I've never been one to believe that you have to spend a lot of money on personal grooming and beauty aids.
Sure, there have been times when I discovered a product that worked amazingly well and had higher price point than I would have liked, but those were the exceptions.
I'm frugal, so I like to investigate products that are effective but inexpensive.
And trust me, there are a lot of good ones out there.
Shown below are four products which I can honestly say that I use on a daily basis and LOVE more than my own life.
And guess what? They won't empty your wallet.
#1 1001 Little Skincare Miracles
This little skincare book is probably one of the best books I've ever come across. And what's really cool is that it contains lots and lots of tips and advice on natural skincare. It's cleverly written and is one of those books you'll want to reference to a lot. Truly a GREAT little gem!
-Gives advice for skincare regimes, detoxing and nutrition that will keep your skin beautiful from the inside out.
-Includes an in-depth explanation of creams, serums and cosmeceuticals and the conditions they treat.
-Covers topics on seasonal skincare.
-Contains a special troubleshooting section that shows you how to deal with everything from sunburn and razor bumps to blemishes and allergic reactions.
#2 Olay Sensitive Foaming Face Wash
One of the BEST fragrance-free face washes I have ever used. I have sensitive, normal to oily skin, so I need to use something that will clean my skin effectively but gently. I've been a fan of this face wash for the past 6 years. I use it twice a day: once before shaving my face in the morning to give a closer shave, and then again at night before taking a shower. Olay Sensitive Foaming Face Wash will leave your skin feeling clean and comfortable, never tight or dry.
And for you ladies: it also removes every trace of makeup.
#3 Desert Essence Jojoba Oil
I used this product for virtually everything. Jojoba oil is one of the most effective ways to moisturize your skin (both face and body). I use it on my hair, cuticles, feet, hands, and after I shave. I primarily use it alone, but have also mixed a few drops into my body cream during the colder, drier months as a moisturizing boost. Jojoba oil absorbs quickly and leaves no greasy residue. It also has a very long shelf-life.
Now that summer has arrived, Jojoba oil is great to use after sun-exposure; keeping skin moist and supple. It also contains an anti-inflammatory; reducing sunburn.
*more info about the amazing benefits of Jojoba oil
#4 Source Naturals Skin Eternal Serum
I like keeping my skincare routine easy. And this AMAZING serum does it all! It's chock-full of antioxidants (DMAE, Alpha Lipoic Acid, and C-Ester) and moisturizing properties that help repair skin and prevent further damage. I've been using this product for the past 10 years (once a day) and cannot say enough great things about it. It gives my skin an even tone and texture; reducing fine lines and firms. If you like using an all-in-one product, then this is the one for you. FAB-U-LOUS.