Recessionista Beauty: Multi-Tasking Products

Keeping a budget when you’re a beauty junkie is no easy feat, however, there are many fabulous products that are wallet-friendly and multi-tasking. We can’t help but love the following products for their ability to give us a double dose of beauty goodness, and with nothing over $40, these won’t put our bank accounts into the red.


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Clinique Quick Blush is our favorite little on-the-go brush. What’s even better is the fact that we never have to worry about our pink cheeks fading thanks to its built-in blush shade (it’s in the cap). $21.50,




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L’Oreal Double Extend Beauty Tubes Mascara features a lash primer and mascara in one tube. We love the gorgeous lash effect this mascara gives, its staying power, and not to mention the funny way it’s removed. No cleanser necessary– just use water, and you literally pull the tubes off your lashes. $10.95,



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Lippman Collection Rich Girl Hand Cream SPF 25 is an amazing hand and cuticle cream that keeps hands looking and feeling their best. The SPF will ensure they stay that way for a long time. $24,




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philosophy Mimosa Shampoo Conditioner & Body Wash is one of many award winning 3-in-1 shampoo, body wash and bubble baths available from the brand. This version, in an invigorating mimosa scent, will make “bath time” grand with a delicious pairing of champagne and citrus. Go ahead, give yourself a reason to celebrate in your shower! 16 oz, $18,




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Stila Cherry Crush Lip & Cheek Stain is formulated to provide skin and lips with antioxidant protection while also leaving them drenched in moisture. Giving a unique look to each individual person’s skin, this stain creates a perfect pretty flush every time. $24,




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philosophy The Supernatural Airbrushed Canvas SPF 15 not only conceals and camouflages, but also provides SPF protection all in one simple step. We love that the formula is talc-free and gives our skin a natural look while covering up imperfections where we need it. Ideal for all skin types. $35,

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