What: Non surgical face lifts done at your local hair salon as seen on that pillar of news television, Access Hollywood. How: The tension from four, tightly braided and strategically placed small cornrows (near temple, near brow), “lifts” the area around your cheeks, eyes and forehead. What the fashion heads say: $100 for a non-surgical […]
Budget Beauty Tips
This is our beauty collection, our best content to keep you in the know about the latest in beauty trends and money-saving tricks! Enjoy our budget beauty tips and advice for real women, including tips on how to create your own beauty products and advice on how to find the perfect makeup for your skin tone!
Dear Budget Fashionista, HOT weather is almost here. Are there any insulated cosmetic bags out there to keep make up from melting? Answer: Avon has a cosmetic bag with an insulated inside for $15.00 ($3.99 when you select 2 color purchases). You can also try a company called IcyBag, which sells an insulated cosmetic bags […]
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I have a small beauty tip. With the new red lipstick trend that has become all-the-rage on and off the red carpet, chapstick is a great, inexpensive way to keep the color from flaking and fading. The chapstick acts as a primer for your lips and keeps them looking luscious. Just apply a little chap […]
A reader sent me this link to a recent TODAY show segment on the effectiveness of over the counter products like OXY on the treatment of acne, versus more expensive like products like Proactiv and topical prescription products. The results were interesting- it appears that the over-the-counter products works just as well as the Proactiv […]
What was more breath-taking than the fashion in the hot new movie “The Devil Wears Prada”? Well, Anne Hathaway’s fabulous eyes, brought to the forefront of her face through the use of false eyelashes (and, yes, a bit of mascara). Now, false eyelashes aren’t just for Hollywood starlets and fictionalized fashion editors- this inexpensive beauty […]
Dear Budget Fashionista I read on your site a comment from one of your readers that they use hydrogen peroxide once a day to rinse their mouth and keep their teeth white. What I would like to know is…is that a safe practice? A: My advice is to first check with your dentist (a quick […]
The key to moisturizing dry skin isn’t expensive spa treatments, but mostly just taking care of your skin on a daily basis. To start, here are three tips on how to moisturize dry skin: 1. Wash One of the biggest culprits of dry skin are soaps that dry out your skin. Look for moisturizer based […]
Looking to bring some of the glow back into your fall? Then try this great smelling facial scrub, made from oatmeal and honey, that gently exfoliates and moisturizes any skin tone using all-natural products found in your very own kitchen. Recipe: 1 cup plain uncooked oats 2 tablespoons of honey Mix the honey and the […]
If you’re someone who wears perfume infrequently, then head to the nearest fragrance counter and request a free sample, instead of purchasing a full bottle. Most major fragrance companies, from Burberry to Givenchy have samples of their products. Collect enough samples and you will never have to purchase a bottle of perfume again. Here are […]