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    Posted on May 24, 2020

    18 Beauty And Grooming Products To Help Tide You Over During Lockdown

    Doing your brows at home isn't as scary as it seems.

    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. You can tint your brows at home with this seriously highly-rated kit from Eyelure. The results can last for up to six weeks and there's up to 12 applications in this one lil' pack, so you and your brows should be sorted for a while!

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    Price: £7.39

    2. If a spot has decided to show up the day before a video call, just put one of these cult-status COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patches on it before you go to bed. It'll work to absorb the gunk from your spot overnight, helping to reduce its appearance by the next morning.


    Price: £7 for 24 patches

    3. While you can't go out to get your brows and upper lip threaded or waxed, these little peach fuzz razors will work wonders for tidying up eyebrows and removing facial hair! FYI, I use them myself and can assure you that the hair will not grow back thicker or stubbly.

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    Price: £4.79 for six

    4. This UV lamp will cure and dry gel polish in just 120 seconds, giving your home manicure a professional-looking finish.


    Price: £25.99

    5. If you *are* going to attempt a quarantine hair trim, use these 4.7-star rated hairdressing scissors rather than, y'know, the ones in your kitchen.

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    Price: £14.98

    6. No chance of getting a lash lift or extensions anytime soon? No problem! The RapidLash Eyelash Enhancing serum will make a huge difference to your natural lashes, helping to make them look longer over time. Judging from the rave reviews, this is a cult-status product for a reason!


    Price: £39.99

    7. Lockdown doesn't have to get in the way of you wearing false nails – this nail glue has a 4.6-star average rating from 8,000+ reviews, only costs £3, and is super durable so those falsies with stay PUT.

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    Price: £3

    8. This Braun bikini trimmer is ideal if the idea of attempting an at-home bikini wax makes you feel faint but you still prefer to do a lil' ~maintenance~. As well as being precise, there's two head attachments depending on how close of a shave or trim you want.


    Price: £24.99

    9. These foot masks really will get rid of the dead skin on your feet, and in the most grossly satisfying way possible! Simply pop on a pair for an hour, wash your feet afterwards, and marvel at all the skin that will peel away in the following days.

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    Price: £14.95 for two pairs

    10. This Sally Hansen Instant Cuticle Remover gel will prep your nails for the perfect at-home manicure by dissolving dry cuticles in just 15 seconds. Reviewers are impressed by just how strong this stuff is!

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    Price: £6.99

    11. Want to quickly fill in any sparse bits in your eyebrows before that Zoom call? This multi-tasking brow kit has everything you need, contains two shades so you can customise for the perfect match, and is an absolute bargain.


    Price: £6

    12. This salon-quality acetone means you can remove gel nail polish yourself at home. While it's strong enough to work quickly and effectively, it does so without damaging your natural nails!

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    Price: £7.99

    13. Hair on the shorter side but in need of a tidy up? These cordless hair clippers have five adjustable length settings, come with six guide combs, and are also excellent value for money.

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    Price: £26.99

    14. Ingrown hairs are an absolute pain, but this Skin Doctors lotion really does make a difference! It exfoliates your skin, sloughing away the dead skin cells and ultimately releasing those trapped hairs.


    Price: £12.99

    15. You can touch up your roots in a flash with this L'Oreal Paris Magic Retouch Instant Root Concealer Spray. The effects will last until you next wash your hair and you'll get up to 25 uses from each bottle! There's nine shades available, so there's bound to be a good colour match for you.

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    Price: £5.99-£9 depending on colour

    16. If the mix of the muggy evenings and also *vaguely gestures at everything* means your sleep schedule is all over the place, these under-eye masks will help to relieve the appearance of puffy, tired-looking under eyes.


    Price: £4.95 for three pairs of single-use patches

    17. Waxing at home doesn't have to be a faff, and these incredibly highly-rated wax strips are proof. Reviewers say these ones really do remove the hair effectively, and they don't leave a ton of that annoying sticky residue behind either.

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    Price: £17.95 for 32 strips

    18. Top up your tan with this Bondi Sands Self Tanning Foam – it gives a naturally bronzed look, dries in seconds, and reviewers claim it doesn't go streaky!


    Price: £11.20 (originally £14.99)