25 Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life

We test-drove truckloads of beauty products.

The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
After test-driving truckloads of beauty stuff, we found the goods that really will take your look to the next level.
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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
CHANEL NUDE BLUSH, $39.50. This blend of peach, rose, and nude hues gives a sun-kissed flush to all skin tones.
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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
AVEDA BE CURLY CURL CONTROL, $17.50. This light balm fights frizz and coaxes unruly curls into soft waves.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
AVON INSTANT PEDICURE, $8. Wearing sandals tonight? These polish stickers can be applied in under five minutes. No drying time necessary.
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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
CLAIROL PERFECT 10 BY NICE 'N EASY HAIR COLOR, $13.99. Healthier, natural-looking color (with 100 percent gray coverage) is just 10 minutes away.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
MAYBELLINE NEW YORK MINERAL POWER LIQUID CONCEALER, $7.99. Soothing and illuminating minerals merge with a liquid's lightness and ease.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
BOURJOIS EAU DE GLOSS, $15. Shiny lips minus the stickiness factor — just brilliant.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
DOVE DAILY MOISTURE THERAPY, $3.78. This leave-in detangles wet hair and dampens dry strands for restyling.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
NIVEA GOOD-BYE CELLULITE PATCHES, $11.99. Two patches per night yield smoother-looking thighs by morning.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
REDKEN BODY FULL VOLUMIZING FOAM, $15.95. Amino acids lift and hold baby-fine strands.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
JERGENS NATURAL GLOW EXPRESS BODY MOISTURIZER, $7.99 EACH. A high-speed version of the best-selling low-dose self-tanner warms skin tone in one application.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
FRÉDÉRIC MALLE EDITIONS DE PARFUMS COFFRET A ESSAI, $450. A collection of 15 of the cult perfumer's best, including his latest, Bois d'Orage.
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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
OLAY BODY WASH PLUS SPA EXFOLIATING RIBBONS, $5.99. There's an overachiever in every shower: This lotion/scrub/body wash gets top marks.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
DR. BRANDT SPECIALISTS R3P EYE CREAM, $80. You'll swear some of your fine lines, bags, and dark circles have disappeared overnight.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
NEUTROGENA SKIN AID ALL-IN-ONE SKIN RECOVERY, $8.99. Savior in a tube: This cream treats everything from cuts and burns to insect bites.
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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
TWEEZERMAN MINI SLANT TWEEZERS, $12 EACH. Cheery polka dots and doll-like size make daily pruning more of a party.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
ST. IVES ELEMENTS PROTECTIVE CLEANSER, $6.99. A clean coverup: face wash that leaves behind SPF 10 protection.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
CLINIQUE EVEN BETTER SKIN TONE CORRECTOR, $39.50. This spot-erasing serum is light enough to layer under your favorite night cream or sunscreen.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
JURLIQUE BALANCING FOAMING CLEANSER, $40. Like a facial in a bottle — lactic acid gently exfoliates while a blend of green tea, honey, and calendula soothes.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
L'ORÉAL SKIN GENESIS DAILY MOISTURIZER WITH SPF 15, $24.99. Hydrating hyaluronic acid plumps, too.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
COVERGIRL LASHBLAST MASCARA IN BLACK, $7.49. Get thick, dark lashes and dump clumps for good.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
COPPERTONE ULTRAGUARD QUICK COVER LOTION SPRAY SPF 30, $7.99. Spray-on sunscreens can be so drying; this moisturizing formula changes the game.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
FRESH SUGAR AÇAÍ BODY CREAM, $65. An antioxidant-rich cream that smells so delicious, you'll be tempted to lap it up. (Resist!)

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
SALLY HANSEN INSTA-DRI DROPS, $5.95. Your mani-pedi should never mess with your schedule.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
BY TERRY PLUMPING FLUID FOUNDATION, $88. A luminous makeup that minimizes lines without greasiness.
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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
SHU UEMURA MINI EYELASH CURLER, $17. A slim version of the pro favorite targets even tiny corner lashes without crimping.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008 - Reader Picks
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
READER'S PICK: SMASHBOX PHOTO FINISH PRIMER, $36. "Even when I'm having one of those days, this guarantees me a peaches-and-cream, airbrushed-looking complexion." —Susan

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008 - Reader's Picks
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
READER'S PICK: TIGI BED HEAD AFTER PARTY, $16.99. "I'd have been a much happier woman with totally sexy hair if I had found this product sooner. I buy two at a time just in case it's ever discontinued." —Luci L.

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The Best New Beauty Products of 2008 - Reader Picks
Jeff Westbrook
Beauty Products That Will Change Your Life
READER'S PICK: MAC BRONZER, $20. "I feel naked without it." —Debra T.
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