Amazon’s top beauty buys for April

This April there are a number of beauty products that are notching up five stars on Amazon and sending enthusiastic reviewers into a frenzy.

From a ‘magical’ purple shampoo to an ultra-popular electric shaver, these beauty buys are proving to be the latest must-haves in your makeup bag or bathroom cabinet.

So to make sure you don’t miss out on the best buys, we’ve brought you a rundown of some of the top rated and most popular products from this month.

Sky Organics Beeswax Lip Balms, $11.95

More than 80 per cent of the 1,587 reviewers on Amazon have given these organic lip balms a full five stars, with fans praising how well they moisturize, leaving lips feeling soft and conditioned. 

They are available in six delicious flavors including  Luscious Tahitian Vanilla, Tropical Coconut, Eucalyptus Mint, Cherry Bomb, Tangy Citrus and Strawberry Bliss. 

Sky Organics promises that they are 100% organic, non-toxic, non-GMO and gluten free, so they are safe for even the most sensitive lips. 


Weleda Skin Food, $9.78

This ultra-rich cream is designed to tackle dry, rough skin on faces, elbows, hands and feet, leaving you with a healthy-looking glow.

It contains extracts of gentle viola tricolor, calendula and chamomile, formulated in a thick base of oils and beeswax, and is free from synthetic preservatives, fragrances, colorants, and mineral oils.

Fans of the cream on Amazon note how well it moisturizes, and how gentle it is on extremely sensitive eczema-prone skin, as well as how great it smells and feels. 


Hyaluronic Acid Anti-Aging Serum, $15

Fans of this anti-aging serum describe it as ‘fantastic’, an ‘amazing product’, ‘the best stuff ever’ and the ‘Holy Grail’. 

One reviewer on Amazon even went as far as to state: ‘It spreads on so smooth and feels like a drink of water for my skin… Definitely a must buy for anyone who wants their skin to shine in ways it never has before.’ 

It is formulated to enhance your skin’s moisture balance, reducing fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots, and adding a dewiness to your skin for ‘youthful luminescence’.


Fanola No Yellow Shampoo, $10.83

Designed for grey, lightened, and decolored hair, this shampoo uses violet pigment to tone down unwanted yellow hues.

It has notched up more than its fair share of fans on Amazon, with many reviewers posting before and after photos to illustrate the product’s effectiveness. 

One of the most enthusiastic reviewers in April described the shampoo as ‘magical’ and noted: ‘I’ve used a million products and nothing compares to this amazing little beauty!! I am absolutely in love.’


Cliganic 100% Pure Jojoba Oil, $9.99

Formulated as a treatment for dry skin and hair, the Cliganic 100% Pure Organic Jojoba Oil is cold pressed, unrefined and all natural.

According to the product description, the oil is often referred to as nature’s moisturizer for its ability to mimic the skin’s sebum. 

It has earned itself an impressive 4.6 stars out of 5 average rating on Amazon, with satisfied customers noting how easily it absorbs into the skin, how gentle it is, and how well it moisturizes.  


Herstyler Hair Repair Serum, $11.99

This hair shine serum promises to transform the appearance of dry, damaged hair into a ‘luxuriant mane’ using a blend of aloe vera and argan oil extracts. 

Fans of the oil have posted photos on Amazon illustrating how it tames frizzy unmanageable locks into smooth, glossy tresses.

Some of the most positive reviews state that the serum ‘works wonders’, ‘smooths my frizzies like no other’, and leaves hair ‘as soft as cotton and as light as air’.


Batiste Dry Shampoo 3-Pack, $15.66

The Holy Grail when it comes to dry shampoo, Batiste’s waterless formula absorbs dirt and grease to revitalize dull and lifeless hair.

Nearly three-quarters of the reviewers on Amazon have awarded this Batiste bundle five stars, with shoppers describing it as ‘amazing’, ‘a girl’s best friend’, and ‘the best and now only dry shampoo I use’.

Plus, with three shampoos for just over $15, this bundle is far better value than you’ll find on Batiste elsewhere. 


Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Face Moisturizer, $17.97

This anti-wrinkle face moisturizer is formulated to reduce the look of stubborn lines for smoother, younger-looking skin.

It features a combination of Retinol SA, which claims to renew the look of the skin, and Glucose Complex, which acceleratea skin surface activity for fast results. 

Reviewers who rated this product five stars praise it for being lightweight and non-greasy, highly moisturizing, and great value for money. 


Panasonic Electric Shaver for Women, $15.07

Featuring three ultra-sharp blades and ultra-thin foil, this electric shaver follows body contours for a quick, close and comfortable shave.

More than 8,000 customers have reviewed the product on Amazon, with fans of the shaver raving about how easy it is to use and how closely it shaves.

One very contented reviewer stated: ‘Never going back to a blade after using this. SO FAST, and so close’, while another noted: ‘This is an excellent product. I would highly recommend it to anyone who gets shaving irritation or just simply hates the mess of shaving.’ 


Silicone Face Mask Brushes, $4.89

These popular brushes can be used to apply facial masks, peels, serums, and other skincare products gently and evenly.

Reviewers praise how easy they make application without getting your hands messy, and how soft and flexible these brushes are.  

One shopper stated: ‘(I) will never use anything but these again. Soft, flexible, and saved soo much product compared to using my fingers or a bristle brush. Easier cleanup too.’

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