Holy Grails

This is a never ending work in progress!

I offer my High End and Drug Store (High Street/Bargain) favourites for each item.  
I list my favourite first, and as you will notice, drug store products can sometimes work better (for me) than their expensive counterparts!  On the whole, High End items tend to be more expensive than their Drug Store counterparts.  However some products like No7's Protect & Perfect sit somewhere in between - you get it from Boots - a Drug Store - but it's still quite an expensive (but worth it) product.

HE = High End
DS = Drug Store (High Street) alternative 

Mascara: MUFE Smoky Lash (HE) - Maybelline Lash Stiletto (DS) 
Foundation: Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation (DS) - 
Red Lipstick: MAC Viva Glam Cyndi (HE) - e.l.f. Mineral Lipstick in Just Bitten (DS)
Neutral/work-friendly Lipstick: MAC Lipstick in Marquise D' (HE)
Bronzer: MAC MSF in Light Flush (HE)
Cream Blush: Inglot Cream Blush in 84 (HE) - TopShop Cream Blush in Flush (DS)
Highlight: Prestige Skin Loving Minerals 
Liquid Eyeliner: Illamasqua Precision Ink in Abyss (HE) - 
Pencil/Kohl Eyeliner: Lancome Eye Khol in Noir (HE)
Eyebrow Pencil: Make Up Academy in Blonde
Concealer: Benefit Erase Paste in No.1 (HE) - Collection 2000 Lasting Finish in 1 Fair (DS)
Eye Shadow Primer: Urban Decay Primer Potion in Sin (HE)
Foundation Primer: Avon Magix Skin Perfector
All-Rounder Eye Shadow Palette:
Urban Decay Naked (HE) - Sleek MakeUP Storm iDivine (DS)
Tinted Moisturiser: No7 Triple Protection (DS)

Blush brush: MAC 168 (HE)
Cheek contour brush: MAC 109 
Eye Shadow Brush (for packing colour onto lid): MAC 239 (HE)
Eye Shadow Blending Brush: MAC 217 
(HE); e.l.f. Blending Eye Brush (DS)
Eyelash Curlers: Shu Uemura (HE); H&M own brand (DS)

Shampoo: Aussie Miracle Moist (DS)
Deep Conditioning Treatment: Kerastase Nutritive Masquintense (HE)
Serum: L'Oreal Elvive Re-Nutrition Nourishing Fluid (DS)
Daily Conditioner: Aussie 3 Minute Miracle (DS)

Hair Dryer: Babyliss Spin Curl (without the attachment) (DS)
Straighteners: GHDs VI (HE)
Brush: Denman (DS)
Dry Shampoo: Batiste Brit (DS)
To create insane volume: Batiste XXL Big & Bouncy (DS)

Serum: No7 Protect & Perfect (DS - but not cheap!)
Night Cream: Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser (HE)
Sun-Block: No7 (DS)
Eye Cream: Clinique All About Eyes (HE)
Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser (HE)

Autumn/Winter Perfumes: Dior Hypnotic Poison (HE), Viktor & Rolf Flowebomb (HE)
Spring/Summer Perfumes: Chloe EDP (HE), D&G L'Imperatrice (HE)
Body Oil: Bio-Oil (DS)
Moisturiser: Superdrug Vitamin E (DS)
Self-Tan: St. Moriz Mousse (DS); SunBelievable (HE)
Feet care: Ped Egg (DS)
Sun-Block: P20 (DS - but on pricey side)
Toothpaste: Oral-B Pro-Expert (DS)

Top Coat: Barry M (DS)
Best brand overall: Nails Inc.

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