Guest Blogger Series: My Favourite Drugstore Makeup – Chelsea Hodges

Guest Blogger Series: My Favourite Drugstore Makeup - Chelsea Hodges

Welcome back to another week of my Guest Blogger Series. This week we have something completely different. Chelsea Hodges is a student from Colorado, USA. Chelsea writes a Lifestyle Blog – Think Feel Strong. I’ll let Chelsea introduce herself before leaving you to read her makeup related post – every girl’s guilty pleasure!

“A little background on me, I am currently a college student getting my AA in Criminal Justice. I have always loved writing with a passion. I have this desire for self-expression, and for me, writing is the best way to accomplish that.”

My Favourite Drugstore Makeup

My Favourite Drugstore Makeup

I am very excited about this post because I love saving money, and I love helping others save money. I’ll admit, I’m not as big into makeup as I was a year or two ago, but it is always something I love to play around with. I’m going to share with you, my top favourite all time drugstore makeup products, I’ve used these for years. The products I’m going to share are “base products”, meaning they are very versatile and you can use them however you’d like to create countless makeup looks! Onto the products…

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Primer

Guest Blogger Series: My Favourite Drugstore Makeup - Chelsea Hodges

This is a must, must have. If you don’t own this, girl you are missing out. This primer that costs less than $8 guaranteed at any drugstore is amazing. Every face primer should be lightweight, and this is. For such a low price, your makeup lasts all day long thanks to this primer.

Maybelline Dream Velvet Foundation

Guest Blogger Series: My Favourite Drugstore Makeup - Chelsea Hodges

This is just as the product describes, this is dreamy and velvety. I have noticed with this foundation that the coverage is phenomenal. This does a great job of covering blemishes and blending into your skin while feeling velvety and nice.

Maybelline Dream Wonder Powder

Guest Blogger Series: My Favourite Drugstore Makeup - Chelsea Hodges

Maybelline likes to call their products dreams I’m noticing, but for good reason. This powder is very dreamy. It feels lightweight as you apply it onto your face, and provides decent coverage for a low cost.

Maybelline Fit Me Powder/Bronzer

Guest Blogger Series: My Favourite Drugstore Makeup - Chelsea Hodges

Clearly, I enjoy Maybelline when I’m purchasing drugstore products. I believe they make very good quality products for such a low price. This one is called powder/bronzer in my opinion because it’s, however, you want to use it. If you purchase a lighter shade, you can use this as face powder. However, what I did was purchase a dark dark brown, this is used as a bronzer for me. I use this to contour, and I feel this does the job extremely well.

Wet N’ Wild Eyeshadow Primer

Guest Blogger Series: My Favourite Drugstore Makeup - Chelsea Hodges

This is QUITE a steal. I remember purchasing this at a drugstore for literally 2 bucks. This is one heck of an eyeshadow primer, this thing makes your eyeshadow stick to your eyelids ALL day long, no creasing. Get this, honestly. I love this thing.

Those are my favourite drugstore makeup products! I really hope you found this useful and can go find these at your local drugstore, who doesn’t love a good bargain? Makeup is amazing and fun to use, but you shouldn’t have to spend hundreds on high-end products to have good quality in your products. Drugstores sell a decent amount that gets the job done!

If you love makeup related posts, along with lifestyle topics such as relationship advice, fitness tips, and more, I would love it if you checked out my blog, !

What is your favourite drugstore makeup product?


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Thank you, Chelsea, for writing such a nice post for us to read – it’s been ages since I’ve done a proper makeup shop and now I desperate to go after reading this! Don’t forget to grab your ‘featured on’ badge from the bottom of the page.

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14 Comment

  1. Reply
    9th May 2017 at 8:58 am

    I just got some great stuff from TKMaxx and saved a fortune. Yes, it’s well worth shopping around. #TriumphantTales

  2. Reply
    Rainbows are too beautiful
    9th May 2017 at 11:19 am

    What a great selection – I’m terrible with make-up, just don’t get the time! #triumphanttales

  3. Reply
    9th May 2017 at 12:45 pm

    I do love a good bargain and I find Maybelline products fab, especially the mascaras x

  4. Reply
    9th May 2017 at 2:06 pm

    Ive become a real drug store make up junkie in my older years.

  5. Reply
    Suzanne J S (@chickenruby)
    9th May 2017 at 2:56 pm

    i tend to purchase whatever is on offer, i don’t wear makeup on a daily basis and forget to moisturise despite keeping a pot of cream by the side of my bed

  6. Reply
    9th May 2017 at 3:04 pm

    Thanks for sharing! I have been an Avon rep for a few years now, so I use all of their makeup…but they keep discontinuing my favorite products. 🙁 I think it’s time to switch to back to drug store.

  7. Reply
    9th May 2017 at 5:06 pm

    I am so happy you wrote and shared this! I need some of that dream wonder foundation! #triumphantales

  8. Reply
    9th May 2017 at 5:23 pm

    I think I might try their primer – mines really expensive and I’m sure a more reasonably priced one would work just as well – thanks for the tip #TriumphantTales

  9. Reply
    10th May 2017 at 7:27 am

    Fab post, not heard od that eyeshadow primer! #TriumphantTales

  10. Reply
    10th May 2017 at 9:47 am

    I wish we could get ‘Wet n Wild’ here in the U.K. You have some great finds here x

  11. Reply
    10th May 2017 at 11:45 am

    Great post, I am loving the eyeshadow primer, need to have a look around for that in the UK #TriumphantTales x

  12. Reply
    10th May 2017 at 12:57 pm

    Great post I love hearing a bit more about bloggers. The primer sounds great! #TriumphantTales

  13. Reply
    11th May 2017 at 12:50 am

    Love this post as I also like to do makeup ones. Maybelline do some incredible products at affordable prices. Handy for us Mums that arent working or are part-time! #TriumphantTales

  14. Reply
    fivelittledoves (@fivelittledove5)
    12th May 2017 at 5:02 pm

    Ooh I love this, it’s interesting to see what other people use. I love a good primer, it makes a huge difference! #triumphanttales

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