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    33 Cheap Beauty Products That Are Basically The Perfect Little Pick-Me-Up

    Tired: *applies whatever maybe-expired product you have in the cabinet* Wired: *applies the products in this list*

    1. Neutrogena Anti-Residue Shampoo sweeps away all of that heavy, scalp-clogging buildup you've accumulated since your last wash (from styling products or otherwise) and boosts volume — all without irritating your scalp or stripping your hair of its natural oils, win!

    2. Vogue Effects Eyeliner Stamp shaves off precious minutes spent trying to draw perfect cat eyes and also comes with a liner on the other side, because we're all about hacks that make sleepy mornings a little more bearable.

    3. Milani Cosmetics Stay Put Eyeliners add a pop of ~electric~ color to your peepers, if you're so over wearing black all the time. Repeat after me: makeup is fun!! Plus, this is waterproof, sweat-resistant, and comes with a sharpener *and* smudger built in.

    4. A cruelty-free, safe-for-sensitive-lids Essence Cosmetics False Lash Effect Mascara majorly boosts your lashes with unbelievable volume — so much that *everyone* will be asking what mascara you're wearing — for just a few bucks. Life is generally hard, but getting fabulous lashes isn't thanks to this bb!

    5. If you want to maximize your mascara *or* forgo the mascara but still squeeze in a little ~lift~, the Tweezerman Great Grip Eyelash Curler perks up your natural lashes and gives your peepers an overall boost in exchange for minimal time and effort. Oh, and the cushy pads? No pinching whatsoever.

    6. My Skin Mentor Dr. G Brightening Peeling Gel is a physical exfoliatior that flippin' works — the gel instantly forms into little balls of cellulose that slough off way more dead skin cells and surface debris than you thought possible for a smoother, brighter (hello, vitamins C and E!) complexion.

    7. Mediheal N.M.F Intensive Hydrating Toner gives dry skin a swift demise with its scientifically backed formula of organic humectants, lipids, amino acids, sugars, minerals, and peptides — which is fancy talk for a WHOLE layer of moisture that locks in and helps your skin keep itself hydrated and looking glowy (the dream).

    8. Mighty Patches answer your pimple anxieties with their special hydrocolloid material that draws out all of the gross (but oddly satisfying) pus and other impurities inside whitehead-showing pimples — stick 'em on those suckers and watch them deflate before your very eyes!

    9. Chapstick Total Hydration Conditioning Lip Scrub ensures that your pout stays healthy, hydrated, and free of cracks with nourishing oils and butters, as well as sugar crystals for oh-so-gentle exfoliation. It's the perfect lipstick primer, which leads us to...

    10. ...L'Oreal Rouge Signature Matte Color Ink. It's one of the most comfortable liquid lipsticks I've *personally* ever tried, because it feels crazy lightweight (like a tint or stain!), doesn't feel drying, and its pointed applicator makes it easy to get super precise with your lines.

    11. Bliss Rose Gold Rescue Soothing Toner refreshes your face with the hydration it craves. Hello, it's winter! Dryness central everywhere you turn! You definitely need a gentle, fine stream of rose flower water, colloidal gold, and chamomile extract to wake you up, trust.

    12. All you need is a few dabs of Maybelline Cheek Heat, an oil-free gel-cream blush, for the perfect amount of flush that'll make you look 10x more awake, alive, and tip-top-cheerio.

    13. John Frieda Frizz Ease Secret Weapon Touch-Up Crème keeps frizz, static, and flyaways (oh my!) under control and gives locks a lightweight, glossy coat for a healthy shine you can't fake — and it even helps prevent beanie hair, which cold weather peeps probably all have at this point.

    14. Mchoix Finish Hair Cream is a mascara-like product that'll put annoying flyaways, baby hairs, and broken hair in their rightful places, aka *not* sticking straight up, *not* opting out of your ponytails/buns, and *not* overall looking ~wild~. It's magic with a side of natural plant extracts!

    15. Sonia Kashuk Lip Scrubber has two handy-dandy sides to whip your lips into smooth as heck shape. The thin bristle side helps exfoliate lips to get rid of all those troublesome chapped symptoms, while the round bristles help stimulate blood circulation for a fuller-appearing lip. Muah!

