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    31 Problem-Solving Personal Care Products Just As Effective As Going To A Salon

    This gel nail polish kit is about to make your fingernails sing *and* your wallet sob in relief.

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    1. A set of itty-bitty dermaplaning razors you can use to take care of those lil' unibrow hairs that keep dodging your tweezers or work whatever face fuzzies you might want to take care of in a gentle way instead of getting them professionally threaded or waxed.

    2. Or a painless battery-charged hair remover you can simply glide over super-fine hair like the hair above your lip or between your brows instead of going all out with wax at the salon.

    3. A gel nail polish kit complete with everything you need for professional-level manicures without ever once interrupting the sacred flow of your Netflix queue.

    4. Plus a steam gel nail–removing machine that will gently take care of gel nails in 15 to 20 minutes, making them easy to remove without all the hassle of going back to a salon or the weird smells of other at-home removal kits.

    5. Or a set of 10 quick-dry nail polishes for anyone who loves the idea of rocking some finger bling but simply cannot be tasked with waiting around for it to dry or get removed (these are my Dorito-eating hands!!). Bonus? They last for several days, but are also designed for easy peel off.

    6. A suuuper popular Bio-Oil made with vitamins A and E, chamomile, and lavender — you may recognize it as a product a lot of people use to help fade scars (both old and new), soothe cracked and dry skin, and help moisturize without affecting your pores — all the refresh of a facial or a moisturizing treatment without having to drive somewhere.

    A model rubbing bio-oil on their hands

    7. A pair of cuticle scissors that are perfect not just for nails, but for trimming those, uh, enthusiastic eyebrow hairs that like to shoot up "Jack and the Beanstalk" style faster than you can blink.

    Reviewer holding up tiny stainless steel scissors with curved blades

    8. Plus a podiatrist-level toenail clipper to quickly and easily take care of thicker toenails and ingrown ones that you usually have to go to the salon to have a prayer of cutting.

    Reviewer holding up the small plier-shaped toenail clippers with pointed edges

    9. A pistachio macaron lip scrub to easily exfoliate your lips with just one use, leaving them so soft and sweet you'll feel like you had a professional spa treatment done on them.

    A container of green lip scrub

    10. A foot file that'll remove calluses and hard or cracked skin from your feet with some gentle, pain-free rubbing. It works whether your feet are dry or wet at the time, and will leave your heels so soft you might start petting them.

    Before image of a cracked foot with an after image of the skin smooth

    11. Or a popular Baby Foot exfoliant foot peel — you apply the two bootie-shaped masks on your feel for an hour, wash your feet, and then over the next five to seven days enjoy the bizarre satisfaction of watching the dead skin on your feet peel away to reveal smooth feet.

    12. Essence's Lash Princess mascara for instant length so effective, you might just cancel all your appointments to get your lashes done for eternity.

    13. Or a pair of fluffy false lashes you can use 20–25 times to give your lashes the same natural look you'd get if you went all in for extensions.

    A model with thick long eyelashes

    14. A vitamin C–based face serum for brighter, firmer skin that can also help reduce pores and redness, pulling out all the stops that even expensive chemical peels and facials might not be able to compete with.

    Before and after image of reviewer with more refreshed skin after use

    15. A bottle of nail and cuticle repair oil that you simply brush on your nail beds once a day to condition and strengthen all those brittle spots and hangnails, leaving you with thick, healthy nails and nail beds that a professional doesn't have to work on every few weeks.

    A before image of a reviewer's brittle nails and an after image of them much heaithier

    16. Plus a cuticle cream that's basically a dream team for your nail beds: the shea butter and sweet almond oil soften dry cuticles while the vitamin E and argan oil strengthen your nails, so you don't have to rely on a manicurist to get that healthy shine ✨.

