10 New Makeup Finds Under P500

Good makeup doesn't have to be pricey!

(SPOT.ph) Beauty junkies would be the first to tell you that their holy-grail makeup products are worth the splurge despite hefty price tags. But on the flip side, makeup addicts also know that you don’t need to break the bank to look on-point. With the beauty market more diverse than ever, there are plenty of high-quality products that are accessible, affordable, and who knows, might even become your new favorite. So if your vanity’s due for a restock, allow us to show you some great makeup products that won’t eat up your entire paycheck.

Here are 10 new makeup products under P500 you’ll want to add to your collection:

Sweet Cheeks Duo (P349) from Pink Sugar

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These cheek palettes from Pink Sugar have two powders each, making them great for traveling light. Each one has a matte blush and either a bronzer, highlighter, or another blush, so you can pick one based on what you need to take when you head out. The sturdy, compact design even includes a mirror in case you need to touch up your makeup midday.

See a list of Pink Sugar branches.

Maria Makiling Lip Gloss (P299) from Filipinta Beauty

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Filipinta Beauty is a new local beauty brand (whose name is a combination of the words “Filipina”and “pinta") that celebrates Philippine culture. Their very first line, the Diwata Collection, pays homage to ancient folklore. Included in the collection is a lip gloss, which applies evenly on the lips in just one swipe without emphasizing texture. It comes in two shades: Maria Makiling, a dusty nude pink, and Maria Cacao, a bold metallic red.

Available online.

Lip Dip (P345) from Sunnies Face

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Sunnies Face’s new lippie might just help you overcome your liquid-lipstick phobia. The mousse-like consistency promises to apply smoothly on the lips without drying them out or cracking throughout the day. The buildable formula allows you to get the color intensity you’d prefer while also achieving that trendy, soft-blurred look. It comes in nine wearable shades that’ll suit any skin tone, from bright corals to muted mauves.

See a list of Sunnies Face stores.

Better Brows Gel (P325) from La Localita

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Whether you’re doing full glam or a no-makeup-makeup look, brows are an integral part of your MOTD. Make the process short and sweet with this tinted brow gel from La Localita, which will give you natural, textured brows that stay in place all day. It’s especially great for beginners who are still learning to shape and fill in their brows.

Available online.

Shimmertint (P349) from Colourette

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Achieve that glow from within with Colourette's liquid highlighters. The unique oil-based formula can be applied on top of foundation or straight to the skin. The buildable pigment can be applied sparingly for a natural-looking luminousness or you can amp it up and layer it on for a shine you can see from space. It comes in four versatile colors including a soft gold, a blush pink, a neutral champagne, and a warm bronze.

See a list of Colourette retailers.

Outlast Active Foundation (P499) from Covergirl

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This liquid foundation from Covergirl promises to be sweat-proof, transfer-proof, and humidity-proof for up to 24 hours, so it might be a good option for busy bees who don’t have time to be touching up their makeup throughout the day. It contains SPF 20 for extra protection from the sun. Plus, it comes in 16 shades, which means you’ll have no problem finding your perfect match!

Available at Watsons, leading department stores, and online.

Beauty Pop HydraMatte Lipsticks (P219) from Penshoppe

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Local clothing brand Penshoppe just took their first step into the beauty game with their new line of lippies. The velvety formula delivers intense color that will cover up your lips in just a swipe or two without drying them out. You can choose from eight chic shades that will work for a variety of skin tones.

Available at Penshoppe branches nationwide.

Double Cover Tip Concealer (P348) from TonyMoly


The lightweight formula of this TonyMoly concealer claims to provide maximum coverage with just a small amount of product so you can easily cover up blemishes and problem areas without having to cake on layer after layer—perfect for your au naturel makeup days! It even contains vitamin E and aloe vera to leave your skin nourished and hydrated throughout the day.

See a list of TonyMoly branches.

Don’t Go With the Flaw Color Corrector + Concealer Palette (P399) from Bobbie Cosmetics

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Some of the colors in these palettes from Bobbie Cosmetics might look a little strange if you’ve never tried color correcting, so allow us to give you a quick beauty lesson: shades like these are used to neutralize obvious imperfections. If you have redness on your skin, for example, you can use the highly pigmented green-colored cream to neutralize the red tones on your skin, then just go on top with a tiny bit of concealer. That way, you use less product but get more effective coverage. The palettes also include peachy tones to combat darkness as well as bronze tones for contouring.

Available at Robinsons department stores.

Line Tattoo Crayon Pen (P299) from Maybelline

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Make your gaze more dramatic with a bold black liner like this one from Maybelline. Even just a thin application of this black shade can instantly make your peepers pop while also making your lashes look thicker. It also comes in a brown shade for a more subdued, but still eye-catching look.

Available at Watsons and leading department stores.

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