You don’t have to spend an entire pay packet to get hydrated, dewy skin. If you’re on a budget but still want targeted results, head down to Aldi or stock up on Penneys’ hero products in the PS… range – both are fantastically priced and perfect for getting your lockdown skin back to glowing health as the world finally opens up.
ith lovely drinks and brunches thankfully beckoning, now is the time to rejuvenate and pamper yourself before heading back out for some well-deserved fun in the sun.
Living the hydro life
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Supercharged Serum, €14.75
Powered by hyaluronic acid and botanical trehalose, this supercharged serum contains pearl capsules that burst open to release revitalising vitamin E which will strengthen and protect the skin barrier.
Add to your daily routine to illuminate and re-energise.
Ooh, fruits you
Lacura Pineapple Face Serum, €5.99
Pine-ing for dewy skin post lockdown? Get down to Aldi and nab Lacura’s latest launch inspired by Korean beauty brand Glow Recipe.
For a tenth of the price of the designer version, this lightweight serum is crammed with pineapple extract, vitamin C and turmeric extract to help skin appear brighter and more balanced.
The cheery bottle looks super-cute on the bathroom shelf too.
Thanks Hun, Penneys
PS…Future’s Bright Facial Serum, €4
With lockdown finally lifting, the future is definitely looking bright. Put your best face forward with this super-hydrating serum packed with hyaluronic acid and watermelon and pineapple extracts.
The new Penneys range also includes a jelly cleanser, gel moisturiser and 5pc glycolic toner.
Lacura Watermelon Moisturiser, €5.99
Why splash €45 on Glow Recipe’s Watermelon Glow Pink Juice Moisturiser, when you add this dupe to your trolley for a fraction of the cost when doing the big shop.
Aldi’s lookalike lotion contains vitamin E,
niacinamide and watermelon extract to hydrate parched skin and promote cell regeneration.And you’ll enjoy fresh dewy-looking skin in the meantime.
The gel formula asborbs sooner than you can say Watermelon Sugar.
Just try getting the Harry Styles hit out of your head as you apply it morning and night – I dare you.
Right to snooze
Lacura H20 Sleep Mask, €4.99
Sleeping Beauty had the right idea, but if you don’t have time for a 100-year disco nap, just slather on this miracle-working overnight mask instead.
Also part of Aldi’s new range, the cruelty-free gel contains aloe leaf juice and cabbage rose extract to refresh tired-looking skin as you snooze.
Cann’ you dig it?
PS…CBD Moisturiser, €3.50
Don’t leaf this brand new cannabidiol-based range out of your daily skincare routine.
Sure to fly off the shelves at Penneys, this soothing moisturiser contains CBD oil, hemp seed oil and aloe vera to nourish even the most stressed skin. PS. Team it with the CBD Serum (€4) and CBD Clay Mask (€4.50).
Patchology The Good Fight Blemish Preventing Mini Masks, €13.80
Don’t take any sheet from misbehaving skin with these X-shaped mini masks, designed to prevent pesky blemishes from showing up on the skin while minimizing existing ones.
With five in each pack, you’ll spot the difference in no time.
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