It's easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest in beauty products. You try one after the other and suddenly you forget just how fabulous the original really is.

Dec, 16, 2009

It's easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest in beauty products. You try one after the other and suddenly you forget just how fabulous the original really is.

Here's a little reminder list of all the great products we know you've tried before. It's time to give your old favorites another try. Let us know if you'd add anything to the list.

Johnson's Baby Oil, $5.49, at drugstore.com

Hundreds of fancy oils flood the beauty market with pretty scents and hefty price tags. But nothing beats this drugstore gem. This old-school favorite can be used as a moisturizer, an eye-makeup remover, or bath oil.

Maybelline Great Lash, $4.26, at drugstore.com

If there's a classic mascara, this would be it. Magazine editors rave about the pink and green bottle. The old-school product gives thick and full lashes without the clumps. So take a break from the high-end mascaras and give Maybelline Great Lash another try.

Rosebud Salve, $6, at sephora.com

Keep this century-old classic in your purse to cure a host of problems. The rose-scented balm is great for chapped lips, dry elbows and minor burns. It'll even help a diaper rash, if you're ever in that kind of emergency.

Vaseline, $4.49, at drugstore.com

Talk about a product that can do just about anything. Vaseline does overnight magic. Put a coat on your tootsies and wake up to baby-soft feet. It's also great to soften your cuticles, elbows and lips.

 

Wet 'n Wild Nail Color, $1.29, at drugstore.com

This old-school fav has more color options than any woman could possibly try. At just a buck and change, a bottle you can afford to make a few wrong decisions. So when you're in the mood to rock a trendy shade like neon yellow or metallic gold, we'd choose Wet ‘n Wild.

Bath & Body Works Body Lotion, $9.50, at bathandbodyworks.com

Rediscover the mecca for lotion lovers. Bath & Body Works still sells your favorite sun-ripened raspberry and warm-vanilla sugar. Pair it with a bath gel and body spray. The simple scents will have you feeling young and fresh.

Bonne Bell Lip Smacker, $1.99, at drugstore.com

Get a hint of color and retro-candy taste with this fun lip softener. Bonne is still selling shades like Dr. Pepper, Bubble Gum and Strawberry. Maybe you won't reinvest in this beauty classic fulltime, but it sure is fun to try. 

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