You don't have to pay that price for beauty

Drugstore deals

Paula Begoun shops at Walgreen's in Chicago in this 2009 file photo. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune / August 16, 2012)

Paula says: "It's perfect and has broad-spectrum sun protection, something the expensive brands rarely include! I don't know how they do it so cheap."

TRESemme Climate Protection Shampoo

32 ounces, $5.99

Ellen says: I only use DevaCurl products on my curly hair, so I haven't tried this, but you can't beat the price.

Paula says: Any of the TRESemme shampoos and conditioners are great, and all are really cheap.

Other bargain picks

From Paula:

•Sonia Kashuk Satin Luxe Lip Colour, $9.99. "Impressive, and it has a great sunscreen." Target, target.com.

•NYX Cosmetics Pore Filler, $12.99; NYX Matte Lipstick, $5.99. "One of the few truly matte lipsticks around." Ulta, ulta.com.

Victoria's Secret PRO Pout FX Lip Primer & Definer, "Best wrinkle filler for lips. If you have bleeding lipsticks, this is the best that's out there. Really." $12, victoriassecret.com.

From Ellen:

•Maybelline great lash mascara, $6.99. I’ve tried a huge array of mascaras, even designer vibrating ones, but I always come back to the big pink tube at the small price. I especially like the little brush that comes with the Lots of Lashes, Walgreens, walgreens.com.


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