Beauty Choice Awards: Instant Results

When time is of the essence and serious results are in demand, these products get the job done in a flash every single time. 

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Concealer That Covers it All

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye ($24) 

A few dabs of this concealer are all it takes to hide dark circles, redness, age spots and more. 

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The Best Facial to Transform Your Skin

HydraFacial MD

In just a matter of minutes, this skin-perfecting treatment removes dead skin and infuses your complexion with hydrating ingredients for a healthy, plump and beautiful look overall. 

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Your Skin Emergency Must-Have

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream ($30)

The one product you grab when a skin crisis occurs, this therapeutic cream instantly soothes itchy, irritated skin with colloidal oatmeal and moisturizes superdry spots with shea butter and eucalyptus oil for relief head to toe.

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Best On-the-Go Bad Breath Buster

Supersmile Quikee ($18)

The fastest way to get rid of bad breath without toothpaste, a toothbrush or mouthwash, this pocket-size breath freshener works in seconds and has the added benefit of whitening teeth, too. 

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Serious Redness Reducer

PCA Skin Anti-Redness Serum ($59) 

Whether it’s broken capillaries or a post-workout flush, redness can be tricky to get rid of. Instead of layering on concealer, reach for this algae-infused formula, which quickly calms sensitive areas from the inside out for more evenly toned skin

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Fastest Fix For Fuller Hair

Macadamia Professional Foaming Volumizer ($25) 

Dab this light-as-air foam on your roots and then blow-dry for noticeable fullness in seconds. Unlike some volumizers, this one doesn’t leave hair feeling sticky, tacky or greasy.

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Rapid Hair Refresher

Drybar Triple Sec ($25) 

Just a few spritzes of this vanilla-scented texturizer are all it takes to transform dull, second-day hair into fresh, voluminous strands. Say hello to better-looking (and smelling) hair in a flash.

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The Ultimate Relief After a Long Day

Kneipp Sweet Dreams Valerian & Hops Herbal Bath ($20)

If you count sheep to fall asleep, this is for you. Pour it into a warm bath before bed and let the valerian and hops make you drowsy enough for a restful night.

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Instant Skin Pick-Me-Up

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Radiant Touch ($42) 

This multitasking makeup artist favorite gives life to tired-looking skin with its lightweight formula that conceals, corrects, brightens and more. Flaws are quickly camouflaged, leaving you with skin that looks like you slept for days.

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Best Product That Fakes a Facial

Exuviance Bionic Oxygen Facial ($65)

This mask bubbles on your skin as it pumps it full of oxygen for a glowy, youthful effect. Skin feels clean and smooth, like you just had a facial—you’ll love the result.

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Hairstyle in a Bottle

göt2b Mind Blowing Xpress Dry Styling Spray ($7)  

Speed up your blow-dry time (it cut about three minutes off ours) with this light spray that uses iconic technology to loosen the bonds between water and your hair so it dries faster and feels softer.

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Fastest Drying Self-Tanner

TanTowel Self-Tan Towelettes for Face & Body ($27) 

These towelettes take the anxiety out of using self-tanner. No streaks or mess. Just a natural glow that looks like you spent a weekend at the beach.

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Speedy Zit Zapper That Really Works

Image Skincare Clear Cell Medicated Acne Lotion ($30)

This fast acne fighter features a superpotent ingredient lineup—5 percent benzoyl peroxide is the star—that works to take down inflammation and redness while keeping oiliness at bay

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Lush Lashes in a Minute

Maybelline New York Great Lash Mascara ($7)

No wonder this mascara has remained a favorite among women for years. It lengthens and thickens lashes, but doesn’t irritate sensitive eyes. 

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