Beauty Bests For Belles On A Budget

April 4, 2012  |  
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Calling all budgetistas!

Ready to rev up your beauty basket without running up your credit card bill? Look no further, my beauties. We have assembled a slew of price-friendly products under $20 to help you feel pampered and pretty. The following pages, filled with essentials like a facial moisturizer with SPF, glamorous, glittery nail polish, and even a sensual body scrub that just may inspire a little for play, are big bangs for your buck.



SLEEK, Acid I-Divine Palette ($10.00)
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Pops of color will be popular this season and this UK based company doesn’t hold back with their fusion of bright and oh-so daring colors. The mineral based palette combines matte and shimmery colors that will enable you to test out your wild side and get bold this summer!



NYC, City Duet 2-in-1 split lipstick ($2.99)
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A 2-in-1 lipstick? Who knew? This cutting-edge lipstick combines two gorgeous shades in one single tube, taking your lips from day-time-causal to a bold night out on the town. Feeling fabulous? Combine both for a trendsetting hue of hotness. With ten colors to choose from and twenty different shades, your perfect pout options are endless!


forplai by Lamman Rucker, Passion Body Scrub ($15.00)
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There are a plethora of body scrubs on the market, but something about this one makes us want to play–solo or together. The creator, swexy actor Lamman Rucker, wanted to something that would appeal to both men and women, and voila! A unisex body scrub with hints of chocolate, caramel and vanilla. With all these delectable ingredients, forplai my just inspire a little naught and nice.



SALLY HANSEN, Smooth & Perfect Color + Care ($5.50)
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Get smooth and healthier looking nails with this innovative new nail polish that covers up ugly nail ridges and allows a “breathable porcelain finish.” Since it is available in an array of colors, this is beauty staple no matter the season.



AVEENO, Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer ($13.99)
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A daily moisturizer with SPF is crucial to glowing beautiful skin year round. This soy-enriched moisturizer leaves skin silky smooth and is clinically proven to improve skin tone and texture while bringing a daily radiance to your skin. Best of all, it is available in several SPF options.




CETAPHIL. For all skin types ($7.99)
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Finding a cleanser that is gentle enough to work with all skin types can be tricky, but Cetaphil makes it easy with their sensitive skin formula. Since it is fragrance-free and dermatologist-recommended, expect to have your skin feeling refreshed, soft and most importantly cleansed.



SONIA KASHUK, Beautifying Blush in Sunset Rose ($8.99)
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Sonia Kashuk is the authority in luxury cosmetics at an affordable price. No need to search high and low for a natural and radiant glow. This blush is a must have for any skin tone!





MILANI, Infinite Liquid Eye Liner ($6.99)
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Add an extra pop of color to your makeup routine by satisfying your color lust with Milani’s six vibrant eyeliners. Use a subtle eyeshadow color and then apply a thick line across your upper lash line for a little drama. Want more? Create ‘wings’ and you’ll soar to new gazing heights.



SALLY HANSEN, Gem Crush Nail Color ($6.37)
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Satisfy your need for glitter, glam and gorgeous nail color all in bottle. This nail polish is sure to turn your nails into instant jewels with one easy swipe. Besides an array of colors offered, the glitter doesn’t clump, making this a must-use for you next mani.



NYC, Big Bold Ultra Volume Mascara ($4.99)

Some say less is more, but obviously not when it comes to our lashes! Big and volumious is key and that’s exactly what you get with this thickening and volumizing mascara. Let your lashes be taken to new heights with 15 times more volume!


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