Favourite Drugstore Makeup Products

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Another quick post to share with you some more of my favourite products. This time it is 3 of my favourite drugstore makeup products. A full coverage foundation, a concealer and a pressed setting powder. So without further delay here they are!

 

Concealer – Maybelline New York Fit Me Stick

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The Maybelline Fit Me Stick is just a nice silky smooth concealer that does a great job of covering up those dark under eye circles and other unwanted skin imperfections. I have been using this for a few years now and it is my go to concealer. I believe it is generally about $10.00 CAD give or take depending on the store and if you can get it on sale or not.

 

Foundation – Revlon 24 Hour Colorstay Foundation

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The Revlon 24 Hour Colorstay formula is just a really nice full coverage foundation. It goes on smooth, covers up all the imperfections really nicely and doesn’t feel super heavy on your skin. It really does seem to stay in place very well all day. This is definitely my go to drugstore foundation and has been for a couple of years now. I generally find it to be around $16.00 CAD give or take depending on the store and possible sale pricing.

 

Pressed Powder – Loreal Paris True Match Super-Blendable Powder

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I have been using the Loreal True Match Super-Blendable Powder for many years now and that is because I just really like this product and how it goes on and keeps everything in place all day. I don’t find that it feels heavy and it doesn’t seem to cause unwanted dry skin. It comes in a variety of shades and you can also pick the best formula for your specific skin tone (cool, neutral or warm). I believe this goes for about $15.00-$16.00 CAD again give or take depending on the store and if you can get it on sale.

 

So those are the 3 favourite drugstore makeup products I wanted to share with you today. You can also check out my corresponding Youtube video below

Until next time!

Katie

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Favourite Dry Shampoo Products

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This is just a quick post to show you my 2 favourite dry shampoo products. One is a drugstore product and the other is a higher end product you would typically find at say a hair salon or beauty store such as Sephora. I LOVE dry shampoo because it is a great way to get an extra day or two in between hair washes. I really don’t like to over wash my hair because I already damage and dry it out so much with hair colouring, blow drying and straightening/curling. I like to give it as much of a break as possible in between and dry shampoo really helps me out with that. A good dry shampoo will remove that oily hair look and feel and leave your hair feeling clean and refreshed for longer. I always have this on hand!

 

Drugstore Product – Batiste Dry Shampoo

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My favourite drugstore dry shampoo product by far is the Batiste Dry Shampoo in the Coconut & Exotic Tropical scent. This works just as well as the majority of the higher end products I have tried and for a fraction of the cost. It goes on a bit white but once massaged in and brushed the white residue disappears. I find dry shampoos to typically have a fairly strong scent so finding a scent I like is important to me. I really like how this one smells which is a nice bonus since it works so well. You can also get Batiste in 2 other scents that I know of, original and another which I believe is a floral scent. I am in Canada and often find this at Winners for a great price but I have seen it at other big chain drugstores and grocery stores. At winners I usually pay $6.99 for the 6.73 fl.oz. can and I think I have seen it for about $8.99 at other stores (in Canadian funds).

 

Higher End Product – Alterna Bamboo Style Cleanse Extend Translucent Dry Shampoo

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I really love this dry shampoo. My favourite scent is the Mango Coconut but I believe there are a few other scents to choose from as well. This dry shampoo works really great and I find it leaves my hair feeling very refreshed. Like the Batiste I do find that this goes on with a bit of a white residue (but less so than the Batiste) and again that goes away once the product is massaged in, left to work its magic and then brushed out. I purchase this from Sephora and in Canada it runs for about $27.00 for the 4.75 fl.oz. can. I believe it is available in a smaller more travel size can as well.

 

So there you have it, my 2 favourite dry shampoo products. If you are interested you can also check out my Youtube Channel for the corresponding video to this post.

Thanks for stopping in!

Katie

A bit about me

I am a stay at home mom to my beautiful one and a half year old daughter Mila. I am absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to be at home with her so I can be there for every special moment and milestone. It is seriously the greatest job in the world! Mila keeps me very busy along with keeping the house, cooking, shopping, budgeting, cleaning, errands etc. etc. As many of you out there can probably relate the list just goes on and on!

However being a wife, mother and homemaker although very fulfilling are only part of what defines me. I am a girly girl at heart and really love exploring the vast worlds around beauty, makeup, hair, nails and fashion. I also love food (a little to much), cooking, baking and exploring new recipes. I am a very creative person and thoroughly enjoy playing the piano, crafting, creating artwork and decorating the house.

During the growable months of the year I like to try my hand at gardening and growing fresh vegetables. This can be somewhat challenging living in the city with limited space to work with but I do my best!

I am an animal lover through and through and was lucky enough to have the opportunity to grow up on a farm with all sorts of critters. Now I live in the city so no longer have a farm full of furry friends but I do have an adorable Miniature Schnauzer named Watson whose antics can keep most people very entertained.

There are many other things I could talk about here but I don’t want to make this a novel. I just wanted to give you a bit of a glimpse into my world for now and will allow the other stuff to come out as this blog unfolds.

Now for anyone with the burning question in their mind as to what exactly will this blog be about, my next post will better outline some of the topics and types of content I hope to explore.

Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Katie