7 Skin Care Products Our Editors Buy Over and Over Again

Finding a skin care product you love is no easy feat. Many times, it takes weeks to see results—or worse, no results at all. Who wants to settle for that? Not us. To help streamline your search (and your vanity), we got seven PureWow editors to dish on their tried-and-true skin care products, the ones that are so good they can’t keep it to themselves.

tatcha the water cream

Tatcha The Water Cream

“OMG, this cream. It literally shrinks my pores as I apply it and is so, so hydrating! Even though the price tag is a bit steep, a pearl-size drop really does go a long way. I absolutely love it!” —Rachel Bowie, director of special projects

neutrogena hydro boost water gel

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Water Gel Face Moisturizer

“I have repurchased Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost gel-cream approximately 750 times. That might be an exaggeration, but I’m seriously hooked on the stuff. It is super lightweight but provides a ton of moisture—perfect all year round but especially in the summer. I use it as my morning and night moisturizer, so it’s totally clutch that a jar costs only $17.” —Sarah Stiefvater, editor

Buy Now ($17)

pai light rosehip cleansing oil
Neiman Marcus

Pai Light Work Rosehip Cleansing Oil

“I thought I wasn’t an oil cleanser person after trying a few that stung my eyes. Then I tried this one. It takes off all my makeup (mascara included) without the slightest sting and makes my skin unbelievably soft and hydrated. It’s basically like a double cleanse in one product: It turns into a milky consistency when you add water, so no greasy residue is left behind. I can’t end my day without it.” —Brianna Lapolla, commerce editor

origins clear improvement mask

Origins Clear Improvement Charcoal Honey Mask To Purify And Nourish

“This charcoal and honey mask makes my skin feel so refreshed and hydrated and, most important, totally clean. I also really love that it is from an earth-friendly brand and isn’t too expensive.” —Abby Hepworth, associate editor

drunk elephant tlc framboos resurfacing night cream

Drunk Elephant T.l.c. Framboos Glycolic Resurfacing Night Serum

“In a nutshell: It’s one of very few exfoliants that don’t irritate my cheeks (which are more sensitive than the rest of my face) and it tackles the hairline pimples I tend to get. I’ve been using it for years now and I can definitely tell when I stop.” —Jenny Jin, senior beauty editor

obagi professional vitamin c serum

Obagi Professional-c Vitamin C Serum 15%

“I have a somewhat dull complexion when I’m not wearing makeup, so vitamin C serums are always on my radar. This one is highly concentrated with a whopping 15% L-ascorbic acid (a topical vitamin C) that helps brighten skin and minimize fine lines. It also has hyaluronic acid, so it prevents any dryness, which is a must with my combination skin.” —Rachel Gulmi, associate managing editor

Buy Now ($56)

biologique recherche lotion p50
Rescue Spa

Biologique Recherche Lotion P50

“This is by no means a weekly, or even monthly, repurchase, but when I do run out of this magical potion, I restock ASAP. The Lotion P50 (not to be mistaken for the Lotion P50 Original ‘1970,’ which includes phenol) has completely changed my skin. It’s a cult favorite for a reason, folks. I didn’t want to believe it, namely because of the price tag, but as someone who has suffered from (oftentimes cystic) acne her whole life, this product is a godsend. It exfoliates, hydrates and rebalances the pH of your skin with one ‘pat.’ Yes, ‘pat’—there’s a special technique for applying this stuff where you dab it on versus swipe. Rules aside, my skin has never felt better and I’ve stopped using nearly all the other products in my medicine cabinet.” —Angela Cuneo Pares, editorial director of branded content

Rachel Gulmi

Operations Director, Branded Content

Rachel joined PureWow in 2016 and is the Operations Director of Branded Content where she oversees the editorial production of sponsored media campaigns. In addition to obsessing...
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