30 Drugstore Beauty Buys You Won’t Regret PurchasingJune 27, 2022
Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Sky High MascaraThere’s a reason this mascara went viral on TikTok – it adds crazy length to all lashes, even those that are short and straight. Go bold with an inky black shade, or opt for a softer look with brown.
NYX Professional Makeup Jumbo Eye Pencil
Smooth, creamy, ultra-pigmented and easy to apply — we could go on and on about the virtues of this chubby little eyeshadow pencil. It comes in a rainbow of shades, from soft and flattering neutrals to poppy pastels, and each crayon rings in at under $6.
L'Oréal Paris 24 Hour Fresh Wear Foundation
The quest to find a long-wearing, transfer-resistant foundation that maintains a dewy finish ends with this drugstore formula. Available in 30 beautiful shades, it provides buildable coverage, won’t clog pores and leaves an impressive waterproof finish.
NYX Professional Makeup Butter Gloss
As far as lip glosses go, this is one of the best formulas our editors have ever tried — drugstore or otherwise. It glides on smoothly and offers a luminous, mirror-like shine in 37 luscious shades.
Carol’s Daughter Wash Day Delight Sulfate Free Shampoo with Rose Water
This deeply cleansing shampoo leaves your hair silky and smelling like freshly cut roses. The nozzle applicator makes it easy to give your scalp a deep clean, while glycerin moisturizes and keeps hair soft and tangle-free.
L'Oréal Paris Infallible Up to 24H Fresh Wear Soft Matte Bronzer
Warm up your complexion with this long-wearing drugstore bronzer. The powder blends out softly for a diffused, streak-free finish and adds depth to any complexion, thanks to its range of eight flattering shades. It’s also sweat-proof, waterproof and promises up to 24 hours of wear.
Maybelline New York Express Brow Ultra Slim Pencil
If you’re looking for an eyebrow pencil that won’t break the bank and gives you bold, long-lasting arches, you’ll love this option from Maybelline. The 1.5 millimeter tip lets you draw on precise, hair-like strokes, and the spoolie at the opposite end helps blend the color for more natural results.
L'Oréal Paris True Match Super-Blendable Powder
Don’t be afraid to go back to the basics. This tried-and-true powder leaves a lightweight, natural finish that smoothes the skin and won’t clog pores. It’s available in 24 colors with various undertones.
L'Oréal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara
For full, voluminous lashes, all you need is a few coats of this mascara. In addition to providing falsie-level drama, the formula won’t flake or smudge underneath your eyes throughout the day.
Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer
Cover up breakouts, dark circles and redness with just a click of this concealer. It leaves a moisturized, full-coverage finish for up to 12 hours with no creasing or fading in sight. And if you’re looking for a great contour product, consider picking this up in a shade or two darker than your skin tone.
Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation
Those who love a matte finish will appreciate this foundation’s smooth, velvety finish. The oil-free formula contains clay to help reduce shine and minimize the appearance of pores. It’s lightweight, breathable and stays put for up to 12 hours.
e.l.f. Cosmetics Brow LiftScore soap brows without the soap using this transparent, strong-hold eyebrow wax. Simply run a spoolie through the product and brush your brows up for an on-trend, laminated brow finish.
NYX Professional Makeup Swear By It Shadow Palette
There are endless eye makeup possibilities with this palette — it’s stocked with 40 richly pigmented shades in matte, metallic and satin finishes. Each color blends beautifully, making it easy to create impactful smoky eyes and neutral everyday looks.
Maybelline New York Lifter Gloss
Make your lips shine with this hydrating, plumping gloss. Hyaluronic acid adds fullness and moisture, and the sweet tropical scent will transport you to sunny beach days no matter where you are.
Flower Beauty Blush Bomb Color Drops
If you ask us, you can never have too many cream blushes in your collection, and this one is a definite standout. It’s easy to layer the lightweight formula, so you can achieve a barely-there flush or make a statement with vibrant, rosy cheeks.
