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Aside from all of the high-drama looks at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday (*ahem* Katy Perry’s Blue wig and neon nails?) we couldn’t stop staring at Jessica Biel’s glossy locks. We were thrilled to find out that one of our faves, Dove Hair Care, was responsible for the look.

Hairstylist Mark Townsend used Dove products to style Jessica’s gorgeous hair:

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“For the MTV Movie Awards I wanted Jessica’s hair to be cool, modern, and beautiful, just like her. We were very inspired by Brigitte Bardot with her loose, full hair and sexy vibe so we added a spritz of Dove Heat Defense Therapy Mist to protect her hair from heat styling, then we used bit of Dove Body & Lift Volumizing Mousse to her damp hair. I absolutely love this mousse because it gives the hair body that I know will last all through the evening and I don’t have to worry about her hair falling flat before the awards show is over. I then blow dried her hair with a large round brush to give the hair some lift and movement, When all her hair was dry, I sprayed a good amount of Dove Flexible Hold Hairspray with Natural Movement all over to give the hair hold, but still allow movement without becoming too stiff or sticky.”

Mission accomplished! Biel’s hair has never looked better. We’ll definitely be scooping up these products to try it on ourselves!

pssssssst.jpgThis may sound a little greedy, but we occasionally come across a drugstore find so great, we’re hesitant to share. But we love you so much we couldn’t hold out! For $5.99, Psssssst Instant Spray Shampoo is the perfect way to skip shampoo - or two - and still look like you stepped right out of a blow out. And trust us, we’ve tried our share of instant shampoos and this one is by far the best bang for your buck.

It smells good too. $5.99 at drugstore.com
You may recall our recent post on Butter London’s new plum-colored polish ‘Marrow’. That was just a tease: there’s much more purple to go around — and we’re not just talking nails!  Lipsticks, shadows, liners and even mascaras are hot this spring, in many different shades o’ purple. Get your purple fix with some of our favorites:
purplemakeup.jpgLips: Mac Lipstick in Violetta, $14, MacCosmetics.com Lashes: Benefit BadGal Plum Mascara, $19 Sephora, Eyes: Dior 5-colour eyeshadow $58 Sephora Lids: Tarina Tarantino Magic Hour Cream Shadow in Purple Violet,  $19 Sephora Nails: OPI ‘Purple With a Purpose,’ $5.23 Amazon


Disclaimer: we don’t recommend wearing all these items at once. It might be a little much.

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In the crisp chill of winter, keeping skin moisturized is top priority for us. St. Ives Luxurious Whipped Silk Body Wash ($3.99 for 18 fl oz., drugstore.com) is one we love using these days— it’s wallet-friendly and yet still gives us the lavish lather with natural moisturizing ingredients we might find in a pricer brand. Take that dry skin!

neutrogena5minutefacial.jpgWe like to save money in every way possible these days, but don’t want to skimp on results. Thankfully, drugstore brands have been stepping up their game and we are more than willing to give these products their fair chance. Neutrogena Ageless Restoratives 5 Minute Facial is a product we had to try as soon as we discovered it. This at-home peel is formulated with exclusive enzymes and micro-exfoliants to gently stimulate surface skin, improving cell renewal. Over the course of a few weeks, this 1-step wonder delivered the improvement to our skin’s texture and clarity, at a fraction of the cost of a visit to a professional’s chair. $25, cvs.com

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