styling tool or electric shaver is actually effective. Just simply scroll down and browse the bevy of ecstatic reviews to see if it’s the right gift for your giftee.
Of course, WWD has also done the legwork for you, scouring Amazon to find the best beauty products to snag now. From a facial steamer to one of the most popular moisturizers on the market that will make your skincare-loving friends swoon, we’ve got you covered.
Check out the 40 best Amazon beauty products, below.
EltaMD UV Daily Broad Spectrum SPF 40
Even on cloudy days, UVA and UVB rays pose a danger to our skin and can cause irreversible damage if not protected against. The trick for everyday SPF usage is to find a sunscreen you actually enjoy putting on, and any EltaMD formula is delightful. But this UV Daily is especially convenient as it provides both serious hydration (boosted with hyaluronic acid) and broad-spectrum UV protection. This sunscreen-meets-moisturizer has over 12,000 reviews, which is incredible for the oft-overlooked category of sun protection. One reviewer purchased this after it was recommended to her by her dermatologist, noting that the formula is “pricey, but worth it,” as it “disappears on [her] face and doesn’t look chalk.”
Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask
The gold standard of leave-on lip masks, this Laneige treatment delivers intense moisture and antioxidants while you sleep (or any time of the day). The special intensive-care mask can be a savior for dried-out or chronically dehydrated lips.
One reviewer notes that she suffered for years with severely chapped lips to no reprieve until she tried Laneige’s thick salve. “Immediately after putting this product on, I knew my search was over,” the reviewer writes. “And by day two, I knew I would be a customer for life. I highly recommend this product for soft, chap-free lips.”
Olaplex No.7 Bonding Oil
With over 25,000 reviews, this Olaplex No. 7 Bonding Oil is a hair-strengthening star. The ultra-lightweight oil has been shown to remarkably restore the texture, shine, softness and color vibrancy of hair in just a few treatments. Plus, it can help minimize frizz and flyaways and protects hair against heat (up to 450 degrees). One reviewer enthusiastically says her hair “feels so strong and healthy, is bright and shiny every day and never looks dull anymore.” She adds: “When I let it air dry, it’s never frizzy and when I blow dry it, it never feels dry. Days after washing, it still feels and looks just as great.”
Esarora Ice Roller
If you often wake up with swollen eyes or cheekbones after a night of salty foods or delicious cocktails, this is $18 well spent. The Esarora ice roller is placed in the freezer overnight and can be rolled on the skin in the a.m. to decongest and depuff. Plus the head of the roller detaches for easy cleaning after every use. One professional esthetician reviewed it, saying she loves to use this tool on her clients after extractions. “It drastically reduces inflammation and swelling, thereby leaving the skin in a much healthier state than if I didn’t use it,” she notes. Other reviewers commented that the ice roller is also incredibly useful for migraines and tension headaches.
Bioderma Sensibio H20 Micellar Water
This cleansing makeup remover from French pharmacy staple Bioderma has become hugely popular in the last decade, and rightfully so. The worldwide bestselling micellar water is nothing short of brilliant. It’s wonderfully delicate, making it ideal for even the most sensitive of skins, and beautifully removes impurities and makeup in a single swipe without disrupting skin’s natural barrier.
“I use it as a part of a double cleansing method,” writes one reviewer. “It’s hard to explain exactly what happens when I use this, other than it’s freaking pure magic. My face feels fresh, dewy and so dang soft. I’ve noticed that since I’ve added this product, specifically, my serums and moisturizers absorb much better and quicker. It’s not caused me to break out, and I have acne-prone skin. In fact, I think it’s possibly been reducing some of my current acne. I honestly never thought I’d love a product that cost me less than $15 this much, but I do.” Wow, sold.
Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Salicylic Acid Exfoliant
Any product by Paula’s Choice is worth its weight in salt, but this bestselling, viral liquid BHA exfoliant is at a whole different level. Beta hydroxy acid (BHA and also known as salicylic acid) is the one-size-fits-all solution to unclogging and clearing pores, making it the perfect for treating blackheads and acne. Yet rather than scorching the surface of the skin like most exfoliants, this formula is still gentle and non-abrasive, and it can also help with the overall appearance of redness, enlarged pores and fine lines. “If I could give it 100 stars, I would,” one reviewer says. “It’s seriously changed my life.”
