Readers' Choice: All The Beauty Products That Got You (and Celebs) Through Quarantine

This year we wondered: which essentials got you through quarantine? Behold, the products that made being in lockdown a bit more bearable.

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This year we decided to shake things up.

For the first time ever, we left the winners of our 2020 Readers' Choice Beauty Awards up to you. We asked what products have been your go-to in quarantine for makeup, hair, skincare, and nails. And after reading through thousands of responses of detailed regimens and tallying up the votes, we present you with the deep conditioners, serums, face powders, and body hydrators that you raved about.

And since we couldn't help but wonder, we also turned to our trusty celeb friends to weigh in! Want to know the budge-proof tinted brow-gel that's in Serena William's beauty bag or the micro-current facial tool Karolina Kurková uses in her evening skin regime? Say less.

Explore the must-haves from six celebs and hear why they are just that good.

Whether you are looking for the best products for your next at-home spa day or just a new staple for your beauty cabinet, dive in and see the launches that we all loved a little harder these past few months.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams, Wunder2 Wunderbrow Long-Lasting Eyebrow Gel
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Wunder2 Wunderbrow Long-Lasting Eyebrow Gel, $22,

"I use this gel to style my eyebrows — it maintains its color, and I don't have to reapply throughout the day."

Serena's Beauty Secret: Coconut Oil

"I use raw, organic coconut oil as a make-up remover or first step before my cleanser. It helps break up whatever I have on more gently and it's hydrating. Sometimes I'll do the coconut wash twice to make sure I get everything off my face. I also use it on my legs and in my hair."

La La Anthony

LaLa Anthony, Fenty Beauty Kilawatt Freestyle Highlighter
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Fenty Beauty Kilawatt Freestyle Highlighter, $36,

"I absolutely love this. Its super versatile. I mix it with body lotion to give my skin a nice glow and use it on my lids to substitute eye shadow."

LaLa's Beauty Secret: Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes, $5,

"I will be using Neutrogena makeup wipes until the end of time! I'm always on the go and sometimes find myself doing different makeup looks throughout the day, so this works really well for me."

Laura and Kate Mulleavy

Laura and Kate Mulleavy, Hanahana Beauty Eucalyptus Shea Body Butter
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Hanahana Beauty Eucalyptus Shea Body Butter, $26,

"The best body butter for keeping your skin hydrated."

Laura & Kate's Beauty Secrets:

NARS Cosmetics Liquid Blush in Orgasm, $30,

"The perfect blush for a perfect glow!"

Herbivore Body Polish, $36,

"Our favorite scent for any body scrub — rose and coconut!"

Karolina Kurková

Karolina Kurkova, Nu Skin Facial Spa
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Nu Skin Facial Spa, $383,

"This micro-curent tool is very sleek and easily stimulates and tones the skin. I'll use it for about 10 minutes before I go to bed."

Karolina's Beauty Secrets:

Gryph & IvyRose Seal The Deal, $49,

"Seal The Deal is nourishing, healing and very moisturizing. I've been putting this on my hands and feet."

WTHN Ear Seed Kit Acupressure Treatment at Home, $45,

"With this kit, you can do your own acupuncture from home — without needles and instead with really cool Swarovski crystals that you can put in your ear like earrings. These crystals stick to your ear and hit specific pressure points that deal with different things in your body. "

Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil, Kérastase Résistance Ciment Thermique
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Kérastase Résistance Ciment Thermique, $37,

"I have been using this time to rebuild my hair after years of daily burning and drying and back combing."

Jameela's Beauty Secret: Armani Beauty Fluid Sheer Glow Enhancer #2, $62,

"Great for a good glow. So that it looks like I've left the house in the last 5 months."

Regina King

Regina King, Pureology Hydrate Conditioner
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Pureology Hydrate Conditioner, $32,

"I consistently use Pureology. The conditioner creates this tingling sensation on my scalp. It just feels like it's doing something."

For more stories like this, pick up the October issue of InStyle, available on newsstands, on Amazon, and for digital download Sept. 18.

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