Is it just me or do all your favourite makeup products seem to run out at exactly the same time, all the time? It never fails to amaze me. When this happens it’s not just my bank account that’s crying lemme tell you. I always like my products with a drugstore price tag and although they’re cheap it doesn’t necessarily mean they’re not as good as some high end ones. I’d say some of the ones I’m including in this post could even be considered better. So with that said, read on to find out what my favourite affordable makeup products are right now..
Rimmel London Stay Matte
Starting with one I’ve recently re-discovered and fell in love with all over again, the Rimmel London Stay Matte Liquid Mousse Foundation. I used to use this awhile ago when it got recommended to me by a friend and I think I used it once and then forgot about it until recently when I found it in my makeup drawer. It’s got a matte formula which I wouldn’t normally go for which was why I was surprised when I liked it so much.
It costs only £4.60 and oof the difference it makes to your makeup. It’s very full coverage but still enables you to create glowy, radiant looks and doesn’t look cakey at all. It’s made it’s way into my all time favourites already, and is definitely getting a re-purchase from me. 100%.
Link to product: Rimmel London Stay Matte Liquid Mousse Foundation
E.L.F 16 HR CAMO CONCEALER
For only £5, guys I need to put you onto this concealer right now! I first got introduced to it at the Glamour Beauty Festival in November and ever since have been using it almost on a daily. If used correctly it can look very natural whilst hiding any signs of dark circles but it can also be layered to look more glam and extravagant if you wanted. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a new, affordable concealer and a bonus is it comes in 28 different shades which is amazing.
Link to product: elf Camo Concealer
RCMA No-Colour Powder
I discovered this from a beauty influencer on Instagram some time ago and never really noticed the difference it made until recently. If you’re looking for a way to make the bags under your eyes less noticable and make all traces of you going to sleep at 3am vanish, then this powder will be perfect for you. Only a little bit is needed to make an impact so you will not run out of product fast, it is definitely worth the £11.75 price tag.
The powder is also perfect for all skin types and contains absolutely no pigment, perfume or fillers and doesn’t alter your foundation shade which I know a lot of no colour powders do and it is not the best look (#let’s keep flashback Mary in the past).
Link to product: RCMA No-Colour Powder
Maybelline X Gigi Hadid Strobing Liquid
This is such a multi-purpose product which for only £8.94, is amazing. I won’t lie, I did only buy it because it was Gigi Hadid but it truly is a great product for either mixing with foundation, mixing with primer or just to spotlight high points of the face. It’s quite a dark shade of highlighter but it blends really well into the skin showing no signs of patchyness.
Link to product: Maybelline X Gigi Hadid Strobing Liquid
Thank you for reading, I hope you all have a great night. Let me know in the comments your favourite affordable makeup products or which ones you’d recommend? And remember to come back at 8pm tomorrow for more fashion and beauty content!