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1.Flexible curling rods that allow you to wake up with ready-to-go hair. These are pros at giving you the perfect waves without subjecting your 'do to any more heat damage and what's that? It's the sound of my burnt split-ends and weak upper arms crying tears of relief.
2.A NYX setting spray to finish off your complexion. Humidity, sweat, tears: it's all irrelevant when you've topped your foundation with this magic stuff, which works to mattify your makeup and prevent it from turning into a greasy mess.
3.Bamboo pads for anyone looking to cut down on waste within their beauty routine. Replace your disposable rounds with these, which are just as good (if not better) at removing every last trace of makeup from your complexion. Micellar water, meet your new favorite partner!
4.A Coty translucent powder that will set your makeup for a flawless, lightweight finish that truly lasts all day long. This is great for beginners because the formula truly appears clear and won't leave behind a white cast you'd have to blend and blend for it to go away.
5.An eyeshadow duo easy as one, two, swipe. Use the included sponge applicator to spread the lighter shade across your lash line, then deeper shade in the crease of your eyelid, and voila! You've got a crease-resistant, subtle smoky eye that will last all darn day.
6.A Make Your Own Beauty Masks book packed with 38 all-natural recipes that are easy to make and don't require a trip to the store; your pantry likely has all the ingredients you'd need. (Psst, the book also comes with 10 sheet masks for when you don't feel like doing a DIY skincare routine.)
7.A gluten- and cruelty-free Essence mascara that has a clump-free, smudge-proof formula here to up your lash game like whoa. Just a few swipes of this will have everyone asking you the most coveted compliment-in-the-form-of-a-question: are those your real lashes?
8.Oil blotters you'll want to stash in your black crossbody right this second. These charcoal sheets remove excess oil without ruining your makeup in the process and..wait...what's that? It's your greasy t-zone running away in fear. Problem solved.
9.A Tarte liquid foundation to banish blemishes, redness, and dark circles to the pits of Hades. The coverage is non-drying, long-lasting, and absolutely flawless...but it still manages to look lightweight and natural. Now repeat after me: Owen Wilson WOW.
10.A tube of Glossier Cloud Paint available in six gorgeous shades ranging from sunny corals to brownish nudes. Blush is tricky because just one swipe can result in an unnaturally Barbie pink cheek, which is where this gel-cream formula shines: it’s got a buildable formula that allows you to manipulate the color to be as subtle or as prominent as you want.
11.A primer sheet mask you'll want to use before an important event in which GLOW is the goal. A blend of vitamin c, hyaluronic acid, and vitamin b3 quickly reduce the appearance of pores while prepping your skin into a smooth, nourished canvas ready for foundation.
12.A plant-based gel cream that works OT to tame those pesky flyaways that no amount of brushing can get rid of. The best part? This formula is non-greasy, completely transparent, the mascara wand makes it super easy to apply, and will make your 'do look more polished with basically no effort required.
13.A Herstyler repair serum infused with argan oil, vitamin e, and aloe vera to tame frizz with a vengeance. It's also blissfuly lightweight, meaning it won't weigh down your mane *or* make it look like you're wearing a vat of grease.
14.A celestial-inspired baked eyeshadow palette packed with rich, vibrant hues so striking, one can say they're ~out of this world~. And it's currently on sale for less than $10!? *faints*
15.A Peter Thomas Roth six-piece gift set that includes a pumpkin enzyme mask, a cucumber gel mask, an Irish moor mud mask, a 24K gold mask, and a rose stem cell mask to tackle your most pressing skin concerns – *plus* a hyaluronic moisturizer to keep your complexion hydrated.
16.Solaroil to banish the bane of your existence — weak and brittle nails with cuticles that look like they were mauled by a wild animal. Just massage this oil into your nails and cuticles every night before going to bed and, with daily use, your nails will begin to grow and strengthen.
17.A Marc Jacobs primer with a nourishing formula that will condition your lashes and prep 'em for D-R-A-M-A. Apply this pre-regular mascara for a falsies look that lasts and lasts.
18.A dual-ended eyeliner stamp because, DESPITE YOUR BEST EFFORTS, achieving the perfect cat eye is hard and this handy, easy-to-use tool makes it about 1000x easier. Sick of having one perfect wing and one that looks, well, like a toddler drew it on? Then consider your prayers answered.
19.A vegan handmade bath bomb inspired by the man, the myth, the legend: ROY G. BIV. This fizzy treat reveals a gorgeous rainbow hue whilst you soak in ingredients such as epsom salt, kaolin clay, witch hazel, and grapeseed oil to make your skin soft, clean, and happy.
20.An Elizavecca collagen protein treatment because our ends? Split. Shampoo as per usual, leave this mask on for up to 15 minutes, then rinse; your dry hair will suddenly transform into smooth, luxurious locks that look like they've never ever *seen* a hot tool or hair dye.
21.A waterproof eye color for a fantastic dose of ✨ sparkle ✨ that feels like luxury at first swipe. The formula itself is ultra blendable, lasts all day, and the shade options are both shimmery and stunning...but the best part is how easy it is to apply! Simply swipe, blend, and that's it. It looks like you put in a *ton* more effort than you actually did.
