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Man, it's hard to give great face while you're hustling and bustling in the concrete jungles of L.A.! And the overwhelmingly endless options, when it comes to beauty goodies, certainly don't make things easier. Well, we're here to sift through all the hoopla and settle the score with a whittled-down list of exceptional essentials that will leave you sitting pretty in no time flat.
You can trust that your L.A. editor, Brenna Egan, is an authority on the subject with no ulterior motives, other than to bring you the créme de la créme of her bathroom counter. With freebies on her doorstep daily (lucky duck!), she's tried and tested so many batches and brews it would make your head spin. From her swear-by-it "fountain of youth" liquid-filled pods to the best foot powder for avoiding summer's sans-socks stink, this get-gorgeous roundup is packed with SoCal know-how.
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