drugstore beautyBy no means am I rich, but when it comes to beauty products, I don't mess around. I've tried a million and one drugstore products, and, for me at least, the pricier stuff just works better. When I want makeup or face washes or hair serums, I typically head to Sephora, Amazon, or department stores, because I'm not one of you lucky women who can thrown any old thing on my face and not have it break out or dry up. Also, fancy packages are pretty.

But! There are a few exceptions when it comes to drugstore items; things that really, truly, actually work -- even on the most sensitive-skinned/haired folk. (And I'm not just talking about the classic "Great Lash mascara" answer here.)

After years and years of testing, here are the 5 best drugstore beauty items, as told by a beauty junkie.

What's your favorite drug store beauty product?

 

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