Full-face drugstore make-up look for less

Written by Corrin Jimenez, Staff Writer

For those of you who love trying new makeup this article is for you. You hear all the time about high-end make up brands and products but why break the bank when you can find gems right at the drugstore. Drugstore makeup is awesome because not only is it affordable but it’s very easy to get your hands on. Here’s a list of drugstore products that will help you create a full-face look.

L’Oreal true match is an awesome foundation because it’s available in thirty-three shades and is available for your specific undertone. At the drugstore it’s hard to find a perfect color match but with this foundation you’re guaranteed to find a match that will work for you. It provides medium to full coverage without looking unnatural. The price of this product runs at the average price of $8.99.

Maybelline fit me concealer is full coverage without being too heavy. It’s very creamy and smooth so it’s easy to apply. If you want to skip foundation this concealer is all you need to cover up your under eyes or on stubborn spots. The average price for the concealer is $5.48.

Rimmel stay matte powder helps set your makeup in place so that you don’t have to retouch throughout the day. It’s super inexpensive and really helps to control the oils on your face. Even if you have dry skin this powder doesn’t cling onto dry patches. The average price for the rimmel stay matte powder is $3.99.

Milani Baked Blushes give your cheeks a nice glowy look. This bush is very silky and buildable; they don’t come off too shimmery and have great pigmentation. The average price for Milani blushes are $6.97.

NYC smooth skin bronzing powder in the shade sunny is great for all complexions because it’s a very universal color. It adds warmth to the skin without looking too heavy. It goes on sheer but can build up the color if you want a sharper contour. It’s the perfect bronze without being too flat brown or too orange. The NYC smooth skin bronzing powder runs about $2.99.

Maybelline color tattoo’s are excellent creamy eyeshadows. They don’t  crease on your eyelids and are very easy to blend out. If you don’t have a lot of time to do your eye makeup this eyeshadow is great because you can just use your finger to apply the product. The color tattoo eyeshadow pots are an average $6.99 each.

Wet’n Wild MegaLiner liquid eyeliner in black is a very pigmented liner. It has a very thin brush applicator which makes it very easy to create either a small line or a cat-eye wing. Though we each my have our favorite eyeliners the wet’n wild mega liner is an affordable $2.99 compared to most $15-$20 eyeliners.

The Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara is an amazing mascara that really lengthens your lashes. It adds great volume and doesn’t make your lashes look spidery. It has a rounded wand that really allows you to get into the inner corners of your eye. This amazingly affordable mascara is about $6.94 in most drugstores.

Revlon Brow Fantasy Pencil & Gel is a great product for those of you who are new at filling in your brows. It has a pencil on one side and a gel on the other. The pencil is very easy to apply it and the gel really sets the pencil in place. The best part is that it last all day and does not smudge and is only $5.99.

These drugstore products are definitely worth a try and can create an amazing look that is very affordable.