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    37 Cheap Things That'll Help Give You A Total Makeover

    You don't have to spend a million bucks to look like a million bucks.

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    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An HSI ceramic hair straightener reviewers with thick hair say cut their styling time in half! Say "toodles!" to frizz and "hello" to satin-y soft hair.

    reviewer before and after using ceramic hair straightener
    amazon.com

    It also evenly distributes heat to prevent damage. The heat ranges from 145 to 450 degrees so you can control the temperature.

    Promising review: "I purchased this flat iron simply based on reviews and I am soooo glad I did! I was skeptical about the size since my hair is so thick, but I can literally do ONE pass and I’m done! My hair always comes out silky straight and flawless! It's most definitely worth the purchase!" —Ariel Woods

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99

    2. A floral, printed maxi dress if you're feeling ~wild~ and want to give yourself a glow-up (in the form of ditching your loungewear set for 12 hours).

    reviewer wearing floral maxi dress
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a SHOWSTOPPER. It's a true wrap dress so it can be tightened or loosened to your liking. It fits great, and I think it would work well for so many body types. I LOVE it!" —Lacy Yarrow

    Get it from Amazon for $28.79+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 20 colors).

    3. A set of peeling pads so you can kiss pesky breakouts goodbye. These exfoliate dead skin cells and help brighten your complexion with each and every swipe.

    Amazon

    They're chock-full of micellar water (to remove dirt, oil, and even waterproof makeup) and vitamin C to calm breakouts and reduce puffiness.

    Promising review: "I have extremely sensitive skin and whenever I used an exfoliating pad my skin ALWAYS became irritated and I would get bad rashes and pimples all over my face. However, these pads are amazing. The fabric itself is very gentle and it makes your skin able to breathe. It is very refreshing. It did not irritate my skin. It is rather moisturizing and soothing. I start from my face and goes down to my neck. After using this pad, it feels like I just applied a very moisturizing toner or an essence. It also plumps up your skin. It definitely removes my dead skin and makes my skin look brighter." —Irene

    Get a jar of 60 pads from Amazon for $17.99.

    4. A hair-finishing *stick* for achieving those sleek and sophisticated updos where you want your flyaways to stay put. This non-greasy stick will have you rocking a top knot for days on end.

    reviewer before and after photo using stick
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have super-fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! It's so easy to use and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hairspray." —Jill Stilfield

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    5. An Acure brightening facial scrub so you can banish breakouts and diminish excess oil. Clearer skin has never been easier and less expensive.

    reviewer before and after using facial scrub
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am in LOVE with this facial scrub. I’ve had this for almost two weeks now and I love the way my skin is glowing! I have sensitive skin so I have to really be careful with the products I choose. Even after one use, you start to see a difference. It moisturizes, exfoliates, and leaves your skin smooth. I didn’t even need to apply a moisturizer afterwards! Definitely a must-have!" —Mizza C.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.50.

    6. A floral appliqué tulle skirt for a modern day, Carrie Bradshaw-approved wardrobe update. Let's just hope you don't get splashed with water from an oncoming bus...

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This skirt is beautiful with soft layers, giving it a delicate sophisticated feel. It has enough layering to not be see-through. High quality elastic waistband ensures a comfortable fit. Khaki color will go with a variety of other colors and give a lot of options. Happy with this purchase." —Parkers Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in one size and 21 colors/styles).

    7. Vinyl nail wraps that require zero painting and zero trips to the nail salon. Not good at nail art? No problem.

    hand with clear, eye-shaped nail wraps on bare nails
    SoGloss/Etsy

    SoGloss is a small nail wraps shop based in Buffalo, New York. You'll find nail wraps that are so on ~trend~ you'll want to add a TON to your cart.

    Promising review: "These are the easiest, most durable nail wraps I have ever used! The designs are beautiful, and I am so happy to see so many nude nail options! I love a quirkier nail look, so I combined two different sets, and added a charm. Will definitely purchase more!" —Etsy Customer

    Get a 24-pack from SoGloss on Etsy for $9.

