Wednesday, November 7, 2012

5 More Drugstore Beauty Finds

Ever since my last Drugstore Beauty Finds list, I've kept an eye out for other budget-friendly beauty items that can be found at places like Target, CVS and Walgreens. I'm happy to report that there are several great items, which you might try for yourself or consider as small holiday gifts for daughters or other girls in your life who enjoy trying a lip gloss or nail polish.

Rimmel Stay Glossy Long Lasting Lip Gloss

Drugstore Beauty Finds: Rimmel Stay Glossy in All Night Long

Rimmel Stay Glossy is a super comfortable gloss that is not sticky or drying, and comes in a variety of shades that actually stay put for quite a while. My favorites are All Night Long, which is a plummy dark pink (pictured here), and Immortal Charm, a nude-blush color that looks great layered over lip liner. Each gloss is currently $4.99 at At that price, get one for the purse and one for the car!

Yes to Cucumbers Soothing Eye Gel

Yes to Cucumbers Soothing Eye Gel

Yes to Cucumbers Soothing Eye Gel indeed smells like cucumbers, plus it's soothing, cool and is paraben-free and cruelty-free. I especially love how it feels when I dab it on my eyes after a long stretch in front of the computer. Also, a little goes a long way, so count on this product to last a while.

Garnier Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector B.B. Cream

Garnier Skin Renewal B.B. Cream

So what the heck is a B.B. cream? It stands for "blemish balm," and in the case of Garnier Skin Renew B.B. Cream, it's a skin brightener + a tinted moisturizer. I love that it's a good moisturizer and it evens out my skin tone. There are plenty more expensive B.B. creams out there, but if you want to see what they're all about, this option at about $13 is worth trying.

Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Renewal Nourishing Styling Treatment

 Heathy Sexy Hair Soy Renewal Nourishing Styling Treatment

I grabbed an airplane-friendly size of Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Renewal Treatment in a Rite-Aid in September on a whim and fell in love with it. You can use it on damp or dry hair, so it's versatile. It smells great, smooths frizz, adds shine and makes your hair baby soft, but not weighed down or oily.

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Fast Dry Nail Color

Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Fast Dry Nail Color

Last weekend, my good intentions to get a mani/pedi before a party were shut down by an over-scheduled Saturday, so I ducked into CVS and grabbed two bottles of Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Color. The polish comes with a wide brush for easy application, and I have to say that several days later, the polish has held its own, showing no more wear and tear than you'd have with a salon mani/pedi.


  1. Can't wait to try these! I love the Pixi eyeliner from a previous post (I tried the plum color) and the Aussie 3 minute conditioner. Keep them coming!

  2. Thanks, Alyce! Love, love the Pixi and Aussie conditioner and I'm glad you did too. I already have a few ideas for the next installment in this series...

  3. 5 more drugstore beauty find are given in the post here. Useful post