Among many other things, 2020 was the year of online shopping. Due to a global pandemic, many of the beauty aisles we used to walk in IRL have been socially removed from our credit cards (a positive potential without our addiction to online shopping). Of course, since everyone simultaneously started ordering their beauty products in bulk from hot-spot retailers (Sephora, Amazon, Nordstrom, etc.), a lot of my favorite beauty products suddenly went MIA or within a month. later. order abyss. Surely that’s not a big deal in the grand scheme of things right now, but neither is it ideal.
So I did some research. While I still love retailers like Dermstore, Violet Gray, and Sephora, I’ve noticed that lesser-known retailers like Olivela, SkinStore, LovelySkin, and Verishop have tons of beloved brands and products, and they’re always more. well stocked. Therefore, the next time you run out of a beauty product that you aren’t sure you can live without, we recommend that you haunt one of the aforementioned under-the-radar destinations. Below, we’re sharing five things from each retailer currently on our restocking list to give you a taste of each store’s offerings. (But trust us. There are plenty more where these come from!) Keep scrolling.