Maybelline New York Super Stay Vinyl Ink Longwear Liquid Lip Color
Drench your lips in glossy, high-impact color with these innovative liquid lipsticks. Each shade lasts for up to 16 hours, staying shiny and transfer-free through drinks, meals and face masks. Simply shake the tube to mix the dual-phase formula, then swipe on for long-lasting shine.
NYX Professional Makeup Epic Ink Liner
For cat-eye pros or those just learning to draw a wing, the ultra-fine tip of this pen makes it easy to step up your liner game. The formula is waterproof, so it won’t smudge or smear, and each stroke glides on with rich, smooth pigment.
Maybelline New York FaceStudio Lasting Fix Makeup Setting Spray
Lock your makeup in place all day with this drugstore setting spray. It gives your complexion a smooth, matte finish for up to 16 hours — no touch-ups or blotting papers required. Consider this your secret weapon for a long-lasting makeup look.
Juvia’s Place Bronzed Duo
Sculpt your cheekbones and add a summery glow to your skin with this two-sided bronzing palette. It’s available in five shades, from a light sandy hue that will warm up fair complexions to rich, cool-toned browns that add definition to dark skin tones.
Milani Baked Blush
We can’t stop raving about this luminous powder blush formula. The subtle shimmer reflected throughout makes this double as both blush and highlighter, and the warm shades offer a gorgeous sun-kissed glow.
Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara
Skip the falsies and amp up the drama of your natural lashes with this ultra-lengthening, volumizing mascara. The cone-shaped brush grabs every little lash for maximum lift and elongation. At under $5, it’s a total steal.
NYX Professional Makeup Plump Right Back Primer + Serum
For a dewy, refreshed complexion, reach for this plumping primer. It’s infused with electrolytes to keep your makeup looking fresh all day, and keeps your skin moisturized if you choose to go bare-faced. It’s also vegan!
e.l.f. Cosmetics Liquid Glitter Eyeshadow
These long-lasting, quick-drying eye paints are a glitter lover’s best friend. They’re sparkly as ever but, unlike loose glitters, these have zero fallout and are easy to apply with a single swipe. Use them to add a layer of glitz all over the lid or for just a touch of shine in the inner corners.
Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
We’ve never met a better-smelling complexion product in our lives. Seriously, this bronzer smells like a coconutty dream — and it gives your skin a glow like you just came back from vacation. The powder formula is surprisingly creamy, making it easier than ever to blend.
NYX Professional Makeup Bare With Me Concealer Serum
Camouflage the appearance of dark circles, redness, acne and other imperfections while keeping your skin comfortable with this makeup-skincare hybrid. The creamy, medium-coverage formula is infused with skin-loving ingredients like tremella mushroom, cica and green tea to help the skin stay hydrated for up to 24 hours.
Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Washable Mascara
With 4.5 out of 5 stars among over 40,000 ratings, Amazon reviewers agree that this mascara is like magic in a tube. The curved brush and velvety black formula work together to lift, volumize and curl every lash for an eye-catching, fanned-out effect.
L’Oréal Paris Glow Paradise Balm-in-Lipstick
If you like rich color payoff, a hydrating finish and an affordable price point, this hybrid balm-lipstick is for you. At less than $11, you can pick up a few (or all eight!) of the flattering shades without breaking the bank.
Essie Seas the Day
A cheery nail color can immediately put you in a good mood, and right now, this polish from Essie is giving us all the good vibes. The seafoam green hue is perfect for the spring and summer seasons.
Milani Conceal + Perfect Smooth Finish Cream to Powder Foundation
Available in 22 inclusive shades, this unique foundation glides on like a cream but sets like a powder for a soft-matte, light-reflecting finish. The longwear formula is completely sweat- and waterproof; plus, it controls oil and shine for up to 16 hours.
Pixi + Hello Kitty Glow-y Powder
Have you ever seen a cuter highlighter? This adorable glow enhancer has Hello Kitty’s iconic silhouette stamped into the soft, silky powder. The multitasking, pink-hued powder can be used as a blush for a flirty flush or as a highlighter to create an incandescent glow. However you use it, it definitely deserves a front and center spot on your vanity.