Most likely, you've been scrolling TikTok and have succumbed to buying a few must-have makeup and beauty products that have gone popular. It can be difficult to keep track of what's worth your money and what isn't when new products appear at the top of your "for you" page on an almost daily basis. We decided to take matters into our own hands and find out the real story behind these items and whether they live up to the acclaim they've received on the internet.

Maybelline Sky High Mascara

With just a few coats of this mascara, your lashes will be the longest, thickest, and most voluminous they've ever been. Depending on your lashes, apply 1–3 coats, let each coat to dry for a few seconds between applications. Then prepare to be amazed at how different your lashes appear.

L’Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze Tanning Drops

Sunless tanning has never been easier or more natural-looking. The best thing about these drops is that they provide gradual color without being too harsh, which is ideal for folks who are new to self-tanning products. Before bedtime, combine a few drops of these tanning drops with your moisturizer or serum and let everything dry fully. In the morning, your skin will be radiant, bronzy, and dewy.

e.l.f Cosmetics Camo Cream

For those looking for a lighter formula, this CC cream provides gorgeous, flawless coverage without the heaviness of a foundation. Apply it to your face in portions, then rub and blend it in with a foundation brush or sponge. Because the coverage is expandable, you can easily add more as needed.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Freeze

With Anastasia Beverly Hills' strong-hold eyebrow gel, you can achieve the look of laminated brows. Use a spoolie to apply the clear gel to the brows, being sure to brush the brow hair upward and letting it dry for a few seconds before applying a second coat. Other common ways to use this product include brushing brows down with the gel and then back up to offer a stronger grip to thicker, fuller brows, or applying the gel against the hair in a backward motion to ensure each hair is covered before brushing them up. "I truly enjoy this product because it is light and gets the job done," Nogueira said of the tool.

Beauty Creations Eye Primer

Use this eyeshadow primer to make your shadows pop. It's available in a variety of hues and can be used with whatever makeup look you want to achieve. "I enjoy using the Beauty Creations eye primers whenever I do a strong, colorful look and want my colored shadows to really pop," Nogueira explains. Apply the shade closest to the color palette of the eyeshadows you'll be using on the lids before applying the shadow. All day and night, your eye makeup will stay crease-free and in place.

Glow Recipe Dew Drops

With these dew drops, you can give your skin a serious glow before applying makeup. "The Glow Recipe Dew Drops have become a daily staple for me as well," Nogueira says of the drops. Every morning, I use the full array of their products, but my favorite is the Dew Drops before applying my primer. They're lovely, and I adore the aroma!" Watch your skin transform into a dewy, luminous masterpiece by massaging it in as your final skincare step before applying makeup.

e.l.f Cosmetics Mint Melt Cooling Face Primer

This foundation and cosmetic primer has a tight grip on foundation so it doesn't shift. "Elf Mint Melt is undoubtedly one of my favorite gripping primers, and the lovely aroma and luxurious cooling effect hook people in," Nogueira continues. Apply a thin layer of primer to the face before applying foundation, concealer, and powder, and marvel at how smoothly one product blends into the next.

Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush

The least amount of this rich liquid blush goes a long way and instantly adds color and contour to your cheekbones. Apply a little amount of product to the apples of the cheeks and blend rapidly using a blush brush, your fingers, or a makeup sponge. If necessary, add more color as you go until you're satisfied. "This liquid blush has truly been a game-changer in the industry—Rare Beauty surely has one of the best liquid blushes to ever come out," Nogueira said of this liquid blush.

Dr. Jart Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment

If you have redness or an uneven skin tone, this primer is the answer to your problems. Take a dime-sized dollop of the cream, warm it in your palms, and then press it all over your face, allowing it to settle in completely before applying makeup. Your complexion will glow and your skin will appear even. This is a lifesaver for anyone suffering from rosacea or excessive redness.

Amazon Lip Plumper Set

With this Amazon plumping duo set, you may have the look of full lips without the filler. "I've literally used this plumping duo every single day since acquiring it," Nogueira boasts. Apply the plumper to your lips first and let it dry. You'll notice the tingling sensation almost immediately, and then apply a nourishing coat of lip oil to finish.

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