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Saturday, September 4, 2010

FOTD: An All Drugstore Make Up Look

I've been venturing into drugstore make up lately. I was really impressed with how some people make beautiful looks using mostly drugstore make up. So I guess it must be how you make it work for you and not all about the price of the makeup, whether it's a drugstore or department store brand. So I decided to experiment and do an all drugstore make up look today.



I used the following:
- Maybelline Clear Smooth Minerals BB Cream
- Maybelline Mineral Power Natural Perfecting Concealer in Ivory
- Prestige Perfectly Matte Translucent Powder (not on the picture)
- ELF Studio Line Single Eyeshadow in Pebble as brow powder
- ELF Brightening Eye Color in Ivy (eyeshadow quad - layered, no outer v thingie)
- LA Colors Automatic Eyeliner Black (not on the picture too)
- Maybelline The Colossal Volume Express Mascara in Glam Brown
- GOSH Blush in Electric Pink
- L'Oreal HIP Jelly Lip Balm in Ripe

Here's the look:


I hope I did well. Seriously, I am now thinking that make up doesn't have to be expensive in order for it to work for you. Of course, I am guilty of believing that more expensive products are better but there are precious gems in inexpensive ones too. I am actually liking these drugstore make up and I might even try out more. They are still, after all, make up. :P

Happy Saturday, super awesome peeps! :)

20 comments:

  1. lovely look pammy! I agree there are a lot of inexpensive makeup that works.. mas madami pa drugstore makeup ko eh lol.

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  2. Thanks, Khymm! Dumadami na din drugstore make up ko. I'm slowly learning to not be snobbish towards ds brands. It's just that those are overpriced here. Thank God there's eBay. :P

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  3. You did well with the look Ms. Pammy! As for me, i started with drugstore brands, I'm such a late bloomer when it comes to high-end cosmetic brands… lol! =D So the high-end hype is on me right now, but then I always appreciate drugstore makeup.. =)

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  4. love the look! :D

    i've been hearing lotsa good stuff about the maybeline bb cream. i might give it a try. :D

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  5. Nice looks sis! You're very good on natural make up application. =)

    I also love drugstore make up even if I have high end ones still keep coming back on DS cosmetics. I'm now loving Bourjois which they said is the sister company of chanel. =)

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  6. hi pammy, nice look! how's maybelline bb cream? ang dami kasi nagreresell sa GT, i have this impression na hindi okay (for most, hehe). though, i guess i have to try out na rin :)

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  7. Aika, thanks! I love the natural look. :P

    Lady Mitch, thanks. Haha! I think it's the other way around for me naman. :P

    makeupjunkie, thanks. If you are a bb cream user, I think you may find it watery? But go ahead and try it, especially now that it's on sale for only PHP200.

    Donna, exactly! Everyday makeup. :P

    Mia, thanks, dear! :P

    Czen, thanks, sis. I think hanggang natural make up lang powers ko. :P Yeah, I read your post about Bourjois being Chanel's sister company! Their lippies are really nice. I read it's been around since the 1800's.

    Dianne, thanks. So far so good. As far as coverage is concerned, I think it provides very light lang and I find it more as a tinted moisturizer than a bb cream. But I'll review it later this week. :)

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  8. I have been trying a lot of drugstore products too and some of them are great!!! It's definitely a hit or miss but there are a lot of great products out there for cheap. You did a great job on your look, very simple and cute!

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  9. Amy, I agree that some of them are great. Thank you. :P

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  10. Awww....Pammy, you look so pretty and fresh. I love drugstore makeup. Once its on your face, you can't really tell the difference..well at least other people can't lol.

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  11. Becky, thank you. :P I think I can now agree with you on that. It looked as good as my mid-high end makeup and I must say I am really liking it a lot. :P

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  12. very simple and fresh, great for daily use, glad that you used mostly drugstore makeup brands :D

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  13. Nikki, thanks! I'm exploring drugstore make up now. :P

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  14. Such a pretty look, especially the lip gloss,

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