Grande Cosmetics GrandeLash-MD Lash Enhancing Serum
if you’re not already using an eyelash enhancing serum, try this beauty award-winning option from Grande Cosmetics, which is boosted with vitamins, peptides and amino acids to boost and hydrate lashes. The results include longer, thicker and more lush lashes within just six weeks. “My lashes are so long, and it’s like I have a double row of lashes,” one reviewer writes. “My bottom lashes are thicker, too. I rarely write reviews but wanted to share because it really, really works.”
Not only does this nail pro-beloved oil soften cuticles, but it also strengthens the nail itself. The CND conditioning treatment is infused with jojoba oil and Vitamin E and can be used multiple times a day to boost your nails’ overall health. With nearly 19,000 reviews on Amazon, this oil is not only prized by professional manicurists but also everyday customers. “I couldn’t be more thrilled this product actually helps strengthen my nails,” one reviewer says.
Anastasia Beverly Hills – Brow Freeze
As its name implies, this Anastasia Beverly Hills product will freeze your brow hairs in place, not allowing them to budge or stray all day long, but without the stiff feel that often comes with other feathered brow products. The styling wax has a unique texture, somewhere between a gel and pomade, that allows it to provide extreme hold for hours. “It’s not tacky,” one reviewer shares. “It doesn’t make me feel my eyebrows on my face. But most importantly, it doesn’t flake and look like I have eyebrow dandruff, like most of the heavy-duty brow gels. It’s an all-around great product.”
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Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen
Find that most sunscreens leave a white cast behind? Try this innovative clear gel formula from Supergoop!, which acts as a makeup primer, too, imparting a velvety finish. The broad-spectrum SPF 40 not only protects from both UVA and UVB rays, but also blue light emitted from phones and computers. “It leaves absolutely no trace on the skin and is really comfortable to wear, one reviewer writes. “I love that it smooths out my skin texture and provides a slight glow, so it’s great as a primer as well. Definitely recommend getting this, it’s worth the hype.”
iS Clinical Cleansing Complex
Have you checked out Amazon’s Professional Beauty section? The well-curated and certified authentic category highlights professional, often dermatologist-created brands that traditionally could only be found in dermatology offices and spas. Among the selection, you’ll find a variety of brands that pros rely on, like iS Clinical, Glytone, Obagi and more.
Speaking of really well done, this iS Clinical cleansing gel is a dream for any and all skin types. It simply cleanses the skin effectively, without stripping the natural barrier and drying out essential oils, which is a task many cleansers cannot accomplish. One reviewer notes that a little goes a long way with this cleanser, so it will last much longer than you expect. “It doesn’t dry out my skin but has that clean feeling that makes you feel so fresh,” the reviewer writes. “My face has never felt so amazing and I don’t think I’ll ever use another face wash again.”
Obagi Hydrate Facial Moisturizer
While we’re on the topic of Amazon’s Professional Beauty section, check out Obagi. The dermatologist-created brand has been around for decades. Thankfully, the Hydrate Facial Moisturizer is becoming popular because it’s glorious. It’s lightweight yet super hydrating and is a universal fit for almost all skin types. “I love this moisturizer,” one reviewer writes. “It goes on velvety and absorbs beautifully. I’ve been using this with the Obagi system for 11 years now. I’m 66 and people tell me my skin looks great.” (The reviewer included a picture with her review and can confirm she’s glowing.)
Tatcha The Dewy Skin Cream: Rich Cream
Tatcha is a celebration of Japanese beauty, and this bestselling Dewy Skin Cream is a celebration for your skin. It’s one of the softest, most hydrating and universally beloved moisturizers you’ll ever try. The rich, antioxidant-packed formula is ideal for anyone and everyone, but particularly those with drier skin or in harsh, colder weather. “I’ve tried so many other face moisturizers and this is by far the best ever,” one reviewer says. “It’s worth the price.”
