We all know how our skin can get damaged if we don’t take proper care of it. However, our budgets are often limited – some people just cannot afford La Mer products, no matter how magical they are.
Does that mean we should give up? Of course not. Here are some basic skincare tips for a girl on a budget that won’t cost much, but will lead to amazing, smooth results!
Create a routine and then stick to it
Although most of us probably already have a pre-set skincare routine, it’s a good idea to mix it up from time to time. However, if we do that often, i.e., we are notorious when it comes to buying new products, we won’t ever get our money’s worth. Those products have expiration dates. As such, if we just mix and match them all the time, there’s a good chance they’ll expire before we can use them up.
On another note, remember that frequent changes in a skincare routine can lead to dire consequences. Our bodies sometimes don’t react well to certain ingredients. So, if we buy something new without testing it out first, we could not just lose our money but our blemish-free complexion too!
Ask for free samples
Before we decide to opt for an expensive product, we ought to find out if it will even work for us. Thus, it’s vital to ask stores, brands or our own friends for a free sample so that we can try it out a bit and see if the results are really there. If there is an improvement, we can splurge on a full-size product after a few months. If not, we can move on to better things.
Turn to natural skincare and DIY masks and scrubs
Natural skincare is all the rage right now, so we don’t have to splurge on expensive products all the time. Indeed, it’s fairly easy to create a skincare routine that will work for us at home. All we need is Google and the will to create DIY masks and scrubs.
For most of these DIY projects, we can use coconut and olive oil and create beautiful, luxurious skincare products. By using natural products we’ve made, we will know exactly what we’re putting onto our skin. Furthermore, it goes without saying that various vegetables and fruit, as well as things like yogurt and sugar, are not that expensive.
Relax the mind, exercise and drink water
Finally, we have one last tip – relax. Stress can easily destroy our good looks and cause breakouts, dry skin, and overall redness. Thus, if we want to avoid having to use heavy-duty skincare products (which don’t come cheap), we can learn some relaxing techniques for free by searching for them on Google, YouTube, etc.
On another note, remember that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is imperative when it comes to skincare. No amount of high-end products can soothe fast food-induced pimples or help us feel better from within. Therefore, aim to get some exercise every day, drink lots of water and keep calm – your skin will thank you!