It is possible to look your best without breaking the bank account. Beauty products can get expensive, especially if you have a budget in mind. When trying to find ways to remain within your beauty budget, it is wise to consider quality over quantity. Cheaper products and product lines can offer more for your money, but when you consider how long the product lasts or how well it does its job, you are probably losing money and seeing little to no results. If you have patience and or a creative side, you may also consider creating your own products. You may not be aware of how many natural beauty products that is already in your kitchen. Sugar and lemons make a good lip scrub, honey; eggs and avocado make a good hair mask and coffee grounds make a great exfoliator. Experimenting in the kitchen can lead to favorable results while keeping your budget within limits. When making a purchase, most stores have a clearance section; visit the clearance section first to see if what you are looking for is in there. Look in the paper or online for coupons for your favorite brands and or department stores. Most stores may occasionally run BOGO (buy one get one) deals and at the moment you may not think of getting the item you like but it is wise to take advantage of that deal, doing so will decrease next month’s budget. If there is an expensive item that you can’t live without, most stores carry a generic version. Generic versions have the same ingredients as the name brands but it is always best to compare. Looking your best can be possible without spending above and beyond your budget.
August 27, 2013