I recently did a post on 5 high-end makeup items that were worth the money. In this post I said that a makeup product may not be amazing just because it’s expensive. So, I thought it would only be right if I did the opposite! I always say that you don’t have to spend a fortune to get good quality products… so here are 10 great drugstore products that are less than £10!

1. Makeup Revolution Conceal and Define Concealer – £4.00

This concealer has become my all-time favourite. You can read a more in-depth review here, but all you need to know is that it’s creamy and blendable, full coverage and ONLY £4! That’s insane. For reference, I use shade C2 and it really brightens my under-eye area. As drugstore products go… This one is incredible.

2. Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder – £3.99

When I first bought this product, I wasn’t a big fan (shock, horror I know), I just didn’t understand the hype. However, after giving it a proper go it is not my favourite drugstore powder. I use the translucent shade so that I don’t change the colour of my foundation as I set it. It doesn’t make my skin look cakey, and keeps my makeup in place all day long. At less than £5 you can’t complain! It is a product I have bought time and time again (and you can afford to at that price) and really is a great product.

3. Nyx Lingerie Liquid Lipstick – £7.00

This product is another great buy! With every brand bringing out liquid lipsticks these days it can be hard to choose which to buy. The Nyx lipsticks are beautiful! They are extremely pigmented, glide on like a dream and don’t go crusty after wearing them all day. My favourite shade is 108 – Bedtime Flirt. It is the perfect pinky nude that will be perfect for all year long. All of the lipsticks last all day and don’t feel drying on the lips.

4. Bourjois Healthy Mix foundation – £9.99

If you saw my Favourite Makeup of 2017 post you will know that the Bourjois Healthy Mix is my favourite drugstore foundation at the minute. It is perfect for my combo skin and lasts all day without looking cakey or sliding all over my face. It is a relatively dewy foundation and makes the skin look so flawless and healthy. I haven’t tried a new drugstore foundation since because it is my everyday go to! It is the perfect shade for my pale skin (N51 for reference) and so I don’t look like an orange every time I leave the house!

5. Makeup Revolution Reloaded Iconic Fever palette – £4.00

This product is the ultimate drugstore bargain. I don’t know any other brand that would sell a full eyeshadow palette for £4… its crazy! But what is even crazier is how good it is! With 15 pigmented shadows, a mixture of mattes and shimmers, and lovely warm toned colours, it is perfect for everyone! I could not recommend this palette more!

6. Nyx Tame and Frame Tinted Brow pomade – £6.00

This product is Nyx’s dupe of the Anastasia Beverly Hill’s Brow pomade. I never used to be a fan of pomades and was more of a powder person (I wore the HD brows kit) so I thought I would ease in with a cheaper product. I was not disappointed! It is the perfect shade to match dark hair and is so quick and easy to apply. I use it with the Nyx number 118 brush and achieve effortless brows in minutes! All for £6 what could be better!?

7. Collection Lasting Perfection concealer – £4.19

This is an oldy but goldy! If you haven’t heard of this concealer over the years then you have been living under a rock! It is great coverage and again for such a small price. Collection has recently released more shades and so it is so much easier to get a perfect match. The clue is in the name, this concealer lasts and doesn’t crease, a great addition to any makeup lovers collection.

8. Rimmel Stay Matte Liquid Lipstick – £5.99

Another lipstick I’m sorry! But it is such a bargain for a great product! This was actually the first liquid lipstick I had ever tried and I still love it to this day. My favourite colour is 200 – Pink Bink (yes another pink… I like them okay!). Like the other lipstick it is a dream to apply, lasts all day (even with multiple drinks) and I get so many compliments when I wear it. This one is £1 cheaper than the Nyx lipstick if you really do want a bargain!

