CHEAP THRILLS: 8 CHEMIST BEAUTY BUYS
They have thousands of products available at their fingertips and usually it’s a far cry to try and replicate their FaceTuned perfection with a thousand dollars worth of products. Until you come across a glimpse that’s instantly refreshing. To hear that some “It” girl casually mentions a $15 mascara you happen to also use and just like that, you are hooked line and sinker to her other cheap thrills. But what are the products that Kylie, Karlie, Gigi, Miranda and the IT girls we know by first name only, reaching for time and time again? Have no fear Vaulties because we have put together the list so you don’t have to. Ahem, you can thank us later!
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One of Gigi Hadid’s beauty staples. Long wearing, price-savvy and downright fuss-free, this eyeshadow is available in several shimmery shades including Gigi’s signature golden brown known as Bad to the Bronze.
A long time cult favourite for that noticeable golden highlight that makes you believe you are all things “goddess-y” and “Amazonian.” This particular product paired with Maybelline’s Colour Tattoo in Bad To The Bronze is a killer combination you’ll wear day in, day out.
Miranda Kerr swears by it and have you seen legs less touched by cellulite? 30 seconds brushing each limb in long upward strokes towards your heart can reduce water retention and reduce cellulite in no time. If it’s good enough for Miranda, it’s good enough for us!
Does this cult product need an introduction? Or a middle? Or an end? All we can say is that this product has touched the faces of all IT girls and models alike. The hype is real. If you haven’t tried it, get in quick! It’s already waiting in our virtual shopping cart’s as we speak!
Kendall Jenner’s ‘can’t be without…’ favourite for making her eyes look instantly awake. Add mascara and BAM – 4 hours’ sleep looks like the perfect 8 with a yoga class thrown in the mix and all before you have had your morning caffeine fix. Nothing short of a miracle, really!
A French Pharmacy favourite, Serozinc not only hydrates lacklustre, dehydrated skin but contains Zinc to soothe inflamed skin and help prevent any future breakouts. It is a favourite amongst YouTube Stars such as Chloe Morello and Zoella.
Chances are your mum is using it and chances are you have used it too. This no fuss, non-clumping, extra lengthening formula is also a favourite with top makeup artists that tend to the faces across the globe. Need we say more?
Karlie Kloss has been known to wack one of these on pre-close up to clear out her pores and who are we kidding? Seeing the death of your blackheads on the back of the strip is immensely satisfying, don’t you agree?
So there you have it ladies, there’s proof that everyone appreciates a great bargain (including your favourite muses). Get your hands on those cheap and cheerful and oh-so satisfying products that don’t cost a kidney or limb.