a) difficult to find
b) super expensive
Here's the truth. I use affordable, easily available, everyday brands that I know are:
- gentle on the skin
- non-comedogenic (no blackheads and breakouts)
- come in squeeze tubes rather than tubs (less chance of contamination)
- smell good
- genuinely going to improve my skin appearance and feel
I recommend weaning yourself off the luxe stuff and saving the extra dollars for massages, holidays and sportswear!
Neutrogena Mulberry Foam Cleanser
Neutrogena naturals range
Smells divine, cleanses thoroughly and the moisturisers are light and easily absorbed. Plus the packaging is gorgeous. It matters!
BB Creams - Garnier, Sanctuary Spa and Rimmel
Perfect coverage, just like a foundation, but NO blackheads and pimples because the formula actively fights blemishes and uneven skin tone. Plus there's SPF 15+ - essential!
Essie Illamasqua & philosophy
The little extras! You all know I'm Illamasqua obsessed. The colours and the intensity are unbeatable - I challenge you to try it and not go back. Loving Essie nailpolish because there are an insane range of colours and it's so affordable! And why Philosophy? Shower/Shampoo in the one big bottle and there are scents including Coconut Frosting, Pumpkin Pie, Cinnamon Buns, Chocolate Brownie....you will want to stay in the shower forever!