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    32 Beauty Tools That'll Have You Screaming "Take My Money!"

    You can always kiss and ~makeup~ with your savings account later.

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    1. A Mason Pearson boar bristle brush and dressing comb, high quality hair tools that provide smooth texture and shine, so you won't waste any more time splitting hairs over drugstore brushes and won't have nearly as many actual split hairs ever again.

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    Promising review (hairbrush): "This is not a hair bush. It's the finger tips of God." —Liza Schubert

    Promising review (comb): "This is the best comb I've ever used. Combing with this makes my hair look and feel better. It leaves my hair looking fantastic and never gives me split ends or any problems whatsoever. I use this thing every single day. I would definitely buy another one if I lost it." —Amazon Customer

    Get the boar bristle brush for $205 and the dressing comb for $30, both from Amazon.

    2. A Shhhowercap — with this you can be dressed up (even when you're completely undressed) during your daily shower concerts. They're even secure enough for some leak-proof head banging, if the performance demands it.

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    One BuzzFeeder believes this is the only shower cap you need but I have to agree to disagree, because I need one in every color.

    Promising review: "For years I have been putting my hair in a bun and a thick headband while avoiding the shower with expert practice to avoid wetting my hair. I stumbled upon this and thought, now there’s a shower cap I could live with! It is so pretty, the box was so nice also. A great gift! No lines on my face or soreness from a tight band! The print is lovely, the fabric is completely water proof and shakes off easy. I am going to use it with a hair treatment today!" —karenjoan

    Get it from Sephora for $43 (available in 12 colors).

    3. A gentle gel and light teeth whitening system for anyone who wants shiny, white teeth without the sensitivity. Sounds like a ~bright~ idea to me!

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    The kit includes the whitening light, mouth guard, and two gel syringes with enough product for 20 whitening sessions. You can also get gel refills to keep your pearly whites pearly for good!

    Promising review: "I won’t lie, I didn’t notice a huge difference after the first use, BUT my teeth were noticeably whiter after the third use and have continued to get whiter with every use since then. This is the only whitening product that has worked for me and I will definitely continue to use it." —Tom

    Get it from Amazon for $48.50.

    4. A Vera Mona Color Switch Brush Cleaner to let you quickly clean your brush between colors. You could fill your entire apartment with the amount of brushes used in *one* YouTube makeup tutorial video, but you'd rather not.

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    Promising review: "This understated little can works amazingly. It removes all traces of makeup in your brushes. I wash the container with just water once a week. It's so much easier on your brushes to not scrub them down every day. I wash mine once or twice a week now." —Jodi5868

    Get it from Sephora for $18.

    5. A curved detangling brush that'll glide over wet, dry, straight, curly, textured, or fine hair with ease. Throw this in your beach bag this summer so those ocean waves don't leave your hair in tangles.

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    Think this brush is no match for your luscious locks? Check out over 3,700 five-star reviews that'll put your mind at ease when your hair is in a tease.

    Promising review: "My daughter Royalty is the most tender headed kid in the world. She would cry before you even touched her head. Professionals gave up on doing her hair. I got frustrated because I can't do hair to save my life but I then I found this detangling brush. I thought it wouldn't work for black people and kinky/thick hair but I was able to comb through her whole head without her shedding one tear. Even Royalty couldn't believe she didn't cry. I recommend this to everyone who has a child or anyone who wants one for their own hair. It works. It works wonders. Thank you Lord for leading me to this life saving brush." —TaReese Womack

    Get it from Amazon for $10.77 (available in three colors).

    6. A Luna Play Plus so you can massage your face clean and remove makeup, dirt, oil, and dead skin cells — even if you have sensitive skin.

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    Promising review: "My skin is so smooth when I wash with this. I have rosacea and sensitive skin in general, and this keeps it soft without irritating. Blemishes from having dry/rough skin almost immediately reduced after using this. I also use the brush on my toddler’s arms — she has keratosis pilaris and eczema and the gentle exfoliation helps keep it under control in the dry winter months. I love the cheerful color and the cute size that fits well into my admittedly child-sized hands. Have not yet had to replace the batteries." —VioletandRye

    Get it from Amazon for $49.

