Not all makeup was created equal. While some makeup feels great to splurge on, sometimes there is a drug store option that’s an excellent dupe (or an even better product)! We’ve rounded up the best drugstore makeup options — because great makeup doesn’t have to break the bank.
Take your favorite Instagram filter to new heights with this NoFilter Finishing Powder. It doesn’t take an expensive powder to set your makeup like a pro. In this ultra-flattering powder, it creates a soft focus effect that’s like having your favorite filter IRL.
To keep your summer glow long after labor day, a great bronzer is a must in your makeup bag — but that doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune. For under $15, this luxurious and soft bronzer is a must-have. Plus: the formula is vegan and paraben-free.
Baked blush with a subtle infusion of shimmer is a universally flattering way to make your cheekbones pop and this formula rivals some of the most expensive blush. Bonus — the dolce pink is a great alternative to Nars blush in Orgasm.
A make-up look isn’t complete without an illuminating highlighter to accentuate your cheekbones and this drugstore brand costs less than a cup of coffee. It comes in two ultra-flattering options — a shimmery pick and a golden bronze.
Emulate false eyelashes with this drugstore go-to mascara. The flexible brush allows you to grip the root of your eyelash and pull through for lifted and separate lashes. The buildable formula allows you to reach 8x the volume for your everyday looks and your glam looks.
Everyday make-up brushes are essential for your routine but you don’t want to break the bank while building your routine. This under-$20 set provides you with all you need for your eyes, lips, and cheeks. It includes a setting bush, blush brush creasing brush, and face brush in addition to a sponge for perfect application for your foundation, concealer, blush, and highlighter.
Perfect your cat-eye with this fine tip eyeliner. Not only does the tip help you with a precise application, the formula also has a lash boosting complex that boosts the appearance of lashes — so this under $10 product can work overtime for you.
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