Some PURSE-FRIENDLY alternatives to the CULT must-haves!

Posted by Lipglossiping On March - 22 - 2011

Every new month seems to bring with it innovations in cosmetic technology. Whether it be gadgets, formulations, application methods or even just the latest must-have ingredients… put it this way, there’s never a dull moment!

But unlike a few years ago, competition is tighter… brands are hot on the heels of one another to grab a slice of the action!

The latest cosmetic innovations are becoming more accessible than ever and I thought I’d highlight a few that have captured my attention…

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What other products have you come across that claim to do the same job as a much higher-priced competitior and do you trust them as much?


5 Responses to “Some PURSE-FRIENDLY alternatives to the CULT must-haves!”

  1. Ayshe says:

    great post! i have been wondering about that rescue oil, i have loved bio oil since it first came out. i also found a cream version of the rescue oil in asda, currently testing!

  2. kyanvi says:

    Elf Mineral Primer vs Urban Decay PP?
    or LOreal Youth Code vs Lancome Genifique??

  3. bev says:

    great post! i have never tried clarins beauty flash balm but after reading that superdrug do a cheaper alternative called natural high radiance balm i tried that instead. its fab!! leaves skin really soft and smooth, great on its own or under foundation. rrp is £4.99 but its usually on offer though so you get an even better bargain!

  4. That’s so cool! thanks for sharing this. Great post! 😀

  5. Farah says:

    I will definitely be checking out the rescue oil. I love these steal vrs spree articles. Is it going to become a regular feature on blog? Love the different options given. Thanks! X

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