What’s the next best thing to going through someone’s medicine cabinet—and having it be socially acceptable and not incredibly rude? Getting the scoop on the beauty products everyone was shopping for on Amazon in 2016. And that’s a very real opportunity because the retail giant has released a list of its most popular hair, skin, makeup, and wellness buys. From shampoo to oral care, see below for a few formulas shoppers are adding to their carts.
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Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips
Whiter teeth without the giant dentist bill? Maybe that’s why Crest’s white strips topped Amazon’s list of best-selling beauty products.
Crest | $45
Simple Cleansing Wipes
If you have sensitive skin, cleansing wipes can be a scary (sometimes stinging) subject, but these are super duper gentle and remove eye makeup in a snap.
Simple | $7
Proactiv 3 Step Acne Treatment System Starter Kit
This kit is complete with a cleanser, toner, and a repairing treatment that all help you on your mission to banish breakouts for good.
Proactiv | $33
NYX Cosmetics Makeup Setting Spray
Not only does this spray help your makeup stay in place throughout the day, it also dries to a matte finish.
NYX | $6
Clever name for a mascara, eh? Available in six different colors, this formula prides itself for being smudge-proof and long-lasting.
Blinc | $26
CeraVe Moisturizing Cream
It's a drugstore staple and performs when it comes to taking care of dry skin. What else could you possibly ask for?
Cera Ve | $15
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 45
Hate the heavy feeling of SPF? Sadly, that's no excuse for not wearing it. This formula from Neutrogena is incredibly lightweight, providing you with ample protection without feeling heavy and greasy on your face.
Neutrogena | $13
Gillette Venus Original Women's Razor Blade Refills
It's always a good idea to have these stocked in your medicine cabinent!
Gillette | $17
CHI Original Pro 1” Ceramic Ionic Tourmaline Flat Iron Hair Straightener
This straightener has over 3,000 reviews and is an industry staple with its easy-to-use design. Did you know Zendaya is even an ambassador for the brand?
Chi | $90
Dove Beauty Bar for Sensitive Skin
Shopping for bar soap can be tricky for sensitive skin, too. This formula from Dove lands among Amazon's best-sellers, with 79 percent of its reviewers leaving 5-star ratings.
Dove | $3 for 2 bars
Burt's Bees 100 Percent Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm
Burt's Bees has the whole lip balm thing down to a science—literally. But why not let your classic tube rest for a bit (or just one swipe) and switch things up with a 4-pack of different fruity flavors like pomegranate and mango.
Burt's Bees | $9
Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes
Ask your friends about their favorite makeup wipes and you can almost be positive someone will shout out Neutrogena's name. Gentle and effective, they are truly a product must-have.
Neutrogena | $9 for a Twin Pack
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
Got a zit that just won't quit? This drying lotion works miracles for reducing the size of the blemish overnight.
Mario Badescu | $17
Nexcare Acne Absorbing Cover
Maybe it's more that you can't keep your hands off that pimple. And for those that need some reinforcements to stop them from picking, you can go wrong with these oil-absorbing acne stickers.
Nexcare | $8
PURA D'OR Anti-Hair Loss Premium Organic Argan Oil Shampoo
Out of all the beauty products on Amazon.com, this 100 percent natural shampoo was the second most popular in 2016.
Eau Thermale Avène Thermal Spring Water
When your skin is tight, dry, and uncomfortable (read: office heating), spray on this facial mist for instant relief.
Avene | $20
La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Facial Sunscreen SPF 60
Despite what the thermostat says, we should be wearing sunscreen all year long. This facial sunscreen layers beautifully underneath of foundation.
La Roche Posay | $30
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion
Dry, itchy, flaky skin is soothed in no time thanks to this fast-absorbing, oatmeal-infused formula.
Aveeno | $10
L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream
The chicest tube cream you ever will see! This formula is touched with hydrating shea butter, coconut oil, and honey.
L'Occitane | $28
Bio-Oil is applauded for its ability to fade scars and minimize the appearance of stretch marks.
Bio Oil | $8
Aquaphor Advanced Therapy Healing Ointment Skin Protectant
Some people put it on their chapped lips, while others rely on its powers for curing cracked skin on their hands. And really, the list of its uses goes on and on and on. Trust us, it's worth adding to your shopping cart.
Aquaphor | $14
Wunderbrow Brow Gel
No one wants to spend the time to carefully fill in their brows... only to find it the pigment smeared across their forehead when the weather heats up. This product boasts a waterproof formula that is said to stay on even through a shower.