Beauty splurge versus steal

Sep 26 2005 by
Categories : Beauty

ELLE picks out the best beauty products to spend your cash on and steals that can't be missed!

Yummy body lotions

Awaken your senses with the aroma of ginger, while getting soft and smooth skin! It makes waking up so much easier when you have treat for your skin and senses.


Origins Ginger Souffle Whipped Body Cream ($33) is not only an Oprah fave (she gave it away during one of her Favourite Things shows) but the thick, creamy and hydrating cream will surly win you over too! Available at Origins locations across Canada. Visit
for more information.

Life Botanicals Aromatherapy Ginger Citrus Awaken Body Lotion ($4.99) has a soft, clean ginger scent that is as pleasing to your nose as it is to your skin. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart across Canada. Visit

Shine on hair
With cooler weather approaching, hair can start to look dull and lack luster. But we found two great and easy ways to had some shine back into your locks!

SplurgeAlterna Hemp Spray Shine ($28) is a light finishing spray that adds shine to any hair type and protects in from sun damage thanks to the hemp seed oil. Available at high-end salons across Canada. Visit for more information.

Pantene Pro-V Style Ice Shine Hair Spray ($6.49) not only gives you shiny locks, but it also holds your style in place. All you hairspray lovers out there can have the best of both worlds! Available at drugstores across Canada. Visit
for more information.

Flawless skin
Not many are born with picture perfect, flawless skin. But there is a solution to getting you closer to that goal via supplements. Be sure to consult a doctor before adding new supplements into you diet.

Imedeen Time Perfection ($95 for 60 tablets) is a scientifically proven, skincare supplement that improves the skin’s quality and structure, giving you a clearer complexion. It also provides powerful protection against the damaging effects of free radicals in the skin (bonus!). These little tablets contain a patented Biomarine Complex™ (containing natural proteins and polysaccharides) and a powerful antioxidant complex called LycoPhense GS™ (containing grape seed extract and Lycopene). Available at leading pharmacies and select spas, plastic surgery and dermatologist clinics across Canada. Visit
, or call 1-877-IMEDEEN (1-877-463-3336) for more information.

Genuine Health Perfect Skin Soft Gels ($49.99 for 120 soft gels) contains fish oil concentrates and green tea extracts to help reduce and prevent acne and other skin blemishes or inflamations. Vitamin E helps with the skin healing process and renewal. Available at health food, pharmacy and grocery stores across Canada. Visit
for information.

Categories: Beauty