Buying drugstore makeup is always a scary thing. You don’t know if the color is going to look great on you, you don’t know if it’s going to make you break out and you don’t know if it’s worth your money. But sometimes the price difference between drugstore and high end is so vast that it’s worth the risk. These drugstore must haves will keep you looking fab without breaking the bank.
1. Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme Makeup
This light and airy foundation is ultra blend-able and long lasting. Apply with a damp beauty blender for a perfect matte finish.
2. Garnier Bb Miracle Skin Perfect Anti Shine
If you are looking for a drugstore BB cream, look no further. This highly pigmented, natural looking cream is easy to apply and keeps your skin moisturized and duey looking all day.
3. NYX Shine Killer
A foundation primer for oily skin, this formula keeps your skin matte and your makeup in place all day. Apply a thin layer over your moisturizer and under your foundation. Your skin will also appreciate a dose of Vitamin E!
4. Maybelline New York Eye Studio Color Explosion in Blue Blowout
This highly pigmented, long lasting palette comes complete with an alluminizing top coat. So you can choose to rock matte colors, or add the top coat to get your shimmer on. With a total of 4 colors and the optional top coat that gives you plenty of color combos to go with.
5. L’Oreal True Match Super-Blendable Crayon Concealer
Use the tip to cover small imperfections, or the side to cover a larger area and blend away to create a flawless finish. And with six shades to choose from you are sure to find your true match.
6. Maybelline Fit Me Concealer
If crayon concealer isn’t your thing then Maybelline may have your perfect concealer. Use the wand to dab onto imperfections.
7. NYX Hi Definition Photo Concealer Wand
When in doubt, NYX is the answer. Almost always. This creamy non-comedogenic concealer comes in 11 shades including lavender, yellow and green making it a no brainer when it comes to trouble skin.
8. Revlon ColorStay Liquid Liner
Long lasting and smudge proof, this is a beginner cat eye must! It’s gentle formula won’r irritate sensitive eyes either.
9. Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer
I don’t know about you but dark circles are pretty much the bane of my existence. But not anymore. Instant age rewinder is a cinch to apply with it’s sponge applicator and settles nicely to suit your skin color.
10. Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush
With a name with bouncy in it how could you not want to give this a try? It’s ‘bouncy’ texture is lightweight and melts into skin to leave a natural flush. And with ten shades you are bound to find your perfect color!
11. NYX Eye Shadow Base
Acts as the perfect base to bring the true pigment to your eyeshadows, and makes your shadow last throughout the day. No more unsightly eyeshadow crease!
12. Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder
A lightweight, every day powder that keeps oil at bay and keeps you fresh and matte all day!
13. Eye Studio Color Plush Silk Eyeshadow in Give Me Gold
Highly pigmented and slightly shimmery, these beautiful quads are sure to provide you with both dramatic night time looks and natural day time looks galore!
14. Revlon Color Burst Lip Butter
This is just like a lip balm with a sheer color to it. If you just want a little color with high moisture this is your best bet.
15. Revlon Super Lustrous Lipcolor in ‘Pink in the Afternoon’
This product has a silky-smooth texture and a creamy finish. The color is true and will not disappoint. Plus the tube is so pretty!
16. Maybelline Mineral Power Finishing Veil Translucent Loose Powder
This ultra fine loose powder comes complete with small kabuki. Dip brush into product, tap to remove excess powder and buff in small circles for a natural looking finish.
17, 18 & 19. Maybelline Volum’ Express Mascaras
The Falsies Mascara- for lashes that look – well, false.
The Rocket Mascara- for smooth, clump free lashes.
The Colossal Cat Eyes Mascara- to lengthen and curl
So go darlings, go to the drugstore and purchase your makeup with confidence because these products WORK!