Eau Thermale Avene Thermal Spring Water
For over 270 years, Avène has perfected its formulas to cater to sensitive skin. And the brand’s famed Thermal Spring Water is what it’s known best for. Not your average water, this version has a proprietary postbiotic ingredient that is biotechnologically extracted from Aquaphilus Dolomiae, a unique bacteria found exclusively in Avène Thermal Spring Water. This thermal spray can restore the skin’s barrier, while also calming and soothing skin. The spray has over 7,000 positive reviews on Amazon, too, many of which mention how ideal the formula is for all skin types, but particularly those that are more sensitive. In fact, it’s even ideal for the most sensitive skin: eczema. “Before I sprayed it on, I was covered in dry, red patches, itched like there was a colony of ants under my skin and had about given up my sanity,” one reviewer writes. “After I sprayed myself head to toe, the itching was gone and my most stubborn patches were 80% improved after about an hour of spraying.”
Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer Hot Air Brush
Perhaps no other Amazon beauty product is as highly reviewed as this hair-dryer brush, with over 274,000 reviews. For under $35, you can get a cult-status product that dries and styles your hair in just one step. My “silkier-than-silk style was accomplished by this miracle of a brush in eight minutes (several more minutes were lost to running my hands through my hair and flicking it over my shoulder while smiling coquettishly in the mirror),” one shopper commented. “If you struggle with an overabundance of hair like I do, seriously consider giving this amazing contraption a try.”
Nyx Professional Makeup Ultimate Shadow Palette
This eyeshadow palette from Nyx will be a long-term staple in your makeup kit. The colors are perfect for any season and can be used to create nude daytime or glam looks for cocktail hour. And over 23,000 people have reviewed it, with many remarking about how remarkably blendable the shades are. “10/10 my favorite palette I own,” one reviewer says. “It’s so gorgeously pigmented and buildable when applied with a brush.”
La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser
A gentle cleanser is an absolute necessity, and La Roche-Posay’s Toleriane Hydrating Gentle cleanser is among the best. It cuts through oil and makeup while still being super gentle and nourishing to the skin. Nearly 16,000 reviewers love this cleanser, too. “Exactly what skin needs to not grow acne or harbor bacteria,” one review writes. “Non-foaming, which you get used to. Rinses very easily. A new Holy Grail cleanser to replace your Cetaphil.”
Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Retinol Night Moisturizer
Neutrogena’s cost-effective retinol moisturizer is a great way to prevent deepening wrinkles while healing the fine lines that have already appeared. It also contains hyaluronic acid and a glucose complex, both of which work to hydrate and nourish the skin. Nearly 17,000 people have given the moisturizer five stars, saying it delivers the results of a product worth three times its $15 price point. “You will never be sorry for trying this,” says one shopper. “I am 68 and people think my daughters are my sisters. Your face will thank you for using this.”
Foreo Bear Smart Microcurrent Facial Toning Device
Foreo’s newest device is determined to tighten and firm your face. Featuring a combination of stimulating microcurrents designed to tone the skin and the brand’s trademarked T-sonic pulsations to relax facial muscle tension points, the Bear should visibly smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. And, it’s the ideal device for those that want a more foolproof microcurrent option. The Bear has a series of two-minute-long “workouts” and a trademarked Anti-Shock System that guarantees a quick, shock-free treatment every time. “In as few as five minutes, you can get an instant glow, increase the penetration of your skin-care products and give your skin a surgery-free lift,” one reviewer says.
Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk
50 years after Klorane launched the world’s first dry shampoo, the brand created this iconic oat milk version. The award-winning dry shampoo still functions as a classic Klorane dry shampoo by eliminating oil and dirt and adding volume and texture, but this version includes organically harvested oat milk for an ultra-gentle and scalp-soothing experience. It’s ideal for those with more of a sensitive scalp who find traditional dry shampoos irritating. “I have tried several different dry shampoos– – both the aerosol and the powder ones,” one reviewer writes. “Both have a tendency to irritate my scalp and weigh my hair down if I overdo it…but not this product.”
Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch Surface
This bestselling version of Hero Cosmetics’ Mighty Patch Surface with over 84,000 reviews has acne quaking in its boots. The Hero Cosmetics zit patches are designed to work particularly well, as they’re made to have 50% more pure medical-grade hydrocolloid than other brands, allowing them to shrink a zit in mere hours. “I do not claim to understand the science behind these tiny miracles, but they have changed my life,” one reviewer writes.
