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20 Of The Best Summer Beauty Buys (And They’re All Under R200)

You can buy every single thing on this list for less that R200!

Tightening your belt after a summer of hectic splurging? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back! We have narrowed down the 20 best beauty buys that punch way above their price tag.

Who said you can’t look #Hawt on a budget? Check out these cool and very affordable products:

La Roche Posay is one of the best summer beauty buys

La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water (R150)

Long summer days can lead to redness and irritation. Calm any flushed skin with this antioxidant rich spray. The only shine you’ll have will be coming from your sparkling personality.

cetaphil is one of the best beauty buys

Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Lotion (R180) 

If your face is acting up, say over stimulated or irritated, try this gentle cleanser. Its non foaming formula will leave your skin soft without feeling stripped.

yardley pressed powder is one of the best summer beauty buys

Yardley Stayfast Pressed Powder Refill Sheer Matte Finish (R120)

Set your make-up beautifully with this matte oil controlling powder for coverage that can last up to 12 hours. That means school run, a busy office day, late after work drinks – and no touch-ups required!

colab is one of the best summer beauty buys

Colab Glossing Hair Fragrance (R130)

Stop spritzing your precious perfume. Rather try this feather-light hair fragrance that adds a subtle gloss too! A fab step to add to your night out routine.

rimmel lipstick is one of the best summer beauty buys

Rimmel The Only One Lipstick In Call Me Crazy (R120)

The perfect balance between high-impact colour, moisture and all-day staying power, this lippy has a pretty sheen without being too slick. We just love the super-bright orange-red colour!

Johnson's wipes are one of the best summer beauty buys

Johnson’s Daily Essentials Refreshing Facial Cleansing Wipes (R50)

With skin-loving minerals that gently sweep away even waterproof mascara, these wipes are a beauty cupboard must have. Plus they are dermatologically tested and suitable for sensitive skin.

lipidol shave oil is one of the best beauty buys

Lipidol After Shave Oil (R80)

Razor burn? Not today! Fragranced with petit grain essential oil, which helps restore natural oils and moisture, this oil will soothe your skin after shaving.

Khiel's lip balm is one of the best beauty buys of the summer

Kiehl’s Lip Balm #1 (R105)

Protect your pout with this classic number one bestseller. It’s infused with soothing wheat germ oil and vitamin E.

essence dual eyeshadow is one if the best beauty buys

Essence Contouring Eyeshadow Set In Mauve Meets Marshmallows (R55)

This crowd favourite palette (a standout for green, brown, blue and hazel eyes alike) is easy to blend and will give a refined look. Go heavy – the darker the sexier!

Caribbean collection scrub is one of the best beauty buys of the summer

The Caribbean Collection Pink Grapefruit And Mandarin Exfoliating Sugar Scrub (R80)

This scrub hits all the right notes: it polishes away dead skin and the oily finish will keep your skin feeling smooth for days! Plus it smells like a fresh bowl of fruit – yummy!

environ is one of the best summer beauty buys

Environ Original Balancing Masque (R185)

Wanna quench your skin’s thirst? This masque will do just that: polish tired skin, unclog pores and hydrate dry skin. Use it weekly as a face masque or micro exfoliator.

catrice highlighter is one of the best summer beauty buys

Catrice Deluxe Glow Highlighter (R93)

A blend of highlighting powders in three luminous shades. Apply to your temples and across the high points of your cheekbones for facial definition and your Cupid’s bow for sexier lips.

invisibobble is one of the best summer beauty buys

Invisibobble Traceless Hair Ring (R80)

Never stop mid-Tabata workout again – these ties keep your hair in place without pulling.

Catrice brow lighter is one of the best summer beauty buys

Catrice Brow Lifter & Highlighter (R80)

The perfect duo to make your eyes pop. The matt highlighter is applied beneath the brow to lift it, while the shimmering highlighter is applied to the waterline and inner corners of the eyes.

Denman rollers are one of the best summer beauty buys

Denman Bendy Roller Set (R200)

Bench your flatiron and blow-dryer! Super-flexible rollers will add waves, give curls and create great volume with no heat! They come in four different sizes, eight rollers per size.

maxfactor blush is one of the best summer beauty buys

Max Factor Crème Puff Blush In Nude Mauve (R140)

We love multi-tonal pigmented blush that you can share with your bestie – it complements many skin tones.

vichy face wash is one of the best summer beauty buys

Vichy Normaderm Deep Cleansing Purifying Gel (R179)

Your skin revs up oil production in warmer weather. Fight it with this purifying gel that’s perfect for clearing excess sebum and impurities without over-drying.

caribbean tan wipes are one of the best summer beauty buys

Caribbean Tan Tanning Wipes (R60)

Ideal for tanning touch-ups, face tanning and travel, it’s streak-free, natural-looking and easy to apply. Definitely on the list of must-haves.

morgan taylor nail polish is one of the best summer beauty buys

Morgan Taylor Nail Lacquer (R149)

This is the time of year for brights! Experiment with these so-hot-right-now shades in Watt Yel-lookin At and Street Cred-ible?

Tresemme is one of the best summer beauty buys

Tresemmé Expert Selection Volume & Softness Hair Maximizer (R70)

Take your strands from scrawny to brawny with this polish. It contains Fleximax Volumizers which give flat hair body. Apply a small bit to damp hair, focusing on the lengths, and blow-dry.

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