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Best beauty buys for fall

Whether you want to splurge or pay less, looking good this fall and winter doesn't take much with these hot beauty items.  Milly Almodovar, founder of @BeautyLogicBlog, gets to test our so many new products and at the moment these are her faves.

FOR SKIN:

Splurge-Night Cream NeoStrata Retinol + NAG Complex $78

There is anti-aging studies that show retinol actually does work against wrinkles. That’s why I always say if you’re going to get an anti-aging cream, make sure it has retinols in it. This high strength complex delivers 0.5% pure, stabilized Retinol along with patented NeoGlucosamine® (NAG) to amplify and intensify the volumizing and firming effects versus Retinol alone.  Formulated with time-released microencapsulated Retinol, this complex maximizes stability while enhancing the tolerability of this potent formulation. NeoGlucosamine:, clinically proven to work with Retinol, helps support natural collagen and its surrounding support matrix to lift and firm the skin while reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.NeoGlucosamine is also a gentle exfoliant that helps reduce the appearance of uneven pigment and age spots.   www.neostrata.com

Save-: Yes to Blueberries Deep Wrinkle Cream $15.99

Clinically proven to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles in 7 days.  Alpha Hydrox is another ingredient that is proven to brighten skin. This Contains Alpha Hydroxy to add moisture & plump skin.  www.target.com

FACE OILS ARE THE BIG THING THIS FALL

Splurge- Best Face Oil L’occitane Immortelle Divine Youth Face Oil $99.

This product contains the extremely  rare Immortelle flower which even when it is picked, it never fades so it’s loaded with antiaging benefits. But then it also has seven natural plant oils that are selected for their high concentration of essential fatty acids and nutrients. It’s lightweight and so silky. The reviews of this oil are insane! The new L’Occitane boutique in Flatiron will also be opening up a Beauty Lounge, where you can book consults and facials which incorporate this divine miracle oil!   Www.loccitane.com

Save: Palmers Coconut Oil Luminous Hydration Facial Oil $9.88

For the girl who wants to save, it’s a beauty bag must have to rejuvenate and soothe skin this fall. This contains addordable yet luxurious oils. Fair Extra Virgin Coconut Oil and nine other precious oils including Tahitian Monoi, Sweet Almond and Argan to boost Hydration.  www.walmart.com

LIPSTICK:

Splurge: Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick $24

Hands down, Bite Beauty makes some of  the best lipsticks on the market and OMG, I FELL IN LOVE WITH THIS FORMULA THIS SEASON. We’re getting away from matte lipsticks, and going back to the creamy formulas again. Thank God, because I’ve been that girl that after eating with matte lipsticks on my lips look all patchy and yuck, and they are difficult to reapply. These liquid lipsticks from Bite are amazing (the shade Chutney actually just won an Allure beauty awards). They are a glaze formula, (basically rich in pigment but with a gorgeous satin finish,(, and they’ve added coconut oil and monoi oil to give a dose of extra hydration. I’m obsessed with these.   www.sephora.com

Save: L’oreal Colour Riche Lipcolor $8.95 These are really gorgeous satin finish lipsticks that leave lips hydrated with Omega 3 oils. drugstores

MASCARA: 

Splurge:  Giorgio Armani Eccentrico Instant High Volume & Definition Mascara $32

The Eccentrico Mascara is built with a red, elastomer, and velco brush for fullness and definition in a flake-, clump-, and smudge-free blend. The lashes are loaded with volume on contact while achieving maximum separation, suppleness, and comfort. www.sephora.com

 Save: No 7 Lash Impact Ultra Mascara $10.99

If you’re looking to save, this new mascara by No 7 is so good. It’s so intense, gives full-bodied volume and  enhances and transforms lashes, providing an instant false lash effect. Comes in Black and black/brown.  www.target.com

HAIR:

Splurge- Rahua Color Full Hair Mask $62

A color preserving treatment for nourished hair with lasting vibrant color.  100% percent plant derived Amazonian ingredients. Contains a high concentration of rich & reparative rainforest grown, handmade Rahua & Monete oils. Also, Florals & hibiscus for color retention And scent made with pure gardenia enfleurage which is very rare and expensive.  www.sephora.com

 Save-Maui Moisture Strength & Anti-Breakage Hair Mask $8.99

Unlike traditional hair care products which use water as the first ingredient, Maui Moisture's first ingredient is pure aloe juice, which means it's ultra hydrating and nourishing for your hair.  This creamy mask will change your life! It's  infused with agave, hibiscus and pineapple oil, so moisturizes hair strands and mends split ends, also leaving a healthy shine.  And what's in the bottle is just as important as what's not in the bottle. No silicones, sulfates, mineral oils, etc., so it's natural goodness and nourishment for your hair!  www.cvs.com