‘Lust-Have’ Vs. ‘Must-Have': Beauty Product Secrets

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STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Got your eye on an expensive new facial cream? Make-up artist Candace Corey will tell you if it’s really worth the dough!

Corey visited the KCAL 9 studios Monday and talked about “lust-have” and “must-have” products that provide great results at a fraction of the price.

Thicker Hair
Your hair is your crowning glory, but if your hair is thin it can kill your self-esteem. The HairMax LaserComb is a FDA cleared medical device that is clinically proven to treat and promote hair growth. The patented technology uses laser energy to stimulates hair follicles to produce thicker and healthier hair. Lust-Have Price: $495.00. (www.hairmax.com)

Another option is with the Nioxin Hair System. This 3-part kit consists of a cleanser, scalp therapy and scalp treatment to remove follicle-clogging serum and environmental residues that can inhibit proper hair growth. It also contains antioxidants and botanicals to stimulate the scalp so it can be healthy. The lightweight conditioners provide hair with resilience and balanced moisture to cut down on breakage. It’s the #1 stylist choice for thinning hair because it guarantees thicker, denser looking hair in 30 days. Must-Have Price: $44 Available in salons only (www.nioxin.com)

Unwanted Hair
Summer is especially the time to get rid of unwanted hair. Tria Beauty uses laser technology that target the dark pigments in the hair and releases heat. As pigments absorb the heat, hair follicles are inflamed and disabled, preventing hair from growing back. Since dark hair absorbs light much more readily than other hues, the laser is only effective on black or brown hair and can not be used on skin shades that are deep to dark tones. Permanently reduces hair in as little as 6 months. Lust-Have Price: $395.00 (www.triabeauty.com)

Veet Ready To Use Wax Strips makes hair removal simple and convenient. The strips act like a liquid during application to coat different lengths of hair, even as short as 2mm, to provide hair free smoothness that lasts up to 4 weeks. The new grip tab makes it easier to use and it can be used on any skin type including coarse hair. The Sensitive formula contains Vitamin E and Almond Oil. Must-Have Price: $9.00 at drugstores (www.veet.us )

Body
Whether you are a celebrity on the red carpet, or you are the everyday person wanting to look your best, Spanx has been the undergarments of choice because it smooth, firmed in all the right areas so you look your best in all of your clothing. Lust-Have Price: $38.00

Legg’s Profiles are the under $10 secret weapon that boosts your bottom line for a smoother you. It is especially needed when you wear unforgiving garments like light-weight knits or silk. No need to sacrifice your budget to look your best. Smooths and shapes without the muffin top bulge. Must-Have Price: $7.99 Available at drugstores like CVS.

Longer Lashes
Longer thicker lashes is a woman’s dream and Latisse is a prescription treatment used to grow thicker, longer and darker lashes. You apply it to the upper baseline of lash nightly. You may start to see results in about 1 month. Lust-Have Price $120 for 30 day supply. Available by prescription only.

RapidLash is an eyelash serum that is clinically proven to make lashes appear fuller and healthier. No prescription needed.· It is also Paraben-free, and contains vitamins and moisturizers to condition dry, brittle lashes. Celebrities like Rachel Zoe love it.·Results guaranteed in one tube. Must-Have Price – $49.95 for 6 weeks of use. Can be found at drugstores like Walgreen’s.

White Teeth
A whiter brighter smile not only looks good, but it conveys good health. Glo Brilliant was created by Dr. Jonathan Levine, through a 12 patent pending heat and light technology device that you can use at home to give you whiter teeth without sensitivity. Lust-Have Price is $275.00 (www.gloscience.com)
Crest 3D White 2 Hour Express Whitestrips also delivers whiter teeth after just 1 two-hour treatment. Tooth stains are removed deep within the enamel for a brighter, whiter smile faster. Easy to travel with and it is comfortable and easy to use. Have-Must Price: $54.99

For more tips for Corey, visit her online.

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