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Drugstore makeup is my jam. Not only is it affordable but the products now rival other more expensive brands. Now we won’t mention any names, but some foundations cost more than your entire monthly drugstore budget. Which is why we have made it our mission to scope out the best drugstore makeup that landed on store shelves after the NYE ball dropped.
We scoured the aisles for all the new goodies that are taking up new residence on the aisles on your neighborhood drugstore and we found some pretty good stuff for the eye, lips and face but a small bonus at the end of our list.
L’Oréal Paris Unlimited Mascara
L’Oreal hit the ground running with a ton of new launches, one of them being the new L’Oréal Paris Unlimited Mascara. While at first glance it looks like just another mascara its got a secret lurking beneath its top. The Unlimited Mascara can be used in its typical way and then with the flick of your wrist you can bend the wand you can get than deeper into the crevices of your eyelashes from your inner corner to your outer ones. Plus this mascara is supposed to last 24 hours, now while we don’t think you should wear mascara for that long I love that I have that option for a long day.
Maybelline New York Snapscara
Maybelline did not fall far behind when they launched the their new Maybelline New York Snapscara. The mascara claims to give you s
I had the opportunity to test out the mascara for a few weeks and lived up to its name Snapscara. In just a snap I has nicely defined lashes with no clumps, just uplifted eyes and for the price, it was a steal ( I’m a sale + coupon kind of girl). I picked up the black cherry color since I wanted to try something different.
Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Eyeshadow Palette
Tropical Days and Sultry Nights sound like the first words when you think of vacation and these Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Eyeshadow Palettes deliver. The butter eyeshadow palettes give you a few neutrals shades along with several pops of color. Physicians Formula tends to fly under the radar, but their bronzers are fan favorites. The two palettes bring 12 shades that can be applied dry or wet. There are shimmery and matte shades.
Price $16.99 (Check out CVS who often have Extra Care Bucks sales for Physicians Formula)
Neutrogena It Matters Mattifying Primer Stick
It’s up to debate whether or not you need a primer, some swear by it while others skip it! But if you need a little extra oil control in your T-zone and you want an ultra matte look then pick up the new Neutrogena It Matters Mattifying Primer Stick. The stick helps eliminate shine and blur pores for up to 12 hours. In addition its non-greasy and non-whitening so we can avoid that ghostly cast that some primers create.
Price: $7-9 (Varies)
NYX Professional Makeup Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Contour Concealer
NYX wants to help conceal and contour with their new Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Contour Concealer which is available in 24 shades. The lightweight but highly pigmented shades
L’Oréal Paris Infallible 24HR Fresh Wear Foundation SPF 25
Everyone has been loving the new L’Oreal Infallible 24HR Fresh Wear Foundation. So many beauty gurus like Desi Perkins have declared it one of their new favorite everyday foundations due to its long wear and breathable technology. And it’s supposed to last a whopping 24 hours although we will never go to sleep with makeup on ( at least not knowingly—falling asleep just happens sometimes). The foundation has medium-to-full buildable coverage that’s still breathable and also happens to resist sweat, water, and transfer, plus its got SPF and comes in 30 shades
L’Oréal Infallible Full Wear Waterproof Concealer
L’Oreal also debuted a the new Infallible Full Wear Waterproof Concealer. Fans love how the concealer is full coverage and some even said that it could be comparable to the higher end Shape Tape concealer. The new concealer claims to last up to 24 hours. It can also double as a contour and highlight and brighten by going two shades lighter or darker than your skin tone. Hide scars, dark circles and imperfections with ease with the extra large applicator plus its waterproof, non-greasy and wont transfer. Available in 25 full coverage shades for every skin tone.
Milani Conceal + Perfect Foundation Stick
Don’t sleep on Milani makeup. Some of your favorite beuaty gurus love Milani. The beauty brand just debuted their first creamy foundation stick which can cover imperfections and even skin tone for a total of 12 hours. It’s also transfer and water-resistant formula. Check out the full collections which ones in 20 shades.
N By Neutrogena Cheeky Wink Bouncy Blush
We usually think of skincare when we think Neutrogena, but I recently came across the cute, Neutrogena Cheeky Wink Blush. The Cheeky Wink Blush is a sheer, natural-looking blush that is easy to use. The creamy formula melts into skin with a soft, bouncy texture and a flush of color that helps define and illuminate cheekbones. The blush is buildable so it’s hard to overdo it with this product.
Maybelline Color Sensational Made For All Lipstick
Maybelline new universal lipsticks, Maybelline Color Sensational Made For All Lipstick are super inclusive. The new lipsticks come in 6 different shades but were tested to complement almost all skin tones and complexions. The beauty giant says the shades were tested on 50 diverse skin tones to get the perfect no-fail lipstick shades for all.
Bonus: Sally Hansen No More Stains Spray-On Base Coat
We decided to add one extra beauty item…for your nails. Sally Hansen knows all about nail and nailcare so they released a brand new innovation spray
Have you tried out any of these new drugstore makeup products?