8.26.2013

5 Under $5

5 under $5


Every other week I share 5 beauty products I love that are under $5. Enjoy.
  1. Wet N Wild Coverall Foundation--I shared this in my Five Fave Foundations video/post. It's $2.99-$3.99 and gives light to medium coverage. Oily skin might wanna check this out!
  2. NYC Bronzer in Sunny--This warm-toned bronzer is great for adding color to the skin, contouring, and even can be used on the lids. Plus, it's matte, which most drugstore bronzers aren't. $2.99
  3. Aussie 3 Minute Miracle--This is one of my holy grail products. It's a thick conditioner that smells amazing, like coconuts. Mix 1 part of this with 2 parts water and voila, instant detangler or leave-in conditioner. I've used this to shave with, to make my beachy waves spray with, and it goes in hair anytime I'm at the beach/pool. $3+
  4. Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque--Another classic product that is a must if you have oily skin. I use it on my T-Zone in the summer. This minty green masque hardens when it dries and removes impurities from skin. $3
  5. Julie G Polish--These are sold exclusively at Rite Aid stores and online, but I am obsessed with them. I can get a full week without chipping, and that's without a top coat! She has a polish color for everyone's style. I love her glitters--she has one that's a dupe for Deborah Lippmman's Happy Birthday--and I love her gum drop textured polishes. The polish display has swatches of all of the polishes, so you know exactly what you're getting. $3.99


27 comments:

  1. great budget finds!
    xo
    MOSAMUSE

    www.MOSAMUSE.com

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  2. I'll definitely check out Julie G nail polishes next time I'm at Rite Aid!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  3. I've been wanting to try out NYC Sunny for a whilte now! :)

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  4. I am SO buying the three-minute miracle conditioner! And the glittery nail polish is really pretty. I don't ever go to Rite Aid, so I had no idea they had their own line. Thanks for this great series, Elle! :)

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  5. I would love to try them all!

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  6. Wet n Wild and Aussie--these are products I have also used and liked. The Julie G nail polish...I gotta give this one a go! Sounds fabulous! Hugs, T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

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  7. The only product I haven't tried is the Julie G but I agree with everything else. I picked the Queen Helene back up this summer...it had been years. I'm not sure why I ever stopped using it!!

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  8. They always say splurge on foundations, but that WetNWild one sounds really good. Thanks again for sharing all your finds:)

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  9. I have to try out that polish. An entire week without chipping is impressive!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    Target Giveaway!

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  10. I need that Aussie stuff as a detangler!

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  11. Can you believe I've never tried Julie G? I just never go into Rite Aid! I need to get my butt in there and check them out!

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  12. I love and swear by that Mint Julep Mask it's amazing! Great post!

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  13. I've been using the mint julep mask for over 15 years. Timeless product.

    kristen
    www.beholdthemetatron.com

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  14. I'm definitely trying that Aussie stuff! Much needed, trust me. Thanks for sharing :D

    xo Ashley

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  15. I second your words, the Aussie conditioner is amazing! I have dry hair (well, actually because I wash my hair everyday...) and I am always looking for "new" conditioners. That one is amazing! I would love to try the "Masque" too! denisesplanet com

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  16. I 100% agree with u on the Aussie conditioner! The smell & the after effects of ur hair being very smooth are incredible ;)
    www.speakstyleandrock.com

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  17. You had me at under $5! I need to stop by Rite Aid to pick up a prescription so I'll be on the lookout for the Julie G polish.

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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  18. I used to use the mint julep mask before and it was great. not really sure why i stopped using it but i have to def grab another tube! i should try the wet n wild foundation and see how that works. im always in the market for good and cheap products!

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  19. I've heard so many good things about the foundation, may have to try that soon. I also haven't tried the polishes, I'll have to take a look online. Great post, I found you on Instagram. Now I'm following you on Bloglovin! :)

    beautywithlily.blogspot.com

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  20. so funny you just gave the tip to mix the aussie 3 min miracle with water to make a detangler/leave in mist because I've been looking for one on the drugstore! this is a great tip, thanks Elle :)

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  21. Great post! We love 3 minute miracle!!!!

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  22. Oh the Aussie deep conditioner and the Mint Julep mask are two of my favorites! I've always wanted to try the NYC sunny bronzer but I don't know if it will show up on my darker skin. But yeah I'm want to try the wet and wild foundation, it sounds great for the price.

    Nina
    http://curvymod.blogspot.com/

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  23. What? Your 3 Minute Miracle is under $5? That itself is a miracle! Gotta love Wet N Wild-- I've been using that brand forever!

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  24. I've heard such great things about that nyc bronzer. Would also love to try the aussie miracle my hair needs all the help it can get!

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  25. Love this series! What a great idea for budget babes alike :)

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  26. That Mint Julep Masque is a classic!

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