The daily steal: Wax strips, $11

They say stress shows on your face. And if that’s the case, you’ll see stress by the hair on my face. When my life gets crazy, the first thing to go is my aesthetician, so after two weeks of late nights, I’m looking rough. Imagine my surprise when these Andrea Professionals Wax Strips for the Body ($11, at drugstores) landed on my desk. A sign from above. I was always scared to try this at home, but I know now this is ideal for emergencies or quick clean-ups between salon treatments.

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