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5 Star Beauty Tools Under $20 That You Can Buy On Amazon

What did beauty-lovers do before Amazon? Not only did we all have to deal with traffic on the way to brick-and-mortar stores, but once we got to Ulta or Sephora, we were forced to contend with pushy salespeople. Luckily, Amazon has changed the game completely and we can all now shop in peace in the comfort of our own homes.

As for beauty lovers, there’s nothing more exciting “window shopping” in Amazon’s beauty department. Not only does the giant online retailer stock every beauty product under the sun, but it does so at affordable prices. And one of the greatest delights of Amazon’s beauty department is the myriad of gadgets it has for beauty-lovers to play with. Luckily for you, FIERCE by mitú has compiled a list of 20 Five-Star Beauty Tools Under $20 That You Can Buy On Amazon.

Check it out below!

1. Pore Vacuum

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If you want to get that icky gunk out of your pores without doing too much damage to your skin, try out this 5-star rated Pore Vacuum, currently retailing for only $19.99.

2. Stainless Blackhead Removal Tool Set

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If the pore vacuum fails you and you’re still struggling with blackheads, think about giving these extractor tools a try. The tools have a perfect 5-star rating and are only $8.99.

3. HeroNeo Cleaning MakeUp Washing Brush Silica Glove Scrubber Board

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If you’ve scrubbed and scrubbed at your makeup brushes and they’re still dirty, think about recruiting some reinforcements. This silica scrubber board for cleaning brushes will do the job for you in half the time. Plus, it only costs $2.89!

4. Heated Eyelash Curler

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If your old-fashioned eyelash curler isn’t cutting it anymore, consider investing in a heated device. This eTTgear has a 5-star rating and only costs $15.99.

5. Ice Roller Face Massager

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According to the manufacturer, this device creates “a smoother, more even-toned surface over time” by using cold temperatures  that “cause constriction in the skin, resulting in pore and blood vessel shrinkage”. This device can also calm inflammation and irritation. Currently, it’s going for only $12.99.

6. Lurrose Multipurpose Exfoliating Eyebrow Shaper Razors

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If you don’t have the time to devote to tweezing every out-of-place hair on your brows, consider purchasing an angled eyebrow razor. The Lurrose brand has a 5-star rating and only retails for $8.59.

7. Beauty Spatula

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If you’re a penny-pincher and you hate throwing out your expensive serums and foundations before you get out every last drop, this beauty spatula is perfect for you. Plus, it’s only $7.99.

8. Hairbrush Cleaner

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Amazon customer Nina owais raves about this product: “With two daughter and myself and all of our hairs past our waist our brushes can get messy pretty fast! Very impressed how easy it cleans every kind of brush and comb!”. Buy for only $6.59.

9. Gel Nail LED Lamp

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If you’re tired of going to the nail salon every time you want a gel manicure, buy an at-home gel LED lamp. Amazon’s Goyaesque nail lamp has 174 5-star reviews and retails for only $15.99.

10.  Silicone Face Cleanser and Massager Brush

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Amazon customer L. Rose is a fan of these facial brushes. “I have extremely oily greasy skin with big pores & black heads. Washing my face with my fingertips does nothing to clean out my pores,” she said.  “I use [these] at least once a day, sometimes twice …. I haven’t had any pimples and my pores are looking so much better”. Buy for only $8.99

11. Derma Roller

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“You guys, this is a GAME CHANGER.,” said Amazon customer Kimberly Gomringer in her review. ” I can’t believe i hadn’t bought this sooner and I’m so glad it is now a part of my skin regimen”.

12. Beauty Sponges

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These EcoTools beauty blending sponges were made to help create a “light, buildable makeup application”. At $4.49 for two sponges, they’re definitely worth the money.

13. Dry Brush

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Dry brushes have become popular for their alleged benefits of aiding in lymphatic drainage and gently exfoliating and removing dead skin. Buy this fan-favorite above for only $7.99.

14. Electronic Foot File

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“IT IS AMAZING!!!!!” said Amazon user Tanesha. “My callus is down to the minimum and I’m happy as can be!!!”. Buy here for only $18.99.

15. Eyebrow Grooming Kit

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If you’re new to the brow-grooming game, consider buying all your tools at once with ROSALU 6-piece Eyebrow Grooming Kit. The best part is, you’ll only have to spend $12.99 for the whole thing.

16. Crystal Glass Nail File

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Beauty-devotees know that using crystal is much better for your nails than the stand emory board. Luckily, this one is only $8.97.

 17. Scalp Massager

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Promote blood-flow in your scalp buy purchasing this scalp massager and shampoo brush for only $6.98.

18. Makeup Organizer

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If you’re a makeup junkie with nowhere to put all your lipstick, purchase this makeup organizer for only $7.99.

19. Stainless Steel Heart Shaped Makeup Palette Spatula

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If your skin tone changes drastically with each season, fear not. This trusty makeup palette made especially for mixing the perfect shade is only $4.99 on Amazon. The best part is, it comes with a stainless steel spatula to mix makeup with.

20. Facial Steamer

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Help your skin out by buying this facial steamer that aids in opening up your pores and promoting blood flow. Buy here for only 20 bucks!

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Radical Feminists Have Seized Control of a Federal Building in Mexico in Protest of the Government’s Apathy Towards Rampant Femicide

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Radical Feminists Have Seized Control of a Federal Building in Mexico in Protest of the Government’s Apathy Towards Rampant Femicide

Last week, Mexican feminist activists took over the National Human Rights Commissions federal building in a move to bring greater awareness to the scourge of gender-based violence and femicide that has racked Mexico for decades.

