10 Top-Rated Drugstore Beauty Products That Are Truly Worth the Hype — All Under $14
If you haven't delved into the world of drugstore makeup, your beauty game is seriously suffering. There are so many affordable brands out there that deliver high-quality products. I am always on the hunt for the very best cosmetics that are easily accessible, so I test items on the regular. If you want to know which products are truly worth the hype, we have rounded up the top-rated options, all under $14. We have tried all of these formulas ourselves, so we guarantee you'll be impressed. Shop through these popular picks and buy yourself a few essentials.
L'Oréal Infallible Pro-Matte 24HR Foundation
I swear by this L'Oréal Infallible Pro-Matte 24HR Foundation ($13). It gives my face a flawless, airbrushed look and truly lasts all day. It comes in 12 colors that work for a large spectrum of skin tones.
Maybelline Baby Lips Glow Balm
Despite the popularity of mood-changing beauty products, they are scarcely found at the drugstore at this price point. This shade-shifting Maybelline Baby Lips Glow Balm ($4) leaves you with a pink tint while infusing your pout with moisture.
Almay Smoky Eye Trios Eyeshadow
The pigmentation and easily blended formula of the Almay Smoky Eye Trios Eyeshadow ($9) are truly impressive. The colors look beautiful on the skin and instantly make your eyes pop. These shadows also has serious staying power — they won't fade all day long.
NYX Professional Makeup Wonder Stick Concealer
Cover up no matter where you are with this NYX Professional Makeup Wonder Stick Concealer ($11). You can conceal, highlight, and contour your face with ease. Both ends have a creamy finish that you can rub right into your skin. This stick shade is called Universal, but it also comes in light and medium.
CoverGirl Clean Oil Control Compact Pressed Powder
I have had this CoverGirl Clean Oil Control Compact Pressed Powder ($7) is my cover-up rotation for over a decade now. Every time I use it, I get compliments on my smooth complexion. The powder reduces the appearance of pores and keeps oily skin in check. Sweep it on over liquid foundation for a flawless complexion.
Revlon ColorStay 2-in-1 Angled Kajal
This Revlon ColorStay 2-in-1 Angled Kajal ($8) is great for Summer because it's waterproof. One end has an angled tip so the inky black eyeliner is easy to apply. The other side has a smudge brush so that you can create a smoky-eye look if you wish. This product also comes in gray and green.
CoverGirl Roses TruNaked Eyeshadow Palette
The CoverGirl Roses TruNaked Eyeshadow Palette ($13) is a newer product from the brand, but we already predict it will become a staple. The soft, rosy colors are so versatile — wear the lighter shades to the office or a plum smoky eye at night. Wet the darkest shade and use it as an eyeliner. We love that affordable palettes are becoming a bigger trend in drugstores.
L'Oréal Voluminous Lash Paradise Waterproof Mascara
Behold, the L'Oréal Voluminous Lash Paradise Waterproof Mascara ($11), the holy grail of drugstore mascaras. We tested out the newest product and were obsessed with its thickening and lengthening powers.
NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream
The wide variety of colors and long-staying formula make this NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream ($6) a fan favorite. "I have it in multiple shades (like six now) because it is such an amazing formula," one reviewer said. "I work extremely long hours and overnights and I applied this before I went in to work 10 hours ago and I just got out and the color still looks amazing!"