A makeup artist’s best budget beauty buys

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Some great tips in The New York Times the other day on drugstore products that work just as well as their pricier department store counterparts (according to pro makeup artist Ann Orcutt). Check out her favourites—and find out where to order them online with FREE shipping and no minimum order!

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CoverGirl AquaSmooth Compact Foundation (“The best liquid coverage in a compact liquid/powder format.”)

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CoverGirl Cheekers Blush (“It has a bit of sparkle in it, it’s not just a flat color.”)

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L’Oréal Voluminous Mascara (“Makeup artists who trained me eight years ago said that it was the best, and I still think it is.”) [Ed's note: I've heard this from makeup artists too—it's a great mascara.]

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Revlon ColorStay 12 Hour Eye Shadow Quad (“This is the only drugstore eye shadow I like.”)

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Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Double Face Perfector (“This is practically an exact copy of the Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Radiant Touch Highlighter.”)

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Olay Foaming Face Wash (“My skin is at its best when I’m using this stuff.”)

Read more here—then head over to online drugstore Well.ca, where you can pick up these products, AND get free shipping with no minimum order! Now how budget-friendly is that?!

1 Comment

Renee
Sunday, April 12/2009 at 9:58 pm

I agree with the Revlon eyeshadow quad and L’Oreal Voluminious :)

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