Full Face of Everyday Affordable Drugstore Make-Up

I love make-up! I seriously enjoy doing my own, especially for a special occasion, but it’s rare that I wear super glam make-up unless I have plans. I love so many brands of make-up that range in price, but today I wanted to share with you the best everyday make-up that you can get from the drugstore. These are my very favorites and they are such good quality and so affordable!

These steps may sound like a lot as you read it, but I’ve got this down to a ten minute application routine and then I’m out the door! Keep reading to see how I get this exact look. And if you don’t like the way I look, go ahead and X on out!

*DISCLAIMER: I am no professional make-up artist! But I have spent a substantial amount of time watching beauty YouTubers (which basically DOES make me an expert, LOL).

To start, I prime my face with this L’Oreal Paris Magic Lumi Primer. I have fairly dry skin, so I love primers that give a luminosity so I look a little more hydrated. I cover my entire face with this product. It costs only $10 and lasts a good while!L'Oreal Paris Magic Lumi Primer

Next, I put on foundation. Now, I have tried a lot of foundations and this wet n wild Photo Focus Foundation is just as good as the $60 foundations I own. And this one only costs $5. No, that is NOT a typo! I wet this $5 beauty sponge and dab it all out and make sure it’s blended and the finish looks flawless and airbrushed.

If you want to use a concealer, now would be the time to apply it. But honestly, if I am just doing a quick and easy everyday make-up application, I don’t use concealer. Even though I really should because my dark circles are the truth.

Then, you’ll want to set your foundation with a translucent powder. My favorite is this $5 Rimmer Stay Matte Loose Powder.Rimmel London Stay Matte Loose Powder, Transparent 001, .45 oz

Then I bronze that face up and give it some life! I know I have told y’all about this bronzer before, but it truly is my FAVE! And is smells like vacation! I use the Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer ($13) right under my cheek bones starting at the top of my ears down towards my mouth, being sure not to come too far down. I bronzer the top of my forehead at the hairline, my jawline, and lightly down the sides of my nose. Since this is an everyday easy look, I just go ahead and use this as my eyeshadow and apply it in wiper motions along the crease of my eyes (gives the eyes depth) and I use a pencil brush to apply under my lower lashes (makes eyes bigger and brighter).Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Butter Bronzer, Bronzer

My new favorite drugstore blush is Flower Beauty. This brand is by Drew Barrymore I was just introduced to it and I freaking love all of it! Such great quality and this blush is only $8!! The color I have been wearing is Warm Hibiscus, which is like a coral color that I especially love for summer. But it comes in three other colors, too, if you don’t dig coral.Flower Pots Powder Blush, PB4 Warm Hibiscus

After blush, I apply highlight to the tops of my cheekbones, my brow bone, inside corners of my eyes, down the center of my nose and on my cupid’s bow. I love this Flower Beauty Highlight Palette. It’s $12, but you get three colors! I use the lightest color for everyday make-up. I have a slight obsession with highlight and own more of that than any other product. I’ve also been know to bathe my shoulders and collarbone in highlight, too. Flower Shimmer & Strobe Highlighting Palette, SP1

Then, I do my brows and use this L’Oreal Brow Stylist Definer Pencil – only $8!

L'Oreal Paris Brow Stylist Definer Pencil, Brunette


To set everything, I spritz my face all over with this (Flower Beauty again!) $10 setting spray. It comes in matte and dewy – I prefer the dewy! It smells sooooo good!Flower Cosmetics Seal The Deal Long Lasting Setting Spray

I always apply mascara last because it can smudge if you do it before the setting spray. I honestly don’t have a mascara that I prefer over any other. I always just use drugstore and switch it up often. So, if you have one you love, comment below for me to try!

To top it all off, I use my fave $5 NYX Butter Lipstick.

(3 Pack) NYX Butter Lipstick - Bit of Honey

If you want some guidance on make-up application/tips and tricks, I’ll leave that to the pros – I highly recommend Jaclyn Hill and Laura Lee!

Hope you guys enjoyed this post! If you get one of these products, I’d love to hear how you like it!

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