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What are your cheap as chips beauty and perfume favourites?
For under a fiver? I recently bought L'Aimant Fleur de Rose perfume for 1.99, Neutrogena Norwegian Formula handcream for about 3.50 and I also love Collection 2000 black eyeliner pens ( about 3.99 I think? they last for MONTHS).
Just nosey and frugal and in an all male house (DH and 2 DSs).
Palmers cocoa butter hand cream- the best I've ever tried. Carmex lip salve-the only thing that sorts my ever fraying lips. Always buy Collection 2000 mazzie and eyeliner and their version of touche eclat- which unlike touche eclat, doesn't start to smell like dirty dishcloths after a week. I also alternate between naissance rosehip and argan as a night facial moisturiser.
I think there's a lid version of miss Dior perfume, can't remember the name though, but I think it wax recommended on here. Not a perfume, but some of the Soap and Glory range smells exactly the same, I think 'The Righteous Butter' is one of them.
I use St. Ives face scrub for sensitive skin every morning, have been for years and years, it's fab. Nivea Soft as night facial cream, on knees, hands, etc. When I go to asian shops I buy almond oil (much cheaper there) and use it on cuticle/nails works a treat. I also rub natural coconut oil in my hair (very frizzy) about an hour before washing and it helps control the frizz. I use avocado (when they have gone a bit too soft) as face mask. Lovely.