Drugstore Budget Friendly Makeup

Good morning girls! Some of you have asked about a blog post on drugstore makeup finds and today is the day! I have been shopping and trying all these brands to give you the low down. I have found a few that I think you girls will like! If you have tried any of these, drop a comment below and let me know how it worked for you!

Why buy high-end if you can find something just as good, but cheaper??

—-Beverly Hoyle, B and B Blog

A Drugstore Budget Friendly Face!

One. Milani Rose Powder blush : This is such a stunning blush that creates the prettiest glow of pink to the skin. My favorite shade is Coral Cove!

Two. Pixi Natural Brow Duo : I love that this brow product offers a pencil and a gel in one tube.

Three. Covergirl Exhibitionist Mascara : I’ve been using this mascara off and on for the last month or so and every single time I use it I’m more pleased with the instant thickness and impact it offers.

Four. Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer : A much loved drugstore concealer that really does a great job of covering dark circles. It also can camouflage under eye bags! Apply a small amount along the crease of your puffy eyes and blend!

Five. ELF Clay Eyeshadow palette : If you don’t have an eyeshadow primer use concealer as the base, and then follow that with any of the pretty taupe shades from this palette.

Six. Revlon Photoready Insta-Filter Foundation : This is a great blurring, medium coverage foundation. I dislike the applicator but the product itself is really great!

Seven. Sonia Kashuk makeup brushes :  I’ve been a fan of this brand for a long time and this is a great starter set for brushes! Get these at Kohl’s on sale for only $23.20 right now!

Eight. Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer : This has a coconut smell and warms the skin up so nicely. It doesn’t get splotchy or anything either!

I hope you enjoyed this post and I’m happy to share that I have a few other “makeup capsules” coming soon! Are there any themes you’d like me to include? Let me know in the comments!

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  • sandy

    We don’t have a dog…we had “outside” dogs while the kids were growing up but it’s been years since we have had one. We talked about getting one again but then…it’s easy when we want to take off not having to find someone to come in and take care of it or we don’t have to find a place to house it. My hairdresser sold me an eyebrow pencil and looks like the same tip on it as the one you show along with the brush on the other end. Is there any way you can show a video on how to apply it. I feel like I look like a clown when I put it on and I know I really do need it as my brows have become so sparse. Finally got all the mowing caught up so today will be clean the basement from when the grandkids were here and get that vacuumed. Then…there’s always bookwork to do..ugh. I’m curious, did you get a BIG hug from Chase when he got home yesterday after his dog destroyed your shoes 🙂

    • Beverly

      Yes!! I will get s video on that soon. Ok, Chase cane in late last night ( he either about 13hours) and he didn’t say anything to me. But he looked at Kilo and said, “You were a bad boy today”. Honestly, by that time I had forgotten all about it. So later I told him to make sure he PayPal me the money for them shoes lol. Kilo is very bad about chewing things if they are left lying around. He’s chewed up 2 of Chase’s remotes and boy that made Chase mad. Not so much about mine and Raegan’s shoes. I think he should put him in anxiety medicine because he can’t be left alone too long or he starts chewing. He tears toys up like it’s nothing!! We do have a couple toys that he can’t destroy. He’s a sweet and very smart dog, but dang!! My shoes??!!! 😂😂

  • Johnna

    These are very good tips on some less expensive makeup. I found couple I think I’ll try. Have a great day!😊

  • Kelly Palmer

    Good morning!! We have 3 dogs, 4 cats and they are all spoiled rotten!!! They are our fur babies 🙂 As a matter of fact as I was about to start typing this comment our kitty Maggie decided that she wanted to jump up in my lap and “knit” on my stomach so I had to wait until she was ready to get down so that I could continue. All of our pets are inside. The dogs do however go outside to potty and run around in our fenced back yard. They are all rescues. We would probably have more if it weren’t so expensive but to feed them and vet them properly is not cheap! I have not tried any of these products that are in today’s post. Even though I work at CVS I typically get my cosmetics at Ulta. Like I said in a past comment, I am fairly new to wearing makeup and I like that I can go to Ulta and get individual attention and tips on what to use and how to apply it. I get overwhelmed when I try to pick out something at work because there is soooo much to choose from. Now that I have the basics I am trying to replace some of the higher end stuff with more affordable products. I recently bought some Loreal true match super-blendable powder foundation and I actually like it much better than the It Celebration Foundation that I had been using. I also recently replaced the Benefit Pore fessional primer with Maybelline Baby Skin and like that pretty well too. For my brows I have been using Benefit Gimme Brow and I was wondering what to try next to replace that so I may have to try the Pixi natural brow duo. Like Sandy my brows have gotten very thin and I too would love to see a video on how to apply these types of products. I have today and tomorrow off from work. I have a doctor’s appt this afternoon then will bake a triple chocolate bundt cake for a co-worker and deliver it to her tomorrow. The other co-worker that has requested one of those for her birthday had decided that she wants me to make hers after she comes back from her vacation to Bosnia. I hope you have a wonderful day and that your shoes are all in a safe place 😉

    • Beverly

      There you go with that Bundt cake again. 🥰🥰 I bet it is soooo good!!!! I love having pets, but it is a challenge at times. Ziva is my sweet baby, but she can get so excited at times it is funny, but you better watch out cause she could accidentally knock you down. I’m going to share that picture of her and Barry napping on the email tomorrow lol!!! She loves him!!

      I will do a video on the brows, I’ve ordered new lighting for my “hopefully new office” and I can get to these Tips and Tricks videos. I like my professional products, but there are cheaper things out there that are good too!! Happy Thursday!!

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