What happens when your bank account won’t let you spurge on one of the very essentials of your life? Every girl wants to be able to buy the best makeup her bank account allows, sometimes, we are willing to starve to get the latest and newly improved version of your favorite cosmetic brand.
We give you our top 10 count down on the best drugstore cosmetics brands that you can turn to when your favorite luxury brand and your bank account don’t agree. Who says you can’t save extra cash and still give people “cosmgasims” whenever you step out? Who knows you might end up making one of them your signature cosmetic brand.
Everything about the brand is graceful. Their total coverage foundation, compact powder, concealer, lipstick, pencil, bronzer and everything they have laid their hands on is just divine. Works magic, easy to blend, lasts long, oil control, and of course, cost way less.
L.A Girl Pro Conceal
We keep wondering why this miracle Pro concealer is so damn cheap. It has everything you want in an effective concealer and more. It is Crease resistant, has HD high definition, light weight texture, long lasting, easy to blend and readily available at almost every cosmetic store you visit.
Classic Lip Gloss
The matte lipstick is life! Long lasting, the matte is actually MATTE, the colors are life and they just give you that luxury lipstick end result. The lip gloss on the other hand is another cheap buy wonder, it is in tune with the new glossy retro glossy lip trend, it smells fresh, comes in both plain and shinny, and it leaves your lips effortlessly soft and juicy.
Most people don’t know this brand, but it is another pretty cool makeup brand. Their bronzer and contour palette are really cool. The contour palette comes in both powder and crème.
Their mascara is probably one of the best drugstore cosmetics out there. Their eyeliner is also really impressive, why? Because it doesn’t run and leave you looking like you’ve been crying the whole day. Oh, and their powder is also a good buy.
This is another cosmetic brand that serves some of the best drugstore lipsticks. Their regular and matte lipsticks are high quality; they have excellent pigmentation, long lasting colors and look really good on you. The variety of colors just makes you want to buy every single bit on the lipstick stand. Some of our all time favs include 189- Natural touch, Coco Malt, Terra cotta, to name a few.
If you ever feel like you need to get a setting powder that is not Ben Nye or Sasha then Ruby Kisses is for you. The setting powder is as efficient as the luxury kings of setting powders. What’s so great about this setting powder it that it doesn’t have flash back and it won’t run all over if you get hot or sweaty. It has a mattifying look, beautiful finish, good for both dry and oily skin. Use in moderation, and enjoy the goodness of this setting powder. And yes! It comes in different shades.
E.L.F is a really good drug store cosmetic, but we will be focusing on their Studio makeup mist and set spray. This product is not only good for setting your face after your make up, but also totally amazing for making your shadow intense, sets your powder, and gives your face a hydrating feel.
Their Caribbean Collection “I dream of Jamaica”. The Jamaican set is one of the most talked about and recommended drugstore palette. It comes in Skin tone, Ivory, Taupe-y-grey, Medium charcoal brown and warm black. The shadows are soft, pigmented, buttery shadows, and versatile. You can easily create a smoky and natural looks with this palette.
The CG Smoothers Tinted moisturizer is sure to even out your skin, it is light and dewy, the best part about this product is that it isn’t yellow based, compared to other brands and it leaves your skin looking moist and glowy.