Feeling in need over a bit of a make over but don't quite have the $ it seems to require these day? Check out our list below for some cheap tricks to look fabulous.
Fran Lebowitz uttered the words, "You're only as good as your last haircut.". If you agree, the first thing you need to do is get a great "do". There are two training academies you can get your haircut by a trainee for $30 and under in Melbourne. All haircuts are supervised by a fully qualified hairdresser.
The Australian Academy of Hairdressing The Australian Academy of Hairdressing can be found at 541 Elizabeth Street in Melbourne. It is open from 9am-3pm Mon-Fri and 10am-1pm Saturday. Haircuts cost $8. You can book for an appointment by phoning 9329 6781. There is also have a beauty salon, which is open 10am – 3pm from Monday to Friday.
There are a few ways to get new make-up items without having to spend a fortune. Websites such as Hunt4Freebies give regular updates on ways to get free beauty and perfume samples throughout the year.
Shops selling make-up, such as The Body Shop often have posters up in the window advertising free makeovers.
Myer and David Jones have free samples at their make-up counters, you just have to ask. You can also ask about makeovers which you might need to pay for, but then you get the price taken off any item you purchase at the end of the consultation.
Clean out your make-up bag and swap old for new.
Clothes The Clothing Exchange offers the opportunity for you to swap up to 6 of your quality garments or accessories for 6 others. Tickets cost between $15 and $25. Head to their website to purchase a ticket for the next swapping event.
Websites such as brandsExclusive e-mail sales every day with up to 70% off branded items.
The Camberwell Market has some wonderfully unique clothing items which are usually very reasonably priced.