Best Beauty Buys for 2016

To banish dark circles

NEUTROGENA Rapid Dark Circle Repair Eye CreamWhether you use make-up or not, dark circles can be the undesired (and even feared) consequence of living your life to the fullest. NEUTROGENA Rapid Dark Circle Repair Eye Cream is the answer to your morning-after woes, brightening your under-eyes with nourishing, light-reflecting minerals.

With daily use, you’ll see noticeable results within a week, as the Repair Eye Cream works overtime to make sure that when you work overtime, it won’t be reflected in your eyes.

Price: $20 Click to see product

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To eliminate excess oil

BOSCIA Pink Peppermint Blotting LinensBlotting papers are no stranger to any of us, but with BOSCIA Pink Peppermint Blotting Linens, your skin will be at a loss of words the luxury it has experienced.
With each blotting linen carefully crafted from finely-woven Abaca Tree leaf fibers, you can rid your skin of its extra oil and the grime of daily routine without disturbing your make up or negatively affecting your skin.

The blotting linens feature an injection of peppermint essence, leaving you feeling awake and ready to go.

Price: $10-$15 Click to see product

As recommend by Cosmopolitan.com Beauty Awards 2015

To zap your zits

NEUTROGENA Oil-Free Acne Moisturizer Pink GrapefruitZapping zits might sound like strenuous exercise, but NEUTROGENA Oil-Free Acne Moisturizer Pink Grapefruit is happy to do the job for you.

Dermatologist-recommended, this moisturizer fights acne without overly drying your skin. With MicroClear technology unclogging your pores, this moisturize has the added benefit of preventing your breakouts before they even happen.

Plus, with its blend of grapefruit extract and vitamin C, you are guaranteed to smell as fresh and bright as your skin looks!

Price: $6.50 Click to see product

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To show off your contours

SEPHORA PANTONE UNIVERSE COOLING MARSALA MULTI STICK BLUSHWhy not highlight the prettiest parts of your face? By applying the Sephora+Pantone Universe Cooling Marsala Multi Stick, you’ll do just that.

The highlighter produces a cooling sensation when applied, helping you start of your daily beauty routine right. Couple those positive vibes with the highligther’s moisturizing effect and your skin is going to be looking fantastic.

Infused with caffeine (learn why caffeine is used in beauty products), the highlighter also promises to reduce puffiness around the eyes. And let’s not forget one of the highlighters lesser-known perks: its long-lasting wear.

Price: $39 Click to see product

As recommended by Harpers Bazaar Beauty Products 2015

To protect your skin all day long

Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel CreamBare Minerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream not only moisturizes and hydrates your skin all day long, it also both acts as a lightweight foundation and blemish beater.

Protecting your skin with SPF 30 defence and heart-leaf globe daisy antioxidants, this versatile cream can be found in 10 shades to match and enhance your natural skin tone.

Hydrating your skin with marine botanicals, a noticeable difference will be seen in less than a week of use.

Price: $29 Click to see product

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To massage from the outside in

AKARI GOLD MASSAGERPerfect for all skin types, the TATCHA Akari Gold Massager was inspired by the ancient tradition of acupressure from Japan.

With daily use, the gold-leafed massager will rejuvenate your skin, loosen spots of tension, and detoxify your body from the inside by stimulating the lymphatic system to release toxins.

The massager may be heated or cooled to bestow unique benefits to your skin each day.

Price: $195 Click to see product

Cheaper option:  Premium Gold Beauty Bar 24k Lift Bar $37

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To ward away wrinkles

Needles No More by Dr. BrandtWrinkles might be a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean that they need to be obvious or stressful.

With Needles No More by Dr. Brandt, the young-at-heart have the chance to receive an anti-wrinkle treatment without the stress of a professional treatment.

The cream relaxes and smooths wrinkles through its unique and effective tri-blend wrinkle relaxer. By instigating tightening of the surface skin, an immediate transformation can be seen.

With constant use, skin will be lastingly smoothed and expression lines diminished. We must note however that not all reviews are positive, we suggest checking them out first.

Price: $89 Click to see product

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To put your best brow forward

L'ORÉAL PARIS Brow Stylist PlumperIf you dream of Kim Kardashian’s fantastically full eyebrows, than you are guaranteed to fall in love with the L’ORÉAL PARIS Brow Stylist Plumper.

With its slight tint, this gel will transform your look in one quick application.

The plumper does an excellent job of filling in your brows while also holding even your daintiest and most delicate real brow hairs in place (not that you will be able to tell the difference when you’re done).

Price: $5.39 Click to see product

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To end the night right…

SIMPLE SKINCARE Cleansing Micellar WaterA great evening should not stop you from looking your best and feeling your freshest in the morning.

For a pleasant end to the night, try SIMPLE SKINCARE Cleansing Micellar Water. The cleanser acts as a one-stop-shop to remove make up, cleanse, and hydrate.

Add a few drops to a cotton pad to wipe off make up when you get home and we guarantee you’ll be at your best in the morning. The greatest part is, there is no need to rinse – the product will continue to soak in and refresh your skin as you sleep.

Price: $5.49 Click to see product

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And for the nights when you’ve got a little more time… To really pamper yourself

OLAY Regenerist Luminous Overnight Mask If you’ve been having a cozy evening at home, why not pamper yourself one with an overnight face mask.

Apply OLAY Regenerist Luminous Overnight Mask right before bed and wake up with glowing skin thanks to its fusion of humectants, mulberry extract, and vitamin B3.

This special formula works to fight the signs of aging, turning back the clock every time you lay down and close your eyes to sleep.

Price: $21.79 Click to see product

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As recommended by Cosmopolitan.com Beauty Awards 2015