8 Best At-Home DIY Beauty Gadgets
Are these DIY beauty devices better than in-salon treatments? Our readers weigh in on the best at-home gadgets for hair removal, microdermabrasion, shrinking acne and more
What it is: The NuFace is a handheld facial toning device that claims to improve facial contour, tone and appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Why it's great: Known as the "non-surgical microcurrent facial-lift," users agree that this is a "great anti-aging device." What can you expect from NuFace? "An instant lift and better circulation," says one user, and "fine lines and wrinkles will start to fade" with continued use, she says. Another user notes she was "sold on the product" after her dermatologist asked her what she was doing to make her skin look so young.
Before you buy: If you're interested in microcurrent technology skin care, NuFace offers two options. The first is the NuFace Classic, mentioned above. The second is the NuFace Trinity, which retails for $325 and comes with a detachable Trinity Facial Trainer attachment, the same tool the Classic uses. Why the difference in price? The Trinity is a multi-function device that supports different attachment tools. For an additional $149 each, you can purchase the Trinity Wrinkle Reducer attachment, which uses red LED phototherapy to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, or the Trinity ELE attachment, which is a smaller version of the trainer that targets lips and eyes.
Your NuFace device comes with a one-year warranty, which can be extended to two years for $35. If you buy your NuFace directly from their website, you can return it within 30 days if you don't like it.
Salon rate: An in-salon microcurrent treatment will run you about $100-125 per session.
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