The 2020 Shape Beauty Awards: Iconic Products

Innovative products launch every year, but these tried-and-true faves still stack up against the competition.

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The Shape Squad — a group of fitness- and beauty-minded staffers, pros, and dermatologists — tested and approved 77 products that not only work with but also enhance your physical and mental states. Here, their picks for the best iconic products available on the market right now.

Best Foundation: Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF 15

Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF 15

Even Better Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Shade 124 Siena
Ulta

Clinique's Even Better Makeup SPF 15 — a silky liquid formula available in 56 shades (!!) — corrects skin discoloration over time. Think of it as the original CC or BB cream.

Best Lip Balm: ChapStick Classic Cherry

ChapStick Classic Cherry

Chapstick Cherry Lip Balm in single package
Amazon

ChapStick Classic Cherry has a scent that offers instant nostalgia (and guarantees Katy Perry's hit will be stuck in your head). Plus, "it's a great base for lipstick," one Squad member says.

Best Makeup Remover: Pond's Cold Cream Makeup Remover

Pond's Cold Cream Makeup Remover

ponds cold cream makeup remover in jar with cream top target
Target

Pond's Cold Cream Makeup Remover "has a creamy, soft texture that's like beauty comfort food," a tester says.

Best Hair Mask: Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Moist

Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Moist

aussie three minute miracle moist
Target

Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Moist is fast acting, making quarantine ends soft and silky in minutes. (

Best Exfoliator: BeautyRx by Dr. Schultz Tetrafoliant 8% Peel Solution

BeautyRx by Dr. Schultz Tetrafoliant 8% Peel Solution

BeautyRx by Dr. Schultz Tetrafoliant 8% Peel Solution
Amazon

BeautyRx by Dr. Schultz Tetrafoliant 8% Peel Solution has been our go-to acne fix and skin brightener for years.

Best Moisturizer: Theraderm Eternox Peptide Crème

Theraderm Eternox Peptide Crème

theraderm eternox peptide creme

Theraderm Eternox Peptide Crème "hydrates and plumps skin within days," our testers say.

Best Texturizer: Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray in large black can with gold lettering
Amazon

Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray creates superior bedhead sexiness and has the most intoxicating scent. In 10 years, we've never stopped using it. (Though if you want to switch it up, these other hair texture sprays also get the stamp of approval.)

Best Lipstick: SeneGence Blu-Red LipSense

SeneGence Blu-Red LipSense

SeneGence Blu-Red LipSense
Senegence

SeneGence Blu-Red LipSense keeps its longest-lasting lip reign. "It's magic," the Squad says.

Best Body Lotion:

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
Amazon

AveenoDaily Moisturizing Lotion has prebiotic oats to repair your skin's barrier for added moisture that's never greasy. (Here's more on oatmeal's benefits for your skin.)

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