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Top 35 beauty products

What gal doesn't want to look in the mirror and say "Dang! I look good!" At SheKnows, we know you want to put your best face forward so our team of Beauty and Style experts have set out to uncover the best beauty and style tips out there...

Best beauty bang for your buck

Our SheKnows Beauty team got to work testing, sampling, polishing and primping, and compiled a list of the best (and affordable!) cosmetics, skincare products, nail polish and haircare products on the market. If you are looking to get your money's worth on beauty products, here's a list our top picks -- the 35 best choices for all your get-gorgeous needs.

Aussie Opposites Attract Shampoo

Top Hair & nail Products

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest shampoo

Not every shampoo is for everyone, so it's hard to select just one must-have hair product. Aussie Opposites Attract Shampoo has a fresh scent that's sweet but not overpowering and leaves your hair soft and clean, but not stripped of it's natural oils. If you have color-treated hair, Redken Color Extend Shampoo is a terrific option. It cleans your hair, while extending the life and shine of your hair color. 

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest dry shampoo

Bumble & Bumble Hair Powder ($35) is more than just a dry shampoo. It also adds fullness and volume to your hair and comes in several shades tinted to match your hair color. Simply spray on your roots or hair directly, let it dry and then shake out the excess. We love how good this product is at absorbing oil - especiallyhelpful if you have to miss a day or two of washing.

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest beauty bang for your buckBest daily conditioner

For a gentle, daily conditioner that doesn't weigh hair down we choose Neutrogena Clean Replenishing Conditioner ($5). Affordable and effective we love how soft and manageable it leaves our locks. 

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest leave-in conditioner

For tangled, dried out, unmanageable hair, Infusium 23 Leave In Treatment ($10) is a lifesaver. It instantly fortifies your hair, leaving it nourished and shiny.  

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest frizz-fighter

Best beauty bang for your buck

There are a lot of frizz-fighters on the market in the forms of gel, liquid, spray and serum. John Frieda Frizz-Ease Original Formula Hair Serum ($6) protects hair against heat damage, reduces frizzies, softens the hair and adds shine. You only need to use a little bit to instantly see results.

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest style cream

Shu Uemura Art of Hair Shape Paste ($33) allows you to shape and define your hair into sculpted styles without being too stiff or sticky. They also offer a fabulous finishing spray and other terrific hair products in their line.

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest beauty bang for your buckBest hairspray

A favorite for years among stylists, Kenra Volume Spray 25 ($6 - $25) offers super control and hold without being stiff. It will hold any style all day and it's humidity-resistant.

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest curl enhancer

To keep your curls looking beautiful, try Aveda Be Curly Curl Enhancer ($19). On the other end of the spectrum, if you want silky, straight, shiny hair, check out Kiehl's Heat-Protective Silk Straightening Cream ($17).

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest at-home hair color

Good hair color actually can come in a box. L'Oréal Paris Feria ($10) multi-faceted shimmering colour offers shiny, vibrant colors with terrific undertones. Try Chocolate Cherry or any number of other fantastic shades.

Best beauty bang for your buck

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest nail polish

OPI Nail Lacquer ($10) in "Fiercely Fabulous" is a fantastic true red that goes with just about everything. It's not too orange or too dark. It's a beautiful, bold red and the color really lasts.

Top Hair & nail ProductsBest fast-drying nail polish

For ladies on the go, try Rimmel London 60 Seconds Nail Polish ($4). It offers coverage in one coat and it truly dries fast. The colors are vibrant and glossy.



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