A-list bargain beauty buys

She’s a girl after our own hearts – it seems even glamourpuss Kylie Minogue can’t resist a beauty bargain. Since she revealed she uses Pond’s Cold Cream Cleanser, £3.99, a lotion more at home on grannies dressing table than an a-list pop stars, sales have surged by 120% and it has sold out at many pharmacies!  But she’s not the only celebrity who knows a bargain when she sees one. Take a look at our gallery of star-inspired purse-friendly buys.

Tess Daly

Gorgeous Strictly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly swears by this Nivea day cream for under a tenner!

‘I Nivea Visage Natural Beauty Radiance Boosting Moisturiser which creates a light, dewy base.’

Click here to buy  £8.99 from Superdrug

Eva Longoria

Desperate Housewives beauty Eva Longoria knows how to be red carpet ready and get the perfect pout without hurting the pocket!

‘I love L’Oreal Glam Shine Crystal Gloss. The colours are great and they fit in your purse.’

Click here to buy from £6.99 at Superdrug


With a flutter of her lovely lashes, Jennifer Lopez bags the boys proving that it helps to have the right lash curves too.

‘My make-up bag musts are lipgloss and mascara. I swear by Too Faced Lash Injection Mascara.’

Too Faced mascara is £13.50 from Amazon online

Kate Beckinsale

Brit actress Kate Beckinsale gave good face as Ava Gardiner in The Aviator. She helped to achieve this with model’s favourite Maybelline.

‘A lot of fancy mascaras flake and get cakey. Maybelline Great Lash mascara is really cheap and you can get it anywhere.’

Pick it up here for £4.99 from Superdrug

Fearne Cotton

TV’s indie queen Ferne Cotton is praised for her quirky style but she makes sure her hair looks classically groomed with great styling products.

‘Mark Hill’s Style Secrets range is fab. No matter how I wear my hair there’s always a product I can use.’

You can buy the range at Boots from £4.99

Emma Bunton

Former Baby Spice Emma Bunton knows that you don’t have to splurge to keep your body looking moisturised and firm.

‘I’m a sucker for anything that claims it will firm my skin! I swear by Nivea Body Q10 Plus Firming Lotion because it’s so quickly absorbed.’

Buy it for just £6.49 from Superdrug

Andie MacDowell

Growing old gracefully, Andie MacDowell shows her true beauty by relying on over the counter make-up products .

‘As you get older you lips get little creases so I love L’Oreal Wrinkle De-Crease Collagen Filler Double Action Lip. It smooths and plumps your lips. I’ve used it for a while and it really does work.’

Click here to pick up some plumping action for £13.99 from Superdrug

Nadine Coyle

Girl’s Aloud singer Nadine Coyle reveals that an all-round product such as vaseline can be a grooming life-saver!

‘Vaseline is such a bargain and it does everything from taming brows to adding a sheen to cheekbones. But I love it because nothing else makes my lips so soft and moisturised.

Get Vaseline for just £1.19 from Superdrug.

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Miss B

Miss B

Miss B is a Belle About Town who likes to bring a little bit of style into every aspect of her life. An experienced journalist with over a decade in the industry she turned to the web to fill a gap for tech-savvy stylish women who want the best life has to offer at their fingertips. She loves a decadent cocktail bar, a beautifully cut dress, the perfect pair of heels, quality over quantity and is partial to Asian-fusion food, enjoys holidaying in the sun and shopping breaks to New York. But her first love is of course London!


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