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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Four Products Under $30 That Make Life Easier

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I don't know about y'all, but Wednesdays are usually my long days.  I typically have meetings after work, so I've started taking 6 AM workout classes.  (I'm convinced the endorphins are what get me through the day!)  I'm thankful for such a productive day, but Wednesdays take a toll on me.  When I wake up on Thursday mornings, the midweek slump is hitting me hard.  I get a little cranky, and if you aren't sleep, coffee, or Chick-Fil-A, I probably don't want anything to do with you before 10 AM.  The absolute last thing I want to deal with is a fussy, high maintenance morning routine.

With that being said, here are four products that make my life a lot easier.

Living Proof Blowout (c/o)  I wash my hair every three to five days.  I owe all the credit for that to this product.  On day one, I shampoo, condition, and blow out my hair.  I section off my hair, give the section a few sprays of Blowout, then blow dry it straight with my Wet Brush.

At first, my hot yoga schedule threw a couple of wrenches in my hair washing routine.  So on the days that I need to get a ponytail crease out of my hair, I spray this on either dry hair or hair that has been rinsed but not washed, section it off, and blow it out again.

I know that this product is a little pricey ($15/2 oz or $26/5 oz), but I don't spend much on my other hair products, so I'm telling myself it balances out.  Haha.  I did receive the 2 ounce bottle courtesy of Influenster (you can sign up here!), but I recently started running low so I ordered the full size bottle this weekend.

Dove Refresh + Care Detox & Purify Dry Shampoo  I've tried so many dry shampoos at all price points, and I keep coming back to Dove.  This little bottle of magic is $4, and you can pick it up just about anywhere!  I use this when my roots need a refresh, sometimes in combination with Blowout.

First Aid Beauty Coconut Skin Smoothie  I received a sample of this a few months ago in a subscription box, and I liked it so much that I purchased the full sized product.  I don't really like foundation/concealer/powder, so I wear this instead.  It makes my skin glow like an angel.

It also makes an excellent primer, and on days when I want lighter coverage, I mix this with my foundation.

Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser  My pores are a nightmare.  I've found a lot of products that help, but none are as fuss-free as this foaming cleanser.  I use it two to three days a week, and I especially love using it after a workout.  There is an immediate, noticeable difference after using this product.  Best part?  It lasts forever.  I've been using a gift with purchase size for months.

I want to hear from you - what are the products that make your life easier?  I can't wait to check them out!


  1. I love review posts like this!! Isn't it the best to find a product that can make workday mornings so much easier? :) I love anything that smells like coconut so I bet I would like the skin smoothie!

    xoxo A

  2. That coconut skin smoothie sounds awesome! I need to snag it asap!

  3. These are my fave kind of posts. I want to try that cleanser. I have heard great things about that brand.

  4. I wish I could make my hair last 5 days without washing it, I honestly can't ever make it past two, ESPECIALLY if I am working out. That Living Proof Blowout sounds like an amazing product, I have to give it a try!

  5. I love Dove dry shampoo! I switch back and forth between the one you have here and a volumizing one of theirs. They're both so great I can't decide!


  6. Whaaaaat is this amazing Living Proof blowout stuff?? I need to try that ASAP! I really like their products.

  7. The Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser sounds like something I need! My pores are a problem area on my face/skin too so I'm definitely going to try this out.

  8. I love anything Mario Badescu, they're just such good products that are not fussy and are good for your skin-my favorites!

    xoxo, SS

    Southern and Style

  9. These sound like great products! I would love to try coconut skin smoothie!

  10. I use the glycolic acid toner from Mario Badescu and I swear by it. Glycolic acid works wonders on my face. I definitely want to try out the Living Proof product. Their stuff is pricey but so good. I love their dry shampoo!

  11. I have been hearing such amazing things about First Aid's beauty products and I am dying to try more! Definitely going to look into this product!

    xo, Taylor || The Millennial Sprinkle (

  12. Dove dry shampoo is my favorite! I use the one with the purple ribbon on it!

  13. Dove seriously has the best dry shampoo!! I've tried a good amount and nothing ever seems to work as well. Plus the one I have smells really good! Will have to try the rest of the products you recommended!

    The Classic Brunette