The 10 Best Skincare Products, According To You

Got to the stage where you want to switch up your skincare routine? Or maybe you’re just starting out on your skincare journey and have no idea what to haul? With so many different formulas, ingredients, and products out there that promise so many things, it can be hard to know which are good skincare brands and which to avoid. 

The best way to determine if something is really worth hauling has to be the reviews. There’s nothing we trust more than an honest, tried-and-tested review from a friend, and luckily for you, you’ve got hundred of friends in the customers here at BEAUTY BAY.

From affordable brands that promote glowing skin to high quality cleansing balms, we’ve compiled a list of the best skincare products out there. Keep reading to discover the most popular, most important skincare products your fellow beauty obsessives can’t get enough of. 


A firm favourite on BEAUTY BAY, our Cleansing Balm is typically top of our shoppers’ lists. Melting away makeup and impurities with ease while leaving a soothing effect on the skin thanks to the addition of calming chamomile, this cleansing balm is a clean skin must-have. 


‘Gentlest cleanser ever’

This oat cleansing balm keeps my skin moisturised whilst cleaning. Each wash leaves the skin with a bright glow

Nasneen A. 


‘Amazing, love it’

Works really well for my skin, causes no irritation and reduces spots and inflammation. Can use near the eyes to remove eye makeup including mascara as well with no irritation or stinging – amazing product!!!

Ava S. 


‘Miracle in a jar’

Since using this I’ve had the best skin and I’m 44, my skin glows and I’ve had no spots, I absolutely love it 💖

Karen C.

2. Bubble Skincare Level Up Balancing Gel Moisturizer

This brand never stops trending, and for good reason. Their moisturising gel is the ultimate skincare upgrade, enriched with zinc PCA, blue light protection, and yarrow extract to leave skin smooth, comfortable, and shine-free. 


‘The best’

Honestly a great moisturizer and feels very light on the skin due to the gel texture. keeps my skin moisturized without making it oily. I would absolutely recommend to anyone.

Valentine R. 


‘So good’

It’s perfect for my combination skin I think I’d be amazing at oily skin as well. I can mix in what are the other products to hydrate and balance my skin because of the pump mechanism. 100% recommend!!

Erin H. 


‘This moisturiser is genuinely so hydrating’ 

This moisturizer is genuinely so hydrating and is perfect for oily/combination skin types, it worked miracles for me and the way it comes out like a little flower is adorable.


‘The best’ 

Deffo worth the hype, so cooling and I love the pump

Nancy T. 

3. Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

Give your lips the ultimate kiss of life with this nourishing overnight lip mask. Formulated with a lip-loving blend of vitamin C and powerful antioxidants, this mask gently removes dead skin cells to reveal replenished, hydrated lips. 



‘Makes your lips feel so soft and smells amazing! Comes with a cute little applicator making it easier to apply. The pot has so much product in that it will last you a long time! I use this at night as well as during the day instead of lip balm or gloss and it works so well and gives a great shine.’

Eloise C. 


‘Love love love’

Absolutely love this! Its so soft and smooth and feels amazing on the lips. Smells like heaven as well.



‘Holy grail’

‘I couldn’t be without this. Such an amazing product, I wear this multiple times a day and one lasted me nearly a year.’

Paige L. 



5*. This lip mask is amazing!

Serena O. 

4. The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution

Get glowing skin in just one use with this exfoliating toner, designed to gradually improve skin texture and boost its natural radiance. Enriched with exfoliating alpha hydroxyl and soothing aloe vera, this toner leaves skin with a clear and healthy finish. 


‘Great for my skin’ 

This is part of my nightly routine and really helps out with spots and blemishes

Aimie L. 


‘Makes my skin so smooth’ 

Great for skin and amazing with sensitive skin

Sharlotte S. 


‘Best facial tonic’

This is the best Tonic! Tried so many different cause this wasn‘t available, but would always highly recommend this one!

Jennifer B. 



I am in love with this product not only for the face but literally everywhere, using it on the underarms truthfully takes away any odour as well as gradual lightening. Best product going

Sharn S. 

5. e.l.f. Cosmetics Holy Hydration! Makeup Melting Cleansing Balm

Skin in need of a moisture surge? BEAUTY BAY shoppers will urge you to add this solid balm cleanser to your basket, loved for its effectiveness and affordability. Enriched with a blend of hydrating hyaluronic acid, ceramides to strengthen the skin’s barrier, and peptides to refresh your base, prepare for your clearest complexion yet. 


‘Never use anything else’ 

I’ve used the Clinique balm, the beauty bay one, the inkey list amongst others and the elf balm is 100% the best EVER

Aisling O. 


