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28/01/2013 at 10:13
Inspired by this Daily Rail article.
John Fried shampoo/conditioner - £12Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish - £12Nivea Moisturising Cream - £2Dermalogica Moisturiser - £45 (I didn't know until I went to pay for it and nearly fainted when she told me the total)Clinique Foundation - £20Lancome Mascara - £18Mac Eyeshadow - £12So £121. Wow. Actually this is pretty tame after what I saw on Friday. I covered a beauty event where volunteers were having skin peels and dermabrasion treatments - OMG the things women put themselves through in the name of beauty, not to mention the cost!
28/01/2013 at 10:31
Tre Semme shampoo / conditioner £8
Benefit facial wash £16.50
Boots body butter £3.50
Benefit Total Mositure face cream £26.50
Garnier Ultralift eye cream £7.99
Benefit makeup (mascara £18, Stay don't stray £16)
Other makeup £25
£121 - same as you Sshh.
28/01/2013 at 10:37
But that's not how much you spend daily though is it? That's how much eahc item costs but you don't use it all in one go surely?
28/01/2013 at 12:37
Yes QI but if you had to work it out like that you'd never get it right! Its more comparable to just add up total amount ,
28/01/2013 at 12:41
Treseme shampoo and conditioner - £8
Olay face wash - £5?
Vitamin E cleanser, toner and day/night moisturiser - £25
Olay eye cream - £10
Soap and Glory body lotion - ?
Benefit Hoola - £25
Benefit mascara - £20
Maybelline cream blush - £8
Vaseline - £1
28/01/2013 at 12:44
St Ives face scrub £3.99
Dove shampoo and Conditioner £3.98
Nivea body wash £1.99
Dove deo £1.99
Olay total effects moisturiser £16.99
Boots vitamin E eye cream £1.99
Benefit Play stick £25.50
Benefit Hoola Bronzer £23.50
Rimmel blush £4.99
Max factor mascara £9.99
Rimmel eye liner £3.99
Lip balm £2.99
28/01/2013 at 12:45
Hmm I've put deodorant and body wash on mine
28/01/2013 at 12:53
Asdas own Head and shoulders (approx £3)
Whatever shower gel on offer so this week its a Palmolive one which was £1
Vaseline deodorant (£1 on offer)
Stella mc cartney Stella perfume £44 (I think)
Body shop seaweed cleanser toner and moisturiser £18 (gift set and voucher)
Vaseline for lips (99p)
Mac foundation (I think £22)
Aldi imitation touché éclat (£4)
Mac primer (I think £15)
Maybelline mascara (£5 I think)
£95.99 (bear in mind if I'm not doing anything I won't wear make up just a cheap tinted moisturiser so that would be £58.99
28/01/2013 at 12:59
I'm a cheapskate and buy what evers on offer and don't wear make up on a daily basis so prob a fiver.
28/01/2013 at 13:20
Shower gel £2
Benefit Its Potent eye cream £23.50
Benefit makeup (mascara £18, boing concealer £16.50, hello flawless £24.50, Dallas bronzer £23.50)
Chanel khol pencil £20
Other makeup £10 (eyeliner/shadow/lipgloss)
28/01/2013 at 13:30
Shampoo/Conditioner - £10
Shower gel £1
Body oil £8
Nail varnish £3
Face wash £3
Moisturiser cleanser toner eye make up remover £10
Hair serum £5
make up £50 - lots of different brands
total - £149!
28/01/2013 at 14:20
I forgot perfume £40 !!
28/01/2013 at 14:36
Argh. This will be bad:
Eve Lom Morning time cleanser: £40
Aussie Shampoo and conditioner - £10
Shower gel - £2
Bio oil on twin tum - £10
Estée Lauder daywear - £35
Eve Lom dynaspot - £25
Deodorant - £7
Aveda be curly curl enhancer - £17.50
Laura Mercier secret camouflage - £25
Laura Mercier pressed mineral powder - £20
Laura Mercier mineral powder blush - £18
Clarins eau ressourcante - £40
Liz Earle cleanse and polish - £14
£263.50. Cripes. Lasts ages though! Last time I bought make up was so long ago I can't remember and the perfume is always a Xmas pressie (*frantically tries to justify cost to herself*).
