6 Products That Instantly Boost Your Beauty Look

Most of us know that bigger doesn't always mean better. But sometimes...it does. When we want sky-high cheekbones, voluminous hair, and full lashes, we reach for products that — allow us to be cliché for a minute — defy gravity. And, thankfully, there are items on the market that give us all of the above, and more. We've rounded up our favorite volumizing picks that will keep you looking fresh all day long — even if you aren't feeling it.
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When we need to add instant volume to our locks, we always turn to dry shampoo. This one creates lift while soaking up excess oil — and we especially love using it to bulk up sad, shrimpy braids. Plus, it costs less than a fiver, so feel free to zhuzh away.
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First things first: This mask is silver. Yes, you read that correctly — it's SILVER. But apart from the fact that it will make your dreams of taking a martian-themed selfie come true, it actually leaves the skin looking firmer and more lifted the instant you peel it off. (We especially love using it as a pre-makeup treatment.) Unfortunately, it isn't available for purchase until January 1 — but who says you can't add it to your wish list?

GlamGlow GravityMud Firming Treatment, $69, available January 1 at Sephora.
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If you're itching to get your hands on a firming face treatment now, try Rodial's Dragon's Blood Sculpting Gel. Although it doesn't actually harness the power of dragon's blood (because, honestly, even if they were real that would be so inhumane), the cooling gel plumps sagging skin and reduces redness, thanks to its anti-inflammatory formula.
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Part of what makes a mascara amazing is the brush, and this one from Maybelline is particularly innovative. The negative spaces between the plastic bristles are shaped like teeny-tiny cups to lift and scoop your lashes upward. The result is maximum drama with minimal effort.
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Want to fake higher cheekbones? This highlighter from Laura Geller is your ticket. Sweep the deeper shade under the hollows of your cheeks, the coral color on the apples, and the shimmery Champagne highlighter on the highest points of your face. The best part? The highlighter doesn't have any distracting glitter in it — so you can apply it generously without looking like a disco ball.
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Spritz this volumizing spray through damp hair just before you blowdry. The lightweight liquid beefs up strands and provides hold, while keeping hair feeling soft and touchable.

Kevin Murphy Anti Gravity Spray, $25, available at select salons.
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This lip plumper is a beauty-blogger favorite (and, no, it won't make your lips swell in the bad way). Vitamins A and E work in conjunction with hyaluronic acid to soften lips while lending a glossy, stained effect. It has a slight tingling sensation, and our lips really do look bigger when wearing it.
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