This year has been a year filled with new makeup launches all over the world. We have witnessed all makeup brands showcase their brand with multiple different products. However, the best new beauty products have actually been featured at the drugstore.
Drugstore makeup tends to get a bad reputation because it is much more afford than the higher brand cosmetics. This may cause people to think that they are formulated with “less quality” ingredients. Although, the truth is drugstore makeup has actually improved throughout the years. This year has been a very good year for drugstore makeup. Here are the 10 products you need to get your hands on right now.
10. E.l.f. Bronzer Palette
This product is a must have for any makeup artist or makeup junkie. It is the elf bronzer palette this palette features 4 shades of bronzer 2 shimmers and two matte tones that can be customized. This palette is perfect all year round as you can customize it to your skin tone and liking.
This palette allows you to be able to customize your bronzer according to what shade works best for you. It also allows you to use this palette on other parts of your face such as on your eyes for eyeshadow.
9. E.l.f. Studio Contour Palette
Not only did Elif introduce to us an amazing bronzing palette this year but they also introduced to us an even better contouring palette. Contouring has really taken over the beauty world. Everyone is learning to contour and this palette is perfect for that.
This palette is great for beginners the colors are soft and blendable while being very pigmented at the same time. You have the perfect under eye setting powder, the perfect highlighting powder along with two contouring shades that can be used alone or mixed together. When blended together the two contouring color will give you your perfect contouring shade.
8. Pixi – Glow Mist
If you follow all the beauty trends on social media than you are well aware of that dewy, glowing skin is the “It” trend for this year. Having fresh glowing skin has been the biggest trend and this glow mist will help you achieve it. This glow mist is a setting spray that not only sets your makeup and maintains it in place but it also adds a glow to your makeup look.
This face mist hydrates your skin to give it the glow you are looking for. This setting spray will set your makeup in place allowing you to continue to have a beautiful face full of makeup while doing your activities.
7. NYX Cosmetics Glam Shadow Stick
If you want long lasting eyeshadows that have bold colors and will not budge these shadow sticks are perfect for you. These NYX shadow sticks are very pigmented and extremely long lasting. They will last on your lids all day long without creasing or moving from the spot that you place them.
If you have oily lids these are great for you as the formula is extremely pigmented and your lids will not cause the color to break down. These shadow sticks are perfect for adding a pop of color to your everyday makeup look. They can be used on your eye lids with your fingers or blended with a makeup brush.
6. Flower Erase Everything Ultimate Foundation
If you have oily skin this is the foundation for you. This foundation is the ultimate mattifying foundation. It is full coverage and formulated to cover up all dark circles, fine lines, acne scars and give you the flawless skin you have always wanted.
Although this foundation is full coverage it does not feel cakey or heavy on your skin. Once it is applied there will be no need for you to reapply as it is very long lasting on your skin. You can expect to wear this foundation for upto 10 hours without needing to reapply.
5. Neutrogena Acne Correct & Cover Oil-Free Moisturizer
For acne prone skin this is the perfect lightweight tinted Moisturizer. This Moisturizer is an acne corrector that will also cover up your acne problems. Not only does it contain salicylic acid to assist with the aid of acne. But it also contains a light coverage to cover up your acne while it treats it.Treating your acne has since become an easier task.
This moisturizer can be applied with your fingers onto your face as you would a regular Moisturizer if you would like more coverage you can also use a makeup brush. For a more medium coverage you can also layer this tinted moisturizer.
4. Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Luscious
Soft, full length, lashes that are bold and voluminous without the clump is exactly what you get when you use this mascara. This mascara is the latest in the maybelline lash sensation line. It grants you the wow factor without the clumps or sticky feel to your lashes. Your lashes will double in length without the need of multiple coats of mascara.
The bristles on the brush of this mascara are very thin and small which allows you to grab every single one of your lashes. It also enables you to get into the smaller lashes in the inner corner of your eyes and really bring them back to life.
3. CoverGirl Trunaked Eyeshadow Palette
The perfect nude eyeshadow palette for you to create multiple looks from nude everyday wear to smokey eyes that are perfect for a night out on the town. This eyeshadows in this eyeshadow palette are creamy and buttery while being blendable. They blend beautifully to create the perfect color combination without losing sight of the color combination that you are looking to create.
This covergirl trunaked eyeshadow collection comes in 3 color choices to give you options when it comes to choosing the colors that you would like to use. They all work beautifully together without looking muddy or being flaky.
2. L’Oreal Paris Cosmetics True Match Lumi Cushion
This foundation is the perfect medium to full coverage foundation that will give your skin a sheen to it. Cushion foundations were first seen in the Asian beauty market and now they have come to us. This foundation is light and airy but it will give you the buildable coverage you want and need. You can layer this foundation if you need more coverage.
This foundation is best for dry to combination skin as cushion foundations tend to be on the more hydrating side which can give your skin a dewy look. If you have oily skin and want a dewy look you should definitely try this foundation as well.
1. Essence How to Make Brows Wow Makeup Box
Brows can truly make or break a look as they frame your face. The way your brows are shaped and groomed can really take away or add to your makeup look. However, let’s face it not all of us were born with perfectly groomed brows. Thankfully there are products that can help us achieve the perfect brow look. This brow makeup box by essence is among them.
This brow box comes with everything you need to have the perfect brows. It contains tweezers to help you groom any flyaway hairs as well as 3 different brow powders which allows you to create your custom brow shade and a brow wax to make sure your brows always stay intact.
Drugstore makeup has truly evolved and this year has been no exception. These products have been the best drugstore makeup products that I believe everyone should try. Which drugstore makeup is your holy grail?. Let us know your favorite below.