qrkefjnerAFMERMGVATRGB

Your new guide to buying high street makeup online

Read on to discover everything you need to know about the best high street beauty brands.

There is something deeply satisfying about saving money. There’s nothing quite like the rush of scoring an amazing beauty product without having to spend a fortune.

High street makeup is affordable, great quality and often provides more product than splurging on equivalently priced department store cosmetics.

Knowing which high street brands are good quality can help you better allocate your beauty budget. Below are some general guidelines for discovering the best high street make-up products.


High street makeup comparison: Priceline versus Chemist Warehouse

ProductPriceline priceChemist Warehouse price
Rimmel stay matte pressed powder$11.95$9.99
Rimmel Kate sculpting palate$16.95$13.99
Rimmel exaggerate liquid eyeliner 100%$13.95$11.49
Rimmel Provocalips lip colour$10.00$15.99
Rimmel Match perfection concealer$13.95$11.49
Rimmel Stay matte primer$13.95$11.49
Rimmel Wake me up concealer$14.95$12.49
Rimmel Transparent Loose powder$15.95$13.49
Rimmel stay matte pressed powder$11.95$9.99
Rimmel Scandaleyes Mascara$16.95$13.99
Rimmel Lasting Finish Foundation$18.95$15.99
Rimmel Moisture Renew Lipstick$10.00$11.49
Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipstick$10.00$8.99
Rimmel exaggerate liquid eyeliner 100%$13.95$10.99
Rimmel supercurler mascara$17.95$14.99
Rimmel Extra 3D Lash Mascara$12.95$10.99
Maybelline Volume Express The Falsies$19.95$16.49
Maybelline instant age rewind concealer$18.95$12.32
Maybelline master precise liner in blackest black$15.95$13.49
Maybelline fit me concealer$14.95$9.72
The Blushed Nudes$25.95$21.99
Maybelline Full & Soft Mascara$14.95$12.49
Maybelline Fit Me Matte$19.95$12.97
Maybelline Master Fix by Face Studio$15.95$13.49
Maybelline Lash Sensational$21.95$18.49
Maybelline Hyperglossy Eyeliner$9.95$7.99
Maybelline the Nudes$25.95$21.99
Maybellie Colour Drama Lipstick$9.95$7.99
Maybelline Dream Pure BB Cream$15.95$13.49
Maybelline Great Lash Mascara$12.95$10.00
Maybelline Colossal Volume$19.95$16.49
L'Oreal Paris Nude Magique BB Cream$24.95$20.99
L'Oreal True Match Foundation$29.95$24.99
L'Oreal Paris Telescopic Mascara$26.95$22.49
L'Oreal Paris Volume Million Lashes Mascara$24.95$10.00
L'Oreal Paris Lumi Maqique Pure Light Primer$29.95$24.99
L'Oreal Paris True Match Highlighting Powder$19.95$16.49
L'Oreal Paris Brow Artist Maker$20.95$17.49
L'Oreal Paris True Match Minerals$37.95$31.99

Shop for high street makeup:


makeup_feature1

What high street make-up brands are available on the high street?

There are some great brands available on the high street, including:

  • Rimmel
  • Maybelline
  • NYX Cosmetics
  • Bourjois
  • Australis
  • Covergirl
  • Max Factor

makeup_comparison2

Popular high street products and their average price:

On the high street you can get some great beauty products and accessories, all at affordable prices. This can include make-up sponges, brushes and brush sets, nail kits and cosmetics. At high street stores, purchasing beauty accessories and tools can mean saving a great deal of money.

  • Mascara: $12-25
  • Concealer: $15-25
  • Eyeliner: $12-25
  • Blush: $2-20
  • Eyeshadow: $5-30
  • Foundation: $15-30

Does makeup expire?

As a general rule, you should replace your mascara every 3 months, eyeliner and eye shadow every 6 to 12 months and lipstick every 2 years. Meanwhile, the average expiration date for foundation, powder, and other facial makeup is 12 months. It is also good to make sure you are regularly cleaning your make-up sponges and brushes, to make sure there is no excess bacteria.


Use one of these coupon codes to get even cheaper high street makeup:

Store Discount Expiration Description Last verified Redeem
Exclusive
20% off Dermalogica (Extra 5%)

Coupon code expires 31 Jul 2017

Get 20% off Dermalogica (Extra 5%) with the code at SkincareStore. Conditions Apply

Last verified 21 Jul 2017

Show code DE****

After the store tab opens, come back to copy the code

Exclusive
30% off EmerginC

Coupon code expires 31 Jul 2017

Take 30% off EmerginC at SkincareStore. Conditions Apply

Last verified 21 Jul 2017

Show code EM****

After the store tab opens, come back to copy the code

30% off L'Oreal Paris cosmetics

Deal expires 1 Aug 2017

Get 30% off L'Oreal Paris cosmetics at Priceline. T&Cs apply.

Last verified 21 Jul 2017

40% off Revlon cosmetics

Deal expires 1 Aug 2017

Get 40% off Revlon cosmetics at Priceline. Conditions and exclusions apply.

Last verified 21 Jul 2017

30% off Nude By Nature

Deal expires 1 Aug 2017

Get 30% off Nude By Nature products at Priceline. Conditions and exclusions apply.

Last verified 21 Jul 2017

30% off TRESEMMÉ haircare

Deal expires 1 Aug 2017

Get 30% off TRESEMMÉ haircare products at Priceline. T&Cs apply.

Last verified 21 Jul 2017

20% Off Festival

Coupon code expires 31 Jul 2017

Take 20% off festival looks with the code at Beginning Boutique. Conditions Apply

Last verified 21 Jul 2017

Show code SH****

After the store tab opens, come back to copy the code

20% off asap, plus a FREE asap anti-ageing night cream 15ml when you spend $120 or more

Deal expires 31 Jul 2017

Get 20% off asap, plus a FREE asap anti-ageing night cream 15ml when you spend $120 or more on asap. Conditions Apply

Last verified 21 Jul 2017

35% off Skinstitut

Deal expires 31 Jul 2017

Take 35% off Skinstitut at SkincareStore. Conditions Apply

Last verified 21 Jul 2017

25% off Alpha-H

Deal expires 31 Jul 2017

Get 25% off Alpha-H at SkincareStore. Conditions Apply

Last verified 21 Jul 2017

 

 

Clare Cribbin

Clare works as the assistant publisher in the shopping team here at finder.com.au. Whether you're after the best fashion deals, promo codes for your favourite store or just wanting to know what to buy your brother for his birthday, she has all the knowledge.

Was this content helpful to you? No  Yes

Related Posts

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on finder.com.au:

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com.au is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder only provides general advice and factual information, so consider your own circumstances, read the PDS or seek advice before you decide to act on our content. By submitting a question, you're accepting our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.
Ask a question
feedback