    A container of cuticle cream

    17. A bottle of Tend Skin Solution to help take care of razor bumps, ingrown hair, and razor burn so you don't have to go to an expensive waxer every month to prevent them.

    reviewer before pic of red bumpy arm pit, then after of clear armpit

    18. Or if you prefer waxing, a tin of Cirepil blue wax beads that use a gentle hard wax to easily remove both the coarsest and finest of hairs in a matter of minutes, leaving you with skin so smooth that you're going to have to sit on your hands stop yourself from stroking your underarms and legs in public.

    A before image of a reviewer's underarm hair, then a picture of the blue wax with hair of it, and an after image of the reviewer's hairless underarms

    19. A Bevel shave system set, a grooming kit specifically designed for razor bump–free shaving for coarse, curly hair. It comes complete with a re-engineered safety razor that, importantly, *doesn't* cut hair under the skin, preventing ingrown hairs, bumps, and other shaving irritations.

    A model shaving with the razor, and the contents of the starter kit

    20. A 16-pack of Korean face masks made with vitamin E and collagen to give your cheeks the kind of daily glow that usually comes with a *much* higher price tag.

    21. A cordless, rechargeable hair cutter and trimmer designed to be beginner friendly, so you can give yourself *and* other people decent haircuts if you can't get to a salon. It comes with color-coded combs to guide you to the precise length of hair, along with a mode for cutting hair near the ears, so it's as close to foolproof as an inexperienced hair cutter can get.

    22. Or for quick trims and styles, a hair thinner and cutter that people swear by for all sorts of styling hacks, whether it's trimming their bangs, maintaining a cut, giving themselves natural-looking layers, or trimming and styling wigs.

    23. Maybelline's Total Temptation Eyebrow Definer Pencil, an easy-to-use eyebrow filler for anyone who hasn't been able to get theirs done professionally for a while and wants a subtle but effective way to fill 'em in.

    A model with one eyebrow natural and the other eyebrow filled in and brushed

    24. Or an eyebrow tint to semi-permanently dye your brow hairs for up to six weeks, helping either fill them in or to dye over gray hairs just as effectively as a salon tint would. A lot of reviewers swapped this for doing brow makeup completely.

    Reviewer's brows before the tint, during the tint, and after, to show the subtly more filled in, darker effect

    25. Plus an Onset soap eyebrow kit, a low-effort eyebrow pomade that doesn't just fluff up your brows for a little extra ~drama~, but holds them in place all the livelong day. It's basically like getting a whole bunch of extra eyebrow thickness without the work of getting them threaded or professionally done.

    reviewer showing before, after application, and complete with filled-in brows

    26. A bottle of Elizavecca Hair Treatment, a repairing mask infused with collagen ingredients and protein extracts that will help restore hair health and reduce shedding. All you gotta do is apply it on wet hair after a shampoo, wait five minutes, and rinse it out — hair health restored, sans expensive moisture treatments at the salon.

    27. And SheaMoisture's Smoothie Curl Enhancing Cream, a moisture-restoring formula that helps define curls and make them✨shine✨ without weighing them down, so you can get that "just left the salon" kind of curl.

    28. A mesh body exfoliator from LuvScrub that'll take care of your whole human self — its large size and unique texture help smooth and clean skin all over your body, including hard-to-reach places like your back, so you can get that post-exfoliation glow all over.

    A black mesh exfoliating cloth

    29. A dual hair dryer and brush to dry your hair as you style it and give your 'do an incredible amount of volume and shine, without the cost of a pricey blowout.

    30. An easy-to-use root touch-up every bit as effective as going to a professional to get it done — it takes 10 minutes to apply, and then gives you even coverage that lasts several weeks.

    Reviewer showing gray roots in hair and same reviewer showing touched up roots that match their dark brown hair

    31. A color-depositing clenditioner you can either use in the shower to maintain your hair color or even out fading highlights *or* apply to dry hair for to get a temporary tint all on your own.

    That feeling when your bathroom is the hottest new salon on the block:

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