You ladies probably know by now that I'm not fancy nor do I pretend to be. I just try to ball on a budget. Every beauty item (for the most part) in my shower can be found at stores like Target, Wal-Mart or CVS. Here is what I love most:
1. Purpose Face Wash by Johnson & Johnson
I have used this face wash since middle school and I doubt I will ever waiver. You see, I have had acne since 6th grade. (Thanks Mom and Dad, 'preciate the acne gene.) Well, I've been on EVERY topical and oral prescription acne medicine known to man including Accutane. I tried Proactive and it didn't work for me at all, not that I expected to.
This is the best face wash ever. It's gentle, removes all of my make-up (even my eye make-up) and doesn't irritate my skin or eyes. My skin flare ups are under control for the most part now and I give a lot of credit to Purpose. I wash my face every morning and night religiously with Purpose.
2. Olay Body Wash plus Crème Ribbons
I use the pink one with Almond Oil. It smells sooo good and is very moisturizing. Target's brand "Up & Up" makes an off-brand version and it did not compare. I'm all about generic, but this is not one I recommend trying to save a dollar on. Just buy the Olay version, it's the best.
3. Dove Shampoo and Conditioner
Again, smells heavenly. I did a post a while back about my affordable hair care routine where I first mention this shampoo and conditioner. I like their Intensive Repair line best.
Actually, the other day I decided to pick up the TRESemme Color Protection shampoo and conditioner because it was a few dollars cheaper and I'm impressed. I do prefer the thickness of the Dove and the Dove smell better, but TRESemme isn't too shabby.
4. Schick Silk Effects plus Razor
Been using this one for years too. This razor has a vitamin E and aloe enriched comfort strip, which allows blades to glide easily leaving skin smooth and silky. Can you tell I stole that description from the Web site? It's true though, this razor really works wonders and doesn't irritate my skin. Razor refils are so expensive though, it's ridiculous.