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Feel The Moment Anti-Aging Primer by IT Cosmetics
Feel The Moment Anti-Aging Primer by IT Cosmetics
Christa Emmer

School starts in just a few weeks. Time to shop for notebooks, backpacks and clothes…all the essentials. But what about the beauty essentials? Here is a list of innovative beauty products to help you put your best 'you' forward.

Feel The Moment Anti-Aging Primer by IT Cosmetics
Feel The Moment Anti-Aging Primer by IT Cosmetics Christa Emmer

Feel The Moment Anti-Aging Primer by IT Cosmetics

Oil on your face? Just the thought might make you cringe, especially if you have oily skin. But facial oils (as long as they don’t contain mineral oil) are great for use as a daily moisturizer, primer or nighttime moisturizer. Feel The Moment Anti-Aging Primer is made from a combo of Hydrolyzed Collagen, Hyaluronic Acid, Peptides and Silk and Vitamins A, C & E. It smells great and gives you the feeling that you just came from the spa. It absorbs into skin and won’t clog pores, $38 at ULTA stores.

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 L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Dual Effects Eye Shadow Quad
L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Dual Effects Eye Shadow Quad Christa Emmer

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Dual Effects Eye Shadow Quad

You don’t have to spend a lot on eyeshadow to get fantastic looking eyes. The L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Dual Effects Eye Shadow Quad is everything you need in one. The compact has four high quality shadows foam applicator. The shadows are highly pigmented and goes on great with just the sponge applicator and no primer – so you will probably get even better performance with brushes. It even has an instructional diagram on the back. Comes in eight color schemes, only $9.99 at drugstores.

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Almay Soothing & De-Puffing Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads
Almay Soothing & De-Puffing Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads Christa Emmer

Almay Soothing & De-Puffing Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads

Cleaning up eyeshadow remnants and mascara mishaps can ruin your makeup. Almay’s Soothing & De-Puffing Gentle Eye Makeup Remover Pads are perfect for removing the eyeshadow that falls under eyes during application. The pads are oil free and are made with cucumber and green tea extract to reduce puffiness, perfect if you wake up with puffy eyes, $5.99.

imPRESS Press-On Manicure with 3D charms
imPRESS Press-On Manicure with 3D charms Christa Emmer

imPRESS Press-On Manicure with 3D charms

Take your manicure to a new level with 3D charms imPRESS Manicures. The new fall collection has six cute press-on nail designs, complete with matching 3D charms. The kit comes with six adhesive stickers for the charms. Take them off and use them on your regular nails, $7.99 at Walgreens.

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Silky Touch Hair in Silky Golden Blonde by Irresistible Me
Silky Touch Hair in Silky Golden Blonde by Irresistible Me Christa Emmer

Silky Touch Hair in Silky Golden Blonde by Irresistible Me

Don’t have perfect hair? Buy some! Hair extensions have never been easier or more affordable. Irresistible Me is an online hair company where you can buy a variety of clip-in extensions from ponytails to individual pieces. Extensions start at $69, depending on length and thickness. The hair pictured above is the Silky Touch hair in Silky Golden Blonde and costs about $130. You can wash, style and even color it. Use it everyday or just for special occasions. The Irresistible Me hair extensions come with a little “try me” extension so you can exchange it of the color isn’t right (includes free shipping).

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 L’Oréal Professionnel Perfect Texture Texturizing Spray
L’Oréal Professionnel Perfect Texture Texturizing Spray Christa Emmer

L’Oréal Professionnel Perfect Texture Texturizing Spray

If you want to get more of out your own hair, give L’Oréal Professionnel Perfect Texture Texturizing Spray a try. To use, spray on towel dried hair then blow dry. It adds texture, makes curls last longer and tames frizzies. It can be used instead of dry shampoo or texturizing powder to add body to straight hair for that just from the beach look, $22.50 at Lpsalons.com.

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