5 Products Our Editors Purchased After Trying a Complimentary Sample
Ever wonder what beauty and skin care products beauty editors purchase after trying a complimentary sample? You’re in luck! We’re sharing the top five products our Skincare.com beauty editors purchase again and again, ahead.
As beauty editors for Skincare.com, we are fortunate enough to receive a variety of complimentary skin care and beauty products from the L’Oréal portfolio of brands. And, as a result, we are constantly adding new products to our daily and weekly regimens. But there’s only a select few products that make the final cut—meaning we actually purchase a tube, bottle, or jar after we run out of the complimentary product. Curious about which products we actually can’t live without? Ahead we share the five products our beauty editors purchased after trying them for free.
KIEHL’S CREAMY EYE TREATMENT WITH AVOCADO
When it comes to ultra-hydrating eye creams, Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado has remained one of our all-time favorites since we first tried (and reviewed) complimentary samples of the superfood-inspired eye cream—you can read our review here! Formulated with nourishing avocado oil, the Creamy Eye Treatment can keep the delicate skin under our eyes looking moisturized and radiant.
Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado, $29-$48 MSRP
DECLÉOR AROMESSENCE MARJOLAINE NOURISHING OIL SERUM
Our beauty editors are always on the lookout for nourishing facial serums that can hydrate their skin and help to lock in moisture. So, when Decléor sent our Skincare.com office complimentary samples of their beloved Aromessence Marjolaine Nourishing Oil Serum, you bet they were all over it. The deep conditioning facial serum has since become a staple in most of our daily skin care regimens thanks to its spa-like quality—and great results.
GARNIER MICELLAR CLEANSING WATER ALL-IN-1
If there’s one thing that our Skincare.com beauty editors can all agree on, it’s the benefits of micellar water. Micellar water is a gentle—yet effective—way to cleanse your complexion of pore-clogging dirt and debris and stubborn, hard-to-remove waterproof makeup. While it was hard for us to choose just one micellar water that we love, Garnier’s Micellar Cleansing Water All-In-1 stands out for its affordability and effectiveness. For more on micellar water, check out our guide to cleansing your skin with micellar water, here.
Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water All-In-1, $8.99 MSRP
SKINCEUTICALS C E FERULIC
If you’ve been on the hunt for the ultimate vitamin C serum to add to your daily skin care routine, look no further. SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic is our beauty editors’ favorite skin care product to splurge on—in fact, our consulting dermatologists love it as well! After the brand sent our Skincare.com editors complimentary samples of the luxe antioxidant serum and the lucky reviewer ran out, you better believe she went out to purchase her own bottle—yes, it’s pricey, but believe us it’s worth every penny! Find out why we love—read: swear by—SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic facial serum in our full product review, here.
SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic, $163 MSRP
VICHY QUENCHING MINERAL FACE MASK
Nourishing face masks don’t have to cost a fortune—in fact: You can find one of our beauty editors’ favorite hydrating facial masks on the shelves of your local drugstore. Formulated with Vichy Mineralizing Water and vitamin B3, the Quenching Mineral Face Mask from Vichy is without a doubt one of our favorite ways to hydrate and replenish our complexions after a long day.
Vichy Quenching Mineral Face Mask, $20 MSRP