Steal It! 5 Beauty Products You Should Definitely Be Borrowing From Your Boyfriend’s Cabinet
Because what's his is yours, right?
Here’s a crappy thing about being a woman: we tend to pay more for cosmetic products than men do. In fact, one study found that women’s products cost on average 7% more than products that are marketed at men, despite them serving virtually the same purpose.
The obvious way to beat this extra spend? Er, delve into your fella’s cabinet and borrow some of these…
His Nivea Men’s Post Shave Balm
Sensitive Post Shave Balm, €7.79
Bloggers have been raving about this for a while now. Nikkie Tutorials kicked it off when she started using it as a primer on her YouTube channel. We’ve tried it too, and are happy to report it totally works.
His mustache wax
Neville Moustache Wax, €9.86
Forget shelling out on fancy brow gels, the secret to stay-all-day brows is actually lurking in your boyfriend’s kit. Normally used to style ‘taches and beards, it’s also ace at adding definition to your eyebrows and helping them stay in place all day. #Winner
His Gillette Mach 3
Gilette Mach 3, €11.99
A recent study by Venus found that 30% of women are already using a razor designed for men, but if you’re one of the 70% that haven’t jumped on the bandwagon yet, here’s why you should: they’re typically kinder to sensitive skin (they’re designed for use on the face, after all) they offer a closer shave and they also tend to be a bit cheaper. It’s a no-brainer really, right?
Ace for gals who hate the often overpowering scent of deodorants marketed at women, your fella’s antiperspirant will likely have a more subtle smell. Plus, many women claim it offers much stronger protection. Great if you consider yourself a bit of a sweaty Betty.
His mini hair trimmer
Remington Hygiene Trimmer, €12.99
It might be aiimed to men, but this little ‘un is only deadly at nixing peach fuzz. Not gonna make it to your threading appointment? Use it to fix stray upper lip and chin hairs too. Sorted.
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