When your wallet’s on the light side, it can be hard to justify spending your hard-earned cash on a haircut, manicure, or even a bottle of nail polish. And, that’s unfortunate, since a stylish new ‘do and freshly painted tips can make you feel like a million bucks.
The truth is, looking your prettiest doesn’t have to cost a pretty penny. With a little planning and some out-of-the-box ideas, you can save some serious cash, giving you and your bank account a much-needed boost. We went to a variety of experts — a dermatologist, hairstylist, colorist, and nail pro—for a roundup of money-saving products and treatments, plus foolproof strategies for making the most of what you already have.