Back To School Beauty -- On A Budget - Beauty With Lily

Back To School Beauty -- On A Budget

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Welcome back everyone!!

Many places have already started school or will in the upcoming weeks, so I wanted to do a budget friendly beauty post. This is post is for everyone---students, teachers, on-the-go mom's, etc.
I wanted to incorporate items that are not only inexpensive, but also products that are easily accessible and great quality.
On to the goodies! Enjoy!
Foundation | CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3 in 1 Foundation
Price: $9.49
Shade Selection: 14 Shades
I chose this particular foundation because it has a built in primer, giving it longer lasting power. I also like the coverage and the longevity of it.
Powder | Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder
Price: $2.99-$3.99
Shade Selection: 7 Shades
This powder does not give a whole lot of coverage, however, it does a good job at keeping me shine free.
Concealer | CoverGirl+Olay Concealer Balm
Price: $7.99
Shade Selection: 6 Shades
I love this concealer because it's really hydrating, gives great coverage, and really smooth.
Blush | Wet'nWild Color Icon Blush
Price: $2.99
Shade Selection: 4 Shades
The pigmentation of this blushes is unbelievable, definitely use a light hand when applying. There is a small shade selection, but you can find both matte and shimmery blushes.
Bronzer | NYC Smooth Skin Bronzer in Sunny
Price: $2.99
I believe this is probably the only matte bronzer that can be found in drugstores, let me know if I'm wrong.
I really like this, it works well with my fair skin, and it doesn't look muddy at all.
Eyeshadows | Wet'nWild Color Icon Eyeshadows
Price: $2.99-$4.99
Shade Selection: There are a variety of trios and 8 pan palettes.
I can not rave enough about these shadows, they are highly pigmented! They do have a little bit of fall out, but nothing major, just dust your brush before applying.
Eyeliner | ELF Waterproof Eyeliner Pen
Price: $2
Shade Selection: 8 Shades
This is a great liquid liner, it has a great tip, that is not flimsy. Great color payoff.
Mascara | CoverGirl Lash Blast
Price: $7.99
Shade Selection: 4 Shades
This mascara lengthens and volumizes, I've been using this mascara for years!!
Lips | Revlon Lip Butter
Price: $6-$7
Shade Selection: 24 Shades
These are very moisturizing, they act as a lip balm and a lipstick. They can be built up for more color payoff or worn sheer.
Eyebrows | ELF Eyebrow Kit
Price: $3
Shade Selection: 4 Shades
This kit includes a tinted wax and a powder. You can use the wax alone, the powder alone, or use the wax and set your brows with the powder. Great little kit.
There you have it, a list of great products that can be found at your local drugstores, Target, or Walmart.
I hope you have found this post helpful and maybe found some new items to purchase next time you're out shopping.
What budget friendly items do you love/recommend??
Until next time my loves!!

Daily Nuggets...
-I'm working on my next color combo using my Nude'tude palette, keep an eye out for the next post in the series!
-Somehow my 'notes' section for my blog that I keep in my iPad is gone!! I have no idea how it disappeared, I had so many ideas, bummer!
-Emily Noel from tweeted me this morning!! I love her, she is such an inspiration! <3
-Facebook is acting up, I can't seem to get it to open! Is it just my app or my internet? Ugh!

Disclaimer: I purchased everything myself. All thoughts and opinions stated are MY own honest reviews. Pictures are from the products websites. ;) Amazon links are affiliate links, I do not get paid to mention, promote, or send you guys to the Amazon website whatsoever. And....I love you guys! :)
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  1. That's so cool that Emily tweeted you!!!! We love everything on your list. We pretty much use all of those products ourselves. We love great beauty bargains. Especially the Wet N Wild eyeshadows and blushes!

    1. Right, I tweeted her awhile back, and was surprised this morning to get her tweet! I was shocked!! :) She's such an inspiration!

      Who doesn't love a great beauty bargain! :)

      Thanks for stopping by ladies!

  2. We have just started following your blog and love it! Maybe you would like to check us out and follow back?

    1. I will definitely check your blog out! Thank you! :)

  3. I LOVE Emily too - thats great she tweeted you. I 100% agree with your picks here, I really love the Revlon Lip Butters as well. Wet'n'Wild lipsticks are also really great and inexpensive too :)

    1. I also like the Wet'n'Wild lipsticks, just find them a bit drying on my lips. Thanks for stopping by! :)

  4. I love the rimmel stay matte powder. I use it as a finishing powder and it keeps me shine free most of the day. These are some really great recommendations!

    1. Thank you! And thanks for stopping by and following! :)

  5. I love the Rimmel Stay Matte powder! It's brilliant!

    Rachel x

    1. Thanks for stopping by, I will be checking out your blog! :)

  6. This is a great post. Thanks for the great tips. :)

  7. Wonderful post! I will definitely buy the bronzer and E.L.F liner. My teenage daughter needs makeup too. I keep buying her makeup, but for some strange reason, she keeps losing it! LOL! I will follow this blog for sure!

    1. Oh thank you so much! :) I hope you enjoy those products.

  8. Love this! I have the cover girl foundation :) all this stuff is great for back to school!!!