Best Drug Store Beauty Finds
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Mascara: It’s pink and green and is used by the pros as well as everyday beauties like us! Maybelline Great Lash Mascara ($6, drugstores) is a classic that wins awards and a following that spans a very long time. Reason? It works! It separates, lengthens and defines each lash.
Powders: Minerals are all the rage and here’s why: they provide maximum coverage with minimal product. We absolutely love CoverGirl TRUblend Minerals ($8, drugstores). These loose powders apply easily with a powder brush and provide the flawless coverage of their more expensive counterparts.
Lipstick: L’Oreal’s ColourRiche Lipcolour ($9, drugstores) is velvety and goes on smooth to make lips look glam and gorgeous. It also hydrates to give you a supple smile.
Cleanser: We love Avalon Organics Vitamin C Refreshing Cleansing Gel ($10.99, drugstores). This cleanser takes it all off: makeup, oil, dirt. It smells heavenly and the big bottle lasts a long time. Your skin will feel refreshed and squeaky clean.
Moisturizer: An oldie but goodie is Olay Complete All Day Moisture Lotion ($9, drugstores). This fluid is light but provides maximum moisture and protects the skin from the sun with SPF 15.
Treatment: Get your skin glowing with Boots No. 7 Protect & Perfect Intense Beauty Serum ($22.99, Target). This magical potion firms, tightens and improves texture with ease. Look younger at a fraction of the cost of other brand name serums.
Shampoo: John Frieda’s series of shampoos for brunettes, blonds and red heads is ideal for anyone looking to rev up their look. At only $6-$12, you can make your color pop and still have some money to go out and flaunt your look.
Conditioner: Get massive, gorgeous hair with Bed Head’s Superstar Conditioner ($17, drugstores). This sulfate-free conditioner makes hair soft, manageable and oh-so-sexy!
Styling: Stylist to the stars Sally Hershberger has a line of products that we mere mortals can totally afford. Try the Sally Hershberger Style Primer for Normal to Thin Hair ($12.50, Target). Spray at the roots to make your hair come alive and volumize.
What are your favorite drugstore beauty finds? E-mail me at [email protected].