    16. Follow up with Tonymoly Liptone Lip Care Sticks, which contain shea butter, coconut oil, camellia oil, rosehip oil, manuka honey, and other ingredients intended to keep your lips soft, no matter what the elements hurl your way.

    17. Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Daily Cleansing Pads tackle breakouts with just a few swipes of its resurfacing abilities, made up of 2.8% glycolic acid, hyaluronic acid, and witch hazel.

    18. E.l.f. Cosmetics Holy Hydration! Face Cream plumps up your skin in record time with good-for-you ingredients including hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, squalane, Vitamin B5, and peptides for a packed formula that helps improve elasticity, promote collagen, and maintain a baby-soft texture that even cold weather can't break down.

    19. Maybelline Facestudio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter imparts a gorrrrrgeous gold (or rose gold! or topaz!) highlight with a subtle glitter effect that's densely packed so you don't experience any messy fallout — just jaw-dropping cheekbones!

    20. Skinfood Rice Daily Brightening Cleansing Foam contains a boatload of naturally fermented rice water and micellar technology to help gently wash away any gunk that's bringing you down *and* keep your skin soft and hydrated after the fact too. You know the saying, brighter skin = brighter future? It's true!

    21. Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer is the perfect solution for lazy people who hate feeling sticky and waiting for moisturizer to dry (hello, me!). You apply this while your skin is *still wet* and wait a few minutes for it to sink it, so by the time you're ready to collapse into bed, your bod is feeling as silky as can be!

    22. Natural Formula Dry Shampoos not only excel at absorbing oil and dirt from your scalp and extending the life of your pricey blowout, but they're infused with pure keratin to smooth straightened/keratin-treated hair *or* argan oil to nourish dry/color-treated hair.

    23. The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG, a super lightweight, fast-absorbing eye serum with a 5% concentration of caffeine, as well as EGCG derived from green tea leaves, to give dark circles and under-eye puffiness a well-deserved ~wake up~ call.

    24. Sweet Chef Fresh Pressed Sheet Masks amp up your skincare routine with an extra dose of pore-smoothing, hydration, and brightening, depending on what your skin needs — plus, how cute are those little illustrations?? #selfieapproved

    25. Wet Brush Original Detangler is made with ~IntelliFlex bristles~ that detangle all hair types, wet or dry without — I repeat WITHOUT — pulling or tugging. With all of that nonexistent force you're using, there's way fewer chances of experiencing breakage and split ends!!

    26. La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser and Purifying Foaming Cleanser are no-fuss daily face washes that help your skin retain the moisture it needs, while still removing every bit of makeup and dirt — it's very dependable, as you can probably tell.

    27. Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish gives ya' bold color with the strength and long-lasting nature of a gel manicure without the hefty price tag of a salon manicure or the need for LED light curing — bye, party-ruining chipping!

    28. Nügg's All Time Glow Kit targets and remedies a variety of temperamental issues your environment or stress levels decide to bring into play, so you can always customize your masking routine to exactly what your face needs.

    29. One Step Green Hero Calming Pads are soaked with green tea leaf water, centella asiatica extract, and witch hazel leaf extract for a ~gentle~ targeting of pores, excessive oiliness, redness, and dehydration. Think of it as a refreshing toner whenever you need it! Just swipe a few times for better skin!

    30. The Body Shop Tea Tree Night Lotion is formulated with Community Fair Trade tea tree oil grown in the foothills of Mount Kenya and controls excess production of oil and sebum on blemish-prone skin. In other words: pimples, you've met your match.

    31. A'Pieu Milk Sheet Masks are known to banish the Sunday scaries (yes, I've personally tested this!), brighten complexions, douse your skin in comforting hydration, and keep your skin glowing — so kick back and slap one of these bbs on!

    32. The Seaweed Bath Co. Body Wash envelops your body in a rich, lathering concoction of organic bladderwrack seaweed, antimicrobial neem oil, algae, and aloe vera, so your bod feels like it's soft as a cloud and clean as a sidewalk after a storm.

    33. And after a fun (perhaps *too* fun) night out, Sonia Kashuk Rose Quartz Roller helps depuff your face in no time at all by improving blood circulation and kicking lymphatic drainage into high gear, and its cooling properties really turn it into a literal wake-up call. Can you think of a better way to start the day? Didn't think so!

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