5 Must Have Beauty Tools

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A lot of people style their hair with MAJOR heat at home and if they aren’t using the right tools, they could be permanently damaging their hair. By “they” I really mean “us”… but I’m trying to not be so forward.  🙂

If you are flat ironing your locks, be sure to have a ceramic base. I own the CHI AIR EXPERT Classic Tourmaline Ceramic Flat IronTrust me, this is not a tool you want to cut corners on. You need to purchase a flat iron that won’t sizzle off your hair because it heats up unevenly. This is the biggest ticket item on this post – and by far – the most important.

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For a little curl, try the Conair Jumbo Roller Instant Heat Hair Setters.  Place them in your hair before you start your makeup routine. Retails for $33.99.

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I love to use serums and oils on my face. Unfortunately, the one I am currently using was purchased on a cruise ship — so I can’t share. Here’s the Sanctuary Spa Therapist’s Secret Youth Boosting Facial Oil from QVC. It works on all skin types and acts as a great hydrating base for makeup.

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Then of course — you need the Perfect Red. No really. This lipstick is called “Perfect Red”. LOL! I LOVE matte lipstick but if your lips are chapped, it can age you. If you are feeling like the look isn’t working, combine this color with some gloss. NYX Matte Lipstick – Perfect Red retails for $5.99.

 

Screen Shot 2014-11-11 at 8.29.45 AMDo you need this whole set? No. Do I need this whole set? Absolutely!!! In all honestly – you probably need just ONE of these colors to get you going. I have two of them and I flip back and forth depending on how dark I want to go with my eye makeup. I just wanted to show you this option because it’s a great price for all that you get. Laura Mercier Mini Caviar Stick Eye Color Set (Limited Edition) retails for $55 (down from $110)

What are some of your must-have beauty items?

About Vera Sweeney

Vera Sweeney – mom, blogger, and New York resident – is the founder of Lady and the Blog. Her main focus is to help busy women stay on top of the latest style, culinary, and parenting trends.

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    Posted 11.11.14

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