Saving money while coping makeup products that work is every ladys dream! These international drugstore brands come with lots of amazing products that work.

For makeup products, long wearing, staying power, pigmentation, water-proof are some of the features to look out for and some makeup brands don't come with these features but in recent times, some drugstore brands have improved on their product offerings and (even better) at reasonable prices!

Where Tom Ford will set you back a whooping N35,900 ($100) for a quad eyeshadow and not necessarily be the best thing after Switch Cosmetics foundation, a BH Cosmetics palette (not a quad!) will cost you way under N5,000 and with brilliant results.

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While some of the luxury brands are not bad, these drugstore brands work as well to give perfect results and they come at a cheaper cost. (You save money and get results).

Now you have options if you want affordable yet amazing results to explore these affordable international drugstore brands.

1. Maybelline

Maybelline is a drugstore makeup brand that carries a line of makeup including powder, foundation, eyeshadow, great lipsticks for varying colours and types.

The revered makeup brand comes with affordable products that have gotten rave reviews over the years.

From Maybelline, you should have the Fit Me Matte Poreless foundation and powder at the very least. Read a review here

2. Milani

Milani is another beauty brand with amazing products. Over the years Milani has become more popular in Nigeria because of the great products they carry especially foundations, lipsticks and eyeliners. They have endless staying power and work across skin types.

For Milani, you should at least own the 'Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation+ Concealer', baked blushes and  shades of their pigmented 'Colour Statement Lipsticks'.

3. L'Oreal

L'Oreal is yet another drugstore brand that has been around over the years with affordable rockstar products. They carry beauty products for hairstyling to face, for lips think pigmented lipsticks to foundations, powders down to nail lacquers and they are not bad at all.

You should own a L'Oreal foundation, eyeshadow palettes and lipsticks at the least.

4. Elf Cosmetics

Elf brand has to be one of the Holy Grails of drugstore brands. Elf products come with brilliant results and at very little cost as they are affordable. From the foundation to cream eyeshadow quads to the primer, setting spray and more. Elf is a pocket saver with amazing results!

5. BH Cosmetics

BH Cosmetics is the business! The brand also carries full face option including brushes, foundation, eyeshadow palettes, blush and contour kits and many more. They are affordable and eye products come with impressive staying power.

The 'Take Me To Brazil' eyeshadow palette remains a pigmented stunner till date.

6. Revlon

Revlon has been saving lives since forever. The brand features an impressive line of affordable products that work.

Revlon ColorStay foundation remains a favourite for a matte, flawless coverage.