7 Safe and Affordable Beauty Buys Every Gal Needs

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Today I’m sharing my FAVORITE drugstore “ish” products! Some I’ve been using for years, a couple of new finds, and the new additions will likely be staples for a while.

I say kinda drugstore ish products because most of cannot be found at Walgreens or CVS, although they should probably up their game. Target, Whole Foods, and Ulta carry many of these as well.

Instead of doing a long blog post I decided to make a quick vide for the Tube! 🙂


I hope you enjoy my fave budget-friendly beauty & skincare products! 



this is my trick for saving & making these products even more affordable:


I *always* use Ebates and stack them with coupons if possible! If you’re unfamiliar with Ebates, it’s a shopping service that gives you a percentage back on your online purchases–and it adds up. Using my link will give you $10 if you spend $25.

I’m listing a couple options for each product so you can find the best deal! I left out any retailers that had insane pricing… like some Amazon sellers.


La Roche Posay Hydrating CleanserAmazon, UltaDermstore

Alba Botanica Very Emollient Bath & Shower GelAmazonVitaCostThrive Market

Kiss My Face Moisture ShaveVitaCost, Thrive Market

Bliss Mighty Marshmallow MaskUltaBliss

Weleda Skin FoodAmazon, DermstoreThrive Market

Cotz Lip BalmAmazonDermstore

Cotz Face Natural Tinted SPFAmazon,  UltaDermstore


If you have any fave affordable drugstore-ish products I need to check out drop them below! xx



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About Sarah Nicole

Sarah is a Denver based expert esthetician, known for returning abused sensitive skin back to a glowing state without harsh products while boosting her client's skin confidence and self-worth. Sarah has been featured in Allure, New Beauty, Greatist, NBC News, and D Magazine among others. You can follow her on Instagram @sarahnpayne.

2 thoughts on “7 Safe and Affordable Beauty Buys Every Gal Needs

  1. Love this post! Always looking for safe brands to use. I would love to know your thoughts on toxins in things we use on our skin every day (nail polish, makeup, skin products, etc.). Are there makeup brands you have grown to trust knowing they don’t put harmful ingredients in their products?

    1. Honestly I don’t pay too close attention because most brands these days avoid harmful ingredients, and the marketing drives me crazy. I love RMS Beauty and W3ll People though!

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