Clap it up for yourself, because you've made it to July: a new month, new goals, and new beauty products, of course. Let's be real, though, some beauty products can cost a fortune. Make it a goal this summer to shop smarter, not harder. You can do that by finding drugstore dupes of cult-loved, pricey products for a fraction of the cost. You're in luck, because I'm the queen of scoring beauty bargains. Not sure where to start? I hand-picked the 15 best new drugstore products you need in your life. Scroll on for steals that deserve a spot on your vanity and thank me later!
Toss those sticky, streaky lip glosses you've been cramming in your makeup drawer for, like, ever, and put this lip polish front-and-center; it deserves your full attention. In one glide, this glossy lacquer will saturate your lips in a shiny burst of bright color. Be warned: A stranger will be able to spot these high-impact shades from a mile away.
If you've hopped on the bushy brow bandwagon, you need this dual-sided brow pencil right now. One end has a waxy pomade pencil to fill in and shape your brows to your liking, while the other end features a fluffy paddle brush for blending your brows to perfection.
What's better than a blackhead strip? A blackhead strip that transforms into a scrub. No, it's not magic, it's Neutrogena's latest innovation, which allows you to target blackheads by placing the strip right on top of those suckers. Then, simply wet the strip with water and massage the salicylic acid into your skin to deep-clean and shrink the size of your pores.
Don't feel like spending $30 on a concealer? Well, CoverGirl so kindly created this $10 concealer that blows pricier options out of the water. Seriously, this creamy (and vegan!) formula seamlessly spreads onto your skin, offering a bright and smooth film of coverage that doesn't crease. It's available in 30 shades, so you can trust there's an option for you.
You might have already seen this gloss from Revlon, but the brand took things a step further with a new-and-improved formula to make it even more moisturizing than before. The stunning vibrancy of the 14 new summery shades are accompanied by ingredients like agave, moringa oil, and cupuacu butter so hydration is never sacrificed.
Live a little, and wear color on your lids instead of boring neutrals because it's summer! Yay for color! This palette is packed with the essentials: shimmery, foil, and matte shades to liven up your look.
Curly girls know that summer's humidity can be hair's worst enemy. Prolong the definition of that twist-out, braid out, or your wash n' go with this styling gel that guarantees a good hold. What's even better is this moisturizing formula promises crunch-free curls—praise be!
Breaking news: Not all deodorants smell like middle school nostalgia. This delicious apple and white tea scent basically smells delectable (except it's not edible), and will keep BO far, far away this summer.
This primer isn't new, but it's back after being sold-out 10 times. (Fun fact: One of these babies flies off the shelves every 6 seconds!!!) It's in high-demand for a reason: The putty texture grips makeup, hugs your skin with hydration, and a lays down a poreless shield for a baby-soft complexion.
Now you have no excuse to not have cleansed skin even on vacay, thanks to this handy-dandy stick you can throw in your bag. The stick is small but it has mighty powers. With the help of charcoal to draw out yucky dirt and impurities trapped in your pores, this cleanser will give you squeaky clean skin in a matter of seconds.
I have a healthy obsession with body shimmer, and I'm here to let you know that summer is the best time for you to get your glow on. This all-natural body oil will not only make your skin feel as soft as a baby's bottom, it'll leave behind a light-catching shimmer. Pro tip: Double-up on your décolletage for an undeniable glow that looks amazing in photos.
Make your precious shower time a touch sweeter with this moisturizing body wash. It's so hydrating, you might even be able to skip body lotion. Yeah, I said it. And if magnolias make you happy, this is the one for you.
If *subtle* lashes are your vibe, stop reading. All my friends who love an extra-looking lash, you just stumbled upon your next purchase. For $6, this volumizing, lifting, clump-free formula will give you red carpet-ready lashes that bring on the drama.
It's kind of a big deal that NYX is the first mass beauty brand to enter the world of CBD. This brow setter is made with cannabis sativa seed oil to not only set your brows with a gorgeous shine but also condition them thanks to this good-for-you ingredient.
If you love to top off your matte lipstick with subtle shine, you'll appreciate this two-in-one. Plus, you'll save so much time rummaging through your purse looking for that one lip gloss you can never find. Just flip this over and give your lips the best of both worlds.
For more stories like this, including celebrity news, beauty and fashion advice, savvy political commentary, and fascinating features, sign up for the Marie Claire newsletter.