What would be your #1 beauty tip on a budget?

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  1. Alison Graham profile image94
    Alison Grahamposted 9 years ago

    What would be your #1 beauty tip on a budget?

    We are all trying to make the same amount of money (or less), stretch even further - what is your #1 beauty tip which either costs nothing, or pennies only?

  2. profile image64
    dashingmeposted 9 years ago

    Indeed everything now is expensive..sigh'. I'm thankful that my skin is not sensitive that's why I buy the cheap one's. However, I "only" buy face moisturizer and facial cleanser though I don't used it often. When I go out I just only used moisturizer, hye bro pencil for eye brows, lip shiner or lip balm. I do believe that the more you apply into your face the more it become worse.

  3. Victoria Anne profile image92
    Victoria Anneposted 9 years ago

    Drink a lot of water! It keeps your skin clear and helps prevent wrinkles and controls your appetite, not to mention all the good it does for the inside of your body.

    1. Georgie Lowery profile image91
      Georgie Loweryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      This was my answer too. Water, water and more water!

  4. Georgie Lowery profile image91
    Georgie Loweryposted 9 years ago

    There are a lot of people on the web, and even HubPages who are sharing recipes for home made beauty products. I don't wear makeup so I have no idea how much the stuff costs, but it's worth a look to see if you can make some of the things you like to use for cheaper than buying them.

  5. stuff4kids profile image93
    stuff4kidsposted 9 years ago

    This is easy!

    My number one beauty tip is:  SMILE.

    That's the best, totally free, make-over that you can give to your face: woman, man, child.

    Why are we so obsessed with painting our faces to achieve a synthetic beauty when being kind, being smart and looking on the bright side and giving to the world with generosity and love are what makes us really beautiful? The best things in life really are free.

    Put down the lip gloss, ditch the powder puff, make love your foundation, take the shadow from your eyes and smile!  big_smile

    Have a wonderful day. You're already beautiful as Nature made you. Why hide it?

  6. JimTxMiller profile image81
    JimTxMillerposted 9 years ago

    A genuine heart-felt smile--------------------------.

  7. SkincareExpert1 profile image61
    SkincareExpert1posted 9 years ago

    Number 1 beauty tip - keep hands and nails clean. Number 2 - don't touch your face. Number 3 - eat lots of foods with a high inflammatory factor (foods highly anti-inflammatory). Inflammation is the number one cause of nearly every skin condition. This will help keep the inflammation down. Green tea is a great food/drink to incorporate bc of this, it also posses anti-microbial properties, and because it is bitter will stimulate liver function.


    1. Alison Graham profile image94
      Alison Grahamposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Great tips, thank you!

    2. georgialgal1984 profile image85
      georgialgal1984posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Agree! I drink a lot of green tea and it is wonderful! Thanks for sharing your tips.

  8. Efficient Admin profile image94
    Efficient Adminposted 9 years ago

    I am thinking drink a lot of water, eliminate sodas completely (including diet sodas), exercise a few times a week even if it's only a 30-minute walk, eat natural foods, and eliminate as much processed foods as possible.  Also getting some sunshine 5-10 minutes a day is a good thing too (but sunburn is not good).

  9. georgialgal1984 profile image85
    georgialgal1984posted 9 years ago


    I can think of a lot of things, but one of my favorites is Aloe. I can buy a big aloe leaf for around $2.00 at the grocery. I keep it in my refrigerator and it will last for almost a month.

    I will scrape out a little of the gel and rub it all over my face at night. The gel is clear and dries quickly, so you forget that it's even there. I do not wash it off, I just let it soak into my skin during the night.  It does wonders for your skin! It's a great healer and has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It's natural Vitamin C and E is great for firming and hydrating skin. Hope this helps and you have a wonderful week~

  10. profile image50
    Sinwoodposted 9 years ago

    I suggest a line of cosmetics called ELF (eyes, lips, face) each item in the line is only 1.00 and can be found at stores such as Target.

    1. tobimaya profile image61
      tobimayaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      ELF is my favorite make-up product. Everything they have is perfect and it is good on my sensitive skin. Plus it is the best make up that is cheap of what I have found.

  11. avneet sidhu profile image57
    avneet sidhuposted 9 years ago

    Drink as much water as you can.. no other thing can be as simple and on a budget. It helps maintain fluid in our body. It help control calories, regulates body temperature, protects and moisturises our joints, transports oxygen and nutrients into cells, and a lot more.. This is an outstanding way to stay fit and have a glowing and spotless skin... Drink Water!!!!

  12. DDE profile image42
    DDEposted 9 years ago

    My most natural beauty tip is to smile, and live an active lifestyle together with healthy foods

  13. kaicor profile image59
    kaicorposted 9 years ago

    I agree with everyone on here...a smile brightens your whole face and your whole day! Also...water water water!

  14. nArchuleta profile image79
    nArchuletaposted 9 years ago

    The #1 beauty -- and health -- tip is to wear sunscreen every day. It may not cost only pennies, but it is worth it -- it saves you wrinkles and, potentially, cancer.

  15. pinklemonadegirl profile image75
    pinklemonadegirlposted 9 years ago

    drink lots of water and sleep early! this will definitely help keep your skin youthful and look radiant. smile

    But I also agree with everyone who answered smile. It helps release hormones to prevent premature aging and helps keep the skin elastic as well. smile

  16. profile image0
    MysticMoonlightposted 9 years ago

    A positive attitude goes a long way...if I look at things with a positive attitude (when possible, of course) I feel better, when I feel better, I appear more youthful, vigorous, and healthy. It's free except for the effort of doing so that is smile

  17. Sapphireid profile image64
    Sapphireidposted 9 years ago

    Hello Alison,

    I noticed that you had several answers to your question, by the time I came across it this evening. So, I thought I'd take a look, just to see if any of the answers would match my #1 & #2 advice, which I share in my new Profession as a: Motivational Speaker. Here they are:

    1) Prayer: That is praying to God for strength, help, and for guidance.
    2) Laughter: Having an "Infectious love for humor" is an exceptional skill to acquire.

    *These two cost nothing. To the contrary, they can add an infinite amount of enhancements to ones life.

    Best regards, Sapphireid

  18. Kevin Peter profile image61
    Kevin Peterposted 9 years ago

    I also agree with the maximum number of suggestion: smile. Smile always. It makes others happy and you beautiful. Drink plenty of water and sleep well.

  19. tobimaya profile image61
    tobimayaposted 9 years ago

    I used to have really dry skin. But I don't anymore. Also everyone keeps telling me how soft my hands and skin is and they like feeling my skin cause of it softness. What I normally do is most of the time in the winter I would take a milk bath. adding a few cups of milk to a hot water bath along with baking soda in the mixture.. but lets be frank. we all are busy and don't have time for that. What I tend to do is I have a container in the shower mixed with baking soda and brown sugar. Baking soda helps removing dead skin. Brown sugar helps bringing moisture to the skin as well. I tend to use this mixture all the time on my face cause I used to have a really bad dry face and it was really bad on my forehead. Now I don't have a problem with that. and another tip I will share is.

    I worked in the resturant buisness and I have allergies so I sneeze and wash my hands a lot. I found that my hands start burning. cracking and bleeding from being so dry cause the soap isn't well with my skin. The best thing that I would do is after washing my hands. I would scrub them with brown sugar. then they feel as soft and smooth and healthy.


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