I met the Aldi health and beauty team back in July and got to see the full range of Aldi Lacura exciting products coming up for the remainder of the year and for Christmas. We had a great chat about my skincare regime and the amount of money I spend on my products.
I am a Bobbi Brown and Lancome girl and have spent a small fortune on my make up collection. But is it worth it, how much are we all paying for the branding? Do they really make me look younger, do they really cleanse my skin properly?
So I am doing a challenge with the Aldi Skincare range. From Wednesday 24th Aug I am trialing Aldi products only for one month to see the impact on my skin. Do the products make my skin look younger, fresher, softer? Are these great value products equivalent to the much more expensive products?
Here are the high-end Bobbi Brown/Lancome products to the left and the Aldi Lacura Products to the right.
High End Skin Care & Make Up (Quoting John Lewis Prices)
Bobbi Brown Hydrating Tonic (£22)
Genefique Eye Cream (£40)
Bobbi Brown Extra Repair Moisurising Cream (£65)
Genefique Serum (£80)
Night eye cream Estee Lauder (baby post £15)
Bobbi Brown BB Cream (£29.50)
Bobbi Brown Concealer (£24)
Night moisturiser Estee Lauder (baby pot £20)
Bobbi Brown Colour correcter (£19.50)
Estee Lauder Eye Liner (£17)
Bobbi Brown Eye Shadow (£17.50 each)
Bobbi Brown Mascara (£21)
Total Cost of £388…WOW is all I can say
Aldi Lacura Products
Lacura Multi Intensive Serum (£2.99)
Caviar Day Cream (£6.99)
Lacura Mineral Powder (£3.79)
Caviar Night Cream (£6.99)
Lacura Concealer (£2.99)
Expert Wrinkle Smoother (£4.99)
Lacura Eyeliner (£1.99)
Caviar Serum (£7.99)
Poundland Eyeshadow (£2)
Lacura Face Wash (£0.99)
Lacura Mascara (£2.39)
Total Cost £44.10
The Expense of Make Up
So I have never done that before and added up what I have spent on skincare and makeup and that is extremely scary. £388 just on this lot…and I actually have way more than this at home. And then the Aldi skincare and makeup costing £44. I am truly shocked by the difference in price here.
My thoughts on the Skincare After Day 1
As I said in my video I think my skin looks a lot better after day 1 application. It looks (HURRAH) and more glowing. The serum I love, it smells devine, I love that it comes out black which disappears!!
I am really looking forward to this challenge and understanding the difference between expensive and value branded makeup. I will be back again with another video in 2 weeks and again in 4 weeks. And please let me know if you think my skin looks better from the video in my comments below.
If you want to buy the products, you can from the Aldi website.
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