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Editors' Picks

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Editors' Picks

Pricing Key
Steal: Under $25
Spend: $25-$75
Splurge: Over $75

Facial Cleansers
St. Ives Protective Cleanser (Steal; at drugstores)
Origins Organics Foaming Face Wash (Spend; origins.com)

Facial Exfoliators
L'Oréal Paris Advanced Revitalift Micro-Dermabrasion Kit (Spend; at drugstores)
Philosophy the Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash (Spend; philosophy.com)

Facial Moisturizers
Olay Definity Night Restorative Sleep Cream (Spend; at drugstores)
Shiseido the Skincare Tinted Moisture Protection SPF 20 (Spend; sca.shiseido.com for stores)

Body Cleansers
Dove Supreme Cream Oil Body Wash in Sleek Satin (Steal; walgreens.com)
Sephora Body Wash in Tangerine Grapefruit (Steal; sephora.com)

Body Moisturizers
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion With Sunscreen (Steal; at drugstores)
Kiehl's Creme de Corps Light-Weight Body Lotion (Spend; kiehls.com)

Body Firming
Nivea Good-Bye Cellulite (Steal; walgreens.com)
Chanel Body Excellence Firming and Refining Serum (Splurge; chanel.com)

Eye Care
Burt's Bees Naturally Ageless Line Smoothing Eye Creme (Spend; burtsbees.com)
Elizabeth Arden Prevage Eye Anti-Aging
Moisturizing Treatment (Splurge; shop.elizabetharden.com)

Dermatologist Brands
Patricia Wexler M.D. Dermatology Intensive 3-in-1 Eye Cream (Spend; bathandbodyworks.com)
DDF Mesojection Healthy Cell Serum (Splurge; ddf.com)

Antiaging Treatments
Olay Regenerist 14 Day Skin Intervention (Spend drugstore.com)
Clinique Zero Gravity Repairwear Lift (Spend; clinique.com)

Peptides: Olay Regenerist serum and lotions (Steal; at drugstores)
Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Plump Perfect Moisture Cream SPF 30 (Spend; at department stores)
Chanel Precision Age Delay Rejuvenation Serum (Spend; chanel.com).

Wrinkle-relaxing lotions: Lancome's RA solution D-Contraxol (Spend; lancome.com)
DDF Wrinkle Relax (Splurge; ddfskincare.com).

Retinol and retinoids: Peter Thomas Roth Max Retinol Wrinkle Repair (Splurge; peterthomasroth.com),
Roc Retinol Actif Pur (Steal; at drugstores)
Neutrogena  Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Anti-Blemish Cream (Steal; at drugstores)

Microdermabrasion: Prescriptives Dermapolish System (Splurge; prescriptives.com)

For Wrinkles: Sonya Dakar UltraLuxe-9 Age Control Complex (Splurge; sonyadakar.com)

For Thinning Lips: Neutrogena MoistureShine Lip Soother SPF 20 (Steal; at drugstores)

For Sagging Eyelids: Relastin Eye Silk (Spend; relastin.com)

For Slack Skin: Marvel-Mini Rejuvenating Facial Light Therapy Red (Splurge; nordstrom.com)

For Smile Lines: Bliss the Youth As We Know It Concentrate (Spend; blissworld.com)

Sun Protection
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 85 (Steal; walgreens.com)
Lancome Bienfait Multi-Vital Glow SPF 15 Sunscreen (Spend; lancome-usa.com)
Neutrogena UVA/UVB Sunblock SPF 45 (Steal; neutrogena.com)
Murad Daily Defense Oil-Free Sunblock SPF 15 (Steal; 800-33-MURAD)
M.D. Skincare Waterproof Sunscreen with vitamin C SPF 30 (Steal; mdskincare.com)

Jergens Natural Glow Express Body Moisturizer (Steal; at drugstores)
Clarins Delicious Self Tanning Cream (Spend; us.clarins.com)
Estée Lauder Go Bronze Plus Tinted Self-Tanner For Body (Spend; esteelauder.com)
Clarins Self Tanning Spray SPF 15 (Steal; clarins.com)

Secret Clinical Strength Hypoallergenic Anti-Perspirant/Deodorant (Steal; drugstore.com)

Shampoo and Conditioner
Aveda Smooth Infusion Shampoo and Conditioner (Steal; aveda.com)
Garnier Fructis Shine Burst Fortifying Shampoo and Conditioner (Steal; at drugstores)

Hair Styling
Aussie Opposites Attract Strong Hold & Touchable Feel Spray Gel (Steal; at drugstores)
Tresemmé Touchable Curls Shaping Milk (Steal; at drugstores)
Biolage Styling Shine Endure Spritz (Steal; biolage.com for salons)

Hair Color
Best Color: Clairol Perfect 10 by Nice 'n Easy (Steal; at drugstores)
Best Glaze: John Frieda Luminous Color Glaze Clear Shine (Steal; at drugstores)

Hair Removal
Best Razor: Gillette Venus Embrace razor (Steal; at drugstores)
Best Depilatory: Nair Shower Power Exfoliating With Skin Renewal Micro-Beads (Steal; at drugstores)
Best Shave Gel: Skintimate Signature Scents Moisturizing Shave Gel in Flirty Mango (Steal; at drugstores)

Mood-Boosting Fragrances
Celine Dion Sensational Eau de Toilette (Spend; jcpenney.com)
Covet Sarah Jessica Parker Eau de Parfum Spray (Spend; nordstrom.com)

Hand, Foot, and Nail Care
Ahava Dermud Intensive Nourishing Hand Cream (Spend; ahavaus.com)
OPI Manicure Pedicure Green Tea Scrub (Steal; opi.com for stores)
Sally Hansen Color Fast Dry Quick Nail Color Pen (Steal; at drugstores)

Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Powder Foundation (Steal; at drugstores)
Stila Oil-Free Sheer Color Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30 (Spend; stilacosmetics.com)
L'Oréal Air Wear Breathable Long-Wearing Foundation (Steal; at drugstores)

L'Oréal Cover Expert (Steal; at drugstores
Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit (Spend; bobbibrown.com)
Max Factor Erase Secret Cover Up (Steal; at drugstores)

Eye Makeup
CoverGirl LashBlast Waterproof Mascara (Steal; drugstore.com)
Estée Lauder Double Wear Zero-Smudge Lengthening Mascara (Steal; esteelauder.com)
Chanel Inimitable Waterproof Mascara Multi-Dimensionnel (Spend; chanel.com)

Lip Color
Revlon Renewist LipColor (Steal; at drugstores)
Bare Escentuals BareMinerals 100% Natural LipColor (Steal; bareescentuals.com
Neutrogena MoistureShine Gloss (Steal; at drugstores)

Lip Balm
Weleda Everon Lip Balm (Steal)
Aveda Lip Tint (Steal; aveda.com)

Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Bronzer (Steal; at drugstores)
Victoria's Secret Very Sexy Makeup Mosaic Blush (Steal; victoriassecret.com)

Tooth Care
Colgate Total Advanced Whitening Toothpaste (Steal; at drugstores)
Supersmile Whitening Oral Rinse (Steal; supersmile.com)

Best New Brand
Be Fine Products (Steal; befine.com)


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