So it's a couple of days to go until I get paid, my student loan is in my savings account and I'm absolutely broke due to copious amounts of nights out. What am I to do when I'm in desperate need of three new items? That's right, go to Boots and Superdrug. I've got a slight addiction to 'drugstore' makeup products, I don't know what it is about them but I can't seem to leave without picking at least one item up. This month I've acquired three new things that I absolutely cannot get enough of, all of which accumulated to under £20!
Bourjois Healthy Balance Powder £8.99.
I'd heard Amelia rave about this countless times as being a dupe for the Chanel Les Bieges Powder and after my Soap and Glory powder finally ran out it was time to put Bourjois to the test. It's safe to say that I've been converted to this over S&G as it's almost unholy with how much I love using it. It manages to keep my skin looking matte for a heck of a lot longer than anything else I've tried, while giving my skin a little bit extra coverage. I'm not overly fond of the scent, but thankfully you can't smell it once applied to the skin. Overall an absolute bargain.
Seventeen Phwoarr Paint £5.49.
I've had the most annoying breakout around my jawline this month, something that always seems to happen come a season change. So rather than panic buying a rather expensive concealer, Seventeen did the job nicely. This little pot concealer has been a god send for me this month. It's marketed as an under-eye concealer, but Phwoarr Paint has such a creamy consistency that means it works very well at covering up pesky blemishes. I don't find it to look caky at all, and it blends seamlessly into the skin. This is definitely one to pick up if you're at your wits end.
Rimmel Blush in Santa Rose £3.99.
As for this last item, I'd been looking for a subtle nude-pink blush for what feels like forever and Rimmel really stepped up to the challenge. I'd been flirting with the idea of buying a new MAC blush for a while, but upon testing Santa Rose out a couple of weeks ago I didn't think twice before picking it up. Rimmel have created a really beautiful soft pink shade without too much colour, I find that it works perfectly with any makeup look and is a lovely match against my pale skin. They do a variety of different colours, but I found this to be the one for me.
What have you been loving from the drugstore?