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An Amazonian clay foundation (with SPF 15!) for balancing complexion and creating a flawless matte finish that won’t cake or crease.
A curling wand guaranteed to give you professional-level curls right in your own home. This is what beauty on a budget looks like, and I LOVE IT.
A variety pack of pimple patches for when you feel a zit (or ZITS) comin’ on. Just apply over the bump and the patch will draw out sebum and reduce irritation like some type of skin sorcery. I mean, just look at these results. LOOK AT THEM!
A setting powder you can count on to deliver gorgeous, shine-free coverage while keeping your makeup in place — all without the horrendous flashback in photos.
A hydrating lipstick that — get this — magically shifts into a lovely pink based on the pH of your lips, so you’re left with a natural hue that totally suits you. That really is magic.
A Maybelline concealer featuring a sponge-tip applicator to cover up dark spots with total ease. Really, the sponge does most of the work for you — you just have to dab, dab, dab, and you’re done.
A liquid solution so you can free your skin from irritating razor burn, ingrown hairs, and rashes when they strike.
A long-lasting eyeshadow primer to make dang sure your perfectly blended smokey eye stays in its place from sunrise to sunset.
A hot air brush that’ll make it look like you just hit up some fancy hair stylist and dropped some serious money. Here’s to having (inexpensive) effortless waves and volume for days.
Machine-washable and reusable cloths to gently remove dirt and makeup from your skin with a splash of some water. Just toss in the washer after a few uses and start savin’ your hard-earned dollars — no more expensive wipes here!
A rosehip oil for tackling (and DEFEATING!!!) your skin’s biggest woes: Dryness, flakiness, redness, breakouts — you name it. They don’t stand a chance when ~faced~ with this.
A liquid eyeliner that won’t budge, smear, flake, or fade even when the day throws rain, tears, and humidity at you. This is my holy grail product — really, this is me:
A wildly popular hair straightener (it has 37,000+ reviews!) for smoothing out the toughest kinks and leaving behind super silky strands.
An at-home eyebrow tint kit so you can skip the pricey trips to the salon, and still achieve gorgeous, fuller-looking brows. Not having to leave the house? That’s a win-win in my book!
A cult-favorite mascara that’ll add volume and length to your lashes with a few flicks of the wrist, making those minimal makeup days even easier.
A dry shampoo POWDER (!!) so you can ditch the shower on late mornings and walk out the door with hair that *looks* like it just got a fresh wash. Hey, nobody has to know it’s going on day three…or five.
A “Goof Proof” brow pencil — your ~foolproof~ way to fill in your brows with minimal effort, even if you’re not a professional makeup artist (sooo…most of us!). One side defines and fills while the other effortlessly blends — and that’s it! Just like that, you’re done.
A miracle-working hair treatment that might just spin your damaged hair into golden locks ready for their hair commercial debut — all thanks to its top-notch ingredients: ceramides and collagen.
A manicure top coat because it is possible to get professional results at home, and this’ll help you do it! It’s quick-drying, creates a mani-approved shine, and seals in your polish so it L-A-S-T-S.
A splurge-worthy primer to coat individual lashes and form the perfect base for your mascara to glide on so your lashes appear fuller and longer…which means you can trick everyone into thinking you’re wide awake.
A pedicure rasp — aka a CHEESE GRATER FOR YOUR FEET — that can literally shave away dead, cracked skin and leave behind baby soft feet.
A set of foam rods that’ll give your mane a break from the heat while still achieving beachy waves that require little effort on your part. Really, you could put these things in and then head straight back to the couch.
And lastly, a hand cream for repairing blisters, cracked skin, and whatever else your poor hands have been subjected to by boosting moisture levels and then sealing that same moisture in for dear life.
A 5-1 styling treatment that delivers conditioning, strength, volume, and polish to your locks right after you hop out of the shower, ultimately cutting out a bunch of other products that can be time consuming. Simply apply on damp hair, style, and go!
Honestly, thank the beauty gods for review photos!
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