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    • MrsLWW
    • By MrsLWW 19th Mar 17, 7:33 PM
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    Make-up, beauty care and fragrance
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    • 19th Mar 17, 7:33 PM
    Make-up, beauty care and fragrance 19th Mar 17 at 7:33 PM
    Hi everyone,

    DH and I have been cutting spending left right and centre, but I still love a little spend on make-up, nails etc.

    I have, for the last few years, been a digging through the pound shop branded make up for eye shadows, mascaras, blushers and bronzers.

    I've been in love with Watt brothers for cheap make up also.

    But, I can't help but spend on foundation. I have tried many different brands can't quite find a cheap one that sits well.

    The cheapest eye liner I've found that I like is Rimmel exaggerate at £3.99 (I can't live without eyeliner and I use it on my waterline).

    I rarely wear lipstick, preferring lipbalm and focusing on my eyes for make up.

    Fragrances, is also a downfall for me - I only ever buy fashion house brands such as YSL, Nina Ricci, Lancome etc. I have turned my nose up at celebrity brands - I don't know why, maybe I've just never smelled a nice one.

    My can't live without product is Derma V10 hand cream (unscented) from the pound shop, as a paramedic, I am constantly washing my hands and it is AMAZING. I have a dermatological condition and it has whooped a$$ on all the products I have tried.

    So my questions to you lovely money saving beauties are:

    What are your favourite cheap products, and where do you get them from? And can you recommend any cheaper products to the ones above that I spend on?

    My parents always said "If you can't afford it cash, you can't afford it!" so true!
    .... mind you, turns out we can't afford much lol

    Total debt Jan2017: £21,249 Feb2017: £20,953 March17:£19,223
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    • Judi
    • By Judi 19th Mar 17, 10:13 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 10:13 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 10:13 PM
    Sudocrem on my T zone and dare i say it.... baking powder mixed in with some facial wash makes a brilliant facial exfoliator.

    Purple food colouring mixed in hair conditioner will tone the brassiness out of blonde hair.

    Baking powder is good for cleaning teeth. I use it on its own a couple of times a week. My teeth feel super clean afterwards.
    'Holy crap on a cracker!'
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