ARE THEY WORTH THE SPLURGE?

 

If, like us you’re a little bit obsessed with YouTube and Instagram, chances are you have a list as long as your arm of products that are on your wishlist. However, with many of these products ranging from a luxury price tag to the ‘if I win the lottery’ price tag – which of the top cult beauty products are actually worth putting your hand in your pocket for? LMB investigates…


by Ruth Strachan

Molecule 01

What Is It?

This gorgeous scent has been a secret fave in the industry for a while. Not only does it smell divine but it also smells completely unique on each spritzer, as the chemical Iso E Super reacts differently to everyone.

 How Much?!

£72

Who Loves It?

Kate Moss and Daisy Lowe

Worth It?

If you’re looking for a perfume that will demand compliments from everyone you walk-by, then this is the one. We’re yet to find someone that doesn’t like the scent!

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Kat Von D Saint OR Sinner to smell sweet all day!

Creme De La Mer

What Is It?

This moisturiser has been a firm favourite of the rich and famous for years, with Blake Lively saying ‘I know it’s luxurious but oh it’s so, so good’. It’s said to transform the look and feel of your skin, whilst exterminating any and all dry patches.

 How Much?!

It starts at £115 for 30ml

Who Loves It?

Amy Adams and Charlize Theron

Worth It?

This moisturiser is definitely a luxury purchase and although it IS a great moisturiser, there are other formulas out there that do just as good a job!

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Nuxe Creme Fraiche De Beaute to leave your skin soft!

Nars Sheer Glow Foundation

What Is It?

A foundation that won’t cling to dry patches and will create a dewy, even complexion. With full coverage and a dewy finish, this is all you need for a great make-up base.

How Much?!

£32

Who Loves It?

Gigi Hadid and Suki Waterhouse

Worth It?

This luxury foundation is more expensive than some high-street alternatives but it’s a YouTuber staple for a reason with Zoella citing it as a fave since 2013. It has great coverage and will give you that good skin-day look!

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BAREPRO Performance Wear Liquid Foundation for full-face coverage!

Lancome Hypnose Mascara

What Is It?

This mascara is probably in every celebrity MUA’s make-up bag and is said to lengthen and curl lashes to really open the eye.

How Much?!

£24.50

Who Loves It?

Kourtney Kardashian and Nicky Minaj

Worth It?

If you’re really into your mascaras then chances are you will LOVE this one. If you’re willing to spend a little more than your usual high-street mascara then this one will not disappoint!

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SoSusan Haute Light Highlighting Pencil to make your eyes look more awake!

Oribe Dry Texturising Spray

What Is It?

Oribe’s Dry Texturising Spray is said to give your hair volume and texture to create that perfect, indie bedhead look – sign us up!

How Much?!

£41

Who Loves It?

Jen Atkin and Olivia Palermo

Worth It?

This lovely smelling spray can definitely take a bad hair day to a great hair day with a simple spritz, however there are other, cheaper products on the market than can do a very similar thing. Buy it if you want to treat yourself!

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Caudalie Divine Oil to tame hair fly-aways!

Sunday Riley Good Genes

What Is It?

This Lactic-acid treatment oil has made many a cameo in YouTuber favourite videos and is said to improve skin texture and eliminate signs of ageing.

How Much?!

£85

Who Loves It?

Stella McCartney and Jourdan Dunn

Worth It?

A lot of people claim they can see the benefits of this after only a couple of uses. It definitely improves the look and feel of your skin and brightens the entire complexion, however you could get a similar result from a good exfoliator and serum combo!

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Caudalie VinoPerfect Complexion Correction to even out your skin tone!