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    20 Beauty Products For Anyone Who Wants To Switch Up Their Look

    Spray-on hair tint, brow soap, and 18 other products that'll let you switch up your look without regret.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. 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. Denman Hair Brush can make you look like Shirley Temple with just a few short strokes. The evenly spaced bristles ensure you always have a head of perfectly sculpted spirals.

    Reviewer showing half of her hair curled with brush and half of her hair air dried without brush
    Reviewer hand next to white brush on table

    Promising review: "I love this brush! I ordered because I saw a Youtube video of a girl with curly hair using it, and her curls came out amazing! I always do wash-and-gos, and I usually would only brush/comb my hair in the shower style it once I was out, but sometimes if I waited a little longer to style it, my hair would get dry and frizzy. It would be almost impossible to get my curls defined without getting back in the shower. With this brush, now all I have to do it spray my hair with water, put product in it, and comb it through with this brush, and my curls are poppin'! My image shows before and after use of the brush about 30 minutes after getting out of the shower. The brush is also very sturdy and you can take rows out if you want a looser curl!" —Kirstie

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95 (available in three sizes and four sets).

    2. Revlon Volcanic Face Roller allows anyone with oily skin to test out absolutely any foundation or look. This tool absorbs shine in seconds without messing up your makeup. Pass this magical wand over any greasy areas of your face instead of packing on more powder, and you'll be amazed at the results.

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    Reviewer using Revlon oil-absorbing volcanic face roller

    The face roller is reusable! Just twist the ring to pop out the stone, then wash it with a mild soap/cleanser and let it air dry after every use.

    Promising review: "This rolling device is like pure magic. Or voodoo?! You simply roll it around your oily areas and BOOM the oil magically vanishes into the ball never to be seen again! This is an item that #tiktokmademebuyit for sure! I saw a video on TikTok and immediately went on the hunt only to be disappointed that this item was sold out everywhere! I eventually got added to a waiting list here on Amazon and once they had it in stock again, they charged my card and sent it my way! If you have the chance to purchase this and you have oily skin, get yourself on the waiting list if you need to and just kick it until it shows up. You will be pleased. Thank me later." —Veronica Cooper

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two colors).

    3. Kenra Platinum Blow-Dry Spray is perfect for curly gurls who want to try the straight look sans the heat damage. This spray protects hair against high temps, conditions strands, and speeds the drying process up.

    Reviewer holding product in hand
    Reviewer showing hair after using product

    Promising review: "I LOVE the smell of this! Bought it due to frizzing from coloring my hair, but really didn't believe that it shortened drying time. I mean, how can something putting moisture on you hair shorten the drying time, right? I was shocked. I don't know if it cut it down by 50%, but I did notice blow-drying my hair took quit a bit less time. I am sold on this stuff. Makes my hair feel like silk, but not greasy (I was worried about it making my hair greasy) and it takes only a few sprays to get the results. I hold it about 15" from my head and spray the top, both sides and the back once, the rub it in with my hands. Perfect!" —Janice C. Henderson

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

    4. Kajal Eyeliner makes it super easy to create bold or subtle looks that will last all day because it won't flake or crease. The liners come in five beautiful shades and are made with aloe vera and vitamin E, so it's gentle on skin.

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    model wearing the black eyeliner
    Kulfi Beauty

    It's also cruelty-free and vegan!

    Kulfi Beauty, affectionately named after a type of South-Asian ice cream, is a South Asian woman-owned beauty brand that makes products to celebrate and empower the diverse needs of their culture.

    Promising review: "Love the eyeliner. It's the best I have ever used. It goes on smoothly, neatly, and easily. It still looks good at the end of the day." —Charlotte A.

    Get it from Kulfi Beauty for $20 (available in five shades).

    5. Schick Hydro Silk Touch-Up Facial Razor is perfect for anyone who isn't sure about laser hair removal. This nifty gadget gives you professional *temporary* results. It'll get rid of unwanted hair, remove dead skin, and lightly exfoliate your face.

