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Great Makeup at Drugstore Prices

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Great Makeup at Drugstore Prices

When it comes to buying cosmetics, sometimes less is more. Here's how I achieved this look using only drug store makeup.



Do you prefer drugstore makeup over department store brands? What's your favorite cosmetic line?

Makeup used in video:
Make up brushes: Ecotools $9.99
Eye Shadow/Liner: Revlon Custom Eyes Rich Temptations $9.99
Marscara: Loreal Paris Voluminous Original $8.79
Liquid Liner: Revlon Color Stay $7.29
Concealer: Black Opal Flawless Perfecting Tan/Toast $4.75
Black Opal True Color Stick Foundation SPF 15- Beautiful Bronze $9.50
Black Opal Deluxe Finishing Powder- Medium $8.95
Black Radiance Artisan Color Baked Blush- Warm Berry $4.99
Black Opal Mahogany Lip Liner $5.00
Revlon Lipstick- Berry Haute $4.49
Ardell Lashes $4.99

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Weather Anchor Mama

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At October 18, 2012 at 10:23 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, you have beautiful eyes. And that gorgeous smile!
Bruce M.

 
At October 20, 2012 at 10:15 AM , OpenID imagesbytdashfield said...

I have to stick with department store lines as my skin is very sensitive and I have many allergies. Very few if any drugstore ones work for me.

 
At October 20, 2012 at 4:10 PM , Blogger Weather Anchor Mama said...

Totally understand. Sephora has some pretty good stuff for peeps with allergies.

 
At October 21, 2012 at 10:45 PM , Blogger Nique said...

I go to the drugstore for mascara and eye liner but I have to be matched for other products like foundation and concealer. Plus I prefer Mac because you can try things out before you buy them and I know Im getting quality. I can always return something if it doesnt work out. I do need to get better though because I don't always have Mac money.
I loved the lashes. I've been eyeing lashes for a minute but I dont want to spend that much time doing makeup on a daily basis. I'll get better one day. Im still a little apprehensive about applying lashes too.

 
At October 24, 2012 at 9:09 PM , Blogger Dani @ OKDani.com said...

GORGEOUS!!!!!

 
At October 30, 2012 at 12:46 PM , Anonymous Michelle Hobgood said...

Great job with the makeup. You do have pretty eyes. I like a combo of both drug store and department store makeup. For the past couple of years I have been a Makeup Forever girl. I used the drug store for mascara and cleansers only. However, this past summer I needed to change my foundation color and didn't need as much coverage from my normal foundation so I tried the Queen Collection from Covergirl. I used the liquid foundation as a sort of tinted moisturizer and it worked well. I mixed it with the same Black Opal concealer stick you used in the video but in another color.

I'm a Personal Trainer/Fitness Professional so I am constantly on the go. I have a little makeup bag with duplicates of my makeup at home since I am not gonna carry my entire makeup case to the gym everyday. This is when the drug store brands come in handy since they are much cheaper!

BTW,I love your blog! I am also a Black woman (with roots from Trinidad) who is married to a white man and I have a teenage son. It's nice to see other folks out there like me. Keep up the good work!

 

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