The sheer volume of hair, face, skin and nail advertisements is about as overwhelming as answering questions about our lives from nosy relatives over holiday cocktails.
So give yourself a break from the excess and the interrogation and take a peek through our editors’ 19 favorite beauty products of the year. We’ve broken down all the things we fell in love with, whether it was a new launch or an old favorite that was just previously unknown to us.
Pick up a few gifts or something for yourself, so the next time someone asks if you’ve found love, you can say yes ― with a seriously amazing hair dryer that just won’t quit.
Check out our favorite beauty products of the year below.
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