The idea of what qualifies as a splurge varies from person to person. To those of us on a tight budget, it could be anything with a two-digit price tag. Others see a splurge as a wildly expensive and perhaps somewhat frivolous purchase that is simply worth the spend because of how it makes us feel. Or perhaps you see a splurge not so much as an undeniably costly product but as something that’s simply priced higher than other products in its category.
You’ll find all of the above among Allure‘s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards. Just as voters picked plenty of beloved drugstore finds as some of their favorite makeup, skin care, and hair care, they also didn’t hold back on confessing their love for some of the pricier beauty products out there. This year, these extravagant picks include a triple-digit sophisticated hair tool, a fruity fragrance, and much more.
Below, you’ll find the products that Allure readers are inclined to spend a little more money on, including a classic exfoliating formula, a repeat-winner perfume, and a two-time winning flat iron — all of which you absolutely deserve. (Don’t forget to check out the full list of 2021 Allure Readers’ Choice Award winners, too.)
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