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Let’s face it -- buying makeup at the cosmetics counter in a department store can really break the bank, and while you might prefer some expensive makeup products, there are excellent alternatives that can be found at drugstores like Walgreens. Not only will buying products at Walgreens save you a bit of cash, but they’re convenient. If you spend a lot of time traveling, you know you’ll be able to get what you need in any city with a Walgreens you might visit.
Maybelline Pure Makeup Foundation
Maybelline Pure Makeup is a liquid foundation that comes in a variety of shades, so you’re sure to find one that works for your skin tone, whether you’re bronzed like a Greek goddess or fair like a Scandinavian ice princess. According to “Women’s Health,” the sheer foundation is also ideal for oily or acne-prone skin because it doesn’t have any oil and its water based. Of course, that doesn’t mean you should sleep in it or get lazy about taking it off – it could still irritate your skin.
Neutrogena Mineral Sheers Liquid Makeup
According to "The Los Angeles Times," Neutrogena’s Mineral Sheers Liquid makeup is one of the best products you can buy in drugstores like Walgreens because works to reduce redness while giving your skin a natural, healthy glow without looking like you caked the makeup on for a photo shoot and forgot to take it off. Neutrogena’s Mineral Sheers Liquid Makeup is recommended for all ages and skin types – even ladies with sensitive skin according to the beauty experts at "The Times."
Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion
If you’ve got sensitive skin, you know how hard it can be to find a good face lotion that won’t cause irritation or worse – pimples and breakouts. Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion is formulated for sensitive skin, and according to Real Simple, it has a light, airy finish that won’t leave you feeling oily all day. Some dermatologists even recommend it for patient’s skin problems or really sensitive skin according to Frederic Brandt, M.D., author of “Age-less.”
Almay Moisturizer for Oily Skin
Almay’s Moisturizer for Oily Skin contains meadowsweet extract, which according to Barbara Close, author of “Pure Skin: Organic Beauty Basics,” is rich in vitamin C and citric acid as well as salicylic acid, which is good for drying up oil on the surface of the skin. Almay’s oil-free formula is ideal for oily skin that’s prone to blemishes – moisturizers with ingredients like mineral oil, for example are somewhat high on the comedogenicity scale according to Close – meaning they’re pretty likely to cause breakouts, especially for women with naturally oily skin.