36 cult beauty products that are worth every penny

36 Cult Beauty Products That Are Worth Every Penny
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36 cult beauty products that are worth every penny

Fresh's top seller is full of nourishing and repairing oils and waxes along with, of course, real sugar. Vitamins A, C and E give your lips protection from free radicals and UV rays. Their classic, clear lip treatment smells amazingly citrusy, and there are nine tinted shades on offer too.

Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment, $22.50
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Every minute, three Terracotta bronzers are sold in the U.S. alone! A mosaic of colors makes it endlessly versatile, the powdery finish is great for all skin types and it lends a natural summer glow in a matter of seconds.

Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder, $57
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This body cream is super-rich, but goes on light as air thanks to the whipped texture. Shea butter locks in moisture all day long.

Kiehl's Creme De Corps Soy Milk & Honey Body Butter, $38
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The large, fluffy style of the wand means no lash is left uncoated.

Dior Diorshow Mascara in Black 090, $21
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Whether you blend them all together for a cool, smokey effect or you use them as single shades, these trios are the building blocks to your eye makeup collection.

Covergirl Eye Enhancers 3-Kit Shadows in Dance Party, $4.49
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A couple spritzes of this surf spray and you'll look (and smell) like you've spent the day at the beach. Hair envy starts and ends with this product.

Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray, $26
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This sunscreen feels weightless—never sticky. The Cell-OX Shield technology is a smart combo of UVA and UVB filters for sun protection and antioxidants that prevent premature aging.

Anthelios 45 Face Sunscreen, $29.99
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Dolce & Gabbana's brand ambassador Scarlett Johansson names this shade as her absolute favorite product from the entire makeup collection—it's the most gorgeous Old Hollywood red.

Dolce & Gabbana Classic Cream Lipstick in Devil, $33
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With fresh notes of rose and jasmine, this fragrance became famous from the many iconic beauties that wore it, like Marilyn Monroe and Catherine Deneuve.

Chanel No. 5, $120
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It looks like a lip pencil, but you don't even need a mirror to apply this sheer, incredibly silky lip balm, which comes in 16 different colors. Mango and shea butters seal in moisture and the tint adds a happy pop of color.

Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm, $17
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This product never fails to give you a natural-looking glow all year long. You can stick to a single layer or a build it up for a just-got-back-from-vacation vibe.

Jergens Natural Glow Revitalizing Lotion, $8.79
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Super-shiny and non-sticky, Chanel's best-selling lip glosses never fail to leave a gorgeous impression. From sheer to sparkly, there's a bright or neutral color to suit your every mood.

Chanel Levres Scintillantes Glossimer in Jalousie
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It's the glossy top coat everyone relies on to make their mani dry in seconds.
Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat, $5.99
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A grown-up pink that works for any occasion.

Essie Nail polish in Mademoiselle, $8.49
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This silky liquid foundation goes on as smooth as a second skin. Micro-fil technology helps it look like it's been airbrushed on your skin, and the 24 different shades make it easy to find the perfect match for you.

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, $62
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Diptyque feeds our candle obsession with its amazing fragrances like black currant, orange, jasmine, and rose. The packaging is so chic and makes any home feel warm, romantic and undeniably inviting.

Diptyque Candle in Orange Chai, $68
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Your skin will never feel the same after getting a taste of La Mer's moisturizer. The exact cocktail of ingredients remains a secret, but we don't question its anti-aging, deeply hydrating and skin-soothing powers.

La Mer Creme de la Mer Moisturizing Cream, $155
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This iconic gold can is recognized around the world for its amazing ability to hold any hairstyle all day and night.

L'Oreal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray, $14.99
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No matter what eye color or skin tone you have, this neutral palette looks flattering and stays on all day without creasing.

Dior 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette in 030 Incognito, $60
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This dual-phase formula has a lipid phase that completely removes all your makeup (even stubborn waterproof eyeliner) while the water phase contains hydrating ingredients to condition the eyelid area.

Lancome Bi-Facil Eye Makeup Remover, $28
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This uniquely designed makeup sponge distributes the perfect amount of foundation all over your face and gets hard-to-reach areas, like the crevices around your nose.

BeautyBlender, $19.95
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This multitasking balm can be used all over (think any areas prone to dryness like lips, knees and elbows) for anywhere you might need a boost in hydration.

Rosebud Perfume Co. Rosebud Salve, $6
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These boar bristle brushes not only last forever, but they distribute the natural oils in your hair while at the same time massaging and stimulating the scalp for healthy hair growth.

Mason Pearson Popular Mixture Nylon & Boar Bristle Brush, $205
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This cotton mask was one of the first to get everyone in America obsessed with the longtime skincare practice from Asia. Drenched with vitamins, minerals and amino acids, it works quickly to replenish dull, lifeless skin.

SK-II Facial Treatment Mask, $125 for 10
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This exfoliating cleanser clears blemishes while washing away makeup and dirt. Plus, the grapefruit extract smells great while giving your skin a dose of vitamin C at the same time.

Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Foaming Scrub, $8.49
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You don't have to be Prince Harry trekking through the South Pole to need this fragrance-free skin protectant in your life. Not only does it moisturize for up to eight hours, but you can use it to shape your brows and hydrate your cuticles, too.

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant, $19.50
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One tube of this volumizing, thickening and smudge-free mascara is sold every two seconds. We're obsessed with the way it makes it look like you have multiple layers of lashes!

Maybelline Great Lash Washable Mascara in Blackest Black, $5.99
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This soap-free cleanser is a drugstore favorite that removes every speck of dirt, oil and even waterproof makeup in the most gentle way possible.

Purpose Gentle Cleansing Wash, $5.99
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If there were every a universally flattering makeup product, NARS' peachy pink powder blush in Orgasm would be it. Not only does the ever-so-slightly shimmery shade work on all skintones, but the super-blendable micronized powder makes it completely foolproof. "When I created Orgasm blush, I came up with the name first, then created the color," says founder Francois Nars. "I wanted something a bit audacious." And he got it.

Nars Blush in Orgasm, $30
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This cure-all has been people's go-to for over 100 years. It not only helps and protects cuts, but it's great for moisturizing dry patches and chapped lips, too.

Vaseline Jelly, $4.99
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A staple backstage at fashion week, this stick concealer is a master of masking dark circles and spots. Pimples don't stand a chance with its opaque yet even-toned consistency.

Cle de Peau Beaute Concealer, $70
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The ceramic plates have cool tech that infuses moisture and reduces frizz as you straighten your hair.

Chi Air Classic 1" Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron, $99
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All the different shades of this pretty compact add up to a warm, glowy look—plus, it's the perfect amount of shimmer.

Bobbi Brown Bronze Shimmer Brick, $42
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This concealer and highlighter in one is like a magical wand that erases dark circles and fine lines with a skin-illuminating formula. The brush tip makes it easy for on-the-go touchups, and this 20th anniversary gold packaging is so fancy.

YSL Touche Eclat Radiant Touch, $45
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Amongst the dozens of lip colors the makeup giant has to offer, this timeless red lipstick remains everyone's go-to shade, from celebsto makeup artists. 

MAC Lipstick in Ruby Woo, $16
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"Hair looks its most beautiful when it seems like the shine comes from within," says founder Frédéric Fekkai. This lightweight treatment gives hair such a glossy, vibrant finish that you practically need sunglasses.

Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Creme, $20
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From drugstore classics to high-end luxuries, these iconic beauty products hardly need an introduction. While they each work different hair, makeup and skin miracles, all of these staples have one thing in common: they're worth every penny!

Click through above to see every beauty brand's best-sellers and see why each of them are amazing, no matter the season.

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