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Smashbox Cosmetics Be Legendary Triple Tone Lipstick
Each bullet houses three shade gradients so you get an ombré lip in one swipe. The darkest color acts as lip liner, the center is your main hue, and the lightest one makes lips look fuller. Trace your top lip, then flip to apply on the bottom.
To buy: $24; ulta.com.
Mb Greene Clear Vinyl Bags
Toting your essentials into your favorite NFL stadium before kickoff doesn’t have to be a Hail Mary. These clear vinyl bags are not only Homeland Security-compliant; they’re chic too. Their metallic zippers and faux leather trim are a real style touch down.
To buy: From $28; thegrommet.com.
OXO GreenSaver Crisper Insert
Keep your fruits and veggies fresher longer by placing one of these filters into your crisper drawer. Its carbon filter absorbs ethylene gas, a natural emission that causes produce to prematurely spoil. Each replaceable carbon filter has a built-in date indicator to keep track of when the filter needs to be swapped out, and each filter lasts up to three months.
To buy: $10 for two; containerstore.com.
Joseph Joseph Microwave Single-Serve Popcorn Maker
Each heat-resistant silicone pouch makes a desk-friendly 1-ounce serving of freshly popped kernels without any oil or butter, that lingering microwave popcorn smell, or rogue kernels.
To buy: $15 for two; surlatable.com.
Revlon 360° Hair Dryer and Styler
Love your strands silky straight? This innovative blow dryer can switch between a “vertical” mode, which surrounds large sections to dry hair faster, and a traditional “horizontal” mode, for up-close and brush styling. Use both modes to easily create an ultra sleek style—without ever having to plug in a flatiron.
To buy: $60; target.com.
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