Drugstore Makeup

Is it just me or has drugstore makeup been steppin up their game over the past couple of years?!

In the past I would peruse the cosmetic isles while at my local Walgreens or Bartells, but never with the intention of purchasing anything.  I believe this all stems from one too many bad drugstore glittery eye shadows and frosted pink lipsticks purchased while in Junior High.  Or maybe it is from the foundations I would always try to match to my skin tone but would inevitably make me look like an Oompa Loompa (*I have the High School pictures to prove it*).  Whatever the case maybe, I pretty much gave up on drugstore makeup and have been getting my makeup from the department store counters since college.

Well its a brand new day folks…cause I be buyin up some drugstore makeups like Craaazzy!

I was recently at my local Fred Meyer’s this week and happened to buy a nice little haul of beauty items for under $9.00 including tax!

(L to R: Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter in 065 Creamsicle, Essence Long Lasting Eye Pencil in 10 Almost Famous, Essence Colour & Go Nail Polish in You Belong To Me, and Wet n Wild Nail Polish in Night Prowl.)

 I am loving the Revlon Lip Butter…but I knew I would seeing that this is seriously color #8 in my collection.  Yes, I have an addiction.  I am fully aware of this. :)  But for those who live in the NW, Fred Meyers has in store coupons for $3.00 off any Revlon product….go get you some!

As for the Essence Eye liner I am still sort of “so-so” on it, I need to use it a little bit longer to form a real opinion on it.  Going to use the Essence blue polish tonight…totally excited to paint my nails while watching Downton Abbey!

And lastly the Wet n Wild nail polish…I bought this with the hope that it would be a match to the Deborah Lippmann Bad Romance polish that I have been lusting after at Nordstroms.

Now the Wet n Wild Night Prowl (to the right) may not be an exact match to the Deborah Lippmann Bad Romance polish (to the left) it does the trick and was only 5% of the cost!

Cheers to Drugstore Makeup!

-Michelle

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6 thoughts on “Drugstore Makeup

  1. Just wanted to say that I’m really enjoying your blog! Its exactly the kind of things that really interest me. Would love if you could check mine out… I’m still only a newbie so id really really appreciate your feedback/suggestions! Please and thank you! :)

    1. Ah, thanks! Actually, I just started this blog last week! :) Still trying to figure out the little quirks myself!! :) Cheers to bloggin newbies my friend! And thanks for the follow!

  2. Wow well seriously well done! I think starting off a blog is the hardest bit..and trying to get people to read it and follow you! But its all fun at the end of the day! Keep up the awesome work and I look forward to reading more of your posts in the future! :)

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