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    19 Face And Hair Treatments That'll Make A Noticeable Difference

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    1. An argan oil hair mask that'll deeply moisturize your locks, leaving them smooth and silky. It's made of jojoba oil, sage, green tea, and ivy extracts.

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    It'll get down to the root to strengthen hair follicles and protect against UV damage. It also includes oats and quinoa proteins, silk amino acids, and hydrolyzed keratin to revive weakened hair.

    Promising review: "Thank you argan oil for saving my hair!!! I live in AZ and the heat mixed with our hard water killed my hair. Literally I could run my fingers through it and pull chunks out. I've used this three times in the last week and it's like I have brand new hair. I will forever buy this stuff! Plus, a little goes a long way, so it will last a while." —amber

    Get it from Amazon for $11.50+ (also available as a shampoo and conditioner).

    2. A bottle of vitamin C serum, because sun damage is a real thing, people! It'll lighten dark spots and sun spots, plus increase skin firmness and elasticity.

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    Promising review: "I love love love this product! I’m nearing 30 and needed a good skin care regimen, as I’ve NEVER had one. I can’t believe my results! Not only has it taken away all dullness, it has reversed some sun damage! My before and after pictures are taken WITHOUT filters in the same lighting/same area of my bathroom. I’m highly satisfied!" —Heather C.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes).

    3. All-natural henna powder so you can get great color without using hair dye. The pack comes with gloves and full instructions on how to apply.

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    Henna produces a red color — so this is for those who want to become a redhead!

    Promising review: "I thought this product may have been too good to be true because of the price, but DANG was I surprised. I used a mixture of one part lemon juice and two parts water and kept adding them randomly bit by bit until It was a ketchup/yogurt consistency. I covered it and kept it in a dark room overnight. When I went back to it, the paste no longer looked like bad guacamole, but was very smooth and more orange in color. I then stirred it, added a bit more lemon juice and water back to yogurt consistency and I was on my way. It is a good idea, as I learned the hard way, to slather it on section by section because the paste isn't smooth at all and makes your hair tangle. I left it on for 3 hours.

    Also, don't be alarmed if your hair is more orange than you expected on the first day, it will deepen. Mine was orange/red and then turned into auburn/red." —Almond

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98.

    4. A pack of Mighty Patch hydrocolloid dots that'll absorb fluid and pus from inflamed pimples, leaving it smaller and less irritated.

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    I'm a big fan of pimple patches! I've used them numerous times in the past and it's always so shocking to remove in the morning. You can visibly see the gunk on the patch. I've even successfully used them on cystic acne.

    Promising review: "These saved my skin. They take out all the gunk, leaving your pores looking refined with whiteheads gone. You wake up, pull them off, and there's everything there on the patch. I've never been so pleasantly surprised by a product. They actually are the answer to whiteheads and clogged pores. They bring out the stuff you see and don't see under the skin. They clear up the stubborn area I have so easily." —SamMan

    Get 36 patches from Amazon $12.50+ (available in larger packs).

    5. Batiste dry shampoo so you can transform your greasy mane into textured, full locks. It's lightweight, creates volume, and has a subtle fragrance. Plus its price is incredibly reasonable.

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    When you're applying, tousle it with your hands to get rid of residue! And make sure to apply evenly through your roots. If you apply to one spot directly, you'll have a harder time spreading it out.

    Promising review: "I bought this product about a week ago and I'm so impressed! There's no sticky residue or buildup on my scalp. I've tried other dry shampoos from different brands and they only made my hair look even more dirty. They would clump all the oily sections together and my scalp would feel so weighed down. Not with Batiste! It's so lightweight and the smell is so light and fresh! My hair looks like I just finished blow drying it from a wash! It's not flat at all, which is surprising because my hair is very long. This is the best dry shampoo in the world." —Megamuffin

    Get it from Walmart for $5.28+ (also available in packs).

    It was also selected as the low-price point for the best dry shampoos on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    6. A coconut oil hair mask to treat dry and damaged hair with split ends, while promoting hair growth. Made from argan oil, shea butter, and Vitamin E, it's suitable for all hair types (including color-treated hair).

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    Promising review: "This is a great product for anyone with dry, frizzy hair. I have tons of long hair with oily roots. I applied this (about two tablespoons) to the lower half of my hair after towel drying and let it sit in its towel for about 20 minutes. After rinsing it all out and air drying, my hair felt so good! Shiny, soft and no frizzy fly-aways. This product was totally worth the price and seems like it will last for quite a while." —Pandarus33

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    And if you've got some resilient frizz going on, check out miracle products that may save your dry or damaged hair.

    7. A bentonite clay cystic acne spot treatment so you can conquer those under-the-skin monsters that seem to go from molehills to mountains within hours. You can apply it as often as needed.

