WOMAN APPLYING MAKEUPQ: Where can I buy good quality beauty products for less?

A: The good news is that there are a number of places to buy low-cost, high-quality beauty goodies in these tough financial times.

Discount beauty websites such as cheapsmells.com are springing up all over the place now. Cheapsmells.com sells top quality beauty brands – fragrances, skincare and cosmetics – for up to 60% off the RRP and they post it to you for free.

Alternatively, head to your local bargain priced supermarket. Aldi in particular is becoming renowned in the beauty world for its amazingly low-cost skincare, haircare and premium make-up products.

I’m a big fan of their Lacura Shimmering Face Cream, which is only £1.99! It’s the perfect thing for boosting tired, grey winter complexions. And if you’re looking for an under-eye concealer to rival YSL Touch Eclat, then try Aldi’s Lacura Concealer Pen – only £3.59!

Andrea Ventress, Money expert


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