The Best Drugstore Makeup Ever! Part 4: Hair/Skin



Now technically I know that this post doesn't count towards makeup.. but we
all have hair & Faces! And we should all make the effort to start off with a fresh clean slate, right? Well these budget beauties definitely look and work exactly like their higher end counter parts just without costing us an arm and a limb haha! And in case you've missed it, here are the last few posts from, The Best Drugstore Makeup Series: Part 1: Face, here, Part 2: Eyes, here and Part 3: Lips, here. And without any further adieu, lets jump right into it!

Macadamia Natural Oil Deep Repair Masque: I just put a little of this stuff onto the ends of my hair and work it up almost half way and leave it for a few minutes before rinsing. My hair always ends up so much softer, stronger and healthier looking, and also smells so nice! The Macadamia Natural Oil Deep Repair Masque leaves your hair deeply nourished. It improves the elasticity and shine within your hair. It also provides long lasting conditioning benefits. Repairs dry, damaged hair, (which I know all of us ladies are guilty of lol). This also rejuvenates and rebuilds the your hair. This product is infused with macadamia oil, argan oil, tea tree oil, chamomile oil, aloe and algae extracts.
Organix Hydrating Macadamia Oil Intensive Mask:  This totally indulgent deep conditioner drenches even the driest, most brittle hair with moisture,  (I'm talking about my hair lol..) leaving it soft, supple, and even touchable with a fusion of gentle conditioning macadamia oil and moisturizing bamboo extract, while sugar cane extract gives hair silky new life. Organix Hydrating Macadamia Oil Intensive Mask replenishes moisture without a heavy build-up. It is beneficial that this mask contains Macadamia oil which will extend the life of color treatments. The bamboo extract also helps strengthen the hair follicle and retain moisture to promote shine. Making this the perfect dupe for our more pricey counter part up above.

CHI Silk Infusion Silk Reconstructing Complex: I was somewhat apprehensive about ordering this product because most heat protectants leave my hair oily and weighed down. BUT! There is a but, It made my hair feel great even before styling. I recommend this to anyone who heat styles their hair. (Curling irons, blow drying, flat ironing, etc.) CHI Silk Infusion Silk Reconstructing Complex offered superb heat protection and made my hair appear thicker and it felt very silky with no tangles. The product is thick and a bit oily feeling on the hands, but not on the hair. This is an leave in, alcohol free reconstructing treatment enriched with pure natural silk, wheat and soy proteins, for soft manageable hair with incredible shine and no build up. 
Got 2B Smooth Operator Lustre Lotion: I bought the smoothing lustre lotion when I first started to heat style my hair. I wanted a product to reduce frizz, impart shine, be a heat protectant, and be light on my hair. The Got 2B Smoothing Lustre Lotion fulfills all my requirements, actually it exceeds my requirements. The lotion smooths my hair and smells heavenly. I recently used the lotion for a at-home hair blowout and I noticed my hair was not weighed down, my hair was frizz free and soft, and again the smell was fantastic! This decadent lotion shapes, smoothes, controls fly-aways and imparts and amazing weightless lustre and softness. Protects against damage from heat styling and contains a UV protectant.

Kerastase Masque Chroma Riche: Whether your hair is highlighted, chemically treated or down right dull & dry, we all know that many color specific products only mask the issue; the hair care equivalent of slapping on some flimsy bandage on a gaping wound. This baby here, Kerastase Masque Chroma Riche does what it intends to do which is to get to the "root" of the problem: repair texture to convert even the driest of hair into softer, shiner, & healthier hair. Supercharged with a powerhouse cocktail of emollients and moisture retaining ingredients this bad boy aims to please both hydration and protection while also reducing color fadeage.
Loreal Total Repair 5 Damage Erasing Balm: My processed, blow dried, flat ironed, curling rod damaged hair is so thankful for this little guy my mane definitely looks better after using this product! Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm by L'Oreal is especially formulated for damaged, over processed and chemically treated hair. This intense luxurious reconstructing balm instantly repairs the 5 signs of damage: 1. Split Ends 2. Weakness 3. Roughness 4. Dullness & 5. Dehydration.

Moroccan Oil Hair Treatment For all Hair Types: There are a lot of versions of this product, and while they vary, all in all Moroccan oil is just a great thing. It has a very unique texture and gives hair a lot of slip, and increases smoothness even in the coarsest hair. And lets just talk about the way it smells! Its like heaven in a bottle and when you sleep in it and wake up the next morning its just so nice to be the first thing you smell making it a bit more of a pleasant morning. Truly improving your hair and not just coating it this Moroccan oil treatment is amazing!
Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Moroccan Sleek Oil Treatment: Want the sleek smooth deep conditioning of argan oil from morocco without the oily residue?  Try the new Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Moroccan Sleek Daily Treatment Oil.  The precious formula with argan oil from morocco is instantly absorbed, delivering concentrated conditioning for strand-by-strand softness, shine, easy smooth styling and frizz control without any oily residue. My hair is sleeker, more manageable with less frizz, and even a bit softer. I like it as a blow dry serum as well. It reduces frizz and adds sleekness, shine, and manageability. The affordable price of this product is a great added bonus, too. Definitely a great product that provides the results it promises without breaking the bank.

