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    31 Things From Target That’ll Help Upgrade Your 2022 Beauty Routine

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    1. A Dove dry shampoo that's meant to give your tresses TLC in between wash days. This baby refreshes your mane, pumps up the volume, and helps to keep oil at bay. Who says you have to suds up to clean your strands?

    A can of dry shampoo

    Promising review: "It works great and smells amazing! It smells like a high-end brand. Dry shampoo is one of those products that you don’t need to buy something fancy! Jaclyn Hill recommended this in a YouTube video a while back and I’m glad I gave it a try!" —KJF89

    Price: $6.69

    2. A pack of press-on nails for beauty lovers determined to rock a chic-meets-classy manicure without the hefty price tag. This pick allows you to skip a trip to the salon while allowing you to achieve a top-quality lewk! Recognize a must-have when you see it! 💅

    A pack of press on nails in nude

    Promising review: "I love these nails! I wore them for a wedding and everyone thought I got them done the salon! Definitely recommend!" —Mlc

    Price: $8.29

    3. A 2-in-1 foundation and concealer that comes in clutch to pare down your makeup routine. It's waterproof, sweat-proof, and offers medium-to-full coverage. Plus, it provides a matte finish that's perfect for folks who don't have time for midday touch-ups.

    A trio of foundation and concealer

    Promising review: "I’ve already bought three bottles. It lasts a long time. It also stays on my skin all day (obviously with masks some might get rubbed off) but still looks so good! I was able to match my skin tone with ease! It doesn’t even drip off if I sweat. I would say Milani is the best for the price and product quality." —WEG

    Price: $11.59 (available in 36 shades)

    4. A tube of Too Faced mascara guaranteed to tip the glam meter scale. Boasting an hourglass-shaped brush, this cult-favorite coats every last one of your lashes to deliver insane volume.


    Promising review: "This mascara is amazing!" —Izzy

    Price: $15+ (available in two sizes)

    5. A combination hair dryer and brush that you'll likely adore since it offers the best of both worlds to deliver instant body and bounce to your mane sans the long styling session. The days of nursing sore arms are over! 😉

    A person styling their hair with a heat-styling tool

    Promising review: "I love this Revlon brush. It’s easy to use and easy to store away." —Stephny

    Price: $38.49 (originally $54.99)

    6. A bottle of hyaluronic acid serum because moisturizer doesn't corner the market on nourishing skin. A few drops is all you need to hydrate skin, boost radiance, and leave your complexion with a glow-y finish. Who doesn't love a workhorse?

    A bottle of hyaluronic acid serum

    Promising review: "It definitely locks in moisture. It's the perfect base for both AM and PM regimens." —DrCoils

    Price: $29.49

    7. A sugar scrub for folks determined to slough aways dead skin sans the harsh feel. This exfoliant nourishes, improves skin texture, and leaves you with a radiant glow. Bonus: Its floral scent will invigorate your senses and transform your shower into a tropical oasis.

    A tub of body scrub

    Promising review: "I love this scrub! It smells amazing and leaves my skin smooth. My skin is so soft and is not itchy or ashy, PLUS my bathroom and room smells amazing after my shower! This is probably my 11th or 12th jar of this particular scent." —Abbee

    Price: $6.49

    8. A color correcting cream that's perfect for keeping things light in the makeup department. Known to bridge the gap between skincare and makeup, this essential creates a flawless canvas and protects skin from the sun.


    Promising review: "The Full Coverage CC cream I've worn for years now available from my favorite store! It doesn't feel heavy, it covers and it doesn't fall in lines or wrinkles." —Brit F.

    Price: $39.50

    9. A bottle of black castor hair growth oil to help your tresses grow like a field of weeds. Formulated with hair-loving ingredients, this potion adds moisture, manageability, and strengthens your mane like no other. 😍

    A bottle of the hair oil

    Promising review: "Guys! This works so good! My hair was above my shoulders last summer 2020 and now it’s literally right above my butt. It's AMAZING. BUY IT!!" —Snoopivy

    Price: $10.99

    10. An in-shower body lotion that'll change the way you tackle your bath experience. Thanks to this innovative find, you'll be able to layer your skin with moisture in the shower that lasts all day long. Yup, it's that good, beloved!

    A bottle of in-shower lotion

    Promising review: "I exfoliated with a body scrub and then I slapped this baby on. Now, I don't know how to act. My skin feels silky smooth! Tens across the board." —Jeanette

    Price: $6.29

    11. A bottle of wonder water treatment to get your hair care game all the way together! In just EIGHT seconds, this pick works to restore wavy, kinky, curly, and straight hair types back to their former glory. Trust us, your mane will thank you.