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    Promising review: "I don’t know how this works, but it does! I occasionally get a few cystic acne bumps and they tend to stick around for weeks. I used to go to the dermatologist to solve the problem. I heard of this and was hesitant to buy. I ended up buying it and put it on overnight. The next morning the cysts were half the size. I used it again the following night and they are almost completely gone. The jar of product is very small, but a little goes a long way. It also helped to clear up a few other acne spots I had!" —Mick

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in two sizes).

    And check out our spotlight of the TreeActiv cystic acne spot treatment here.

    8. A color-depositing shampoo that'll boost and maintain vivivd color after you leave the salon. It'll help prevent fading so you don't have to spend extra money getting touchups.

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    Promising review: "This is my first review of anything I've purchased, but this product is so amazing I just really felt I needed to! It has undoubtedly saved me loads of money on trips to the salon. My hair looks just as good as the day I got it professionally colored. I use this product one to three times a week and just enough to create a nice lather. I leave it on for about five minutes, or however long it takes to shave my legs, then rinse in cool water, and follow up with my regular conditioner. My hair is super soft and undamaged, just as if I had used my regular shampoo. The shampoo doesn't dye my skin, but it will leave a purple stain in the tub the comes out pretty easily with vinegar and a washcloth." —Amber K

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in 10 colors).

    9. A bottle of Thayer's alcohol-free witch hazel toner for diminishing redness and irritation, healing dry and inflamed skin along the way. It'll even your complexion, leading to brighter skin.

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    Promising review: "I have combination skin that's prone to redness (especially around my cheeks and nose, with the latter being really annoying), plus the occasional pimple. After two weeks of regularly using this toner in my evening routine, I barely need concealer to cover the Crayola redness under my nostrils. PLUS! It's super effective as spot treatment. This stuff attacks your pimples with the same vendetta that Buffy used to destroy vampires: It works that well." —AnaMaria Glavan

    Get it from Amazon for $11.10+ (available in two scents).

    And check out our full review of Thayer's alcohol-free original witch hazel toner here. Also, if you've got peeling or flaking skin that you can't rid of, check out these underrated products for dry skin that actually work.

    10. A set of apple cider vinegar shampoo and coconut + avocado oil conditioner to rid your hair of dandruff and reduce itchy scalps. Oh, it'll also help remove build-up from styling products, leaving your hair healthier.

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    Promising review: "I really was hesitant to try this, but I decided I would take the plunge anyways. I have to say after using it for a few weeks now I'm pleasantly surprised! My hair is so soft, shiny and lightweight! I love how bouncy it is after using this, plus it smells amazing. Not vinegar-y at all. My daughter has been using this as well for her oily hair and dandruff (after trying tons of super expensive salon products), and so far this is the only thing that has been working for her! Her dandruff is gone and her hair is noticeable less oily by the end of the day. We will definitely be buying more." —kindlemom1

    Get the set from Amazon for $29.94.

    And click here for more natural hair products.

    11. A Mederma scar gel that'll reduce the look of old and new acne scars by improving color and texture. A molecule in the gel promotes new tissue regrowth, ridding you of damaged and discolored tissue.

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    Promising review: "Bought this for my teenage daughter who has acne scars. It has made a noticeable difference in about three weeks of being diligent with it and using as directed. No burning or itching at all, very soothing product. Her scars are no longer angry and red looking and they are not raised anymore either. Such a relief to be able to help her with this as a mom." —TsunamiMommy

    Get it from Amazon for $14.89+ (available in two sizes).

    12. A purple shampoo for those who want icy blonde hair. It'll help tone down the yellow hues without having to bleach it.

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    Promising review: "I recently went from dark brown to ultra-blonde hair and was recommended this shampoo. I was told by my stylist a purple shampoo would be needed to keep the blonde from getting brassy, and that other purple shampoos were not only pricey, but mediocre. The purple pigment in this is amazing, and unlike other products that I'd let sit in my hair forever, this is so pigmented that if left for too long, hair will get a temporary purple tint! I am absolutely in love with not only the price of this product, but I love how it truly delivers and makes my blonde hair gorgeous!" —LB

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98+ (available in three sizes and also as a mask).

    And check out our highlight of the Fanola No Yellow shampoo here.

    13. A bottle of La Roche-Posay salicylic acid cleanser to get rid of excess oil and fight any and every type of breakout you may experience (whiteheads and blackheads included).

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    This gel can be used twice a day and is said to decrease surface oil by over 40%.

    Promising review: "I've tried many, many face washes for blemish prone skin in my lifetime and this is one of my favorites. It's very mild, lathers beautifully, and leaves your face feeling extremely clean without being tight or stripped of moisture. There was a noticeable difference in the clearness of my skin within the first week of use! I like to wipe my makeup off with a microfiber cloth first, then wash my face with this cleanser to get off the first layer of makeup and gunk. I have many problems with my skin, and this seems to really work for me in terms of gently yet effectively controlling oiliness, acne, and blackheads specifically." —Shoko

    Get it from Amazon for $13.04.

