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We're not ones to skimp when it comes to pampering ourselves (your face has gotta last you a lifetime, after all) but even we have to admit: It would be just plain irresponsible for us to regularly indulge in facials with price tags that rival our rent.
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We're not being stingy. Heck, we're totally willing to invest in spa-quality products if we can use 'em time and time again — ideally, in the comfort of our own homes.
So, we've gathered our favorite tried-and-true products ripe for a little DIY-facial action and guaranteed to give you that post-spa glow — facialist not included.
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