Today I want to share with you some my 5 Drugstore Essentials.
We all tent to get lost into a field of new products and feel the need to try the new things that are always coming out, am I right?
Well, with today’s post I thought I’d tell all you all the products that no matter what I’ll always repurchase and more important if a new product comes out in one of these categories I’m more than happy to try it.
I don’t know if I’m making any sense, but what I’m trying to say is: I get really excited when Maybelline comes out with new shades of the Colour Sensational Lipsticks because I know that they are really good and I’m more inclined to try them.
Another thing I want to add is that whenever I’m buying products for someone these are always the one that I go for. I show you two L’Oréal foundations because both my mum and I use it. Same with the mascaras: my sister Queen, my mum and I all use Essence’s mascaras on a daily bases.
L’Oréal 24H-Matte Foundation
If you follow my #MakeupMondays this product won’t come as a surprise since I use it ALL THE TIME, but what you don’t know is also my mum’s favourite.
Why We Love It:
- Amazing medium coverage
- Matt but not cakey or drying
- Long Lasting
- Skin Perfecting
- Smooth Finish
Related: Essence: Battle of Mascaras
Essence mascaras tend to be a favourite in my family, we all use different once because we all look for different finishes. Here, in fact, I’m not talking specifically of any one of these but more of them a category. They tend to dry a little faster but they are also ridiculously cheap that it’s not a problem to buy a new one more frequently.
Why We Like Them:
- Really black
- Long Lasting
- There are so many in the range that you will find something for your tasting.
Buy Here: Essence Mascaras
Milani Baked Blushes
These blushes are a cult in the beauty community and I can totally see why I’ve had them for years and they are still one of my top choices. As you can see I have two shades (L: Luminoso // R: Berry Amore) and I use them both a lot.
They have a dome shape, well, mine doesn’t anymore, they are almost flat. That’s how much I love them.
*I only wish they were easier to get in Italy
Why I Love Them:
- Easy to use
- Not chunky
- Glowy but not glittery
- Long wearing
- Gorgeous shades
- They don’t enhance my texture
Buy Here: Milani Baked Blushes
Physician’s Formula Shimmer Strips
Related: Underrated Make Up
This highlighter from Physician’s Formula simply doesn’t get as much love as it should, I think mainly because it doesn’t look blinding from the swatch but it’s honestly one of my most used, over the more popular and the more expensive one.
As you can see from the cover photo mine looks horrible and the packaging is destroyed but because I use it a lot.
Why I Love It:
- You can customize the shade to perfectly match your complexion.
- Not too over the top
- Doesn’t enhance texture
- Multipurpose: it looks STUNNING on the eyes
Buy Here: Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips
Maybelline Colour Sensational Lipsticks
Related: Fall Top 5 // Lipstick
I have this range of lipsticks in multiple finishes as you can see, they go from MATT to REGULAR, to SHINE, you can’t POSSIBLY go wrong with Maybelline’s lipsticks, I think along with MAC’s they are my top favourites. Especially the mattes. OMG that Wine shade is soooo beautiful and comfortable to wear.
Why I Love Them:
- A wide selection of shades: like, I legit have 3 nudes and they are all different!
- Comfortable formula
- Not sticky
- They don’t create ugly lines
- They smell divine
- Long lasting
- Not drying
Buy Here: Maybelline Colour Sensational Lipsticks
WHICH ARE YOU DRUGSTORE ESSENTIALS?
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