Every smart girl knows that in every cheap product, there is an expensive ingredient found in a high-end one. And every smart girl knows that it wiser to spend less and get more. It?s just plain economic sense! Here goes our up-to-date five products that really belong on the high-end shelf – but don?t tell. It?s a secret best kept close to your beauty savvy chest.Shine on you crazy diamond

There wouldn?t be a head of hair that wouldn?t be suffering in today?s humidity. With our desperate need for rain, Australia is drier than it has been in years. To avoid those fly away frizzys and that dry look, we suggest that it?s time to get a grip on shine and learn to make your precious hair look moisturised even when it?s going through a really, really dry patch.

  • ?You can tell a Wella Woman anywhere,? (or so the

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ad goes), but this product performs well ($8.95). It is called Wella Experience with Liquid Hair Hairmilk. Hairmilk is the ultimate leave-in moisturiser?and it smells pretty good too!
  • VO5?s Finishing Shine Spray will have everyone asking you how you get it so shiny. ($10)It?s all in the tool

    Our picks: Salon Tech by Priceline ($11.95)

    FYI Hair Ring Beads for cool hippy chic accessorising. ($2.95)

    Lip-smacking Beauty

    We?d all be lost without our lip tints and at this price you can double up and have a couple of shades floating around your handbag:

  • Bloom Lip Glaze in Loveable. Natalie Bloom has done it again. Smooth texture and luscious colours. ($9.95) PS Don?t miss the two gorgeous news shades Glimpse and Glossy, perfect for summer beach wear!
  • Almay always come up trumps when it comes to beauty on a budget. Their Pure Tints in Blush ($7.95) is moisturising and you can use it on your cheeks too!From the body to the hands

    When a product is as good on the body as it is on the hands and feet?then why not use it? Our suggestions? We love them because you can pick these up from most chemists and supermarkets:

  • Nivea Body Skin Firming Lotion: ($5)
  • Palmer?s Cocoa Butter Formula Moisture Enriched Lotion with Vitamin E. ($7.80) – need we say more?