Best Summer Beauty Bargain Buys

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Best Summer Beauty Bargain Buys
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58% of women have sensitive skin, which easily gets exacerbated by the heat and humidity of the summer. Simple skincare is brand new to drugstores and is the answer to women who have sensitive skin and are on a budget. All of their products are under $12 and the formulas are really clean--no dyes, artificial perfumes or harsh irritants. Our favorite is the Vital Day Cream with SPF 15 ($10.99,, which contains Pro-Vitamin B5 and Vitamin E. How To Get Sexy Summer Legs

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While we love sun-kissed skin in the summer (from self-tanner, of course), higher temps also mean drier (read: lizard-like) skin. One of my favorite drugstore buys: Vaseline Total Moisture Aloe Fresh ($8.49, It combines pure aloe with a stratys-3 multi-layer moisture complex, which makes even the scaliest gams instantly smooth and soft. How To Go Nude

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Here's a surprising stat: 43% of women have actually tried to move less in order to sweat less when their deodorant wasn't working. What?! Don't get slowed down. Degree Women Expert Protection with motionSense Technology in Linen Dry ($4.69, ) is actually activated my motion first, not moisture, so it starts kicking in as you start getting crazy busy. <a class="call
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We all struggle with bad hair days, especially in the summer, but women with oily scalps have it the worst. Many hair products for oily hair types can dry out their hair, making it prone to breakage. But here's one we love: John Frieda Root Awakening Purify & Nourish Shampoo and Conditioner ($9.94, is formulated with peppermint and natural eucalyptus to gently cleanse the scalp, while treating dry, depleted ends. The final result: fabulous, light, more manageable hair. Top 10 Quick And Easy Hairstyles

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What's the perfect accessory for your summer bikini? Bright nails, of course. And there's nothing like a pop of orange to take your beach look from whatever to wow! Equally as cute on fingers as it is on toes, this bright orange will be one of our summer nail polish staples. 10 Sexy Lip Looks For Spring

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No matter what your skin color is, Physician's Formula pH Matchmaker pH Powered Lip Gloss ($9.95. knows how to give you the most flattering pink pout thanks to a special pigment that senses the pH level of your skin, then adjusts within 60 seconds to create your perfect lip color. How easy is that? The packaging is also cool because it contains a LED-powered compact that lights up for touch-ups an ywhere & everywhere! Top 10 Wavy Hairstyles

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Oh, let us count the ways we love this eye enhancer. 1) It reduces the amount of products we have to schlep around because it combines eyeliner and highlighter. 2) The highlighter contains encapsulated water which makes it feel very refreshing and cool when you put it on. 3). It's only $8.99. You can find this product on shelves starting in June! Get The Look: Eva Longoria's Sultry Makeup

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We love self-tanners this time of year, but sometimes we just don't want to take the slightest chance of coming out orange. That's why we love this body shimmer by Skinnygirl ($8, that offers temporary color, as well as major moisture for a healthy natural-looking summer glow. Spa Without The Splurge

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Summer provides unique problems for our hair. With all of the sand and salt, retaining moisture is our number one priority. We love L'Oreal's EverCrme Nourishing Leave-In Spray ($8.99,, because it hydrates and detangles for healthy-looking summer locks. Get The Waterfall Braid

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This time of year we put the foundation away until Fall and cover uneven tones with a light bronzer, like Rimmel London's Natural Bronzer ($6.49, Not only does it add a perfect summer sheen, but it comes in three different shades so you can find the perfect one for you. Get Kristen Stewart's Silver Smoky Eye

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