Drugstore Makeup vs. High-End Makeup

By: Raeann Orona and Diana Vasquez Gonzalez
Owl Feed Journalists

Ever wonder who sells the best makeup? Is it drug store or expensive high-end makeup?

Everyone has their own preference with makeup. It had been stated in The New York Times that the best foundations is ¨L’Oréal True Match, Wet n Wild Photo Focus Foundation, and one of the best concealers is been the ¨NYX HD Photogenic Concealer


Loreal (flammable foundation)-$12.99

Maybelline (Fit me)-$4.39

Wet n Wild (Photo Focus)-$4.68

Milani Foundation-$10.00

Fit me (Concealer)-$6.99

Maybelline concealer (Better Skin)-$8.99

L.A. Girl (Concealer)-$4.99

E.LF. (Concealer)-$3.oo

Covergirl Lashblast volume mascara-6.70

We went around asking our own Agua Fria campus asking people their daily makeup  Go-to’s:


Foundation-Loreal (Flammable)

Mascara-Sephora brand

Concealer-Maybelline(fit me)

Eyebrow-Anastasia dipbrow

Highlight-Fenty Beauty


Foundation-Fit me (maybelline)

Massacre-Two faced

Concealer-L.A. girl concealer



Foundation-Maybelline foundation






Eyeshadow-Peach Perfect

Photo credit: thefashionspot.com

If drugstore makeup isn’t really your thing try these high end go to´s . These are my top personal top 5 favorites!

  • Foundations- Fenty Beauty-$30, Bare Minerals $30, Becca Aqua luminous perfecting foundation $44, Dior $40, Too faced $33
  • Concealer – Nars $33, Tarte $26, Makeup Forever $34, Charlotte Tilbury $32, Sephora Collection $14
  • Eyeshadow Palettes- Anastasia Beverly Hills $42, Peach Palette $45, Huda Beauty $65, Urban Decay $49, Fenty Beauty $59
  • Highlight- Becca $19 to 38 shimmering skin perfector , Fenty Beauty $38 Diamond Bomb, Makeup forever $21, star lit powder, Hourglass $22 to 46 ambient, Anastasia Beverly Hills Sugar Glow Kit $40
  • Contour- Kat Von D shade + light face contour  $49, smashbox step by step $24-35, Tarte Park Ave Princess $45, Anastasia Contour Cream Kit $40, Trestique color and contour bronzer stick $28
  • Blush- Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush $24-38, Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 hour blush $29, Jouer Cosmetics Blush Banquet Dual Blush $30, Charlotte Tilbury Cheek to Chic blush $40,
  • Bronzer- Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Matte Bronzer $16-30, Hourglass Ambient $24-50, Marc Jacobs Beauty O!Mega Bronzer Coconut Perfect Tan $49, Tarte Amazonian Clay Matte Waterproof bronzer $30, Milk makeup Matte Bronzer $24
  • Mascara-Too faced Better than sex $24, Benefit Cosmetics $25, Tarte gifted clay smart mascara $23, Lancome monsieur big mascara $25, It cosmetics superhero elastic stretch volumizing mascara $24