At-Home vs. Professional Beauty Services
Most of us don't want to spend big bucks on beauty. Here are a few ways to pass up pricey professional services.
Instead of laser treatments in a dermatologist office for $500-750 per treatment, try:
PaloVia the first at-home laser FDA-cleared to reduce fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes by using fractionated pulses of light. Use once a day for one month, then 2 times per week to maintain results.
Where to Find It: www.palovia.com or QVC
Instead of Salon Keratin Treatments that cost up to $700 3-4 times/year, try:
Ion Keratin Smoothing Treatment Kit This brand new product leaves hair smooth and soft without using harsh fumes or chemicals at a salon. Ion Keratin Smoothing Treatment Kit contains NO formaldehyde, Thio, or Sodium Hydroxide. The revolutionary formula reduces curl up to 50% and minimizes frizz 90-100%. Hair will feel smooth, soft, and revitalized. Using wheat germ and Argan oil, the smoothing treatment also strengthens and reconstructs while protecting from humidity.
Where to Find It: www.SallyBeauty.com
Instead of expensive hair conditioning treatments that can cost $60 or more per visit try:
L'Oreal Professionnel Absolute Repair Cellular. This haircare system cleanses, repairs, and revitalizes your dry damaged hair at the celular level. The Absolut Cellular Repair Masque is 6.7 oz. -- that's at least 8 uses.
Where to Find It: salons nationwide
Instead of Professional Teeth Whitening that costs $500-700 every year, try:
GO SMiLE Smile Whitening Light The first efficacious white LED light whitening device available over-the-counter and clinically-proven to whiten your teeth up to 6 shades in just ONE 30 minute treatment. The light is scientifically engineered to "hyper-activate" the stain-fighting power of the patented formula in Smile Whitening Ampoules so it works harder, faster, and with no sensitivity. Dentist approved, safe to use. The light device does NOT utilize harmful UV technology, and can be used as often as once a week.
Price: $198 (12 Smile Whitening Ampoules + LED Light)
Where to Find It: Nordstrom and www.GOSMiLE.com
Instead of Pricey Facials that cost up to $150 every 6 weeks, try:
Olay Professional ProX Advanced Facial Cleansing System an at-home cleansing brush that cleanses your face 6 times better than using a washcloth alone. Research also shows this tool helps other anti-aging products like serums and night creams penetrate your skin even deeper for better results.
Where to Find It: drugstores