    A trio of wonder water bottles / Via Instagram

    Promising review: "I love this. It makes my hair so soft and shiny. It's one of my new favorite products." —Heather G

    Price: $10.49

    12. An overnight retinol cream that makes a serious case for giving your skin extra attention while you get your beauty sleep. This offering moisturizes, reduces puffiness, and protects against UV rays. It's magic in a jar!

    A person holding a jar of overnight face cream

    Promising review: "The texture is so smooth, love the smell, and my skin looks so healthy. Honestly, this is my favorite Pacifica product." —kcrabapple

    Price: $28.49

    13. An Urban Decay makeup setting spray considered the crown jewel of its kind. Its patented temperature control technology helps to keep makeup smudge-proof, transfer-resistant, and waterproof. Best of all, it allows your makeup to lay beautifully in place from day to night. 🌟

    A person with a purple manicure holding small and large bottles of makeup setting spray

    Promising review: "Y’all, I swear I used to think this setting spray was OVERRATED and OVERPRICED. I work 12-hour shifts in a hospital and even with a mask, my makeup is flawless even after I get home." —Miss Stevens

    Price: $15+ (available in two sizes)

    14. A Camille Rose leave-in conditioner that plays absolutely no games with moisturizing your mane from root to tip. Formulated with aloe leaf juice, bilberry fruit, and honey, this Black woman-owned favorite deeply hydrates to promote healthy hair growth.

    the leave in conditioner

    Promising review: "No matter what else I do to my hair, after washing and conditioning, I follow up with this as a leave-in conditioner as the first step in my styling routine. This product leaves my strands moisturized throughout the entire week, and I used to struggle with severe dryness. Since using this product for over a year now, I don't have as much frizz and definitely less breakage. A little of this stuff goes a long way so one bottle lasts a long time, and seriously I apply on wash day and that's it — the moisture stays all week." —Mom shopper

    Price: $14.99

    15. A pack of gel strips for beauty lovers determined to add some *razzle-dazzle* to their manicure game. This number is chip-resistant, gentle on your nails, and lasts up to 14 days. And if an expensive nail bill is holding you back, this is less than $9 so will be super easy on you wallet, too. 🌟

    A person showing off a glittery manicure

    Promising review: "I don’t typically review things, but this product is amazing. I’ve struggled with many different nail polish products and this is the only one that delivers. Mine lasted three weeks with adding a top coat weekly of clear Sally gel polish. They came off and didn’t damage my nails. I’m very impressed." —Good product

    Price: $8.59

    16. A sunscreen oil that's in a league of its own. This sensational find provides SPF 30 protection and absorbs into skin quickly — all without any streaking or leftover residue. In other words, it's the perfect complement for your makeup routine.

    A bottle of sunscreen oil

    Promising review: "I like everything about this product. I love that it's an oil but my skin isn't left oily and super shinny. It's lightweight, absorbs nicely and it smells incredible! The bottle and dropper are neat, too. Totally recommend." —Eigd2

    Price: $23.99

    17. A L'Oréal scalp scrub for folks in serious need of a deep clean without the salon price tag. Thanks to its apricot seeds, you'll be able to slough dirt away from all hair types and give your mane an instant refresh.

    A jar of scalp scrub

    Promising review: "It made hair and scalp look, feel, and most importantly smell, clean and fresh. It seems like my hair also had more volume after using it. Also, this product easily rinses out. I used my regular shampoo and conditioner after using it." —Jjg

    Price: $12.19

    18. A cream highlighter to make you glow like a disco ball. Boasting a creamy, yet balmy texture, this dewy number can easily be applied with your fingertips to help you achieve the ultimate level of radiance. ✨

    A collection of cream highlighters in gold compacts

    Promising review: "I love this highlighter. I use the bubbles color for a subtle dewy highlight. I love that it's shimmery and does NOT have glitter." —Calico

    Price: $16

    19. A Wakati detangling conditioner that sets the standard for textured hair care. It works like Houdini to smooth out knots, tangles, and fairy knots like butter and provides your mane with lasting moisture. Need we say more?

    A person wearing a multicolored heart dress holding a bottle of detangling conditioner / Via Instagram

    Promising review: "It smells really good and it leaves my hair feeling soft and very easy to detangle." —Nicole

    Price: $9.99

    20. A micellar water worshipped by reviewers for removing every last speck of makeup in a flash. It lifts dirt, oil, and debris with ease while keeping your skincare routine short and sweet. 💖

    A bottle of micellar water with cotton pads

    Promising review: "I love this water! It’s a keeper. I will buy it again!  It removes makeup easily and makes your skin look and feel soft and clean without any dryness." —Jay

    Price: $4.69+ (available in two sizes)

    21. A heated paddle brush for folks with a ~pressing~ desire to achieve straight tresses. With flexible bristles and ionic technology, this essential leaves you with a shiny, frizz-free mane. Jackpot!

