Good morning and happy Monday, loves! One of the first posts I ever made on styledbymckenz was a 2015 Makeup Favorites; today I’m doing an updated version with a twist! I’ll be sharing ten of my favorite drugstore products from this past year. I have discovered quite a few new products this year and am so excited to share them with you all! Plus they are all super affordable so they are sure to not break your bank!
Nivea Men’s Shave Balm- $7 This product was hyped up all over YouTube for months. It is a Men’s Shave Balm but due to the ingredients it works as a perfect primer. It leaves my face feeling hydrated, smells great, and has not broken me out over the six months I’ve used it.
Maybelline Matte Fit Me Foundation-$8 This has been my holy grail foundation for a the last couple of years. It has amazing coverage and leaves a matte finish. It’s perfect for my dry-normal skin and has a wide range of colors.
NYX HD Concealer- $7 This concealer is very similar to the Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer. It’s creamy and provides a medium-high amount of coverage which is perfect for covering blemishes and dark circles.
Maybelline Color Tattoo – $7 By far the most amazing product from the drugstore. I’ve been using these babies for four years now because they’re just that good. They are the creamiest product that can be worn as a regular shadow or a base under more shadows. It also takes about a year of everyday use to finish one pot!
Rimmel Stay Matte Powder-$5 Everyone seems to have tried this powder before. It’s mattefying, long wearing, and cheap!
L’Oréal Pro Matte Foundation-$11 This is on the pricier side for a drugstore foundation but is well worth the few extra dollars. This foundation leaves your skin looking so good it almost looks airbrushed. It’s very dry and lasts forever. I’ve had 18 hour makeup days with this foundation and was still pleased with how it looked by the end of the day.
Maybelline Great Lash Mascara -$6 I adore Maybelline mascara. Their classic, Great Lash mascara in black is so good. It’s separating, volumizing, and doesn’t clump. Everything one could want in a mascara!
Wet N Wild Matte Lipstick-$2 These are my absolute favorite lipsticks from the drugstore. They are two dollars a pop and are the most longwearing lipsticks ever. They have a matte finish and so many shades. I would however suggest swatching them before buying; the actual shade of the lipstick almost never matches the color on the sticker.
NYX Lingerie Lipstick-$8 I love NYX products, especially their lip products. Their liquid lipsticks are so good as well. They layer nicely and have great color pay off. Not to mention they literally last forever.
Wet N Wild Comfort Zone Palette- $6 The only drugstore shadows I ever use are from Wet N Wild. This palette has eight colors that all swatch beautifully and wear so well on the lid. My high-end shadows are just as good as the ones from this palette.
If you all have any drugstore recommendations, please leave them below; I am always looking for new products to try. If you want to check out last years recommendations click here. Thank you all so much for reading. If you have any questions, comments, or requests feel free to leave them below. Have a fabulous day. With love, McKenz.