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The Best Makeup for Back to School | Under $20

Getting up and going to class can seem like such a tedious task especially if it’s super early in the morning. From experience I can tell you a few things that will make it better; having a easy morning routine and a cute outfit waiting to get worn. To help with your makeup routine I decided to put together a list of my go-to drugstore items that can create a beautiful full face of makeup. And no you don’t have to wear a full face of makeup everyday, I surely don’t have the time for that LOL.

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Keys to a easy beat:

Primer | Baby Skin by Maybelline $6

Foundation | Maybelline Matte + Poreless or Dewy + Smooth Foundation $6

Concealer | Ruby Kisses Pure Mineral Concealer $4

Contour & Setting Powder | L.A. Colors Contour Palette $7

Highlighter | Wet’n’Wild Megaglo Highlighting Powder $4

Eyeshadow Base | NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk $4.50

Eyeshadow Palette | NYX Avant Pop Palette in Nouveau Chic $17

Eyeliner | NYC Liquid Eyeliner $3

Eyebrows | Wet’n’Wild Kohl Liner $1

Lipstick | Milani Matte Lipstick $6

Lipgloss | Black Radiance Brilliant Effects Lipgloss $4

Setting Spray | Wet’n’Wild Setting Spray $5

If you’re looking for good makeup brushes then look here for my favorite ELF brushes and here for Wet’n’Wild’s pretty makeup brushes. Hopefully this list is helpful so we can find a few gems and slay this semester. Enjoy!

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Ambi Even & Clear CC Cream

Hi guys, today I would like to give a small review on one of my newest makeup purchases. The item that I purchased is the Ambi Even & Clear CC+ Cream in the shade medium/dark. The CC Cream contains SPF 30 which is perfect for the summer and a huge part of the reason why I purchased it. I found this item at CVS for $8.29 and it came with a $2 off coupon which made the price come down to $6.29. Not only is this product great for your skin it is also very affordable!

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In this packaging you receive 1.7 OZ of product. The coverage of the CC Cream is light-medium and isn’t the best for those who have oily skin unless you use a matte primer.

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In these pictures I wore the CC Cream without any primer or face powder to set my face. The picture on the left was taken in natural lighting and you can see my acne scars along my forehead. I would recommend this product especially for the hotter months when you will need more SPF and may want a lighter coverage. If you are interested in purchasing drugstore.com has a great deal for only $7.19, I hope you all enjoy!

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