    7. A facial hair tweezer with a twisting coil for getting rid of pesky facial hairs that hold onto your face tighter than you hold onto your loved ones. Goodbye chin hairs, you will not be missed!

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    I still can't totally figure out how this works sans magic, but these 1,200 five-star reviews have figured it out!

    Promising review: "I have arthritis in my hands and when I use tweezers, my hands ache. It took me a while to figure out how best to use this but now that I have, I love it! I use the flat of my hand and the back of my fingers to roll it across my face and I get really great results. I have been using it for awhile and have noticed that I have less facial hair than I did before. My face also feels really smooth. I really can't tell you the amount of time I am saving. Just be patient when you first buy it and take some time to figure out how it works best for you." —rainmomportland

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    8. Or an exfoliating facial razor if you ~sew~ totally can't handle the feeling of threading.

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    Promising review: "These are super easy and satisfying to use, you’re literally scraping all of the peach fuzz and dead skin off your face. My face is glowing and incredibly soft now. I highly recommend these, they're a life changer." —Jane

    Get a pack of nine from Amazon for $14.97.

    9. An award-winning Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler designed with a patented hinge that'll apply juuust enough pressure to make your lashes curly and cute all day long.

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    Promising review: "Nothing has been able to curl my straight lashes and I'm certain it's due to the aging process. At 71, my lashes are coarse and straight as could be. No other curler has worked for me. I find that 'if' I curl them, apply a light coat of mascara, wait 15 minutes, and recurl them, the second coat of mascara acts like hair spray and keeps them up for a while. I've always had lush lashes that framed my eyes and now, it's very frustrating to have to work so hard to keep them in an upright position. If any of you older ladies are having the same problem and have found a solution, I'm all ears. I'm grateful for the Shu Uemura curler for making this arduous process easier for me." —atlas

    Get it from Shu Uemura for $23.

    10. A beauty blender sponge that's gonna help create a smooth foundation and mix your makeup with ease — proving beauty tools matter just as much as makeup.

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    Promising review: "I love this product! I'm a makeup artist and I have tried many beauty sponges but this right here is the exact dupe of the Beauty Blender for half the price. I'm glad one of my clients introduced me to this sponge. This will be the only one I buy from now on!!" —Alex DeLeon

    Get it from Amazon for $6.97.

    11. And an acrylic makeup-sponge organizer that'll hold up to nine applicators and keep them in a clean and organized place while they dry.

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    Promising review: "It was frustrating and beyond annoying to have to use Beautyblender packaging or a hairspray bottle cap to organize and dry my Beautyblender sponges. It looked awful on my makeup counter and was totally dysfunctional. This acrylic organizer is absolutely perfect! It’s very well made and works perfectly for all sponge sizes. LOVE and would highly recommend!" —KCMO

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    12. A quiet-as-can-be Dyson blow dryer with such fantastic (and fast!) results this little tool is sure to prove it's not just a bunch of hot air.

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    Learn all about why this is the best blowdryer you can buy in one BuzzFeeder's review. It's also our top pick for hairdryers in BuzzFeed Reviews.

    Promising review: "This blowdryer is revolutionary! It will change your life by drastically cutting drying time while smoothing your hair at the same time. It makes a huge difference in humid climates! It's also very light, which makes it easy to pack." —Fernandina

    Get it from Nordstrom for $399 (available in three colors).

    13. An Aquis Luxe Hair Towel for getting your hair dry enough to style damp fast. Throw this on right after the shower, brush your teeth (or just stare at your cute self in the mirror a minute) and your hair will be drip-free and blow/air dry ready!