    8. A Haus Laboratories lip gloss (from Lady Gaga's beauty line) that'll be the cherry on top of your makeup look. Give your pout a break from the matte liquid lipsticks and opt for this shine-inducing option instead.

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    Promising review: "I typically hate lip gloss, but this lip gloss is not sticky at all and is actually so smooth! The color pops nicely and it makes your lips appear fuller and smoother. It also lasts ever eating and drinking. I’m usually a huge matte lipstick person, but I fell in love with this gloss." —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $18 (available in 31 shades).

    9. A Vivienne Sabó mascara that'll fool people into thinking you pay top dollar for lash lifts, or extensions for that matter.

    reviewer image showing before and after using mascara
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have religiously used Diorshow Black mascara for the past decade. I decided that I no longer wanted to spend $30 on mascara, so I decided to venture out a find a more affordable brand. After reading the reviews on Amazon, I decided to purchase this product. The brush is small, which makes it easy to work both the top and bottom lashes. The product itself it thick enough to make a noticeable difference on my lashes, but not too thick that it looks clumpy. I have had no issues with the product running either, and I tend to rub my eyes frequently." —Denay

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    See what won best waterproof mascara on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    10. A leopard-print top at a wallet-friendly price that'll elevate any pair of jeans to a top-notch 'fit.

    reviewer wearing leopard print top
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I really like this long sleeve turtleneck. Usually I’m not a huge fan of turtlenecks, but this one doesn’t come all the way up my neck and choke me which is great, and it can also be folded over a bit. This shirt is definitely true to size and fits well. It goes great with a black skirt like I’m wearing but I could also see it with a pair of black pants, or jeans as well!" —Heather L.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 16 colors).

    11. A set of gold earring cuffs if you want more ear piercings but cringe at the thought of needles. Ear cuffs are your quick fix to amping up your ear candy game and can be easily removed at any time.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these!! My ears don’t do well with piercings, and this is a great alternative. They even sit higher up on my ear without falling. I wear mine every day!" —Ethan

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $14.49 (available in 13 styles).

    12. A bottle of Fanola purple shampoo to brighten and maintain blonde tresses without having the shell out big bucks for toning appointments at the salon.

    reviewer before and after photo using shampoo
    amazon.com

    Just don't use it for more than three minutes (once a week), because then your hair will turn lavender (unless you're into that, which some reviewers are!!!).

    Promising review: "I never write reviews, but this shampoo is amazing. I always struggle with brassy tones almost immediately after getting highlights and I can never find a good no-yellow shampoo until now. My stylist recommended this and it did not disappoint. After leaving it on for about four minutes, my hair looks like I just got it done professionally again. It does still leave hair a bit dry, but not as dry as some other purple shampoos. I plan on using this once a week at least to help keep my perfect tone between highlights. 100% recommended to anyone who struggles with the brass!" —Kassandra

    Get it from Amazon for $10.60+ (available in three sizes).

    For more info, check out "If You Color Your Hair Blonde, You Need This Purple Shampoo".

    13. A cold-pressed rosehip oil that'll give you that "I just got a facial" glow at a fraction of the cost. This oil tackles acne, rosacea, scarring, and hyperpigmentation with a few drops!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the best stuff I have ever used! I have always had really consistent acne, rosacea, scarring, and an uneven skin tone my whole life. I tried everything from drugstore products all the way up to $300 prescriptions for acne and nothing worked for me until one of my coworkers introduced me to this! I use a dime-size portion to cover my whole face at night and about four to five drops to cover my whole face during the day. Within two to three days I noticed a HUGE difference! Needless to say, I will never go back!" —McKenzie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    To learn more, check out "This Facial Oil Will Solve All Your Skin’s Problems".

    14. Silk scrunchies that are elegant enough to wear on your wrist as they are in your hair. These are made from 100% mulberry silk and help prevent snagging!

    various silk scrunchies
    RaieAtelier / Etsy

    RaieAtelier is a BIPOC, woman-owned business in NYC. The owner, Raven is one of the trendiest people I follow on Instagram, and she recently started selling these stunning scrunchies (and I honestly want to buy them all).

