The Hidden Treasures: Underestimated drugstore brands that are worth trying


When it comes to our daily beauty routine, we often have our favorite brands and products that we keep coming back to. But sometimes, it's worth trying other brands and products. In particular, there are some brands in drugstores that are often underestimated but still offer high quality and affordability. In this article, I will share my recommendations and insider tips for some of these hidden treasures.

1. Barry M

Barry M is a British cosmetics brand known for its creative and trendy products. They offer a wide range of colorful nail polishes, lipsticks, eyeshadows, and an extensive selection of vegan and cruelty-free products. Their Gelly Hi-Shine nail polish is particularly recommended, as it provides intense color and long-lasting shine.

2. Catrice

Catrice is a German cosmetics brand known for its good value for money. The brand offers a wide range of products for a complete makeup look, including foundations, concealers, eyeshadows, lipsticks, and more. Their Liquid Camouflage concealer is especially recommended, as it provides high coverage and lasts all day.

3. Sleek

Sleek is a British cosmetics brand known for its highly pigmented eyeshadows and blushes. They also offer a wide range of foundation shades for better customization to different skin tones. Their i-Divine eyeshadow palette is particularly recommended, as it has a great color selection and good longevity.

4. Balea

Balea is the house brand of dm, one of the largest drugstore chains in Germany. Balea offers a wide range of body care products, including shampoos, shower gels, body lotions, and facial care products. Their Aqua Moisturizing Mask is especially recommended, as it provides intense moisturizing care and is suitable for all skin types.


These hidden treasures are just a few examples of high-quality and affordable drugstore products. It's worth constantly looking for new beauty discoveries and trying out different brands and products. The product variety in drugstores offers endless possibilities to find the perfect products for your individual needs and preferences.

Relevant stores

Relevant products

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INSTITUT ALLERGOSAN Germany (Private) 11724540 Omni Biotic Hetox,

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Australian Bodycare Body Wash 16.91 OZ

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Sleek Make Up Face Contour Kit - Contour Powder for Contouring Cheekbones and a Shimmer Highlighter, for Illuminating Your Face. Color Light

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Barry M Cosmetics Emolient Rich Sugar Lip Scrub, Watermelon

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Ultimate Camouflage Cream n light beige 020

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Peel It! Basecoat Peel It! Basecoat / Clear

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Balea Aqua occhi Roll-On, 15 ml

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Catrice | More Than Glow Powder Highlighter | Silky Soft Texture for a Subtle Glow | Vegan & Cruelty Free (020 | Supreme Rose Beam)

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Barry M Cosmetics - Lip Paint - Color Change Lipstick - Genie - Made In the U.K.

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Sleek Makeup Highlighting Palette - Cleopatras Kiss

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