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    Promising review: "This thin, lightweight hair towel does some pretty heavy duty work. I love using it to hold my damp hair back while I do my makeup, and it doesn’t leave my neck aching like a heavier towel would. The size is perfect for wrapping my medium length hair and leaves it almost fully dry in the time it takes me to do my makeup. The price is pretty hefty though. I’m one who doesn’t pay more than $10 for my giant bath towels. Also, adding some kind of tie or velcro to hold it in place rather than tucking it would be nice." —mirnalopez

    Get it from Amazon for $20+ (available in eight colors) or from Sephora for $30 (available in five colors).

    14. A glossy ceramic straightening brush — it might just make you throw your old straightener straight in the donation bin.

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    Read all about how one BuzzFeeder thinks this is a life-changing beauty product.

    Promising review: "This exceeded my expectations. I like that it's quiet, no noise from blow dryers, and it gets my dry hair straight so fast! The teeth are spaced to lessen hair loss. Just brush your hair carefully before beginning, then use this straightener. What I dislike about blow dryers is the noise. I couldn't watch TV while I dry my hair but with this, I can. I have one spot where my hair likes to stick to my head in a finger wave. One pass with this, and that wave is gone! This is a wonderful product. I wish I'd had it long ago." —Jan

    Get it from Amazon for $43.99+ (available in two styles).

    15. A face steamer to open up your pores, hydrate your face, and give you a chance to enjoy some hot and humid air that isn't coming from your crowded public transit.

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    Promising review: "I bought this steamer about a year ago and I LOVE it! I get blackheads all over my face but especially worry about the ones I get around my lips. I wasn’t able to get them out without hurting the sensitive skin there, until I got this steamer to help get those lil nasties out. I recommend this 1000%." —Emily Victor

    Get it from Amazon for $36.95.

    16. A gel manicure kit with a UV light for a Pinterest-level DIY mani from the comfort of your own couch.

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    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this kit!!!! The UV Light works SO WELL!!!! The price is so good and the tools, light, and polishes are incredible! The bottles of gel polish are very very small, but you can go and get more online or at a drug store. My nails look professional and the kit costs less than a professional gel manicure! I definitely recommend!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in two colors).

    17. A smart sonic cleansing brush that'll feel way too good to skip washing your face before bedtime ever again. No more sleeping in makeup = one happy face.

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    Promising review: "This is a must have if you care about your skin!! I've used it for three months. The multiple functions are useful and I’ve seen real results. My serums and antioxidants penetrate deeper into my skin. The massage head pushes it deeper than just applying with my hands and I have already seen lifting, tightening, and less lines. My skin is smoother than ever before and I have had NO breakouts after the fourth week of using this once a day. I don’t think I could ever go back to life without this. The battery lasted long enough for me to use four times (to cleanse and massage at night and then for my eyes and makeup in the morning) each day over a two week trip. I get more compliments on my skin now than I did in the last 38 years!! I'm a believer for life." —Seattlelite

    Get it from Amazon for $199 (available in three colors).

    18. A makeup brush washing machine that's gonna be a fun li'l carwash for your favorite brushes and clean that crap off fast.

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    Promising review: "After months of thinking about it and wasted hours of hand washing makeup brushes, I finally purchased this and am so glad I did! This device has saved me so much time and annoyance of dealing with dirty brushes. Yes you do need to wipe off excess makeup from the brushes before cleaning them with this device, but it's only a couple minutes (use IPA to wipe off the stubborn cream and liquid brushes). The cleanser has a nice smell to it but I do an additional rinse cycle because I don't like strong scents. You have to do some trial and error with how much cleanser to use too. Bottom line, if you're a makeup lover, try this — you won't be disappointed!" —Luiza M.

    Get it from Amazon for $162.

    19. A Nars Yachiyo Brush that'll bring a happy tear to any goth's eye with its witch's broom vibe. A design that honestly makes sense, considering it'll apply your makeup like magic.

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    Promising review: "I find that this brush is truly multifunctional as described. Perfect for under-eye, cheeks, and tops of cheekbones. I particularly love love love to use it with my NARS blushes as I find it works to add the perfect amount of product to the cheeks (and we all know how pigmented those blushes are)!" —bricatfree

    Get it from Sephora for $55.

