10 Beauty Product Every Grown Woman Should Own

October 22, 2016

You’ve likely accumulated enough ultra-shiny lip glosses and fruity body mists during your teenage years to open a brick-and-mortar version of Claire’s. But once you reach a certain age, it’s important to have a well-edited collection of tried-and-tested beauty products that help you to look your best and transcend trends and time.

From a red lipstick that you always feel good wearing to a sunscreen you swear to slather on every single day, here are 10 beauty products we believe are must-haves once you reach adulthood.

Red Lipstick

Dolce& Gabbana

Swipe on a red lipstick to instantly boost your mood or dress up a drab outfit.

Pictured: Dolce& Gabbana Beauty Classic Cream Lipstick in Dora, $34.50

Facial Cleanser


Knowing how to clean your face is half the combat, and using the best soap for your skincare requires is just as important.

Pictured: Philosophy Purity Made Simple One-Step Cleanser, $24

Hair Dryer


Using the right hair dryer will make it super easy to achievea salon-worthy blowout at home. Don’t be afraid to cough up a few extra bucks for a quality tool.

Pictured: Harry Josh Pro Tools Pro Dryer 2000, $300


Charlotte Tilbury

A really great concealer can conceal a multitude of imperfections, including dark under-eye circles and acne spots.

Pictured: Charlotte Tilbury Mini Miracle Eye Wand, $45

Eye Cream


This skincare product helps tomoisturize and even out scalp tone so that you appear more awake.

Pictured: Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado , $47



While we are genuinely don’t believe that you need to have a signature fragrance, knowing exactly which notes you love so that you can build your own fragrance wardrobe is a good idea.

Pictured: Chloe Love Eau de Parfum, $90 to have a signature fragrance, knowing exactly which notes you love so that you can build your own fragrance wardrobe is a good idea.


Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

Simply put on a bit of mascara to lengthen, curl or darken your lashes and your face will transform.

Pictured: Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Eye Opening Mascara, $30



There’s a face cream out there for every need — from extra hydration to anti-aging to scalp brightening.

Pictured: Clinique Smart Broad Spectrum SPF 15 Custom-Repair Moisturizer, $54

Top Coat

Nails, Inc.

If you want your manicure to last longer, invest in a top coat nail polish.

Pictured: Nails, Inc. Kensington Caviar Gel Effect Top Coat, $15



We altogether agree with “Scandal” star Kerry Washington that there’s “no excuse” to skip sunscreen. And you should wear it every day, evenin the winter.

Pictured: Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Eventone SuncareMoisturizing Sunscreen Lotion, $7.47

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