From makeup trends to anti-aging products, there are so many beauty products that fight for space on your countertop. There’s no reason to go broke trying to keep your skin and hair looking great. We’ve picked six awesome products that can be found at your favourite drug store and won’t make you afraid to look at your bank statement.
Getting home after a late night out, the only thing on your mind is sleep. Sleeping in your makeup can give you some unsightly eyes in the morning, from redness and irritation to your mascara under your eyes and on your pillowcase. Spare yourself the morning clean up with Yes To Cucumbers Facial Towelettes. A resealable package is about $6. Throw these in your overnight bag and save buying travel sizes of your normal cleanse-tone-moisturize products next time you’re away for the weekend, this product is all-in-one!
Stand out lashes
Too many choices for mascara? Flake-free, big volume and economical are three of the factors that play into making a great choice. With mascara having the shortest shelf life of any makeup (toss after 4 months), Maybelline New York’s The Falsies is a stand out amongst all others. For about $9, this formula produces an easy lash with its scoop-shaped brush that rivals actual false lashes.
Start your day right with with Neutrogena’s Age Shield for Face. Price around $13, this product should be applied after your moisturizer to save your face from skin aging UVA rays. Suncreen is the first line of defense against fine lines and wrinkles.
Fight hair heat damage
Tresemme’s Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Spray around $6 has an easy to use spray nozzle (it even locks to turn it off when you’re not spritzing) and is a great alternative to pricey salon heat protectors for your hair. Let the flat-ironing begin, and say hello to silky hair with ends that aren’t dried out!
Have you ever bought a body wash because it smells INSANELY good? Of course you have. It’s a good thing the Live Clean Exotic Nectar Argan Oil Replenishing Body Wash, $7 comes in such a generous bottle because you’ll want to pour as much of it on your skin as possible because it smells so unbelievably yummy. Not only that, but it’s a Canadian brand that is 96% eco-friendly (free from sulftates, parabens and other synthetic ingredients). Happy lathering!
New to Canada, EOS raises the bar for balms with its extraordinary line of Smooth Spheres. We think that priced at $4, Summer Fruit, Honeysuckle Honeydew and Sweet Mint flavours are certain to keep you smiling. Smooth Spheres are packed with high quality ingredients (95% organic for the eco-gal) and go on clear while keeping your lips moisturized and ultra soft.