Cosmetic shopping is one of the most therapeutic and ecstatic experiences for most women. Makeup maniacs will agree that a woman can never own enough makeup. That being said, it is good makeup can break your bank account. Most people might have to sell their kidneys if they wish to prepare their entire vanity from moisturizer to eye makeup and tools for Mac or Sephora. Just a small bottle of a good foundation can cost you a good 80 bucks, and you cannot make that investment every few weeks. For this reason, many women either compromise on buying cosmetics that they feel are not essential or end up buying cheaper brands that do not produce results as good as the high-end ones.
Imagine if somehow you can get everything that your favorite high-end brands are selling but at prices that are a total steal. In the recent past, some of the drugstore brands have upped their cosmetic game regarding quality and have produced results as good as most high-end brands. The best part is that many of these brands are now producing dupes of popular high-end products and that too at unbelievably low prices. Maybelline, Loreal, Nyx, Elf, etc. have now created a firm footing for themselves in the market, and some of their products are even better than their high-end counterparts. Here is a list of all your makeup essentials that you can buy without denting your pocket.
You start your makeup regime by priming your face and Porefessional by Benefit has been a cult favorite for everyone looking for a pore minimizing primer. However, $ 32 for a medium-sized prime is not a comfortable investment for everyone. Interestingly, Maybelline has a pore minimizing primer that is 95% dupe of Porefessional by Benefit. It is not only similar regarding results but also regarding packaging. The product that goes by the name of Maybelline Baby Skin Pore Minimizer is a total steal at $6.99.
Most high-end foundations cost above $50, and you would not want to smother them on your face on a daily basis. Maybelline has yet again has beaten all its competitors with the most amazing Maybelline Fit Me range that costs barely $10. This foundation come in two variants which cater to both dry skin and a matte and pore less range for oily skin. This is a light to medium coverage buildable foundation, and the application is a breeze. The finish is flawless, and a large shade variety promises the perfect shade for every complexion.
Finding a good concealer that covers your blemishes and imperfections well and blends well with your foundation is one of the biggest struggles for almost every woman. Although Tarte came out with the most fantastic range of concealers with its shape tape series, $45 is a massive investment for daily wear. Fortunately, the new Conceal and Define set by the British cosmetic brand, Makeup Revolution proven to be a 99% dupe of Tarte Shape Tape and is excellent regarding application and coverage. At $7, this is one of the best concealers available in the market.