Amazing Drugstore Beauty Products Under $20 We Swear By
When it comes to beauty, sometimes it’s difficult to know what to splurge on and what to save on — especially when it comes to products that you use on the regular. And while we love treating ourselves to expensive beauty buys from time to time, high price doesn’t necessarily mean high quality.
Experience has shown that some affordable drugstore products actually work better than their high-end rivals. So, if you’re hoping to save some money and still look your best, you definitely need to check out these beauty products.
L’Oreal Voluminous Lash Paradise – $10.96
This mascara will have people asking you if you’re wearing falsies. The brush is extremely easy to use and the results will surprise you – your eyes will pop with lashes thinner and longer than Kendall Jenner’s legs. We appreciate you L’Oreal.
MARCELLE Smokey Eyeshadow Palette – $15.99
If your eyeshadow needs an upgrade this summer, try this versatile easy-to-use Marcelle Smokey Eyeshadow palette that has all you need and more. Whether you’re getting ready for work or heading to date night, this timeless and versatile palette has got you covered. The nude shades will easily elevate any ordinary eye and add a splash of sophistication with its luminous shimmer hues.
Contouring has never been so quick and simple. Maybelline’s Master Contour V-Shape Duo Stick creates the illusion of shape and highlight in just two easy steps. Apply and blend the dark shade along the jawline and the hollows of your cheeks for structure then use the light shade to enhance the high points of your face.
E.L.F. Illuminating Palette – $6.00
This palette is great for those looking to contour AND sport an all-over shimmer. The compact includes four illuminating shades to blend or use alone; they can even be used as eyeshadows to create a monochromatic look.
MARCELLE I-Bronze Bronzing Powder – $14.99
This bronzing powder will help you create the perfect sun-kissed look and add that healthy glow to your skin. You can also use it as a contour to emphasize your features.
Micellar cleansing water is trending right now and we’re all about it. It’s a non-harsh way to remove all makeup, even waterproof mascara. If you haven’t tried this bestseller yet, you should definitely grab one next time you’re at Shoppers.
Ditch your foundation this summer and opt for a tinted moisturizer that’ll keep your face hydrated and protect your skin from UV rays at the same time! This amazing multi-protection tinted cream is supercharged with antioxidants, green tea, aloe and chamomile act like a shield to protect your skin from environmental stressors.
Sun Bum Sunscreen Face Stick SPF 30 – $12.99
This face stick is hypoallergenic, cruelty-free, 100% vegan and comes in a small cute package that you can carry with you everywhere you go.
Soften your skin with this jasmine-infused mask that will leave your face silky-smooth in minutes. Made of 100% bamboo, this soft sheet is infused with fortified flower wax, boasting properties to effectively moisturize and hydrate. Just close your eyes and let the sweet scent of jasmine take you away.
What drugstore beauty products do you swear by? Let us know in the comments.
Featured image: Instagram/ @marcellecosmetics
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