Drugstore makeup products refer to those products you can easily get your hands on at convenience stores everywhere. Convenience stores are stores where you can get almost everything- shampoo, dishwashing soap, bath towels, name it!
Although these stores sell almost everything, you will never find high-end makeup products in them. Luxury or High-end products are expensive makeup products.
If you want to buy, you might have to go to an accredited store like Sephora to get them.
Drugstore makeup products may include Maybelline, L’oreal, Neutrogena, and Cover Girl, amongst many others. The fact that these products are accessible and affordable does not mean they are of lesser qualities.
Most YouTubers have done a ‘high-end’ and ‘drugstore’ makeup reviews. And amazingly, they gave nice comments about drugstore makeup products.
Although looking good is good business. However, you don’t have to spend loads of cash before you can have a look that snatches and slays.
5 Best Drugstore Makeup Must-Haves
This list will be showing you 5 of the best drugstore makeup products you can get your hands on without getting into debt!
1. Revlon Colorstay Eye Liner
For that perfect makeup, it takes an excellent eyeliner to do the trick. Eyeliner helps to add definition and more prominence to the eyes. Revlon Colorstay Eyeliner, however, makes lining the eyes smooth and easy. In addition to its gentle glide, it is waterproof- you don’t have to worry about your eyeliner smudging down your waterline.
Not so many eyeliners have this waterproof feature, and that makes it a bit stressful for me to get one that works for me. But ever since I found this, I’ve been stuck on it. It is really affordable and it does the magic
Revlon Colorstay Eye Liner retails for just $6!
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2. Maybelline Fit Me Concealer
This concealer is perfect for hiding under-eye circles, redness, blemishes, and skin hyperpigmentation. Its consistency makes it amazing for highlighting. This is because it does not crease up and it does not settle into fine lines and wrinkles.
Maybelline Fit Me Concealer is available in six shades, and it blends into your skin without stress. It also provides natural coverage for your skin, so you don’t look like you are wearing too much makeup.
You can get it for $7!
3. Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder
This powder is just amazing! If you are the type that your pores are big and noticeable, this powder should be your best friend. The formulation of this powder makes it easy for it to minimize facial pores and even out the skin.
From the name, it is a matte powder that absorbs excess oil on the face. Its mattifying properties make it helpful to absorb any extra shininess on the face that can contribute to creasing. Also, it can be used for all skin type- both normal, oily, and sensitive skin.
This powder is available in four shades, namely: Transparent, Peach Glow, Cashmere, and Silky Beige.
And guess what, this beauty retails for just $4! Great things truly come in small boxes.
4. Maybelline Superstay Better Than Skin Foundation
This foundation from Maybelline is oil-free and this makes it ideal for every skin types- oily skin, sensitive skin, and acne prone skin. It is super blendable as well as buildable- you can determine the amount of coverage you want. Coverage varies from light to medium coverage, so this foundation gives you a choice of coverage.
It helps to cover spots, uneven skin tone, and dullness. After application, it gives the face a more even, brighter, and stress-free look. It comes in twelve different shades with SPF 15, and it retails for $12.
5. L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara
This is a drugstore mascara, but it is better than its high-end counterparts. The mascara from L’Oreal Paris comes in a pink tube, and the wand therein is the bomb! The wand is in an hourglass shape and does its job perfectly.
The wand carefully separates the lashes while coating on the mascara and it the mascara has a thick consistency.
Thick in the sense that it sits well on the lashes, does not flake and lasts all day. It is long lasting that you will need the help of a powerful makeup remover to get it off your lashes.
L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise sells for about $10.
Why You Should Use Makeup
- To lift your mood
I don’t know if this happens to only me. If you are like me that goes from 0-100 at the sight of makeup products, let me know in the comment box. Makeup has that magical effect on my mood.
Apart from the sight of makeup products, the application and the end product can lift one’s mood. Therefore, you should use makeup!
- It allows you to transform yourself
The application of makeup is an interesting one because it allows you to experiment with your looks. By experimenting with your looks, it lets you transform yourself into your favorite movie character.
- To Boost Confidence
Since many women do not feel comfortable in their natural looks, makeup gives you the comfort you want. Although makeup is not to heavily mask your looks, it is just to enhance your looks. And with an enhanced look, you will be confident to do what you can not do when you are not wearing makeup.
This, however, does not imply that you have to put on a ton of foundation to be confident. Makeup is used to make you look like yourself, but a little bit better. So, while using makeup to boost your confidence, make sure you don’t overdo it!
- As A Cover-Up
This is for those with red spots, dark spots, and hyperpigmentation on their faces. Makeup makes it easy to cover-up that embarrassing red spots seamlessly. This is because red spots tend to attract attention from other people and can make you really look weird.
You have makeup, use it to cover those pops!
This post has talked about affordable drugstore makeup products that you can lay your hands on. They are effective and works just like their high-end counterparts. You can also read up reviews about them to be twice sure.
Let me know what drugstore makeup products you use and how effective they are!