5 Under £5 - Skincare - Planet Whispers

Saturday, 29 July 2017

5 Under £5 - Skincare

Hey Whisperers,

Over the past few months all i seem to be seeing all over social media is ads and promotions for amazing skincare brands, which is of course amazing, but the minute you click on the link you see the price tag and unfortunately, more often than not, the price tag of these products is through the roof. So today i thought i would start a new series called 5 under £5 where i talk about 5 of my favourite products from a 'category' whether that be skincare, makeup, tools  etc. Getting good products on a budget isn't always easy, but hopefully this will help some of you who are on a budget like me! I hope you enjoy

Beauty Formulas Tea Tree Deep Cleansing Nose Pore Strips

These beauty strips are some of the best that I've ever tried and guess what... they only cost £1! Yeah that's right £1. I saw these a few month's ago in my local Savers and for £1 i thought I'd try them out and I'm so glad that i did. Like i said previously they are the best pore strips that I've ever tried, they clear out my pores, they leave my skin feeling amazing and unlike other pore strips they don't leave any residue behind which i love. I was going to insert a picture of the results as i know some people love that kind of stuff but i thought it was a little gross for this post. 

Coco Fresh Coconut Oil

If you've been a reader of my blog for a while you'll know that i am completely obsessed with this stuff. I originally brought it for oil pulling on my teeth but that was just a process i couldn't deal with so i decided to try it out on my skin and it helped me so much, it makes your skin feel amazing. It is however quite a greasy moisturiser as it is an oil, so if you don't like greasy feeling moisturisers this one definitely isn't for you. Coconut Oil can get expensive but you can get this 500g tub from B&M for just £1.69 (or you can get it from ASDA where it's a little dearer at around £2.60) and it will last you ages.

Clearasil Daily Clear Gel Face Wash

I've only recently found this face was but i love it. I have quite a bit of acne on my face and before this face wash, the only face wash that helped was the Soap & Glory Foaming Wash but that one costs £8 and when you're on a budget £8 for a face wash isn't the greatest. I got this one for £2 in my local Morrisons but I think that it is usually £3/4. This face wash has left my face feeling super clean and fresh and it's helped me fight off any breakouts which is a must for me.

TKMaxx Face Masks - Majority in store are £1.99 each or packs of 5/6 for £4.99

TKMaxx is possibly my all time favourite shop and these face masks are one of the main reasons why. If you know me you know i love my face masks but lets be honest they can get pricey. Most of the sheet masks in TKMaxx range at £1.99 each or you can pretty much always get boxes of 5-6 boxes for £4.99 making each mask less than £1 each!. My all time favourite sheet mask that I've found in TKMaxx is the Water Bomb Jelly mask that i got an amazing deal on as i only paid £1.99 for a box of 5 which was amazing. The Waterbomb is a super saturated sheet mask covered in a jelly like serum and i kid you not, it leaves my skin as soft as a babies bottom (not sure if that is a fab phrase to use when talking about my face but we're going with it) it is amazing. I only have this one left which sucks but i'm going to be searching the internet to find another box. 

Nivea Daily Essentials Eye Makeup Remover

I've only had this eye makeup remover for a little over 2 months and as you can see by the amount of product left, i absolutely love it. No matter what makeup I'm wearing this never fails to remove it. Over the past few years I've tried so many eye makeup removers and they've just left me with super dry and irritated eyes because i had to rub them so much to get the product off but this is nothing like that. With the smallest amount i can get off my entire eye-shadow and liner in one swipe then i use another Cotton pad and wipe my lashes down gently and all my mascara comes off. It is quite greasy feeling but in a way i like that as it doesn't dry out the under eye area. It's normally £3.59 but it's on offer right now (as this post goes up) for just £1.75 at Superdrug which is AMAZING, especially for how amazing it is. 

Not everything has to be super expensive when it comes to skincare! I hope this post has helped you find some new budget skincare loves!

What's your favourite skincare product that costs £5 or less?!
Let me know in the comments below.

Thanks for Reading,


  1. Never used these products before but they seem very iteresting, mostly the coconut oil. I will look for them, thank you for the great presentation.
    Wish you a gorgeous evening.
    Flo from

    1. I'm completely in love with the coconut oil, it's helped to completely transform my skin!

      I'm glad you enjoyed the post!

      Thanks for Reading,