Oribe Ultra Gentle Rich Shampoo: We all come across deliciously smelling shampoos, but notice that it strip our hair doing the opposite of what we hoped for and leave it dry as hay. But that is not the case Oribe's Ultra Gentle Rich Shampoo has a gentle formula that adds that needed quench to our locks from root to tips with a cocktail of proteins vitamins and plant extracts. Being especially great for color treated hair and processed hair giving it that added protection that our hair needs from our environment. And yes, it smells incredible!
California Baby Super Sensitive Shampoo & Bodywash: While the name may contain the word baby needless to say this shampoo/bodywash not only work wonders on our little ones, but they can also work wonders on us! Formulated to effectively cleanse the hair, body, and face while using non-stripping sulfate-free ingredients making it extremely biodegradable, tear-free and low foaming. Leaving your skin soft and supple and hair shiny and manageable. You'll be one happy camper with this multipurpose product, California Baby Super Sensitive Shampoo & Bodywash, that not only you can enjoy, but its something that your little one can as well. Not to mention this shampoo bodywash combo works well as a traveling item.


Living Proof No Frizz Conditioner: No Frizz Conditioner enhances our locks, leaving your hair deeply conditioned, smooth and frizz-free. Straight, wavy, curly, or anywhere in between, this conditioner leaves your hair with a healthy shine and helps your hair look and feel cleaner for longer so that way you don't have to shampoo as often. Living Proof No Frizz Conditioner adds shine, detangling even the worse of tangles, improving the health of your hair, as well as the texture of your hair, smoothing and softening for a more healthier, shiner, more manageable hair.
Tresemme Smooth & Silky Conditioner: You can calm the fizziest of manes and tame all those flyaways with the help of this awesome conditioner! ALL without weighing down done your hair nor your wallet! Tresemme Smooth & Silky Conditioner adds touchable softness and quenching the driest hair resulting in smooth and silky strands. Preventing breakage, mending split ends, formulated with B-12 and gelatin to help restore moisture and help maintain strength and manageability. You cannot beat this price nor can you beat the quality.

Creme De La Mer Eye Balm Intense Facial Treatment: And for the mature beauties out there, this is a product you will love especially the applicator tip, which is multi-purpose and made of metal. It's far gentler than using your fingers to apply it to the delicate under-eye skin, and it helps soothe the eyes with the cooling metal, helping with any puffiness. It's light enough to use during the day, and works well even with under eye concealer over it. Creme De La Mer Eye Balm Intense Facial Treatment is definitely a luxe night time eye cream that helps with puffiness and is cooling diminishing the appearance of fine lines. This is something to use to smooth and de-puff. 

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream, Night Formula: This little guy here is perfect for 20 somethin's, 30 somethin's and even those in their 40's, it really isn't too early to take precautionary steps. Working deep within the skin's surface, retinol and enriching multivitamins ease out wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots. Special moisturizers and nutrients work with the skin's natural mechanisms to revitalize your skin. Neutrogena's Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream helps in evening your skin tone, improving skin texture, absorbs very quickly, and as well as minimizing wrinkles. Making skin firmer and it has an added SPF of 15 further more helping you fight the sign of aging. This is a great product for those on a budget!

La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Eye Serum: Now this puppy is a jaw dropper, The White Caviar Illuminating Serum is as eye catching as it is effective. This eye serum combines luxury and innovative technology to offer the most advanced anti-pigmentation and firming benefits available from cosmetic treatments. 
It is a multi-tasking of fast-penetrating formulas that drench skin with moisture, each product adding to brilliant lightening, brightening and lifting effects. 
Inhibiting melanin production, detoxifying and beautifying all in one, the skin surrounding the eye becomes brighter, more even toned, and improved firmness. La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Eye Serum, this is the answer to discoloration and darkness that lurks from sleepless nights and puffiness. Opening the eyes and creating a more wide awake and energized something that every woman strives for.

Olay Regenerist Eye Lifting Serum: Olay Regenerist Eye Lifting Serum contains a concentrated form of an amino-peptide + B3 complex that hydrates to help firm and visibly lift skin appearance around the entire eye. But don't let the small, but might package fool you a little dab is all you need to reach desired result. Olay Regenerist Eye Lifiting Serum is claiming a complete turnaround in 24 days resulting in firmer eyelids smoother corners and even toned under eyes. Adding hydration and visible lift and brightness. To a slight degree, this can help make dark circles under the eye look less obvious, but the effect is strictly cosmetic. 

And with that said, this concludes the final installment of the Best Drugstore Makeup Ever! I hope you ladies enjoyed this series and as always I would love to hear your thoughts and feedback which is always helpful. I would also love to hear about all your favorite drugstore cosmetics and products. Don't forget to share this post with your friends and family!


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