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9 Ways to Be Pretty on the Cheap ...

By Denise

Beauty has turned into a profitable business for companies and a prime commodity for consumers. When you first get into the whole beauty hype, you think that expensive means the best and that nothing beats professional services. However, that is not always the case. You don’t really need to spend a lot of money to stay beautiful. Learn about these ways to be pretty on the cheap.

Table of contents:

  1. smile your way to beauty
  2. drink water
  3. brush and floss every day
  4. shampoo and condition every other day
  5. deep cleanse and condition at home
  6. color your own hair
  7. do your own mani-pedi
  8. get haircuts from training facilities and beauty schools
  9. make the most of your products

1 Smile Your Way to Beauty

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Smiling is a free and simple way for you to be more appealing to other people. Smiling gives you an instant face lift. It makes your face brighter and gives you an air of confidence and success.

2 Drink Water

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Drinking water flushes out the toxins in your body. Your skin will glow, your hair will shine, and you will feel better on the inside. Water is a very cheap and accessible way to a more beautiful you.

3 Brush and Floss Every Day

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Make a habit to brush and floss your teeth every day. A toothbrush, a good tube of toothpaste, and floss are cheap compared to the dental bills you could accumulate.

4 Shampoo and Condition Every Other Day

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To prevent residue build up, wash and condition your hair every other day. You save on shampoo and conditioner, as well as the need for hair spas and deep cleansing and conditioning.

5 Deep Cleanse and Condition at Home

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If you absolutely must, opt to undergo deep cleansing and condition in the comfort of your own home. There are many effective and affordable products you can buy to do these things. You do not need to the salon and pay two to three times the price of a home treatment.

6 Color Your Own Hair

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Getting hair color and highlights at the salon can cost over a hundred dollars. Compare this to a box of quality hair dye from the drugstore. You can save so much money if you learn to color your own hair.

7 Do Your Own Mani-pedi

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For this beauty regimen, you need to invest in some tools which can be bought at affordable prices. You can reuse these tools over and over again. Learning to clean and paint your own nails is a skill that will save you a lot of money.

8 Get Haircuts from Training Facilities and Beauty Schools

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If you don’t mind being used for practice, then head on over to training facilities and beauty schools. You can get quality haircuts for free or for a discounted price at these places.

9 Make the Most of Your Products

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There are beauty products and makeup that can serve multiple functions. Petroleum jelly is popular as a skin protectant, moisturizer, and makeup remover. Your conditioner can also be used as a gentle shaving cream and a cuticle softener. Check the internet for more ideas on making your beauty products work more for you.

You don’t have to blow your budget in the quest for beauty. Likewise, you also don’t have to sacrifice your looks because you are on a tight budget. Stay pretty and well-groomed with these cheap beauty tips and routines.

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