What’s the one bargain beauty product you can’t live without?


What’s the one bargain beauty product you can’t live without? Share your affordable must-have!

Cetaphil Facial Cleanser–I love how gentle it is on my skin. It’s a product I return to whenever my skin is totally misbehaving.

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one??? only??? i love lots of bargain beauty products, but since it is “can’t live without” i guess i will pick my certain-dri deodorant. total life changer for me even though it isn’t a makeup product or anything.

Wet n Wild Night Elf palette. I absolutely LOVE the antique goldish shade. Even the one in Comfort Zone that is a bit similar still doesn’t cut it for me. I would be devastated if I ever ran out!

A Wet n Wild eyebrow pencil in Taupe. It costs a dollar and it’s really creamy, looks very natural with my dark brows, lasts all day and it takes forever to use it up. When something works that well and only costs a dollar, you stock up. πŸ™‚

When it comes to eye shadow, I also like goldish. But if it is a serious occasions, I think coffee is more suitable or some dark color.By the way,Loreal is one of my favourite brand of eye shadow.

Definitely CeraVe moisturizer- especially the AM & PM versions! Just like Cetaphil for Christine, it’s totally the product I go back to when I need something gentle. It’s attributes read like a much higher-end cream: time released, skin specific moisturizers including moisture retaining hyaluronic acid, barrier repairing ceramides, and in the case of the AM/PM versions, niacinamide- which reportedly helps everything from wrinkles to acne! All of this for around a dollar an ounce! I doubt you’ll ever find me without a jar of it in my medicine cabinet πŸ™‚

Hmmmm – for skincare, probably Queen Helene Mint Julep mask and for cosmetics, Wet n Wild Walking on Eggshells or Silent Treatment trio.

While I generally hate CoverGirl eyeshadows, I love love love their Champagne shade. I can’t live without it. It’s a great brow highlighter.

There are only very few items I feel I can’t live without and none of them fall into the bargaining category. I do however like those Milani liners a lot!

I cannot live without Korres White Tea 3in1 Cleansing Water. Ever since I started using it, my skin just keeps getting better and better. I don’t think I’ve had so clear and fine skin in forever.. Never leaving it now (:

99.8% of my stash is bargain priced, but if I had to really choose I’d have to say Prestige’s Total Intensity eyeliner. It’s the best gel pencil eyeliner I’ve tried especially at its price point.

I love cetaphil, I use it as an eye makeup remover, I love how gentle it is. I haven’t ever even really tried anything else, my mom has been using it since she was in highschool.

Prosacea has done more for reducing my facial redness than products I have used 20X it’s cost. Vaseline Cocoa Butter Vitalizing Gel Body Oil straight out of the shower leaves my skin very soft. And when I am looking for a little color to my skin, regular application of Jergens Natural Glow Firming Tanning Lotion does as good a job as any of the expensive brands.

Totally agree! I’ve tried many mascaras and I always come back to the good old pink Maybelline tube.

Another must have is Spectro Gel. It does wonders for my oily skin.

Hands down it would have to be ELF makeup removing wipes. Takes it all off in one wipe and a whole pack cost 3 dollars. I stock up everytime I’m at target.

There isn’t just one I can choose. My must haves are my CG LashBlast and all my Revlon lipsticks. I love them as much as my MAC lipsticks. I also really like the Maybelline Liquid Mousse Foundation, but it’s not a “can’t live without”. I’m partial to my Estee Lauder foundations. BTW, am I the only one that hates the Revlon Colorstay foundation? I don’t see what the big hype is about. I don’t really care for it.

AlexisV. I totally get what your saying about Revlon Colorstay. It oxidizes on me and turns me umpa lumpa orange. plus the part where i want to scratch it off because its so itchy.

Neutragena(sp?) Acne Makeup Remover Wipes. Nothing cleans deeper than these wipes, they’re even better than Clinique’s Take the Day Off which is way oily and is prone to breaking me out.

I agree with everyone else who can’t pick just one! I can’t live without my Purpose face wash or my Physician’s Formula eye make up remover lotion!

Cover Girl Lash Blast. I’ve tried MANY other mascaras, high and low end. This is the only one that has my undying loyalty. I love what it does for my thin, short lashes. And the bonus is that it won’t budge until I take it off at the end of the day. If they ever discontinue this product I will cry!

Definitely Cetaphil cleaner for me too. And drugstore brand mascaras. Overall, they work just as well if not better than dept. store brands.

For me, it has definitely got to be Wet ‘n’ Wild’s Walking on Eggshells. I have long been searching for the perfect neutral eye palette and have finally found this! Plus it’s soo cheap!

Quite a few! My makeup case is a hodgepodge between bargain and expensive.

What sees daily use:
– Cover Girl Fresh Complexion Concealer (for blemishes, not undereye)
– Palladio Translucent Rice Powder
– Maybelline XXL Extensions Mascara
– Wet n Wild eye makeup remover (even though it smells like Mike’s Hard Lemonade, which can be disconcerting)

Carmex, Aspirin (for scrubbing), Milk of Magnesia, BiorΓ© Pure Mild (facial wash) & CeraVe. I thought Cetaphil Facial Cleanser are gentle enough, but apparently CeraVe is even more gentle! (It doesn’t contain Sodium Lauryl Sulfate like Cetaphil)

EOS lip balm. I have about four that I keep in different places so it’s always there wherever I am. I like it because it’s lightweight, moisturizing and doesn’t contain petroleum.

Maybelline Full’n’Soft Mascara. We cannot get it in NZ so I have to stock up online. I would also have to say Olay Complete SPF15 and Cetaphil facial cleanser

I love Cetaphil too! It’s the only facial cleanser I use that is gentle on my sensitive skin and doesn’t make my skin break out. I used to have very troubled acne-skin but Cetaphil totally cleared it.

i seriously could not live without my tweezers. thats a bargain beauty product right? even with no make on at all, a perfectly groomed eyebrow can make all the difference!

OMG I didn’t realize you posted my question LOL I can not live without Coty face powder!!! My granny wore it but still, I love it. Maybe that’s why. It smells like her. LOL

I also adore Max Factor Pan Stick for multiple uses. Max Factor isn’t doing too good these days. You can only get it at drugstore.com now. =(

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