Redefine Indulgence With 10 Modern Beauty Buys Under $100

You don’t need to spend a fortune to find cosmetics that can transport you from everyday options


The luxury of choice:

NGS Everything Serum, $95, from a new non-gender specific simplified skincare range.

The luxury of colour:

Tom Ford Lip Lacquer Luxe Shine in Infiltrate, $92, a new lasting liquid lippy in winter’s winning shade.

The luxury of clarity:

Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Booster Hydration Mask, $89 (for a box of 5) sheets it home to pigmentation while infusing skin in moisture.

The luxury of caviar:

Alterna Caviar Anti-Ageing haircare, around $50 per item, is cheaper than a jar of the fishy black stuff and arrives with a reputation for replenishing stressed strands.

The luxury of cleanliness:

Ecoya’s pocket-sized Rinse Free Hand Wash, $13, comes in 5 favourite fragrances and sure beats regular stinky sanitisers.

The luxury of confidence:

YSL Touche Eclat Full Cover Radiant Touch Pen, $69, is an enhanced cover-up and illuminator from the maker of the original wonder pen. Party on because more highly pigmented shades equals fewer dark shadows showing.

The luxury of calm:

Allow the psychadelic mingling of high-impact shades in Lush's new Groovy Kind Of Love Bath Bomb, $11 wash away whatever ails you. Sex, suds and rock 'n' roll, baby.

The luxury of contemplation:

Diptyque Figuier Candle, $98, is a warm, woody scent celebrates our favourite late summer fruit — sun-ripened figs.

The luxury of care:

Nailberry Nail Polish in Strawberry Jam, $42, is one of the 12 non-toxic, vegan, cruelty-free and breathable (oxygenated) shades on offer from the UK-based nailcare brand.

All the opulence minus the designer price tag.

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The luxury of cosseting:

Pure Fiji Exotic Bath & Body Oil in Coconut Lime Blossom, $46, is sure to keep any seasonal affect disorder at bay, thanks to its unique blend of hydrating virgin coconut oil and uplifting lime blossom scent.

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