Top 20 under £20

If you're anything like me, you'll always be looking for a bargain or something 'cheap' yet cheerful, so I thought why not add all my favourite 20 items under £20, this may be a mix of home, beauty and skincare, we'll just have to see where this post takes us...


Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer £4.19:

This has been my holy grail concealer for years now, I cannot stress enough how long this lasts on my skin without creasing and how well it hides those big under eyes I have on the daily. If you're looking for a concealer that lasts and doesn't break the bank at all then this bad boy is for you! However, the shade range is a little bit poor I must admit as there are only 4 shades, that is the only downside to this product.

The Balm Mary-Lou Manizer £18:

I had my eye on this for months before I finally got it, and safe to say I will never ever look back, it is so so pigmented and lasts all day. It doesn't have any glitter it's just pure glow! I don't know if I would class this as 'drug store' because I haven't come across it in the usual drug stores such as Boots or Superdrug (someone correct me if I am wrong) I have only seen this in Debenhams or online at FeelUnique. But it is still under £20 so still a bargain for sure.

Rimmel Stay Matte Powder £3.99:

After seeing my friend Holly use this literally 24/7 I had to give it a go myself, she absolutely swore by it and now so do I! As soon as I tried it out for myself I was instantly hooked, as an oily girl I need to stay matte and this stuff works wonders!

Sleek Solstice Highlighter £9.99:

Now, to say this is my favourite drugstore highlighter would absolutely be true! I love this highlighter so much, the 4 shades are so pigmented, last all day and blend like a dream. If I am honest though I haven't used the cream highlighter in it (top left) as it does look a little too dark for my skin tone. I use the purple highlighter mostly for the inner corner of the eye to help add that little something to my eyes.

Seventeen High Drama Intense Liquid Liner £3.99:

This has really been one of my daily go to eyeliners, in fact I've used this all up now so I'm in need of a new one! It is really pigmented, is quick drying but it is also really easy to take off, so if you make a mistake and it's already dried you don't have to apply too much pressure to your eye to take it off or rectify it. I have found this to really help me create a defined wing every time, if you're looking for a new liquid liner, definitely try this one out!

Maybelline Fit Me Liquid Foundation £6.99:

After trying to find a new drugstore foundation that didn't make me look an oily mess or oxidise within 20 minutes, I instantly fell in love with this foundation. It helps to mattify my oily areas without completely drying them out at the same time. It blends well and adds just the right amount of coverage with the ability be built up more and more if you're a full coverage fanatic like myself.

MAC Lipsticks £16.50:

In my opinion, you cannot go wrong with owning a MAC lipstick, they're so creamy and pigmented, if you haven't invested in a MAC lipstick, you seriously need to. They also last a long time too which is great.

Makeup Revolution Flawless 2 Palette £8:

For £8, this palette is a must for your collection! The colours are so pigmented and really blend-able and you can create so many looks with just this one palette as there is 32 shades that you can play with. £8 for 32 shades, need I say more?

NYX Vivid Brights Palette £16:

I actually bought this a few days ago, but I can already tell I am going to love it, I have really been wanting to delve into the brighter coloured eyeshadows, especially for nights out and when I saw my friend Holly had picked it up, tried it and loved it, I knew I would too. for £16, you get 16 extremely pigmented shades so it literally works out as £1 a shade.

NYX Warm Neutrals Palette £16:

Yes. I am putting two NYX palettes in one post, because they deserve it. But also, this one is so so different to the other one. If you're looking for a palette to suit the Autumnal feel, you need to try this out, with soft nudes, browns and reds this will definitely take pride of place in your makeup collection for the Autumn and Winter months ahead.

Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette £18:

This was one of my first ever BeautyBay purchases about a year ago, and it has been one of my favourite palettes ever since. The warm colours really compliment any eye colour and blend like butter. This is my go to palette for a night out if I want to go for a look that I know works for my eye colour, if you're wanting to see what eyeshadow colours will look best with your eye colour, be sure to read my article Conscious Talk magazine here!


I have been raving about this ever since I bought it, so here I go again,

L'Oreal Hydra-Genius Moisturiser £9.99:

This has really done wonders for my skin, ever since I started using it I have seen a major difference in how smooth my skin is and how less oily my skin is as well. L'Oreal has been absolutely smashing the skincare game at the mo so I would definitely recommend trying out this or another product of theirs. I have a full review on this moisturiser here if you would like to find out my exact thoughts on it.

Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water 700ml £7.99:

Of course I had to add the cult favourite to this post, micellar waters, in my opinion are the best way to remove makeup. It is gentle on the skin but gives a really thorough cleanse that wont irritate your skin.

Simple Eye Make-Up Remover £3.80 at Boots, £3.45 at Superdrug:

I don't know about you, but for me I like to use a range of skincare products to help remove my makeup as I don't think one skincare product can 100% remove every single bit of makeup, however if you know something that does, let me know! This eye make-up remover is so gentle on the skin and takes off any left over makeup that the micellar water may not have completely gotten off.

Palmers Cocoa Butter Massage Lotion £4.75 at Boots, £3.99 at Superdrug:

After being recommended this by another blogger, who sadly I've forgotten the name of, as I had been suffering from a bad stretch mark spout. I haven't stopped using it, my stretch marks had been reduced after just a few uses of this and it smells absolutely amazing, honestly you will not regret adding this into your daily routine!

Garnier Moisture Bomb Tissue Mask for Normal to Combination Skin £2.99:

I am an absolute sucker for face masks and sheet masks, so of course this was going to be in my top 20 under £20. I find that sometimes with sheet masks, that a lot of the product just drips off of my face as Ive got the mask over my face, but with this one it wasn't the case, none of the product slid down my face and my skin was left feeling super moisturised and hydrated.

Pixi Vitamin Wakeup Mist £16.00:

I picked this up on a whim a couple of months back and I do not regret it, I spritz this onto my face every morning after I've moisturised to give my face that extra bit of boost in the morning, I instantly feel more awake and it smells absolutely amazing.

Whats In It For Me Body Scrub £9:

This has become a huge part of my skincare routine ever since I started using it, whenever I am having bath or shower I will use this with no hesitation to exfoliate my skin and give it a good clean, it smells amazing and isn't harsh on my skin at all, which is great as I find that sometimes body scrubs can really irritate my skin. I have a full review of the body scrub here if you'd like to find out more.


Acrylic Drawers ranging from £5-20

I absolutely swear by acrylic drawers for storing everything but mostly my makeup and skincare. Literally every blogger and their mother has an acrylic drawer, they're super handy and look amazing sitting on your desk or wherever you place them. As they're are so many at different prices I did find it hard which one to link for you, so I just linked the page where Amazon has a range, to make it easy for you to have a look at a variety in the one place!

Storage holders/boxes £3-£20:

When I was first moving into university, I got told to bring some small storage boxes, just to make it easier to place things in and to try and keep your room tidy. So when I was shopping in Wilko I came across these, which were a great investment at literally only £4, theyre so handy and really nice looking for the price too. I keep all sorts in here and it just makes my like that little bit easier.

I am unsure if these specific ones are still in stock however I have still linked the page where you can find your own!

So, there you have it, my top 20 under £20, do you have any favourite products under £20?

I x 


  1. I loved this post! I adore the sleek highlighters they are amazing right! I also really want to try the tissue mask, i've heard so many good things about it!
    Eleanor x

  2. Great post, I definitely want to try the Sleek Solstice highlighter palette and the NYX Warm Neutrals palette!

  3. I love the Pixi facial sprays and the Collection concealer xx

    Gemma Etc.