    20. An easy-to-wash Diamencel 3 Coarse Nail File — a strong filing tool that's a true diamond in the rough for anyone whose nails are looking really rough.

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    Promising review: "I have thick toe nails that sometimes actually hurt when I wear shoes (TMI, I know). Nevertheless, I bought this pricey, course nail file and I am pleased. It's thin, somewhat flexible, and most importantly, grinds right through my toenails. Finally, on the one side with grit (the other side is smooth), they left a very thin edge that's free of grit so it doesn't harm the surrounding flesh as you saw away. It rinses off nicely after use and looks like new. I've only had it for two weeks now, so I'm unable to attest to it's durability. So far, so good." —Rilodile

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

    21. An Every Drop Beauty Spatula is gonna bring a tear to every makeup enthusiast's eye when they see how much more product they get out of a seemingly empty bottle with this li'l beaut.

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    Promising review: "I used to turn my bottles upside down, but would leave lots of foundation unintentionally. This is so worth it and will save me so much money!" —jennifer i.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.79.

    22. An Invisibobble — it'll hold your pony tails, buns, and braids without giving your hair that awkward bump when you want to let your hair down at the end of the work day.

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    Promising review: "I am a hairdresser and I feel like this should be explained better. This is not made to hold your ponytail while you go for a jog. It is strong enough that you could use it to secure a braid. The beauty of this product is that the coils prevent your hair from getting a band mark. Want your hair to have lots of volume in the morning with no bed head? Gather your hair onto the top of your head and loosely secure it. In the morning, take out the Invisibobble and voila!" —Annadj

    Get it from Amazon for $7.87 (available in five colors).

    23. A Beachwaver curling iron for anyone who wants their hair to have that beautiful, beachy vibe but has to fake it 'til they make it to the actual beach.

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    Promising review: "You know that perfectly wavy reality TV star hair? I wanted it. Craved it. Tried everything to get it. But nothing worked. Nothing lasted. I thought that my long, thick hair was just going to be straight forever. Impervious to curls of any kind. Until I tried the Beachwaver. I fell in love, y'all. I watched in wonder as my head of lackluster locks transformed into flowing waves with just the push of a button. Literally — it's pretty much dummy-proof. Basically does all the work for you. #motorizedmagic And here's the really crazy part — these curls last. For a looooong time. I'm talking 3+ days. Even brushed out and slept on, my hair stays soft, smooth, and perfectly wavy. I'm starting to feel like this is just the natural state of my hair. Probably gonna get my own reality show soon just because of these glorious waves. I know it's pricey, but think of it as an investment in your awesomeness. You're worth it. You deserve it. And so does your soon-to-be primetime hair." —OhMargo

    Get it from Amazon for $129.

    24. A Makeup Eraser to be your face's eco-friendly best friend. It can be machine washed and replace 1800 makeup wipes!

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    Promising review: "As someone who has suffered from skin sensitivity for most of my adult life, I have continued to struggle finding something that removes my makeup with ease while also protecting my skin. This eraser not only removes all of my makeup without irritation, it also removes waterproof mascara without any issue! Cleaning is a breeze, as I simply throw it in the wash or hand wash with baby shampoo." —Brittany Saxon

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    25. An Anastasia Beverly Hills 2-in-1 brow brush for sculpting your eyebrows so exquisitely, your next date will be complimenting your brows way before they even notice your eyes.

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    Promising review: "This brow brush is perfect. It is so thin that it makes fixing uneven brows much easier and very natural looking." —SoSoHappy

    Get it from Ulta for $18.

