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"This keeps my skin texture smooth and even, and pores tight without that super dry feeling."
—Celia Smith, ESSENCE.com fashion editor
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"Long, fluttering lashes are a must, especially in spring. This two-in-one product has lash conditioner on one end, so you can grow your lashes over the long term. Deep black mascara on the other end delivers instantly volumized fringe." —Crystal Martin
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"I love this oil. It's 100% argan—no fillers or fluff. It's rich in fatty acids and Vitamin E that make it nature's great beauty multitasker. I wear it as an everyday moisturizer plus I dab it under my eyes, on cuticles, and ends of my hair." ($48; josiemarancosmetics.com)
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"I wear sunscreen all year round. But this light formula is perfect for spring-summer because it leaves and ultra-matte finish.
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"I'm very obsessed with antioxidants. They're a girl's first defense against aging. Phloretin CF is my favorite—it protects again UVA and UVA damage and corrects hyperpigmentation."
—Crystal Martin, contributing editor
6 of 19
"This soft mousse keeps my ringlets defined and frizz free. I also love Hair Rules Blow It All Out Spray. It protect my hair from heat damage, which is so important now that I've added color." —Celia Smith
7 of 19
"This is a great non-greasy way to get your skin glowing and it smells like heaven."
—Celia Smith, fashion editor
8 of 19
"I press this botanical oil into my skin at night before bed and wake up with a glow."
9 of 19
"This hair scent smells great! There's not a lot of alcohol in this product, so it won't dry out your strands. It's great for dates, when you want the guy to get a whiff of something lovely when he leans in."
10 of 19
"It sticks to your lips all day! I use it on my hands, cuticles—and I love the fresh scent!"
—Deena Campbell, hair and beauty editor, ESSENCE.com
11 of 19
"Seeing my own bare legs is a shock every spring, after a long winter of gam hibernation. A luxe shave cream, like this moisturizing butter, helps me make a smooth transition."
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"I'm a die-hard fan of Dove body wash. When I use them, I never get that post-shower skin tightness (read: dryness) that I get from other brands. This scent is gourmond without being saccharine, which I love."
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"We try on a lot of polish around the office, so a great remover is a must. The whole beauty team loves this Bernadette Thompson lacquer remover. The formula is oil based so it doesn't dry out your nails and cuticles. Plus it smells devine."
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"I love how this creamy formula makes my dark spots disappear without any burning of my skin. It applies very smooth and it's quite refreshing!"
—Andrea Jordan, ESSENCE beauty assistant
16 of 19
"I just started using this and I love the richness of the cream and therapeutic smell of roses on my skin all day."
17 of 19
"A great refresher for my curls. It also slicks back my curly roots when I want that sleek, but touchable hair!"
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"When you have super sensitive skin and don't want your skin to get dry or irritated with cleansing, this soapless cleanser is great bc it cleanses the impurities without stripping or irritating the skin." —Andrea Jordan
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"This brand new shade from Julep is a creamy, vintage-y mint green. It puts me in the spring state of mind."
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