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    18 Products You Can Start Using Now If You Want To See Results In December

    Post-lockdown you will thank present you for buying all of these!

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    1. This surprisingly cheap eyelash serum strengthens your natural lashes from the roots, helping them grow longer and thicker in just a few weeks!

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    The serum is really easy to apply – it's a similar process to applying eyeliner! The formula takes up to two months for the ~full~ effect but some customers swear they saw a noticeable difference in the thickness, length, and even colour of their lashes in as little as a few days!

    Price: £6.98

    2. Taking six minutes a day to write in this journal encourages you to focus on being productive and mindful in your day-to-day life, which helps you work on bigger goals in the long run.

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    This lil' daily planner doesn't ask for much: simply set aside three minutes in the morning and three in the evening to focus on what matters to you most. It helps you to focus on any small goals you may have in order to make the larger goals feel more achievable.

    Price: £21.90

    3. This wildly popular hyaluronic acid serum will add an extra boost of hydration to your skincare routine, making your skin feel more plump and nourished over time.

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    The lightweight formula is amazing for dehydrated-yet-still-somehow-oily skin! The hyaluronic acid works to draw water particles from the air and lock them into your skin, keeping it hydrated all day.

    Price: £6.98

    4. Save a few quid every day in this genius lil' contraption so you can treat yourself *properly* once lockdown is over!

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    If you put aside the amount you'd usually spend on your morning coffee and croissant, you could have over £100 saved by the time the month is up! And can we please talk about this ingenious bean can design that'll keep your money extra safe?!

    Price: £5.00

    5. These satin pillowcases create less friction with your hair as you sleep compared to regular ones, causing way less breakage over time.

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    They also absorb less moisture throughout the night than cotton ones do – making them great for dehydrated skin – so you can basically count these as an extra step in your beauty regime!

    Price: £6.99 – they come in ten different colours.

    6. Perfect a few of these yoga pose cards each day to improve your knowledge and flexibility by the end of the month.

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    They're a great introduction to yoga for beginners, and fab to use for inspiration once you're a bit more experienced! There's 52 cards in the deck, so you can keep each session varied and interesting.

    Price: £9.99

    7. This salicylic acid exfoliating soap targets spots and clogged pores, helping to reduce breakouts with continued use.

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    It has a skin-softening and resurfacing effect, so although it might bring under-the-skin spots up to the surface initially, over time these will be allowed to clear and heal. If you have sensitive facial skin that this soap may be too harsh for, you can use it on your body instead for things like bacne.

    Price: £5.85

    8. This dehumidifier absorbs all the excess moisture in the air, so damp and mould won't have a chance to develop over the winter months.

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    It neutralises any musty smells caused by damp air! Customers are impressed with how much liquid this lil' guy can collect, and how quickly it solved their issues with condensation, damp, and mould. It also has a built-in sensor which tells you when the refill needs to be changed, and you can scan a sticker on its side that takes you immediately to the site to buy a refill – talk about efficient!

    Price: £11.99

    9. Swap your regular coffee grounds for this matcha green tea powder to feel a bit less jittery and enjoy an energy boost that also has antioxidant benefits over time!

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    This stuff definitely lives up to the hype! Not only can you *finally* make your very own satisfyingly green matcha latte, but the actual powder is made up of 100% crushed pure green tea leaves – so you will get the antioxidant benefits of multiple cups of filtered green tea, without going overboard on the caffeine intake! This ceremonial-grade powder has a 4.6-star average rating from over 5,000 reviews, so you know you're getting the real deal.

    Price: £9.95

    10. Use this jade roller and Gua Sha scraper set every evening to improve your skin's elasticity, texture, and overall glowy-ness.

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    The naturally cool temperature of the smooth jade stone works to de-puff and boost circulation in the skin. You can use the tools to help with product absorption too, making your serums and oils sink into your skin way more effectively!

    Price: £10.95 for the roller and scraper massage tool.

    11. Use this ergonomically-designed dry body brush for a few minutes every morning to get your blood circulation going and make your skin feel super soft!

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    Brush it over your body in quick strokes, starting from your feet and working up towards your heart to stimulate lymphatic drainage. The rubber studs work between the firm bristles to give your skin an extra massage – use it in the morning before you shower for a much-needed energy boost to start your day!

    Price: £6.98

    12. And now's surely a better time than ever to use this peeling foot mask?!

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    The results are 100% gross and 1,000% satisfying! This mask uses oat extract and natural acids to gently loosen the top layer of dead skin from your feet over the course of a few weeks, eventually revealing the baby-soft skin underneath. Since you'll be spending most of your time at home right now, it's kind of the perfect time to give your feet the exfoliating treatment they never knew they needed!

    Price: £3.87 for one pair.

    13. It's a good idea to get into a routine of drinking more water to keep your body hydrated and energised, and this motivational water bottle will make that very easy.

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    During winter it's especially important to counteract the drying effects of cold weather and central heating! This bottle has hourly drinking reminders, a comfortable mouthpiece, and a large capacity of 900ml so that you don't have to constantly keep filling it up throughout the day!

    Price: £9.95

    14. These lil' sachets will get rid of moths and keep your clothes fresh in the long run.

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    You can slip them into your drawers and between your folded clothes to protect them from damage caused by moths, eggs, and larvae over time. They also have a subtle lavender scent!

    Price: £4.44 for 20 sachets.

    15. Okay, this might take *slightly* longer than a month, but this helpful book will guide you to a new, waste-free way of living over the course of six weeks!

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    It's full of really handy tips on reducing food waste, decluttering your space, and finding uses for things you would ordinarily throw away. It's a great initial step towards turning your home into a zero-waste zone – improving your impact on the environment and saving you money in the long run, too!

    Price: £10.22

    16. Customers have seen impressive results from using this hair growth serum for only a few short weeks!

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    The active ingredients work to boost the nutrients at the hair's follicle, encouraging a higher density of thicker, more nourished hair to grow.

    Price: £19.99

    17. It's important to keep up some kind of sleeping schedule, even if you're barely leaving the house right now! This clever alarm clock uses a sunset/sunrise simulation to make waking up feel as natural as possible.

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    The warm yellow light mirrors the sunrise to wake your body up gradually, making the process as (relatively) painless as possible. You can also sync it to your favourite radio station to wake up to a bop rather than a boring, repetitive alarm.

    Price: £16.99

    18. Finally, you can grow your own indoor herb garden with this kit!

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    It comes with a chalkboard-lined planter box, three rustic pots, growing medium, and seeds – you'll be so proud when you see your little ones flourish!

    Price: £19.97