Budget beauty for busy mums
You just need a few key products to make you look and feel gorgeous – and these won’t break the bank. Read on to find out what we’ve picked as our hero budget beauty buys, ideal for busy mums!
The stretchmark cream
Mama Naked Serenity Stretch Mark Cream, £3.99, nakedbodycare.co.uk
Made of 97% natural ingredients to help increase skin’s elasticity, it’s also paraben-free.
Tester talk: ‘I loved the smell! It left my skin soft, not greasy, and stopped my bump itching.’
The hand cream
Johnson’s 24 Hour Moisture Radiance Hand Cream, £1.99, Boots
Enriched with shea and cocoa butter, this will banish signs of dull-looking skin.
Tester talk: ‘Absorbed quickly and left my hands feeling lovely and soft.’
Collection 2000 Illuminating Touch, £4.99, Boots
This is the perfect quick fix at a great price. Easy to apply using the twisting pen brush and blend with fingers. It conceals dark circles and illuminates skin.
Tester talk: ‘I actually looked like I’d had eight hours’ sleep – I was impressed!’
The night cream
Weleda Wild Rose Smoothing Night Cream, £13.50, weleda.co.uk
This cream helps the regeneration phase overnight and leaves your skin feeling super soft and young-looking come the morning.
Tester talk: ‘Rich without feeling greasy, this is more expensive than my usual cream, but a little goes a long way. After a week’s use, I looked much more “rested”.’