    14. A bottle of Olaplex's Hair Perfector repairing treatment for straw-like hair that breaks easily. It can be used for all hair types and just needs to be left in for a minimum of 10 minutes.

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    It doesn't replace your current shampoo and conditioner! You can use it before your normal wash and rinse.

    Promising review: "Wow. I wish I would have taken a before picture. I had severely brittle, bleached hair and terrible split ends. After using this once (kept in hair for about four hours), my hair was noticeably softer, less straw-like at the tips, and my split ends have disappeared. It seems like the Olaplex bonded them together. I heard that every time you use this, your hair just keeps getting better and healthier, and I'm looking forward to it. I plan to use once a week." —ecyphers

    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    And check out our full spotlight of the hair repairing treatment here.

    15. A jar of Aztec Secret clay mask to clear breakouts, decrease redness, and prevent dryness. You can leave it on for five to ten minutes before washing off.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is incredible. I have sensitive skin and stuff like this usually breaks me out, but this magic powder mixed with apple cider vinegar left me feeling smooth like butter. It dragged up so much dirt from my face. I use it for spot treatments daily (fewer and further between as the days go by), and once a week I use it as an all over mask. And it's a whole pound. It feels really good when it dries and you move your face for the first time. Your face will be red for a little bit afterwards, but that goes away." —MamaBear

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95+ (available in two sizes).

    And check out our full review of the Aztec Secret Indian Healing clay mask here.

    16. A pore peeling gel, because dead skin buildup is not great for your pores! This exfoliator will work to remove dirt and dead skin cells, revealing smooth, supple skin underneath.

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    Promising review: "I’ve never used something so effective at making my face feel baby smooth. You apply it on your skin and seconds later you’re rubbing off these little balls of skin. I’ve been using it for like the past two years, and I can’t find a product that's anywhere near as effective as this. I don’t know how it works or if it’s some black magic that’s actually decreasing my lifespan, but at least my skin will look great on my dead body. —Jeff Barron

    Get it from Amazon for $8.84.

    17. A bottle of Moroccanoil curl cream so those with unruly curly hair can tame their locks, locking in moisture and bounce. No one wants flat curls!

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    Promising review: "During the summer after my sophomore year of college, I decided to cut my long hair into a lob. Once the chop occurred, my hairdresser (bless you, Andrea) told me to try Moroccanoil Intense Curl Cream. And boy can I tell you, it is my DESERT ISLAND. HOLY GRAIL. hair product. It actually helps my hair dry in its natural curl formation and stay moisturized for days. It smells amazing and doesn't leave a greasy or sticky residue — it's just a miracle.

    I scrunch a few pumps into my wet hair and diffuse right away. First day or two, it's nice and bouncy with tighter curls — all due to the magic combo of the cream and the diffuser, which help curls dry IN PLACE. But what I love about this curl cream is that it helps my hair look as fresh as possible until the next shampoo...four or five days later. Because my hair is pretty heavy, the curls get looser and turn into what I'd term ~bushy waves~ — but thanks to the hydrating power of the curl cream, it doesn't fully explode into a cloud of frizz." —Maitland Quitmeyer

    Get it from Sephora for $34.

    And check out the full review of the Moroccanoil Intense Curl Cream here.

    18. A bottle of Color Wow root coverup to refresh your roots, making your hair appear thicker and fuller. The less money spent on touchups, the better!

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    This cover up is water- and sweat resistant and will stay in until you shampoo it out.

    Promising review: "If you have to get your roots done every four weeks like I do, and you're not even making it four weeks before you have gray, this is the perfect product for you! I love it! It is easy to apply, long lasting, and does not make your hair feel grimy or icky. It is also less damaging than buying a root touch up kit every two weeks. I also recommend going darker than your hair for better coverage. I got the dark brown and my hair is auburn brown. I also love that it has two ends on the brush so you can apply it more accurately. If your hair is super clean, it doesn't stick as well, so I give my roots a light spray of hairspray before applying." —California Teachergirl

    Get it from Amazon for $34.50 (available in eight colors).

    19. A drying lotion for spot treatment that'll reduce blemishes overnight. It's effective for all skin types and is sulfate-free.

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    Promising review: "Attached are the photos I took to see how the product would impact my breakout. As you can see the product did reduce inflammation and redness and caused some of the smaller pimples to diminish. Again, as someone with cystic breakouts I don’t expect an overnight cure, but I am pleased with the results. I think using the product a few days in a row would almost completely get rid of the larger pimples.Overall, it has good ingredients for drying oily skin and clearing breakouts, great packaging and decent amount of product. I saw visible results in one night." —Taylor

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

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