Mario Badescu Drying Patch
Speaking of shrinking zits, Mario Badescu’s iconic pink-tinted Drying Lotion is a game-changer. Since the 1960s, the Drying Lotion is the OG solution that targets surface blemishes while you sleep with fast-acting salicylic acid, sulfur and calamine. But rather than having to deal with the liquid, the brand has reformulated the potent mix into an acne patch. “Works just as good, if not better, than what my dermatologist prescribed for pimples/hormonal acne, and the convenience of it being a patch makes it easier to travel with compared to the drying lotion that once broke in my suitcase,” one reviewer notes.
Jordan & Judy Touch Screen Vanity Mirror
Perfect your makeup application process with one of the best lighted makeup mirrors. It’s lined with LED lights, offers adjustable angles, and can be recharged thanks to a convenient USB cable. This Jordan & Judy vanity mirror is a great option for people who are hoping for an option that they can travel with as well. “For the price, simplicity, and modern design, this makeup mirror is the best in the market,” one reviewer writes.
Sigil Solutio Eau De Parfum
Inspired by his own nostalgic scent memories, self-taught perfumer Patrick Kelly set out to recreate moments through his line of long-wearing, natural fragrances. The perfumes really linger too; they’re handcrafted using natural flower and plant extracts, blended for intensity and long wear. This Solutio scent is perfectly fresh and crisp, with notes of lime, labdanum and cypress for a one-of-a-kind fragrance gift for yourself or a loved one.
Clé de Peau Beauté Volumizing Cream Supreme
One of Clé de Peau Beauté’s newest innovations is this rich cream made to plump, firm and moisturize skin, mimicking skin’s natural collagen for a filler-like effect (think visibly plumper checks and more defined facial contours). Powered by watercress, houttuynia and peony root extracts, this reparative cream is ideal for all, but perhaps will be most loved by the skin-care lover in your life.
RéVive Moisturizing Renewal Cream
Brand founder Dr. Gregory Bays Brown has been pioneering Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) for decades — whether for helping burn victims heal quickly, reducing signs of skin aging or increasing skin renewal. Powered by his patented Bio-Renewal Technology, this powerful Renewal Cream is the brand’s bestseller. Along with glycolic acid, this cream gently exfoliates, re-texturizes and moisturizes skin, working overtime as you sleep to help eradicate imperfections and visibly diminish fine lines.
Honest Beauty Crème Cheek Blush
This talc-free blush from Honest Beauty is incredibly creamy and super buildable. It’s perfect for summer days as it stays on super well and would be ideal for both minimal or dramatic makeup looks. “Melts onto moisturized skin, but doesn’t disappear, for a natural flushed look,” one shopper comments.
D.S. & Durga I Don’t Know What Fragrance Set
For the impossibly cool person in your life, this fragrance set is wonderfully unique. Meant to be worn alone or as a fragrance enhancer with other scents, D.S. & Durga’s “I Don’t Know What” kit has smokey notes of bergamot, vetiver, amber and sandalwood. Plus, if anyone asks you what fragrance you’re wearing, you’ll get to say “I don’t know what I’m wearing,” and that’s fun.
Panasonic Nano Ionic Facial Steamer
Forgo an expensive spa facial using this at-home facial steamer from Panasonic. It emits nano-sized steam particles in cycles of six minutes. Not only will it soften and moisturize your skin so that it’s better suited to soak up skin-care products, but it will also soothe irritated skin so you can truly relax. “You will be able to see significantly clearer and brighter skin the next day when you wake up,” one reviewer writes.
Glytone Mild Gel Cleanser
Glytone is the brand your dermatologist is probably using at home, and it’s a continuous favorite of those in the know. It’s a great at-home solution for acne, hyperpigmentation or uneven texture. This mild gel cleanser from the brand is especially popular on Amazon, where users love it for its gentle, acne-fighting results. One reviewer explains she’s been using this cleanser for over 12 years after it was prescribed by her dermatologist. “For the longest time, all I did for skincare was use this and follow with a lotion,” the reviewer writes. “I would get so many compliments on my skin and I swear by this. My skin type varies throughout the seasons and this levels it out without fail.”