    Reviewer's face before using razor
    Reviewer's face after using razor

    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 pack of three from Amazon for $10.11.

    6. Diane Fromm Flexible Curling Rods give fabulous waves to even pin straight strands that usually can't hold a curl — just roll your wet or dry hair into the rods for a few hours. These are soft and comfortable enough to wear overnight *or* during the day.

    Reviewer's before picture of wearing the flexible rods
    Reviewer's after picture with wavy hair

    Just twist them to your liking (a loop, C-, or S-shape)!

    Promising review: "As someone who colors their hair, I am constantly on the lookout for ways to style my hair without further damaging it. I therefore try to stay away from heated methods of styling hair as much as possible. I prefer heat-less methods like this, because the curls seem to set for longer and stay bouncy. Let me preface by saying this: the 'before' photos of my hair were taken after having the curlers in my hair for only two hours. I have pretty thick hair and was looking for a casual, wavy look...the fact that my hair took to curling in such a short period of time is AMAZING!! I also love the fun assorted colors." —kiana

    Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two styles).

    Check out our full Twist Rods review!

    7. Beauty By Earth Self Tanner contains aloe and shea butter so you can achieve that sun-kissed glow without the burn. Best of all, it's totally buildable so there won't be any Oompa-Loompa orange on your legs.

    before/after of the tanner, showing legs more golden after
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am a self-tanner junkie. I have tried every brand because I love a year round summer glow. Recently I have been switching up all my beauty products to non-toxic, paraben free and it has done wonders for my skin, but it was so hard to find a good self tanner, until this one! Beauty by Earth provides a very natural tan color and pleasant smell. There is none of that orange skin and awful smell. My husband always used to comment on how he hated my self-tanner and has not said a word since I got this one! I have been using this product since the summer and it made me seamlessly retain that glowing look. No one noticed a difference!" —Christinou

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in two colors and two sizes).

    8. L'Oreal Paris Root Cover Up is beloved for its hard work and dedication to concealing grays and new growth but also lets you try out a new color/highlights that'll wash out immediately with water. Their ammonia- and peroxide-free formula won't stain or smear so feel free to run your fingers through your gorgeous mane.

    Reviewer before photo of gray hair
    Reviewer after photo of black hair after using Root Cover Up

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing! Like magic! Thought I’d give it a try as I usually use the powder w brush to cover up my grays in between colors, but this stuff... OMG! Sprays right on and looks so dang natural! I thought this stuff would rub off on my pillowcase too, but it doesn’t!! And I used a lot! Even over gelled hair for my slicked-back look cuz when I wear my hair up as pictured I get lots of gray there above my ear. No, this is not my gel look obv but it also washes out nicely. I just can’t say enough about this stuff. Worked like magic and I felt beautiful! Covering up grays in between is a cinch!" —PinkTears

    Get two from Amazon for $19.94 (available in 10 colors).

    9. Vivienne Sabó Paris Cabaret Premiere Mascara gives your natural lashes the falsies effect. Instead of trying risky serums to grow them out, this easy-to-apply solution has no downsides.

    reviewer wearing mascara
    tube of Vivienne Sabó Paris Cabaret mascara

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this mascara. I have very sensitive eyes and am highly devoted to my trusted brands. When a friend suggested this mascara I was curious, as she loved it. For the price point and how good it looked on her eyes, I thought 'why not.' Holy moly. I'm in love. It makes my lashes longer, — looks like I'm natural but better — and has a thinner formula so it looks like I have a billion gorgeous lashes, and looks the same all day long. I cannot recommend this enough. It doesn't rub during the day and give me that black eye look. It's wonderful. Must buy." —Katherine Ochsman

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 (available in two colors).

    10. Ethereally Touched Nails makes acrylics with intricate designs that can instantly be painlessly popped off if you get bored and want to try out a different style.

    Model wearing blue nails
    Ethereally Touched Nails

    Ethereally Touched Nails is a Black woman-owned nailcare and accessories business.

    Get them from Ethereally Touched Nails for $18.50 (available in four shapes, five sizes, and five lengths).

