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The highstreet makeup I reach for on the daily

I love the highstreet/drugstore makeup brands, and in a lot of cases feel no need to choose higher end, why should I when I am perfectly happy with a more purse friendly brand.

So on that note I thought I would share some of my most reached for makeup from the highstreet, I love to share products especially those that are affordable to everyone.

drugstore makeup top picks

The highstreet makeup I reach for on the daily

I'll start off with base and face products, Revlon colorstay foundation, has been a favourite of mine for ages and I'm probably on my 4/5th bottle, I love how they have a formulation for both oily/combination skin and dry/normal in a range of shades. I am sand beige in the oily/combo formula and I find this to be my perfect colour match, with medium coverage and a formula that doesn't slide of my face, its a no brainer for me. 
It will probably come as no surprise to see this next product on the list Revolution conceal and define is pretty hyped right now but for good reason, this is a high coverage concealer, available in shit tonnes of shades and it £4!!
Now I love a good highlight and the highstreet is awash with some pretty good ones, the two I have and love are Revolution liquid highlighter, in the shade Ethereal, I really wanna try some of the other shades if you have any recommendations hit me up. Another highlighter that is a favourite amongst bloggers is Sleek's highlighter quad Cleopatra's kiss, 2 cream and 2 powder gold toned products that add a lovely glow especially on tanned skin.

Highstreet makeup top picks

Probably my favourite blusher, not just from the highstreet but in my whole collection is The Balm Fratboy blush this is a bit on the pricier side for highstreet but in my opinion worth it as its really pigmented, you don't need much, I have had mine over a year and I'm not even near hitting pan.

For highstreet/drugstore lip products I don't think you can go wrong with NYX soft matte cream liquid lipsticks, not only are they a bargain at £6, they have great shades, are none drying and feel and look great on the lips.

For nails I tend to stick to highstreet as I like to change them up quite regularly I don't see the point in spending a bomb, If I'm after a more fancy manicured look I tend to reach for Impress press on nails* they are quick and easy to use and look like you've had a professional job. Nail polish wise I love Port a loo Rimmel 60 second shine it's such a vibrant colour I love it for Spring/Summer.

Highstreet top picks

I hope this post has given you some ideas for what to pick up next time you visit the highstreet. 

Let me know if it has I would love to know, plus if you have some recommendations do leave me a comment.

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  1. The Sleek Solstice Palette and NYX Soft Matte lip creams are on my daily make-up list!! I love the lipsticks SO much. I've used the Revlon colourstay foundation before and loved it so I definitely need to try the concealer!xx

    Lucy |

  2. Love the look of the lipsticks. Gemma x

  3. All of these products sound so good!!

  4. I always love rimmel products
    Cheap but amazing!

    Much Love,
    Jane | The Bandwagon Chic


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