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Your goal: to always look polished, pulled together, wide-eyed and (oh yeah) natural. But without the right beauty tools, it’s just never quite as easy. Here, six essentials every woman should own.

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A Face-Cleansing Brush

This miracle wand is all you need to achieve spa-level exfoliation…without leaving the comfort of your own bathroom.

Clarisonic ($129)

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An Ionic Hair Dryer

You can convince yourself that all hair dryers are the same, but trust us: This scientific technology is the difference between a head full of frizz or not.

Instyler ($100) 

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A Round Hairbrush With Natural Fibers

Preferably one with boar bristles to make detangling delicate strands a cinch. You’ll save yourself money in blowout appointments in the long run.

Ibiza Hair ($42)

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A Quality Eyelash Curler

Yes, it adds an extra 15 seconds to your makeup routine. No, you won’t mind one bit when, a couple of swipes of mascara later, you’ve got lashes for days. 

Shiseido ($20)


A Super Soft Foundation Brush

You may think your hands are blending everything along your jawline—but there’s always that lingering paranoia. A proper blending brush will make sure you’re color correct, every time. 

IT Brushes for Ulta ($24)


A Beachwaver

If you’re looking for quick natural curls minus the arm cramps, this tool (which is essentially a curling wand with a tiny little clip at the end) is a game changer. Promise.

Beachwaver ($129)

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