Thursday, 4 June 2015

The Best of Budget Skincare




One thing that I noticed that I hadn't talked about in a while is skincare so here we go. A lot of people talk about more high end skincare products on their YouTube channels and blogs but as a University student I have to turn to the drugstore when it comes to skincare. People think that the best skincare products cost the world but the drugstore has some amazing hidden germs as well...


Cleansers 
There are some great budget friendly cleansers such as the Superfacialist Vitamin C Cleansing Oil, The Body Shop Cleansing Butter  and Boots Botanics Cleansing Balm. However my personal favourite is the Superdrug Vitamin E Hot Cloth Cleanser. This budget cleanser is very dreamy and creamy and leaves the skin feeling smooth and soft. It does have a strong suncream scent which I don't mind and is one of the best in the drugstore. Another one of my favourites is the Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water. I use this cleansing water to remove the main bulk of make up from my face and is so gentle and smooth and is very budget friendly.


Moisturisers 
In terms of moisturisers, they are so many but I have only used a couple which both come from Simple. The Simple Replenishing Rich Moisturiser is my daily moisturiser which I use everyday and is a thick cream which moisturisers and leaves the skin feeling smooth and soft. The Simple Protecting Moisture Cream is my summer moisturiser which has SPF 30 and is perfect for the summer as it protects against sun and still moisturisers at the same time.


Face Masks & Eye Cream 
I don't really experiment with face masks as I don't really have the time but one that I do like is the Simple Deep Cleansing Mask. Another one of my favourites is the Simply Pure Cleansing Face Mask from Superdrug. This mask is one that dries on your skin and then you wash off. I didn't like the feeling at first but after a couple of uses I have come to enjoy it. The same goes for eye cream in the fact that I haven't tried many but I enjoy using the Simply Sensitive Hydrating Eye Cream from Boots.


Body Lotions & Scrubs 
When people say skincare I normally include body skincare within this category as well. Soap & Glory has to be one of my all time favourite drugstore brands. I always love trying their scrubs and body lotions. I used to be obsessed with their Sugar Crush Scrub but recently I have been loving their Scrub em and Leave me Body Buff. I feel that the salt scrub does a slightly better job at removing the dead cells. I also love the Butter Yourself Body Lotion as well as it has a heavenly scent.

What are your favourite budget skincare products?

Emily <3 

14 comments:

  1. I recently tried the eye cream from Boots and I'm so impressed with it! It works so well but is incredibly inexpensive :) I really need to try the Simple moisturisers, specially the one with the SPF! This was a very helpful post. xx

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    1. I'm so glad you found it useful :) xx

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  2. I love all the bits you listed!
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    xx

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  3. These products look great :) I really need to get into a proper skin care routine!
    Emma ~ GlamAndGeek X

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    1. There are such great products :) xx

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  4. These products look great :) I really need to get into a proper skin care routine!
    Emma ~ GlamAndGeek X

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  5. Soap and Glory is just the perfect brand.Their products are ON POINT :)
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  6. Everyone's raving about the garnier micellar water - I need to finally pick it up, because it seems that I'm missing out on amazing product!
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  7. I love Simple Skincare, I use the light hydrating moisturiser every morning.

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