9. Maybelline Fit Me Concealer – £4.15

Wow, this post turned into the best drug concealers…oops. But this does prove that you don’t need to fork out lots of money to get a decent concealer that does the job. All of the ones that I have mentioned have been less than £5 and have been so much better than the more expensive alternatives. This one is much lighter than the other two and so is perfect for those no-makeup makeup days. It is creamy, blendable, and gives just enough coverage to hide those pesky dark circles… another drugstore bargain!

10. Nyx Setting Spray – Dewy Finish/Long Lasting – £7.00

Last, but certainly not least… a setting spray! If you have been following me for a while, you will know that the morphe setting spray is my all time favourite. But this product is a close second, and half the price! This setting spray is great for giving that dewy look (hence the name) and I love wearing it on a night out to keep my makeup in place whilst still looking fresh and glowy af. It doesn’t leave water droplets on the face (which I hate) and gives my skin that extra boost of life!

So those are 10 products that are less than £10 – BARGAIN! What are your favourite drugstore products? Leave me a comment down below!

Thanks for reading,

Chlo x

My makeup collection (most likely a lot smaller than other bloggers) is a mixture of both drugstore and luxury products. I have always said that you can find hidden gems in the drugstore and terrible high-end products and so price doesn’t really matter! Having said that, here are 5 high-end products that I think are totally worth the splurge and don’t disappoint (well for me anyway).

Urban Decay – Naked heat palette £39.50

All of the Urban Decay palettes are known for being quite pricey! But for the beautiful colours, stunning pigments and excellent blendability they are brilliant value for money. I believe that all of the Naked palettes can make this list, but I narrowed it down to the most recent palette… The Naked Heat! With 12 fiery, earthy shades, this palette packs a punch! There is a mixture of mattes and shimmers, with shades that can complement any skin tone. Working out at just £3 an eyeshadow, who can complain?!

Benefit – Hoola Bronzer £24.50

If you read my Favourite makeup of 2017 post, you will know that I absolutely love the Benefit Hoola bronzer. This is the only bronzer that I have re-purchase time and time again (as you can probably tell from the shiny new one in the picture). I have a very pale complexion and so many bronzers can make me look like I work at Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory! This is the only bronzer that I have come across so far that does not make me look ridiculously orange, and, with a slightly more cool tone, it is perfect for contouring. The Hoola bronzer lasts me forever, it took well over a year to hit pan despite me using it every day and so you really are getting a lot of product for your money!

YSL – All hours foundation £35

This is a relatively new purchase of mine, and I love it. You have probably seen a lot of hype over this foundation… and rightly so! It has a full coverage, matte finish, lasts all day and makes the skin look flawless! What more can you want? I mainly wear this foundation for nights out or special events as it is too expensive for everyday wear (unless you are rich af). But every time I do wear it, I get so many compliments. I got a brilliant shade match for my pale skin (BD20) which makes me feel so much more confident when wearing it. It also comes with a pump, which many other high-end foundations don’t have (I’m looking at you Nars Sheer Glow) and so you can control how much you use at any one time and prevent wastage!

Laura Mercier – Loose Setting Powder £20

An oldy but a goldy! The loose setting powder in Translucent has been all over the Internet for years, which may give you a hint that you should buy it! It sets foundation beautifully without giving you cake face! It is very finely milled and so is great for baking under the eyes and dusting all over the face for makeup that will last all day long! Also, the translucent shade means that it doesn’t alter the colour of my foundation (one less thing to worry about). This is another product that I have had for a really long time and I havn’t hit pan, proving that it is great value for money.

Too Faced – Hangover Primer £27

Last, but certainly not least, is the Too faced Hangover primer! I hadn’t used this primer for a while but after my skin getting drier over the winter months I thought I’d dig it out again. I am so happy that I did! This primer is sooooo moisturising and makes my skin feel so lovely and soft. It leaves the skin feeling slightly tacky and so no matter what foundation I use, it lasts all day long. It also smells of coconut – a great bonus!

So those are 5 high-end items that I believe are worth the extra money! If you have any cheaper alternatives to these products please leave a comment down below, I am always looking for a good dupe! Thankyou again for reading!