    I have one in each color and when I tell you these are GORGEOUS, I mean it. They're not too tight, like a ton of other scrunchies I own, and are comfortable on my wrist. I need her to make even more colors so I can dump all my old scrunchies in the trash and replace them with these ~on trend~ alternatives.

    Get the Peony color scrunchie from RaieAtelier on Etsy for $6.50+ (available in two sizes). Check out her other fabrics and colors here.

    15. A faux leather belt that honestly looks like a high-end dupe worth a couple hundred dollars. This will tie together any look (and will keep your pants from falling down).

    reviewer wearing faux leather belt with jeans and sweater
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm so excited about this belt for the price. It's good quality for the price, fits well, and has a designer look without really looking like a tacky dupe or knockoff. Five stars!" —kalyjo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and eight colors).

    16. A detangling brush designed for 3a—4c hair that defines curls and results in less breakage. This brush works on wet and dry hair and will keep your curls intact. Say ~sayonara~ to tugging and pulling. (Ouch)

    reviewer photo showing before and after using brush
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This brush works wonders on my 4c hair. I also bought it to use on my biracial granddaughter's hair that is extremely thick, course, and extremely curly. It is very difficult to work through her hair. You cannot just comb straight through it, so this brush has been a huge help. She can tolerate it and so can I. I'm very happy that I found it. I love the way you can brush both vertically and horizontally. It is solid." —MsLynne

    Get it from Amazon for $8.66.

    17. A duo of teeth-whitening pens if a profesh sesh isn't in your foreseeable future. This will help you attain pearly whites and won't cost you a pretty penny to do so.

    reviewer photo showing before and after using teeth whitening pen
    amazon.com

    Did I mention it's mint-flavored?! AND reviewers say it doesn't cause sensitivity!

    Promising review: "Due to prior experiences with other whitening strips, I always deal with tooth sensitivity even after the first use. Naturally now, I only use this pen every other day thinking I was going to deal with the same issue and surprisingly I don't. I actually really like the way it whitens my teeth and love the fact that I'm not dealing with any tooth sensitivity pains." —Claudia Garcia

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $19.99.

    See what won best teeth whiteners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    18. An Alder New York face cleanser that supplies a rich lather and is gentle on the skin. Use this lil' guy daily for some collagen-boosting goodness.

    Alder New York facial cleanser
    Alder New York

    Alder New York is a queer and woman-owned skincare brand based in New York City.

    I personally swear by this cleanser. I have super sensitive skin and before this year (had the laziest of skincare routines). Using this cleanser has got by skin back on the right track. I suffer from rosacea and lots of cystic breakouts and this simple and effective facial cleanser has helped me reduce both. I LOVE this cleanser so much and also use it with their facial brush.

    Get it from Alder New York for $12.

    19. A set of Schick dermaplaning tools for removing peach fuzz and shaping brows that will save you mad money on those trips to the wax center. (These have helped me save SOOO much money I would've spent on wax appointments.)

    person using facial razor to shape eyebrows
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I regularly used the Tinkle facial razors which I thought worked well, but I just used one of these razors for the first time yesterday and OMG the amount of peach fuzz and to my surprise dead skin that came off was shocking and oh-so-satisfying. I will definitely be stocking up." —I & S. Stark

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $4.99.

    20. A pair of sunnies that look like you just jumped off the plane at LAX...with a dream and a cardigan. (I'm sorry it had to be done.)

    model wearing hot girl sunglasses
    Supreme Frames

    Supreme Frames is a Black-owned business based in Florida with a large range of shades to suit your every need. They have a ton of vintage-esque frames that are so ~hot~ right now you'll probably fill your cart with several pairs.

    Get the Hot Girl Frames from Supreme Frames for $12 (available in two colors).

    21. Chillhouse press-on nails so you can have salon quality nails without the salon price. Chillhouse is known for their artist curated nail designs and now the salon can come to you!

    Chill Tips in wavy baby
    Chillhouse

    Kit includes: 24 nails to find your perfect fit, a dual-sided buffer and file, a cuticle stick, and nontoxic glue — all the essentials for the perfect mani.

