If you’re feeling the pinch, here’s our beauty team-approved $30-and-under hair and skin miracle workers
THE BLEMISH BUSTER
Hit spots where it hurts with Sephora Collection’s Anti-blemish Patches $6 (sephora.com.au). They’re formulated with salicylic acid and natural green tea extract to fend off spots and make irritated skin look calmer. Plus, they ey come in two patch sizes for even the most st monstrous pimples!
THE E COLOU COLOUR REVIVER REVIV
If you’re looking to refresh your colour at home, then these Fudge Paintboxes $19.99 (priceline.com.au) are perfect. They provide really fun colour options to change things up short-term à la Gaga. The semipermanent formulas can be used on their own on dry hair (with results lasting three to 30 washes), or mixed in with a dollop of hair mask for a customised treatment.
THE BLACKHEAD ERASER
Blackheads are usually most people’s beauty bugbears, so say au revoir with a heavy-duty peeling mask like this Blaq Mask Tube $24.99 (priceline.com.au). The activated charcoal is formulated to target g toxins and draw out impurities instantly.
THE DO-ITALL SPRAYS
The ccult cult dry shampoo bbrand brand dh has expanded dd its offerings of with four new f formulas – Batiste’s Hydra Hydrate, De-frizz, Dama Damage Control and Volum Volume $13 each (woolworths.com.au) (woo – to cater c to every hair need. n The Hydrate Hydra cleverly uses nourishing n avocado avoca to coat strands strand in moisture, while the coconutinfused infuse De-frizz helps smooth fly-aways fly-aw and frizz. Stock S up quick, qu these will be flying flyi off the shelves! sh
THE T SUPER R CLEANSER
What if we said your greasy hi hair woes could uld be fixed with micellar ar water? Yep, now w the miracle skincare re hero has been infused fused in Pantene’s new ew range of Pantene ne Pro-v Micellar r Gentle Cleansing ng Shampoo & Conditioner $12.99 (priceline.com. m. au). Made without any moistureblocking silicons, ns, this range offers rs the ultimate cleanse without ut harsh stripping ng agents.
THE GLOW GETTER
Your ticket to radiant skin? Starskin 100% Camellia Nourishing & Brightening 2-Step Oil Sheet Mask $15 (sephora.com. au). It’s packed with camellia seed oil – hailed for hundreds of years as the secret to the beautiful skin of Japanese geishas. It also contains vitamin C, which is the “it” ingredient right now for brightening a dull complexion.
THE S SMOOTH OPERATOR OP R
Struggling Stru with fried and frazzled frazzle ends? Treat yourself to an at-home a treatment for less with w Nature Box Hair Repai Repair Treatment Avocado $17.99 $17.9 (priceline.com.au). This lightweight, li parabenfree co cold-pressed avocado oil for formula is jam-packed with e essential nutrients, an antioxidants and vita vitamins. Oh, and it sm smells ah-mazing (a b bit like a fruity, flo floral bouquet).
THE PLUMPING PRODIGY
It’s the beauty wonder on everyone’s lips, so douse your skin in hyaluronic acid on the daily for a glow that rivals J.lo’s! Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost Serum $27.99 (priceline.com.au) contains a condensed hyaluronic acid that restores up to three times more moisture to your skin in just one hour.
THE TOP-NOTCH TEXTURISER
Who cares if it’s autumn?! Windswept beachy waves are still cute, and not to mention seriously lowmaintenance. Thanks to the sea salt and sumptuous coconut scent in this John Frieda Beach Blonde Ocean Waves Sea-salt Spray $16.99 (priceline.com.au), it’s up there with our fave hair texturisers. Spritz on to damp or dry hair, scrunch and be on your way.
THE WORK RK K HORSE
Double cleansing is a thing, so if you’re not doing it, it’s about ut time you started! Lift every last ast trace of foundation, grime and nd that “will-not-budge” liquid d lipstick, thanks to the fruit oils ls and skin-loving chamomile in n The Body Shop’s Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter r $25 (thebodyshop.com). It’s perfect for travel, too.
THE GROWTH BOOSTER
Ditch D the extensions because Bondi Boost Intensive Growth Spray $29.95 (bondiboost.com.au) is back by popular demand! This highly-concentrated leave-in formula infuses the scalp with a cocktail of essential oils, while helping thinning hair to feel thicker. Spritz at the roots on wet or dry locks daily, and massage in.