    26. A personal microderm that'll help clear away any blemishes that have been building up and bugging you.

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    This uses three applicator tips: one to exfoliate, one to vacuum, and one to absorb.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this at-home microderm system. I wish I had known about it sooner. It is super easy to use and the results are noticeable. I've used it for four weeks now and have a lot less acne! The only other treatment option that had similar results for me was Accutane. I much prefer this luxurious treatment over taking harmful medication. My skin care products absorb so much better and my old acne scars are fading. WELL worth the purchase." —GiftOfTheMagPie

    Get it from Anthropologie for $157 (available in two colors).

    27. A double-sided silicone lip brush to scrub away any dry skin from your lips and make them smooth enough for every matte lipstick your heart desires.

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    Promising review: "I had just had a baby when I got this and between all the milk pumping and caffeine drinking my body was dried out and dehydrated. My lips took a hit and were dried, cracked, and even bleeding — very painful. Even my tried and true expensive-as-heck lip moisturizer couldn't help. Having this lip brush did the trick and made all the difference. The exfoliation must have allowed my lip moisturizer to get better absorbed. I was able to see results in just a couple of days. Now I have soft and supple lips again. This silicone lip brush feels so good and since the 'bristles' or 'bumps' are shallow it was so easy to clean the brush afterward. Where has this thing been all my life? I don't think I can live without it now." —Double-J

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in three colors).

    28. A scalp massager made to exfoliate your scalp in the most luxurious way possible.

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    The only problem with this treasure is that you can never go back. I learned the hard way.

    Promising review: "I have very fine, curly hair (3c/4a) so I need to make sure my scalp is clean so my curls look their very best. I love this! It doesn't tangle my hair, the vibrations are relaxing, and most importantly my scalp feels clean with no product build up. I also use it at night to stimulate hair growth with some oils. I do make sure to dry the battery compartment after I've used it in the shower so there isn't any rust issue later on." —Tammi

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97+ (available in five colors).

    29. A Japonesque Solid Brush Cleanser packed with goat milk that'll dissolve makeup and impurities, making your old brushes feel as soft as they day you bought them.

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    Promising review: "I bought this item because I read the reviews. Honestly, this is the best brush cleaner I have ever used! The reviews were not lying. All you have to do is wet your brush and swirl it in the cleaner. You then wash out the cleaner and your brushes are completely clean! It gave my brushes life again, and they look brand new. Plus, they smell fantastic! I am so grateful I read the reviews because I would never have found this wonderful makeup brush cleaner. I am beyond happy with my purchase!" —Krystal Diaz

    Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in two sizes).

    30. An Erborian Precision Mask Applicator so you can finally get a perfectly sectioned-off mask that'll target every part of your face.

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    Promising review: "If you have issues applying masks with your fingers and having excess product wasted from rinsing your fingers off and want a more hygienic way to apply jarred masks, this is for you! Plus, it's just fun to use. Very easy to use and effortlessly works around the crevices and features of your noise. Tip is very durable yet flexible for smooth application. Had bought a kitchen spatula and used to apply masks but now I don't look like I'm trying to add cake frosting on my face. I also travel a lot so I like to keep it in the plastic box it comes in. An essential mask applicator beauty tool for any mask junkie!" —aznflip26

    Get it from Sephora for $19.

    31. A peel-off liquid nail polish barrier designed to help keep you from flooding your nail beds when you haven't quite polished off your nail polish application skills.

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    Promising review: "I recently discovered how to properly apply glitter nail polish and Second Skin Liquid Latex Barrier is perfect to keep my skin clear while I'm sponging on the glitter. A little goes a long way, which is great. But I think my frequency of use (weekly) will have me either buying more frequently. My next adventure is to try ombre on my nails." —Ace Harrin

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    32. And finally, a natural sea wool sponge for anyone who loves luxuriously soft products from the bottom of the sea from the bottom of their heart.

    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "This is a great item. It is big so it feels hardy and luxurious. It is very soft and good looking. I’ve had it for two weeks now and leave it in my shower. I rinse and squeeze it after each use and it’s dry by morning. This would be nice for a baby’s bath. I will definitely consider this for gifts." —Calioc

    Get it from Anthropologie for $23.

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