Best 7 Under £5 - Bargain Beauty Products that Actually Work! - Really Ree
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Best 7 Under £5 – Bargain Beauty Products that Actually Work!

10 Aug 2014 (Updated: 19 Jan 2019)

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We all love to splash out on high end products every now and then but there are a few serious gems out there that mean you really don’t need to. Here’s our pick of the best low-cost beauty heroes out there. We have your complexion, cheeks, lips, eyes, brows and bodies covered!

1. Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer


This little beauty hero is the darling of the blogosphere and it pops up in makeup cases next to the likes of products that cost at least 5 times as much. It is a super creamy thick concealer that can deal with just about everything from under-eye circles to an angry looking spot. Check it out HERE!

2. 2True All Over Natural Matte Bronzing Powder


This £1.99 bronzer is just gorgeous. It is perfectly matte so can be used as a contour powder to sculpt the cheekbones and is cool-toned so won’t leave you all tangoed. It is pretty perfect and we’d pay much more for it! It’s HERE.

3. NYC Cityproof Twistable


Like Chubby Sticks but not the price tag? Then you need the NYC Cityproof Twistable Intense Lip Colour Pencils! They are super moisturising, highly pigmented, come in a great range of shades that last and last. And guess what? They only cost £1.99 at the moment! Amazing! Find them HERE.

4. NYC Beautifying Blushable (BB) Cream Stick


Sticking with the same Chubby theme and this great bargain brand – if you have been toying with the idea of trying out the new Clinique Chubby Sticks for cheeks but can’t bear to part with £19 then NYC has the answer again! The Beautifying Blushable (BB) Cream Stick is a cream to powder blush that you apply straight from the stick and then blend out with your fingers. Juicy, dewy skin will be yours! They come in at the unbelievable price of £1.99 right now! Almost free! Find them HERE.

5. Rimmel Scandaleyes Shadow Sticks


These 2 in one eyeshadow and liner sticks are pretty amazing. They are easy to apply, easy to blend and once they set, there’s no budging them. You’ll have the perfect smoky eye in seconds. For only £3.49 each (right now) you’ll be able to splash out on a few different shades! Get them HERE.

6. Rimmel Brow This Way Brow Styling Gel


Want to tame and define your brows in seconds without breaking the bank? Then the brand new Brow This Way Brow Gels from Rimmel were made just for you! They come in a range of shades to suit different colouring and cost just £2.99 right now. They are HERE.

7. Superdrug Vitamin E All Over Body Butter


If you have a soft spot for the Body Shop Body Butters (who doesn’t) but you’re trying to save the pennies, then we have just the answer. Superdrug’s Vitamin E Body Butter is super luxurious, leaves your skin smooth and soft and is full of lots of nourishing ingredients. It’s just £2.99 and will last you forever too! Find it HERE.

Let us know any of your best beauty bargains and don’t forget to share!

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10 thoughts on “Best 7 Under £5 – Bargain Beauty Products that Actually Work!

  1. No.1 I use and love, no.2 I purchased after your post earlier this year and I love it and use it everyday. No.3 I’m definitely going to be checking out!!

  2. NYC really do make some awesome products! I’m a big fan of most things I’ve tried in their range and their liquid eyeliner is much better than some more expensive ones I’ve tried!

      1. Thanks Ree ! LOVE your blog.. I’m addicted .. Can’t wait every day to see the next one ! Thanks so much !

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