Confession: Most days, I roll out of bed, hop into some leggings and a sweatshirt, and make my way to class looking as ~glamorous~ as ever. Cue the Fergie song. To help you be v glamorous, we came up with the best drugstore beauty products for the college girl budget.
With that said, there are some occasions--with the exception of my 8am finance lecture-- where your girl loves to glam up and look her best! The following 6 products are all available from the drugstore, meaning they are the perfect go-to beauty bests for any college girl ballin' on a budget. Without further ado, check out Greek U's recommendations for awesome, affordable beauty products for the college gal!
1. Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Polish
I don't know about you, but keeping your pinkies and piggies in tip top shape can be a bit of a pricey commitment. With this innovative polish from Sally Hansen, you can have the look of salon quality gel nails without the hefty price tag! Simply pick from one of 74 shades, and top off your pick with a layer of the Miracle Gel top coat for a perfectly-polished manicure guaranteed to last!
2. Jergens Natural Glow Instant Sun Sunless Tanning Mousse
Try saying that five times fast! Don't have time to sit out and achieve that golden tan you've been dreaming of? This fast-acting mousse is perfect for the girl on the go. Simply apply the instant tanning mousse all over for a quick, natural bronze, guaranteed to have you glowing with confidence in no time. Make sure to let dry for about 5-10 minutes before you put clothes on, though! Click here to purchase.
3. Revlon PhotoReady Perfecting Primer
This product has to be one of my new all-time favorites! This silky smooth primer is perfect to wear underneath your foundation, and creates an even canvas for your makeup to blend in evenly. Trust me, you'll be looking as flawless as Beyoncé for hours on end.
4. Rimmel Provocalips 16Hr Kissproof Lip Color
Step aside, PhotoReady primer. This bad boy right here takes the cake for my favorite makeup item to exist in the world ever (no exaggeration, trust me). This lipstick goes on, and stays on. Somewhere between a stain and long-lasting liquid lipstick, this awesome product lasts through eating, drinking, brushing your teeth, and yes, even kissing. Perfect for dressing up a casual look or for a fun night out, bottom line is--you need this product!
5. Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal 24 Hour Cream Gel Eyeshadow
These rockin' metallic creme shadows are another awesome go-to for the busy college girl. Wear alone, or with shadow on top for a perfect metallic base for any eye look. These creme shadows come in a number of different shades, making them perfect for throwing on before class for a day-to-day makeup look, or for turning up the volume with a smoky eye for a night out.
6. Clean & Clear Oil Absorbing Sheets
Last, but definitely not least, we have these awesome blotting sheets from Clean & Clear. If you tend to have oily-skin, especially towards the middle of the day, these handy helpers will be your best bud! These little sheets are great for throwing in your backpack or purse to keep you looking marvelously matte wherever you go.
That's a wrap on our top 6 drugstore beauty products for the college gal! What are your favorites? Let us know below!
Have a great week, from all of us here at Greek U!