After testing almost 500 new products of 2016, People Magazine teamed up with The Today Show to announce the Best Beauty Products of the Year Award winners! Check out some of their favorite (affordable!) drugstore picks from skincare to body care to hair care below. Please let me know if you would like to try any of these award winners for your own review.
BEST IN-SHOWER BODY LOTION: Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer, $10.99
This revolution in wet skin technology doesn’t simply calm, smooth and soften, it also heals dry skin and restores your body’s ability to retain its own much-needed moisture. The water-activated properties penetrate deep into skin’s surface all happens in the shower – no rinsing required — so you can just dry off, dress and go!
What the beauty experts say: Slather on this water-activated formula right after showering while skin is still damp – it will sink in immediately to moisturize extra-dry skin and leave your body crazy smooth.
BEST EXFOLIATING CLEANSER: Bioré Baking Soda Pore Cleanser, $7.99
This daily liquid cleanser gives you a deep exfoliating clean without being rough on dry spots. Ideal for combination skin, this oil-free formula contains cleansing ingredients that excavate grime and oil from pores. At the same time, the formula gently smooths away dead cells. You end up with skin that’s fresh, silky-soft and luminous.
What the beauty experts say: Finally there’s a formula for combination skin! This gentle exfoliating cleanser gets rid of dirt and oil while softening dry spots.
BEST TREATMENT FOR FRIZZY HAIR:John Frieda Frizz Ease 10-Day Tamer Pre-Shower Treatment, $12.99
This is the ultimate solution for frizz, flyaways, and unmanageable curls that lasts for ten days and is perfect to use any time of year. Simply apply the gel to dry hair before you shower and allow it to fully penetrate hair follicles. Let the treatment sit for ten minutes, then shower, shampoo and rinse, to reveal smoother, sleeker strands that stay manageable for up to 10 days.
What the beauty experts say: We don’t throw around the term “miracle product” lightly, but this frizz-fighter deserves it. Apply to dry hair pre-shampoo for a look that will stay smooth for up to 10 days.
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