By Melissa Matthews Brown
There's nothing wrong with investing some money in a pricey gloss or moisturizer that you love. But for everything else, there's usually an affordable, effective option to be found right in your local drugstore. Our beauty editors scoured the aisles to find the best products around-flip through to see their finds.
The curved brush of L'Oréal Paris Studio Secrets Professional The One Sweep Sculpting Blush ($12.95) deposits a highlight color along cheeks and a contour shade below. In four colors, including Nectar, shown.
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For all-day staying power, tint lips with NYC New York Color Smooch Proof 16HR Lip Stain ($4.99). The marker-like tip helps you apply the matte pigment precisely. In 10 shades, including Forever Fuchsia, shown.
Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage Cream Makeup ($14.99) contains humectants and vitamin B3 to plump skin and conceal wrinkles, plus sunscreen to ward off new ones.
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Swirl the brush over lightweight, shine-reducing Almay Smart Shade Smart Balance Pressed Powder ($13.99) and its colors combine to even out skin tone. In three shades, including Light, shown.
Light-reflecting particles in Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution Complex ($24.99) settle in creases and distract admirers' eyes from focusing on them.
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Instead of using heavy synthetic wax, CoverGirl NatureLuxe Mousse Mascara ($8.99) is made with lightweight beeswax and carnauba wax to create volume while leaving lashes soft.
Article originally appeared on WomansDay.com.
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