    11. Revlon One Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer delivers a beautiful blowout that won't erase your waves, curls, and coils. You won't need a relaxer to get these salonworthy results with this tool.

    Reviewer with curly hair
    Reviewer with straight hair after using brush

    Promising review: "This thing took me eight minutes. I naturally assumed, upon finishing, that I had entered some sort of Amazon-created beauty time warp. I checked with my husband, in the next room, and in fact I did not go through a blowout wormhole. The silkier-than-silk style was accomplished by this miracle of a brush in eight minutes (several more minutes were lost to running my hands through my hair and flicking it over my shoulder while smiling coquettishly in the mirror)." —Chris

    Get it from Amazon for $34.88 (available in three colors).

    12. Aunt Jackies Curls & Coils — if you usually rock a voluminous curly fro but want to try a defined, elongated, wavy look then this is the product for you. A few scoops of this will ensure your strands don't shrivel up and allow you to switch things up.

    Promising review: "This. Is. LIFE! Seriously. I am Black, with 4c hair that has the tightest coils on the planet! I struggle to retain moisture in my hair. If you need something to truly moisturize your hair and keep it moisturized this is your product! My hair is soft, them c u r l s spring back like they are reborn again. We call this that SNAP BACK! It tames frizz, thickens, moisturizers, and softens! I diluted two tbsp of the product with a cup of water, put it in a spray bottle and use it as a leave in. This stuff is miracle in a bottle!!!! —Shonda C.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.98.

    13. Benefit Cosmetics "Goof Proof" Brow Pencil makes it look as if you were born with dream brows. You can cancel your "permanent makeup" appointment because just like tatted-on brows, this waterproof formula won't budge or flake even with rain, water, or tears.

    Model's before/after using the brow pencil to achieve fuller, thicker looking eyebrows
    Sephora

    Promising review: "I really like this product because it's very easy to use and looks very natural. I'm not really good at putting make up on especially when it comes to putting eyebrows but this brow pencil helps me a lot. Good for beginner. I bought 10 of these and still using them. A must-try!" —AlexisMatias

    Get it from Sephora for $24 (available in 12 shades).

    14. Annatato Eyebrow Soap creates fluffy brows à la Cara Delevingne without having to get them professionally laminated. Save yourself some $$$ by adding this to your cart.

    Promising review: "I had been on the hunt for a product like this for the longest time. I have full eyebrows with hairs that don't seem to want to say in place. I came across this product, and at first, I was hesitant to buy it, I didn't think it was going to work but let me tell you, I've been having good eyebrow days because of this product. The application process is easy and the soap doesn't dry as fast, so you have time to brush your eyebrow hairs to the desired style or fill in your eyebrows. This soap doesn't leave a white residue. I've used this soap for my flyaways too that are hard to tame. I highly recommend this soap, not only because it's so inexpensive, but also because it works! I will be making another purchase before they sell out." —Nallely Gonzalez

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49.

    15. The Crayon Case Contoursition Palette turns beauty novices into Michelangelo with their super easy-to-follow face sculpting instructions. Add this to cart and soon you'll be sporting a contour worthy of the results in a plastic surgeon's office

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    Inside of contour case palette

    The Crayon Case is a small Black-woman owned business founded by New Orleans entrepreneur and influencer, Supa Cent. The brand creates school supply themed makeup products for eyes, lips, and face.

    Promising review: "This contour palette is bomb for the price! I am really pale and use Ross and Raven to contour and bronze. I’ve used the darker highlight as an eyeshadow and it’s gorgeous. I would recommend this to all skin tones!" —Sarah

    Get it from The Crayon Case for $19.80.

    16. Skin1004 Zombie Pack Wash Off Face Mask treats eight of the most common skin concerns in under 15 minutes. A blend of albumin and aloe vera extract work overtime to reduce fine lines, lift skin, clear acne, reduce pores, moisturize skin, improve texture, balance pH, and give you a glow. Reviewers say this is also an affordable dupe for higher-priced brands!

