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Budget Vs Luxury: Fragrance & Beauty

Budget Vs Luxury: Fragrance & Beauty
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Are you a saver or a spender? When payday hits are you calculating your monthly budget, or have you already planned your next big purchase? Either way, you’re going to love what's in store for you today on the blog. Whether you’re keeping an eye on the pennies and you’re on the hunt for some budget beauty essentials or you’re in the mood for a spontaneous splurge, you’ll find all the inspiration you’re looking for and more below.


Budget: £5.50

If you’re a fan of sweet and fruity fragrances, Laurelle Parfums Miss Conduct Eau de Parfum Spray is definitely one to try. With delicious notes of blackcurrant, orange blossom, tonka bean, praline and more it’s one of those scents that’s guaranteed to be a hit. Whether you’re after a budget fragrance for yourself or searching for a gift, you’ve got to try this one.

Luxury: £119.99

So, you fancy a taste of the finest? Van Cleef & Arpels Rose Rouge Eau de Parfum is pretty extraordinary. Sensually refined, Collection Extraordinaire is a floral yet woody scent with sparkling notes of pink pepper, blackcurrant, cocoa, rose and so many more. Botanical and fresh, it’s the perfect signature scent to make a statement for any lover of rich chypre fragrances. As you can see, the bottle is also gorgeous.


Budget: £3.99

Illuminate and brighten tired-looking skin with the Balance Vitamin C Power Serum. This lightweight and non-greasy pro-radiance serum contain active vitamins to help illuminate your skin and give you a much-needed energy boost.

Luxury: £122.99

Dermalogica’s Phyto-Nature Firming Serum works via a dual-phase to restore and preserve the nature of younger-looking skin by reducing the appearance of premature skin ageing. In the firming phase, biomimetic peptides help firm skin and reinforce skin defences to counter visible signs of skin ageing. In the lifting phase, Phyto-Nature technology uses potent, plant-derived bio-extracts to visibly tighten skin.


Budget: £2.99

The perfect choice for being on-the-go, this Intrigued Pressed Pigment Palette is great for switching up your look. Featuring a plethora of different looks, this simple palette packs a punch providing you with all the tools you need to sample different hues and blend multiple shades.

Luxury: £24.50

The SOSU by SJ Aideen Kate Face & Eye Palette is a must-have for those of you who don’t mind spending over the £20 mark for an iconic makeup palette. With a colour display of 14 matte and shimmer shadows, a peachy blush and champagne gold highlight, this palette is all you need to spice up every makeup look. Whether you’re after a natural daytime glam or a bold bright evening look, this is definitely one to add to your basket.


Budget: £3.99

Rimmel are a staple and this Scandaleyes Reloaded Mascara doesn’t disappoint. This scandalous, popular mascara is back with a breakthrough allowing you to enter a new dimension of extreme volume without clumping and now with unstoppable, sweat-proof, smudge-proof, 24-hour wear.

Luxury: £18.99

Make an impression with Elizabeth Arden Lasting Impression Mascara that captures every last lash to lengthen, separate and define for a never-ending lash look. Infused with Ceramides for strong, healthier-looking lashes this clump-proof, smudge-proof and flake-free mascara is amazing.


Budget: £0.99

For less than one pound, yes you heard that right, this Technic Colourmax Matte Lipstick provides great pigmentation with intense matte colour for the perfect pout. After applying, Technic recommends for you to blot your lips with a tissue for increased wear too.

Luxury: £22.50

We all know and love Huda Beauty, but if you haven’t yet tried any of the brand’s products you’re missing out. This Trendsetter Lip Contour Set features the seriously sought-after Liquid Matte Minis and a Lip Contour pencil. Both of them combined create the perfect pout-perfecting kit unveiling a velvety-matte conditioning colour combo.

Thank you for reading, we hope you’ve enjoyed this post! Come and take a look at the incredible fragrance and beauty brands we stock!


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