Hello! So I know it SO easy to walk into a Sephora or Ulta and spend way more than you planned..I do it ALL the time..I know that buying high end makeup and skincare feels luxurious and it is easy to feel like that it automatically makes it better than cheaper brands. However that is not always the cases and I have a couple dupes that work just as well as the higher priced products. Thanks for reading. Xoxo.
Splurge: Shiseido White Lucent Brightening Cleansing Foam $35 at Sephora. This reformulated skin care essential purifies the complexion and promotes a look of inner radiance. A dose of micro white powder helps remove dead surface cells to boost clarity and luminosity.
Steal: Pacifica Rice Bright Skin Cleansing Paste $14 at Ulta. Pacifica’s innovative version of an ancient cleansing paste is a simple way to experience the gentle benefits of rice, beloved for its brightening and cleansing properties. It also has rice extract and natural lemongrass powder, that works as a skin toner than helps diminish the appearance of pores.
Splurge: Korres Wild Rose + Vitamin C Advanced Brightening Sleeping Facial $48 at Sephora. An overnight facial-in-a-jar to address uneven skintone while improving skin texture for a brighter, more luminous complexion in as little as one night.
Steal: Lumene Vitamin C + Nourishing Night Care $19 at Ulta. Rich, velvety soft cream to nourish and provide deep care for your skin throughout the night. Unique capsulation technology ensures the long-lasting effects of vitamin C to protect and brighten skin.
Splurge: Fresh Floral Toner $40 at Sephora. A hydrating and soothing toner blooming with aromatic floral waters to moisturize the skin. Ideal for prepping the skin for serums and creams, setting makeup, and refreshing the complexion throughout the day.
Steal: Botanics Organic Rosewater Toning Spritz $8 at Target. This skin toner from uses rosewater and other organic ingredients to visibly tighten pores and remove those last traces of makeup. Ideal to apply day or night, it naturally cleanses without drying the skin, leaving it smooth, supple and toned. Simply spritz after washing your face to prepare your skin for your daytime moisturizer or night cream.
Splurge: Lancome EAU Fraiche Douceur Micellar Water $38 at Sephora. In one step, this refreshing cleansing water with Micellar Technology and soothing Rose de France lifts and removes impurities and even waterproof, long-lasting face, eye, and lip makeup. Skin is purified, toned, and revitalized.
Steal: Pacifica Cactus Micellar Water Cleansing Tonic- $12 at Ulta. Powerful yet gentle, this innovative tonic water by Pacifica helps capture and lift away dirt, oil, impurities and makeup, without harsh rubbing or even rinsing. Cactus water has a history of toning, and hydrating.