    Promising review: "I have never been a fan of press-ons until these nails! My natural nails have been super unhealthy recently, so I was looking for something to cover them up, and these are perfect! They were easy to apply and have lasted two weeks now, with reapplication of a few nails. I have never gotten more compliments, even from professionally done acrylics! Buy these nails, you won’t regret it!" —Abby

    Get them from Chillhouse for $16.

    22. A John Frieda hot brush in case you want salon-status hair but your bank account is telling you *nope.* This'll style dry *and* wet hair and its ~ionic technology~ tames frizz and adds shine at the same time.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    It has two heat settings plus a cool setting, as well as nylon- and ball-tipped bristles to gently detangle while creating volume.

    Promising review: "I am no professional hair stylist, nor do I have time to do my hair everyday (mommy of two) but I must say this blow-dryer curling brush makes getting ready so much easier. I like my hair to have a lot of volume (I have thin hair) and my layers to show so this look is easy to achieve. I just sectioned my hair in small pieces, used this tool from my roots to the tip, then from the tip curled up (inwards) and rolled the brush around and out to keep the curl. I would recommend this product to anyone looking for a nice easy blowout!" —L

    Get it from Amazon for $35+ (available in two sizes).

    To learn why a BuzzFeed editor recommends this, check out "Your Hair Struggles Are Over Thanks To This Magical Hot Air Brush."

    23. A pair of cat-eye shades that are Kris Jenner status but on a broke baddie budget. Are those shades designer?! Yes, yes they are.

    model wearing black cat-eye glasses
    Forever21

    Get them from Forever21 for $5.99 (available in two colors).

    24. An Arctic Fox semi-permanent hair color to supply hair with rich, saturated color while simultaneously conditioning. It even works on dark hair (!!!) and puts expensive dye jobs to SHAME.

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    BONUS POINTS: it's vegan and cruelty-free! It's extra vivid on already-bleached hair, but creates colorful highlights on darker hair.

    Promising review: "I didn't bleach my hair before using this, so I knew it wasn't going to be bright but it is just the right color. My hair was a medium brown and now it's a beautiful dark purple. My hair felt dead and now it looks better then ever. My hair is very thick and halfway down my back and one of the 8oz bottles covered my whole head with some left over." —shelton graham

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in two sizes and 20 shades).

    25. A bottle of Teddie Organics rose water toner spray to calm the skin while diminishing redness and excess oil. This will breathe new life into the skin with each hydrating spritz.

    reviewer before and after photo using toner spray
    amazon.com

    It'll also restore your skin's pH balance and absorb excess oil. It's everything you want your toner to do, except now you can use it WHEREVER. Plus it's organic and suitable for sensitive skin!

    Promising review: "I have very acne-prone and sensitive skin that is pale with pink and red undertones. I break out very easily, and my skin is irritated even by the 'sensitive skin' brands and formulas. I have used EVERYTHING under the sun to aid in redness and sensitivity, and nothing has worked to calm flare-ups like this. I wake up and my skin is glowing and peachy pale, as opposed to red and blotchy. This rose water has not only improved my skin's redness and overall tone, but it has virtually eliminated any signs on acne. I use before I put on my redness moisturizer and before bed as a refresher. I also find myself spritzing at various times of the day, because the fragrance is so pleasant." —Kathy Pancake

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95+.

    See what won best toners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    26. A pressed glitter eyeshadow in case you're looking to amp up your makeup looks from day to night and want something that'll bring the *SPARKLE*.

    pressed glitter pigments
    DaLynn Cosmetics

    DaLynn Cosmetics is a BIPOC-owned small business based in Arizona. They offer various makeup products you'll want to add to your cosmetics line-up ASAP, from eyeshadow palettes to faux mink lashes.

    You can use their pressed glitter jars on eyes, face, and body! They're also water-resistant and have zero fallout.

    Get one from DaLynn Cosmetics for $10 (available in 10 colors).

    27. A Cher Horowitz-approved plaid mini skirt you'll want to wear all day, every day, without the need of a closet technology system to style your outfit for you...

