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NYLON’s Favorite Beauty Products of January 2024

Everything’s new, highly vetted (by us), and under $80.

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Even though January has already given us a busy awards season, surprise celebrity-couple sightings, and new TikTok beauty trends, right about now is when a mid-winter slump usually hits. But while we can’t make spring arrive any faster, we can suggest a little retail therapy as a low-key pick-me-up. Luckily, this month’s best new beauty launches are big in the mood-lifting department, like a going-out glitter shadow or a skin-care-geek-worthy moisturizer. Read on for the best beauty products we tried in January 2024.

Root Lift Spray

Haven’t you heard? Big hair is IN. But being one to struggle with the at-home blowout myself, I need products that are hard to missue or overdo. The Root Lift Spray is a non-sticky eco aerosol, so it doesn’t leave my hair looking too-much-product greasy and gives me the volume I want.