I believe in splurging on high quality, beauty products – great skin is worth it! – but some products can be a little too steep for even the most die hard Spa Girl. Besides, great beauty products don’t need to be expensive - they just need to work! Below are seven products that will give you the most bang for your beauty buck.
Victoria’s Secret Beauty Rush lipgloss, $7 at Victoria’s Secret: Now that temps have risen, put away the matte lipsticks and break out with the shimmery glosses! The glosses come in a variety of summer-ready shades like “More Mimosa” and “Yummy Berry.” These little beauties are perfect for completing your laid-back but polished look. Can’t decide on a flavor? The more you buy, the more you save!
Maybelline Volum’ Express Falsies Mascara, $5.04 at Target: I’ve never purchased a mascara twice until I found this cheap drugstore pick. Unfortunately, I was born with straight, short lashes that no mascara has been able to amp up. My lashes definitely look longer and fuller, making this my Holy Grail mascara.
Almay Intense I-Color Shimmer Eyeshadow, $6.99 at Ulta: Play up your eyes with Almay’s I-color Shimmer collection. Simply choose the color combo specifically for your eye color to show off your peepers. The three-color combo eye shadow set is easy to apply and the shimmery colors are oh-so-summery.
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Stress Control, $6.71 at Drugstore.com: When summer hits, so do my breakouts. Thankfully, Neutrogena’s 3-in-1 Acne treatment helps alleviate my spots. The cleanser treats acne before it emerges, hydrates and softens skin and also reduces redness. The lightweight cleanser can be used daily and contains salicylic acid.
Queen Helene Oatmeal ‘n Honey Natural Facial Scrub, $4.60 at Drugstore.com: For a face scrub that won’t break the bank, check out this oatmeal scrub. The exfoliator clears pores and removes dry, dead skin cells without irritating your face. Skin will be left moisturized, soft and clean.
St. Ives Naturally Clear Green Tea Body Wash, $5.99 at Walgreens: Soothe your skin from blemishes with St. Ives’ body wash. The product is formulated to treat body acne without irritating the skin. The light green tea scent is pleasant and the cleanser is sulfate and paraben-free.
Boots Botanics Foot Butter, $6.71 at Drugstore.com: Give your dry, cracked feet some relief with this moisturizing cream. Grapeseed oil hydrates and softens skin, while cocoa butter, shea butter and coconut oil moisturize and condition the skin for up to 24 hours. Simply massage into skin for sandal-ready feet!
Have a few cheap thrills of your own? Do tell by commenting below!