Cool Beauty Buys $10 and Under
Dust Almay Wake Up Blush and Highlighter Compact, $9.99, drugstore.com onto the apples of your cheeks to fake a faux flush that he'll think is adorable.
Totally Cool Tress Tool
Each of these Goody Simple Styles Mini Spin Pins, $5.19, walgreens.com, does the work of 20 bobby pins -- seriously. All you have to do is put your hair up into the desired style and spin one of these pins into your updo to secure it.
This shampoo -- Yes To Blueberries Healthy Hair Repair Shampoo, $7.99, yestocarrots.com -- is formulated with antioxidant-rich blueberries to protect your hair from harsh environmental elements. Even better, it also contains clover flower, which has healing properties to help mend damaged locks, and sunflower oil that's packed with fatty acids to restore shine and protect against breakage.
What a Treatment
This rinse-out formula contains honey extract, which has healing and moisturizing properties that help protect against breakage caused by everyday styling.
Herbal Essences Honey I'm Strong Rinse Off Treatment, $5, naturallycurly.com.
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Does your skin need a moisture boost? This nutrient-rich body cream helps kick scaly-feeling skin to the curb, thanks to the natural oatmeal it contains. The formula helps to restore your skin's moisture balance back to a healthy state, so you feel silky smooth the next time he runs his hands all over you.
Jergens Crema Deep-Conditioning Oatmeal Body Cream, $6.49, drugstore.com.
If you don't like using oil in your hair, this product is for you: John Frieda Frizz-Ease Sheer Solution Frizz Control, $2.41, amazon.com is part serum, part elixir so it won't weigh your hair down. Seriously -- even if you have fine hair you can use it.
Simply shake the dual formula until it's mixed, then dispense 10 drops onto your palm -- use more or less product depending on the length and texture of hair. Next, rub your hands together and smooth the serum through damp hair -- root to tip. Finally, style as usual.
We love an amazing mascara, and that's just what Maybelline New York Volum' Express The Mega Plush Washable Mascara, $7.99, drugstore.com is. Not only does its gel-mousse consistency not clump up, it also contains 40 percent less hard waxes than regular formulas, so it won't stiffen up on you while you're wearing it. Translation: Your fringe will look and feel hydrated, not hard and brittle.
The Right Way to Wash
Soap- and dye-free, the Neutrogena Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser, $8.99, amazon.com, won't strip your skin of its natural oils, yet it removes excess oil, dirt, and makeup without over-drying or irritating your skin.
A Compact to Covet
This eyeshadow palette features a silky powder formula that's formulated with nourishing vitamins A and E, and green tea extract. Bonus: The compact includes a primer, four richly-pigmented shadows, an illuminator to enhance your brow bone, and a double-ended applicator.
N.Y.C. Color Cosmetics IndividualEyes Custom Compact, $4.99, newyorkcolor.com.
Want your eyeliner to last all day -- and well into the night? Of course you do. Line your eyes with one of the Rimmel London ScandalEyes Waterproof Gel Eyeliners, $6.99, ulta.com, to ensure your 60s-inspired cat eye doesn't budge.