28/01/2013 at 14:41
TIGI shampoo £12
TIGI conditioner £12
L'Occitane body wash £12
Bump belly cream stuff £10
John Frieda hair serum £5
Clinique moisturiser £15
Max Factor foundation/primer in one £11
Max Factor mascara £8
Clinique blusher stick £21
Marc Jacobs dot perfume £61
OUCH. I need to make some cut backs and now i know where!!
28/01/2013 at 14:43
I've not done deodorant, but i do wear it, honest.
28/01/2013 at 15:39
Kerastase Shampoo- £14
Kerastase conditioner- £16.60
Kerestase Heat Protector- £16.60
Elemis cleanser & Toner- £21
Elemis day cream-£35.8
It's Potent Eye Cream- £23.50
benefit eye bright- £14
Benefit concealer kit- £24
YSL Foundation- £34
YSL Blusher- £31
Elizabeth Arden Eye Shadow- £18
Benefit eyeliner- £14
Benefit High Beam- £18.50
Benefit Badgal mascara- £16.50
Bath & Bodyworks moisturiser- £14
Sanctuary Shower Gel- £5.50
L'occitane Hand Cream- £14
Chance perfume- £60
Total- £408!! I wish I hadn't done this now. At least most of it is bought for me.
28/01/2013 at 17:00
Eep after seeing that my boing concealer costs £16 (thanks Hepburn) I'm too scared to work it out. I always throw other bits in the basket then pay at the makeup counter to avoid seeing individual prices.
28/01/2013 at 19:49
Gosh this is quite scary when you add it all up! I thought I was really low maintainance!!
Deo - £3
Shampoo / conditioner - £6-8 depening on whats on offer
Liz earle c&p - £12
Liz earle toner - £12
Liz earle moisturiser - £25
Liz earle face mask (selection of 2) - £12 each
Bio oil - £18
Body shop body polish - £6
Body shop body butter - £12
Elizabeth arden 8 hour hand cream / lip balm / skin protectant - £30 if bought on offer in duty free, goodness knows how much in boots
Almond nail oil - £10
OPI Clear nail polish - £15
Make up, if I bother (or if I actually leave the house!):
Dior Foundation - £32
Dior pressed powder - £25
Blusher - £25 (but lasts forever)
Concealer - £5
Eye colour - could be anywhere from £5 to £25
OPI Nail polish - well, this is normally put on by the salon, but the stuff i'd use myself probably £7
Dior Mascara - £25
Eye liner - £5.
Dior Lipstick - Was a gift, but say c£15-20.
Perfume - surely not?! my channel is £90+ a bottle, I am NOT adding that in!
That's such a huge amount, I daren't even add it up!!
28/01/2013 at 20:08
On a work day -
Dove deoderant - £2.30
No7 perfect and protect moisturiser - £23 or soap and glory wish upon a jar - £16. I alternate them.
oral B toothpaste - £3.50
mouthwash - £5
shampoo - can't remember the name but will have been about £2
shower gel -£1
no7 protect and perfect eye cream - £16
17 hide away concealer - £ 3.89
coco mademoiselle - £80 - this was a gift so I had no idea it was this price!!!
That is it on a daily basis I think. I have body butters but don't use them every day and I wear more make-up to go out, but not to work.
28/01/2013 at 21:28
Pantene shampoo £5
Sure roll on £1
Clean & Clear £3
Aquaous cream £4
Rimmel mascara £5
Rimmel pressed powder £4
Colgate Toothpaste £3
Razor blades & shaving foam £7
Sanex Shower gel £3
£35 In total for me, I can't wear perfumes as they give me headaches, I think I'm pretty low maintenance.
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