Friday, 19 April 2013

Top 10 Makeup Products Under £5 // Budget Beauty

I haven't shared some of my favourite drugstore products with you in a while so I thought I'd show you my favourite ones that cost under £5! These are all the products I'd really recommend to anyone, especially people who are on a budget or who are just starting out with makeup.

If I have reviewed the product then it will be linked so just click on the name of the product!




These are some of the best bargain lip products I have! If you are a lipstick addict then you need to try these! Or these are great for anyone with a small budget or if you are just starting out with makeup as they are only £1.99! They are so pigmented, moisturising and I find they last well. I'd definitely recommend these to anyone and everyone!



These are the other best beauty bargain, coming in at only £2. They are the most pigmented lip glosses I own and are more of a liquid lipstick really. They aren't sticky, in fact I find them to be quite moisturising. They go on evenly and I generally don't have any trouble with these! I'd say if you want to buy a Rimmel Apocalips don't and buy 3 of these instead!

sorry I forgot to put this in the first main picture!


After swearing by my MUA Every Lash Mascara for so long I can now say that I love this one more! There is only one difference between the VIVO one and the MUA one, this one gives more volume. I think its because of the difference in brushes but either way I now prefer this one. 


Rimmel Scandal Eyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner in Black and Nude £3.99

These are definitely the best eye liners I own. I religiously use the Nude one on my waterline as it is the most long lasting eyeliner I own! It brightens up my eyes and makes them appear wide. I like to use the black shade to tight line but find that it smudges throughout the day a little. I sometimes use it on my lash line as well and smudge it out a little, its great for that.


Sleek Blushes in Rose Gold and Mirrored Pink £4.49

These are some of the most beautiful blushes I own! They are stunning, oh so pigmented and are just a joy to use! These are a must have for me and if you haven't tried Sleek Blushes then you are definitely missing out! They truly are amazing for the price, I really want to get my hands on the Blush Palettes!


Natural Collection Blushes in Peach Melba and Pink Cloud £1.99

I'd recommend all the shades of Natural Collection Blushes but my favourites are definitely these two. Natural Collection Blushes are pigmented, non-chalky and last well on your cheeks. For only £1.99 these really are a bargain and your blush collection is empty without one of them!



ELF Blush in Gotta Glow £3.75

This is my first choice for highlighter and my favourite, however as I took photos of it for this post it finally bit the dust, it was cracked when I received it in a swap over a year ago so I was expecting it to finally smash. It was a sad moment. Its a utterly gorgeous highlighter and I will be replacing it at some point!

MUA Undress Your Skin Shimmer Highlighter £3

I would also recommend the MUA highlighter. It creates a different sort of shimmer, a more natural glowing one I'd say and I really love it. I'm very happy to use it in the place of my ELF highlighter, its pigmented and shows up on your cheeks, its perfect for highlighting my cupid's bow as well, a place I always highlight, it creates a really natural highlight.



I really love the Collection Lip Stains, they are definitely my favourite lip stain pens, I love my NYC ones but the collection ones are just amazing! They are so pigmented, last well and don't dry out my lips! For only £4.99 they are most definitely a bargain as well.


This is by far one of the most talked about products on the internet. It truly is amazing and I will continue to repurchase is for years and years! I haven't found anything that is as good. 

That's some of my favourites but what are yours, let me know what your favourite under £5 products are in the comments!

Thanks for reading,
Shona x


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10 comments

  1. The sleek blushes look awesome, didnt know they were this cheap! Thanks for the list :D

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    1. They are surprisingly one of the cheapest things they do, I thought they costed more as well! That's ok :) xx

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  2. I love natural collection blushes, pink cloud is the only blush I've ever fully used up x

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    1. :) They are great aren't they! I'm loving peach melba a lot recently :) xx

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  3. Now I have my hands on a Sleek blusher, I can't wait to try it xx

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  4. thanks for the review:-) will try it.

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  5. I love NYC Expert Last Lipsticks..

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    1. they are really nice for the price!

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