You’re not the only one who sometimes gasps at the price of a beauty product. These days, some makeup and skincare items cost almost what my weekly grocery shop might. While I love a drugstore bargain buy, you should know that there are some products actually worth the steep price tag and splurge. Of course it depends on what suits your lifestyle, routine, and wallet but if you’re in the mood to treat yourself, take a peek at these 15 beauty splurges that are actually worth it.
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La Mer The Concentrate
There’s a reason why La Mer is one of the most celebrated beauty brands around. The brand’s Creme De La Mer is a hero product but another that needs to be on your radar is The Concentrate. This powerhouse formula works instantly to help calm and soothe the skin and also aids in reducing inflammation. It’s definitely perfect for anyone who’s sick of dealing with redness and irritation.
If you’re missing your weekly blowouts, then you need to get your paws on a Dyson Airwrap. In addition to drying your hair, all the different attachments work to give you a voluminous look without using dangerous amounts of heat. The result is a sleek and smooth style in a flash.
Sisley Paris Hair Rituel Pre-Shampoo Purifying Mask
Only wash your hair a couple of times a week? If you find yourself struggling to get that clean hair and scalp feeling, then this purifying mask from Sisley Paris needs to be on your vanity. Apply straight to the roots and scalp, leave on for 10 minutes, then rinse off and shampoo as normal in the shower. This baby provides a total hair reset by getting rid of product build-up and excess oils.
Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm
Cleanse like you mean it and use the Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm. This balm effortlessly removes all traces of makeup and it’s packed with delicious oils that hydrate the skin so beautifully. Use it as a solo cleanser or go big and use it as the first step of a double cleanse for a deeper clean.
Armani Beauty Luminous Silk Face and Under-Eye Concealer
Sick of your concealer looking cakey and not looking quite right? Enter Armani Beauty’s Luminous Silk Face and Under-Eye Concealer which blends seamlessly into the skin for a no-makeup-makeup type of coverage. If you’re struggling with blemishes, the formula is totally buildable so you can customize the amount of coverage.
Yves Saint Laurent Tatouage Couture Liquid Matte Lip Stain
Finally, a liquid lipstick that doesn’t come off until you want it to. These lip stains from YSL are a dream to apply and don’t rub off on the inside of your mask. While the steep price for lipstick might make you see stars, a little goes a long way and once you see the rich shades, you’ll be glad you purchased!
goop Beauty GOOPGENES All-in-One Super Nutrient Face Oil
An amazing addition to any skincare routine is a face oil and if you’re to get one, make sure it’s this one from goop. The new GOOPGENES All-in-One Super Nutrient Face Oil is not only hydrating but it smells lovely and doesn’t have a heavy greasy feeling that some face oils often have. If it’s good enough for GP, then it’s good enough for me!
Parfums de Marly Delina La Rosée Fragrance
Fancy yourself a luxe fragrance this summer? The Parfums de Marly Delina La Rosée Fragrance is so light and fresh that you’ll feel like you’re roaming the French countryside when really you’re on your back porch. The floral notes are simply irresistible!
Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow Contour Duo
Want to get a real glow like the Hollywood stars? The trick is this Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow Contour Duo. Sculpt the perfect cheekbone by using the contour side and then highlight to your hearts content for a luminous, lit-from-within glow.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum
If hydration is one of your major skincare concerns, you might want to consider going all our for Dr. Barbara Sturm’s Hyaluronic Serum. This formula uses long and short-chain hyaluronic molecules for intense, long-term hydration with a plumping effect. The price may be on the higher side but once you see the results, you’ll be sold!
Tata Harper Radiance Mask
Sensitive and reactive skin got you down? Not anymore because Tata Harper’s latest innovation is here to save the day. The brand new Radiance Mask is specially formulated to help with dryness and dullness without stripping the skin of essential moisture or irritating your already sensitive skin. Leave the mask on for 20 minutes or wear it all night for an I-woke-up-like-this glow.
Victoria Beckham Beauty Lip Definer
A fave of beauty pros everywhere is this Lip Definer by Victoria Beckham Beauty. If you’re wondering why you should spend over $30 for a lip liner, the proof is truly in the pudding. The pencil glides on with an incredible amount of ease and the waterproof pigment means that it’ll last all day, no matter what your schedule entails. Choose from six nude shades that work for all skin tones.
Aesop Resurrection Rinse-Free Hand Wash
These days we’re all carrying around mini bottles of hand sanitizer but that doesn’t mean it has to be one that reeks of rubbing alcohol. Treat your hands to the best by using the Resurrection Rinse-Free Hand Wash by Aesop. The scent is so calming and lovely, and it leaves your hands feeling clean and refreshed.
fresh Kombucha Antioxidant Facial Treatment Essence
The perfect post-cleanse treat for your skin is a little splash of this essence from fresh. The fermented black tea helps give you radiant, luminous skin and it works to lock in any moisture that might have been lost from the cleansing process. While some might be bogged down from the extra step, think of it as a mini spa routine and enjoy pampering yourself!
Westman Atelier Lit Up Highlight Stick
Love the look of highlighter but hate looking like you just got slapped in the face with glitter? This Westman Atelier Lit Up Highlight Stick gives you a gorgeous glow without the sparkle. It comes in three different shades so you can choose your own adventure. Plus it’s a clean beauty product and it’s sustainable so you can feel good knowing you’re doing your part.
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