Budget Beauty

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Make-up colors go in and out of fashion just as clothing styles do, right? Stay in the know with our budget beauty posts — our best content to keep you in the know about the latest in beauty trends and money-saving tricks!

Make-up colors go in and out of fashion just as clothing styles do, right? Stay in the know with our budget beauty posts — our best content to keep you in the know about the latest in beauty trends and money-saving tricks!

Here you’ll find budget beauty hacks for real women, including info on how to create your own beauty products and how to find the perfect makeup for your skin tone. Our most popular beauty posts share tips for affordable self-indulgences, like DIY facials and creating a spa-like bath experience at home.

Anti-aging is one of our favorite topics as well. Dive into our “face” collection to get the latest on anti-aging products, including skincare and beauty supplements.

Or if you’re the gal who’s always searching for her next go-to hair style, take a peek at our hair beauty posts.

Our body beauty posts share what’s trending in self-tanners, nail polish colors, moisturizers and more.

Budget Beauty 1

The 5 Signs of Aging in the Chest, Neck & Face

Thanks to RoC Skincare for sponsoring this post about the 5 signs of aging. As always, all opinions are my own. I turned 45 this year. Bear with me while I state the obvious,...
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Spring Beauty Trend: Get the Glossy Lids Look

Glitter? We get that the sparkle is something you can grow out of. But gloss? It’s the sheen that truly knows no age limit. While we’ve already seen the glossy look take form in...
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How To: Be the Best-Tressed Guest

Spring and summer are the most popular seasons for getting hitched, and all that romance can be tough on a fashionista. Even if your big day isn’t on the calendar this year, your stress level can spike...
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Hair Loss in Women — Why it Happens & What to Do

Hair loss in women. It’s one of those nasties of life we don’t like to talk about. For whatever reason, there’s a lingering, dated and inaccurate sense that only men go bald. And maybe that’s why women...
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7 Award-Winning Grammy Beauty Looks to Copy Now

The Grammys have always been an awards show where the style is as much of a performance piece as the musical numbers themselves. Grammy beauty, if we can call it that, has been more oddity than...
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How to Get Bronzed, Glowing Skin in the Winter

Are you hitting the beach early on a holiday or trying to recapture that tanned look from last summer? Fortunately, there are a bevy of tanning tricks available to you that will not damage your...
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2017 Hair Trends: 5 Hot New Haircuts to Try

Hair trends cycle just like fashion trends. And if the last couple chops by celebrity stylists are any indication, there’s a fresh crop of cuts destined to be this year’s biggest contenders. And there’s no...
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Best Perfumes for Women on a Budget — Valentine’s Day

Nothing completes a Valentines Day date like a fragrance. If you’re going out with your steady, a new perfume adds a subtle, memorable twist on the night. And if you’re stepping out on V-day with...
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All Natural Beauty Products to Love

New year, new you, right? Tossing out the sugar and hitting the treadmill is fine and dandy, but your health isn’t limited to just diet and fitness. Going clean and taking care of yourself...
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Nail Art Designs — How to Style Your Nails for Date Night

For many of us, there are two things going on right now: 1) it’s cold, 2) it’s almost Valentine’s Day. When it comes to winter nail art designs, you can pull inspiration from either...
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Cherry Blooms Vinyl Liner Review

Cherry Blooms promises that their Extremely Waterproof Vinyl Liner won’t smudge even if you swim, sweat, or cry. While I didn’t go dive in the ocean with their liner, I do believe their promise...
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DIY Moisturizer — 6 Natural Recipes for Supple, Glowing Skin

The desire for supple, healthy, glowing skin is one that many women have — but only a few take the initiative to work at it. The array of easily accessible, natural ingredients makes it worthwhile to...
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A Simple Anti-Aging Skincare Routine (for Over 40)

Ladies, I am a RoC Skincare Ambassador, which means I am compensated for sharing my experiences with the brand. Rest assured, all opinions are my own. I’m a low-maintenance gal. A more ambitious fashion...
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Try This One Trick for Glowing, Holiday-Ready Skin

Ladies, I am a RoC Skincare Ambassador, which means I’m compensated for sharing my experiences with the brand. This post is sponsored by RoC, and all opinions are my own. Can you believe Thanksgiving...
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The Hair Accessory You Didn’t Know You Had

Lobs may be done, but who wanted that kind of commitment anyway? There’s a new lazy-girl trend that lets you change up your look mid-week — without the cost of keeping a glam team around ala Kylie. Jenner may swap...
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Fall Nail Trends: Try These Now

Close your eyes and think of the fall. What comes to mind? Gorgeous leaves, apple cider and fresh pumpkins, maybe? Reds, golds, oranges and rich browns are the classic fall colors — and the...
Budget Beauty 2

Nume Silhouette Review from Budget Fashionista

(Editor’s note: This post originally had a flash sale offer, which has since expired. We’ve taken down the flash sale info and left the product review.) My Silhouette, courtesy of Nume, arrived about a...
Budget Beauty 3

How to Buy Makeup Online: 4 Rules to Live By

Yeah, that’s right — you can buy makeup online. No, we’re not crazy. And no, we don’t just mean shopping for duplicates of the products you already know and love. It’s natural to be...
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A New Addition to My Fav Skincare Line (Sponsored)

Ladies, I am a RoC Skincare Ambassador, which means I am compensated for sharing my experiences with RoC products. Rest assured, all opinions are my own. I have been using RoC products for more...
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Updated! How to Look Beautiful in a Flash

This post about fast beauty tips was rewritten in January, 2019. Sometimes you wake up late, and sometimes you’re just not feeling that hour in front of the mirror. No matter what’s holding you back...
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