THE €1.99 HAIR HERO

Beauty bar­gains v worth-it splurges

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Ev­ery so often, a story emerges about how much some celebrity or other spends on their beauty regime. Take Mad Men ac­tress Jan­uary Jones. She ap­par­ently keeps her­self well stocked in Sis­ley’s Supremÿa La Nuit skin cream, to the tune of €525 for 50ml (spacenk.com). Last year, to get Amal Clooney prepped for a sin­gle red-car­pet ap­pear­ance, make-up leg­end Char­lotte Til­bury re­vealed that she’d used €550-worth of her epony­mous col­lec­tion, in­clud­ing the Magic Cream (€78), Full Fat Lashes Mas­cara (€25, char­lot­tetil­bury.com) and not one but two lip­sticks. Then there’s Ri­hanna who, it has been re­ported, spends €35,000 a week on the busi­ness of look­ing good.

And it’s not just celebri­ties who can be ex­trav­a­gant. A study last year by Groupon re­vealed that, on av­er­age, we spend a huge €1,563 a year on our ap­pear­ance. As a beauty ed­i­tor, one of the ques­tions I’m asked most often is: ‘Does a pres­tige price tag de­liver bet­ter re­sults?’ The an­swer? Turn the page for my ver­dict…

€550 PARTY PREP

€35,000 AWEEK

€525 SKIN CREAM

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