A new season means a new look and a new look involves new makeup. Yay! There are a ton of great drugstore makeup products that are currently slaying and they’re completely budget-friendly. In this post, we take a look at the hottest drugstore makeup items that you need to try ASAP.

Lipstick & lip-gloss- L.A. Girl

When choosing a lipstick shade there’s no right or wrong answer, you can literally choose a color based on your preference. L.A. Girl allows you to do just that with their huge, affordable range.

Here’s why we love L.A. Girl:

    • The colors are super playful and you can find a tone to suit your look and personality.
    • Prices range from $15-$20 which is a complete steal.
    • There is a wide range to choose from.
    • The L.A. girl lipstick/ lip-gloss range comes in matte and glossy finishes.

Concealer- Maybelline Instant Age Rewind

There’s been plenty of hype over this concealer, beauty gurus, and makeup artists all over swear by this product. If you’re looking for full coverage that can conceal dark under-eye circles and fine lines then look no further. Finding a shade that matches your skin-tone is also easier now since the brand has extended its shade range as of this year. This is one of the best drugstore makeup products of 2018.

Here’s why we love Instant Age Rewind:

    • Only costs $8 and gives as much coverage as a high-end conceal would.
    • It’s infused with Goji Berries; we love berries!
    • Has a smooth and creamy consistency and it’s perfect for all skin types.
    • Instant coverage for fine lines, blemishes, and even acne scars

BB Cream- Garnier

If you don’t prefer wearing a full face of concealer and foundation then this is ideal for you. This BB cream comes in 3 tones, which does sound limited, but it is only for light coverage.

Here’s why we love Garnier BB Cream:

    • Contains antioxidants and vitamin C; 2 essential ingredients that your skin needs.
    • Hydrates and moisturizes the skin, leaving it soft and radiant.
    • Brightens the skin while protecting it from sun damage with its SPF
    • Easy to use and perfect for daily usage

Eyeshadow palettes- Catrice

Catrice is a European brand that has the most beautiful eyeshadow palettes that compliment all skin complexions. Whether you’re into metallic or matte shadows, they have you covered.  The brand has cream both cream and powder based eyeshadows that you can choose from, depending on your personal preference.

Here’s why we love Catrice eyeshadow palettes:

    • Catrice has a massive range of color combinations to choose from and each palette comes with complimentary colors.
    • All their eyeshadows are highly pigmented and last a good few hours
    • Some of their products are even vegan-friendly


Foundations should be specifically picked based on your skin type and desired coverage. Here are the best drugstore foundations that you can use for your skin.

Combination & Oily skin- Revlon Color Stay Foundation

The reason that this foundation works well with oily skin is that it creates balance in the skin. It’s easy to apply and gives a matte finish and lasts all day. There is a variety of colors available and this drugstore products only cost $12.99

Normal Skin- NYX Stay Matte but Not Flat Liquid Foundation

NYX Stay matte foundation comes in 25 different shades! It’s great to use for full coverage and blends into the skin easily. It covers up huge pores and it’s perfect for acne-prone skin. We especially love it because it’s a great value and only costs $7.50

Dry Skin- Rimmel Lasting Finish 25H foundation

Nothing is quite as annoying as finding a foundation that works for dry and flaky skin. Luckily, Rimmel has created a foundation that hydrates the skin without leaving it oily. It’s easy to apply and blends into the skin, covering all skin imperfections. The formula is lightweight and the skin is able to breathe while providing medium coverage.

Blush & Highlighter- Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Blush

This drugstore makeup product is not just any blush; it’s a blush that can be used as a highlighter too. All the more reason to love it and buy it! It has a creamy texture that provides the skin with a natural glow and can be used anytime for a dewy, natural glowing look.