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 http://www.beautybroadcast.net/ 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! :)
 
I enjoy reading comments and will answer any questions asked. :) Make sure to subscribe to my blog or follow me on Bloglovin', it's free and easy! :) 
 


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15 comments

  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!

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    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!

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

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  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 :)

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

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  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!

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

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

    Rachel x

    thedrugstorelife.blogspot.co.uk

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

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

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  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!

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

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

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