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this skirt I get SO many compliments on it everywhere I go! So in love; it gives me '90s vibes. I definitely want to purchase more! It fit so perfectly." —Robin

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–3X and nine colors).

    28. L'Oreal Voluminous Primer Mascara goes on white and adds additional fibers to lengthen and thicken lashes. (If you've been saying you want lash extensions, this is your inexpensive solution.)

    Allison Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    Over the years I've noticed my lashes falling out and they're not as voluminous and long as they once were (*cries*). This mascara primer has changed all of that. I use it in tandem with the Thrive Causemetics mascara for a dynamic duo that hasn't failed me yet. The primer base adds a noticeable amount of fibers to thicken my thin lashes, which gives me a full lash look.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.74.

    29. A three-barrel curling iron wand that'll supply mermaid-esque waves every. single. time. This is a great beginner tool if you're new to the hair tool game.

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    It heats up in 60 seconds (up to 410 degrees) and has a non-slip handle and insulated barrel tips for safety.

    Promising review: "I love my three-barrel curling iron. I'm one of those who cannot for the life of me figure out how to curl my hair with a single barrel or a straightener. My hand just does not want to cooperate or maybe my brain is overthinking it so this three-barrel curling iron is a game-changer for me. I have super straight hair, so straight that air-dried is a suitable style for me. I've always wanted to be able to curl my hair and this has made that possible! My waves are beach-y and I've received tons of compliments from friends and coworkers." —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    30. A bottle of Batiste Dry Shampoo that allows us lazy folk to be even more lazy (you're welcome) by prolonging hair washing for another day (or three). This spray diminishes scalp oiliness and adds volume.

    the dry shampoo's teal and green bottle in someone's hand
    instagram.com

    As if it couldn't get any better, Batiste is also vegan and cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "My holy grail dry shampoo. I have very fine oily hair, but I don't like washing it every day. This product actually makes my hair look clean. Once you spray and rub lightly with your fingers, this product ensures an all-day clean." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $6.25.

    Batiste also won best budget dry shampoo from BuzzFeed Reviews!

    31. A mini checkered backpack since it'll look good with everything in your closet. In case you need a bit more space than what a cross-body can offer, this backpack will save the day and look trendy while doing it.

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $16 (originally $32).

    32. A set of clip-on faux bangs if you're too much of a weenie to cut them yourself (hello, quarantine bangs), but want to test out the look with zero commitment. Have fun switching up your hairstyles with these in your bag of tricks!

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are an amazing fit. I didn't think I was going to like them and, in fact, I love these. Now I can change my look whenever I want. I got the dark brown and they fit 100% to my hair color. I already recommended them to all of my friends. They love them, even my boyfriend thought they were real! This product is awesome." —paola

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99 (available in 22 shades).

    33. An eyeshadow palette that combines the best of both worlds with neutral tones and color so you never have to own another palette ever again. Create a wide variety of looks with this "won't-break-the-bank" palette.

    BH Cosmetics digital future palette
    BH Cosmetics

    Promising review: "I love these colors and the price was amazing. Little fallout and didn't irritate my eyes at all. I wear contacts and frequently have issues with eyeshadow fallout. Very versatile palette and just the right size." —Jennifer W.

    Get it from BH Cosmetics for $12.

    34. An Elizavecca hair treatment to assist with damaged hair from color or excessive heat styling. Why pay for a top-dollar hair treatment at the salon when you can do this one for less than $10 yourself!? You'll have the softest and shiniest hair of your life.

    before and after photo of person using hair treatment
    Bek O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    It's packed with protein, Ceramide 3, and collagen so it can work quickly to get your hair shiny and soft.

    Promising review: "My hair used to be really shiny. Then I had purple hair for a year, followed by blue for six months. My stylist had to bleach the beejeebers out of my hair to remove all of the funky colors. Ever since, my hair has been dry, crispy, and definitely not shiny. This stuff really makes a difference! I used it maybe 10-14 days ago, and I just redid it tonight. After shampooing, I towel-dried my hair and then put a big blob throughout my long-ish hair and clipped it up. I left it on for quite a while, just puttering around and getting chores done. Then I rinsed it and my hair feels soft and looks much shinier. I will keep using this as long as I need to (it will take a few years to grow out all the damage while maintaining length). I'm really glad that I read that article and bought the product." —SHANNON FRASER

    Get it from Amazon for $8.75+ (available in two formulas).

