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Press | Byrdie: Products Our Editors Love More Than Cult Classics

Rituel de Fille Press: Byrdie
Byrdie Cult Beauty Products
August 9, 2017
According to our editors, these are the next cult beauty products. Keep reading to discover the beauty favorites that have flown under-the-radar—until now.
Byrdie Cult Beauty Products
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As beauty editors, it takes a truly special product to make our heads spin with happiness. Sure, there are plenty of formulas that get the job done and deserve an all-around gold-star, but to truly make us froth at the mouth? Well, it goes beyond a hint of je ne sais quoi.

When we're considering a beauty product, we want it to push the envelope, and we look for something that we haven't seen before. We care less about cheeky names and eye-catching packaging, and more about what a product does for our skin, hair, or face—especially if it goes above and beyond anything else we've tried and the laundry list of other cult beauty products on the market. (We've tried them all, by the way.)

Which had us wondering: If we could curate our own list of cult beauty products and broadcast their majesty to the world, what would we choose? Interested to see which products make our stomachs flutter? Keep scrolling for the eight beauty products our editors love more than cult classics.

Rituel de Fille Rare Light Luminizer

Rituel de Fille Rare Light Luminizer

"I think I’ve gotten the entire Byrdie team hooked on this creamy, glow-giving, light-reflecting highlighter from indie brand Rituel de Fille (and to our new editors, let me know if you're interested, and I’ll shove it in your hands to try immediately). The shade selection is incredible, ranging from a purple-tinged holographic to a J.Lo glow–esque rosy-gold. Every time I wear this highlighter, I get compliments. And not to be vain, but it looks amazing in photos. I try any highlighter that comes my way and have yet to find one as multidimensional, blendable, and just all-around gorgeous. If there’s any product that deserves a cult following, it’s this one." — Faith Xue, editorial director

"Powdery, super-pigmented highlighters have become a mainstay in the makeup bags of influencers and laypeople alike for years now, but we're making a shift toward sheerer, more dew-inducing creams that give you the look of healthy skin instead of unicorn cheekbones. A favorite at Byrdie, the Rituel de Fille Rare Light Luminizers are better than any cult favorite highlighter I've ever used. They blend seamlessly and magically make my skin look as though it's glowing from within instead of masked with an artificial glitter." — Lindsey Metrus, managing editor

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Ghost Light Rare Light Luminizer (pictured)

Explore the full palette of Rare Light Luminizers