The Best 15 Drugstore Products

Sometimes, the last thing we have money to spend on is makeup, however there are some really great drug store products, that won’t break your wallet!

Here are my top 15 drugstore products (in no specific order):

Monistat Chafing Gel


I know this isn’t a makeup product, but this amazing gel makes for a fantastic face primer! I use this product almost everyday to give a my skin a smooth finish, before applying my foundation. This gel is very comparable to Smashbox’s Photo Finish Primer.

Where to Buy: AmazoneBay, Most Drug Stores

Revlon Colorstay Foundation


This matte finish foundation is full coverage, even more so than many of my high end foundations. There is a wide range of colors for any skin tone, and formulas for any skin type.

Where to Buy: AmazoneBay, Most drugstores

Physicians Formula Magic Mosaic Pressed Powder


The Physicians Formula Magic Mosaic Pressed Powder works great for setting your foundation, or contouring. This pressed powder is very light and doesn’t appear cakey while worn throughout the day.

Where to Buy: Amazon, Most Drugstores

NYX 10 Eyeshadow Palettes


The NYX eyeshadow palettes are sleek, extremely pigmented, and a great quality. This is one of the best products by NYX so far. I truly do love these babies!

Where to Buy: Makeup Geek Store

Prestige Waterproof Eyeliner


This eyeliner is very smooth and glides easily onto the eyes. The texture of this eye liner is very similar to Urban Decay’s 24/7 eyeliners.

Where to Buy: AmazoneBay, Most drugstores

Revlon Colorstay Liquid Liner


The Revlon Colorstay Liquid Eyeliner has a small felt tip brush, and smudge proof formula. This eyeliner is extremely easy to apply and lasts throughout the day.

Where to Buy: AmazoneBay, Most drug stores

Loreal Voluminous Carbon Black Mascara


The Loreal Voluminous Mascara is my favorite drugstore mascara for thickening the lashes. Simply apply a few coats of this mascara, and you’re set for the day!

Where to Buy: AmazoneBay, Most Drug Stores

Ardell #301 False Lashes


The Ardell Accent eye lashes are easy to apply, with a seamless appearance. These lashes cannot be beat for the price!

Where to Buy: Makeup Geek Store, Some Drug Stores

Duo Lash Adhesive


The Duo eyelash adhesive is key to getting your lashes to stay in place all night.  This eyelash glue comes in a clear and dark tone formula.

Where to Buy: Amazon, Most drugstores

Maybelline Mousse Blush


The Maybelline Mousse Blush is a dream to apply as it glides easily on the skin leaving a fresh glow to your skin.

Where to Buy: AmazoneBay, Most Drugstores

NYX Powder Blush


The NYX Powder blushes come in a wide range of highly pigmented colors, all of which are matte finishes.

Marlena’s Picks: “Peach”, “Dusty Rose”, and “Natural”

Where to Buy: Makeup Geek Store, Select Drugstores

Revlon Matte Lipstick


The Revlon Matte Lipsticks are richly pigmented; they come in a wide variety of colors, all of which are great quality.

Marlena’s Picks: “Nude Attitude” and “In the Red”

Where to Buy: Amazon, Most Drugstores

NYX Mega Shine Lipgloss


The NYX lip glosses are super pigmented, and creamy without feeling sticky on your lips. These lip glosses come in a wide range of colors, and are a great price!

Marlena’s Picks: “Beige” and  “Lollipop”

Where to Buy: Makeup Geek Store, Select Drugstores

Sally Hansen Lipnotic Gem Gloss


These sparkling lipglosses are very similar to MAC’s Dazzleglasses, as they add a gorgeous shimmer to the lips to make them appear much fuller.

Where to Buy: Select drug stores

Essence of Beauty Duo Crease Brush Set


Don’t have money to spend on MAC brushes? No problem, as these brushes are a great substitute for the MAC 219 brush.

Where to Buy: Makeup Geek Store, CVS

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