‘Cheap & amazing’ 

A little goes a long with this cleansing balm, easy makeup removal and leaves my skin nice & soft

Rose R. 


‘Great product’ 

Have been using this product now for months and wouldn’t use anything else.

Michelle B. 


‘My go-to cleanser’ 

I gave this a try as an alternative to a more expensive cleanser I’d been using for a while. This stuff is unreal. Shifts all your makeup, kind on the skin and an absolute bargain!

Beki T. 

6. Beauty of Joseon Relief Sun: Rice + Probiotics

This organic sunscreen has been flying off the shelves thanks to its lightweight feel and powerful sun protection. Preventing skin damage from harmful UVA and UVB rays with SPF50+ while restoring hydration to your base, this silky-smooth formula is a must-have addition to your skincare routine. 


‘The best sunscreen’

I have pretty sensitive skin and every other sunscreen I tried broke me out or left a white cast – this one works like magic, it immediately soaks into your skin and leaves it feeling velvety and gives it a really nice glow. I recommend this 100%. Gonna buy some more pretty soon!! 

Leeya A. 


‘Perfect sunscreen’

I absolutely love this sunscreen, just bought second tube. It absorbs easily, doesn’t make me shiny or cause inny issues and it protects my skin well.

Adrianna K. 


‘Buy it’

The most perfect sunscreen I ever used. It sinks and keeps my skin hydrated and glowing

Nirvana A. 


‘Best sunscreen’

The best sunscreen, I bought it because of TikTok and I love it so much

Shira W. 

7. I’m From Rice Toner Skincare Toner

Bring balance back to your base with this facial toner. Gentle enough to be enjoyed by all skin types, this toner is powered by organic rice to remove impurities and excess oil, while rejuvenating the skin. The results? Balanced, brightened, and even skin. 


‘Great product’ 

Hasn’t broke me out at all and has made my skin much more hydrated and bright, really do notice a difference with this product 10/10

Talyor A. 


‘Love it!’

Makes my skin so soft and glowy, great addition to my skincare routine!

Isabella B. 


‘So cute’ 

I bought the mini size because I wanted to check it out first so I am going to buy the bigger size right now. It’s a great toner!

Michal S. 


‘LOVE IT!!!’

This is one of the best toners I have ever used. I’m 47 yet my skin has never looked better, seriously as soon as you put it on you feel the benefit. It’s really evened out my skin too as I was always prone to redness around my t zone area but using this really helps.

J B. 

8. Peter Thomas Roth Instant Firm X Temporary Eye Tightener

Banish the tell-tale signs of tiredness and ageing with this eye cream, designed to tighten and smooth the delicate eye area. Infused with a blend of magnesium complexes and fennel seed extract to minimise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, this eye cream is the solution to firmer, smoother, younger looking skin. 



This product is amazing even taken it into work for others to try and they are all going to get some so many orders are on the way…thank you

Sam D. 


‘A must have’

A little is all it takes for an eye lift to last for hours and makeup can be applied on top. And wrinkles appears less prominent.

Mags W. 


‘Works amazing’

This really works definitely recommend 




Outstanding product, just use a small amount and rub in under the eye area and let the magic work. I find it easy to put make up over the top too as long as you dab it on. Really takes away the morning puffiness – will definitely buy again


9. The Glow Hub The Scar Slayer

Say goodbye to scarring with this vitamin C infused serum, designed to even out skin texture and reduce dark spots and pigmentation. Infused with skin-smoothing ingredients, this serum also works to protect against free radicals, all while brightening and clarifying your base.   


‘Saved my face’

Had a massive patch of scarring around my chin/jawline and it’s now pretty much gone, 100% recommend

Millie B. 



My skin has never looked this good 😍 I can really see a difference

Bradie M. 



Amazing! Makes my skin feel so good

Debbie H. 



Seen results just from one use. Honestly amazing such a game changer

Caitlin T. 

10. COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence

While you might find the idea of adding snail secretion to your skincare routine an off-putting concept, beauty obsessives can’t get enough of this unique ingredient. Providing skin with a refreshing hit of moisture while improving the skin’s elasticity, this lightweight formula instantly sinks into the skin, locking in moisture for a glowing finish. 


‘Absolutely amazing product’

absolutely amazing product that has rehydrated and replenished my skin getting rid of acne scars 

Phoebe Y. 


‘My fav’ 

I loved this, it leaves my skin so smooth and hydrated

Jwanna K.


‘Great value for money’

Seen someone recommending this online and thank God I tried it, makes my skin so plump without any irration. It’s so good in the hot weather it takes away all skin irration or soreness from being out in the sun to long. Run don’t walk

Ella M. 


‘Has saved my skin’ 

My skin is much more glowy and healthy ever since I’ve been using this

Marion W.