Ladies, we can confidently say that you’re going to eternally thank us for introducing you to the products in this list. This one comprises of beauty products you probably don’t own because you don’t think they’re absolutely necessary... but your beauty kit should definitely have them! They’re life-changing and you’re sure to get hooked onto each one of these once you start using them. So, we present to you, this awesome list of 15 beauty products that you didn’t even know you needed!
1. Dig the dry shampoo
The dirt and pollution, and our busy lives often tend to be a bad combination for our tresses. This is why we suggest you must have a dry shampoo in your beauty kit. One-two spritzes of a good dry shampoo will take care of all the oiliness and dirt on the scalp and hair. If you’re a lazy girl who is more likely to skip a hair wash, this will become your new BFF. POPxo Recommends: BBLUNT Back To Life Dry Shampoo (Rs 550)
2. Hello, volumizing hair mousse
How our hair looks on a particular day makes a world of difference to our entire look. If you’re someone battling limp, lifeless locks, you’ve got to try a volumizing mousse! This one, in particular, will add oodles of volume and bounce to your mane and will make you look absolutely fab! POPxo Recommends: Wella Professionals EIMI Root Shoot Precise Root Mousse (Rs 900)
3. Body brush basics
To tackle dead, rough skin on your hands, heels and elbows, you must have this awesome tool that has a pumice stone and body brush attached to it. This gives your body a good scrub, cleanses it thoroughly and leaves you with soft, shiny skin all over.POPxo Recommends: Panache Wooden Pumice Stone & Brush Combo (Rs 249)
4. A hair oil for after shampooing
We all have heard of how beneficial regular oiling is for the hair. But ladies, let us point it out to you, that moisturizing your hair after shampooing it is also extremely important. All you have to do is massage two drops of this Moroccan hair oil along the length of the tresses, and you’re good to flaunt shiny, softer and smoother locks all day.
While foundations and various face powders will give you even skin tone and a fabulous finish, it is a good strobe cream that illuminates the skin to perfection! If you want to highlight some features on your face, or just want to brighten up your complexion, blend in some strobe cream in the area and watch it create magic for your overall look! POPxo Recommends: Freedom Professional Pro Studio Strobe Cream (Rs 1,750)
6. Eyelash curler’s essential
Generously applied mascara gives you long, wonderful looking eyelashes. What makes them look even better is an eyelash curler. It gives the lashes a nice shape and makes them look more defined and mesmerizing. POPxo Recommends: Vega Premium Eyelash Curler (Rs 175)
7. Heard of sheet masks?
Ladies, sheet masks are the bomb! Not only do they give a major boost of hydration to the face, but also give it a lovely glow almost instantly! Get yourself these sheet masks and you’re sure to get addicted to them! POPxo Recommends: The Face Shop Real Nature Green Tea Face Mask (Rs 100)
8. Face primer fix
Setting the canvas for your makeup in the right manner is a must if you want your makeup to look flawless and last the entire day or night. This is the job of a primer. Apply a primer evenly on your face and neck before you start off with your makeup. You’ll see the difference once you use this, we promise.
Blending is key when it comes to proper application of foundation and concealer on the face. And when we’re talking about blending, this beauty blender surely deserves a mention. This life-changing sponge will give you face an even-toned and natural-looking flawless finish. This baby is a secret weapon for nailing the no-makeup look! You’ve got to try it to believe it. POPxo Recommends: Beautyblender Modernize The Way You Make Up Sponge (Rs 1,899)
10. Hand cream, please
Dry, flaky skin on the hands is something none of us would like. This is exactly why we suggest you keep a hand cream in your bag at all times. Moisturizing your hands regularly is a must if you don’t want them to get wrinkly too soon. POPxo Recommends: Aroma Magic Nourishing Hand Cream (Rs 175)
11. Face mist facts
There are times when we have a long day at work and the skin ends up looking tired and so dull. But ladies, worry not if you have this fab face mist handy. All you have to do is spritz some of it on your face and neck, and watch your skin liven up! This is an instant pick-me-up for the skin and you’ll be glad you have it by your side, especially during the hot summer months. POPxo Recommends: Kama Ayurveda Pure Mogra Water Face & Body Mist (Rs 250)
12. Excellent eye masks
Tired, puffy eyes can totally make your look go from fab to drab. Eye masks are what will come to your rescue at such times. Apply this gel mask on your eyes for a few minutes as this will soothe your peepers and take care of any fine lines and puffiness in the area.
We all tend to go for tinted balms that add the right amount of colour on our lips and moisturize them too. But on days when you want to wear lipstick, you need a colourless balm. Scrub your lips, apply a plain balm and then wear your lipstick to make your lips look striking. This is so important, especially since matte lippies can dry out your lips and how! POPxo Recommends: Vaseline Lip Therapy - Original (Rs 150)
14. Top coat tricks
Very few things are more annoying than chipped nail paint. This is why we recommend you have a clear nail polish in your beauty kit. One top coat of it takes care of your fab nail colour and will make it look neat, gorgeous and long-lasting! POPxo Recommends: Essence Quick Dry Topcoat (Rs 249)
15. Cleansing balms are a must-try!
Face cleansing balms are so convenient and super hydrating too! Massage a small amount on your face and neck, and remove with a wet face cloth. This will leave your skin clean and so supple. Cleansing balms are especially great at getting rid of dirt, grime and oil buildup. Use this, especially when travelling, and say hello to healthy, happy skin! POPxo Recommends: Natio Argan & Almond Facial Cleansing Balm (Rs 1,010)Grab these awesome products… They’re absolutely amazing!