Nestled alongside my collection of Chanel, Charlotte Tilbury, Nars, Westman Atelier, and Dior, you’ll find a slim selection of drugstore makeup products I use each and every day. Covergirl’s OG LashBlast Mascara ($5) for the prettiest lashes; Revlon’s PhotoReady Concealer ($9), which, I swear on my life, does better work than Clé de Peau’s iconic stick; and last but not least, the highlighter of all highlighters, Wet n Wild’s MegaGlo Highlight Stick ($4).
The former two are must-have formulas I discovered back in high school and college when I was too broke to eat anything but peanut butter sandwiches for lunch and dinner, but the latter was actually a more recent product discovery thanks to my fabulous 71-year-old mom. Even more bizarre? My mom has extremely expensive taste in beauty products with a regimen consisting of Tatcha, La Prairie, Dr….