These all-time greatest drugstore beauty items are the best on the market at any price!
Anyone who has ever looked for a no-artificial-chemicals, all-mineral, whole-body sunscreen that does not leave you covered in a whitish film has been, until now, a very frustrated person. This brilliant SPF30 sinks in instantly, miraculously. And no, it has no nanoparticles either (if you're the sort of person searching for the above ultimate formula, you do not want nanoparticles). And it smells nice!
YES TO CARROTS HYDRATING BODY LOTION WITH SPF30, $15, YESTOCARROTS.COM
Feels incredible (cushy, moisturizing, healing) and looks fantastic: the perfect don't-need-a-mirror tint.
BURT'S BEES TINTED LIP BALM, $6.50, YAHOO! SHOPPING
If you've got mild dark circles, this tinted moisturizer-like formula is perfect. If it's a more major problem, it's the ideal moisturizer to smooth on before dabbing on thick, more pigmented concealer—you'll need much less!
NEUTROGENA 3-IN-1 CONCEALER FOR EYES SPF 20, $9, NEUTROGENA.COM
The truest-black, the glidingest formula on the market. Makes the crispest cat-eye or the smudgiest smoky eye and lasts all day (or night).
L'OREAL PARIS STUDIO SECRETS COLOR TRUTH CREAM EYELINER, $12, CVS.COM
Every beauty editor keeps a tube of this on hand—no other instant-fix (defrizzing, unpuffing, texturizing, etc.) product even comes close.
JOHN FRIEDA SECRET WEAPON FLAWLESS FINISHING CRÈME, $6, DRUGSTORE.COM
Causes much, much less damage to your hair than traditional color—leaving you with shine and bounce to spare. (Plus it only takes 10 minutes, leaves amazing permanent color and doesn't smell of ammonia, a serious upgrade in and of itself.)
CLAIROL NICE 'N EASY PERFECT 10 PERMANENT HAIRCOLOR, $12, DRUGSTORE.COM
Instant sexy. It looks great no matter what your skin tone, and it lasts and lasts.
REVLON NAIL ENAMEL IN VIXEN, $5, WALGREENS.COM
Rich pigments and incredible hydration—this looks and feels like lipstick that costs 10 times as much.
MAYBELLINE COLOR SENSATIONAL LIPSTICK IN RED REVIVAL, $5, TARGET.COM
Gigantic, wide-awake eyes with a single swipe. And not a flake ever.
COVER GIRL LASHBLAST MASCARA IN VERY BLACK, $6, TARGET.COM
Physicians Formula Organic Wear Eye Makeup Remover Pads
Flat-out amazing. Gentle, organic, effective, and they smell like lavender.
PHYSICIANS FORMULA ORGANIC WEAR EYE MAKEUP REMOVER PADS, $10, PHYSICIANSFORMULA.COM FOR STORES