Makeup are one of the essential stuff for us girls. We always apply makeup when we’re going out, events and even go to class. It’s not faking ourselves but it helps us to gain self-confidence, a strong personality and appreciate the beauty itself. Nowadays, mostly girls are addicted to beauty products but it may be pricey and expensive. Popular makeup brands usually quite expensive but mostly their quality never disappoint us. You wanna try drugstore makeup but highly doubt the quality? No worries, there are some product you can buy from drugstore and some of it are essential to buy at high-end makeup brands at department store. Let’s see shall we ?
Foundation – High-end department store
This is the most fundamental parts of our makeup since we use foundation cover our flaws and acne scars. For foundation, it’s quite difficult to get the exact color, texture by just looking at the packaging of a drugstore brand. Plus, high-end store have the variety shades of color that can match for darker skin color, as mostly drugstore brands provides for fair and white skin. These are recommended makeup brands for foundation.
Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Cover Foundation
This new Ultra HD Cover Foundation is superb because the formula is excellent and it looked very natural on skin which provide light to medium coverage. It doesn’t leave your skin with “fake” look but more to original skin color which are easily to blend on. Price : RM 200 (based on store)
Re(marc)able Full Cover Foundation
It’s highly pigmented,a light weight formula which only just a drop or two, you will be surprise to see the results. The overall performance is impressive. The formula is suitable for oily, normal skin or battling breakouts. If you have a dry skin, you have to prep your skin with moisturizer if not it will be flaky when you apply it. Price : RM 250
Eyeshadow – High-end department store
Some girls thought that drugstore brands were okay but you must know the difference in its texture, quality and pigmentation of the color. To choose the best eyes shadow,you can choose at high-end store. These two are most popular recommended makeup brands for eye shadow palette.
Urban Decay (Naked Palette)
This includes all Urban Decay Naked Palette. Naked 2, 3, 5 Smoky etc. All shades are super-buttery and pigmented. The smooth texture of the Naked shades are remarkable and easy to apply. The cool tones as well as satin black for smokey looks which makes them great for layering. Price range : RM215++
Kat Von D Metal Matte Eyeshadow
This palette contains 22 eye shadow , which 9 Metal Crush Eye shadow and 13 matte eye shadow. The metal crush eye shadow formula is excellent. It divides the shimmering shade in this palette from generic eye shadow formula. The quality, pigmentation are very good. Usually matte eye shadow are difficult to apply without eye primer but this one made it so easy. This eye shadow received tons of good review from the customer at different makeup website. Price : RM140 (Sephora)
Mascara – Drugstore
Most beauty gurus and makeup pros agree that cheap mascara can be good as others. Mascara have only 3 months lifespan so it’s not really necessary to spend a lot for mascara when you need throw it away someday.
Maybelline The Magnum Barbie
“Doll up”. Even without any lash curler, it lifts the lases and curl beautifully. Besides that, it also lengthens the lashes and the formula is invented for smudge-proof and water-proof too which suitable to use during hot summer weather!
Price : RM32.19 (Based on watson website. Price may change from time to time.)
Brows – Drugstore
Gorgeous looking eyebrow enhanced everything we put on our eyes. It can turned out very weird if you don’t draw out the line properly. You might be surprised makeup brands that I’m about to suggest for brows.
Daiso Eyebrow Pencil
It is the cheapest brow pencil compared to other drugstore product and it comes in two shades. Light brown and dark brown. The packaging is very convenient where 2 caps is place separately on each and one in transparent cap so that you can know which one the pencil and the brush. The triangular eyebrow pencil is useful when you wanna draw different lines.
Price : RM 5
NOTE : Price may changed from time to time (markdown or increase in price)