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.

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.

All the opulence minus the designer price tag.

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