If you're on the fence about which beauty products you should get for a bargain and which you should splurge on, you're not alone—we all know how difficult it is to pick from the vast amount of products out there. But you can narrow down the options by following a couple of simple guidelines. Before you pony up the dough for a pricey beauty product, make sure it's something that you'll use regularly and will live up to its hype.
Banish dark spots, age spots, and acne scars with this clinically proven serum. It's also super-lightweight, so it feels comfortable on your skin underneath your moisturizer.
Indulge in a sweet, feminine fragrance that conjures up thoughts of delicious fresh fruit and vibrant fragrant blooms. Yum!
Cartier Delices De Cartier Eau de Parfum, $100 at Sephora.com.
Our hands bear the burden of everything we touch. Translation: they often suffer from extremely dry skin. Try this rich, silky treatment that will get your paws in tip-top shape in no time.
Clarins Hand and Nail Treatment Cream, $30 at Clarins.com.
This Tourmaline-infused dryer cuts drying time by up to 60% and leaves your hair smoother, shinier, and silkier than ever. And you won't suffer from tired arms ever again—the T3 is one of the lightest dryers on the market.
Who needs a prescription lash enhancer? Make the most of what your Mama gave you with this lengthening mascara that will instantly extend your lashes up to 60%.
Lancome L'EXTREME Instant Extensions Lengthening Mascara, $25 at Sephora.com.
For some serious exfoliation, try this convenient to-go sized cleansing device that gently removes makeup up to six times better than a normal cleanser, as well as helps your skincare products better absorb into your skin.
Clarisonic Mia Skin Cleansing System, $119 at Sephora.com.
Polish your pout in Dior's iconic fashion with this ultra-moisturizing lipstick. It comes in a variety of great colors and delivers tons of volume and shine.
Pamper your whole body with a super-rich moisturizer and watch as your skin becomes softer and smoother with each use. This one's highly concentrated in shea butter, so you'll start to see results in no time.
L'Occitane Ultra Rich Body Cream Rich in Shea Butter, $40 at Sephora.com.