7 Favorite Beauty Products of 2015
L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray
If you blow-dry your hair straight, have flyaways, or are wearing an intricate style, choose an extra-strength formula to ensure your hair stays put. This long-lasting spray will protect your style, but it’s lightweight enough so it won’t make your hair feel heavy or stiff.
To buy: $14, target.com.
Revlon ColorBurst Balm Stain in Honey
The less is more approach to makeup is a beauty trend everyone can get on board with. This neutral hue gives lips a hint of pretty tint—and loads of hydrating moisture. It’s not super thick, too, so it’s a great, everyday lightweight lip color.
To buy: $8, drugstore.com.
Olay Fresh Effects Va-Va-Vivid! Powered Contour Cleansing System 1-Kit
The triangular head on this small but mighty vibrating brush is shaped to fit the curves of your face so you can get a deep-clean. If you have sensitive skin, the super-soft bristles will exfoliate your skin, but won’t irritate it too much.
To buy: $6, amazon.com.
butter London Colour Hardware Nail Art Tool Kit
Who doesn’t love some eye-catching nail art? Instead of spending a ton of money at the salon for an intricate design, you can try it out at home. A five-piece set of brushes and tools—plus a get-the-look guide—will help you dot, stripe, and ombre like a pro. Try it out with your favorite polishes.
To buy: $30, nordstrom.com.
Almay One Coat Thickening Mascara
If you want your eyelashes to really pop, this volumizing mascara can help. The conical brush wraps a viscous formula packed with nourishing ingredients, like aloe and vitamin B5, around every hair, creating a full, fluttery look that works for day or evening.
To buy: $9, drugstore.com.
L’Oréal Paris Youth Code Dark Spot Correcting & Illuminating Serum Corrector
Bring this serum into your daily skincare routine. The gentle, lightweight formula goes on smoothly, with no greasy feeling, to correct dark spots and discolorations. Apply just a drop or two after you’ve cleaned your face and before you put on your daily moisturizer.
To buy: $19, amazon.com.
Liquid Palisade by Kiesque
If you’re prone to messes when you’re attempting an at-home manicure, this product will be a lifesaver. Before polishing your nails, trace your cuticles with this paint-on protector. Once dry, it forms a barrier that peels off post-mani, revealing the work of a steady hand.
To buy: $22, amazon.com.