POPSUGAR Beauty

12 Products I'd Actually Buy After Testing Hundreds For Free

Confession time: beauty editors get a lot of free beauty loot. As a former editor myself, I can attest to having a desk buried in samples and promotional packages. Lip colors of every formula, quirky face washes, body scrubs with secret ingredients, color-changing nail polish, placenta products (yep) — it was all there and then some. Behind every beauty company there's a hard-working PR team whose job is to spread the word about new launches. So, out go boxes containing the latest samples to edi