I’m a bargain shopper, always have been. That’s why I am so excited about a few products I recently discovered that are both cheap and fabulous:
Dove Pro Age Day Moisturizer (spf 15) – My Mom introduced me to this find, $4.99 at Ollie’s. It’s the best moisturizer I’ve used in years – light but intensive and a great bonus is that you can use it as sunscreen too! It smells great–watermelony but not too strong and there’s a tiny tiny bit of neutral sparkle.
Oil of Olaz Skin Adapt Latte Detergente (Isn’t it interesting that Oil of Olay changed their name to Oil of Olaz for the Italian market? There’s no “y” in the Italian alphabet…). I think this might be a product made only for the European market, as I didn’t find it on the Olay site, but I’m not sure. It’s a milky face wash that you can wipe off with a tissue or wash off with water. It has a great fresh scent and makes your face feel totally clean and moisturized after use. Score. Cost circa €4,00.
My third favorite product is less bargain basement than the others, but seeing as how you only need to use a few drops (and therfor it lasts a really long time), it really doesn’t cost that much. It’s Rusk’s Sheer Brilliance Polisher. A four ounce bottle cost $11–but I use it on all special occasions (once a week) and have had it for three years! (There’s still a quarter of a bottle left too). This product is for hair–and if you have hair with the tendency to frizz, this product is for you. My hair doesn’t even frizz that much, but when I use the two magical drops of this, it stays nice and shiny for days. I can even get away with not washing my hair everyday when I use this polisher.
And finally, Burt’s Bees chapstick. If you like tingly, minty lips–get it.