Affordable Drug Store Makeup Products for Oily/Acne Prone Skin

“Everyday Makeup Look” Using Affordable Drugstore Products

For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with oily, acne prone skin. As I’ve worked my way into my mid to late twenties and discovered the cause of my breakouts, my acne has calmed down. However, I’m still left with an oily complexion and uneven skin tone.

I’ve learned to feel more confident in my imperfect skin, but I still enjoy wearing makeup because I personally like the way I look and feel when wearing it. I like to keep it as simple and natural as possible.

I have an “everyday makeup look” that I’ve mastered for days I’m going to work, headed to church, or running errands on the weekends. It’s taken me years of trial and error to find the best products for my skin type that are affordable and work well. I’m pleased to share my favorite affordable drug store makeup products with you because I really think you’ll like them as much as I do.

Drugstore Dupes for Higher End Makeup Products

All of the products I’m sharing below can be purchased from the drugstore, and most of them are dupes for higher end products you could purchase at Sephora. I do own higher end makeup products, but they are not a part of my everyday look. I’m confident that you can complete a beautiful makeup look without spending much money.

I’ll list each product below with a link to purchase the product, but I’ve also created a YouTube tutorial video so you can see what each of these products look like on (the most important part in my opinion).

See How These Affordable Drugstore Makeup Products Look On

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And Here’s the list of products I used in the video:

Maybelline Master Prime (blur+redness control) (~$8)

Revlon Color Stay 24 Hour Wear (~ $8)

Loreal Infallible Full Wear Concealer (~ $10)

e.l.f. Blush and Bronzer Duo in Fiji (matte) (~ $4)

COVERGIRL Easy Breezy Brow Draw and Fill Brow Tool (~$12)

Loreal Lash Paradise Mascara (~$10)

affordable drugstore makeup dupes

I hope you enjoyed this makeup tutorial using my favorite drugstore makeup products. If you’re looking to try out new makeup that is affordable, looks beautiful on the skin, and lasts all day, I really think you’ll love these products. Comment down below and let me know which ones you want to try, or let me know if you have a favorite drugstore makeup product you’d like to share.

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