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- On the Insider Picks team, we try a lot of skin-care products.
- We know shopping for great skincare can be overwhelming and expensive, so we made this list of our favorite skin-care products we’ve tried so far in 2019.
- Keep reading for our roundup of the 20 skin-care favorites we’ve tried this year, so far.
When it comes to skin-care shopping, it’s too easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of options. A quick search on Sephora for moisturizers for sensitive skin yields 283 results. At Ulta you’ll find a selection of 386 different face washes. On Amazon, even a specific search like "eye cream for dark circles and puffiness" pulls up over 2,000 products.
With new products constantly releasing and new trends making headlines every week, it can be hard to keep up with what’s what in skin care. You probably don’t have the time (or energy, or desire) to scroll through pages of eye creams until you find one you like. And, you definitely don’t want to spend a ton of money testing them all out.
Luckily, the Insider Picks team has already tested a lot of skincare products this year. Now we’re here to share our favorite finds with you. Whether you’re looking for a serum to target a specific skin-care concern or just are looking for some inspiration to upgrade your beauty routine, we’ve got you covered. Below, you’ll find 20 of the best skin-care products we’ve tried in 2019, so far.
Supergoop! 100% Mineral Matte Sunscreen
Supergoop! 100% Mineral Smooth & Poreless Matte Screen SPF 40, available at Sephora, Nordstrom, and Dermstore, $38
Now that temps are starting to rise, the last thing I want to do is go through my usual multi-step skin-care and makeup only for everything to melt right off as soon as I leave my apartment. But with Supergoop!’s Smooth and Poreless 100% Mineral Matte Screen (say that five times fast), I’ve streamlined a bunch of products into one. This takes the place of my primer, sunscreen, tinted moisturizer, and mattifying mist. I also like that the light tint masks any white cast I’d normally get with mineral sunscreens. — Jada Wong, Insider Picks editor
Versed Dew Point Moisturizing Gel Cream
This is my new go-to moisturizer because it’s so lightweight, soothing, and makes my skin feel bouncy and plump like jelly. And at $14.99, it’s a steal. Versed was developed by Target using reader data from digital publisher Who What Wear, so as shoppers are calling for easier access to safe skin-care products, it’s no surprise that this moisturizer is formulated with recognizable ingredients like aloe vera and green tea in a clean formula without parabens, sulfates, and more. — Jada Wong, Insider Picks editor
Versed Day Dissolve Cleansing Balm
I tested this out on a weekend trip to Amsterdam and I was so glad I did. Not only did it get every last bit of makeup off easily, it rinsed clean without leaving behind a filmy texture and didn’t make my face feel tight afterwards. I especially appreciated the solid balm because it made going through security a little less hectic. Unlike other solid balms I’ve used, this one doesn’t come with a tiny spatula to scoop up product, though, let’s be honest — it’s probably worse to use a spatula that’s been sitting on my counter than it is to just use clean hands. — Jada Wong, Insider Picks editor
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