The beauty industry grows every year with more and more products that make looking and feeling good so much easier.

We’ve waded through this billion-dollar industry and come up with six things we just couldn’t live without.

Our six favourites are as varied as our team’s needs and preferences, but there is definitely something for everyone. From the underrated lifesavers to those stars of the bathroom cabinet, here are the beauty products the All4Women beauty team can’t live without:


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Dry shampoo – because clean hair can be quick

We all live active lifestyles, and while we can’t agree on what an active lifestyle actually entails, we all agree that it doesn’t involve dirty hair or hours of hair washing and drying.

Batiste Dry Shampoo is our go-to product for a quick and easy hair wash on the go. What’s not to love about being able to ‘wash’ your hair in the car?

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Black eyeliner because the basics are worth celebrating

Whether you prefer a winged eye, a cat-eye or a just like to keep it simple; black eyeliner is the way to go.

We are fully on board with coloured eyeliner, but if we have to go with just one eyeliner to go with every outfit we own and every make-up look we love, we’re definitely going with basic black.

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A great concealer

The only thing worse than having a breakout is thinking everyone is staring at your breakout. A great concealer can hide blemishes, dark marks, rings around your eyes and even a mild breakout.

We can’t imagine life without concealer and we are forever grateful to the cosmetic magicians who invented it.

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Keep your lips moisturised

It doesn’t matter what look you’re going for, dry cracked lips simply will not do. Our team has very different views on how we keep our lips moisturised, but we all agree every girl needs a good lip balm and long-wearing lipstick in her arsenal.

We love Wet ‘n Wild Megalast Lip Color in Vamp It Up. The combination of rich pigments and velvety wear are a match made in make-up heaven. Not only does the lipstick look great, but it feels good too. There is no compromising when it comes to moisturising your lips.

For the days we don’t wear make-up, Woolworths Spearmint Egg Shaped Lip Balm is a refreshing all-day treat.

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A serum for the glow-up

The cornerstone of any beauty look is great skin. Although there are so many ways we could fake it, waking up to naturally glowing skin is out of this world.

Enriched with vitamin C, Dermalogica’s Biolumin C-serum gradually fades dark marks, deeply nourishes the skin and tightens the skin, reversing the signs of ageing.

It does come with a heavy price tag, but for all that, we’re definitely willing to make the investment.

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We only shine when we want to

The biggest conundrum the beauty world has to face right now is whether we want a matte complexion or a dewy natural look. Oily, shiny skin is just not an option.

L.A. Girl HD PRO Face Matte Pressed Powder gives you the option to do both looks flawlessly. A light dusting of the powder goes a long way to controlling shine when you want a naturally glowing complexion. Building on the powder creates a flawless matte look.

Whatever look you choose, L.A. Girl HD PRO Face Matte Pressed Powder is a great addition to your make-up bag.

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