When it comes to shopping online for hair and beauty products, we know how tricky it can be. Between trying to find your perfect shade to pouring over all the reviews before you buy, there are about a million things that can go wrong — unless you’re using a tried and true site. That’s where we come in. Not only have spent our time scouring online beauty shops to see why things work, but we’ve tested them ourselves, so we know that they really are great.
These sites are the crème de la crème of them all. Between editors choosing the beauty find to product images that make you feel comfortable buying, these standout sites know how to make a person feel comfortable. We believe that just because you buy online doesn’t mean that you should feel nervous at all. That’s why we’ve spent our time and energy into finding companies that make you feel right at home as you shop online. Because there’s nothing better than the feeling of excitement as you open a package.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect hair product to bring your winter hair back to life or just some fun springy nail colors, here are seven sites that you need to bookmark as soon as possible.
This beauty site is the definition of tried and true. From hair to skin to nails, Beauty Sage has every beauty product you could ever want. With a three step vetting process that begins with editors, continues with actual chemists, and ends with real women’s reviews, you can’t go wrong here. You can feel comfortable shopping their products because each one on the site has been put to the test more than once. That’s even better than trying it at the store!
Filled with over 25,000 high end and drugstore beauty products, this is your one stop online shop for all things hair and beauty. Sleek Hair might have a ton of products, but their set up makes it easy to find what you’re looking for. Price doesn’t always say it all, so seeing the benefits of each high and low end products side-by-side is pretty much every beauty lovers dream. Whether you’re looking for hair color or just the best liquid eyeliner, they’ve got it.
Shopping for nail polish is just as important as any other beauty product. We find that the shades can sometimes look so different online, but not anymore. Floss Gloss not only shows the color of the product in the bottle, but it has a whole round-up of women wearing the color in real life situations as well. You can now see how the color will look in different lighting and on different skin tones, so it’s a winner if you ask us.
This Instagram famous makeup site has completely changed the beauty game. All of their products are super affordable but have the quality of high end products. Their prices aren’t even the best part; they offer a wide selection of colors for every single one of their products and show a color swatch to match light, medium, and dark skin as well. Colourpop Cosmetics takes the guessing game out of online shopping. Since they are exclusively online, they’ve mastered making their customers feel comfortable buying online.
If you’re thinking that this is just a fragrance site, then think again. Lucky Scent has everything from sweet smelling bath and body products to must have fragrances. They source a variety of hard to find scents and their descriptions will have you feeling like a perfume expert in no time. The company even sends affordable samples, so you can take the guessing out of online fragrance shopping.
Lush has been big in the beauty world for some time now, but
lately they’ve stepped their products up to include everything from hair color
to makeup products. They do a great job of explaining exactly what each of
their products is used for and each of their products is always fresh and made
of all-natural ingredients. Add to that their recyclable packaging, cruelty
free products, and always helpful customer service and you’ve got a tried and
true company that you can feel good standing behind.
With everything from skincare to makeup to bath and body products, you can feel safe shopping Beauty Counter’s products. The company makes sure each product on the site is free from harsh chemicals and safe for everyone to use — even babies. Not only have they banned 1,500 ingredients to make for a new health and safety standard, but their products are some of the best out there no matter what category you’re shopping.
There you have it. We spent the time putting together an all-star list of companies that you can feel comfortable shopping. So what are you waiting for? Get to shopping!