The Best Beauty Products for Back-to-School Season

We all love the excitement of that back-to-school feeling. And whether you’re actually heading back to campus or simply looking to update your beauty bag for the new season, September is the perfect month to refresh your look—and add some top-notch beauty essentials to your beauty bag. From concealers that will mask dark circles to hydrating face mists to keep you fresh from day to night, texturizing hair products to revitalize your locks, and gentle skincare (because we know those stressful late nights and early mornings can wreak havoc on your skin, leaving it dull, breakout-prone, and blotchy), and a chic lipstick to swipe on from day to night, scroll below for easy, timesaving products you’ll need to keep you on the straight and narrow as you go back to school, an internship, or work this fall.

SHOPPaula’s Choice Pore Clarifying Charcoal Gel Mask $30

Students score 10% off all Paula’s Choice Skincare through Student Beans!

SHOPOribe Gold Lust Dry Shampoo $44

Use this editor-approved dry shampoo to make your style last an extra day.

SHOPBenefit Cosmetics Boi-ing Brightening Concealer $20

Fake a full eight hours’ rest thanks to our go-to concealer.

PinterestSHOPFenty Beauty by Rihanna Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick $18

This Rihanna-approved classic red hue is a must-have.

SHOPPaula’s Choice Clear Pore Normalizing Cleanser $13.

Add this cleanser to your skincare routine to fight acne without drying out your skin.

SHOPMilk Makeup Glitter Stick Techno $30

Get inspired by this season’s runway trends, and add a bit of glitter to your look.

SHOPTatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist $20

Gorgeous, glowing skin in a bottle.

SHOPLaura Mercier Long Lash Mascara $26

Extension-worthy lashes for half the cost.

PinterestSHOPMarc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Polish $18

Step aside, pastels. We’re opting for vampy, darker hues this fall.

SHOPOuai Haircare Air Dry Foam $28

Skip the blowout. This leave-in foam creates perfect air-dried waves without any of that crunchy feeling.

SHOPTarte Tarteist Pro Glow Highlight & Contour Palette $45

Perfect for a night out, this contour and highlight palette is the easy-to-use solution for gorgeously glowing skin.

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