The 20 Best Drugstore Buys Right Now


Cheap, easy, and effective–what’s not to love about these newest buys you can score right at your neighborhood drugstore (or Target)? 

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Revlon ColorStay Liquid Eye Pen in Classic, Triple Edge and Ball Point Tips ($10 each)

Say good-bye to your melting makeup mishaps with this long-lasting liner. This one by Revlon promises up to 16 hours of wear and comes in three different tips, ensuring that it will create any eye look you could hope for (and simplify it, too).

2 / 20

Meta Appetite Control Sugar-Free Orange Zest Powder ($17)

Rather than struggle to fight off those 4pm snack cravings, this latest powder supplement is guaranteed to make you feel fuller between meals. This fiber-rich product works with your body naturally to help you feel more confident this bikini season.

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Physician’s Formula Super BB #InstaReady Contour Trio BB Stick SPF 30 in Blush ($13)

This sun protectant stick is a highlighter and contouring stick all in one and is sure to bring a little extra color to your Instagram selfies this summer. Made up of high-tech ingredients that work to give your skin a flawless-looking texture, it goes on super smooth and conceals any imperfections.

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L’Oréal RevitaLift Triple Power Day Lotion Moisturizer SPF 20 ($25)

While there’s no doubt that summertime beckons outdoor activities and sunshine, the sun’s rays take a serious toll on your skin. Luckily, L’Oréal has your back with its potent, yet lightweight moisturizer that is packed with ingredients that not only protect skin from future sun damage, but also work to reverse signs of aging that already exist.

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Nexxus Dry Shampoo Refreshing Mist ($12)

Especially great for colored hair, this dry shampoo will rejuvenate your locks between washes, and as a result, promote longer-lasting color. Just a few spritzes of this product, and your hair will look and feel cleaner without the help of a harsher regular shampoo.

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John Frieda Frizz Ease 10 Day Tamer ($12)

That’s right, this treatment lasts not one, not two, but 10 days. After applying it to your hair, let it sit for 10 minutes while it works its magic, and then rinse and wash as normal. You will be left with smooth, shiny hair, sans frizz and flyaways, which makes this product the ultimate humidity defier.

7 / 20

Sensodyne True White Mint Toothpaste ($6) 

Nothing completes a beauty look like a set of pearly whites, but you don’t have to suffer to get them there. New Sensodyne True White toothpaste is a low-abrasion formula that is 10 times less abrasive than many other whitening toothpastes, which means that you can have a whiter, brighter teeth minus the sensitivity. 

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Amopé Pedi Perfect Electronic Foot File ($37)

Summer’s no time for dry, cracked heels—or bleeding ones from over exfoliation. Amope’s Pedi Perfect Electric Foot File is tough enough to remove calluses but gentle enough not to go too far, leaving your heels soft and smooth, never raw. 

9 / 20

Garnier Whole Blends Color Care Shampoo With Argan Oil and Cranberry Extracts ($5)  

Hot weather is harsh on your hair health and color. Garnier Whole Blends does double-duty by helping to protect your strands from the damaging effects of too much heat, chlorine and sun while keeping your color fresh so you can rock that ombré all season long. 

10 / 20

Clear Eyes Pure Relief Eye Drops ($16)  

An often overlooked beauty essential, these drops are not only good for lubricating dry eyes, but also relieving common symptoms like redness, irritation, itchiness and watery eyes. This means less rubbing, scratching and smearing your makeup. The New Clear Eyes Pure Relief drops are also 100 percent preservative-free, so you can feel good about what you’re putting in your eye. 

11 / 20

Maybelline New York The Colossal Spider Effect Mascara ($7)

Made from an innovative “liquid latex” formula, this new mascara makes your lashes look long, wet and jet black. It was used by makeup artists at Jason Wu’s Spring/Summer ’16 runway show to create an ultra-dramatic lash look that you can recreate for a Saturday night with just a few swipes. Part of the genius is in the brush—bristles are condensed to one side so they’re extra concentrated to grab the lashes, deposit product and lengthen in one swipe. 
12 / 20

ROC Correxion 5 in 1 Chest, Neck and Face Cream  ($25) 

A complete anti-aging treatment for the chest up, this super smooth cream addresses all the common signs of aging present in chest, neck and face (discoloration, sagging, dryness, dull skin tone and wrinkles). Plus, it contains SPF 30 so you know that you’re protected, whether you’re rocking a strapless, off-the-shoulder or any other look this summer. 

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ChapStick Key Lime ($2)  

This classic lip savior has been upgraded with the juiciest key lime fragrance, making every swipe feel like a little bit of vacation.

14 / 20

CoverGirl Katy Kat Matte Lipstick ($8)

Channel Katy Perry’s retro-glam beauty with the first line of lipsticks designed by the artist herself. With a demi-matte finish, these lipsticks are both on trend and nourishing on your lips. 

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Palmer’s Coconut Oil Soap ($3)

Formulated with ethically sourced Coconut Oil and Tahitian Monoï Oil, this do-it-all soap contains no parabens, no phthalates no mineral oil, no gluten, no sulfates and no dyes. Just silky-soft skin in a body bar.

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Curél Itch Defense Instant Soothing Moisturizing Spray ($9)

Itchy skin is horrible any time of year, but summer’s short sleeves and crop tops makes those scratch marks extra unpleasant. Curel’s Itch Defense provides relief in a bottle—it hydrates dry, irritated skin for instant relief and contains a proprietary cooling complex to stop any itching in progress. 

17 / 20

Yes to Naturals Calming Scalp Relief Shampoo and Conditioner ($8)

This tingly shampoo and conditioner set not only feels so good to use on a hot day, but the tea tree and sage oils also soothe the scalp and relieve any dryness and irritation.

18 / 20

Wet n Wild MegaGlo All-In-One Highlighting Stick ($4)

Keep your beauty routine simple but sexy with this easy-to-use highlighter that enhances your eyes, face, décollete or anywhere you want to draw a little extra attention to this summer.

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Dove Advanced Care Restore Antiperspirant Deodorant ($5)

Don’t let muggy days put a damper (hah–get it?) on your look. Dove’s Advanced Care Deodorant goes on clear for a streak-free finish and keeps your underarms dry and soft so you can spend your days enjoying the weather–not worrying about it. 

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Bic Soliel Shine Five Blade Disposable Razor ($6)

Your trusty classic razor is upgraded with five flexible blades and a smoothing cocoa butter and aloe-infused moisture strip so you can get a fast and smooth shave anywhere the summer may take you.

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