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    21 Things From Sephora You'll Probably Wish You'd Bought Years Ago

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    1. A DevaCurl microfiber hair towel that limits breakage and reduces frizz. After just one use, you will never be able to dry your hair without it.

    The grey microfiber towel

    2. An ultra-fine, retractable brow pencil from Anastasia Beverly Hills to create hair-like strokes that never smudge. It's not waterproof, but I have filled in my brows with this pencil before jumping in the pool, only to come out with them still looking perfect.

    3. A tube of Hourglass mascara that delivers length, volume, and lift. The best part? It NEVER smudges. Yup. You can officially say goodbye to the days of looking like a raccoon.

    The tube of mascara opened to show wand texture

    4. A pair of high quality Tweezerman tweezers so you can properly pluck that stubborn strand of hair on the first try. Reviewers love that its bright color allows them to easily find it at the bottom of their makeup bag.

    5. An invisible dry shampoo from IGK that refreshes your hair without leaving behind any residue. This is quite literally the Casper the Friendly Ghost of third day hair.

    6. A rosy lip and cheek stain made by Benefit Cosmetics, so you can achieve that natural, glowy look in just one step. The bottle may look small, but a little bit goes a long way.

    7. A lightweight heat protectant spray from Living Proof that can be used on both dry and wet hair — a must-have for anyone who styles their locks with heat tools on the days between washes.

    The bottle of heat protectant spray

    8. An Origins eye cream formulated with ginseng and coffee so you can look alive even when you were up all night reading "one bed trope" fanfiction. This awesome formula aims to reduce dark circles, under-eye bags, and puffiness.

    9. A brush cleaner from beautyblender that isn't a hassle to use—because, frankly, none of us are washing our makeup tools enough. Simply wet your brush, rub it over the soap, give it a squeeze, and you're good to go.

    A brush being cleaned on the soapy pad

    10. A NARS pencil sharpener so you can get a lot more use out of your eyeliners and brow pens. Countless reviewers pointed out that this tool is so simple, yet so life-changing.

    The pencil sharpener

    11. A Coola SPF that doesn't feel like sunscreen so you can protect your skin without feeling as if you are a little kid on a family beach vacation. Reviewers love that it's hydrating, fast-absorbing, and leaves their skin looking radiant.

    The pink bottle of sunscreen drops

    12. Isle of Paradise tanning drops for people who don't like applying tanning cream. Just add a few drops to your favorite moisturizer before bed and you will wake up with the perfect, glowy color that is never orange.

    13. A peeling solution from The Ordinary that lives up to the hype you've been seeing all over social media. It contains glycolic acid, lactic acid, and salicylic acid to fight blemishes and improve skin texture.

    The Ordinary AHA + BHA Peeling Solution

    14. An Olaplex hair treatment to strengthen your locks from within. If, like me, you desperately bought a box of hair dye while salon's were closed, then this product is a need, not a want.

    15. A delicious smelling Sol de Janeiro body wash that cleanses, nourishes, and moisturizes your skin. It even works double duty as a super conditioning shaving cream!

    16. A blemish-clearing Origins charcoal mask that removes excess oil and dissolves impurities. Could you ask for anything more?

    17. A fog-like, watermelon mist from Glow Recipe to refresh your skin, enhance your cosmetics, and protect against free radicals. Its unique formula contains a hydrating mix of hibiscus flower, hyaluronic acid, and apple cider vinegar.

    18. An award-winning Lancôme makeup remover because you seriously need to stop tugging on your eyes to take off your mascara. Reviewers love that this formula is safe for sensitive skin and contact-lens wearers.

    A bottle of the makeup remover

    19. Ouai clarifying shampoo that is basically a "detox" for your hair. Using a combination of apple cider vinegar and keratin, this shampoo removes product buildup without stripping your strands of its natural oils.

    The detox shampoo bottle

    20. A matte, lightweight primer from REN Clean Skincare that minimizes pores, controls shine, and keeps makeup on lock. Reviewer after reviewer called it a "must-have for oily skin."

    The bottle of primer

    21. And an exfoliating Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare body peel because the skin on your face isn't the only place that you should be giving attention to. This polishing treatment uses glycolic acid, lactic acid, and salicylic acid to reduce blemishes and brighten skin.

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