According to the federal Interior Secretariat, the statistics in Mexico have recently taken a turn for the worse.

Domestic violence against women has became an even more acute problem since the pandemic has forced women to stay insider with their abusers. Emergency distress calls reporting domestic violence have risen by 50%.

The occupation of the Human Rights building is just another chapter in the saga of the “Ni Una Menos” (Not One More Woman) movement, an anti-femicide collective born in Argentina that has steadily been gaining steam in Mexico since 2019.

In recent years, anti-femicide demonstrations have been sparked by various heinous crimes against women or girls that have been largely overlooked by law enforcement officials. 

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Unfortunately, the government of Mexico has appeared to be apathetic to the wave of femicide that is overwhelming the women of their country.

Recently, when President Andrés Manuel López Obrador was asked to address Mexico’s gender violence epidemic, he demurred, stating that he didn’t “want femicide to detract” from the raffle his administration was holding for the sale of the presidential airplane.

As for the feminist activists at the heart of Ni Una Menos and the federal building occupation, the government’s failure to respond to anti-woman violence is the primary fuel for their anger. 

“We’re here so that the whole world will know that in Mexico they kill women and nobody does anything about it,” said Yesenia Zamudio to the LA Times. According to Zamudio, she is still seeking justice for the murder of her 19-year-old daughter four years ago.

The women of Mexico appear to be fed up, grasping at any and all tactics that have the potential to incite change on a grander scale.

Their tactics may seem dramatic to some, but it’s undeniable that they are no longer being ignored. As of now, the radical activists are pulling attention-grabbing stunts like decorating a portrait of Mexican Revolution leader Francisco Madero with lipstick and purple hair.

They’re also making headlines for vandalizing the federal building’s walls and splashing paint on the doors of the presidential palace.

One thing is for sure: something has to change. Otherwise, thousands of innocent women and girls will continue to be raped, abused, and murdered while their perpetrators escape with immunity. 

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Joe Biden Speaks Alongside ‘Fearless Fighter’ Kamala Harris In First Appearance And Recalls Her Family’s Immigrant Story

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Joe Biden Speaks Alongside ‘Fearless Fighter’ Kamala Harris In First Appearance And Recalls Her Family’s Immigrant Story

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After weeks of speculation and anticipation, presidential candidate Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that he has officially picked his running mate.

In a history-making announcement, Biden revealed that he had tapped California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his VP Pick.

“I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants — as my running mate,” Biden announced in a tweet.

On Wednesday, Biden held his first campaign event alongside running mate Kamala Harris in Delaware.

During their speeches, the two candidates wore masks and kept their distance in keeping with COVID-19 standards.

Speaking about his VP pick, Biden described Harris as coming from an “America’s story.” Biden described Harris as “a child of immigrants” who “knows personally how immigrant families enrich our country as well as the challenges of what it means to grow up Black and Indian-American in the United States of America,” he explained. “And this morning, all across the nation, little girls woke up, especially little Black and brown girls that feel overlooked and undervalued in their communities, but today — today just maybe they’re seeing themselves for the first time in a new way as president and vice presidents.”

In a speech of her own, Harris emphasized the importance of family and urged citizens to vote.  “We need a mandate that proves that the past few years do not represent who we are or who we aspire to be,” she said. “Joe likes to say that character is on the ballot. And it’s true,” she explained. “I’ve had a lot of titles over my career and certainly vice president will be great. But ‘Momala’ will always be the one that means the most.”

Harris’s nomination makes her the first Black and first Indian-American woman on either major party’s presidential ticket.

Harris is a former prosecutor from California who challenged Biden in her own presidential bid last year. Her nomination makes her the fourth woman to appear on a major presidential ballot. Before her, Geraldine Ferraro ran as a Democratic vice presidential nominee in 1984. In 2008, Republican Sarah Palin ran as a vice presidential nominee, later in 2016, Hillary Clinton became the Democratic presidential nominee.

Biden’s choice was one that has long been in the works. In March of this year, he revealed that he would make a point to have a woman as his running mate and in July he announced that he had narrowed his picks down to four Black women.

Kamala Harris was elected to Congress in 2016.

This has been Harris’ first term as a senator. Before, she served as the California attorney general. During her time as AG, Harris formed a lasting friendship with Biden’s late son Beau who was attorney general at the time in Delaware. Writing about Beau’s death, in her memoir The Truths We Hold, Harris recalled that “there were periods when I was taking the heat when Beau and I talked every day, sometimes multiple times a day,” she wrote in her memoir. “We had each other’s backs.”

Biden’s son Beau died in 2015 from brain cancer. Harris attended his funeral.

During his announcement, Biden mentioned Harris’ friendship with his son.

“I watched as they took on the big banks, lifted up working people, and protected women and kids from abuse,” Biden tweeted. “I was proud then, and I’m proud now to have her as my partner in this campaign.”

So far, it seems there are quite a bit of Harris x Biden supporters.

Fans were quick to give their support and applaud her candidacy.

In a tweet acknowledging her nomination, Harris wrote “@JoeBiden can unify the American people because he’s spent his life fighting for us. And as president, he’ll build an America that lives up to our ideals. I’m honored to join him as our party’s nominee for Vice President, and do what it takes to make him our Commander-in-Chief.”

Here’s to 2020 y’all. Get ready to make history.

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