    A heated dryer brush

    Promising review: "I am very pleased how well this worked, I haven't blown my hair out in years by myself but this made it so easy for me to do." —Ci

    Price: $39.99

    22. A heat protectant spray to shield your strands from damage and keep breakage at bay. Formulated with marula oil and keratin, this find protects against friction and heat up to 450 degrees. Consider it your heat styling match made in heaven.

    A bottle of heat protectant spray

    Promising review: "Love this heat protectant spray! I love the quality, the price, and the way it made my hair look, feel, and smell. I will definitely buy it again." —Kae

    Price: $5.99

    23. A Milani eyeshadow palette that's loved by reviewers for being the perfect dupe to the Charlotte Tilbury "Pillow Talk" palette. Boasting a gorgeous mix of mattes, shimmers, and metallics in rosy pinks and chocolate browns, this pick can easily craft a makeup look that can go from desk to drinks seamlessly. 😊


    Promising review: "This eyeshadow palette is such a great value! I bought it as a dupe for the Charlotte Tilbury 'Pillow Talk' palette and it is great. This boasts neutrals with a little pop of color." —Amie42

    Price: $14.99

    24. A foaming cleanser you can count on to make your acne-fighting routine a breeze. Designed with sensitive skin types in mind, this cruelty-free pick soothes, softens, cleanses, and moisturizes skin with every use. CLOUD NINE!

    A set of facial cleansers

    Promising review: "I really like this cleanser. I bought it to compare with the Lancôme milk cleanser and I like it better. It's creamy, gentle and simply cleanses, which is what I wanted. It has a light foam, but no heavy scent and is very soothing. Good job on this one." —Hollie

    Price: $16.99

    25. A Pond's facial moisturizer that shows parched skin types who's boss. It has a rich, creamy formula that layers lasting moisture onto skin without clogging pores. Bonus: It's also dermatologist-approved. Now do you see why we're smitten?

    A tub of moisturizer, flowers, a book, a watch and a bottle of perfume placed by a window

    Promising review: "It's incredibly hydrating and quite lightweight. A little goes a long way." —Mura

    Price: $5.99

    26. A Nyx waterproof eyeliner with a flexible brush tip that makes sculpting winged eyeliner and other makeup looks feel like a walk in the park. Smudged and runny eyeliner is officially a thing of the past.

    A person applying eyeliner

    Promising review: "My go-to liner. It has a nice precision tip that doesn't lose its shape or dry out." —LatinaPrincesss

    Price: $9.99

    27. A Pixi face oil to give dull, lackluster-looking skin the pick-me-up it needs. This essential is formulated with a skin-loving botanical blend that works wonders to improve skin's glow and elasticity. Shine bright, boo! ✨

    A person holding a bottle of face oil

    Promising review: "I love this oil. I mostly stick with pharmaceutical grade cosmeceutical products, but wanted to try Pixi because of all the high reviews and cute appearance. This oil is such a treat and not just visually — it smells lovely, hydrated my skin which tends towards dryness, but doesn’t leave an oily or sticky feeling. It's my new favorite." —Aliera2

    Price: $24

    28. A reusable tanning mitt designed to help beauty lovers achieve a streak-free, even tan — all without having to deal with pesky stains. 💖

    A person holding a tanning product and a mitt

    Promising review: "So glad I bought the mitt to use with the SOL self-tanner. It made application easy and I was able to wash and reuse it. I didn’t have any weird streaks and it protected my hands from the tanner. Great value for the cost." —JM

    Price: $8.89

    29. A curl enhancing mousse that covers all the bases to nourish, define, and refresh your bouncy spirals to perfection. Limp-looking curls? Don't know her!

    A collection of curl enhancing products that include a mousse, cream, leave-in spray, shampoo, conditioner, and deep conditioner

    Promising review: "It defines and gives shine to your curls perfectly. The mousse is not sticky and has a very nice scent." —Cherryblossom

    Price: $7.99

    30. A braid moisturizing spray for folks that are at their wits end with itchy scalps. This offering seeps into your woven styles to soothe, moisturize, and help keep your ~lewk~ in tip-top shape.

    A bottle of scalp oil and braid spray / Via Instagram

    Promising review: "Hands down a must-have for braids! This is the best spray to maintain your braids fresh look and feel! It eliminated scalp itchiness and just an overall game changer." —Lopez

    Price: $10.69

    31. An SPF 30 tinted primer to bridge the gap between makeup and skincare. It brightens, hydrates, and provides medium-to-full coverage sans the heavy feel. Plus, this baby provides maximum sun protection. Treat yo' self, boo!


    Promising review: "This goes on so smooth and stays on! Light coverage on its own, or buildable under foundation. I like that it has sunscreen, but does not feel greasy at all. It dries with a matte finish and has no scent. It checks all the boxes for the perfect daily wear light foundation." —LaurienneQ

    Price: $37 (available in eight shades)

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