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17 New Drugstore Products That Will Seriously Change Your Life

All under $25.

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Budgeting and beauty go hand-in-hand, because drugstore products exist, and some of them are actually really really good. Splurging on a product that's worth it is something you should certainly do. But, for times when money is tight, hit up your local drugstore. Lots of lower-priced products give prestige items a run for their money. It's a matter of knowing about new-and-improved formulas, which is where I come in. I do not discriminate when it comes to price points, and can fully vouch for the 17, shiny-new launches below. You're going to love them.

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An Antioxidant-Rich Concealer
Revlon PhotoReady Candid Antioxidant Concealer
Revlon ulta.com
$9.99

Sure, you want a concealer to do the basics: conceal, contour, cover-up. But this one goes above and beyond, thanks to the antioxidants, anti-pollution and anti-blue light ingredients.  

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A "Glowrious" Foundation
NYX Professional Makeup Born To Glow Naturally Radiant Foundation
NYX Professional Makeup nyxcosmetics.com
$10.00

NYX calls their latest foundation launch "glowrious" because it doesn't short-change the gold factor. All skin tones are accounted for—as they should be—in their inclusive lineup of 45 shades. 

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A Soothing Lip Mash
FLOWER Beauty Petal Pout Lip Mask
FLOWER Beauty ulta.com
$9.99

When's the last time you've actually remembered to put on a lip mask at night? Instead, try this daytime option that's infused with a sheer tint of color, along with nourishing mango and coconut butter to soothe your lips. 

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A Blurring Foundation
Dose Of Colors Online Only Meet Your Hue Foundation
Dose Of Colors ulta.com
$36.00

Dose of Colors has nailed the art of highly-pigmented color cosmetics. This new foundation, available in 42 shades, is the real deal when it comes to coverage that'll make your face look filtered—it can even blur the appearance of fine lines. 

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A Fluffy Body Cream
Dove Body Cream Lavender & Coconut Milk
Dove walmart.com
$7.99

If you can't deal with the greasy after-effect of heavy body creams, this whipped and weightless-feeling lotion is the ideal alternative for you. It'll leave your skin feeling plush and hydrated. 

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An Addictively Moisturizing Balm
Eos FlavorLab Super Soft Shea Lip Balm Duo
Eos ulta.com
$5.49

There's a 100 percent chance you'll get addicted to applying these juicy new flavors. Made from sustainably-sourced shea butter and coconut and jojoba oils, this is one of those never-leave-your-bag balms. 

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A Lash-Conditioning Primer
Exhibitionist Mascara Primer
CoverGirl amazon.com
$13.49

Your mascara will look 1,000 times better if you put on a primer first. (Yes, the extra step is worth it.) This primer will not only volumize the look of your lashes , it also has conditioning properties, like biotin, maracuja, and argan oil, to promote longer and stronger lashes.  

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A Natural Eyeliner That Works
Honest Beauty Liquid Eyeliner
Honest Beauty target.com
$9.99

It's no easy feat to create a "clean" eyeliner free of chemicals that actually shows up and stays put. This flex-tip liner will give you a precise, highly-pigmented line in one glide, and is made with 100 percent plant-derived ingredients.  

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A Lip Plumping Gloss
Keep It Full Nourishing Lip Plumper
Milani ulta.com
$8.99

There's nothing wrong with faux full lips—it's why the beauty industry invented lip plumpers! This line of 12 neutral glosses has a formula that speeds up collagen production to plump, with lots of hyaluronic acid to avoid that icky sticky feeling. 

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A Serum to Fade Dark Spots
Dark Spot Correcting Serum
Differin ulta.com
$15.39

It doesn't help that sun exposure from the summer has made my dark spots noticeably darker. Thankfully, this correcting serum—which has 2-percent hydroquinone, to gradually fade the look of hyperpigmentation, sun spots, age spots, and post-acne marks—just launched. 

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Biodegradable Micellar Wipes
Almay Biodegradable Micellar Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes
Almay ulta.com
$2.99

Now you can take off your makeup without harming the planet. These 100 percent biodegradable micellar wipes are made of sustainably-sourced, plant-based fibers, meaning their super gentle and safe for those with sensitive skin. 

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A Sun-Proof Leave-In Treatment
Gotu Kola & Red Raspberry Oil Pre-Swim Leave-In Protection
SheaMoisture walmart.com
$11.97

Pools are fun and all...until you step out with stringy, salty, dry-as-hell hair. Do your 'do a favor and apply this leave-in treatment beforehand. It's made with a UV absorber to keep your hair safe from damaging effects of the sun, and hydrating botanicals to lock in moisture. 

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A Pore-Zapping Serum
Pacifica Pore Warrior Booster Serum
Pacifica target.com
$15.99

Large pores are completely natural. But if you're bothered by the size of yours, the concentrated amount of niacinamide in this berry extract–packed serum works to decrease the appearance of large pores while controlling shine. 

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A Lightweight Face and Body Sunscreen
Anthelios SPF 50 Mineral Sunscreen
La Roche-Posay dermstore.com
$22.99

The best thing about La Roche-Posay's latest mineral-based sunscreen is how lightweight it feels on the skin. It has a soft, pillowy texture that's translucent when applied and won't feel cakey. 

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A Lavender-Infused Lotion
Jergens Lavender Body Butter Moisturizer
Jergens amazon.com
$7.99

When you've just taken your evening shower and are ready to pass out, you'll want this lavender-infused lotion to be the last thing you apply before bed. Super-soothing ingredients, like lavender essential oils, will feel incredibly calming to the skin. 

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A Scotland-Inspired Nail Shade
Scotland Nail Lacquer Collection
OPI ulta.com
$5.25

Not that you haven't been reminded enough, but fall is here my friend. And OPI's on-theme with their latest Scotland-inspired shades. This copper-kissed orange is my favorite. 

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A Magnetic Lash System
ProMagnetic Lash System Volume
eylure.com
$16.99

Leave your eyelash-applying struggles and 10,000 hours of YouTube videos in the past. Eylure just changed the game with this magnetic liner and lash system. It literally adheres the lash for you.  

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