8 Best Curling Irons -- and the Worst

There are four things you should look for in a curling iron: One, does it get hot enough to adequately curl your hair? Two, is it the right size barrel for the curls you want to create (smaller barrels mean tighter curls, looser barrels mean bigger curls)? Three, is it easy to hold and use? And four, is it a high enough quality iron to last you a long time?   See curling irons

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12 Best Drugstore Mascaras

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12 Best Drugstore Mascaras

Thanks to Adele's signature falsies and Kim K's spidery fringe, eyelashes are doing a lot more than protecting eyeballs from dust particles these days. Between Latisse and the eyelash extension craze, who isn't enhancing their eyelashes? But, not everyone who lusts after the faux-lashed look has the time, funds or steady hands to apply these instant come-hither-ers.   See mascaras

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12 Best Hairsprays

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12 Best Hairsprays

When it comes to finding the best hairsprays, you want the ones that keep your 'do in place without making it look like a helmet, right? Luckily, the light, flexible formulas of today's best hairsprays bear little resemblance to the hair-stiffening hairsprays of yesteryear.   See products

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12 Best Highlighters

Not to be a Debbie downer, but it's a fact of life that with each passing year, time takes its toll on our complexions. Our cheekbones become more sunken in, our under-eye bags get darker and lower, and our skin turns sallower.   See list

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16 Best Oil-Control Products

Here's an all-too familiar scenario: Every morning you cleanse, prime and mattify your skin to pore-less, oil-free perfection. But by the time you walk through your office doors, you need another dab of powder -- and by midday, it looks like you've slathered a layer of Crisco on your face. What gives?   See products

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17 Best Body Scrubs

We love a rich, moisturizing body scrub. Unfortunately, exfoliating in the shower can take circus-like stability to avoid slipping on the layer of oil that many body scrubs leave all over the tub. That's why an excellent scrub must have great balance, too: the right ratio of skin-sloughing properties to moisturizing elements, and an amazing fragrance that is energizing, yet relaxing enough to make you feel like you've stepped into a luxury spa. Sound like a tall order? That's why only 17 body scrubs made the cut. Click through to see which reader-reviewed products stand up to the challenge.   See reviews

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7 Best Flat Irons for 2016

Don't get us wrong -- we love our curls. Learning to embrace your hair's natural texture is a valuable thing, and we encourage you to let your kinky-curly flag fly. But sometimes, a girl's just got to go sleek. After all, a streamlined hairstyle equals a streamlined life, doesn't it?   read more

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14 Best Eyeliners Under $10

Figuring out what eye makeup to wear is one of our biggest daily morning decisions (along with deciding whether it's a dark roast or an espresso day). Do we want a daring swipe of purple eyeliner or a sexy black cat eye? Regardless of the look we choose, we need the best eyeliners, from the perfect smudgy kohl to a precise, smudge-proof liquid liner, to get the job done.   See picks

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9 Best Cream Blushes

Can't stand powder blush? You're not alone. But cream blush isn't without its own set of problems. It can be hard to blend, greasy or fade away as the day goes on. But not these cream blushes. Our reviewers swear that these blushes are super-easy to apply, last all day and give cheeks a healthy flush of color without veering into clown territory. See the best cream blushes, as chosen by our readers.   read more

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11 Best Hair Color Products

We all love getting pampered at the salon, but when we're trying to save a few bucks, only the best at-home hair color products will do. We don't want a disaster on our hands that ends up costing even more than if we'd just gone to the salon in the first place, right?   See products

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8 Best Hair Dryers

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8 Best Hair Dryers

Hair dryers are like bottles of wine -- some cost $15, some cost $500, and it's often unclear whether or not you're truly getting what you pay for. Some hair dryers can leave your hair damaged and frizzy -- not exactly what you set out to achieve when doing your blowout. And that's where this list of the best hair dryers comes in.   See blow dryers

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20 Best Makeup Removers

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20 Best Makeup Removers

As total product junkies, we tend to spend a lot of time putting stuff on our faces. So at the end of the day, a good makeup remover is just as important as the makeup we're taking off.   See products

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16 Best Face Scrubs

We tend to stick to the same three skin care basics: cleanser, moisturizer and sun protection (if we remember). Sure, a lot of women do the occasional face mask or splurge on a facial, but there is one super important step many tend to forgo too often: exfoliating.   See face scrubs

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10 Best Drugstore Eye Shadows

Forget diamonds -- eye shadow is a girl's best friend. The best eye shadow can enhance the color of your eyes, make your eyes look wider and even take your look from everyday to date-night ready (hello, smoky eye makeup).   read more

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13 Best Deep Conditioners

Let's be honest, ladies -- every single time we flip it mid-conversation, shyly tuck it behind our ears or peek through it when it falls before our faces like a curtain, we know exactly what we're doing: making the stone cold heart of every onlooker melt like butter on the sidewalk in the middle of July. Whether you're rocking a face-framing pixie or waist-length layers, gorgeous, healthy hair is a gal's greatest accessory. But ironically, we often damage it in the process of getting it to that gorgeous state.   Get products

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10 Best Body Oils

You might think of body oils as being slick, sticky or heavy. Not so, say our reviewers. They report that they've found body oils that moisturize their dry skin as well as traditional lotions -- without staining their clothes or leaving their skin greasy. And indeed, today the best body oils absorb quickly, hydrate even the driest skin and even impart skin with a healthy glow. What's more? Many the top-rated body oils are multipurpose and can be used on dry hair or cuticles as well as skin.   read more

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15 Best Volumizing Hair Products for Sexy Hair

Raise your hand if you've ever experienced sad, lifeless hair. Now, raise your other hand if you've ever tried to fight said limp hair with volumizers that promise full, sexy hair, only to end up with a sticky, goopy mess. OK, you can put your hands down now.   See best volumizers

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18 Best Face Moisturizers

Skin types vary, and so must your moisturizer. Despite our differences, nearly all skin types can benefit from the right type of face moisturizer.   See moisturizers

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18 Best Hair Conditioners

If you want soft, shiny, manageable hair, it all starts with finding the best conditioner for your hair type. Our readers have tried the top hair conditioners on the market for dry hair, frizzy hair, curly hair and more -- and they're here to tell us which ones they deem the best conditioners.   See products

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13 Best Nail Polishes

Like a killer scarf or a one-of-a-kind necklace, your nail color can be a key accessory. Whether you get your nails done at a beauty salon or use a drugstore nail polish, the secret to the ideal mani-pedi is great nail polish. Because there's really nothing like the feeling of freshly lacquered nails.   See polishes

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