For a mere ten-spot, you can smooth your skin, make hair shine and repair annoying nail polish chips—without tipping anyone but yourself
Need polished nails now? Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure (here in Good to Grape; $8; drugstores) is a base coat, strengthener, color and top coat. Sweep it on and go.
Stop flakes (and lipstick peeling) with the E.L.F. Lip Exfoliator ($3; eyeslipsface.com). It removes dead skin, leaving a smoother canvas for color.
Erase whiskers with Fromm Ergo Brow Shaper ($6; sallybeauty.com), a teensy razor.
Best bet for skin made itchy by cooler weather—and hotter showers? Jergens Crema Body Cream in Soothing Aloe Vera ($6; walmart.com).
Get rid of raggedy, overgrown cuticles with Sally Hansen Cuticle Eraser + Balm ($8; drugstores). It loosens dead skin and softens roughness.
For a high-drama, low-angst look, dust your lids with NYC Sparkle Eye Dust in 899 ($4; drugstores), a universally flattering plum powder.
Knead dimples with Olay’s Soothing Cucumber Body Bar ($4 for two; drugstores). Its nubs help break up fat, boost blood flow and smooth skin.
C.O. Bigelow Lavender Salve No. 013 ($6; bigelowchemists.com) tames flyaways, soothes sore skin and smooths cakey concealer (just tap it on top).
Find DIY manis a challenge? Get LCN Polish Corrector ($9.90; lcnusa.com),which wipes away wayward color.
Hide pimples with E.L.F. Zit Zapping Concealer in Corrective Green ($2; eyeslipsface.com); it cancels redness.
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First Published Mon, 2012-08-06 15:08
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