René Furterer Complexe 5 Stimulating Plant Concentrate
The idea that you can get a celebrated brand like René Furterer on Amazon shows how luxe the mega-retailer has become. This brand has been trailblazing healthy scalp-focused products for over 60 years, and this stimulating treatment is the perfect example of it. The concentrated pre-shampoo serum detoxes the scalp, helping to remove excess sebum, sweat and product buildup so the scalp can restore its balance and thus the overall health of the hair. “This stuff is truly amazing,” one reviewer says. “I figure that the products I’ve used in my hair have created pretty uncomfortable scalp issues for about 15 years, and this miracle elixir cleared it up in five days.”
The Body Shop Drops of Youth Concentrate
This lightweight gel serum from The Body Shop contains three different plant stem cells, as well as 99% natural ingredients to leave your skin feeling moisturized but not greasy. It’s also paraben- and silicone-free. “The crepiness around my eyes is nearly gone; my skin feels soft, supple and looks younger and healthier,” one customers raves. “I love, love, love it!”
Omorovicza Midnight Radiance Mask
Hailing from Budapest, the spa capital of the world, comes the luxury Hungarian skin-care brand Omorovicza. This brightening, overnight face mask from the label is packed with salicylic acid and sand lily extract, and practically melts into skin. You’ll wake up to a smoother, more radiant complexion that has a remarkable reduction in dark spots and discoloration.
Royal Fern Phytoactive Hydra-Firm Intense Mask
Formulated by German dermatologist Dr. Timm Golueke, Royal Fern has antioxidant-rich formulas that stimulate cell growth, deeply moisturize and are anti-inflammatory. This iconically hydrating and firming mask is especially a dream for dry or irritated skin and is perfect for an overnight treatment. It’s a fabulous gift for all skin types — consider gifting it to a loved one, then get the whole family in on the masking fun.
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Daily Face Moisturizer
If you’re a fan of the Tatcha Water Cream, not only is this an amazing dupe, but an amazing option all on its own. It’s a lightweight gel moisturizer jam-packed with hyaluronic acid, which makes it the perfect option if you’re looking for something that can double as a primer under makeup.
SkinMedica TNS Serum
This is the serum for you if you’re struggling with fine lines, wrinkles or dark spots. SkinMedica’s serum contains natural growth factors that help the skin cells regenerate rapidly. And it’s also super gentle and soothing. One reviewer notes that her doctor told her that “all the top doctors and aestheticians recommend this product and it’s the one that he and his staff all use.”
Dose & Co Pure Collagen Powder
Not only does collagen support your hair, skin and nail health, but it also improves your skin’s elasticity to reduce the signs of aging. This Dose & Co powder also contains peptides, and it’s completely flavorless, which makes it the perfect option for throwing into a coffee or a smoothie. “I have two tablespoons every morning,” one reviewer comments. “I’ve noticed such a big difference in my skin, hair and nail’s strength.”
Korres Greek Yoghurt Probiotic Superdose Face Mask
In addition to Greek yogurt, which contains probiotics, this Korres formula has aloe leaf extract, which is rich in Vitamins A and B, and folic acid. It also contains rice extract, which works to soothe irritated skin. “Soft and gentle on my skin,” one reviewer writes. “I have very sensitive skin also, and it didn’t bother it at all.”
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DHC Deep Cleansing Oil
DHC’s gentle cleansing oil is a cult-favorite, and for good reason: It leaves your face feeling squeaky-clean without making it feel dry. With over 10,000 reviewers, this OG cleansing oil is a must-have. As with many cleansing oils, the trick is to apply it to dry skin, massage it in, add a few drops of water to the palms, gently massage it in again as it turns milky and then wash it off. “This is my favorite makeup remover and cleanser,” a reviewer notes. “It’s extremely gentle, yet highly effective.”
Costa Brazil Moonlight Body Oil
Created by Brazilian designer Francisco Costa, Costa Brazil is focused on celebrating sustainability. Fashionable friends will treasure anything from this thoughtful beauty line, but particularly this Moonlight body oil that’s rich in antioxidants, omegas and vitamins. Boosted with a good-for-you blend of kaya, cacay, babassu, acai and bacuri butter, this oil absorbs quickly, hydrates deeply and smells incredible.