January 30, 2023

Tried, tested and loved by TVD editors, we bring you the top 12 products of the year 2022.


All anyone really wants for Christmas 7 New Year is good, healthy & flawless skin. But sometimes, in our utmost effort (and uncontrollable urge) to buy new, fancy products, our skin suffers the cost of it. There are a plethora of products in the market that claim to have reduced dark circles or vanished pimples. But how do you know that it is just a marketing gimmick or do they *actually* work? For you to not go through the risk of burning a hole in your pocket as well as the products not being effective enough, we have shortlisted the best clean beauty products of 2022 out of the ocean of products that we absolutely love. 

  1. COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
Suitable for all skin types, works best for dry skin

Why we love it:

If there is a K-Beauty product that is blowing up the internet, it has to be this snail mucin essence from COSRX. It is a lightweight essence that contains 92% Snail Mucin filtrate which nourishes, repairs and revitalizes the skin. Snail Mucin has the ability to repair everything from dry patches, to acne breakouts to hyperpigmentation. It contains 96% of skin friendly Snail Secretion Filtrate that is effective in repairing damaged skin, improving skin elasticity and maintaining optimum hydration levels all day long. It easily absorbs into the skin and is suitable for all skin types.

2. Dear, Klairs Supple Preparation Unscented Toner

Suitable for all skin types, works best for sensitive skin

Why we love it:

As the name suggests, it is unscented and gives a supple texture to the skin. It is perfect for people who are allergic to anything with fragrance and is a non-irritating toner that rejuvenates and restores the skin. It is hydrating, gets easily absorbed and is very lightweight. It is suitable for all skin types.

3. Put Simply Beat The Sun Sunscreen SPF 50+ PA++++

Suitable for all skin types, works best for sensitive skin

Why we love it:

Beat the Sun is everything you wished for in a sunscreen. With a lotion-like consistency, this one provides SPF 50, thereby protecting the skin from broad spectrum UV rays. It is non-comedogenic and its moisturizing formula blends in effortlessly, leaving skin white cast free & grease-free. It is suitable for all skin types.

4. Foxtale The Daily Duet Hydrating Cleanser

Suitable for all skin types, works best for dry skin

Why we love it:

This cleanser is known as The Daily Duet as it doesn’t just remove the daily dirt-buildup, but also removes makeup without the use of any micellar water or any extra cleanser. It easily, quickly and efficiently removes all traces of makeup at the end of a long day without making the skin dry and irritable while hydrating your skin. It restores natural levels of oil and moisture through ample hydration.

5. Fixderma Shadow Cream 50

Suitable for all skin types

Why we love it:

The reason this one is known as a Shadow ‘Cream’ is because of its thick yet lightweight consistency. It has SPF 50, leaves no white cast, has a very faint fragrance and a formulation that feels good on the skin. It also acts as a moisturizing agent due to its thick texture but those with dry skin need to wear a moisturizer beneath.

6. Fix My Curls Curl Quenching Flax Seed Gelly

Suitable for curly and wavy hair

Why we love it:

It is a plant based, protein free styling product made to moisturize dry, frizzy curly/wavy hair. With maximum slip and definition, you can detangle unruly curls and style them using just one product. It provides maximum slip and medium-to-hard hold for your curls, this is the perfect protein free gel to use on a daily basis, to style or even help detangle your hair when refreshing No wonder it has made its space in every curly girl’s vanity!

7. Plum Grape Seed & Sea Buckthorn Nutri Plenish Face Mist

Suitable for all skin types

Why we love it:

One of the reasons why we absolutely love this mist is because it refreshes, hydrates, and replenishes skin instantly! It gives a burst of freshness and energy to your otherwise dull-looking skin. Plus the aloe juice is just an added incentive that helps calm sun-exposed skin, and floral extracts of hibiscus give it a nice, uplifting fragrance to it.

8. Bubblefarm Aloe Vera Gel

Suitable for all skin & hair types

Why we love it:
The most reviewed product on Vanity Wagon, there is a reason why this particular aloe vera gel made it to this list. It helps to nourish and moisturize both skin and hair. It has antibacterial properties that help to fight breakouts, preventing itchy scalps and irritated skin. It also lessens the visibility of stretch marks and acne marks.

9. Beplain Multi Vitamin Ampoule

Suitable for all skin types

Why we love it:
A K-beauty product, this vitamin-rich ampoule help reduce dullness, dark spots and hyperpigmentation. It does what it claims and the goodness of Niacinamide in it helps brighten the skin, clear pores and reduces the appearance of fine lines & texture. The ampoule also uses 6 types of vitamins – vitamin B5 (panthenol), C, E, and multiple vitamin C derivatives, which help improve the appearance of dull skin, dark spots, and discoloration.

10. Minimalist 3% Sepicalm Moisturizer with Oat Extract & Squalane

Suitable for all skin types

Why we love it: 

A holy-grail for people with oily and sensitive skin, this lightweight moisturizer hydrates, soothes, and softens skin, without oily, shiny or heavy residual feel. It has a perfect blend of hydrators, emollients and occlusives for all day moisturization.

11. Aqualogica Hydrate+ Sunscreen with SPF 50 PA+++ with Coconut Water & Hyaluronic Acid

Suitable for all skin types

A holy grail for all weathers, this hydrating sunscreen is enriched with a light water-based texture and therefore infuses moisture into the skin, apart from providing broad-spectrum protection against UVA, UVB rays and blue light. This sunscreen is the best if you want to hydrate as well as protect your skin. It leaves you with a fresh, dewy finish after application.

12. Juicy Chemistry Organic Lip Balm for Pigmented Lips with Blood Orange and Rosehip

Best for pigmented lips

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