In the world of beauty, the general rule is – if it’s expensive, then it’s good. However, there are some exceptions to this rule. Every now and then we come across a great product that’s inexpensive and makes its way onto our beauty shelf and into our hearts. Everyone seems to have that one cheap and cheerful beauty product they swear by, so we asked our team what their favourites were and here is what they came back with.
Hamilton SPF50 sunscreen RRP: $12.99
It is important to wear a sunscreen all year round and this SPF50 formula has a sheer tint with a matte finish.
Lucas Pawpaw RRP: $5.59
Protect your lips from the elements during these cold months to come with this cult classic lip balm.
Ethique shampoo RRP: $22.00 each
New Zealand eco-friendly beauty brand, Ethique does a range of package-free, vegan, cruelty-free, sustainable and palm-oil free shampoo bars that have a range of natural ingredients such as Lavender oil, oats and coconut oil.
Trilogy Radiance mask RRP: $37.99
New Zealand beauty brand, Trilogy delivers this beautiful mask for energising, revitalising and purifying the skin, while also absorbing oil build up. It’s key ingredients are organic Rosehip oil, Evening Primrose oil, Kaolin clay and Pohutakawa extract.
Karen Murrell Blushing Rose Lipstick RRP: $32.00
The perfect nude shade, Blushing Rose by Karen Murrell is free from nasty chemicals and is animal-cruelty free.
Thin Lizzy Duo Eye and Brow Pencil RRP: $9.99
This long-wearing formula comes in both black and brown in the one pencil and even has a pencil sharpener attached. 3 products in 1 is always a winner in our books.
Avene Cicalfate Restorative cream RRP: $12.79
This cream from French skincare brand, Eau Thermale Avene is perfect for people suffering from dry skin, eczema or dermatitis. It’s a go-to skin healing product, that is safe for infants and children too.
Weleda Skin Food RRP: $22.90
This award-winning product is a favourite among celebrities and beauty industry insiders. It is an intensive moisturising product for any area on your body that needs hydration and repair.
Mita Tangle Pro 3D detangling brush RRP: $9.99
The brush is amazing. It detangles your hair without pulling and helps to reduce hair breakage. It also leaves your hair frizz and fluff-free after brushing. Perfect for fussy kids who don’t like their hair brushed.