    Check out a BuzzFeed editor's full review in "7 Game-Changing Beauty Products We're Currently Obsessing Over."

    35. A bitter-tasting varnish in case you're an avid nail-biter and want a cute mani while you kick this years-old habit to the curb. They'll look like pretty red nails to everyone else, but to you, it's helping you grow them to great lengths.

    amazon.com

    Don't worry, it's bitter but it's harmless! Totally edible, just unpleasant. It also lasts longer than most drugstore habit-breaking polishes — and works to stop kids from sucking their thumbs!

    Promising review: "During stressful times, I bite off all my nails. Once they're bitten off, it's hard for me to quit biting them so I thought I'd try this product. Well, it's been a week and I'm not biting them anymore. The taste if you do is just bitter enough to make you stop. And my nails already look better after a week. I highly recommend this product." —Cheryl Douglas

    Get it from Amazon for $15.50.

    To learn more about why people swear by this, check out "This Miracle Polish Just Might Get You To Stop Biting Your Nails."

    36. A well-loved castor oil to promote natural hair growth while simultaneously soothing the scalp. If it tends to get itchy and irritated, try giving this versatile oil a go.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I had an allergy in my scalp 10 months ago that made the back of my head bald. I was really desperate to try a hair-growing product to bring my hair back. I read online and found out castor oil is one of the greatest products for hair growth, but there are lots of castor oil brands. I tried this product because of the good reviews, and ingredients because my scalp was really sensitive. My hair became softer than before and thicker, and one bottle of this castor oil lasted almost a year!" —AmazonCustomer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    37. A set of synthetic hair extensions that can take your hair from a bob to a voluminous mane in seconds. Extensions at the salon are expensive and time-consuming — these? A no-brainer.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I CAN'T BELIEVE ALL THE MONEY I SPENT on natural hair extensions until I got this ones. OMG, I'm so amazed by how natural they look. They are super voluminous and soft. I bought two since my hair is really short and I like to use a huge amount of hair, but even with one you can rock lots of hairstyles. In the picture (above), I'm wearing only one and you can tell how good they are." —JE

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four lengths and 44 shades).

    For more info, check out "These Cheap AF Hair Extensions Make You Look Like You Grew Your Hair Out Overnight."

    38. A coil moisturizing souffle featuring mango oil and bamboo milk to soften and tighten curls. This hydrating product will help elongate curls, prevent shrinkage, and is suitable for all hair types.

    amazon.com, amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I am Polynesian and my hair isn’t coarse. It’s soft curls. My hair is picky. This product I’ve been using for seven years!!!! It isn’t heavy or sticky. It’s my everyday wear or go-out hair wear." —PNWPOLYNESIAN

    Get it from Amazon for $10.09.

    39. An Aztec Secret Healing Clay Mask vacuums out pores and even tackles cystic acne like a champ. The mask is the key to soothing breakouts and acne-prone skin.

    amazon.com

    Don't forget the apple cider vinegar you'll need for mixing!

    Promising review: "It's such a holy grail. I recommend this to everyone I know. Whenever my skin acts up and I get hormonal acne, I use this and it immediately calms down. I use it once a week in combination with apple cider vinegar, and it does wonders. The only downside is that it's such a pain to take off." —Neera

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    40. A pair of gold hoop earrings you'll wear over and over again because they'll work with any and all outfits. If you don't have a pair of these in your accessory repertoire it's time to get on that...

    Customer wearing gold hoop earrings
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have the small, slightly chunkier gold PAVOI hoops and I wear them almost everyday. I wanted a larger pair and these are perfect!! They aren’t heavy and go with everything! I always love how well the backs stay on. These are a jewelry staple and the price is so great!" —Erica Reid

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95+ (available in three colors and three sizes).

    When it finally dawns on you that a makeover doesn't have to break the bank...

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