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    Reviewer showing face with mask on
    Reviewer showing face after mask

    Promising review: "Easy to wash off and I have been using these for about over a month now. My face is so much smoother and it leaves my face feeling clean and soft. When I first put it on I love that it has a brush and the brush is easy to clean too. I just mix it up real good and brush onto my face and let it set and it will get really tight but then that means it’s almost time to wash it off. I don’t think it’s has a bad smell at all, I see a lot of people staying that. I think it’s mild scent and this zombie mask is so awesome and I just use it twice a week! Going to be ordering another one soon." —Lacy Mead

    Get it from Amazon from $19.99.

    17. Kristin Ess Rose Gold Temporary Tint delivers a dose of bold, beautiful color to hair — no commitment (or bleaching!) required. Spray it on wet or damp tresses and enjoy a fun look that will last through at least one to three shampoo sessions.

    Reviewer with pink hair from using product
    Bottles of product on pink background

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this stuff. There's no commitment and no staining the hair. It is literally a put-in-and-wash-out product. I have platinum blonde hair and there was no tint of pink left behind or anything. I love this stuff! It's gives you rose gold pink hair, so beautiful." —Lee

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    18. A hassle-free hair straightener infused with argan oil that will allow you to go from voluminous to bone-straight in an instant.

    Reviewer image of curly thick hair before and after using straightener
    Reviewer image of gold straightener next to black comb and gray carrier

    Promising review: "Whoa! Super impressed! I have long, thick, kinky, curly, frizzy hair and nothing ever seems to really work on it as far as straightening goes. This product is sleek, easy to use, heats up fast, and leaves my hair feeling silky smooth! Love it!" —Meghan

    Get it from Amazon for $59.49 (available in two colors).

    19. Peter Thomas Roth Instant FIRMx Temporary Face Tightener makes under-eye bags and puffiness disappear in minutes. Plus, it'll firm and smooth out any fine lines. You'll get the results of a really high and tight ponytail without the headache.

    Bottle of product on white background
    Sephora

    Promising review: "I don't know how this isn't a super famous product...but then again I don't tell anyone about it. Haha. It's crazy how much this works. Yes it is a temporary fix, and you aren't meant to leave it on under makeup, but I've found that if I just put a TINY bit under my eyes and on my frown lines I can put makeup over it and it's not visible. It completely changes your face. There's a huge difference between when I wear it and when I don't, and I feel a lot more confident when I do! But the trick is to use just a very small amount, and get rid of the white residue around the edges with a damp cloth. You can also put it on like a face mask and prepare to be amazed." —Emmalove111

    Get it from Sephora for $48.

    20. Extensions for kinky, coily, and curly hair — whether you're too tired to style, or want a little extra volume or length, this brand has got you covered with clip-ins, wigs, and ponytails.

    buzzfeed writer's hair before using the clip-ins
    buzzfeed wriiter's fuller hair after using the clip-ins
    Christine Forbes / BuzzFeed

    Heat Free Hair is a Black woman-owned small business that makes hair extensions and wigs for Afro-textured hair. They sell lace fronts, wefted hair, full lace wigs, and clip-ins in a variety of textures. The set come with six clip-ins.

    BuzzFeed writer Christine Forbes has tried this brand out and loved it! Here's what she has to say about them: "I have been eyeing Heat Free Hair for 10 YEARS because they are pricey. Now that I've gotten my hands on some clip-ins, I regret waiting so long because they're totally worth it. For context, I have 4b–4c hair. I'm not used to being able to use hair fresh out the box. However, this blends perfectly with my natural hair. Mind you, I installed these in like 20 minutes with minimal stretching. All I did was lightly detangle the hair and put it in where my hair was less dense. It's soft and doesn't have that weird 'new hair' smell or waxy residue. You can tell that these were created by and for Black women. If you're a naturalista looking for an extra full Afro or a ponytail, try these — you won't regret it."

    Get it from Heat Free Hair for $189+ (available in three lengths, as well as "For Kurls" and "For Koils")

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