The Best Drugstore Beauty Products of 2020 That You Can Buy Online
No need to leave the house.
If you think high-end department stores are the only place to find the best of the best when it comes to beauty brands — think again. In 2020, drugstores carry products for everyone, regardless of your skin or hair type, tone, or texture. And the best part is that you don't even need to leave your house (or the couch) to get them.
Here, we've rounded up the best editor-approved makeup, skincare, body, hair, and nail drugstore products of 2020 (both old and new) for you to shop online, so you can pamper yourself right at home.
Best Makeup Products:
- L'Oréal Paris Micro Ink Pen
- Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara
- L'Oréal Paris Matte Signature Liquid Eyeliner
- L'Oréal Paris Infalliable Matte Lip Crayon
Best Skincare Products:
- La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo
- Cetaphil Gentle Foaming Facial Cleanser
- Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water with Rose Water
Best Body Products:
Best Hair Products:
- L'Oréal Paris Hair Care EverPure Sulfate Free Brass Toning Purple Shampoo
- Aveeno Kefir Probiotic Blend Shampoo
- OGX Deeply Restoring + Pracaxi Recovery Oil Anti-Frizz Conditioner
Best Nail Products:
- OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener
- essie Treat Love & Color Nail Polish & Strengthener
- KISS imPRESS Press-On Manicure
Best Makeup Products
L'Oréal Paris Micro Ink Pen
Want microblading results without having to leave the house? Then this is the brow product for you. Available in five different shades, from light blonde to deep brown, this pen will give you the full, bushy eyebrows of your dreams in less than five minutes.
To buy: $10, ulta.com
Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara
You don't have to splurge on a high-end mascara to get extraordinary results. And that's the reason why Maybelline's Lash Sensational Mascara is a cult favorite. In a few swipes, this product will leave you with perfectly curled, fluttery lashes that may make you want to toss out your falsies.
To buy: $10, Ulta.com
L'Oréal Paris Matte Signature Liquid Eyeliner
This liquid eyeliner has a 4.6 rating on Ulta.com — and for good reason. The precision applicator is shorter than most, which gives you the ability to get closer to the lid for a smoother application. The formula is also water and smudge-proof, so it's perfect for all day wear.
To buy: $11, Ulta.com
L'Oréal Paris Infalliable Matte Lip Crayon
If you want brilliant matte color with only one swipe, definitely add this lip crayon to your cart. And with over 19 colors to choose from, there's a shade for almost any occasion.
To buy: $12, Ulta.com
Best Skincare Products
La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo
The Effaclar Duo is the only acne product on the market with both micronized benzoyl peroxide and lipo hydroxy acid included in the formula, which gives your skin a deep treatment with results you can see overnight. But don't just take the brand's word for it. This treatment has been a mainstay in my bathroom cabinet since I was in high school, so you know it's real. And while my skin has calmed down tremendously since my teenage years, I still use it to this day as a spot treatment for pimples.
To buy: $30; Ulta.com
Cetaphil Gentle Foaming Facial Cleanser
Cetaphil's airy Gentle Foaming Cleanser is the perfect multi-use wash that gently removes makeup, and leaves the skin feeling ultra-clean without being drying. But even if you already have a go-to face wash, this is a great cleanser to always keep handy for whenever your skin feels sensitive.
To buy: $8; Target.com
Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water with Rose Water
Micellar water has the ability to remove dirt and debris from the skin you didn't even know was there. So what makes Garnier's stand out? The invigorating, yet subtle, rose scent.
To buy: $7, Walmart.com
Best Body Products
Vaseline Intensive Care Cocoa Glow Body Lotion
This cult-favorite lotion not only smells delicious, but also instantly nourishes even the driest of skin, giving you all-day hydration.
To buy: $3; walgreens.com
Amope Pedi Perfect
Even if you're stuck in the house by yourself, walking around with rough, dry feet can be uncomfortable. Luckily, Amope's Pedi Perfect electric foot file can give you ultra-smooth feet in under 10 minutes — all for less than the price of a single pedicure.
To buy: $20, Target.com
Nivea Nourishing Care Body Wash
Nivea just took their body wash products to the next level by adding their Nourishing Serum to help give you that same creamy lather, without leaving the skin feeling like it's been stripped of its essential oils. But use this product with caution, because Nivea's trademark original scent will have you wanting to spend an extra 10 minutes in the shower.
To buy: $5, Target.com
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Best Hair Products
L'Oréal Paris Hair Care EverPure Sulfate Free Brass Toning Purple Shampoo
This purple shampoo helps to neutralize brassy yellow and orange tones in blonde hair for the low-low. That's why InStyle's senior news editor Alyssa Hardy likes to keep it handy. "I just moved to a new apartment, and the water has been making my color – which I love when it first gets done – very dull," she says. "After the first wash, I could instantly see a difference in color, the brassy tones in my highlights were almost entirely gone. Though I haven't noticed any negative impacts on my curls, I could see that happening if I overused it. The takeaway is to use it sparingly and when needed."
To buy: $6; walgreens.com
Aveeno Kefir Probiotic Blend Shampoo
In need of a little scalp care? You should definitely give Aveeno's new Kefir Probiotic Blend Shampoo a try, and InStyle's social media editor Jackie Frere explains why: "I used the shampoo for over a week, and I'm in love with how light the product is in my hands and my hair. Yet, I still got that squeaky-clean feeling every time after washing my oily strands (plus it's sulfate-free!). But the best part? It smells amazing — so much so that my boyfriend started using it too, because of just that."
To buy: $8; walgreens.com
OGX Deeply Restoring + Pracaxi Recovery Oil Anti-Frizz Conditioner
If you have curly hair, or you're just a fan of OGX's Argan Oil line, you definitely need to give this conditioner (and, honestly, the entire line) a go. After just one wash, this conditioner leaves your hair feeling silky smooth and ultra-defined, all while leaving behind zero residue. Oh, and it will have your hair smelling like you just spritzed on a high-end perfume.
To buy: $9; ulta.com
Best Nail Products
OPI Nail Envy Nail Strengthener
If it's time to give you nails a break from gel manicures and extensions, reach for a bottle of OPI's Nail Envy. With wheat protein and calcium, it helps to strengthen nails and get them back into tip-top shape in a matter of weeks.
To buy: $13, Walmart.com
Essie Treat Love & Color Nail Polish & Strengthener
If you want to add some color into the mix while doing your nail treament, look no further than Essie's Treat Love & Color polish. With 20 shades to choose from, you won't get bored of your mani, even though you're technically taking a break.
To buy: $10, Ulta.com
KISS imPRESS Press-On Manicure
Don't have time for polish? No problem. Just order a box of KISS' imPRESS Press-On Manicure to get a perfect set of nails in minutes.