22.A sheer matte lipstick with a buildable formula to a) give their pout a blotted finish or b) a bold color ready for a night out on the town. This vegan and cruelty-free product is also available in six dazzling shades, each one perfect for everyday wear.
23.An oil-free Supergoop SPF 40 sunscreen that won't leave a white cast over your complexion *or* cause dreadful breakouts. In fact, a swipe of this vegan, meadowfoam seed oil formula will leave your skin feeling both protected, hydrated, and soothed.
24.A Hard As Hoof nail-strengthening cream you'll want to keep on ~hand~ if your nails are constantly breaking. Apply this blend of calcium and hydrogenated jojoba oil up to three times a day to strengthen your nails, hydrate your cuticles, and extend the life of your mani.
25.Glycolic and hyaluronic acid Nip + Fab cleansing pads that exfoliate like MAD to reveal brighter, smoother skin. These will fade acne scars and help prevent future acne, all while witch hazel keeps your skin calm throughout the process.
26.A Naked eyeshadow palette so great, you'll actually find yourself ~hitting the pan~ on all 12 pigmented hues. Ready yourself for a mix of rose-toned neutrals in matte, pearl, and metallic finishes that are super pigmented and can be used on the daily.
27.Hydrocolloid, tea tree, and calendula oil pimple patches you should slap on a zit to a) prevent picking, and b) speed up the ~draining~ process of said zit. Plus, these are transparent enough to wear while running errands without anyone in the world giving you a second glance.
28.A matte lipstick that is both full-coverage and lightweight, the combo of which will quickly turn this MLBB (~my lips but better~) shade into your new favorite lip product.
29.A concentrated O'Keeffe's moisturizing cream ideal for dry, cracked hands in desperate need of some TLC. This water, glycerin, and paraffin formula is used (and loved) by everyone from construction workers to people with eczema.
30.A limited-edition palette packed with six color correcting hues: green to combat redness, orange to cover up those pesky dark circles, two peach shades to make blemishes all but vanish, and yellow to highlight and brighten. Quickly layer this under foundation to tackle all of your skin concerns with just one teeny palette!
32.A L'Oreal primer spray you'll want to add to your haircare routine if you're short on both patience and time. Why? This can cut dry time in half while also providing a dose of ✨ shine ✨ and heat protection.
33.An Arrow lip balm packaged in deceivingly clear form, but surprise! This moisturizing formula will reveal a perfectly pink hue within seconds, one that works to enhance your natural lip color.
34.Silicone brushes that are an absolute necessity for every skincare aficionado out there. This lets you slather on that thick mud mask without a) getting your hands covered in said mud mask, and b) prevents you from picking up (and wasting) excess product which means money saved.
35.A Kiehl's foaming cleanser tough on makeup and gunk but gentle enough for sensitive skin, meaning you won't experience extreme dryness/a sudden acne outburst whenever you take off your foundation pre-zzz's (you can thank the trio of squalane, avocado oil, and apricot kernel oil for that).
36.A shampoo brush to stimulate your scalp and improve circulation, but more importantly? It increases the effectiveness of your shampoo, actively working to clear away all the built-up product in your scalp that would (inevitably) lead to dullness, lack of body, and grease.
37.A Stila liquid eyeliner with a formula worthy of the cult-like praise it gets: it dries quickly, won't smudge or budge, lasts 25 hours a day, and the thin tip makes application a summer breeze. Have we just found ourselves a soulmate?
38.A Fenty liquid lipstick that has a weightless, long-wear formula that feels like a second layer of skin. Plus, the "Uncensored" shade is a must-have; if you're looking for the ideal universal red, this one is IT.
39.A John Frieda hot air brush, because your arm is already sore from balancing both a dryer and a round brush. This easy-to-use tool promises a salon-quality, shampoo commercial-worthy blowout and all you'll have to do is, well, brush through your hair. *patiently waits for royalty check*
40.A Smashbox step-by-step palette here to take your hand and lead you into the path of chiseled cheekbones. This travel-sized trio includes a handy how-to guide (pictures and charts included!) that helps this makeup technique seem 10000000x less intimidating.
41.A Schick dermaplaning razor sent from heaven for people who are done with the pains of plucking, the expense of waxing, and are short on time. This quickly rids stray brow hairs and unwanted peach fuzz (while ridding your complexion of dead skin to reveal a smoother and brighter complexion), that way you won't spend your day worrying about your brows.
42.A putty primer to blur pores, mattify excess oil, and offer light coverage (#goodbye redness). This is the perfect step one for a full-face routine consisting of concealer and foundation, but is also great to slather on when you're pressed for time and want a bright, dewy, and even canvas.
43.A four-in-one mascara that curls, separates, defines, and nourishes your lashes with just one swipe. Not only will it not clump or flake, but your lashes will also be treated to a luxurious blend of olive esters, rice bran, carnauba wax, and provitamin b5 to for ultimate protection.
Me @ all the fab new products I'll be trying in 2020: