As many of you probably already know, buying makeup can get expensive! Leading brands in the beauty industry are often able to maintain high prices due to the increasing demand for their products. High price tags tend to be equated with quality or luxury items; and many consumers will justify spending an unreasonable amount of money on a lip tint or highlighter just because of the elite reputation and name of the brand that makes it.
Of course, there is nothing wrong with splurging a little bit on higher end items, but who says that spending crazy amounts for quality beauty products is a must? If you’re shopping for makeup on a budget, look no further because we’ve got you covered. Today we will be sharing some of our favourite budget makeup products with you!
NYX Professional Makeup - Epic Ink Liner
Available at Shoppers Drug Mart and on NYX’s website, the quality of this affordable liner far surpasses its low price. Between its flexible and precise brush tip and its waterproof / smudge-resistant formula, this liner is sure to blow you away!
Maybelline – Lash Sensational Sky High Mascara
This drugstore mascara comes in both waterproof and washable formulas. Its wand separates and lifts lashes, providing them with maximum volume and length that has currently beat out all other high-end mascaras that we’ve tried!
L’Oreal Paris - True Match Super-Blendable Liquid Foundation
This affordable foundation that can be found at Walmart and other drugstores and comes in 45 shades, meaning you’ll almost certainly find one that matches your specific skin tone! The formula is full of great things to keep your skin healthy; it contains moisturising properties, Vitamin E, Provitamin B5, and SPF 17. It is also non-comedogenic and fragrance free!
NYX Professional Makeup - Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Contour Concealer
NYX’s liquid contouring concealer is lightweight, blendable, highly pigmented, has a beautiful matte finish, and best of all…it lasts up to 24 hours. This product can be used to cover blemishes, to brighten under-eye circles, and for all of your contour needs.
Maybelline - Fit Me Blush
Don’t let the low price tag deceive you, this blush goes above and beyond what you’d expect from a product of this cost. Maybelline’s Fit Me Blush blends seamlessly with your skin, providing a natural yet noticeable tint. If you aren’t sold on it yet, this product has also been dermatologist tested and is suitable for sensitive skin!
e.l.f. - Jelly Highlighter
Not only does this e.l.f. highlighter work like a charm, it also looks good enough to eat. The formula goes on wet, allowing it to blend nicely into bare skin, over makeup, and can even be mixed into foundation prior to application. Once dried, this highlighter provides a long-lasting glow.
Peripera - Ink Airy Velvet Lip Tint
This heavily pigmented stain is perfect for those who love a bold lip. The formula goes on smooth and locks in moisture, with a velvety weightless finish.
ColourPop Cosmetics – Blush Crush
This palette contains a perfectly curated selection of shades for everyday use. With its mixture of matte, sparkly, light and dark options, you can create both a refreshing look suitable for the day as well as a dynamic look for a night out with your friends. That all being said, any ColourPop palette will be well worth your money!
We hope that our suggestions come in handy the next time you’re looking for some good quality, low-cost makeup products! Thanks for reading!